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Five Centuries of Famous Ships

By: Albion, Robert Greenhalgh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Inc.,US: 1978

Seller ID: c16-1-237

ISBN: 0070009538

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Light soiling on cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Famous ships from the Santa Maria to the Glomar Explorer. Maritime history has always been dominated by a fascination for the ships that have been constructed for exploration, travel, and warfare upon the sea. View more info

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WHEN JOHNNY COMES MARCHING HOME [Hardcover] by Dixon Wecter

By: Dixon Wecter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1944-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 898

Condition: Used: Very Good


First Edition, Red Cloth Hardcover, 587 pages, 7 3/4" tall, Very Good. Personal library inventory stamp on endpaper and title page. Spine sun faded. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.This book is about the soldier, as he recrosses the bridge from war to peace. It is based on the record of our three great wars; the Revolution, the Civil War, & the First World War; mainly as set down by the soldier himself in letters & diaries. With notes, index & speculation about the 12 million soldiers coming home from Word War II. A Life-in-America Prize Book by this noted scholar. View more info

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Rebel Yell SIGNED The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson

By: Gwynne, S. C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2014-09-30

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-5-36

ISBN: 1451673280

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective clear mylar cover.Stonewall Jackson has long been a figure of legend and romance. As much as any person in the Confederate pantheon, even Robert E. Lee, he embodies the romantic Southern notion of the virtuous lost cause. Jackson is also considered, without argument, one of our country's greatest military figures. His brilliance at the art of war tied Abraham Lincoln and the Union high command in knots and threatened the ultimate success of the Union armies. Jackson's strategic innovations sh... View more info

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History of Fort Sam Houston

By: Handy, Mary Olivia

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Naylor: 1951-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: b2-4-9

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and stained. Stain goes through to from cover of book. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. San Antonio, since the early days of the 18th century has rightly been looked upon as an Army town. 1876 was the actual construction of the Post, at it's present location. Contents include: Early military tradition, establishing USA in San Antonio, the Confederacy, return to the USA, establishing Fort Sam Houston, early donations of land, early life on post, Spanish American War, new century, WWI, 1920-1940, conclusion. Black and white photographs. View more info

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Rendezvous With Destiny: A Sailor's War

By: Mason, Theodore C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Naval Inst Pr: 1997-03-01

Seller ID: 3-1-1824

ISBN: 1557505802

Condition: Used: Very Good


Dust Jacket has rubbing and is slightly askew. Yellowing on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Memoirs of the author's career in the Navy over the course of WWII, written from the perspective of a young enlisted man. Action reports, deck logs, war diaries, and interviews with eyewitnesses supplement his memories. View more info

Rich Little Poor Boy SIGNED

By: Parker, Martin E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1992-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: b2-4-1903

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and inscribed by author. "Josh, I hope you enjoy reading about your Da Da life from start to finish-I love ya, Your Da Da Martin Parker."Memoirs of Martin Parker from Round Rock, Texas. He served in WWII and Korean War. Includes childhood mysteries from the depression, working on a farm and later the Post Office. His WWII experiences and Naval tour during the Korean War. Living in Round Rock and much more with Tall Tales, Riddles and Old Time Jokes. View more info