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1 ..... 8th AF NEWS 1988.
Eighth Air Force Historical Society [Hollywood, FL]. 1988. 
20pp. + 24pp. each for the last 3 issues. 4to. Self-wrappers. All quarterly issues consisting of January, April, July & October. Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 ..... 8th AF NEWS 1989.
Eighth Air Force Historical Society [Oldsmar, FL]. 1989. 
24pp. each. 4to. Self-wrappers. All quarterly issues consisting of January, April, July & October. Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 ..... A HISTORY OF THE 104TH CAVALRY PENNSYLVANIA NATIONAL GUARD 1861-1925.lvania National Guard 1861-1925.
Telegraph Press [Harrisburg, PA]. August 1925. (None). Hard Cover 
4to. 68 pp. + 20pp. ads. Dark blue limp cloth with front cover decoratively embossed with the gilt-colored title & regimental insignia. Illustrated with b/w photographs including a fold-out. Containing the chronological and genealogical history of the present units composing the regiment, together with organization rosters, officers' records, photographs, and a running account of each troop's activities, past and present. Covers the Cavalry's 6 troops located at Harrisburg, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Tyrone, Punxsutawney & New Castle. Except for rubbing at the spine extremes, the covers are Fine (no defects). Internally, most pages have finger soiling, smudging & wrinkling. There are also edge tears (about 10) ranging from 3/8 to 5 1/2 repaired with archival tape. The fold-out photo is missing its fold-out half and 3/4 of the outer edge of the remaining half has been clipped. See photo. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 ..... COMBINED OPERATIONS: THE OFFICIAL STORY OF THE COMMANDOS.
Macmillan Co. [New York]. 1943. (1943). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st American printing. 155pp. sm8vo. Dark blue cloth with a military insignia in red on the front cover & red-lettered title on the spine. Copyrighted by The Controller Of His Britannic Majesty's Stationary Office. Foreword by Vice-Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, Chief of Combined Operations. 32 b/w plates with 41 illustrations including 2 maps. 7 other maps in the text. Good, i.e. signs of use with no important defects. No dustjacket. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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5 ..... SCHOOL SAFETY PATROL 1944 - 45 WARTIME SERVICE AWARD.
Awarded by A. A. A. Motor Club & American Automobile Association. 
4 1/8' x 2 3/4' h. Heavy stock with rounded corners with an illustration of an ornate police badge in brown on which is 'Patrolman School Safety Patrol' around the Triple A logo in the center. Over the badge in black print: School Safety Patrol / 1944 - 45 Wartime Service Award / The bearer is commended for valuable wartime / service in the School Safety Patrol / {'Ray Jones' over name blank & 'Robins' over school blank written in blue ink}/ Awarded by A. A. A. Motor Club And / American Automobile Association'. The awardee attended the J. E. Robins Elementary School in Charleston, WV. Faint crease on the top edge o/w Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $1.25. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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6 ..... THE STARS AND STRIPES Newspaper.
U.S. Armed Forces [London]. 1944. 
Lot of 10 consecutive issues of the European Theater edition: May 25, 1944 - June 4, 1944. Some have a ragged right edge and/ or no-harm edge tears; all are mildly tanned; all but one have 'Col. Miller' written in pencil in upper margin of the front page. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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7 ..... THE STARS AND STRIPES Newspaper.
U.S. Armed Forces [London]. 1944. 
Lot of 5 consecutive issues of the European Theater edition: July 11, 1944 - July 15, 1944. Some have a ragged right edge and/ or no-harm edge tears; all are mildly tanned; all have 'Col. Miller' written in pencil in upper margin of the front page. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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8 ..... THE STARS AND STRIPES Newspaper.
U.S. Armed Forces [London]. 1944. 
Lot of 7 consecutive issues of the European Theater edition: August 3, 1944 - August 10, 1944. Some have a ragged right edge and/ or no-harm edge tears; all are mildly tanned; all have 'Col. Miller' written in pencil in upper margin of the front page. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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9 ..... THE STARS AND STRIPES Newspaper.
U.S. Armed Forces [London]. 1944. 
Lot of 4 consecutive issues of the European Theater edition: Jan. 18 & 19, 1944; May 18, 1944 & August 19, 1944. All have ragged edges and/ or no-harm edge tears; all are mildly tanned; two have 'Col. Miller' written in pencil in upper margin of the front page. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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10 ..... YANK, THE ARMY WEEKLY. August 3, 1945.
