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The 25th Infantry Division and World War 2

By Karolevitz, Captain Roberts, editor. illus. by Lieutenant Donald A. Mundt

Nashville, TN: Battery Press, 1993. Reprint of 1946 work. Hardcover. Very good. Thin quarto (oversize) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued with the reprint. 202 p. w/ many b&w illus., maps, division staff and unit commanders. The 25th ID "Lightning" was first deployed to Guadalcanal and helped finish the campaign, then moved on to the New Georgia islands. After a refit, the unit was landed at Luzon in the Philippines. They entered garrison duty at Nagoya in October 1945 till the Korean War.

$40.00

The First Battalion of the 28th Marines on Iwo Jima : a Day By Day History [ 5th Marine Division ]

By Allen, Robert E.

Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1999. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very good. Small quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 460 p. w/ many b&w illus., casualty and action reports, chronology, unit and personnel muster rolls, maps, notes, bibliography, index. Literally, a day by day record of the struggles and successes of this Marine battalion in one of the hardest fights in Corps history.

$60.00

God, Honor, Father : a Photo History of PanzerGrenadier Division "GrossDeutschland" on the Eastern Front 1942-1944

By McGuirl, Thomas and Remy Spezzano

Southbury, CT: RZM imports, 1997. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 226 p. w/ many b&w illus., glossary, leader profiles. A largely photographic history of this hard fighting division on the Russian Front, commanded by such able generals as Hermann Balck and Haso von Manteuffel. It's early years as a regiment and last year as a "corps" are not included.

$35.00

The Authority of Language : Heidegger, Wittgenstein, and the Threat of Phliosophical Nihilism

By Edwards, James C.

Tampa, FL: University of South Florida Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 249 p. w/ bibliography, index.

$50.00

History of the 31st Infantry Division in Training and Combat 1940 - 1945

Nashville, TN: Battery Press, 1993. Reprint of 1946 work. Hardcover. Very good. Thin quarto (oversize) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket issued with the reprint. 188 p. w/ many b&w illus., maps, division staff and unit commanders, citations, casualties. The 31st ID "Dixie" was sent overseas to New Guniea in 1944 and after it's liberation moved on to Morotai and surrounding islands, then Mindanao in the Philippines. Includes reporting from one of he Japanese officers oposing the Division on Mindanao.

$40.00

Self-Portrait in Three Colors : Gregory of Nazianzus's Epistolary Autobiography

By Storin, Bradley K.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 261 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, index. A study of some 240 personal letters of 4th century c.e.Saint Gregory of Nazianzus, which the author views as being a kind of autobiography in letters.

$65.00

Paracas Ritual Attire : Symbols of Authority in Ancient Peru

By Paul, Anne

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 170 p. w/ color and b&w illus., b&w drawings, footnotes, bibliography, index. A study of the garments and their ritual use and meaningin this pre-Hispanic Peruvian culture.

$75.00

Church, Stage, and Studio : Music and Its Contexts in 17th Century Germany

By Walker, Paul edior. foreword by Lynn Edwards

Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Stamp by the printer on the title page in black ink, NOT obscuring any of the text. 396 p. w/ notes at end of each essay, index. An collection of some 15 scholarly essays on various aspects of 17th c. music in Germany.

$95.00

Late Roman Fortifications

By Johnson, Stephen

Totowa, NJ: Barnes & Noble, 1983. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 315 p. w/ maps, illus., appendices, bibliography, notes, index. A detailed study of Roman fortifications built from the late third thru fourth centuries c.e., with new forts on the unstable frontiers and new city walls as defense from barbarian assault.

$85.00

Sacred Founders : Men, Women, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome Through Early Byzantium

By Angelova, Diliana N.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (over size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 434 p. w/ maps, illustrations, endnotes, bibliography, index. A study of founding myths in the service of legitmizing imperial authority of the emperors and their families.

$45.00

Year Books of Richard II : 2 Richard II 1378 - 1379

By Arnold, Morris S. editor

Cambridge, MA: Ames Foundation, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Tall octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Slight foxing on endpapers. Slight soiling to edges of textblock. A few pencil and ink notes inside. Errata slip tipped in. xli, 151 (302) double numbered p. w/ footnotes, tables, index of persons, and an index of matters. A record of the court cases heard during the 2nd year of the reign of Richard II, with the Latin on one side and English on the other, including charges, testimony, and judgments.

$70.00

Bela Bartok : Composition, Concepts, and Autograph Sources.

By Somfai, Laszlo

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Tall octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xxii, 334 p. w/ footnotes, appendix of works and sources, and indexes of terms, compositions, and subjects. A study of Bartok's compositional processes, while stressing his position as one of the masters of Western music history.

$45.00

Gardens of Fear: the Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 6

By Howard, Robert E. Paul Herman, editor. introduction by Benjamin Szumskyj

Wildside Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 190 p. 6 classic stories and one 1 page poem.

$45.00

The Origins of the Ancrene Wisse

By Dobson, E. J.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good, price clipped. Small octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Name of former owner and date on flyleaf. 441 p. w/ maps, footnotes, appendices, index. A study of the location of the creation of this early 13th century monastic rule for medieval anchoresses, and an argument for it's author.

$35.00

Beyond the Black River : the Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 7

By Howard, Robert E. Paul Herman, editor. introduction by Damon C. Sasser

Wildside Press, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 190 p. 5 stories, including a round robin one done by Howard, Lovecraft, Long, Moore, and Merritt.

$30.00

Carriage Terminology : an Historical Dictionary

By Berkebile, Don H.

Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press / Liberty Cap Books, 1978. 2nd printing. Hardcover. Very good. Quarto (oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Name of former owner on title page. 487 p. w/ many b&w illus.

$50.00

Ad Autolycum. Oxford Early Christian Texts

By Theophilus of Antioch. text and translation by Robert M. Grant

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so to dust jacket. Parallel Greek and English pages. 153 p. w/ indexes of biblical and non-biblical sources and parallels. A defense of Christianity adressed to a pagan friend. Theophilus was a converted Christian who became the 7th Bishop of Antioch in the lae 2nd century c. e.

$35.00

Measure and Music : Enjambement and Sentence Structure in the Iliad

By Higbie, Carolyn

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 229 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index locorum. A study of the syntactical relationship between successive verses in the Iliad of Homer.

$40.00

Kant's Intuitionism : A Commentary on the Transcendental Aesthetic

By Falkenstein, Lorne

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xxiii, 465 p. w/ endnotes, bibliography, and indexes to citations, subjects, and persons. A focused examination of one part of Kant's Transcendental Aesthetic, that of intuiting properties and relations as they exist in space and time.

$65.00

Gates of Empire and Other Tales of the Crusades

By Howard, Robert E. Paul Herman, editor. introduction by Fred Blosser

Wildside Press, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 262 p. Germans, Arabs, Irishmen, Englishmen, Danes, slaves, women, and more in 8 adventure stories.

$30.00

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