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Never Surrender - Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940, Kelly, John
281 Never Surrender - Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940
Kelly, John
New York Scribner 2015 147672797X / 9781476727974 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 370 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026157

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Floating Gold: A Natural (and Unnatural) History of Ambergris, Kemp, Christopher
282 Floating Gold: A Natural (and Unnatural) History of Ambergris
Kemp, Christopher
University Of Chicago Press 2012 0226430367 / 9780226430362 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges (short black line). Very clean gray boards with darker gray cloth spine, crisp gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 187 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing and detailed look at one of nature's strangest commodities, a form of whale dung that is used in the world's finest perfumes. 026961

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The Unfought Battle, Kimche, Jon
283 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

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Admiral Kimmel's Story, Kimmel, Husband E.
284 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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America's Fighting Planes in Action, Kinert, Reed
285 America's Fighting Planes in Action
Kinert, Reed
New York Macmillan 1944 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing (July, 1944) in original illustrated dust jacket. Large format (approx. 8-1/4" X 11") blue cloth flexible boards with light blue lettering and small airplane on cover, blue lettering on spine. Overall mottling to boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Text and illustrations by Reed Kinert (beautiful full color and black & white images). 144 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has some very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Impressive story of U.S. Military aircraft with dramatic portraits of the planes in action. 024310

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The Empty Sack, King, Basil
286 The Empty Sack
King, Basil
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket J. Henry, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in dust jacket designed by J. Henry. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration by J. Henry. 446 pages. Clean dust jacket has small edge chip at top edge of rear panel, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "It is hard to make an empty sack stand upright" is the guiding principle in this novel of romance and the business world. 021378

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287 Around the World with Kipling
Kipling, Rudyard
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1926 First Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Brown cloth boards with paper label on spine. Faint spotting to rear board. Small split in cloth at spine edge near top of spine (1/2"), no other bumping or wear, slight bowing to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Gilt top page edges. Pages are clean. Clean brown decorated endpapers. Previous owner signature on half-title page. 121 pgs. with index. Mandalay edition (stated first edition on copyright page). 8vo. Literature. 010480

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288 Around The World With Kipling
Kipling, Rudyard
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1926 Mandalay Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Dark brown cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on spine. No bumping or wear; very slight darkening to bottom board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. 121 pgs. The Mandalay Edition, which includes "The Kipling Index" listing the titles contained in the Mandalay Edition, with identification and cross references, making it easy to locate a particular story or exact line of verse. Dustjacket has 1" chip at top of spine, small shallow edge chips, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 016082

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High Challenge, Kirchgessner, Maria
289 High Challenge
Kirchgessner, Maria
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1962 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black 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. 287 pgs. Translated from the German by Joyce Emerson. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, has small price clip to top corner of front inside flap, one tiny closed edge tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Four teen-age girls come upon an abandoned hut while skiing in the Bavarian Alps, not far from their homes in Lindenheim. The idea of converting it into a weekend cabin for themselves was an exciting one, and with the permission of the farmer who owned it and a promise of help from his son, they planned how to transform it into a comfy lodge. They combine in friendship and hard work to achieve their goal. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". Children's. 017271

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Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II, Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr.
290 Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II
Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr.
New York MacMillan 1969 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book focuses on five key battles of World War II--andthe mistakes on both sides that changed the course of history. 8vo. World War II. 012192

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Falling Cloudberries, Kiros, Tessa
291 Falling Cloudberries
Kiros, Tessa
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2004 0740781529 / 9780740781520 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean hardcover book with illustrated cover - no bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with gorgeous full color photographs. 399 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author shares family recipes from her life in many kitchens, many countries. 027886

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The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine, Kliman, Todd
292 The Wild Vine: A Forgotten Grape and the Untold Story of American Wine
Kliman, Todd
New York Clarkson Potter 2010 0307409368 / 9780307409362 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, first printing (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Rust brown boards with darker brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to lower spine edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 280 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a little-known variety of American grape that rocked the fine wine world of the nineteenth century and is poised to do it again today. 027703

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Adventures in Insight, Kohn, Harold E.
293 Adventures in Insight
Kohn, Harold E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan William B. Eerdmans 1967 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 159 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge, some water-staining to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Each of the nearly fifty brief chapters points the reader not only to a new understanding about himself and the world of nature around him, but also to a deeper grasp and appreciation of one's relationship to God. 024500

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Embracing Family, Kojima, Nobuo
294 Embracing Family
Kojima, Nobuo
New York Dalkey Archive Press 2005 1564784053 / 9781564784056 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. As new condition. Translation from the Japanese by Yukiko Tanaka. Very clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 161 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set during the U.S. occupation following World War II, a novel of conflict between Western and Eastern traditions, between a husband and wife, between ideals and reality. 020141

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Night Never Ending, Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei (with Joseph L. Gilmore)
295 Night Never Ending
Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei (with Joseph L. Gilmore)
Chicago Henry Regnery 1974 0809290286 / 9780809290284 First Unknown Binding Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author Joseph Gilmore. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very slight browning to front free endpaper from enclosed Wall Street Journal article on book subject (Katyn atrocity). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best wishes - Joseph L. Gilmore". 285 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of the only survivor of the liquidation in Russia's Katyn Forest of 15,000 Polish soldier-prisoners - and of his 35-year flight from his would-be executioners. 024172

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The Mask of Warriors - The Siege of Warsaw September 1939, Korwin-Rhodes, Marta
296 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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297 Black Monastery
Kuncz, Aladar
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1934 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with small blind-stamped window on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 409 pgs. Clean dustjacket has slight fading to spine, a few very small chips to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. World War II. 008750

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The Atomic Bomb - Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Japan in the Modern World), Kyoko Iriye; Selden, Mark Selden
298 The Atomic Bomb - Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Japan in the Modern World)
Kyoko Iriye; Selden, Mark Selden
M.E. Sharpe 1997 0873325567 / 9780873325561 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean white cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small neatly ink-stamped previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by Robert Jay Lifton. Illustrated with photographs. 257 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped; slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025892

Price: 75.00 USD
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Commandos and Rangers of World War II, Ladd, James
299 Commandos and Rangers of World War II
Ladd, James
New York St. Martin's Press 1978 0-312-15167-5 / 9780312151676 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 287 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow corner chip at lower right front corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Here is the exciting story of the Commandos and Rangers--whose bravery and daring throughout the most difficult engagements of World War II made them legends in their own time. 8vo. World War II. 012241

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Nur Mahal, Lamb, Harold
300 Nur Mahal
Lamb, Harold
New York Doubleday Doran 1935 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean solid book in illustrated dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying, very small bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Nine black and white illustrations. 325 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has slight edge wear, a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novelized true account of two great Asiatic lovers, Jahangir, despot ofthe richest court in the world and Nur Mahal, the beautiful Persian girl who ruled his empire for him. By the author of "Tamerlane" and "Genghis Khan". 027624

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