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1) Abandon Ship! : The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster
Newcomb, Richard F
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: HarperCollins, 2000. New York: HarperCollins, 2000. 8vo. Hard cover binding, 326 pp. Introduction and afterword by Peter Maas. Small rip on bottom of dustjacket and some scuffing. Near fine in very good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
2) About Face : The Odyssey of an American Warrior
Hackworth, David H.; Sherman, Julie
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1989. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989. 8vo. Trade paperback, 873 pp. The man who was the basis for the Marlon Brando character Colonel Kurtz in Apocalypse Now. Wear to corners. Very good.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
3) The Age of Revolution
Churchill, Winston
 
New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1957. New York: Dodd Mead, 1957. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 402 p. Index. Part of Churchill's notable History of the English-Speaking Peoples series. Minor edgewear. Jacket chipped and shelfworn. Very good+ in good jacket in mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
4) The Air Officer's Guide: A Ready-Reference Encyclopedia of Military Information Pertinent to Commissioned Officers of the United States Air Force Eleventh Edition
 
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole, 1958. Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole, 1958. Eleventh edition. 8vo. Dark navy-blue cloth with silver lettering on spine and front board, illustrated in black and white throughout, 378 pp. Everything an Air Officer needed to know in 1958 and a very interesting look at the United States Air Force at that point in history. Owner name on endpaper and underlining on one page, otherwise in very good condition with a clean, crisp text block.. Eleventh Edition. Cloth. Very Good. 8vo - over 7&fr... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
5) Aircraft Profiles Volume 4 - Military Aircraft of World War II
Modellsport Verlag GMBH
 
Traplet. Modellsport Verlag GMBH, Aircraft Profiles Volume 4 - Military Aircraft of World War II. Superbly produced, this 66 page soft-bound book contains detailed information on a range of military aircraft, with over 80 full colour photographs and accurate 3 view drawings. There is also comprehensive technical data and an in-depth history of each aircraft and its various derivatives. The ideal addition to your aircraft reference library. Contents include: The Focke-Wulf Fw 189 A-1, Chance Vought F4 U-1 D ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
6) Airman's Wife
Shann, Renee
 
Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company, 1945. Philadelphia: Blakiston, 1945. First thus. 12mo. Cloth binding, 202 pp. A Triangle Books vintage World War II novel. Dust jacket has edgewear and small chips. No writing inside. Very good in good dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First Thus. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

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$22.00
7) Airpower
Williams, Major Al
 
New York: Coward-McCann, 1940. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. 433 p. Frontispiece portrait of author. A discussion of modern military and naval air power and warfare. Minor shelfwear. Near fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. ... more information

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$30.00
8) An Album Of Memories : Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation
Brokaw, Tom
 
New York: Random House Large Print, 2001. First large print edition. 4to. Cloth. 428 p. Illustrated with black and white photographs. History comes alive in this album-style book, where people's stories are told in their own words, accompanied by photographs and memorabilia of Word War II. The letters were written to newscaster Brokaw after the release of his book The Greatest Generation. Fine in near-fine dustjacket in mylar cover.. First Large Print Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. ... more information

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$50.00
9) All Battle Stations Manned, The United States Navy in World War II
Poling, James
 
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1971. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1971. First edition. 8vo. Hardcover binding, 249 pp. plus bibliography and index. SIGNED/INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on free front endpaper. The story of the regrouping and recovery of the U. S. Navy after its devastating losses at Pearl Harbor. Very good in very good dustjacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$45.00
10) All Quiet on the Western Front
Remarque, Erich Maria
 
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1929. Boston: Little, Brown, 1929. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth. 291 p. Jacket flaps, which were cut from original jacket, are neatly pasted inside front and rear boards. Owner's stamp. Translated from the German by A. W. Wheen. Moderate shelf wear. Very good in new FACSIMILE first edition dust jacket, protected with an archival-quality mylar cover.. First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$85.00
11) All Quiet on the Western Front
Remarque, Erich Maria
 
