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The Germans Who Never Lost: The Story of Konigsberg

By Hoyt, Edwin P.

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1968. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good - Fine. Octavo. (4) 247 pp. 19 chapters, notes and acknowledgments, index. First Edition, 1968. Price clipped. Minor edge wear dj. Faintly bowed rear board, else, no wear. No markings, tight binding, pages clean and white. 5.75" x 9.28. Black cloth with blind-stamped image of the Konigsberg of front board, red title plate and gilt lettering to spine, and red top text block edge.

$27.50

Resistance: A Frenchwoman's Journal of Struggle and Defiance in Occupied France
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Resistance: A Frenchwoman's Journal of Struggle and Defiance in Occupied France

By Humbert, Agnes / Barbara Mellor - translator

New York and London: Bloomsbury USA, 2008. 1st U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. xii + 372 pp, Barbara Mellor - translator's acknowledgments, List of Illustrations, Preface by William Boyd, 10 chapters 1. The Fall of the Third Republic; 2. Paris under the Swastika; 3. In the Prison de la Santé; 4. In the Prison de Cherche-Midi; 5. In the Prison de Fresnes; 6. In the Communcal Cell; 7. Forced Labour; 8. At the Phrix Rayon Factory; 9. The Fall of the Third Reich; 10. Hunting the Nazis, Afterword by Julien Blanc, Appendix: Documents on the Resistance, translator's notes, bibliography, index.

$17.50

The Spanish Ulcer: A History of the Peninsular War

By Gates, David

New York, NY / London, UK: W, W. Norton & Co. Inc, 1986. First American Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Large 8vo. Stated First American Edition. xiv + 557 pp, preface, Text with maps, notes, and illustrations in 6 Parts with subdivided chapters. Part I: Introduction, Part II: Reaping the Whirlwind; III: Guerre A Outrance; IV: Castles in Spain; V: The Turning of the Tide; VI: Nemesis by Degrees; chronology, Appendix 1 & 2, References, Select Bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, cover cloth crisp & gilt spine bright. Illustrated DJ with very little wear. DJ in mylar-acetate protector (removable).

$20.00

The Steel Navy: A History in Silhouette 1860-1963 (Revised Edition)

By Dolby, James

London: Macdonald, 1965. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. 168 pp, acknowledgments, preface, explanatory notes, list of abbreviations, Part I. The Battleship; Part II. The Aircraft Carrier; Part III. The Cruiser; Part IV. The Destroyer; Part V. The Torpedo Boat; Part VI. The Submarine; Part VII. Patrol, Escort and Minesweeping Vessels; Part VIII. Special Vessels; bibliography, index. Revised Second Edition, 1965. Price clipped. Tiny chip to top edge rear panel dj with only the slightest edge wear to same. Lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. No markings, tight binding, pages clean, white and bright. 5.75" x 8.75". Light green cloth with black title plate and silver lettering to spine. DJ in removable acetate protector. "This is a concise and comprehensive reference to the names and salientparticulars of all the principal vessels built for the fleets of the British Commonwealth since the construction of the first ironclad. There are more than 200 silhouettes and some b&w photos illustrating the development of each warship type, class by class, up to 1963.

$17.50

Sword and Swastika: Generals and Nazis in the Third Reich

By Telford Taylor

New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Stated First Printing. xiv + illustration section (8) + 432 pp, Preface, 8 pp of b&w photos, 9 sub-divided chapters with footnotes, Appendices One, Two, & Three; Seven Charts (organization); Nine Seleced German Rank Lists, 1924-1939; Notes, Sources Acknowledgments and Bibliography, Index. DJ chipped along top spine & top forecorner & worn at bottom spine. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, cloth & boards show light prior use, with slight age-toning of paper. Black DJ, inner low flap clipped, with author photo on rear, handles nicely in removable mylar-acetate protector. 6.4" x 9.2" black cloth boards with gilt design & letters, in DJ.

$20.00

Scorched Earth: The Russian-German War 1943-1944
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Scorched Earth: The Russian-German War 1943-1944

By Paul Carell

Aglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 1994. Hardcover Re-Issue. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo. 560 pp, acknowledgments, Preface (1994), Preface to the Original English Edition, photo acknowledgments, list of 49 Maps, text in 8 sub-divided Parts; I. The Battle of Kursk;5 chapters; II. Manstein; 3 chapters; III. Battles on the Northern Wing (6 chapters); IV.Last Chance (2 chapters); V: To the Dnieper (5 chapters); VI: Between Kiev and Melitopol (6 Chapters); VII. Disasters on the Southern Wing (3 chapters); VIII: The Cannae of Army Group Centre (3 chapters).Documents, Bibliography, Symbols of the Maps, Index. Binding tight, text clean and unmarked, covers with very light cloth wrinkling at hinges top and bottom. 5.8" x 9" tan cloth boards with dark letters to cover and spine, in illustrated DJ. DJ worn slightly at rear bottom spine corner, else Near Fine, in mylar protector. Marbled e.p.'s, published with glossy paper.

