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They Have Left Us Here to Die: The Civil War Prison Diary of Sgt. Lyle G. Adair, 111th U.S. Colored Infantry (Civil War in the North), ADAIR, Lyle; ROBINS, Glenn
1 ADAIR, Lyle; ROBINS, Glenn They Have Left Us Here to Die: The Civil War Prison Diary of Sgt. Lyle G. Adair, 111th U.S. Colored Infantry (Civil War in the North)
U.S.A. Kent State Univ Press 2011 160635101X / 9781606351017 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An edited and annotated version of the diary of Segeant Lyle G. Adair of the 111th United States Colorored Troops, Union Army, who spent time as a Prisoner of the Confederate Army in five differentCamps. xii, 123pp, illustrated. An 'as new' copy -bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 329g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Royal Air Force Pocket Book., AIR MINISTRY; GREATBRITAINN
2 AIR MINISTRY; GREATBRITAINN Royal Air Force Pocket Book.
Great Britain Air Ministry 1939 Second Printing of Third Edition Cloth/Card with Fastener Fine Hardcover 11cm by 17cm 
Cover title: R.A.F. pocket book, 1937. "Promulgated for the information and guidance of all concerned / by command of the Air Council." "December 1937." "For official use only." Includes index. 320 pages, x leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), plans ; 17 cm.; A,P, 1081. Appendix V in pocket at front. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for a servicemn's name and number to the inner front flap. Exterior is in near perfect conditio still looking quite fresh. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 275g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 ALBAUGH III, William A. More Confederate Faces : A Pictorial Review
USA AbS Printers 1972 First Edition Cloth VG+ No Dustjacket, None Issued Hardcover Quarto 
Book features reproductions of photographs of hundreds of Confederate Soldiers from the Civil War. Sequel to 'Confederate Faces'. 233 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm. OCLC Number: 1842212. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. Cloth shows virtually no wear - just a trifle at the tips of the corners. Minor rubbing to surface of cloth. No duistjacket as issued. Weight, 1.1kg. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 ALEXANDER, Bevin How Great Generals Win
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1993 0-393-03531-X / 9780393035315 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An analysis of how great generals win battles by unconventianal thinking and stories of some of the most successful commanders of all time. 320pp, illustrated, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a nearly similar dustjacket. About 'as new'. Reduced price! We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 520g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. 
Price: 8.95 USD
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5 ALEXANDER, Bevin How Hitler Could Have Won World War II: The Fatal Errors That Led to Nazi Defeat
New York Crown Publishers 2000 0-8129-3202-1 / 9780812932027 First Edition, First Printing Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine About Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Fascinating 'what if' account of the Nazis in WWII. 337pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 740g. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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6 ALLISTER, William Where Life and Death Hold Hands
Toronto Stoddart 1989 0773722688 / 9780773722682 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
'On Christmas Day 1941, Hong Kong fell to the Japanese. William Allister, a young Canadian, was one of 10,000 prisoners captured that day'. 245 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unmarked except for a gift inscription to the ffep. Otherwise, looks almost as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 550g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 ALMAN, Karl Wolfgang Luth: Der Erfolgreichste U-Boot-Kommandant Des Zweiten Weltkrieges
Friedberg Podzun-Pallas 1988 3-7909-0341-8 / 9783790903416 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An account of the career of Germany's most successful U Boat commander during the Second World War. German language text. 288pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding and a similar dustjacket. Weight, 590g.. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 ANDERSON, J. H. Precis of Great Campaigns 1796-1815
London Hugh Rees, Ltd. 1907 First Edition Cloth VG No Dustjacket Hardcover Small Quarto 
Precis of many of the Great Campaigns and Battles of the Napoleonic era. viii, 142pp, numerous folding maps bound-in and five separate folding maps in a pocket at the rear. Interior is bright and clean. A previous owners has made a few useful notes concerning the maps [pp.vii-viii, and to the envelope at the rear]. Otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Sun fading to the spine and a little bubbling of the cloth at some edges. Very Good, soli copy. Weight, 852g. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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9 ANONYMOUS The Diary of a U-boat Commander. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Etienne, and 18 illustrations ... by F.H. Mason
Australia Mountain Waters Pty Ltd 2012 148029313X / 9781480293137 Reprint Edition Card Wrappers As New Paperback 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
First published in the U. K. in 1920. This is an Australian reprint from 2012. 219pp, illustrated. No author is shown in this edition however I believethat it was Lieutenant-zu-See Karl Von Schenk of U-boat 122. A fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also is a reminder there were humans involved, on both sides of the action, as readers discover the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweetheart. An 'as new' copy - fresh and unmarked. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 318g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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10 ARMY INFORMATION BRANCH Newsmap for the Armed Forces: Vol. IV, No 23
Washington Army Information Branch 1945 First Edition Good VG Newsmap - Poster 47" by 34.5" 
Large, folding sheet resembling a dual-sided poster. One side of this large item - 47" by 34.5", is information on the Demobilization Program [illustrated]. the reverse shows colorful reproductions of the Shoulder Insignia of the United States Army [very atractive]. Sound, unmarked condition. Original folds with only minor wear at interstices of folds. Closed dimensions, 8.75" by 12". Very minor edge wear in a few places. Published, September 1945. Weight, 84g. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 ARNOLD, James R. Armor
