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Category: All Categories: Biography: Military Leaders
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1.
[Century Association]  
Henry L. Stimson, Honorary Member of The Century Association: Addresses Made in His Honor at the Club House April 6, 1950

Publisher: New York Privately Printed 1950.
First printing. Octavo, Full cloth , 43 pages. Condition: Near Fine. Glassine wrap.
     The widely respected World War II Secretary of War is here honored in addresses by Century Club President Paul Manship, Harvey H. Bundy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and John W. Davis. Stimson's response is also included. He died later the same year. Bound in rust colored cloth over boards with spine and upper board titled in gilt. Some mild browning along inner hinges. Glassine dust jacket in Mylar cover has a chip at heel of spine. History & Politics

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2.

LIFE OF GENERAL WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN

Publisher: New York, NY N.D..
Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Title page is missing. Spine weak. Soiling on cover ; B&W Illustrations; 607 pages

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Naval Leadership with Some Hints to Junior Officers and Others: A Compilation by and for the Navy
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Publisher: The United States Naval Institute, 1939 Annapolis, MD.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall This book was originally used as a textbook on leadership by the U. S. Naval Academy, and continued as a textbook through World War II. It is interesting to note that this Fourth Edition was revised and published in 1939, just prior to the outbreak of World War II. "It is more difficult to deal with personnel than with materiel. Highly developed material, not properly operated, fails to work at designated efficiency; whereas personnel badly handled not only fails to work efficiently, but develops a spirit which reacts unfavorably on the entire organization. Since the founding of the Naval Academy, all fundamentals of the naval profession have been stressed, except the most important - handling men. The method of learning to lead has been by first learning to follow, which in the final analysis is the only real way of learning; but the same is equally true of all things, and it does not lessen the value of preliminary theory. A solid groundwork of theory, as the precursor of experience, enables one to meet experience, not with doubt and hesitation, but as an old friend. The Academy lays the foundation; experience builds the structure." xvi + 123 pages with index. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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Abbott, Jacob  
History of Alexander the Great
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Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1899.
G- cloth hardback, no DJ. Decorative cover with spine, edge and corner wear, spine darkened. Front hinge cracking, title page loose, Back hinge partially cracked. Owner's booklate inside cover. End papers and pp are lightly tanned. 12mo, 278 pp plus list of publications.

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5.
Adamson, J. H. & H. F. Folland  
The Shepherd of the Ocean. An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and his Times

Publisher: Gambit, Boston, 1969. 'First Printing'.
464 p., index, plates, map. "Of all the great favorites of the Virgin Queen, Ralegh was the most flamboyant, complex, and unpredictable... soldier, sailor, adventurer, poet, colonizer, administrator, law-maker, and historian-- a hero in an age of heroes." Dj lightly scuffed; VG. Stock#23560.

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6.
Aldingham, Richard, 1892-1962  
Lawrence Of Arabia A Biographical Enquiry

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery, 1955.
448 p. illus. When this biography of T.E. Lawrence appeared it caused a furor. It raised a number of questions about Lawrence including the first open discussion of his illegitimacy. 1An impudent mythomaniac1 1The story of the production of Seven Pillars of Wisdom is long and complicated, and highly characteristic of Lawrence's pretentious egotism.1 This book launched a whole literature of books--and the film--about Lawrence. Stock #100,572. Vg/no dj. World War I

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7.
Aldington, Richard  
Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Enquiry

Publisher: Chicago: Henry Regnery Co., 1955 1st Am. ed..
448pp. illus. blue cloth 8vo: near Very Good in a Good dj in poly cover [some light browning of endpp; couple of small spots top edge; else nrVG; dj = torn @ spine ends & corners; else G] The notorious debunking inquiry into the T. E. Lawrence (1888-1935) legend by the British poet and novelist Aldington (1892-1962).

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8.
Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962  
Lawrence of Arabia A Biographical Enquiry

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery, 1955.
448 p. Illus., 21.5 cm. Aldington was asked to do a bit of hero-worship. What he wrote was the first examination of the conflicts in Lawrence's character, revealing the sexual masochism for the first time, and an examination of the text of The Seven Pillars, pointing out the flaws as no one before had. All books afterward sprang from this candid biography. Stock#30,012. Vg/ dj good, worn.

