Published by NY: Pocket, 1943, NY, 1943
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Fair +. 3rd Printing, Paperback Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fair +. 3rd Printing, Paperback Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 166 pp. Covers creased, rubbed, soiled. Binding still sturdy, pages intact. Previous owner's initials and 1949 date on red endpaper. A journalist is drafted and gives a lighthearted account of his life as a GI during World War 2. Wartime paper conservation notice precedes the title page. End material includes a note about soldiers needing books. Nice WW 2 nostalgia item. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003920
Published by Signet (New American Library), NY, 1989
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Paperback Edition. 264 ppp. Very light wear, spot on fore edge, no markings, spine uncreased, tight binding. An account of the Green Berets working with Cambodian guerillas in South Vietnam's An Loc province in 1967. Their mission was code-named Operation Blackjack 34. Size: 12mo - 7 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004519
Published by NY: Berkley Books, 1992, NY, 1992
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ISBN:042515601X. 492 pp. no markings. A suspense novel about a Kurdish plot to blow up a Turkish dam and provoke a super-power conflict. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001321
Published by Crown Publishers, NY, 2006
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Stated 1st Edtiion. 347 pp., 8 pp. glossy color photos. Index, glossary of military acronyms and slang. No jacket. Close to new. No markings in text. An overview of the role of mercenaries in the U.S. war in Iraq. Many anecdotes. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 009165
Published by Regner Publishing (Eagle Publishing), Washington, 1998
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 470 pp. Nearly new. No markings. Ronald Reagan's defense secretary and his co-author present a futurist novel to make the case that the Clinton administration has weakened America with its defense cutbacks. They outline 7 possible war scenarios involving Korea, Russia, Japan, Iran and others and hypothesize how America might respond with its limited resources. Foreword by Margaret Thatcher. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002616
Published by Self-published, 2010
Trade Papeback. Condition: Good. 188 pp., notes. Rippled because of dampness; satisfactory as reading copy. Binding firm. Stiff wraps, with color photo of Vanunu on cover. No publication data, apparently self-published. An American writer recounts her friendship with Vanunu, who served 18 years in an Israeli prison after taking photos of nuclear development work in an underground facility in the Negev desert. His revelations to British media helped document that Israel has a nuclear arsenal of 150 to 200 bombs, although Israel has neither confirmed or denied the report. Israel has required him to remain incommunicado since his release from prison, but he has violated his parole several times. Amnesty International has declared him a prisoner of conscience. As of 2015, he was seeking political asylum in Norway, where his wife teaches in a university. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009895
Published by Stein and Day, NY, 1971
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 371 pp., with b&w photos, bibliography, maps, index. Slight chipping of dust jacket on spine bottom. No markings. A detailed, balanced analysis of Field Marshal Montgomery's military performance during World War II. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002104
Published by Pantheon Books, NY, 2002
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 228 pp. Very fine, immaculate unread copy, with pre-publication marketing press release laid in. A psychological adventure about a father of a Vietnam MIA who has a breakdown and takes bus passengers hostage as he relives battles of World War 2. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002498
Published by National Geographic Society, Washingon, D.C., 1980
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 4th Printing. 197 pp. on glossy stock. Previous owner's gift inscription on endpaper, no other markings. Light chipping and small closed tear to jacket. A National Geographic photo book that follows a young family as they tour various battlefields and landmarks of the American Revolution. Many full-page color photos. Easy to read text. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010003
Published by St.Martin's Press, NY, 1993
Cloth & Boards. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Stated First Edition. 784 pp. Crisp, bright and firm, no markings, probably unread. Slightest edge wear to jacket. Gift quality. A detailed study of U.S. treatment of homosexuals who try to serve in the military. This book, containing several case studies, covers the period of Vietnam to the Persian Gulf war; it precedes the "don't ask, don't tell" policy of the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. Excellent piece of gay history to add to your library as DADT repeal begins in 2011. Shilts, now deceased, was among the first reporters to write about the politics surrounding the AIDS epidemic in his prize-winning "And the Band Played On." Includes bibliography and extensive notes on sources. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 006095
Published by Trillium Pres, Unionville NY, 1992
First Edition Signed
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good +. First Edition. 189 pp. Cover is starting to separate at lower half of spine. Textblock still sturdy. Spine uncreased. Inscribed: "Dear Joan, I hope you, too, remember the good times -- and I wish you the best of everything today -- and every day. Love, Rose." Numerous b&w photos interspersed throughout text. A moving memoir of an adolescent romance during World War 2 and later dealing with her husband's war injuries. Size: 8vo --8.5 In Tall. Inscribed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 005599
Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, 1986
Trade Papeback. Condition: Very Good +. Reprint. 301 pp. no markings, light thumbing. Slight edgewear. Several illustrations. Index, bibliographical essay, reference notes. A University of Texas analyzes the military career of Lee, how he was shaped by the American Revolution, and his expansion of the Army. Washington Post blurb: "an imaginative meditation on the meaning of the American Revolution." Size: 8vo - 8.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009720
Published by NAL Caliber (Penguin), NY, 2007
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. 1st Paperback Edition. 254 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. An Army interrogator tells of his first hand experiences with POWs in Abu Ghraib prison and other locations in Iraq. He discloses the military often disregarded Geneva Convention rules against torture. Size: 8vo -- 9 in By 9 in Square Format.
