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The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22348


Signed, inscribed and dated by Atkinson on the front free endpaper. A touch of age toning to the edge of the boards, and fading to the dust jacket spine. A short tear to the rear fold, with moderate creasing to the dust jacket. Atkinson provides an account of the attempts of one West Point class to apply to real life the lessons they learned at the academy. Bibliography, index, illustrated with photos. ; 592 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Book of Modern Warplanes A Collection of Paintings of the World's Latest Fighting Aircraft

By: Booth, Harold H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing: 1942

Seller ID: 18134


Light rubbing to the edge of the boards. The dust jacket has three tape repaired tears, but is intact with light edgewear and a few short closed tears. Uncommon as such. Decorated endpapers with the wing insignia of the world's military and naval air forces. Author photo by Yousuf Karsh. View more info

Book of Modern Airplanes

By: Booth, Harold H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing: 1940

Seller ID: 18136


Foreword by Colonel Roscoe Turner. The dust jacket flaps are corner clipped, with a pencilled price of $1.00 to the front flap. A short closed tear to top of the front cover, and to the tail of the spine. A very presentable copy with decorated endpapers. A collection of drawings representing aircraft from the United States, France, Great Britain, and Germany. View more info

The Nature of War

By: Keegan, John and Joseph Darracott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18137


A presentable copy with only slight edgewear. Three hundred masterpieces by some of the world's finest artists enhance a detailed study of various facets of the history and nature of war. View more info

Medieval Warfare

By: Koch, H. W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1978

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19250


Slight crimping to the tail of the spine. Includes hundreds of illustrations and technical drawings. View more info

Battles of World History

By: Markov, Walter and Heinz Helmert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18285


A profusely illustrated account of warfare from antiquity up until World War Two. View more info

Storm from the East: From Genghis Khan to Khubilai Khan

By: Marshall, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1993

Seller ID: 19111


As new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Traces the history of the Mongol Empire under Genghis Khan and his descendants, describes their military successes, and discusses the Mongol influence on Europe. View more info

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B-29: Superfortress

By: Pimlott, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18138


Traces the development of the famous United States bomber, assesses the craft's strengths and weaknesses, and recounts the use of B-29s in World War II. View more info

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Fly Navy: Discovering the Extraordinary People and Enduring Spirit of Naval Aviation

By: Townley, Alvin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22254


An Uncorrected Proof in illustrated covers. Inscribed by Townley, who's written "Draft" at the top of the page. In this survey of naval aviation, Townley covers everything from training in Pensacola, to the Blue Angels squadron, to the real-life fighter weapons school known as TOPGUN (the inspiration for the movie). Includes a bibliography. ; 326 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Scale Models

By: Wylam, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Air Age Inc.: 1944

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 18140


A small tape repair to the tail of the spine. Detailed airplane drawings from a master draftsman. View more info

The Fighting Man: From Alexander the Great's Army to the Present Day

By: Young, Peter

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Rutledge Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18143


A profusely illustrated account of the soldiers who made up some of the world's most successful armies. View more info