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Abbot, Willis J.   NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (2 VOLUMES IN ONE)  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1896. 867 pages. Hardcover. U.S. naval history complete in one volume. 130 full-page b/w illustrations.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, front internal hinge repaired. Owner name dated christmas 1902. Corners square, scuffing and faded spots on covers. # E1178. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Albion, Robert Greenhalgh.   NAVAL AND MARITIME HISTORY (FOURTH REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION)  
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973. Revised ed. 370 pages. Hardcover. 0715360078 0-7153-6007-8. Dj price=clipped, PO bookplate, sticker removal damage on rear of Dj.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, no marks or writing. # B4251. $8.50   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  
Ambrose, Stephen E.   D-DAY JUNE 6, 1944: THE CLIMACTIC BATTLE OF WORLD WAR II  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. 1st ed. 655 pages. Hardcover. 0671673343 0-671-67334-3. Based on 1,400 oral histories from men who were there. Maps and b/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or dustjacket. A very nice 1st printing. # B8612. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
American Expeditionary Forces, Headquart.   REGULATIONS FOR MACHINE GUN COMPANIES EQUIPPED WITH HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUNS, MODEL 1914 ON TRIPOD MOUNTS, MODEL 1915, OMNIBUS TYPE  
Paris: A.E.F. Headquarters, 1917. Revised ed. 95 pages. Paperback. Volume II Materiel, No. 231. Confidential and for official use only. Translated from French Hotchkiss Machine Gun Regulations editions of 1916, revised to April 30, 1917. Dated October 5, 1917. Fourteen fold-out plates. Sewn pamphlet with rust-colored cover. Printed in Paris by Imprimerie Nationale.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, no name or marks. Lightly scuffed at extremes, no tears or chips. # E0954. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
American Legion, .   MEN AND WOMEN IN THE ARMED FORCES MIDLAND AND ECTOR COUNTIES, TEXAS  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1946. Hardcover. Map endpapers. Similar to school yearbook, with photos and info of service men and women from two west Texas counties who served in World War II. Might have been part of organizing efforts of American Legion and the VFW, as these volumes were published for many counties across the country. Blue pebbled covers with red, white, and blue flag and county names in gilt. Very scarce item.
VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, no marks. # B9896. $125.00   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  
Angle, Glenn D.   AEROSPHERE - 1941: INCLUDING MODERN AIRCRAFT, MODERN AIRCRAFT ENGINES, AIRCRAFT STATISTICS, BUYER'S GUIDE  
New York: Aircraft Publications, 1941. 947 pages. Hardcover. Massive 8-pound tome provides a listing of aircraft in production by country, manufacturers and parts suppliers, much on engines and specifications, lots of interesting advertisements and illustrations. Printed on slick paper stock. A great resource.
Good+/No Jacket. Very sturdy binding. Minor rubbing to covers. Small onwer name in ink, otherwise unmarked. # B7130. $105.00   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  
Automatic Arms Division, Ordnance Depart.   MANUAL OF EQUIPMENT FOR MACHINE GUN COMPANIES: CONFIDENTIAL NO. 1040: HOTCHKISS MACHINE GUN MODEL 9114, SAINT-ETIENNE TRIPOD MODEL  
Nancy, France: American Expeditionary Forces. 59 pages. Paperback. This manual with both English and French nomenclature was published for guidance of company commanders and ordnance officers in equipping and ordering parts for Machine Gun Companies. 16 b/w plates, two are folding. Covers Hotchkiss Machine Gun Model 1914, Saint-Etienne Tripod Model 1915, Hotchkiss Tripod Model 1916, Gun Cart Model 1907, Ammunition Cart Model 1907. Dated May 1918. Brownish paper covered pamphlet with two staples. Very scarce.
VG/Wraps. Firm stapled binding, no writing or torn pages. Finger marks on back. # E0953. $110.00   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  
Baar, James, & William Howard.   SPACECRAFT AND MISSILES OF THE WORLD, 1962  
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1962. 1st ed. 117 pages. Hardcover. Arranged as Jane's Fighting ships, this reference provides technical info on spacecraft and missiles as weaponry. 128 b/w illustrations.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj surface scuffed. Edge light silverfished. # B6579. $5.00   View This Item  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  
Balkoski, Joseph.   BEYOND THE BEACHHEAD: THE 29TH INFANTRY DIVISION IN NORMANDY, NEW AND EXPANDED EDITION  
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole, 2005. 3rd ed. 328 pages. Paperback. 0811732371 0-8117-3237-1. Third edition, this expanded edition follows the 29th through the final stages of the Normandy campaign and the struggle for the town of Vire. Maps and b/w photos. Bibliography and index. Stackpole Military History Series.
Fine. No wear or marks. # B9936. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ballard, Robert D.   RETURN TO MIDWAY (SIGNED)  
New York: National Geographic, 1999. 1st ed. 191 pages. Hardcover. 0792275004 0-7922-7500-4. The quest to find the Yorktown and other lost ships from the pivotal battle of the Pacific War. Color and b/w images and maps throughout. Boldly INSCRIBED to the previous owner by Ballard on the half-title page.
Near Fine/VG. Solid binding, no wear on book. 1-inch mended tear on front of dustjacket near spine. # E0148. $28.00   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  
Bate, W.N.   GENERAL SIDNEY SHERMAN - TEXAS SOLDIER, STATESMAN AND BUILDER  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1974. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. Biography of General Sherman, who led the left wing in Battle of San Jacinto, built a railroad and defended Galveston in the Civil War.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Just a hint of foxing on text-block foxed. # A2956. $41.50   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  
Belton, James, & E.G. Odell.   HUNTING THE HUN (SIGNED)  
New York: D. Appleton, 1918. 1st ed. 270 pages. Hardcover. Accounts of trench warfare in France in World War I, particulary the Battle of Vimy Ridge, in which four Canadian divisions of the Canada Corps defeated the Germans at a great cost. Written by Captain James Belton and Lt. E.G. (Ernest) Odell of #2 Platoon, 24th Canadian Division. Illustrated with 8 b/w photos. In red-orange cloth with gilt lettering. This copy SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Odell to former Governor of Texas, T.M. Campbell, and dated September 12, 1918. A very uncommon original, rare in a signed state.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, a few spots lightened by silverfish, couple of stray water drops on cover. Interior clean and unmarked. First edition, same date with (1) on last page of text. # B8255. $275.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Benstead, C.R.   H.M.S. RODNEY AT SEA: BEING THE STORY OF THE SECOND COMMISSION OF HIS MAJESTY'S BATTLESHIP 'RODNEY'  
London: Methuen & Co., 1932. 1st ed. 205 pages. Hardcover. With twenty b/w illustrations. Track charts on front endpapers. Eight page list in rear of Methuen's publications current in 1932. Dark blue cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front and embossed ship on front.
VG/No Jacket. Firm, stands straight. Corners square, spine ends a little softened. # E0949. $14.00   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  
Blassingame, Wyatt.   THE U.S. FROGMEN OF WORLD WAR II (LANDMARK BOOKS 106)  
New York: Random House, 1964. 171 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos and maps. Exploits of Underwater Demolition Teams throughout the Pacific, the Normandy invasion, and the Korean War. Indexed. Pictorial cover, top edge dyed red.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Corners square. Light scuffing over surface and corners. # E2084. $16.00   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  
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.
