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Cartes Postales Detachables Aux Dardanelles

Paris: Imp. E. L. Daley. Wraps. Stiff card covers with lettering in blue and red with 7 color flags on front cover representing the combatant nations in World War I. Consists of 20 detachable post cards with photographic scenes of the fighting at the Dardanelles during World War I, each with tissue guard. Includes scene of Generals Bailloud and Gouraud; Fort of Napoleon near Boulair; a French and English Squadron at high sea; the Henri IV; and a charge by infantry. Each card contains a description of the photo in both French and English. No marks in book, binding tight. Book condition VG.

$45.00

History Of The 304th Ammunition Train

By Loomis, Ernest L

Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorman Press, 1920. HB. Black cloth, silver lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 244 pp. Frontis photograph of Lt.-Col. Elmer P. Walser, Commanding Officer, many photographs within text. World War I regimental history of the 304th Ammunition Train of the 79th Division. Organized in 1917 at Camp Meade, Md., the regiment arrived in France in August, 1918 and saw action during the Meuse-Argonne offensive. Includes an extensive roster list at the rear. No marks in book, binding tight. Leaf of pages 19-22 loose but present, minor foxing to preliminaries. In an illustrated tan dust jacket with a photograph of the troop transport "Shoshone" on front panel. Dust jacket shows light soiling, 1/4 inch chip top of spine, price $3.00 listed on spine. Book condition VG in VG DJ. Uncommon regimental history, especially with a dust jacket.

$125.00

Open House In Flanders 1914-1918. Chateau De La Motte Au Bois

By La Grange, Baroness Ernest De

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1930. First American Edition. HB. Dark blue cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, (xii) 399 pp. Top edge of text block stained blue. Translated from the unpublished French by Melanie Lind, and with an introduction by Viscount Allenby. World War I account, based on her diary, of life at the Chateau De La Motte au Bois, which the Baroness made available to the Allied Armies as a headquarters and refuge. The Chateau was never more than 10 miles behind the front lines, but the Baroness refused to leave until 1918. She was referred to affectionately as "The Mother Of The British Army." Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page, in French. The author is inviting the recipient of the book to visit her at her Paris home on the Rue de Longchamp. Laid in is a post card with the photo of the author having a picnic lunch at Ypres in 1928. Shown are Marshall Petain, General Weygand, the Prince of Wales, and the author, and on the rear of the card, the author has written an explanation of the event. No marks in book, binding tight and covers clean. Book condition VG+.

$125.00

Open House In Flanders 1914-1918. Chateau De La Motte Au Bois

By La Grange, Baroness Ernest De

London: John Murray, 1929. First Edition. HB. Black cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, (xii) 399 pp. Translated from the unpublished French by Melanie Lind, and with an introduction by Viscount Allenby. World War I account, based on her diary, of life at the Chateau De La Motte au Bois, which the Baroness made available to the Allied Armies as a headquarters and refuge. The Chateau was never more than 10 miles behind the front lines, but the Baroness refused to leave until 1918. She was referred to affectionately as "The Mother Of The British Army." This copy from the library of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor, with the Sothebys bookplate from their sale conducted September 11-19, 1997. With a handwritten letter laid in from the Baroness to the Prince of Wales presenting him with this book, and dated Nov. 11, 1929, on her stationary with the heading 142, Rue De Longchamp, her Paris residence. The letter, entirely in French, mentions her contacting General Trotter, who had served as Extra Equerry to the Prince of Wales, regarding this presentation and also mentions a box lunch she and the Prince shared at a ceremony honoring the Battle of Ypres. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show light edge wear. Book condition VG. A nice association copy, with letter signed by the author.

$200.00

The Artilleryman; The Experiences And Impressions Of An American Artillery Regiment In The World War. 129th F. A

By Lee, Jay M

Kansas City, Mo: Press of Spencer Printing Company, 1920. HB. Red cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 359 pp. Detailed regimental history of the 129th Field Artillery, mainly consisting of men from MIssouri, and their service during World War I, including a full roster of members. The 129th received their training at Camp Doniphan in Oklahoma, and arrived in France in early June, 1918. The regiment saw action at Meuse-Argonne, Alsace and Lorraine, returning home in April, 1919. Future President Captain Harry S. Truman commanded Company D of the 129th regiment. Book illustrated with photographs and 23 maps, 6 of which are fold-out. Included are large fold-out panoramas of Camp Doniphan at the front and the Last Battlefield of the regiment at Woevre at the rear of the book. Additionally, laid in at the front is the supplemental map No. 13-A to be inserted opposite page 155. With this supplemental map is a hand written card signed by the author as follows: "With best wishes to the "Lantern-bearer" from Jay M. Lee." One of the better World War I regimental histories. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers clean with very light edge wear. Book condition VG+.

