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Image for World War I War Savings Stamps Broadside: 'Size Up Your Savings' (Thrift Sign No. 2)

World War I War Savings Stamps Broadside: 'Size Up Your Savings' (Thrift Sign No. 2)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Government, Treasury Department: 1919

Seller ID: 1812566


Two horizontal creases as if this was mailed in a letter-sized envelope. Paper a bit toned. 1919 Broadside. 8 1/2 x 11. Single sheet. Text in black, with blue section in center reading 'W.S.S. War Savings Stamps Issued by the United States Government'. Beneath in black: 'Your Savings Account Tells a Story. Can You Improve That Story? Buy War Savings Stamps - Regularly.' View more info

Image for World War I Banquet Program: Banquet in Honor of Soldiers, Sailors and Marines of Rochester Who Served in the War

World War I Banquet Program: Banquet in Honor of Soldiers, Sailors and Marines of Rochester Who Served in the War

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rochester Chamber of Commerce / Wegman-Walsh Press: 1919

Seller ID: 1817577


Faint 1 inch stain along top edge of front wrapper. 1919 Soft Cover. 11 pp. Shoestring binding with cloth American flag affixed to front wrapper. A program printed in conjunction with a victory banquet given for Rochester servicemen returning from World War I. Includes a statement from the mayor, a list of municipal reception committee members, menu, list of speakers, and lyrics for twelve songs. View more info

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World War I Banquet Program: Banquet in Honor of Soldiers, Sailors and Marines of Rochester Who Served in the War

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rochester Chamber of Commerce / Wegman-Walsh Press: 1919

Seller ID: 1821500


Eight names in ink on rear wrapper, lightly rubbed & toned. 1919 Soft Cover. 11 pp. Shoestring binding with cloth American flag affixed to front wrapper. A program printed in conjunction with a victory banquet given for Rochester servicemen returning from World War I. Includes a statement from the mayor, a list of municipal reception committee members, menu, list of speakers, and lyrics for twelve songs. View more info

Image for Mayor's Committee of Welcome to Home-Coming Troops: Review and Parade of the 27th Division, March 25, 1919 [Souvenir Program]

Mayor's Committee of Welcome to Home-Coming Troops: Review and Parade of the 27th Division, March 25, 1919 [Souvenir Program]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: M.B. Brown Printing & Binding Co: 1919

Seller ID: 1934201


Wrappers creased & foxed, a couple pages foxed. 1919 Stapled Binding. 20 pp. Original wrappers, stapled binding. A souvenir distributed in conjunction with the parade of the 27th Division, a celebration of victory and homecoming organized 4 months after the end of the war. Includes photographs of Maj. Gen. John F. O'Ryan (commander of the 27th), Hon. John F. Hylan (New York mayor), members of Board of Estimate and Apportionment and of the mayor's Committee of Welcome; th... View more info

Image for Artillery Firing: Translated from the French Edition of November 19, 1917. (Confidential No. 990.)

Artillery Firing: Translated from the French Edition of November 19, 1917. (Confidential No. 990.)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces / Berger-Levrault: 1918

Seller ID: 2199900


Wrappers lightly creased, ink names of military personnel on front cover and in front and end matter (George O. Huber, Clayton E. Seachman). 1918 Hard Cover. 356 pp. Stiff cardstock binding with cloth spine. A World War I era guide to firing artillery, published by the American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) in France, March 1918, with black-and-white diagrams and illustrations, including several fold-outs. View more info

Image for Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Field Artillery of the Army of the United States, 1917, Volume I [1] [with] Volume II [2] (War Department, Document No. 614.)

Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Field Artillery of the Army of the United States, 1917, Volume I [1] [with] Volume II [2] (War Department, Document No. 614.)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Military Publishing Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 2203187


Boards lightly soiled. 1917 Hard Cover. 281, 278 pp. Two volumes in one. Includes fold-out map. View more info

Image for 1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1918

Seller ID: 2195173


Lightly smudged on reverse, slight forward curl. 1918 Postcard. An original photographic postcard, issued during World War I, depicting the wreckage of Quentin Roosevelt's airplane, and his body. As noted on the photo, it was taken ten minutes after his plane crashed, having been shot down over France on Bastille Day (July 14, 1918). This photograph caused somewhat of an uproar when it was released - Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son, and an accompl... View more info

Image for English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Army Air Service: 1918

Seller ID: 2206689


A couple faint stains to front wrapper. 1918 Soft Cover. 77 pp. English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms. CONTENTS: Aeronautical Terms; Engine, Mechanical, Tool and Shop Terms; Gunnery, Bombing, etc.; Electricity and Wireless Telegraphy; Conversion Table for Changing English Units of Measurement into the Metric System.KEYWORDS: ENGLISH FRENCH GLOSSARY AERONAUTICAL TERMS ARMY AIR SERVICE 1918 REFERENCE AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY FIRST WORLD WAR ONE WWI WW1 H... View more info

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The German Army from Within, By a British Officer Who Has Served In It

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2261627


Text on front board lightly rubbed. 1914 Hard Cover. 192 pp. CONTENTS: Introductory; In the Cadet College; The Officer at Work and Play; The Non-Coms; Married Life in a German Garrison; The Training of Recruits; Uniforms and Badges; Transport and Manaeuvres; General Staff; The Secret Service; The War Lord and His Entourage; Random Recollections; Conclusion. View more info

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Flush Decks and Four Pipes (Sea Power Monograph Number 2)

By: Alden, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute: 1965

Seller ID: 2203507


Ink name on front corner, 2 inch tear to spine head, ink notes related to various United States craft on blank opposite copyright page. 1965 Soft Cover. 107, [1] pp. A work on flush-deck destroyers used by the United States Navy during World War I, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Includes a statistical summary of the hull numbers, names, first commissions, decommission date, and disposition of hundreds of ships. Bibliography follows text. KEYWORDS: MILITAR... View more info

Image for The Lamps Go Out: 1914 & the Outbreak of War

The Lamps Go Out: 1914 & the Outbreak of War

By: Alington, A.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1741804


First edition. 1 inch jacket tear, front jacket flap corner clipped (list price still present). 1962 Hard Cover. 140 pp. An account of events leading up to the Great War. Includes demographic map of Austria-Hungary and black & white photographs. View more info

Image for The Great War Volume III: The Original German Plan and Its Culmination

The Great War Volume III: The Original German Plan and Its Culmination

By: Allen, George H.; Whitehead, Henry C.; Chadwick, F.E.; Taft, William Howard (Introduction)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George Barrie's Sons: 1916

Seller ID: 1917801


Spine toned, front matter lightly toned. 1916 Hard Cover. xx, 500 pp. Original navy blue cloth, gilt titles & borders, gilt top page ridges. Illustrated with color fold-out maps, black & white photographs, and reproductions of historical documents. View more info

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Twelfth [12th] U.S. Infantry 1798-1919: Its Story by Its Men

By: Aloe, Alfred; Gordon, Clifton R. (Preface); Taft, William Howard (Foreword)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Members of the Twelfth U.S. Infantry / The Knickerbocker Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201686


First edition. Signed, inscribed & dated May 1st 1919 by Clifton R. Gordon, a member of the 12th infantry, and the author of the preface. Light 1 inch smudge on front board, front & end matter lightly foxed. xvi, 425 pp. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, blind-stamped borders. Black & white photographs throughout, several woodcuts. Frontispiece of 12th infantry commander Alfred Aloe. View more info

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Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

By: Ayling, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719708


First edition. Lacks jacket. Edge wear. 1942 Large Hardcover. 44 pp. Blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. Several full-page illustrations by Wallis Rigby of various fighter planes, endpapers depict 24 varieties of combat aircraft. Five pages of text redacted by publisher due to government censorship (several words blacked out for security purposes). View more info

Image for Ethnic Utica and the Great War (1914-19)