Good/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. $130.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Botta, Charles.   HISTORY OF THE WAR OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, VOLUME I AND VOLUME II  
New Haven: T. Brainard, 1839. 9th ed. 940 pages. Leather. 9th edition of Botta's acclaimed 2-volume history. Jefferson states: "Bating the ancient practice which he has adopted, of putting speeches into mouths which never made them, and fancying motives of action which we never felt, he has given that history with more detail, precision and candor, than any writer I have yet met with." This copy bears an Association Inscription from John Garland Jefferson, to his son of the same name. The elder was a first cousin once removed to Thomas Jefferson, and the two of them had correspondence over the years. A very nice association copy.
VG/No Jacket. In brown leather with gilt rules and lettering. Tight, occasional pencil underlining in text and fancy pencil doodles on last white pages of Vol. I. # B9614. $200.00   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  
Bradley, James.   FLYBOYS: A TRUE STORY OF COURAGE (LARGE PRINT) SIGNED  
Boston: Little, Brown, 2003. 1st ed. 701 pages. Hardcover. 0316743798 0-316-74379-8. Story of war in the Pacific, Japanese-U.S. relations, prisoners-of-war, and airmen, including President George H.W. Bush. Prisoners included survivor Bill Connell, who inscribed and signed this book. B/w photos. LARGE PRINT EDITION
VG/Good+. Solid book with little wear. Dustjacket has a mended cut at top of spine, and scuffing and tiny tears at upper corners. # E0140. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bretherton, Mark.   SOLDIERS OF THE QUEEN, NO. 63 DECEMBER 1990 JOURNAL OF THE VICTORIAN MILITARY SOCIETY  
Newbury, Berks.: Victorian Military Soc., 19. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Issued quarterly by the Society, this issue contains seven articles submitted by members, book reviews, correspondence.
Fine/Wraps. As new. # B2363. $7.25     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  
Broadwater, John D.   USS MONITOR: A HISTORIC SHIP COMPLETES ITS FINAL VOYAGE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2012. 1st ed. 239 pages. Hardcover. 1603444742 1-60344-474-2. History of the prototype ironclad warship during the Civil War, its loss, rediscovery and the immense archeaologial undertaking to recover its remains. Color & b/w photos, illustrations & diagrams, bibliography & index.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, cover has faint creasing. # E0566. $14.00   View This Item  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  
Burden, Draper, Rough,, Smith, and Wilto.   FALKLANDS: THE AIR WAR  
London: Arms and Armour Press, 1986. 1st ed. 480 pages. Hardcover. 0853688427 0-85368-842-7. Map endpapers. Narrative and appendices relating to movements, deployments, and actions of British and Argentine aircraft and shipping during the war. Color and b/w photos throughout.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9939. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Callahan, Raymond.   CHURCHILL AND HIS GENERALS (MODERN WAR STUDIES)  
Lawrence, KS: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2007. Book Club ed. 310 pages. Hardcover. 0700615121 0-7006-1512-1. This is a Book Club Edition in University Press of Kansas' Modern War studies series.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear or sign of handling. # B6088. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Camp Custer, .   PREPAREDNESS VOL. V: SIXTH CORPS AREA, CAMP CUSTER MICHIGAN 1925  
Chicago: Military Training Camps, 1925. 284 pages. Hardcover. Camp Custer annual for 1925, general history of the camps plus specific rosters of the companies of the camp. Numerous b/w photos. 256 pages plus 26 pages of advertisements.
Good+/No Jacket. Light wear. # A7003. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Caoimh, Fia O.   THE AVIATION BOOK: A SURVEY OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2006. 1st Am. ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0811856186 0-8118-5618-6. Wonderful catalog of aircraft of the world, illustrated with extemely detailed pencil drawings by the author. Large 11.75 inch square format. 8 pounds.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked. Square corners. Dustjacket has two 1/4 inch tears and slight wrinkling at top edge. # B9177. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, W.H.   FROM YORKTOWN TO SANTIAGO  
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. $22.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chamberlain, Peter, & Chris Ellis.   AFV WEAPONS PROFILE NO. 13: RAM AND SEXTON  
Windsor UK: Profile Publications, 1970. 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine. Two pages colored illustrations, all others b/w. Covers the development of Canadian armoured forces and tanks.
VG/Wraps. Small stain near spine on front, no marks, no wear.. # E0422. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chamberlain, Peter, & Chris Ellis.   AFV WEAPONS PROFILE NO. 7: MEDIUM TANKS MARKS A-D  
Windsor UK: Profile Publications, 1970. 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine. Two pages colored illustrations, all others b/w. Covers the development of British armoured forces and tanks.
VG/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Small sticker ghost on front. # E0423. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chandler, David G.   DICTIONARY OF THE NAPOLEONIC WARS  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. Reprint. 570 pages. Hardcover. 0131772880 0-13-177288-0. Chronology of Napoleon's military movements shown by campaign. Bibliography. Chronological table of highlights of the life and times of Napoleon.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear or marks on book or dustjacket. Bit of shelf-dust on leading edge of bottom of textblock. # B9579. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chant, Christopher.   WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE TANK: AN INTERNATIONAL HISTORY OF THE ARMOURED FIGHTING MACHINE  
UK: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1994. 1st ed. 392 pages. Hardcover. 1852601140 1-85260-114-0. B/w photos and detail drawings. Sixteen page color photo section. Black cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, solid, unmarked. # E0384. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chinn, George M.   THE MACHINE GUN VOLUME III, PARTS VIII AND IX: HISTORY, EVOLUTION, AND DEVELOPMENT OF MANUAL, AUTOMATIC, AND AIRBORNE REPEATING WEAPONS  
Washington D.C.: Bureau of Ordnance / USGPO,. 679 pages. Hardcover. Prepared by the Department of the Navy, this volume marked 'confidential' on every page. Blue cloth -covered boards with gilt titles and decorations.
VG/No Jacket. Binding firm, no name or marks. Corners square, spine ends rolled. Few scuffed spots on cover. # E2057. $145.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chinn, George M.   THE MACHINE GUN VOLUME IV, PARTS X AND XI: DESIGN ANALYSIS OF AUTOMATIC FIRING MECHANISMS AND RELATED COMPONENTS  
Washington D.C.: Bureau of Ordnance / USGPO,. 638 pages. Hardcover. Prepared by the Department of the Navy. Technical drawings, charts, and graphs. Appendices, sources, and index. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles and decorations.
VG/No Jacket. Binding firm, no name or marks. Corners square. Few scuffed spots on cover and spine. Top edge foxed, some insect spots on foredge. # E2058. $145.00   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  
Coker, Caleb.   THE NEWS FROM BROWNSVILLE: HELEN CHAPMAN'S LETTERS FROM THE TEXAS MILITARY FRONTIER, 1848-1852  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1992. 1st ed. 410 pages. Hardcover. 0876111150 0-87611-115-0. Coker edits the letters of Mrs. Chapman telling of life while the US military occupied the newly acquired Nueces Strip following the 1846-48 War with Mexico. Appendices, indexed. Inscribed to owner, and signed by the author.
