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The Mask of Warriors - The Siege of Warsaw September 1939, Korwin-Rhodes, Marta
321 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 An authentic historical document based on a diary in which the entries were made as the action took place as Warsaw withstood the full impact of Hitler's might for four weeks, and how the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
322 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
323 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

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Japanese Radicals Revisited: Student Protest in Postwar Japan, Krauss, Ellis S.
324 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

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325 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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The Story of the Secret Service, Kuhn, Ferdinand
326 The Story of the Secret Service
Kuhn, Ferdinand
New York Random House (Landmark Books) 1957 Fourth Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Jacket Design and drawings by Mal Singer. 
Landmark Book No. 75 in clean unchipped jacket. Fourth Printing. Very clean rose colored cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by U. E. Baughman, Chief, U.S. Secret Service. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photographs. 175 pages with index. Clean jacket is unclipped, has some edge wear and short closed edge tears, edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028590

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327 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
328 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.
329 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
330 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
331 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
332 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

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Lotus Blossom, Lancing, George
333 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
334 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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A Thousand Suns, Lapierre, Dominique
335 A Thousand Suns
Lapierre, Dominique
New York Simon & Schuster 1999 0684858665 / 9780684858661 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, slightest hint of surface wear to base spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 541 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Translated from the French by Kathryn Spink. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From Earl Mountbatten, Viceroy of India to Mahatma Gandhi, from a legendary bullfighter in Spain to Mother Teresa; from the spread of Nazism to the birth of the State of Israel; Lapierre delves eloquently into the very heart of the history of our time. 018189

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Mapping a Changing World, Lapierre, Yvette
336 Mapping a Changing World
Lapierre, Yvette
Thomasson-Grant & Lickle 1996 0965030849 / 9780965030847 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. All pages and edges are clean, with no previous owner markings. Edited by Nancy Kober. Full color illustrations throughout. 80 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026294

Price: 15.00 USD
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My Scrap-Book of The French Revolution, Latimer, Elizabeth Wormeley
337 My Scrap-Book of The French Revolution
Latimer, Elizabeth Wormeley
Chicago A. C. McClurg 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold stamped lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Vertical crease to front free endpaper. No names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Marie Antoinette with clean tissue guard; 28 additional illustrations with tissue guards. 1898 on title page; "Copyright by A.C. McClurg and Co. A.D. 1898 on copyright page, with no additional printings listed. 448 pages with index. 022304

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Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino, Latimer, Patricia
338 Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino
Latimer, Patricia
Vintage Image 1976 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Sebastian Titus, Illustrator Signed
Lovely Limited First Edition, this being copy No. 113 of five thousand books that were printed in this First Edition. SIGNED by both author and artist. In clean original dust jacket. Large book, size approx. 10-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings by Sebastian Titus. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in a series of definitive reference books on the winegrowing regions of California. This volume is divided into two sections of equal length. The first explores the fascinating history of this famous wine area. The second half is an exhaustive study of the current wine industry of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, with all existing wineries of the day researched, mapped, illustrated and appendixed. The author has placed particular emphasis on the colorful and sometimes enigmatic local personalities. Wonderful historical photographs, many previously unpublished, from museums and private collections. 026243

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The Plague and the Fire - London: 1665/1666, Leasor, James
339 The Plague and the Fire - London: 1665/1666
Leasor, James
New York McGraw-Hill 1961 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white drawings. 281 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has small chip at top spine edge, 2" closed tear at bottom of front panel. Photo and brief bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's extensive research into this book is combined with eye-witness accounts and contemporary documents never before collected, making the work a significant historical account of both events, as well as a powerful drama of peope caught in so immense a tragedy that no single human being could have seen the complete picture. 028191

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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning, Lee, Laurie
340 As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
Lee, Laurie
New York Atheneum 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Leonard Rosoman, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean bright yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Leonard Rosoman. 248 pages + author bio at rear of book. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few tibny closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enlcosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young British poet's adventures on foot as he set out across Spain, playing his violin in streets and cafes, sleeping in fields, olive groves or courtyards of inns. Crossing the plains and sierras, tramping from city to city, he saw a country still in the grip of medievalism, and a people who changed gradually from being an exotic spectacle for his pleasure to individuals as real as himself. By the time he holed up for the winter in a village by the sea, the country was split and civil war was imminent. 027960

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