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LETTERS FROM THE FRONTIERS

By: George Archibald McCall

McCall served in the Seminole and Mexican-American Wars, and, though this memoir does not cover it, in the Civil War. A facsimile reprint of the 1868 first edition. A good…

SOLITARY STAR

A Biography of Sam Houston

By: Donald Braider

A celebratory biography of Sam Houston, “potential squaw man, soldier in the War of 1812, impoverished school teacher, frontier lawyer, United States Congressman, [and] Governor of Texas … before he…

BLOODS

An Oral History of the Vietnam War by Black Veterans

By: Wallace Terry

A compilation of 19 first hand accounts of the Vietnam war by African American servicemen. The first major account of the complex and unique experience of black soldiers, at their…

ABOVE THE BATTLE

War-Making in America From Appomattox to Versailles

By: Thomas C. Leonard

A well-regarded work on American soldiers’ and civilians’ perceptions of war from 1865-1918. A very good copy, slight edge wear, in somewhat soiled dust jacket with light edge wear (260…

WITH THE BULGARIAN STAFF

By: Noel Buxton

By a British M.P., Balkan Committee, at the front in the First Balkan War against the Turks, 1912-13. A prime source. A very good copy, discreet library stamp on front…

FROM THE VOLTURNO TO THE WINTER LINE (6 OCTOBER-15 NOVEMBER 1943)

By: U.S. War Department

This is a very good copy, with the edges of the paperback cover worn and the rear hinge weak. The interior pages are lightly browned, a former owner’s stamp appears…

MEMOIR OF THE BOBOTES

By: Joyce Cary

By the novelist and Red Cross stretcher bearer in the Balkan War, 1912-13. A very good copy, slight edge wear, in dust jacket with light wear to corners….

A SERVANT OF THE CROWN IN ENGLAND AND NORTH AMERICA, 1756-61

By: Norreys Jephson O’Connor

Based on the account books of John Appy, this work chronicles the life of one British functionary whose travels to America during the French Indian War provide a detailed picture…

THE GREAT EARL OF PETERBOROUGH

By: Colin R. Ballard

Biography of Charles Mordaunt (1658-1735), ardent opponent of James II, supporter of William of Orange, commander of British forces in the War of the Spanish Succession. A good ex-library copy,…

EDUCATION BEFORE VERDUN

By: Arnold Zweig

First novel in Zweig’s war trilogy; followed by The Case of Sergeant Grischa and The Crowning of a King. Original German title: Erziehung vor Verdun. Roman (1935). Translated from the…

THE REASON WHY

By: Cecil Woodham-Smith

The feud between Lucan and Cardigan and the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava in the Crimean War; due to an ambiguous order, 488 out of 673 men were…

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE, 1820-1910

By: Cecil Woodham-Smith

This biography of Florence Nightingale, which focuses on her service during the Crimean War, draws on various family papers not available to Sir Edward Cook when he composed her official…