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Image for <b>God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad  </b><br>[Islam; Middle East]

God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad
[Islam; Middle East]

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts:, Da Capo Press,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008583

ISBN: 0306815222


"Allen tells his complex story with concision, insight and wide-ranging vision…[and] throws new, if uncomfortable, light on our world." -- London Sunday Times, 2/19/06.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization  </b><br>[Israel & Palestine]

Fire in Beirut: Israel's War in Lebanon with the Palestine Liberation Organization
[Israel & Palestine]

By: Barly, Dan; Salepter, Eliahu

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA:, Stein and Day,: 1984.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008301

ISBN: 0812829247


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> Intrenchment of the Army of the Allies to cover the Siege of Douay against the French Army, that came to raise it in June 1710.  </b><br>[18th Century European Map]

Intrenchment of the Army of the Allies to cover the Siege of Douay against the French Army, that came to raise it in June 1710.
[18th Century European Map]

By: Engraved by Isaac Basire (1704-1768)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Nicholas Tindal : 1745

Seller ID: 005850


From "The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the Revolution to the Present Times" by Nicholas Tindal (a translation of Rapin-Thoyras's "Histoire d'Angleterre"), an atlas presenting a history of the military engagements and campaigns of the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714), as well as a series of maps of Europe. London. c1745. The Map is entitled "Intrenchment of the Army of the Allies to cover the Siege of Douay against the French Army, that came to raise it in June 1710." It offers a representation of a military encounter between French and Anglo-Dutch... View more info

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Lone Wolf: The Life and Death of U-Boat Ace Werner Henke

By: Mulligan, Timothy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Westport, Conn.:, Praeger,: 1993.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007928

ISBN: 0275936775<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket.


This book relates the life and the death of the rebel German seaman who became one of the most successful U-Boat commanders of World War II. A narrative outlining the history of his boat, U-515, and its crew. Also, the biography of a man who defies the stereotypes of German character, who never fit in as a career officer in the German Navy, but who chose a suicidal death in acceptance of the code of the military service whose rules he continually bent and broke. Though the story Mulligan relates is engrossing and action-packed, it is also a carefully documented study tha... View more info

Image for <b>Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863  </b><br>[Civil War]

Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863
[Civil War]

By: Tucker, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, Da Capo Press Inc.,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008629

ISBN: 0306811464


"Tucker (Burnside's Bridge) [has succeeded in] revising previous histories by using unpublished letters and combing the archives for other testimony of the Confederates' storming of that famous rocky hill. Tucker brings the battle to life with vivid descriptions of those dramatic events in a volume sure to please Civil War buffs."--Publishers Weekly Unread, Unopened, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but remainder mark on lower edge. View more info

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Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.
[Cold War, CIA]

By: Winks, Robin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1996.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 008685

ISBN: 0300065248


The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale. In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, John P. Marquand, Jr., and William Vanderbilt. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.... View more info

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The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 (Volume Two of The Liberation Trilogy)

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010831

ISBN: 0805062890

Condition: New


In the second volume of his epic trilogy about the liberation of Europe in World War II, Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson tells the harrowing story of the campaigns in Sicily and Italy.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 791 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrations; Map endpages. View more info

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Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

By: Bradley, James

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston:, Little, Brown and Company,: 2003.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009311

ISBN: 0316105848

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'Bradley has once again given us the human face of a war...a triumph of careful listening...and most of all...empathy.' -- -Hampton Sides, author of Ghost Soldiers. First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 398 pages, with chapter notes, bibliography and index. View more info

Image for <b> The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor </b><br> [World War II - Pacific]

The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor
[World War II - Pacific]

By: Breuer, William B.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Wiley: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010569

ISBN: 0471037427

Condition: Fine


From the critically acclaimed author whom The Wall Street Journal called "a first-class historian," here is a riveting account of one of the most spectacular rescue operations in history. On January 30, 1945, American troops staged a successful raid on Cabanatuan, a notorious Japanese POW camp where thousands of prisoners had been tortured and died. Based on interviews with the heroes who survived the raid, this book brings to life in electrifying detail the dramatic events that took place on that historic day. [from dust jacket]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Book is unr... View more info

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Napoleon

By: Chandler, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Saturday Review Press,: 1973

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007616

ISBN: 0841502544

Condition: 8vo; 224 pages with index.


No flaws or blemishes to this unused book but a previous owner's name inside cover. View more info

Image for <b>Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn  </b><br> [Native American; Indian Wars]

Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
[Native American; Indian Wars]

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing

Seller ID: 009493

ISBN: 0865471606

Condition: Near Fine


'Impressive in its massive presentation of information . . . Son of the Morning Star makes good reading - its prose is elegant, its tone the voice of dry wit, its meandering narrative skillfully crafted. Mr. Connell is above all a storyteller, and the story he tells is vastly more complicated than who did what to whom on June 25, 1876.' The New York Times Book Review. Second State Dust Jacket. Only 600 copies of this first issue were printed [unverified]. This is not a first Issue. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Myl... View more info

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Follow Me and Die. The Destruction of an American Division in World War II

By: Currey, Cecil B.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Stein and Day: 1984

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 011158

Condition: Very Good


This work chronicles the virtual destruction of an American division in one of World War II's most costly and useless attacks. First-hand testimony from both German and American survivors as well as recently declassified documents at the time of writing was used in the research.Book Club Edition. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket is discreetly taped to the pastedown. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 331 pages with index, illustrated with photos. View more info

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The Edge of the Quicksands.
[World War I]

By: Curtin, D. Thomas

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, George H. Doran Co.,: 1918.

