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1 A Catalog of Antique/replica Ordnance from South Bend Replicas, Inc.
South Bend, IN South Bend Replicas, Inc., 1986 Softcover Very Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Tall thin paperback; covers faintly scuffed, back cover has superficial dents; binding edges very lightly rubbed; page block edges a little yellowed. A catalog of antique and replica cannons offered for sale; includes much miscellaneous information on cannons, their history as well as their safe operation. Illustrated with hundreds of black-and-white photos. Book is stored in a protective clear plastic bag. 42 + 64 pp. + appendices and order forms. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 Aireview's Seventy Fighters of World War II
Tokyo, Japan Kantosha Co. Ltd., Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 
152 pp, extensively illustrated. Text in Japanese. Red cloth boards are slightly bowed. Binding is tight, text is unmarked. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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Artillery Tactics United States Army, assimilated to the tactics of infantry and cavalry
3 Artillery Tactics United States Army, assimilated to the tactics of infantry and cavalry
New York D. Appleton and Company, 1874 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Personal copy of First Lieutenant William C. Siegling, Commander of the Sandusky Light Artillery Unit, and who served as the bugler. Leather-bound with gilt decoration and illustration to front panel, with front clasp only. Leather is rubbed, with tear and chipping to bottom spine. Previous owner's inscription and stamp, neatly rendered on front endpapers, ink stamp on title and first pages as well. Includes trumpet signals sheet music. Pages are toned with some spotting and damp-staining to rear pages. 582 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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4 Grosser Bilderatlas der Weltfrieges, Zweiter Band
Munchen, Germany F. Bruckmann, 1916 First Edition Hardcover Fair Hardcover Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and profusely illustrated in black-and-white and duotone photographs and illustrations of World War One warfare, camp scenes, battle scenes and personnel. Brown cloth over boards, illustrated paper labels over cloth, covers separating from but still attached to text-block, which is split but still attached to binding. Endpapers cracked. Handle with care, but still a valuable reference item. German language text. 403 pp., and with some dampstaining, but not really affecting text. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Improvised Munitions Black Book Vol. 1
Cornville, Arizona Desert Publications, 1977 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Tightly bound, internally clean softcover copy with black softpaper wrappers. Seven sections discuss Explosives and Propellants; Mines and Grenades; Small Arms Weapons and Ammunition; Mortars and Rockets; Incendiary Devices; Fuses, Detonators & Delay Mechanisms; and Miscellaneous. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 In the Caribbean with the 8th Marines, A pictorial record of service with Traex 1-57 from March to May 1957
Norfolk, VA J. Hanson Publishing Co., 1957 Hard Cover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hard Cover tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall 
Pictorial boards have moderate edgewear. Binding is solid, pages unmarked, with the exception of the name of the original owner, PFC Donald L. Mokma, facing the title page. Front hinge a bit wobbly, but not cracked. Extensively illustrated with both formal and informal photographs of the different companies and their activities. The book documents and commemorates and intensive training program conducted at Vieques and Panama. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Manual for the Medical Department, United States Army
7 Manual for the Medical Department, United States Army
Washington, DC Government Printing Office, 1911 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bound in dark brown pebbled leather, with marbled page-edges and gilt lettering on cover and spine. Some scuffing and bumping to covers and spine. Rear paste-down has split at spine. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. A lovely copy of a somewhat rare volume. 339 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Naval Aviation Training, Volume One of a Commemorative Collection, Diamond Anniversary year of Naval Aviation
Washington, D.C Naval Air Systems Command, 1987 Soft Cover Near Fine Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Stapled binding. Very light cover wear. No internal markings. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Includes several articles on different aspects of naval aviation training, from the early to late 20th century. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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9 Technical Manual 55-1520-228-20: Organizational Maintenance Manual Army Model OH-58A Helicopter
Department of the Army, 1972 Reprint Binder Good+ Binder 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Three-ring binder, black paper covers. Embossed rectangle to serve as frame for label on front cover, but no label present. Both covers have 1" semicircular chips at their bottom edges next to the spine. Covers are also lightly scuffed; edges are very lightly rubbed. Oversize. Manual is organized into sections, which are separately paginated. Many black-and-white fold-out charts. "This copy is a reprint which includes current pages from Changes 1 through 14....This manual supersedes TM 55-1520-228-20, 7 October 1970, including all changes." Manual is stored in a protective clear plastic bag. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 The Famous Airplanes of the World No. 133, North American P-51D/H/K Mustang