Fine/Near Fine. Firm binding, no owner marks. Dustjacket lightly ata spine ends. # E1769. $35.00   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  
Commager, Henry Steele.   THE BLUE AND THE GRAY: THE STORY OF THE CIVIL WAR AS TOLD BY PARTICIPANTS (VOLUME I AND VOLUME II)  
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1950. Reprint. 1201 pages. Hardcover. Two large volumes in gray cloth. Spine has black block with silver crossed swords and gilt title. Scattered maps and b/w illustrations. Index.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no name or marks. Corners sharp. Foredge of volume II has couple of pale coffee drop stains. # B9278. $50.00   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  
Cormack, A.J.R.   SMALL ARMS PROFILE 20: COLT FIXED CYLINDER CARTRIDGE REVOLVERS  
Culver City, CA: Profile Publications Ltd., . 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine format containing over 40 b/w photos and double-page color center fold. Detailed info about the firearms.
VG/Wraps. No name or marks. clean and straight. Light color rubbed on back from book stored next to it. # E1933. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cornebise, Alfred Emile.   ART FROM THE TRENCHES: AMERICA'S UNIFORMED ARTISTS IN WORLD WAR II  
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. Tiny scuff on one corner. # E2108. $25.00   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; Ellett;, & Hyland.   302ND ENGINEERS: A HISTORY  
U.S. Army, 1919. 1st ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. Unit history of the 302nd Engineers Regiment of the 77th Division, from its formation, sojourn in France, to its dissolution in May 1919. Fold-out maps, b/w photos, list of citations, lists of killed and wounded. Green cloth-covered boards, illustrated white and gilt title block pasted on front. B/w photos, drawings & flourishes, several fold-out maps.
Good/No Jacket. Solid, no name or writing. Cloth of boards is heavily silverfish nibbled, including a corner of the title label. Interior is clean, all maps & panoramic photos present and fine, as though not read. # E1849. $30.00   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  
Crockett, Walter H.   SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR BURIED IN VERMONT  
Baltimore: Clearfield Company, 1991. Reprint. 82 pages. Paperback. 0806305347 0-8063-0534-7. Listed by town/county of interment. Anecdotes and incidents relating to some of them. A paper read before the Vermont Historical Society in the Hall of the House of Represtntatives, October 27, 1904.
Fine/Wraps. No marks, no wear. # E1989. $9.00   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  
Deac, Wilfred P.   ROAD TO THE KILLING FIELDS: THE CAMBODIAN WAR OF 1970-1975  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1997. 1st ed. 307 pages. Hardcover. 0890967504 0-89096-750-4. History of military and political actions in Southeast Asia. B/w photos and maps. List of acronyms, bibliography, and index. Out of print.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear, stamped on top edge as file copy of A&M Design/Production office. # E2117. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
deKay, James Tertius.   THE REBEL RAIDERS: THE ASTONISHING HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERACY'S SECRET NAVY  
New York: Ballantine Books, 2002. 1st ed. 257 pages. Hardcover. 0345431820 0-345-43182-0. Confederate-English collusion to build a navy for the South in England.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1389. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Demmin, Auguste.   AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF ARMS AND ARMOUR FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE PRESENT TIME  
London: George Bell & Sons, 1894. Reprint. 595 pages. Hardcover. Drawings and descriptions of all kinds of ancient weapons, suits of armour, and war machines. List of museums and arsenals referred to in the text. Index. Forty page supplement of the publisher's other works. Appears last checked-out in the nineteenth century. Dark teal cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Firm binding, accessions sticker inside front board, pocket in rear, owner name embossed inside. # E1045. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Department of the Army, .   AVIATOR'S HANDBOOK FM1-105: FIELD MANUAL 1974  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1974. Paperback. Pocket-size guide designed to be a supplement to aviation field and technical manuals. Yellow card cover with green scenery, big guns, and helicopter. Revised edition of 20 August, 1974.
VG/Wraps. Very firm stapled binding. No marks. # E0523. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dimmick, Gregg J.   GENERAL VICENTE FILISOLA'S ANALYSIS OF JOSE URREA'S MILITARY DIARY  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 2007. 1st ed. 350 pages. Hardcover. 0876112246 0-87611-224-6. A forgotten 1888 publicationby an eyewitness to the Texas revolution. Translated by John R. Wheat and edited by Gregg J. Dimmick.
New/New. A new copy. # E2151. $37.00   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  
Dorsey, R. Stephen.   GUNS OF THE WESTERN INDIAN WAR  
Eugene, OR: Collectors' Library, 1995. 1st ed. 220 pages. Paperback. 0963120859 0-9631208-5-9. The full story of the guns and ammunitions that made western history in last half of the nineteenth century.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, no reader crease. # E1352. $55.00   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  
Du Soe, Robert C.   YOUR ORDERS, SIR  
New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1953. 1st ed. 184 pages. Hardcover. Adventures with very young boys recruited into the navy as midshipmen in the early eighteenth century. Blue cloth covered boards, illustrated endpapers.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, firm first edition. PO address label inside front board. # B3451. $5.00   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  
Edwards, John N.   SHELBY AND HIS MEN: OR THE WAR IN THE WEST  
Kansas City, MO: Hudson-Kimberly, 1897. Reprint. 461 pages. Hardcover. First published in 1867, republished by the author's wife in 1897. In blindstamped maroon cloth. Extensive history of the western campaigns.
Good/No Jacket. Covers slow light sliverfishing. # B9978. $105.00   View This Item  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  
Ferguson, John C.   HELLCATS: THE 12TH ARMORED DIVISION IN WORLD WAR II  
Austin: State House Press, 2004. 1st ed. 160 pages. Paperback. 188051088X 1-880510-88-X. History of the formation and service of the 12th Armored Division. B/w photos, bibliography, and index.
New/Wraps. Publisher stamp on top edge. # E2107. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
First U.S. Army, .   FIRST UNITED STATES ARMY: COMBAT OPERATIONS DATA, EUROPE 1944-45 (RESTRICTED)  
Washington, DC: First U.S. Army, 1946. 1st ed. 283 pages. Hardcover. Deep report on operations, logistics, organizational structure, and lessons learned for the various units and operational types for the First Army from D-Day prep through the conclusion of the war. Issued in 1946 as restricted info. Lots of tables and organizational charts. Quite uncommon.
VG/No Jacket. Nice copy. Only writing was previous owner adding to the quotation page: 'I was there, from Omaha Beach, to the Elba" and his name. # B8469. $300.00   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, David.   MATILDA INFANTRY TANK 1938-1945 (NEW VANGUARD 8)  
London: Osprey Publishing, 1994. 48 pages. Paperback. 1855324571 1-85532-457-1. Eight pages of color plates by Peter sarson. Vintage b/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear or marks. Small corner bend front cover. # E0367. $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  
Freeston, Ewart C.   PRISONER OF WAR SHIP MODELS 1775-1825  
London: Conway Maritime Press, 1987. Reprint. 174 pages. Hardcover. 0851774687 0-85177-468-7. Historical background on housing prisoners of war, tools and materials used in the art, and history of the models. Appendices, including a glossary and bibliography.
