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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 
Price: 95.97 USD
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Roman Antiquities  or, an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans, Adam, Alexander
2 Adam, Alexander Roman Antiquities or, an Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans
London A.Strahan, Printers-street 1801 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Original 1801 printing. Front and back cover boards are seperated from spine. Pages have browning due to age. Chapter contents include: Foundation of Rome, Senate, Equities, Plebians, Slaves. Rights of Roman Citizens: Private rights, Public Rights, Comitia, Magistrates: Ordinary, Extraordinary Magistrates, rovincial Magistrates. Laws of the Romans. Judical Proceedings, Criminal Trials. Religion of the Romans, Roman Games, Military affairs, Naval Affairs, Customs of the Romans, Weights and Coins, Measures of Length, Methods of Writing, Houses of the Romans, Agriculture, Carriages, Divisions of the City, and Public Buildings. All with many sub-headings. Designed chiefly to illustrate the Latin Classics, By explainging words and phrases, from the rites and customs to which they refer. Scarce. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 616 pages 
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War Comes To Alabama, Alabama, University of
3 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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The Lincoln Reader The rich and vivid narrative of Lincoln's life and times skillfully recreated in an exciting new kind of biography, Angle, Paul M.
4 Angle, Paul M. The Lincoln Reader The rich and vivid narrative of Lincoln's life and times skillfully recreated in an exciting new kind of biography
New Brunswick N.J. Rutgers University Press 1947 First Edition; bomc Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Signed by Paul 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. Scarce editor signed copy. ; 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
5 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 
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Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121, Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer
6 Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121
Squadron/Signal Publications 1992 089747273X / 9780897472739 1st Edition; 1st 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. "Hawker Aircraft is most famous for its WW2 fighter plane, the Hurricane. After WW2, the British needed something to match the MIG-15. The Hunter was first flown in 1949, but production did not start until 1953 after the Korean War. Just under 2,000 of these multi-role jets were built and served with the Royal Air Force" reviewer. ; Photographs, Drawings; 8.30 X 7.90 X 0.20 inches; 50 pages 
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A Moral Military, Axinn, Sidney
7 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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Iron Jaw,  A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors), Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth
8 Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth Iron Jaw, A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors)
Dorrance Pub Co 2002 0805954171 / 9780805954173 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by both authors. The extraordinary life of Captain Charles N. Bamforth spanned most of the twentieth century, beginning with his childhood at the turn of the century and continuing through his retirement and death during the Cold War era. During his sixty years at sea, Captain Bamforth experienced the Depression, two World Wars, and a number of troublesome labor disputes. Through it all, he also had to navigate loneliness, confusion, and marriage to both his family and the sea. His story is told in meticulous detail and with refreshing honesty. Captain Bamforths handwritten diaries, logs, and personal letters all have been carefully compiled by his sons, Charles and Richard, and reveal as much about the hard-working, unassuming courage of the captain as they do about the turbulent times during which he lived. Rare. ; 1.2 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 436 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
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9 Bennett, Michael The Battle of Bosworth
Sutton Publishing Ltd 1985 086299053x / 9780862990534 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
As new condition.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages 
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Gatling Gun 19Th Century Machine Gun to 21St Century Vulcan, Berk, Joseph
10 Berk, Joseph Gatling Gun 19Th Century Machine Gun to 21St Century Vulcan
Paladin Press 1991 0873646444 / 9780873646444 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Here is the first complete 130-year history of what is a truly remarkable and timeless weapon. Author Joseph Berk traces the glorious career of this multibarreled, high-rate-of-fire gun from its inception during the Civil War to its current role as a state-of-the-art modern combat system of the U.S. military.; Photos, & illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Faith in the Fight, Binsfield, John W. &  William C. Davis
11 Binsfield, John W. & William C. Davis Faith in the Fight
Stackpole Books 2003 0811700178 / 9780811700177 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in As New dust jacket 
Tan and black cover with gilt print. Some marginal notations from the former owner an Army Chaplain who may have used them for sermon notes. Condition otherwise like new. For both Union and Confederate soldiers, religion was the greatest sustainer of morale in the Civil War, and faith was a refuge in a great time of need. Guarding and guiding the spiritual well-being of the fighters, army chaplains were a voice of hope and reason in an otherwise chaotic military existence. Here for the first time, encompassing the depth and breadth of their dedication and sacrifice, is their fascinating and uplifting story. Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr., is an alumni distinguished professor of history and the executive director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies at Virginia Tech. William C. Davis is professor of history and director of programs of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. John Brinsfield is a retired army chaplain in Atlanta, Georgia. Benjamin Maryniak is a lifelong student of the Civil War in Lancaster, New York. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.; Photographs; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 256 pages 
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The art of war, Birnie, Arthur
12 Birnie, Arthur The art of war
London T. Nelson 1942 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by J.F. Horrabin 
Red cover gold print. Dust has rubs and chips. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Scarce.; The Trafalgar series; Map and battle plans; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 268 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Checkmate  (Author Signed), Bodman, Karna Small
13 Bodman, Karna Small Checkmate (Author Signed)
