Dallas: Armed Forces Publication, 1959. Hardcover. Yellow leatherette boards with blue, red, and black title and "Hell on Wheels" design to front cover. No spine title. Minor wear and rubbing to edges of boards, rear board, and corners. Slight mildew smell to interior. Minor foxing to a few pages, but clean overall. A handwritten letter "B" with an arrow to a photograph on one page. Laid in (non-relevant) articles to front. Filled with photographic illustrations, some in color. Size: thin quarto. Unpaginated. MIL/123019. Very Good.
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New York: Regimental History Board, (1919). Hardcover. Includes a history with cartoons and photos, a battle map, roster of field and staff, organization rosters with photos, wounded, saumur and langres graduates, interpreters, names of guns, table of regimental organization, general Pershing's orders, and Personal Record pages. Black cloth boards with red title and emblem to front cover. Minor bumping and wear to edges of boards and corners. A small booklet "Facts about the American Legion" is pasted down to the front endpaper. A news article from the Sun Magazine about this book is laid in. Minor browning / foxing to margins, but clean and bright overall. Size: Quarto. 160 pages. MIL/123019. Very Good.
Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1868. Hardcover. A detailed listing of all of the Naval and Marine officers registered shortly after the end of the Civil War. Includes pay table for the various positions and current status of each officer. Also includes a list of Navy vessels and the station or condition of each. Bound in three quarter brown leather with marbled paper boards. Rubbed, bumped and chipped. Interior pages are clean. Ownership signature in pencil. Very good condition. Small octavo. 81 pages. MILITARY/041221. Very Good.
1918. Hardcover. Rare military service record of Brigadier General Frank Parker (1872-1947). Presentation inscription from Parker "To C. Van U. in memory of the Great Days together - F.P. - Bridge Head, Easter, 1919". Includes service record, facsimiles of orders and telegraphs, as well as a list of decorations of Brig. Gen. Frank Parker from 1918 - 1919 during which he was awarded the War Cross of France with Palm, Commander of the Legion of Honor of France with second Palm of War Cross, Commander of the Order of the Crown of Belgium, D.S.M., and Third Palm on War Cross. Parker served in a tour of Lorraine, the second Battle of the Marne, the Battle of St. Mihiel Salient, the Battle between the Meuse and the Argonne Forest, and more. Bound in full red leather with gilt title and dates to spine. Gilt rules and swastikas to both boards. Rubbing and wear to boards, edges, spine ends, and corners. Evidence of a removed sticker to front board (about 1 x 2 inches) with surface sheen of leather removed in this small area. Adhesive remnants to front pastedown where a bookplate was removed. Browning to interior, mostly along margins. Unpaginated with blank sheets bound in at rear to fill out an otherwise thin binding. [Approximately 150 pages, of which about 100 have text printed on one side (so, about 50 pages of text).] WWI/011221. Very Good.
Stuttgart: Carl Krabbe. Hardcover. No date. Very Good in grey illustrated paper wrappers with grey title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Minor edgewear to exterior. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout and a fold out map. A few unopened pages at rear. 88 pages. In German. GER/4213. Very Good.
Westport, Connecticut and London: Greenwood Press, (2008). Hardcover. Part of the Daily Life Through History Series. 8vo. Green illustrated glossy paper covered boards with beige title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior with illustrations. Index, 191 pages. Military History. MIL/042508. Fine.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, (2001). Hardcover. 8vo. Fine brown cloth covered boards with silver title to spine. Pristine interior with several photographic illustrations and maps throughout. Brown and grey illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Index, 419 pages. American Military History. AMMIL/020713. Fine / Fine.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2016. Paperback. An advanced proof of this timely account of how the separate justice system of the armed forces has often served as a proxy for America's ongoing arguments over equality, privacy, security, and liberty. Written by an historian and former infanty sergeant. White softcover in fine condition. 385 pages. MIL/032216. Fine.
Albany: Self Published, 1851. Hardcover. Volume 1 only of a 3 volume work. Bookplate of Andrew H. Parker on bottom of title page. Bound in three quarter red leather over marbled paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Chip to head of spine, rubbing to hinges, and heavy wear to corners and edges of boards. Evidence of old sticker to front board, which has removed a small section of marbled paper. Browning, foxing, and occasional soiling to interior. Marbled endpapers with top edge gilt. Blank pages have been bound into rear to allow for binding of this otherwise slim volume. 48 pages. AMER/010721 (American Revolution). Very Good.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. Hardcover. This comprehensive work has over 1,000 entries on every aspect of American military history, written by some 500 distinguished contributors. In near fine condition on very good dust jacket. 916 pages including index. MIL/042716. Near Fine / Very Good.