VG/VG. Firm and straight. Owner name embossed inside. # E0942. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frost, H. Gordon.   BLADES AND BARRELS: SIX CENTURIES OF COMBINATION WEAPONS (SIGNED, DELUXE LIMITED ED. OF 300)  
El Paso: Walloon Press, 1972. Limited ed. 298 pages. Hardcover. This is copy number 299/300 of a deluxe limited edition, SIGNED by the author, and dated September 1, 1972. Brown leatherette with bright copper embossed oval on front and copper titles on spine. Illustrated with 397 b/w photos of the weapons, each with description. Endorsed as a definitive reference work by the American Society of Arms Collectors.
Fine/No Jacket. No indication of use or handling. # E0915. $285.00   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  
Gander, Terry J.   TANKS IN DETAIL: PZKPFW III AUSF A TO N  
Hersham: Ian Allan Publishing, 2004. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. 0711030154 0-7110-3015-4. B/w vintage photos, drawings, color illustrations.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no marks. Evidence of moisture on lower edges (waviness, watermark). # E0379. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gardiner, Robert.   NELSON AGAINST NAPOLEON: FROM THE NILE TO COPENHAGEN, 1798-1801  
London: Caxton Editions, 2001. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 1840673613 1-84067-361-3. 300 b/w illustrations enhance the struggle told chronologically by campaign and battle. Sources, appendices, index. Bound in pictorial boards matching the dustjacket.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Top edge of dustjacket has small mender tear, else Near Fine. # E0913. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gauss, Morse, Lloyd, Perry,, & Broun.   AMERICA IN THE WAR (FIVE VOLUME SET)  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 1st ed. 1369 pages. Hardcover. Set complete in five volumes. The volumes each have 4-10 b/w illustrations. Volume 2 has an index of men mentioned in the text. Gauss, Christian-WHY WE WENT TO WAR; Morse, Edwin W.-VANGUARD OF AMERICAN VOLUNTEERS; Lloyd, Nelson-HOW WE WE WENT TO WAR; Perry, Lawrence-OUR NAVY IN THE WAR; Broun, Heywood-OUR ARMY IN THE WAR. Blue cloth-covered boards with gilt titles on spines. Blindstamped eagle design on fronts.
Good+/No Jacket. All hinges firm, corners sharp, unmarked. Text edges darkened and foxed. Silverfishing some places on top edge of boards and top of spine on Vol. 1. # B8529. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graf, John F.   STANDARD CATALOG OF CIVIL WAR FIREARMS  
Iola, WI: Gun Digest Books, 2008. 255 pages. Paperback. 0896896137 0-89689-613-7. History, price guide, and great illustrations.
Fine/Wraps. No indication of use or handling. # E1356. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Grant, R.G.   1001 BATTLES THAT CHANGED THE COURSE OF WORLD HISTORY  
New York: Universe, 2011. 1st ed. 960 pages. Hardcover. 0789322331 0-7893-2233-1. Color and b/w illustrations throughout.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, no name or marks. Board edges scuffed. # B9104. $16.00   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  
Hamilton, D.H.   HISTORY OF COMPANY M, FIRST TEXAS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY HOOD'S BRIGADE, LONGSTREET'S CORPS, ARMY OF THE CSA  
Waco: Morrison, 1962. 1st ed. 91 pages. Hardcover. Written in 1925 by a sergeant who survived the war and returned to Texas. Typed in 1962, 250 copies printed on bond paper. Five were bound in full leather and 245 in cloth, this being one in dark red cloth with gilt titls.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B1913. $153.00   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 halftitle page. # E2157. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Henry.   THE ALMA 1854: KNIGHT'S BATTLES FOR WARGAMERS  
New York: Hippocrene Books, 1973. 1st Am. ed. 65 pages. Hardcover. 0882542117 0-88254-211-7. Battle plans and maps.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, but spine has changed color from exposure to light. No marks. # E0936. $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  
Hemingway (editor), Ernest.   MEN AT WAR: THE BEST WAR STORIES OF ALL TIME  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1942. 1st ed. 1072 pages. Hardcover. Eighty-two short stories of conflicts over the past 2,000 years. Gift inscription 'Seasons Greetings to one of our Fighting Warriors, dated Christmas 1942'. First printing.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, gift inscription. A few slightly lightend spots on cover. # E2026. $47.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henderson, Hank.   NO FLAG FOR MY COFFIN  
Warroad, MN: Wayward Wind Publication, 1990. 1st ed. 576 pages. Paperback. Biographical tale of mid-century America. Signed by the author inside front cover. Two sheet addendum to the author's life and three sheet bio of another veteran (Vaughn Hampton) included.
VG/Wraps. Tight binding. Lght stain at lower front edge of front cover. # B8170. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hillenbrand, Laura.   UNBROKEN: AN OLYMPIAN'S JOURNEY FROM AIRMAN TO CASTAWAY TO CAPTIVE (ADAPTED FOR YOUNG ADULTS)  
New York: Delacorte Press, 2014. 1st ed. 307 pages. Hardcover. 0385742517 0-385-74251-7. Adapted for young readers by the author from her best-seller. Illustrated with more than a hundred b/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E0811. $8.00   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  
Holland, James.   THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN: FIVE MONTHS THE CHANGED HISTORY MAY-OCTOBER 1940  
New York: St. Martin's, 2010. Book Club ed. 677 pages. Hardcover. 0312675003 0-312-67500-3. Based on interviews with people on both sides.
Fine/Fine. Tight, no marks, no wear. # E1971. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Horigan, Michael.   ELMIRA: DEATH CAMP OF THE NORTH  
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole, 2002. 1st ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. 0811714322 0-8117-1432-2. Account of the prisoner of war camp at Elmira, New York, and the government and military failures which caused the terrible death rate.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E1998. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houston, David F.   EIGHT YEARS WITH WILSON'S CABINET, 1913 TO 1920, WITH A PERSONAL ESTIMATE OF THE PRESIDENT  
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co.,. 1st ed. 728 pages. Hardcover. Two volume set documenting Wilson's presidency by his Secretary of Agriculture and briefly Sec. of the Treasury. In maroon cloth with gilded top edge.
Good+/No Jacket. Solid copy. Has scattered light pencil underlining, stain on spine. # B6445. $14.50   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  
Icks, Robert J.   AFV WEAPONS PROFILE NO. 52: M47 PATTON  
Windsor UK: Profile Publications, 1972. 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine. Two pages colored illustrations, all others b/w. Covers the development of America's tanks.
VG/Wraps. Lightly scuffed on front cover, no marks. # E0419. $6.00   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  
Johnson, Robert S.   THUNDERBOLT!: AN EXTRODINARY STORY OF A WORLD WAR II ACE SIGNED  
Spartanburg, SC: Honoribus Press, 1997. Reprint. 306 pages. Paperback. 1885354053 1-885354-05-3. Story of aviation war in Europe by the highest scoring American ace in World War II. B/w photos. Signed by the author on the title page.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, minimal sign of use. No reader crease. # E0141. $85.00   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  
Karnow, Stanley.   VIETNAM: A HISTORY  
New York: Viking Press, 1983. Book Club ed. 750 pages. Hardcover. 0670746045 0-670-74604-5. The companion to the acclaimed PBS series, the first complete account of Vietnam at war. B/w photos, thoroughly indexed. A nice, solid copy.
