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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
1 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue-green cloth boards with cannon illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket designed by Gustave Nebel is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History and information on America's battle parks and monuments, from the American Revolutionary war's beginnings to the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor - accompanied by well-chosen photographs. 023922

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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
2 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with illustration of old cannon on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Mere hint of light browning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 159 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps and black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with two tiny closed edge tears at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book on the American battle parks and monuments, including Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Gettysburg, Little Bighorn, and U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor, to name just a few. 5-1/2" 8-1/2". Military History. 017246

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Modern Flight (with over 100 signatures of P.A.A.F. flyers), Clevenger, Cloyd P.
3 Modern Flight (with over 100 signatures of P.A.A.F. flyers)
Clevenger, Cloyd P.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1941 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Clayton Knight, Illustrator Signed
A piece of history, this book was apparently used in training at the Pecos Army Air Field in 1942 when pilots were being trained as aviators for World War II. It is inscribed and signed by the author, and by instructors, navigators, radio navigators, captains and by many of the young flyers from P.A.A.F. on margins of pages throughout the book, most of them designating their rank and role. (I counted 100 signatures). Author's inscription on the half-title page reads: "To Johnny Brugler from the author Captain Cloyd Clevenger. I am about to leave on a ferry trip to the Far East. Hope you enjoy this book as much as I did writing it. - Miami, Fla. Oct. 16, 1942." The author was a veteran million miler pilot, instructor of flying and aerobatics, holder of C.A.A. Pilot License 141, Air Line Pilot, Test Pilot, and author of "Flight Manual" as well as this book. The book is well illustrated throughout by Clayton Knight. It thoroughly covers flight, aeronautic maneuvers, forced landings, motors and their problems and care, accurate landings, flying cross country and more. 294 pages with index. Book is hardcover (blue cloth boards with black cloud decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine). Tiny spot of wear to one spine corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are solid, pages are clean. Pecos Army Air Field, activated on July 11, 1942, while still under construction, first served in the Army Air Forces West Coast Training Center (later the Western Flying Training Command) as a basic pilot school. The field was redesignated an advanced pilot school (twin-engine) on December 29, 1943, and had four auxiliary fields. PAAF was placed on "temporary standby" status on May 1, 1945, and was never again an active military installation. Originally the Pecos Municipal Airport, the field initially included 400 acres located three miles south and slightly west of Pecos. Proceeds of a $10,000 bond issue authorized in a special election on September 14, 1940, were used for land purchase. The site was cleared, fenced, and graded under a WPA contract. As the war in Europe intensified, the desire of Pecos residents for a military base increased. Efforts were unsuccessful, however, until the attack on Pearl Harbor galvanized the army air forces into launching a training program, first for 50,000 and then for 70,000 pilots. At that time, Pecos was chosen as one of five new training fields. (from PECOS ARMY AIRFIELD, by James L. Colwell). 026503

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Little Company, Dark, Eleanor
4 The Little Company
Dark, Eleanor
New York Macmillan 1945 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page. Blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. Very light soiling. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 392 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is price clipped, has eldge wear and short closed edge tears, edge chips at spine corners and rear top panel edge. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Australia just after the japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. 018185

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Rio, Gibson, Hugh
5 Rio
Gibson, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean dark blue cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. 264 pgs. illustrated with black & white plates. Stunning photographic dustjacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, several smallish edge chips, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous panorama, with viwtas and close-ups, of the world's most beautiful harbor city, written by a brilliant writer and Pan-American Diplomat of the time. 018557

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Old Harbor, Hopkins, William John
6 Old Harbor
Hopkins, William John
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1909 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - tiny monogram AS on cover - Amy Sacker). Dark green cloth boards with lighter green and gold decoration and harbor scene on cover, gold lettering and light green decoration on spine. Hint of very light soiling, slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 389 pages. 022158

Price: 20.00 USD
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Harbor of the Little Boats, Huntsberry, William
7 Harbor of the Little Boats
Huntsberry, William
New York - Toronto Rinehart & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with yellow and white lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Slightly browned pages are clean; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Very light hint of surface wear to spine corners. 244 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight wear to top/base of spine, slight surface wear to edges. Large black and white photograph of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Mystery. 014451

