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The Story Of Our Navy, From Colonial Days to the Present Time, Volume I

By: Abbot, Willis John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17731


282 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume I only. Illustrated board. Illustrated with black & white photos. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Soft bump at corner tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A history, told in a popular, narrative form, of the US Navy, from its beginning to May 1, 1916. Excellent reading! View more info

The Story Of Our Navy, From Colonial Days to the Present Time, Volume II

By: Abbot, Willis John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1916

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17732


561 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Volume II only. Illustrated board. Illustrated with black & white photos. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Soft bump at corner tips. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. A history, told in a popular, narrative form, of the US Navy, from its beginning to May 1, 1916. Excellent reading! View more info

Basic Problems, No. 25, Navy Department, Washington, DC

By: Bureau of Aeronautics

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Textbook Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17474


42 pages; Near Fine condition. Very lightly age tanned at edges of cover. Solid, clean. Property of the Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department, Washington, DC. Stamped No. 13028. Pamphlet No. 25. Unauthorized circulation of this pamphlet by anyone is prohibited. Illustrated with drawings, graphs and photos. View more info

Aircraft Welding Spot Welding of Aluminum Alloys, Pamphlet No. 22, Navy Department

By: Bureau of Aeronautics

Price: $15.00

Publisher: International Textbook Company: 1973

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 17476


75 pages; Very Good condition. Two inch chip top edge of back cover. Tiny tear at spine tips. Solid, clean. Property of the Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department, Washington, DC. Stamped No. 2148. Unauthorized Circulation of this pamphlet by anyone is prohibited. Pamphlet No. 22, Illustrated with drawings, graphs and photos. View more info

History's Greatest Battles, Masterstrokes of War

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Capella: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15854


208 pages; Fine condition. New. Illustrated throughout with photos and maps. Very large Trade Paperback. An excellent gift! Great for a coffee table conversation starter. New book. Solid and clean. All the great battles in this book are pivotal in history: if any one of them had gone the other way, the world would have been a very different place. And none of them, with the exception, perhaps, of Iwo Jima and Berlin, was a foregone conclusion. View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II, Volume 23

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18672


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 1/2 x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: The War Artists; Photographers at War; Small Arms; Logistics: Supplying the American fighting man; The Heavyweights; Air power in the Pacific. Great reading! View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II, Volume 24

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18673


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 1/2 x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: The American Fighting Man; The Cold War; Organisationsbuch Der N.S.D.A.P. - The Nazi Party Handbook. Great reading! View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II, Volume 12

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18674


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 1/2 x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: Threadbare Fortress; Atlantic Wall: The Rommel Plan; Rommel's Achievement; Allied Air Offensive; Eisenhower's Build-Up; On the Brink; Assault and Logement; The Panzers Attack; Cherbourg Falls; Chronology 1943-1944. Great reading! View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II, Volume 15

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18675


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 1/2 x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: Airborne War: Learning the Trade; Arnhem: Monty's Gamble Fails; Defeat in the Balkans; Confusion in the Balkans; Russia's War Effort; and, much more. Great reading! View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia Of World War II volume 9

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18676


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 ½ x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: Casablanca Conference; American Build-Up; The New Panzers; Rommel's Last Throw; Africa: The End; Balance of Strength; Stalingrad and After; Donitz Takes over; Defeat of the U-Boats; Chronology 1941-1943. Great reading! View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II Volume 8

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18677


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 ½ x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: The Long Agony; Stalingrad: The Trap closes; Tension at the Top; Raiders of the Desert; Alamein; Coral Sea: The Curtain Raiser; Coral Sea: The First Carrier versus Carrier Duel; Midway: The Showdown; Torch: The American Viewpoint; Torch: A Two-Front... View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II Volume 7

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18678


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 ½ x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: Crisis in the Desert; Rommel, Rommel, Rommel! Whatever matters but beating him?; Breakthrough at Gazala; Church: The Ultimate: Man of War?; Tobruk Falls; Eastern Front 1942; Drive to the Caucasus; Second Front Now!; The Russian Convoys; Pedestal: Th... View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II Volume 5

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18680


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 ½ x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: Target Moscow; Stalin Hits Back; Roosevelt's America; Atlantic Charter; Japan's Road to War; Pearl Harbor: The Plan; Pearl Harbor; Japan's Blitzkrieg; Wavell Recovers Abyssinia; Battleaxe: Struggle on the Frontier. Great reading! View more info

The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War II Volume 14

By: Collins, James L. Jr. (Ed); Bauer, Eddy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1972

Seller ID: 18682


139 pages; Near Fine/No Jacket - as issued. Large 9 ½ x 12 book - Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout. Slight fade at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Includes: General De Gaulle and the fighting French; Aid from the Greeks; Aid from the Czechs; Poland's overseas armies; Volunteers from Holland; The Internees: Ordeal of the Civilians; and, much more. Great reading! View more info

