Warwick Books: History
found: 11 books

 
E. MOREAU-BERILLON
L'Aviation Francaise, 1914-1940 --Ses Escadrilles, Ses Insignia
Paris, Privately printed, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Six folders in a black binder, each folder in its own plastic sleeve. Privately printed by Commandant E. Moreau-Berillon in Paris in 1968 in a limited edition of 1000 copies (this is copy #98). Bright, clean, and unblemished condition, with nearly all of the airplane markings rendered in color. Errata slip laid in. Extremely heavy (11 pounds). Will require additional postage if shipped priority or outside the U.S. Scarce in such lovely condition. Fine .
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94954
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 297.5 | £UK 267.5 | JP¥ 37044]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history

 
BLAIR, CLAY JR.
Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan
New York, Lippincott, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book is As New, crisp and clean, with one tiny stain on right-hand text block. Unclipped dust jacket has a touch of rubbing at corners and along fore-edge but is otherwise fresh and bright. Binding is tight and corners are sharp. Includes photo and map illustrations. 8vo. 1072 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped priority or outside the U.S. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94970
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 72.25 | £UK 65 | JP¥ 8996]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history; World War II; naval history

 
CARPENTER, THOMAS D.
Pasadena: Resort Hotels and Paradise
Azusa, CA, Marc Sheldon Publishing, 1984. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. Second printing of first edition. Book is crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Unclipped dust jacket is fresh and bright. Illustrated with photos throughout. Illustrative endpapers. 8vo. 169 pp. plus a eulogy, an appreciation, and a bibliography. In protective Mylar. Fine/Near Fine.
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94908
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3704]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Hotels and resorts; Pasadena history; California history

 
WAR DEPARTMENT
A Pocket Guide to Panama
Washington, D.C. War and Navy Departments, 1943. First edition. Paperback. Softcover, pocket-sized booklet with stapled binding. First printing, issued in 1943 by the War and Navy Departments for use by military personnel. Book is clean and crisp and tightly bound. Light wear along spine. No creasing. Text introduces the country and its customs and includes a list of useful Spanish words and phrases. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 4 1/4" x 5 1/4". 81 pp. Near Fine .
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Book number: 94969
USD 19.50 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 15 | JP¥ 2064]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history; World War II; Panama Canal

 
FEIST, UWE, AND BRUCE CULVER
Panzerkampfwagen Tiger (Tiger I) --50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition
Retford Notts, UK, Ryton Publications, 1992. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. 1992 Collectors Edition. Book and dust jacket are crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. A whisper of scuffing, and front board is very slightly bowed. Illustrated throughout, including color plates. Oblong 4to. 320 pp. Heavy--close to five pounds; will require additional postage if shipped priority or outside the U.S. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 78429
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 63.75 | £UK 57.5 | JP¥ 7938]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history; military weapons; World War II HISTORY::Military::World War II HISTORY::Military::Weapons

 
FORDEN, LESLEY
Glory Gamblers: The Story of the Dole Race (Signed)
Alameda, CA, The Nottingham Press, 1986. Hardcover. Hardcover in blue boards with title and image in gilt on front and spine. No dust jacket, as issued. First edition. SIGNED, dated, and inscribed by author on title page. Book is crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Heavy wear at one corner tip. The story of the California to Hawaii Dole airplane race. Laid in are two notes from the author, one a chatty typed postcard to the friend to whom the book is inscribed, the other a typed paragraph listing the errors in the book. Illustrated with photos. 4to. 194 pp. including index. Heavy--will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S. Very Good + .
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94887
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3704]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Aviation history; air races

 
HICE, CHARLES
The Last Hours of Seven Four-Stackers
U.S. The Ohioan Company, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in blue boards with title in gilt on front. No dust jacket, as issued. First edition. Book is As New, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Illustrated with photos. 8vo. 193 pp. Fine .
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94888
USD 49.50 [Appr.: EURO 42.25 | £UK 38 | JP¥ 5239]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history; USS Honda; Point Honda disaster; U.S. Navy; destroyers

 
MACARTHUR, DOUGLAS, AND HIS GENERAL STAFF
Reports of General Macarthur--Two-Volume Set: Vol. 1, the Campaigns of Macarthur in the Pacific, and Vol. 1 Supplement--Macarthur in Japan: The Occupation: Military Phase
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Reports issued in 1966 that reproduced exactly the reports printed by General MacArthur's Tokyo headquarters in 1950. Both books are clean and solid in maroon boards with gilt insignia on front and gilt title on spine. Corners are sharp, binding is solid. Faint ownership stamp on first page and on top text-block edge. Volume 1--The Campaigns of MacArthur in the Pacific narrates the operations of forces under MacArthur's command from the Japanese attack on Luzon through the surrender in 1945. Map endpapers, along with many interior maps in color. Black-and-white photos in the supplement. Very heavy (close to ten pounds)--will require additional postage if shipped priority or outside the U.S. Near Fine .
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94971
USD 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.25 | £UK 95.5 | JP¥ 13230]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history; World War II; Pacific Campaign HISTORY::Military::World War II

 
SHELFORD, CAPT. W.O.
Subsunk: The Story of Submarine Escape
Garden City, New York, Doubleday, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first American edition. Book is crisp and clean, as is unclipped dust jacket. Spine is lightly faded. Photo illustrations. 248 pp. plus several pages of drawings of escape apparatus. 8vo. In protective Mylar. Near Fine/Very good +.
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94901
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.75 | £UK 26.75 | JP¥ 3704]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history; World War II; submarine disasasters HISTORY::Military::Naval

 
TRITT, WOLFGANG
Twelve Color Photolithographic Reproductions of 18-19th Century Cavalry
Germany, Germany, 1970. reproduction. Paperback. From the originals of Wolfgang Tritt, the mid-20th century painter noted for his cavalry paintings. Included here are mounted cavalry of Austria, Bavaria, Belgium, England, France, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, and Westphalia. All plates are in fine condition, crisp, clean, unblemished, and printed on heavy, textured off-white paper. All are suitable for framing. Outer trim measures 11 1/2" x 12 3/4". Picture trim measures 8 1/2" x 10 1/2". Fine .
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Book number: 94966
USD 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 212.5 | £UK 191 | JP¥ 26460]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military history

 
WINDROW, MARTIN C.
Aircraft in Profile, Volume 5
Garden City, Doubleday & Company, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover in dust jacket. First American edition. Book and unclipped dust jacket are in fine condition, crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Historic photos as well as detailed diagrams, color illustrations and technical specs throughout. Small 4to. 336 pp. In protective Mylar. Heavy for international shipping. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Warwick BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 94891
USD 34.50 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3651]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Military History; World War II; Military Aviation History

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