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Invaders : British and American Experience of Seaborne Landings 1939-1945

By: Bruce, Colin John

Price: $11.48

Publisher: London, England, Caxton Editions: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051368

ISBN: 1840675330

Condition: Near Fine


286 pp, glossy blu-green-brown-grey papercovered boards & dj, w/color illustrated front panel & spine, grey rear panel w/text. Veterans of the landings in World War 2 tell their stories from the small-scale commando raids througth Dieppe, D-Day landings and Marine Landings in the pacific. THe author provides insight into the nature of amphibious warfare from the dangers and difficultites of putting troups and equipment ashore, to operating various unique weapons and... View more info

A True Story of Chas. W. Quantrell and His Guerrilla Band

By: Burch, John P.

Price: $53.13

Publisher: Vega, TX, J. P. Burch: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039428

Condition: Good+


266 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover w/stamped illustration of Quantrell on the front cover. A true history of Quantrell's guerrilla warfare on the Missouri and Kansas border during the Civil War of 1861 to 1865 as told by Captain Harrison Trow who followed Quantrell through his whole course. Captain Trow has related to John Burch accounts of fights that he participated in, narrow escapes experienced, dilemmas it seemed almost impossib... View more info

Heartland the History of Little Rock Air Force Base

By: Burford, Timothy Wayne & Burford, Stephanie McBride & edited by Davis, Kelly

Price: $29.33

Publisher: Jacksonville, AR, Wirestorm Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051373

ISBN: 0967329124

Condition: Very Good+


(7), iii, 224 pp, blue faux leather w/gilt lettering on the fornt cover & spine, glossy white-blue-red-white-silver w/color pictorial front & rear panels. The book contains the history of a central Arkansas an institution that was established in the early days of the Second World War to today. It contains technical information about the aircraft deployed there and their missiles. The book contains 243 color and black & white photographs. View more info

Fighting Men of Texas : Texas History Tales in Blank Verse

By: Burkett, Mary Lou

Price: $13.18

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakins Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031418

Condition: Very Good


iv, 159 pp, red imitation leather boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream spine w/black lettering & color illustrated front. This book length poem in blank verse celebrates the figthing men of Texas from the days of the Texas Revolution to the present. corner crease on bottom front corner on several of the pages towards the end of the book. View more info

Fighting Men of Texas : Texas History Tales in Blank Verse

By: Burkett, Mary Lou

Price: $13.60

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakins Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033356

Condition: Near Fine


iv, 159 pp, red imitation leather boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream spine w/black lettering & color illustrated front. This book length poem in blank verse celebrates the figthing men of Texas from the days of the Texas Revolution to the present. corner crease on bottom front corner on several of the pages towards the end of the book. View more info

"Happy Days!" a Humorous Narrative in Drawings of the Progress of American Arms 1917-1919

By: Butler, Jr., Alban B.

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Long Island City, NY, Osprey Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051345

ISBN: 184908629X

Condition: Near Fine


110 pp, black clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, brown-tan dj w/cartoon illustrations on the front and rear panels. The author chronciles the progress of the boys of the First Division during their fiftenn months in France. It provides the reader w/ a record of life of the soldiers during the war and a bridge ot a nearly forgotten time. View more info

The Persian Gulf War

By: by Word of Mouth and edited by Feltman, Jennifer

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Lufkin, TX, Lufkin Independent School District: 1992

Seller ID: 038570

Condition: Very Good+


67 pp, light brown-tan pictorial SC wraps. Collection of articles with each by a different author containing the stories of thirty-two people that served in the Iraq theatre during Desert Shield & Desert Storm. The book is dedicated to the memory of 31 Texas heroes who died as a result of the Persian Gulf War. View more info

Past All Dishonor

By: Cain, James M.

Price: $14.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Seller ID: 022862

Condition: Very Good


233 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blind stamped author's initials on the front cover, dj red w/wht-blu lettering. The hero is young Confederate spy in Virginia City, the silver mining town, at the height of its boom period. He conceives a wild & desperate infatuation for one of the camp's sporting girls. prev owner placed adhesive tape on inside of the dj, dj rubbed & chipped on the edges, dj 1" x 1-1/4" at top of the spine, dj ... View more info

From Little Rock to Omaha Beach : The Story of the 505th Ordnance Cmopany

By: Campbell, Craig

Price: $127.50

Publisher: Little Rock, AR, Craig Campbell: 1960

Seller ID: 036511

Condition: Near Fine


x, 82 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering w/blu-wht-black endpaper maps, dj black-wht w/wht-red lettering on the front panel. The 505th Ordance Heavy Maintenance Company ( Tank), nickname "The Galloping Ordance" was composed of men from Arkansas and Ohio. They spent ten months and 1255 miles of "Galloping" in support of the 3rd Armored "Spearhead" Division. The unit was composed of welders, blacksmiths, machinists, most of them e... View more info

Southern Thunder: Exploits of the Confederate States Navy

By: Campbell, R. Thomas

Price: $11.86

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, Burd Street Press: 1997

Seller ID: 050734

ISBN: 1572490292

Condition: Near Fine


x, 198 pp, grey leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, illustrated endpapers, grey dj w/black-and-white pictorial front and rear covers. The author describes battles and engagements fought by the Confederate States Navy. He tells the story of many victories and defeats of the Souths's navy, as it struggled against unbelievable odds. View more info

