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World War II

World War II

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1 A Man Called Lucy
Accoce, Pierre and Pierre Quet
New York Coward McCann 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Red endpapers. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 250 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a master spy for the Allied forces during World War II. 8vo. Espionage. 008822

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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
2 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 559 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of wear at spine edges of dustjacket, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. World War II. 012311

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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
3 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

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Signed with Their Honour, Aldridge, James
4 Signed with Their Honour
Aldridge, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Light blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine and front cover. Very light fading/soiling to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 392 pgs. 014654

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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
5 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

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6 Secret Messages: Codebreaking and American Diplomacy, 1930-1945
Alvarez, David
University Press of Kansas 2000 0-7006-1013-8 / 9780700610136 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue 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 bookplates. 292 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008565

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Prophetic Years 1947-1953, Anderson, Wing
7 Prophetic Years 1947-1953
Anderson, Wing
Los Angeles Kosman Press 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 234 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wing Anderson, author of "Seven Years that Change the World," prophecies the future of the world. 020090

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8 Let the People Know
Angell, Norman
New York Viking Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
245 pgs. VG+ in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering on cover. Slight fading to extreme edges of boards at top edge. Binding tight and square, pages clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and looks like new. "These plain answers to the questions that confuse us are needed for victory in the war today and in the peace tomorrow". 8vo. World War II. 003291

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Articles of War, Arvin, Nick
9 Articles of War
Arvin, Nick
New York Doubleday 2005 0385512775 / 9780385512770 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page. Very clean tan boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 178 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. Author Nick Arvin captures the reality of World War II for an eighteen-year-old Iowan farm boy sent to Normandy shortly after D-Day. Critically acclaimed first novel. 018559

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Paradox Isle, Bache, Carol
10 Paradox Isle
Bache, Carol
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean teal cloth boards with illustration on cover and spine. No bumping, light wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 184 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of soiling, 1/16" loss at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An absorbing and intimate record of fourteen years which an American woman spent in Japan as an agent of the Military Intelligence Division during the time leading up to our involvement in World War II. 014792

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Two Battle Fronts, Baillie, Hugh
11 Two Battle Fronts
Baillie, Hugh
New York United Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. Inscribed and signed by author on blank fly leaf: "To Herb Cruickshank from Hugh Baillie". 139 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket with 1" deep chip at top spine edge (not infringing on title), maps on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 016054

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His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg, Borden, Louise W.
12 His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg
Borden, Louise W.
Houghton Mifflin 2012 0618507558 / 9780618507559 First Trade Cloth Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in as new condition with clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blue endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white photographs. 136 pages. Clean crisp dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True inspirational story for young people about a hero who made a difference during the Nazi occupation of Hungary. 026001

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Shooting the Russian War, Bourke-White, Margaret
13 Shooting the Russian War
Bourke-White, Margaret
New York Simon & Schuster 1942 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with red star on cover, red and black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, but some fading from moisture to board edges. No musty smell or mildew. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with two previous owner names neatly penned on front free endpaper. Text block edges are clean red top-stained. Illustrated with many beautiful half-tone plates. 298 pages with Appendix. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has some age-toning, edge chips and short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Spurred by a premonition of history about to made, and armed with six hundred pounds of photographic equipment, Margaret Bourke-White, one of America's leading photographers, arrived in Moscow in may, 1941. When the Germans attacked, two months later, the Soviet government issued a proclamation that anyone found with a camera would be shot on sight. After a two-weeks siege of officialdom, Miss Bourke-White was awarded a photographer's "passport" - the only one given to a non-Russian, and from then on the shutters of her five cameras clicked unceasingly. This book, illustrated with almost a hundred of her best shots, records the ordeal of the Russian people as seen through the eyes and expert camera lens of one of America's finest photographers. 025795

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The Emperor's White Horses, Bowen, Vernon
14 The Emperor's White Horses
Bowen, Vernon
New York David McKay Company 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Hans Kreis, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean rose brown cloth boards with small mare and colt illustration on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Hans Kreis. 148 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), no chips, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Into the war-torn city of Vienna in 1945 comes young Franz Hofer of the Tyrol, on an almost hopeless search for his parents, seized by Hitler's secret police. Here he finds his cousin Willi -- and an amazing adventure. For Willi is a stableboy at the renowned Spanish Riding School, last center of the art of classical riding; and when Franz too is hired as a stableboy, he becomes involved in the fate of the eighty beautiful Lipizzan stallions: Emperor Franz Josef's white horses, whose blood lines trace back to the time of Caesar. 025481

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Primer for Combat, Boyle, Kay
15 Primer for Combat
Boyle, Kay
New York Simon & Schuster 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean teal blue cloth boards with clean unchipped paper title label on spine. Hint of slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket has edge wear and shallow edge chipping, closed tear at front spine fold (3") and at spine fold (2"), other very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of France's turmoil during World War II. 8vo. World War II. 015052

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Flyboys, Bradley, James
16 Flyboys
Bradley, James
Boston Little Brown 2003 0-316-10584-8 / 9780316105842 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue boards with clean red spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers. 398 pgs. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a group of American flyers who were captured by the Japanese during World War II and held prisoner on Chichi Jima. 6-1/4" x 9-1/2". World War II. 017003

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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
17 Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began
Brittain, Sir Harry
London Hutchinson 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 222 pp. with fold-out map at rear of book ("The Navy's Colossal Task of Guarding British Merchant Ships at Sea"). Illustrated with 48 photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019961

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The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections, Brokaw, Tom
18 The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections
Brokaw, Tom
New York Random House 1999 0-375-50394-3 / 9780375503948 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Trade Edition. Very clean white boards with clean red spine, metallic 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. 237 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-3/4". World War II. 017029

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Artie Greengroin, PFC, Brown, Harry
19 Artie Greengroin, PFC
Brown, Harry
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with small gold illustration and author's initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, hint of dust-fading to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates; clean copy of newspaper obituary of author glued in at rear free endpaper (Tuesday, November 4, 1986). 212 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, small chip at outside corner of rear panel, 2-1/2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "A Walk in the Sun", this is a humorous literature piece about a prankster American soldier and his hilarious adventures. . 12mo. Military Humor. 016427

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One Sky to Share - The French and American Journals of Raymond Leopold Bruckberger, Bruckberger, Raymond Leopold
20 One Sky to Share - The French and American Journals of Raymond Leopold Bruckberger
Bruckberger, Raymond Leopold
New York P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Jo Spier, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with red cross and black rifle on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated by Dorothy Carr Howell. Illustrated with drawings by Jo Spier. 248 pages. Dust jacket is clean with very slight browning to spine, not price clipped, a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Wonderful photo of Father Bruckberger on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of one of the most heroic figures of World War II. This priest was a fearless fighter in the French Commandos, then Chaplain General of the Resistance groups. It was he who received General de Gaulle amid enemy gunfire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame when France was liberated from the Nazis. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre, the medal of the Legion of Honor, and several other distinctions. Later he was chaplain of the French Foreign Legion in the Sahara. 026518

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