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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
1 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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Two Battle Fronts, Baillie, Hugh
2 Two Battle Fronts
Baillie, Hugh
New York United Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. Inscribed and signed by author on blank fly leaf: "To Herb Cruickshank from Hugh Baillie". 139 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket with 1" deep chip at top spine edge (not infringing on title), maps on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 016054

Price: 25.00 USD
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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
3 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

Price: 15.00 USD
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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
4 Gettysburg The Final Fury
Catton, Bruce
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1974 0385020600 / 9780385020602 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing, in original dustjacket and slipcase. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks). 114 pp. with index. Illustrated with stunning black & white photographs (41 illustrations and 5 maps). Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. In clean illustrated slipcase (no cracking or chipping). In this battle account, Bruce Catton has clarified for all time the causes of the conflict; he has narrated and analyzed the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies; he has examined the military and political consequences of Gettysburg. 017745

Price: 20.00 USD
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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
5 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
6 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
7 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

Price: 20.00 USD
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Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain, Deighton, Len
8 Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain
Deighton, Len
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1978 0394427572 / 9780394427577 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with navy blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Slightest hint of fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by A.J. P. Taylor. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 261 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Few episodes in modern history have so captured the imagination as the battle for the skies over Britain in the summer of 1940. Spitfires and Messerschmitts...the valiant, out-numbered RAF, the implacable Luftwaffe...the heroic speeches of Winston Churchill. The real nature of this crucial struggle was infitinitely more complicated -- and more fascinating -- as shown in the pages of this book. 025156

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The Final Forest - The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Pacific Northwest, Dietrich, William
9 The Final Forest - The Battle for the Last Great Trees of the Pacific Northwest
Dietrich, William
New York Simon & Schuster 1992 0-671-72967-5 / 9780671729677 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark brown boards with clean brown cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean dark brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight wear at top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author writes a compelling and timeless story of the great forests of the Pacific Northwest, and the battle to save them. 018714

Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Seven Against the Night
Eldridge, Paul
New York/London Thomas Yoseloff 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. 539 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears (1/4" or less). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of seven great men who changed history by waging battle against the forces of darkness--fears, superstitions and prejudice. 8vo. History. 008738

Price: 12.00 USD
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11 The Heat is On: The High Stakes Battle Over Earth's Threatened Climate
Gelbspan, Ross
Reading, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. 1997 0-201-13295-8 / 9780201132953 First hard cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean golden brown boards with brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pulitzer prize winning journalist Ross Gelbspan exposes the deliberate campaign by oil and coal interests, teamed with conservative politicians, to confuse the public about global warming and the disruptive weather patterns that mark its initial stages. 8vo. Climate Change. 011250

Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Schley and Santiago: An Historical Account of the Blockade and Final Destruction of the Spanish Fleet Under Command of Admiral Pasquale Cervera, July 3, 1898
Graham, George Edward
Chicago W. B. Conkey Co. 1902 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated with Photographs By the Author During the Battle 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at top and bottom of spine. Gilt top edges. Some cracking at rear hinge. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 474 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. 8vo. War/Military. 008617

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
13 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2002 0-87113-842-5 / 9780871138422 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean maroon cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, 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. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling history of the four-year battle for Ypres during World War I by a prize-winning historian. 8vo. World War I. 016472

Price: 20.00 USD
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A World in Flames - The History of World War II, Hoyle, Martha Byrd
14 A World in Flames - The History of World War II
Hoyle, Martha Byrd
New York Atheneum 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped author initials on cover. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 356 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed edge tears ata top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This one-volume history of the Second World War is a concise, forthright battle-by-battle account. A narrative of action, the book dwells on what happened more than on why it happened. Well documented, with many maps detailing the military operations. 017543

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Death Knell of the Japanese Fleet, Hoyt, Edwin P.
15 The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Death Knell of the Japanese Fleet
Hoyt, Edwin P.
New York Weybright and Talley 1972 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying; light bump to base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; small previous owner name and date at top corner of title page. 314 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Typed review and related news clippings laid in. 8vo. World War II. 016754

Price: 30.00 USD
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Enemy in the Sky - My 1940 Diary, Johnstone, Sandy
16 Enemy in the Sky - My 1940 Diary
Johnstone, Sandy
San Rafael, CA Presidio Press 1979 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Unfaded dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear at rear panel bottom edge, hint of very faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's account of the 602nd Air Squadron's outstanding role in the victory of the Battle of Britain during World War II, brilliantly brought to life through the pages of his diary. 018237

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship & Triumph, Joravsky, Ben
17 Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship & Triumph
Joravsky, Ben
Atlanta, GA Turner Publishing 1995 1570361533 / 9781570361531 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean orange boards with small decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 301 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap), no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Award-winning journalist Ben Joravsky chronicles Arthur Agee and William Gates battle to reach the top in basketball -- their only escape from the grim streets of Chicago's West Side. Hoop Dreams began as a documentary film that tracked these two young men for almost five years as they struggled to turn their playground skills into the kind of basketball mastery that could earn them college scholarships. 020931

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes, Joyce Lock
18 Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes
Joyce Lock
San Francisco, California Chronicle Books 2009 0811868346 / 9780811868341 First Unknown Fine 
Original boxed game of wine trivia! Excellent condition. Includes 150 cards (750 questions), 6 game boards, 1 die, illustrated regional map of the wine world. First printing (full number line). Design by Anne Donnard, Illustrations by Molly Baker. Grapers, pour a glass and get ready for a fun and fascinating triva game that challenges your knowledge of the fruit-of-the-vine. Play singly or in teams and let the battle begin as you answer questions in the categories such as Vine to Vino (growing grapes, making wine, world production), Wine Cellar (selecting, storing, and tasting wine), and Cork Culture (wine people, business, arts and sciences, and trivia). Each time you play, you'll learn even more about wine! 026672

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Battle for History - Re-fighting World War Two, Keegan, John
19 The Battle for History - Re-fighting World War Two
Keegan, John
London Pimlico 1997 0712673601 / 9780712673600 First Paperback Near Fine 
First Pimlico edition. Very clean trade paperback. No rubbing, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 128 pages. John Keegan assesses the literature that hasemerged from World War II - and the controversies that have arisen from that literature. He examines general histories and biographies, accounts of individual campaigns, and studies of espionage and resistance. 025611

Price: 20.00 USD
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Hearts of Fire: Great Women of American Lore and Legend, Kemp Battle
20 Hearts of Fire: Great Women of American Lore and Legend
Kemp Battle
New York Harmony (Guild America Books) 1997 0517703971 / 9780517703977 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 437 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gathered from books, diaries, journals, newspapers and letters spanning three centuries of American life, fascinating stories highlight the journey of women in the United States toward identity, independence and self-creation through these amazing true stories of outstanding women. 026729

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