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9.
Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer, Illustrated by: Photos, Maps & Illustrations  
Confederate General : William R. Dirty Neck Bill Scurry 1821-1864

Publisher: Snyder Publishing Company Snyder, TX 1999.
xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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10.
Anderson, Charles G. w/foreword by Kelton, Elmer, Illustrated by: Photos, Maps & Illustrations  
Confederate General William R. Dirty Neck Bill Scurry 1821-1864

Publisher: Snyder Publishing Company Snyder, TX 1999.
xii, 237 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-light orange w/color pictorial front & spine, endpaper maps. William Scurry grew up at Gallatin, Tennessee, shortly after the war of 1812. In 1840 he joined his brother in Texas where he became active in the practice of law. He served with the 2nd Texas Mounted Volunteers in the War with Mexico and he joined forces with General H. H. Sibley in New Mexico and was killed at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry in Arkansas in 1864. Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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11.
Anderson, Nancy Scott and Anderson, Dwight.  
The Generals. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

Publisher: Al. Knopf, New York.
Title date 1988, CR 1987, published Feb. 1, 1988, this is the 3rd printing 4/88. 523 pages with biography of the two most celebrated generals in American history. Adversaries who were f\bound together by the war that divided them. Dust jacket and book are very good condition. Hard Cover

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12.
Armitage, Flora, 1911-1995. [Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935]  
The Desert and the Stars. A Biography of Lawrence of Arabia. Illustrated with photos
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Publisher: NY, Henry Holt [1955].
ix, [11]- 318 p., illus.; 22 cm. A different setting than the one published London, Faber & Faber. Clements, T. E. Lawrence, A Reader's Guide, p. 84. Written to refute Richard Aldington's criticisms in Biographical Enquiry, this American edition does excludes the section refuting Aldington after the bibliography as in the English edition. Stock#46357. Vg, owner stamp on inner cover / dj good+.

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13.
Barnett, Correlli  
DESERT GENERALS

Publisher: Viking New York 1961.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Photographs; 320 pages

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14.
Barnett, Correlli, 1927- . [John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, 1650-1722]  
The First Churchill: Marlborough, Soldier and Statesman.

Publisher: Putnam's Sons, NY [‘First American Edition 1974'].
288 p., index, bibliography, illus., color plates; 25.5 cm. "The purpose of this book therefore is not to offer a ‘definitive' scholarly study, omitting no fact or document, but to present Marlborough as a living, feeling man... enduring such strains and grappling with such a weight and variety of responsibility as have befallen no other English soldier in history." Dj; fine. Stock#23757x.

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15.
Bennett, Charles E. and Lennon, Donald R., Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
A Quest for Glory: Major General Robert Howe and the American Revolution

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Chapel Hill, NC 1991.
205 pp, xiv, brown clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, grey dj w/illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering on the panels. Major General Robert Howe was ranked seventh in seniority among American general officers at the end of the Revolutionary War. He was born into North Carolina planter aristocracy, and with the outbreak of war in 1775, he was appointed colonel of the Second North Carolina regiment. After Howe's forces were defeated by the British in Savannah in 1778, he joined General Washington's army. He was division commander in the New York Highlands, on two occasions he was called upon to put down mutinies in the Continental Army. He presided over the court-martials of Generals Benedict Arnold and Alexander McDougall, and he sat on the jury for the spy trial of British Major John André. light stain on top edge. First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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16.
Bernier, Olivier  
Lafayette Hero of Two Worlds

Publisher: New York, Dutton [1983]..
xvii, 356 p., [22] leaves of plates : ill.us ; 24 cm. Lafayette lived the liberal ideal in France as well as America. This book tells how the fight for that ideal took courage and strength of character in France. Stock# 44,458. Vg / dj vg.

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17.
Bobrick, Benson, 1947- . [Thomas, George Henry, 1816-1870]  
Master of War. The Life of General George H. Thomas
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Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster, ©2009.
416 p., [16] p. of plates, illus., plans; 25 cm. "Argues here that George H. Thomas was the greatest and most successful general of the Civil War. Because Thomas didn't live to write his memoirs, his reputation has been largely shaped by others, most notably Grant and Sherman, who, Bobrick says, diminished Thomas' successes in their favor in their own memoirs." A good biography. It points out that Sherman marching to the sea instead of destroying Hood was not a wise military decision. For an understanding of why Thomas was so effective, Thomas Buell's 'The Warrior Generals' (1997) is much better. Bobrick would have better spent pages quoting Thomas's admirers to showing how in many ways Thomas organized for war. ISBN (10): 0743290259. Stock#47178. Vg, nearly new/ dj vg.