VG/VG. # A9235. $5.50     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  
Kemp, Harry M.   THE REGIMENT: LET THE CITIZENS BEAR ARMS (SIGNED)  
Austin: Nortex Press, 1990. 1st ed. 395 pages. Hardcover. Recounts the activities in World War II of the 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. Sixteen hand-drawn maps and stories of individuals who participated. B/w photos and index. This copy is signed by the author.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8712. $110.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kieffer, Chester L.   MALIGNED GENERAL: A BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS S. JESUP  
San Rafael CA: Presidio Press, 1979. 1st ed. 376 pages. Hardcover. 0891410279 0-89141-027-9. After serving in the War of 1812, and playing an important role in the development of the U.S. Army in its formative years, Jesup became a pawn in political conflict between Whigs and Democrats.
Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked book. Dustjacket has minor scuffing at corners and spine ends and a quarter-inch tear at lower back. # E1008. $7.00   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  
Kirkland, Turner.   SOUTHERN DERRINGERS OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY (1ST)  
Union City, TN: Turner Kirkland, 1967. 1st ed. 80 pages. Paperback. First printing of Kirkland's history of Derringer makers. Undated, but per the preface, printed between 1966 and the 1972 enlarged edition. Kirkland indicates on page 8 that he printed only 1,000 of these. Printed on coated photo stock in stapled white coated card covers. B/w photos of 51 different guns, by 29 makers.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slight darkening to covers, interior is fine. # E0877. $16.00   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  
Lardas, Mark.   AMERICAN HEAVY FRIGATES 1794-1826, NEW VANGUARD 79  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1841766305 1-84176-630-5. Information on design/development, operations, and details on the ships. Glossary, bibliography, and index. Color and b/w illustrations throughout.
New/Wraps. A new copy SIGNED by the author, a friend of our store. # 27607. $16.95   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  
Lardas, Mark.   SHIPS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY NAVY, NEW VANGUARD 161  
Reading: Osprey Publishing, 2011. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 1846034450 1-84603-445-0. 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. # 33128. $16.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Le Fevre, Peter (editors), & Richard Har.   PRECURSORS OF NELSON: BRITISH ADMIRALS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY  
Mechanicsburg PA: Stackpole, 2000. 1st Am. ed. 436 pages. Hardcover. 081172901X 0-8117-2901-X. Biographies of British admirals preceeding Nelson help illuminate the ways they laid the foundations for his success.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1002. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leiker, James N.   RACIAL BORDERS: BLACK SOLDIERS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2002. 1st ed. 241 pages. Hardcover. 1585441589 1-58544-158-9. Provides an account of the shifting loyalties of race and nationalism along the Rio Grande over a fifty-year span. Bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Fine. Has publisher's 'design / production copy' stamped on top edge. # E0643. $11.00   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  
Man, John.   D-DAY ATLAS: THE DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDY  
New York: Facts on File, 1994. 1st ed. 143 pages. Paperback. 081603138X 0-8160-3138-X. Over 60 color maps and 70 contemporary b/w photos.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked, no wear. # B8613. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marshall, Ian.   BRITISH CAPITAL SHIPS 1873-1946: A SERIES OF WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS BY IAN MARSHALL  
London: Arias, 1986. Paperback. Ten pages of text followed by color and b/w plates and notes of 56 ships. Foreword by Admiral Sir Anthony Griffin. Catalogue for a traveling exhibit organized by Oliver Swann Galleries and seen at five venues November 1986-September 1987. Pictorial front, white back and spine with title front and spine.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0929. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Maxim, Hudson, & Clifton Johnson.   HUDSON MAXIM: REMINISCENCES AND COMMENTS  
Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1924. 1st ed. 350 pages. Hardcover. The life and observations of military inventor, Hudson Maxim. This copy SIGNED, inscribed and dated by Maxim. Sadly, condition is lacking.
Fair/No Jacket. In poor shape, most of spine gone, front hinge mostly separated. # B5416. $58.00   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  
McClary, Deanna.   COMMITMENT TO LOVE (SIGNED)  
Pawley's Island: Clebe McClary, Inc., 1991. Reprint. 221 pages. Hardcover. 0840776322 0-8407-7632-2. Love story of a Marine wounded in Vietnam and his beauty pageant spouse. B/w photos. SIGNED by Deanna McClary.
Fine/Near Fine. # B2956. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McMurry, Richard M.   TWO GREAT REBEL ARMIES: AN ESSAY IN CONFEDERATE MILITARY HISTORY  
Chapel Hill: Univ. North Carolina, 1989. Book Club ed. 204 pages. Hardcover. 0807818194 0-8078-1819-4. Contrasting the Army of Tennessee and the Army of Northern Virginia, their wartime experiences and their differences.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9285. $8.00   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, Ray.   RAY MILLER'S TEXAS FORTS: A HISTORY AND GUIDE  
Houston: Cordovan Press, 1985. 1st ed. 223 pages. Paperback. 089123036X 0-89123-036-X. Story of the federal forts on the Texas frontier between 1845 and 1885. B/w photos, map, index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear or reader crease. Owner name/address stamped on FFEP. # E1147. $8.00   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  
Molina, Enrique Vidal.   UNIFORMES DE LAS PATRIAS BAJO LA CRUZ DEL SUR (POEMAS EPICOS)  
Republica Argentina, 1967. Hardcover. A collection of eleven epic poems, followed by 45 full color, full page prints by E. Marenco of Argentinian soldiers in period uniform and with their mounts, from 1800 to 1911. 12.75 x 17.5 inch format. The pages with the poems have been damp (or coffee) stained along bottom. The pages with prints are ok. Hinges broken, a few plates loose. Prints would be nice candidates for framing.
Fair/No Jacket. # A5929. $68.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moore, Johnny, & Judith Fenner Gentry.   I CANNOT FORGET: IMPRISONED IN KORES, ACCUSED AT HOME  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2013. 1st ed. 315 pages. Hardcover. 1623490073 1-62349-007-3. One man's story serves as a case study in Cold War military justice.
VG/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, rear board bumped on top edge and lower corner. # E0782. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007  
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 the NASA astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author is a friend of our store, and her father was Commander of the Airforce Reserve 158th Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies. # E0102. $16.00   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. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Morrow, Kathryn Black.   DEFENDER OF AMERICA'S GULF COAST: A HISTORY OF ELLINGTON FIELD, TEXAS 1917-2007  
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 the NASA astronauts. B/w photos throughout, notes, bibliography and indices. The author is a friend of our store, and her father was Commander of the Airforce Reserve 158th Aircraft Control & Warning Group at Ellington in the 1950s.
New/New. New copies. # E0101. $16.00   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.   RIVERINE WARFARE: THE U.S. NAVY'S OPERATIONS ON INLAND WATERS  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1968. 1st ed. 53 pages. Paperback. Stapled booklet printed in blue-tone. Maps, drawings, and photos. Touches on operations from the American Revolution to Vietnam.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear or marks. # E0940. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Navy Department, .   U.S. SUBMARINE LOSSES IN WORLD WAR II  
Washington D.C.: usgpo, 1946. 1st ed. 174 pages. Paperback. Summary tables, folding chart of positions of losses, biographical sketch of each submarine, and list of personel. B/w photos. White covers with blue vertical center illustration on front. Two staples.
