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Billy Mitchell: Founder of Our Air Force and Prophet Without Honor, Gauvreau, Emile and Lester Cohen
61 Billy Mitchell: Founder of Our Air Force and Prophet Without Honor
Gauvreau, Emile and Lester Cohen
New York E. P. Dutton 1942 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unfaded red cloth boards with dark blue 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 endpapers decorated with documents from the United States Congress. Slight shadow to front free endpaper only (light browning). No names, writing or bookplates. Very nice photo portrait of Brigadier General William Mitchell as frontispiece. 306 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027511

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The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day, Geibel, Adam (compiler)
62 The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day
Geibel, Adam (compiler)
Philadelphia / Chicago Century Musical Association 1897 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First edition, published in 1897. Volume II only. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering, black decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling (small spots), wear to corner tips and small spots of wear at spine ends. Embellished with Beautiful Phototype Engravings and Portraits. Vocal and instrumental music. Portraits and biographies of musical performers. Large book (size approx. 10" x 12"). 023735

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Miracle of the Rose, Genet, Jean
63 Miracle of the Rose
Genet, Jean
New York Grove Press 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's second novel set in the State prison of Fontevrault at the height of the German Occupation of France. 8vo. Fiction. 015467

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Obedience to the Moon, Gibbs, A. Hamilton
64 Obedience to the Moon
Gibbs, A. Hamilton
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean rust red cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. Hint of bumping to spine corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner first name at top corner of front free endpaper, no other marks. 244 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, very light soiling, light fading to spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A compassionate story of four people caught in a difficult dilemma, set in France nine years after it's liberation at the end of World War II. By the author of "Soundings". 018205

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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II), Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
65 Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II)
Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman 1998 0911647309 / 9780911647303 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrated cover, measures 8-1/2" x 11, 168 pgs. No creasing or chipping; bindings are tight, pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 191 pgs. Lists pedigrees and halter and performance records, progeny records of legendary Quarter Horses, and a story detailing each horse's life. Horses included in this volume include: Clabber; Driftwood; Easy Jet; Grey Badger II; Jessie James; Jet Deck; Joe Bailey P-4 (Gonzalez); Joe Bailey (Weatherford); King's Pistol; Lena's Bar; Lightning Bar; Lucky Blanton; Midnight; Midnight Jr.; Moon Deck; My Texas Dandy; Oklahoma Star P-6; Oklahoma Star Jr.; Peter McCue; Rocket Bar; Skipper W; Sugar Bars; Traveler. 018281

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Free Men are Fighting - The Story of World War II, Gramling, Oliver and Associated Press Correspondents Around the World
66 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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Famous Fighters of the Second World War, Green, William
67 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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68 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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A Ship to Remember: The Saga of The Hornett, Griffin, Alexander R.
69 A Ship to Remember: The Saga of The Hornett
Griffin, Alexander R.
New York Howell, Soskin 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with black lettering and an American Eagle on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 288 pages + 14 pages of full page black & white photographs at end of book. Nice illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Untried and still on her shake-down cruise, the HORNET was plunged into the Battle of the Pacific with orders to defend by attack while the main power of the Pacific fleet was being resurrected from Pearl Harbor. How she did i is attested by her casualty lists at Midway, her raids on Japanese supply lines, her breathless ferrying job to within 800 miles of Japan with Doolittle's bombers. She left the wreckage of 18 enemy ships and countless enemy planes behind her in the course of her short career. 028285

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70 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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71 Svenska Folkets Underbara Oden (Volumes I and II)
Grimberg, Carl
Stockholm P. A. Norstedt & Soners Forlag 1914 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind and gold stamped decoration, gold lettering. Very little wear. Hint of fading to spine. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated endpapers. Brief inscription in swedish on back of front endpaper in each book. Sweden. 006838

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My Secret Diary, Guareschi, Giovanni
72 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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73 The Origins and Background of the Second World War
Haines, C. Grove and Ross J. S. Hoffman
Oxford University Press 1943 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
659 pgs. Very clean and tight rust colored cloth book with white lettering and small white map of the world on front. Pages very clean, no names or writing inside. Binding tight and square.World War II. 002427

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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
74 84 Charing Cross Road
Hanff, Helene
Futura 1987 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright mass market paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Made into a movie starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins, this is the charming memoir of correspondence between a London bookseller and a New York woman bibliophile (Helene Hanff) over the years leading up to World War II and beyond. mass Market Paperback. Books about Books. 016918

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Epitaph for Lemmings, Harvester, Simon
75 Epitaph for Lemmings
Harvester, Simon
New York MacMillan 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (First Printing stated on copyright page). Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 292 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (some corner clipping to front inside panel, but price remains); small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lively tale of espionage (the lemmings are the German agents in Britain). Intelligently written with a plausible and absorbing plot. 8vo. Fiction. 016686

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The Legion of the Damned, Hassel, Sven
76 The Legion of the Damned
Hassel, Sven
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. translated from the Danish by Maurice Michael. 277 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slight age-toning, short closed edge tears and very slight edge wear. Jacket design by Lawrence Hoffman. Not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A documentary war novel -- the ordeal of a man of mixed Danish and Austrian descent who, having served a period in a concentration camp for attempting to escape from Germany, was transferred to one of Hitler's "penal regiments" and fought with the German army throughout the war, mainly on the Russian front. Through its dramatic and brutal experiences pass a group of hardened comrades, thrown together by war, hating their leaders, angry at the fatal insanities in which they are involved. 024359

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Paris - Capital of the World, Higonnet, Patrice
77 Paris - Capital of the World
Higonnet, Patrice
Cambridge, Massachusetts Belknap Press - Harvard University Press 2002 0674008871 / 9780674008878 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Clean blue cloth boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear; slight fading to top and bottom board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Gorgeous illustrations throughout in full color, sepia and black and white. 493 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In an original and evocative journey through modern Paris from the mid-eighteenth century to World War II, Patrice Higonnet offers a delightful cultural portrait of a multifaceted, continually changing city. "'Paris' is superb, the fruit of a lifetime's reading and reflection. The city and its aura are scrutinized through affectionate though not uncritical eyes; the text is discriminating, perceptive, and laced with fine irony. The book abounds with unexpected references, telling obeservations, and connections." - Eugen Weber 025046

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78 America Goes to War
Hitchens, Harold L. (Editor)
Chicago, IL Columbia Educational Books, Inc. 1941 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Official documents, events, and negotiations leading to WWII, and a background for understanding how and why we went to war and what we were fighting for. Clean black shiny textured boards with gold lettering and gold bordered red title box on front cover. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Endpapers illustrated with black and white photo of white house, frontis photo portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Illustrated with additional photographs and maps. 128 pgs. 12mo. World War II. 014341

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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
79 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
80 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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