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18.
Boston, Massachusetts.  
A Memorial Of Philip Henry Sheridan From The City Of Boston

Publisher: Boston, Rockwell and Churchill, 1889..
117 p., 2 ll. front. (port.) General Philip Sheridan, 1831- 1889, commander of Grant's cavalry in Virginia, hero of the Shenandoah. he rose to command the peace-time Army. Stock #100,702. Vg, hinges worn, but sound. American History Civil War

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19.
Bottomly, Colonel Heath  
PRODIGAL FATHER A Fighter Pilot Finds Peace in the Wake of His Destruction
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Publisher: G/L Publications Glendale, CA 1975.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Previous owner's name; B&W Illustrations; 141 pages

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20.
Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de, 1769-1834  
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte

Publisher: NY & Boston, Caldwell [1885].
4 vols., illus.Bourrienne (1769-1834) was a fellow student and close associate of the young Napoleon, serving as his private secretary during the Egyptian expedition. He later broke with the Emperor and became a royalist. The Memoirs were an early and important source by the person closest to the young Buonaparte, but their reliability has been subject to scepticism. Stock# 33,755. Good+, bound in publisher's red cloth, spines gilt. Pencil underlining in early part of vol. 1.History; France; biography.

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21.
Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de, 1769-1834  
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte
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Publisher: NY, Thomas Y. Crowell [1889?].
Four volumes, illustrated; 19.5 cm. Bourrienne (1769-1834), a fellow student and close associate of the young Napoleon, served as his private secretary during the Egyptian expedition. He later broke with the Emperor and became a royalist. The Memoirs are an early and important source by the person closest to the young Buonaparte, but their reliability has been subject to scepticism. Bookplate of "Mrs. Milton Budlong 'The Reef' Newport Rhode Island." Bound in 3/4 leather, scuffed; good+. Stock#Lopes011.

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22.
Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet de, 1769-1834  
Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
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Publisher: NY, Scribner's, 1885.
Three volumes; 22 cm. Edited by R. W. (Ramsay Weston) Phipps. Bourrienne (1769-1834), fellow student and close associate of the young Napoleon, served as his private secretary during the Egyptian expedition. He later broke with the Emperor and became a royalist. The Memoirs were an early and important source by the person closest to the young Buonaparte, but their reliability has been subject to scepticism. Bound in leather, spines worn, hinges broken. Stock#Lopes012.

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23.
Bowman, Col S. M. and Irwin, Lt. Col. R. B., Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Sherman and His Campaigns : a Military Biography

Publisher: Charles B. Richardson New York, NY 1865.
512 pp, (2), dark green embossed cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine w/blind tooled borders on the front & rear covers. eight portraits with tissue guards and four maps. The book provides information on the life of William Tecumseh Sherman during his cadet years and early service in the US Army. He resigned from the army in 1853, as there appeared to be little chance for advancement. He was a manager of a branch banking-house until he accepted a postiion as the head of the new State Military Academy at Alexanderia, Louisiana. When Louisiana seceded from the union, Sherman resigned. When the Union decided to add a regiment of artillery, one of cavalry, and nine of infatnry to the regular army, Sherman applied and received a commission of Colonel of the Thirteenth Regiment of Infantry. The book then follows his path during the Civil War battles. the book is worn at top & bottom of the spine along w/some wear to the corners, tan stain on the rear cover, some foxing to pages and endpapers. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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Bradley T. Johnson, Illustrated by: B&W Frontis Portrait and Maps  
General Washington

Publisher: Appletons New York 1898.
Yellow cloth with dark blue leather spine, gilt-stamped titles, top edge gilt. 338 pages with B&W frontis of George Washington, plus maps. Light hand-soil to cloth, leather lightly rubbed at head and tail of spine and along front hinge. Unopened pages, internally extremely clean and tight. Part of the Great commanders Series. Army and Navy No DJ Half-Leather Good Plus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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25.
Brandt, Clare  
The Man in the Mirror, A Life of Benedict Arnold
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Publisher: Random House, NY, 1994 First Edition, Review Copy.
Fine paper over board hardback, gilt lettering, Fine DJ. Cover with minimal shelf wear. DJ has little wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Review Copy info inside cover. 8vo, 360 pp with notes, biblio and index. ISBN# 0 679 40106 7.

