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Map History of the 1st Armored Division

By: 1st Armored Division

Price: $85.00

Publisher: 1st Armored Division: 1945

Seller ID: 034775

Condition: Very Good+


1 map in color, one side shows the campaign in Africa from Nov. '41 - May '43. The other side is the campaign in Italy from Sept '43 - may '45. The map shows the division routes of advance in blue & green, the enemy lines & counter-attacks in red, with roads in black. Each side has nine paragraphs descibing the action at that point. The Italian side tells the number of prisoners captured in Africa & in Italy, number of vehicles destroyed, and the different units t... View more info

1st Battalion 15th Artillery

By: 1st Battalion, 15th Artillery

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Army and Navy Publishing Company, Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 036169

Condition: Good+


unpaginated, maroon cloth covered boards w/yel-silver emblems on the front cover, color illustrated endpapers. The 15th Artillery was organized in 1917 in Syracuse, New York. In the 1940's they supported the fires of the Division throughout Germany. In 1950 the 15th was sent to Korea. It had the motto of "Second to None" in the two world wars. They were also known as the Indianhead warriors. It was part of the 2nd Infantry Division. First two page ... View more info

The 89th Infantary Division 1942-1945

By: 89th Infantry Division Historical Board

Price: $72.25

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Infantry Journal Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051661

Condition: Very Good


270 pp, maroon leatherette w/white lettering on the front cover, brown endopaper maps front & rear Pages 7 &8 are lis tof the men of the Division who died in action. pages 15 to 25 is a list of the commanders. This is followed by reactivation, maneuvers, overseas movement, the Rhineland, Central Eurpoe, folled by V-E day to V-J day. Followed by list of support personal, off dut and miscellaneous. View more info

Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII'S Forgotten Heroes

By: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Walton, Anthony

Price: $12.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Broadway Books: 2004

Seller ID: 036092

ISBN: 0385503385

Condition: Near Fine


xv, 302 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, glossy white dj w/pictorial front, spine & back panels. The book recounts the story of the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all-black armored unit to see combat in World War II. View more info

Under Texas Skies - Volume III, No. 8 - December 1952

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1952

Seller ID: 037394

Condition: Good+


unpaginated, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by the editor on 2nd page from the back. The booklet covers various members of the Charles Vernon Terrell family, along with covering the Bill of Rights day, Robert Lovett Day & the article "The Dawn of Recorded Texas History - Captain Alonso de Pineada Made the Discovery" by the editor. some soiling to the booklet, prev owner's address label & cancelled stamp on the back panel. View more info

Under Texas Skies - Volume V, Nos. 5-6 - January-February 1955

By: Adair, A. Garland

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, Texas Heritage Foundation Inc.: 1955

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 037395

Condition: Good+


20 pp, white SC wraps w/black-and-white pictorial front, Inscribed and SIGNED by M. H. Crockett on the front cover. The booklet contains the following articles: "Governor Hardeman Attends Camp Mabry Exercises," "A Backwar Glance At Austin," by M. H. Crockett, and copies of speeches by Hardeman, Adair, Dorsey Hardeman, and other short articles. some soiling to the booklet. View more info

Wings of the Navy

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $16.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028816

Condition: Very Good


211 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #6 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson 01200-6, format #5, frontispiece on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chip on fore edge of frontispiece. View more info

Doomed Demons

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $25.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051189

Condition: Very Good


210 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #5 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson & Davis #01200-5, format #5. The frontispiece & three interior illustrations are on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chips on the dj edges, slight soiling to the spine of the dj View more info

Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812

By: Adjutant General of Ohio (editor), Illustrated by Frontispiece

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Bowie, MD, Heritage Books: 1995

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 051568

ISBN: 078840198X

Condition: Very Good


264 pp, light grey SC wraps w/green lettering w/pictorial front. Facsimile of 1916 edition. Ohio sent soldiers to the First Regiment Infantry, Second Regiment Infantry, Third Regiment Infantry, Unassigned Infantry, Mounted Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery. The total was 1759 officers and 24,521 enlisted men. prev owner's address label on title page, some marking (checkmarks) in text. prev owner wrote twelve fifty on the title page. View more info

Bomber Command : the Air Ministry Account of Bomber Comand's Offensive Against the Axis

By: Air Ministry

Price: $42.50

Publisher: London, England, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1941

