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image of Fortune Magazine, Volume XXIV Number 2, August 1941

Fortune Magazine, Volume XXIV Number 2, August 1941

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Published
1941
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Very good condition
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New York: Time Inc, 1941. Paperback. Very good condition. The business magazine was founded by magazine publisher Henry R. Luce four months after the Wall Street Crash, and noted for its cover art, photography and writing. A wartime issue with contents: Critical Areas in the War Effort, This Would be Victory, A Political Map, Economic Mobilization,… Read more
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West Point and the Highlands

by Fenn, Henry & S.B. Hunt sc

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Published
1869
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London, 1869. View taken from the right of Trophy Point, with the artillery crew loading a cannon aimed at Constitution Island! Cold Spring's church steeple rising out of what should be Constitution Island. Exceptionally crisp engraving, with lovely barges, sailboats & steam ships in the river. Steel engraving with later hand coloring Image approx 7 1/2 x6 1/2",… Read more
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image of The West Point Scrap Book. A Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy

The West Point Scrap Book. A Collection of Stories, Songs, and Legends of the United States Military Academy

by Wood, Oliver E.

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Published
1871
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Good + condition
Edition
First edition
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$325.00

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New York: Van Nostrand, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Good + condition. Important Hudson River book as well as West Point title, with fascinating annotations by someone familiar with West Point in 1871. One of the sentimental tales is titled "The Cadet's Baby", about a cadet who rescues a baby on the train and through twists of fate, weds… Read more
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image of Napoleon Bonaparte and Napoleonic War - 27 newspaper account (24 American and 3 British), 1798 to 1857

Napoleon Bonaparte and Napoleonic War - 27 newspaper account (24 American and 3 British), 1798 to 1857

by [Napoleon]

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Published
1857
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Very good condition
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American & British, 1857. Very good condition. An archive of Napoleonic war accounts in mostly American newspapers, reporting important world events from 1798 through to 1857. These vivid contemporary accounts span the entire period of the Napoleonic era. Starting with the 1798 article in a Connecticut newspaper, there is a description of Napoleon's campaign… Read more
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image of Toward the Flame, A War Diary.  Presentation copy, Hon. Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War

Toward the Flame, A War Diary. Presentation copy, Hon. Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War

by Allen, Hervey

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Published
1934
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Very good condition
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First edition
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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Presentation binding with gilt stamped inscription on front board, "Presented to Hon. Robert P. Patterson, Under Secretary of War, by the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents Association". Patterson was Secretary of War under President Roosevelt during World War II. An eyewitness account of WWI… Read more
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image of Non-Commissioned Officers, Staff Corps, etc [Full Dress].  Chromolithograph

Non-Commissioned Officers, Staff Corps, etc [Full Dress]. Chromolithograph

by [US Military] Ogden, H.A.; General Samuel B. Holabird

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Published
1885
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Very good overall
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New York: B. M. Whitlock, 1885. Very good overall. Color print depicting US military uniforms worn by non commissioned officers seen in conversation on the steps of a building on the post. These include: Sergeant of Signal Corps; Musician of Artillery; Ordnance Sergeant; Post Commissary Sergeant; Post Quartermaster Sergeant; and Hospital Steward. Signed in the print… Read more
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image of Staff and Line Officers [Full Dress] Chaplain & c.  Chromolithograph

Staff and Line Officers [Full Dress] Chaplain & c. Chromolithograph

by [US Military] Ogden, H.A.; General Samuel B. Holabird

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Published
1885
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Very good overall
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New York: B. M. Whitlock, 1885. Very good overall. Color print depicting US military uniforms worn by officers seen in conversation, some seated on a bench, in a parade ground setting. These include: Officer Signal Corps; Officer General Staff Corps; Chaplain; Officer Inspector General's Dept.; Field Officer, Infantry; Company Officer, Infantry; and Company Officer Infantry. Signed… Read more
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Manual of Bayonet Exercise: Prepared for the Use of the Army of the United States

by McClellan, George B.

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Published
1862
Condition
Very good overall
Edition
Second edition, enlarged
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$150.00

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Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1862. Second edition, enlarged. Hardcover. Very good overall. This edition was published when McClellan was Commander in Chief of the Northern Armies. During the Civil War this book was especially popular with drummer boys, who particularly liked the illustrations. According to Thomas Wentworth Higginson (a minister, militant abolitionist and soldier), writing in… Read more
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Letters from the Frontiers / Written during a Period of Thirty Years' Service in the Army of the United States

by McCall, Major General George A.

