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Das Deutsche Heer in Manover.
1 Das Deutsche Heer in Manover.
Dresden; Cigaretten Bilderdienft; 1936; First Edition; Decorative Boards; Very Good; no dj issued; op; 11.5 x 8 x 0.5 inches. 
4to.; 80 pages; 250 color Cigarette Cards Complete, neatly mounted in book. Very good condition with the front cover showing some minor staining and rubbing, 1/2 inch minor dinge on bottom edge front cover, interior clean, minor fold line on last page bottom fore edge. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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Naval Wars in the Levant 1559-1853., Anderson, R.C. -
2 Anderson, R.C. - Naval Wars in the Levant 1559-1853.
US; Princeton University Press; 1952; 1st Ed.,; Hard cover, cloth Good; No dj; cover under mylar protection; appears to have dj front flyleaf laid down on inside end paper op; 8.75 x 5.5 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 619 pages, illus., maps, fold-out map, great detail, hard to find. One of England's most distinguished naval historians, the president of the Society for Nautical Research, offers an impressive new volume, a general history of naval operations in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea, roughly from the Battle of Lepanto in the 16th century to the introduction of steam in the 19th century. Appears to have a faded personal library number laid on spine. light stain on the top edge of the rear inside endpaper. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Major Andre's Journal. Operations f the British Army under Lt Generals Howe and Clinton, June 1777 to November 1778., Andre, Major John, Adjutant General -
3 Andre, Major John, Adjutant General - Major Andre's Journal. Operations f the British Army under Lt Generals Howe and Clinton, June 1777 to November 1778.
New York; New York Times and Arno Press; 1968 thus, reprint of 1930 Ed.; 1st Edition; Hard Bound; Very Good; no dj issued; 8.75 x 5.75 x 0.75 inches; 
Eyewitness Accounts of The American Revolution series, frontis illus., maps, tables. Great Detail. Ex library copy with library stamp on title page and blemishes to front and back endpapers with removal of library pockets, otherwise clean and neat. Extremely hard to find. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World 3000 BC - AD 500., Anglim, Simon -
4 Anglim, Simon - Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World 3000 BC - AD 500.
UK; Amber Books Ltd: 2002; 1st Edition; laminated color hard back; very good+ condition; very good dj under mylar protector; 8vo.- 9.75 x 8 x 1 inches 
256 pages; b/w and colored illustrations; b/w and colored maps; line drawings; great detail; like new condition 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Swords of Germany 1900-1945 with Imperial Supplement by Gregory Douglas., Angola, John R -
5 Angola, John R - Swords of Germany 1900-1945 with Imperial Supplement by Gregory Douglas.
San Jose CA; R James Bender Publishing; 1988; 09121138408 1st Edition; Laminated glossy finish color boards; Very good condition with very minor shelf rubbing at the bottom edge at the spine; Clear plastic cover added by former owner; Out-of-Print. 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. 
496 high clay content pages; toc; b/w photos; 8 pages of color; select bibliography. This is the definitive work on the subject. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The HJ - Hitler Youth (Vol 2)., Angolia, J.R, -
6 Angolia, J.R, - The HJ - Hitler Youth (Vol 2).
US; R. James Bender Publishing Co.; 1992; 1st Ed.; Very good; Like new; No dj issued; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x .75 inches; 
8vo - 301 pages, photos with both b/w and color, great detail. Signed edition. This collector's volume is #227 out of the first 500 copies of the First Edition. Hitler Youth. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Labor Organizations of the Reich. SIGNED & NUMBERED, Angolia, J.R. & David Littlejohn -
7 Angolia, J.R. & David Littlejohn - Labor Organizations of the Reich. SIGNED & NUMBERED
San Jose CA; R. James Bender Publishing; 1999; stated 1st Edition; Glossy Decorative Board Hardback; as-new; no dj issued, the book has been encased by the former owner with heavy clear plastic cover protector; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches. Tipped in Signatures of both Authors; Copy Number
8vo.; 559 pages; photos, line drawings, tables. Very good to near mint condition with a very minor bump to the top fore edge of covers. The history, uniforms, badges and awards of the NSBO - National Socialist Betriebszellen Organiation = National Socialist Factory Cell Organization. Hard to find and obscure informtion on unions and politics. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Frederick the Great - The Magnificent Enigma., Asprey, Robert B. -
8 Asprey, Robert B. - Frederick the Great - The Magnificent Enigma.
US; Ticknor & Fields; 1986; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth Very good; Very good under mylar protection; 9.5 x 6.25 x 2 inches; 
8 vo - 715 pages, maps, illus., ep maps, great combination of biography and military history. King Fredrick the Great of Prussia was forever torn between a lust for power and the quiet intellectual life he craved. Flutist, poet, friend of Voltaire, Frederick was also a dauntless military leader, responsible for setting the stage for the emergence of the German Empire. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Air Spy; Photo Intelligence in WW2., Babington-Smith, Constance -
9 Babington-Smith, Constance - Air Spy; Photo Intelligence in WW2.
New York; Harper & Brothers Publishers; 1957; stated 1st Edition; Cloth Hardback; vg; vg dj; op; 8.75 x 6 x 1 inches. 
