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Last Reflections on A War, Fall, Bernard B.
181 Last Reflections on A War
Fall, Bernard B.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1967 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Dorothy Fall. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has some edge wear but no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024887

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Reporting America at War An Oral History, Ferrari, Michelle
182 Reporting America at War An Oral History
Ferrari, Michelle
Hyperion Books 2003 1401300723 / 9781401300722 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line. Very clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks 256 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Great war reporters from World War II to the present, including Edward R. Murrow, Walter Cronkite, David Halberstam, Peter Arnett, Morley Safer, Chistiane Amanpour, and more. 018221

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183 The Rosenberg Case: Fact and Fiction
Fineberg, Dr. S. Andhil
Oceana 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Date and "Read" written at top edge of front free endpaper. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped with two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 010438

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The Inns of the Middle Ages, Firebaugh, W. C.
184 The Inns of the Middle Ages
Firebaugh, W. C.
Chicago Pascal Covici 1924 First Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Limited Edition in original unclipped jacket. This edition No. 333 of 900 copies. Red, gold and black decorative binding with gold lettering on black cloth spine. Spots of wear at corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Black and white illustrations of inns and tavern life of the times. 274 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), small corner chips at top of spine and a few tiny closed edge tears, some age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very Good+ 023125

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185 The Passing of the European Age: A Study of the Transfer of Western Civilization and Its Renewal in Other Continents
Fischer, Eric
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1943 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
214 pgs. VG Clean red cloth boards with very little wear, some light sunning to spine. Gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. 8vo. History. 003641

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The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille, Flammer, Philip M.
186 The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille
Flammer, Philip M.
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 1981 0-8203-0537-5 / 9780820305370 First edition Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean silver boards with black "gunshot" dot decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue-black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Story of the American volunteer unit which fought with the French during World War I. A unique and elite squadron, the stirring initiative of the Americans in volunteering to fight and fly for France long before their own country entered the war ignited the admiration of the world. Here is a clear, fully documented study based on extensive research, including many interviews with survivors of the Lafayette Escadrille and others closely associated with it. 17466

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187 Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures
Fleming, Fergus
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1998 0-87113-804-2 / 9780871138040 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, mere hint of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 489 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The breathtaking story of Britain's nineteenth-century program of expeditions to the Arctic, the heart of Africa, and Antarctica. 8vo. Exploration. 009835

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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
188 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

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The Last Hero, Forbath, Peter
189 The Last Hero
Forbath, Peter
New York Simon & Schuster 1988 0671242857 / 9780671242855 First Edition, First Printings Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean pale gray boards with clean blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean gray endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 729 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed edge tear at top front flap fold (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A spellbinding novel about the greatest adventure of the Victorian age. The time is just after the fall of Khartoum and the beheading of General Gordon in 1885, when the British, suffering one of the most humiliating defeats in their history, were driven out of the Sudan by the Mahdi and his Dervish legions of fanatical horsemen. 018204

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Who Killed Napoleon?, Forshufvud, Sten
190 Who Killed Napoleon?
Forshufvud, Sten
London Hutchinson 1961 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. A little light speckling to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the Swedish by Alan Houghton Brodrick. 256 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (25s net on front inside flap), hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An analysis of the controversial circumstances of Napoleon's death on the Island of St. Helena. 023180

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Andrew Jackson - An Initial Biography, Foster, Genevieve
191 Andrew Jackson - An Initial Biography
Foster, Genevieve
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with black illustration and initials AJ on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small neatly penned previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. Color illustrations by the author. 112 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has 1/8" chipping at top spine edge, small rub to spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here is Andrew Jackson, "the People's President," warm-hearted Andy Jackson in all his turbulence. Both text and illustrations show the two sides of his character: his strong points, his difficulties, for the author believed in giving to children a clear, true picture of a man's life. 025540

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192 Souvenirs francais en Amerique
Foure, Helene
Ginn & Co. 1940 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
361 pgs. VG Clean blue cloth boards with illustrated cover; spine is darkened. Binding tight & square. Maps on endpapers. Pages clean and bright. P/O name inside. Illustrated throughout with lovely maps, photos and drawings. A book about France's many contributions to America, written in French. French/English vocabulary guide at rear of book.French. 003131

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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
193 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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Double Eagle: The Epic Story of the World's Most Valuable Coin, Frankel, Alison
194 Double Eagle: The Epic Story of the World's Most Valuable Coin
Frankel, Alison
New York W. W. Norton 2006 0-393-05949-9 / 9780393059496 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Slight bump at upper right spine edge; sharp corner tips, no wear. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 323 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Stolen from the U.S. Mint, shipped to Egypt, hidden for forty years, seized in a Secret Service sting, and finally sold in a record-setting auction...the story of one coin, a 1933 twenty-dollar Double Eagle. 8vo. Coins. 014919

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So Great A Queen - The Story of Esther, Queen of Persia, Frischauer, Paul
195 So Great A Queen - The Story of Esther, Queen of Persia
Frischauer, Paul
New York Charles Scribner 1950 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page) in clean bright original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No soiling or wear - slight darkening to spine gutters. No bumping. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 356 pages. Bright dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, unfaded, no tears - very faint soiling to lower left corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025164

Price: 30.00 USD
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Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?, Fritz, Jean
196 Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?
Fritz, Jean
New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc. 1975 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Margot Tomes, Illustrator Signed
First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Yellow-orange cloth boards with red illustration (boy with fishing pole) on cover. No bumping or wear. Slight tape residue in four corners. Binding is unworn, tight & square, with clean bright unmarked pages. Color illustrations by Margot Tomes. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Jean Ramsell - Best wishes! - Jean Fritz". 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, very small closed tear to inside rear flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023810

Price: 15.00 USD
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An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror, Frum, David and Richard Perle
197 An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror
Frum, David and Richard Perle
New York Random House 2003 1-4000-6194-6 / 9781400061945 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An End to Evil charts the agenda for what's next in the war on terrorism, as articulated by David Frum, former presidential speechwriter and bestselling author of The Right Man, and Richard Perle, former assistant secretary of defense and one of the most influential foreign policy leaders in Washington. A very interesting and timely take on the war on terrorism. 012298

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198 The Buried Mirror: Reflections on Spain and the New World
Fuentes, Carlos
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin 1992 0-395-47978-9 / 9780395479780 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small price marking in top corner of front free endpaper. Brief previous owner inscription on half-title; blind-stamped embossed previous owner private library insignia. Decorated endpapers. 399 pgs. with beautiful full color illustrations throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7-1/2" x 10". Spain. 011472

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199 Atlantis: The Truth behind the Legend
Galanopoulos, A. G. And Edward Bacon
Indianapolis/ New York Bobbs Merrill 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with light blue title box, blue metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers decorated with maps (very small previous owner label at top edge of front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with color and black & white photographs, drawings and maps. 216 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight corner wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 10". Ancient History. 010720

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200 A Public Betrayed: An Inside Look at Japanese Media Atrocities and Their Warnings to the West
Gamble, Adam & Takesato Watanabe
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Regnery Publishing Inc. 2004 0-89526-046-8 / 9780895260468 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black 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 marks. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Japan. 007507

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