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1 Disarmament : The Intensified Effort 1955-1958 
Washington DC Department of State 1960 Second Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Revised edition of State Department booklet outlining arms control and disarmament proposals and negotiations for both conventional forces and nuclear weapons during the late 1950's. Includes inlaid 15 pp. booklet "The Great Antagonism" on psychology, propaganda, and war. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; light wear to covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 The Geneses of the United States Army Corps of Engineers 
Washington DC Department of the Army Office of the Chief of Engineers 1978 Probable First Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
September 1978 publication EP 360-1-2 covering the (then) 203 year history of the Army Corps of Engineers. In addition to photos and brief biographical sketches of the 46 Chief Engineers, this book contains a brief history of the organization, a section on the 15 Medal of Honor winners from the Corps of Engineers, and miscellaneous notes on the symbols of the Corps. Errata page inlaid in front of, and taped to left side of, title page. Softcover, 8 x 10 1/2 inches. Book Condition : Very Good; light wear to cover corners; no interior marks other than on the errata page; light crease to rear cover along stapled-edge side. 
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3 The Valley Forge Journal : A Record of Patriotism and American Culture: December 1991 ( Volume 5, Number 4) 
Valley Forge PA Valley Forge Historical Society 1991 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Journal 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This special issue commemorates the 50th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Includes narrative account of the attack, several articles on the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, and excerpts from President George H.W. Bush's speech. Book Condition : Very Good+; binding tight; text unmarked; slight curling to cover corners. First Day of Issue Kentucky (bicentennial) stamp and cancellation on front free end paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 A Diary of Battle: The Personal Journals of Colonel Charles S. Wainwright 1861-1865 Allan Nevins
Gettysburg PA Butternut & Blue / Stan Clark Books 1993 1879664151 / 9781879664159 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Commander of the artillery, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac. Wainwright served in almost all the major Eastern engagements - Peninsula Campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, gettysburg, The Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Spotsylvania, Petersburg, and Appomattox. Excellent primary source material. Reprint of 1962 edition. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; a few small stains and smudges to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear along edges with a few small tears; waviness to spine. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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5 Jeff Davis Pie (Civil War Recollections) : A Saga of Significant, First-time Events in "the War between the States" Anderson, Robert L.
West Virginia Privately Published 2004 0971797617 / 9780971797611 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This privately published fiction is written by a retired Army colonel and professor emeritus at West Virginia University. It follows a young man's adventures after he is transported back to 1861 Virginia near the start of the Civil War. Inscribed by Author on title page : "Dear Paul & Kay, Best Wishes and happy journey thru J.D.P., Dr. Bob Anderson." Book Condition : Near Fine; slight crease at top right front cover; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 The U.S. Army in World War II: A Pictorial Record (3 Volume Set) Center of Military History
NewYork NY Artabras Publishers 1990 0896600106 / 9780896600102 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
B&w photos, with accompanying text, are used to depict the chronological progression of the involvement of the United States Army. Vol 1 - The War Against Germany: Europe and Adjacent Areas; Vol 2 - The War Against Germany and Italy: The Mediterranean and AdjacentAreas; Vol 3 - The War Against Japan. Book Conditions ; Near Fine; no text marks; a few small marks to covers; minimal wear. No Dust Jackets, in glossy cardboard slipcase. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians TM 8-233, / AFM 160-18, Department of the Army and the Air Force
7 Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians TM 8-233, / AFM 160-18 Department of the Army and the Air Force
Department of the Army and Air Force 1953 Reprint Soft cover Good Plus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Army and Air Force Technical Manual. 298 pp. Book Condition : Good +; Pages are clean and unmarked, no creases or tears. Cover has a couple small spots and edge wear. Binding is tight. 8vo - over 7 " - 9" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 The Battle of New Orleans Dufour, Charles L.
Friends of the Cabildo 1965 1st Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a catalog, with introduction, for a 1965 exhibit about the Battle of New Orleans held at the Louisiana State Museum headquartered at the Cabildo in New Orleans. Contains one b&w cover illustration and one map. The booklet details the 113 (groupings of) items for the exhibition. Book Condition : Good; text unmarked; yellowing around edges of front cover; similar yellowing and staining to rear cover; corner curling. 
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9 Toward Gettysburg: A Biography of General John F. Reynolds Edward J. Nichols
University Park PA Pennsylvania State University Press 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1958 1st Edition. Full length biography, based on his own and family papers, of Reynold's life and military career until his death at the outset of the Battle of Gettysburg. Book Condition: Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; some stains on side text block; light diagonal scratch on front cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; chipping / tears, wear to edges and corners, piece missing at top spine end. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Paddy Owen's Regulars: A History Of The 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers Ernsberger, Don
U.S.A. Xlibris Corp 2004 1413463339 / 9781413463330 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Vol. 2 only. 2nd part of regimental history covers the Gettysburg campaign, the Fall and Winter of 1863, the Overland Campaign, the Siege of Petersburg, and Appomattox. The 69th is best known as the only Union unit to completely hold their position as Confederate units tried to breach the stone wall at the copse of trees during Pickett's Charge. The 69th suffered over 50% casualties during the battle. B&w illustrations, biographical details, letters, and orders. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light cover edge curling; bottom page tip creasing to 50 pp. in middle of book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Confederate Military History : Virginia (Volume 3) Evans, Gen. Clement A. (Editor)
Secaucus NJ The Blue and Grey Press 1994 Reprint Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Part of a 13 volume set on Confederate Military history, this book details Virginia's military role in the Civil War and also covers the antebellum period including chapters on slavery and John Brown's raid. A list of Virginia military units and commanders, as well as brief biographies of major and Brigadier General officers, appear(s) at the end. Book Condition : good; former owner's bookplate inside front cover; no other internal markings; general discoloration due to paper quality; one stain to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good; creasing, chipping and some small tears at top and bottom edges and spine ends; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Germany and England Friederich von Bernhardi
New York NY G.W. Dillingham 1915 Hardcover Very Good Poor Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
World War I German apologetic intended to prevent pro-British sentiment in the United States. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners. Dust Jacket Condition : Poor; multiple tears and chips; front and rear portions separated and inlaid in book. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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13 The Confederate War : How Popular Will, Nationalism, and Military Strategy Could Not Stave Off Defeat Gallagher, Gary W.
