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A War Diary in Paris 1914-1917, Coolidge, John Gardner
1 Coolidge, John Gardner A War Diary in Paris 1914-1917
Cambridge Riverside Press 1931 no Cloth Very Good Very Good 
Maroon cloth in unclipped jacket. 283 pp. A firsthand account of life in Paris during World War I, reflecting and reporting on news of battles, politics between countries, daily life and other aspects of wartime living, written by a high ranking staff member of the US embassy in Paris, France at that time. John Gardner Coolidge was an American diplomat, serving as minister to Nicaragua, as well as being in charge of Ottoman interests while in Paris during WWI (from his diary). Coolidge sailed on the Lusitania to get to France. VERY GOOD condition. Uneven fading, with some dark scuffs to the rear jacket panel. Minor edgewear. Light general fading and edgewear to the book. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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2 Craster, J.M. 'Fifteen Rounds a Minute' The Grenadiers at War August to December 1914. Edited from the Diaries and Letters of Major 'Ma' Jeffreys and Others
London Macmillan London 1976 no Cloth Very Good No Jacket 
. Yellowish brown cloth. No jacket. 186 pp. With two short sections of black and white photos. Drawn from primary sources consisting of letters and diaries of the soldiers in the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, this work offers a detailed and personal view of the Battle of Marne in 1914 during the beginning of World War I, as witnessed by the 1st Battalion. VERY GOOD condition. Some scuffing, minor fading and edgewear to the book. Small line in ink to the lower front cover. Minor toning to the text. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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American Aviators in the Great War 1914-1918, Glasebrook, Millie (editor)
3 Glasebrook, Millie (editor) American Aviators in the Great War 1914-1918
Carson City, NV Glasebrook Foundation 1984 no Wraps Very Good No Jacket 
Wraps. Quarto. Black and white photos of pilots throughout. 155 pp. A biographical list of American pilots and aviators who flew and served during World War I, often attached to the military of other countries' armies, including France. The list includes a biography of the noted African-American pilot, Eugene Jacques Bullard, who received many of France's highest honors for his service during the war. Present are the signatures, in the margin of the text at their respective entries, of George Cronin and DeGraaf Woodman. Woodman's appears to read Woody Woodman and is perhaps his signature, although no provenance is present for either signature. VERY GOOD condition. Minor toning to the covers. Light spotting along the bottom front cover. Minor edgewear. Signature on the title page. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Sky Their Battlefield. Air fighting and the complete list of Allied air casualties from enemy action in the First World War. British, Commonwealth, and the United States air services 1914-1918, Henshaw, Trevor
4 Henshaw, Trevor The Sky Their Battlefield. Air fighting and the complete list of Allied air casualties from enemy action in the First World War. British, Commonwealth, and the United States air services 1914-1918
London Grub Street Publishers 1995 1898697302 / 9781898697305 Cloth Very Good Very Good 
Red cloth in unclipped dust jacket. 578 pp. With three sections of black and white photos, depicting soldiers and aircraft. Isbn# 1898697302. Arranged chronologically, this work offers detailed information on air warfare during World War I. T Each entry proceeds by date, providing a textual description of the day's operations and its coordination with ground warfare, as well as documenting combat and casualties. This includes the first year, giving detailed records that had not been previously published. VERY GOOD condition. Minor scuffing, fading and edgewear to the jacket. Minor fading to the book. Previous owner's address stamp on the first endpaper. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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5 Mead, Frederick S. (Editor). Harvard's Military Record in the World War
Boston Harvard Alumni Association 1921 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Maroon cloth. No jacket. Xvi, 1142 pp. Arranged alphabetically, this work provides short paragraph entries on the basic details of each Harvard students/alumni's rank, promotions and locations served during World War I, mentioning award citations, etc. With an index of names in the rear, arranged according to year graduated. GOOD condition. Moderate to heavy uneven fading to the cloth, especially the spine. Some mottling along the hinges and spine. Minor soiling, scuffing and edgewear. Interior clean and solid with minor toning to the paper. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Special Missions of the Air. An exposition of some of the mysteries of aerial warfare., Mortane, Jacques
6 Mortane, Jacques Special Missions of the Air. An exposition of some of the mysteries of aerial warfare.
London The Aeroplane and General Publishing Co 1919 no Hard Cover Fair 
Illustrated paper covered boards. 131 pp. A discussion of the use of airplanes and aerial warfare during World War I, recalling the adventures of various pilots, including warfare in Italy, France, French missions in Moscow, etc. Jacques Mortane (real name Joseph Jacques Philippe Romanet) was a French author and journalist who specialized in aviation. FAIR condition. Heavy chipping and deterioration to the paper along the spine, with moderate loss, flaking and peeling, with the covers somewhat weakly attached along the hinges. Old tape repairs/scars present along the spine/hinges. Moderate soiling and heavy uneven darkening. Extremities scuffed and worn. Owner's signature present. Paper very toned. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 No Author Manifesto to the Trade Unionists of the Country. Leaflet No. 3.