Good+/Wraps. Binding firm. back cover spotted. Old faded illegible notes on front. Spine wrap worn, mended internally. # E1012. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Navy Relief Society, Texas Auxiliary.   THE YEARBOOK: U.S. NAVAL AIR STATION, CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS 1940-1941  
Corpus Christi: Navy Relief Society, 1941. 1st ed. 102 pages. Paperback. Celebrating the establishment and construction of NAS Corpus Christi. The base was built in anticipation of the coming world crisis and completed just in time to train naval aviators for service in World War II. B/w photos illustrate information on all departments. Many pages of complimentary advertisements from local, statewide, and national businesses. Blue pictorial wraps. Stapled magazine format.
VG/Wraps. No name or marks. Some foxing on cover. # E1824. $50.00   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.   A DANCE WITH DEATH: SOVIET AIRWOMEN IN WORLD WAR II  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1984. 1st ed. 318 pages. Hardcover. 089096601X 0-89096-601-X. Excellent history of Russia's female fighter & bomber pilots, navigators, gunners and bombadiers holding off the Luftwaffe in over 1,000 missions. B/w photos, stories. Recommended.
New/New. A new copy. # E2153. $25.00   View This Item  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  
North, Anthony.   AN INTRODUCTION TO EUROPEAN SWORDS  
Owings Mills MD: Stemmer House, 1982. 1st Am. ed. 48 pages. Hardcover. 0880450088 0-88045-008-8. Description of historic sword characteristics and their evolution. Illustrations on nearly every page, mostly color photos.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, owner name embossed inside. # E1036. $15.00   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  
Peterson, Harold L.   NOTES ON ORDNANCE OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1861-1865  
Washington D.C.: American Ordnance Associati. Reprint. 20 pages. Paperback. Momograph in brick red stapled wrapper with black title. B/w drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Owner name embossed inside, else fine. July 1959. # E0988. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pimlott, John.   WEHRMACHT: THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE GERMAN ARMY IN WWII  
Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1997. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0760303878 0-7603-0387-8. B/w vintage photos show the German Army, rebuilt after WW I, fighting a new kind of war. Bound in glossy photo boards.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E0382. $11.00   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  
Porch, Douglas.   COUNTERINSURGENCY: EXPOSING THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WAY OF WAR  
Cambridge: Cambridge University, 2013. Reprint. 434 pages. Paperback. 1107699843 1107699843. The real truth of operations carried out in Africa, near East, Ireland, Vietnam, and Latin America.
Good+/Wraps. Tight binding, no name or marks. No reader crease. # E1644. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Poyer, Joe, & Craig Riesch.   .45-70 SPRINGFIELD  
Tustin, CA: North Cape Publications, 1991. 98 pages. Paperback. Describes hundreds of points to determine if a firearm is authentic. B/w illustrations throughout.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no name or marks, no wear. # E1932. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Prentice, Rina.   AUTHENTIC NELSON  
London: National Maritime Museum, 2005. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0948065621 0-948065-62-1. Investigates the dispersal of Nelson's possessions and traces their regrouping into public and private collections. The second half of the book is a catalogue of the surviving objects once owned by Nelson. Hundreds of color photos. Index.
Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks on book. Dustjacket has slightest scuffing on lower corners. # E0932. $13.00   View This Item  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  
Raines, Jr., Edgar F.   THE RUCKSACK WAR: U.S. ARMY OPERATIONAL LOGISTICS IN GRENADA, 1983 (CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS SERIES) 2010 FIRST EDITION  
Washington D.C.: Center of Military History,. 1st ed. 649 pages. Hardcover. Original 2010 U.S. Army hardcover first printing in tan cloth-covered boards with gilt insignia on front and gilt title on spine. Color and b/w photos, fold-out maps and index.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Solid binding, no name or marks. Appears unread. # E0358. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Restayn, Jean.   TANKS OF WORLD WAR TWO  
Paris: Histoire & Collections, 1995. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 2908182092 2-9081820-9-2. Hundreds of color paintings of tanks of Axis and Allied forces.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No marks, little sign of handling. # E0378. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Richard, Jr., Allan C.   THE DEFENSE OF VICKSBURG: A LOUISIANA CHRONICLE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. 1st ed. 325 pages. Hardcover. 1585442798 1-58544-279-8. Taken from personal journals, letters, and narratives of Confederate soldiers who fought at Vicksburg. A rare day-by-day account from the vanquished side. Number 90 in the Texas A&M Military History Series.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, without wear. Stamp on top edge of the Design/Production office of the Press. # E2156. $13.00   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  
Rickman, Sarah Byrn.   NANCY LOVE AND THE WASP FERRY PILOTS OF WORLD WAR II  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2008. 1st ed. 332 pages. Hardcover. 1574412418 1-57441-241-8. Love recruited and lead the first group of twenty-eight women to fly military aircraft for the U.S. Army. B/w photos, glossaries, endnotes, index. Out of print in hardcover.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, and top edge, else Fine. # E0717. $23.00   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  
Rubinstein, Murray, & Richard Goldman.   THE ISRAELI AIR FORCE STORY (CHEL HA'AVIR)  
London: Book Club Associates, 1979. Book Club ed. 223 pages. Hardcover. 0853684626 0-85368-462-6. History from the war for independence through numerous conflicts and the raid at Entebbe Airport. Several appendices including specs of all aircraft. Thirty-two pages of b/w photos. Reprinted from 1978 Arms and Armour edition.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright Dj has no signs of wear. # B2975. $17.75   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  
Schnepf, Ed.   BATTLESHIPS AT WAR FALL 1984 BY THE EDITORS OF SEA CLASSICS MAGAZINE  
Canoga Park, CA: Challenge Publications, 198. 1st ed. 131 pages. Paperback. History and exploits of U.S. Navy battleships and their sailors, plus selected British, German and Japanese battleships. B/w photos on every page.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Very nice. # B0951. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schofield, John M.   FORTY-SIX YEARS IN THE ARMY  
New York: The Century Co., 1897. 1st ed. 577 pages. Hardcover. Author's life before during, and after the War, including his commentary on reconstruction and restoration of the Nation. He was a scholar, teacher, military man, diplomat, and spent his life in service to the United States. Indexed.
X-Lib Good+/No Jacke. Former library copy, bookplate on front endpaper. # B9981. $100.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schubert, Paul.   DEATH OF A FLEET 1917-1919  
New York: Coward-McCann, 1932. 1st ed. 278 pages. Hardcover.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding. No name or marks. Spine faded, worn at ends. # B3476. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sienkiewicz, Henryk.   WITH FIRE AND SWORD  
New York: Copernicus Society/Hippocrene, 199. Reprint. 1135 pages. Hardcover. 0870529749 0-87052-974-9. Saga of 17th-century war and rebellion in Eastern Europe. Translated from Polish by W.S. Kuniczak, with a foreword by James A. Michener. Map endpapers.
