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A GUIDE TO MILITARY MUSEUMS, T. Wise
1 A GUIDE TO MILITARY MUSEUMS T. Wise
England Bellona 1969 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; black-and-white; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 20933 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF WEST POINT AND THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY., Park, Roswell
2 A SKETCH OF THE HISTORY AND TOPOGRAPHY OF WEST POINT AND THE U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY. Park, Roswell
Henry Perkins 1840 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Racine College; West Point; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (WEST POINT). PARK, ROSWELL. A Sketch of the History and Topography of West Point and the U. S. Military Academy. Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1840. First Edition. 12mo, original dark brown cloth with embossed spine lettering and small designs printed in gilt, 140 pages, lacking th eusually missing folded map at front. Binding still nice with brief wear, some rubbing to spine gilt, text tight, mild foxing, few minor marginal dampstains. Sabin 58634. Personal copy of Henry M. Prentiss, Class of 1831, with subsequent ink ownership signatures and notations by other family members. Park (the author) , was an 1831 classmate of Prentiss, and entered the Corps of Engineers. He resigned his commission in 1836, and later was a professor of chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania before founding Racine College in 1852. Prentiss left the Army in 1835 and moved to Maine where he was a prominent attorney for decades. Laid in gift card. Unusually nice copy. Scarce 23386 
Price: 747.30 USD
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A SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND TIMES AND SPEECHES OF JOSEPH E. BROWN, Herbert Fielder
3 A SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND TIMES AND SPEECHES OF JOSEPH E. BROWN Herbert Fielder
Springfield, Mass Press of Springfield Printing 1883 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
tall 8vo 9" - 10" t; 785 pages; Blue satin-like cloth blindstamped with gilt lettering. Attractive copy with a withdrawal plate inside front cover from Cadet Armory in Boston. Joseph Brown served as the War Governor of Georgia during the Civil War. Contents VG with slight aging. 30022 
Price: 93.95 USD
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ALBUM MILITAIRE., Unknown
4 ALBUM MILITAIRE. Unknown
Unknown 1850 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
French Language; Hand colored; Square 12mo 7" - 7½; 1 pages; (MILITARY). Album Militaire. N. P. , ca. 1850s. Slim square 12mo, rose paper-covered thin boards, large mounted pictorial lithograph label at upper cover with original hand-coloring, text consists of single horizontal fold-out (from three sheets) containing eleven consecutive 4 1/2 X 4 1/2" lithograph images of soldiers from various European countries, all with original elaborate hand-coloring (including gilt highlights) , lithography credit of Pellerin, of ? Pinal, at top of cover label. Folder inconsistently sunned, tears and chipping along spine fold, fold-out in quite good condition with coloring very strong. Not in Gumuchian, not in OCLC, no copies in recent auction records. Images include British and Scottish infantry, Chasseurs de Vincennes, Infanterie Francaise en Tirailleurs, Infanterie Francaise Zouaves, Nouvelle Garde Imperiale, Officier Russe, and more. Small Parisian bookseller's paper sticker on rear cover. 30354 
Price: 253.75 USD
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AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR, May not be noted.
5 AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR May not be noted.
Washington, D. C Historical Branch, G - 3 Division Headquarters, U. S. Marine Corps 1965 Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Marine Corps; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Marine Corps Historical Bibliographies; 4to; Slight fading at cover edges, else fine. 13615 
Price: 14.99 USD
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AS A CAVALRYMAN REMEMBERS, George Rodney
6 AS A CAVALRYMAN REMEMBERS George Rodney
Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1944 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Cavalry; HORSES; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 297 pages; As A Cavalryman Remembers. Caxton Printers, 1944. In DJ with acrylic. 1st edition. Set in the years following the Spanish American War. The US Cavalry. Tales of search for Pancho Villa, service in the Philippines and Hawaii in sacred honor. 25511 
Price: 70.45 USD
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AS SOLDIERS SEE IT. BY THE FORT CUSTER ARMY ILLUSTRATORS., Seeley, Sidney W. (Foreword) .
