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The Scottish Commander: Scotland's Greatest Military Leaders from Wallace to World War II [two}
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The Scottish Commander: Scotland's Greatest Military Leaders from Wallace to World War II [two}

By Peter Reese

Edinburgh, Scotland: Canongate, 1999. First printing. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, xvi + 343 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover first edition with little shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

Zero Night: the untold story of World War Two's greatest escape
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Zero Night: the untold story of World War Two's greatest escape

By Mark Felton

New York, New York: St. Martin's / Thomas Dunne, 2015. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 328 pages, black boards. A fine clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine lightly worn dust jacket, with a, with the original price.

$7.50

National Service: Conscription in Britain 1945 - 1963
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National Service: Conscription in Britain 1945 - 1963

By Richard Vinen

London / New York: Allen Lane / Penguin, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xlv + 586 pages + black and white plates, red boards. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear but corners bumped ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderatelyy worn dust jacket, with original price present.

$16.50

Handbook for Conscientious Objectors

By Arlo Tatum (editor)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, 1966. Second printing. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8" tall, 110 pages, stiff gray printed wraps. A very good, moderately worn soft cover, cover yellowed at spine and margins, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

Questions and Answers for Deck Officers

By H. Norby

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1944. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. A good and useful copy. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, xi +422 pages, blue cloth. A good, clean, neat original hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips and spine cloth rubbed, cloth bleached by foxing, spine canted; hinges and bindingsolid, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing to the endpapers and the previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Merchant Marine Officers' Handbook

By Edward A. Turpin and William A. MacEwen

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1943. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. A good and useful copy. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 812 pages, blue cloth. A good, generally clean, neat original hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips and spine cloth rubbed with slight fraying started at the corners, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with the previous owner's name and notes penned on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$19.00

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

The Secret History of the Iraq War
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The Secret History of the Iraq War

By Yossef Bodansky

New York, New York: Regan Books/Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2004. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 570 pages, black boards. A near fine, generally clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear but some soiling to the top fore-edge; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price present.

$9.50

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

What If?: The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been.
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What If?: The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been.

By Robert Cowley, Editor; with Stephen E. Ambrose, John Keegan, David McCullough, James M. McPherson and others

New York, New York: G.P.Putnam's Sons, 1999. First Edition . Hard Cover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 395 pages, green and gray boards. A fine clean sturdy hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dist 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

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