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Image for A HISTORY OF THE RENCOUNTER AT DRUMCLOG AND BATTLE  AT BOTHWELL BRIDGE IN THE MONTH OF JUNE 1679 with folding engraved frontispiece

A HISTORY OF THE RENCOUNTER AT DRUMCLOG AND BATTLE AT BOTHWELL BRIDGE IN THE MONTH OF JUNE 1679 with folding engraved frontispiece

By: Aiton, William

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Hamilton, W. D. Borthwick and Co.: 1821

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39094


131 pages; With an account of what is correct, and What is Fictitious in the Tales of my Landlord, respecting these engagements, and Reflections on Politcal Subjects . OCLC: 6386611 The Battle of Drumclog is celebrated by some in Scotland as a victory for religious freedom over the oppressive policies of the contemporary government. Folding frontispiece plate and text block clean and tightly stitched, front board detached, backstrip and ffep lacking. Excellent candida... View more info

Les Canons de la Victoire -- Septieme Edition du Manuel d'Artillerie Lourde Revue et Considerablement Augmentee

By: Alvin, Colonel ; et Commandant Andre

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Paris, Charles LaVauzelle & Cie.: 1923

Seller ID: 41872


ix, (1), 572 pages; Preface de M. Le Marchal Joffre. Avec 422 croquis et figures dans le texte. OCLC 458462719 Original owner's name on ffep - Major Anderegg [of the Swiss Army], otherwise clean and tight in pulisher's green cloth binding with black lettering. Illustrated throughout with diagrams, charts and drawings. A foundational reference for artillerymen and officers written by Colonel Pierre Hippolyte Scipion Isidore Alvin and Commandant Felix d'Andre. In... View more info

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THE GENEVA PRELIMINARY MEETING of the UNIVERSAL RELIGIOUS PEACE CONFERENCE

By: Anonymous

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, WCIPTR: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36985


36 pages; September 1928. Publication No. 6. Near Fine in original blue wrappers. Frontispiece photograph. OCLC: 14957599; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe  including "Traite de paix entre l'Angleterre & les Caraïbes de l'isle Saint-Vincent"

Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe including "Traite de paix entre l'Angleterre & les Caraïbes de l'isle Saint-Vincent"

By: Anonymous

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Genève [but probably Paris], Ch.- J. Panckoucke: 1773

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41470


On offer here is an attractive volume in 18th century full calf, bound in the French style, (flat spine with floral tools in gilt, red label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges decoratively stained red). The volume in which these interesting numbers of the now-scarce 'Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe' is in a handsome contemporary binding which shows only minor rubbing -- mostly along the hinges, apart ... View more info

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HISTORY OF BATTLE-FLAG DAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1879

By: Anonymous

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Hartford, Lockwood & Merritt: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41728


290 pages; Original owner's name on ffep (John Tweedy) and two pages noting James Brattle Burbank (first as Major in the Official Order of the Day for the Parade and later as General with the Twentieth Infantry). Otherwise the text is clean and tight in original royal blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and gilt decoration (image of tattered U.S. and Connecticut flags) on front cover. Some wear at spine and corners, still a nice example of this scarce book. ... View more info

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THE MASTER RACE MENTALITY - "We or They"

By: Anspacher, Louis Kaufman

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Island Workshop Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38741


29 pages; Clean and tight in original mustard wrappers. During the last years of World War II, Louis K. Anspacher, an American playwright and poet, published this anti-German polemic. His radical arguement is that Pan-German nationalism is pervasive in Germans as a whole, and that it must be wiped out entirely. OCLC 1930282 View more info

Image for Speech of N. P. Banks, Jr. of Mass., on the Employment of Army Officers in National Armories delivered at the House of Representatives

Speech of N. P. Banks, Jr. of Mass., on the Employment of Army Officers in National Armories delivered at the House of Representatives

By: Banks, Nathaniel P

Price: $17.97

Publisher: Washington, D.C, U.S. Congress: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37073


16 pages; Original printed wrappers. This is the original 1854 printing. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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La Suisse et Son Armée dans la Guerre Mondiale 1914-1919

By: Bordeaux, General P.-E

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Paris, Payot: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38630