7 AS SOLDIERS SEE IT. BY THE FORT CUSTER ARMY ILLUSTRATORS. Seeley, Sidney W. (Foreword) .
NY American Artists Group 1943 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Art; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 13616 
Price: 14.05 USD
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BALACLAVA: GENTLEMEN'S BATTLE, Selby, John
8 BALACLAVA: GENTLEMEN'S BATTLE Selby, John
Atheneum Press 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 245 pages; John Selby. Balaclava: Gentlemen's Battle. 1970. (1970). Bookplate on half title page. Very readable work of the Crimean campaign and the Charge of the Light Brigade 22264 
Price: 14.05 USD
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BELGIUM IN WARTIME With 58 Illustrations, 6 Maps and Many Facsimiles, De Gomery, Commandant De Gerlache (Transl From The French Miall, Bernard)
9 BELGIUM IN WARTIME With 58 Illustrations, 6 Maps and Many Facsimiles De Gomery, Commandant De Gerlache (Transl From The French Miall, Bernard)
NY George H Doran Company 1916 Presumed 1st american Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ww I; Belgium; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; No publ date but states it was compiled in 1916 13043 
Price: 18.68 USD
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COLLECTION DE DOUZE VUES DE WATERLOO, Imprimeur, Gerard
10 COLLECTION DE DOUZE VUES DE WATERLOO Imprimeur, Gerard
Brussels Gerard Imprimeur 1840 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Waterloo; French Revolution; Views Engraved; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B/w with color map.; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; [Waterloo Views]. Collection De Douze Vues De Waterloo. Brussels: Gerard, [c.1840]. Oblong 4to. Original printed wraps. 12 full-page lithographs of the buildings, roads, and countryside near Waterloo, and map of Battle of Waterloo. Worn, partially separated at spine, rear cover chipped lower corner. Few mostly minor spots/stains (largely in margins) , dampstain to upper margin of 3 lithographs, folding map has long tear (8" along fold with no paper loss) , and a few spots 25910 
Price: 166.33 USD
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DUNKIRK, Divine, A. D.
11 DUNKIRK Divine, A. D.
NY E. P Dutton & Co. , Inc 1948 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ww Ii; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 311 pages; Mapped end papers 10740 
Price: 14.05 USD
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EN CAMPAGNE (1914-1915), Dupont, Marcel.
12 EN CAMPAGNE (1914-1915) Dupont, Marcel.
May not be noted. Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Dupont, Marcel. En campagne (1914-1915) Paris. : Plon, Nourrit & Cie. 1916. Bound in wraps, Good solid condition, browning, pages unseparated , /No Jacket. First Edition. In-12. 4 ff. N. Ch. , III pp. , 323 pp. FRENCH LANGUAGE 8328 
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ENGLISH AND FRENCH NEUTRALITY AND THE ANGLO-FRENCH ALLIANCE IN THEIR RELATIONS TO THE UNITED STATES & RUSSIA : INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE LEADING POLICY OF FRANCE AND OF ENGLAND FOR THE LAST TWO HUNDRED YEARS, THE ORIGIN AND AIMS OF THE ALLIANCE..., Charles B Boynton
13 ENGLISH AND FRENCH NEUTRALITY AND THE ANGLO-FRENCH ALLIANCE IN THEIR RELATIONS TO THE UNITED STATES & RUSSIA : INCLUDING AN ACCOUNT OF THE LEADING POLICY OF FRANCE AND OF ENGLAND FOR THE LAST TWO HUNDRED YEARS, THE ORIGIN AND AIMS OF THE ALLIANCE... Charles B Boynton
Cincinnati, Chicago C. F. Vent & Co 1864 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 576 pages; English and French neutrality and the Anglo-French alliance in their relations to the United States & Russia : including an account of the leading policy of France and of England for the last two hundred years, the origin and aims of the alliance, the meaning of the Crimean War, and the reason of the hostile attitude of these two powers towards the United States, and of the movement on Mexico : with a statement of the general resources, the army and navy of England and France, Russia and America, showing the present strength and probable future of these four powers. Ex Long Island Historical Society. Markings consist of two stamps in blue ink. Covers detached, front hinge repaired with tape. Also covers the movement on Mexico. 30972 
