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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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The Enormous Room (Modern Library #214.1)

By: CUMMINGS, E. E.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1969-70]

Stock No.: 82320

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


The avant-garde writer's autobiographical novel is based on his experiences as a prisoner in France during World War I. This Modern Library reprint edition with an introduction by the author. --- In Toledano spine 14 / olive cloth / silver spine titling / blindstamped front cover ml logo / gold & white Fujita endpapers / jacket style o, verso is blank. Likely published c.1969-70 (though 1934 date appears in book). ML #214.1. --- Two leaves at mid-volume have been mis-cu... View more info

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Three Soldiers

By: Dos PASSOS, John

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: [c.1960s]

Stock No.: 80465

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A quality paperback reprint edition of the author's highly acclaimed first novel, a stark portrayal of the horrors of World War I. The author saw the misery of the war first-hand as an ambulance driver at Verdun and elsewhere. --- In cloth-infused softcovers, made to have a longer life than traditional stiff paper wraps. One of Houghton-Mifflin's Sentry Editions. Likely published c.1960s (though 1949 date appears in the book). --- A clean, bright, firm copy though with a... View more info

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Three Soldiers (Modern Library #205.1)

By: Dos PASSOS, John

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1953]

Stock No.: 80571

Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition of the author's highly acclaimed first novel, a stark portrayal of the horrors of World War I. The author saw the misery of the war first-hand as an ambulance driver at Verdun and elsewhere. Includes an introduction by the author. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h / verso advertises 365 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.19... View more info

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In the Company of Eagles

By: GANN, Ernest K.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1966

Stock No.: 78348

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Author's novel of WWI aviators in a nice copy. Stated 3rd prtg; in full red cloth covers. --- Interior clean and tight; covers with a little sunning. Lacks the dust jacket.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 342 pages View more info

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The War in Outline, 1914-1918 (Modern Library #16.2, First Edition)

By: HART, Liddell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79359

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Author's acclaimed summation of World War I in a Modern Library First Edition. Stated 'First Modern Library Edition, 1939' on copyright page. With a brief biographical note about the author, and a preface, presumably by the author. With five maps, including general map of all fronts at endpapers. --- In Toledano spine 7: full brown balloon cloth-covered limp boards, gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine, and with binder's brown 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: $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 Farewell to Arms

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: [c.1960s-70s]

Stock No.: 81725

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


A hardcover reprint edition of Ernest Hemingway's largely authobiographical classic novel set in northern Italy during World War I. --- Bound in dark blue cloth-covered boards (possibly for a book club). With author's facsimile signature and quill design on front cover. Gilt, silver and blue titling and decorations on spine & cover. This copy bears 1957 date, but likely published c.1960s-70s. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- With prior owner's signature to fro... View more info

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A Farewell to Arms (Modern Library #19.2)

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Price: $56.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1951]

Stock No.: 82581

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


An exceptionally well-preserved Modern Library reprint edition of Ernest Hemingway's largely autobiographical novel which is set in northern Italy during World War I. With an introduction by Hemingway contemporary Ford Madox Ford. Dust jacket features illustration of soldiers carrying a litter through mountains on the cover. --- In Toledano spine 8 / light green cloth / gilt titling on green spine & cover blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, ve... View more info

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The Comrade in White

By: LEATHEM, Rev. W.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1916

Stock No.: 80259

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Amid the horrors of World War I's trench warfare, many spoke of a man dressed in white who provided solace to the wounded and about-to-be-wounded. With a G. Hillyard Swinstead black and white frontis painting depicting Christ protecting soldiers, as well as an introduction by Hugh Black. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With black splotch on cover, two more on front free endpaper, and a little cover soiling, else a good stab... View more info

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History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion

By: McCOLLUM, "Buck Private" [L. C.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bucklee Publishers, Inc.: 1929

Stock No.: 82387

Condition: Very Good


An account, mostly using rhymes, of the harrowing experience of the so-called "Lost Battalion" of World War I by one its surviving U.S. soldiers. The battalion became trapped in the Argonne Forest of France and endured a ferocious German onslaught for a week before they were rescued. During this ordeal, about 350 of the original force of about 550 men were either killed, captured, or went missing. Illustrated throughout in brown monochrome by Franklin Sly and Tol... View more info

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The Hurricane

By: NORDHOFF, Charles; HALL, James Norman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Company: 1936

Stock No.: 78602

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Early printing of the authors' novel, set in the South Pacific. The authors are perhaps best known for their trilogy that includes "Mutiny on the Bounty". --- In full pale blue cloth-covered hardcovers with silver and white titling and decorations on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With considerable sunning to cloth, and prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down; else a firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pages View more info

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Return of the Brute

By: O'FLAHERTY, Liam

Price: $46.50

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Co: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82480

Condition: Very Good- in Poor dust jacket


A stated first edition (U.S.) of Irish author Liam O'Flaherty's novel of World War I. This work, set in the trenches of the Western Front, tells of a small group of infantrymen who experience the full horror of warfare; one of them metastasizes into the fearful "brute", to the detriment of his mates. --- In full pale orange cloth, with cover and spine titling in brown; brown topstain. Jacket features shadowy image from the trenches. --- With mild discoloration t... View more info

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In Flanders Fields: The 1917 Campaign

By: WOLFF, Leon

Price: $39.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2003

Stock No.: 77172

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


First Folio Society edition. Beautifully produced copy of author's examination of the horrific third battle at Ypres and elsewhere during World War I; first published 1959. --- In pictorial, full cloth covers. With numerous photos and maps. Lacks the slipcase. --- A Fine copy: bright, clean and unmarked.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii, 298 pages View more info

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Education Before Verdun

By: ZWEIG, Arnold.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1936

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 76213

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First U.S. edition. Translated from the German by Eric Sutton. Author's sequel to his 'The Case of Sergeant Grischa' is set at the Verdun front in World War I. --- In black cloth-covered hardcovers w/ gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine. Map of the war zone at endpapers. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy in a very nice dust jacket. DJ w/tears & chafing at extremities, in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages View more info