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26.
Brook-Shepherd, Gordon  
Between Two Flags: The Life of Baron Sir Rudolf von Slatin Pasha

Publisher: New York: Putnam's, 1973 1st Am. ed..
366pp. illus. cloth 8vo: Very Good+ in a Very Good dj [blue cover cloth is a bit faded in places; else VG+; dj = chipped @ spine ends & corners; else VG] The Viennese Rudolf Slatin (1857-1932), Victorian era soldier of fortune, was a key lieutenant of British General Charles "Chinese" Gordon in the Sudan at age 24 and went on to become Inspector General of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan for 14 years, where he was known as "Slatin Pasha." Although an enobled Austrian subject in a time of increasing Anglo-Austrian enmity, he became a social lion in Edwardian England.

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27.
Brown, Malcolm & Cave, Julia  
A Touch of Genius: The Life of T.E. Lawrence

Publisher: New York: Paragon, 1989.
Hard bound, 1st Amercian edition, illustrated. Fine copy in like dust jacket. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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28.
Bryant, Arthur  
TURN OF THE TIDE A History of the War Years Based on the Diaries ofField-Marshal Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City , NY 1957.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Spine weak and cracked. Back endpaper is missing. Spine faded ; 624 pages

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29.
Carroll, John M. , Illustrated by: Photos & Ilustrations  
Custer in Texas: An Interrupted Narrative

Publisher: Sol Lewis & Liveright New York, NY 1975.
xx, 288 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/red title block on spine w/silver lettering. Some of the illustrations were done by Jose Cisneros, Buck Schiwetz, Joe Grandee and several woodcuts from Harper's Weekly. This volume is about the Custer's stay in Texas during the Reconstruction period after the Civil War. It only lasted a few months. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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30.
Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978  
U.S. Grant And The American Military Tradition

Publisher: N.Y., Grosset & Dunlap, c.1954.
x, 201 p. 21 cm. This reprint edition is in a series: Biographies of Distinction. This presents a very sympathetic view of the General and President. Stock #29,907. Vg/ dj good+.

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31.
Chase, Private Edward  
MEMORIAL LIFE OF GENERAL WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN

Publisher: R. S. Peale Chicago, IL 1891.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Soiling on cover. Previous owner's name; B&W Illustrations; 538 pages

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32.
Connell, Evan S., 1924- . [Custer, George Armstrong]  
Son of the Morning Star.

Publisher: North Point Press, San Francisco, 1984.
441 p., index, endpaper maps, portrait front. by Leonard Baskin. "...the obliteration of General George Armstrong Custer's Seventh Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn." Dj; fine. Stock#20607x.

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33.
Coulter, E. Merton  
William Montague Browne: Versatile Anglo-Irish American 1823-1883

Publisher: Athens: UGa Press, 1967 1st ed..
328pp. illus. brown cloth sm 4to: ex lib. copy; white Dewey no. on spine but no other lib. markings of any kind; else a crisp copy; would be near Fine without the minimal library provenance. A life of the Confederate general who became a professor at the University of Georgia after the Civil War.

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34.
Cross, Robin  
Hitler : An Illustrated Life

Publisher: Quercus; London: 2009.
Near Fine Softcover ISBN: 1848660324 224 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Index, footnotes, tons of b/w photos with detailed captions, many never before pubilshed. ; Isbn 9781848660328. 'The definitive concise biography of the twentieth century's most fanatical dictator'. ; No defects. Appears unread.

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35.
Cummings, Capt. Damon E. USN Ret.  
Admiral Richard Wainwright and the U. S. Fleet.

Publisher: Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C..
CR 1962 and title date is 1962 also. Insert paper addressed to Mr. Story signed by Ernest M. Eller about the need for this book in showing the foundation on which grew the far flung fleets so vital to America. Wainwright on frontis, 266 pages with index. Black and white photos of people and ships of the fleet. A biography of one of the outstanding officers of his time, and gives a graphic account of the depths to which the Navy sank in the years following the Civil War. Blue covers with Seal of USN on front cover blind stamped in gold and gold spine lettering. All very good condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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36.
Custer, Elizabeth B. w/intro by Stewart, Jane R. , Illustrated by: Illustrations & Map  
Boots and saddles or, Life in Dakota with General Custer

