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The German Army from Within, By a British Officer Who Has Served In It

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2261627

Condition: Very Good


Text on front board lightly rubbed. 1914 Hard Cover. 192 pp. CONTENTS: Introductory; In the Cadet College; The Officer at Work and Play; The Non-Coms; Married Life in a German Garrison; The Training of Recruits; Uniforms and Badges; Transport and Manaeuvres; General Staff; The Secret Service; The War Lord and His Entourage; Random Recollections; Conclusion. View more info

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Saint George's School in the War

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Alumni Association of Saint George's School: 1920

Seller ID: 2297851

Condition: Very Good


Presentation copy. Inscription on front free endpaper. No jacket. Light general wear. 1920 Hard Cover. xii, 168 pp. Maroon boards. Top page ridge gilt, gilt decoration on front board. Includes memorials for alumni who died in World War I, and a complete war record. View more info

Image for L'Album de la Guerre: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstitutee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par l'Illustration de 1914 a 1921. Edition augmentee de Documents Inedits et comprenant de Nombreuses Reproductions en Couleurs, ainsi qu'un Texte Sommaire constitutant un veritable Precis d'Histoire - Tome Premier et Second

L'Album de la Guerre: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstitutee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par l'Illustration de 1914 a 1921. Edition augmentee de Documents Inedits et comprenant de Nombreuses Reproductions en Couleurs, ainsi qu'un Texte Sommaire constitutant un veritable Precis d'Histoire - Tome Premier et Second

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: L'Illustration: 1923

Seller ID: 2271259

Condition: Good


Spines dried and faded with all gilt lost, boards rubbed, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1923 Full-Leather. [iv], 1311, [3] pp. Full leather, gilt titles and rules, Six photographic portraits precede text, fold-out map follows text. French text. A stunning visual history of World War I, illustrated with tipped in color illustrations, color plates, and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Signal Book United States Army, 1916

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1916

Seller ID: 2280073

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper, ink name and pencil name on front flyleaf, ink crossover on front wrapper verso, front hinge starting, faint stain to top page corner of pages 23-38. 1916 Small Softcover. 64 pp. Personal copy of Camp Lee soldier Candidate F.H. Kelly, 35th Company, 7th Bn. Central Officer's Training School, Camp Lee, Virginia. A U.S. Army handbook on Morse Code and signaling. View more info

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The Fighting 45th Infantry

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1918

Seller ID: 2282912

Condition: Good


Wrappers soiled, some biopredation to marginal edges of a few pages, all text and images present and complete. 1918 Trade Paperback. [200 pp.] A history of the 45th regiment of infantry, probably published during World War I. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, including a fold-out of panoramic views. View more info

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Major Richardson's Dogs [World War I; Dogs][Print]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: .:

Seller ID: 2296524

Condition: Near Fine


Matte creased with a few smudges. No chips, no tears. Matte outside to outside dimensions: 13 3/4 x 11. Inside to inside dimensions: 10 x 7 3/4. Print reproduced from photograph of Major Richardson of the British Red Cross with two Bloodhounds and an Airedale. View more info

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Pictorial History of the World War

By: Abbot, Willis J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leslie-Judge Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293329

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards a bit soiled,. 1919 Hard Cover. 332 pp. A pictorial history of World War I, illustrated with color frontispiece of the sinking of the Tuscania, and colorized and black-and-white photographs throughout, as well as several color maps. View more info

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The Lamps Go Out: 1914 & the Outbreak of War

By: Alington, A.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1741804

ISBN: 0571050808

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1 inch jacket tear, front jacket flap corner clipped (list price still present). 1962 Hard Cover. 140 pp. An account of events leading up to the Great War. Includes demographic map of Austria-Hungary and black & white photographs. View more info

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The Ghost Road

By: Barker, Pat

Price: $10.00

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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Freedom from Violence: Sectarian Nonresistance from the Middle Ages to the Great War

