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The Desert Mounted Corps. An Account Of The Cavalry Operations In Palestine And Syria 1917-1918

By Preston, R. M. P

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922. First American Edition. HB. Tan cloth, dark brown lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, xxiv, 356 pp. Frontis photo of Lieut.-General Chauvel, who wrote the introduction. With 4 fold-out and 7 full-page maps. Important account in the campaigns in the Middle East during World War I. Owner's name, in pencil, ffep. No other marks in book, binding tight. Covers show some soiling, upper corners bumped. Book condition VG-.

$65.00

Doings Of Battery B. Humorous Happenings And Striking Situations In The Experiences Of Its Members: 328th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces

By Barry, Edward W. (Editor)

Grand Rapids, Michigan: The Dean-Hicks Co, No Date [1920?]. HB. Green cloth, black and gilt lettering and illustration of artillery on front cover, 4to, 175 pp. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Regimental history of Battery B, 328th Field Artillery, part of the 85th "Custer" Division in World War I. Battery B was activated at Battle Creek, Michigan in July, 1917, and was composed mainly of men from the state of Michigan. Owner's name front paste-down, no marks in book, binding tight. Very light spots of soiling on covers. Book condition VG.

$115.00

Switzerland And The World War

By Stovall, Pleasant Alexander

Savannah, Georgia: Mason, Inc, 1939. HB. Black simulated leather, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 253 pp., frontis portrait of the author. Stovall (1857-1935) was a newspaper publisher from Georgia and a childhood friend of Woodrow Wilson, who appointed Stovall as Ambassador to Switzerland in 1912. Sovall served in Switzerland throughout World War I, and much of the book deals with the position of the Swiss, surrounded by nations at war. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show light rubbing, edges of text block show light soiling. Book condition VG.

$125.00

University of Kentucky Training Detachment, National Army, U.S.A., Lexington, Kentucky : First Detachment of 1918

By Edited and Arranged by Enlisted Personnel of Detachment

Cincinnati: Schultz Press, [1918]. Wraps. Brown stiff paper stapled wraps, paste-down photograph and "Going Forward" title on front cover, 8vo, 24 pp. Account of 400 Tennessee volunteers training as soldier-mechanics at the University of Kentucky starting on May 7, 1918. Contains a full list of officers and enlisted members and their home town, and Illustrated throughout with photographs. Uncommon World War I history. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show edge wear, some soiling, one line of writing top front cover. Book condition VG-.

$85.00

Roll Of Honor Of The Seventy Sixth U. S. Field Artillery

By No Author Noted

Coblenz: Printed by Lithographie von Deinhard & Co, [1918]. 5-5. HB. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering on front cover, small 8vo, 74 pp., red endpapers. Scarce unit history of this World War I Artillery battalion. The 76th Field Artillery was Attached to the Third Infantry Division. Formed in 1917 and trained at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, the 76th Field Artillery arrived at Brest on May 5, 1918. After action at Chateau-Thierry, it was the first artillery across the Marne, was stationed at Bois De La Riene, and on November 6, was the first artillery to cross the Meuse. It later served in the occupation, where this book was printed. This history contains a complete list of all members, a list of members recommended for the Distinguished Service Cross and Distinguished Service Medal compiled by the commanding officer, Colonel E. St. J. Greble Jr., including the detailed actions of those recommended. Also, a brief history of the 76th in World War I. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show minor soiling, cloth wrinkled in two places. Book condition VG.

$175.00

Russia Leaves The War: Soviet-American Relations 1917-1920

By Kennan, George F

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1956. First Edition. HB. Gray cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, 544 pp. Clean, unmarked book, binding tight. Book condition VG.

$10.00

Handbook For Military Artificers, Prepared In The Ordnance College

London: Printed Under The Authority Of His Majesty's Stationery Office, by Harrison and Sons, 1915. Tenth Edition. HB. Red pebbled, blindstamped cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 12mo, 12, 199 pp. 12 pages at front a list of other military titles available. Two fold-out plates at rear, of a Lancaschire Boiler and of a Steam Engine. Chapters on the methods and tools for carpenters, smiths, painters and saddlers. Uncommon World War I title for the average soldier in the British Army, profusely illustrated with drawings. No marks in book, binding tight. Light wear to edge of fold-out plates. Covers show minor soiling and edge wear, rear joint cracked about 1" at top. Book condition Good+.

