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Swords of Germany 1900-1945 with Imperial Supplement by Gregory Douglas., Angola, John R -
1 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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Sky Pioneer - The Story of Igor I. Sikorsky, Bartlett, Robert M. -
2 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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Khaki and Gown; An Autobiography, Birdwood, Field Marshal Lord of Anzac and Totnes -
3 Birdwood, Field Marshal Lord of Anzac and Totnes - Khaki and Gown; An Autobiography
New York; Robert Speller & Sons; 1957; 1st Edition; Cloth Hardcover; vg; good dj; op; 8.5 x 5.75 x 1.5 inches. Introduction by Winston Churchill; 
8vo.; 456 pages, toned photos, maps, fold-out color maps. Soiled dj with minor edge chipping, very minor top edge spotting. Birdwood was secretary to Lord Kitchner, Commander of ANZAC forces at Gallipoli, WW1 Western Frontand Commander -in-Chief in India. Extrodinary Introduction to Birdwood by Winston Churchill! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Spanish Labyrinth; An Account of the Social and Political Background of the Civil War., Brenan, Gerald -
4 Brenan, Gerald - The Spanish Labyrinth; An Account of the Social and Political Background of the Civil War.
Cambridge; University Press; 1950; 2nd Edition; Cloth Hardback; vg; lacks issued dj; op; 9 x 5.75 x 1.25 inches. 
8vo.; 384 pages. minor soiling of cover; horizontal wrinkle on rear board end paper. Sketch maps. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Cassell's Battlefields of Britain & Ireland., Brooks, Richard -
5 Brooks, Richard - Cassell's Battlefields of Britain & Ireland.
UK; Weidenfeld & Nicolson; 2005; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth Very good; Dj very good under mylar protection; ip; 9.25 x 7 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 724 pages. A Uniquely comprehensive survey of military actions fought on British and Irish soil. Tables, maps, great detail, from 55 BC through 1940. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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How the Irish Saved Civilization., Cahill, Thomas -
6 Cahill, Thomas - How the Irish Saved Civilization.
US; Doubleday; 1995; stated 1st Ediion; Hard cover, board; Very good condition; Dj very good under mylar protection; op; 8.25 x 6 x 1 inches; 
236 pages, toc, ep color illustrations, maps, illustrations, index. Ancient and medieval Ireland. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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A Collector's Guide to the M1 Garand and the M1 Carbine, Canfield, Bruce N.
7 Canfield, Bruce N. A Collector's Guide to the M1 Garand and the M1 Carbine
Lincoln RI; Andrew Mowbray Publishers; 1988; 1st Edition; Cloth Hardcover ; Very good+ Condition; Very good+ dust jacket under Out-of-Print: 11 x 8.5 x 0.75 inches. 
154 pages plus 5 rear pages of book ads, toc, detailed b/w photos, tables, references. Great detail - a must have for WW2 small arms collectors. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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German Military Combat Dress 1939 - 1945., Ellis, Chris -
8 Ellis, Chris - German Military Combat Dress 1939 - 1945.
UK; Almark Publishing Co. Ltd.; 1973; 1st Edition; paperbook; good; no dj issued; op; 8.25 x 6 x .5 inches; 
8vo - 88 pages, b/w & color photos, color illustrations, line drawings, basic concise guide to German Army, Waffen-SS and Luftwaffe combat dress. Broad overall coverage sufficient toi furnish the wargamer, model soldier collector, uniform enthusiast and any interested layman with working knowledge of the subject. Minor covr rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Stumbling Colossus, The Red Army on the Eve of World War., Glantz, David M -
9 Glantz, David M - Stumbling Colossus, The Red Army on the Eve of World War.
Lawrence, Kansas; University of Kansas Press; 1998; 0700608796 / 9780700608799 First Edition; Hard cover with dj; Very good condition; Very good dust jacket under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 8vo-9.25 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
374 pages; photos, tables, extensive appendices and notes; index. An analysis of the impact of Stalin's perges of the Red Army leadership as seen in the Russo-Finish War. Outstanding. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The SA - A Historical Perspective., Halcomb, Jill -
10 Halcomb, Jill - The SA - A Historical Perspective.
Columbia SC; Crown/Agincourt; 1985; 1st Ed.; Hard cover, cloth; Very good; Dj, very good, under mylar protection; op; 9.25 x 6.25 x .5 inches; 
8vo - 277 pages, photos, line drawings, great detail. 1st Edition. The only full-length history of the SA available in English. It breaks new ground in it's study of the Sturmabteilung's major role in the development and survival of the NSDAP, and its subsquent part in the life of the The Third Reich. Bery hard to find. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Artillery in color 1920-1963., Hogg, Ian -
11 Hogg, Ian - Artillery in color 1920-1963.
Arco; 1980; Softbound; Very Good; no dust jacket issued; 5.5x8.5x1; 
Includes 79 color illustrations, many tables and multiple line drawings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A History of the Arab Peoples., Hourani, Albert -