London Parliamentary Recruiting Company no Pamphlet Good Ex-Library 
London: no date, presumed circa 1914. Single sheet, printed on both sides. Title in bold across the top. A short piece issued September 3rd, 1914 (according to the subheading) that solicits help from the trade unionists of England in getting men to enlist to serve in World War I, citing duty to the country, etc. GOOD condition, ex-library. Faint stamping, shelf numbers and perforated library name present. A few small lines of pencil writing erased but still faintly readable. Paper toned. Wrinkling and creasing present along the edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 No author Given American Expeditionary Forces Services of Supply. Regulations Governing the Transportation by Rail of Troops and Supplies in France.
Tours (France) Printed by Mame no Cloth Good 
no date, perhaps 1918, as suggested by a penciled in date on the title page. Black cloth folder type binding, with all pages bearing side hole punches and metal tabs holding them into the covers. Quarto. 45 pp., plus a table of contents at the end, followed by 25 pages of the appendix. This includes one large fold out map of railroads or rail lines in France, including coffee stops. Presumably issued by the US Armed Forces in France during World War I, this provides a technical look at what the American Expeditionary Forces should expect when traveling by train in France, including procedures and regulations, forms and protocol to follow, etc. With a large map of the railroads in France, as well as an appendix containing various forms and signs that troops might expect to encounter. GOOD condition. General fading, some scuffing and soiling to the covers. Cloth worn along the spine. Text block toned, with some offsetting and soiling to the title page. Creasing and staining to the last page. 2 inch tear at the left center fold of the map. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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9 No author Given Der Grosse Krieg in Bildern. No. 4. 1915
Berlin Verlag von Georg Stilke 1915 no Wraps Good 
Printed beige wraps. Oblong format. 48 pp. Photographs throughout. A photographic record of the early part of World War I, providing many photos of German troops and officers in preparation for combat, marching, or resting, as well as photos of German submarines or U-boats, and torpedo boats, Russian prisoners, etc. All accompanied by short descriptive captions in German, English, French and other languages. GOOD condition. Minor to moderate soiling and uneven toning to the covers. Some creasing. Light curling to the corners. A few small stains present. Interior browned. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 No author Given Der Grosse Krieg in Bildern. No. 6. 1915
Berlin Verlag von Georg Stilke 1915 no Wraps Good 
Printed beige wraps. Oblong format. 48 pp. Photographs throughout. A photographic record of the early part of World War I, providing many photos of German troops and officers in preparation for combat, marching, or resting, as well as photos of Russian prisoners of war, some war damage, Turkish troops in the Dardanelles, etc. All accompanied by short descriptive captions in German, English, French and other languages. GOOD condition. Minor to moderate soiling and uneven toning to the covers. Some creasing. Light curling to the corners. A few small stains present. Interior browned. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 No author Given Der Grosse Krieg in Bildern. No. 9. 1915
Berlin Verlag von Georg Stilke 1915 no Wraps Good 
Printed beige wraps. Oblong format. 48 pp. Photographs throughout. A photographic record of the early part of World War I, providing many photos of German troops and officers in preparation for combat, marching, or resting, photos of post combat battlefields with dead soldiers, various scenes from trenches, etc. All accompanied by short descriptive captions in German, English, French and other languages. GOOD condition. Minor to moderate soiling and uneven toning to the covers. Some creasing. Light curling to the corners. A few stains present to the rear cover. Interior browned. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 No Author Given Rheims and the Battles for its Possession. Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914-1918).
Clermont-Ferrand, France Michelin and Cie 1919 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Flexible boards in beige printed cloth. 176 pp. Black and white photos and a small maps throughout. A travel guide to the city of Rheims and surrounding area of France, providing some historical detail on the battles of World War I fought in this area, as well as a travel narrative of what one may see on their trip. Many photos depict the bombed out neighborhoods and buildings of Rheims, with a few depicting the trenches. GOOD condition. General fading, minor soiling and scuffing to the covers. Small split/tear in the cloth at the lower center edge. Minor bumping to the extremities. Light foxing to the page edges. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 No Author Given To Welshmen. Ye Gallant sons of Wales-To Arms!
London Parliamentary Recruiting Committee 1914 no Pamphlet Good 
London: no date, presumed 1914. Single sheet, printed on both sides. 'To Welshmen,' in bold at the top, with 'Ye gallant sons of Wales-To Arms!' in bold at the bottom. Text in English and Welsh. A piece appealing to patriotism and duty in seeking men to fight in World War I. GOOD condition, ex-library. Faint stamping, shelf numbers and perforated library name present. Paper toned. Wrinkling and creasing present along the edges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 No author given. Sworn Statement by Horst von der Goltz, alias Bridgeman Taylor. Miscellaneous No. 13 (1916)
London Printed by Harrison and Sons 1916 no Pamphlet Good 
Large, side stapled pamphlet. 7 pp. A statement to British officials present to the Houses of Parliament, in which the German counterintelligence operator, Horst von der Goltz, details his actions and role in the conspiracy to blow up locks in the Erie Canal system, a plan which was not executed. Goltz names his fellow conspirators, as well as action prior to and following the aborted sabotage. With appendices providing addressess of associates, as well as contents of telegrams. Horst von der Goltz was detained for most of World War I by British officials, under suspicion of being a spy working for Germany. GOOD condition. Two horizontal fold creases present. Paper toned. Minor soiling and wrinkling. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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