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1968.
xxix, 282 pp, marbled blu paper boards w/black title block on the spine w/gilt lettering, dj blu-brown w/wht-black lettering & illustrated front panel. Elizabeth Custer tells her story when she accompanied General Custer on all his major Assignments, aside from the summer Inidan campaigns. She was a housewife on the Plains, she traveled hundreds of miles iwth the army wagon train. She was whatever the occasion demanded: a nurse to a group of frost bitten soldiers, hostess to the regiment, the garrison's favorite confidante and would-be Indian fighter whenever the women of regiment had to be left alone. some rubbing to the dj, prev owner's name on ffep and booklabel on the FPD. 4th Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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37.
Custer, General George A. and edited by Quaife, Milo Milton, Illustrations & Map, Illustrated by: Illustrations & Map  
My Life on the Plains

Publisher: Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1969 Lincoln, NE.
xli, 626 pp, wht SC wraps w/blu lettering w/illustrated front & spine. A Bison Book. An autobiographical account of Custer's service on the Great Plains, from General W. S. Hancock's campaign of 1867 up to the 1874 expedition to the Black Hills. A chapter is devoted to the battle of the Washita & to Custer's defense of the action that was called a serious blot on his military career - the abandomnet of Major Elliot and nineteen enlisted men. prev owner placed adhesive tape on the front & back hings, slight soiling to covers. some wrinkling to spine, prev owner's name on verso of front cover. 3rd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Good- Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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38.
Davis, Burke, Illustrated by: Maps  
Jeb Stuart : The Last Cavalier

Publisher: Rinehart & Company, Inc. New York, NY 1957.
(14), 462 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj black-red-brown-green w/color illustrated front panel & spine w/wht-yel lettering. A biography of General James Ewell Brown Stuart, C.S.A., the man and the soldier. It includes details of his boyhood, training at West Point, his years on the western frontier, and his decision to stand by Virginia and the war years. He was without parallel as a cavalry leader and was capable of inspiring his men with loyalty. slight rubbing to edges of the dj, w/some wrinkling of dj at top and bottom of the spine. First Edition Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall

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39.
Delderfield, R. F. (Ronald Frederick, 1912-1972)  
Napoleon In Love

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1959]..
304 p., illus., 21.5 cm. ”His genius fell away when he came to deal with women.” Stock# 35,238. Vg/dj vg. France History Napoleon Bonaparte Biography.

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40.
Drake, Frederick C., 1937-  
The Empire of the Seas: A Biography of Rear Admiral Robert Wilson Shufeldt, USN
 Picture
Publisher: Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, ©1984.
xv, 468 p., illus, 8 p. of plates, maps; 24 cm. "The first full-length biography of Rear Admiral... Shufeldt (1822-1895), the foremost exponent of American expansion to serve in the U.S. Navy between... Perry and... Mahan." ISBN (10): 0824808460. Stock#NEU262. Very Good in VG dust jacket.

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41.
Eisenhower, John S. D.  
Agent of Destiny, The Life and Times of General Winfield Scott
 Picture
Publisher: The Free Press, Simon & Schuster, NY, 1977.
Fine paper over board hardback, gilt lettering, Fine DJ in mylar. Tight binding. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 464 pp with illustrations, appendices, notes, biblio and index. ISBN# 0 684 84451 6.

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42.
Ellsberg, Commander Edward  
CAPTAIN PAUL

Publisher: Literary Guild New York NY 1941.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; 607 pages

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43.
Ellsberg, Commander Edward  
CAPTAIN PAUL
 Picture
Publisher: Literary Guild New York NY 1941.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ flaps clipped. DJ has tear at lower edge. ; 607 pages

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44.
Farago, Ladislas  
LAST DAYS OF PATTON

Publisher: Berkley New York NY 1982.
Second Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; Mass Market PB; 301 pages

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45.
Faulkner, Joseph  
The Life of Philip Henry Sheridan, the Dashing, Brave and Successful Soldier
 Picture
Publisher: Hurst & Co., New York, 1898 Inscribed.
G- cloth hardback, no DJ. Embossed cover with frayed spine edges, bumped corners, water marks on back. Binding tight. End papers and pp are tanned. 12mo, 149 pp with b/w illustrations plus list of publications.

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46.
Foch, Marshal Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
MEMOIRS OF MARSHAL FOCH

Publisher: Doubleday & Doran Garden City, NY 1931.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Translated by Col. T. Bentley Mott Liason Officer between Marshal Foch and General Pershing.

