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New York in the Spanish-American War 1898. Part of the Report of the Adjutant-General of the State for 1900. In Three Volumes. Volume I.

By: Andrews, Avery D., And Hoffman, Edward M., adjutants-general of the State of New York

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon, State Printer: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001488

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


vii + 994 pp. VOLUME ONE only. Frontis plate Frank T. Black. Illus maps,tables,figs. Includes Military Departments, Staff Departments, Declaration of War, Volunteers, Army and Navy, Camp Instructions; Signal Corp Volunteers, Deaths in the services, including names, Registers of organizations: Troop A & C; Fourth, Fifth, Seventh Battery; First, Second, Third and Eighth Regiment. Light peach cloth is a bit grubby, bottom of spine wearing, front edge has a small stain, interior otherwise clean and unmarked. ; Large 8vo View more info

New York in the Spanish-American War 1898. Part of the Report of the Adjutant-General of the State for 1900. In Three Volumes. Volume II.

By: Andrews, Avery D., And Hoffman, Edward M., adjutants-general of the State of New York

Price: $59.00

Publisher: Albany, James B. Lyon, State Printer: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001489

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


993 pp. This second of 3 volumes consists of Registers of the Ninth Regiment, Twelfth, Thirteen, Fourteenth, Twenty-second, Forty-seventh, and Sixty-fifth Regiments. Light peach cloth covers are quite grubby on this volume, top corner broken, spine tips worn, some staining at the fore-edge, interior of this volume pages 420-530 have stains in the text corresponding to edge stains (appears to have been an old spill), back hinge splitting but binding sturdy. ; Large 8vo View more info

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[La Connoissance des Pavillons ou Bannieres, que la plûpart des nations arborent en mer.] with 90 Hand-Colored Plates

By: Aubin, Nicolas (attributed)

Price: $3,499.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Jacques van den Kieboom: 1737

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7344

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


A quarto measuring 9” x 7”. Binding is very pleasing, an extremely handsome rebinding using renewed old materials. Old contemporary calf boards that have signs of wear with lovely patina were sensitively and expertly rebacked with a spine with 5 raised bands, gilt in the compartments, all beautifully done by this master binder. There are 28 pages of text and 90 engraved plates, all present as called for. The title page is a facsimile printed on old paper, and endpapers are renewed, otherwise all original. Condition is good. A2 repaired at top corners, plate 31 has a clean tear in the ... View more info

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Ammianus on Warfare: An Investigation into Ammianus' Military Knowledge

By: Austin, N. J. E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bruxelles, Latomus: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004914

ISBN: 2870311052

Condition: Fair


1st Thus. 171 pp. Select bibliography. In English with very occasional Latin. Cream card covers with b/w engraving of Ammianus has some general wear, old scholarly notes. Interior has occasional and persistent scholarly notes in pencil throughout -- some pages none, others with quite a few -- the reader obviously was challenging Austin's thesis, which attempts to establish Ammianus in the front rank of ancient military historians by demonstrating that he possesses an extensive knowledge of the three principal phases of military activity: intelligence, planning and operations. ; Collection ... View more info

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Charles George Gordon. A Sketch

By: Barnes, Reginal H.; Brown, Charles E.

Price: $99.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004074

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


This book is a hardcover, 7 1/2" by 5", 104 pages, plus several unnumbered preliminaries and 4 pages of facsimile letters before the title page; in fair condition. Cloth covers show rubbing at the corners, spine tip chipping. Interior hinges cracked, the 4 pages of facsimile letters are detached and the last fly is similarly cracking away from the binding at the gutter. There are old "Mercantile Library" stamps on the title page and a few other pages, otherwise, all pages are clean and unmarked. This is an exceedingly rare hardcover on Charles George Gordon, "Gordon ... View more info

Deutschland Olympia Jahr 1936

By: Bittner, Ehlert, Hoffman, et al

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berlin, Volk Und Reich: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000119