Good+/Good+. No name or writing, corners sharp. Dustjacket has a 2-inch mended tear from a half-inch chip on back. # E1552. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Simpson, James P.   FLAK BAIT: EIGHT DECADES DODGING FLAK AS A BOMBADIER, FBI AGENT, TRIAL LAWYER, AND TEXAS MAVERICK  
Waco, TX: Eakin Press, 2007. 1st ed. 188 pages. Hardcover. 1934645214 1-934645-21-4. Simpson spent his life defending the U.S., in the sky against Germany in WW II, against organized crime in Chicago and Galveston, and against everyday attacks on the Constitution at the local school board and courthouse. Signed by the author to the owner on the front endpaper.
Near Fine/VG. Book as new, dustjacket has minor indication of use. # E0863. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Simpson (editor), Col. Harold B.   THE BUGLE SOFTLY BLOWS: THE CONFEDERATE DIARY OF BENJAMIN M. SEATON  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1965. 1st ed. 117 pages. Hardcover. Seaton's diary presents his Civil War accounts of the Texas Tenth Infantry (Nelson's Regiment) in his own untutored words.
Fine/Fine. There is a bit of color transfer on the white back of the Dj from a book it was packed with. # A0312. $125.00   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  
Spellman, Francis J.   THE ROAD TO VICTORY  
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. Reprint. 131 pages. Hardcover. Spellman, Archbishop of New York and Military Vicar of the Armed Forces of the United States writes on being Christian in time of war.
Good+/No Jacket. Previous owner stamps. 1942 printing. # B0874. $5.25     Inquire Now  
Spielberger, Walter J., & John F. Milsom.   AFV WEAPONS PROFILE NO. 61: ELEFANT AND MAUS (+ E-100)  
Windsor UK: Profile Publications, 1973. 1st ed. 20 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine. Two pages colored illustrations, all others b/w. Covers the development of Germany's super-heavy tanks.
VG/Wraps. No wear, owner has marked his possessions in publisher list of this series in front of book. # E0415. $7.00   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  
Stanton, Shelby L.   ANATOMY OF A DIVISION: 1ST CAV IN VIETNAM  
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1987. Book Club ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. History and development of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) in action in Vietnam. B/w photos, bibliography and index. Book Club Edition.
Fine/Fine. No wear or marks on book or dustjacket. # B9944. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stearn, Roger.   SOLDIERS OF THE QUEEN, ISSUE 88, MARCH 1997: THE JOURNAL OF THE VICTORIAN MILITARY SOCIETY  
Newbury, Berks.: Victorian Military Soc., 19. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Issued quarterly by the Society, this issue contains five articles submitted by members, book reviews, correspondence, and obituary of George Dibley.
Fine/Wraps. As new. # B2358. $7.25     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  
Stevens, Jno. W.   REMINISCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR: A SOLDIER IN HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE, ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA (1902 1ST ED.)  
Hillsboro, Texas: Hillsboro Mirror, 1902. 1st ed. 213 pages. Hardcover. Together with Stevens' An Analysis: The Negro Problem: A Result of the War, exceedingly scarce 1902 original. Seven old soldiers attested to the veracity of the Army movements and stories of prison-life described in this book written 35-40 years later. B/w frontis of the author. Blindstamped design on front and rear blue-gray cloth-covered boards. Bright gilt titles front and spine.
Good+/No Jacket. Some small white water spots on cover, corners and spine tips softened. No name or marks. One quarto a bit loose, but still attached. Occasional foxing. # B7311. $1,350.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tanner, Eugene S.   THE NAZI CHRIST (SIGNED)  
Tulsa, OK: University of Tulsa, 1942. 1st ed. 53 pages. Hardcover. SIGNED inside front board 'Cordially yours' by the author. Brick red cloth-covered boards with gilt title on front. Author explores the use and co-opting of Christ as a propaganda tool for Hitler & the Nazis.
VG/No Jacket. Solid & unmarked. Spine tips worn. # E1965. $25.00   View This Item  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  
Taylor, John R.   ROCKETS AND MISSILES: A GROSSET ALL-COLOR GUIDE  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1970. 159 pages. Hardcover. History of rockets and missiles of the past, present and future concepts. Cool 1950s & 60s style color illustrations throughout. Info on guidance systems, delivery platforms and more.
Near Fine/Good+. In pictorial covers. Remainder mark. Dustjacket has 1.5 inch closed tear and is price-clipped. A clean, solid unmarked copy. # B7298. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thi, Lam Quang.   HELL IN AN LOC: THE 1972 EASTER INVASION AND THE BATTLE THAT SAVED SOUTH VIET NAM  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2011. Reprint. 282 pages. Paperback. 1574413139 1-57441-313-9. Documents the South Vietnamese efforts, which have been omitted by the American madia, military, and in the movies.
VG/Wraps. Publisher stamp on title page. # E2106. $14.50   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, Barbara Kirby Kennedy.   ANALYSIS OF THE INFLUENCE OF CHARLES DE GAULLE ON THE INTERIOR FRENCH RESISTANCE, 1940-1942  
Wichita Falls: Midwestern Univ., 1968. 1st ed. 76 pages. Hardcover. Master's thesis, double spaced on onion skin spaper, in black cloth binding. An examination of de Gaulle's activities in the Underground during World War II. Approval signatures of her professors.
Fine/No Jacket. # A3094. $11.00   View This Item  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  
Touzin, Pierre.   TANKS ILLUSTRATED # 1: ALLIED FORCES / CENTRAL EUROPE UNITED STATES / UNITED KINGDOM / WEST GERMAY / BELGIUM / CANADA / NETH  
London: Arms & Armour, 1983. 1st ed. 68 pages. Paperback. Good photo essay covering major modern NATO & Allied weaponry. 142 plates, mostly b/w with a few in color. Allied, modern NATO
Near Fine/Wraps. # A3917. $9.00     Inquire Now  
Trudeau, Noah Andre.   GETTYSBURG: A TESTING OF COURAGE  
New York: HarperCollins, 2002. Reprint. 694 pages. Hardcover. 0060193638 0-06-019363-8. 64 maps, notes, bibliography, index.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, no name or writing. Corners sharp. # E1612. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Trulock, Alice Rains.   IN THE HANDS OF PROVIDENCE: JOSHUA L. CHAMBERLAIN & THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR  
Chapel Hill: Univ. North Carolina, 1992. 1st ed. 569 pages. Hardcover. 0807820202 0-8078-2020-2. Biography of officer in the Twentieth Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment who recieved the formal Confederate surrender at Appomattox. Forty-six b/w portraits and eleven maps. Bibliography, index, and 130 pages endnotes.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Minor scuffs on all corners of the dustjacket. # B9281. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tucker, Phillip Thomas.   GOD HELP THE IRISH: THE HISTORY OF THE IRISH BRIGADE  
Abilene, Texas: McWhiney foundation Press, 2. 1st ed. 191 pages. Paperback. 1893114503 1-893114-50-3. Close look at one of the ethnic groups fighting in the Civil War. Bibliography and index.
