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1 "Private Joe" Fifer..Memories of War and Peace Imparted in His Ninety-Sixth Year by Joseph W. Fifer at the Request of The Chicago Tribune and Recorded by James O'Donnell BennettJames O'Donnell Bennett
very good, Pantagraph Printing & Stationery Co., 1936, same date on front/back of CP

"Private Joe" Fifer, Memories of War and Peace Imparted in His Ninety-Sixth Year by Joseph W. Fifer at the Request of The Chicago Tribune and Recorded by James O'Donnell Bennett, James O'Donnell Bennett, Pantagraph Printing & Stationery Co., Bloomington, Illinois, 1936, same date on front/back of CP, boards clean, light rubbing and bumping, straight, tight binding, no dust jacket, gold title and author lettering on front and along spine, 104 pages, frontispiece showing portrait of Joseph Wilson Fifer, Foreword by Frank O. Lowden, Twenty-Seventh Governor of Illinois, date by date of Fifer life beginning when he was born in 1840, several photographs of Fifer through out book including "The Young Soldier" when he enlisted in the Civil War, the front pastedown appears to have a signature of Fifer at age 96 along with a note written in pencil indicating when he passed on at age of 97, an old envelope dated Jan 23, 1938 has been glued on the front paste-down, a newspaper article dated Oct. 28, 1937 entitled "Private Joe 97 And State Pays Respects To Him" glued on second free end-paper, age tanning on opposite page from the newspaper article, text pages crisp and clean, no writing or marks, this listing also includes several other newspaper article about Fifer and a personal letter dated Nov 5, 37 from his daughter regarding how her father appreciated the birthday greetings and a reference to his visit to South Dakota, this book and additional material in very good condition

Price: 150.00 USD
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A Collector's Guide To Swords, Daggers & Cutlasses, Gerald Weland
2 A Collector's Guide To Swords, Daggers & CutlassesGerald Weland
near fine, Chartwell Books, 1991, 

A Collector's Guide To Swords, Daggers & Cutlasses, Gerald Weland, Chartwell Books, Secaucus, New Jersey, 1991, dust jacket clean, light rubbing, no chips or tears, black boards, gold lettering along spine, boards clean, light edge rubbing, straight, tight binding, 128 pages, contents include Introduction; Swords; Swords at Sea; Knives, Daggers and Dirks; Edged Weapons from the East; Collecting and Caring for your Acquisitions; Museums to Visit; Bibliography; Index and Picture Credits, authoritative overview of edged weapons along with color photographs showing a variety of weapons from the world's finest collections, authoritative overview of edged weapons, pages crisp and clean, 8 3/4 x 11 1/4, dust jacket in very good + condition, boards and pages in near fine condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Air Force...From the screen play by Dudley Nichols, John O. Watson
3 Air Force...From the screen play by Dudley NicholsJohn O. Watson
good, Grosset & Dunlap, 1943, 

Air Force, From the screen play by Dudley Nichols, John O. Watson, Grosset & Dunlap, 1943, no dust jacket, red boards, blue title lettering on front and along spine, boards clean, show moderate bumping and edge wear, straight, tight binding, 241 pages, clean, no writing or marks, frontispiece of photo showing "The Mary Ann", age tanning which is typical for wartime publications, this is the story of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, the Mary Ann and her crew, book in good condition

Price: 12.00 USD
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America's Secret War...Inside The Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America And Its Enemies, George Friedman
4 America's Secret War...Inside The Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America And Its EnemiesGeorge Friedman
fine, Doubleday, 2004, First Edition stated with complete number line

America's Secret War, Inside The Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between America And Its Enemies, George Friedman, Doubleday, New York, 2004, First Edition stated with complete number line, dust jacket clean, very light edge rubbing, no chips or tears, not price clipped ($25.95 listed on jacket flap), black boards, gold lettering along spine, boards clean in fine/as new condition, 354 pages, clean, no writing or marks, in this book, the author identifies the United States most dangerous enemies and delves into strategies of the last quarter century, reveling the real reasons behind the attack of 9/11, an insightful picture of today's world that goes far beyond what is reported on television and other media, jacket in near fine condition, book in fine/as new condition

Price: 12.00 USD
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Attack..The 9th Air Force at War, T/Sgt. Richard G. Byers
5 Attack..The 9th Air Force at WarT/Sgt. Richard G. Byers
very good +, Apollo Books, 1984, Inscribed and signed by author

