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History of Pike County Illinois; Together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history
1 History of Pike County Illinois; Together with sketches of its cities, villages, and townships, educational, religious, civil, military, and political history
Evansville, IN Unigraphics 1970 Reprint; Various Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Reddish brown cover with gold print. Reprint of the original 1880 edition. Wonderful history of the early settlement, incidents of pioneer life, organic history, geology, zoology, botany, archaeology, township histories, black hawk war, many biographical sketches, and a history of Illinois and a digest of the state laws. Scarce even as reprint. ; p 
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2 Abshire, David M. Preventing World War III A Realistic Grand Strategy
New York , NY Harper & Row 1988 0060159863 / 9780060159863 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Black cover with silver print. Inscribed by author. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Fully Indexed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 331 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Hurricane Squadron No 87  Squadron at War 1939 1941, Adams, Perry
3 Adams, Perry Hurricane Squadron No 87 Squadron at War 1939 1941
Zenith Aviation Books 1990 1871187001 / 9781871187007 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages 
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International Heavy Trucks of the 1950s, Adams, Ron
4 Adams, Ron International Heavy Trucks of the 1950s
Enthusiast Books 2006 1583881603 / 9781583881606 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks new. With worn-out trucks after World War II and plans laid out by the Federal Government to build the Interstate Highway System, truck production really took off in the 1950s. Companies and drivers who used International semi-trucks worked hard to deliver the goods. This large-picture format book shows the fine details of these trucks at work during this productive time period. ; At Work; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Sabbath of Life, Addington, Richard D.
5 Addington, Richard D. The Sabbath of Life
New York, NY American News Company 1868 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold lettering. "Dead to Self" is engraved on front cover. Cover shows extreme wear especially at extremities. Bottom of pages at spine are very worn. Pages yellowing due to age. This author seems to be anti-establishment (anti-secterian) when it comes to organized church. He quotes Madam Guyon and others. Contents clean. Rare.; 1868 
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War Comes To Alabama, Alabama, University of
6 Alabama, University of War Comes To Alabama
Tuscaloosa Al Bureau of Public Administation 1943 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Tight paperback. ; p 
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Black history; past and present (Author Signed), Allen, James E
7 Allen, James E Black history; past and present (Author Signed)
Exposition Press 1971 0682473227 / 9780682473224 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed to "Frederick Douglass, James Egert Allen" on end paper. This may be the grandson of the famous Frederick Augustus Douglass an American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman who lived in the late 1800's. Endpapers have discoloration from age. Dust has some small tears and spotting. (See Scan) Excellent historical information about notable African American people in history. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare signed copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 89.97 USD
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Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861, Ambler, Charles H.
8 Ambler, Charles H. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861
Chicago, Il The University of Chicago Press 1910 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by author. 1910 hardback first edition. Most likely no dust jacket was issued. Some sunfading to endpapers where newspaper articles lay. Contents clean. Very rare signed copy. A key figure in applying modern approaches to the study and writing of West Virginia history, Charles Henry Ambler (August 12, 1876-August 31, 1957) was born in New Matamoras, Ohio. He grew up in St. Marys, West Virginia, and from 1894 to 1900 he taught school in Pleasants County. After completing his doctorate in 1908, Ambler taught history and political science at Randolph-Macon College in Virginia until 1917. For the next 30 years he was a member of the WVU history department, and from 1929 to 1946 he served as chairman. Among his enduring legacies was the creation of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection in the university library. ; Author Signed; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages; Signed by Author 
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Virginia,The Old Dominion, Andrews, Matthew Page
9 Andrews, Matthew Page Virginia,The Old Dominion
Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1937 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Volume 1 is signed by author and #425 of limited issue written in author's hand. This is a two volume set in blue leather with gold emblem on cover and uneven cut pages. Some wear to corners and top and bottom of spine. Contents very clean. It is a limited edition with list of sponsors and patrons. Illustrations throughout both volumes. This is a rare set. The author Matthew Page Andrews (1879-1947) received a B.A. in 1901 and a Master's degree from Washington & Lee University where also received the coveted Phi Beta kappa key. ; TWO VOLUMES; Vol. 1 & 2; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; Signed by Author 
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THE FIRST., Andrus, Clift
10 Andrus, Clift THE FIRST.
First Infantry Division 1945 First Edition; Various Paperback Good+ with no dust jacket 
Red and green cover with 1 and running soldier sillouitte on front carrying an M1 Garand. Cover hs some tears, but is attached to clean contents. Center fold Map of "The Big Red One's" battles throughout Europe. This booklet contains a brief outline of the "Fighting First" division achievements. This is a copy that the soldiers could send home and has censor clearing stamp in front and place for autographs (none given) in back. Covers engagements from Africa, Sicily, U.K., D-Day Normandy, Soissons, Sigrfied Barrier, Aachen, Hurtgen Forest, The Ardennes, The Roer, THe Rhinelind, The race through Germany, The Harz Mountains, Czechoslovikia, Cease Firing, Conclusion, and statistics. Rare copy that survived the war. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. 
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The Lincoln Reader, Angle, Paul M.
