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The Devil's Brigade, Adleman, Robert H.
1 Adleman, Robert H. The Devil's Brigade
Chilton 1966 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition stated. Book has sun fading to endpaper due to age. Dust not price clipped. Has neatly written signature of former owner otherwise fine. "The 'Devil's Brigade' was the name given to US/Canadian special forces in World War II, who saw action in the Aleutian Islands, Italy and the south of France. This account was co-written by a brigade veteran and includes profiles of many of his comrades in this famously rugged unit. " Review.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages 
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The Naval Temple: Containing a Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States from its Establishment in 1794, to the Present Time [Including the Wars with France, and with Tripoli, the Late War with Great Britain, and the Algiers, Badger, Barber
2 Badger, Barber The Naval Temple: Containing a Complete History of the Battles Fought by the Navy of the United States from its Establishment in 1794, to the Present Time [Including the Wars with France, and with Tripoli, the Late War with Great Britain, and the Algiers
Boston Barber Badger 1816 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Original 1816 printing. Brown leather binding has well worn and cracked covers but still attached. Red spine label in good condition. Some yellowing or foxing to pages especially end papers. Engravings in text show some yellowing, but those in back section of book clean and bright. The engravings depict "now legendary battles" Howes K-135. No underlining or highlighting. Sarce if not rare edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Elegant Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages 
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Paris and Environs With Routes From London to Paris  Handbook for Travellers, baedeker, k
3 baedeker, k Paris and Environs With Routes From London to Paris Handbook for Travellers
K. Baedeker, 1894 Eleventh Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Red cover with gilt lettering. Cover has chipping around edges and minor discoloration due to age. Spine has chipping at bottom and top edges. Text is clean and bright, binding tight. 396 pages. Overall condition is fair to good, in archival sleeve to maintain condition.. Eleventh (11th) revised edition with 12 maps and 33 plans. Published 1894. map endpaper has tear and hinge is weak but not separated. We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. ; Maps, illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 396 pages 
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More Fragments from France,, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
4 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce More Fragments from France,
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 44 pages 
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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
5 Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5
London, England The Bystander c 1917 First Edition; First Impression paperback Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Color inset on front cover. Cover is not detached from staples but both front and back are there. Contents clean with great illustrations. Bruce Bairnsfather, the son of Thomas Bairnsfather and Amelia Every, was born in Muree, India, in 1888. Bruce's father was a Lieutenant in the Bengal Infantry. After attending schools in India and Stratford-upon-Avon, Bruce joined the British Army. Bairnsfather found army life boring and left the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and enrolled as an art student at the Hassall School of Art. After completing his training he produced advertising posters for products such as Lipton Tea, Players's Tobacco and Flowers Beer. On the outbreak of the First World War Bairnsfather rejoined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment and within a couple of weeks had been promoted to the rank of lieutenant. After the Battle of Mons the British Army was desperately short of trained soldiers and Bairnsfather was quickly rushed to the Western Front where he served with people such as Captain Bernard Montgomery and Lieutenant A. A. Milne. Bairnsfather, who was put in charge of a Maxim Machine-Gun section, was shocked by trench-life and even refused to take leave, fearing that once he left, he would find it too difficult to return. During the Christmas of 1914, Bairnsfather came close to being court-martialed after joining German soldiers in what later became known as the Christmas Truce. While on the Western Front, Bairnsfather drew pictures of trench life and in 1915 The Bystander magazine began publishing his drawings. Bairnsfather's work was extremely popular with the soldiers in the trenches and this helped sales of the magazine. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Scarce. ; Vol. 5; Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 32 pages 
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6 Bartholomew, J.G. (editor) The Citizen's Atlas of the World 1898 Map of Centural Europe and the Mediterranean Spaine, France, German Empire, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Turkey, Asia Minor, Greece, Italy, Switzerland Sicily, Sardinia, with insets of Gibraltar and Maltese Islands
