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The Day of the Beast
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The Day of the Beast

By Grey, Zane

Harper & Brothers. Very Good. 1922. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Spine is faded but titles are readable. Faint inscription to first endpaper is dated 1922. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Stated first edition with G-W on copyright page. . Social commentary involving a World War One vet. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. C4 .

$40.00

The Battle of the Somme  First Phase
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The Battle of the Somme First Phase

By Buchan, John & George H. Casamajor

Thomas Nelson & Sons. Very Good-. 1916. Hardcover. Light soil to paper-covered boards, wrinkled spine with 1/8 inch missing at extremities of spine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Undated but around 1916. Includes 25 pages of plates, maps, and one fold-out map. Notable for its b/w photos of soldiers, terrain, etc. A solid copy. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 109 pages. B3 .

$25.00

Battle for the Bundu  The First World War in East Africa
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Battle for the Bundu The First World War in East Africa

By Miller, Charles

MacMillan Publishing Co.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. No defects in book, dust jacket has very slight and faint creasing to edges, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. . History of World War One in East Africa, the setting for the movie The African Queen. Includes bibliography, index. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pages. A1 .

$45.00

The Major
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The Major

By Connor, Ralph & F. Rogers

George H. Doran Company. Very Good. 1917. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Spine is somewhat faded, gilt is dulled. Owner name neatly penned to first endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 383 pages. U3 .

$25.00

The Great War, 1914-1918  Essays on the Military, Political and Social  History of the First World War
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The Great War, 1914-1918 Essays on the Military, Political and Social History of the First World War

By Adams, R. J. Q.

Texas A & M University Press. New in New dust jacket. 1990. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. New, no defects. Dust jacket protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . Ten essays on World War One, Index. . Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 208 pages. T1 .

$25.00

When Johnny Comes Marching Home
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When Johnny Comes Marching Home

By Wecter, Dixon

Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1944. 1st Edition. Later Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has small chips nad tears, rubbing, sunned spine, soiled back panel. Still attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is bumped at head and foot of spine, bound in orange cloth in excellent condition. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Published in 1944 and printed with wartime paper, pages are slightly darkened. . Book deals with the important question of what should be done for the brave soldiers who return home after a war, perhaps with devastating physical or emotional injuries. Four American wars are considered in depth: the American Revolution, the Civil war, World War One, and the soon-to-be-over World War Two. Fascinating reading and extremely timely. This is the 1944 edition, later printing. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 588 pages. F4 .

$30.00

Spy Catchers of the U. S. Army in the War with Japan: the Unfinished Story  of the Counter Intelligence Corps
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Spy Catchers of the U. S. Army in the War with Japan: the Unfinished Story of the Counter Intelligence Corps

By Edwards, Duval A.

Red Apple Publishing. Fine with no dust jacket. 1994. 1st Edition. Softcover. Book is Like New. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A detailed history of the CIC, which, according to the author, provides a great deal of previously unpublished information. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 312 pages. Signed by Author. D4 .

$20.00

Le Socialisme Francais:   de L'Affaire Dreyfus a la Grande Guerre
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Le Socialisme Francais: de L'Affaire Dreyfus a la Grande Guerre

By Fiechter, Jean-Jacques

Genève. Genève: Librairie Droz. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1965. 1st Edition. Softcover. Book is bound in glossy card covers, worn and lightly bumped corners, creased spine, bookplate of former owner mounted on verso of front cover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Includes fold-out tables and charts. Text is in French. . Etudes d'Histoire Economique, Politique et Sociale Series. Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 290 pages. C6 .

$30.00

Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I
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Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I

By Williams, George K

Air University Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1999. Softcover. No defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 312 pages. L3 .

$20.00

With the Battle Cruisers
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With the Battle Cruisers

By Young, Filson

US Naval Institute Press. Fine with no dust jacket. 1986. Reprint. Hardcover. No defects; pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . Reprint of a work originally published in 1921. A beautiful copy. . Classics of Naval Literature Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 295 pages. G5 .

$30.00

Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States:  The Paris  Peace Conference 1919. Volume XIII
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Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States: The Paris Peace Conference 1919. Volume XIII

By U. S. Department Of State & U. S. Government Printing Office

Washington DC. Washington DC: Department of State. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1947. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Spine slightly faded, mild corner bumps, pages slightly yellowed. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Hardback book bound in reddish-brown buckram. . This is the last volume of the 13 volumes dealing with the Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles, ending World War One. It provides the full text of the treaty with voluminous Notes interspersed throughout. The portions of the treaty text were printed with a printed vertical rule in the margins, making it easier to separate the treaty text from the notes. Volume 13 only (1018 pages). . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 1018 pages. F4 .

$40.00

Sanitation in War
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Sanitation in War

By Lelean, P S

Philadelphia. Philadelphia: P. Blakiston, Son & Company. Very Good. [1917]. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Some scuffing and odd area of light staining to the blue cloth covers, bright gilt titles to spine. Two owner stamps on endpapers; War Service Library bookplate to front pastedown, but no stamps, spine label, or card pocket indicating ex-library status. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Book is undated but the second British edition was published in 1917, according to LC. Topics covered include water and water supplies, new ideas in field sanitation, conservancy in the field, medical organization in the field, the role of insects in war, and more. With 54 illustrations. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 269 pages. E6 .