12 Hourani, Albert - A History of the Arab Peoples.
US; MJF Books; 1991; 1st Ed.; hard cover, cloth/board; as new; dj as new under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 551 pages, many maps, great history that impacts today. Despite the turmoil of Arab nationalism and fundamentalism, Middle Eastern wars, and oil crises, the history of the Arab world has been little known and poorly understood in the West. Hourani describes how the new religion of Islam created far-flung Arab Muslin world that embraces lands reaching from the shores of the Atlantic to Iraq and the Indian Ocean. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The U.S. Marines and Amphibious War., Isley, Jeter A. and Philip A. Crowl -
13 Isley, Jeter A. and Philip A. Crowl - The U.S. Marines and Amphibious War.
US; Princeton University Press; 1951; 1st Edition; hard cover, cloth; good; lacks issued dj issued; Out-of-Print; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.5 inches; 
8vo - 636 pages, photos, maps, an outstanding study. Theory and its practice in the Pacific. Former owners name and Princeton '51 neatly inscribed in ink on the front inside endpaper. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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The Arab World - Past, Present, and Future., Izzeddin, Nejla -
14 Izzeddin, Nejla - The Arab World - Past, Present, and Future.
US; Henry Regnery Company; 1953; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth; Good; Lacks issued dj; op; 9.75 x 6.25 x 1.25 inches; 
412 pages, photos, nation by nation view, great background. Minor bottom edge sunning of front cover. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Military Uniforms of the World in Color., Kannik, Preben;
15 Kannik, Preben; Military Uniforms of the World in Color.
US; MacMillan; 1968; First US Edition; hardbound, dust jacket, mylar cover; Very Good; Very Good; 5.5x7.5x1 Kannik, Preben illustrator; Jay Luvaas name and Library boss stamp
512 color uniform pictures, includes excellent narrative. Owned by Dr.Jay Luvaas - miliary author and historian. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Fortress America - The Forts that Defended America, 1600 to the Present., Kaufmann, J E & H W Kaufmann -
16 Kaufmann, J E & H W Kaufmann - Fortress America - The Forts that Defended America, 1600 to the Present.
Cambridge. MA; Da Capo Press; 2004; 0306812940 / 9780306812941 1st Edition; Hard cover; Very good Condition with two tiny spots on the fore edge; Very good+ dj under mylar protector; Out-of-Print; 10.25 x 7.25 x 1.25 inches. 
416 pages, toc, b/w photos, detailed line drawings, maps, tables, index. The role of Fortifications in American History. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Combat Over Spain, Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936-39., Larios, Captain Jose, Marquis of Larios, Duke of Lerma -
17 Larios, Captain Jose, Marquis of Larios, Duke of Lerma - Combat Over Spain, Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936-39.
NY NY; Macmillan Company; 1966 stated 1st Edition; cloth hardback; Very good condition with very minor sun fading; very good dust jacket with minor top edge tears and chipping, particularly at the spine; Out-of-print; 8.5 x 6 x 1.25 inches. 
308 pages, b/w photos, end paper maps, index. Hard to find 1st person account - Spanish Civil War. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Red Victory - A History of the Russian Civil war, Lincoln, W. Bruce -
18 Lincoln, W. Bruce - Red Victory - A History of the Russian Civil war
US; Simon and Schuster; 1989; 1st Ed.; hard cover, cloth/board; very good; dj very good under mylar protection; op; 9.5 x 6.25 x 1.75 inches; 
8vo - 637 pages, ep maps, photos. Sweeping saga, epic in scope. Among the cast of characters: Lenin, Stalin, and Trotskii, jockeying for power as the war raged around them; General Anton Denikin and Admiral Aleksandr Kolchak, stalwart leaders of the Whites; General William S. Graves, the tough, no-nonsense Army commander who led the Americans throughSiberia in the dead of winter. Extensive primary sources-government documents, secret police reports, memoirs, diaries, letters and military communiques from archives and libraries around the world. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Coup D'Etat A Practical Handbook., Luttwak, Edward -
19 Luttwak, Edward - Coup D'Etat A Practical Handbook.
NY; Alfred A Knopf 1969 Stated 1st US Edition; title blind stamped on black cloth hardback; Very good condition; good dj under mylar protector, vertical fold line along front flyleaf edge, minor tear to front cover top edge, minor soiling; Out-of-Print; 7.5 x 5 x 1 inches. 
209 pages, tables figures, graphs, diagrams. A "How-to-Book" regarding the initiation a 'successful' Coup d'Etat based upon the lessons from history. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Great Military Sieges., Melegari, Vezio -
20 Melegari, Vezio - The Great Military Sieges.
NY; Thomas Y. Crowell Company; 1972; 1st Edition; Hard cover, cloth Very good; Dj good under mylar protection; 12 x 9.25 x 1 inches; 
Folio - 251 pages, illus., photos, much color. dj has creasing on top front inside flap. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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