London George Newnes, Limited 1898 First Edition; Various Map Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color Map is in sleeve and may have minor soiling to edges.Taken from theCitizens Atlas of the World, published by Newnes, etc. in Southhampton Street, 1898. Bartholomew was a cartographer, born in Edinburgh, EC Scotland, UK. He studied at Edinburgh, then entered his father's firm. His works include the Survey Atlas of Scotland (1895–1912) and a Physical Atlas of the World (2 vols, 1889–1911). He is best known for his system of layer colouring of contours. These are NOT reprints they are directly from the 1898 Atlas which was damaged with the loss of some original maps. Shows major transportation routes, including railways, rivers, lakes, town names, territorial names, township names, county names, land masses, sailing routes, steamer routes, Caravan routes, etc. Map now in archival sleeve and backing board. These maps give a very contrasting view of the World in 1898 as compared to today in light of globalization. Other maps available. Scarce in this condition. Great reference and for framing.; Color Map; 14x18 inches 
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Your United States  Impressions of a First Visit, Bennett, Arnold
7 Bennett, Arnold Your United States Impressions of a First Visit
Harper 1912 1103976400 / 9781103976409 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frank Craig 
Original 1912 hardback printing not a reprint. "Enoch Arnold Bennett (27 May 1867 – 27 March 1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as the theatre, journalism, propaganda and films. Bennett suffered from a stammer, which Somerset Maugham described as making it "painful to watch the struggle he had sometimes to get the words out." Maugham, who also suffered from a stammer, speculated that "except for the stammer which forced him to introspection, Arnold would never have become a writer.During the First World War Bennett became Director of Propaganda for France at the Ministry of Information. His appointment was made on the recommendation of Lord Beaverbrook, who also recommended him as Deputy Minister of the Department at the end of the war. He refused a knighthood in 1918. Bennett died of typhoid at his home in Baker Street, London, on 27 March 1931. Bennett was a prolific writer with dozens of titles including fiction, plays, non-fiction, Film adaptations, Opera, and propaganda. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages 
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Nouveau Dictionnaire, Italien-Francois Suivant la methode de celui, De M. Veneroni par M L Abbe p.A.P. contenant Tout ce que l'on de meilleur dans les derniers Dictionnaires, & Particulierement dans celui de l'Academie de la Crusca. Enrichi de Plusieurs Mots, Phrases, et Manieres de Parler, &c. &c., Bettinelli, Thomas
8 Bettinelli, Thomas Nouveau Dictionnaire, Italien-Francois Suivant la methode de celui, De M. Veneroni par M L Abbe p.A.P. contenant Tout ce que l'on de meilleur dans les derniers Dictionnaires, & Particulierement dans celui de l'Academie de la Crusca. Enrichi de Plusieurs Mots, Phrases, et Manieres de Parler, &c. &c.
Vega, TXnise Thomas Bettinelli 1756 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Italian-French Dictionary. Dated 1756. White Skin Cover has been repaired. Some brown spotting to pages. Translation of cover page is:" New Dictionary, Italian-French Following the method of that, From M. Veneroni by M L Abbe P.A.P.Containing All that is best in the last Dictionaries, and Particularly in that of the Academy of Crusca. Enriched with Several Words, Phrases, and Ways of Speaking, & c. & C.", Avenise, Chez Thomas Bettinelli, MDCCLVI with approval and privilege. Section of Proper Names in back along with and explanation of marks and abbreviations. Scarce.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 822 pages 
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The man who survived,, Borel, Marguerite Appell
9 Borel, Marguerite Appell The man who survived,
New York, Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Black cover with gold lettering. Camille Marbo is the pseudonym of Marguerite Appell Borel, feminist novelist of the Belle Epoque. pages 59-62 have torn bottom right corners otherwise excellent condition almost new. Rare if not extremely rare. Book is about an injured soilder in WW I that wakes up in the hospital. Translated by Frank Hunter Potter. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 4 pages 
Price: 89.97 USD
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Oeuvres Complètes de Bossuet, Tome Cinquieme, Education-Administration, Histore De France, Catechisme De Meaux-Prieres Ecclesiastiques. -Ouvrages Pour Le Diocese De Meaux, Pour Le Clerge De France, BOSSUET, Evêque de Meaux
10 BOSSUET, Evêque de Meaux Oeuvres Complètes de Bossuet, Tome Cinquieme, Education-Administration, Histore De France, Catechisme De Meaux-Prieres Ecclesiastiques. -Ouvrages Pour Le Diocese De Meaux, Pour Le Clerge De France
Outhenin-Chalandre Fils, Editeur 1836 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Fair with no dust jacket 
Tome Cinquieme (V). Written in French. Looks to have chapters devoted to the different Kings of France. The paper spine is missing but all the leaves are there and contents clean. Pages are uneven cut. 
