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12th Armored Division, .   HELLCATS IN WORLD WAR II: A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TWELFTH ARMORED DIVISION, 15 SEPTEMBER1 1942 - 17 DECEMBER, 1945  
Nashville, TN: Battery Press, 1978. Reprint. 94 pages. Hardcover. 1978 Battery Press reprint of the 1947 original. Covers their actuvatuib, training and departure to Europe, joining up with Patton's Third Army, crossing the Rhine and onward to Austria. B/w photos throughout.
Near Fine/No Jacket. A nice, unmarked copy with just a hint of rubbing at extremities. # E4017. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Adkins, Roy.   NELSON'S TRAFALGAR: THE BATTLE THAT CHANGED THE WORLD  
New York: Viking, 2005. 1st Am. ed. 392 pages. Hardcover. 0670034487 0-670-03448-7. Though Nelson died, the British victory set them on their imperial course, and a century of world dominance. The dustjacket illustrated with wrap-around painting of the scene of battle. Maps and plans, notes, bibliography, and index. First edition.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E4081. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alexander, Thomas E.   SAC TIME: A NAVIGATOR IN THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2020. 1st ed. 110 pages. Hardcover. 1623498430 1-62349-843-0. Personal recollections of Cold War times in the Strategic Air Command, America's first line defense against the nuclear arms of the USSR. Pictorial hardcover presented without dustjacket. Stated first edition.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E3797. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Alexander, Thomas E., & Dan K. Utley.   FADED GLORY: A CENTURY OF FORGOTTEN TEXAS MILITARY SITES, THEN AND NOW  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 224 pages. Paperback. 1603446990 1-60344-699-0. Seven maps show location of sites dating from the Mexican War, Indian Wars, Civil War, and every other conflict through World War II. Drawings, color photos and other illustrations, index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0739. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Anderson, Fred.   NORTHROP: AN AERONAUTICAL HISTORY  
Los Angeles, CA: Northrop Corporation, 1976. 1st ed. 290 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos and diagrams illustrate the development of Northrop planes. Lots of info on the various flying wings. Index. Brown leatherette covered boards with faded gilt titles and plane silhouettes.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, clean, and square. Gift inscription on front endpaper. # E1508. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Argo, Ronald.   YEAR OF THE MONKEY  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 191989. 1st ed. 382 pages. Hardcover. 0671663607 0-671-66360-7. Wartime mystery and thriller set in Vietnam.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9616. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Atkinson, Tex.   FROM THE COCKPIT: COMING OF AGE IN THE KOREAN WAR (SIGNED)  
Baltimore: PublishAmerica, 2002. 1st ed. 203 pages. Paperback. 1591299772 1-59129-977-2. The autobiographical account of Atkinson, a Navy carrier pilot who flew over 100 combat missions in Korea and holds many awards, including the Distinguished Flying Cross. SIGNED by Tex.
New/Wraps. # 23738. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Averill, Gerald P.   MUSTANG: A COMBAT MARINE  
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1987. 1st ed. 314 pages. Hardcover. 0891412751 0-89141-275-1. Autobiography of General Gerald O. "Iron Balls" Averill, who enlisted in the Marines in 1941, fought through World War II, Korea and into the Vietnam era.
Fine/VG. # A5468. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Baker Botts, & Dillon Anderson et.al.   BAKER BOTTS IN WORLD WAR II: A COLLECTION OF NARRATIVE ACCOUNTS OF THE SERVICE EXPERINCES WRITTEN BY MEN OF THE LAW FIRM  
USA: North River Press, 1986. Reprint. 662 pages. Hardcover. Reprint of the 1947 edition in heavy blue cloth with gilt lettering. The accounts of 23 of the law firm's members during WWII. Authors include: Dillon Anderson, George T. Barrow, William R. Brown, James N. Erwin, Jr., Joe G. Fender, J.H. Freeman, John F. Heard, J.C. Hutcheson III, Joe Ingraham, Donald N. Johnson, Robert E. Keeton, Baine P. Kerr, Bernard J. Mackin, John T. Maginnis, Roland W. McCoy, James W. Mehaffey, Denman Moody, James K. Nance, Hugh M. Patterson, Marion Phillips, Paul Port, Garrent R. Tucker, Jr., & A.B. White. B/w photos of the subjects.
Fine/No Jacket. A fine, tight copy. # B8538. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barrett, William E.   THE FIRST WAR PLANES (FAWCETT HOW-TO BOOK 460)  
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett, 1960. 144 pages. Paperback. Hundreds of b/w WW I vintage airplane photos. Stories of WW I aces, arial combat, Baron Von Richthofen, Layfayette Escadrille, and much more. Flat-spine stapled format.
VG/Wraps. Solid, unmarked, light scuffing and diagonal crease on front cover. # E0404. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baylies, Francis.   NARRATIVE OF MAJOR GENERAL WOOL'S CAMPAIGN IN MEXICO, IN THE YEARS 1846, 1847 & 1848  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1975. Reprint. 78 pages. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the 1851 narrative of General Wool's activities during the War with Mexico 1846-48. In cream linen cloth covers.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # A0765. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berry, Henry.   MAKE THE KAISER DANCE: LIVING MEMORIES OF THE DOUGHBOY  
New York: Arbor House, 1984. Reprint. 455 pages. Paperback. 0877956561 0-87795-656-1. Interviews with 30 veterans of World War I, telling their vivid memories.
VG/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. Edges darkened, faint reader creases on spine. # E2561. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Betros, Lance.   CARVED FROM GRANITE: WEST POINT SINCE 1902  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 458 pages. Hardcover. 1603447717 1-60344-771-7. History of the United States Military Academy. Pictorial endpapers, notes, bibliography, and index. Out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Top corners lightly bumped. No name, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1172. $105.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Boesch, Paul.   MUCH OF ME IN EACH OF THESE (SIGNED)  
Houston: Permier Press, 1966. 1st ed. 72 pages. Hardcover. Noted double Silver Star veteran, pro wrestler known as the voice of Houston Wrestling presents poems on war & death, the sea and nature. SIGNED 'With all my best wishes, sincerely, Paul Boesch, Dec 1966'. The war section is illustrated with eerily striking pencil drawings by Vic Green. Uncommon.
Near Fine/Good+. # B6557. $160.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bonhams, .   NELSON & THE ROYAL NAVY 1750-1815 SALE NUMBER 11430  
London: Bonhams, 2005. 226 pages. Paperback. Catalog of Bonhams auction July 5, 2005, made up of memorabilia and artifacts from the life and career of Horatio Nelson. Description of items and color photos. Two double-page foldouts. A printed list of prices realized is tipped-in at the back.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E2346. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Book Committee, .   COMPANY F, THREE HUNDRED AND FIRST ENGINEERS U.S. ARMY 301ST  
Self Published, 1919. Leather. Formation in 1917 and early history of the unit, training at Camp Devens, and deployment to France. Stories of service during the war, and in the Army of Occupation afterward. List of officers and enlisted men as the Company sailed for Europe. Lots of b/w photos and drawings, including full page portrait of Lt. Peter J. Ronchetti, who wrote his name and 1919 date on first blank page. Dark brown leather covered boards with bright gilt title and emblems on front.
