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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 General Washington's Swords and Campaign Equipment : An Illustrated Catalogue of Military Memorabilia in the Mount Vernon Collection (Catalogue Series No. 1) 
Mount Vernon VA Mount Vernon Ladies' Association 1948 Second Edition Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work provides an introduction as well as a catalog of George Washington's swords and related military equipment (spyglasses, saddle bags, pistols, camp supplies) housed at Mount Vernon. Each object has a description and accompanying b&w photo. Also includes a chronology of Washington's life. Book Condition : Good; wear to cover edges and corners; a few small stains to covers and darkening of spine; a few small spots inside, text is unmarked. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 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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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 Valley Forge : A Genesis for Command and Control, Continental Army Style Benninghoff, Herman O. II
Gettysburg PA Thomas Publications 2001 1577470656 / 9781577470656 Probable First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This is an excellent study of the transformation of the Continental Army during its winter encampment at Valley Forge. The encampment was a catalyst for change resulting in army reorganization, better trained troops (thanks to Baron Von Steuben's training manual), and a strengthened chain of command under George Washington. Inscribed by Author on title page : "To Mary Anne A dedicated employee, Herman". Book Condition : Very Good; no internal markings; very light rubbing to covers; cover corner curling; original price sticker on bottom right rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 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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8 Naval Documents of the American Revolution: Volume 4 Clark, William Bell (editor)
Washington DC U.S. Government Printing Office 1969 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Volume 4 covers naval operations, in both the American and European Theatres, during the early part of 1776. Documents include letters, orders, supply requests and bills, journal entries, and much more.1580 pp. including over 60 b&w photos and illustrations. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; crimp/tear at top front center cover; light musty smell; light scuffing to covers; cover corner curling; binding noticeably relaxed but secure; toning inside covers from binding adhesive; a few spots to text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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9 A Keystone Rebel: The Civil War Diary of Joseph Garey, Hudson's Battery, Mississippi Volunteers David A. Welker
Gettysburg PA Thomas Publications 1996 1577470028 / 9781577470021 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Author on title page. Edited diary of Pennsylvania-born Confederate artillery volunteer includes c. a dozen b&w maps and illustrations. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; former owner's label inside front cover; original price sticker at right bottom rear cover; light curling to cover corners; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Handbook for Pharmacy Technicians TM 8-233, / AFM 160-18, Department of the Army and the Air Force
10 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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11 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Standards and Colors of the American Revolution Edward W. Richardson
Philadelphia PA University of Pennsylvania Press 1982 0812278399 / 9780812278392 1st Edition Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Good-; Ex-Library. Comprehensive study of flag designs and symbols in the Revolutionary War. Included are continental army and navy colors, colony by colony regimental colors, British, French, and Hessian standards. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-library; no text marks; pocket and bar code label on front free end paper; rubber stamp to top and bottom text block; adhesive tape remnant at cover edges (where dust jacket and mylar cover were likely attached to the book); bumping to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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13 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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14 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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15 Lee's Lieutenants (3 Volumes) Freeman, Douglas Southall
New York NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1970 Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Freeman's classic study of command in the Army of Northern Virginia. Set encompasses Vol. 1 Manassas to Malvern Hill; Volume 2 Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville; and Volume 3 Gettysburg to Appomattox. 1950's printings. Book Conditions : Good+; no text marks, former owner's name on front free end papers; a few small marks to text block; Start of separation at rear of Vol. 1; very light age toning inside covers. Dust Jacket Condition(s) : Good with variation; all have some shelf wear along edges and light rubbing; Vol. 1 has two tape marks (from gift wrap); Vol. 3 has tearing along edges and corners. Vol. 1 DJ is Fair with tears and a missing piece; some rubbing and creasing; wear and small tears to edges and spine ends; prices unclipped. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage may be requested due to size and weight of this set. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 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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17 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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18 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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Catalogue of Armor: The John Woodman Higgins Armory Worchester, Massachusetts, Grancsay,Stephen V.
19 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 softcover, blue titles, 4to up to 12" tall, 127 pp. Illustrations and description of defensive armor and offensive weapons on display at The John Woodman Higgins Armory in Worchester, MA. 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 scuffing, light soiling and wear and chipping to edges. Paperback 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 A Vast Sea of Misery: A History and Guide to the Union and Confederate Field Hospitals at Gettysburg, July 1-November 20, 1863 Gregory A. Coco
Gettysburg PA Thomas Publications 1992 0939631881 / 9780939631889 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Excellent comprehensive survey of field hospitals during and after the Battle of Gettysburg. C. 160 sites are detailed, text is accompanied by 9 b&w maps and over 200 b&w photos. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; cover corner wear and some page tip creasing; slight tear at bottom right rear corner; mild rubbing to covers. d 
Price: 24.00 USD
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