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1 The Vegetable Growing Business

Madison, WI United States Armed Forces Institute/Orange Judd Publishing Co. 1944 Soft Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
War Department Education Manual #EM 885. Clean gray wraps with very light browning to spine, 1" closed tear at top corner of spine. P/O name at top front corner of book and on front free endpaper. Binding tight, all pages clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs. 520 pgs. Very detailed, informative book on raising vegetables for profit. 8vo. Agriculture. 005363

Price: 10.00 USD
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River's Rim, Abbott, Jane
2 River's Rim
Abbott, Jane
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1950 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange-brown cloth boards with black title box on spine. Very light surface wear to corners and spine edges, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, 1/16" loss at top and bottom of spine, very short closed edge tears & slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Novel. 011804

Price: 35.00 USD
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3 A Man Called Lucy
Accoce, Pierre and Pierre Quet
New York Coward McCann 1967 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Red endpapers. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 250 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a master spy for the Allied forces during World War II. 8vo. Espionage. 008822

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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
4 Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife
Adam, Cecile Belle
New York Daniel Ryerson, Inc. 1937 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Immaculate clean and bright red cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Greetings - Cecile Belle Adam". 320 pages. Clean dust jacket (design by W. G. Adam 1937) has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears,one small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel. Nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Religious novel of two young idealists who go out from college with the hope of bettering a materialistic world. First the World War separates the newlyweds. Then follows a series of disappointments, doubts and disillusionments. An "inside view" of parsonage life in a young minister's family. 025416

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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
5 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 559 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of wear at spine edges of dustjacket, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. World War II. 012311

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
6 The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Alaa Al Aswany
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0307957217 / 9780307957214 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in brand new condition. Very clean yellow boards with deeper yellow cloth spine bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. 475 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026206

Price: 20.00 USD
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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
7 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

Price: 35.00 USD
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To Live As We Wish, Aldanov, Mark
8 To Live As We Wish
Aldanov, Mark
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with circular lavender title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling and corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Nicholas Wreden. 512 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Russian novel, set in the time period after World War II, moving from Nice to Paris to a Trans-Atlantic ocean liner and on to New York. Its pages are alive with vibrant characters: Nadia, an ambitious Russian girl who aspires to be a Hollywood actress; Dummler, a liberal philosopher; Pembroke, a kind but shrewd motion picture producer. 021523

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Signed with Their Honour, Aldridge, James
9 Signed with Their Honour
Aldridge, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Light blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine and front cover. Very light fading/soiling to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 392 pgs. 014654

Price: 6.00 USD
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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
10 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
11 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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12 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Prophetic Years 1947-1953, Anderson, Wing
13 Prophetic Years 1947-1953
Anderson, Wing
Los Angeles Kosman Press 1946 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 234 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wing Anderson, author of "Seven Years that Change the World," prophecies the future of the world. 020090

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14 Let the People Know
Angell, Norman
New York Viking Press 1943 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
245 pgs. VG+ in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering on cover. Slight fading to extreme edges of boards at top edge. Binding tight and square, pages clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and looks like new. "These plain answers to the questions that confuse us are needed for victory in the war today and in the peace tomorrow". 8vo. World War II. 003291

Price: 15.00 USD
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15 A Ring Has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 477 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, slight edgewear and some closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Here are war and peace, love and violence, in the chronicle of a noble Russian family--a thunderous cavalcade--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of the revolution." 8vo. Fiction. 010923

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Ring has No End, Armstrong, Thomas
16 A Ring has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; tiny previous owner name on front fixed endpaper along spine edge. 477 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket (by John Alan Maxwell) is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. War, love and violence in this chronicle of a noble Russian family--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of revolution. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013672

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Articles of War, Arvin, Nick
17 Articles of War
Arvin, Nick
New York Doubleday 2005 0385512775 / 9780385512770 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page. Very clean tan boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 178 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. Author Nick Arvin captures the reality of World War II for an eighteen-year-old Iowan farm boy sent to Normandy shortly after D-Day. Critically acclaimed first novel. 018559

Price: 25.00 USD
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From Candlelight to Satellite, Atherton, Grace H.
18 From Candlelight to Satellite
Atherton, Grace H.
New Orleans Pelican 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with darker blue lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine and edges; no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on frontfly leaf: "Marjorie R. Jackson - Years pass but memories remain, we share many! - Grace H. Atherton - 1961". Small return address sticker of Mrs. Herber W. Jackson of Boston, Massachusetts on front free and fixed endpaper. 212 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light soiling (water marks) to spine, small edge chips at top edge of front and rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written with charm and literary skill by one who has seen the world turned topsy-turvy during her ninety years, this book brings back to us the customs and ways of life before World War I. 8vo. History. 014908

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Paradox Isle, Bache, Carol
19 Paradox Isle
Bache, Carol
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean teal cloth boards with illustration on cover and spine. No bumping, light wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 184 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of soiling, 1/16" loss at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An absorbing and intimate record of fourteen years which an American woman spent in Japan as an agent of the Military Intelligence Division during the time leading up to our involvement in World War II. 014792

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Our Father's War, Bacque, James
20 Our Father's War
Bacque, James
Toronto Exile Editions, Limited 2006 1550966359 / 9781550966350 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No previous owner names or bookplates. Signed on title page: "James Bacque". 631 pages. Clean bright beautiful dust jacket (cover design by Michael Callaghan) is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024655

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