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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 photo of volunteers patrolling near the Kremlin. --- A very nice copy, clean, bright and newish but with remainder mark to lower ... View more info

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of Glory -and- Alone (2 volume set in slipcase)

By: MANCHESTER, William

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1983, 1988

Stock No.: 82872

ISBN: 0316058165

Condition: Very Good+


The first and second volumes in William Manchester's planned trilogy of the life of Winston Spencer Churchill (1874-1965). Both volumes with copious photos, maps and extensive index and source notes. These works cover, in exhaustive detail, Mr. Churchill's life until his appointment as Prime Minister after the outbreak of World War II. --- Volumes in grey paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth, with spine titling in gilt. The books are protected in a shared slipcase, which bears the original dust jacket art from the original issuances of these two works. --- With a nasty bump to corner of s... View more info

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The Caine Mutiny: A Novel of World War II

By: WOUK, Herman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1951

Stock No.: 71496

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Herman Wouk's novel is the gripping story a U.S. Navy ship's captain whose irrational leadership leads to a mutiny, and a resulting court martial. "The Caine Mutiny" was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1951. It was also rendered into a play by Mr. Wouk, and into a memorable movie starring Humphrey Bogart. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling and anchor decoration in silver to spine; map of the Pacific and the Caine's cruise route to endpapers. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy, though with prior owner's signature to half title... View more info