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Unpaginated, approx. 45 leaves. A book of black and white propaganda photographs, produced for the Nazi Reich for the 1936 Olympics, culminating in a full page photograph of Hitler ("uber allem steht der Fuhrer"). Credited photographers include Bittner; Ehlert; Hofbauer; Heinrich Hoffmann; Langhammer; Dr. P. Wolff, among many others. In German. Handsome tweed cloth fabric with orange title, and the 5 Olympic rings in orange as well. Clean and in good condition except part of the spine is chipped away in the center of the spine, otherwise minimal wear.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"... View more info

Convoy to India Signed by Author

By: Blakeley, Al Ethelred (pseud. Alfred E. Blake)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Trilon Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000161

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


214 pp; Signed on the first fly "To Hi, with best wishes, Al. E. Blakeley". A war-time diary written by an African American soldier in the segregated American army during World War II. The author traveled through Africa, the Middle East, Burma, Pakistan, and India. His view of the war and world from the inside is interesting enough, but he also feels sympathy for the downtrodden people of color he sees on his travels and reports on their culture, condition and hopes, as well. Dark red cover is clean and bright with traces of an impression (as though someone used the book as a prop... View more info

The American Union: A Discourse, Delivered on Thursday, December 12, 1850, the Day of the Annual Thanksgiving in Pennsylvania, and Repeated on Thursday, December 19, in the Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia

By: Boardman, Henry A. (Augustus)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo and Co.: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000803

Condition: Fair


56 pp. Fourth Thousand. Original paper wraps, fc inscribed "George S. Hillard Esq, Boston, with the Author's respects". Copyright page ihas pencil notation "1851 Sept 10 Gift of Hon George S. Hillard of Boston". A plea for the holding together of the Union and against secession. Hillard, who apparently gave the book to a library, was an attorney, legislator and author, served as a member of the Senate and was U.S. Attorney before retiring to private law practice. Brown paper covers are bit grubby, front corner chipped away, spine chipped, back cover has long 2" wide lac... View more info

Under the Shadow of Napoleon French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

By: Bonura, Michael

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NYU Press: 2012

Seller ID: 9255

ISBN: 0814709427

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xi, 306pp + 3 unnumbered pages. Book has blue paper hardcover with yellow text on covers and spine, illustration on front cover. Corners are slightly bent. Text is clear and unmarked. ; Warfare and Culture; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1 inches; 320 pages View more info

Ukraine During World War II History and its Aftermath. a Symposium

By: Boshyk, Yury, editor

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Canadian Inst of Ukranian Study Pr: 1986

Seller ID: 10330

ISBN: 0920862373

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xix, 291 pp. Index, sources/bibliography, glossary, chronology. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Octavo. Ochre cloth with black to spine is clean and nice. Interior has occasional light pencil marginalia, otherwise crisp and clean. A good copy. ; The Canadian Library In Ukrainian Studies; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 291 pages View more info

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Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic and Civil Wars: with the Supplementary Books Attributed to Hirtius; including the Alexandrian, African and Spanish Wars. Literally Translated, with Notes and a Very Elaborate Index.

By: Caesar, Julius

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & London, Harper & Brothers: 1898

Seller ID: 004580

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


572 pp. Index. In English. Original dark grey-green embossed cloth hard covers are stained and faded, spine gilt just legible. Interior end papers are very foxed, hinges are splitting, but text is otherwise clean and unmarked. Aged but still respectable. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

The Military-Gentry Coalition China under the Warlords

By: Ch'en, Jerome

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto-York University Joint Centre On Modern East Asia: 1979

Seller ID: 10427

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Iii, 201 pp. Each chapter has end notes. Large octavo. Cream card covers with the signature pale orange carps design. Covers are clean and nice, interior very nice, good copy. Historian Jerome Ch'en died in Ontario in June, 2019, at the age of 99 years. ; Publications Series; Vol. 4.1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 201 pages View more info

America's War on Terrorism. The REvivial of the Nation-State Versus Universal Human Rights

By: Christie, Kenneth

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Lewiston, New York, Edwin Mellen Press: 2008

Seller ID: 003074

ISBN: 0773451250

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


iii + 274 pp. Bibliography, index. Preface by Amitav Acharya. Turquoise green cloth with pictorial illustration of a hut and a sign for Guantanamo Bay. Covers just a bit rubbed at extremities. Interior has a slight ripple at top edge of the first few pages, otherwise clean and tight.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Ian Hamilton's March. Together with Extracts from the Diary of Lietenant H. Frankland a Prisoner of War At Pretoria.

