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Towards an American Army Military Thought from Washington to Marshall

By Russell F. Weigley

New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1962. 297 pp; in cludes preface by the author; contents include: 13 chapters, an epilogue, notes, bibliography, & an index; "[this book] presents the thought of Americans who have considered and written about the problems of building an army which would be both thoroughly American and effective as an instrument of war" (author). Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Military.

$7.60

An Autobiography with an Introduction By Michael Sadleir

By Anthony Trollope

Great Britain: Oxford, 1968. 316 pp; includes introduction by michael sadleir, table of contents, preface by the author, 20 chapters, & appendix; in the preface is a letter written by his father that, according to the author, is referring to the autobiography written by his father as well & his thoughts pertaining to. 3rd. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall. Old Book.

$3.80

the Invisible Man

By H. G. Wells

New York: The Heritage Press, 1967. introduction by bernard bergonzi; 164 pp; pictorial end papers. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Charles Mozley. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Old Book.

$9.03

The Essence of Tai Chi

By Paul Kerry

London: Caxton Publishing Group, 2003. photos on every page; 95 pp; table of contents includes: introduction, origins, defferent styles, how does it work?, what's in it for me?, begin at the beginning - wu chi, limbering up, eleven tips, how to use this book, the short form, working with a partner, sticky hands, and finally..., further reading, useful addresses. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Open Door Limited. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Sports.

$7.60

Handbook of Shotgun Shooting

By Western Cartridge Company

New York: Sporting Arms and Ammunition manufacturers' Institute, 1950. paperback book, 144 pp; includes the 10 commandments of safety, foreward, engineering your shooting, applying your knowledge, clay target shooting, game shooting (chapters) & index. 4th. Paperback. Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hunting/fishing.

$13.78

The Ipcress File

By Len Teighton

USA: Franklin Mystery, 1962. an espionage novel; "The Ipcress File was a phenomenal success on both sides of the Atlantic, prompting Deighton to continue his narrator's adventure in a series of novels. His nameless protagonist has appeared in Horse Under Water (1963), Funeral in Berlin (1964), The Billion Dollar Brain (1965), An Expensive Place To Die (1967), and Spy Story (1974). Each of these novels portrays a man beset by Russians and neo-Nazis and by the snobbery, deception, and betrayal that haunts government bureaucracy. As the narrator remarks in [this book], ;What chance did I stand between the communists on one side and the Establishment on the other?'" (The Editors). Hard Cover. Fine/Not Issued. Illus. by Terry Widener. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mystery.

$9.50

Dearest Isa Robert Browning's Letters to Isabella Blagden

By Robert Browning

Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1951. edited with an introduction by edward c. mcaleer; 402 pp; contents include: preface, cue-titles, abbreviations, and symbols, introduction, the letters, appendix, index, & list of illustrations. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Hilda Wilcox Phelps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Biography.

$13.78

Brown Water, Black Berets coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam

By Thomas J. Cutler

Annapolis, Maryland: U.S. Naval Institute, 1988. "here's a fresh (in 1988) look at a different type of fighting that raged in Vietnam - the U. S. Navy's in-country campaigns, whose participants played a vital role in the war and experienced some of its most horrific firefights" (author) the preface states, "the thrust of this work is primarily (and unashamedly) positive. much has been written about the negative side of the Vietnam War, questioning the legality and morality of the U. S. intervention, or criticizing the strategy and tactics employed; it is not my intention to add to that. Conversely, I do not ignore certain negative aspects of the war where they are relevant to the account attempted here. In the course of my research I discovered (with no surprise) examples of men who lost their nerve in moments of crisis and even some who chose not to go on a particular patrol because of its high risk factor. I chose not to dwell on these few cases because I believe that if we are honest with ourselves, we can all empathize with such actions. The man who believes he would never break under fire... has never been under fire." (author). 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Military.

$13.78

The Chancy War Winning in China, Burma, and India in World War II
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The Chancy War Winning in China, Burma, and India in World War II

By Edward Fischer

New York: Orion Books, 1991. author "tells the story of this difficult campaign, drawing on both his (the author's) personal experience as a soldier there and the information he gathered as the military's official historian for the theater" 250 pp. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Military.

$7.60

Trial Ordeal of the Uss Enterprise 14 January, 1969

By Michael Joe Carlin

Philadelphia, PA: Tuscarora Press, 1993. 256 pp; includes acknowledgements, introduction, table of contents, appendix, enterprise carrier air wing chapter, glossary, table of rank, & references; chapters include: the legend, the ship, the trial, the fury, the truth, the stand, the pyre, the virtue, judgment. 1st. Soft Cover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Military.