Know your Allies, Connaissez vos Allies

By: Europe Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers

Price: $40.00

Publisher: France, P. F. L. Danel: 1952

Seller ID: 17717


111 pages; Very Good condition. Text in English and French. Covers are age tanned at edges. Very small pen mark on front cover. 7 x 4 inch paper covers with binder brackets. Solid, clean. Illustrated pictures of uniforms and insignia for NATO Armed Forces; the Armed Forces of: Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Teh Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom, United States. View more info

Prison Life During the Rebellion; Being a Brief Narrative of the Miseries and Sufferings of Six Hundred Confederate Prisoners Sent From Fort Delaware to Morris' Island to be Punished

By: Fuzzlebug, Fritz

Price: $260.00

Publisher: VA, Joseph Funk's Sons: 1869

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19263


48 pages; Good condition. 48 page booklet - self published in 1869. Sewn binding. Chipped at the edges. Stained covers - but not badly. SMU Ex-Library - Not to be taken from Library stamp on inside back cover. Light stain along the top edge of the pages. Tear at spine edge of front cover. Outside page edges are age tanned. An account of the conditions and happenings of a Confederate prisoner of war soldier. Several pages of names of prisoners, where they were captured an... View more info

Modern War Day By Day

By: Hook, Alex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Grange: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15852


192 pages; Fine/Fine. New. Illustrated throughout with photos. Beautiful illustrated boards - same as dust jacket. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! After two world wars, tens of millions of casualties; genocide, nuclear annihilation and death on a scale unknown before the 20th century it would be understandable to assume that mankind would have worked out that war is not the b... View more info

To Shining Sea: a History of the United States Navy 1775-1991

By: Howarth, Stephen

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1991

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 15866


622 pages; Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition with proper number line. HOWEVER, no price on dust jacket and book club indent on back cover. Attractive red cloth on bright blue boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! History of the United State Navy 1775 - 1991. Global in scope yet always human in scale, To Shining Sea demonstrates profound respect for... View more info

Life Magazine - October 30, 1939 - Greatest Dancing Couple

By: Luce, Henry R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Life Magazine: 1939

Edition: Weekly Issue

Seller ID: 19180


92 pages; Fair condition. Large issue 10 1/2 x 14. Small pieces just barely holding the covers on at the spine. Small chip at the tope edge of back cover. Outside page edges age tanning. Fantastic advertisements. Features: Cover story: Greatest Dance Couple - Veloz and Yolanda; German Hero Tells How He Sank the Royal Oak; ....as British Sea Lords Confidently Muddle Through; Imperialist Stalin Dictates to Army Chief; Senate Winds Up Great Debate on Neutrality; German an B... View more info

Handbook of Fire-Control Equipment for Field Artillery, Form No. 1796

By: Ordnance Department U.S.A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: US Government Printing Office: 1917

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 17481


99 pages; Very Good condition. Twenty one plates - some plate pages uncut. Age browned at spine. About 1 and half inch of spine chipped at bottom. 1/2 chip at top spine tip. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Solid, clean. Revised June 15, 1917. The official number of this copy is 9038. Total ordnance equipment for the headquarters company of a regiment of heavy, horse, or light artillery. View more info

ARMS through the Ages

By: Reid, William

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1976

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15246


280 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Large, heavy coffee table size book. Tiny bit of shelf rub on bottom edge of boards. Attractive black boards with bright silver lettering. Illustrated Endpapers. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub top spine tip and back bottom corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The complete history of arms, completely illustrated throughout this beautiful large book. Lin... View more info

The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: A Debate

By: Sagan, Scott Douglas; Waltz, Kenneth N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17630


160 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Soft bump at corner tips. Sticker shadow on front cover. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. This book is about one of today's most critical international issues: the spread of nuclear weapons. In each year of the early 1990's, another country grabbed the attention of the international community by appearing on the brink of nuclear weapons capability. View more info

Management of the American soldier

By: Shanks, David Carey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Thomas F. Ryan: 1939

Seller ID: 17718


80 pages; Very Good condition. No copyright date that I can find. Outside page edges are age tanning. Name to front cover top edge. Solid, otherwise clean. I expressed to Mr. Ryan the belief that the greatest weakness of our young officers was their lack of practical knowledge and experience in the handling of men, and that there was no book known to me which covered this field. Mr. Ryan generously offered to publish a booklet on this subject If I would write it... David... View more info

Against All Odds - The British Army of 1939-40 - New Edition

By: Smurthwaite, David; Nicholls, Mark; Washington, Linda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, National Army Museum: 1990