Fair/No Jacket. 3/4ths of spine leather is missing, with some wear to edges. Hinges and binding are firm. Pages clean and nice. Scarce. # E1699. $92.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bott, Alan.   AN AIRMAN'S OUTINGS WITH THE RFC, JUNE-DECEMBER 1916: VINTAGE VINTAGE AVIATION LIBRARY 13  
Vista, CA: Greenhill/Aeolus, 1986. Reprint. 323 pages. Paperback. 0947898301 0-947898-30-1. One of the first books about fighting in the air, written by a fighting airman.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no name or marks. # E2559. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowman, Martin, & Patrick Bunce.   THUNDER IN THE HEAVENS: CLASSIC AMERICAN AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II  
New York: Smithmark, 1994. 1st Am. ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0831782978 0-8317-8297-8. Hundreds of color photos featuring 14 preserved classic American combat aircraft and stories of wartime experiences from World War II aviators.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has 3/4 inch tear lower front. # B6825. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Britton, Christopher.   PAYBACKS  
New York: Donald I. Fine, 1985. 1st ed. 317 pages. Hardcover.
Good+/Good. Dj worn, corners rubbed and torn. # A2646. $3.50     Inquire Now  
Bull, Stephen.   ASPECTS OF WAR: TRENCH WARFARE  
London: PRC Publishing, 2003. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 1856486575 1-85648-657-5. First-hand accounts, official manuals, regimental histories, and b/w photos give a "mud and blood" picture of trench warfare. Clean, tight, no name or marks. N wear.
Fine/Fine. # B6683. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bureau of Naval Personnel, .   TOOLS AND THEIR USES RATE TRAINING MANUAL (NAVPERS 10085-B)  
Washington D.C.: U.S. Gov. Printing Office, . Reprint. 179 pages. Paperback. Training manual to familiarize sailors with the tools for working wood and metal. Illustrated on every page with b/w drawings. Navy-blue illustrated cover.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, no name or writing. Scuff-mark on back. # E2651. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, W.H.   FROM YORKTOWN TO SANTIAGO WITH THE SIXTH U.S. CAVALRY  
Austin: State House Press, 1989. Reprint. 329 pages. Hardcover. 0938349422 0-938349-42-2. Born at the outbreak of the Civil War, sent to Texas for policing during Reconstruction, & used on the frontier against the Indians, the unit went to Cuba for the Spanish-American War. Facsimile of 1900
New/New. A new book in publisher shrinkwrap. # 02651. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clancy, Tom.   THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 1984. Reprint. 387 pages. Hardcover. 0870212850 0-87021-285-0. Cold War story of submarines and intrigue. Red cloth-covered boards and white dustjacket. 3rd printing.
VG/Good. Bright pages appear unread. Owner name and mild shelfwear on book. Dustjacket is sun faded, especially on red colors. Light wear at top edge and a quarter-inch closed tear at top edge. # E4200. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Claringbould, Michael John.   FORTY OF THE FIFTH: THE LIFE, TIMES, AND DEMISE OF FORTY U.S. FIFTH AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT  
Kingston Austral: Aerothentic Publications, . 1st ed. 133 pages. Paperback. 0940542695 0-940542-69-5. B/w photos, bibliography, index. Very scarce.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Faint diagonal crease on covers. # E4192. $85.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clasby, Robert.   GETTYSBURG: YOU ARE THERE  
Short Hills NJ: Burford Books, 2003. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 1580801110 1-58080-111-0. Computer-enhanced photography recreates pivotal moments in the Battle of Gettysburg. Index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1378. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clews, Graham T.   CHURCHILL'S PHONEY WAR: A STUDY IN FOLLY AND FRUSTRATION  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2019. 1st ed. 339 pages. Hardcover. 1682472795 1-68247-279-5. Analysis of the decision-making process in the early months of World War II, and Churchill's involvement in it.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E3392. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cohen, Stan.   EAST WIND RAIN: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE PEARL HARBOR ATTACK  
Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing. Reprint. 182 pages. Paperback. 0933126158 0-933126-15-8. B/w photos, maps. Inscribed to owner "I hope my book will bring back some memories for you" signed by the author and dated Dec. 7, 1982.
Good+/Wraps. Has some wear and scuffing. # E2533. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cohen, Stan.   EAST WIND RAIN: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE PEARL HARBOR ATTACK [50TH ANNIVERSARY REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION]  
Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing. Revised ed. 298 pages. Paperback. 0933126158 0-933126-15-8. The 1991 revised edition done for the 50th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, this being a 10th printing (2001). Maps, drawings, and hundreds of b/w photos. The book has the same ISBN as the 1981 first edition, however it is substantially revised and enlarged with 116 additional pages including a few pages of color plates.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, without wear. No name or marks. # E2534. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Collier, Peter, & Nick Del Calzo.   MEDAL OF HONOR: PORTRAITS OF VALOR BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY  
New York: Artisan/Workman, 2003. Reprint. 253 pages. Hardcover. 1579652409 1-57965-240-9. Foreword by by President George H.W. Bush, essays by Senator John McCain and Tom Brokow. Portraits in words and photos of 116 heroes.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0149. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Confederate Air Force, .   CAF: ITS STORY  
Harlingen, Texas: CAF, 1980. Reprint. 18 pages. Paperback. Details the history of the Ghost Squadron of the Confederate Air Force. Airplane and site acquisitions prior to the organization move from Harlingen to Midland, and eventual name change to Commemorative Air Force. Many aircraft photos. All text and photos printed in blue ink. Stapled booklet.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, marks or discoloration. # B9065. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cornebise, Alfred Emile.   ART FROM THE TRENCHES: AMERICA'S UNIFORMED ARTISTS IN WORLD WAR I  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2014. Reprint. 157 pages. Paperback. 1623492025 1-62349-202-5. Presents a comprehensive account of the US Army art program in World War I. Sixty b/w illustrations. Book made with french-flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. Publisher stamp on endpaper. Small scuff on one corner. # E2108. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Craig, Nelson D.   THE WYVERN YEARS: HELANTISUBRON TWELVE 1977-1994  
self, 1995. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. Complete history of the anti-submarine helicopter squadron which commissioned in 1977 and active till September 1994. Named for the Wyvern, an animal in heraldry that is a two-legged dragon with wings ans a barbed tail. Book is filled with b/w photos of crewmen and operations. Dark red cover with bright gilt title and decoration. No title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Binding tight, no name or marks. Corners scuffed, especially lower front. # B8500. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crawford, Steve.   DEADLY FIGHTING SKILLS OF THE WORLD  
New York: St. Martin's, 1999. 1st Am. ed. 192 pages. Paperback. 1897884265 1-897884-26-5. 100 drawings and 80 photos demonstrate many kinds of equipment and techniques. Index. Dark green spine with red and white titles.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E3746. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crawford, George, Fred, and Raymond.   THREE CRAWFORD BROTHERS: THE WW II MEMOIRS OF THREE PILOTS (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2008. 1st ed. 647 pages. Paperback. 1438904576 1438904576. The stories of three pilot brothers as they fought in WW II, two in Europe and one in Asia. The three unpublished books were joined for this one. Signed by the author George Crawford, with inscription to owner.
VG/Wraps. Tight, with normal reading wear. # E4186. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cresap, Bernarr.   APPOMATTOX COMMANDER: THE STORY OF GENERAL E.O.C. ORD  
New York: A.S. Barnes, 1981. 1st ed. 418 pages. Hardcover. 0498024326 0-498-02432-6. Biography of Confederate general for whom Fort Ord California was named. Information on Southern Reconstruction, Freedman's Bureau, and pacification of the Mexican Border.
