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Brave Boys of France: A Story of the Late War in Europe. (Golden Crown Library)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston: Thomas B. Noonan & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2180839

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed, St. Patrick's Church Library bookplate on front endpaper (no other marks). 1885 Hard Cover. 304 pp. 8vo. An anonymously written 19th century juvenile military adventure novel focusing on the Franco-Prussian War. View more info

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Traveller

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell Book: 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2206098

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Front wrapper lightly bumped, general light wear, ink mark to blurb page. 1989 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 355 pp. Examines the events of the Civil War through the eyes of General Robert E. Lee's closest companion and devoted horse, Traveller.Keywords: TRAVELLER RICHARD ADAMS CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E LEE HISTORICAL FICTION MILITARY CIVIL WAR AMERICAN HISTORY View more info

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Bedford Village

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289104

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear along bottom edge hinge of front jacket panel and front flap, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Front board lightly soiled, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305 pp. From dust jacket flap: On the only road leading west over the mountains at Bedford there is a tavern, Pendergasses'. Here centers the local life of the frontier, and here we find Salathiel Albine again, who was captured as a child by the Shawnees, but escaped to Fort Pitt..... View more info

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The Masters of the Peaks: A Story of the Great North Woods (French and Indian War Series)

By: Altsheler, Joseph A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260639

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Quarter-size surface tear to jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, jacket lightly foxed (more so on reverse), front jacket flap price clipped, page ridges lightly foxed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. It is laid in the period of the French and Indian War, just after the colonists' first big victory at Lake George, and it pictures their subsequent struggles with Montcalm. The book ends with the massacre of Fort William Henry. Robert Lennox, a young American fighter, and his two friends--Tayoga, and Onondaga Indian, and David Willett, a hunter--fall ... View more info

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A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. (Yankee Flier Stories Series Book 1)

By: Avery, Al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1941

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2269116

Condition: Good


Later printing (no wartime paper statement). Pages toned, sticker on front jacket corner, 1 inch closed jacket tear, jacket spine lightly stained, ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1941 Hard Cover. 214, [2] pp. 8vo. The first in a nine book series designed for young readers, following the Yankee Fliers during World War II. View more info

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Orphan Hero: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Babb, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yucca: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2157294

ISBN: 1631580493

Condition: Fine


First Edition. An exceptional copy. Fine. 2015 Hard Cover. 443 pp. Told by his stepmother that he alone had been responsible for the death of his mother, abandoned by the earlier departure of his father for the California 1849 goldfields, and threatened with being locked in a cage with his stepmother’s psychotic brother, eight-year-old Benjamin Franklin “B .F.” Windes decides to abandon home and trail his father’s path. Thus begins a trip of constant struggle with disease, severe weather, hardship, Indian attack, and death on his lone journey across much of what is now the United State... View more info

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D'ri and I: A Tale of Daring Deeds in the Second War with the British. Being the Memoirs of Colonel Ramon Bell, U.S.A.

By: Bacheller, Irving

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lothrop Publishing Company: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202016

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 362 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, gilt titles & decoration. Two tone cameo on front board. Author's fifth book, a historical novel about the War of 1812. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Addison Irving Bacheller (September 26, 1859 – February 24, 1950) was an American journalist and writer who founded the first modern newspaper syndicate in the United States. View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Picador: 1997

Seller ID: 2206464

ISBN: 0312265077

Condition: Near Fine


Light sticker adhesive to rear wrapper. 1997 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. The Black Flower is the gripping Story of a young Confederate rifleman named Bushrod Carter. When Bushrod is wounded, he is taken to a makeshift hospital where he comes under the care of Anna, who has already lost two potential romances to battle. Bushrod and Anna's attempt to forge a bond n the midst of pathos and horror is a powerful reminder that the war that divided America will not vanish quietly into pages of history.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL FICTION View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 2012

