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Basic Field Manual. Military Training. July 16 1941 (FM 21-5) War Department

By Chief of Staff

Washington D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1941. First edition thus. Wire saddle stitch. Very good +. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, pamphlet, 77 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps. A very good +, clean, neat original soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, binding tight, but wire just starting to rust, paper very slightly yellowed.

$19.00

Basic Field Manual. Military Courtesy and Discipline. (FM 21-5)) War Department + C-1 "Changes #1"

By Chief of Staff

Washington D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1941. First edition thus. Wire saddle stitch. Very good +. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, pamphlet, 40 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff printed wraps--WITH xtra pages laid in "Changes" for Saluting' etc. 8 pages folded. A very good +, clean, neat original soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling, binding tight, but wire just starting to rust, paper very slightly yellowed, with initials penned on the inside cover.

$25.00

Extreme War: the military book club's encyclopedia of the biggest, fastest, bloodiest, and best in warfare

By Terrence Poulos

Bath England: Military Book Club, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 3/4" tall, 458 pages, black boards. This fine clean neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$16.50

Chosen Soldier : the making of a special forces warrior
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Chosen Soldier : the making of a special forces warrior

By Dick Couch; foreword by Robert D. Kaplan

New York, New York: Crown Publishing , 2007. First printing. Hard Cover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xiii + 396 pages, black and green boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Scott's Infantry Tactics ; or, rules for the exercise and manoevers of the United States Infantry. New Edition. Volumes I [and] II [issued in three volumes); [two vols only] : Infantry Tactics; School of the Battalion, and Instruction for Light Infantry or Rifles

By Major-General [Winfield] Scott; Lew. Cass (introduction)

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1852 / 1854. Early Printings. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. 2 vols. 1 and 2 of 3. Both 24 mo, but vol. 1 is 5 1/2" tall, and vol. 2 is 6" tall, with engraved title pages ; vol. 1: 202 pages + 44 explantions of 14 fold-out plates (all present) + 19 pages of music; vol. 2: 119 pages + 25 fold out plates (plates nos. xv to xxxviii) with explanations, gilt spine titles on black quarter leather over black cloth. Both very good minus, generally clean, neat hard covers, with light exterior soiling, BUT back strip leather chipped at top and bottom edges; hinges cracked but secure and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with light scattered foxing. Paper still supple and deserving of binding restoration. Priced accordingly

$120.00

Pocket Guide of Uniform Insignia: United States; British Empire; U.S.S.R.; France; China; Poland

By Special Services Division Army Service Forces; United States Army

Washington D.C.: Military Service Publishing / U. S. Government Printing Office, 1943. First edition. Pamphlet. Very Good. 24mo, oblong pamphlet, 4 1/4" tall x 6", 24 pages with color insignia plates, stiff printed wraps. A very good , clean, neat hard cover, corners worn; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$7.50

Defense or Delusion?

By Thomas H. Etzold

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1982. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Unique for being wrong on almost every prediction. This fellow taught at the U.S. Naval War College. Pity the students. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 259 pages, blue quarter-cloth. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$7.50

Action at Aquila

By Hervey Allen

New York, New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 8 1/3" tall, xii + 369 pages, blue cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with foxing to the endpapers. In a good, edge worn dust jacket, chipping t the fold edges, and with the original price. A nice reading copy.

$9.50

The History and Origin of Horse Brasses (the symbolic reasons for many of the designs)

By Reginald A. Brown (secretary, British Horse Society)

Lewes, England: W.E. Baxter, 1949. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Good. Small octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 64 pages, brown titles on beige boards; b&w photographs and illustration. A good original copy overall with moderate exterior shelf wear and light exterior soiling, but back strip of spine is loose at the rear hinge, hinges and binding solid, paper clean, just lightly yellowed, with some foxing to the endpapers and title pages. Lacking dust jacket.

$12.50

The Battle of the Atlantic

By Terry Hughes and John Costello

New York, New York: The Dial Press, 1977. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 10 1/4" tall, 314 + 16 photographs pages, blue boards. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition, first printing, with light shelf wear, yellowing to fore-edges, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a good, lightly soiled dust jacket with small chips at the folds, and with original price. "The first complete account of the origins and outcome of the longest and most crucial campaign of World War II" (What about the Samuel Eliot Morison 'History of United States Naval Operations in World War II' ?)

$9.50

A Soldier Supporting Soldiers [signed]

By Joseph M. Heiser, Jr. (Lieutenant General, ret.); Brig. General Harold W. Nelson (foreword)

Washington D.C.: Center of Military History, 1991. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. Signed by the author on the title page and with inscription. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, 323 pages, gilt titles on green cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover first edition with light shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding solid, paper white. Without dust jacket.

$25.00

Fighter: The world's finest combat aircraft--1914 to present day

By Jim Winchester

Bath England: Parragon Publishers, 2005. First edition. Decorative Boards. Fine / Near Fine. Quarto, 11 1/3" tall, 320 pages, with black and white and color photographs throughout, illustrated boards. This fine clean neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$16.50

Another War, Another Press : a novel

By Ronald J. Glasser

New York, New York: Summit Books , 1985. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 8 2/3" tall, 247 pages, brown quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover, with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, remainder mark on the bottom fore-edges. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, and with original price.

$4.50

The Best from Yank, the Army Weekly

By Editors of Yank

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1945. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, 304 pages with intertextual illustration and photographic plates, gilt titles on red cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Skorzeny: Hitler's Commando

By Glenn B. Infield

New York, New York: Military Heritage Press, 1981. Reprint. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine / Near Fine. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, ix +266 pages, black quarter-cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges nd binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket

$8.50

The Americans; A Social History of the United States 1587 - 1914

By J. C. Furnas

New York, New York: G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1969. First edition, later printing. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. This is the Book-of-the-Month-Club issuance of the first edition, printed by the original publisher. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 1015 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover with slight shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white, slightest soiling to the fore-edges. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with original price.

$8.50

Commandos and Rangers of World War Two (W. W. II)

By James Ladd

New York, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Quarto, 10 1/2" tall, 288 pages, green boards; b&w photographs, with two folding maps laid in (European Theatre and Far Eastern Theatre). A very good, clean hardcover copy with light shelf wear and light foxing at top fore-edge; hinges and binding tight, paper clean, slightly yellowed. Folding maps clean and bright. Without dust jacket.

$19.00

A Survey Report on Human Factors in Undersea Warfare

By Walter S. Hunter, Donald B. Lindsley et al; [Committee on Undersea Warfare; Panel on Psychology and Physiology]

Washington, D.C.: National Research Council, 1949. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Quarto. 10 1/4" Tall. 541 pages, green blue cloth with gilt titles. A very good, clean hardcover with minor shelf wear and soiling; some darkening along the backstrip; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed.

$19.00

Silencers; Report R-1896 (AMCMS Code 5542.12.46801.02)

By Leonard W. Skochko and Harry A. Greveris

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Department of the Army, Frankford Arsenal, August, 1968. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Quarto, 10 3/4" tall, xi + 205 + [2] pages, stiff beige printed wraps. A very good sturdy soft cover overall with minor shelf wear but light exterior soiling, binding solid, paper white.

$19.00

The Spirited Years : a history of the antebellum Naval Academy

By Charles Todorich

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1984. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Near Fine. Octavo 9 1/4" tall, xviii + 215 pages, gray cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with price clipped

$9.50

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