Collection de Mémoires, Etudes et Documents pour servir à l'Histoire de la Guerre Mondiale; Unmarked and tight in original printed wrappers; wrappers a bit worn at spine. This competent study of Switzerland's military activities during World War I fills an important gap. View more info

La Topographie de l'Artilleur Avec 41 figures dans le texte et 2 planches hors texte

By: Brock, Capitaine Emile Paul

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Nancy, Berger-Levrault: 1926

Seller ID: 38493


138 pages; Former owner's name on front wrapper and half-title [Major Anderegg]; contents secure in original red wrappers; wrappers rubbed and chipped along spine. An important text on topography prepared for the training of French artillery men between World War I and World War II. Many diagrams and some folding plans. OCLC: 458888475 View more info

Image for The Law Reports - High Court of Admiralty, and Ecclesiastical Courts Reported by Ernst Browning ... Edited by James Redfoord Bulwer ... From Michaelmas Term, 1865, to Trinity Term, 1867

The Law Reports - High Court of Admiralty, and Ecclesiastical Courts Reported by Ernst Browning ... Edited by James Redfoord Bulwer ... From Michaelmas Term, 1865, to Trinity Term, 1867

By: Browning (Reporter), Ernst ; James Redfoord Bulwer, editor

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Council of Law Reporting, by Wm. Clowes and Sons: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38577


xv & 409 pages; Publisher's tan half calf over vertically-ribbed terra-cotta cloth, with a pair of contrasting spine labels lettered in gilt. Outer hinges rubbed and cracking, but covers still soundly attached. With the booklabel of the Philadelphia Law Bookseller Joseph M. Mitchell, the bookplate of Law Society of Jersey, and pasted over that bookplate, the bookplate of the Library of Congress. The LC bookplate has been overstamped with the Surplus-Duplicate divisio... View more info

Image for Charles W. Quantrell - A True History of his Guerrilla Warfare on the Missouri and Kansas Border during the Civil War of 1861 to 1865 [Cover title: A True Story of Chas. W. Quantrell and His Guerrilla Band]

Charles W. Quantrell - A True History of his Guerrilla Warfare on the Missouri and Kansas Border during the Civil War of 1861 to 1865 [Cover title: A True Story of Chas. W. Quantrell and His Guerrilla Band]

By: Burch, John P. ; Captain Harrison Trow

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Vega, Texas, J.P. Burch: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39985


266 pages; As told by Captain Harrison Trow, one who followed Quantrell through his whole course. Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and secure in original dark red cloth binding with gilt lettering and image of Quantrell [actually William Clarke Quantrill] on front board. B&W illustrations. OCLC: 734750 "written just as Captain Harrison Trow told it to John P. Burch, [this book presents] accounts of fights that he participated in, narrow escapes exper... View more info

Image for How America can Easily and Quickly Prevent Wars Forever

How America can Easily and Quickly Prevent Wars Forever

By: Carnovale, Luigi

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Chicago, n.p.: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36988


35 pages; without the necessity of a League of Nations, of a World Court, of treaties of alliance, of entanglements of any sort on the part of the United States itself with the nations of Europe and with the nations of other parts of the world, without the necessity of insisting on the Monroe Doctrine; and even without the necessity of eliminating the causes of wars -- An Original, Independent Peace Plan - the simplest and most practical. OCLC: 4695766; Experience the pl... View more info

Image for Middle Temple Ordeal - being an account of what World War II meant to the Inn, with an appendix of dates and events

Middle Temple Ordeal - being an account of what World War II meant to the Inn, with an appendix of dates and events

By: Cassels, Justice

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Honourable Society of the Middle Temple: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38745


55 pages; Clean and tight in original blue printed wrappers, typed note laid-in "With the Compliments of the Treasurer and Masters of the Bench" on letterhead of The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. Foreword by Justice Cassels. Profusely illustrated with photographs before and after the bombings during World War II. OCLC: 2347457 View more info

Image for GAZETTE FRANCOISE, A Facsimile Reprint of a Newspaper Printed at Newport on the Printing Press of the French Fleet in American Waters During the Revolutionary War

GAZETTE FRANCOISE, A Facsimile Reprint of a Newspaper Printed at Newport on the Printing Press of the French Fleet in American Waters During the Revolutionary War

By: Chapin, Howard M.