Forge Books 2007 0765315424 / 9780765315427 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author. Dr. Cameron Talbot has invented a breakthrough technology to defend against cruise missiles. But she needs support from skeptical company officers, funding from a reluctant Congress, and help from the White House to develop her life-saving project. Lt. Col. Hunt Daniels, detailed from the Pentagon to the White House National Security Council to investigate Dr. Talbots work, sees the potential of the invention. The fact that hes attracted to the brilliant scientist adds one more dimension to his interest in her work. But disaster is brewing overseas as militants in the disputed Kashmir region of India steal a series of missiles from sympathizers in the Pakistani military and launch one against India. At the same time, they send one of their agents to Washington, D.C., to steal Dr. Talbots technology so they can protect themselves when their enemies retaliate. The scientist and the NSC staffer find themselves enmeshed in terrorist plots and political wrangling at the highest levels. With scenes in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Capitol Hill, Georgetown restaurants, and Washington dinner parties, as well as action in Kashmir, New Delhi, and at the Taj Mahal, the tension and intrigue escalate until two nuclear-armed countries stand at the brink of war.; 1.2 x 9.4 x 6.3 Inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
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The End of the War  Singapore's Liberation and the Aftermath of the Second World War, Bose, Romen
14 Bose, Romen The End of the War Singapore's Liberation and the Aftermath of the Second World War
Marshall Cavendish Editions 2005 9812610669 / 9789812610669 First Edition Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Book looks new. Where there are victors, there are also the defeated. As the Second World War comes to a close in Southeast Asia, the Japanese military forces in the region must face up to the fact that the British will soon return to reoccupy their colonies. The British, on the other hand, have to quickly organise the reoccupation of their former colonies, focusing on Singapore and Malaya. Surprised by the abrupt surrender of their enemies, planning is put into high gear. Meanwhile, prisoners of war and the general population in Malaya and Singapore, having suffered greatly under the Japanese, wait impatiently for the moment when they can once again breathe free. In the midst of this, chaos looms and racial tensions build, ready to erupt. Journeying to the past, this book unravels the intricate details of the culminating events in the history of the end of the war in Malaya and Singapore. Based on research gleaned from the classified documents only recently made public in the UK, an unprecedented exposition unfolds the events that went on behind the scenes as the British prepared to return to the region to reestablish their authority. With a cast of historical characters ranging from the great and powerful General Itagaki to the less well-known but no less significant members of the espionage Force 136, the events leading up to and following the official Japanese surrender in Southeast Asia is captured in remarkable detail here in one volume as The End of the War: Singapore’s Liberation and the Aftermath of the Second World War.; 0.5 x 8.1 x 5.8 Inches; 211 pages 
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15 Bowen, Robert Sidney Dusty Ayres and His Battle Birds The Blue Cyclone
Chicago, Ill Popular Publications 1935 First Edition Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket  
Bly sky backround with airplanes fighting. Soiling on cover. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Very rare. Dented around edges. ; Volume 8 No. 2; Vol. 8; 8vo; 128 pages  
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16 Bowling, A. H British infantry regiments, 1660-1914,
Almark Publishing Co 1970 0855240008 / 9780855240004 First Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
A couple of pages are loose but all there. This is a paperback book, probably never issued as hardback.; Photos, Illlustrations; 48 pages 
Price: 6.27 USD
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17 Bradford, Ned Battles and Leaders of the Civil War
New York , NY The Fairfax Press 1979 0517298201 / 9780517298206 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Green cover. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages 
Price: 8.97 USD
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Northwestern fights and fighters, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
18 Brady, Cyrus Townsend Northwestern fights and fighters
Corner House Publishers 1974 0879280522 / 9780879280529 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Originally published in 1907. Red cloth cover looks new. dust has chips around edges, but now in brodart mylar dust cover. Excellent account of the American Indian struggle to hold on to their lands without success. Two tribes, the Modocs in Northern California in 1872-73 and the Nez Perce in Yellowstone in 1877 are featured. The lies and moral and ethical disgrace exhibited by the U.S. military and government has forever affected Native Americans. Illustrated and extensive appendix. ; 8.20 X 5.90 X 1.70 inches; 373 pages 
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A History of the Irish Soldier, Bredin, A. E. C
19 Bredin, A. E. C A History of the Irish Soldier
Belfast, Ireland Century Books 1987 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
0903152185 Green hardback with gilt print looks never read. Dust has a tear at bottom edge next to spine of about 1/2 inch by 2 inches. Now in mylar cover for protection. Small coffee ? stain on front endpaper. To condense the history of Irishmen at arms into a single readable volume is no mean feat, and hefty one at that... The work's greatest strength revolves around the British Army, and the myriad campaigns fought by its regiments from the time of King William to post Korea, and at its worst stands as a confused mashing of names, dates, and places, without coherency.Taking center stage, obviously, are the Irish regiments themselves..... it is a lovely single volume history of Irish military service over the past millennium... Bredin's chronicle is amazing in its scope and exciting in its history." From a review. Fully indexed.; Photographs, maps, illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 566 pages 
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A Company of Heroes   Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us, Brotherton, Marcus
20 Brotherton, Marcus A Company of Heroes Personal Memories about the Real Band of Brothers and the Legacy They Left Us
New York Berkley Caliber 2010 0425234207 / 9780425234204 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by four of the band of brothers from Easy Company, Brad Freeman, Earl McClung, Buck Compton, and Bob Noody. Signings witnessed by bookseller in 2010. A revealing portrait of the lives of the men who fought for our freedom during some of the darkest days the world has ever known-men who returned home with a newfound wisdom and honor that they passed on to their families and who continue to inspire new generations of Americans. Compiled from the veterans' notes, journals, letters, photographs, and the author's personally conducted interviews with the surviving contributors, this unique volume features the never-before-told stories of the Band of Brothers from more than twenty children and other family members. Marcus Brotherton is a New York Times bestselling author and collaborative writer known for his books with high-profile public figures, humanitarians, inspirational leaders, and military personnel.Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extremely Rare if not unique due to the multiple signatures..; Photographs; 1.5 x 9.6 x 7.1 Inches; 368 pages; p; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 169.97 USD
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