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Image for Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories of the German Victory in World War II

Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories of the German Victory in World War II

By: BENFORD, Gregory; GREENBERG, Martin (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Garland Publishing, Inc.: 1986

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79051


Book club edition. A collection of science fiction stories sharing a common theme: What if Hitler had been victorious in WWII? With introduction by Norman Spinrad. --- In black paper-covered boards; jacket with illustration of a scowling Hitler on cover. --- A clean, firm copy in similar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages View more info

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Wanted! The Search for Nazis in America

By: Blum, Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Quadrangle Books: 1977

Stock No.: 71290


Story of Nazi refugees from WWII living in USA and the efforts to locate and prosecute them. In good shape; some evidence of exposure to dampness has caused minor rippling & staining. Price clipped DJ flap; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Flags of Our Fathers

By: Bradley, James & Ron Powers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 2000

Edition: Eighth Printing

Stock No.: 72156


The horrific battle for Iwo Jima is detailed in this very moving and very popular work. In top shape with very minor wrinkling, dust jacket; otherwise undamaged. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages View more info

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Aircraft In Profile Volume 1/Part One

By: CAIN, Charles W. (general editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Windsor, Berkshire, England/Garden City, New York, Profile Publications Ltd./Doubleday & Company Inc.: 1975

Stock No.: 79086


Revised (4th) edition, 1975. A U.S. edition of the first volume in the Aircraft in Profile series, providing in-depth descriptions of twelve important aircraft models used in World War I and World War II. With dozens of color illustrations and black & white photos. A facsimile edition of the first volume in the series. Publishers' dust jacket sticker apologizes for the lessened quality of the photos. --- In blue paper-covered boards and with titling gilt-stamped on spine... View more info

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All Night Long

By: CALDWELL, Erskine

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloane and Pearce: 1942

Stock No.: 77713


Stated Second Printing. A novel set in Russia during World War II featuring battles between Russian guerrillas and the Nazi invaders. This work followed the author's highly acclaimed 'Tobacco Road' and 'God's Little Acre'. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with silver-stamped titling on spine. Jacket cover with color illustration of Nazi troops struggling through a howling blizzard. --- With binder's glue bleed-through at endpapers, bumped cover corners and most inte... View more info

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Tobacco Road (Modern Library #249.1)

By: CALDWELL, Erskine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1966-67]

Stock No.: 80438


A Modern Library reprint edition of this highly-regarded novel by Mr. Caldwell. "Tobacco Road" paints a shockingly candid picture of poor depression-era sharecroppers in the American South, and was made into a highly-successful Broadway play. With a brief foreword by the author entitled "After Ten Years". --- In Toledano spine 12 / rust cloth / blindstamped ml cover logo / gilt-stamped spine titling / Kent tan endpapers / jacket style l / verso is blank. ... View more info

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Invasion!

By: CHAMBERS, Whitman

Price: $35.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1943

Stock No.: 77699


Stated First Edition, 1943. A wartime novel features an imagined invasion of Hollywood by Japanese forces. --- Former private library property, with rubberstamping to front free endpaper and tape adhesive remnants on covers and paste-downs. Lacks a dust jacket. In full green cloth-covered boards; publisher's red topstain. --- Overall, a firm copy but with minor wear to edges; and the damages mentioned from the private library. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32... View more info

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My War: WW II - As Experienced by One Woman Soldier

By: CHRISMAN, Catherine (Bell)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Denver, Maverick Publications: 1989

Stock No.: 77396


The author served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and shares many of her experiences here. With a lengthy section of b&w photos. --- A bright, clean, unmarked softcover in stiff yellow wraps. One cover corner is creased. ; 196 pages View more info

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Closing the Ring (The Second World War series, Volume 5 only)

By: CHURCHILL, Sir Winston S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 80951


First U. S. Edition. Volume 5 only of Sir Winston Churchill's definitive history of World War II, which spans six volumes when complete. "Closing the Ring" is focused on the ever-tightening Allied encroachment on the Nazis and Hitler's Germany as well as the war in the Pacific Theatre. Dotted throughout with maps and diagrams. --- In salmon red full cloth with WSC facsimile signature in gilt on black cover block; spine titling in gilt and with orange topstain. Ja... View more info