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 18526


96 pages; Fine/No Jacket. New, not a used book. Previously published in a Limited Edition, 1989. Very large hardcover. Illustrated front board. New Edition - 50th Anniversary Dunkirk, 1940-1990. Illustrated throughout with photos. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! Supplementing the official records with personal recollections, and making full use of photographs never before published, Against All Odds tells the... View more info

Hitler's Battles for Europe

By: Strawson, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19428


256 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Now in protective sleeve. Here is a fascinating account of one of history's strangest military commanders and his struggle to conquer and hold Europe. It is a story of the strategic brilliance, eccentricity and iron will of a man obsessed with war and conquest. Illustrated with maps and ph... View more info

Basic Field Manual, Military Intelligence Identification of U. S. Government Aircraft, FM 30-30

By: US War Department

Price: $40.00

Publisher: DC, US Government Printing Office: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17160


92 pages; Near Fine condition. Lightly age tanned at edges. Name inside front cover. Fully illustrated with photos and drawings of US military airplanes. View more info

The Motor Vehicle, Technical Manual TM 10-510, War Department

By: US War Department

Price: $50.00

Publisher: DC, US Government Printing Office: 1940

Seller ID: 17163


51 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to covers. Lightly age tanned at edges and outside page edges. Illustrated with photos. War Department Technical Manual The Motor Vehicle, October 1, 1940. View more info

Technical Manual, Army Instruction, TM 21-250

By: US War Department

Price: $25.00

Publisher: DC, US Government Printing Office: 1943

Seller ID: 17167


227 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges very, very lightly age tanned. Name inside front cover. No creases. Solid, clean. Technical Manual No. 21-250, War Department, April 19, 1943. View more info

Basic Field Manual, Interior Guard Duty, FM 26-5

By: US War Department

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, US Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 17170


55 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. War Department Basic Field Manual, Interior Guard Duty, FM 26-5, 1942. View more info

Hand and Rifle Grenades, FM 23-30, Department of the Army Field Manual

By: US War Department

Price: $30.00

Publisher: DC, US Government Printing Office: 1949

Seller ID: 17171


116 pages; Near Fine condition. Issued 1949 - Illustrated. Cover very lightly age tanned at edges and outside page edges. Just a bit of shelf rub. No creases. Solid, clean. Restricted statement to front cover. This manual supersedes chapters 1 and 2, FM 23-30, 14 February 1944, including so much of C 1, 11 November, 1944, as pertains to chapters 1 and 2, and C 2, 18 October 1945. View more info

A History of Militarism Civilian and Military

By: Vagts, Alfred.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Meridian: 1959

Edition: Revised Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17799


542 pages; Very Good Plus/Good. Outside page edges very lightly age tanning. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid binding and hinges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has small chips at edges. Closed tear at back flap. No in protective sleeve. A History of Militarism still maintains its commanding position as the only book in which armies are shown in their growth and development from the Middle Ages to our time. View more info

Infantry Field Manual, Rifle Battalion September 28, 1942, FM 7-20

By: War Department US

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U. S. Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 17707


275 pages; Very Good condition. No creases. Name, regiment to front cover in small letters. Covers are age tanned and soiled. Solid, clean. Infantry Field Manual, Rifle Battalion September 28, 1942, FM 7-20. View more info

Medical Field Manual, Field Sanitation, FM 8-40, 1940

By: War Department US

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U. S. Government Printing Office: 1940

Seller ID: 17711


172 pages; Very Good Plus condition. With correction pages. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Soft bump bottom corners. Covers lightly age tanned, more so at spine. Solid, clean. Medical Field Manual Field Sanitation FM 8-40 - 1940 View more info

Regulations for the Army of the United States 1913, Corrected to April 15, 1917, Document No. 454

By: War Department Us

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DC, Washington Government Printing Office: 1917

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 19912


416 pages; Good/No Jacket. Document No. 454. Some shelf wear at spine tips and corner tips. Soft bump at corner tips. Name to inside front board. UNDERLINING, in pencil, to page 87. Outside page edges age tanned. Good binding and hinges. Solid. Regulations for the Army of the US - 1913. View more info

Long Day's Journey Into War - December 7, 1941

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Truman Talley / Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15863


706 pages; Fine/Fine. Attractive black cloth on gray boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Stanley Weintraub's book is a superb look at the events which led to America's entry into World War II. It goes beyond the bombing of Pearl Harbor to discuss the war in Europe. President Roosevelt's decision and action on December 8, 1941. It brings the re... View more info

The Experience of World War I

By: Winter, J. M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Oxford: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19741


256 pages; Near Fine/Fine condition. Large book - excellent photographs. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. World War I was one of the greatest upheavals in history, involving upwards of 70 million combatants - 9 million of whom lost their lives - and setting off shock waves that were felt worldwide long after the Armistice of 1918. Media Mail ONLY. View more info