11 Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader
Rutgers University Press 1947 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
First Edition. Signed by Angle on endpaper. There is a Phi Beta Kappa bookplate from Philadelphia to a John Barringer of Overbrook High School for "excellence in his studies". Dust has chips around edges but is now in mylar archival sleeve. The Lincoln Reader is a biography of Abraham Lincoln written by sixty-five authors. Paul Angle, the noted Lincoln scholar, selected passages from the works on contemporaries, later biographers, and even Lincoln himself, to form a composite portrait of one of the wisest and most beloved American presidents. These passages, interwoven by Angle's running commentary, blend into a single vivid narrative of Lincoln's life, from his boyhood in Indiana to his assassination and funeral. First published in 1947, The Lincoln Reader has long been considered the most definitive, complete, and authentic retelling of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Fully indexed. We provide delivery tracking. ; Photographs; 8.50 X 5.80 X 1.40 inches; 592 pages; Signed by Editor 
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From frigates to flat-tops;  The story of the life and achievements of Rear Admiral William Adger Moffett, U.S.N., "the father of naval aviation," October 31, 1869-April 4, 1933, Arpee, Edward
12 Arpee, Edward From frigates to flat-tops; The story of the life and achievements of Rear Admiral William Adger Moffett, U.S.N., "the father of naval aviation," October 31, 1869-April 4, 1933
Self-published 1953 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue coverf gold lettering. Cover faded some. Signed on title page by author. Rare. ; Photographs; 276 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.97 USD
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Grunt  A Pictorial Report  on the US Infantry's  Gear  and Life During the Vietnam War- 1965-1975, Arques, Antonio
13 Arques, Antonio Grunt A Pictorial Report on the US Infantry's Gear and Life During the Vietnam War- 1965-1975
Andrea Press 2014 849665849X / 9788496658493 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
Book and dust look new. Dust in mylar protective cover. ""Grunt" is an outstanding reference book. The author has gone to exhaustive lengths to create a comprehensive catalog of the uniforms, equipment, weapons, and daily life of the U.S. Infantry during the Vietnam War. This book is packed with excellent close-up photographs of nearly every item used by American foot soldiers during the conflict, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. The text and photo captions are extremely informative." Reviewer. "This is an amazing compilation! One fantastic reference work! Its covers literally everything, just as it says it does. I suppose that my one criticism is the fact that it deals almost entirely with the US Army and all of its gear, equipment and life of an Army grunt in Nam" Reviewer. Scarce in this condition.; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 456 pages 
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14 Arsenal, Rock Island Ordnance Field Service Base Shop Data U. S. Rifle, Cal. .30, M1 & M1A1
Illinois Rock Island Arsenal 1943 PhotoCopy Only; First Impression Photocopy Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Photocopy only of the 1943 edition. Contains detailed drawing of dismantling and re-assemblying the M1 Garand as used in WWII. Prepared under the direction of the Chief of Ordnance. Since this is a photocopy of the original there may be variations in ink lightness or darkness. ; Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
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Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121, Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer
15 Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121
Squadron/Signal Publications 1992 089747273x / 9780897472739 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Joe Sewell 
Oblong magazine in archival sleeve for protection. We ship within 24 hours. Scarce in this condition. See scan of actual book being offered. After WWII there was a need for multi-role aircraft thus the Hawker Hunter was designed. The RAF developed several different types of Hunter. Sweden and the Netherlands looked at the Hunter and models were sold to the Swiss Air Force and the Republic of Singapore, the Jordanian Air Force, Sultan of Oman and Nato were also consumers of this versitle plane. This publication is a must for model builders. There is a center section with color illustations of the various Hunters. ; Photographs, Drawings; 8.30 X 7.90 X 0.20 inches; 50 pages 
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16 Asprey, Robert B. War In the Shadows The Guerrilla in History Vols. 1 & 2
Doubleday 1975 Various Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
BOMC. Two Volume set. Dust jackets now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. 
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A Moral Military, Axinn, Sidney
17 Axinn, Sidney A Moral Military
Temple University Press 1990 0877227802 / 9780877227809 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
; 0.75 x 9.25 x 6.25 Inches; 230 pages; Should a good soldier ever disobey a direct military order? Are there restrictions on how we fight a war? What is meant by 'military honor', and does it really affect the contemporary soldier? Is human dignity possible under battlefield conditions? Sidney Axinn considers these basic ethical questions within the context of the laws of warfare and answers 'yes' to each of these questions. In this study of the conduct of war, he examines actions that are honorable or dishonorable and provides the first full-length treatment of the military conventions from a philosophical point of view. Axinn gives a philosophical analysis of the 'Laws of Warfare' as found in the Hague and Geneva Conventions, which have been agreed to by almost every nation in the world. The aims of his study are to establish a basic twentieth-century framework for moral military action and to assist military personnel in analyzing their won professional ethic.Stating that moral reasoning is required by people in military uniform in a wide variety of situations, the author examines the question of the limits of military obedience. Axinn argues for the seriousness of the concept of military honor but limits honorable military activity by a strict interpretation of the notion of war crime. Major chapters deal with military honor, prisoners of war, spying, war crimes, the dirty-hands theory of command, nuclear weapons, terrorism, and covert operations. This philosophical study of the line between honorable and dishonorable military action cautions that in compliance with the war conventions professional military personnel and knowledgeable civilians must not lose their moral nerve nor abandon honor to satisfy immoral political requests. Author note: Sidney Axinn is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. 
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Uniforms and Insignia of the National Socialist German Workers Party NSGWP., Babin, Lenard B.
18 Babin, Lenard B. Uniforms and Insignia of the National Socialist German Workers Party NSGWP.
Rochester, NY Babin, Rochester, No Date. 1970 Reprint; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with black lettering. excellent reference for militaria collectors. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce. ; Illustrations 
Price: 19.97 USD
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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
19 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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The Bystander Fragments from France, Vol 5, Bairnsfather, Captain Bruce
20 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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