$40.00

The Outlook, Published Weekly with Illustrations: Vol. 110, No. 3 May 19,  1915. The Lusitania Massacre: What Shall America Do?
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The Outlook, Published Weekly with Illustrations: Vol. 110, No. 3 May 19, 1915. The Lusitania Massacre: What Shall America Do?

By Editors, The Outlook

The Outlook, Inc.. Good with no dust jacket. 1915. Softcover. Edges of paper covers are sunned and frayed; textblock has no defects. . An especially interesting issue of this weekly news magazine. The Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat, provoking an American outrage that is reflected in the pages of this issue, and probably did more than any other single event to propel the United States to enter the First World War. 1195 passengers and crew perished, including 123 Americans. Also in this issue are articles on Japan and China, focusing on Japan's "Monroe Doctrine, " Theodore Roosevelt's libel suit, lasting two months and eventually exonerating him, a summary of events in the war, including several full-page b/w photos, an essay on Billy Sunday, an article entitled, "Why Mexico is a Thorn in our Side, " many pages of fascinating ads, both personal and commercial, and more. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 55 pages. J6 .

$55.00

1918: the Unexpected Victory
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1918: the Unexpected Victory

By Johnson, J. H.

Arms and Armour Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. Reprint. Hardcover. Jacket is a little creased at edges, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are crisp, tight, appears unread. . The last year of World War One, and its unexpected end. A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 208 pages. G6 .

$12.50

Clay County's Answer: 1917-1919:  An Authentic Review of Clay Country's  Participation in the World War
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Clay County's Answer: 1917-1919: An Authentic Review of Clay Country's Participation in the World War

By American Legion

American Legion. Good+ with no dust jacket. 1919. Hardcover. Cloth covers are rubbed and worn at extremities. Embossed gilt eagle and title on front cover, covers have several scrapes and scratches. Both hinges are cracked, binding otherwise tight, pages clean. Some handwritten notes on ffep, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. Printed on coated paper, filled with high-quality b/w photos. . This book reviews everything that Clay County, Indiana, did in the last two years of World War One, after The United States entered the war, nearly a hundred years ago. This includes a highly detailed listing and discussion of the young men and officers who fought, and of those who died, including photos of each. It also includes work done at home to aid the war effort, including victory loans, food conservation measures, service performed by women towards the war effort, mines and mining efforts, and much more. Invaluable for genealogical research in Clay county, which includes the towns of Brazil, Carbon, Center Point, Clay City, Harmony, Knightsville and Staunton. . 4to - 11" to 13" tall. 336 pages. T7 .

$80.00

The Black Cat Squadron: Night Bombing in World War I
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The Black Cat Squadron: Night Bombing in World War I

By Wynn, Humphrey

Washington DC. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1990. 1st US Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Back panel of jacket is lightly rubbed, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . "The true story of 2/Lt. Leslie Blacking, a nineteen-year-old pilot sent to serve with the 207 Squadron on the Western Front during the summer of 1918." Black cloth cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. F2 .

$21.50

Her Privates We
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Her Privates We

By Private #19022 [Manning, Frederic]

New York. New York: Berkley Medallion Books. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1964. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Softcover. One of the greatest accounts of trench warfare in WWI. The cover has a photo of soldiers climbing out of a trench on a red background. There is slight edge rubbing and a small tear (1/8") on the back cover with accompanying minor crease. The wraps are otherwise uncreased, including the spine; the pages are very slightly yellowed but are tight and clean; the book appears unread. Overall, a beautiful copy. 255 pages. . First Berkley edition of this classic. . Mass Market PB. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. G6 .

$21.50

Mussolini: the Wild Man of Europe
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Mussolini: the Wild Man of Europe

By Bond, John

Washington, D. C. . Washington, D. C.: Independent Publishing Co.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1929. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Frontispiece, 39 photos. Black buckram cover, photo plate of Mussolini tipped on front cover, gilt on spine is dulled but still quite readable. Binding very tight and square, pages clean. . Biography of Mussolini, concentrating on his adult life and rise to power. Published before the rise of Hitler, the Third Reich and World War Two. Illustrated with photos, this is the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 206 pages. D6 .

$25.00

Education before Verdun
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Education before Verdun

By Zweig, Arnold

NY. NY: Viking. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1936. 1st American Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. All four corners of jacket are slightly clipped, but price is intact. Jacket has very light edgewear, now protected with acid-free polyester cover. Book has front hinge starting (2") and bumped corner. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Classic WWI novel. Endpapers are maps, two small ink spots at top edge of front endpaper. This is the sequel to The Case of Sergeant Grischa. A handsome copy, jacket protected by polyester film cover. This is the first English edition. It IS NOT a book club edition; price on jacket is $2.50. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 447 pages. S2 .

$30.00