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9 photos including Franklin D. Roosevelt

By: "Casper"

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: giprints


Vernacular photos by a G.I. identified only as "Casper," most locations unknown, World War II era. About 5x4 inches or 13x10cm, gelatin silver prints, an unusual mix of subject matter highlighted by a casual shot of Franklin D. Roosevelt in a muddy Jeep being driven by a corporal, with the president saluting an unidentified officer. Other images show planes and plane wreckage, destroyers in port (postwar), and G.I.'s at ease. Condition of these prints: Very good a... View more info

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British Aeroplanes 1914-18

By: BRUCE, J.M.;

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 51012


BRUCE, J.M. British Aeroplanes 1914-18, London: Putnam, 1957. Quarto, first edition, pp. 742, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, extensive halftone illustration. A comprehensive survey of the British industry's World War I years, when the number of manufacturers and models vastly exceeded that of the modern era. Condition: Boards worn, rubbed at extremities; leaves clean and tight, no marks. View more info

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Allied Battleships in World War II

By: DULIN, Robert, and GARZKE, William.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: 51702

ISBN: 0870211005


DULIN, ROBERT O., and GARZKE, WILLIAM H. Jr. Allied Battleships in World War II, Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1980. Quarto, first edition, pp. xi, 391, blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine, extensive halftone photos and line drawings. Describes the battleships of Great Britain, France, the Soviet Union and the Netherlands, with emphasis on design and construction. Condition of this book: Boards and dust jacket lightly worn, all else fine. View more info

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French Army officer

By: DURUSSEL, Eugene.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: cdv001


Undated CDV from Paris, officer in uniform with sword sheathed at his side, rear label of Photographie du Bugnon, Eugene Durussel. Condition of this print: Light wear, one short crack away from the image of the soldier. View more info

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Constantin Guys

By: GRAPPE, George

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 50884


GRAPPE, GEORGES. Constantin Guys, New York/Paris: Brentano's, n.d. Folio, pp. 59, marbled boards half-bound in black buckram, black-and-white art reproductions, with a 4-page folio tipped in, entitled "Constantin Guys et le Grace du Second Empire," with sepia tinted illustration and French text. Guys' work is considered a forerunner to impressionism. In addition to being a leading artist, he was a Crimean War reporter for British and French newspapers. The present vol... View more info

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Early Photography in Canada

By: GREENHILL, Ralph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto,, Oxford University Press,: 1965,

Seller ID: 50372

Condition: very good


pp. 173, including 106 plates, most from the author's private collection, beige cloth boards, near fine. Condition of this book: Dust jacket shows light wear, a bit of sunning, chipping. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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The Story of Battery D

By: HINDERER, Arthur

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 50902


HINDERER, ARTHUR W. The Story of Battery "D," n.p.: Battery D Veterans Association, n.d. Octavo, pp. (vi), 190, red paper-covered boards with black lettering on spine and front, parchment dust jacket, halftone photos, 7 maps (2 folding), inscribed by the author on the free front endpaper. Narrative takes up 124 pages, with the rest of the book consisting of various appendices. Condition of this book: Dust jacket loose with chips and tears at edges . Leaves clean ... View more info

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Recollections

By: MacDONALD, Jacques.

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 51586


Marshal MacDonald, Duke of Tarentum. Recollections, New York: Scribner, 1893. Octavo, revised edition in English (first was released 1892), pp. vi, 488, 1 (postscript), navy cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, gilt coat of arms on upper board, frontis and other engraved plates protected under tissue guards. One of Napoleon's commanders recounts the victories and defeats in a memoir published about 50 years after he died. Condition of this book: Boards worn ... View more info

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Army of the Potomac Report Aug. 3, 1863, With an Account of the Campaign in Western Virginia

By: McCLELLAN, George B.

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: 50541


McCLELLAN, GEORGE B. Army of the Potomac Report Aug. 3, 1863, With an Account of the Campaign in Western Virginia, New York: Sheldon and Company, 1864. Very good in fine binding. Quarto, one of 250 printed, pp. 484, frontis is folding map of Antietam battlefield, new (2011) black cloth binding, red morocco label on spine, gilt lettering, untrimmed edges, some leaves unopened. With single-plate maps of the Peninsula and the Siege of Yorktown. The Union commander her... View more info

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War of the Rebellion, Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Price's Missouri Expedition, Etc.

