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The Century
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The Century

By Peter; Brewster, Todd Jennings

New York: Doubleday, 1998. Later printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 606 pages, black cloth, oversize 4to (extra shipping cost), notes, index, reading list, many B/W and Color photos. 4th printing. Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover.

$25.00

Acts of War: The Behavior of Men in Battle
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Acts of War: The Behavior of Men in Battle

By Holmes, Richard

New York: Free Press, 1986. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 436pp; black cloth. Index, notes, bibliography, 16 pp B/W photos. Slight spine slant, previous owner name/bookplate on ffep. DJ sunned and shows shelf wear , now in mylar cover. From DJ flap..."Acts of War builds a compelling picture of the elements that motivate soldiers and keep them going in the face of fatigue, fear, and death. With poignant insight, Holmes deals with the humiliation of basic training, the influence of religion and background, the critical effect of personal leadership, the soldier"s attitude toward fear, the constant threat of death or disfiguration, the intense bonds forged with comrades, and the breakdown of a man"s will to go on with the fight." Sm4to.

$12.50

Straitjacket: Autobiography
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Straitjacket: Autobiography

By Morris, Edita

New York: Crown, 1978. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 147 pp.,gray paper bds with black cloth spine. Slightly cocked, DJ lightly shelf worn. Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover. Sm4to.

$4.95

The Naked Capitalist
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The Naked Capitalist

By Skousen, W. Cleon

Salt Lake City, UT, 1970. First Thus. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. 144pages, index, B/W photos. Lightly soiled/sunned along spine and upper front cover. A presumed first printing. Opening snetence ..."I think the Communist conspiracy is merely a branch of a much bigger conspiracy!" 8vo.

$20.00

The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors
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The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors

By Romerstein, Herbert; Breindel, Eric

Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Regnery, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 608pages, facimilies, bibliography, index, B/W photos; black paper bds and spine. Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover. From front flap..." Here is one of the last great, untold stories of World War II and the Cold War. In 1995 the Venona documents-secret Soviet cable traffic from the 1940s that the United States intercepted and eventually decrypted-finally became available to American historians. Now, after spending more than five years researching all the available evidence, espionage experts Herbert Romerstein and Eric Breindel reveal the full, shocking story of the days when Soviet spies ran their fingers through America’s atomic-age secrets. Included in The Venona Secrets are the details of the spying activities that reached from Harry Hopkins in Franklin Roosevelt’s White House to Alger Hiss in the State Department to Harry Dexter White in the Treasury." Sm4to.

$20.00

Notes from the Underground: The Whittaker Chambers--Ralph De Toledano Letters, 1949-1960
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Notes from the Underground: The Whittaker Chambers--Ralph De Toledano Letters, 1949-1960

By Chambers, Whittaker; Toledano, Ralph De

Washington, D.C.,: Regnery, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 342pages, index,offwhite paper boards w/offwhite cloth spine. Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover. Never-before-published collection of letters between Chambers, a former Communist agent, and journalist Ralph de Toledano. Sm4to.

$25.00

The Fourth Crusade And The Sack Of Constantinople
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The Fourth Crusade And The Sack Of Constantinople

By Phillips, Jonathan

New York: Viking, 2004. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 374pp; Red paperboards w/black cloth spine, index. Bibliography. Illustrations. Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover. In 1202, zealous western Christians gathered in Venice determined to liberate Jerusalem from the grip of Islam. But the crusaders never made it to the Holy Land. Steered forward by the shrewd Venetian doge, they descended instead on Constantinople, wreaking devastation so terrible and inflicting scars so deep that as recently as 2001 Pope John Paul II offered an apology to the Greek Orthodox Church. Knights and commoners, monastic chroniclers, courtly troubadours, survivors of the carnage, and even Pope Innocent III left vivid accounts detailing the events of those two fateful years. Using their remarkable letters, chronicles, and speeches, Phillips traces the way in which any region steeped in religious fanaticism, in this case Christian Europe, might succumb to holy war. Sm4to.

$22.50

Battles Lost and Won
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Battles Lost and Won

By Baldwin, Hanson W

New York: Harper & Row, 1966. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 532pp; redcloth bds & spine, gilt stamped; laid in remanents of DJ. endpaper maps, notes, bibliographies, and acknowledgements. Later edition. Corners lightly bumped, small white streak on back, near spine, half way from top. Boards protected with clear 4mil mylar. Scan shows spine and front board. Sm4to.

$15.00

How to Make War: A Comprehensive Guide to Modern Warfare
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How to Make War: A Comprehensive Guide to Modern Warfare

By Dunnigan, James F

New York: William Morrow, 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 442pp., tan paper boards with orange cloth spine. Book is tight and square, would grade as Fine but for the fact that several pages have been dogeared by a previous owner. DJ spine is sun-faded, is protected with clear mylar cover. From DJ flap...."cuts through the myths and complexities of modern warfare. Neither pro-war nor anti-war, this primer makes no statements except of fact. " Sm4to.

