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cover of Admiral Ambassador to Russia by William H. Standley and Arthur A. Ageton

Admiral Ambassador to Russia by William H. Standley and Arthur A. Ageton

by Standley, William H.; Ageton, Arthur A.

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Published
1955
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Very Good -
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Chicago: Henry Regnery Co, 1955. Hardcover. Very Good -/good -. [10], 533 p.; 24 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine title. Dust jacket in clear cover. William H. Standley (1872-1963) served as Chief of Naval Operations from 1933 to 1937 and as the U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1943. In this book he… Read more
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cover of Writing the Civil War: The Quest to Understand; Edited by James M. McPherson and William J. Cooper, Jr. [signed by editor James M. McPherson]

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Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1998. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. [10], 356 p.; 24 cm. Marooon cloth with gilt spine title. Maroon endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket. Gift inscription from James M. McPherson, one of the editors, on the half title page. In Writing the Civil War, fourteen distinguished historians present a wide-ranging discussion of the vast effort… Read more
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cover of Combat in Russian Forests and Swamps [Department of the Army Pamphlet no. 20-231]

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Washington, D.C.: Department of the Army, 1951. Paperback. Very Good -. July 1951. vi, 39, [1] p., 1 leaf of a map, folded; 23 cm. Grey paper cover printed in red; stapled. In Very Good- Condition: stain along lower edge of front cover; otherwise, clean and solid.
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cover of The Sanitary Commission Bulletin, May 1, 1864 -- vol. 1, no. 13

The Sanitary Commission Bulletin, May 1, 1864 -- vol. 1, no. 13

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Published
1864
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Very Good
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New York: United States Sanitary Commission, 1864. Pamphlet. Very Good. [1], 386-416 p.: drawings; 24 cm. Sewn; no wrapper. The United States Sanitary Commission was a private relief agency created by federal legislation on June 18, 1861, to support sick and wounded soldiers of the U.S. Army during the American Civil War. Women were very active in the… Read more
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cover of Issues of War and Peace

Issues of War and Peace

by Ford, Nancy Gentile

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Published
2002
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780313311963
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Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 2002. Hardcover. Near Fine. Part of the series Major Issues in American History. xxiii, [1], 333, [3] p.; 24 cm. Hardback with illustrated cover. Inscribed on the title page by the author to Ken Kusmer, Professor of History at Temple University. Inscription by former owner, Ken Kusmer, on front free endpaper. This volume "provides… Read more
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cover of The Past Has Another Pattern: Memoirs

The Past Has Another Pattern: Memoirs

by Ball, George W.

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Published
1982
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Fine
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New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 1982. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. xii, 527 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Two-tone brown cover with gilt spine title. Dust jacket with author's portrait on back section. American diplomat George W. Ball (1909-1994) served as United States Under Secretary of State from 1961 to 1966 and as Ambassador to the United Nations in… Read more
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cover of Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms

Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms

by Connelly, Owen

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Published
1969
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Very Good -
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New York: Free Press, 1969. Paperback. Very Good -. First Free Press paperback edition. xix, [3], 389 p.: maps; 21 cm. Paperback. "This is the first history of the Napoleonic Empire to focus primarily on the kingdoms in Naples, italy, Holland, Spain, and Westphalia that were created by Napoleon and ruled by members of his family." -- back… Read more
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cover of The Western Front; Drawings by Muirhead Bone; with an introduction by Douglas Haig

The Western Front; Drawings by Muirhead Bone; with an introduction by Douglas Haig

by Bone, Muirhead; Haig, Douglas Haig

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Published
1917
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Very Good
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$103.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1917. Very Good. 10 parts in 2 portfolios: illustrations, portraits; 32 cm. Brown cloth spine with printed paper spine label; brown paper over boards, printed in black. With original wrapper for each of 10 parts. Each portfolio contains 100 plates, with text, issued in fascicles of 20 plates each. Each portfolio lists… Read more
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cover of General Orders No. 2 [Program for Centennial Observance of the 108th Field Artillery]

General Orders No. 2 [Program for Centennial Observance of the 108th Field Artillery]

by Griffin, William W.

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Published
1940
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Fine
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Philadelphia: 108th Field Artillery, 1940. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 20 cm. The 100th anniversary of the founding o the 108th Field Artillery was celebrated on Dec. 7, 1940, with a parade, reviews, and dinner. The parade, consisting of 21 parts, was reviewed at the Union League by Gen. George Marshall, Maj-Gen. John B. Williams, Maj.-Gen. Walter S. Grant,… Read more
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cover of Statement of William H. Purnell, Postmaster of Baltimore

Statement of William H. Purnell, Postmaster of Baltimore

by Purnell, William H.

