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Vietnam: Conflict and Controversy

Vietnam: Conflict and Controversy

by Elliott, Paul

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1996
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9781854093202
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London: Arms and Armour, 1996. Hardcover. 192p. + [8]p. of plates, maps, very good condition in like dust jacket. Focuses on the military and weapons.
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Tank War Vietnam

Tank War Vietnam

by Dunstan, Simon

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Published
1983
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Paperback
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9780853686033
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London: Arms and Armour Press, 1983. Paperback. 65, [3]p., wraps, chiefly illus., previous owner's label on half-title and verso of rear wrap, else very good condition. Tanks Illustrated No. 6.
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The Birth of the Bomb. Preface by sir George Thomson

The Birth of the Bomb. Preface by sir George Thomson

by Clark, Ronald W.

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1961
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New York: Horizon Press, 1961. Hardcover. xiv, 209p., illustrated with a single composite frontispiece consisting of four photoportraits of UK atomic harbingers, hardbound American first edition in tan cloth boards in its lackluster dust jacket on glossy paperstock. A near-fine copy, dust jacket spine panel is faintly sunned, but otherwise item is entirely sound, clean and unmarked. Background of… Read more about this item
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Notes on Cavalry Weapons of the American Civil War 1861-1865. This precis, with authentic illustrations and tabular data.. was prepared by Colonel Berkeley R. Lewis, Ordnance Corps, United States Army (Retired), author of

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Washington DC: The American Ordnance Association, 1961. Pamphlet. 31p., a fine-press treatment on splendid paperstock (staplebound, but so be it), rubricated titlepage, pamphlet format; features seven plates each displaying numerous edged weapons (no lances, sorry), rifles and amazing pistols, some with author's personal experience of handling. A rather pedestrian-looking revolver is his favorite. Booklet has a lower-corner-tip bump, remarkably… Read more about this item
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A way toward personal liberation..

A way toward personal liberation..

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nd
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Pamphlet
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npl: npub, nd. Pamphlet. Twelve panel zine, folded, with a poster on inside, 3.5x4.25 inches; slightly handled, else very good. Zine with non-credible information on weapons, information comes from right-wing sources.
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Vore Krydsere

Vore Krydsere

by Steensen, R. Steen, Kommandorkakptajn

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1971
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Copenhagen: Strubes Forlag, 1971. Paperback. 197p., illustrated with b&w plates in various media, including the cover silhouette. Nicely gotten-up small softbound, 8x5 inches, glazed paperstock in signatures that have been opened neatly without any errors, mild external handling wear with touches of dust-soil, excellent condition. Marinehistorisk Selskab.
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The Disruptions at Loeb, Courant, and Kimball. A report to the New York University community on the occupation of three University buildings at Washington Square during the Cambodian crisis period of May 1970

The Disruptions at Loeb, Courant, and Kimball. A report to the New York University community on the occupation of three University buildings at Washington Square during the Cambodian crisis period of May 1970

by News Bureau, New York University, preparers

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1970
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New York: New York University, 1970. Pamphlet. 24p., illustrated with professional photojournalism, softbound in 11x8.5 inch stapled wraps. Paperstock is alkaline and nice enough within, but covers are dust-soiled with a purple-ish splash-stain and much irregular toning. No ownership markings, no names or underlines, a good reading copy. University POV. Proper names mentioned in the title are the buildings… Read more about this item
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Token Takai

Token Takai

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Published
1977
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Paperback
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[San Francisco?]: [Northern California Japanese Sword Club?], 1977. Paperback. [4], 191, [1]p., illustrations, wraps. 10.75 x 8.25 in. Small stains on front cover; minor edge wear. Good. Essays on the art and aesthetics of Japanese sword and armor-making, warfare, and pre-19th century society. Proceedings of the 1976 Token Takai conference in San Francisco. Not in WorldCat (October 2023). … Read more about this item
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The Story of Copper and Alloys. The World's Most Useful Metal

The Story of Copper and Alloys. The World's Most Useful Metal

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Published
1930
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New York: Copper & Brass Research Association, 1930. Pamphlet. [12]p., glazed paperstock printed double-column (curiously, item lacks a title page), illustrated with numerous b&w vignette-size illustrations period and photographic, dusty creased wraps, 10x7.5 inches. Generally sound, dust is external not within, no underlines or any other markings, good to very good copy.
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The Romance of Copper and Its Alloys; Man's Most Useful Metal. Second Edition. [2nd ed., with modified titling, of

The Romance of Copper and Its Alloys; Man's Most Useful Metal. Second Edition. [2nd ed., with modified titling, of "The story of copper and alloys, the world's most useful metal

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Published
1939
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New York: Copper & Brass Research Association, 1939. Pamphlet. [16]p., glazed paperstock printed double-column, illustrated with numerous b&w vignette-size illustrations period and photographic. Dusty creased 10x7.5 inch wraps, generally sound, dust is external not within, no underlines or any other markings, but find some foxing and a parted adhesion at 14/15 (glaze disturbed but no loss of text). A… Read more about this item
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United States Navy Class

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Washington DC: Department of the Navy / Bureau of Navigation, 1930. Pamphlet. Unpaginated, about thirty pages, profusely illustrated with captioned b&w site and activity photos. Softbound, a 9x6 inch pamphlet printed on glazed alkaline paperstock, covers creased, soiled with handling, touched with rust and foxing, has a tiny marginal tear. A reading or reference copy. Our guess as to… Read more about this item
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The Japanese Sword and its Decoration

The Japanese Sword and its Decoration

by Gunsaulus, Helen C.