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War Monthly, Issue 36, Cacutt, Len (Ed); Fowler, William; Laffin, John; Norman
11 Cacutt, Len (Ed); Fowler, William; Laffin, John; Norman War Monthly, Issue 36
London War Monthly Publications or Marshall Cavendish, or Acquarish Publications 1976 First Edition; Various Magazine Very Good 
Magazine- in good to very good condition. Many interesting articles and photos. Includes among others Battle of France 1940, Mossad, Russian Tanks 1014-45, Memphis 1862, Me323 Gigant. Scarce if not rare. Magazine in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photos, Maps, illustrtions 
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Glanes De France En Automne Lecture et Recitation, Poesies, Gravures, Melodies, Charvet, Louise
12 Charvet, Louise Glanes De France En Automne Lecture et Recitation, Poesies, Gravures, Melodies
Boston Ginn & Company 1928 1st Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
French Lectures. Cahrvet was the Assistant Professor of French, Hunter College, City of New York. Blue binding black print in relief. See scan. Scarce. ; Illustrations 
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Entretiens de Ciceron sur Les Vrais Biens et sur Les Vrais Maux, Cicero
13 Cicero Entretiens de Ciceron sur Les Vrais Biens et sur Les Vrais Maux
Paris, France Chez Francois BArois 1721 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather old and worn with cracks and dented corners. Title page has worn spot with small hole. Pages yellowing somewhat otherwise clean and tight. Back endpapers show smoke discoloration as if from a fire somewhere in the books history. Traduits par feu M. l'Abbé Regnier des Marais, Secrétaire de l'Académie françoise. Interviews translation of Cicero by Rev. Regnier des Marais, secretary of the French Academy, author of poetry and prose, who died in 1713. In these interviews, Cicero compares the two dominant philosophical thoughts in his time, Epicureanism and Stoicism.Very Rare. 
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Gallows Thief, Cornwell, Bernard
14 Cornwell, Bernard Gallows Thief
New York HarperCollins 2002 0060082739 / 9780060082734 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. A spellbinding historical drama about an ex-soldier in 1820s London who must help rescue an innocent man from Death Row, by bestselling author Bernard Cornwell It is the end of the Napoleonic Wars and England has just fought its last victorious battle against the French. As Rider Sandman and the other heroes of Waterloo begin to make their way back to England, they find a country where corruption, poverty, and social unrest run rampant, and where "justice" is most often delivered at the end of a hangman's noose. Nowhere in London are the streets as busy as in front of Newgate Prison, its largest penitentiary, where mobs gather regularly to watch the terrible spectacle of the doomed men and women on the gallows' stands. Rider Sandman -- whose reputation on the battlefields of France is exceeded only by his renown on the cricket fields of England -- returns home from war to discover his personal affairs in a shambles. Creditors have taken over his estate, leaving him penniless -- and forcing him to release the woman he loves from her obligations to marry him. Desperate to right his situation, he accepts the offer of a job investigating the claims of innocence by a painter due to hang for murder in a few days' time. The Home Secretary makes it clear that this is pro-forma, and that he expects Sandman to rubber-stamp the verdict.But Sandman's investigation reveals that something is amiss -- that there is merit to the young artist's claims. He further discovers that, though the Queen herself has ordered a reinvestigation of the circumstances, someone else does not want the truth revealed. In a race against the clock, Sandman moves from the hellish bowels of Newgate prison to the perfumed drawing rooms of the aristocracy, determined to rescue the innocent man from the rope. As he begins to peel back the layers of an utterly corrupt penal system, he finds himself pitted against some of the wealthiest and most ruthless men in Regency England. Gallows Thief combines the rich historical texture of Edward Rutherford and the taut suspense of Caleb Carr to create an eviscerating portrait of capital punishment in nineteeth-century London. ; 1.09 x 9 x 6 Inches 
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Sharpe's Havoc, Cornwell, Bernard
15 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Havoc
England Harpercollins Publishers Ltd 2003 0007120109 / 9780007120109 1st UK; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
This is not an exlibrary, does not have price clipped, and is in excellent condition. Very clean contents, probably read only once. Dust now in mylar archival dust cover to preserve condition. Has slight tilt. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe finds himself fighting the ruthless armies of Napoleon Bonaparte as they try to bring the whole of the Iberian Peninsula under their control. Napoleon is advancing fast through northern Portugal, and no one knows whether the small contingent of British troops stationed in Lisbon will stay to fight or sail back to England. Sharpe, however, does not have a choice: He and his squad of riflemen are on the lookout for the missing daughter of an English wine shipper when the French onslaught begins and the city of Oporto becomes a setting for carnage and disaster.Stranded behind enemy lines, Sharpe returns to his mission to find Kate Savage. Sharpe's position on enemy grounds is precarious, and his search is further complicated by a mysterious and threatening Englishman, Colonel Christopher, who has his own ideas on how the French can be driven from Portugal. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #7; 1.65 x 8.9 x 6.46 Inches; 288 pages 
