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Image for Great Battles of the 20th Century

Great Battles of the 20th Century

By: Pitt, Barrie (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York/London, Grosset and Dunlap/Phoebus: 1977

Seller ID: 012238

ISBN: 0-448-14458-1

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped and edge-chipped. Begins with Spion Kop in the second Boer War and concludes with the battle of Yom Kippur. 379 pp. plus index. View more info

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Fighting Ships

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1989

Edition: First Published in 1989

Seller ID: 000190

Condition: Very Good


Original black hard cover appears to be cloth, DJ has 2" piece missing from top of spine. Naval ships from around the world. 126 pp. View more info

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The Twentieth Maine; A Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War

By: Pullen, John J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009538

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. DJ heavily taped inside. Regimental history claimed one of the best. Laid in is news clipping reporting the death of John J. Pullen. 338 pp. View more info

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Lion in the Bay; The British Invasion of the Chesapeake

By: Quick, Stanley L. With Reid, Chipp

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2015

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011894

ISBN: 978-1-61251-236

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards. No writing or damage. War of 1812. 266 pp. with index. View more info

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CIA: A History

By: Ranelagh, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1992

Edition: First Published 1992

Seller ID: 004011

ISBN: 0563362502

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing and no damage. Personnel, history, primary targets, presidential relations, etc. Points up the attitude that "anything goes" in its clandestine operations. An eye-opener. 256 pp. View more info

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Halifax at War/ Wellington at War

By: Rapier, Brian J./ Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Enderby, Leicester, Promotional Reprint Co. Ltd.: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012487

ISBN: 1-85648-173-5

Condition: Near Fine


Large, heavy book will need extra postage. The Halifax first flew 25 Oct.,1939, being five tons overweight. The rudders were sketchy at low speeds, leading to extensive costly repairs. The Vickers Wellington, nicknamed "Wimpy," played a major role from 1939 until halfway through 1942, in any of several important tasks. 256 pp. View more info

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Tecumseh; A Chronicle of the Last Great Leader of His People

By: Raymond, Ethel T.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010143

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 17 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Top edges gilt. One of the sadly-unsung heroes of Canadian history, a Shawnee active in Ohio who continued to fight for the British even while some of the British were running away ! 159 pp. View more info

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Escape From Colditz

By: Reid, P.R.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1953

Edition: Book Club Edition.

Seller ID: 012468

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ worn head and tail of spine. Two books in one volume; The Colditz Story and Men of Colditz. Twenty-two miles SE of Leipzig, Colditz Castle stands high on a cliff, behind a moat, decorated with barbed wire. It became the home of the "bad boys" who had escaped from other prisons. The author was one of them. 622 pp. total in the two books. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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British Strategy; Military & Economic (A Historical Review and Its Contemporary Lessons)

By: Richmond, Admiral Sir Herbert

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1941

Seller ID: 009379

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Current Problems Series. Deals with Britain's wars from Elizabeth's time to World War I. 157 pp. Small, thin book can be mailed by Letter Post (Between cardboard). 157 pp. View more info

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The Wooden World; An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

By: Rodger, N.A.M.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011993

ISBN: 0-00-216548-1

Condition: Very Good


A hefty and impressive account of the early Navy. DJ price-clipped. Heavy book will need extra postage. 445 pp. with index. View more info

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Wingate's Raiders; An Account of the Fabulous Adventure that Raised the Curtain on the Battle for Burma

By: Rolo, Charles J.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1944

Seller ID: 010815

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ edgeworn. Endpaper maps. "The New Lawrence." 197 pp. View more info

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Military Uniforms; Uniformes Militaires

By: Ross, David

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, New Brunswick Museum: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012496

ISBN: 0-919326-06-4

Condition: Very Good


The author was Director of the New Brunswick Museum at date of publication. Uniforms shown are from the museum's collection. 87 pp. View more info

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Dress Regulations for the Officers of the Canadian Militia; Militia Department 1907

By: Ross, David and Chartrand, Rene

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, S.E. Dawson, King's Printer: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010298

Condition: Very Good


Photo cover trade paperback. Every piece of outfit for man and horse, from the Wolseley helmet in white to a horseshoe case. 124 pp. View more info

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Ballads of American Bravery (Silver Series of English and American Classics)

By: Scollard, Clinton (Ed.)

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Silver, Burdett and Company: 1900

Seller ID: 003543

Condition: Very Good


Original greyish-tan cloth with green decoration and lettering on boards. All the traditional poems with bravery as a theme, plus some less well-known. Biographical notes and commentary. 230 pp. View more info

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U.S. Army Register, Vol. III; Retired Lists

By: Secretary of the Army

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Department of the Army: 1969

Seller ID: 006542

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original official trade paperback. Previous owner's name and brief notes. Explanatory Notes, Retirements Codes, Section 1- United States Army Retired List, Section 2 - Army of the United States Retired List, Section 3 - Temporary Disability Retired List, Section 4 - Emergency Officers Retired List, Section 5 - Losses to the Retired Lists. 398 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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The Rally of the Empire

By: Singh, Pocock, Cooper, & Wallace (Contrib.)

Price: $70.00 USD

Publisher: London, Newnes: 1914

Seller ID: 005614

Condition: Fair to Good


Original red cloth on boards showing a mounted rider with lance. Cover faded. First 10 pp. have been re-attached out of line. Two-inch break at head of joints front and back. Marvelous portraits of soldiers from Indian, Canadian, Australian, South African, and Scottish regiments rallied to join the fight in 1914. Camels, horses, and humans were the motive power except for one photo of a review by the Queen in a motor car. Four well-illustrated articles, each about 30 pp. in length. George Newnes was well-known as publisher of Strand and Wide World Magazines. No writing or marking. Conditi... View more info

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From the Victorian Era to the Space Age

By: Slader, Lt.-Col. E.M.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society: 1973

Seller ID: 009312

Condition: Very Good


Original beige softcover, stapled. Saint John native records his life in the city and in the military during two world wars. 212 pp. plus Index. Finger soil to cover and minor damage base of spine. No writing except date inside front cover. View more info

Thucydides Volume III, Books V and VI (History of the Peloponnesian War)

By: Smith, Charles Forster (Translator)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Cambridge/London, Harvard University Press/ William Heinemann Ltd.: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013326

Condition: Near Fine


Original olive cloth on boards with bright gilt lettering. Price-clipped dustjacket. Part of the Loeb Classical Library. Text in Greek and English. 375 pp. plus 7 pages of ads. View more info

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Sea Power in the Nuclear Age

By: Sokol, Anthony E.

Price: $26.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Public Affairs Press: 1961

Seller ID: 000551

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth on boards, no DJ. Modest corner bumping and wear; inscription. 268 pp. View more info

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The North and the South; At Antietam and Gettysburg

By: Spear, William E.

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, MAss., Self-published: 1908

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009106

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth on boards. Very good, except title lettering rubbed away. No marks. The most incomprehensible volume I have encountered to date. Greater and more determined minds than mine might find worth in reading it. I found that it was summarized by, and its more complete reading could have been sacrificed for, its last paragraph. 171 pp. View more info