Ethnic Utica and the Great War (1914-19)

By: Bean, Philip A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Utica Public Library: 1993

Seller ID: 1834459


Lightly rubbed. 1993 Stapled Binding. 22 pp. Stapled binding. Front wrapper shows Howard Chandler Christy's 'Americans All!' poster for the Victory Liberty Loan. Several other wartime posters pictured throughout text. Black & white photographs. A brief account of Utica's role in World War I. View more info

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The Invisible Wall

By: Bernstein, Harry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201982


A fine copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. xi, 321 pp. “There are places that I have never forgotten. A little cobbled street in a smoky mill town in the North of England has haunted me for the greater part of my life. It was inevitable that I should write about it and the people who lived on both sides of its ‘Invisible Wall.’ ”The narrow street where Harry Bernstein grew up, in a small English mill town, was seemingly unremarkable. It was identical to countless other s... View more info

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World War I Posters

By: Borkan, Gary A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 2002

Seller ID: 2205245


Tiny 1cm tear to jacket. 2002 Hard Cover. World War I was the first war in which the pictorial full color poster played a major propaganda role. The era's greatest illustrators and fine artists contributed their energies to produce hundreds of great and classic posters. A surprising number of these posters have survived and many are still found in attics and barns today. This book illustrates over 450 World War I posters that were produced in the United States, Canada, a... View more info

Image for Freedom from Violence: Sectarian Nonresistance from the Middle Ages to the Great War

Freedom from Violence: Sectarian Nonresistance from the Middle Ages to the Great War

By: Brock, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200927


First edition. Pages toned.Jacket toned. 1991 Hard Cover. x, 385 pp. As long as governments engage in warfare, there will be citizens who organize to resist. The roots of nonviolent activism in Western society are deep, going back centuries in Europe and crossing over to North America more than three hundred years ago. Peter Brock traces the history of a long line of Christian sects that have rejected both the violence involved in war and the violence involved in the adm... View more info

Image for Framed Cover of The Saturday Evening Post, Nov. 23, 1918, Featuring Trench Warfare Scene of American Red Cross Service Dog in World War I

Framed Cover of The Saturday Evening Post, Nov. 23, 1918, Featuring Trench Warfare Scene of American Red Cross Service Dog in World War I

By: Bull, Charles Livingston

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Saturday Evening Post: 1918

Seller ID: 2195339


Faintly toned. 1918 Print. A poignant illustration by Charles Livingston Bull, well-known for the illustrations he provided for several of Jack London's works (most notably The Call of the Wild). An American Red Cross service dog is pictured holding a helmet in its mouth, ostensibly belonging to a soldier wounded in the trenches and in need of medical assistance. Barbed wire stretches across the background.Keywords: WWI MILITARY MEDICAL View more info

Image for Fighting Generals: Illustrated Biographical Sketches of Seven Major Generals in World War I

Fighting Generals: Illustrated Biographical Sketches of Seven Major Generals in World War I

By: Bullard, Robert Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: J.W. Edwards: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1718097


First edition, printed in an unknown limitation. Near fine, good jacket. 2 inch jacket chip, 2 inch jacket surface tear, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1944 Large Hardcover. [vi], 329 pp. Maps on endpapers. A historical account of seven officers of the American Expeditionary Force of World War I, illustrated with large lithoprinted photographs, sketches, and maps. The officers are Majors General Joseph T. Dickman; Hanson E. Ely; Henry T. Allen; U.G. McAlexander; Preston Br... View more info

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Doing Their Bit: War Work at Home

By: Cable, Boyd; George, David Lloyd (Preface)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201688


First edition. Spine toned, a few minor spots on rear board, spine repaired. 1916 Hard Cover. 136 pp. A presentation of how the troops at home assist with the war effort. View more info

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A Roumanian Diary [Romanian]

By: Carossa, Hans; Scott, Agnes Neill (Translator)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201689