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Memories and Adventures

By: CHURCHILL, Winston

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1989

Edition: First Printing

Stock No.: 71032


First printing of First US Edition. In maroon half cloth and maroon paper-covered boards. Clean, bright, unmarked interior. Priceclipped dust jacket has minor scuffing, otherwise in good shape. Sir Winston's grandson shares memories of his days with his famous grandfather and father. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages View more info

Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: the Speeches of Winston Churchill

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1989

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 71035


Sharp copy of complilation of Sir Winston's speeches. In black half cloth w/green boards; DJ crisp & w/priceclip inner flap & in Brodart poly protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 pages View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of WWII

By: EDEN, Paul (general editor)

Price: $36.50

Publisher: London, Amber Books: 2004

Stock No.: 77786


This hefty work provides details on the major aircraft used in the war, along with over 1500 drawings and photos of the planes and the airmen who flew them. Details such as actions involving specific aircraft, powerplants, performance, weights, dimensions and armaments are provided. The information is arranged alphabetically by manufacturer or plane name and includes Axis equipment. --- Quarto: about 12 in. tall. In red pictorial hardcovers with images of planes on front... View more info

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The Good Shepherd

By: FORESTER, C. S.

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79607


First U.S. edition of the author's World War II novel, set in the Atlantic and centering around a veteran U.S. Navy Captain who experiences his first wartime mission. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine decoration and titling. Dust jacket with R. A. Genders color illustration of the captain in mid-combat at sea on cover. --- Prior owner's penciled signature to front free endpaper, else a clean, bright, unmarked copy. Jacket with sunned, but reada... View more info

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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

By: FRANK, Anne

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1965]

Stock No.: 81155


Anne Frank's World War II diary described the plight of her Jewish family and herself as they hid from the occupying Nazis in Amsterdam before they were caught and taken to a concentration camp. Many in the outside world learned of the plight of holocaust victims through this work. Translated from the Dutch by B. M. Mooyaart-Doubleday and with an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt. --- In Toledano spine 15 / brown paper-covered boards / minimalist gilt-stamped spine titli... View more info

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Men at War: The Best War Stories of All Time

By: HEMINGWAY, Ermest (editor)

Price: $35.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1942

Stock No.: 79344


A hefty collection of essays, articles, short stories and other historical accounts examining the topic of warfare from multiple perspectives in this 1942 hardcover edition. The stories are by all manner of authors, from Julius Caesar to Winston Churchill to Leo Tolstoy. Edited and with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway; based on a plan by William Kozlenko. --- In black cloth-covered boards with faded gilt-stamped spine titling; yellow topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. ... View more info

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Men at War: The Best War Stories of All Time

By: HEMINGWAY, Ermest (editor)

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1992

Stock No.: 79345


A 1992 reprint edition of this hefty collection of essays, articles, short stories and other historical accounts examining the topic of warfare from multiple perspectives. The stories are by all manner of authors, from Julius Caesar to Winston Churchill to Leo Tolstoy. Edited and with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway; based on a plan by William Kozlenko. --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- The leaves have yello... View more info

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A Bell for Adano (First Modern Library Edition, ML #16.3)

By: HERSEY, John

Price: $57.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80314


Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1946 (confirmed). A rather scarce Modern Library edition of author's heartwarming 1944 novel which is set in Sicily during the latter stages of World War II. Includes a foreword by the author. This work was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1945. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling stamped on green cover & spine blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h. Verso advertises 316 titles i... View more info

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Churchill A Biography

By: Jenkins, Roy

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Edition: Sixth Printing

Stock No.: 71393


Large volume covers Sir Winston's incredible life in considerable detail. In black paperboard cover. Spine information in bright gilt; stated 6th printing on publisher's pg. DJ in great shape, slight stains back and in Brodart protector. ; Thick 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 1002 pages View more info

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Churchill: A Biography

By: Jenkins, Roy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Plume/Penguin: 2002

Stock No.: 60155


A thick, tight paperbound copy of author's biography of Winston Churchill. A clean, bright copy, with 1001 pgs. with lots of photos (including a section of Mr Churchill's paintings in full color) and index. A comprehensive biography of the late British Prime Minister and author, who led Britain through World War II. ; 60155; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 1001 pages View more info