VG/VG. Tight, no name or writing. Corners sharp. Edges foxed, light color marks on top edge from other books packed in box. Sticker ghost on front endpaper. # E1804. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crooks, Col. Kelley, & Mark Lardas.   WARSHIPS AT SEAWOLF PARK (SIGNED)  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2018. 1st ed. 126 pages. Paperback. 1467102628 1467102628. War history of the two ships, the USS Cavalla, an attack submarine and the destroyer-escort USS Stewart, the establishment of the park, and their difficult restoration. Over 100 B/w photos throughout.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED on the title page by Mark Lardas, a friend of our store. # 36669. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dienst, Alex.   NAVY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1835-1845  
Ft. Collins: Old Army Press, 1987. Limited ed. 167 pages. Hardcover. 088342066X 0-88342-066-X. Limited edition reprint of 150 copies of Dienst's work which appeared in four installments in the 1909 TSHA Quarterly. Added index and preface. Probably the best history of the Texas Navy. BTB 42, Howes D339.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Perfect. # A2422. $225.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donovan, Jim.   CUSTER AND THE LITTLE BIGHORN: THE MAN, THE MYSTERY, THE MYTH  
New York: Crestline, 2011. Reprint. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0785825894 0-7858-2589-4. Illustrated throughout, mostly b/w, this book examines the life of this complex man, and the batle which ended it. Bibliography and index. Custer battle-field maps on endpapers. Glossy pictorial boards with matching dustjacket.
Good+/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Lower corners bruised. # E1377. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
du Mont, John S.   CUSTER BATTLE GUNS (REVISED & ENLARGED EDITION 1988)  
Ft. Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1988. Revised ed. 113 pages. Hardcover. The revised and expanded 1988 edition, limited to 1,500 copies bound in one-quarter cloth over pictorial boards. History of the weapons carried by both sides at the Little Bighorn. Armory records, B/w photos and drawings throughout, indexed.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight with minor scuffing at corners. # E1424. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
du Mont, John S.   CUSTER BATTLE GUNS (SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION)  
Ft. Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1974. Limited ed. 113 pages. Leather. Copy No. 21 of an edition limited to 50 copies, signed by the author, and bound in dark blue leather. Stamped in gilt along inside edges. Spine title and front saber decoration also stamped in gilt. History of the weapons carried by both sides at the Little Bighorn. Armory records, B/w photos and drawings throughout. Indexed.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight with minor scuffing at corners. # E1354. $275.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dudley, Wade G.   SPLINTERING THE WOODEN WALL: THE BRITISH BLOCKADE OF THE UNITED STATES, 1812-1815  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2003. 1st ed. 229 pages. Hardcover. 155750167X 1-55750-167-X. Analysis and reinterpretation of the British blockade of the United States during the War of 1812. With tables, charts, maps, and illustrations. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear or marks. Owner name embossed inside. # E0996. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dunnigan, James F., & Austin Bay.   FROM SHIELD TO STORM: HIGH TECH WEAPONS, MILITARY STRATEGY, & COALITION WARFARE IN THE PERSIAN GULF  
New York: William Morrow, 1992. 1st ed. 512 pages. Hardcover. What really happened in the Gulf War. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Austin Bay.
Fine/Fine. # A5190. $17.00     Inquire Now  
Eller, Ernest M., Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.   NAVAL WEAPONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION  
Washington, DC: American Defense Prepare, 19. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. 8.5 x 11 pamphlet produced for the Bicentennial by the Am. Defense Preparedness Assoc. on the types, characteristics & ballistics of cannon used in the American Revolution. B/w illus, diagrams charts.
Fine/Wraps. A crisp, fine copy. # A3863. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Engelmann, Joachim.   GERMAN HEAVY FIELD ARTILLERY 1934-1945  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1995. 48 pages. Paperback. 0887407595 0-88740-759-5. Describes the German arms advances from foot artillery to heavy artillery of the field Army. B/w photos, technical drawings, and data sheets. Stapled magazine format. Translated from the original German by David Johnston.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0372. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Engler, Jr., Richard E.   THE FINAL CRISIS: COMBAT IN NORTHERN ALSACE, JANUARY 1945  
Bedford PA: The Aberjona Press, 1999. Reprint. 362 pages. Paperback. 0966638913 0-9666389-1-3. Fighting to the bitter end of the war in Germany, real memories of the men of the Seventh Army who were there. Much on 222d, 242d and 313th Infantry Divisions, numerous tank & armored divisions and more.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, unmarked. A very nice copy. # E4067. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flayderman, Norm.   ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF ARMS AND MILITARY GOODS  
Greenwich, CT: Norm Flayderman, 1961. Reprint. 168 pages. Hardcover. Reproduction of the catalogue published in 1864 by Schuyler, Hartley & Graham. Contains dress code for men and horses, pay tables, and organization of the military departments. Covers Army, Navy, Marines, and Revenue Cutter Service. Illustrations of most everything worn or carried by the officers and men. Commentary and publication by Norm Flayderman.
VG/Good. Book firm and straight. Owner blindstamp inside. Distjacket has small tears and chips up to 3/4 inch. # E0939. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fleischer, Wolfgang.   GERMAN TRENCH MORTARS AND INFANTRY MORTARS 1914-1945  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1996. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 0887409164 0-88740-916-4. Stapled magazine-style in stiff illustrated cover. B/w vintage photos. Translated from the German original by David Johnston.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0364. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fletcher, Ian.   FIELDS OF FIRE: BATTLEFIELDS OF THE PENINSULAR WAR  
New York: Sarpedon, 1994. 1st Am. ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 1885119011 1-885119-01-1. Illustrated with b/w period images and maps, and b/w and color photos by Andy Cook. Appendix of two orders of battle and index. Green cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. tight, no wear, no marks. Lacks dustjacket. # E2603. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fletcher, David, & Tony Bryan.   BRITISH MARK I TANK 1916  
UK: Osprey, 2004. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1841766895 1-84176-689-5. B/w and color photos and drawings.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6323. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fox, Wesley L.   MARINE RIFLEMAN: FORTY-THREE YEARS IN THE CORPS  
Washington D.C.: Potomac Books, 2008. Reprint. 395 pages. Paperback. 1574888080 1-57488-808-0. Autobiography of Colonel Fox's long career in the Marines, from 1950 through 1993. B/w photos, glossary and index. This is the 2008 Potomac Books reissue of the 2002 original. 1st printing thus. This copy contains a gift inscription in a shaky hand: [To my friend Randall Osborne, we both knew these headaches were not normal! C. Hudson.] Charles "Doc" Hudson was a medical officer and Fox credits him on page 256 with recommending him for his Medal of Honor for his actions as then as a 1st Lt. with Company A in the Shau Valley during the Vietnam War.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear. # E2560. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Friedrichs, Irene Hohmann.   HISTORY OF GOLIAD (SIGNED)  
Victoria Texas: Regal Printers, 1967. 2nd ed. 80 pages. Paperback. Second edition published in 1967, following the 1961 original. Signed on the title page by the author. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E2773. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gaell, Rene.   PRIESTS IN THE FIRING LINE  
London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1916. 1st ed. 243 pages. Hardcover. Moving account of French priests tending to wounded soldiers in the fields and trenches during the early days of World War I. A few b/w photographs. In blue cloth covers.