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47.
Fox, Robin Lane  
The Search for Alexander
 Picture
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1980.
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. Stated First Edition. 1. Hard Cover. ISBN: 0316291080 Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine, maps on endpapers. 4to. 453 pp. Profusely illustrated with 135 color and 85 B&W photographs and maps. This is an unmarked, unopened copy. NEAR FINE/FINE. A comprehensive and wonderfully illustrated and documented biography of Alexander the Great, published to coincide with a national television special and a major international art exhibition held at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C. And museums in Chicago, Boston and San Francisco (1980). Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket show only the slightest signs of shelf-wear, else fine. Color and B&W photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 448, (7) pp

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48.
Fraser, David  
Knight's Cross, A Life of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
 Picture
Publisher: HarperCollins, NY, 1993.
Fine paper over board hardback, silver lettering, Fine DJ. Cover and mylar-covered DJ both with minimal shelf wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 8vo, 601 pp with illustrations, maps, chronology, biblio, notes and index. ISBN# 0 06 018222 9.

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49.
Freeman, Douglas Southall, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
R. E. Lee : a Biography - 4 Volumes

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York, NY 1943.
4 volumes red cloth w/gilt lettering on the spines and on the front covers, vol 1 - xviii, 647 pp, vol 2 - xi, 621 pp, vol 3 - xi, 559 pp, vol 4 - viii, 619 pp, top edges stained red. Volume 1 has foldout map in the rear of the book. The biography of General Robert E. Lee, the commanding officer of the Army of Northern Virginia. reprint of Howes F-350. Prev owner's bookplates on the front pastedowns. 1962 Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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50.
Freeman, Douglas Southall.  
R.E. Lee: A Biography (4 volumes complete) [Signed].

Publisher: New York: Scribner, 1934-1935..
First Edition Four octavo volumes, about 9.25 inches tall, in gilt stamped red cloth. About 2400 pages in the four volumes. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER OF VOLUME I. A uniformly bound copy of the Pulitzer Prize winning biography. Bindings sound, text clean, covers lightly edgeworn and spines are mildly sunned. A pair of previous owner signatures on the front endpapers of three volumes, and one signature on the fourth. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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51.
Freulich, Roman with Joan Abramson Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
HILL OF LIFE

Publisher: Thomas Yoseloff Cranbury, NJ 1968.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 203 pages

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52.
Gauvreau, Emile and Lester Cohen  
BILLY MITCHELL Founder of Our Air Force and Prophet Without Honor
 Picture
Publisher: E. P. Dutton New York NY 1942.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Spine weak and cracked. Cover has some soiling. ; B&W Illustrations; 303 pages

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53.
General Marcus J. Wright [edited By James Grant Wilson], Illustrated by: B&W Frontis Portrait and Maps  
General Scott

Publisher: Appletons New York 1897.
Yellow cloth with dark blue leather spine, gilt-stamped titles, top edge gilt. 349 pages with B&W frontis of Winfield Scott plus several battle maps. Moderate hand-soil to cloth, leather rubbed at head and tail of spine and very slightly along front hinge. Unopened pages, internally extremely clean and tight. Scott's history through the Revolution, Wars in Florida and Mexico, Texas Annexation, etc. Part of the Great Commander Series. MILITARY 1045 Army and Navy No DJ Half-Leather Good Plus 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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54.
Gourgaud, Gaspard, General Baron, 1783-1852  
Talks of Napoleon at St. Helena with General Baron Gourgaud, together with the journal kept by Gourgaud

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg, 1903.
xxi, 292 p., [8] leaves of plates, ports., 21 cm. Title continues: on their journey from Waterloo to St. Helena / tr., and with notes, by Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer [ 1822-1904]. Gourgauld served Napoleon I, and chose to join the Emperor in exile on St. Helena. His private journal of the exile period was first published in 1899. Stock# 35,786. Vg/ no dj.

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55.
Graham, W. A. & Dustin, Fred, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
The Custer Myth : a Source Book of Custeriana

Publisher: The Stackpole Company Harrisburg, PA 1986.
xxii, 413 pp, brown cloth covered boards, w/color illustrated endpapers of the battle of Little Big Horn. The book contains a bibliography written by Fred Dustin along w/items of Custeriana. Volume contains the interviews w/the Crow Scouts, information from the Crows, the Arikara, the Sioux, the Cheyennes, and the Arapahoes. Contains information from Godfrey, Benteen & Edgerly. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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56.
Guedalla, Philip  
WELLINGTON
 Picture
Publisher: Literary Guild New York NY 1931.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; B&W Illustrations; 536 pages

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57.
Guedalla, Philip.  
WELLINGTON.