$30.00

African Trilogy: The North African Campaign, 1940-43 Comprising Mediterranean Front; A Year of Battle; The End in Africa

By Moorehead, Alan

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1965. Hardcover Re-Issue. Hardcover. Very Good - Fine/Very Good +. 8vo. vi (ii), 592 pp, foreword by Field-Marshal Viscount Montgomery, Foreword to the First Edition by Field-Marshal Viscount Wavell, Book I. Mediterranean Front: The Year of Wavell, 1940-1941; Book II. A Year of Battle: The Year of Auchinleck, 1941-1942; Book III. The End of Africa: The Year of Eisenhower, Alexander and Montgomery, 1942-1943; index with tipped-in erratum between pp.478 and 479. Reprint of the Hamish Hamilton 1944 First Edition, 1965. Price clipped. Tiny chips along top edge spine dj with minor wear to bottom edge and age-toned spine of same. Light stain bottom margin pages vii-1, and age-toning to text block edges, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, and maps on endpapers.

$27.50

History of the American Negro in the Great World War. His Splendid Record in the Battle Zones of Europe

By Sweeney, W. Allison

New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, 1970. Hardcover Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. Complete Title: History of the American Negro in the Great World War. His Splendid Record in the Battle Zones of Europe, Including a Resume of His Past Services to His Country in the Wars of the Revolution, of 1812, The war of the Rebellion, The Indian Wars on the Frontier, the Spanish-American War, and the Late Imbroglio with Mexico, Profusely and Beautifully Illustrated. 320 pp, foreword, 33 chapters. The Basic Afro-American Reprint Library: 1970. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no highlighting or marginalia. Orange cloth with orange map of U.S. within deep-red map of Aftica and deep-red lettering on front board and lettering to spine.

$37.50

Bibliographie des historiques des regiments Francais [Signed by the Author]

By Hanoteau, Jean et Emile Bonnot

Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion, 1913. First Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Very Good +. Large 8vo. No Dust Jacket, As Issues. (4) 354 (4) pp, Introduction; Bibliographie general; Infanterie; Cavalerie; Artillerie; Train des epuipages; Troupes coloniales; Artillerie de marine; Infanterie de marine; Gendarmerie et garde republicaine; Sapeurs pompiers de Paris; Gardiens de la paix; Ecoles militaires; Corps de Sante; Veterinaires; Intendance; Corpsd'e'tait-major; Commis et ouvriers d'administration; Divers; Addenda; Table des noms propres; Table du matieres. Revue des Bibliotheques, Supplement XI, 1913. Inscribed by Jean Hanoteau on prelim. Rebound in three-quarter leeather. Tipped in plate on front pastedown. Some age-toning to prelims with dustline to top text block edge, and faintly age-toned bottom and fore-text block edge, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red three-quarter leather with marbled paper-covered boards, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, and decorative marbled endpapers.

$125.00

The Russian Campaign, 1812

By Fezensac, M., De

Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1970. First English Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. xi, 147 pp, introduction, preface, Part I: 2 Chapters; Part II: 10 Chapters; appendices, index. Translated by Lee Kennett: First English Edition, 1970. "This is a fine English translation of a short, graphic, and accurate mid-level young professional officer's view of Napoleon's Russian campaign. Fezensac was a staff officer from the Niemen to Borodino who participated in the Russian campaign from beginning to end, and was admirably placed to see both the glittering constellation around the emperor and the humble fraternity of the field. The long and incredibly trying retreat from Moscow is the main subject of his journal, and his great courage and candor make the account all the more moving." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with gilt-bordered black title plate and gilt lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine, and map on endpapers.