Good+/No Jacket. Covers show light water spots, previous owner name. Otherwise a clean, solid copy of this relatively scarce title. # B7817. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greenland, A.J.   TONY GREENLAND'S PANZER MODELLING MASTERCLASS  
London: Windrow & Greene, 1996. 128 pages. Hardcover. 1859150675 1-85915-067-5. Detailed information for modellers on kits and technology.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E0307. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Charles B.   MILITARY RECORDS OF GENERAL OFFICERS CONFEDERATE STATES AMERICA A FACSIMILE REPRODUCTION  
Austin: Steck Co., 1963. Reprint. 110 pages. Hardcover. With one hundred and eight portraits.
X-Lib NF/No Jacket. Former library copy, minimal markings. A clean, solid copy. # B3742. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hargrove, Thomas R.   A DRAGON LIVES FOREVER: WAR AND RICE IN VIETNAM'S MEKONG DELTA  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2008. Reprint. 472 pages. Paperback. 1603440607 1-60344-060-7. Serving as an advisor to the Vietnamesesa as First Lieutenant, the author was there to help farmers improve rice yield. He lived with the people, as they lived. Written from his journals of the secret war for the people of the country.
Near Fine/Wraps. Without wear. Publisher stamp on half-title page. # E2157. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Carlyle "Smitty".   TAP CODE: THE EPIC SURVIVAL TALE OF A VIETNAM POW AND THE SECRET CODE THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING  
Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2019. 1st ed. 255 pages. Hardcover. 0310359112 0-310-35911-2. Stories of survival in Vietnam prisoner of war camps.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E4193. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hartink, A.E.   THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANTIQUE FIREARMS: AN EXPERT GUIDE TO FIREARMS AND THEIR DEVELOPMENT  
Hackberry Press, 2001. 1st Am. ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 1931040087 1-931040-08-7. English translation by Stephen Challacombe of original Dutch edition. Hundreds of color photos and illustrations. History and technology of weapons development. Index. Glossy color illustrated boards and matching dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1375. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hill, Frederick H., & George Venn.   DARKROOM SOLDIER: PHOTOGRAPHS AND LETTERS FROM THE SOUTH PACIFIC THEATER WORLD WAR II (SIGNED)  
La Grande OR: Photosmith Books, 2007. 1st ed. 287 pages. Paperback. 1604611979 1-60461-197-9. Detailed account of life in a Photo Recon group in the Pacific, with letters home and a great many pictures of the men's activities. Signed by Fred Hill, and inscribed to owner.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E4188. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
His Majesty's Stationery, .   BRITISH VESSELS LOST AT SEA 1914-18  
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1979. Reprint. 220 pages. Paperback. 0850593840 0-85059-384-0. A reorint of the original official publications NAVY LOSSES and MERCHANT SHIPPING (LOSSES), which were first published in august 1919 by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London. Green card covers with french flaps.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding, owner name embossed inside. # E0971. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoig, Stan.   THE SAND CREEK MASSACRE (SIGNED)  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1961. 1st ed. 217 pages. Hardcover. First edition, SIGNED and inscribed by the author to owner. Appendix, bibliography, index. Printed inside dustjacket is list of Indian and Frontier titles published by University of Oklahoma. Black cloth-covered boards, top edge dyed red.
Near Fine/Good+. Book is tight and square, unmarked save for author inscription. No wear. Owner bookplate inside front board. Price-clipped dustjacket has some edge and corner wear. # E3979. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hornfischer, James D.   SHIP OF GHOSTS  
New York: Bantam Books, 2006. 1st ed. 530 pages. Hardcover. 0553803905 0-553-80390-5. "The story of the USS Houston, FDR's legendary lost cruiser, and the epic saga of her survivors." First edition. List of all killed in action or died in captivity, index. B/w photos. Out of print.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear to book or dustjacket, but, smal gift greeting on back of FFEP and dustjacket is priceclipped. # E4040. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Humble, Richard.   FAMOUS LAND BATTLES: FROM AGINCOURT TO THE SIX DAY WAR  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1979. 1st Am. ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0316381454 0-316-38145-4. Maps by David Worth and Jennifer Mexter. Illustrated throughout in b/w and color.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or marks. # B3096. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Humphreys, Andrew A.   GETTYSBURG TO THE RAPIDAN: THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC JULY, 1863 TO APRIL, 1864  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. 1st ed. 86 pages. Hardcover. Originally intended as the first part of Vol. XII of the Scribner Campaigns of the Civil War, but excluded because of bulk of that volume. Three folding maps at rear. Red cloth-covered boards with black title on front. Spine published blank, but librarian wrote author's name in white ink.
X-Lib Fair/No Jacket. Former library copy, typical stamps & marks. Water damage to cover, slight discoloration around maps. Maps are are fragile, one has a tear. READING COPY ONLY. # E3350. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jackowski, Grzegorz, & Arkadiusz Wrobel.   WOZY BOJOWE 1939-1943  
Warsaw, Poland: Wydawnictwo Militaria, 1996. 1st ed. 49 pages. Paperback. 8386209690 8-3862096-9-0. Armored vehicles 1939-1943, painting and marking. Seventeen pages vintage b/w photos with captions in Polish and English. One page of text in Polish only. Thirty-two pages of detailed color plates.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked, without wear save for bump damage at top of spine. # E0370. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jensen, Robert Travis.   BLOODY SNOW: A DOCTOR'S MEMOIR OF THE KOREAN WAR  
Carmel CA: Cork Hill Press, 2006. 1st ed. 461 pages. Paperback. 1594083347 1-59408-334-7. Author gives a candid account of his experiences serving as the 1st Battalion Surgeon, and later as the Regimental Surgeon of the 7th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Onfantry Division during the Korean War. Inscribed to an Air Force pilot 'Hope you enjoy this bit of our history', and signed by the author. B/w photos, maps, epilogue, appendices, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no other marks. # E2562. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, H.E.   LUGER VARIATIONS, VOLUME ONE  
Torrance, CA: Harry E. Jones, 1964. 307 pages. Hardcover. History of manufacture, details on indentification, drawings by Arnold Padilla, and b/w photos throughout. Index. Bright blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on front and spine. White dustjacket.
VG/Good. Book tight, unmarked, sharp corners. Dustjacket scuffed, dirty, chipped, and has small tears. Half-inch piece missing at spine top. # E0902. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Ken.   MILITARY MODELING VOL. 18, NO. 1-12, 1988 HARDBOUND JANUARY THRU DECEMBER 1988  
United Kingdom: Argus Specialist Pubs, 1988. 1st ed. 750 pages. Hardcover. All 12 issues for Vol. 18, 1988 beautifully custom bound into a single hardcover book in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. Includes complete index from publisher.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Slight bruise to spine, else fine. # B2335. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Ken.   MILITARY MODELING VOL. 19, NO. 1-12, 1989 HARDBOUND JANUARY THRU DECEMBER 1989  
United Kingdom: Argus Specialist Pubs, 1989. 1st ed. 818 pages. Hardcover. All 12 issues for Vol. 19, 1989 beautifully custom bound into a single hardcover book in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. Includes complete index from publisher.
Fine/No Jacket. As new. # B2336. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Ken.   MILITARY MODELING VOL. 20, NO. 1-12, 1990 HARDBOUND JANUARY THRU DECEMBER 1990  
United Kingdom: Argus Specialist Pubs, 1990. 1st ed. 774 pages. Hardcover. All 12 issues for Vol. 20, 1990 beautifully custom bound into a single hardcover book in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. Includes complete index from publisher.