8vo.; 266 pages; photos. very slight page edge age browning. An obscure but impotant part of the war - and dangerous. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Anguard of the Crusade - The 101st Airborne Division in World War II, Bando, Mark -
10 Bando, Mark - Anguard of the Crusade - The 101st Airborne Division in World War II
US; The Aberjona Press; 2003; 1st Ed.; hard cover, decorative board; very good; no dj issued; op; 11.25 x 8.5 x .75 inches; 
4to - 310 pages, photos, maps, hard to find, great detail by Airborne Regiment. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Journal of Lieutenant Isaac Bangs April 1 to July 29, 1776., Bangs, Issac -
11 Bangs, Issac - Journal of Lieutenant Isaac Bangs April 1 to July 29, 1776.
New York; New York Times & Arno Press; 1968; 1st Edition; Hard Bound; Good; no dj issued; Out-of-Print; 8.75 x 5.75 x 0,5 inches; 
70 pages, preface, index. Ex Library copy with blanked area on front cover where a security stamp was removed, this copy was not allowed to be taken from the library, library name on title page and book edges, libray book plate removed from front outside endpaper removing some of end paper material, otherwise clean and neat. Very hard to find. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Sky Pioneer - The Story of Igor I. Sikorsky, Bartlett, Robert M. -
12 Bartlett, Robert M. - Sky Pioneer - The Story of Igor I. Sikorsky
US; Charles Scribner's Sons; 1947; 1st Ed.; hard cover, cloth; very good; dj good under mylar protection; op; 8 x 5.5 x .75 inches; 
8vo - 153 pages, photos, hard to find biography. He made "flying machines" almost all his life, from the first four-motored plane, and the Sikorsky amphibian to the versatile and useful helicopter. some chipping on dj lower spine and top back cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Bernadotte, The First Phase 1763-1799., Barton, D. Plunket -
13 Barton, D. Plunket - Bernadotte, The First Phase 1763-1799.
New York; Charles Scribner's Sons; 1914; 1st Edition; Decorative Cloth Hardcover; vg; no dj issued; op; 9 x 6 x 1.5 inches. 
8vo.; 531 pages, frontis plate, illustations. Beautiful decorative cover with rubbing at top and bottom of spine, top 1/2 inch tear at the spine, index appears to be mispagentated. Unusual biography of one of Napoleon's "most interesting" Marshals whose decendents rul in Sweden. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, 1824-1865 - 9 Volumes COMPLETE., Basler, Roy P (Editor) -
14 Basler, Roy P (Editor) - The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, 1824-1865 - 9 Volumes COMPLETE.
NJ; Rutgers Univesity Press; 1953; First Edition; Blue Cloth Hardback; Very good condition with top edge spotting and minor soiling; No dust jackets issued; Out-of-Print; 8.75 x 6 x 13 inches (9-volumes); 
History Book Club Edition published in conjunction with The Abraham Lincoln Association. 9-Volumes; 8-text volumes, 4452 oages and Volume 9 Index volume, 377 pages. Exhaustive and Complete. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15 Bender, Roger James & George A. Petersen - "Hermann Goring": From Regiment to Fallschirmpanzerkorps.
San Jose CA; R. James Bender Publishing; 1975; 1st Edition; Glossy Illustrated Hardcover; as-new; no dj issued; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 0.75 inches. 
8vo.; 208 pages, photos, maps, ep map, line drawings, color and b/w illustrations, tables. A unit history and uniform details. Outstanding. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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16 Bender, Roger James & Huge Page Taylor - Uniforms, Organization and History of the Waffen-SS (vol 3 of 5)
US; R. James Bender Publishing; 1972; 1st Ed.; hard cover, decorative cloth; very good; no dj issued; op; 9 x 6.25 x .5 inches; 
8vo - 176 pages, illus., photos, OB's, line drawings, great detail. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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A Quest for Glory - Major General Robert Howe and the American Revolution., Bennett, Charles E. and Donald R. Lennon -
17 Bennett, Charles E. and Donald R. Lennon - A Quest for Glory - Major General Robert Howe and the American Revolution.
US; The University of North Carolina Press; 1991; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, cloth As new; Dj as new under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1 inches; 
8vo - 205 pages, photos, illus., maps. George Washington's forgotten general who in 1775, started the War as commander of the 2nd North Carolina Regiment. Hard to find, provides fresh insights into the political and logistical problems facing the infant American army in its most crucial hours. Excellent history with a great deal obscure information. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Make the Kaiser Dance., Berry, Henry -
18 Berry, Henry - Make the Kaiser Dance.
US; Doubleday & Company, Inc.; 1978; 1st Ed.; hard cover, board/cloth; good; dj good under mylar protection; op; 8.5 x 5.75 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 455 pages, illus., first person accounts, 24 accounts I.D. by unit. Unique history of World War I, told in very human and intimate terms by one hundred veterans of that "war to end all wars." Coming from diverse backgrounds, and representing all branches of the military - machine gunners, cooks, fliers, infantrymen, and stretcher-bearers - they are the unsung heroes who, as young men, muddled through overwhelming experience of a major war. Very minor top edge soiling, minor dj soiling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Stalin and His Generals - Soviet Military Memoirs of World War II, Bialer, Seweryn -
19 Bialer, Seweryn - Stalin and His Generals - Soviet Military Memoirs of World War II
US; Pegasus; 1969; 1st ed.; hard cover, cloth; very good condition; dj good, under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 644 pages, ep map, great detail, hard to find info., from the library of Dr. Jay Luvaas. dj ripped on front cover and edges. In this anthology, Seweryn Bialer has taken war memiors from Soviet books, journals, and other writings to give a picture of the Soviet military elite during World War II. Signed by Dr. Jay Luvaas, military author and instructor. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Battle for a Continent, The French and Indian War 1754-1763., Bird, Harrison -
20 Bird, Harrison - Battle for a Continent, The French and Indian War 1754-1763.
New York; Oxford University Press; 1965; 1st Edition; Hardcover, cloth; Very Good conditon; Jacket shows minor edge wear and soiling; price clipped, under mylar protector; Signed by Author; 8.5 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches Singed by Author on Pre-Title page
8vo - 376 pages, illus., ep map, maps. French and Indian War and the American Revolution. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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