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

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

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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Bedford Village

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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  $24.00

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. 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 in with Achille Gary, a crafty Frenchman, whom... View more info

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Orphan Hero: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Babb, John

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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  $8.00

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  $4.00

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  $4.80

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  $40.00

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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The Ghost Road

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Plume Books: 1996

Seller ID: 2206907

ISBN: 0452276721

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 w... View more info

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The Mystery of the Red Flame

By: Barton, George

Price: $25.00  $20.00

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  $16.00

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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John Brown's Body (International Collectors Library)

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1955

Seller ID: 2300978

Condition: Very Good


Two chips to spine head. 1955 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 336 pp. Original red leatherette hardcover binding with gold lettering & design, gilt top page ridge, red ribbon marker. John Brown's Body (1928) is an epic American poem written by Stephen Vincent Benét. Its title references the radical abolitionist John Brown, who raided the federal armory at Harpers Ferry in Virginia in October 1859. He was captured and hanged later that year. Benét's poem covers the history of the American Civil War.[1][2] It won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1929. It was writt... View more info

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The Cobbler of Normandy: A Novel

By: Berliner, Otto A.

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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 C... View more info

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Nazi Literature in the Americas

By: Bolano, Roberto; Andrews, Chris

Price: $7.00  $5.60

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  $8.00

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. We have more books available by this author!. 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 no... View more info

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Red Randall on New Guinea

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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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Fort Phil Kearny: An American Saga

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301630

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 251 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ...beings with Carrington's assignment to the command of the Mountain District in 1866 with orders to build two forts on the Dakota Territory's Bozeman Trail which led to the Montana gold fields through lands forever guaranteed by treaty to the Indians. ...tells of how the Sioux reacted violently to the white man's invasion of their hunting grounds, making the fort Carrington erected in the heart of their territory their chief target. Based on army recor... View more info

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The Outlaw of Torn

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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  $8.00

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  $12.00

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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Rebellion at Quaker Hill: A Story of the First Rent War (Winston Adventure Books)

By: Carmer, Carl

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: John C. Winston Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2301082

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with some small chips, jacket flaps clipped. Boards lightly soiled. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 174 pp. Illustrated by Harve Stein. Takes place during the rent war in 1766 in the Hudson/Catskill area of New York State. View more info

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The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln: A Novel

By: Carter, Stephen L.

Price: $8.00  $6.40

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  $8.00

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. We have more books available by this author!. 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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Drums Against Frontenac

By: Chalmers, Harvey

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Richard R. Smith: 1949

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2294953

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket flaps previously taped to paste-down endpapers, tape ghosting on paste-down endpapers, jacket edges rubbed with a few creases. A couple faint spots on page ridges. 1949 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 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. 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  $60.00

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  $12.00

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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Running the Maze (Kyle Swanson Sniper Novels)

By: Coughlin, Jack; Davis, Donald A.

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: 2012

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266635

ISBN: 1250016398

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Spine lightly creased, crease on front cover along spine. 2012 Mass Market Paperback. 378 pp. In the aftermath of great floods, a doctor on a relief mission in northeastern Pakistan discovers the remains of a collapsed bridge that reminds him of a bridge near his childhood home in Ohio. He snaps a cellphone picture and sends it to his sister?just before his entire team is slaughtered. His sister is Beth Ledford, a Coast Guard sniper, who suspects that the answer to the mystery of her brother's death is in that cellphone picture. No one believes her until she finds Kyle Swanson, ... View more info

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The Silver Buckle: A Story of the Revolutionary Days

By: Crampton, M. Nataline

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Henry Altemus Company: 1899

Seller ID: 2303235

Condition: Very Good


Board edges lightly rubbed. 1899 Hard Cover. 89 pp. Gilt titles and decor on front board. Illustrated by Cornelia E. Bedford. A fictitious story that takes place during the American Revolutionary War. View more info

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The Red Badge of Courage

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2272740

ISBN: 0895771551

Condition: Near Fine


Reissue. Insert laid in. An exceptional copy. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Crane's famous work on the American Civil War, which inspired the 1951 MGM film of the same name. View more info

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The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War

By: Crane, Stephen

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1981

Seller ID: 2286131

Condition: Very Good


Top edge and fore edge faintly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1981 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 200 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, gilt titles & decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Crane's famous work on the American Civil War, with color plates from paintings by, and illustrations from sketches by, Winslow Homer. View more info