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Arms and Armour: from 9th to the 17th Century

By Martin, Paul

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. very Good+/very good. Tan tweed cloth boards with brown spine lettering. 298 pages well illustrated with b&w and color plates. Edges of boards slightly discolored. Minor foxing along top edge. Unclipped dj has two closed tears and minor edgewear. Damp stain along bottom back panel edge, does not affect book at all. Clean and tight. No markings. Fully illustrated guide to the history of arms and armour for both the collector and student of costume.


Rifles Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters
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Rifles Six Years with Wellington's Legendary Sharpshooters

By Urban, M

London: Faber & Faber, 2003. Third printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Book & dj as new. Unclipped dj. Hunter green endpapers.


Record of the Soldiers of the Civil War, Spanish American War and the World War from the Town of Manchester, Vermont

By Bennett, Alice E. (compiled by)

Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle, 1925. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Spine slightly sunned. Pinhole in outside hinge near bottom edge. Endpapers slightly yellowed. Minor foxing along foredge. Otherwise clean and tight. No markings. Tight binding. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


German: When Lies Were decreed as Truth... And a Nation Allowed Itself to be Deceived!
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German: When Lies Were decreed as Truth... And a Nation Allowed Itself to be Deceived!

By Conway, Harry

New York: Shengold, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Red boards with gilt spine lettering. Heel of spine bumped. Dj has minor edgewear and two small closed tears. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Soldier's Story of His Captivity at Andersonville, Belle Isle, and Other Rebel Prisons

By Goss, Warren Lee

Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1866. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Thomas Nast. With an appendix, containing the names of the Union soldiers who dieds at Andersonville, with the numbers of their graves, their rank, the companies and regiments to which they belonged, the dates of their decease, and the diseases of which they died. And also, many certificates to the truthfulness of the book. Embellished with a beautiful presentation page and four full page illustrations, by Thomas Nast, the celebrated American artist; a steel portrait of the author; several maps drawn from actual measurements, and many accurate illustrations of prison life, taken from rebel photographs now in the possession of the publishers. Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering and design; beveled edges. Interior hinges just starting. No markings. Minor foxing. All illustrations and maps, included one folded map, present. Nead/heel of spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. One small spot on front board. A very nice copy. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


French War and the Revolution

By Sloane, William Milligan

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1902. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Part of the American History Series. Illustrated with colored maps. Blue cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Logo of American History Series blind stamped on front board. Head/heel of spine and corners lightly bumped. Clean and tight. A very nice copy. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Illustrated History of Our War with Spain: It's Causes, Incidents, and Results Embracing a Comple Record of Military and Naval Operations

By Russell, Henry B.

Hartford, Conn.: A. D. Worthington & Co., 1898. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket as Issued. From the beginning to the close of the conflict with descriptions of battles, sieges, exploits, and achievements or our Army and Navy. With introductions by Hon. Redfield Proctor and Hon. John M. Thurston. "Superbly Illustrated" with steel-plate portraits and full-page engravings, and maps. Two color folding maps in perfect, crisp condition. Blue cloth boards with dark blue decoration and lettering. Title is in bright gilt. Book's only fault is minor foxing on frontis tissue guard. Spine is very slightly sunned. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


Instructions for Making Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1863. Hard Cover. Good -/No Jacket as Issued. "... as prescribed by the general regulations of the Army; incluing directions respecting the evidence required in settling the ordnance property accounts of officers leaving the service; prepared at the Ordnance Bureau for the Use of Officers accountable for such property." Orginally blue blind-stamped cloth boards with gilt insignia of Ordnance Bureau on front board. Lettering on spine probably was also gilt; letters still readable. Boards are aded and stained. Head of spine and top corners bumped and worn. Heel of spine and bottom corners just bumped. Two small holes in spine cloth about half way down. Binding is tight. Stain on top front corners of boards and pages. Does not affect readability of text. Small piece from bottom front corner of front free endpaper missing. Foxing on endpapers. Other than stain interior pages are clean and tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


One Gallant Rush: Robert Gould Shaw and His Brave Black Regiment

By Burchard, Peter

New York: St. Martin's, 1965. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good=/Very Good. The story of Shaw's life and of his command. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper "to Paul and Julia [Child] / June 1965 / From Peter." Turquoise cloth boards with black and blue spine lettering with red stars. Illustrated with b/w photos and maps. Dj has two half-inch closed tears at bottom front edge and minor rubbing. Price intact. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Helicopters at War: a Pictorial History
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Helicopters at War: a Pictorial History

By Wragg, David

New York: St. Martin's, 1983. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. The early stages of the helicopter's history -- from da Vinci to Sikorsky -- are outlined, with detailed analysis of the craft's development, including the experiments of the 1940s and the first true operational use in Korea. Dj has minor edgewear and minor yellowing at edges on back panel. Gift notation on front pastedown, under dj's front flap. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Im Frieden: Ein Militarhandbuch fur Alle

By Generalstab der Munchener Fliegenden Blatter

Munich: Braun und Schneider. no date (circa 1895). Eighth Printing. Original Wraps. Fair/No Jacket. Fair, in wraps. Wonderful humorous illustrations about life in the Germany army during the late 1800s. Paper cover has worn and chipped edges. Bottom inch of spine is chipped away. Tear along top of front hinge. Covers are soiled and owners name is inked out. Inside pages are tight, but some are slightly dogeared.


Passing of Spain and the Ascendency of America

By Crabtree, J.B.

Springfield, Massachusetts: King-Richardson Publishing, 1898. First Edition. Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. Brown leather boards with gilt letting and blind stamped design. Edge wear and some wear on spine. Two small tears at head of spine. Endpapers is a colored design of American and Cuban flags. Color spread illustration of Battle of Manila tipped in before title page. Many other b/w illustrations. A very nice copy.


Night of the Long Knives

By Tolstoy, Nikolai

New York: Ballantine, 1972. First Edition. Original Wraps. Good. Stiff wraps. Spine tilt. Some edgewear. Illustrated with many b/w photographs and illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Vicksburg: 47 Days of Siege

By Hoehling, A. A. and the Editors of Army Times Publishing Company

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1969. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Blue cloth boards. Illustrated endpapers. Minor water stain at heel of spine. Dj has minor edgewear. Spine is slightly faded. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Lincoln Frees the Slaves

By Leacock, Stephen

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. very Good -. Cream colored cloth boards with black and gold on spine. Minor soiling to front board. Spine is slightly cocked. Head and heel of spine bumped. Frontis is early photo of Lincoln. Illustrated with some small b/w drawings.


Civil War Courtship: The Letters of Edwin Weller from Antietam to Atlanta

By Walton, William (edited by)

Garden City: Doubleday, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. Weller, a soldier from Havana, New York, tells of the war and the soldier's lot through letters to his fiance back home. Map endpapers. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. Light foxing on edges. Dj in protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.