$65.00

History Of Company E, 335th Infantry A.E.F

By Ross, James H.and Heath, N. B

No Publisher Stated, 1919. Wraps. Tan paper wraps, illustration of soldier and unit insignia on front cover, 8vo, 95, [1] pp. Illustrated with photographs and home towns of most members of the Company and of war scenes in Belgium and Germany. Company E, and also the 355th Infantry, was composed primarily of men from Nebraska. The 355th Infantry Regiment was part of the 89th Division formed in August 1917 upon U.S. entry in World War I. After training at Camp Funston, Kansas, the Division arrived in France during June, 1918 and saw action during the St. Mihiel and Argonne offensives. After the Armistice, the Regiment saw occupation duty in Germany. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show very light soiling. Book condition VG. Uncommon World War I unit history.

$130.00

Bryan's Army

By Rand, Alphonson L

No Publisher Noted, No Date [circa 1920]. HB. Blue cloth, gilt lettering on front cover, 8vo, 104 pp. Signed and inscribed by the author on half title page. Personal narrative of the author's experiences as a buck private in France during World War I. The title refers to William Jennings Bryan, whom the author criticizes for Bryan's arguments that America did not need to prepare for war. Very scarce World War I title. Worldcat locates one copy. No marks in book, binding tight and covers clean/ Gilt lettering bright. Book condition VG+.

$120.00

In Gentlest Germany. Translated From The Svengalese By E. V. Lucas, With 45 Illustrations and 1 Map

By Svedend, Hun

London & New York: John Lane, 1915. Third Edition. HB. Red cloth, black lettering on front cover and spine, 12mo, xiii, 109 pp. Satirical spoof of the World War I writings of Sven Hedin, Swedish explorer and pro-German propagandist. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show minor edge wear. Book has a slight musty smell. Book condition VG-.

$65.00

William Bradford Turner

By Turner, C. P

Garden City, N.Y: Privately Printed (The Country Life Press), 1920. First Edition. HB. Black cloth, gilt lettering on front cover, 12mo, 63 pp. Frontis portrait of Turner and one color plate in text. "Compliments of C. P. Turner" label bottom of title page. Biography of Turner (1892-1918), a graduate of Williams College who served as First Lieutenant in the 105th Infantry of the 27th Division during World War I. In September, 1918, in action near Ronssoy, Turner was killed leading his men in an attack on the German trenches, and was awarded the Medal of Honor. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show minor wear. Book condition VG-.

$60.00

Company K

By March, William

New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1933. Third Printing, February 1933. HB. Green cloth, black and red lettering and designs on front cover and spine, 8vo, 260 pp., top edge of text block stained red. Novel set in World War I, based on March's (1893-1954) personal experiences. March enlisted in the Marines in 1917, and saw action with Co F, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 4th Brigade of Marines, Second Division of the U.S. Army Expeditionary Force. He was awarded the French Croix de Guerre, the American Distinguished Service Cross and the Navy Cross for his actions during the war. Company K was his first published novel. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show minor edge wear, spine sunned. Book condition VG-.

$65.00

Churchill's Crusade: The British Invasion Of Russia, 1918-1920

By Kinvig, Clifford

London: Hambledon Continuum, 2006. HB. Black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, xx, 373 pp. No marks in book, binding tight and covers clean. In a dust jacket that shows minor chipping top of spine. Book condition VG+ in VG DJ.

$35.00

Omkring Verdun; en Norsk-Amerikansk Students Oplevelser i Ambulancetjenesten

By Nelson, Luther

Chicago: John Anderson Publishing Company, 1917. First Edition. HB. Quarter brown cloth and cream colored illustrated paper covered boards, 12mo, 167 pp. With 18 full-page photographs by the author. The author served in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Service during World War I, and this is an account of his service. The Norton-Harjes Ambulance Service had a number of members that went on to have notable literary careers, including E. E. Cummings, John Dos Passos, and Robert Hillyer. One word written on ffep, no other marks in book, binding tight, covers clean with very light shelf wear. Text in Norwegian (never translated into English). Book condition VG+.

