(Atlanta, GA: Albert Love Enterprises, c. 1943-44), First Edition. quarto, original pictorial paper wrappers. (64)pp., stapled. Albert Love Enterprises, Extensively illustrated. Slight wear to wrapper edges and with a clear tape mend to cower front wrapper at very bottom, otherwise a very nice, clean copy. Item #27043
"China Airlift - The Hump." China's aerial lifeline -- The beginning of the China-Burma-India Hump Pilots Association.
(Poplar Bluff: China-Burma-India Hump Pilots, Association, Inc. 1980, 1983), First Edition, Each volume limited to 3,200 copies. large octavo, black boards with silver logo on front cover. 596pp.; 628pp. China-Burma-India Hump Pilots, Association, Inc., Two volumes. With full color photographs of CBI patches. A history and roster. Numerous photographs. A.... Item #15086
Coastal Command. The Air Ministry Account of the Part Played by Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas 1939-1942.
New York: Macmillan, 1943, First American Edition. quarto, dark blue cloth in picyorial dust jacket. (144)pp. Macmillan, Profusely illustrated with photographs. A near fine copy. Jacket very slightly rubbed, two tears and a ting fold. Verso of jacket two pieces of tape along top and bottom interior (not necessary). Item #26116
From the Abyssinian Expedition to The Mau Mau Insurrection. 100 Years of Military and Naval Operations in Eastern and North-Eastern Africa (1860s-1960s).
(London): Maggs, (2003), First Edition. quarto, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. viii, 156pp. Maggs, Books, maps, artifacts, artwork, photographs, manuscripts, articles, pamphlets and ephemera from the Africana Library of Humphrey Winterton. Well illustrated in black and white and in color (colour). Very fine copy of this important catalogue. Item #24774
(Stuttgart, Germany: Stahle & Friedel, 1945?), First Edition. quarto, original dark blue cloth with Battalion insignia embossed in gilt and red on front cover. (180)pp. Stahle & Friedel, A very fine history of this unit which fought in the European Theatre of World War II. Extensively illustrated with photographs, color... Item #22561
Nurtingen: Andreas Thies, 2002, First Edition. quarto, original blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 136pp. Andreas Thies, A typically stunning Andreas Thies catalogue. Extensively illustrated in color. Lengthy and informative descriptions. Text in German. With auction price estimates. A very fine copy. Item #25755
Maintenance Manual for Model 8-278A General Motors Diesel Engines. Ship's Service Generator Set...Restricted.
Cleveland: General Motors Corporation, April 18, 1945, Edition E6. quarto, original black buckram stamped in gilt on front cover. unpaginated, c. 180pp, post-bound. General Motors Corporation, Highly detailed manual, heavily illustrated and with numerous folding plates, many of which are in colors. Stamping has flaked from cover but interior is... Item #27087
Narrative of the Field Operations Connected with The Zulu War of 1879. Prepared in the Intelligence Branch of the Quartermaster-General's Departmentr, Horse Guards, War Office.
(Uckfield): Naval & Military Press, (2006), Reprint of the Edition of 1881. octavo, dark blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. 154pp. plus many pages of maps. Naval & Military Press, A very fine copy of this important reference. Jacket not clipped. Item #26121
Base with four French soldiers in World War I scene. Metal at 1:32 scale. Near mint with original box, foam insert and printed promotional material. Item #27130
One small octavo sheet of white paper, printed on both sides and folded once to form (4)pp., but printed as (3)pp. With photograph of The Bombing Crew "Granny" (Gutterson) and "Bill" on front, reviews of the book inside, and on the back a list of stores around the country where... Item #15820
(Hersham): Ian Allen, (2007), First Edition. octavo, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. 160pp. Ian Allen, Profusely illustrated in full color. Arguably of all the branches of the German armed forces in World War Two, only the Kriegsmarine had the ability to bring Britain to defeat once the immediate threat of invasion... Item #23083
ALLEN, Thomas B.
Atlanta: Turner Publishing, (1995), First Edition. quarto, pictorial wrappers. 288 pp. Turner Publishing , Highlighting a selection of the thousands of objects left by visitors at the Vietnam Memorial each year, a moving book pays tribute to the Wall that is visited by millions every year and to those immortalized... Item #25800
ANGEL, Miguel and Martin Mas.
