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CHANCELLORSVILLE

by Bigelow, John Jr.

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Published
1995
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Fine
ISBN
9780831714314
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New York: Smithmark Publishers, Inc., 1995. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. A classic of military history and the American Civil War, originally published in 1910 and titled: "Chancelllorsville: A Strategic and Tactical Study." Developed from Bigelow's extensive and exhaustive research while was a professor of military history at MIT. First Smithmark edition, first printing thus, (with complete numberline). About 7… Read more
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THE GREAT RAILROAD WAR

by Lutz, Giles A.

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Published
1981
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About Very Good
ISBN
9780385173483
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£8.23

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Garden City: Doubleday, 1981. Hardcover. About Very Good/Good Plus. This is a late novel from the award-winning Western genre writer, Lutz. It is the story of a war between the rich and powerful Rock Island Railroad and the people of Enid, OK, who refused to give up their independence and become a company town. It features Jason Keeler,… Read more
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THE ORIGINAL BELLE

by Roe, Edward P.

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Published
1885
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Good to Good Plus
Edition
First Edition.
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£12.67

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1885. First Edition. . Hardcover. Good to Good Plus. Roe, a late 19th century Presbyterian clergyman, a chaplain during the Civil War, became a bestselling novelist after retiring from the ministry in 1874. His novels, with their strong moral and religious themes, were popular with the middle class in the U.S. and… Read more
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INEZ: A TALE OF THE ALAMO

by Wilson, Augusta Evans

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Published
1888
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Good Plus to Very Good
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£21.96

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New York: G.W. Dillingham, Publisher, 1888. Hardcover. Good Plus to Very Good/No Jacket. A prominent, bestselling Southern novelist both before and after the Civil War, Wilson wrote "Inez" in 1850, when she was fifteen and living with her parents in San Antonio shortly after the Mexican-American War. It was first published in 1855 and many times since by… Read more
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THE COMPLETE MILITARY HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR

by Welsh, Douglas

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Published
1990
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing, First Edition Thus.
ISBN
9780861246557
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£16.89

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Greenwich, CN: Brompton Books Corp., 1990. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. The title of this oversized, lavishly-illustrated volume by Welsh, a noted military historian, might better have used "concise" rather than "complete." No single book of 176 pages could hope to be all-inclusive about a four-year war of the magnitude of the U.S.… Read more
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THE IRISH BRIGADE

by Jones, Paul

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Published
1969
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Edition, Later Printing.
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Washington-New York: Robert B. Luce, Inc., 1969. First Edition, Later Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good to Near Fine/Good Plus to Very Good. A history of the famed Irish Brigade of the North's Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Comprised largely of Irish volunteers serving in regiments raised in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, they were commanded… Read more
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THE FINAL STORM: A Novel of the War in the Pacific

by Shaara, Jeff

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Published
2011
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing.
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£18.37

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New York: Ballantine Books, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. The fourth volume in Shaara's highly-praised quartet of novels about World War II and the only one to deal with the war's Pacific Theater. A master of military fiction, Shaara tells his story from the perspectives of the enlisted men in the bloody battle… Read more
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TREE OF SMOKE

by Johnson, Denis

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Published
2007
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780374279127
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£25.34

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. Poet and novelist Johnson's seventh novel won the National Book Award for fiction in 2007. Set during the Vietnam War, It is the story of William "Skip" Sands, CIA, engaged in psychological operations against the Vietcong and the disasters that happen to… Read more
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THE BATTLE OF DIENBIENPHU

by Roy, Jules

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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£9.71

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New York: Pyramid Books, 1966. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Vintage Paperback, Pyramid N1497. The classic day-by-day reconstruction of the 1954 battle that resulted in a catastrophic defeat for France, ended 80 years of colonial rule of North Vietnam, and set the stage for American involvement two years later in the… Read more
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TRANSPORT FOR WAR

by Hungerford, Edward

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1943. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Hungerford was a popular American history writer from about 1900 to 1950, contributing to many of the country's national magazines as well as writing numerous books, most with some connection to transportation, especially cars and trains. This book, an account of the… Read more
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DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE CIVIL WAR

by Mitchell, Joseph B., Lt. Col.

