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Dave Dawson at Dunkirk

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $51.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Crown Publishers: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040598

Condition: Very Good


252 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/dark blu lettering, dj blu-yel w/red-wht lettering w/illustrated front w/small cameo on spine. Book from the War Adventure Series. Book #1 in the series. Mattson-21600 -1 format #1 lists to Dave Dawson in Libya on dj back flap. Dave Dawson was in Paris when the Germans invaded France. Dave & his English friend Freddy Farmer finally reached Dunkirk. The last page of text presents a brief story for the next book in the series - Dave... View more info

Dave Dawson with the R.A.F.

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $10.41

Publisher: Akron, OH, The Saalfield Publishing Co.: 1941

Edition: ca 1943

Seller ID: 049337

Condition: Good


252 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/dark blu lettering & illustration on the front cover. Book from the War Adventure Series. Book #2 in the series. Mattson-21600 -2 format. Dave Dawson & Freddy Farmer are dropped by parachute into Belgium on dangerous spy mission and escape w/secret information which enables England to foil the planned German invasion. small chips to the finish of the boards. View more info

Sherman and His Campaigns : a Military Biography

By: Bowman, Col S. M. and Irwin, Lt. Col. R. B.

Price: $119.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Charles B. Richardson: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039422

Condition: Good+


512 pp, (2), dark green embossed cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine w/blind tooled borders on the front & rear covers. eight portraits with tissue guards and four maps. The book provides information on the life of William Tecumseh Sherman during his cadet years and early service in the US Army. He resigned from the army in 1853, as there appeared to be little chance for advancement. He was a manager of a branch banking-house until he accepted a po... View more info

The Texas Revolution a Day-by-Day Account

By: Boyd, Bob and edited by Nielsen, Soren W.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: San Angelo. TX, San Angelo Standard, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 039064

Condition: Near Fine


(8), 198 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, red-orange-yel dj w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover. The book was written as the history of the revolution presented on a day-by-day basis as it would have been in a newspaper. The book contains profiles on Austin, Milam, Seguin, Bonham, Bowie, Fannin, Crockett, Travis, Dickinson, Santa Anna, Houston, potter, Rusk, Holland family, Gen Vicente Filisola, "Deaf" Smith, and Goyens. The ... View more info

Cavalry Life in Tent and Field

By: Boyd, Orsemus Bronson (Frances Anne Mullen Boyd) w/intro by Miller, Darlis A.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1982

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 039510

ISBN: 0803211767

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, [2], 370 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. This is a reprint of the 1894 edition. A narrative of army frontier life in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, etc. The author tells of her life following her husband to various posts beginng with Camp Halleck in Nevada. facsimile reprint of Howes B674, Graff 374, Radar 437, Raines pg 29. View more info

Ghost Ship of the Confederacy

By: Boykin, Edward

Price: $38.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007636

Condition: Very Good


404 pp, Story of the Alabama and her Captain, Raphael Semmes. The sea raider captured, burned, or sunk 69 Northern ships. His first ship Sumter was a small passenger packet and on this he learned the way of a raider, capturing, burning, or sinking 18 Yankee merchant ships. fair-good, book has inscription written on FPD & dated July 4/57. View more info

"To the Last Man" - The Battle for Normandy's Cotentin Peninsula and Brittany

By: Bradham, Randolph

Price: $35.28

Publisher: Westport, CT, Praeger Security International: 2008

Seller ID: 051348

ISBN: 0313350264

Condition: Near Fine


182 pp, black clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white-brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The book provides an overview of the battles that make up the Cotentin Peninsula Campaign, an important part of the invasion of Normandy. The book discusses the strategy used to secure the peninsula, and offers detailed accounts of the major battles and tactical doctrine that was developed to fight them. View more info

Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James w/Powers, Ron

Price: $6.80

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 2001

Edition: 2nd Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 040401

ISBN: 055338029X

Condition: Very Good


[8], 376 pp, wht-grey SC wraps w/photo of the flagraising Suribachi on the front & rear covers. The story behind the flagrising and the six men on Iwo Jima. Three were killed in action in the continuing battle. Of the three survivors, two were overtaken and eventually destroyed - dead of drink and heartbreak. Only one managed to live in peace and he achieved this peace by willing the past into a cave of silence. View more info

Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James w/Powers, Ron

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: 12th Printing

Seller ID: 050218

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Near Fine


[10], 376 pp, quarterbound w/blue papercovered boards and with blue papercovered spine, photo of the flagraising on Suribachi on the front & rear endpapers. The story behind the flagrising and the six men on Iwo Jima. Three were killed in action in the continuing battle. Of the three survivors, two were overtaken and eventually destroyed - dead of drink and heartbreak. Only one managed to live in peace and he achieved this peace by willing the past into a cave ... View more info

Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James w/Powers, Ron

Price: $10.16

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 2000

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 051559

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Near Fine


[10], 376 pp, quarterbound w/blue papercovered boards and with blue papercovered spine, photo of the flagraising on Suribachi on the front & rear endpapers. The story behind the flagrising and the six men on Iwo Jima. Three were killed in action in the continuing battle. Of the three survivors, two were overtaken and eventually destroyed - dead of drink and heartbreak. Only one managed to live in peace and he achieved this peace by willing the past into a cave ... View more info

