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Complete Book of World War II Combat Aircraft 1933-1945

By: ANGELUCCI, Enzo; MATRICARDI, Paolo

Price: $37.00

Publisher: New York, Military Press: 1988

Stock No.: 82199

ISBN: 0517664755

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


A detailed catalog of all military aircraft in use during World War II by both the Allies and the Axis powers. With over 500 color illustrations by Pierluigi Pinto, along with black & white photos and detailed descriptions & specifications. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt to spine. Jacket features an array of Pinto illustrations of planes. --- With gift inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, bright, unmarked copy lacking damages wort... View more info

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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

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0553111337

Condition: Very Good


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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Moscow 1941: A City and Its People at War

By: BRAITHWAITE, Rodric

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 82021

ISBN: 1400044308

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


First American edition of this examination of life in Moscow during World War II. Special attention is given to the 1941 Battle of Moscow, in which more Russians were killed than Britain and America combined lost in the entire war. With several maps and two sections of black & white plates. The author served as Britain's ambassador to Moscow from 1988 to 1992. --- In off-white paper-covered boards backed in black paper, with spine titling in silver. Dust jacket with phot... 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

ISBN: 0385099827

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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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Tobacco Road (Modern Library #249.1)

By: CALDWELL, Erskine

Price: $45.00

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

Stock No.: 80438

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0929021223

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


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

ISBN: 1555841686

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0395517443

Condition: Very Good


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 Good Shepherd

By: FORESTER, C. S.

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79607

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0394604512

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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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The Polish Officer

By: FURST, Alan

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1995

Stock No.: 82295

ISBN: 067941312X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Second printing of the author's novel, which is centered around a Polish officer in the early days of World War II. The officer, Captain Milja, works with the Polish underground to thwart the Nazi invaders. --- In black paper-covered boards backed in black cloth, with silver spine titling. Jacket features image of a shadowy night-time figure. --- A sound, unmarked, tightly-bound copy but with a little loss to spine titling. Price-clipped jacket is bright and intact.; Tal... 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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0517066602

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0374123543

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0452283523

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0451235835

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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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Comedy in a Minor Key A Novel

By: KEILSON, Hans

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Stock No.: 82369

ISBN: 0374126755

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


An English-language edition of the acclaimed novella by Hans Keilson, set during World War II. In this story, a Dutch couple take in a Jew and hide him from the Nazis, who have overrun their town. During his stay, the guest dies of natural causes, making the disposal of his body a major issue. Translated from the German by Damion Searls. --- In full black paper-covered boards with titling stamped in silver to spine. Jacket with night-time image of park benches to cover.... View more info

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The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1944-1945

By: KERSHAW, Ian

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, The Penguin Press: 2011

Stock No.: 82288

ISBN: 1594203148

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A second printing of the U.S. edition of the author's examination of the last days of Germany's Third Reich. Ian Kershaw's comprehensive biographies of Adolph Hitler have been highly praised. With numerous maps and black & white photos. --- In red and black paper-covered boards with author initials and titling stamped in silver to cover and spine. Jacket featurees a snowy war scene photo on cover. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy lacking damages worthy of mention.... View more info

Winston Churchill A Biography

By: KRAUS, Rene

Price: $10.00

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

Stock No.: 71157

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 1564145069

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0393055949

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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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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

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


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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The Greatest Battle: Stalin, Hitler, and the Desperate Struggle for Moscow That Changed the Course of World War II

By: NAGORSKI, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82317

ISBN: 0743281101

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A first printing of the author's detailed analysis of the battle for Moscow in World War II. This battle is described on the jacket flap as ". . .biggest battle of all time", in which 2.5 million people were killed, taken prisoner or severely wounded. With a section of black & white photos and a map. --- In black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features nighttime image of Moscow to cover. --- An exceptionally nice copy: clean, tightly... View more info

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Pearl Harbor and the War in the Pacific

By: NALTY, Bernard (consultant editor); PRITCHARD, Russ A. (technical advisor)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Smithmark Publishers Inc.: 1991

Stock No.: 82200

ISBN: 083176788X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A detailed account of the attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor by the Japanese and the resulting war in the Pacific Theater is detailed here. With dozens of photos, drawings and maps. --- In brown textured paper-covered boards with titling in silver to spine. Jacket features painting of the chaos at Pearl Harbor. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy lacking damages worthy of mention. Jacket with retailer sticker to spine, else undamaged. (Due to the considerable we... View more info

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Suite Française: A Novel

By: NÉMIROVSKY, Irène

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Stock No.: 82332

ISBN: 1400044731

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


The first two parts in the author's planned five-novel set were written in manuscript form but weren't published due to her death at Auschwitz at the hands of the Nazis in World War II. Sixty-four years after her death, the manuscripts were fashioned into this highly-praised work which depicts life in France at the time of the occupation by the German armed forces. Translated into English by Sandra Smith. --- Stated third printing, in black paper-covered boards with titl... View more info

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Why the Allies Won

By: OVERY, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 81946

ISBN: 0393039250

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


A first U. S. printing of this comprehensive history of the strategy employed in World War II by the Allies, resulting in their victory over the Axis powers. With numerous maps and a section of plates at mid-book depicting prominent figures and scenes. --- In full black paper-covered boards with spine titling stamped in gilt. Jacket features Yevgeny Chaldey/Vollerenst photo of Russian troops raising the hammer-and-sickle on a high building (probably in Berlin). --- A... View more info

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Stalin's Folly: The Tragic First Ten Days of World War II on the Eastern Front

By: PLESHAKOV, Constantine

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82022

ISBN: 0618367012

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition of author's account of the first ten days after Nazi Germany invaded Russia during World War II, during which the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin essentially took no action. The result was the Russian army lost hundreds of thousands. With three maps and a section of black & white plates. --- In black paper-covered boards with spine titling in gilt. Dust jacket with photo of soldiers on the attack. --- A very nice copy: clean, bright and newish. Price-clipped ja... View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships of World War II -and- Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II (Two-volume set in shared slipcase)

By: PRESTON, Antony; GUNSTON, Bill (forewords)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Military Press: 1989

Stock No.: 82198

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Over 6,000 of the world's military ships and a similar inventory of military aircraft at use in World War II are detailed in these two hefty volumes. The equipment is described in detail and with over 1000 black & white illustrations (drawings or photos) in each volume. The two books share a common slipcase. The data and drawings were drawn from the definitive source for descriptions of military equipment as produced by Britain's Jane's Information Group. --- Each volume... 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

ISBN: 1856481735

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0861014588

Condition: Fair in Very Good dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0345450477

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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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The Eagle and the Rising Sun: The Japanese-American War 1941-1943, Pearl Harbor through Guadalcanal

By: SCHOM, Alan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82041

ISBN: 0393049248

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A first printing of the author's comprehensive study of the Japanese-American war during World War II, in the Pacific theater. With a lengthy section of black & white plates and 12 maps, including the Pacific Ocean at endpapers. --- In grey and red paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with photo of Pearl Harbor ships under attack. --- A Near Fine copy: bright, unmarked and newish but with very slight sunning to cover edges. Unclipped jacket i... View more info