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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
1 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First 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

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The Poison Trail, Boos, William F., M.D.
2 The Poison Trail
Boos, William F., M.D.
Boston / New York Hale, Cushman & Flint 1939 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing, April 1939" on copyright page. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with dark brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very faint browning to front free endpaper from enclosed newspaper clipping; no names, writing or bookplates. 380 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In this unique book a well known toxicologist tells the story of man's constant struggle against his most insidious enemy. He draws fully from his own experiences as a physician in his special field; as consultant in the use of poison for industrial purposes and foods; and as an expert witness in many of the famous civil and criminal cases of the last twenty years. 023483

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Flyboys, Bradley, James
3 Flyboys
Bradley, James
Boston Little Brown 2003 0-316-10584-8 / 9780316105842 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue boards with clean red spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers. 398 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a group of American flyers who were captured by the Japanese during World War II and held prisoner on Chichi Jima. 6-1/4" x 9-1/2". World War II. 017003

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The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections, Brokaw, Tom
4 The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections
Brokaw, Tom
New York Random House 1999 0-375-50394-3 / 9780375503948 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Trade Edition. Very clean white boards with clean red spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 237 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-3/4". World War II. 017029

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Letters from A Traveller, Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
5 Letters from A Traveller
Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
London Collins 1962 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, light soiling/fading to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs. 380 pages with index. "This, the third of P. Teilhard de Chardin's collected works to appear in English, contains the two French volumes: Lettres de Voyage, 1923-1939, and Nouvelles Lettres de Voyage, 1939-1955. These colleced letters were edited and annotated by Claude Aragonnes...By way of special introduction to this volume we have added a translation of Teilhard de Chardin tel que je l'ai connu by his colleage and friend, Pierre Leroy, as it throws new light on the author's personality and on his relations with his superiors in religion." - from General Editor's Note 024366

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Land for My Sons - A Frontier Tale of the American Revolution, Cormack, Maribelle and William P. Alexander
6 Land for My Sons - A Frontier Tale of the American Revolution
Cormack, Maribelle and William P. Alexander
New York D. Appleton-Century Company 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lyle Justis, Illustrator 
Fifth printing (1940) of the first edition (1939) in clean bright unclipped dust jacket, same format as first printing. Clean beige cloth boards with stamped brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers (previous owner bookplate on front pastedown). Illustrations by Lyle Justis. 311 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very shallow wear and closed tears at top spine edge, a few additional short closed edge tears and very light edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in America during the Revolutionary War period, when pioneers pushed westward toward the Alleghenies to settle land for their children - this is the background of this outstanding historical novel for young readers. 027381

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Disputed Passage, Douglas, Lloyd C.
7 Disputed Passage
Douglas, Lloyd C.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1939 First Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition, with 1939 on copyright page and on title page. Clean rose colored cloth boards with black lettering and horizontal line decoration on cover and spine. Light wear to spine corners, a few small spots of fading to spine. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper and a tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 432 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top bottom spine edge, wear to corners and flap folds, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a young doctor and the lessons he learned in patience, fortitude, humility and devotion to his profession. 018069

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The Progress of Julius, DuMaurier, Daphne
8 The Progress of Julius
DuMaurier, Daphne
Sun Dial Press 1939 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Sun Dial Press edition (1939 reprint of original 1933 edition) in original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering and small decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 325 pages. Dust jacket clean with some edge chipping, slight fading to background on spine; advertising for DuMaurier's "Jamaica Inn" on rear panel with stills from the movie. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce title from Du Maurier, the story of one man's progress along the inevitable road between life and death, told with appalling and spectacular power by one the the most brilliant of English novelists to come our way. 026744

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Melindy's Happy Summer, Faulkner, Georgene
9 Melindy's Happy Summer
Faulkner, Georgene
New York Julian Messner 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Elton C. Fax, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, SIGNED association copy, in original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with small illustration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. SIGNED by author on half-title page: "Georgene Faulkner - The Story Lady". And a notation on front free endpaper: " I student-taught under her (Georgene Faulkner) in Kdg., 1939-1940, Faulkner School for Girls." 182 pp. Illustrated by Elton C. Fax. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Heartwarming story of an African American girl from the Federal Housing Project for Negroes in Boston who spends two weeks in the country at White Clover Farm. 019164

