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The Confederates of Chappell Hill, Texas: Prosperity, Civil War and Decline

By: Chicoine, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC, McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2766

Condition: Very Good


Glossy, illustrated boards, 18.2 by 26.1 cm, viii 260 pp., illus. Very good with a small dent on the lower edge of the front cover and some light scratches on the boards. From the publisher: “Texas was the South's frontier in the antebellum period. The vast new state represented the hope and future of many Southern cotton planters. As a result, Texas changed tremendously during the 1850s as increasing numbers of Southern planters moved westward to settle. Planters brought with them large numbers of slaves to plant, cultivate and pick the valuable cash crop; by 1860, slaves made up 30 perce... View more info

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Red Clay to Richmond: Trail of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.

By: Fox III, John J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winchester, VA, Angle Valley Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2765

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, dust jacket, 16 by 23.5 cm, xix 472 pp. Hardcover is near fine but for a slight cock to the spine; jacket is very good light edge wear and a crease on the rear flap. “Red Clay to Richmond is a thoroughly researched book dredged from Civil War trenches, family attics, and dusty archives. John Fox has skillfully woven together the never-before-told-story of the 35th Georgia Infantry Regiment as these Southern patriots signed up for what most thought would be a short war. Using many previously unpublished primary accounts, Fox follows these men as t... View more info

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Air Commando Chronicles: Untold Stories from Vietnam, Latin America, and Back Again

By: Gleason, Col. Robert L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Manhattan, KS, Sunflower University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 1878

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy wraps, 21.4 by 27.9 cm, xiv 149 pp., illus. Very good – appears unread – with only faints signs of shelf wear to the covers. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. (os) First Edition. View more info

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Memoirs of a Dutch Mudsill: The “War Memories” of John Henry Otto, Captain, Company D, 21st Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

By: Gould, David; James B. Kennedy, eds.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Kent, OH, The Kent State University Press: 2004

Edition: first ed., first printing

Seller ID: 2782

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, brown cloth with gilt spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, xvi [ii] 425 pp. Near fine hardcover; the jacket is very good with a tiny puncture hole near the middle of the front panel at the hinge (there is no damage to the book). From the publisher: “John Henry Otto was born September 12, 1822, in Westphalia, Germany, and enlisted in the Prussian army sometime around 1845. According to his own account, he served in the war between Prussia and Denmark in 1848 and as a sergeant fought to suppress revolution in southern Germany. He was discharged in 1849 as a first lieutenant... View more info

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Seminar Militaire Herinneringsmedailles: 10 November 2017, Studiekring Ridderorden en Onderscheidingen, Monografie Nr. 7 [Military Remembrance Medals Seminar: November 10, 2017, Knighthood and Honors Study Circle, Monograph No. 7]

By: Klomberg, Dorus; Rogier Rijpkema; Marianne Eekhout, et al.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: np, Studiekring Ridderorden en Onderscheidingen: 2017

Seller ID: 3021

Condition: Very Good +


Wraps, 21 by 29.5 cm, 51 pp., color illus. Very good with light wear to the wraps. Text is in Dutch. The seventh monograph from the Studiekring Ridderorden en Onderscheidingen with illustrated essays on tokens as gifts, the importance of awards up to around 1900, the Doggers Bank medal, the Lombok Cross, the War Mobilization Cross, Belgian military commemorative medals, and the current policy and state of affairs of Dutch military remembrance medals. (Excuse my poor translation!) View more info

One-Hundred and Twenty-Five Issues of the Ex-CBI Roundup: China, Burma, India, 1978 – 1997 - World II

By: Maurer, Neil: King, Dwight, eds

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1978 – 1997

Seller ID: 532

Condition: Very Good +


Paperback Very Good + Paperback Very Good + [World War II] Maurer, Neil: King, Dwight, eds One-Hundred and Twenty-Five Issues of the Ex-CBI Roundup: China, Burma, India, 1978 – 1997 Laurens, Iowa (through June 1982), then La Habra, California: Ex-CBI Roundup, a broken run of 125 issues (published monthly except for August and September), including: April 1978; April, Oct – Dec 1981; Feb – April, June, Oct – Nov 1982; Jan – June, Oct, Dec 1983; Feb – Dec 1984; All ten issues from 1985; All ten issues from 1986; Jan, April – Dec 1987; All ten issues from 1988; Feb – Dec 198... View more info

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The Old Breed: A History of The First Marine Division in World War II

By: McMillan, George

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Zenger Publishing Co., Inc.: 1979

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3030

Condition: Very Good


1979, originally printed in 1949 by Infantry Journal. Hardcover, green cloth with yellow spine and cover titles, and red, white, and blue Division insignia on the front cover, 22 by 28.5 cm, map endpapers, vii 483 pp., illus. Very good with only faint wear at the corners, and a small sticker ghost on the ffep. An in-depth and well-illustrated look at the First Marine Division and their role in WWII, including the Battles of Peleliu and Okinawa. View more info

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Shell Fire: The Bombardment of Paris by the German Long Range Gun and the Great German Offensives of 1918 [Paris Gun]

By: Miller, Henry W.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: np, presumably published by the author: nd, c. 1927-28

Seller ID: 2792

Condition: Very Good


Leather-like burgundy cloth with dulled gilt spine and cover titles, 22 by 28 cm, 239 xi pp., illustrated with 37 maps and illustrations of gun placements, 24 pages of black and white images, and four mounted glossy black and white photographs, two showing images of Paris and Montmartre, and two showing the locations of air bombs and projectiles in Paris. This scarce first-hand account of World War I appears to have been printed with a mimeograph on heavy paper with the text and maps in blue. I’m not sure if this was printed in an effort to obtain a publisher, or simply a self-published bo... View more info

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The Zeppelin in Combat: A History of the German Naval Airship Division, 1912-1918

By: Robinson, Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, G.T. Foulis & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 3009

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with gilt spine titles, map endpapers, 15 by 23 cm, xiv [ii] 417 pp., with 50 photographs, 2 maps, and 24 diagrams and charts incld. two fold-outs of details of the Zeppelin “P” and “R” Types. The hardcover is very good with bumping to the corners; the jacket is fair with edge wear, several chips and small tears, and light fading on the spine panel. From the front flap: “The German Naval Airship Division commands an important place in aviation history, for almost half of the 162 rigid airships ever built served with the German Navy in World W... View more info

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Storm Over Texas: The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War [Pivotal Moments in American History Series]

By: Silbey, Joel H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2783

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, cream paper over black cloth spine with copper spine titles, 16 by 24 cm, xx 230 pp. Fine in near fine jacket – appears unread. “In the Spring of 1844, a fiery political conflict erupted over the admission of Texas into the Union, a hard-fought and bitter controversy that profoundly changed the course of American history. Indeed, as Joel Silbey argues in Storm Over Texas, the battle over Texas marked the crucial moment when partisan differences were transformed into a North-vs-South antagonism, and the momentum towards Civil War leaped into high gear. One of... View more info