Japan Bunrin-Do, 1982 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Stapled binding. Light rubbing to covers, no internal markings. Text in Japanese. Extensively illustrated with both black and white and color photographs and drawings. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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11 The Famous Airplanes of the World No. 51, GD. CONVAIR F-102/F-106
Japan Bunrin-Do, 1974 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Stapled binding. Light wear to covers, no internal markings. Text in Japanese. Extensively illustrated with both black and white and color photographs and drawings. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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12 The Machiavelli Casyndekan
Colorado Springs, CO Casyndekan, Inc, 1969 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A computerized analysis and conceptual index of The Prince and The Art of War. Wraps show light wear and there are some minor markings on the front endpapers. Binding is tight and text unmarked. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 United States Naval Institute Proceedings October 1973, 100th Anniversary Issue, Volume 99, Number 10/848
Washington, D.C. The Naval Institute Press, 1973 Soft Cover Good+ Soft Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and minimal wear. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.60 USD
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14 Adair, Robin British Eighth Army North Africa 1940-43 ( Key Uniform Guides 3)
New York Arco Publishing, 1974 0668033630 / 9780668033633 Paperback Very Good Paperback 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy softcover copy, with furled cover, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear, and including sunning to illustrated covers. Apparently unread, spine still crackles. As with other contributions to the Arco Military History series, this title is colorfully illustrated, including of covers, handsomely produced, and professionally researched and written. Previous owner's book-plate affixed inside front cover. 32 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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15 Airpower Research Institute Essays on Air and Space Power, Volume I and Volume II
Maxwell Air Force Base, AL Air University Press, 1997 First Edition Soft Fine Soft 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Fine condition trade paperback, notes following each chapter. Pages clean, binding tight. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.60 USD
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The Story of the Airship (non-rigid), Allen, Hugh
16 Allen, Hugh The Story of the Airship (non-rigid)
Chicago The Lakeside Press, 1943 Hardcover Very Good Fair Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author at the first free endpaper. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket present, covered by Bro-dart, but missing a large triangular chip at front panel, small one at rear top panel, showing moderate shelf- and edge-wear otherwise. Stated Second Printing, and stuffed with black-and-white illustrations throughout. 74 pp., complete with references. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Staff Officer With the Fifth Army: Sicily, Salerno and Anzio, Ball, Edmund F.
17 Ball, Edmund F. Staff Officer With the Fifth Army: Sicily, Salerno and Anzio
New York Exposition Press, 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed by the author at the first free endpaper, warmly inscribed to the previous owners. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Endpapers are illustrated. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Plentiful black-and-white photographs. Preface by Mark W. Clark. 365 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Mission of America, and Other War-Time Speeches, Bancroft, Edgar A.; Frederic Bancroft, ed.
18 Bancroft, Edgar A.; Frederic Bancroft, ed. The Mission of America, and Other War-Time Speeches
Washington, D.C. Privately printed for Frederic Bancroft, 1927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Burgundy cloth covers, with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to covers and spine. Introduction by John H. Finley, and with fine frontis portrait of Edgar A. Bancroft. xxvi + 166 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Bathhurst,Robert B. Understanding the Soviet Navy: A Handbook
Newport, RI Naval War College Press, 1979 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Trade paperback with light cover wear and a stain on the fore edge. Binding is tight, text is unmarked. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Evidence in the Case: a discussion of the moral responsibility for the War of 1914, Beck, James M.
20 Beck, James M. The Evidence in the Case: a discussion of the moral responsibility for the War of 1914
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1915 Revised Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bumping to spine head and foot, gilt lettering to spine and covers, scuffing and a bit of discoloration to extremitiesa nice-looking copy of the Revised Edition. From the publisher's blurb, "A discussion of the moral responsibility for the war of 1914, as disclosed by the diplomatic records of England, Germany, Russia, France, and Belgium, by James L. Beck, LL.D. Late Assistant Attorney-General of the U.S. With an introduction by Hon. Joseph H. Choate, late U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain." 258 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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