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The Golden Dog - A Romance of Old Quebec, Kirby, William
321 The Golden Dog - A Romance of Old Quebec
Kirby, William
Toronto The Musson Book Company, Ltd. 1925 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and small gold design on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; previous owner name neatly penned on back side of frontispiece illustration. Illustrated by C. W. Jefferys. 580 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has some edge/corner wear wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story begins in 1748 when Canada was still French. The scene is laid in the historic city of Quebec, and it pictures with all the glowing romance of the 18th century the life, the haunts, the secrets of that high-built wonder city in a thrilling story of the days of New France. First published in 1877, The Golden Dog led the way in Canadian historical romance and opened the eyes of later Canadian novelists to the wealth of material that lay in the unknown and almost forgotten Canadian past. 027396

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Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value, Kirkham, E. Kay
322 Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value
Kirkham, E. Kay
Salt Lake City, Utah Deseret Book Company 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
In original unclipped jacket. Blue and black cloth boards with photo decoration on covr. Very slight browning to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. 75 pages with Bibliography. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, wit hsome light rubbing, chipping at upper edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022589

Price: 12.00 USD
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Captains Without Eyes: Intelligence Failures in World War II, Kirkpatrick, Lyman B. Jr.
323 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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324 Palace and Hovel or Phases of London Life Being Personal Observations of an American in London By Day and Night; with Vivid Illustrations of the Manners, Social Customs and Modes of Living of the Rich and the Reckless, the Destitute and the Depraved...
Kirwan, Daniel Joseph (Edited By A. Allan)
London/New York/Toronto Abelard-Schuman, Ltd. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint of a book first published in 1870. Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 218 pgs. with illustrations from original edition. Dustjacket is quite clean (some light soiling to rear panel, unchipped, with one 1" closed tear at top edge of rear panel, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Great Britain. 008863

Price: 10.00 USD
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Red River Shadows, Knox, Olive
325 Red River Shadows
Knox, Olive
Toronto Macmillan 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED (twice) by author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "Regards to Earl V. Chapin from Olive Knox"; also signed by author on title page: "Sincerely yours - Olive Knox." 303 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is price clipped on corner of front inside flap, has slight edge wear, short closed tear with associated corner crease at rear panel. Lovely photo of author and short bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming love story set against authentic history of frontier Canada. Set in 1818-1849 when a voyageur sets out into the Canadian West. A vivid picture of the undaunted early settlers enduring famine and flood and the heavy burden of the fur company's monopoly. 025440

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Night Never Ending, Komorowski, Eugenjusz Andrei (with Joseph L. Gilmore)
326 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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Hunter and Hunted:  Human History of the Holocaust, Korman, Gerd (Editor)
327 Hunter and Hunted: Human History of the Holocaust
Korman, Gerd (Editor)
New York The Viking Press 1973 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean grey cloth boards with light copper lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges, and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Wear to one corner tip. Very light hint of fading to board edges. 320 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped. Two inch "V" shape closed tear in top right corner of back panel, slight edge wear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. History. 014501

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The Mask of Warriors - The Siege of Warsaw September 1939, Korwin-Rhodes, Marta
328 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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White Rising, Kotker, Zane
329 White Rising
Kotker, Zane
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1981 0-394-40776-8 / 9780394407760 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with beige cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with small remainder mark on bottom page edges. 268 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has one tiny chip (smaller than a match-head) and small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. "A brilliantly realized version of King Philip's War, the first of America's "Indian Wars": a deeply revealing and totally absorbing vision of our past. Story is presented from both the Indian and the English sides. 012084

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The Men Around Churchill, Kraus, Rene
330 The Men Around Churchill
Kraus, Rene
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1941 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated 
Stated First Edition. Very clean, bright red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 339 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Very clean DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, has slight loss at top of spine (approx. 1/8"), hint of slight wear at spine foot. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012670

Price: 15.00 USD
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Japanese Radicals Revisited: Student Protest in Postwar Japan, Krauss, Ellis S.
331 Japanese Radicals Revisited: Student Protest in Postwar Japan
Krauss, Ellis S.
University Of California Press 1974 0520024672 / 9780520024670 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright; small previous owner name neatly ink-stamped at top corner of front free endpaper. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027160

Price: 20.00 USD
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332 On the Long Tide
Krey, Laura
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with reddish brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Illustrated endpapers (drawing and map). Pages are clean and bright. Red top stained edges. Previous owner name on half-title. 642 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has tear along front spine fold (taped on back side), rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel of Texas during the reconstruction period. 8vo. Historical Novel. 007452

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333 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Atomic Bomb - Voices from Hiroshima and Nagasaki (Japan in the Modern World), Kyoko Iriye; Selden, Mark Selden
334 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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The Making of An Insurgent - An Autobiography 1882-1919, La Guardia, Fiorello H.
335 The Making of An Insurgent - An Autobiography 1882-1919
La Guardia, Fiorello H.
Philadelphia / New York Lippincott 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bluie cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. No cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white photo portrait of La Guardia is frontispiece. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024904

Price: 40.00 USD
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Commandos and Rangers of World War II, Ladd, James
336 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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Archeological Investigations in the Parita and Santa Maria Zones of Panama (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology - Bulletin 193), Ladd, John
337 Archeological Investigations in the Parita and Santa Maria Zones of Panama (Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology - Bulletin 193)
Ladd, John
Washington DC U.S. Government Printing Office 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Clean olive green cloth boards with gold circular Smithsonian Institution logo on cover, gold 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. Illustrated with plates, charts and maps. 291 pages with index. A report based on an analysis of the ceramic remains of five prehistoric sites located near the Santa Maria and Parita Rivers of Western Panama, excavated by two expeditions in 1948 and 1952. 022583

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Bride of A Thousand Cedars - A Novel of Bermuda, Lancaster, Bruce and Lowell Brentano
338 Bride of A Thousand Cedars - A Novel of Bermuda
Lancaster, Bruce and Lowell Brentano
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1939 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers are clean, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 344 pgs. Unfaded illustrated dustjacket has a few very tiny chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very attractive book and dustjacket. A novel of Bermuda during its emergence from slumber to glaring life and its relapse into somnolence, a vividly told story of the island and the people during those romantic days. 017858

Price: 35.00 USD
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Lotus Blossom, Lancing, George
339 Lotus Blossom
Lancing, George
New York Lee Furman, Inc. 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with black spine, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 362 pgs. Clean DUSTJACKET is price clipped, slight wear to corner tips and top spine edge, hint of spine fading, tiny chip (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Charming historical novel of the Empress Dowager of China. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013553

Price: 50.00 USD
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Thunder on St. Paul's Day, Lane, Jane
340 Thunder on St. Paul's Day
Lane, Jane
Westminster, MD Newman Press 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Stated first edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering in spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner name and address penned neatly but large on front free endpaper. 256 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), faint water stain on front inside panel, small chip at upper rear spine corner, short closed edge tears, fading to spine background. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel set against the background of a London terrorized by the discovery of a Popish plot by Titus Oates. The story revolves around a gentle English family caught up in the surrounding wave of mob hysteria. The hero is a gay and courageous schoolboy. 021869

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