By: Brock, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200927

ISBN: 0802058795

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1991 Hard Cover. x, 385 pp. As long as governments engage in warfare, there will be citizens who organize to resist. The roots of nonviolent activism in Western society are deep, going back centuries in Europe and crossing over to North America more than three hundred years ago. Peter Brock traces the history of a long line of Christian sects that have rejected both the violence involved in war and the violence involved in the administration of the state, concluding the story with the outbreak of the Great War in 1914. Among the earliest of these groups to emerge were the mediev... View more info

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A Roumanian Diary [Romanian]

By: Carossa, Hans; Scott, Agnes Neill (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201689

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Ink name mostly erased from front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. 173 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles. Memoirs of a German military doctor who acted as a field surgeon during World War I, originally published as Rumanisches Tagebuch in 1928. Carossa also wrote novels and poems. View more info

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Gunners' Instruction (Gun Companies): Company, Fort, 1923 [Fixed Guns] - Sixteenth Edition

By: Coast Artillery School

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Book Department, Coast Artillery School: 1923

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1716562

Condition: Very Good


Sixteenth edition. Wrappers toned, shallow chip from base of front wrapper. 1923 Stapled Binding. 142 pp. Stapled binding. Black & white photographs and diagrams. A reference for soldiers detailing the equipment necessary for guns on fixed mounts, and its usage. Separate publications were issued for other forms of artillery, a catalog of which is printed on the inside of the rear wrapper. View more info

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Le Soldat Americain En France [The American Soldier In France] [FRENCH TEXT]

By: Coleman, Algernon; La Meslee, A. Marin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1918

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2297563

Condition: Very Good


FRENCH TEXT. 7th printing. No jacket. Front endpaper missing. 1918 Small Hard Cover. viii, 118 pp. French text. From the preface: This little book is the outcome of an effort to supply as quickly as possible the evident need for a reading and conversation book for soldier who will go to France [WWI}. View more info

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Herkimer County in the World War, 1916-1918

By: Cristman, Franklin W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Press of the Journal & Courier Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 2274566

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, spine head and spine base very lightly rubbed. 1927 Large Hardcover. 222 pp. A history of Herkimer County, New York, during World War One. Contents included: Activities of the Home Defense Committee; Home Defense Units; Honor Roll; The Following Men Enlisted from Herkimer County in the U.S. Motor Corps [Gas Hounds]. View more info

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In the World War

By: Czernin, Count Ottokar

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291422

Condition: Very Good


First edition (C-V code). No jacket. Spine lightly toned, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, half inch tear along edge of second blank. 1920 Hard Cover. 387 pp. Blue boards with gilt titles on spine and on front board. War memoirs by Ottokar Theobald Otto Maria Graf Czernin von und zu Chudenitz [Count Ottokar Czernin]. As minister to Bucharest on the outbreak of war, he was instrumental in ensuring Romania’s neutrality (repudiated in favour of the allies in August 1916). Served as Foreign Minister of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1916-1918.--http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/bookmark/in-... View more info

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Uncle Sam's Navy: The Ships and Men of the American Fleet

By: Daniel, Hawthorne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1940

Seller ID: 2291338

Condition: Good


No jacket. Board edges rubbed. 1940 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Illustrated in black-and-white with official U.S. Navy photographs. Describes and depicts U.S. Naval ships including battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, and other ships and shore establishments. View more info

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The Enemy's House Divided

By: de Gaulle, Charles; Eden, Robert

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2200977

ISBN: 0807826669

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages toned, spine slightly cocked. Jacket lightly toned. 2002 Hard Cover. xlix, 177 pp. Originally published in 1924 and available here in English for the first time, The Enemy's House Divided is Charles de Gaulle's analysis of the major errors that led the Germans to disaster in World War I. Based partly on observations made during his internment as a prisoner of war from 1916 to 1918, it can be seen as the foundation for everything he wrote in the 1920s and 1930s in the shadow of German resurgence and for much of what he said and did after the Nazi victory in June of 1940. ... View more info