Seller Inventory # 010310
Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 1994
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 463 pp. Nearly new, small smudge mark, possibly a remainder slash, on bottom edge. Pulitizer Prize- winning war correspondent Peter Arnett recounts his 35 years in war zones. With 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002987
Published by Naval War College Press, Newport R.I., 2002
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Vol IV, No. 2. 121 pp. Stiff wraps, very clean, binding firm, bright text. Cover has portrait of Theodore Roosevelt in hunting togs. Cover article by Edmund Morris "A Matter of Extreme Urgency: Theodore Roosevelt, Wilhelm II and the Venezuela Crisis of 1902." Other articles include: Stephen M. Walt, "American Primacy;" Lawrence J. Korb, "Are U.S. Forces Unprepared and Underfunded?" Andrew Selth, "Burma and Superpower Rivalries in the Asia-Pacific;" Vice Adm. Gulab Hiranandani, "The Indian End of the Telescope." Also various book reviews. Size: 4to -- 10 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004629
Published by Naval War College Press, Newport, R.I., 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Vol. LIV, No. 3. 193 pp. Lightly read, nearly new. No markings. Spine uncreased. Main articles: "The Tyranny of Forward Presence" by Daniel Goure and "Being There Matters -- But Where?" by James F. Mishel. Other articles: Paul D. Taylor, "India and Pakistan: Thinking the Unthinkable;" Lt. Cmndr. Seth Appiah Mensah, Ghana Navy, "Security is Like Oxygen: A Regional Security Mechanism for West Africa;" David J. Jordan, "Future Carrier Operations: A British Perspective; and Colin S. Gray, "The Coast Guard and the Navy." Size: 4to -- 10 in. Tall.
Seller Inventory # 004635
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1988
Cloth Tape & Boards. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition Stated. 293 pp. Ex-library, with 1 front endpaper cut out, and one red "discard" stamping on preliminary page. Otherwise clean. Mylar protector. Historical novel about a German youth who trains with the SS and finds himself in the Battle of the Bulge. Young author toured WW 1 battlefields and lived in Germany before holding newspaper jobs in Providence RI and New Haven, Conn. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 010027
Published by Public Affairs (Perseus Group), Cambridge, Mass., 2003
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 218 pp., index. New, lightly read. Slight edgewear to dust jacket. No markings. Marketing materials laid in. Published just before his Democratic candidacy in the 2004 presidential campaign, Gen. Clark weighs in with a critique of the Bush administration's Iraq campaign (written as of Sept. 2003). He is not surprised by the quick American victory on the battlefield, but notes the war is far from won with the civilian population, and is distracting America from the more critical "war against terrorists, i.e. Al Qaeda. Rear of dust jacket has a color portrait of Clark in civilian garb. In retrospect, his analysis seems very much on target as of late 2008. Size: 8vo.
