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The Alleys of Eden, Butler, Robert Olen
1 The Alleys of Eden
Butler, Robert Olen
New York Horizon Press 1981 0818006315 / 9780818006319 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition of first book of Pulitzer Prize winning-author Robert Olen Butler, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with blue cloth spine (some mottled fading to spine cloth), 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. 256 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel set in Vietnam about an American deserter from the armed forces as his last chance to escape to America approaches. 023149

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Station in the Delta, Cassidy, John
2 A Station in the Delta
Cassidy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0-684-16156-7 / 9780684161563 First Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean unfaded black boards with unchipped green metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a field officer of the CIA, set in war-torn Vietnam in the 1960's. 8vo. Fiction. 015980

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3 A Station in the Delta
Cassidy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0-684-16156-7 / 9780684161563 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with green foil lettering on spine (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with a mere hint of wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007646

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Reporting America at War An Oral History, Ferrari, Michelle
4 Reporting America at War An Oral History
Ferrari, Michelle
Hyperion Books 2003 1401300723 / 9781401300722 First 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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Tsing-Boom, Freeling, Nicolas
5 Tsing-Boom
Freeling, Nicolas
New York/Evanston Harper & Row 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with clean gray cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping, tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspense story set in Vietnam. 8vo. Fiction. 013749

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The Beauty of Humanity Movement, Gibb, Camilla
6 The Beauty of Humanity Movement
Gibb, Camilla
Canada Doubleday Canada 2010 0385663226 / 9780385663229 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale blue boards with yellow cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. Author inscription and signature on title page: "To Jamie - with much admiration, Camilla." 297 pages. Crisp, clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in contemporary Vietnam, the story of a country undergoing momentous change, and a story that transforms our notion of how family is defined--not always by bloodlines but by the heart. 024641

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7 A Tract of Time
Hempstone, Smith
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
fFirst Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. This book was misbound at publisher's, with cover boards flipped over, and title appearing on rear cover. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 271 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, but has some rubbing to rear panel, 1" closed tear at spine fold, slight edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A novel set in Vietnam in 1963 - a fictional tale that is essentially true, for it is based on Smith Hempstone's firsthand experience as a soldier and as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News, not only in Vietnam but also in Korea, Algeria, Cyprus, the Congo and Malaysia, where men have died alone and full of fear. 009393

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The Wound Within: America in the Vietnam Years, 1945-1974, Kendrick, Alexander
8 The Wound Within: America in the Vietnam Years, 1945-1974
Kendrick, Alexander
Boston Little Brown 1974 0-316-48841-0 / 9780316488419 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 432 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has small clip to corner of front inside flap, but publisher's price is still intact (12.95); unchipped, no tears, with slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. American History. 016743

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The Weary Falcon, Mayer, Tom
9 The Weary Falcon
Mayer, Tom
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 174 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with hint of edge wear at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Tom Mayer's stories of Vietnam are as brilliant a portrait of the male at war today as the stories Hemingway wrote about soldiers in Italy and Spain three and four decades ago." 8vo. Vietnam War. 013321

Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Where The Rivers Ran Backward
Merritt, William E.
Athens/London University of Georgia Press 1989 0-8203-1107-3 / 9780820311074 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Front free endpaper has ink-stamp of book store (Strands). 291 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, with mere hint of edgewear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Vietnam War. 011019

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11 Captured!
Miller, Carolyn Paine
Chappaqua, New York, U.S.A. Christian Herald Books 1977 0-915684-17-9 / 9780915684175 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of a family's imprisonment by the Vietcong. 8vo. Vietnam. 009165

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The Tapestries, Nguyen, Kien
12 The Tapestries
Nguyen, Kien
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown 2002 0-316-28441-6 / 9780316284417 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with small dragon-fly design blind-stamped on upper corner of front board, red spine with black lettering. Hint of bump to one spine corner. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 311 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A stunning novel set in turn-of-the-century Vietnam. 8vo. Fiction. 013531

Price: 12.00 USD
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Eisenhower, Perret, Geoffrey
13 Eisenhower
Perret, Geoffrey
New York Random House 1999 0375500464 / 9780375500466 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Beautiful first edition in dust jacket. Very clean gray boards with pale gray spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 685 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In-depth biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower offers fresh perspectives, not only on World War II and the Korean War but also on the Cold War, the civil rights movement, McCarthyism, the U-w crisis and Vietnam. 027951

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Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones, Peter Arnett
14 Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones
Peter Arnett
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 0671755862 / 9780671755867 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED and inscribed by the author (perhaps the greatest war correspondent of all time) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Patricia and Frank, With best regards to a couple of fellow travellers, Peter Arnett in Anco Poro(sp?), 1994". Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 463 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, clean, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of his amazing life as a war correspondent. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the George Polk Memorial Award, the President's Award for lifetime achievement from the Overseas Press Club, three Sigma Delta Chi awards for foreign correspondence from the Professioanl Society of Journalists, an Emmy award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and many more honors. His coverage of the Vietnam War and his vivid on-the-ground 24-hour reporting of the Gulf War changed journalism forever. 026122

Price: 95.00 USD
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Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones, Peter Arnett
15 Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones
Peter Arnett
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 0671755862 / 9780671755867 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Trade Edition, first printing (with full number line) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. 463 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality. 024930

Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Beyond Vietnam: The United States and Asia
Reischauer, Edwin O.
New York Knopf 1967 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold and black lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Clean, bright dustjacket has been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 242 pgs. "A distinguished scholar analyzes the failures of our foreign policy in Asia and makes fundamental proposals for its revision to avoid other Vietnams". 8vo. Political. 005300

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17 Everything We Had: An Oral History of The Vietnam War By Thirty-three American Soldiers Who Fought It
Santoli, Al
New York Random House 1981 0-394-51269-3 / 9780394512693 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with gold lettering on cover, black cloth spine with gold lettering. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. P/O name on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, a little wear at bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Vietnam. 004161

Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Vietnam Doctor
Turpin, Dr. James W. With Al Hirshberg
McGraw Hill Book Co. 1966 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean beige spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED and signed by author in the following manner: "Any man's death diminishes me - J. Donne - Jim Turpin, M.D. - Project Concern". Illustrated with photographs. NY State Jaycee Distinguished Service Awards Luncheon brochure honoring Dr. Jim Turpin enclosed (photograph of Turpin on brochure). Dustjacket is clean and bright, has not been price clipped, is unchipped with a mere hint of wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006306

Price: 25.00 USD
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Where the Pavement Ends - One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam, Warmbrunn, Erika
19 Where the Pavement Ends - One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam
Warmbrunn, Erika
Seattle, Washington Mountaineers Books 2001 0898866847 / 9780898866841 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean first edition in unchipped dust jacket. Very clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color and black & white photographs. 250 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Amazing saga of a young woman's eight-month, 8,000 kilometer trip on a bicycle. 027208

Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Scream of Eagles
Wilcox, Robert K.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1990 0-471-52641-X / 9780471526414 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale gray boards with dark blue spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 006158

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