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1929. First American edition / stated first printing June 1929. 8vo. Cloth. 291 p. Remarque's classic novel about the horrors of World War One and they experiences of German men returning from the front. It was first published in German in 1929. The book was adapted into an Oscar-winning movie. Printing on cover and spine crisp. Front hinge weakening. Near fine in new FACSIMILE first edition dust jacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First American Edition. C... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$275.00
12) Ambassador Morgenthau's Story
Morgenthau, Henry
 
Plandome, NY: New Age. No publishing date. Facsimile reprint of the Memorial Edition, originally published in 1919. 8vo. Soft cover. 407 p. The documented account of the Armenian genocide first of the century reported by America's Ambassador to Turkey. Moderate edgewear. Very good.. Memorial Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
13) Ambulance No. 10 : Personal Letters from the Front
Buswell, Leslie
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1916. First trade edition. 8vo. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. 155 p. Black and white illustrations and photographs. A collection of letters written from the front lines in France during World War I. Moderate shelfwear. Interior clean and tight. Owner's name. Very good.. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$70.00
14) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 56 No. 3, Summer 1996
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. Volume 56, Number 3, Summer 1996. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on a Tugman's Story -- Life and Times of B. B. Inman; The United States Navy Boarding Rattle -- A Unique Item of Nineteenth Century US Naval Ordnance; William A. Moffett and His "Disastrous Dirigibles"; A Home on the Sublime -- Trans-Oceanic Perspectives; How We Built Ships on Cooper's Point Before WWII -- A Tr... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
15) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 50 No. 1, Winter 1990
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. Salem: Peabody Essex Museum, 1990. First edition. Volume 50 No. 1, Winter 1990. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on Lattitude Errors and the New England Voyages of Print and Waymouth; Edmund Custis and His "Wreck-Fishing" Invention; Sea Power and South America -- The Brazils or South American Station of the Royal Navy 1808-1837; Voyage to Canada's Arctic Islands; The Battle for Co... more information

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$30.00
16) American Guerrilla: Fighting Behind the Enemy Lines
Smith, Captain Douglas M.; Carnes, Cecil
 
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1943. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. First edition. 8vo. Blue cloth binding, 316 pp., including index. Spine faded, boards scuffed. Previous owner bookplate. Very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$24.00
17) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 59 No. 3, 1999
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1999. Volume 59 No. 3, 1999. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on Honolulu and Whaling on the Japan Grounds; Broadsides and Brown Water -- The US Navy in Riverine Warfare During the War of 1812; The Gertrude L. Thebaud Aground in Frobisher Bay -- With Donald B. MacMillan's 1937 Arctic Expedition; Marsala -- The Tribulations of a Ship, Her Captain, and his Government; book reviews, and more. Only ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
18) American History Stories Volume IV
Pratt, Mara
 
Boston: Educational Publishing Company, 1891. Presumed first edition. 8vo. Pictorial boards. 178 p. Illustrated. The story of the Civil War for young people in chapters that include illustrations, anecdotes and stories, dramatizations, poetry, essays, and music. Shelfwear; boards rubbed and corners bumped. Good.. Pictorial Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
19) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 58 No. 3, Summer 1998
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1998. Volume 58 No. 3, Summer 1998. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on The Killing of Shabet -- A Narrative of Extraterritorial Rights Zanzibar 1846-1851; US Revenue Cutters Captured in the War of 1812; Columbia Navy in the Korean War 1950-1953; The Brig Mexican of Salem, Captured by Pirates, and her Escape; Shipping Out -- Crossing the North Pacific in Winter; book reviews, and more. Only exlibrary... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$30.00
20) The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History & Arts : Volume 55 No. 3, Summer 1995
Editor
 
Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Volume 55, Number 3, Summer 1995. 4to. Soft cover. Black and white photographs, illustrations, reproductions, and maps. Includes articles on the Piracy Trial of Luke Ryan; Debt-Collector or King-Maker -- The Royal Navy in Mexico 1861-1862; Anglo-American Naval Logistic Cooperation in World War I; God, Leadership, Flemings, and Archery -- Contemporary Perceptions of Victory and Defeat; The Frigate Strikes her Colors; book reviews, and more. Only exlibrary marking... more information

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$30.00
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