Price: 30.97 USD
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FOUR FIGHTING YEARS, Czechoslovak Government Ministry Of Foreign Afffairs
14 FOUR FIGHTING YEARS Czechoslovak Government Ministry Of Foreign Afffairs
London Hutchinson 1943 Presumed 1st; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Ww II; Czechoslovakia; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo; 203 pages; Book is sound and VG, DJ is heavily chipped at top with piece missing in the back. Scarce DJ. Details of the conflict in Czechoslovakia. 9655 
Price: 22.40 USD
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FROM MONS TO YPRES WITH GENERAL FRENCH -A PERSONAL NARRATIVE, Coleman, Frederic
15 FROM MONS TO YPRES WITH GENERAL FRENCH -A PERSONAL NARRATIVE Coleman, Frederic
NY A. L. Burt (1916) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ww I; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 381, (1), (20) pages; An A L Burt Reprint of Dodd Meade edtion of 1916. B/W ills, photos and foldout maps. Contents clean. The retreat from Mons. Spine is sunned moderately. 25635 
Price: 23.45 USD
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GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR, Miller, Francis Trevelyan,
16 GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR Miller, Francis Trevelyan,
Philadelphia John C. Winston. Co 1945 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Macarthur; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Photographs 9796 
Price: 14.05 USD
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GENERAL IKE: A BIOGRAPHY OF DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, Hatch, Alden
17 GENERAL IKE: A BIOGRAPHY OF DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Hatch, Alden
NY Henry Holt & Co 1945 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Presidents; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Photographs; 8vo 9795 
Price: 14.05 USD
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GREAT CAPTAINS UNVEILED, Hart, Captain B. H. Liddell
18 GREAT CAPTAINS UNVEILED Hart, Captain B. H. Liddell
Little, Brown and Company, 1928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
12491 
Price: 42.08 USD
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HARPER'S , A JOURNAL OF CIVILIZATION, VOLUME XLIII #2194 (JAN 7 1899 APRIL 29TH 1899 )  [LBC], Harper & Brothers
19 HARPER'S , A JOURNAL OF CIVILIZATION, VOLUME XLIII #2194 (JAN 7 1899 APRIL 29TH 1899 ) [LBC] Harper & Brothers
NY Harper & Brothers 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
LITERATURE; Journal; Magazine; LITERATURE; Art; POETRY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; Folio; Begins the serialization of H G Wells "When the Sleeper Wakes". Much Spanish American War including Puerto Rico, Cuba, treaties etc. 16"x11". End papers toned and fragile but otherwise sound and tight with bright pages. Many full page and double page b/w as well as textural illustrations. Occasional full color renditions as well. Features WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES IN SEVERAL INSTALLMENTS, HG Wells this Has the first 25 chapters. April 8 edition features AMATEUR GOLF - the game and the strong with illustrations of golf balls. Very occasional marginal tears, a few color plates, all plates fine, all issues present with covers in black-and-white. Six 11474 
Price: 184.19 USD
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HEER, FLOTTE UND LUFTWAFFE - WEHRPOLITISCHES TASCHENBUCH, Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Wehrpolitik Und Wehrwissenschaften
20 HEER, FLOTTE UND LUFTWAFFE - WEHRPOLITISCHES TASCHENBUCH Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Wehrpolitik Und Wehrwissenschaften
Dr. Hans Riegler Verlag 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 118 pages; The German Air Arm of 1940, map, numerous full page photos, German Language . Many photos taken at the German front. 1940 24130 
Price: 37.55 USD
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