By: Churchill, Winston Spencer

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Copp, Clark Co.: 1900

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 10260

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Xiii, 409 pp. Frontis portrait plate plus 10 maps and plans, including folding map at end. Small octavo. First Canadian edition. Original mid brown cloth with two red/blue flags crossed on the front cover. Spine darkened, normal shelf soil and dust to the covers. Interior corner of first blank has a short tear, paper a little toned, but otherwise clean and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 409 pages View more info

The Church's Confession Under Hitler

By: Cochrane, Arthur C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Westminster Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003835

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


317 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket with pink and grey is price clipped, bit chipped around top edge. Book itself has book plate, very neat pink ink underlining on various passages, otherwise clean and tidy. "This book sets forth the history of the Synod of Barmen of the German Evangelical Church in May, 1934 and presents a full authentic account of the Church's Confession under Hitler and its significance for the church in other lands. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall View more info

Gulf Military Forces in an Era of Asymmetric Wars. Vol. 2

By: Cordesman, Anthony H.; Al-Rodhan, Khalid R.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Westport CT, Praeger: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003223

ISBN: 0275994007

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


xx + 317-598 pp. Notes. Illustrated with figures, maps. Opens with Iran, then Iraq, then Yemen, and the New Balancing Act in the Gulf. Glossy pictoriial hardcovers have residue of spine label tape on front and back board, first fly has small mark, otherwise clean and tight.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Naval History of Fairfield County Men in the Revolution: A Tale Untold

By: Danenberg, Elsie N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Fairfield, cT, Fairfield Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7717

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


201 pp, index, 5 illustrations including one fold-out map and one fold-out showing John Paul Jones' ship the Ranger in action. An excellent, scarce, scholarly but very accessible history of the Fairfield County, Connecticut, navy during the American Revolution. Extensive notes and lovely illustrations. Book is tight and bright, virtually as new, pictorial cover, the very faintest bit of shelf wear at the bottom of the spine, otherwise as issued.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 202 pages View more info

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Histoire Chronologique Des Operations De L'Armee Du Nord, Et De Celle De Sambre Et Meuse Depuis Le Mois De Germinal De L'An II (Fin De Mars 1794) , Jusqu'au Meme Mois De L'An III (1795). Tiree Des Livres D'Ordre De Ces Deux Armees

By: David, Citoyen [Abbe Pierre Drapeyron De David ] (1749-1832)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, Guerbart: [1795]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6035

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Xvi, 262, errata. Half title. In French. What appears to be original diced calf covers, which are rubbed and worn at corners, spine mostly perished. Interior end papers are marbled, old owner inscrip, text is foxed throughout otherwise clean and unmarked. This appears to be the scarce undated 1st Guerbart edition, which WorldCat dates as 1795. Readable copy, would repay a spine renewal. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages View more info

American Poetry and the First World War

By: Dayton, Tim

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10299

ISBN: 1108418783

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Xi, 269 pp. Index, works cited. Illustrated with figs. Octavo. Grey black and white glossy dustjacket with image of a Liberty bond has just a hint of shelf wear, interior clean and bright. Very nice copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages View more info

The Banality of Goodness The Story of Giorgio Perlasca

By: Deaglio, Enrico; Conti, Gregory, translator

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, IN, University of Notre Dame Press: 1998

Seller ID: 9812

ISBN: 0268021546

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


KB17 xiv, 165 pp. Sources. Glossy grey dust jacket with b/w picture of Jewish people with hands in the air wearing stars being herded by soldiers. DJ is clean and nice, book itself is clean and tight, as never read. Very good copy. First English translation of the story of Perlasca, who found himself in Budapest at the outbreak of WWII and pretended to be the Spanish Consul in order to get thousands of Hungarian Jews out of the country. ; The Erma Konya Kess Lives Of The Just And Virtuous; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184 pages View more info