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ANABASIS, BOOKS I-IV
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"T30535" American Book Company 1910, 12mo, 516 pages, map in color of the route of the ten thousand Greeks, illustrated with many B & W drawings in the Greek text. Edited with an introduction, notes and vocabulary by Maurice W. Mather and Joseph William Hewitt.The Introduction gives briefly the story of the expedition, its causes and results. It sketches Xenophon's career both as a man of action and as a writer, and describes the military antiquities connected with the expedition. No dust jacket. There is a small signature on the front pastedown but no other marks or inscriptions.. A Very Good Plus copy.  ID#: 3120

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Buchan, John
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THE MASSACRE OF GLENCOE
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[100251] G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. 1st Edition. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. 1st Edition. An account of the infamous murder of members of the MacDonald clan. In February 1692, the small Clan MacDonald of Glencoe was massacred by Campbell of Glenlyon's troops under orders from the English Government. Some cover soiling. Very Good  ID#: 602

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Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence
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THE PASSING OF THE ARMIES
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"T30522" Morningside Press, Dayton, Ohio 1992 reprint of the autobiographical account originally published in 1913, 392 pages plus index, with portraits and maps.""An account of the Final Campaign of the Army of the Potomac, Based upon the Personal Reminiscences of the Fifth Army Corps."". Chamberlain, the hero who saved the day at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg was wounded six times during the Civil War. He was a Congressional Medal of Honor winner, governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College after the war. One of the highlights of this book was the surrender of the Confederacy at Appomattox which is fascinatingly described by Chamberlain, a brevet Major-General, who was given the honor of receiving the Confederate surrender. Dust jacket and book are Very Fine.  ID#: 3101

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Churchill, Winston S.
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IAN HAMILTON'S MARCH
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"BL27080" Longman's Green, New York 1900, 1st U.S. edition 409 pages, 12mo, TEG, with portrait, map and plans. About the Boer War, this is one of Sir Winston's earliest works. Red cloth cover is unfaded with a small scratch on ther front. One interior page has been roughly opened. Gilt letttering on cover and spine is intact and bright. No dust jacket. Endpapers have been renewed. Contents are clean and tight. A Very Good Plus.copy.  ID#: 3083

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Davis, Kenneth C.
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DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THE CIVIL WAR
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"T30515" William Morrow, N.Y. 1996, first editon stated, 518 pages. ""Everything you need to know about America's greatest conflict bu never learned."" Dust jacket, As New.  ID#: 3093

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Furgurson, Ernest B.
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CHANCELLORSVILLE 1863; THE SOULS OF THE BRAVE
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"T30526" Alfred A. Knopf, N.Y. 1992, first edition stated, 405 pages, illustrated with 18 maps. The famous battle that preceded Geetysburg. Although nominally a Confederate victory, it saw the loss of Stonewall Jackson, and the fasilure of the follow-up that might have turned the tide in the Civil War. Fascinating reading. Dust jacket and book are Very Fine.  ID#: 3106

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Golay, Michael
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TO GETTYSBURG AND BEYOND
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"T30521" Crown Publishers, N.Y. 1994, first edition stated, 436 pages. The author has written a full-scale joint biography of two remarkable men of Gettysburg, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, the scholarly amateur who saved the day at Little Round Top, and Edward Porter Alexander, the outstanding Confederate artillery expert whose enigmatic message launched Pickett's Charge. Dust Jacket and book are Very Fine.  ID#: 3099

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Gore, James Howard
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AMERICAN LEGIONNAIRES OF FRANCE A DIRECTORY OF THE CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES ON WHOM FRANCE HAS CONFERRED HER NATIONAL ORDER THE LEGION OF HONOR
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[100333] W.F. Roberts Co., 1920. Fine Previous owner signature.  ID#: 604

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Graham,Colonel W.A.
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THE CUSTER MYTH
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"T30516" Stackpole, Harrisburg 1953, first editon, 4to, 413 pages, illustrated with B & W photographs and maps, endpapers in full color. ""A source book of Custeriana,"" Moderate cover wear with spotting on the back Contents tight and clean. Small previous owner signature on front endpaper. Overall Very Good.  ID#: 3092

