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AMERICAN SECRET PROJECTS: BOMBERS, ATTACK & ANTI-SUBMARINE AIRCRAFT 1945-1974
Written by Tony Buttler.
Stock no. 1820088
Published by Midland. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Describing the important area of post-World War 2 bomber development in the United States. Grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos plus b/w drawings. ISBN: 9781857803310. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to lower spine edge of front panel.
THE GETTYSBURG COMPANION THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS BATTLE
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 2133486
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A comprehensive guide to the armies, their weapons, equipment and tactics, the plans and problems of the rival commanders, not only during the three-day battle but before and afterwards, and a detailed study of the ground over which the battle was fought. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781845133412. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.
PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR: FORT SUMTER TO GETTYSBURG
Written by William C. Davis; Bell I. Wiley.
Stock no. 2133481
Published by Black Dog & Leventhal. 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Silver/grey leather-look covers with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Large, heavy volume! Includes: Shadows of the Storm; The Guns of '62; The Embattled Confederacy. ISBN: 1884822088. Bumping to spine. Small previous owner label to front pastedown. Page edge browning, with some grubby marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks and chips.
SOLDIERS OF THE AMERICAN ARMY 1775 - 1954
Written by Fritz Kredel; Frederick P. Todd. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel.
Stock no. 2133478
Published by Henry Regnery Company. 1954. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. Colour illustrations. Revised edition. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Some page browning. Wrapper has been covered with clear film, which has been taped onto edges.
Very large format. Grey cloth spine with red title block and silver title, blue cloth boards with silver vignette to front. Full page colour plates. A few faint marks to rear board but appearance is a nice copy. Tape marks to endpapers. Text block browned. Contents clean.
UNIFORMS OF THE AMERICAN, BRITISH, FRENCH, AND GERMAN ARMIES IN THE WAR OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-1783
Written by Charles M. Lefferts. Illustrated by Charles M. Lefferts.
Stock no. 1819919
Published by We Inc.. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
White pictorial cloth boards. B/w illustrations. Dustwrapper is browned and covered with clear laminate and stuck to board edges. Contents clean but musty odour present.
LETTERS AND NOTES ON THE MANNERS, CUSTOMS AND CONDITION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS
Written by George Catlin; Peter Matthiessen; C.J. Shepherd.
Stock no. 1319148
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.
"Written during Eight Years' Travel amongst the Wildest Tribes of Indians in North America". Introduced by Matthiessen, edited and abridged by Shepherd. Pale peach cloth. Colour photos throughout. 470 pages. A super copy in original slipcase which is lightly scuffed at edges.
A popular illustrated history of the years 1861-1865 as seen by the artist-correspondents who were there. Large format. Off-white cloth boards with gilt title to spine, red title to front. Blue endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 319 pages. Boards and text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn (no loss), a little grubby and faded to spine.
THE WEST POINT ATLAS OF AMERICAN WARS VOLUME I 1689-1900
Written by Vincent J. Esposito.
Stock no. 1819802
Published by Henry Holt and Company. 1st thus 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The first volume in the definitive military history of American combat. Originally published in 1959. This is the revised and updated edition. Large oblong format. Blue cloth boards, white titles. Maps throughout. ISBN: 0805033912. Light rubbing to board edges. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Front endpaper a little grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.
Fort Sumter to Perryville; Fredericksburg to Meridian; Red River to Appomattox. Grey boards, gilt title in title block to spine. Endpapers are colour maps. ISBN: 0394495179. A fine set in publisher's slipcase which is splitting at top & tail.
THE OFFICIAL MILITARY ATLAS OF THE CIVIL WAR
Written by George B. Davis; Leslie J. Perry; Joseph W. Kirkley.
Stock no. 1819497
Published by Gramercy Books. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Originally printed in 1891-1895. Bound in one volume in this facsimile. 821 maps, 106 engravings, and 209 drawings. Very large format. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0517415666. 6th printing. Couple of nicks to lower edge of rear board. Contents fine. Red pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and slightly faded to spine, rear panel a little grubby and a small indentation to center which also falls on to rear board.
The California gold rush and the new American dream. Black cloth with gilt titles. Black endpapers are maps. B/w photos. 562 pages. Original slipcase has a few light scuff marks.