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1 Secret Messages: Codebreaking and American Diplomacy, 1930-1945
Alvarez, David
University Press of Kansas 2000 0-7006-1013-8 / 9780700610136 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 292 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008565

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Nautilus 90 North, Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
2 Nautilus 90 North
Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1959 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in second printing dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with illustration of submarine on cover and spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1959 on back side of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs by John Krawczyk, USN. 251 pages with index, plus "About the Author." Dust jacket is tattered, missing large chip at base of spine, has tears and edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dramatic account of the first atomic submarine's voyage from the Pacific to the Atlantic beneath the Arctic ice pack. 024891

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3 In The Men's House
Barkalow, Captain Carol
Poseidon Press 1990 0-671-67312-2 / 9780671673123 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with gray cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. 283 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 004922

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The Desert Generals, Barnett, Correlli
4 The Desert Generals
Barnett, Correlli
New York Viking Press 1961 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dustjacket. Clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographic plates and maps. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very tiny chip at top rear spine corner (size of grain of rice), no tears, hint of mildest soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Extraoridinary real and intimate pictures of five men under the strain of command in battle, and first account of the Desert campaign of 1940-43 during WWII. 018464

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Military Elites, Beaumont, Roger A.
5 Military Elites
Beaumont, Roger A.
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1974 0-672-51977-1 / 9780672519772 Stated First printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, with stated "First Printing" on copyright page. Very clean unfaded olive green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean olive green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Special Fighting Units in the Modern World, including Merrill's Marauders, Darby's Rangers, the French Foreign Legion, the Green Berets, The Commandos, and more. 017672

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Gone For A Soldier: The Civil War Memoirs Of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred
6 Gone For A Soldier: The Civil War Memoirs Of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, drawings in color and black and white. 298 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, one small edge chip at bottom of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in removable mylar cover. 024739

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Gunners Get Glory, Berry, Lt. Bob (as told to Lloyd Wendt)
7 Gunners Get Glory
Berry, Lt. Bob (as told to Lloyd Wendt)
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1943 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good fair Jacket 
First Edition (stated) in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper with uncancelled "Peace and War" 3 cent stamp lightly tipped in. Inscription says: "To my family - This being a fine sample of life in the Armed Guard." A few interesting marginal notations are neatly penned in by previous owner. 293 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), is tattered, with piece missing at top of spine, tears and edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022851

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In the Midst of Life - Tales of Soldiers and Civilians, Bierce, Ambrose
8 In the Midst of Life - Tales of Soldiers and Civilians
Bierce, Ambrose
New York Modern Library 1946 Later printing Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 133 in jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box on cover and spine. Liht bumping, light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Bindng is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 403 pp. Jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has chips, edge wear, and closed tears. 370 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019279

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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
9 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
10 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

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La Legion! - The French Foreign Legion and the Men Who Made it Glorious, Bocca, Geoffrey
11 La Legion! - The French Foreign Legion and the Men Who Made it Glorious
Bocca, Geoffrey
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1964 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with blue and red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean orange endpapers; no names or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 307 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has several closed edge tears, shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022488

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12 My Love Affair with the Navy
Bosworth, Allan R.
New York W. W. Norton 1969 393-07449-8 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (small clip, however on lower front flap corner). Tiny chips at top of spine, 1/4" or less closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 008369

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Flyboys: A True Story of Courage, Bradley, James
13 Flyboys: A True Story of Courage
Bradley, James
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown 2003 0-316-10584-8 / 9780316105842 First Edition, 7th Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with red spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of the fate of eight American fighter pilots who were captured by the Japanese during World War II. 8vo. World War II. 013417

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14 Don't Go Near The Water
Brinkley, William
New Yok Random House 1956 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white title box on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, blue topstained page edges, a few spots of fading to top edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 373 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edge and corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 009402

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Artie Greengroin, PFC, Brown, Harry
15 Artie Greengroin, PFC
Brown, Harry
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First & Second Printings Before Pub. Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with small gold illustration and author's initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, hint of dust-fading to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates; clean copy of newspaper obituary of author glued in at rear free endpaper (Tuesday, November 4, 1986). 212 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, small chip at outside corner of rear panel, 2-1/2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "A Walk in the Sun", this is a humorous literature piece about a prankster American soldier and his hilarious adventures. . 12mo. Military Humor. 016427

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Phantom Soldiers, Brown, Raymond L
16 Phantom Soldiers
Brown, Raymond L
New York / London Drake Publishers 1975 087749777X / 9780877497776 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 184 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean jacket is not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating blend of military fact and fantasy from the Stone Age to the Present. Tells of ghosts from the Stone Age to the present day, and also describes manyt occult practices and superstitions of the world's armies. 019503

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Golden Wings: A Pictorial History of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air, Caidin, Martin
17 Golden Wings: A Pictorial History of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air
Caidin, Martin
New York Arno Press 1974 0405037554 / 9780405037559 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in unclipped dustjacket. Large (9" x 12") book, rust brown boards with gold lettering on spine. A few spts of fading to front board edge, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers and edges; no names, writing or marks. 232 pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (35.00 on front inside flap), a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Jacket is height is slightly shorter than book's. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pictorial history of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the air. 020220

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The Sergeant Says, Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
18 The Sergeant Says
Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean bright red cloth boards with black zig-zag decoration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Very slight darkening to cloth at spine gutters. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Edited by Frank Sullivan, with a Foreword by Paul Gallico. 255 pages. Dustjacket is quite clean (two very faint small spots to rear panel, tiny chip at base of spine (size of grain of rice), unclipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small spot of rubbing to paper at one upper spine corner. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of an American Army sergeant, who went from being a Broadway boy (crime reporter, sports writer and columnists who knew the hot spots and loved his nightlife) to wearing a sergeant's stripes. 021789

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19 A Station in the Delta
Cassidy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0-684-16156-7 / 9780684161563 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with green foil lettering on spine (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with a mere hint of wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007646

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20 A Station in the Delta
Cassidy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0-684-16156-7 / 9780684161563 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean unfaded black boards with unchipped green metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a field officer of the CIA, set in war-torn Vietnam in the 1960's. 8vo. Fiction. 015980

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