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The history of Pittsburgh,  With a brief notice of its facilities of communication and other advantages for commercial and manufacturing purposes, with three maps,, Craig, Neville B
16 Craig, Neville B The history of Pittsburgh, With a brief notice of its facilities of communication and other advantages for commercial and manufacturing purposes, with three maps,
Pittsburg PA J.R. Weldin Co 1917 Limited Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Reprint and update of 1851 edition. Light wear. "The best history of Pittsburgh to the time of publication. Craig was editor of the Olden Time. " Graff. "Scarce. " Decker. Craig treats Pittsburgh's "variety of incident. Great Britain, France, Great Britian again, Virginia, United States and Pennsylvania have each in turn exercised sovereigny here. Twice it has been captured in war. First by Contrecoeur in 1754 and by Forbes in 1758. Once besieged by Indians, in 1763, once blown up and burned by the French in 1958, it was the field of controversy between neighboring states in 1774, and finally the scene of civil war in 1794." Fold out map. This edition limited to 750 copies. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages 
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Versailles 1919  the Forces, Events & Personalities That Shaped the Treaty,, Czernin, Ferdinand
17 Czernin, Ferdinand Versailles 1919 the Forces, Events & Personalities That Shaped the Treaty,
New York Putnam 1964 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First edition. Book in very good condition. Not price clipped. Dust has rubs down the front edge but now in Mylar cover. The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles) was This Book Uncovers The Personalities Of The Men Called Aces In World War I, And Shows The Birth Of Courage And Tenacity In Wartime Air Power. The Treaty ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 June 1919 in Versailles, exactly five years after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand which directly led to World War I. The other Central Powers on the German side of World War I signed separate treaties.[6] Although the armistice, signed on 11 November 1918, ended the actual fighting, it took six months of Allied negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference to conclude the peace treaty. The treaty was registered by the Secretariat of the League of Nations on 21 October 1919. (Wikipedia) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 437 pages 
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THE MYSTERY OF SUFFERING AND OTHER DISCOURSES, De Pressense, E.
18 De Pressense, E. THE MYSTERY OF SUFFERING AND OTHER DISCOURSES
New York , NY Carlton and Lanahan 1869 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cloth with gilt print. Contents clean and tight. Small rubber stamp in front reads Rev. Edw. L. Bray. Author was a French theologian and senator who was born at Paris, Jan 7, 1824. He studied at Lausanne under Vnet. In 1847 he was ordained pastor of the Evangelical Free Chruch and was made a professor in the Free School of Theological Science. Several of his works including this one was translated into English by Annie Harwood. His wife Elise was born in Switzerland and she published several religious stories including Rosa in 1838. Rare in this condition. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. 
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The Legends of Jesse Dark  (Author Signed), Doane, Michael
19 Doane, Michael The Legends of Jesse Dark (Author Signed)
New York Knopf 1984 0394537483 / 9780394537481 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Authors first novel. Inscribed "For Arlette, with affection, Michael Doane, August 9, 1985, Sioux Falls, South Dakota". The author was born in 1952 in Sioux Falls, S.D. and moved to Paris, France with his wife and children. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Artistic Anatomy. Translated by Frederick E. Fenton, Duval, Mathais
20 Duval, Mathais Artistic Anatomy. Translated by Frederick E. Fenton
Cassell & Co. 1899 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1898 edition. Brown cover with gold lettering. Illustrated throughout. Mathias-Marie Duval (7 February 1844 – 28 February 1907) was a French professor of anatomy and histology born in Grasse. He was the son of botanist Joseph Duval-Jouve (1810–1883). He studied medicine in Paris, and later served as prosector in Strassburg. In 1873 he became agrégé, subsequently becoming director of the anthropological laboratory at the École des Hautes Etudes and an anatomy professor at the École Supérieur des Beaux-Arts. In 1885 he replaced Charles-Philippe Robin (1821–1895) as professor of histology at the medical faculty in Paris. In 1892 he became a member of the Académie de Médecine. (Wikipedia); Drawings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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