$50.00

The Neutrals' Portion; A Romance Of The Middle West

By Lorraine, Elwin [pseud. George Moellring]

New York: The Jackson Press, 1916. First Edition. HB. Gray cloth stamped in black, 12mo, 272 pp. Frontis illustration and 3 full-page plates within text. Uncommon fictional account of a young man from Indiana who travels through Europe during the early stages of World War I, and comes home to advocate American neutrality. Interesting view of conflicting American opinions before entry in World War I. Moellring (1878-1935) was raised in Illinois, attended law school, and relocated to North Dakota. He served as a District Judge for 13 years, and for one term was a member of the Supreme Court of North Dakota. Owner's name ffep only mark in book, binding tight. Covers show very slight wear. Book condition VG.

$185.00

The Story Of F Company, 101st Regiment, U.S. Engineers; An Informal Narrative

By Weaver, Frederic N.; Sanborn, Philip N.; Palmstrom, P. O. (Illustrated by)

Boston: The T. O. Metcalf Company, 1924. HB. Quarter green cloth and dark green paper covered boards, gilt lettering on spine, paper title label on front cover, 8vo, 174 pp. History of the experiences of this engineer company during World War I. The 101st Regiment of Engineers was part of the 26th "Yankee" Division composed of New England troops. F Company served at Chateau-Thierry, St. Mihiel, and saw action north of Verdun. Book is illustrated with full-page drawings and photographs. Included is a full roster, with addresses, of members of the company. No marks in book, pages clean and binding tight. Very slight wear to covers. Book condition VG+.

$150.00

The Official History Of The Nineteenth Engineers (Railway) U.S.A. 1917-1919

By Todd, Lieut. W. (William) Fred., Regimental Historian

Philadelphia: The Nineteenth Engineers Club, 1926. First Edition. HB. Full black pebbled leather ruled in blind, gilt lettering on front cover, 4to, 191 pp. Scarce World War I regimental history. The 19th Engineer Regiment was formed during April and May, 1917 to supply urgently needed help to the French army in the operation of France's railroads. Composed of men with railway experience, primarily from the Philadelphia area who had worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company and the New York Central, the regiment arrived in France in August, 1917, and served throughout France for the duration of the war. Illustrated with photographs and with a complete regimental roster. No marks in book, binding tight and covers clean with corners lightly bumped. Book condition VG+.

$225.00

The Bomber Gipsy And Other Poems

By Herbert, A. P. [Alan Patrick]

London: Methuen & Co, 1919. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. HB. Red cloth, white lettering on front cover and spine, 12 mo, x, 99 pp. Herbert (1890-1971) was a novelist and man of letters who served in the Royal Naval Division during World War I and saw action at Gallipoli. No marks in book, binding tight. Blank free endpaper and half-title page appear to have been reglued. Covers show light edge wear, spine somewhat faded. Book condition VG-.

$15.00

My Galahad Of The Trenches: Being A Collection Of Intimate Letters Of Lieut. Vinton A. Dearing

By Dearing, Vinton A

New York et al: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1918. HB. Quarter blue cloth and blue paper covered boards, dark blue lettering and illustration of the Distinguished Service Cross on front cover, 12mo, 96 pp., frontis photo of the author. Edited, and with an introduction, by his mother Mary Hinkley Dearing. Vinton A. Dearing (1896-1918) was a Second Lieutenant in the 28th Infantry during World War I. He was killed on May 29, 1918 while carrying ammunition forward near Cantigny, France, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, posthumously. Ex-Library of Congress duplicate, with copyright deposit bookplate on front paste down. No other marks in book. Front hinge cracked, but binding solid. Scuff mark bottom of front cover, minor edge wear to bottom corners. Book condition VG-.

$85.00

Her Privates We

By Private 19022, (Frederic Manning)

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. Second Impression, June 1930. HB. Tan cloth, black lettering on front cover and spine with black illustration of soldier with skeleton looking over his shoulder on front cover, 12mo, 334 pp., top edge of text block stained red. Second impression, published in the same month as the first printing (June, 1930). Classic novel of World War I by Manning (1882-1935), an Australian who settled in England prior to the war. He served in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry and saw action at the Somme. This work was originally published in a limited edition in 1929 with the title The Middle Parts of Fortune. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show light soiling. Book condition VG-.

$30.00

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