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Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain, Deighton, Len
1 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Masterpieces of Modern Oratory
DuBois, Edwin
Ginn & Co. 1906 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
369 pgs. VG Owner's name on endpaper, very small notation inside front cover. Otherwise clean, bright book.Speeches. 001215

Price: 10.00 USD
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Essays, Speeches and Public Letters, Faulkner, William
3 Essays, Speeches and Public Letters
Faulkner, William
New York Random House 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and place at top corner of front fixed endpaper, small name at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 233 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has very slight wear at spine ends and a few short closed edge tears. Also a mere hint of age-toning to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025071

Price: 50.00 USD
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4 The Southern Americans
Plenn, Abel
New York Creative Age 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering, red and gold decoration on spine. Corners lightly bumped, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 455 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny shallow edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed account of the development of South America. The letters, reports, speeches and reminiscences of such people as Prince Henry the Navigator, Columbus, the Pizarros, President Cardenas of Mexico, Abraham Lincoln, Cortes, Garibaldi, Chalres Darwin, Richard Burton and more are examples of the diversity of the material presented. 019506

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