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Epitaph for Lemmings, Harvester, Simon
81 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
82 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
83 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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84 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.
85 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.
86 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.
87 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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A World in Flames - The History of World War II, Hoyle, Martha Byrd
88 A World in Flames - The History of World War II
Hoyle, Martha Byrd
New York Atheneum 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped author initials on cover. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 356 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed edge tears ata top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This one-volume history of the Second World War is a concise, forthright battle-by-battle account. A narrative of action, the book dwells on what happened more than on why it happened. Well documented, with many maps detailing the military operations. 017543

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The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Death Knell of the Japanese Fleet, Hoyt, Edwin P.
89 The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The Death Knell of the Japanese Fleet
Hoyt, Edwin P.
New York Weybright and Talley 1972 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying; light bump to base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers; small previous owner name and date at top corner of title page. 314 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Typed review and related news clippings laid in. 8vo. World War II. 016754

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Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill, Husted, Helen
90 Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill
Husted, Helen
New York Coward McCann 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket A. Mireur, Illustrator 
Clean white boards with clean bright color illustration on front board. Slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by A. Mireur. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light soiling, thumbnail size chip at top edge of front panel, shallow (1/4") chipping at top and bottom of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a seven year old boy from England who was sent to America to stay until World War II was over. 8vo. World War II. 013699

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The Outnumbered, Hutter, Catherine
91 The Outnumbered
Hutter, Catherine
New York Dodd Mead 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Second printing ("Second Printing, March 1944" on copyright page). Rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. A few very small faint spots to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 355 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), small word "good" written in ink on front inside flap; shallow chipping (1/4") at top and bottom spine edge. A few very short closed edge tears, very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A moving story about a small group of people in an Austrian village who, though they were outnumbered, managed by spiritual means to defeat the Nazi forces in the early days of Hitler's rise to power. 6" x 8". Fiction. 016949

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Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish, Huxley, Elspeth
92 Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish
Huxley, Elspeth
New York Harper & Brothers 1942 First Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner name, place and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1943). Very slight tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. 102 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the great stories of World War II. It is the story of Mary Cornish, an Englishwoman assigned as escort on the evacuee ship "City of Benares" which was carrying children out of the war zone to safety in Canada the summer of 1940. The ship was torpedoed several days out of port and only one lifeboat survived to return its passengers to land. Eight incredible days at sea in an open boat - the dramatic story of Mary Cornish, six boys and forty men following the torpedoing of the "City of Benares". 024459

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Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator, Hynes, Samuel
93 Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator
Hynes, Samuel
Frederic C. Beil & Naval Institute Press 1988 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 010632

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What the Scarecrow Said, Ikeda, Stewart David
94 What the Scarecrow Said
Ikeda, Stewart David
New York Harper Collins/Regan Books 1996 0-06-039164-2 / 9780060391645 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Clean gold boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers with no names, writing or marks. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page: "To Oliver - Best of Luck with your own writing & teaching - Keep the Faith! - SDI" and then flat signed below author's name: "Stewart David Ikeda - Feb. 14, 1998 - Phoenix." 445 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Epic novel of a Japanese-American family that begins with the birth of its hero aboard the ship that brings his parents to the United States and ends in the aftermath of a great national shame: the internment of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II. 8vo. Fiction. 015858

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Dogs, Cats and People, Jackson, H.C.L.
95 Dogs, Cats and People
Jackson, H.C.L.
Detroit Conjure House 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with line-drawing illustration of author on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Hildegard, From your Mother - and with the very best personal wishes of another "Grosse Pointer" a great admirer of both your Dad and Mother - H.C.L. Jackson - Christmas, 1949." 214 pages. Dust jacket has some edge chipping and short closed edge tears, quite clean, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What Ernie Pyle did for the common soldier in World War II, Detroit news columnist H.C.L. Jackson did every day for the common people, seeing the sunny side, the human side, of our better natures, and reported what he saw and heard with genuine charm. 025708

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Black Laurel, Jameson, Storm
96 The Black Laurel
Jameson, Storm
New York MacMillan 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Slight bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket with price intact has very slight edge and corner wear. Dustjacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Included is a beautiful black & white glossy photograph of the author contemporary to the book, supplied by publisher. A crisis in Western Civilization is the theme of this novel, the scene of which is laid in the wreckage of war-torn Europe. 8vo. Fiction. 012325

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Enemy in the Sky - My 1940 Diary, Johnstone, Sandy
97 Enemy in the Sky - My 1940 Diary
Johnstone, Sandy
San Rafael, CA Presidio Press 1979 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Unfaded dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, unchipped, one very short closed edge tear at rear panel bottom edge, hint of very faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's account of the 602nd Air Squadron's outstanding role in the victory of the Battle of Britain during World War II, brilliantly brought to life through the pages of his diary. 018237

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Maps and Shadows, Jopek, Krysia
98 Maps and Shadows
Jopek, Krysia
Los Angeles Aquila Polonica 2010 1607720078 / 9781607720072 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers. Inscribed on half-title page by author: "John, Thanks for your reading! Best wishes, Krysia Jopek 3.27.11". 151 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Well known poet's debut novel - historical novel - a World War II odyssey that spans the map from Poland to Siberia, on divergent paths to Persia, Palestine and Italy, to Uzbekistan and Africa, converinging in England and finally settling in America, the family endures...and ultimately triumphs. 025591

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Berlin at Midnight, Joseph, Robert
99 Berlin at Midnight
Joseph, Robert
New York Greenberg 1948 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with hint of browning to edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but slightly yellowed with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 292 pgs. Clean dustjacket (slight browning to edges), not price clipped, shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a man who had been born and educated in Berlin. With the advent of Hitler, he was sent to the U.S. to be educated. As Hitler prepared for war, his parents urged him not to return to a doomed Europe. He followed their advice, and the last letter he received from his father reported that his mother had been arrested by the Nazis, then the blackout of all news. America entered the war and He was in the army. When it was over, he was back in the streets of Berlin, searching for his parents in a blighted city of rubble and death. The climas is chill-laden melodrama, filled with narrow escapes. 018630

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The Battle for History - Re-fighting World War Two, Keegan, John
100 The Battle for History - Re-fighting World War Two
Keegan, John
London Pimlico 1997 0712673601 / 9780712673600 First Paperback Near Fine 
First Pimlico edition. Very clean trade paperback. No rubbing, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 128 pages. John Keegan assesses the literature that hasemerged from World War II - and the controversies that have arisen from that literature. He examines general histories and biographies, accounts of individual campaigns, and studies of espionage and resistance. 025611

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