New York Bantam 1987 0553343475 / 9780553343472 First [presumed] Cloth About Fine Near Fine 8.5" Tall 
Volume No. 3 in the Illustrated History of the Vietnam War. Undated [c.1980's]. 158pp, profusely illustrated, some color. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is similar but with price clip. Weight, 290g. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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General Jo Shelby's March, ARTHUR, Anthony
12 ARTHUR, Anthony General Jo Shelby's March
U.S.A. Random House 2010 1400068304 / 9781400068302 First Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Acclaimed historian Anthony Arthur tells one of the most remarkable but surprisingly unknown stories of the post-Civil War era in full for the first time. Here is the unforgettable account of how a famous Confederate general forged a defiant new life out of crushing defeat, and how he finally achieved forgiveness and respect in his own reunited land. xvii, 265 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm. An absolutely 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 545g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 ARTISTS RIFLES 28th London Regiment. Artists Rifles; Regimental Orders, November, 1932
London 28th London Regiment 1932 No 11 Printed Wrappers About Fine Leaflet 13cm by 20.5cm 
Regimental Orders by Lieut.-Colonel W. H. Ramsbotham, Commanding. 6pp. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Near new. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 6g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage worldwide. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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14 ARTISTS RIFLES Twentieth Annual Children's Party; 14th January, 1933
London 28th London Regiment 1933 Printed Wrapper Fine Leaflet, One Sided 13cm by 19cm 
Notice of a Children's Party given by the Artists Rifles [28th London Regimental] in 1932. One-sided notice. [1pp]. Bright, fresh and unmarked. Near new. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 1g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage worldwide. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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15 ASAHI SHIMBUN - Staff 28 years in the Guam jungle Sergeant Yokoi home from World War II
Tokyo & San Francisco Japan Publications 1972 0870402521 First Printing, English Edition Card Wrappers Fine Fine Softcover with Dustjacket 21cm 
An account of Japanese Sergeant Yokoi who refused to surrender at the end of WWII and hid in the jungles of Guam for 28 years. Compiled by a special group of correspondents of the Asahi Shimbun. Translated from the Japanese edition of 1972. vii, 135 pages : illustrations (some color). Book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but has a closed tear at the top edge of the rear panel. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 362g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 ASHLEY, Maurice Rupert of the Rhine
London Hart Davis, MacGibbon 1976 0246107936 / 9780246107930 First Edition Cloth Fine VG+ Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Biography of Prince Rupert of the Rhine [1619-1682], nephew of Charles I and one of the heroes of the English Civil War. viii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Introduction by John Terraine. Bright, fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly simlar. Weight, 670g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 BACLAGON, Uldarico S. Lessons from the Huk Campaign in the Philippines
Manila M. Colcol & Company 1960 2nd Printing of 1956 Cloth, Gilt Fine VG Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
An account of the anti-Guerrilla Campaign in the Philippines against the Huk in the 1950s. x, 272pp, illustrated, maps/plan; 23 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, close to `new`. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is also clean but shows a little wearédamage at the ffot of the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 556g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; USA rates by weight alone. World rates based on weight and destination country. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Arnhem 1944: Operation 'Market Garden' (Campaign), BADSEY, Stephen
18 BADSEY, Stephen Arnhem 1944: Operation 'Market Garden' (Campaign)
London Osprey Publishing 1993 1855323028 / 9781855323025 First Edition Card Wrappers Almost 'As New' Paperback 25cm Tall 
Arnhem, Operation 'Market Garden' - A joint penetration by an armored column and a large-scale airborne drop to secure key waterways and railheads during World War II. 'Osprey Military Campaign Series, 24'. 96 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits ; 25 cm. A bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 329g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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19 BARCLAY, Brigadier C. N Armistice 1918
U.S.A. A. S. Barnes 1969 0498073769 / 9780498073762 First American Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Hardcoveback Photograph 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Detailed account of events surrounding the end of WWI and the Armistice. Written by a Brigadier in the British Army, a veteran of both World Wars. xviii, 155 pages illustrations, maps, portraits; 22 cm. Bright, clean interior, pages bright white. Owner's name/date to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Flawless yellow cloth boards showing no wear. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 307g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Let Us Die Like Brave Men: Behind The Dying Words Of Confederate Warriors, BAREFOOT, Daniel W.
20 BAREFOOT, Daniel W. Let Us Die Like Brave Men: Behind The Dying Words Of Confederate Warriors
U.S.A. John F Blair Publisher 2005 0895873117 / 9780895873118 First Edition Cloth As New As New Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Behind the dying words of Confederate warriors in the United States Civil War - over 50 accounts given from Privates to Generals. xiv, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. A completely 'as new' copy - not a remainder - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 535g. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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