VG/Wraps. A new copy with publisher stamp on endpaper. A little warped from improper packing. # E1337. $7.00   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, .   CAMP CHAFFEE ARKANSAS: HOME OF THE 5TH ARMORED DIVISION (FIFTH) OCTOBER-NOVEMBER, 1953  
Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 1953. Hardcover. A record, similar to a yearbook in format, of the October-November, 1953 class of basic training at Camp Chaffee. B/w photos of activities and photo of each member of the class. Red cover,yellow title, and blue and yellow decoration of the division emblem.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, a few scattered names. Owner name. Corners and spine ends worn. # E1966. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Urquhart, Alistair.   THE FORGOTEN HIGHLANDER: AN INCREDIBLE WWII STORY OF SURVIVAL IN THE PACIFIC  
New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2010. 1st ed. 312 pages. Hardcover. 161608152X 1-61608-152-X. Autobiography of Scottish World War II soldier captured by the Japanese in Singapore. He survived 750 days of jungle slave labor on the Death Railway and the bridge over the River Kwai.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E2002. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Uttridge (editor), Sarah.   MILITARY UNIFORMS VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA  
London: Amber Books, 2013. Reprint. 448 pages. Paperback. 190827302X 1-908273-02-X. More than 650 color illustrations show uniforms of the world from 18th century to the present.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked # B8106. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Valentine, Eric.   RAPIERS: AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE GUIDE TO THE RAPIERS OF THE 16TH AND 17TH CENTURIES, WITH THEIR COMPANIONS  
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole, 1968. 1st ed. 74 pages. Hardcover. Traces the history and development of the civilian fencing sword. B/w photos throughout by Edward Perry. Selected list of swordsmiths of the time. Bibliography.
VG/Fine. Clean, tight, owner name embossed inside. Minor silverfishing on cover and edges. Dustjacket has no wear. # E1034. $66.00   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  
Verria, Lawrence.   THE KISSING SAILOR: THE MYSTERY BEHIND THE PHOTO THAT ENDED WORLD WAR II  
Annapolis: Naval Institute, 2012. 1st ed. 267 pages. Hardcover. 1612510787 1-61251-078-7.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9792. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
War Department, .   REGULATIONS FOR THE UNIFORM OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY 1917, SPECIAL REGULATIONS NO. 41  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1917. 1st ed. 87 pages. Paperback. Exacting provisions for uniform dress of officers and enlisted men. Includes changes from the 1914 edition. Index. Stapled booklet.
VG/Wraps. Very little wear, no name or marks. Paper is lightly tanned. Some light finger smudges. # E0985. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ward, Geoffrey.   THE WAR: AN INTIMATE HISTORY 1941-1945  
New York: Knopf, 2007. 1st ed. 451 pages. Hardcover. 0307262839 0-307-26283-9. Focusing on the citizens of four American towns, this narrative follows more than forty people through the war years. 394 illustrations and 21 maps. Companion book to Ken Burns PBS series The War.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1059. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wells, Tom Henderson.   COMMODORE MOORE AND THE TEXAS NAVY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1960. 218 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Commodore Moore, builder of the Texas Navy and his battles with Mexico as well as Sam Houston. Blue map tipped in at rear.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, owner name, gift inscription to owner. No wear on book. Dustjacket scuffed and worn at tips and spine ends. # B9396. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, B.T.   AFV WEAPONS PROFILE NO. 21: ARMOURED CARS  
Windsor UK: Profile Publications, 1970. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine. Two pages colored illustrations, all others b/w. Covers the development of British armoured cars in WW II, Guy, Daimler, Humber, and A.E.C.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0427. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, B.T.   AFV WEAPONS PROFILE NO. 30: ARMOURED CARS--MARMON-HERRINGTON, ALVIS-STRAUSSLER, LIGHT RECONNAISSANCE  
Windsor UK: Profile Publications, 1971. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. Stapled magazine. Two pages colored illustrations, all others b/w. Covers the development of British and South African armoured cars in WW II.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, old price written small on front cover. # E0429. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Walter.   A RISING WIND  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1945. Reprint. 155 pages. Hardcover. White, the NAACP's Executive Director and the son of parents both born into slavery, reports on the Negro's status in WW II after a trip through the European theater of war. He was instrumental in helping desegregate the Army during Truman's administration. Red cloth with army laurel decoration. Bright red dustjacket with War Bonds ad on back. A nice piece of Black history.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket is rubbed on corners, spine ends and edges. # B8768. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wiggins, Melanie.   TORPEDOES IN THE GULF: GALVESTON AND THE U-BOATS, 1942-1943  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2004. Reprint. 265 pages. Paperback. 0890966486 0-89096-648-6. Interviews with German submariners, Galvestonians, and others present a clearer picture of German naval operations in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico during World War II.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, stamp of A&M Press production office on top edge. No wear. # E1944. $9.00   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  
Winders, Richard Bruce.   MR. POLK'S ARMY: THE AMERICAN MILITARY EXPERIENCE IN THE MEXICAN WAR  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1997. 1st ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0890967547 0-89096-754-7. Examines the cultural, social, and political aspects of the regular and volunteer forces that made up the army of 1846-48, presents the organizational framwork of the army, and introduces the different syles of leadership exhibited by Zachary Taylor and Winfield Scott. I removed the publisher shrinkwrap to make sure it states first edition, first print.
New/New. A new book, from our old stock. # B7030. $35.00   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  
Wolk, Herman S.   CATACLYSM: GENERAL HAP ARNOLD AND THE DEFEAT OF JAPAN  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 2010. Reprint. 300 pages. Paperback. 1574414739 1-57441-473-9. Detailed study of General Arnold, the B-29 bomber, and the war in the Pacific. Endnotes, glossary, bibliography, index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0668. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wood, W.D.   LEON COUNTY CSA SKETCHES: A PARTIAL ROSTER OF THE OFFICES AND MEN RAISED IN LEON COUNTY, TEXAS  
Waco, TX: W.M. Morrison, 1963. Limited ed. 49 pages. Hardcover. Biographical sketches of men from Leon County who served under Major Gould in the Civil War. #167 of 200 limited edition copies. A facsimile reprint of Wood's 1899 original. In brown leatherette with gilt lettering.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B9083. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
WW II Collectible, .   LEST WE FORGET: LIFE IN THE SERVICE  
Chicago: General Advertising Pub, 1942. Hardcover. Book given to service men to record their info and adventures. Title pages to be used for Army, Navy, Marines, etc. Army title page filled in by Albert Klosterman, but rest of book not used. Spiral bound inside cover. Envelope for letters, photos, etc. Small address book in rear.
VG/No Jacket. Leather-look cover w/embossed and gilt design. # B0792. $8.75   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  
Zaloga, Steven J., & George Balin.   D-DAY TANK WARFARE: ARMORED COMBAT IN THE NORMANDY CAMPAIGN JUNE-AUGUST 1944 (ARMOR AT WAR SERIES 7002)  
Hong Kong: Concord Publications, 1994. 72 pages. Paperback. 962361604X 9-6236160-4-X. Eight pages of color plates, and vintage b/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. Old price sticker inside front cover. # E0363. $10.00   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  
Zhang, Xiaoming.   RED WINGS OVER THE YALU: CHINA, THE SOVIET UNION, AND THE WAR IN KOREA  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2003. Reprint. 300 pages. Paperback. 1585443409 1-58544-340-9. Evolution of China's airforce during the Korean War. B/w photos, bibliography & index.
Near Fine/Wraps. New copies with a small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0521. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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