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Brothers, Rivals, Victors: Eisenhower, Patton, Bradley and the Partnership that Drove the Allied Conquest in Europe

By: JORDAN, Jonathan W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NAL Caliber: 2012

Stock No.: 78319


A profile of each of the three American generals who led the Allied effort in World War II in Europe. Includes a section of black & white plates. --- A firm, clean copy but with a little cover soiling. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 654 pages View more info

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Hitler's Italian Allies: Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940-1943

By: KNOX, MacGregor

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 79082


This scholarly work ". . .tries to explain why the Italian armed forces and the Fascist regime were so remarkably ineffective at an activity - war - central to their existence." With map of the Meditteranean area at front of volume. --- In black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with black & white photo of Hitler and Mussolini on cover. --- A bright, crisp, newish, likely unread copy. Jacket with the merest rubbing; else bright and un... View more info

Winston Churchill A Biography

By: KRAUS, Rene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1941

Stock No.: 71157


No DJ. Life of Sir Winston chronicled from roots of family and his birth through beginning of his Prime Ministership. In full red cloth covers w/gilt painted title/author info. Front and spine. Dotted with photos; indexed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 415 pages View more info

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The World War II 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Figures of the Second World War

By: LANGER, Howard J.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, New Page Books/Career Press, Inc.: 2002

Stock No.: 79085


Biographical sketches, from 1 to 100, of influential World War II personages. Each profile is accompanied by a black & white photo. --- In full black and blue paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with composite photo of leading figures of the war. --- With light chafing to front cover edge and slight discoloration to covers; textblock is firm, bright and unmarked. Jacket with scratches to front cover; is otherwise bright and intact. ; Small 4to 9... View more info

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Roosevelt and Churchill, 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West

By: LASH, Joseph P.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Co. , Inc.: 1976

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 71403


Full-sized book club edition. Examination of relationship between Sir Winston and FDR in a good copy. In full red cloth covers with European maps (front endpapers) and Pacific theatre maps (back endpapers) as well as a section of b&w photos in mid-volume. Dust wrapper chipped at edges and in removable mylar protector.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 528 pages View more info

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The Great Fortune

By: MANNING, Olivia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1961

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 79280


The first novel in Olivia Manning's acclaimed "Balkan Trilogy" and the first of six novels which became known together as "Fortunes of War". Semi-autobiographical in nature, the events mirror her own life in Bucharest at the beginnings of World War II. --- A U.K. book club edition, in maroon and ivory paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on green spine block; dark green topstain. Jacket with a portrait of the author on back flap. --- With minor dings... View more info

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Cakes and Ale (First Modern Library edition, ML #270.1)

By: MAUGHAM, W. Somerset

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80318


Stated First Modern Library edition, 1950 (confirmed). A Modern Library reprint edition of Somerset Maugham's 1930 novel, which is centered around his Rosie Driffield character. Includes a special introduction for this edition by Mr. Maugham.--- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 347 titles in ML catalog. ML #270.1. --- With light yellowing to leaves and... View more info

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History of World War II: Armed Services Memorial Edition (Salesman's Dummy)

By: MILLER, Francis Trevelyan

Price: $32.00

Publisher: [Philadelphia], The John C. Winston Company: 1945

Stock No.: 78526


A slim pre-publication salesman's dummy (mock-up) of a work which eventually was published at about 966 pages. Includes sections bearing b&w photos, descriptions of campaigns and battles, blank service record pages (likely for returning veterans), color frontis Iwo Jima flag-raising photo, and blanks at rear of volume for the salesman to record orders. --- In full navy cloth-covered boards w/elaborate gilt-stamped decorations and titling on cover; mock-up of gilt-stamped... View more info

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The River Line

By: MORGAN, Charles

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1949

Stock No.: 73129


Novel set against the events of World War II in a very handsome copy. In full green cloth on board covers. Top corners bumped. Interior slightly yellowed but lacking inkings or markings. Dust jacket w/2 in. tear at head of spine; other chips & sm. tears and in removable mylar protector. Orig. 8s.6d. flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 234 pages View more info

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On Borrowed Time How World War II Began.