Publisher: The Literary Guild [New York]. 1931..
536pp. 8vo. Dark blue cloth with gilt-lettered front cover & spine. Top edge blue. Frontispiece + 9 b/w plates + foldout map of model of Waterloo by Capt. Siborne. Index. Biography of Sir Arthur Wesley Wellington, the first Duke of Wellington. Gilt worn from spine o/w Good, i.e. obvious signs of use with no major defects. No dustjacket.

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58.
Hackworth, David H. and Julie Sherman.  
About Face: Odyssey of an American Warrior.

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989..
ISBN: 9780671526924 1st edition, 1st printing. 875 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

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59.
Hall, Charles B., Illustrated by: Photos  
Military Records of General Officers : Of the Confederate States of America

Publisher: The Steck Company Austin, TX 1963.
HB. Very Good/No Jacket/VG- Slipcase. facsimile edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 110 pp, blue cloth boards w/gilt letters, slipcase sm scuff back, sl wear crnrs. Book has one hundred and eight portraits. Commander-in-Chief, Generals, Lieutenant Generals and Major Generals arranged in order of their rank, with their military records in the Confederate Army & previous records in the United States Army, of all those who graduated from the United States Military A cademy at West Point or were appointed from civil life. Facsimile No Jacket/Very Good - Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Facsmilie

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60.
Hall, Charles B., Illustrated by: Photos  
Military Records of General Officers : of the Confederate States of America

Publisher: The Steck Company Austin, TX 1963.
110 pp, blue cloth boards w/gilt letters, new slipcase by professional binder. Book has one hundred and eight portraits. Commander-in-Chief, Generals, Lieutenant Generals and Major Generals arranged in order of their rank, with their military records in the Confederate Army & previous records in the United States Army, of all those who graduated from the United States Military A cademy at West Point or were appointed from civil life. Facsimile No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Facsmilie

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61.
Hall, Charles B., Illustrated by: Photos  
Military Records of General Officers : of the Confederate States of America

Publisher: The Steck Company Austin, TX 1963.
110 pp, blue cloth bds w/gilt letters, The book has one hundred and eight portraits. Commander-in-Chief, Generals, Lieutenant Generals and Major Generals arranged in order of their rank, with their military records in the Confederate Army & previous records in the United States Army, of all those who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point or were appointed from civil life. slipcase chipped along edges, small tear one corner 3". Facsimile No Jacket/good Slipcase Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Facsmilie

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62.
Halstead, Murat  
LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF ADMIRAL DEWEY FROM MONTPELIER TO MANILA
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Publisher: Our Possessions Publishing Chicago, IL 1899.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. ; The brilliant cadet, the heroic lieutenant, the capable captain, the conquering commodore, the famous admiral, one of the stars in the class at Annapolis, distinguished in tremendous battles on the Mississippi and the atlantic. Hero of manila, loyal to duty, faithful to the flag and true to friends. ; B&W Illustrations; 451 pages

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63.
Halstead, Murat, Illustrated by: Photos  
The Life and Achievements of Admiral Dewey from Montpelier to Manila

Publisher: Our Possessions Publishing Company Chicago, IL 1899.
468 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt-black lettering w/black-red-white-gilt stamped illustrated front cover. The book presents the family tree, birthplace, education, Naval Academy, of Admiral Dewey, along with his service on the Mississippi River during the US Civil War. some wear to the corners, and rubbed on the edges, prev owner wrote on the ffep. No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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64.
Harmon, Major General E. N. w/macKaye, Milton and MacKaye, William Ross, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Combat Commander : Autobiography of a Soldier

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1970.
xii, 352 pp, quarterbound w/brown cloth covered boards w/black cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, dj red spine w/black-wht lettering w/color pictorial front panel of the author and the back panel contains a table of contents, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The author was commissioned in 1917 and assigned to Fort Ethan Allen. There he assumed command of Troop F, remaining with it through WW1. In WW2 he was commander of two famed armored divisions and played major role in the following battles: Tunis, Bizerte, Cassino, Anzio, and the Battle of the Bulge. dj rubbed at top & bottom of the spine and the corners. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author Very Good Hard Cover Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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65.
Hartney, Harold E. and edited by Ulanoff, Stanley M., Illustrated by: Photos  
Up and at 'em - Harold E. Hartney Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Air Service

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, NY 1971.
xviii, [2], 360 pp, grey clothcovered boards w/red-blu lettering on the spine, dark brown endpapers, dj front panel & spine light born-grey-red color illustrated, dj rear panel white w/black text and black-and-white photo of the author. The war memoirs of the renowned Commander of the First Pursuit Squadron, the most celebrate American air combat group in World War I. The squardron boasted of more aces, saw more action, and gained more victories than any othe rAmerican fighter group. prev owner's bookplate on the FPD. Reprint Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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66.
Hatch, Alden  
General Ike: A Biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower

Publisher: Chicago: Consolidated Book Publishers/People's Book Club Edition, 1944 (special new & enlarged ed.).
258pp. cloth 8vo: Good in a fragile but largely intact dj now stabilized in a Brodart poly cover[couple of paper clip ghosts; front hinge is tender, but book is tight] A very early biography of General Eisenhower (1890-1969) published during World War II.