Price: $43.95

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 1926

Seller ID: 41445


Clean and tight in original binding of navy blue cloth spine over cream coloured boards. Contents quite Fine, faint linear shadow at front cover. Four page printed prospectus laid-in. Limited Edition of only 300 copies printed on Arches hand-made paper by Douglas C. McMurtrie, completed in November, 1926. This copy bears the handsome bookplate of Harris D. Colt. The Gazette Francoise newspaper translated various news items printed in American newspapers to keep the of... View more info

Image for Morgan's Rifleman - South  [ Hand-colored engraving ]

Morgan's Rifleman - South [ Hand-colored engraving ]

By: Chappel, A. ; John C. McRae (engraver)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, Selmar Hess: 1870

Seller ID: 41856


Engraving; 1 pages; A wonderful hand-coloured engraving of a volunteer rifleman from Virginia during the War for Independence. Image measures 7" x 9 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Engraved by John C. McRae based upon the painting by A. Chappel. Published by Selmar Hess. This engraving of soldier under Daniel Morgan's command, wearing buckskins and walking on forest path with rifle, nicely detailed depiction of the t... View more info

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Mosby's Night Hawk

By: Clarke, Covington

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1931

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39969


290 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding with yellow lettering in worn pictorial dustjacket (missing pieces). A dramatic, entertaining fictional account of Mosby's Rangers and their Civil War raids leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg. OCLC: 4475241 View more info

Image for ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF SIR WALTER SCOTT -- A Portrait Engraving by Collas surrounded by an elaborately engraved border [Collas Patent Process Engraving ]

ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF SIR WALTER SCOTT -- A Portrait Engraving by Collas surrounded by an elaborately engraved border [Collas Patent Process Engraving ]

By: Collas, Achille ; (engraver) ; Henry Weekes

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, 1838

Seller ID: 41873


Engraving; 1 pages; Wonderful 19th Century engraving. Image measures 8 1/4" X 7" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. This engraving by Achille Collas Patent Process is based on a medallion cast by Henry Weekes derived from the marble replica of Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey's bust at Abbotsford. This dramatic portrait of Walter Scott was published in THE AUTHORS OF ENGLAND: A Series of Medallion Portraits of Modern Literary Cha... View more info

The Confederate Museum In the Capital of the Confederacy

By: Confederate Memorial Literary Society

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Richmond, VA, The Confederate Museum: 1935

Seller ID: 41844


4 pages; Scarce four-page brochure, with laid in image of the Mural Military Paintings of General Robert E. Lee and other Confederate generals. Illustration on first page showing the house built by Dr. John Brockenbrough in 1818 and turned over from private use to the City of Richmond for use as The Confederate museum. Paper toned, a couple small closed tears at outer edge. Date of publication based on internal evidence: Museum dedication took place in 1896, and, "... View more info

Image for NOUS - Extrait du Règlement de Service pour Les Troupes Suisses

NOUS - Extrait du Règlement de Service pour Les Troupes Suisses

By: Coulon, Eric de

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Neuchatel, Aux Editions de la Baconniere: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41426


Limited edition of only 3000 copies. Thirty-one (31) full page black and white illustrations by the Swiss artist Eric de Coulon (1888-1956) of various aspects of military life. Coulon was perhaps best known for his travel poster art and his humorous graphic art and caricatures. He served in the military in Frontier Brigade 2. Clean and tight in original decorative wrappers, rubbed at extremities. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual prin... View more info

Robert E. Lee and the South [Ten Vintage Post Cards]

By: Crawford, David ; (compiler)

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Various Pubs See Notes: 1940

Seller ID: 41841


Postcard; A nice collection of 10 post cards (1940s-1960s) on topics related to General Robert E. Lee, the Civil War and the South (details follow). Two Shenandoah Publishing House Postcards: (1) Old Historic Stone House, #303, Graytone, Ribbon Banner. Unposted, clean nice condition. Legend reads: "Bull Run Battlefield, Va., on Lee Highway, Route U. S. No. 211 / Tourist Accommodations ... Meals ... Official AAA Inn" (2) Stone House Where the Confederate... View more info