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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

by Andrew Morton

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March 2015
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First Edition
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9781455527113
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New York: Grand Central Publishing, March 2015. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 370 pages. The story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson,… Read more
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Kingdom of Shadows

by Alan Furst

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Published
2000
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Good
ISBN
9780575068377
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London: Victor Gollancz, 2000. Good book in a Good jacket. Ex-Library (Edinburgh City Libraries). 274 pages.
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The Confession: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery, 14)

by Charles Todd

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Published
November 2012
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Very Good
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First Paperback Edition
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9780062015679
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New York: William Morrow, November 2012. Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. 1/3 inch tear at top of front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 344 pages + 18 page reader's guide.
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Acta de la Sesion Extraordinaria Celebrada el 26 de Octubre de 1983 / Minutes of the Extraordinary Session Held on October 26, 1983 (Considering the Situation in Grenada)

by Consejo Permanente de la Organizacion de los Estados Americanos; Permanent Council of the Organization of American States

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Published
1984
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Very Good
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Washington, DC: Organization of American States, 1984. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. 51 pages.
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Port of Spain: Government of Trinidad and Tobago, October 26, 1983. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. As circulated to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. 13 pages.
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Bridgetown: Government of Barbados, Oct 26, 1983. Unbound Photocopy. Very Good. Speech in which Prime Minister Adams Explained his reasons for taking part in the invasion of Grenada. As circulated to the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States. 8 pages.
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The War of the End of the World

by Mario Vargas Llosa

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Published
February 1997
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9780140262605
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New York: Penguin, February 1997. Paperback. Very Good. Notes inked to last page, otherwise text unmarked. Spine curved but uncreased. Light reading and shelf wear. Dust stains to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 568 pages. A fictionalized account of the War of Canudos, a conflict between the First Brazilian Republic and the followers of a… Read more
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Sierra Leone Trilogy (Highlife for Caliban, Hand on the Navel, Carnival of the Old Coast) (African Writers Library) complete matching set

by Lemuel A. Johnson

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Published
1995
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New
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First Edition
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Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, 1995. Trade Paperbacks. Complete Matching Set. First Thus. New. Not remainders. Not damaged. 334 pages total. Poetry, with an Introductions by the author and an afterward (vol 1) by Sylvia Wynter. The concern in Johnson's Sierra Leone Trilogy is to return to, and re-frame, the years from the 1500s to the 1960s, and to do… Read more
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Red Gold

by Alan Furst

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Published
April 1999
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780002255431
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London: HarperCollins, April 1999. Hardcover. First UK Edition / full number line. Flat signed by author on title page. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior lightly tanned but unmarked other than autograph. Spine straight and tight. Several small indentations on DW and front board. Jacket in mylar protector; clean and bright with quarter-inch scratch at bottom of… Read more
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The Special Prisoner

by Jim Lehrer

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Published
May 2001
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Very Good
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First Paperback
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9781586480424
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New York: PublicAffairs, May 2001. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good. Unmarked. Interior pristine. Spine tight, but creased and cocked. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 217 pages. John Quincy Watson was a young bomber pilot flying the new B-29 Superfortress in a mission over Japan when… Read more
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The Mulberry Empire, or, The Two Virtuous Journeys of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan

by Philip Hensher

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
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First Paperback Edition
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9780007112272
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London: HarperCollins / Flamingo. Trade Paperbac. 2003. First Paperbac. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. In terior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased; head bumped. Light co rner wear. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 535 pages. A novel based on the British… Read more
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Fail-Safe

by Eugene Burdick; Harvey Wheeler

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Published
October 1978
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Very Good
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New Dell Edition
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9780440124597
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October 1978. New Dell Edition. Second printing, September 1979. Very Good. Interior unmarked but lightly tanned. Spine straight and tight with a light crease. Edgewear. Dog-ear crease to lower rear corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 285 pages. Something has gone wrong. A group of American bombers armed with nuclear weapons is streaking past the fail-safe point,… Read more
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London: Hakluyt Society, January 1994 & 1995. Hardcover. First Editions. As New books in Fine jackets. Interiors pristine. Spines straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket rear panels. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 8vo. xii + 333 pages, xv + 393, 31 plates total.
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Foreign Relations of the United States, four volumes about Laos: 1955–1957, Volume XXI; 1958–1960, Volume XVI; Volume XXIV, Laos Crisis; 1964–1968, Volume XXVIII

by Office of the Historian. United States Department of State

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1990-1998
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780160233937
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Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, November 1990, June 1993, August 1994, May 1998. Hardcover. Department of State Publications 9760, 9960, 10122, 10523. First Editions. Burgundy cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine and Department of State seal blind-stamped to front board. Near Fine / No jackets as published. Light dust stains to edges of Vol XXI.… Read more
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The Side You Haven't Heard : Maurice Bishop Murder Trial : Testimony by the Defendants and Analysis by the NJM and Other Grenadians

by Friends for Jamaica (ed); Bernard Coard; Callistus Bernard; Ewart Layne; Phyllis Coard; Christopher Stroude; Grenadians for the Truth about October

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Published
1986
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St. George's, Grenada: Friends for Jamaica, 1986. Unbound Manuscript. Good. Occasional underlining and notes. Not from a library. 489 pages. Contents: Statement of Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General on the Illegal Trial of the Grenada 18 (13 pages) ; Part I: Whose struggle for power? (aka "Grenada 1983: Whose Struggle) (58 pages) ; Bernard Coard's statement ; (aka The Side You… Read more
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Miguel Street

by V. S. Naipaul

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Published
1971
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780140033021
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London: Penguin, 1971. Paperback. Later printing. Near Fine. Pages lightly tanned. Text unmarked. Original bookseller stamp to title page. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelfwear to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 172 pages. A collection of linked short stories drawing on the author's childhood memories of wartime Trinidad and Tobago. A magnet to… Read more
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State of Denial: Bush at War Part III

by Bob Woodward

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Published
September 2006
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780743272230
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New York: Simon & Schuster. September 2006. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Cover clean and bright with slight edgewear and a 1.5 inch crease to front flap. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 560… Read more
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The Best and the Brightest

by David Halberstam

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Published
September 1972
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition, Fifth Printing
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9780394461632
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New York: Random House. September 1972. Hardcover. First Edition, fifth printing. Blue linen over boards with gilt lettering to spine. A Very Good book with No Jacket. Original owner's bookplate to front free endpaper, otherwise interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Spine and outer edges of covers faded. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 688 pages. … Read more
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Stilwell and the American Experience In China

by Barbara W. Tuchman

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Published
February 1972
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9780553257984
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New York: Bantam, February 1972. Paperback. 11th printing, March 1989. Very Good. Interior appears unmarked. Spine creased. Reading wear to edges and corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxii + 794 pages.
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An Artist of the Floating World

by Kazuo Ishiguro

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Published
September 1989
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Near Fine
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First Paperback Edition
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9780679722663
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New York: Vintage International, September 1989. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Lightly tanned. Slight corner/edge wear. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 206 pages. In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to… Read more
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