Image for Simplified Hand Book on Athletics for Use with American Expeditionary Forces under Provisions of General Orders 241, G.H.Q., 1918

Simplified Hand Book on Athletics for Use with American Expeditionary Forces under Provisions of General Orders 241, G.H.Q., 1918

By: Department of Athletics, Y.M.C.A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Y.M.C.A. - American E.F. - Paris: 1918

Seller ID: 1719735

Condition: Good


Crease on rear wrapper, wrappers loosening from text block but still holding. 1918 Soft Cover. 109 pp. Original wrappers, sewn binding. A collection of exercises designed to keep troops of the A.E.F. in shape, issued by the Y.M.C.A. during a period in which the organization was quite influential in Europe. Scarce - 2 in OCLC. View more info

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Military Planning and National Policy: German Overtures to Two World Wars (The Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, Number 27)

By: Deutsch, Harold C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United States Air Force Academy: 1984

Seller ID: 2267700

Condition: Very Good


Edges slightly faded. 1984 Stapled Binding. 26 pp. Military lecture focused on Germany's tactics in World Wars I & II, published by the U.S. Air Force Academy. View more info

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The American Heritage History of World War I

By: Editors of American Heritage; Marshall, S.L.A.; Josephy, Alvin M.; Gardner, Joseph L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. / Simon and Schuster, Inc.: 1964

Seller ID: 2275930

ISBN: 0517385554

Condition: Very Good


Large portion of top corner of front endpaper and frontispiece torn away, ink price on front jacket flap. 1964 Large Hardcover. 384 pp. Describe and analyzes the origins, course, and immediate aftermath of the First Great Conflict (WWI). Vividly told by a great military historian, the narrative is documented with the finest collection of World War I pictures ever assembled in a single volume. Numerous photographs & maps. View more info

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Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age

By: Eksteins, Modris

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor Books / Doubleday: 1990

Seller ID: 2207911

ISBN: 0385412029

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. xvi, 396 pp. In a remarkable display of originality and discerning historical analysis Rites Of Spring describes the origins, the impact, and the aftermath of the Great War of 1914-1918, arguably the most traumatic event of this century View more info

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The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War

By: Englund, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2011

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2266947

ISBN: 030759386X

Condition: Very Good


Sixth printing. Top edge of jacket bumped, jacket flaps creased. Spine slightly creased, a few pages lightly dog-eared. 2011 Hard Cover. xvi, 540 pp. In this masterly, highly original narrative history, Peter Englund takes a revelatory new approach to the history of World War I, magnifying its least examined, most stirring component: the experiences of the average man and woman—not only the tragedy and horror but also the absurdity and even, at times, the beauty. The twenty people from whose journals and letters Englund draws are from Belgium, Denmark, and France; Great Britain, Germany, and... View more info

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The West Point Atlas of American Wars, in Two Volumes: Volume I. 1689-1900; Volume II. 1900-1918

By: Esposito, Vincent J.; Eisenhower, Dwight D.; Galvin, John R.; Coffman, Edward M.; Doughty, Robert A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2105732

Condition: Very Good


First revised edition, following the original 1959 publication of the work. Large taped tear down front panel of vol. 1 jacket, with minimal loss from ends of tears, 1 inch tear on rear jacket panel. 1995 Large Hardcover. Complete in two volumes. xiv, [320] (158 maps opposite explanatory text followed by bibliography); xv, [144] (71 maps of WWI opposite explanatory text, followed by bibliography). Hundreds of pages of strategic & historical color battle maps with explanations & tactical contexts. View more info

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With the Armies of the Tsar: A Nurse at the Russian Front 1914-18

By: Farmborough, Florence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Stein and Day: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283744

ISBN: 0812817931

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in fair jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, 3 inch closed tear and 1 inch closed tear on bottom edge of front panel. 1975 Hard Cover. 422 pp. 8vo. Memoir of one woman's journey through the Eastern Front of the First World War. View more info

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The Pity of War: Explaining World War I