$13.78

Journal of Near-Death Studies

By Bruce Greyson, Md

Human Sciences Press, Inc., 2001. like new; journal; volume 2/ number 2// winter 2001; "encourages submission of articles in the following categories: research reports; theoretical or conceptual statements; papers expressing a particular scientific, philosophic, religious, or historical perspective on the study of near-death experiences; cross-cultural studies; individual case histories with instructive unusual features; and personal accounts of near-death experiences and related phenomena" (author). 1st. Soft Cover. Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Meta.

$17.10

Movie Star News Volume One: Betty Page the Queen of Curves

By Greg Theakston

Nyc: Pure Imagination, 1990. "during the 1950s, MSN created thousands of shots of America's most beautiful women. their star attraction was Betty Page, Queen of Curves, and she did some of her best work for them. over the years those pix were printed and reprinted, and the popular items were frequently out of stock. at long last, all of these photos are again available, amd cam be ordered by their respective code mumbers beneatht the shots in this book." (author) Betty Page and models like Erma Williams, June King, and Dorene Posner developing their style in classic shot after classic shot... unlike other magazines featuring Betty this one has 12 photographs on each page and is surprisingly special to anyone who opens it. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Movie Star News. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Adult Magazine.

$33.25

Edinburgh Papers

By Chambers, Robert

Endinburgh: James Stillie, 1856. Ancient Domestic rchitecture of Edinbrgh. Edinburgh Castle as Before the Siege of 1573. 36 pp. Edinburgh Merchants and Merchandise in old Times \ 1859 29pp.. In a brown wrapper teh spine and edges are chipped with loss, but still all there.Illustrated mostly with architecture including the castle. . 1st. Softcover. Fair/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. World History.

$42.75

Pottery and Porcelain in Colonial Williamsburg's Collections

By Hume, Ivor Noel

Williamsburg, VA: Colonial Williamsburg Archaeological series. # 2, 1969. Colonial Williamsburg Archaeological series. # 2. Pictorial softcover. Illustrated 46pp including index of measurements and shapes sizes.. 1st. Softcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. American History.

$13.30

An Examination of the Status, Teachings, and Meaning of the So-Called American Missal

By Grammer, Carl E.

Philadelphia, PA: The Platt, 1931. Put forth by The Evangelical Education Society of theProtestant Episcopal Church. Blusish softcover. used, although an acceptal copy. Complete with clean and bright interion. Full of illustrations and facsimal documents. There are sections in red and black as examples of texts in the new missals. 64pp includinding index. . 1st. Soft Cover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Religion.

$23.28

FrederickHill Meserve Tribute

By Messive, Frederick and Schaefer, Carl

Harrogate, Tenn: Department of Lincolniana , 1841. Address of Frederick Hill Meserve and Carl W. Schaefer on the occasion of the presentation of the photographs of Abraham Lincoln to Lincoln Memorial UniversityOctober 4, 1941. First Edition. gray softcover lightly sunned along the edges. Limited to 300 copies. 16 pages. plus cover.. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. American History.

$23.28

Eulogy of Chief-Justice Chase

By Evarts, William M.

Hanover, N.H.: J. D. Parker, 1874. delivered before Alumni of Dartmouth College at Hanover, June 24, 1874. Tan wrappers with title in black on front cover. 30 pp plus cover. Verical crease where if had been fold at some time. Very scarce in the first edition. 1st. Softcover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. American History.

$42.75

Addresses Delivered at the Inauguration of the Rev. William M. Reynolds

By Unknown

Columbus: Scott & Bascom, 1850. as the President of Capital University. May 31, 1850. In the First Presbyterian Church, Columbus. Pamphlet removed from a bound volume of like items stiched binding 36 pp Contemporary signature in cursivse ink top of title page. Published by order of the Trustees.Interior clean and bright. No wrappers.. 1st. Softcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Religion.

$23.28

Blandford Colour Series Parachute Badges and Insignia of the World

By R. J. Bragg & Roy Turner

Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1979. 227 pages, includes table of contents, acknowledgements, an introduction, badges and insignia by location, colour plates, plate descriptions, black and white plates, black and white plate descriptions, appendix 1. combat jumps 1939-1943, appendix 2. combat jumps since 1 January 1946. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Military.

$15.68

Regimental Badges

By Major T. J. Edwards MBE FRHist S

London: Charles Knightn & Co. Ltd., 1974. inscribed & signed on FEP by the author "To Dan, With best wishes and warm personal reguard, Derek" "These relate to the formation of divisions from the former regional brigades, and the changes in the section on the Territorial Army Volunteer Reserve, brought about because of a Government decision to increase the volunteer strength of the reserve forces which resulted in the re-activation of the majority of the Territorial cadres. The time0honoured title of "Other Ranks" has been retired, and the recently recruited description of "Soldiers" makes its first appearance in the work, and applies to all ranks other than officers. Thus [this book] continues to serve as the standard work of reference on the present (in 1974) badges of the British Army"(blurb). Inscribed and Signed By Author. 6th. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Military.

$11.88

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