(Madrid): Andrea Press, (2006), First Edition. quarto, printed heavy paper wrappers. 72pp. Andrea Press, With illustrations in full color by Dionisio Alvarez Cueto. The Chasseurs a' Cheval de la Garde Impe'riale was the Emperor Napoleon's habitual escort and a valuable cavalry reserve in battle. It was a unit formed of... Item #23084
(Edinburgh): Birlinn, (2001), First Printing of this edition. octavo, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. xxii, 250pp. Birlinn, Illustrated with photographs and maps. The battle of Mons in August 1914 endures as one of the British Army's greatest moments, despite the much larger actions fought in the next four years. The German... Item #26097
(London): Headline Review, (2006), First Edition. octavo, maroon boards in pictorial dust jacket. (xiv); 335pp. Headline Review, Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. The author has amassed a collection of over 140 Victoria Crosses citing each in the collection and the names of the men who were awarded the... Item #18895
(London): Headline Review, (2006), First Edition. octavo, boards and cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (xiv), 335pp. Headline Review, Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. Illustrated with photographs. VICTORIA CROSS HEROES tells the stories of over 150 individuals whose bravery has earned them the Victoria Cross, Britain's most prestigious medal... Item #24919
Harrisburg, PA: Military Service Publishing Company, (1944), First Edition. octavo, maroon cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (6), 234pp. Military Service Publishing Company, The fundamentals of bombing in theory and practice. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Although not necessary, the jacket has two small pieces of paper tape to the verso... Item #18753
BANCROFT, James W.
(Stroud): Spellmount, (2011), First Edition. quarto, grey boards in pictorial dust jacket. 160pp. Spellmount, Illustrated in full color and in black and white. Lord Cardigan’s cavalry charge on 25 October 1854 at the battle of Balaclava "into the valley of death" is surely one of the most famous actions in... Item #23085
BARBEY, Vice Admiral Daniel Edward.
The photo is 3.5" x 4" and is taken on board ship. The note has the letterhead of the Commander Seventh Amphibious Force. Vice Admiral Daniel Edward Barbey (23 December 1889 – 11 March 1969) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in World War I and... Item #27141
London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920, First Edition. octavo, dark blue cloth. (323)pp. G. Bell and Sons, Baring's account of the war is an unusual source of information because of his command viewpoint as a non-pilot. Includes index. A higly entertaining and perceptive memoir. Small abrassion on spine affecting the... Item #22268
BARTH, C. G.
History of the Twentieth Aero Squadron. First Day Bombardment Group, First Pursuit Wing, Air Service, First Army, American Expeditionary Forces; compiled from official records, personal notes and recollections.
Nashville: Battery Press, (1990), Reprint of the first edition. octavo, brown boards. (viii), (108)pp. Battery Press, The U.S. Twentieth Aero Squadron was organized at Kelly Field, Texas on May 17, 1917. The unit was assigned to the First Day Bombardment Group on September 7, 1918, after training in England and... Item #22321
BECK, Henry Houghton.
Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing, (1900), original salesman's dummy copy. quarto, original blue pictorial cloth. not paginated. Globe Bible Publishing, Original salesman's dummy copy with selections of pages and illustrations along with a leather spine sample. Folding map. Shelf wear, a few stains to cloth. Item #27122
BECK, Henry Houghton.
Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing, (1900), First Edition salesman's dummy copy. quarto, original pictorial blue cloth. (64)pp. Globe Bible Publishing, Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. Scarce salesman's dummy copy, sample of morocco spine tipped to front endpaper and pages for recording orders at the end. Folding frontispiece map in color... Item #23346
BECKETT, Ian F.W.
London: Hambledon and London, (2003), First Edition. octavo, blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. (xviii); 272pp. Hambledon and London, The men of the Victorian Army combined a strong sense of tradition with professionalism owing to the variety of tasks it undertook such as putting down the Indian Mutiny, fighting in... Item #18954
BERCUSON, David J. and Holger H. Herwig.
Woodstock: The Overlook Press, (2001), First Edition. octavo, boards in pictorial dust jacket. (xiv); 385pp. The Overlook Press, A definitive account of one of the most dramatic and momentous events of World War II. On May 27, 1944, the German battleship Bismarck was sunk by an overwhelming British armada in... Item #18950