Cambridge MA Harvard University Press 1997 067416055X / 9780674160552 Probable First edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Gary Galllagher argues that Confederate morale, belief in their military, and shared sense of Southern identity remained remarkably high throughout the Civil War. This combination of factors, and less need for the complete surrender of the enemy than the Union, allowed the Confederacy to fight on longer and come closer to victory than many historians suppose. Inscribed by Author on front free end paper : "For Vaughn Whisker - who will, I hope, enjoy this slim book - With all good wishes, Gary W. Gallagher". Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; slight bump to rear free end paper edge that also effects a few pages of the index. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light rubbing and shelf wear to edges; small crease at bottom right rear; original price sticker on left bottom rear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 The Popular History of the Civil War in America George B. Herbert
Spring Grove OH Mast, Crowell, & Kirkpatrick 1895 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1895 printing re-bound hardcover. 413 pp. w/ c. 30 b&w illustrations. Written by a Union captain, this one volume history of the war includes personal anecdotes of service in the eastern theater. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks, owners name on preface page; tearing and small pieces missing around edges of first several dozen pages, 1st page of Table of Contents missing; water stain at bottom of first 50 pp. along with scattered ink stains; some toning around page edges and to text block; several page tip ceases. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 The journal of Gideon Olmsted: Adventures of a sea captain during the American Revolution : a facsimile Gideon Olmsted
Washington DC Library of Congress 1978 0844402516 / 9780844402512 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Valued not only for its tales of his capture by, and successful taking of, a British sloop and the subsequent legal issues, this journal is highly regarded for its clues to Colonial American pronunciation of English. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; one horizontal band of toning at top front cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. In Very Good decorative slipcase, wear at corners and edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Fighting For Time: The Battle That Saved Washington Glenn H., revised by Brian C. Pohanka Worthington
Shippensburg PA White Mane Publishing 1988 0942597087 / 9780942597080 3rd Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
306+ pp. w/29 b&w images and 2 maps. Contains interpretive history of the Monocacy engagement and its place in Confederate General Jubal Early's 1864 attempt to attack the Union capitol of Washington DC. Reprint of 1932 edition, revised, third printing overall, now also contains 4 accounts from Union soldiers. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light wear. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; light shelf wear along edges; transfer impression, rubbing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Catalogue of Armor: The John Woodman Higgins Armory Worchester, Massachusetts, Grancsay,Stephen V.
17 Catalogue of Armor: The John Woodman Higgins Armory Worchester, Massachusetts Grancsay,Stephen V.
Worchester MA The John Woodman Higgins Armory 1961 N/A Soft cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to up to 12" tall 
Gray oversize softcover, blue titles, 127 pp. Illustrations and description of defensive armor and offensive weapons on display at The John Woodman Higgins Armory in Worchester, MA. Book Condition: Very Good; previous owner's name on front free endpaper - otherwise pages are clean and bright, no markings, no creases, no tears. Cover has mild scuffing, light soiling and shelf wear to edges and corners. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 The Confederate Reader Harwell, Richard B. editor
New York NY Longams Green & Co. 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Stated 1st Edition of Harwell's collection of Confederate newspaper excerpts, letters, broadsides, and ephemera. Arranged chronologically, Hartwell uses the selections, many of which are dark humor, to chart the morale among civilians and soldiers during the War. An excellent piece for those interested in the Confederate States. Book Condition : Good; some creasing at bottom right corner of first 50 pp. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; price unclipped; tearing and creasing to edges front and rear, long vertical tear (taped) on rear; in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Some Considerations on the Constitutionality of the United States Military Chaplaincy Herrmann, Klaus J.
Washington DC American University 1964 Soft cover Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Good, Ex-Seminary Library, softcover preserved in pressboard. Booklet reprint of article from The American University Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, December 1964. Discusses, pre-Vietnam, whether Supreme Court rulings on the division of church and state may lead to the demilitarization of the chaplaincy. It also mentions the refusal of some denominations to recommend chaplaincy to their ordained ministers. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text markings; bookplate inside front pressboard cover; catalog labels on bottom spine end and right rear pressboard covers; pocket removed inside rear pressboard cover; a few spots to booklet covers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 The Causes of the War of 1812 Horsman, Reginald
Philadelphia PA University of Pennsylvania Press 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Horsman argues that British insistence on commercial supremacy, expressed through Maritime policy, was the primary cause for the conflict. American expansionism, relative to Native American tribes and Canada, have been over exaggerated as causes in Horsman's view. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text markings; small stain to front free end paper; minimal age toning. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; discoloration to spine due to sunlight; smudging/staining to rear DJ especially at bottom left; price unclipped. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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