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Daring Deeds of American Heroes. A Record of the Lives of American Patriots and Heroes, Including Full and Accurate Biographies of the Most Celebrated American Generals

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: D.W. Evans & Company: 1860

Seller ID: 1889109


Binding slightly shaken, a few pages lightly foxed, ink name & date on front endpapers. 1860 Hard Cover. xi, 407 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decoration on spine. An interesting study of American heroes, notable for being among the last publications profiling military generals before the outbreak of the American Civil War. Includes biographies of: Jacob Brown; Edmund Pendleton Gaines; William Henry Harrison; Andrew Jackson; Alexander Macomb;... View more info

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Gone West

By: A Soldier Doctor; H.M.G.; M.M.H.; Kendall, Frederick W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200879


First edition. Partial cup ring stain on front board, edges toned and a bit rubbed. 1919 Hard Cover. 103 pp. Memoirs of a former American Civil War soldier, transcribed by an amanuensis during World War I. An interesting mix of spirit writing and military history. View more info

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A Man Called Lucy, 1939-1945

By: Accoce, Pierre; Quet, Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2205771


Ink stamp to front endpaper. Jacket lightly toned, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1967 Hard Cover. 250 pp. The most extraordinary story of Allied espionage yet to emerge from World War II. Is this man the master spy who turned Stalin into a military genius and laid the groundwork for Hitler's inevitable collapse? In World War II espionage, the Lucy spy ring was an anti-Nazi operation that was headquartered in Switzerland. It was run by Rudolf Roessler, a German ref... View more info

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Crazy Horse and Custer: The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors

By: Ambrose, Stephen E

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Doubleday and Company: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2200227


Book club edition. Includes original jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed. 1975 Hard Cover. xiv, [2], 527 pp. 8vo. Illustrations by Kenneth Francis Dewey. Several pages of photographs. Military historian Ambrose examines the connections between the Indian chief and the cavalry officer who fought at Little Bighorn. - Publisher's Weekly. View more info

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Eisenhower: Soldier and President - The Renowned One-Volume Life

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1990

Seller ID: 2199546


Wrappers rubbed, laminate just slightly coming loose from cover, a few pages dog-eared/bumped at corner. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 635 pp. Numerous photographs. A condensed version of Ambrose's two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the f... View more info

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Infant Toronto as Simcoe's Folly

By: Andre, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Centennial Press: 1971

Seller ID: 2264223


Faint stains to jacket front and spine, top corner of jacket rear lightly bumped. Title page through page 32 beginning to loosen from binding. 1971 Hard Cover. 221 pp. John Graves Simcoe (25 February 1752 – 26 October 1806) was a British Army general and the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 until 1796 in southern Ontario and the watersheds of Georgian Bay and Lake Superior. He founded York (now Toronto) and was instrumental in introducing institution... View more info

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The North Reports the Civil War

By: Andrews, J. Cutler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2265931


Lacks jacket. Spine toned, pink stain and a few faint spots to boards, faint stain on page ridges, top page ridge faintly foxed. 1955 Hard Cover. x, 813 pp. Andrews presents the drama of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of reporters’ own diaries, dispatches, and printed news stories. View more info

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U. S. A., the Hard Way: An Autobiography of a B-17 Crew Member

By: Armstrong, Roger W.; Stone, Ken

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quail House Pub. Co: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2198433


Signed by author with inscription For--Reg Miner--A fellow Kriegie and hostage (of the Russians) at Barth (Stalag Luft I). My very best wishes, Roger W. Armstrong, 5-17-93, with signed and inscribed post-it note laid in: Hi--Reg: Sorry I haven't sent the book earlier--but we're back to our base--in England--for two weeks. It's still there and today houses the Queen's Division. Their claim to fame is the burning of the White House in War of 1812. Thanks, Roger.. 1991 Trad... View more info

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Topgun Days: Dogfighting, Cheating Death, and Hollywood Glory as One of America's Best Fighting Jocks [Top Gun]

By: Baranek, Dave 'Bio'

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2207166


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Corrina, Jack, and Wylie -- Enjoy your Topgun Days! Dave Bio Baranek, Air & Space Museum 23 April 2011'). Light nickel-sized stain to base of front board with tiny associated mark on jacket, otherwise excellent. 2010 Hard Cover. xi, 308 pp. 8vo. Dave Baranek (callsign 'Bio') was one of 451 young men to receive his Wings of Gold in 1980 as a naval flight officer. Four years later, seasoned by intense trainin... View more info

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The Life of George Dashiell Bayard, Late Captain, U.S.A., and Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Killed in the Battle of Independence, Dec. 1862.