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Published
1866
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Good
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Baltimore: William H. Purnell, 1866. Pamphlet. Good. 7 p.; 23 cm. In March 1866 William H. Purnell (1826-1902), who had been appointed postmaster of Baltimore by President Lincoln in 1861, was up for confirmation to a post, possibly assessor of internal revenue for Baltimore. The only objection to him was a charge that he had made a speech… Read more
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cover of Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting Statements of the Contracts made by the Department during the Year 1828

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Washington, D.C.: Gales & Seaton, printers to House of Representatives, 1829. Very Good -. 31, [1] p., [1] folded leaf: tables; 22 cm. Disbound from a larger volume. Contais information about the contractors who sold supplies to the various American military posts throughout the country in 1828. The supplies consisted of weapons, construction materials, fuel, and uniforms. Scarce.… Read more
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cover of Justice Delayed: The Record of the Japanese American Internment Cases; Edited and with an Introduction by Peter Irons

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Middletown, Conn: Wesleyan University Press, 1989. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. xi, [1], 436 p.; 24 cm. Blue cloth with with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. The cases involving three Japanese Americans seeking justice in the 1980s after suffering interment during World War Two: Minoru Yasui, Fred Korematsu, and Gordon Hirabayashi. Book is in Very Good+ Condition:… Read more
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cover of Iwo

Iwo

by Wheeler, Richard

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780690018783
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New York: Lippincott & Crowell, 1980. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. ix, [3], 243 p.: illustrations, maps; 24 cm. Black cloth spine with blue paper over boards and gilt spine title. Dust jacket. Stated First Edition. A "searing and unique account" of the Battle of Iwo Jima, "told from the perpective of both the gallant U.S. Marines who invaded the… Read more
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cover of Winners and Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses and Ruins from a Long War

Winners and Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses and Ruins from a Long War

by Emerson, Gloria

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Published
1976
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Fine
ISBN
9780394484136
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New York: Random House, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/good +. x, 406 p.24 cm. Black and red cover with silver spine title and author's initials on front cover. Dust jacket. Journalist Gloria Emerson covered the war in Vietnam for The New York Times. "The sheer waste of human life, both of those who died and of those who did not,… Read more
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cover of A Handbook for Fire Watchers; Prepared by the Training Section, United States Office of Civilian Defense

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Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printig Office, 1942. Paperback. Very Good. iv, 52 p.: : illustrations; 19 cm. Brown wrapper printed in black; stapled. Fire watchers helped air raid wardens during World War Two. This handbook provided directions for responding to various types of bombs. The forms present in this copy have not been filled in. In Very… Read more
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cover of The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

The Invaded: How Latin Americans and Their Allies Fought and Ended U.S. Occupations

by McPherson, Alan

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Published
2014
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Near Fine -
ISBN
9780195343038
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Hardcover. Near Fine -/near fine. x, [2], 393 p.; 24 cm. Black cover with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Book is in Near Fine- Condition: center of spine slightly soiled; 2 page corners creased; upper corner of a few pages slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Near Fine… Read more
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cover of In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War

In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War

by Wolff, Tobias

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Published
1994
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Near Fine -
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9780679402176
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. Hardcover. Near Fine -/very good -. Second printing, Nov. 1994. [12], 221, [3] p.; 23 cm. Black cloth spine with red gilt spine title; brick red textured paper over boards with gilt author's initials on front board. Top page edges brick red. Illustrated dust jacket with embossed silver label of National Book… Read more
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cover of Beatty, Jellicoe, Sims and Rodman: Yankee Gobs and British Tars, as Seen by an 'Anglomaniac'

Beatty, Jellicoe, Sims and Rodman: Yankee Gobs and British Tars, as Seen by an 'Anglomaniac'

by Hunter, Francis T.

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Published
1919
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Good
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Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1919. Hardcover. Good. xvi, 204, [2] p., [30] p. of photographs; 21 cm. Dark blue cloth with gilt spine and cover titles. Top page edges gilt. No dust jacket. Gift inscription dated Christmas 1922 on front fixed endpaper. First edition. Lieutenant Francis T. Hunter's account of his experiences with the United States… Read more
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cover of Free as a Running Fox

Free as a Running Fox

by Calnan, T. D.

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Published
1970
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Fine
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New York: Dial Press, 1970. Hardcover. Fine/good. 317 p.; 22 cm. Blue cloth with gilt spine title. Blue endpapers with facsimile of Calnan's records as a German prisoner of war. Illustrated dust jacket. Thomas D. Calnan (1915-1981) was commissioned in the RAF in 1936. While flying a photo-reconnaissance mission over France at the end of 1941 he was… Read more
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cover of What Is an Adequate Navy for America? by Henry Latrobe Roosevelt Assistant Secretary of the Navy: Address Before the Democratic Women's Luncheon Club of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia: Democratic Women's Luncheon Club of Philadelphia, 1935. Pamphlet. Very Good. 18, [2] p.; 20 cm. Pamphlet; stapled. Cover title. Final 2 unpaginated pages contain a list of pamphlets published by the Democratic Women's Luncheon Club of Philadelphia, available from Maria H. Lansdale, Philadelphia. Henry Latrobe Roosevelt (1879-1936) was Assistant Secretary of the Navy from 1933 until his… Read more
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