Seller ID: 2206465

ISBN: 1877853747

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 2012 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. This powerful story of a young rifleman's agony during the Battle of Franklin in 1864 ranks with the foremost novels of the Civil War. It has already won praise for it's originality and power in the New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Southern Living and many other journals. The black flower symbolizes the rifleman's sense of doom in the midst of Union cannons firing upon John Bell Hood's Army of Tennessee. That army literally disappears in a hail of rifle and cannon fire from the Union entrenchments. Bushr... View more info

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Colonel Greatheart

By: Bailey, H.C.; Ralph, Lester

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204119

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1908 Hard Cover. 472 pp. This is an unusual story of the English Civil War. There is a good account of the Battle of Newbury, and many historic figures appear: Cromwell (very prominent), Ireton, Prince Rupert, Charles I, Fairfax, and Lambert. The setting for this tale of men and arms is taken from the stirring days of the Bavaliers and the Roundheads, of Puritans and the so-called malignants; but the machines of war are rather in the background, while in the spotlight is a witching woman, a conqueror of hearts and a marker of destinies. The story tell... View more info

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Zero Day

By: Baldacci, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271899

ISBN: 0446573019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor wear to corners. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 436, [4] pp. 8vo. From David Baldacci--the modern master of the thriller and #1 worldwide bestselling novelist-comes a new hero: a lone Army Special Agent taking on the toughest crimes facing the nation. And Zero Day is where it all begins.... John Puller is a combat veteran and the best military investigator in the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Division. His father was an Army fighting legend, and his brother is serving a life sentence for treason in a federal military prison. Puller has ... View more info

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The Ghost Road

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Plume Books: 1996

Seller ID: 2206907

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 227 pp.  The final book in the Regeneration Trilogy, and winner of the 1995 Booker Prize.The Ghost Road is the culminating masterpiece of Pat Barker's towering World War I fiction trilogy. The time of the novel is the closing months of the most senselessly savage of modern conflicts. In France, millions of men engaged in brutal trench warfare are all ghosts in the making. In England, psychologist William Rivers, with severe pangs of conscience, treats the mental casualties of the war to make them wh... View more info

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The Mystery of the Red Flame

By: Barton, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Page Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201871

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Slight wrinkle to spine cloth, minor wear to edges of cover and cameo. 1918 Hard Cover. 336 pp. Five page terminal publisher ad. 7 3/4 x 5 3/8. Color cameo on front cover matching color frontispiece art. Five black & white plates (Charles E. Meister). A novel of smuggling, espionage, and intrigue by the author of The World's Greatest Military Spies and Secret Service Agents. View more info

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The Miraculous Horde and Other Stories: Part One - Spain: Monastery With Curled Clouds, The Miraculous Horde, Jarama Ballad, Brunete Ballad, The Yoke, 43rd Division; Part Two - Mexico: The Haunted Man, Burning Corn

By: Bates, Ralph

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290578

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine and boards toned, rear endpapers lightly foxed. 1939 Hard Cover. 315 pp. A historical novel of the Spanish Civil War, published in London the year the war concluded. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ralph Bates (November 3, 1899 – November 26, 2000) was an English novelist. He is best known for his writings on pre–Civil War Spain. View more info

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The Cobbler of Normandy: A Novel

By: Berliner, Otto A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Otto A. Berliner: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202747

ISBN: 1419668404

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author: To Preston Faulkner with the very best wishes. Otto A. Berliner. Edges rubbed. 2007 Trade Paperback. 594 pp. Passionate, immense and deeply moving, The Cobbler of Normandy by Otto A. Berliner is set in the midst of forecasting Overlord, code-word for the invasion of Normandy, the largest sea born invasion in history. With so much at risk, five must prove their true patriotism and valor as they maneuver enemy lines in the name of sacrifice, duty, and survival. Historical Fiction Winner of NBR.org's Best Book of 2007 Award.Keywords: OTTO BERLINER CO... View more info

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Nazi Literature in the Americas