By: MOSLEY, Leonard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 71286


Good copy of journalist's look at causes of WWII. In DJ with small tears and price clipped flap, in removable mylar protector. Book in full black cloth covers; is clean, tight and sharp with many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Halifax at War and Wellington at War

By: RAPIER, Brian J.; Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Promotional Reprint Company: 1995

Stock No.: 77785


Two works in one book, each focusing on an individual RAF bomber. With many b&w photos showing the planes, missions and men who flew them. 'Halifax' edited by Alan Hollingsworth. --- In pictorial hardcovers, with color images of each plane on front and back covers. In jacket with the same color photos. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similar jacket. Dust jacket in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages View more info

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Stealth War Planes

By: Richardson, Doug

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Salamander Books: 1989

Stock No.: 72813


Basic theories and designs of warplanes designed to elude detection are detailed in this scarce copy of work published in the U.K. Designs from the U-2 and TR-1 through modern B-2 and modern Advanced Tactical Fighters (YF-22A and YF-23A). Chock full of drawings and photos. Leaves have separated at middle of volume, exposing webbing. In full grey cloth covers w/silver lettering, spine. Edgewear, espec at lower edge. Gift inscription, front free endpaper. Dust jacket slig... View more info

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United States Destroyer Operations in World War II

By: ROSCOE, Theodore

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1953

Stock No.: 78712


A hefty, comprehensive summary of the U. S. Navy's destroyer operations in World War II, presented in a patriotic post-war tone. Designed and illustrated by Lieut. Comdr. Fred Freeman, U.S.N.R. Research and technical editing by Rear Admiral Thomas L. Wattles, U.S. Navy (Retired). With dozens of maps, black & white illustrations & photos, charts, tables and other diagrams. Includes technical data such as listings of ships lost in the war. --- In ivory cloth, with titling ... View more info

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Forty Ways to Look at Winston Churchill A Brief Account of a Long Life

By: Rubin, Gretchen

Price: $21.90

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2003

Stock No.: 71314


Ideal biography of Sir Winston Churchill for those who don't wish to read one of the many 1,200 page tomes on the subject. In excellent condition, 1st Edition, 1st Printing. In dust wrapper with original $22.95 flap price unclipped; and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages View more info

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Hitler: The Man & the Military Leader

By: SCHRAMM, Percy Ernst

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Academy Chicago Publishers: 1999

Stock No.: 79089


The author, a noted German historian, was granted access during World War II to the highest echelons of Nazi leadership. This access allowed him to write the official War Diary of the High Command of the Wehrmacht. Edited, translated and with an introduction by Donald S. Detwiler. --- A clean, firm, unmarked softcover copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages View more info

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Paris-Underground

By: SHIBER, Etta; DUPRE, Anne and Paul (collaborators)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Stock No.: 80430


Later printing of the gripping memoir of an American widow, who with her friend "Kitty Beaurepos" was able to help smuggle nearly 200 British soldiers out of occupied France while living in Paris during World War II. "Kitty Beaurepos" was a pseudonymn for Catherine (Kate) Bonnefous. --- In full tan cloth-covered boards w/Nazi chain decorations and titling on spine in red and black. Jacket repeats the Nazi/chain illustration. --- With prior owner's signat... View more info

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World War II in the Air The Pacific

By: Sunderman, Major James F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1962

Stock No.: 73519


The air war in Pacific theater is detailed here in words and pictures. With some rippling as the result of exposure to dampness; and with edgewear and inked signature on front free endpaper; overall a tight copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 306 pages View more info

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The Good War An Oral History of World War II

By: TERKEL, Studs

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1984

Stock No.: 74716


2nd Printing. In full navy cloth-covered boards. Clean, bright interior lacking markings. Covers slightly discolored at edges. Jacket with a small tear, minor creasing at extremities. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 589 pages View more info

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Churchill: Taken from the Diaries of Lord Moran, The Struggle for Survival 1940-1965

By: WILSON, Sir Charles (Lord Moran)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1966

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 81368


A book club edition of the memoirs of Lord Moran (Sir Charles Wilson), personal physician to Winston Churchill from 1940 to 1965. Lord Moran accompanied Churchill wherever he went: Scapa Flow, Teheran, Washington, etc. during the course of World War II and into the Cold War years. Includes two sections of black & white plates bearing photos of scenes and notable personages from this time. --- In full blue cloth covers w/gilt & red decorations to spine & cover; brown tops... View more info