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Published
1924
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Pamphlet
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Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1924. Pamphlet. 21p., staplebound booklet, 5.5x8.5 inches, B&W illustrations, minor edgewear. Anthropology Leaflet 20.
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The art of the Japanese sword

The art of the Japanese sword

by Kuwayama, George

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Published
1974
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Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1974. Pamphlet. [12p.] staplebound booklet, very good. 5.75x7.5 inches. Illustrations of ten sword guards and ornaments, from a museum exhibition.
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Homemade ammo; how to make it, how to load it, how to cache it

Homemade ammo; how to make it, how to load it, how to cache it

by Long, Duncan

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Published
1995
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Paperback
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9780873648165
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Boulder: Paladin Press, 1995. Paperback. vii, 92p., paperback, very good condition.
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Adam with Arrows; Inside New Guinea

Adam with Arrows; Inside New Guinea

by Simpson, Colin

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Published
1954
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Hardcover
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London / Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1954. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries, 240p., a lavishly underwritten production which allowed for color photos as well as b&w, and numerous monochrome-green embellishments throughout. Hardbound in spring-green cloth boards, lacks the dust jacket but is a fresh sound copy, unmarked and clean.
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Decorative Art of New Guinea - Incised Designs. 52 Plates. Frontispiece in Photogravure and 2 Text-figures

Decorative Art of New Guinea - Incised Designs. 52 Plates. Frontispiece in Photogravure and 2 Text-figures

by Lewis, Albert Buell. Berthold Laufer, editor

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1925
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Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History, 1925. Pamphlet. 2p. plus b&w plates (52, one per page including frontis), staple-fastened plain printed tan wraps, plates as called for, a fine copy: absolutely sound, clean and unmarked, really as-new. Anthropology Design series no. 4. FYI, the plates that are not "photogravure" are perfectly well-reproduced; these are usually rubbings from incised work.… Read more about this item
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Swords of the Samurai: Japanese Arms and Armor from Northwest Collections

Swords of the Samurai: Japanese Arms and Armor from Northwest Collections

by Shaman, Sanford Sivitz, Patricia Grieve Watkinson, et al.

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Published
1981
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Paperback
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9780938620006
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Pullman, WA: Museum of Art, Washington State University, 1981. Paperback. 59p., wraps, 9x9 inches, profusely illus., wraps lightly worn else very good exhibition catalog.
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Pre-Columbian Jade from Costa Rica, by Elizabeth Kennedy Easby; with photographs by Lee Boltin

Pre-Columbian Jade from Costa Rica, by Elizabeth Kennedy Easby; with photographs by Lee Boltin

by Easby, Elizabeth Kennedy

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Published
1968
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New York: Andre Emmerich Inc, 1968. Paperback. 103p., illustrated with doublespread map on monochrome leaves, numerous color and b&w exhibit photos with a few explanatory diagrams, all pix and text printed on high-gloss alkaline paperstock and softbound in 9x6 inch color cardstock wraps. Covers mildly edgeworn with a minute corner-tip turn, plus sun-lines along the margins. A sound copy,… Read more about this item
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The Samurai Sword: A Handbook

The Samurai Sword: A Handbook

by Yumoto, John M.

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Published
1975
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Hardcover
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Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1975. Hardcover. 192p., illus., very good later printing in like dj.
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Treasures of the Topkapi Palace Museum Collections: Courts, Gardens and Harem; the Ottoman Treasury; Costumes and Textiles; Sacred Holy Relics; Chinese Porcelains; Islamic Miniatures [constituting volume 31 number 6 of Arts of Asia magazine, Nov-Dec 2001]

Treasures of the Topkapi Palace Museum Collections: Courts, Gardens and Harem; the Ottoman Treasury; Costumes and Textiles; Sacred Holy Relics; Chinese Porcelains; Islamic Miniatures [constituting volume 31 number 6 of Arts of Asia magazine, Nov-Dec 2001]

by Arts of Asia, compiler

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2001
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Magazine
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Kowloon: the magazine, 2001. Magazine. 145p., super-slick magazine, 12x9 inches, comes with a guide plan to the palace grounds in colors as well as high-tech color photography of sites and exhibits. Item shows slightest edgewear to cover, none to contents: sound, clean, unmarked.
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