Attack, The 9th Air Force at War, T/Sgt. Richard G. Byers, Apollo Books, Winona, Minnesota, 1984, Inscribed and signed by author, soft covers, clean, light edge rubbing, front cover states..."DEATH..In The Skies Over The Middle East..How They Died..The War Diary Of T/Sgt. Richard G. Byers 513th SQ-376th Bomb Group 9th Air Force-B24S Africa 1943..An Incredible Daily Account Of Life And Death In The Desert ..Special Photo Section Of Ploesti,...", 296 pages includes 200 Photos, Inscribed and Signed by Author on back side of copyright page, pages clean, no writing or marks except for author's inscription, book in very good + condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bill Horan's Military Modelling Masterclass, Bill Horan
6 Bill Horan's Military Modelling MasterclassBill Horan
fine, Windrow & Greene, 1995, 

Bill Horan's Military Modelling Masterclass, Bill Horan, Windrow & Greene, London, 1995, smooth illustrated boards, clean in fine/as new condition, 128 pages, contents include Preface; Chapter One: Painting a Stock Figure; Chapter Two: Converting & Creating Figures; Chapter Three: Vignettes; Chapter Four: Dioramas; Chapter Five: Mounted Figures & Dioramas, color illustrations on just about every page, interesting text, pages crisp and clean, 8 1/2 x 12, book in fine/ as new condition

Price: 20.00 USD
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Breakdown..How America's Intelligence Failures Led to September 11, Bill Gertz
7 Breakdown..How America's Intelligence Failures Led to September 11Bill Gertz
fine, Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2002, complete number line

Breakdown, How America's Intelligence Failures Led to September 11, Bill Gertz, Regnery Publishing, Inc., Washington DC, 2002, complete number line, dust jacket, boards and pages in Fine/As New Condition, dust jacket not price clipped ($27.95 listed on jacket flap), yellow boards, brown lettering along spine, 273 pages includes Appendix A entitled The Trace; Appendix B The Evidence; Notes and Index, dust jacket and book in fine/as new condition

Price: 8.00 USD
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Campaigns of General Custer In The North-West And The Final Surrender Of Sitting Bull, Judson Elliott Walker
8 Campaigns of General Custer In The North-West And The Final Surrender Of Sitting BullJudson Elliott Walker
very good, University Microfilms Inc., 1966, First Published 1881, Reprinted from a copy in the collection of The New York Public Library

Campaigns of General Custer In The North-West And The Final Surrender Of Sitting Bull, Judson Elliott Walker, University Microfilms Inc., New York, 1966, First Published 1881, Reprinted from a copy in the collection of The New York Public Library, no dust jacket, dark red boards, blue cloth spine with silver lettering, illustration on front board, boards show light edge rubbing, light bumping, 135 pages, frontispiece of illustration of author, contents include Introduction; Section I. General Van Couvnor; Section II. Custer's Last Battle against Sitting Bull; Appendix To The Preceding Section; Section III. Surrender Of Crow King; Section V. Custer's Last Rally; Retrospective, List of Illustrations, pages crisp and clean, book in very good condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Cardigan, Robert W Chambers
9 CardiganRobert W Chambers
fair, A.L. Burt, 1901, 

Cardigan, Robert W Chambers, A.L. Burt, 1901, 513 pages; 12mo...7-8"" tall, no dj, brown boards with illustrated front cover, black lettering, show some wear with minor soiling and bumping along top and bottom spine, binding is slightly separated along inside of front board, previous owners name is neatly written on front free end-paper and inside fo front board, small spots/stains on a few pages, otherwise pages are clean with normal aging along the edges. Classic romantic novel dealing with the Revolutionary War. Includes a nice b/w frontispiece and illustrated with several other b/w pictures. At the time of publication this author had also written such classics as The Maid-at-Arms, The Tree of Heaven and Fighting Chance, book in fair condition

Price: 10.00 USD
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Champion Hill..Battle of Champion Hill May 16,1863, Herb Phillips
10 Champion Hill..Battle of Champion Hill May 16,1863Herb Phillips
very good, Champion Hill Battlefield Foundation, Inc., 

Champion Hill, Battle of Champion Hill May 16,1863, Herb Phillips, Champion Hill Battlefield Foundation, Inc., Edwards, Miss, no date listed, soft staple-bound covers, small sticker ghost on front otherwise clean with very light edge rubbing, 40 pages, this well documented and illustrated booklet captures he human drama on this vital Civil war battleground, original combatants' own words of the life and death struggle across the rugged terrain, pages clean, no writing or marks, booklet in very good + condition

Price: 8.00 USD
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