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1 1st Armored Division Map History of the 1st Armored Division
1st Armored Division 1945 Sheet Very Good+ No Jacket 22" x 29" Map 
1 map in color, one side shows the campaign in Africa from Nov. '41 - May '43. The other side is the campaign in Italy from Sept '43 - may '45. The map shows the division routes of advance in blue & green, the enemy lines & counter-attacks in red, with roads in black. Each side has nine paragraphs descibing the action at that point. The Italian side tells the number of prisoners captured in Africa & in Italy, number of vehicles destroyed, and the different units that made up the 1st Armored Division. The map has been folded in half three times for final dimensions of 7-1/4" x11", several small stains along one edge.. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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2 1st Battalion, 15th Artillery 1st Battalion 15th Artillery
Baton Rouge, LA Army and Navy Publishing Company, Inc. 1963 Hard Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
unpaginated, maroon cloth covered boards w/yel-silver emblems on the front cover, color illustrated endpapers. The 15th Artillery was organized in 1917 in Syracuse, New York. In the 1940's they supported the fires of the Division throughout Germany. In 1950 the 15th was sent to Korea. It had the motto of "Second to None" in the two world wars. They were also known as the Indianhead warriors. It was part of the 2nd Infantry Division. First two page missing the upper front corner, all of the text is present, worn on the bottom rear edgen 1-1/2". 
Price: 59.50 USD
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3 89th Infantry Division Historical Board The 89th Infantary Division 1942-1945
Washington, D.C. Infantry Journal Press First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Map & Photos 
270 pp, maroon leatherette w/white lettering on the front cover, brown endopaper maps front & rear Pages 7 &8 are lis tof the men of the Division who died in action. pages 15 to 25 is a list of the commanders. This is followed by reactivation, maneuvers, overseas movement, the Rhineland, Central Eurpoe, folled by V-E day to V-J day. Followed by list of support personal, off dut and miscellaneous. 
Price: 72.25 USD
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4 Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Walton, Anthony Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII'S Forgotten Heroes
New York, NY Broadway Books 2004 0385503385 / 9780385503389 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Book Club Edition 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
xv, 302 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white dj w/pictorial front, spine & back panels. The book recounts the story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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5 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume III, No. 8 - December 1952
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1952 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
unpaginated, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by the editor on 2nd page from the back. The booklet covers various members of the Charles Vernon Terrell family, along with covering the Bill of Rights day, Robert Lovett Day & the article "The Dawn of Recorded Texas History - Captain Alonso de Pineada Made the Discovery" by the editor. some soiling to the booklet, prev owner's address label & cancelled stamp on the back panel. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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6 Adair, A. Garland Under Texas Skies - Volume V, Nos. 5-6 - January-February 1955
Austin, TX Texas Heritage Foundation Inc. 1955 Soft Cover w/staples Good+ No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
20 pp, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by M. H. Crockett on the front cover. The booklet contains the following articles: "Governor Hardeman Attends Camp Mabry Exercises," "A Backwar Glance At Austin," by M. H. Crockett, and copies of speeches by Hardeman, Adair, Dorsey Hardeman, and other short articles. some soiling to the booklet. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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7 Adams, Eustace L. Doomed Demons
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1935 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Gretter, J. Clemens 
210 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #5 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson & Davis #01200-5, format #5. The frontispiece & three interior illustrations are on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chips on the dj edges, slight soiling to the spine of the dj 
Price: 25.29 USD
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8 Adams, Eustace L. Wings of the Navy
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1936 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Gretter, J. Clemens 
211 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #6 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson 01200-6, format #5, frontispiece on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chip on fore edge of frontispiece. 
Price: 16.36 USD
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9 Adjutant General of Ohio (editor), Illustrated by Frontispiece Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812
Bowie, MD Heritage Books 1995 078840198X / 9780788401985 Facsimile Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Facsmilie 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
264 pp, light grey SC wraps w/green lettering w/pictorial front. Facsimile of 1916 edition. Ohio sent soldiers to the First Regiment Infantry, Second Regiment Infantry, Third Regiment Infantry, Unassigned Infantry, Mounted Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery. The total was 1759 officers and 24,521 enlisted men. prev owner's address label on title page, some marking (checkmarks) in text. prev owner wrote twelve fifty on the title page. 
