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The Men Around Churchill, Kraus, Rene
61 The Men Around Churchill
Kraus, Rene
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1941 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated 
Stated First Edition. Very clean, bright red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 339 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Very clean DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has slight loss at top of spine (approx. 1/8"), hint of slight wear at spine foot. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012670

Price: 15.00 USD
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Orangefield, Kyle, Elisabeth
62 Orangefield
Kyle, Elisabeth
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1938 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean green boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. 318 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears, corner creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The career of a strangely fascinating and self-centered woman in a great English country house. 8vo. Fiction. 015278

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Thunderstruck, Larson, Erik
63 Thunderstruck
Larson, Erik
New York Crown Publishers 2006 1400080665 / 9781400080663 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blue-black boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, mere hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 463 pp. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, a true story of love and murder in a changing world of science, seances, invention, magicians, and Scotland Yard detectives. 018228

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64 The Chief: Field Marshal Lord Wavell - Commander-in-Chief and Viceroy 1939-1947
Lewin, Ronald
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1980 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean pale yellow-green boards with black decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 282 pgs. Illustrated with photographs & maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Biography. 011083

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Your England, Lockhart, R. H. Bruce
65 Your England
Lockhart, R. H. Bruce
London Putnam 1955 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying; tiny bump to one corner tip; hint of surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Hint of slight offset (shadow) from bookmark on front free endpaper. 303 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, slight foxing to corner of rear white panel, with 1" square chip at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author shares his impressions of the country and life around which his life revolved. 8vo. Great Britain. 013475

Price: 15.00 USD
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Comes the Reckoning, Lockhart, Sir Robert Bruce
66 Comes the Reckoning
Lockhart, Sir Robert Bruce
London G. P. Putnam's 1947 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition ("First Published, October 1947" on copyright page). Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 384 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at base of spine, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sir Robert Bruce Lockhart's story of his life as a young British Agent during World War II. 8vo. World War II. 016056

Price: 40.00 USD
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A Wee Nip at the 19th Hole - A History of the St. Andrews Caddie, Mackenzie, Richard
67 A Wee Nip at the 19th Hole - A History of the St. Andrews Caddie
Mackenzie, Richard
Chelsea, Michigan Sleeping Bear Press 1997 1-886947-38-4 / 9781886947382 Stated First printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded dark green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by the author on front free endpaper; no other marks. 134 pgs. + bibliography. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A masterful celebration of one of golf's great time-honored traditions--the St. Andrews Caddie. "A Wee Nip" is like pulling up a stool at the 19th hole and sharing a pint with legendary characters like "Trap Door," "Poot" Chisholm, and "Stumpie Eye." 017535

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The Morte Darthur - An Abridgment with an Introduction, Malory, Sir Thomas
68 The Morte Darthur - An Abridgment with an Introduction
Malory, Sir Thomas
New York / London Appleton - Century - Crofts 1940 Third printing Hardcover Very Good + no dustjacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with black lettering, small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers intact; no names or bookplates. 214 pgs. Edited and with introduction by Charles Richard Sanders and Charles E. Ward, Duke University. 017553

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INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS: Stories of the Kindertransport, Mark Jonathan; Oppenheimer, Deborah Harris
69 INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS: Stories of the Kindertransport
Mark Jonathan; Oppenheimer, Deborah Harris
New York Mjf Books 2000 1567317146 / 9781567317145 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
Clean book in unchipped dust jacket. Third printing. Beige boards with brown spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny bump at upper board edge. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Preface by Lord Richard Attenborough, Introduction by David Cesarani. 292 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (27.50 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of the British-organized program to save children, most of them Jewish, from the Nazi nightmare. The documentary film on which this book is based won an Academy Award. 023648

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The Nine Days Wonder (The Operation Dynamo), Masefield, John
70 The Nine Days Wonder (The Operation Dynamo)
Masefield, John
New York MacMillan 1941 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Blue cloth boards with faintest hint of soiling, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers browned from manufacturer's glue, but are clean with no names, writing or bookplates. 60 pgs. + black & white photographs at rear of book. 12mo. World War II. 016703

Price: 35.00 USD
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Disraeli, Maurois, Andre
71 Disraeli
Maurois, Andre
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1928 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Printing, February 1928 stated on copyright page. Clean purple silk cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine. Hint of slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 378 pgs. with index. Illustrated with eight black & white plates. 6" x 9". Biography. 017317