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Published
1868
Condition
A very nice copy
Edition
First edition
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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co, 1868. First edition. Hardcover. A very nice copy. "A fascinating account of Army service on the frontiers of Florida in the 1820s, the Black Hawk War, Tennessee in the 1830s, Arkansas, the Mexican War, and after that Santa Fe. In 1853 he resigned his commission as Lieutenant Colonel due to ill health.… Read more
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image of Rules and Regulations for the Field Exercise and Manoeuvres of Infantry, Compiled and Adapted to the Organization of the Army of the United States, Agreeably to A Resolve of Congress, dated December 1814

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New York: T. & W. Mercein, 1815. First edition. Hardcover. Very good + condition. A fine copy of the first standardized set of American drill regulations, written by a board of military officers headed by Winfield Scott, who had recently risen up the ranks during his service in the War of 1812, to Major General. This volume… Read more
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1919. Hardcover. A vernacular photo album of a W.W.I British Army company based in Iraq and India by an unnamed photographer/soldier between 1914 and 1919. 17 snapshots depict groups of soldiers on their off hours as they toured Mesopotamia, Coonoor, Basrah City (sic) during the Mesopotamian Campaign. These include: a company group shot of 11 soldiers clowning… Read more
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image of "Mummy Unwrapped", in Salem Observer.  Newspaper

"Mummy Unwrapped", in Salem Observer. Newspaper

by [Egyptology]

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Published
1824
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Very good overall
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Salem, Mass: W. & S. B. Ives, 1824. Very good overall. A detailed article in a Massachusetts newspaper reporting on the unwrapping of an Egyptian mummy recently brought to Paris, in the year that the French scholar Champollion made his breakthrough in Western understanding of ancient Egypt by deciphering the Rosetta Stone. Much detail on the seven… Read more
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Capture of Fort Sumter, in Rockingham Register and Advertiser. Newspaper

by [Civil War; Confederate]

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Published
1861
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Good + overall
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Harrisonburg, VA, 1861. Good + overall. A lengthy front page article in a Virginia newspaper on the continuing occupation of Fort Sumpter (sic) by Major Robert Anderson, in which the author states that "those in authority in Charleston" surmise that "the fortress will never be given up until Anderson is starved or shelled out". The… Read more
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image of Map of Fort Constitution, Martelaers Rock [and]  engraving of Boom and Chain at West Point

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New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1863. Very good condition. A map of Fort Constitution showing its location and proximity to West Point, along with an engraving. of the Boom and chain that extended from West Point to Martelaers Rock during the Revolutionary War. 8vo, b&w, disbound, very clean.
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Boer War, South Africa - 9 Stereoviews by Underwood & Underwood

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Published
1901
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Very good condition
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New York: Underwood & Underwood, 1901. Very good condition. 9 stereoviews of military action during the Boer War. Images copyrighted in 1900 include: Wiltshire boys stealing on an enemy at Orange River, but Boers captured them later at Rensburge, S.A. Royal Munster Fusiliers fighting from behind the redoubt at Honey Nest Kloof. When the Canons roar… Read more
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image of Robert M. Pennoyer, Ensign, USNR, USS Pensacola.  A Memoir

Robert M. Pennoyer, Ensign, USNR, USS Pensacola. A Memoir

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Published
2001
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Fine
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New York: Institute for Democracy Studies, 2001. Hardcover. Fine. A privately printed memoir explaining Pennoyer's war exploits on board the USS Pensacola during WWII. The USS Pensacola participated in 13 of 15 major campaigns in the Pacific War against the Japanese. The memoir was written in response to a letter from a student studying WWII. … Read more
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The Port Folio. Third Series. Volume 2

by Oldschool, Oliver

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Published
1813
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Good + condition
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Philadelphia and New York: Bradford & Inskeep, 1813. Hardcover. Good + condition. American literary magazine, July through December 1813, with Hudson River & Catskill Mountains content including a lovely copper engraved plate, "Catskill Mountains and the Steam Boat on the Hudson River", by Glennie (p453). Also much content pertaining to the War of 1812: "Life… Read more
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image of Offer to become a Cadet to West Point for Eckstein Case (1858-1944) of Carlyle, Illinois

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1878. Headed "War Department" in Washington, this document informs Mr. Case that "the President has CONDITIONALLY selected you for appointment as a Cadet of the United States Military Academy at West Point." The 3 following pages give information about appointment and admission of cadets. These include qualifications, character of physical and academic examination; academic duties, pay of… Read more
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Il Franklin - photograph of the American Schooner USS Franklin

by [U.S. Navy; Photography]

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Published
1875
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Very good condition
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1875. Very good condition. A photograph of the USS Franklin, a screw frigate, in a Portuguese port with flag flying. Fishing boat in the foreground and houses in the background. The USS Franklin was built in 1854 with partial materials salvaged from the previous USS Franklin and launched in 1864 in Maine. Franklin's first captain… Read more
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Washington in Domestic Life. From Original Letters and Manuscripts

by Rush, Richard; Peter V. Hagner

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Published
1857
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Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1857. Hardcover. Very good overall. Personal copy signed by Major Peter V. Hagner (dated 1857) commander of the Frankford Arsenal (outside Philadelphia) which was the center of U.S. military small arms ammunition design and development, playing a crucial role in arms supply and maintenance during the Civil War. Hagner focussed the arsenal on the percussion… Read more
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