Fine/No Jacket. As new. # B2337. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Ken.   MILITARY MODELING VOL. 21, NO. 1-12, 1991 HARDBOUND JANUARY THRU DECEMBER 1991  
United Kingdom: Argus Specialist Pubs, 1991. 1st ed. Hardcover. All 12 issues for 1991 beautifully custom bound into a single hardcover book in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. Includes complete index from publisher.
Fine/No Jacket. As new. # B2338. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Ken.   MILITARY MODELING VOL. 22, NO. 1-NO. 12 HARDBOUND JANUARY THRU DECEMBER 1992  
United Kingdom: Argus Specialist Pubs, 1992. 1st ed. Hardcover. All 12 issues for Vol. 22, 1992 beautifully custom bound into a single hardcover book in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine. Includes complete index from publisher.
Fine/No Jacket. As new. # B2339. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jullian, Marcel.   THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, JULY-SEPTEMBER 1940  
New York: Orion Press, 1967. 1st Am. ed. 220 pages. Hardcover. Translated from French by Ann-Yvette & Alan Stewart. Thirty pages of black/white illusttrations.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, in library binding with pocket, etc. # B0235. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Junger, Sebastion.   WAR (SIGNED)  
New York: 12 Twelve/Hachette, 2010. Reprint. 287 pages. Hardcover. 0446556246 0-446-55624-6. The results of Junger's year of following a platoon based at a remote outpost in eastern Afghanistan. Inscribed "To Ray - Thank you for your service" and SIGNED by the author on the title page. Third printing.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E4066. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Keeney, L. Douglass.   DAY OF DESTINY: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF D-DAY  
New York: Quill/Morrow, 1998. 1st ed. 128 pages. Paperback. 0688168825 0-688-16882-5.
Fine/Wraps. Clean & tight. Remainder mark on bottom. # B3012. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Keeney, L. Douglass.   DAY OF DESTINY: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF D-DAY  
New York: Quill/Morrow, 1998. 1st ed. 128 pages. Paperback. 0688168825 0-688-16882-5.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. Remainder mark on bottom, light bump top of spine. # B3013. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelly, Cynthia B. (editor).   THE MANHATTAN PROJECT: THE BIRTH OF THE ATOMIC BOMB IN THE WORDS OF ITS CREATORS, EYEWITNESSES, AND HISTORIANS  
New York: Black Dog & Leventhal, 2007. 1st ed. 405 pages. Hardcover. 1579127479 1-57912-747-9. The author crafts the accounts of the makers, eyewitnesses to events and the anlysis of historians into a compelling read. B/w photos, indexed, text credits.
Near Fine/Fine. Gift inscription on front free endpaper, else Fine. Nice copy, appearing unread. # E4015. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kightly, Charles.   STRONGHOLDS OF THE REALM  
London: Thames & Hudson, 1979. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0500250634 0-500-25063-4. Defences in Britain from prehistory to the twentieth century, with 193 illustrations, 20 in color.
Fine/Near Fine. Dj has 1/2' closed tear top of spine. # A4314. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Kiser, Toni M., & Lindsey F. Barnes.   LOYAL FORCES: THE AMERICAN ANIMALS OF WORLD WAR II (SIGNED)  
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 20. 1st ed. 124 pages. Hardcover. 0807149969 0-8071-4996-9. First printing, signed on title page by both authors. Covers horses and mules, dogs and carrier pigeons, and even spiders bred to produce silk for cross-hairs. B/w photos throughout.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no owner marks. # E3536. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Knaggs, John R.   THE BUGLES ARE SILENT: A NOVEL OF THE TEXAS REVOLUTION (SIGNED)  
Austin: Historical Publications, 1999. Reprint. 287 pages. Hardcover. 1881825027 1-881825-02-7. A historical novel told from both sides of the conflict. Forward by T.R. Fehrenbach. Later reprint. SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author at the Alamo in 2001.
Fine/Near Fine. # B5309. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Knight, (introduction only), Ian.   ZULU WAR: A DETAILED & NARRATIVE ACCOUNT  
Doncaster: D. P. & G., no date. Reprint. 150 pages. Spiral Bound. 1903972329 1-903972-32-9. Reproduction of a portion of 1888 publication, Narrative of the Field Operations Connected with the Zulu War of 1879, and Illustrated London News. A detailed narrative account of the events between February 1878-November 1879. with eye-witness accounts, accurate maps & wood-block engravings, supplemented with copies of photographs taken on campaign during the period 1879-1881. Color and b/w illustrations tipped-in throughout. Undated, but late 1990s. Quite uncommon.
Fine/Wraps. Black plastic comb binding w/stiff card covers, all perfect condition. # B0566. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kuhlman, Charles.   LEGEND INTO HISTORY: THE CUSTER MYSTERY  
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole, 1951. 1st ed. 250 pages. Hardcover. An analytical study of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Map of the battle area and page of Organization and Strength table of Custer's 7th U.S. Cavalry on June 25, 1876 are in pocket at rear of book. Appendices, bibliography, and index. First edition.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, owner name, square corners, spine ends worn. # E3974. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   AMERICAN LIGHT AND MEDIUM FRIGATES 1794-1836, NEW VANGUARD 147  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2012. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1846032660 1-84603-266-0. Information on design/development, operational history, and details on the ships. Color and b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31285. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   BATTLESHIP TEXAS (IMAGES OF AMERICA) SIGNED  
Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2016. 1st ed. 127 pages. Paperback. 1467123935 1467123935. Well-written photohistory of the dreadnought-class Battleship Texas, constructed between 1911 to 1913, and which served in both World War I & II. The 573 foot-long ship with her 14-inch main guns are now a floating museum near the San Jacinto Monument, on the east side of Houston. B/w images throughout.
New/Wraps. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 35553. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   BONHOMME RICHARD VS SERAPIS: FLAMBOROUGH HEAD 1779, DUEL 44  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2012. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. 1849087857 1-84908-785-7. Design/development of the ships, how the situation arose, analysis, and aftermath of the battle are all described. B/w and color illustrations and maps, bibliography and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31282. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lardas, Mark.   CSS ALABAMA VS USS KEARSARGE, CHERBOURG 1864, DUAL 40  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. 1849084920 1-84908-492-0. Story of American Civil War battle fought off the French coast. Details daily life of the sailors, specifications of the ships, situation leading up to the battle, and aftermath. B/w and color illustrations, bibliography and index.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 31284. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lull, Robert W.   CIVIL WAR GENERAL AND INDIAN FIGHTER JAMES M. WILLIAMS: LEADER OF THE 1ST KANSAS COLORED VOLUNTEER INFANTRY & THE 8TH U.S. CAVALRY  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2013. 1st ed. 289 pages. Hardcover. 1574415026 1-57441-502-6. Excellent biography of General James Monroe Williams, a Negro officer serving in both the Civil War and in the Indian campaigns in the West. A few b/w photos & maps, bibliography and index.
VG/VG. An unsold copy with minor bruising to corners. # E0651. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
MacLean, Alistair.   FORCE 10 FROM NAVARONE  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1968. Book Club ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. World War II adventure. Book Club edition.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no marks. Little-to-no wear on book and dustjacket. # E1791. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Manvell, Roger.   GORING: BALLANTINE'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE VIOLENT CENTURY-WAR LEADER BOOK NO 8  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1972. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. 0345024605 0-345-02460-5. B/w photos. First print. .