Price: 16.58 USD
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10 Air Ministry Bomber Command : the Air Ministry Account of Bomber Comand's Offensive Against the Axis
London, England His Majesty's Stationery Office 1941 Soft Cover Good- No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Maps & Charts 
128 pp, dark blu-black-light blu SC wraps w/light blu lettering w/wraparound color illustration. INCLUDES letter written on No. 1 British Flying Training School at Terrell, Texas USA Royal Air Force stationary dated 14/5/42. a three page letter, discussing events that transpired for the writer along w/speculation about RAF training schools in the USA. Booklet is about the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis September, 1939-July, 1941. corners curled, missing chips on the spine one inch at top, one inch in middle, and one half inch at bottom of the spine. prev owner's name on verso of front cover, edges some foxing, verso of covers foxed. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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11 Akers, Monte The Accidental Historian - Tales of Trash and Treasure
Lubbock, TX Texas Tech University Press 2010 0896727084 / 9780896727083 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos Signed by Author
230 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown papercovered boards and blu clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page. dj tan-red-dark brown w/illustrated front panel and pictorial rear panel of author, wife, son and daughter. The book chronicles the author's fascination with the past, exploring little-known incidents, episodes, and sidelights related to the Civil War, Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, and the career of Bonnie and Clyde among others. Told with humor, scholarship, self-effacement, and passion, the stories entertain and celebrate cultural history. 
Price: 29.71 USD
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12 Alexander, Adele Logan Homelands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926
New York, NY Vintage Books 1999 0679758712 / 9780679758716 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Photos 
x, 694 pp, wht-blu-maroon SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel. The book traces the lives of three generations of an African American family as it grows from meager means to the middle class. It begins with John Robert Bond, who emigrated from England to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War and married a recently freed slave. The Bond family's rise from slavery, their interaction with prominent figures such as W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington, adn their eventual, uneasy realization of the American Dream. 
Price: 12.33 USD
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13 Alexander, Larry Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II
New York, NY New American Library 2009 0451225937 / 9780451225931 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
336 pp, quarterbound grey papercovered boards w/tan papercovered spine w/tan-brown dj w/brown-sepia colored pictorial front panel. The book is the story of the Alamo Scouts in the Pacific during World War II. To retake the Phlippines, General MacArthru needed a first-rate intelligence-gathering unit. Out of the thousands, only 138 men were chosen. Their task was to slip onto Japanese-held islands, stalk through the jungles and assess enemy locations, conditions, morale, and troup strength, while remaining undetected . They completed at least 108 known missions against the Japanese. They performed a wide array of special operations, conducted rescue missions to recover captured military and ciivlian prisoners from Japanese camps, organized and supplies guerrilla freed fighters and other operations. 
Price: 20.36 USD
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14 Allen, Charles Ace Rivals
Austin, TX Baywood Publishing 1995 0964540401 / 9780964540408 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Maps Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
232 pp, glossy wht-red-blk SC wraps w/illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on FPD. The adventures of two pilots from same high school in Texas during the 2nd World War & Korea. publisher's sticker on FPD. 
Price: 14.88 USD
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15 Allen, Merritt Parmelee Black Rain
New York, NY New York, NY: Longmans, Green and Company, 1939 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall Macdonald, James 
213 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering, brown-wht illustrated endpapers. The story is set around 1763 on the frontier of North America. It covers part of the seige of Detroit by Pontiac. light red stain on bottom edge. 
Price: 10.63 USD
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16 Allen, Thomas B. & Berry, F. Clifton & Polmar, Norman War in the Gulf
Atlanta, GA Turner Publishing, Inc. 1991 1878685007 / 9781878685001 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
240 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-orange-yel w/pictorial front. From the invasion of Kuwait to the day of victory & beyond. 
Price: 9.14 USD
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17 Anderson Lieut. Col., Thomas M. THE POLITICAL CONSPIRACIES PRECEDING THE REBELLION or the True Stories of Sumter and Pickens
New York, NY G.P. Putnam's Sons 1882 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo 
100 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, decorative endpapers, dedication page has inscription "Compliments of the author" on top of the page. Book provides an account of the conspiracies immediately preceding the Rebellion of 1861 against the authority of the National Government of the United States of America. The plots were connected with the sieges of Fort Sumter and Fort Pickens. worn on the corners, prev owner's name stamped on copyright & dedication page, dedication page tear repaired, rear flyleaf tear repaired, and stained on top edge of the boards. 
Price: 76.50 USD
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18 Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer Confederate General : William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864
Snyder, TX Snyder Publishing Company 1999 1881825256 / 9781881825258 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos, Maps & Illustrations 
xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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19 Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer Confederate General William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864
Snyder, TX Snyder Publishing Company 1999 1881825256 / 9781881825258 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos, Maps & Illustrations 
xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. 
Price: 38.25 USD
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20 Arbon, Lee Tthey Also Flew : the Enlisted Pilot Legacy 1912-1942
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press 1992 1560981083 / 9781560981084 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xxii, 264 pp, quarterbound w/light green papercovered boards w/olive green cloth covered spine w/red lettering, dj olive w/red-green lettering on spine w/illustrated wings in white & green chevrons on front. Book contains the history of the enlisted pilots from the first pilot, Corporal Burge, Army aviation, World War 1 enlisted pilots, Sergeants return to flying school (1924-1933), Sergeant pilots join the battles (1942) and other info. Contains appendixes that contain the names of the Sergeant pilots trained under public law 92. 
Price: 22.10 USD
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