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Image for The Michigan Theatre: Ann Arbor’s Home for Fine Film and the Performing Arts Since 1928 [Signed]

The Michigan Theatre: Ann Arbor’s Home for Fine Film and the Performing Arts Since 1928 [Signed]

By: Aldridge, Henry B.; Russell B. Collins

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, Michigan Theater Foundation: 2013

Inscription: Inscribed by both authors

Seller ID: 3324

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 17.8 by 25.4 cm, ix 230 pp., well-illustrated in color and black and white. Very good with light wear to the wraps. Inscribed and signed by both authors on the dedication page. An in-depth history and development of the great Michigan Theater. From the back cover: “From its debut as a grand movie palace at the dawn of ‘talking pictures’ to its place today as Ann Arbor’s celebrated home for film and live presentations, the Michigan Theater has been a showplace for the shifting tastes and emerging technologies that over the decades reshaped the American entertainment industry ... View more info

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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

Image for Civil War Guns: The complete story of Federal and Confederate small arms: design, manufacture, identification, procurement, issue, employment, effectiveness, and postwar disposal [Signed]

Civil War Guns: The complete story of Federal and Confederate small arms: design, manufacture, identification, procurement, issue, employment, effectiveness, and postwar disposal [Signed]

By: Edwards, William B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Thomas Publications: 1997

Edition: third edition, revised

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3311

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with glossy illustrated boards, 22 by 28.5 cm, [x] 444 pp., well-illustrated in black and white. Very good with faint scratches to the boards and a few light dents on the back cover. Minor yellowing around the edges of the textblock. Signed by the author on a label mounted to the title page. “An updated reprint of the 1960s classic. This encyclopedia of all small arms used by Union and Confederate soldiers in the great conflict is an absolutely necessary item for collectors, curators, and anyone with an interest in the weapons of the Civil War.” View more info

Image for The Diary of Captain Ralph Ely of the Eighth Michigan Infantry: With the Wandering Regiment [Civil War]

The Diary of Captain Ralph Ely of the Eighth Michigan Infantry: With the Wandering Regiment [Civil War]

By: Ely, Ralph; George M. Blackburn, ed., intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mount Pleasant, MI, Central Michigan University Press/Clarke Historical Library: 1965

Seller ID: 3217

Condition: good


Wraps, 15.5 by 23 cm, 73 pp., 1 photo, 4 maps. Fading on the spine and around the edges, with a few small stains on the front cover. A day-by-day chronicle of Ely’s time with the Eighth Michigan. Includes a detailed introduction and footnotes. View more info

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

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

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

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

Image for 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]

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

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Photo Album of Two Michigan Brothers with the 53rd Military Police Company in Italy and France During World War II

By: Lillis, Robert and James

Price: $600.00

Publisher: [Grand Rapids, MI], Robert Lillis, James Lillis: c. 1942-1945

Seller ID: 3201

Condition: Good


Cord-bound, production photo album, 39 by 29 cm, 42 pages [21 leaves] of which 40 are used. Wear at the corners of the album from some splitting to the front and rear hinges – otherwise stable. The first leaf is detached with heavy chips, tears and rodent nibbles at the fore-edge. The following two leaves have chips and tears on the fore-edges, but the remaining leaves are all very good with some small chips here and there. The album chronicles two brothers and their time serving in World War II. It appears they served Sparanise, Italy, and moved north to Angio, and into Lyon, France. ... View more info

Image for The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, in Two Volumes [Vols. One and Two]

The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, in Two Volumes [Vols. One and Two]

By: Mahan, Capt. A.T.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company : 1897

Edition: first American edition

Seller ID: 3187

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete) in blue cloth with gilt spine titles and gilt portraits of Nelson on the upper boards of both volumes, 16 by 23 cm, top edges gilt, frontis portraits, xxiii [ii] 44 pp., xvi [ii] 427 pp. plus two pages pf publisher ads, a total of 19 illustrations and 20 maps and battle plans. Very good with minor edge and corner wear and bumping and wear with some very tiny tears at the head and tails of the spines. Vol. I has a snippet from an old bookseller’s catalog pasted on the front pastedown and a tiny 1940 gift inscription verso the ffep. All in all, a very attractive set w... View more info

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

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

Image for Histoire Militaire des Français, par Campagnes, depuis le Commencement de la Révolution Jusqu’a la Fin du Règne de Napoléon. Revue, pour les Détails Stratégiques par M. Le Général Beauvais – Histoire de Campagnes de France, en 1814 et 1815

Histoire Militaire des Français, par Campagnes, depuis le Commencement de la Révolution Jusqu’a la Fin du Règne de Napoléon. Revue, pour les Détails Stratégiques par M. Le Général Beauvais – Histoire de Campagnes de France, en 1814 et 1815

By: Mortonval, M. [M. Le Général Beauvais]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Paris, Ambrose DuPont et Cie, Libraires: 1826

Seller ID: 3198

Condition: very good


Marbled paper over black leather spine with gilt spine titles, marbled endpapers, faded black topstain, green ribbon register, 13 by 21 cm, series and volume half-titles and title pages, engraved frontis portrait of Napoleon, 419 pp., three engraved maps with color accents, an additional engraving of Napoleon in the text, and an engraved fold-out map of France by A.M. Perrot at the back. Light rubbing and wear at the extremities and the edges of the spine, light dampstains on the lower corner of much of the textblock, and light foxing throughout. A former library copy, it bears only two stam... View more info

Image for The Campaigns of the Pacific War [World War II]

The Campaigns of the Pacific War [World War II]

By: Ofstie, R.A.; United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific), Naval Analysis Division

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Government Printing Office: 1946

Seller ID: 3060

Condition: Good


Light green buckram, gilt spine and cover titles, 20.5 by 26.7 cm, frontis, xv 389 pp., numerous charts, maps, photos, and fold-outs. The binding is good with corner bumping, light rubbing and fading; the spine has heavy rubbing and faded titles. The interior is bright and clean with no damage. Detailed stats and analysis of Pacific bombing campaigns in WWII. Well-illustrated. View more info

Image for Doughboy! Experiences in the Great War [World War One, WWI]

Doughboy! Experiences in the Great War [World War One, WWI]

By: Quermbach, Harry V.; Jean Q. LaBurn, Nancy Q. Werstein, eds.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: No place, self-published: No date

Seller ID: 3376

Condition: fair


Glossy wraps, 17,7 by 22.9 cm, v [i] 194 pp. plus an 8-page section of black and white photographs and maps at the front. Unfortunately, the poor quality perfect-bound binding is brittle and the first and last few leave are loose. It looks like some leaves at the front were glued back in, but this is a reading copy only that will probably come apart when used. Otherwise, the covers are very good and the text is clean and bright. A scarce and well-written memoir of a Michigan soldier, with the U.S. Army’s Thirty-Second Division, and his time serving during World War I. View more info

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

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

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

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

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Soviet Tanks and Combat vehicles of World War Two

By: Zaloga, Steven J.; James Grandsen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London/Melbourne/Cape Town/Harrisburg, PA, Arms and Armour Press: 1984

Edition: first edition, first printing

Seller ID: 3313

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, red cloth with bright gilt spine titles, 18.5 by 25.2 cm, 240 pp., heavily illus. with black and white photos and drawings. Near fine hardcover in a very good jacket with only faint signs of corner bumping. Zaloga’s classic and in-depth treatise on Imperial Russian and Soviet combat vehicles of WWII. View more info