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Wake Up, America!: World War I and the American Poster

By: Rawls, Walton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2205252

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Lacks jacket. Ex-library. 2001 Large Hardcover. The War to End All Wars did not begin as a popular cause. Americans were reluctant to get involved in what they viewed as Europe's war and reelected Woodrow Wilson on his promise to keep this nation out of it. When war became inevitable, public opinion had to be turned around. To do this, the government mobilized the talents of an incredible cadre of artists to create pictorial publicity for all aspects of the war effort - from recruiting to war relief to food and fuel conservation. Artists of the calibre of James Montgomery Fla... View more info

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The Red Cross Magazine: The Official Organ of the American National Red Cross, April, 1918, Vol. XIII No. 4

By: Red Cross Magazine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American National Red Cross: 1918

Seller ID: 2202351

Condition: Very Good


Cover illustration bright with only a few faint creases to edges, first and last page lightly foxed. 1918 Magazine. [xiv], 72, [xvi]. Original wrappers. World War I era American Red Cross publication with cover art by Norman Rockwell. Numerous period ads, black & white photographs. Articles include: You Are the Hope of the World; Red Cross Ideals for American Schools; A Message to the Children of France; The Maidens of France to the Girlhood of America; Santa Claus's Right Bowers; The Golden Age of Childhood; The Diary of Two Red Cross Dogs; Little Farms for Little Folks; Suffer Little Childre... View more info

Image for Jefferson County in the World War: A Record of the Activities of the Various Organizations and Individuals Who Devoted Their Energies to the Cause of Freedom in the Great Conflict of 1914-1918, Containing the Honor Roll of Those Who Served in the Army, Navy and Marine and the Portraits of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice

Jefferson County in the World War: A Record of the Activities of the Various Organizations and Individuals Who Devoted Their Energies to the Cause of Freedom in the Great Conflict of 1914-1918, Containing the Honor Roll of Those Who Served in the Army, Navy and Marine and the Portraits of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice

By: Reeves, George W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hungerford-Holbrook Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1718168

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed & discolored, first gathering loosening. 1920 Hard Cover. 208 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. A comprehensive account of Jefferson County's role in World War I, including information on each branch of the armed forces, as well as women's service as nurses and welfare workers. View more info

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Jefferson County in the World War: A Record of the Activities of the Various Organizations and Individuals Who Devoted Their Energies to the Cause of Freedom in the Great Conflict of 1914-1918, Containing the Honor Roll of Those Who Served in the Army, Navy and Marine and the Portraits of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice

By: Reeves, George W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hungerford-Holbrook Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1771003

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Sticker remnant on front endpaper. 1920 Hard Cover. 208 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. A comprehensive account of Jefferson County's role in World War I, including information on each branch of the armed forces, as well as women's service as nurses and welfare workers. View more info

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Collier's New Photographic History of the World's War: Includes Sketches, Drawings and Paintings Made by Artists at the Front

By: Reynolds, Francis J.; Taylor, C.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: P.F. Collier & Son Publishers: 1918

Seller ID: 2282964

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, a few faint spots on a some pages. 1918 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. Filled with half-tones of famous WWI personalities, regiments, and battlefields after photographs taken by the official photographers accompanying each army and also containing numerous drawings and paintings by artists at the Front, this contemporary work provides a powerful and comprehensive view of the First World War. The compilation shows the war from political, cultural, and social angles, paying special attention to the conditions of the battlefields, the new weapons and technologies of the war, and the effec... View more info

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The Wonder of War in the Air (U.S. Service Series)

By: Rolt-Wheeler, Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277202

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, edges very lightly rubbed, pencil name on front endpaper. 1917 Hard Cover. xii, 347 pp. With forty-two illustrations from war photographs and sketches. A fictitious account of the history of aviation during war. View more info

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The Stars and Stripes: A Complete File of The Stars and Stripes, the Official Newspaper of the American Expeditionary Forces, Printed in France from February 8th, 1918 to June 13th, 1919

By: Ryder, Clayton M.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: A.E.F. Publishing Association: 1920

Seller ID: 2284265

Condition: Good


Pages toned, tear to fore-edge margin, affect a small portion of text, corners rubbed, light stain to edge of front board. 1920 Large Hardcover. This volume contains an exact reproduction of the seventy-one issues of 'The Stars and Stripes,' the weekly newspaper published in France by and for the American Expeditionary Forces during the period from February 8, 1918, to June 13, 1919... a human and living contemporaneous history of the part played by the American Army in the Great War. View more info

