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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, ... 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

Image for <b>Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.   </b><br>[Cold War, CIA]

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, Joh... View more info

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Niagara 1814: America Invades Canada

By: Barbuto, Richard V.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Lawrence, Kansas, University Press of Kansas: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009425

ISBN: 0700610529

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'An impressive and important addition to the historical works on the War of 1812. Comprehensive in scope and detailed in its analysis, Barbuto's study is also a sheer pleasure to read and will most certainly become the standard work on the subject.' --Timothy D. Johnson, author of Winfield Scott: The Quest for Military Glory. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 9.... 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 ... 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... 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

Image for <b>Jeb Stuart The Last Cavalier  </b>

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, provoca... 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 ha... View more info

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Guerilla Warfare a Method

By: Ernesto "Che" Guevara

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Canada, P.F.F.S. Press: 1990

Seller ID: 010491

Condition: Fine


Red stapled card stock with front illustration; 22 pages. Lightly handled no flaws. 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." V... View more info

Image for <b>Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.</b><br>[19th Century British Military]

Barracks, Bivouacs and Battles.
[19th Century British Military]

By: Forbes, Archibald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London:, Macmillan and Co.,: 1891

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005542


A Collection of anecdotes about army life and adventure witnessed by the British war correspondent previously published in various magazines.Archibald Forbes (1838 - 1900) was one of the most celebrated war correspondents of the 19th century, covering major and minor wars including the Franco-Prussian War, the Russo-Turkish War and the Anglo-Zulu War. This is a collection of 16 Forbes pieces that was published toward the end of his career. Red cloth wit... View more info

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The Spotsylvania Campaign
(Military Campaigns of the Civil War)

By: Gallagher, Gary W.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010575

ISBN: 080782402X

Condition: New


Some of the most important and innovative scholarship on Civil War battles and their political and social impact has appeared in the volumes of the Military Campaigns of the Civil War series. I strongly recommend these essays to everyone who is interested in the latest findings and interpretations. [James M. McPherson]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Editi... View more info

Image for <b>Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January - July 1942  </b> (Rabaul Trilogy)

Invasion Rabaul: The Epic Story of Lark Force, the Forgotten Garrison, January - July 1942 (Rabaul Trilogy)

By: Gamble, Bruce

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Zenith Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010596

ISBN: 0760345910

Condition: New


The riveting first book in Bruce Gamble's critically acclaimed Rabaul trilogy, originally published in hardcover entitled Darkest Hour, which chronicles the longest battle of World War II. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Fortress Rabaul: The Battle for the Southwest Pacific, January 1942-April 1943

By: Gamble, Bruce

Price: $12.95

Publisher: USA, Zenith Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010598

ISBN: 0760345597

Condition: New


Fortress Rabaul has been hailed as the triumphant midpoint of Bruce Gamble's award-winning military nonfiction trilogy, following his critically acclaimed Darkest Hour (December 2006) and preceding Target: Rabaul. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for ...<b>The Raiders.</b>

...The Raiders.

By: Garrett, Richard

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Florence, Kentucky:, Van Nostrand Reinhold,: 1980.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Seller ID: 003312

ISBN: 0442258739


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. During World War II the British Commandos and the United States Rangers brought the art of combined operations and of the sudden, lightning strike upon the enemy to a level of organisation never reached in any previous war. But the Commandos and the Rangers were the inheritors of a long tradition; the history of strike forces made up of highly trained, highly professional crack troops is as ... View more info

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Notes from the Minefield: United States Intervention in Lebanon and the Middle East, 1945-1958.

By: Gendzier, Irene L.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Columbia Univ Press.: 1996.

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 002840

ISBN: 023110474X


No flaws to this unread unopened book. Irene Gendzier's argument is tightly presented and coherent, and the overall story of the antecedent to the 1958 U.S. intervention in Lebanon is told with insight, clarity, and on the basis of an excellent use of primary research materials.This book will be looked upon as a model for the presentation of a well-evidenced argument on the nature of U.S. foreign relations with Lebanon, and more generally, with the Middle E... View more info