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Publisher: by Australian War Memorial. Melbourne : 1938
Seller ID: k180620a
2d edition; first published in 1939. 8vo. Vol I only [of 3] Blue cloth; xxvi + 873pp., b/w plates, maps, glossary, appendices., bibliog., indexes. A fine copy. A clean, bright, and tight copy. Some light toning adjacent to gutters of end papers; very light wear to edges; some very minor spotting on fore-edge. View more info
Publisher: London, E. Kerby: 1814
Seller ID: K102
Edited, and with a preliminary discourse by, Viscount Henry August Dillon. London: Small 4to, quarter leather and black cloth. 268 pp. 1st edition thus, inscribed by the ‘author’ (Dillon). Numerous full-page plates and engravings of military tactics and formations. Aelian's military treatise is a handbook of Greek drill and tactics as practiced by the successors of Alexander the Great. Thought to have been first published in the 2d century, an Arabic translati... View more info
Publisher: Washington D.C., American National Red Cross for the Relatives of American Prisoners of War and Civilian Internees: 1943
Seller ID: k180331c
8-1/2"11", 12-16 pages each. News and information regarding allied prisoners of war, published for families and domestic consumption. Vol 1 No. 1-Vol 2 No. 5 complete [12 issues, July 1943-May 1944 and Vol 2. No. 12 (Dec 1944) and Vol 3. No. 3 March 1945. [Publication ceased in June 1945]. Fine condition; unmarked and no tears. View more info
By: Bowman, J.A.
Publisher: London, Imperial Publications: 1990
Seller ID: 17061912
1st ed., illustrated boards, 8vo. 485 pp..Pristine hardcover edition. A guide to identification and values. New copy; issued without dust jacket. Numbered and signed by both author and illustrator. [edition size unknown but believed to be 500] View more info
By: Carr, James
Publisher: Privately Printed: 1969
Seller ID: 111101
1st ed. 8vo, copper cloth, 131 pp. Classic reference work on the 32 Savage automatic pistols [1907-1922]. Pristine copy in a lightly rubbed very good dust jacket. No tears or chips. View more info
By: Drake, Robert L.
Publisher: Oahu, 1941
Seller ID: k180331d
A wide variety of photos of camp life at Schofield Barracks and activities of the Hawaiian Division Command -- extra-illustrated with original cartoons drawn by one of the soldiers stationed there. Appears to be assembled by Sgt. Robert J. Drake of Columbus Georgia. Camp social life, barracks, scenery. Not much military history, but a great portrait of life on base. View more info
By: Farago, Ladislas
Publisher: NY, Ivan Obolensky, Inc: 1963
Seller ID: g1003
1st ed., in d/w. Good. 8vo, hardcover, 885 pp. The definitive biography and basis for the Academy Award-winning film starring George C. Scott. Some light toning and soiling to top edges; owner's name inked inside covers;no significant defects. D/w is darkened along spine with some light rubbing. No chips or tears View more info
Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1877
Seller ID: 1231
1st ed., 485 pp., plus 13 fold-out plates, one photographic plate, and a fold-out frontispiece. Rebound in maroon cloth. Text block is clean and tight with no foxing. One of the plates is split in half but intact. some of the other plates have small tears or stains, but not affecting image. Frontispiece is detached. View more info
Publisher: San Diego Chamber of Commerce: 1917
Edition: 2d ed.
Seller ID: k190121k
Second edition, 16mo, dark olive green boards. 1917. 54 pp. Limited to 5,000 copies. A brief general history of aviation in Southern California, a description of the War Department school of aviation at San Diego, and lessons on applied meteorology for aviators. Illustrated with charts and b/w photographs. This copy inscribed by the author on the front free end paper. CONDITION: Very good. Covers: light wear but rubbed at corners and top/bottom of spine. Text block is c... View more info
By: Kennedy, John
Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company: 1940
Seller ID: 121311
1st UK edition, first printing. Hutchison & Co. Ltd (London), 1940. In original dust-jacket with 3s/6p price intact. The book is in good condition: some age-toning and very light foxing on end-papers with very minor shelf-wear to covers. Interior pages are yellowed at edges, but not brittle. (As usual for the cheap wartime pulp paper.) No chips or tears. The dust jacket is in generally good shape with a 1/2"x3/4" chip at top of spine, a 1/4"x1/2" open tear on middle of ... View more info
By: Kipling, Rudyard
Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co: 1923
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: 17092204
Irish Guards in the Great War / Edited and Compiled from their Diaries and Papers, Vols 1 & 2 London: MacMillan & Co, 1923. 8vo, red cloth with gilt titles and regimental badge in gold on upper covers, t.e.g. 1st UK ed. The War service of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards from 1914 to 1918. Meticulously researched from primary sources, Kipling undertook this regimental history following the death in action of his son John at the Battle of Loos. 9 maps. Fine, as-new copi... View more info
By: Kipling, Rudyard
Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page & Co: 1923
Edition: 1st US.