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Published
1962
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Very Good to Near Fine
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First Printing, First Edition Thus.
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Greenwich, CN: Fawcett Publications, Inc., 1962. First Printing, First Edition Thus. . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good to Near Fine/No Jacket. Vintage Paperback: Fawcett Premier P664. Of the hundreds of books about the U.S. Civil War, this volume by Col. Mitchell most effectively charts the battle-by-battle progress of the war. With its series of 35 maps designed by… Read more
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MAC ARTHUR'S WAR: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero

by Weintraub, Stanley

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Published
2000
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780684834191
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£12.67

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New York: The Free Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. An excellent account of the U.S.'s "Forgotten War" and a penetrating critique of Gen. MacArthur's handling of it by a well-known military historian. 385 pages, with black & white photos, bibliographical references and an index. Boards and text are clean and unmarked, tight and square.… Read more
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BUFFALO AFTERNOON

by Schaeffer, Susan Fromberg

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780394571782
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New York: Knopf, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/About Very Good. Schaeffer's eighth novel is the story of three generations of a blue collar Italian family from Brooklyn but especially its third generation son, Pete Bravado, who, desperate to get away from a father and family that lacks understanding, enlists in the Army and is plunged… Read more
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TIME'S ARROW

by Amis, Martin

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Published
1991
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Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
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9780517585153
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£14.99

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New York: Harmony Books/Crown Publishers, Inc., 1991. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Amis' eighth novel is this exploration of guilt and repression centerred around the Holocaust and featuring Dr. Tod T. Friendly, a doctor now living in a quiet American suburb, who once worked in the medical section at Auschwitz. Narrating Dr. Friendly's story is a… Read more
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THE SWISS ACCOUNT

by Erdman, Paul E.

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Published
1992
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312853211
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£10.77

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New York: Tom Doherty Associates, Inc., 1992. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Erdman combines history and fiction in this spy thriller set in Switzerland during World War II as U.S. spymaster, Allen Dulles, trying to block the withdrawal of Nazi gold from Swiss banks, sends a team of agents on a near-suicide mission into Bavaria.… Read more
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THE SPIES OF WARSAW

by Furst, Alan

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Published
2008
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing.
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New York: Random House, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The tenth novel from this acknowledged master of the historical spy novel features French military attache Colonel Jean-Francois Mercier, assigned to his country's embassy in Warsaw in 1937 on the eve of World War II. He is drawn into a dangerous world of abduction… Read more
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VICTORY

by Coonts, Stephen, Editor

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780312874629
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£12.46

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New York: Forge Books, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. This sequel Coonts' bestselling "Combat," is a collection of ten new short novels of World War II warfare by some of the best current military fiction writers. Edited, and with an introduction by Coonts, and containing his novel, "The Sea Witch," the book also… Read more
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HOW WEAPONS WORK

by Chant, Christopher, Editor

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Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Printing, First U.S. Edition.
ISBN
9780809279982
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£13.30

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Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1976. First Printing, First U.S. Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The book explores in detail an often overlooked aspect of modern military hardware -- how it all works. There are numerous books on what these weapons can do but very few provide an illustrated examination of "how." It should be noted that while technological improvements… Read more
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CODE OF ARMS

by Block, Lawrence & King, Harold

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Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780399900297
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£25.13

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New York: Richard Marek Publishers, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. This book is something of a departure for Mystery Grand Master Block, who has only occasionally collaborated with other authors, but also because it is a spy thriller, set in 1940 with England and Germany at war. It features Ted Campbell, an American… Read more
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DEFCON ONE

by Weber, Joe

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing.
ISBN
9780891413417
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£20.27

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Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. In Weber's first novel, the U.S. and the Soviet Union are on the brink of war when the economically desperate Soviets launch an equally desperate plan resulting in military clashes over Alaska, in the North Atlantic and in space leading inexorably, it seems, to… Read more
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