By: Ferguson, Niall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1999

Seller ID: 2263559

ISBN: 046505711X

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xliii, 563 pp. In The Pity of War, Niall Ferguson makes a simple and provocative argument: that the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England’s fault. Britain, according to Ferguson, entered into war based on naïve assumptions of German aims—and England’s entry into the war transformed a Continental conflict into a world war, which they then badly mishandled, necessitating American involvement. The war was not inevitable, Ferguson argues, but rather the result of the m... View more info

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The Memoirs of Marshal Foch

By: Foch, Ferdinand; Mott, T. Bentley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Incorporated, Garden City: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289756

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper, possibly a member of the Navy ('Wm. Ferguson, SS Augustus 219'). 1931 Hard Cover. lxiii, [1], 517, [1] pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles. An English translation of the memoirs of the well-known French officer and military theorist during World War I. Translated by T. Bentley Mott, the liaison officer between Marshal Foch and General Pershing. Includes black-and-white photographs, facsimiles of Foch's French drafts, and maps (including three fold-outs). View more info

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My Four Years in Germany

By: Gerard, James W. (Watson)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286974

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. An excellent copy. 1917 Hard Cover. xvi, 448 pp. Gilt titles. Author born in Geneseo, New York. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Watson Gerard Jr. (August 25, 1867 – September 6, 1951) was a United States lawyer and diplomat.[1] The German government asked him to leave the country in January 1917. Diplomatic relations were broken off on February 3, and he left Germany. He was detained for a time because of rumours that the German ambassador in America was being mistreated and German ships had been confiscated. When these rumors were disproved, he was allowed to depart. He re... View more info

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The Riddle of Jutland: An Authentic History, [with] Fourteen Diagrams

By: Gibson, Langhorne; Harper, J.E.T.; Hurd, Archibald (Introduction)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, Limited: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1721659

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. All maps included. Spine faded, ink gift note to soldier on front endpaper, dated Xmas 1934. xvi, 416 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles & rules. An account of the Battle of Jutland, a naval engagement fought mainly between the British and German navies during World War I. It was the largest naval battle of the war. View more info

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Winston S. Churchill Volume III, 1914-1916: The Challenge of War - in Two Volumes

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2173904

ISBN: 0395131537

Condition: Very Good


Book club editions. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket spines faded. Good. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Two hardcover volumes, paginated continuously. xxxvi, 988 pp. 8vo. Volume 3 of the official biography of Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill, and the first written by Martin Gilbert after the passing of Randolph Churchill (who wrote volumes 1 & 2). The biography ultimately included 8 volumes, with numerous supplemental volumes which have yet to be completed. Numerous black & white photographs and maps. View more info

Image for Fourfold Optional Bonus Bill. Text of the World War Adjusted Compensation Act Passed by the House of Representatives and Pending in the United States Senate. Providing Beneficial Legislation for Soldiers and Sailors in the Great War. Covering Land Settlement, Home Aid, Vocational Training and Adjustment of Compensation. Approved by the American Legion at it's Second Annual Convention.

Fourfold Optional Bonus Bill. Text of the World War Adjusted Compensation Act Passed by the House of Representatives and Pending in the United States Senate. Providing Beneficial Legislation for Soldiers and Sailors in the Great War. Covering Land Settlement, Home Aid, Vocational Training and Adjustment of Compensation. Approved by the American Legion at it's Second Annual Convention.

By: Gilder, J. Franklin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Bonus Advocate: 1920

Seller ID: 2203411

Condition: Very Good


Stain to wrapper edges. 1920 Stapled Binding. 32 pp. Fourfold Optional Bonus Bill. Text of the World War Adjusted Compensation Act Passed by the House of Representatives and Pending in the United States Senate. Providing Beneficial Legislation for Soldiers and Sailors in the Great War. Covering Land Settlement, Home Aid, Vocational Training and Adjustment of Compensation. Approved by the American Legion at it's Second Annual Convention. An act to provide adjusted compensation for veterans of the World War; to provide revenue therefor; and for other purposes. View more info