By: Bayard, Samuel J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260977


First edition. Hinges reinforced with cloth tape, minor loss from spine head, boards rubbed, single page in appendix loosening. 1874 Hard Cover. ix, 337 pp. 8vo. A biography of a West Point graduate and career soldier who served as a brigadier general in the American Civil War. Bayard died from an injury sustained from Confederate artillery shrapnel during the Battle of Fredericksburg. This account of his early life, education, and military career was written by his fath... View more info

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

By: Beah, Ishmael

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2029745


2007 Hard Cover. 229 pp. This is how wars are fought now: by children, hopped-up on drugs and wielding AK-47s. Children have become soldiers of choice. In the more than fifty conflicts going on worldwide, it is estimated that there are some 300,000 child soldiers. Ishmael Beah used to be one of them. What is war like through the eyes of a child soldier? How does one become a killer? How does one stop? Child soldiers have been profiled by journalists, and novelists have s... View more info

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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

By: Beer, Edith Hahn; Dworkin, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rob Weisbach Books / William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200403


First edition. Remainder mark, general wear to page edges, faint smell of smoke. Jacket edges rubbed. 1999 Hard Cover. 305 pp. Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the help of a Christian friend, she emerged in Munich as Grete Denner. There she met Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party memb... View more info

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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War

By: Bobrick, Benson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 2203309


A fine copy. Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 277 pp. Dear Mother, I was very glad to hear from home this morning. It is the first time since I left Otterville. We marched from Sedalia 120 miles....I almost feel anxious to be in a battle & yet I am almost afraid. I feel very brave sometimes & think if I should be in an engagement, I never would leave the field alive unless the stars & stripes floated triumphant. I do not know how it m... View more info

Image for Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

By: Bonapart, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2265359


Ink name on front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. 1889 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xl, [2], 401, [3]; xiv, 408, [2]; xiii, [1], 397, [3]; viii, 434, [4] pp. The memoirs of French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Includes prefaces to the 1836 and 1885 editions. View more info

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Ulysses S. Grant (Great American Generals)

By: Boothe, F. Norton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Longmeadow Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2179093


Light rubbing to jacket. Very Good. 1992 Large Hardcover. A biography of the famous general and U.S. president loaded with b&w photographs and illustrations. View more info

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Stonewall Jackson: Portrait of a Soldier

By: Bowers, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Avon Books: 1990

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2206473


2nd printing. Spine creased, ink name to half-title page, pages faintly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. 367 pp. John Bowers brings to life this demanding commander and prickly made him a legend. He re-creates Jackson's service as Robert E. Lee's right arm and details Jackson's leadership of his foot cavalry. Includes 16 pages of photographs. Keywords: CIVIL WAR MILITARY HISTORY AMERICA AMERICAN STONEWALL JACKSON CONFEDERATE CONFEDERACY BIOGRAPHY View more info

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The Life of General William T. [Tecumseh] Sherman

By: Boyd, James P.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Publishers' Union: 1891

Seller ID: 2266387


Minimal wear to corners, minor loss of gilt from spine and front board, small light spot on rear board. 1891 Hard Cover. 608 pp. 8vo. Original brown cloth, black & gilt decorations, black titles, decorated endpapers. Frontispiece of Sherman, illustrations, including maps of Vicksburg & Port Hudson and Chattanooga & Vicinity, throughout text. William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator and author. He ser... View more info

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Nelson: The Essential Hero (Wordsworth Military Library)

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions: 1999

Seller ID: 2202818


Top page ridge very lightly foxed, spine edges lightly rubbed. 1999 Trade Paperback. 368 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Horatio Nelson is considered by some to be one of the most inspiring and perplexing characters in history. In this biography of Horatio Nelson, Ernle Bradford discusses Nelson's own battles, but also looks at naval warfare of the period in general. The author describes the strategies, the tactics, the ponderous ship-to-ship bombardments, th... View more info