$125.00

Hauptmann Bolckes Feldberichte

By Bolcke, Oswald

New York: Deutchland Library Company, 1917. HB. Red cloth, black lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 220 pp. "Mit einer Einleitung von der Hand des Vaters und zwanzig Bildern." Frontis photo of Bolcke (1891-1916), German World War I fighter ace. Owners name ffep, no other marks in book, binding tight. Covers show light edge wear. Book condition VG.

$25.00

The History of Engineer Wagon Company 5, 23rd Engineers, American Expeditionary Forces, and Army Life at Home and in France

By Campbell, Donald Gwynne and Spencer, Edward W

Concord, N.H: The Rumford Press, 1920. HB. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 206 pp. World War I history of this construction company, organized at Camp Meade, Maryland in 1917. Company 5 served at the front repairing and building roads and did not leave France until the spring of 1919. A well-written account of what life in the A.E.F. was like for the common soldier, by two Corporals of this company. Includes two chapters of brief biographies of members of Company 5. Illustrated with photographs. No marks in book, binding tight. Bottom front cover shows moisture stain about 2" x 2". Book condition VG-. Scarce.

$165.00

Under Fire: The Story of a Squad

By Barbusse, Henri

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1917. 7th printing. HB. Red cloth, black lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo., 358 pp. Highly regarded World War I novel from the allied perspective, originally published as Le Feu in France in 1916. This copy a 7th printing, November, 1917. Covers show minor edge wear, edges of text block somewhat soiled, rear hinge cracked, old bookseller stamp on rear end paper. No marks in book, binding solid. A powerful indictment of war, on the same level as All Quiet on the Western Front. Book condition Good+.

$10.00

Marse John Goes To War

By Jacobs, Josephine Grider and Grider, John McGavock

Memphis, Tenn: Davis Printing Company, 1933. First Edition. Wraps. Brown stapled stiff paper covers with yapp edges, red and silver lettering with tipped in photo of 1st Lieut. John McGavock Grider on front cover, 8vo, 111 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Signed by the author on the half title page. Personal narrative of Grider (1892-1918) by his sister, including letters he sent to family members. John McGavock Grider enlisted in the Army when the U.S. entered World War I and after training as a pilot served in the 85th Squadron of the Royal Air Force with friends Lawrence Callahan and Elliott Springs. The 85th, commanded by Major William Bishop, was assigned to the Armentieres section in France. Grider was killed in action June 18, 1918. Grider's war-time diary was used by Elliot Springs for his novel "War Birds". No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show minor wear to yapped edges, 1/4" spot of ink on front cover, 1" tear to photo on front cover. Book condition VG.

$135.00

The Boys' Life Of Colonel Lawrence

By Thomas, Lowell

New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938. Later Edition. HB. Orange cloth, black lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 303 pp. Frontis photo of Lawrence, and 7 full-page plates within text plus map of the area of the revolt against the Turks. Neat owners bookplate on front paste-down, private blindstamp on title page. No marks in text, binding solid. In an unclipped ($2.00) orange dust jacket with a photograph of Lawrence and Thomas on front panel. Dust jacket shows light chipping, spine sunned, scratched. Book condition VG in VG- DJ.

$35.00

Our Experiences In The Army 1917-1919 Co. F, 309th U.S. Engineers

By Sharp, Clarence B. (Editor)

No Place: Published by Company F, 309th Engineers, [1932?]. Wraps. Olive green stiff paper wraps, red and white lettering on front cover with Engineer symbol and American eagle, 8vo, 98 pp. World War I account of the experiences of Company F, 309th Engineer Battalion belonging to the 84th Infantry Division. This unit, made up primarily of men from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, trained at Camp (Zachary) Taylor in Louisville, Ky. Contains many well-done cartoons by Wolford Eberly and Roy Wills. Book includes photographs of all members and a list of their names and home addresses. No marks in book, binding solid. Covers show minor edge wear, bottom front corner of cover creased. Book condition VG.