U. S. Army [Washington, DC]. 1945. Soft Cover 
24pp. 10 1/2' x 14' h. Photo-illustrated wraps. Volume 4, No. 7. Cover photo is captioned 'Carrier Catapult' & pictures the deck of an aircraft carrier with fighter planes & anti-aircraft guns. The featured story on the cover is 'Is It Smarter For Us To Take LIVE Jap Prisoners?'. Other articles includes 'The Blasting Of Ft. Drum', 'Jap-Catcher', 'Houston, Texas', 'Tinian Experiment', 'Return to Mannheim', 'Railroads', 'Joe's Postwar Plans' (JOE LOUIS), etc. Several very minor, short edge tears o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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11 Bucklin, Sophronia E. IN HOSPITAL AND CAMP: A Woman's Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War.
J. E. Potter & Company [Philadelphia]. 1869. (1869). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 380pp. 8vo. Green pebbled cloth with front cover giltstamped with a camp scene & gilt-lettered spine. Tissue-guarded frontispiece of the author + 19 other b/w engraved plates with 22 illustrations of various Civil War scenes courtesy of Harper & Brothers. Introduction by 'S.L.C.' The list of illustrations was printed with incorrect page numbers. The author (1846-1902), who was an upstate New York seamstress prior to the war, herein compiled her experiences as an army nurse in various hospitals & camps during the Civil War. Her account captures in detail all the Horrors of war, as well as giving early expression to women's rights issues. Spine cocked, but tight; corners bumped with heavy wear; moderate wear to spine extremes & other edges; 1/4' x 5/8' wound in the cloth on the back cover; spine gilt slightly dulled; light foxing on front & rear endpapers, front flyleaf, frontispiece & tissue o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. See PHOTO. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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12 Commager, Henry Steele. THE BLUE AND THE GRAY. (Two Volume Set).
Bobbs-Merrill [Indianapolis]. No date. (1950). Hard Cover 
2 volumes. 1201 pp. Tall 8vo. Gray cloth with title gilt-lettered & author silver-lettered on spines. Top of the spines have a blue panel with 2 silver stars above a pair of crossed swords. Top edges red. Endpapers illustrated by Edwin Forbes. VOLUME 1: Frontispiece + 27 other b/w plates. 12 maps. The blue panel on the spine is worn exposing the cloth beneath on the extreme left edge & dulling the color over the remainder; the area on the front cover adjacent to the panel has a 1/4' wide area of wear exposing the cloth beneath, & lighter wear gradually subsiding over an area an inch or so into the front cover o/w Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects. VOLUME 2: Frontispiece + 22 other b/w plates with 37 illustrations. 13 maps. Very Good, i.e. shows signs of careful use with no significant defects. No slipcase. This set will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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13 Eisenschiml, Otto & E. B. Long. AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT: Chance & Coincidence in the Civil War.
Bobbs-Merrill & Co. [Indianapolis]. 1948. (1948). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 285pp. 8vo. Maroon cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Uncut pages. 13 full-page maps by Barbara Long. Bibliography. Fine (No defects)/ DJ (Fair: 3/8' x 1/2' chip at the top of the spine, 1/2' tear down the right side of the spine from the top, a hole about 1/4' x 3/4' starting on the left side about halfway down the spine & extending onto the back, several edge tears 3/8' & less on the top & bottom of both covers, & corners worn). 
Price: 6.50 USD
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14 Halsey, William Frederick Jr. BOOKMARK: Issued by Elizabeth Public Library for HALSEY DAY, November 7, 1945.
Elizabeth (New Jersey) Public Library. 1945. 
3 5/8' x 8 3/8' stiff stock printed in b/w on one side with a photo of Admiral William Frederick Halsey, Jr. (1882 - 1959) along with quotes & facts about his career. Halsey Day was held in Elizabeth, NJ about a month before he was promoted to 5-Star Fleet Admiral. A very minor crease on the lower right corner & probably a little tanned o/w Fine (No defects). NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $1.75. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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15 Headley, J. T. THE GREAT REBELLION: A History of the Civil War in the United States (2 Volumes).