By: Bolano, Roberto; Andrews, Chris

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Directions: 2008

Seller ID: 2285443

ISBN: 0811217949

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. ix, 227 pp. Translated by Chris Andrews. A biographical dictionary gathering 30 brief accounts of poets, novelists and editors (all fictional) who espouse fascist or extremely right-wing political views. Nazi Literature in the Americas was the first of Roberto Bolano's books to reach a wide public. When it was published by Seix Barral in 1996, critics in Spain were quick to recognize the arrival of an important new talent. The book presents itself as a biographical dictionary of American writers who flirted with or espoused extreme right-wing ideologies ... View more info

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Dave Dawson at Singapore (The War Adventure Series)

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1942

Seller ID: 2275154

Condition: Good


Half-inch chip along top edge of jacket rear near spine, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor tears. Hinges starting, pages lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. 250 pp. This book finds Dave and his pal, Freddie Farmer. of the RAF assigned to Singapore. The Dave Dawson War Adventure series is a fifteen book series of boy's adventure stories pertaining to the European and Pacific theatres of WWII. Written between 1941 and 1945, by R. Sidney Bowen the books follow the adventures of American RAF pilot Dave Dawson, and his fellow flyer, Freddy Farmer. The novels often contain a series of unlikely events... View more info

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Red Randall on New Guinea

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Seller ID: 2276890

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. The Red Randall series was a 1940s, boys war adventure series by R. Sidney Bowen. Like the Dave Dawson War Adventure Series the series pertained to World War II specifically the Pacific Theatre of the war. The main character, Red Randall serves throughout the book series as a military aviator. The books contain frequent deviation from history, such as a Fifth Column Japanese base on the Hawaiian Islands, during the air raid on Pearl Harbor. View more info

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The Outlaw of Torn

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2271341

Condition: Very Good


1928 3rd printing (Heins OT-3). Lacks jacket. Spine faded, boards a bit soiled, light stain on top page margin. We have more books available by this author!. 298, [12] pp. 8vo. Heins OT-3: 'An historical novel of a lost Prince of England in the Barons' War of the 13th century.' View more info

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Field of Honor

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2203584

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Pages faintly toned. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 435 pp. A novel of the Napoleonic wars. Irish novelist Donn Byrne was born Brian Oswald Patrick Donn-Byrne in New York in 1889. He began writing for publication in 1914 and became a prolific novelist and short story writer until his death in a car accident in 1928.His novel Field of Honor was published posthumously in 1929.Keywords: DONN BYRNE FIELD OF HONOR BRIAN OSWALD PATRICK LITERATURE HISTORICAL FICTION NAPOLEONIC WARS NAPOLEON MILITARY ADVENTURE GREAT BRITAIN HISTORY View more info

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Kincaid's Battery

By: Cable, George W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287008

Condition: Good


First edition. (BAL 2376). This copy belonged to Batter A, 101 F.A. (Field Artillery). No jacket. Paint stain on top edge of front board and on top page ridge, spine head and spine base rubbed, pencil name and ink stamp on front endpaper. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 396 pp. Illustrated by Alonzo Kimball. A romance set near New Orleans during the Civil War. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: George Washington Cable (October 12, 1844 – January 31, 1925) was an American novelist notable for the realism of his portrayals of Creole life in his native New Orleans, Louisiana. H... View more info

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The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln: A Novel

By: Carter, Stephen L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272871

ISBN: 030727263X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark. 2012 Hard Cover. 515 pp. Stephen L. Carter’s thrilling new novel takes as its starting point an alternate history: President Abraham Lincoln survives the assassination attempt at Ford’s Theatre on April 14, 1865. Two years later he is charged with overstepping his constitutional authority, both during and after the Civil War, and faces an impeachment trial... Twenty-one-year-old Abigail Canner is a young black woman with a degree from Oberlin, a letter of employment from the law firm that has undertaken Lincoln’s defense, and the iron-strong conviction, lea... View more info

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Drums Against Frontenac

By: Chalmers, Harvey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Richard R. Smith: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204166