$17.50

Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade. New Introduction by Ian Fletcher. General and Regimental Indexes by Laurence V. Archer

By Surtees; William

London: Greenhill Books, 1996. Reprint. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. xxiv, 450 (4) pp, introduction, prefatory notice, 20 chapters, appendix: testominals, general index, regimental index. Reprinted, 1996. "The Napoleonic Library is an outstanding collection of seminal works on the Napoleonic Wars. It features evocative contemporary memoirs and makes available once again the classic works on the subject by military historians." Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$15.00

The Declaration of Paris, 1856: A Study - Documented -

By Piggott, Francis

London: University London Press LTD, 1919. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Large 8vo. xii, 452 pp, Part I. Historical, 1854-1862; Part II. Commentary; Part III. Documents; index. First Edition, 1919. "The Paris Declaration Respecting Maritime Law of 16 April 1856 was issued to abolish privateering. It regulated the relationship between neutral and belligerent and shipping on the high seas introducing new prize rules. On the conclusion of the Treaty of Paris, which was signed on 30 March 1856, putting an end to the Crimean War (1853-1856), the plenipotentiaries also signed this declaration. At the close of this war the principal states of Europe concluded that private armed ships, maintained at private cost for private gain could not be kept under proper control. Ultimately, 55 states ratified the Declaration. This treaty established maritime law among the major powers of Europe. It represented the first multilateral attempt to codify in times of peace rules which were to be applicable in the event of war." Price clipped. Bumped bottom front fore-edge corner with light edge wear, age-toned text block edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$100.00

Warfare Under the Anglo-Norman Kings 1066-1135
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Warfare Under the Anglo-Norman Kings 1066-1135

By Morillo, Stephen

Woodbridge, UK / Rochester, NY: Boydell Press / Boydell & Brewer, 1994. First Trade Paper, Later Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Octavo. xii + 208 pp, list of 7 maps & 4 drawings, preface, list of abbreviations, 6 chapters (Intro, chaps2-5, conclusions), , bibliography, index. Binding tight, pages clean & unmarked, wrap-covers Near Fine. 6.2" x 9.2" illustrated soft cover wraps.

$20.00

Highland Warrior: Alastair MacColla and the Civil Wars
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Highland Warrior: Alastair MacColla and the Civil Wars

By Stevenson, David

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK: John Donald Publishers Ltd, 2003. Trade Paperback Reprint. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Octavo. x + 324 pp, preface, list of 6 maps, Prologue: What's in a Name?, 11 chapters, bibliography and abbreviations, genealogical tables 1-4, index. rear wrap top & bottom edge with slight age-toning, faintest traces of wear to forecorner tips, else binding tight, pages unmarked & bright white, wraps glossy & unworn. 6.1" x 9.2" brown illustrated front & white rear wraps.

$19.00

A Land Afflicted: Scotland and the Covenanter Wars, 1638-90
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A Land Afflicted: Scotland and the Covenanter Wars, 1638-90

By Paterson, Raymond Campbell

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK: John Donald Publishers Ltd, 1998. First Trade Paperback. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Octavo. xx + 308 pp, preface, list of 10 maps, 15 chapters, Select bibliography, index. North American import sticker affixed to rear wrap. No significant defects to note; i.e., binding tight, pages clean & unmarked, wraps almost Fine. 6.1" x 9.25" orange brown wraps.

$20.00

Moodie's Zulu War

By Moodie, D.C.F. (Duncan Campbell Francis)

Cape Town, RSA: North & South Press, 1988. First Trade Paperback Reprint. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Small Octavo. reprinted from the very scarce 1879 edition, George Robertson, Publisher (Adelaide).. xxix + 264 pp, introduction by John Labande, acknowledgments & sources, "ISHANDLWANA" (verse by Moodie), preface to the first edition, XI chapters with illustrations, Appendices, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, wraps near fine - unworn, unblemished. 5.4" x 8.5" blue illustrated wraps.

$20.00

War in the Philippines and Life & Glorious Deeds of Admiral Dewey, A Thrilling Account of Our Conflicts with the Spaniards and Filipinos in the Orient

By Stickney, Joseph L.

Chicago, IL: W. S. Reeve Publishing Co.. 1899. Later Printing Used. H Hard Cover. Good - Very Good. Full Title: War in the Philippines and Life & Glorious Deeds of Admiral Dewey, A Thrilling Account of Our Conflicts with the Spaniards & Filipinos in the Orient, Including the Glorious Deeds of the Great Commander & the Complete Story of the Philippine Islands, Historical and Descriptive by Joseph L. Stickney: 415 (19) pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, 22 chapters, poems of Dewey and the Philippines. Fully illustrated with photographs, many of which were taken by the author during the battle, from the bridge of the Olympia in Manila Bay. No Edition Stated: 1899. Cloth on rear hinge and spine bottom shows threads, four board corners slightly turned. Light stain on rear board with light edge wear and slightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with color illustration from the bridge of the Olympia, and a blue flag with four white stars and black lettering to spine.