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A Challenge to Darkness: The Life Story of J. Georges Scapini

By: Scapini, J. Georges; Keller, Helen; Gouraud, Henri

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283500

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with two tiny closed tears. 1929 Hard Cover. xx, 173, [1] pp. 8vo. Translated from the original French, with an introduction, by Helen Keller, foreword by General Henri Gouraud. The blind hero of France, who lost his sight in the trenches, conquered his great handicap, won admittance to the bar and became a member of the Chamber of Deputies, tells the moving and dramatic story of his life. View more info

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History of the World War, in Five Volumes

By: Simonds, Frank H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Review of Reviews Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2205485

Condition: Very Good


Includes five volumes. Related article laid in. Boards lightly rubbed, volume five spine faded. 1920 Hard Cover. Complete in five volumes. 10 1/4 x 7 3/8. 8vo. Color illustrated endpapers, color frontispieces, photographs & maps throughout text. A survey of World War I, published from 1917-1920, making this one of the earliest publications to attempt a complete picture of the conflict. Includes an extensive chronology, a glossary of pronunciation of war names, and an exhaustive index of all five volumes.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY WORLD WAR I WWI MILITARIA View more info

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The Lusitania

By: Simpson, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202976

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1 inch closed razor cut on rear jacket panel repaired with cello tape on reverse. 1972 Hard Cover. xii, 303 pp. A well-researched and insightful look at the famous Lusitania. RMS Lusitania was a British ocean liner, holder of the Blue Riband and briefly the world's biggest ship. She was launched by the Cunard Line in 1907, at a time of fierce competition for the North Atlantic trade. In 1915 she was torpdoed and sunk by a German U-boat, with heavy loss of life. As German shipping lines tended to monopolise the lucrative passage of continental emigrants, Cunard responded by tryin... View more info

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Story of the Forty-Seventh: Being the History of a Regiment of Heavy Artillery Made up of Men from Every State in the Union, from its Formation to Demobilization, Written by Members of the Regiment

By: Small, G.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: George W. King Printing Company, Baltimore: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2160972

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges rubbed, hinges starting, last page of text (which contains listings for some of the members of the supply company) partially absent. 1919 Hard Cover. [vi], 168 pp. 8vo. An illustrated historical account of the Forty-seventh Coast Artillery Corps. View more info

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Robert Lansing and American Neutrality, 1914-1917 (The American Scene: Comments and Commentators)

By: Smith, Daniel M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press, New York: 1972

Seller ID: 1720799

Condition: Near Fine


1972 reissue of 1958 original. Boards faintly rubbed. iv, 241 pp. 8vo. An account of the advisor to the State Department who became Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson during World War I. He originally advocated 'benevolent neutrality', but changed his tune after the sinking of the Lusitania. View more info

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Red Poppies

By: Sparks, David Rhodes

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Privately Printed at The Riverside Press / Courier Printing Co., Inc., Littleton: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1719726

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Includes scarce original onion-skin jacket. Inscribed & signed by author's wife after his death ('For 'Archie' who also knew the author... With love, Lucy Sparks'), author's obituary tipped in. Jacket edges rubbed. 1968 Hard Cover. viii, 97 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles & borders. A reissue of the 1918 original. A World War I memoir in the form of a series of letters. Black & white photographs. View more info

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World War Memoirs of Milton Academy, 1914-1919, with Service Records of Masters and Former Students

By: Stackpole, Markham W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Printed at the Riverside Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719073

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Quarter-sized spot on front board. 1940 Hard Cover. xx, 451 pp. 8vo. Original navy blue cloth, blind-stamped insignia on front board, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. An account of Milton Academy's contribution to the war effort during World War I, with biographies and black & white photographs of masters and students who participated as servicemen. View more info

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Imperial War Museum Review Nos. 1-12: Historical Articles from Britain's Museum of Twentieth Century Conflict

By: Staff of the Imperial War Museum

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Imperial War Museum / The Alden Group: 1999