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Six War Years, 1939-1945: Memories of Canadians at Home and Abroad

By: Broadfott, Barry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday Canada Limited: 1974

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2205791


2nd printing. No jacket, page ridges lightly foxed. 1974 Hard Cover. xii, 417 pp. Ordinary Canadian women and men from the war and home fronts share with readers their experiences of the Second World War, which for them was the most exciting and terrifying event of their lives. KEYWORDS: SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 MILITARY HISTORY CANADIAN CANADA BIOGRAPHY View more info

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A Colonel at Gettysburg and Spotsylvania [Joseph Newton Brown]

By: Brown, Varina D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Butternut and Blue: 1990

Seller ID: 1826259


Page ridges lightly foxed. 1990 Hard Cover. xvi, 333 pp. 1990 facsimile reprint of 1931 original. Includes several photographs and two maps (one fold-out). Comprises the correspondence and papers of Colonel Joseph Newton Brown, who fought with the South Carolinians at Gettysburg and Spotsylvania. View more info

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Master of Sea Power: A Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King

By: Buell, Thomas B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1980

Seller ID: 2206849


Lacks jacket. 1980 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 583 pp. A biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. KEYWORDS: MILITARY HISTORY BIOGRAPHY NAVY UNITED STATES NAVAL COMMANDER WORLD WAR II WWII View more info

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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

Image for Butler's Book. Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benj. F. Butler. A Review of His Legal, Political, and Military Career. Illustrated with 125 Engravings, Maps Photographs, Etc.

Butler's Book. Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benj. F. Butler. A Review of His Legal, Political, and Military Career. Illustrated with 125 Engravings, Maps Photographs, Etc.

By: Butler, Benj. F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: A.M. Thayer & Co.: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208195


First edition. Spine-head and spine-base lightly rubbed, front and rear hinges starting, pages lightly toned, pencil name. 1802 Hard Cover. 1154 pp. Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was a major general of the Union Army, politician, lawyer and businessman from Massachusetts. Born in New Hampshire and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts, Butler is best known as a political major general of the Union Army during the American Civil War, and for h... 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

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: Carroll, Andrew; Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187041


First Edition. An exceptional copy. Near Fine. 2001 Hard Cover. 491 pp. In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project with the goal of remembering Americans who have served this nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, more than 50,000 war letters discovered in basements, attics, scrapbooks, and old trunks have poured in from around the country. The best of these letters are assembled in this extraordinary collection, offering unprecedented ins... View more info

Adventures of Lafayette

By: Cecil, E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company: 1929

Seller ID: 2208484


Pages lightly toned. Multiple chips and tears to jacket edges, jacket front lightly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. This book tells the fascinating life of the adventurous Marquis de Lafayette. It relates his exciting career as a volunteer during the days of the American Revolution and his stirring experiences during the early days of the French Revolution. His intimate association with the thrilling events in France during t... View more info

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Grant

By: Chernow, Ron

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Penguin Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265375


First edition. Spine ends a bit rubbed, ink name and date on front endpaper. 2017 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, [8], 1074 pp. 8vo. Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman, or as the triumphant b... View more info

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Brother of Mine: Civil War Letters of Thomas & William Christie

By: Christie, Thomas & William; Smith, Hampton (Editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1874725


First edition (a paperback original). Minimal wear to corners. 2011 Trade Paperback. 330 pp. A collection of letters written by volunteers in the First Minnesota Light Artillery who worked as ‘cannoneers,’ The First Minnesota saw action in major battles at Shiloh, Corinth, Vicksburg, and Atlanta. View more info

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The Beginning of the Road: The Story of the Battle for Stalingrad

By: Chuikov, Vasili I.; Silver, Harold

Price: $125.00

Publisher: MacGibbon & Kee: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262562


First English translation. Page ridge lightly foxed, jacket lightly rubbed, frontispiece repaired at binding. 1963 Hard Cover. [iv], 388 pp. 8vo. An account of the Battle for Stalingrad by the Marshal of the Soviet Union, which purports to dispel myths about how Russian forces managed to best the Germans. Originally published in Moscow in 1959, revised and enlarged in 1962, and translated into English with additional footnotes for this edition in 1963. View more info

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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