$24.00

Yarns Of A Kentucky Admiral

By Rodman, Hugh

Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1928. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Very Good. 320 pp, b&w frontis, preface, list of b&w illustrations, I. In Old Kentucky; II. Early Days in the Navy; III. Some Rough Weather on the High Seas; IV. A Bit of Nautical Talk; V. Strange Phenomena of the Sea; VI. A Hawaiian Coronation and a Few Fish Stories; VII. Some Nautical Feats of the Hawaiians and Others; VIII. Anent the Gay South Sea Islands; IX. Hunting and Shooting in Alaska; X. Alaska, Whales and Lighthouses; XI. Gunboating in Asiatic Waters; XII. The Canal Zone; XIII. With Commodore Dewey in 1898; XIV. In the Mists Off Scotland, 1917-18; XV. The Navy as a National Asset and Necessity; index. First Edition, 1928. "Admiral Hugh Rodman KCB (1859-1940) was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Spanish-American War and World War I, later serving as the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet from 1919 to 1921. During the Spanish-American War, he served in Raleigh and was commended for his outstanding conduct in the Battle of Manila Bay. In 1899, he participated in scientific explorations in the Pacific under the direction of Alexander Agassiz. Then, in 1900, he returned to Alaska for work investigating its fisheries. From 1901 to 1904 he commanded Iroquois in Hawaiian waters. From 1907 to 1909, he attended the Naval War College and served as Lighthouse Inspector, 6th Naval District. Duty as Marine Superintendent of the Panama Canal followed in 1914, and in 1915 he commanded New York (BB- 34). Promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral in 1917, Rodman served as Commander, Battleship Division 9, Atlantic Fleet, in his flagship, New York. For the remainder of World War I, Admiral Rodman commanded his division in operations in the North Sea. Returning to the United States after the Armistice, he served with the Atlantic Fleet until July 1919 when he became Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet." Inked name on ffep. Lightly frayed top and bottom spine with slight wear to the fore-edge corner tips, age-darkened spine, and age-toned text block edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$24.00

Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne. Being the Journal of Captain Woodes Rogers, Master Mariner. With Notes and Illustrations by Robert C. Leslie.
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Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne. Being the Journal of Captain Woodes Rogers, Master Mariner. With Notes and Illustrations by Robert C. Leslie.

By Rogers, Woodes

Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute. 1970. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. iv, 143 pp, list of b&w illustrations, introduction, I. From King Road, Bristol, to Cork, in Ireland; II. Amongst the Canary Islands; III. From Grande Towards Juan Fernandez; IV. From Lobos Towards Guiaquil, in Peru; V. Ammong the Gallapagos Islands and at Gorgona Road, in Peru; VI. Sailing Toward the Islands of Guam and Bouton, thence to Batavia, and Round the Cape of Good Hope, Home; appendix. This book is published and distributed in the United States by the United States Naval Institute. "Most people have read the story of Robinson Crusoe and know of the author, Daniel Defoe, by perhaps fewer are acquainted with the name Woodes Rogers or have come across the charming journal of his circumnavigation of the the world, 1708-1711, in the ships Duke and Dutchess. Yet it was Woodes Rogers who discovered the original Crusoe, Alexander Selkirk, on the island of Juan Fernandez, and it was Selkirk's experiences that formed the basis for Defoe's famous novel." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black cloth with gilt figure of The Universal Ring Dyall and gilt lettering on the front board, gilt lettering to spine, blue text block edges, and map of the world on endpapers.

$37.50

Uniforms of the American, British, French, and German Armies in the War of the American Revolution 1775-1783

By Lefferts, Charles M.

Old Greenwich, CT: W E Inc.. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Historical Sketch of the Army of the United States; List of Plates; Charles M. Ldfferts: His LIfe and Work; Introduction to Uniforms of the American Army; Plates of American Uniforms with Descriptions; Descriptions of Dress Worn by Deseerters from the Americana Army, 1775-1780; Plates of Regular British Uniforms with Descriptions; British Regients in America, 1775-1783; British Royal Warrants of December 19,1768; Notes on Regular British Army Uniforms, 1769- 1783; Plates of British Provincial Uniforms and Descriptions; British Provincial Troops Raised in America, 1775-1783; Notes on Uniforms of the British Provincial Troops, 1775-1783; Plates of French Uniforms with Descriptions; Uniforms of the French Army in America, 1780-1782; Plates of Uniforms of the German Auxiliary Troops with descritpions; The German Regiments in America and Their Uniforms, 1776-1783; Names and Commanders of the German Fegiments, 1776-1783; index with b&w plates. Painted and Described by the Late Lt. Charles M. Lefferts. Edited by Alexander Wall. n.d. (c. 1971). Price clipped. Two very small closed tears to bottom edge dj with minor edge wear and lightly foxed along spine edges and panels. Slightly foxed text block edges with creased corners to pages 216 and 230, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. White cloth with red and blue bars, black uniformed figures and black front board lettering, and black lettering to spine.

$37.50

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