Seller ID: 2201680

Condition: Near Fine


Crease on front corner of No. 11, otherwise all are nice bright copies. 1999 Large Softcover. Appears to be a complete twelve-volume run of the Imperial War Museum Review (we were unable to find evidence of volumes beyond No. 12 in institutional collections or elsewhere). Each volume collects about 10 articles about World Wars I & II by various authors. Color and black & white photographs and illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Story of the Doughboys: The AEF in World War I

By: Stallings, Laurence; Wyeth, M.S.; Baldwin, Hanson W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, Publishers: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2204667

Condition: Very Good


First printing of condensed edition. Jacket rubbed, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped. 1966 Hard Cover. xviii, 202 pp. 8vo. An account of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I, condensed and adapted by M.S. Wyeth, Jr. from 'The Doughboys,' which was printed three years earlier. Introduction by Hanson W. Baldwin. Includes two fold-outs, a section of black & white photographs, and 4 pages of division insignia in color. View more info

Image for The Horse Soldier, 1776-1943: The United States Cavalryman: His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, and Equipments, in Four Volumes: Volume I. The Revolution, the War of 1812, the Early Frontier, 1776-1850; Volume II: The Frontier, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Indian Wars, 1851-1880; Volume III: The Last of the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, the Brink of the Great War, 1881-1916; Volume IV: World War I, the Peacetime Army, World War II, 1917-1943

The Horse Soldier, 1776-1943: The United States Cavalryman: His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, and Equipments, in Four Volumes: Volume I. The Revolution, the War of 1812, the Early Frontier, 1776-1850; Volume II: The Frontier, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Indian Wars, 1851-1880; Volume III: The Last of the Indian Wars, the Spanish-American War, the Brink of the Great War, 1881-1916; Volume IV: World War I, the Peacetime Army, World War II, 1917-1943

By: Steffen, Randy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289265

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards and jackets lightly stained, front jacket flap of all jackets clipped, a few small tears to edges of jackets, jackets lightly rubbed. 1979 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Four volume set. Illustrated by Randy Steffen. Volume I covers the Revolutionary period, with a detailed account of the “sires” of the United States Cavalry, the Continental Light Dragoons. Then come the War of 1812 and the formation of the United States Mounted Ranger Battalion, and later the United States Dragoons. The uniforms, insignia, decorations, arms, horse equi... View more info

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The Horse Soldier, 1776-1943: The United States Cavalryman: His Uniforms, Arms, Accoutrements, and Equipments, Volume IV: World War I, the Peacetime Army, World War II, 1917-1943

By: Steffen, Randy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289266

ISBN: 0806114525

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket rubbed with a few minor chips and minor tears to edges. Top page ridge faintly foxed. 1979 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 136 pp. Volume IV only. Illustrated by Randy Steffen. This is the fourth and final volume of Randy Steffen's monumental work, The Horse Soldier. With this volume the work brings together—in nearly a thousand pages of text and nearly 500 illustrations—a comprehensive history of the cavalryman’s dress, horse equipment, weaponry — every item the horse soldier wore, carried, or used—from Revolutionary times to W... View more info

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United States Army in the World War, 1917-1919, Volume 2: Policy-Forming Documents of the American Expeditionary Forces

By: Stofft, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Center of Military History, United States Army: 1989

Seller ID: 1719705

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 2 only. 1989 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 651 pp. Original navy blue cloth, silver titles & insignia. A collection of documents resulting from councils and conferences during the war that affected the way in which it was conducted. Includes frontispiece of American troops on parade in Paris. View more info

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Dere Mable

By: Streeter, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1941

Seller ID: 1773593

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed with several tears. Binding tight, pages clean. 1941 Hard Cover. 119 pp. Letters from Bill, the bewildered but irrepressible rookie of 1917, with Bill's own salty comments to his son, now in training in 1941's defense army. View more info

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The Stylus, Vol. V, No. 1, March, 1918

By: Students of the Brockport Normal School

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Students of the Brockport Normal School: 1918

Seller ID: 1719435

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1918 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. Original wrappers. An unrecorded publication released by the Brockport Normal School during World War I - none in OCLC. Printed in Rochester, NY, with numerous local advertisements. Contains numerous war-related pieces, from articles to poems, with a photograph of 'one of our six Junior Red Cross rooms'. Contents: Patriotism (poem); How the Women of the United States Are Fighting for Their Country; The Service Flag; The American Red Star Animal Relief; Our Part (poem); Get a Transfer (poem); A Narrow Escape; A Changed Ambition (poem); Our First Red Cr... View more info

