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Boisragon, Captain Alan
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THE BENIN MASSACRE
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"T30427" Metheun, London 1897, first edition, 190 pages plus a 40 page catalog of books available from the publisher, with a frontispiece portrait of the two survivors of the massacre, sketch map. British colonial troops in Nigeria. Red cover with gilt lettering is bright and intact, spine lettering is intact but dull.and there is sunfading to the spine and slight wear on head and tail of the spine. There is a bookplate on the front pastedown of the W.H. Smith subscription library but there are no marks or stamps on the spine or internally. Other than some minor foxing, the contents are tight and clean. A Very Good copy of a scarce title.  ID#: 4425

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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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Catton, Bruce
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-THE FINAL FURY
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"T30830" Doubleday, Garden City 1974, first edition, third printing, hardcover, 4to, 114 pages with 41 illustrations and five maps, endpaper map as well. Catton clarifies for all time the causes of the conflict; he has narrated and analyzed the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies brought about, and he has examined the military and political consequences of Gettysburg, Dust jacket is price-clipped but otherwise is Very Fine. The book and slipcase are Very Fine."  ID#: 4086

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Conan Doyle, Arthur
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THE GREAT BOER WAR
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"JL30911" Smith, Elder, London, ninth impression 1901, 437 pages plus ten pages of ads for other Smith Elder books,, five folding maps intact.The author served as a doctor in the war, and the greater part of the narrative was written in a hospital tent in the intervals of duty during the epidemic at Bloemfontein. His services in the war were largely responsible for his knighthood shortly after the war. The navy blue cloth cover of the book shows some wear especially on the spine and corners. However, the contents with the original black endpapers are tight and clean. The gilt lettering on the spine is bright and intact. There are no marks or inscriptions. Considered the best book on the history of the Boer War. Very Good.  ID#: 4333

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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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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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Goldwater, Barry
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BARRY GOLDWATER AND THE SOUTHWEST - (Signed, Limited 100 copies)
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"SN30663" "" "Barry Goldwater and the Southwest" "Wildlife Art & Photography" ". Troy's Publications, Scottsdale, AZ 1976, copy #45 of a limited first edition of 100 copies INSCRIBED by Barry Goldwater, oblong octavo, fully bound in padded leather, unpaginated, illustrated in color and B & W with speculator natural history photographs by the author, foreword by Ansel Adams. Goldwater was an avid photographer and these are some of his outstanding photographs. Very Fine.  ID#: 3603

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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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Grant, Michael (editor)
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THE BIRTH OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION, GREECE AND ROME
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"T30840" McGraw-Hill, N.Y. 1964, first U.S. edition, folio,360 pages, with 727 illustrations, 226 in color, 501 photographs, drawings, maps and chronological charts. Text by George Huxley, A.R. Burn, H.C, Baldry, W.K.C. Guthrie, many others. Buckram boards with gilt lettering, no dust jacket, previous owner bookplate on the front pastedown. A Fine copy."  ID#: 4098

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Mandela, Nelson
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LONG WALK TO FREEDOM
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"T30708" Little, Brown, N.Y. 1994, first edition stated, 558 pages, illustrated with B & W photographs, map endpapers. Autobiography of the beloved South African leader who rose from years in prison to unify his country ending apartheid. Unclipped dust jacket and book are Very Fine.  ID#: 3714

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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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Roosevelt, Theodore
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NEW YORK
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"T30707" Levenger Press, Delray Beach, Florida, 2004 hardcover reprint, an abridgment of the 1891 work originally published by Longmans, Green, 187 pages, 12mo, , illustrated. No dust jacket as issued. Very Fine.  ID#: 4191

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Ross, Estelle
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THE BIRTH OF ENGLAND (449-1066)
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"T30330" Thomas V. Crowell, N.Y., no date, 12mo, 255 pages, profusely illustrated with B & W drawings by Evelyn Paul, frontis. In color. No dust jacket. Pictorial cover and gilt lettering on cover bright and intact, spine lettering dull. Tight, clean with no marks or inscriptions. Very Good Plus.  ID#: 2658

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Samuels, Peggy and Samuels, Harold
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REMEMBERING THE MAINE
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[102023] Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institute, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. 358 pages, illustrations, notes, index. The authors reveal secret documents-including a report suppressed by President McKinley and unpublished testimony-which question the findings of the Rickover report and show that a mine set by Spanish extremists in Havana destroyed the Maine. This book brings to light controversial findings that have confounded this military mystery for 100 years.  ID#: 958

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Shirer, William J.
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The Collapse of the Third Republic
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[T29628] Simon & Schuster, N.Y. 1969, 1082 pages, several maps in B & W. An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940. A Book of the Month Club selection. Dust jacket and book are Near Fine.  ID#: 612

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