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages lightly toned.Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips. 1949 Hard Cover. 440 pp. Historical fiction based on one of the final battles of the French and Indian War, the taking of Fort Frontenac by British Colonel Bradstreet.Keywords: HARVEY CHALMERS DRUMS AGAINST FRONTENAC FRENCH INDIAN WAR FORT FRONTENAC BRITISH COLONEL BRADSTREET HISTORICAL FICTION MILITARY CANADA CANADIAN View more info

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The Hunt for Red October

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2278501

ISBN: 0870212850

Condition: Very Good


1987 23rd printing, $14.95 list price. Ink initials on front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed, tiny puncture to jacket edge along front joint. 1984 Hard Cover. 387, [5] pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, and inspiration for the film starring Sean Connery. It also introduced the reoccurring character of Jack Ryan. A deadly game of hide-and-seek played out in 18 days over 4000 miles of ocean. Red October is the Soviet Navy's newest ballistic missile submarine. When the whole crew decides to defect, the Soviet fleet sets out to destroy it, while the US and British fleets attempt to prevent them. View more info

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The Hunt for Red October

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284416

ISBN: 0870212850

Condition: Near Fine


1985 6th printing, $14.95 jacket price. 1984 Hard Cover. 387, [5] pp. 8vo. Author's first novel, and inspiration for the film starring Sean Connery. It also introduced the reoccurring character of Jack Ryan. A deadly game of hide-and-seek played out in 18 days over 4000 miles of ocean. Red October is the Soviet Navy's newest ballistic missile submarine. When the whole crew decides to defect, the Soviet fleet sets out to destroy it, while the US and British fleets attempt to prevent them. View more info

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The Boys of '76. A History of the Battles of the Revolution. [1776]

By: Coffin, Charles Carleton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1924

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2290443

Condition: Near Fine


April 1926 printing of new illustrated edition (D-A code on copyright page). Includes scarce original jacket. Pencil gift note dated July 21, 1928 on front endpaper, three 1/2 inch closed jacket tears, rear jacket panel faintly foxed. 1924 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 423, [5] pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and woodcuts throughout by Wallis Sturtevant. A dramatized history of the American Revolution, which the author states is an attempt... to give a concise and authentic narrative of the principal battles of the Revolution as witnessed by those who took part in ... View more info

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Sky Attack (A Lucky Terrell Flying Story, Book 2)

By: Cook, Canfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1942

Seller ID: 2275153

Condition: Good


Light stain along jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips and minor tears. Ink names on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. 215 pp. A series of World War II aerial adventures. After participating in a savage attempt to prevent the escape of two German battleships and a cruiser from the French coast, Lucky Bob assumes his new duties with a vengeance. Blasting military objectives is only one of his many routine assignments. How Bob discovers evidence of sabotage on his Stratohawk, a new type of bomber jealously guarded by the R.A.F., how he acts as a decoy... View more info

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The Wake of the Wind: A Novel

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270883

ISBN: 0385487045

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 373 pp. The Wake of the Wind is J. California Cooper's third novel, and her most penetrating look yet at the challenges that generations of African Americans have had to overcome in order to carve out a home and future for themselves and their families. Set in the South in the waning years of the Civil War, this is the dramatic story of a remarkable heroine, Lifee, and her husband, Mor. When Emancipation finally comes to Texas, Mor, Lifee, and their family set o... View more info

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Family

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270886

ISBN: 0385411715

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 231 pp. In this wise, beguiling, beautiful novel set in the era of the Civil War, an award-winning playwright and author paints a haunting portrait of a woman named Always, born a slave, and four generations of her African-American family. View more info

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A Recruit for Abe Lincoln

By: Cormack, Maribelle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton-Century Company: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271888

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Loss from corner of rear jacket flap and panel. 1942 Hard Cover. 295, [3] pp. 8vo. A novel about a telegraph operator in Washington, D.C. during the American Civil War, who became acquainted with President Abraham Lincoln, continuing through the night of the president's assassination. View more info