VG/Wraps. No name or marks. Tight, No spine crease. Glossy cover. # E2487. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
May, Ernest, & Walter LaFeberErnest.   IMPACT OF WAR ON THE UNITED STATES IN THE 20TH CENTURY  
Houston: Univ. St. Thomas, 1974. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. From the B.K. Smith History Lecture, May writes on "World War II and the Cold War"; LaFeber writes "The Impact of War Upon the U.S. 1945-1974".
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight stapled pamphlet without marks. # A6096. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McBride, Philip.   TANGLED HONOR 1862 (SIGNED)  
Lockhart TX: Philip McBride, 2014. 1st ed. 344 pages. Paperback. 0692315624 0-692-31562-4. Civile War historical fiction. Signed by the author.
Near Fine/Wraps. No reader crease, no wear. Small splash stain on bottom edge. # E3058. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McWhiney, Grady, & Judith L. Hallock.   BRAXTON BRAGG AND CONFEDERATE DEFEAT VOL. 1 AND VOL. 2  
Tuscaloosa, AL: Univ. Alabama Press, 1991. Reprint. 719 pages. Hardcover. 0817305459 0-8173-0545-9. Two volume set by two separate authors covers Confederate General Bragg through the Civil War and retirement.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks on books. Dustjackets have minimal scuffing at corners and spine tips. # B9429. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Merek, Jack.   TARGET STEALTH  
New York: Warner Books, 1989. 1st ed. 339 pages. Hardcover. Novel of war in the Middle East between the U.S. & and alliance of the Soviet Union & Iran, with the B-1 Stealth Bomber as the leading weapon to avert thermonuclear war.
Fine/Fine. # A2531. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Michel III, Marshall.   ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR SITES  
New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2004. 1st ed. 319 pages. Paperback. 0760738297 0-7607-3829-7. 19 pages of maps, biographies of the generals, info on every aspect of the battles, and visitor info for the sites. Lots of b/w and color illustrations.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. # B8983. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, William J., & Brian C. Pohanka.   AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR: IMAGES OF AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY  
New York: Barnes & Noble, 2006. Reprint. 454 pages. Hardcover. 0760784116 0-7607-8411-6. 700 b/w images and 23 essays, seven pages of battle summaries by state, and index, make an authoritative history of the Civil War.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9776. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Milsom, John F.   AFV WEAPONS PROFILE NO. 60: RUSSIAN ARMOURED CARS TO 1945  
Windsor UK: Profile Publications, 1973. 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine. Two pages colored illustrations, all others b/w. Covers the development of Russian armoured wheeled and semi-tracked vehicles to the end of World War II.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0414. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Edward A.   THE STORY OF A CANNONEER UNDER STONEWALL JACKSON  
New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1907. 1st ed. 315 pages. Hardcover. Biography of young man who was a college junior at secession, served the Confederacy through to Appomattox. Contains the Roll of the Rockbridge Artillery Company. Green linen covered boards with gilt boxed title on front and gilt title on spine. Gilt top edge. True first edition, Neale Publising Company, with 1907 on both the title page and copyright page.
Good/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm. Owner name, significant silverfish lightened spots on spine and edges of boards. # E2241. $338.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007 (SIGNED)  
Houston: Morrow House Publishing, 2007. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0979687004 0-9796870-0-4. Excellent history of Houston's Army Air Base, Ellington Field, from its beginnings in World War I to the present day. Much on women pilots, as Ellington trained the first female pilots for the WFTD, WASPS and WACS as well as NASA's astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author's father was Commander of the 158th Air Force Reserve Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 28355. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nalty, Bernard C.   PEARL HARBOR AND THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC  
New York: Smithmark, 1991. 1st Am. ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 083176788X 0-8317-6788-X. Map endpapers and many other maps throughout. The story of the bitter struggle in the Pacific theater of World War II. Featuring commissioned photos of artifacts from all the major combatants.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Slight edgewear book and Dj. Small gift script # B6692. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nalty, Bernard.   WITH COURAGE: THE U.S ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1994. Reprint. 365 pages. Paperback. Two large fold-out maps (the War in Europe and the War in the Pacific) are in perfect contition. Included are colorful folders by American Aircraft of WW II for the B-17 and P-51D Mustang.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. # B1178. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Naval History Division, Navy Department.   CIVIL WAR NAVAL CHRONOLOGY 1861-1865 (COMPLETE SINGLE-VOLUME ED.)  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1971. 1st ed. 1120 pages. Hardcover. Detailed chronology, b/w illustrations, and maps. Navy pebbled leather-look boards with Gilt title on spine and gilt Dept. of the Navy device on front. The complete work, with cumulative index. Massive 7-pound tome.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding. No wear, no marks. # E3402. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Naval History Division,, Navy Department.   THE TEXAS NAVY  
Washington, DC: Naval History Division, 1968. 1st ed. 40 pages. Paperback. Informative booklet on the role of the Texas Navy during the Texas Revolutionary and Republic periods. Numerous illustrations. Very nice. Original 1968 printing.
Near Fine/Wraps. Previously unsold copies from our archives. Covers slightly yellowed. # E3516. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newark, Tim.   MILITARY ILLUSTRATED PAST AND PRESENT, NO. 82, MARCH 1995  
London: Publishing News, Ltd., 1995. 1st ed. 42 pages. Paperback. Nine illustrated articles including Samurai naval warfare, WW II, Crimean battlefields today, 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot in America, 1773-77, and Master Modellers.
Fine/Wraps. As new. # B2342. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Noggle, Anne.   FOR GOD, COUNTRY, AND THE THRILL OF IT: WOMEN AIRFORCE SERVICE PILOTS IN WORLD WAR II  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1990. 1st ed. 161 pages. Hardcover. 0890964017 0-89096-401-7. History of the WASPs written for this book by Dora Dougherty Strother. Forty-nine portraits of former WASPs made at reunion in 1986. There are also thirty-nine historical photos.
Fine/Fine. A new book from our archives. # E0670. $38.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pappas, George S.   PRUDENS FUTURI: THE U.S. ARMY WAR COLLEGE, 1901-1697  
Carlisle Barrack: Alumni of US Army WC, 1976. Reprint. 337 pages. Hardcover. Good history of the Army's training school. B/w photos, indexed.
Near Fine/Good+. Dj has light wear, else VG. # A5196. $9.25     Inquire Now  
Parsons, R.N., Lieut. G.S.   NELSONIAN REMINISCENCES  
Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brow, 1843. 251 pages. Boards. 1st American edition, being interesting very portions of works from English Naval History originally written for the Metropolitan Magazine, where they appeared in the course of 1837, 1838, 1839 & 1840. Bound in dark brown paper over boards with paper spine label.
Good/No Jacket. Some losses to paper covering the spine. Binding is firm. Coffee splash to first four leaves. Occasional foxing. # E1433. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Phillips, David, & John C. Wideman.   CHRONICLES OF THE CIVIL WAR: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES  
New York: MetroBooks, 1999. 1st ed. 372 pages. Hardcover. 1567997287 1-56799-728-7. More than 300 period photos, color paintings, and contemporary and original maps give an overview of the most significant engagements of the Civil War. First printing.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, no name or marks on book or dustjacket. # E2608. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pierce, Gerald S.   TEXAS UNDER ARMS: THE CAMPS, POSTS, FORTS & MILITARY TOWNS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 1836-1846 (SIGNED, TRADE ED.)  