Price: 175.00 USD
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1939: The Lost World of the Fair, Gelernter, David
10 1939: The Lost World of the Fair
Gelernter, David
Free Press 1995 0028740025 / 9780028740027 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First edition, first printing. Clean blue bloards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with historical black and white photographs. 418 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027284

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Grumbles from the Grave, Heinlein, Robert A.
11 Grumbles from the Grave
Heinlein, Robert A.
New York Del Rey (Ballantine Books) 1990 0-345-36246-2 / 9780345362469 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 281 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The letters of Robert Heinlein, from his first one to an editor in 1939 through the long years of writing for the pulp magazine markets, through his ongoing conquest of the prestigioius slick magazines, and for major book publishers. 8vo. Science Fiction. 015541

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12 The Survivor: The True Story of the Sinking of the Doggerbank
Herlin, Hans
London Leo Cooper 1994 0-85052-409-1 / 9780850524093 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean navy blue boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 163 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. War/Military. 011096

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Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches), Home, Gordon
13 Westminster Abbey (Cathedrals, Abbeys & Famous Churches)
Home, Gordon
London J. M. Dent 1925 Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Small clean book (illustrated) in original dust jacket. Size approx. 4-3/4" x 7". Purple cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers. Neatly penned previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper dated 1939. Edited and illustrated by Gordon Home. 192 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge chipping, separation at front flap fold, half of spine missing. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. 023461

Price: 20.00 USD
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Scarlet Anne, Kenyon, Theda
14 Scarlet Anne
Kenyon, Theda
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Signed
Stated First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author on title page. Clean rose colored cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, clean unchipped paper title label on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by author on title page: "For Winnie Lee McCanne - with my very good wishes - Theda Kenyon - 1939". 312 pgs. Book length narrative poem, a free version of Anne Hutchinson's career. 8vo. 016226

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Unfought Battle, Kimche, Jon
15 The Unfought Battle
Kimche, Jon
New York Stein and Day 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 168 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of edge wear and one very short closed edge tear near top spine fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A challenging examination of the Allies' failure to take the offensive against Germany in September 1939. 017732

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Mask of Warriors - The Siege of Warsaw September 1939, Korwin-Rhodes, Marta
16 The Mask of Warriors - The Siege of Warsaw September 1939
Korwin-Rhodes, Marta
Libra Publishers, Inc. 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Eleanore K. Clivesman - Sincerely, Marta Korwin-Rhodes." 191 pp. Jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), no tears, light rubbing. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An authentic historical document based on a diary in which the entries were made as the action took place as Warsaw withstood the full impact of Hitler's might for four weeks, and how the siege changed the course of World War II. 019693

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17 The Chief: Field Marshal Lord Wavell - Commander-in-Chief and Viceroy 1939-1947
Lewin, Ronald
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1980 First 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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Decade 1929-1939, Longstreet, Stephen
18 Decade 1929-1939
Longstreet, Stephen
New York Random House 1940 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates (tiny star stamped in corner of rear free endpaper). Slight mustiness. 398 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has small chip at upper right corner of front panel, edgewear and short closed tears at top spine edge, a few additional short closed edge tears to rear flap fold. Very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The incredibly true events of the topsy-turvy thirties provide the materials for Stephen Longstreet's first novel. 021028

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Young Concubine, Makhali-Phal
19 The Young Concubine
Makhali-Phal
New York Random House 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Unfaded black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling (very small faint water spots to cloth boards). Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean, slightly faded red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 282 pgs. Unfaded illustrated bright yellow dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, no chips or missing pieces, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), slightest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very scarce book which won the 1939 All-Nations Prize Novel Competition. Set mainly in Cambodia, and by a writer of half-French and half-Cambodian parentage, this is the story of Princess Atman, who, herself a child, sees her royal father take to his bosom a favorite only ten years old. Living in an unnatural and decadent world of mystic rituals, incantations, cruelty and beauty, Atman comes to identify herself with this child, with nature and with God. Despite her later education in Paris, she never throws off the psychological influences on her early life. Her struggle to resolve the conflicting claims of East and West makes a novel of hypnotic interest, whose daringly exotic theme is handled with great delicacy and beauty. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". Fiction. 017089

Price: 200.00 USD
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The Shadow War: European Resistance 1939-1945, Michel, Henri
20 The Shadow War: European Resistance 1939-1945
Michel, Henri
Harper & Row 1972 06-012936-0 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 012204

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