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Slaughterhouse-Five; or, The Children's Crusade, a Duty-Dance with Death

by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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New York: Delta, 1970. Trade Paperback. Delta 440-08029, seventh printing. No ISBN. Near Fine book. Lightly tanned. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light toning and reading wear to cover. Lower read corner creased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. See photos. 186 pages. One of the world's great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous firebombing of… Read more
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Scorpion Down: Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon: The Untold Story of the USS Scorpion

by Ed Offley

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Published
March 2008
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Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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9780465051861
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$12.95

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New York: Basic Books, March 2008. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 496 pages.
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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

by Ishmael Beah

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Published
February 2007
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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9780374105235
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Sarah Crichton Books, February 2007. Hardcover. First Edition (stated), later printing. Fine book in a Fine Jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. Not clipped. 229 pages. In A Long Way Gone Beah tells a riveting story: how at the age of twelve, he… Read more
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Trail Tales (Volume I)

by Glenn A. Smith

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Published
January 2009
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New
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First Edition
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Golden, Texas: self-published, January 2009. Staple-bound pamphlet. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 28 pages. Adventures from the author's youth in Colorado, and time in the Marines and Foreign Service. Many involving Jeeps.
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Daughter of China: A True Story of Love and Betrayal

by Meihong Xu; Larry Engelmann

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Published
2000
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Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
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9780471390190
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Slight rubbing and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. x + 349 pages. Now in paperback, here is the stunning true tale of a remarkable woman trained as an… Read more
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Jefferson the President, Second Term, 1805-1809 (Jefferson and His Time, 5)

by Dumas Malone

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Published
March 1974
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Fine
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First Edition
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Boston: Little, Brown, March 1974. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright, but clipped and chipped at spine ends. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xxxii + 704 pages. Covering the climax of Jefferson's forty-year career, this fifth and penultimate volume… Read more
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Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

by Joseph J. Ellis

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Published
June 2013
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780307701220
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New York: Knopf, June 2013. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight edgewear. Red remainder dot to bottom edge. Not from a library. Not clipped. xiv + 219 pages. A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history. The summer… Read more
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1916: A Global History

by Keith Jeffery

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Published
January 2016
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Near Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
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9781620402696
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New York: Bloomsbury, January 2016. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition / second printing per number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good+ jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Light edgewear and spine ends. Black remainder dot to top edge. Not from a library. Not clipped. 436 pages. So much of the literature on… Read more
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The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War

by Stephen Kinzer

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Published
October 2013
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805094978
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New York: Times Books, October 2013. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good+ book in a Very Good jacket. Prior owner's name penciled to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Light edgewear to jacket and small dampstain visible only on reverse of jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 402 pages.… Read more
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We the Living

by Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand O'Connor

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Published
May 1960
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780451096470
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New York: New American Library / Signet, May 1960. Mass Market Paperback. 26th printing. Signet E9647. $2.95. Very Good+. Interior tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight with slight crease to lower half. Covers clean and bright. Corners sharp. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 446 pages.
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Honor Among Thieves : A Novel

by Jeffrey Archer

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Published
July 1993
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060179458
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New York: HarperCollins, July 1993. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good cover. Interior lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear and half-inch tear to lower rear hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 381 pages.
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Birds Without Wings

by Louis de Bernières; Louis de Bernieres

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Published
August 2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9781400043415
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$13.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, August 2004. Hardcover. First American Edition (stated). Blue linen over boards with gilt titles to spine. Gorgeous map endpapers. Laid-in book review from Washington Post Book World. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Small stain to first page, otherwise interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket has light soiling to… Read more
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Spies of the Balkans

by Alan Furst

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Published
June 2010
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781400066032
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$9.95

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New York: Random House, June 2010. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Prior owner's name and date inked to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Lower rear corner bumped. Jacket has slight edgewear and a light scratch. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 268 pages. As war approaches northern… Read more
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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1964–1968, Volume XXVIII, Laos

by Office of the Historian. Bureau of Public Affairs. United States Department of State

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Published
May 1998
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Very Good
ISBN
9780160488184
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Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, May 1998. Hardcover. Good. Ex-Library with typical markings to end papers and edges. Text block appears unmarked. Department of State Publication 10523. Office of the Historian. Bureau of Public Affairs. 809 pages. Editor: Edward C. Keefer; General Editor: David S. Patterson. Contents: January 1964 to June 1964: U.S. Response to the Pathet Lao/North Vietnamese Offensives… Read more
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Tragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars for Laos, 1942-1992

by Jane Hamilton-Merritt

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Published
1993
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, later printing
ISBN
9780253327314
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Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1993. Hardcover. First Edition, 4th printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Light dust stains to top edges. Slight rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxviii + 580 pages. Maps, charts and B&W photos throughout. The staunchest of allies, the… Read more
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The Making of a Navy Seal

by Brandon Webb

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Published
August 2015
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781250087089
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New York: St. Martin's Press, August 2015. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated) / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 231 pages.
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Waiting for Sunrise: A Novel

by William Boyd

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Published
April 2012
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First U.S. Edition
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9780061876769
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New York: Harper, April 2012. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light corner wear. 353 pages.
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All Quiet on the Western Front

by Erich Maria Remarque; Harvey Swados (foreward)

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett, 1967. Mass Market Paperback. Fawcett Premier M546. No ISBN. Foreward by Harvey Swados. Very Good. Prior owner's names on first page. Not from a library. 175 pages. The testament of Paul Baumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army of World War I, illuminates the savagery and futility of war.
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A Thread of Grace: A Novel

by Mary Doria Russell

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Published
October 2005
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780449004135
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New York: Ballantine Books, December 2005. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Cover clean and bright with reading wear. 442 pages. It is September 8, 1943, and fourteen-year-old Claudette Blum and her father are among the thousands of Jewish refugees scrambling over the Alps toward Italy, where they hope to find safety now that the… Read more
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Night of the Fox (Dougal Munro and Jack Carter, 1)

by Jack Higgins

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Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
ISBN
9780671637279
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. Hardcover. First Edition, second printing. Quarter-bound in blue linen with blue paper sides and gilt lettering to spine. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket lightly rubbed. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 316 pages.… Read more
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