Austin: Encino Press, 1969. 268 pages. Hardcover. A thorough study of over 200 military establishments in the Republic, complete with dates of occupation, commanders, size and more. Alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced, indexed with extensive notes & bibliography, six endpaper maps by Barbara Whitehead. Highly recommended. Trade edition SIGNED by the author on the halftitle page.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E3185. $95.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Plenk, .   THE OBERSALZBERG AND THE 3. REICH: WITH RARE AND EXCEPTIONAL PICTURE DOCUMENTS  
Berchtesgaden: Verlag Plenk, 1984. Reprint. 87 pages. Paperback. 3922590136 3-9225901-3-6. Four-page gate-fold map. Color and b/w photos throughout. Card covers and heavy photographic paper.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight stapled magazine format. No marks or wear. # B5734. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pollack, Kenneth M.   THE THREATENING STORM: THE CASE FOR INVADING IRAQ  
New York: Random House, 2002. Reprint. 494 pages. Hardcover. 0375509283 0-375-50928-3. More balanced than some opinions, but still firmly in the Neocon camp.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A8956. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Quarrie, Bruce.   MILITARY ILLUSTRATED PAST AND PRESENT, NO. 49 JUNE 1992  
London: Military Illustrated, 1992. 1st ed. 50 pages. Paperback. Nine illustrated articles including Wehrpass and Soldbuch, Territorial Battalions of the King's Regiment, French Imperial Guard Dragoon Helmets, Canadian Para Uniforms, Ben McCulloch-Hero of Texas.
Fine/Wraps. As new. # B2344. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Radley, Kenneth.   REBEL WATCHDOG: THE CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY PROVOST GUARD  
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1989. 1st ed. 340 pages. Hardcover. 0807114685 0-8071-1468-5. Initially used to maintain military discipline, other later assignments brought the department into conflict with the general population. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Top corners lightly bumped. Light finger smudge on foredge. # E1434. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rickey, Don.   WAR IN THE WEST: THE INDIAN CAMPAIGNS  
Fort Collins, CO: Old Army Press, 1956. 37 pages. Paperback. Story of the Indian Wars lasting untill the early 1890s. Includes a page of bibliographic listings.
Fine/Wraps. No marks or wear. # B9079. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rigby, David.   ALLIED MASTER STRATEGISTS: THE COMBINED CHIEFS OF STAFF IN WORLD WAR II  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2012. 1st ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. 1612510817 1-61251-081-7. A detailed look into relationships among the Allied Chiefs of Staff, and between them and the Allied theater commanders. Endnotes, bibliography, and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E3386. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rister, Carl Coke.   FORT GRIFFIN ON THE TEXAS FRONTIER  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1969. Reprint. 216 pages. Hardcover. A history of the fort from its start in 1863 to abandonment in 1880, with stories of buffalo hunters, Indian fighters and tough settlers. Second printing, in light blue cloth-covered boards with silver title on spine, red dyed top edge. Index. Orange and white dustjacket with blue illustration of the fort on front.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, no marks. Edges have pale foxing. Second printing, done in May 1969. # A4033. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Robinson, Anthony.   AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR 3  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1983. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0517379996 0-517-37999-6. Analyzes the combat & support aircraft of the NATO powers and the Soviet Union, describing their capabilities & roles assuming outbreak of war at that period (middle eighties). 200 b/w & color photos.
VG/VG. Clean & tight. # A7265. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Robinson, Robert, & David Menard.   FIGHTING COLORS: F-100 SUPER SABRE IN COLOR  
Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publ., 1992. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. 0897472845 0-89747-284-5. Cover and sixteen pages of color illustrations by Robert Robinson. B/w photos on all other pages.
Near Fine/Wraps. clean, tight, unmarked. Stapled card cover. # B5667. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ronald, Charles.   SOME SURVIVED: A TRUE STORY OF THE DESER WAR AGAINST ROMMEL  
Baltimore: American Literary Press, 1999. 304 pages. Paperback. 1561675075 1-56167-507-5. True adventures of a group of friends in a British Tank Regiment in North Africa.
Fine/Wraps. No wear or marks. # E2556. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schiff, Zeev, & Raphael Rothstein, tr.   A HISTORY OF THE ISRAELI ARMY  
San Francisco: Straight Arrow/SS, 1974. 1st ed. 338 pages. Hardcover. 087932077X 0-87932-077-X. Clean, in firm binding. Blue boards are a little faded on edges. Sticker ghost and penciled number on FEP. Bright, price-clipped Dj has light edgewear, chip at spine top, half inch tear on front.
VG/VG. Dj in mylar. # B2982. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Skulski, Przemyslaw.   GRUMMAN AVENGER: SERIA POD LUPA 5  
Wroclaw, Poland: Ace Publishing, 1996. 1st ed. 33 pages. Paperback. 8386153407 8-3861534-0-7. B/w photos and drawings and color illustrations. Most helpful for modelers. Text primarily in Polish, summary in English on last two pages.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5629. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Smith, Thomas T.   THE OLD ARMY IN TEXAS: A RESEARCH GUIDE TO THE U.S. ARMY IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY TEXAS  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2000. 255 pages. Hardcover. 0876111703 0-87611-170-3. Six maps, b/w photos, large bibliography, and index.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear, unmarked. Dustjacket inner flap has lightcrease,else Fine. # E4108. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spires, David N.   ORBITAL FUTURES: SELECTED DOCUMENTS IN AIR FORCE SPACE HISTORY, VOLUME 1 AND VOLUME 2 (TWO VOLUME SET)  
Peterson AFB, CO: U.S. Air Force, 2004. 1st ed. 1289 pages. Hardcover. First documentary history of the Air Force's space program, including over 200 documents that begin with the earliest space-related policy statements from the post-World War II period and end with the 2001 Report of the Commission to Assess United States National Security Space Management and Organization.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling on books or Djs. # B5806. $54.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Staff, .   OBERSALZBERG: TILL 1933, 1933-1945, 1945-TODAY PHOTO DOCUMENTATION IN GERMAN, ENGLISH, AND FRENCH  
Berchtesgaden: Verlag A. Plenk KG, 1976. Reprint. Paperback. Documents the development and use by Hitler of this mountain retreat. Text is in German, French, and English. B/w full-page photos. About eight by eight inches, and unpaginated, but half inch thick.
Good/Wraps. Clean, tight. No name or marks. Cover edge bent from improper packing. # B8357. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sternlicht, Sanford.   MCKINLEY'S BULLDOG: THE BATTLESHIP OREGON  
Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1977. Book Club ed. 161 pages. Hardcover. Story of the largest, toughest, most powerful American fighting ship built to her time, her service through three wars and her demise.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has corner chips. # B0990. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Taylor, Fitch W.   THE BROAD PENNANT: OR A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FLAG SHIP OF THE GULF SQUADRON, DURING THE MEXICAN DIFFICULTIES  
New York: Leavitt, Trow & Co, 1848. 415 pages. Hardcover. Adventures in the Caribean, South America, and Mexico. Incidents in the Mexican War from the commencement of hostilities to the capture of the City of Mexico. Folding frontis extends to over 14 inches, and depicts the United States squadron landing the Seamen and Marines at the Brazos de Santiago , May 8th 1846. Embossed decoration on front and rear boards. Gilt title, ship, and decoration on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Shaken, with only threads holding at front hinge. Corners worn, spine has changed color from blue-green to brown. Frontis has a four inch tear, crudely mended a long time ago. Front free endpaper missing. # B9650. $450.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thomas, Donald.   CARDIGAN: A LIFE OF LORD CARDIGAN OF BALACLAVA  
New York: Viking, 1975. 1st Am. ed. 369 pages. Hardcover. 0670203882 0-670-20388-2. Story of the nineteenth century aristocratic life of the leader of the "Charge of the Light Brigade".