By: Official records,

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 51041


War of the Rebellion, Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Price's Missouri Expedition, Etc., Harrisburg: National Historical Society, 1985. Large octavos reprinting the Government Printing Office's original edition of 1893, Series I, Vol. 41, in four books, pp. xv, 1138; 1238; 1128; 1310, black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spines. As the title indicates, these four books are the official records of Sterling Price's ill-fated campaign to tak... View more info

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The Chater Collection, Pictures Relating to China, Hongkong, Macao, 1655-1860

By: ORANGE, James

Price: $2,500.00

Seller ID: 52325


ORANGE, JAMES. The Chater Collection, Pictures Relating to China, Hongkong, Macao, 1655-1860, London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1924. Tall quarto, copy No. 151 of an edition limited to 750, pp. 528, 3 folding color maps, errata slip tipped in at dedication page, green cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering on spine and upper panel, blind-stamped logo and rules on both boards, 18 color plates, numerous other illustrations including photos, top edge gilt. This is ... View more info

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Report on the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

By: ROSECRANS, William S.

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 51727


ROSECRANS, WILLIAM S. Report on the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Washington: Government Printing Office, 1863. Octavo, first edition, pp. 577, 2 folding maps attached inside lower board, brown cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering and decoration on spine and both panels (eagle-shield vignette on both panels, Senate logo on spine), sketch, charts. Laid in is a former owner's index on five typewritten pages. See Dornbusch V.3, 3002. Condition of this book: Boa... View more info

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Africa, Afrika, Afrique

By: SALGADO, Sebastiao.

Price: $60.00

Seller ID: 53619

ISBN: 3822856215


SALGADO, SEBASTIAO. Africa, Afrika, Afrique, Koln: Taschen, 2007. Oblong folio, pp. 335, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering to spine and front, black-and-white photo plates, text in English, German and French. Tours sub-Saharan Africa as part of Salgado's larger project he calls Genesis. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor, Volumes 1-3

By: TAYLOR, Robert.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51716


TAYLOR, ROBERT, et al. The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor, Volumes 1-3, Canada: Vanwell, 1987, 1991, 1996. Oblong folios, pp. 128 each, buckram boards in varying shades of blue with lettering on spines, color plates. Taylor covers all eras of military aviation but the emphasis is World War II. Condition of these books: Dust jackets lightly worn, no tears. Leaves clean and tight, with toning at margins, foxing at top edges, images fine. V.2 has some dogeare... View more info

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New Jersey Troops in the Gettysburg Campaign

By: TOOMBS, Samuel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Orange, N.J.,, Evening Mail,: 1888,

Seller ID: 50348

Condition: good


pp. (xvi), folding map, 406, blue cloth boards with stamped decoration and gilt lettering on spine, numerous engravings and maps. Condition of this book: Spine darkening with a short tear, extremities rubbed. Former owner's name inked onto front pastedown. Leaves clean and tight, age toning. View more info

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Wilderness, The True Story of Simon Girty, Renegade; Book 1: The Borderland

By: TRUMAN, Timothy;

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 51026

ISBN: 0922173117


TRUMAN, TIMOTHY. Wilderness, The True Story of Simon Girty, Renegade; Book 1: The Borderland, Pennsylvania: 4Winds Publishing Group, 1989. Quarto (8.5x11 inches), No. 194 of 400 copies, pp. 74, 2 (ads), black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and front, stamped silver drawing or the renegade on front, black and white illustration. Inscribed on the free front endpaper by the artist to Joe Kubert, the cartoonist who founded an influential art school. The au... View more info

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CDV, Bastille Day

By: Unknown photographer.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: cdv002


CDV, French officer in uniform with sword sheathed at his side, rear signed and dated 14 July 1898. Condition of this print: Light wear, some rubbing. View more info

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Jet Fighters Inside Out

By: WINCHESTER, Jim.

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 52390

ISBN: 1607101084


WINCHESTER, JIM. Jet Fighters Inside Out, San Diego: Thunder Bay Press, 2010. Heavy quarto, first edition, pp. 320, illustrated boards, color and halftone photos. Begins with the Germans' early successes in World War II and takes us through the modern F-22. Condition of this book: Jacket faintly worn, all else fine. View more info

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La Civilta della Sardegna, Dall'Eneolitico alla fine dell'eta' nuragica il millennio -- V secolo A.C.

By: ZERVOS, Christian;

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 51525


ZERVOS, CHRISTIAN. La Civilta della Sardegna, Dall'Eneolitico alla fine dell'eta' nuragica il millennio -- V secolo A.C., Italy: Liberia Scientifica Internazionale, 1982. Large, heavy folio, reprints the 1954 first edition, pp. 389, white cloth boards stamped with black lettering on the spine and front, extensive halftone illustration. The author is the Paris gallerist best known for his massive Picasso catalogue. His focus here is Sardinia's ancient artifacts and arc... View more info