First American edition. Ink name mostly erased from front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. 173 pp. 8vo. Black cloth spine, red cloth boards, gilt titles. Memoirs of a German military doctor who acted as a field surgeon during World War I, originally published as Rumanisches Tagebuch in 1928. Carossa also wrote novels and poems. View more info

Image for A Secret Bond: A Personal Fragment of World War One (Weapons and Warfare Special No. 23)

A Secret Bond: A Personal Fragment of World War One (Weapons and Warfare Special No. 23)

By: Clough, Wilson O.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Weapons and Warfare Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 1709634


1984 Stapled Binding. vi, 144 pp. A privately published biographical account of military service during World War I, focusing on a tour in France. Includes several maps. Scarce - none in OCLC. View more info

Image for Gunners' Instruction (Gun Companies): Company, Fort, 1923 [Fixed Guns] - Sixteenth Edition

Gunners' Instruction (Gun Companies): Company, Fort, 1923 [Fixed Guns] - Sixteenth Edition

By: Coast Artillery School

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Book Department, Coast Artillery School: 1923

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 1716562


Sixteenth edition. Wrappers toned, shallow chip from base of front wrapper. 1923 Stapled Binding. 142 pp. Stapled binding. Black & white photographs and diagrams. A reference for soldiers detailing the equipment necessary for guns on fixed mounts, and its usage. Separate publications were issued for other forms of artillery, a catalog of which is printed on the inside of the rear wrapper. View more info

The Fighting Engineers: The Minute Men of Our Industrial Army

By: Collins, Francis A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 1740175


Former library copy, usual marks. 1918 Hard Cover. 200 pp, [6] (publisher ad). Original red cloth, black titles. Black & white photographs. A history of army engineers during World War I. View more info

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Cavalry of the Clouds

By: Contact (Bott, Alan); Brancker, W.S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197924


First edition. Binding slightly shaken, spine faded. 1918 Hard Cover. xxii, 266 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, black titles, bi-plane pictured on front board. The experiences of a captain in the British Royal Flying Corps during World War I. View more info

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War Planes of the Axis

By: Cooke, David C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company, New York: 1942

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2182227


Second printing. Jacket spine toned, half-inch tear along front bottom of jacket, two half-inch tears along back bottom of jacket, chip in back upper jacket, top of jacket edges frayed.Good. 1942 Hard Cover. 256 pp. A complete record--in both text and picture--of the fighting planes of the Axis. Black and white photographs included. View more info

Image for Bombers, 1914-1939 (History of the World Wars Special)

Bombers, 1914-1939 (History of the World Wars Special)

By: Cooper, Bryan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Phoebus Publishing Company: 1975

Seller ID: 1850207


Wrappers lightly rubbed, binding repaired. 1975 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. A thorough and interesting pictorial history of bomber use during World War I up to World War II. View more info

Image for Art from the Trenches: America's Uniformed Artists in World War I

Art from the Trenches: America's Uniformed Artists in World War I

By: Cornebise, Alfred Emile

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Texas A & M University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265803


First edition. Jacket spine faded. 1991 Large Hardcover. xii, 157 pp. Oblong. Since ancient times, wars have inspired artists and their patrons to commemorate victories. When the United States finally entered World War I, American artists and illustrators were commissioned to paint and draw it. These artists’ commissions, however, were as captains for their patron: the U.S. Army. The eight men—William J. Aylward, Walter J. Duncan, Harvey T. Dunn, George M. Harding, W... View more info

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Deeds of a Great Railway: A Record of the Enterprise and Achievements of the London and North-Western Railway Company during the Great War, with Illustrations

By: Darroch, G.R.S.; Maxse, L.J. (Preface)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199455


First edition. Lightly rubbed with minor loss of spine gilt. 1920 Hard Cover. xvi, 214 pp. 8vo. An account of the London and North-Western Railway during World War I. This railroad was, in the late 19th century, the largest joint stock company in the world. From preface: 'Every factor of that great organisation was subordinated to the common object, and the Works at Crewe as urgency arose became a Munitions Department.' Contents include chapters on armoured trains, 'mech... View more info