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World War I: An Outline History, Baldwin, Hanson W.
1 World War I: An Outline History
Baldwin, Hanson W.
London Hutchinson & Co. 1963 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has v-shaped chip at left top corner of front panel (under 1" in depth), slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A first-rate history of World War I told with clarity and balance. 8vo. World War I. 013801

Price: 20.00 USD
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African Intrigue, Batson, Alfred
2 African Intrigue
Batson, Alfred
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1933 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with unchipped gold illustration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Cloth boards are quite clean (a few small faint spots). No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. True adventure set in the early 1900's when France and Germany are straining for territorial expansion in Africa, and Germany wants her share of the spoils. 013315

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How Young They Die, Cloete, Stuart
3 How Young They Die
Cloete, Stuart
New York Trident Press 1969 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with yellow-green cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 416 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped, has wear and closed crooked tear at top of spine area. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which tells the story of a young Englishman's military experiences and life during World War I, and the story of the women who waited at home -- mothers, wives, and sweethearts -- snatching desperately at moments of pleasure in the grenetic gaeity of wartime leaves in London, returning home to dread every ring of the front doorbell. 023152

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Paths of Glory, Cobb, Humphrey
4 Paths of Glory
Cobb, Humphrey
New York Viking Press 1935 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped first issue jacket. Clean blue and rose cloth boards with gold title box across front board and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 265 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has some edge wear and very small edge chips, small surface scrape below title on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Anti-war novel in World War I setting, made into award-winning MGM movie (1957) directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Kirk Douglas. 022088

Price: 100.00 USD
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Sergeant York and His People, Cowan, Sam K.
5 Sergeant York and His People
Cowan, Sam K.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Photoplay edition in clean original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green top-stained page edges. Small article with photo of Alvin C. York (Sgt. York) taped to front free endpaper. 292 pgs. Clean dustjacket illustrated with large photo of Gary Cooper as Sergeant York in the Warner Brothers movie. Very small chip at top corner of front panel near spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very clean collectible quality copy. 018943

Price: 35.00 USD
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Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders, Edwards, George Wharton
6 Vanished Towers and Chimes of Flanders
Edwards, George Wharton
1916 Penn Publishing Company 1916 First Trade Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket George Wharton Edwards, Illustrator 
Lovely clean decorated cloth binding. Black cloth boards with purple and blue tower against white background with gold shield border, gold lettering and decorative line border on cover; gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Lovely color frontis illustration with clean printed tissue guard (The Great Cloth Hall - Ypres). Title page has decorative green border. Additional 18 illustrations (black and white and color) with clean printed tissue guards. Foreword by the author. 212 pages with index. In protective mylar cover (removable). 022365

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Over the Top - by an American Soldier Who Went, Empey, Arthur Guy
7 Over the Top - by an American Soldier Who Went
Empey, Arthur Guy
New York G. P. Putnam's 1918 Forty-sixth impression Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Forty-sixth impression in original scarce dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with slight fading to lower corner of spine base. Tiny spot of wear to upper spine edge, tiny pin-head size hole to spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Frontis photo of author with tissue guard (tissue guard has some foxing). Pages are clean, with dust-speckling to text block edges. Illustrated with black & white plates, including maps (16 illustrations). 315 pp. Dustjacket is lightly soiled, price of 1.50 on spine, has edge chipping and long closed tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020330

Price: 30.00 USD
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Tales from A Dugout, Empey, Arthur Guy
8 Tales from A Dugout
Empey, Arthur Guy
New York Century Company 1918 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, signed binding (decorated American trade binding - with initial "S"). Clean red cloth boards, with black illustration on cover of soldier sitting at edge of dugout, black line border, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Foreword and Preamble by the author. 269 pages. True tales of seven soldiers housed in a dugout on the Western front during World War I. 022148

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Big Fight (Gallipoli to the Somme), Fallon, Capt. David
9 The Big Fight (Gallipoli to the Somme)
Fallon, Capt. David
New York W. J. Watt 1918 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition (1918). Orange cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through. Very faint damp stain to lower left front corner, otherwise no fading or soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. No names or bookplates. Frontispiece photo portrait of the author in uniform, with clean tissue guard. Additional clean full page glossy black and white illustrations. 301 pages + 13 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Winner of the Military Cross tells his story of "The Big Fight". 025002