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Guffey, Joseph F.
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ROOSEVELT AGAIN!
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[102213] Philadelphia: Franklin, 1940. Soft Cover. Good Plus / No Jacket. Concerning Franklin D. Roosevelt. The author is a United States Senator from Pennsylvania and important FDR supporter. Pro-FDR election campaign booklet, Guffey's plea for FDR to get a 3rd presidential term. Cover chipped.  ID#: 2407

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Hayes, Robert W. Lt. (J.G.)
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BLESS 'EM ALL, THE ADVENTURES OF A NAVY ""BLACK CAT"" SQUADRON IN WORLD WAR II
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"T30644" Willow Creek Publishers, Eden Prairie, MN 1986, first edition, 88 pages, illustrated with B & W photographs and several maps.. Operations of Patrol Bombing Squadron Thirty-Four in the South Pacific. Pictorial hard cover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very Fine.  ID#: 3496

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Nesbitt, Mark
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35 DAYS TO GETTYSBURG
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"T30523" Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA 1992, first editon stated, 208 pages. "" The Campaign Diaries of Two American Enemies."" This book features the diaries of Thomas Lewis Ware, a Conderate soldier from rural Georgia, and Franklin Horner, a Union soldier from the coal country of Pennsylvania, who are on their way, with their respective armies, to Gettysburg. Day by day, as they march toward the fateful battle, they record their thoughts until the day they eventually come face to face - one is on a hill called Big Round Top and the other a musket shot away near a pile of boulders called the Devil's Den. One will go home to tell of his experiences,: the other did not survive the battle. Dust jacket and book are Very Fine.  ID#: 3102

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Powell, Lyman P.
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HISTORIC TOWNS OF THE MIDDLE STATES
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[100459] New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1899. First Edition. Hardcover. A series dealing with the older towns along, or near, the Eastern coast. The towns covered are Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Newburgh, Tarrytown-on-Hudson, New York City, Brooklyn, Princeton, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Buffalo and Pittsburgh. Each chapter is written by a resident of the town presented. In addition to the information presented, each chapter is filled with illustrations to complement the text. Gold lettering on cover and spine. Front hinge starting, otherwise Near Fine. $60.00  ID#: 605

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Roosevelt, Theodore
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THE NAVAL WAR OF 1812
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"T30258" "" "The Naval War of 1812" "General" " Review of Reviews 1904, Statesman edition reprint, 299 pages, B & W frontis. & diagrams. The history of the U.S. Navy during the last war with Great Britain to which is appended an account of the Battle of New Orleans. No dust jacket. Back cover has some moisture rippling not affecting contents which are clean with no marks or inscriptions. Very Good.  ID#: 3493

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Roosevelt, Theodore
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THE WINNING OF THE WEST
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"WPB6400" DANIEL BOONE EDITION Roosevelt, Theodore. THE WINNING OF THE WEST. Limited to only 200 copies ( The Daniel Boone edition). G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1900. This is set # 176 with an original Manuscript leaf entirely in the hand of Roosevelt, bound into Volume 1. Quarto. In four volumes, Volume I: xxvii, [3], 352; Volume II: vii, [3], 427; Volume III: ix, [3] 339; and Volume IV: [3], 363pp. plus five folding maps and 103 plates. Beautifully bound ¾ original green (unfaded) morocco leather over marbled boards; three raised bands with gilt lettering within the two compartments. Uncommon to this publication is the fact the spines are virtually unfaded. Top edges gilt, bright and unmarked, all others uncut. Elaborate green marbled endpapers, matching the cloth material on the covers. Internally, the set is Very Fine save for some minor and scattered foxing to a few preliminary and early pages, not affecting text, illustrations or text and the upper right corners of 2 of the preliminary pages of Volume 4 at one time had been folded, leaving crease marks, not affecting text. Externally the boards and spines are clean and without lean. Some minor archival reinforcement repair has been done to the outer front hinges of Volumes I and II. Overall, this is a Near Fine set. Scans of all features are available on request.  ID#: 2488

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