Hurlbut, Williams & Co. & American Publishing Co. [Hartford,CT]. 1863/(1862) & 1866/(1866). First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 506, [2, ads]pp. /702pp. Tall 8vo. Full black leather with the covers of both volumes blindstamped with an ornate frame. Volume 1, but not Volume 2, has a gilt-stamped decoration in the center of the front cover consisting of many military scenes amid patriotic symbols & themes. The spines of both volumes are gilt-decorated with floral vines surrounding an upper cartouche with the short-title, author & volume number in gilt and a lower cartouche featuring the goddess Liberty bearing a flag, an eagle & the U.S. Capitol. All edges marbled. VOLUME I: (Hurlbut, Williams & Co.) has a vignette on the title page, frontispiece & 13 other tissue-guarded steel-engraved plates, The leather is cracked here & there along both exterior joints, but does not affect the inner hinges which, along with the spine, are as tight as new; the bottom edge of the spine shows a little chipping to the leather finish; the back cover has a rubbed area about 1 1/4' along the bottom edge; the front cover has a rubbed spot about 3/16' x 3/16' on the bottom edge; endpapers are tanned; scattered foxing on the initial pages, frontispiece & title pages, and thereafter occasional spots except for several plates & their tissue-guards which have foxing spots which do not seriously affect the quality of the plates; o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. VOLUME II: (American Publishing Co.) has a frontispiece & 11 other tissue-guarded steel-engraved plates. 1/2' crack in the leather at the bottom of the front exterior joint; a little wear at the top of the spine; occasional spots of foxing & a few lightly tanned pages throughout with the same condition of the plates as in the first volume o/w Very Good. The gilt on both volumes is bright. SEE SCAN. This book will require extra postage for Priority Mail shipping. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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16 Home Life Insurance Company of America. Diecut Mechanical Wheel: 'ARMY - NAVY INSIGNIA GUIDE'.
Home Life Insurance Company Of America. No date. (1942). 
5 1/4' h. x 4 1/4' w. color-lithographed card stock with an arched top conforming to the shape of a wheel attached behind with a rivet. Six slots in the face card reveal (1) an Army rank, (2) the corresponding Navy rank, the corresponding insignia worn on a soldier's (3) shoulder & (4) upper sleeve, & the equivalent rank insignia worn on a sailor's (5) upper & (6) lower sleeve. The face is illustrated with a soldier & a sailor in formal uniforms & a border of various military insignias around edge of card. Advertising text only on the back. The copyright date on the card is followed by 'New York, N. Y. / Advertisers' Service Division'. Apparently, this was not a division of Home Life since this novelty has appeared under the name of other advertisers. The front card has a few faint creases on the face & a heavier crease in the lower left corner; light soiling on the back of the card o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defect. See scan. NOTE: Shipping for this item via 1st Class Mail is $3.00. Your shipping charge will appear as $4.00 in the Shopping Cart, but will be lowered before your credit card is charged. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Lane, Bessie Mell [Editor]. DEAR BET: the Carter Letters 1861-1863.
Self Published [Clemson, SC]. No date. (1978). First Edition Soft Cover 
Complete title: DEAR BET: the Carter Letters 1861-1863, the Letters of Lieutenant Sidney Carter Company A, 14th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, Gregg's-McGowan's Brigade, CSA to Ellen Timmons Carter. 1st printing. [i-xii], xiii-xxv, [xxvi], 165pp. 8vo. Tan wraps illustrated with a portrait of Ellen Timmons Carter on the front cover & dark brown-lettered front cover & spine. Foreword by Horace Fraser Rudisill. Includes Notes, Appendix, Personae, References, and Index of Names. Map & 15 illustrations. Editor's signature on title page & For ..?.. & ..?.. Coleb, with love on front free endpaper by a hand different than the editor's. Sheet Announcing Publication laid in. Near Fine, i.e. very minimal signs of use with no significant defects. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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18 Lash, Joseph P. ROOSEVELT & CHURCHILL 1939 - 1941: The Partnership That Saved The West.
W. W. Norton & Co. [New York]. 1976. (1976). 0393055949 / 9780393055948 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st American trade printing. 528pp. Tall 8vo. Red cloth with gilt-lettered spine & blue bands at the extremes. 16 b/w plates on text paper with 28 photo-illustrations. Map endpapers. Bibliographical notes, References & Index. Fine (no defects)/ DJ (A little wear at the spine extremes o/w Fine with unclipped price). Note: Due to this book's weight, extra postage will be required for Priority Mail shipping. ISBN 0393055949. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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19 Levy, Jack S. WAR IN THE MODERN GREAT POWER SYSTEM 1495-1975.
The University Press of Kentucky [Lexington, KY]. 1983. (1983). 082311497X / 9780823114979 First Edition Hard Cover 
1st edition. 215pp. 8vo. Orange cloth with black-lettered spine. Front free endpaper bears an Ex libris embossed stamp Library of Randall Barnett around M.R.B., presumably indicating the private library of Marcus Randall Barnett of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, o/w As New (Pristine)/ DJ (Near Fine, very mininal signs of careful use in a plastic jacket). ISBN 0823114977. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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20 Levy, Jack S. WAR IN THE MODERN GREAT POWER SYSTEM 1495-1975.
The University Press of Kentucky [Lexington, KY]. 1983. (1983). 0813101646 / 9780813101644 First Edition Soft Cover 
1st edition of softcover. 215pp. 8vo. Illustrated wraps. Light wear to all edges, 1 1/2 l. scrapes on the edges of the lower spine o/w Very Good, i.e. signs of careful use with no significant defects. ISBN 0813101646. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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