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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 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-cut by the binder and portions of the text on them is missing; with discreet inked underlinings and marginalia to a few leaves ... 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 stable copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 57 pages 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

The Caine Mutiny A Novel of World War II

By: WOUK, Herman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Company: 1951

Stock No.: 71496

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


No dust wrapper. Good copy of author's gripping tale of a paranoid ship's captain in WWII. Nice, older copy of the Pulitzer Prize winner , maps front and back endpapers. In full navy cloth covers, with edge stains and ownership inked info on half title page. ; 41072; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info