Edition: First Edition. First printing: GHD oval on the Title Page.

Seller ID: 001842


Rust-colored cloth with black lettering. Top edge stained; others rough-cut. Light shelfwear with a touch of rub at corners. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with light even toning. An account of World War I showing the differences between the German and Americans. 321 pages. 7 3/ 4 inches. View more info

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Jeb Stuart The Last Cavalier

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010723

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the Author on the Limitation Page. First Edition, First Printing. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has edge wear with a bit of chipping. 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 462 pages with index. Illustrated with Maps by Rafael D. Palacios. Definitive biography of the dashing Confederate general is history at its best: fascinating, colorful, provocative. Includes portraits of Stuart's early life, training at West Point, the fateful decision to side with the South View more info

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Fall of the Asante Empire: The Hundred-Year War for Africa's Gold Coast

By: Edgerton, Robert B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Free Press,: 1995.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008891

ISBN: 0029089263


At the start of the 19th century West Africa's strongest empire, the Asante, ruled over 3 million people and enjoyed a wealth and military strength unparalleled in the region; but its conflicts with the British Empire proved its downfall. Enjoy one of the few in-depth histories to tackle the history of the African nation and its unique successes in its struggle for control of the Gold Coast. -- Midwest Book Review. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 293 pages with index, ... View more info

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Esso War Map III Featuring the Pacific Theater

By: Esso Marketeers

Price: $19.95

Publisher: USA:, General Drafting Company,: 1943.

Seller ID: 009010


Very Carefully handled - no flaws to note.Recto maps and insets: "Philippine Islands" with inset of "Manila and Vicinity," Insets: "Palau Islands," "Truk Islands," "Dublon," "Yap," "Angaur," "Saipan and Tinian," "Paramushiru," "Guam," "Rota," "Marcus," "Ngulu Islands," "Ulithi Islands," "Sorol Islands," "Elato and Lamotrek Islands," "Ryu?kyu? Islands," "Woleai Islands," "Chichijima Islands," "Hahajima Islands," "Naka-Iwo," "To?kyo and Vicinity." Verso maps: "South China Coast with detailed inset of Canton-Hong Kong Area," "Formosa" and "Vladivostok [sic] and Vicinit... View more info

Image for <b>Martyred Village: Commemorating the 1944 Massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane  </b>

Martyred Village: Commemorating the 1944 Massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane

By: Farmer, Sarah

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Berkley, University of California Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010585

ISBN: 0520211863

Condition: New


Among German crimes of the Second World War, the Nazi massacre of 642 men, women, and children at Oradour-sur-Glane on June 10, 1944, is one of the most notorious. In this first full-scale study of the destruction of Oradour and its remembrance over the half-century since the war. Complemented by haunting photographs of the site Martyred Village will have implications for the study of the history and sociology of memory, testimonies about remembrances of war and the Holocaust, and postmodern concerns with the presentation of the past.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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African Weapons: Knives, Daggers, Swords, Axes, Throwing Knives.

By: Fischer, Werner; Zirngibl, Manfred A. [English text, David Miller]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Passau, Germany, Prinz-Verlag: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011629

ISBN: 3980021203

Condition: Fine


More than 300 traditional weapons, knives, daggers, swords, axes, throwing knives from ethnic groups covering almost all Africa. 99 tribes are represented.Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket. Gift Quality. Text in English and German. 4to;11.75 inches tall; 204 pages; fully illustrated with a photo of weapons on every page; some in color. View more info

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Historical Maps of the Napoleonic Wars

By: Forty, Simon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: USA, PRC Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010940

ISBN: 1856487334

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Based on the unique collection at the Public Record Office in Kew, England, this amazing assortment of more than 100 military maps charts the Napoleonic conflict from its start in 1803 to the defeat at Waterloo in 1815. Each one is beautifully hand drawn, accompanied by a caption explaining its significance. View more info

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An American In Exile. The Story of Arthur Rudolph

By: Franklin, Thomas

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, Christopher Kaylor Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011558

ISBN: 0916039048

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author with a non-personalized inscription. First Edition, First Printing.The Story of Arthur Rudolph, the prominent NASA scientist who led America to the moon, then was stripped of his citizenship because of accusations concerning his role in building Hitler's V-2 rocket. Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. No Flaws or Blemishes but two small closed tears on the top edge of Jacket. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 366 pages. View more info