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41 Closing Pandora's Box: Arms Races, Arms Control, and the History of the Cold War
Glynn, Patrick
New Republic/Basic Books 1992 0-465-09809-6 / 9780465098095 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean gray boards with navy blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Very tiny red star in upper corner of front endpaper. No other writing or marks. 445 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005868

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42 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

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Free Men are Fighting - The Story of World War II, Gramling, Oliver and Associated Press Correspondents Around the World
43 Free Men are Fighting - The Story of World War II
Gramling, Oliver and Associated Press Correspondents Around the World
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1942 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with publisher's F/R device on copyright page), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean black top-stained page edges. Illustrated with maps. 488 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has two short closed edge tears, tiny pin-head size nick to upper front fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021175

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Living By the Sword: America and Israel in the Middle East, Green, Stephen
44 Living By the Sword: America and Israel in the Middle East
Green, Stephen
Brattleboro, VT Amana Books 1988 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with bright gold 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. 279 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Traces the efforts of the U.S. and Israel to seek a military solution to the Arab-Israeili conflict, in the period from 1968 to 1987. 8vo. Middle East. 017345

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Famous Fighters of the Second World War, Green, William
45 Famous Fighters of the Second World War
Green, William
New York Hanover House 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Red-orange cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with many black and white photos, drawings. Foreword by Group Captain "Johnnie" Johnson, D.S.O., D.F.C. 128 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has closed tear at top front panel spine edge (someone repaired with clear tape), very small chip at upper corner, small piece of clear tape at bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story and details of legendary fighter aircraft, with a wealth of detailed drawings and a unique collection of photographs. 026843

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46 Duty: A Father, His Son, and the Man Who Won the War
Greene, Bob
William Morrow 1985 0-380-97849-0 / 9780380978496 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with beige cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. AS NEW. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A son returns home to Ohio and learns about the life of his dying father from the man who piloted the Enola Gay. 8vo. World War II. 005943

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47 The Last Heroes: Volume One of Men at War
Griffin, W. E. B.
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1997 0-399-14289-4 / 9780399142895 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
342 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ Clean olive green boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear to boards. Bright clean dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Originally published under the pseudonym Alex Baldwin. 8vo. World War II. 003750

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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
48 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

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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
49 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York Grove Press 2002 0871138425 / 9780871138422 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition (stated) with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean maroon boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapersillustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 276 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019112

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My Secret Diary, Guareschi, Giovanni
50 My Secret Diary
Guareschi, Giovanni
London Victor Gollancz 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Publisher, Victor Gollancz, First Edition. Book condition Very Good+. Dustjacket condition, Very Good+. Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corner tips, no fraying, no wear. Fading to 1/8" bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neat, lightly penned previous owner inscription and date on front free endpaper. No other marks. 199 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, quite clean (small spot on front panel), unchipped, with several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. From 1943 to 1945 Guareschi was an inmate of various Nazi prisoner-of-war camps. Day by day, he kept a diary: these are the highlights and distillations of that diary. 12mo. World War II. 015757

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Hiroshima Diary - The Journal of a Japanese Physician August 6-September 30, 1945, Hachiya, Michihiko, M.D.
51 Hiroshima Diary - The Journal of a Japanese Physician August 6-September 30, 1945
Hachiya, Michihiko, M.D.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, translated and Edited by Warner Wells, M.D. (University of North Carolina School of Medicine). Written by Michihiko Hachiya, Director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospital. In clean unclipped original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover,m gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings or bookplates. 238 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Photo of author and his family on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Probably the first intimate book-length eye-witness account of the bombing of Hiroshima and its aftermath. 026097

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52 Hazardous Duty: America's Most Decorated Living Soldier Reports from the Front and Tells It the Way It Is
Hackworth, Colonel David H. (with Tom Mathews)
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-14718-6 / 9780688147181 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black 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. 350 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A real life, non-fiction thriller set in the ruins of Bosnia and the Sands of Saudi Arabia. War/Military. 009665

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The Chaplains Raid, A Zany Novel About Marines in Love and War Games, Hardman, Ric
53 The Chaplains Raid, A Zany Novel About Marines in Love and War Games
Hardman, Ric
New York Coward McCann 1965 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green/gray cloth boards with black and red lettering on spine and black and red cartoon illustration of three soldier on front cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 256 pgs. Clean and bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A hilarious novel of Marines at Camp Pendleton in their less gung-ho moments. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014543

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54 A Tract of Time
Hempstone, Smith
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
fFirst Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. This book was misbound at publisher's, with cover boards flipped over, and title appearing on rear cover. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 271 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, but has some rubbing to rear panel, 1" closed tear at spine fold, slight edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A novel set in Vietnam in 1963 - a fictional tale that is essentially true, for it is based on Smith Hempstone's firsthand experience as a soldier and as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News, not only in Vietnam but also in Korea, Algeria, Cyprus, the Congo and Malaysia, where men have died alone and full of fear. 009393

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55 A Hundred Hours to Suez: An Account of Israel's Campaign in the Sinai Peninsula
Henriques, Robert
New York Viking Press 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige/brown boards with illustration on cover, rust red cloth spine with dark brown lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 206 pgs. Illustrated with drawings, map. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/16"), small edge chip at base of rear spine panel, closed chip at spine center. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. First full account to be published of the brilliant Israeli campaign which drove the Egyptian Army out of the Sinai Peninsula in five short days late in 1956. 8vo. Middle East. 016670

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56 The Survivor: The True Story of the Sinking of the Doggerbank
Herlin, Hans
London Leo Cooper 1994 0-85052-409-1 / 9780850524093 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean navy blue boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 163 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. War/Military. 011096

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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
57 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue-black boards with gray cloth spine, blue-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. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, collectible quality book. The story of the aircraft carrier Franklin. 8vo. World War II. 012246

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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
58 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean dark blue boards with clean beige/gray cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. Hint of very light surface wear to bottom front board edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no names or bookplates. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The saga of the most decorated ship in naval history. 6" x 8-1/2". World War II. 017082

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The Franklin Comes Home - The Saga of the Most Decorated Ship in Naval History, Hoehling, A. A.
59 The Franklin Comes Home - The Saga of the Most Decorated Ship in Naval History
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with light blue cloth spine, dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; previous owner name and date neatly penned at bottom of half-title page; slight speckling to text block edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 132 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear at lower front flap fold, slightest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the U.S. aircraft carrier's harrowing adventures in the waning days of World War II. 027202

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Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict, Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
60 Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict
Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
Philadelphia /London J. B. Lippincott 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding, first edition - 1918 on title page, "Published April, 1918" on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with decoration on cover (binoculars set against gray cloud-like background), gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of King Albert. With 70 illustrations, many from photographs by the author; drawings by Edmund Frederic, also documents and colored proclamations. 375 pages. 021979

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