Seller ID: 028017

Condition: Good-


128 pp, dark blu-black-light blu SC wraps w/light blu lettering w/wraparound color illustration. INCLUDES letter written on No. 1 British Flying Training School at Terrell, Texas USA Royal Air Force stationary dated 14/5/42. a three page letter, discussing events that transpired for the writer along w/speculation about RAF training schools in the USA. Booklet is about the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis September, 1939-July, 1941. corn... View more info

The Accidental Historian - Tales of Trash and Treasure

By: Akers, Monte

Price: $29.71

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050587

ISBN: 0896727084

Condition: Near Fine


230 pp, quarterbound w/dark brown papercovered boards and blu clothcovered spine w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page. dj tan-red-dark brown w/illustrated front panel and pictorial rear panel of author, wife, son and daughter. The book chronicles the author's fascination with the past, exploring little-known incidents, episodes, and sidelights related to the Civil War, Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, and the career of Bonnie and Clyde among othe... View more info

Homelands and Waterways: The American Journey of the Bond Family, 1846-1926

By: Alexander, Adele Logan

Price: $12.33

Publisher: New York, NY, Vintage Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049237

ISBN: 0679758712

Condition: Very Good


x, 694 pp, wht-blu-maroon SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel. The book traces the lives of three generations of an African American family as it grows from meager means to the middle class. It begins with John Robert Bond, who emigrated from England to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War and married a recently freed slave. The Bond family's rise from slavery, their interaction with prominent figures such as W.E.B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington, adn ... View more info

Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II

By: Alexander, Larry

Price: $20.36

Publisher: New York, NY, New American Library: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051369

ISBN: 0451225937

Condition: Near Fine


336 pp, quarterbound grey papercovered boards w/tan papercovered spine w/tan-brown dj w/brown-sepia colored pictorial front panel. The book is the story of the Alamo Scouts in the Pacific during World War II. To retake the Phlippines, General MacArthru needed a first-rate intelligence-gathering unit. Out of the thousands, only 138 men were chosen. Their task was to slip onto Japanese-held islands, stalk through the jungles and assess enemy locations, conditions... View more info

Ace Rivals

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, Baywood Publishing: 1995

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 018849

ISBN: 0964540401

Condition: Very Good


232 pp, glossy wht-red-blk SC wraps w/illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on FPD. The adventures of two pilots from same high school in Texas during the 2nd World War & Korea. publisher's sticker on FPD. View more info

Black Rain

By: Allen, Merritt Parmelee

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, New York, NY: Longmans, Green and Company, 1939: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028711

Condition: Very Good


213 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering, brown-wht illustrated endpapers. The story is set around 1763 on the frontier of North America. It covers part of the seige of Detroit by Pontiac. light red stain on bottom edge. View more info

War in the Gulf

By: Allen, Thomas B. & Berry, F. Clifton & Polmar, Norman

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Turner Publishing, Inc.: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 020055

ISBN: 1878685007

Condition: Very Good+


240 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-orange-yel w/pictorial front. From the invasion of Kuwait to the day of victory & beyond. View more info

THE POLITICAL CONSPIRACIES PRECEDING THE REBELLION or the True Stories of Sumter and Pickens

By: Anderson Lieut. Col., Thomas M.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1882

Seller ID: 023398

Condition: Good


100 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine, decorative endpapers, dedication page has inscription "Compliments of the author" on top of the page. Book provides an account of the conspiracies immediately preceding the Rebellion of 1861 against the authority of the National Government of the United States of America. The plots were connected with the sieges of Fort Sumter and Fort Pickens. worn on the corners, prev owner's name stamped on cop... View more info

Confederate General : William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 033930

ISBN: 1881825256

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Ar... View more info

Confederate General William R. "Dirty Neck Bill" Scurry 1821-1864

By: Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Snyder, TX, Snyder Publishing Company: 1999

Seller ID: 034217

ISBN: 1881825256

Condition: Very Good+


xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Ar... View more info

A Tribute to Major Jefferson Van Horne (1802 - 1857) Founder of Fort Bliss

By: Antone, Evan Haywood

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Bliss Museum: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051758

Condition: Near Fine


[4], 68 pp, white SC wraps w/pictorial front and rear panels. The biography of Major Jefferson Van Horne. Includes information on the Mexican War 1846-1848, the establishment of Fort Bliss opposite of Paso del Norte. View more info