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67.
Henry, Robert Selph, Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
First With The Most Forrest

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Co. Indianapolis, IN 1944.
558 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. He enlisted in the army, he was a middle-aged, quiet-spoken businessman who had earned a fortune. He bought and sold slaves as a business man. This is the story of a man without formal or military training, whose rose from a private in the Confederate army to a Lieutenant General of Cavalry. He had a gift for strategy and whose instinctive perception of the importance of care, feeding & supply of men and horses. After the war he was elected head of the Ku Klux Klan. prev owner wrote under inscription on half title page, some wear to the corners, light stain on ffep, slight rippling to last pages. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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68.
Hibbert, Christopher  
The Destruction of Lord Raglan: A Tragedy of the Crimean War 1854-55

Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, 1961 1st Am. ed..
338pp. illus. black cloth sm 4to: Very Good+ in a Good+ dj in Brodart poly cover [dj = some loss @ spine tail; else G+] A nice copy of this military biography of the English Field Marshal FitzRoy James Henry Somerset (1788-1855), 1st Baron Raglan, whose career ended badly in the Crimea. Lord Birkenhead observed that the author “has given us a work as gripping and terrible as the chapters on Borodino in ‘War and Peace.’” Harold Nicolson called this book “among the best war books that I have read.” Hibbert (1924-2008) wrote about war from the vantage of both historian and World War II infantry officer himself. Winner of the Heinemann Award for Literature.

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69.
Hibbert, Christopher  
DESTRUCTION OF LORD RAGLAN A Tragedy of the Crimean War, 1854-55
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Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1961.
First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ price clipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 338 pages

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70.
Hofling, Charles K.  
Custer and the Little Big Horn : a psychobiographical inquiry / Charles K. Hofling.

Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Wayne State University Press, 1981..
xii, 118 p., [5] leaves of plates : illus. ; index, 24 cm. A psychologist writes on George Armstrong Custer, 1839-1876 and the battle of the Little Bighorn,, Montana, June, 1876, It's pretty good about Custer, and his career and the Battle, But pretty limp on any psycholical insight. Bibliography: p. 111-113. NEU079. Vg / dj vg.

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71.
Holme, John G., Illustrated by: Illustrations & Photos  
The Life of Leonard Wood

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company Garden City, NY 1920.
Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1st Edition. Ex-Library. 12mo - 7" to 7-1/2". xii, 228 pp, black cloth covered boards w/light orange lettering. The story of Major-General Leonard Wood. Wood was an army surgeon, who served in Cuba, Philipines, Washington and he set up Plattsburg officer training camps which trained our officers for World War One. the only library marking is a stamped notice "center for research libraries" on the ffep. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Ex-Library

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72.
Hough, Donald  
Captain Retread
 Picture
Publisher: W.W. norton & Co., NY.
G cloth cloth hardback, G- Dj. Cover has a little edge wear, bumped corners, darkened on bottom edge. Dj with edge wear, ccuffs, a few dchips. binding tight. Lightly tanned end papers with bookplaate. Pp are G+ sml 8vo 218 pp. 1944

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73.
Hudleston, F. J.  
WARRIORS IN UNDRESS
 Picture
Publisher: Little Brown Boston, MA 1926.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Bookplate. ; B&W Illustrations; 229 pages

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74.
Hunt, Frazier  
UNTOLD STORY OF DOUGLAS MACARTHUR

Publisher: Devin-Adair Company New York 1954.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 533 pages

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75.
Irving, David  
The Rise and Fall of the Luftwaffe: The Life of Field Marshal Erhard Milch
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Publisher: Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1st American Edition, 1973.
VG paper over board hardback, gilt lettering, VG DJ. Cover with a little edge wear, top spine bumped and broken. DJ has little edge wear, tear at top spine edge, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused, edges slightly spotted. 8vo, 443 pp with b/w illustrations, biblio, notes and sources, index.

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