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image of Don't carry more than you can eat, or, How to survive a little bit longer than you will if you keep on doing what you're doing right now

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San Francisco: Peoples Press, [197-]. [7p.] pamphlet, front panel toned, otherwise very good. Advice to activists on security culture, including storing and transporting weapons and drugs, and preparing in advance for speedy retreat / places to hide out in the event of raids.
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The Samurai Sword: A Handbook

by Yumoto, John M.

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Published
1959
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£11.23

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Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1959. 192p., very good hardcover in worn dustjacket. Numerous black and white illustrations of antique swords. Second printing.
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image of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin and his Turtleboat Armada. The first comprehensive account in English of the Resistance of Korea to the 16th century Japanese Invasion [subtitle from dj]. Revised Edition

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Seoul: The Han-Jin Publishing Company, 1978. Earliest successful ironclads, less prone to sink than those of the US Civil War. Expanded as well as revised; for changes made since 1973, see below. Book commences with a lengthy unpaginated photo section, then 263p with more plates, one folding, and several fullpage line maps, then an index @ 12p. Item is… Read more
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Hernando de Soto and the Indians of Florida

by Milanich, Jerald T. and Charles Hudson

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Published
1993
ISBN
9780813011707
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£11.23

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Gainesville: University Press of Florida / Florida Museum of Natural History, 1993. Hardcover. xv, 292p., plentifully illustrated with a variety of recent line maps and some ancient ones, plus numerous exhibit photos of Native and Spanish detritus from forts and other sites; hardcover first edition in tan cloth boards titled in candy-apple blue and enclosed in the dust jacket.… Read more
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image of Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

by Chakrabongse, Narisa; Henry Ginsburg; Santanee Phasuk; Dawn F. Rooney

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Published
2006
ISBN
9789749863268
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£16.48

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Bangkok: River Books, 2006. Paperback. 88p., fine color exhibit photography throughout on glazed alkaline paperstock, the newly-discovered maps supplemented with explanatory diagrams, and corresponding artifacts are shown in profusion. Softbound in 11x9.5 inch color wraps. A beautiful production in fine unblemished shape.
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Chinese weapons

by Werner, E. T. C.

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Published
1932
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£187.23

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Shanghai: Royal Asiatic Society, 1932. 59p., slender hardcover, bookplate of the Far East Criminal Investigation Laboratory (an Army lab headed by Colonel Calvin H. Goddard) inside front cover, with inventory inscription on rear endpaper. Covers are rubbed at corners, a few dings to the brown cloth, bottom of spine has signs of label removal.
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image of Quiz program for aircraft workers. (Nos. 1-5)

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Los Angeles: Communist Party of Los Angeles, 1950. Five folded brochures, apparently the complete set, very good. The series lays out statistics to argue that the Cold War sucks resources into defense of the capitalist class while leaving social priorities ignored. States that war-related industries can be retooled for peaceful production. One was issued each week, culminating in the… Read more
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£37.45
image of [Gun permit from the government of Sonora issued on behalf of an American, Ira Cecil McReynolds]

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Hermosillo: El Secretario de Estado, Sonora, 1916. 8.5x12.75 inch sheet of official letterhead with typed text stating that the governor of the state of Sonora has granted permission to McReynolds to carry a firearm; dated April 6, 1916 and signed in pen by Enrique Moreno. Creased from folding; upper crease with short splits starting at the ends of the… Read more
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£56.17
image of Olympic Arms, Inc.; Sfaari Arms, Inc.; SGW, Inc. Dealer Catalog. June 1991

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Olympia, WA, 1991. 29p., staplebound 8.5x11 inch catalog, mild handling wear, address label on rear cover. Features special commemorative guns to celebrate the bicentennial of the Bill of Rights.
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image of Rescue Parties and Clearance of Debris. Issued by the Home Office (Air Raid Precautions Department)