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History of Buffalo and Erie County in the World War, 1914-1919 - Second Edition

By: Sweeney, Daniel J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Committee of One Hundred / The Matthews-Northrup Works: 1920

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1718438

Condition: Good


Spine repaired, boards lightly rubbed - worn through at corners, ink name on front endpaper. 1920 Large Hardcover. 754 pp. Original brown paper over boards, color label mounted on front board surrounded by triple gilt rule. The second edition of an extensive World War I history of Buffalo and Erie County, illustrated with numerous photographs and several maps. According to the title page, the 'first edition of 10,000 copies, the city's gift to her returned soldiers, [was] exhausted on the day of delivery'. View more info

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Essays on Leadership & War

By: Terraine, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Western Front: 1998

Seller ID: 1781989

Condition: Very Good


1998 Trade Paperback. 93 pp. An acclaimed historian takes on the great leaders of the First World War. View more info

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The Official History of the Fifth [5th] Division, U.S.A., During the Period of its Organization and of its Operations in the European World War, 1917-1919 - The Red Diamond (Meuse) Division

By: The Society of the Fifth Division

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Society of the Fifth Division / Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285940

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front and end matter foxed, with a few other instances of faint foxing. 1919 Hard Cover. 423, [3] pp. Suede spine with Meuse River decoration in gilt and blue over dark khaki cloth. A photographic account of the Fifth Division (also known as the Red Diamond (Meuse) Division or the Red Devils) during World War I, with numerous fold-out maps. View more info

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No Slacker: A Chronicle of the War at Home 1917-18

By: Tiemann, Philip W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vantage: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1782081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1964 Hard Cover. 141 pp. A reminiscence of World War I on the homefront based on the experiences of the author, who was too young to enlist at the time.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY WORLD WAR I WWI View more info

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Sergeant Ted Cole United States Marines

By: Tomlinson, Everett T.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203564

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, green stain obscuring author's last name on spine, pencil mark to front board, edges lightly rubbed. 1919 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 319 pp. The story of the United States Marines is one of the most thrilling in the entire history of the United States. Many are not aware that their record is a long as well as a glorious one, and that it dates back even to the days of John Paul Jones.No chapter in this wonderful history, however, is more glorious or thrilling than that which records their heroism in 1918 in the chateau-thierry Sector i... View more info

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The Guns of August

By: Tuchman, Barbara W. (Wertheim)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2006547

Condition: Fine


An exceptional copy. 1987 Full-Leather. x, [4], 511 pp. Maroon leather, gilt titles with gilt troop movement map on boards, gold ribbon marker bound in, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers. Includes maps and black & white photographs. Extensive notes & index follow text. The drama of August, 1914, a month of battle in which war was waged on a scale unsurpassed, and whose results determined the shape of the world in which we live today. View more info

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Laws Authorizing Issuance of Medals and Commemorative Coins

By: U.S. Government Printing Office

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1948

Seller ID: 1721664

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned. 1948 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. v, 147 pp. Five stapled gatherings, no wrappers as issued. A collection of articles of U.S. laws dictating the issuance of medals and commemorative coins, most enacted in the time between World War I and II. View more info

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The 346th Infantry Historical Notes, 1917-1919

By: United States Army, 346th Infantry Regiment

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Imprimerie du Commerce: 1919

Seller ID: 1715912

Condition: Near Fine


Rebound in half-leather (originally published as a paperback). Corners lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. [xiii], 178 pp. 2-page publisher statement including an ad for an entertainment program featuring the 346th follows text. A history of the 346th infantry regiment during World War I, with black & white illustrations & photographs throughout. Only 3 matches in OCLC. View more info

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Das Wurtt. Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 180 im Weltkrieg 1914-1918 (Die wurttembergischen Regimenter im Weltkrieg 1914-1918, Band 9)

By: Vischer, Alfred

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chr. Belsersche Verlagsbuchhandlung Stuttgart: 1921

Seller ID: 1801850

Condition: Very Good


Includes two maps. Hinges beginning to loosen (mull visible), pages toned, boards lightly soiled. 1921 Hard Cover. 167 pp. Grey cloth spine over paper covered boards. Fraktur script. Notable for inclusion of two maps, laid in, showing troop movements of the 180th regiment during World War I. View more info