THE OLD MAN'S TRAIL a Novel About the Vietcong

By: Campbell, Tom

Price: $21.04

Publisher: Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995:

Seller ID: 021277


HB. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xv, 224 pp, green papercovered boards w/black cloth spine w/green lettering on the spine, dj dark green w/light green lettering w/illustrated front, endpaper illustrated maps. A novel about the enemy, a platoon of fifteen-year-old boys carrying a ton of cargo down Old Man's Trail (Ho Chi Minh Trail). Novel written by an American to focus on the North Vietnamese experience. A tale of war from the Vietcong pers... View more info

History of the 19th Texas Infantry Confederate States Army

By: Canada, Col. Gary W. and edited by DeVries, Dr. Edward R.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Dr. Edward R. DeVries:

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 039432

Condition: Near Fine


67 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front panel, SIGNED on the title page by the editor. The booklet provides a history of the 19th Texas Infantry and the role it played in the War for Southern Independence. View more info

April Kane and the Dragon Lady a "Terry and the Pirates" Adventure #2380

By: Caniff, Milton

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 019945

Condition: Very Good


248 pp, (4), blue papercovered boards w/orange lettering on spine & front, dj blu-yel-red-blk w/color pictorial front. This novel was based on Caniff's famous newspaper strip "Terry and the Pirates." Terry & his friends are in China where they meet the Dragon Lady & her guerilla army in a death's struggle with the Invader. Mattson - 63800-7. pages yellowing, dj chipped top & bottom of spine, dj repaired w/archival tape on inside, dj in brodart protector. View more info

A Rumor or War : With a Twentieth Anniversary Postscript by the Author

By: Caputo, Philip

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036837

ISBN: 003017631X

Condition: Very Good


xix, 346 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering, light brown w/black lettering w/illustrated panel & author's photo on rear panel. The author writes "This is simply a story about war, about the things men do in war and the things war does to them." View more info

Powder and Propellants: Energetic Materials at Indian Head, Maryland, 1890-2001

By: Carlisle, Rodney Ph.D.

Price: $25.46

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 036692

ISBN: 1574411497

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 322 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white-grey dj w/pictorial front panel w/grey spine w/black-red lettering. The book provides the story of the U. S. Navy's facility for research, development, testing, and evaluation of "energetic materials." These are the chemical compounds used in gun and rocket propellants and in the cartridge-actuated devices found in ejection seats and cockpits of military aircraft. View more info

Custer in Texas: An Interrupted Narrative

By: Carroll, John M.

Price: $44.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Sol Lewis & Liveright: 1975

Seller ID: 038204

ISBN: 0914074148

Condition: Very Good+


xx, 288 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/red title block on spine w/silver lettering. Some of the illustrations were done by Jose Cisneros, Buck Schiwetz, Joe Grandee and several woodcuts from Harper's Weekly. This volume is about the Custer's stay in Texas during the Reconstruction period after the Civil War. It only lasted a few months. View more info

Tigress of Teagu: Espionage in the Korean War

By: Carson, Jerry

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Georgetown, TX, Wordwright.Biz Inc: 2003

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 049198

ISBN: 1932196110

Condition: Very Good


[6], 189 pp, glossy SC wraps w/orange front cover w/grey-blu-red illustration, and color pictorial of author on the rear panel, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page. Story of a soldier attached to an intelligence unit as an undercover agent in Korea. View more info

The Old Sergeant's Story Winning the West from the Indians and Bad Men in 1870 to 1876

By: Carter, Captain Robert G.

Price: $616.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Frederick H. Hitchcock: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039005

Condition: Very Good


220 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering, red cloth covered slipcase. The author begins by describing the conditions that contributed to the soldiers deserting from Cavalry. The men wanted to see results for their terribly hard service and feel that such hardships, privations and sacrifices had not been in vain. He describes the plunderers, grafters, the slackers, and shirkers, caused the soldiers to desert. "The author devotes a chapter to the outlaw ... View more info

Four Brothers in Blue : or Sunshine and Shadows of the War of the Rebellion: A Story of the Great Civil War from Bull Run to Appomattox

By: Carter, Robert Goldthwaite w/foreword by Vandiver, Frank & intro by Carroll, John M.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1979

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 035419

ISBN: 0292724268

Condition: Very Good+


xxv, 537 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/glossy wht dj w/blu-black lettering on the spine w/pictorial front & rear panels of pistols. The book is bout Captain Robert Carter and his three brothers who served fro four years in the Army of the Potomac - at times in pairs, often in neighboring units. Because thery were concerned for each other's safety, they wrote among themselves and to their parents often. The letters fprovide a close-up picture of the war: daily conce... View more info

Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece

By: Cartledge, Paul

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, The Overlook Press: 2003

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 035425

ISBN: 1585674028

Condition: Near Fine


304 pp, black boards w/glossy cream-green-brown dj w/color illustrated front panel & spine. The author covers the rise and fall of this society beginning with 'Go, tell the SPartans!", followed by "The Spartan Myth," and ending with "A Crippled Kingship." View more info