$20.00

Montcalm, The Marvelous Marquis
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Montcalm, The Marvelous Marquis

By Lewis, Meriwether Liston

New York: Vantage, 1961. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good+. 178pp., frontispiece, bibliography, index, red cloth. Book is tight and square, with a previous owner's address label on the front pastedown. DJ is worn along edges and large chip missing from front lower left corner (see scan). Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover. Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover. 8vo.

$25.00

The Day Kennedy Was Shot
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The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By Bishop, Jim

New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1968. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good -. 5th printing; 713 pages; index, source material list; black cloth boards and spine. Endpaper maps. Slightly sunned along edges on both book and DJ. DJ lightly worn at top of spine. Dust Jacket is protected with clear mylar cover. Sm4to.

$10.00

Prince Dracula Son of the Devil

By Myles, Douglas

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust Jacket is covered with clear plastic (Brodart) protector. Author gives us the historical Dracula, a prince whose military exploits and diabolical cruelty made him one of the strangest figures in history. Sm4to.

$25.00

Combat Tanks
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Combat Tanks

By Jarrett, George B

New York: Meredith Press, 1969. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. The tanks of many nations from World War I to the Vietnam War. Sm4to.

$10.00

The Life of Andrew Jackson

By James, Marquis

New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1938. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Originally published as seperate volumes in 1933 and 1937. Red cloth boards, top and spine edges sun faded, spine sun faded. Endpaper maps, frontispiece, B/W illustrations, 972 pages. A Pulitzer Prize winner when first published, this combination edition is a definitive study of the soldier/statesman who became the seventh US president. Sm4to.

$30.00

Pushkin: A Biography
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Pushkin: A Biography

By Binyon, T.J

New York: Knopf, 2003. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 727 pages, with index, B&W paltes. Maroon paper boards/black paper spine. Dust Jacket is covered with clear mylar (Brodart) protector. Pushkin is Russia’s greatest and best-loved poet: a romantic, enigmatic figure who, during a brief but turbulent life, changed Russian literature forever with his vital and passionate verse. Many of his works—including The Bronze Horseman, The Queen of Spades, and his extraordinary novel in verse, Eugene Onegin—have become classics of world literature and are as exhilarating to read today as they were when first published. Now we have the first full biography in sixty years of this literary legend. Sm4to.

$20.00

Five Women I Love;  Bob Hope's Vietnam story
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Five Women I Love; Bob Hope's Vietnam story

By Hope, Bob

New York: Doubleday, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Price clipped DJ. Dust Jacket is covered with clear plastic (Brodart) protector. Bob Hope's own story about his USO shows during the Vietnam War and the women who were there. The "five women" are Janis Paige, Anita Bryant, Kaye Stevens, Joey Heatherton, and Carroll Baker. 8vo.

$10.00

The Implosion Conspiracy
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The Implosion Conspiracy

By Nizer, Louis

New York: Doubleday, 1973. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 495 pages with 21 photographs. DJ is price clipped, slight shelving wear, one small chip at top of spine. Dust Jacket is covered with clear plastic (Brodart) protector. The account of the Julius and Ethel Rosenberg espionage case. Accused of betraying the secret of the triggering device of the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union, the book covers the trial and execution in detail. Sm4to.

$19.50

The Turn of the Tide

By Bryant, Arthur

New York: Doubleday, 1957. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 624 pages with index. Illustrated endpapers. Boards slightly soiled , corners lightly bumped. A history of WWII based on the diaries of Field-Marshall Lord Alanbrooke Chief of the Imperial General staff. Sm4to.

$7.00

The Last Spike : The Great Railway, 1881-1885
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The Last Spike : The Great Railway, 1881-1885

By Berton, Pierre

Toronto, ON, Canada: McClelland & Stewart, 1971. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 478 pages, maps. DJ slightly creased with signs of shelf wear, now protected with clear plastic (Brodart) protector. In the four years between 1881 and 1885, Canada was forged into one nation by the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The Last Spike reconstructs the incredible story of how some 2,000 miles of steel crossed the continent in just five years. Sm4to.

$15.00

John Adams

By Smith, Page

New York: Doubleday, 1962. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 2 volume set in slipcase. Slipcase is slightly worn, with chipping on front edges. Books are fine with VG dustjackets that the red in "John Adams" has sun faded. Winner of the Kenneth Roberts Memorial Award. This was the first biography of Adams written after his letters and papers became available. BOMC report by John Mason Brown laid in. Sm4to.

$50.00

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