Price: 20.00 USD
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Black Saturday: The Death of the Royal Oak, McKee, Alexander
72 Black Saturday: The Death of the Royal Oak
McKee, Alexander
New York Henry Holt 1960 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Clean black boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; very small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. 211 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of edge wear, a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A few weeks after the outbreak of World War II, the British battleship Royal Oak, while lying inside the main base of the Home Fleet, was shaken by four mysterious explosions and within about seven minutes went to the bottom with nearly eight hundred men trapped inside. 8vo. World War II. 013518

Price: 25.00 USD
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On the Company's Service, Meacham, Ellis K.
73 On the Company's Service
Meacham, Ellis K.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Samuel H. Bryant, Illustrator 
Very clean golden brown cloth boards with brown ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 343 pgs. + bibliography. Dustjacket is not price clipped, very clean except for hint of light soiling to white rear panel, no chips, slight wear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011803

Price: 25.00 USD
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74 The Story of the Island
Mee, Arthur
London Hodder & Stoughton Uniform Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine, black line border on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small inscription (1936) on first page. 160 pgs. with lovely illustrations, each with a printed tissue guard. Clean bright DUSTJACKET has small price clip, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful, collectible quality book and dustjacket. 8vo. Great Britain. 010583

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Edwardian Age, Minney, R. J.
75 The Edwardian Age
Minney, R. J.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean (some dust-speckling to top page edges), with clean endpapers (tiny previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with black and white photographs. 224 pages. Attractive dust jacket with price intact (5.95 on front inside flap), one tiny corner chip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating outline of the Edwardian Age, an era of elegance and splendor, and the story of the King who gave his name to that age. 021459

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Glimpses of the British Isles, Miscellaneous
76 Glimpses of the British Isles
Miscellaneous
London, Glasgow, New York Collins Clear-Type Press 1913 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Beautiful book illustrated with full color photographs, written for a juvenile audience. 92 coloured photographs. Clean color illustrated paper-covered boards with red cloth spine, lettering on spine in color of yellow, green, blue and red. Slight wear to corners and fore edge. Designed and printed in Great Britain. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on back side of front free endpaper. Binding is tight, no cracking. Text pages very slightly browned; all illustrations are clean and bright and printed on glossy paper. 148 pages. This book is interesting to peruse by readers of any age, as the color illustrations are just beautiful with views of such unusual sights as Fingal's Cave, Shetland ponies carrying peat, Portsmouth Harbor and the "Victory" sailing ship at port there. 024748

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Waters Under the Earth, Moore, John
77 The Waters Under the Earth
Moore, John
Philadelphia - New York J.B. Lippincott & Co. 1965 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine with royal blue title box. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Unfortunate 3- inch closed horizontal tear across rear blank free endpaper near bottom extending toward spine. 464 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Very slight edgewear to bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful novel about the people of the English countryside. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014304

Price: 15.00 USD
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H. V. Morton's LONDON - being The Heart of London, The Spell of Lonedon and The Nights of London in one volume, Morton, H. V.
78 H. V. Morton's LONDON - being The Heart of London, The Spell of Lonedon and The Nights of London in one volume
Morton, H. V.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1949 Eighteenth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Unusual book with three old photos tipped in on front free endpaper, typed note from Chestnut Hill Hotel laid in. Clean book in original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Three small lovely photos on FFE with inscription: "With love from A.G.W. In memory of your visit to England 1952! Book is illustrated with 15 lovely black and white photo-gravures of London area. 436 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, has chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025643

Price: 24.00 USD
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Inishfallen Fare Thee Well, O'Casey, Sean
79 Inishfallen Fare Thee Well
O'Casey, Sean
New York MacMillan 1949 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 396 pgs. Clean dustjacket has corners trimmed on front inside flap, but price is still intact; slight edge wear to dustjacket and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fourth volume in Sean O'Casey's autobiography. 8vo. Ireland. 013182

Price: 15.00 USD
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Castles: An Introduction to the Castles of England and Wales, O'Neil, B. H. St. J.
80 Castles: An Introduction to the Castles of England and Wales
O'Neil, B. H. St. J.
London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1954 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest surface rub to corner of front and rear board (very negligible--hardly worth mentioning). Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Tiny date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper--no names or bookplates. 65 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 12mo. Great Britain. 012992

Price: 12.00 USD
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