Seller Inventory # 003013
Published by New American Library (Penguin), NY, 2008
Trade Paperback. Condition: As New. No Jacket. 1st Paperback Edition. 254 pp. Unread, no spine creasing, no remainder marks. With New American Library promotional announcement laid in. Subtitle: An Army interrogator's dark journey through Iraq. Blurb by Michael Posner, president of Human Rights Watch: "This is a story the Pentagon does not want to have told. It tells how policy decisions made by senior officials led to widespread abuse that stretched well beyond Abu Ghraib." Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005623
Published by Riverhead (Penguin Group), NY, 2014
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Uncorrected Proof. 272 pp. Nearly new. Review copy. No markings. Covers have foldover flaps. A case study of efforts to track and recover 11 airmen who disappeared during WW 2 when their bomber flew over Pulau in the Pacific. They are among the 56,000 US troops still MIA. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010071
Published by American Historical Assn, Chicago, 2010
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Approx 350 pp. Lightly used, spine uncreased. Text clean. Centerpiece is a quartet of articles on sexuality and intimacy in mid-2oth-century France, including a piece by Mary Louise Roberts on US soldiers fighting in France during WW 2. Other articles: The English Revolution and the Atlantic Origins of Abolition, by John Donahue; Getting Out of Iraq -- In 1932, by Susan Pederson. Dozens of book reviews. Postcard sketch on front cover shows a U.S. GI in his Jeep, being welcomed by two French women. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 010200
Published by Vintage, NY, 2006
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. 1st Paperback Edition. 142 pp. Nearly new, no spine creasing or text markings. Small red line on top edge near spine. An overview of the US attempt to occupy and rebuild Iraq as of 2005. Brief history of the US invasion, along with 79 recommendations to the Bush Administration for future policy. Study group was a bipartisan panel of senior govt officials. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010305
Published by NAL Caliber (Penguin), NY, 2007
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 325 pp. Thumbed. Crease on lower corner. Binding firm. No markings. Includes 8 pp. of glossy b&w photos. Hard-hitting, critical account of warfare in Iraq in the early years of the U.S. invasion and occupation. First account of the war by a U.S. soldier who served there. Author went on to organize and head the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010307
Published by Brassey's, Washington D.C., 2004
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. Reprint. 450 pp. Close to new, spine uncreased. Remainder slash mark on bottom edge. Text clean. Tight binding. Originally published as an "instant" history of the war right after its conclusion in 1945. Useful today as a chronology and as a benchmark of how the U.S. assessed the war in its immediate aftermath and perceived the significance of individual battles. Written in Commager's vivid, trenchant style that makes his scholarship accessible to a popular readership. Size: 8vo-- 7.75 in.
Seller Inventory # 0503003711
Published by Motorbooks International, Osceola, Wisc., 1991
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Unpaginated, approx. 100 pp. on glossy stock. Numerous color photos on every page. Corners slightly thumbed but still close to new. No markings.Spine uncreased. A photo book of aircraft deployed in Desert Storm, the Gulf War of 1990-01. Detailed captions. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 8.5 In Wide.
Seller Inventory # 004695
Published by John Wiley, NY, 2003
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 326 pp., b&w photos, maps. New, unread., no creases. An account of the submarine rescue of 40 Americans stranded on a Japanese-occupied Philippine island during World War 2. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002552
Published by Amer Products Publishing Corp., NY, 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Wide World Photos, Associated Press (illustrator). 1st Printing Stated. 48 glossy pp. Lightly thumbed and slight creases in lower right corners of text. No markings. Mostly full page color photos showing jetliners crashing into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattanm and resulting damage. A few pages show the Pentagon attack (but no images of an aircraft at the Pentagon site.) Brief captions comprise the text. Size: 4to -- 11in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010341
Published by Associated Press, New York, 2013
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine. Condition: Very Good +. 28 pp. Lightly read AP house organ with feature promoting AP's new book "Vietnam: the Real War." Cover shows b&w photo of a GI in Vietnam sniffing a letter from a girlfriend back in Oklahoma. Article by Mike Silverman includes more information and photos from the Vietnam book. Other articles deal with the Naibobi AP bureau; photo transmission methods over the decades; a look back at WW II coverage by Max Desfor and George Bria. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010369
Published by McGraw Hill, NY, 1965
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 196 pp., no markings, dj flap has sawtoothed corner, perhaps a form of price clipping. Binding firm. A nuclear sub skipper recounts his career in the Navy, directing his comments to young men considering a military career. He explains how Navy people keep busy when there isn't a war to fight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002578
Published by Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., 2014
Magazine / Periodical
Magazine. Condition: Very Good. Vol. 26, No. 1. 28 pp. Gently read, nearly new. An issue of the quarterly alumni magazine of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. This issue celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Newhouse School on the SU campus. The cover shows a historical photo of President Lyndon B. Johnson in an academic gown cutting a ribbon, dedicating the first building of Newhouse, now occupying three buildings. LBJ is shown with Lady Bird, NY Governor Nelson Rockefeller, wife Happy Rockefeller and SU Chancellor William P. Tolley. The dedication ceremony is remembered today for LBJ's Gulf of Tonkin speech, which asserted North Vietnam had attacked US Navy ships, including the destroyer USS Maddox. The magazine article noted LBJ received a standing ovation. It omitted any mention that years later, most historians regarded the speech as an exaggeration or fabrication of what actually occurred. The article also recounts the $15 million gift that publisher S.I. Newhouse provided to expand SU's journalism program. Size: 8vo -- 9 in By 9 in Square Format.
Seller Inventory # 009751