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London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1936. Pamphlet. 8p., softbound, a pamphlet in 9.5x6 inch plain printed cream wraps. Fair-only copy with badly rusted staples, edgewear, dust and corner-tip bumps. Complete, at best a reading copy, curious mostly as attestation in 1936 that British planners knew Nazis were a-coming overhead in strength. Air Raid Precautions Memorandum No. 2 (2nd Edition).… Read more
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Here comes the ABM

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Published
1969
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[New Haven]: Science Action Group, Yale University, 1969. Four-panel brochure, 8.5x11 inches, some toning. Opposes development of an antiballistic missile system as increasing the risk of war.
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Hiroshima Day - ABM Day [handbill]

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Published
1969
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Voluntown, CT: New England Committee for Nonviolent Action, 1969. 8.5x11 inch handbill, paper toned. Opposes development of an antiballistic missile system; notes the irony of the ABM vote taking place on August 6th.
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image of Unconventional warfare devices and techniques: incendiaries

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Washington DC: Department of the Army, 1966. 154 pages, very good paperback. Apparently a commercial reprint without publisher's information. The official Army publication had only 146 pages; this version has additional pages on improvised explosives.
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image of Betrayal of the Spirit: My Life Behind the Headlines of the Hare Krishna Movement [second edition]

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Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001. Paperback. xx + 213p., trade paperback, photos, very good condition. First issued in 1997; author in her "Preface to the Paperback Edition" (this one) says. that she has since talked with "hundreds" of people and has added material to explain how she came to join, and why she stayed in it for… Read more
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image of The military-industrial complex: its aims, interests and mechanism

The military-industrial complex: its aims, interests and mechanism

by Bugrov, Evgeny, et al.

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Published
1986
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Moscow: New Times, 1986. 32p., staplebound pamphlet, 8.25x11 inches.
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image of Guidelines for Evaluation of the Safety of Army Chemical and Biological Weapons. 7 January 1969

Guidelines for Evaluation of the Safety of Army Chemical and Biological Weapons. 7 January 1969

by Chemical and Biological Weapons Safety Committee

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Published
1969
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Washington DC: Army Materiel Command, Department of Army, 1969. 31p., page one shows facsimile signatures of the committee, text reproduced from typewritten manuscript. Softbound (stapled) under a printed cover leaf, 10.5x8 inches. A little edgeworn with a bump to heel and turned corner-tips, mild external dust-soil, rusted staples; clean within, a good to very good copy. Report no. 1.… Read more
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image of School of the Knight and Squad; Excerpt from Drill Regulations of the Grand Encampment of Knights Templar of the United States of America

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Newton KS: Newton Publishing Co., Inc, 1950. Pamphlet. 32p., illustrated throughout with a costumed stereotype (line-drawing of a stout white male, cocked hat and uniform) in various poses, usually shown holding a sword. Softbound pamphlet, 5.5x4 inch black wraps titled with white lettering; paperstock is somewhat toned, in all other respects a very good, undamaged copy. NB, the booklet… Read more
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image of Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 16 Kunstauktion, 2.Okt.1997: Antiquitaten

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Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1997. Unpaginated, displays items 701-1095 from a multi-day multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slightest edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.
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Jack Ruby Slippers I.0B

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Published
2000
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£14.98

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San Francisco: Jack Ruby Slippers [at a p.o.box on Market Street, a Tenderloin site], 2000. 22p., standard leaves copied expertly double-side with good layout and smart clip-art eye candy. Side-stapled under light cardstock sheets, b&w only, mild edgewear without any real damage or ownerships or any markings, a very good copy. "What you hold in your hands" (quoting from… Read more
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image of L'Aviazione negli scritti e nella parola del Duce

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Roma: A Cura del Ministero dell'Aeronautica, 1937. Paperback. 192p., illustrated with facsimiles of Mussolini-signed documents and chapter dividers decorated with pale grey futuristic art; large paperbound in 10.5x8 inch printed wraps. Covers and textblock edges are quite foxed and dust-soiled, there's a bit of edgewear also; clean within and an else-sound copy.
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