$85.00

An American Crusader At Verdun

By Rice, Philip Sidney

Princeton, N. J: Published by the author, 1918. Second Edition. HB. Brown cloth spine over brown paper covered boards, black lettering on front cover, 12mo, 103 pp. Account of the author's experiences with the American Field Service as an ambulance driver during World War I. Rice was assigned to Section One and saw action at Douaumont during the battle of Verdun in 1917, and was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French. This work appeared originally as "An Ambulance Driver in France" which was privately printed earlier in 1918 at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Frontis photo of the author, and several full-page plates within text. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show some edge wear, owner's name top edge of text block. Book condition VG-.

$65.00

Through The Iron Bars (Two Years Of German Occupation In Belgium)

By Cammaerts, Emile (Louis Raemaekers, Illustrator)

London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1917. HB. Green cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 8vo, 72 pp. Frontis illustration and many full-page plates within text, by Raemaekers. Account of the World War I experiences in Belgium. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show very light edge wear. Uncommon in cloth. Book condition VG.

$50.00

The House Of Courage

By Rickard, Mrs. Victor [Jessica Louisa Moore]

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1919. First American Edition. HB. Green cloth, black lettering on front cover and spine, 12mo, 394 pp. Color Frontispiece by C. Allan Gilbert. World War I fiction by Rickard (1876-1963), a prolific Irish novelist, whose husband was killed at Aubers Ridge while commanding the Royal Munster Fusiliers in 1915. No marks in book, binding tight. Covers show slight edge wear, top edge of text block lightly soiled. Book condition VG. Uncommon.

$150.00

The History Of The Fifty-Fifth Battery, C.F.A

By MacArthur, D. C. (Compiled by)

Hamilton, Canada: H. S. Longhurst, the Press of Robert Duncan & Company, 1919. First Edition. HB. Dark blue leather, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, 12mo, 94 pp. Illustrated endpapers. Uncommon World War I Unit History of this Canadian Artillery battery of the 5th Division. Serving in France starting in 1917, the 55th saw action at Vimy, Amiens and Cambrai. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Previous owner's initials on half title page only marks in book, binding tight. Covers show very light edge wear. Book condition VG.

$225.00

History Of The 135th Aero Squadron From July 25 To November 11, 1918

By Hart, Percival Gray

Chicago: [Privately Printed by Chicago Law Printing Co.], 1939. First Edition. Wraps. Brown wraps, black lettering on spine and illustration of an eagle on front cover, 8vo, 178 pp. With illustrations by Edward M. Urband. Account of the 135th Aero Squadron during World War I, serving as an observation and reconnaissance squadron attached to the IV Corps of the US Army. The squadron was formed in August, 1917 and trained at Rockwell Field near San Diego. "The squadron made 1,016 sorties and lost five officers in combat; two pilots and three observers. The squadron was also credited with the destruction of eight enemy aircraft in combat." Gorrell Vol. 17. Tape residue front and rear endpapers, no marks in book, binding tight. Covers clean, top corner of front cover and first few pages creased. Book condition VG.

$135.00

Infantry In Battle

By Lanham, Capt. C. T. and Marshall, Col. George C

Washington, D. C: The Infantry Journal, 1939. Second Edition. HB. Black cloth, red and gilt illustration of infantry on front and rear covers, gilt lettering on spine, 8vo, viii, 422 pp. Originally published in 1934 under the direction of George C. Marshall, and extensively revised by Captain Lanham on the eve of World War II. An analysis of infantry tactics based on World War I operations. Profusely illustrated with maps. Some underlining and bracketing, in pencil. Notations on rear endpaper. Binding tight. Covers show light soiling and edge wear. Book condition VG-.

$30.00

'I' Wash or Fribbles Of The First Flotilla 1914-16

Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, 1916. First Edition. Wraps. Light blue stapled wraps, black lettering on front cover, 12mo, 48 pp. Poetry by members of the First Destroyer Flotilla during the first two years of World War I. Mentioned in some of the poetry are the Acheron, Ariel, Beaver, Badger, Hind and Hydra, among other destroyers of the flotilla. Also mentioned is the sinking of the U-12 off of Fife Ness. Previous owner's name, in pencil, on title page, no other marks in book. Covers have come loose from stapled binding but text block solid. Covers show light soiling. Very scarce World War I British Navy title. Book condition VG-.

$125.00

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

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