Seller ID: 17092205
8vo, black cloth, t.e.g., gilt emblem on front, paper labels. First American edition.The War service of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards from 1914 to 1918. Meticulously researched from primary sources, Kipling undertook this regimental history following the death in action of his son John at the Battle of Loos. A classic work. 9 maps. Fine, as-new copies; vol. 1 in nicked d/w; d/w lacking on Vol 2. [Livingston 483, Richards A341] View more info
By: Maurois , Andre
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company, San Francisco: 1940
Edition: 1st US edition
Seller ID: k190203g
1st ed. Small 4to, dye-stamped blue cloth boards, endpapers decorated with armorial bearings of the houses of Thinifers and Fatapoufs. 92pp. The “Thins” and the “Fats” have already had one World War -- can a Second World War be averted? A thinly veiled parable for the European political situation just prior to 1940. Illustrated in bold colors by JEAN BRULLER CONDITION: Fine; scant rubbing to corners and spine ends. Lacking jacket View more info
By: Reagan, Ronald
Seller ID: k1706304
Original World War 2 mimeographed military orders signed [in the plate] in by Capt. Ronald Reagan - 5 leaves, 8-1/2x11, dated February-April 1945. Reagan served in the 18th Army Air Force Base Unit (the Motion Picture Unit) as Captain and Adjutant. One of his duties was to sign the unit's official orders. These five sheets are all related to duty assignments given to Hollywood producer/director Jack J. Bernhard, another member of the Motion Picture Unit. One sheet is ... View more info
By: Welles, Orson
Publisher: Free World Magazine: 1944
Seller ID: k180315e
Free World Magazine, 1944. 1st ed., 8vo, brown cloth. 28 pp. Several of Welles' political writings first published in FREE WORLD magazine between April-December 1994. Welles was an avid supporter of President Roosevelt and his views were often well in advance of political thinking of the time. Very rare: no others online, none in OCLC, no auction records. One copy, with a gift inscription to Welles, is in his papers at the University of Michigan. View more info
Publisher: New York, Sheldon & Company: 1876
Seller ID: 122904
1st edition (1876) in gilt decorated green cloth. The interior is generally clean and tight, with foxing along the outside edge but very little foxing inside. Contemporary inked signature on end paper, foxing on endpapers, title page, and portrait facing title page. Hinges loose but fully intact; covers rubbed at top and bottom of spine and corners. View more info
Publisher: 4th Ferrying Group, Memphis Tenn: 1943
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190118b
Condition: Near fine.
6”x9”, looseleaf in 3-ring binder. Restricted Report: “This handbook has been prepared primarily for crews of the Ferry Command. Effort has been made to simplify fuel and hydraulic systems from an emergency standpoint.” Designed and compiled by “Group Engineer Draftsmen” Detailed instructions, color-coded diagrams, and photographs covering the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell, B-26 Marauder, A-29 Hudson, P38 Lightning P-40 Warhawk, P-51 ... View more info
Publisher: Air Ministry A.H.B. : 1952
Edition: 1st ed.
Seller ID: k190118c
Condition: Near fine.
1st ed. 8vo, blue cloth, 1952. 161pp, 9 photo plates, 8 maps, 3 charts. Near fine condition. A clean bright copy with light wear to spine, light surface wear to covers. View more info
Publisher: Naval Air Technical Training Center, Corpus Christi TX: 1944
Edition: 2d ed.
Seller ID: k190118a
Condition: Very good.
Restricted Report. 8-1/2x11, black covers, cloth spine. Perfect bound. Two-post binding. Approx. 365 pp. Circa 1943-44. 2d revision; first compiled in Dec 1942. Comprehensive training manual for Aviation Radio Technicians and trainees. Chapters: General Information; Power Equipment, Accessories & Interphones; Receivers; Frequency F-Meters; Radio Detection Finders; Transmitters; Misc Condition: Very good. Interior is virtually pristine, with no tears, nicks... View more info