Lone Star Nation : How a Ragtag Army of Volunteers Won the Battle for Texas Indepedence and Changed America

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039050

ISBN: 0385507372

Condition: Very Good+


563 pp, blu boards w/red spine, SIGNED by author on the title page, dj blu-red-cream w/gilt lettering, map endpapers, includes SIGNED advanced reading excerpt. The book provides the story of Texas's journey to statehood, from its early colonization in the 1820x to the massacres of Texas loyalists at the Alamo an dGoliad by the Mexican army, from its years as a land overrun by the Comanches to its day of liberation as an upstart republic. The author tells the story thr... View more info

Private Breger His Adventures in an Army Camp

By: Breger, Pvt. Dave

Price: $14.41

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1943

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 039097

Condition: Good


unpaginated, blu-green-brown-white-red color illustrated wraps w/brown plastic comb binding. Collection of cartoons depicting army life. some rubbing to corners and edges and some insect depredation chipping on the rear cover corners and last couple of pages. View more info

Eagle of Niagara : The Story of David Harper and His Indian Captivity

By: Brick, John

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049779

Condition: Very Good


253 pp, quarterbound w/tan clothcovered boards w/black clothcovered spine w/white-orange lettering, red-black-white illustrated endpapers w/map of upstate New York, dj brown-black w/color illustrated front panel & spine, white-black rear panel on the dj. A cavalcade book. This book is from a series that the author writes about the Revolutionary days in New York State. Dave Harper, a young Continental soldier is captured by a party of Indians and Rangers, near Fort... View more info

A Ttrooper with Custer : and Other Historic Incidents of the Battle of the Little Big Horn

By: Brininstool, E.A.

Price: $148.75

Publisher: Columbus, OH, The Hunter-Trader-Trapper Co.: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 003645

Condition: Fair


214 pp, yellow decorative boards, inscribed & SIGNED by the author. This is Volume 1 on The Frontier Series. The experience of Trooper William C. Slater M Company, Seventh Cavalry, in the Battle of Little Big Horn. corners worn, external spine edges worn. View more info

Troopers With Custer: Historic Incidents of the Battle of the Little Big Horn

By: Brininstool, Earl Alonzo

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034635

ISBN: 0803261012

Condition: Very Good


343 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel w/orange-black lettering on the spine. No one survived in Custer's immediate command, but other soldiers fighting in the Battle of the Little Big Horn on June 25-26, 1876 remembered the nightmarish scene for decades after. Many were still alive when the book first appeared in a shortened version in 1925. The author considers the causes of Custer's defeat and questions the alleged cowardice of Major Reno. View more info

Camp Chaffee, Arkansas : Fifth Armored "Victory Division" Basic Training April 1956

By: Britton, Ray D.

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Miller Publishing Company: 1956

Seller ID: 033218

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, black embossed boards w/yel-red raised lettering & emblem on front cover, light & dark brown pictorial endpapers. April 1956 basic training book from Fort Chaffee and the Fifth Armored " Victory Division." Graduation book for trainees from basic training in US Army. prev owners name on the rfep. View more info

War Along the Bayous: The 1864 Red River Campaign in Louisiana

By: Brooksher, William Riley

Price: $20.83

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Brassey's: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050648

ISBN: 1574881396

Condition: Near Fine


xiii, [1], 287 pp, [3], dark pink papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy grey-maroon dj w/illustrated front cover and spine. The story of the largest military operation west of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. The Union Army's Red River Campaign and Camden Expedition of 1864 were intended to drive the Confederates from Louisiana and Arkansas. View more info

We Who are Alive and Remain Untold Stories from the Ban of Brothers

By: Brotherton, Marcus

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Publishing Group: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051695

ISBN: 0425227634

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, (4), 294 pp, (2),light tan papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj light brown w/pictorial front cover w/photo of Easy Company, 506 th PIR, 101st Airborne. Here are the stories of war, sacrifice, and courage as seen through the eyes of twenty three members of one the most revered combat units. View more info

Conspiracy of Knaves

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $40.38

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt & Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 050821

ISBN: 0805000755

Condition: Very Good+


[6], 392 pp, quarterbound w/green papercovered boards and w/black clothcovered spine w/gilt letter, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. Novel of a young actress from Kentucky, who was recruited as a Union spy, only whe was actually a double agent reporting to the Confederate Intelligence Service. They cooked up a plot refered to as "the Chicago Conspiracy." View more info

Gray Ghost of the Confederacy : Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865

By: Brownlee, Richard S.

Price: $50.79

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036457

Condition: Very Good


xi, 274 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, illustrated endpaper maps, dj black-pink-wht-yel w/illustrated front & spine, spine black-pink w/yel-wht lettering. In 1861 Kansas and Missouri country was a hotbed of abolitionist and pro-slave sentiment which broke into open hostility at the commencement of the Civil War. From this area emergyed a reckless, merciless group of pro-Southern guerrillas. They were led by such men as "Bloody Bill" Anderso... View more info