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille, Flammer, Philip M.
10 The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille
Flammer, Philip M.
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 1981 0-8203-0537-5 / 9780820305370 First edition Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean silver boards with black "gunshot" dot decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue-black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Story of the American volunteer unit which fought with the French during World War I. A unique and elite squadron, the stirring initiative of the Americans in volunteering to fight and fly for France long before their own country entered the war ignited the admiration of the world. Here is a clear, fully documented study based on extensive research, including many interviews with survivors of the Lafayette Escadrille and others closely associated with it. 17466

Price: 85.00 USD
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The Night of Time, Fulop-Miller, Rene
11 The Night of Time
Fulop-Miller, Rene
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1955 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unchipped jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear; Tiny pin-head size hole to gutter near base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated from the German by Richard & Clara Winston. 338 pp. Dust jacket is price clipped on front corner of inside flap, no chips, a few tiny spots of wear at spine folds, small faint water stain at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020735

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
12 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2002 0-87113-842-5 / 9780871138422 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean maroon cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling history of the four-year battle for Ypres during World War I by a prize-winning historian. 8vo. World War I. 016472

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
13 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York Grove Press 2002 0871138425 / 9780871138422 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition (stated) with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean maroon boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapersillustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 276 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019112

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918, Harries, Meirion and Susie
14 The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918
Harries, Meirion and Susie
New York Random House 1997 0679418636 / 9780679418634 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with correct number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean beige boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 573 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lively and persuasive history of America's experience during World War I. 019495

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Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict, Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
15 Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict
Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
Philadelphia /London J. B. Lippincott 1918 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding, first edition - 1918 on title page, "Published April, 1918" on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with decoration on cover (binoculars set against gray cloud-like background), gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of King Albert. With 70 illustrations, many from photographs by the author; drawings by Edmund Frederic, also documents and colored proclamations. 375 pages. 021979

Price: 35.00 USD
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My Home in the Field of Mercy, Huard, Frances Wilson
16 My Home in the Field of Mercy
Huard, Frances Wilson
New York George H. Doran 1917 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Charles Huard, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with gold lettering, clean paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with a little foxing to the edges of some illustrations; clean, delicately illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Charles Huard. 269 pages. Beautifully told story of the work of the Red Cross in caring for the wounded during World War I. 022026

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The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I, Longstreet, Stephen
17 The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I
Longstreet, Stephen
New York/Cleveland World Publishing Co. 1970 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 365 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Aviation. 013754

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tank Warfare: A History of Tanks in Battle, Macksey, Kenneth
18 Tank Warfare: A History of Tanks in Battle
Macksey, Kenneth
New York Stein and Day 1971 0-8128-1449-5 / 9780812814491 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean tan boards with rust brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; very small previous owner return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. 284 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight wear to spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. War/Military. 013206

Price: 18.00 USD
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History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion, McCollum, Buck Private
19 History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion
McCollum, Buck Private
1929 Later printing softcover Very Good+ Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer, Illustrators 
Clean softcover book, published 1929. Brown stiff paper wraps with gold eagle title box on cover and small sketch portrait of the author in lower right corner of front cover. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean; no names, writing or marks. Frontis fold-out photo of "The Lost Batallion" in France and of Lieut. Col. Charles W. Whittlesey, Commander of the "Lost Batallion." Illustrated with photographs and page decorations. 140 pages. 021958

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The Inexcusable Lie, Peat, Harold R.
20 The Inexcusable Lie
Peat, Harold R.
New York/Newark Barse & Hopkins 1923 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean unfaded dark blue ribbed cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper: "To my good friends Mr. and Mrs. L. Ray Collins in appreciation - Sincereyly by the Author, Harold R. Peat - 1925". Very tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 186 pgs. An indictment of war by one who experienced World War I. 8vo. War. 016212

Price: 35.00 USD
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