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Admiral Kimmel's Story, Kimmel, Husband E.
8 Admiral Kimmel's Story
Kimmel, Husband E.
Chicago Regnery 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded navy blue cloth boards with 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 marks. 206 pages + 2 maps at rear of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of what really happened at Pearl Harbor told by the man in command. 021802

Price: 175.00 USD
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Day of Infamy, Lord, Walter
9 Day of Infamy
Lord, Walter
New York Henry Holt 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with dark blue cloth spine, silver and gold lettering on spine. Tiny bit of fading to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers; previous owner name on half-title page. Illustrated with photographs. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, slight wear to bottom spine edge. Photo of author at his desk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In piecing together this saga of Pearl Harbor, Mr. Lord traveled over 14,000 miles, talked and corresponded with 577 of the people who were there, obtained exclusie interviews with members of the Japanese attacking force. 026322

Price: 14.00 USD
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Fellow Passengers: A Novel in Portraits, Louis Auchincloss
10 Fellow Passengers: A Novel in Portraits
Louis Auchincloss
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1989 0395498538 / 9780395498538 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean light blue boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 223 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fellow passengers are the people in the life of the main character, who spends his boyhood in the company of old-money aunts from Bar Harbor and polo-playing uncles from Angentina, stumbles upon the complexities of adulthood at Yale in the 1930s, and grows to worldly maturity at a Wall Street Law firm. 027243

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Rose Harbor in Bloom, Macomber, Debbie
11 Rose Harbor in Bloom
Macomber, Debbie
New York Random House 2013 034552893X / 9780345528933 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean deep rose paper covered boards,bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 322 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024692

Price: 10.00 USD
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Shadow on the Hearth, Merril, Judith
12 Shadow on the Hearth
Merril, Judith
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to spine corners; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 277 pps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top spine edge and one shallow chip at top rear panel edge (1/4" max.). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a Westchester housewife's survival after an atomic bomb explodes in New York Harbor. She finds staunch and unexpected allies in her own children, in a mysterious fugitive, and an idealistic young doctor. 018983

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Waterfront, Schulberg, Budd
13 Waterfront
Schulberg, Budd
New York Random House 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with brown and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 320 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), one tiny pinhead size chip at base of spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the whole turbulent, seething harbor of New York City - a world in itself. Basis for a hugely successful film starring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb (ON THE WATERFRONT). 025430

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Great Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast, Snow, Edward Rowe
14 Great Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast
Snow, Edward Rowe
Boston Yankee Publishing Company 1944 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean Second Edition in dust jacket with lovely map laid in. Maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates, mostly photographs, some of them rare. 354 pages, with index of Souther New England Shipwrecks. Folded map of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay including Cape Cod and Cape Ann is in perfect condition (laid in). Jacket is clean (slightly age-toned), with small chip at base of spine and very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023105

Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Time of Peace: September 26, 1930 - December 7, 1941
Williams, Ben Ames
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1942 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Faint water stain to top margin of pages near binding edge, extending 1/2" from top edge into margin only; otherwise pages are clean, with clean endpapers and no names, writing or bookplates. 750 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, is not price clipped, with very small chips at top spine edge corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of the decade the ended with Pearl Harbor. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016071

Price: 30.00 USD
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Ella - A Story of the White Slave Traffic, Wright, John C.
16 Ella - A Story of the White Slave Traffic
Wright, John C.
Harbor Springs, Michigan John C. Wright 1911 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Rare First Edition of this book on white slave traffic. Clean beige cloth covered boards with decorated cover (black eagle against a background of white) , white lettering. Light bumping to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Very slight rubbing to lettering and decoration on cover. Published privately by John C. Wright, Harbor Springs, Michigan in 1911. Preface by the author. 132 pages. A story based on prostitution in Chicago, and the white slave traffic. 022887

Price: 125.00 USD
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