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A4174. $4.75     Inquire Now  
Thompson, Julian.   CALL TO ARMS: GREAT MILITARY SPEECHES  
London: Quercus, 2009. 1st ed. 199 pages. Hardcover. 1847242669 1-84724-266-9. Text of each speech along with background of the event.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, unmarked. # B9113. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tinker, Edward Larocque.   CENTAURS OF MANY LANDS  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1964. 1st ed. 66 pages. Hardcover. Traces history of man on horseback through the ages and across the world. B/w photos and drawings. Published by the Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no marks, no wear. Dustjacket tanned on spine, small scuff on edge. # E0453. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turnbull, Stephen.   BOOK OF THE MEDIEVAL KNIGHT  
London: Arms & Armour Press, 1995. Reprint. 192 pages. Boards. 1860198643 1-86019-864-3. Well illustrated history of the knights adn castles of Medieval France and England. B/w & color illus. Indexed. In pictorial boards.
Fine/Near Fine. # A6607. $11.50     Inquire Now  
U.S. Army Missile Command, Directorate o.   ALPHA & OMEGA AND THE EXPERIENCE CURVE: HACKED OUT BY THE RESEARCH & PLANNING SECTION PROGRAM & CONTRACT ANALYSIS BRANCH  
Redstone Arsenal: U.S. Army Missile Command,. 1st ed. 165 pages. Paperback. Original 12 April 1965 edition of the United States Army Missile Command's Directorate of Procurement and Production's on the application of The Experience Curve for the Military's purposes. Much math, slide rule usage, logarithms, and log charts. What makes this work different is their liberal use of cave people cartoons, some tongue-in-cheek risque, alongside the technical stuff. Definitely not PC. Quite scarce.
Good+/Wraps. Heavy-duty staple-bound book with card covers. Cost reduction formula for the CR-6 slide rule taped inside front cover. # E3493. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ueda, Makoto.   GERMAN ARMY WAR HISTORY / WEHRMACHT (ALL TEXT IN JAPANESE)  
Tokyo: Koji Ogawa, 2001. 1st ed. 180 pages. Paperback. 4499227518 4-4992275-1-8. German Army War History of the Wehrmacht in World War II. All text in Japanese. Illustrated on every page with black/white drawings of artillery, tanks & armored vehicles, guns, grenades, uniforms, maps and more. Arranged chronologically and campaign. In softcover binding with separate dustjacket.
Fine/Wraps. Fine, no wear or marks. # E4246. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vaughan, Robert.   THE QUICK AND THE DEAD: A NOVEL OF 'THE 'NAM'  
New York: Dell Publishing, 1984. 1st ed. 316 pages. Paperback. 0440072034 0-440-07203-4. Stated 1st printing of this paperback original. Light reader's creases on covers.
Good+/Wraps. # B6428. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Waters, Michael R.   LONE STAR STALAG: GERMAN PRISONERS OF WAR AT CAMP HEARNE (SIGNED)  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. 1585443182 1-58544-318-2. Detailed description of life in a POW camp in rural Texas 1943-1945. SIGNED by the author on FFEP.
Fine/Fine. A previously unsold book from our archives. # B3494. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Watson, William.   THE ADVENTURES OF A BLOCKADE RUNNER: OR, TRADE IN TIME OF WAR  
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892. 1st ed. 324 pages. Hardcover. Tales of sea adventure in the later part of the Civil War when smugglers attempted to run the Union blockades between Mexico, Texas and other gulf states. Dark maroon cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, remains of bookplate on front endpaper. Rear endpaper has small sticker of The Brick Row Book Shop, on Guadalupe Street in ustin. # E3093. $120.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilcox, Carrie.   THE AMERICAN LEGION IN TEXAS 1919-1949  
Dallas: Banks, Upshaw, 1951. 1st ed. 520 pages. Hardcover. A thorough history of the American Legion's formation, activities and accomplishments in Texas. Posts listed alphabetically by town. Constitution and by-laws, index.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no owner name or marks. Dustjacket has a half-inch tear at front flap fold. Price intact. # B8383. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilcox, Carrie.   THE AMERICAN LEGION IN TEXAS 1919-1949  
Dallas: Banks, Upshaw, 1951. 1st ed. 520 pages. Hardcover. A thorough history of the American Legion's formation, activities and accomplishments in Texas. B/w photos, index, appendices.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. X-Lib, but quite nice. # B0443. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wildenberg, Thomas.   ALL THE FACTORS OF VICTORY: ADM. JOSEPH MASON REEVES AND THE ORIGINS OF CARRIER AIRPOWER  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2018. Reprint. 317 pages. Paperback. 168247299X 1-68247-299-X. Biography of the man who took command of the U.S. Navy's carrier arm and transformed it from a supporting force into a powerful strike force.
Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # E3828. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Windrow & Greene, .   WINDROW & GREENE'S UK MILITARIA DIRECTORY AND SOURCEBOOK  
London: Windrow & Greene, 1992. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. 1872004369 1-872004-36-9.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. 11.5 X 8.75. # B4252. $9.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wykes, Alan.   THE NUREMBERG RALLIES: BALLANTINE'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II, CAMPAIGN BOOK NO 8  
New York: Ballantine Books, 1970. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. 0345019261 0-345-01926-1. B/w photos.
VG/Wraps. No name or marks. tight, spine crease, no other wear. Stated first print. # E2467. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Young, Peter.   D-DAY  
New York: Galahad Books, 1981. 1st Am. ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. 0883655519 0-88365-551-9. Over 100 photos and maps.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright pictorial Dj. # B3014. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Young, Peter.   WORLD WAR II  
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1980. 1st Am. ed. 255 pages. Hardcover. 089009313X 0-89009-313-X. Filled with b/w and colored photos and maps.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright Dj with no visible wear. # B3007. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Zalogoa, Steven J.   TANKS ILLUSTRATED # 13: U.S. INFANTRY COMBAT VEHICLES TODAY  
London: Arms & Armour, 1984. 1st ed. 72 pages. Paperback. Good photo essay covering major modern US tanks, tank killers, assault and landing craft, personnel and other armoured vehicles. 143 plates, mostly b/w, with a few in color.
Near Fine/Wraps. # A3918. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Ziarnick, Brent D.   TO RULE THE SKIES: GENERAL THOMAS S. POWER AND THE RISE OF STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND IN THE COLD WAR  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2021. 1st ed. 280 pages. Hardcover. 1682475875 1-68247-587-5. Tells the story of Thomas Power, who was second only to Curtis LeMay in Building the Strategic Air Command. Bibliography and index. Grey cover with blue title on spine. First edition. B/w photos, extensive notes, and index.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. There is a slight bruise in the lower edge of the front cover. # E3799. $41.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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