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World War I List

Last Updated January 5, 2016


1. Bruce, Robert. Machine Guns of World War 1. Crowood, 1998. 128 pages. Shelf wear to the binding. The dust jacket has some tears and chips to the edges. $18.50

2. Calkins, Brian. Collecting Military Headgear of the First World War, 1914 -1918. A. Mowbray, 1990. 104 pages. Signed by the author, with an inscription to the former owner. Glossy softbound covers show some wear to the spine edges and corners, with slight curling to the edges of the front cover. The binding is tight and the pages clean. $28.95

3. Camp Gordon, Georgia. THE SHAVETAIL. 5th Battalion, Central Officers Training School Atlanta, Georgia: Blosser-Williams Company, 1918. Oblong green cloth with embossed illustration of an army mule and 5th Battalion insignia on the front cover. Shelf wear to the spine edges. Ohe corners are bumped. The binding is tight and conference complete. Very scarce unit history from right around 1918. This was the officer candidate training school, so all of the enlistees were officers in training. $75.00

4. Cresswell, Yvonne M. Living with the Wire: Civilian Internment in the Isle of Man During Two World Wars. Manx National Heritage, 1994. 72 pages. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. One loose page group near the middle of the book. $15.00

5. De Quesada, Alejandro M. Uniforms of the German Soldier: An Illustrated History from 1870 to the First World War. Greenhill Books, 2006. 224 pages. Very good condition, both book and dust jacket. $9.50

6. Geographical Publishing Company. Victory Map of New Central Europe Showing Reconstructed Countries and Newly Formed Nations. Geographical Publishing Co, 1919. 1 pages. Softbound pamphlet with large folding map inserted between the covers. Slight soiling to the covers and some wear to the edges. The map is in very nice condition,. There are a couple of small tears, but no weakening of the folds. $65.00

7. Jordan, Lambert W. A History and Photographic Record of the 43rd US Infantry. Lambert W. Jordan Commanding. N.p.: Privately Printed, 1918. Large flexible card softbound covers with string-tied binding. There is some wear to the spine edges and corners, with some rubbing and slight bump to the corners. One small tear to the edge of the back cover. The pages are clean and tightly bound. With photographs and hometowns listed for all of the soldiers and commanding officers in each of the companies of the 43rd Infantry Division. A rare WWI regimental history. $125.00

8. Kraus, Jurgen. The German Army in the First World War: Uniforms and Equipment, 1914 to 1918. Militaria Verlag, 2006. 640 pages. Oversized and heavy book. There is light wear to the spine edges and corners. The title page has some transfer of color from the black illustrated frontispiece photograph, resulting in small light black smudged spots on the title page. The dust jacket is bumped at the top of the spine and top edges. International shipping extra. $138.00

9. Lucas, James Sidney. Austro-Hungarian infantry, 1914-1918. Almark Publishing, 1973. 112 pages. Light shelf wear to the binding. The dust jacket has a some chips and tears to the edges of the spine and corners. $27.50

10. Milano, Vincent & Elisabeth Milano. GERMAN ARMY ORDER OF BATTLE, 1918. Chambersburg, Pennsylvania: Great War Militaria, 1991. 101 pages. Softbound covers with stable binding. There is slight shelf wear to the edges. $29.50

11. Miles, L. Wardlaw. History of the 308th Infantry 1917-1919. Knickerbocker Press, 1927. Shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Some fading to the spine title. Dust jacket has chips and tears to the spine edges and corners. Some discoloration to the jacket. $85.00

12. Milham, Charles G. Atta Boy! The Story of New York's 77th Division U.S.A. Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1919. 46 pages. Softbound covers. Wear and discoloration to the edges and light soiling to the covers. A few small chips to the paper spine and edges of the front cover. $45.00

13. Mirouze, Laurant. World War I Infantry in Colour Photographs. Crowood Pr, 1990. 64 pages. Glossy softbound covers in very good condition. $9.50

14. Offelli, Siro. LE ARMI E GLI EQUIPAGGIAMENTI DELL'ESERCITO AUSTRO-UNGARICO dal 1914 al 1918. Uniformi - Distintivi - Buffettere Volume Primo. Gino Rossato Editore, 2001. Glossy hardback binding. Light wear to the spine edges. The bottom corners are just starting to rub through. A clean and tight copy. Text is in Italian. $195.00

15. Offelli, Siro. LE ARMI E GLI EQUIPAGGIAMENTI DELL'ESERCITO AUSTRO-UNGARICO dal 1914 al 1918. Bandiere Reggimentali - Decorazioni Armi E Dontazioni Individuali. Volume 2. Gino Rossato Ediore, 2002. Glossy hardback covers in very good condition. $50.00

16. Rest, Stefan. The Emperor's Coat in the First World War: Uniforms and Equipment of the Austro-Hungarian Army from 1914 to 1918. Militaria Verlag, 2002. 508 pages. Slight shelf wear, else VG in slightly worn dust jacket. International or priority shipping extra. $125.00

17. Stephen, Bull. World War One German Army. Brassey's, 2000. 144 pages. Slight shelf wear, else VG in slightly worn dust jacket. $8.75

18. Stidger, William L. Soldier Silhouettes on Our Front. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. 209 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. The dust jacket has chips and tears to the edges and some browning, but is still presentable. Some of the text pages have foxing to the margins and edges. $15.00

19. Still, Jan C. The Pistols of Germany and Its Allies in Two World Wars. Volume 1- Military Pistols of Imperial Germany and Her World War I Allies and Postwar Military, Paramilitary and Police Reworks. JAN C STILL, 1982. Softbound covers show wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. The bottom right corners have some creases from use. The binding is tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. $92.50

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