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Twenty-three and a Half Hours' Leave

by Rinehart, Mary Roberts; Preston, May Wilson (Illustrator)

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Published
1918
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$20.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: George H. Doran Co., 1918. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good/Fair. Preston, May Wilson. Set in WWI-era America, this novel recounts "the adventures that befell Sergeant Gray of Headquarters Troops, told with inimitable humor...& a delicate understanding of the Mother whose boy is 'somewhere in France.'' A First Edition, First Printing… Read more
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The Naked and the Dead

by Mailer, Norman

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1948
Condition
VG-/G+
Edition
First Edition Later Printing Printing Unknown
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$95.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Rinehart and Company, Inc., 1948. First Edition Later Printing Printing Unknown. Hardcover. VG-/G+/Fair. A FIRST EDITION, but slightly later printing (no company seal on cr page, different front flap blurb on DJ) of this classic novel about the futility & disillusionment brought about by war, partially based on the author's own experiences in WWII.… Read more
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Yeager: An Autobiography

by Yeager, Chuck; Janos, Leo

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
ISBN
9780553050936
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$30.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Bantam Books, 1985. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/VG. Autobiography of the record-shattering test pilot, in342 pages with Index + 24 pages of black-and-white photos. A FIRST EDITION, First Printing from July 1985, this hardcover book is in VG+ condition: completely clean save for some dark spots to bottom outside… Read more
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Reach for the Sky

by Brickhill, Paul

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Published
1954
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First American Edition 1st Printing
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$40.00

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New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1954. First American Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Biography of Douglas Bader, who lost both is legs in an air crash in 1931 & came back to become an ace fighter pilot in the Battle of Britain. Orig. published in Britain, this is the FIRST US… Read more
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Brave Men

by Pyle, Ernie

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1944
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing 1st Printing
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$24.00

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New York, : Henry Holt and Company, 1944. First Edition First Printing 1st Printing. Hardcover. Good/Good. Orig. published as a series of columns by the Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance, from June 1943-Sept. 1944, this is the FIRST EDITION, first printing in book format. Hardcover has tan cloth-covered boards with darker brown lettering to spine. Condition is just Good: generally… Read more
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The Battle in the Bayou Country

by Raphael, Morris; Minvielle, Chestee Harrigton (Illustrator)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, 3rd Printing 3rd Printing
ISBN
9780960886609
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$30.00

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Detroit, Michigan: Harlo Press, 1984. First Edition, 3rd Printing 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Minvielle, Chestee Harrigton. A factual account of the War between the States (American Civil War) as it occurred in Louisiana's bayou country, vividly illustrated with old maps, real photos, personal reminiscences, & human interest stories. In 199 pages with Index, Notes, & References. A… Read more
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Rankin: Enemy of the State

by Osier, John

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition First Printing
ISBN
9780918518439
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$30.00

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Memphis, Tennessee: St. Luke's Press, 1986. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Author's second novel, a futuristic thriller set in a post-World War III world, where one disabled American veteran holds out the last hope against the power of Big Brother & the State. A First US Edition, first printing from 1986, SIGNED by the AUTHOR,… Read more
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War and Peace in the Global Village

by McLuhan, Marshall; Fiore, Quentin; Agel, Jerome (Ed)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Paperback
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$14.00

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New York, New York: Bantam Books, 1968. First Paperback . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good+. Vietnam-era critique of our propensity for war & violence, organized around the "ten thunders" of James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake." In 190 pages, illustrated throughout. The FIRST Edition, First printing of this mass market paperback (Bantam R3845) from 1968, this book is in VG+… Read more
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$14.00
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Drill Regulations: Uniform Rank Knights of Pythias

by Stobbart, Arthur J.; Authority of the Supreme Assembly

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1911
Condition
VG-/G+
Edition
Revised Edition
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$24.00

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Minneapolis, Minnesota: Murphy-Travis Co., 1911. Revised Edition . Hardcover. VG-/G+. Compact manual outlining drill regulations for soldiers in the Knights of Pythias, the first international, non-sectarian fraternity chartered by the US Congress in 1864. No original publication date, but this is the Revised Edition from 1911, in 224 pages, with pen-and-ink illustrations throughout. Small hardcover has red… Read more
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This Hallowed Ground: The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War

by Catton, Bruce

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition 1st Printing
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$40.00

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London, England: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1957. First British Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Acclaimed Civil War historian offers "a superb chronicle of the entire fight to preserve the Union, from the Northern point of view, but in terms, unforgettably, of the men from both sides who lived & died on the field." In 437 pages with… Read more
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Thunderbirds!

by Caidin, Martin

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1961
Condition
Good
Edition
First Paperback 1st Printing
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$15.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Dell , 1961. First Paperback 1st Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Good. The true-life excitement & adventure of daring men of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds...defying death at every turn." First Mass Market Paperback Edition, first printing from Feb. 1961, in 256 pages with line drawings throughout + 8 pages of vintage planes in… Read more
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With God in a P.O.W Camp

by Gaither, Ralph; Henry, Steve

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1973
Condition
VG-
Edition
Paperback Original (PBO)
ISBN
9780805454130
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$25.00

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Nashville, Tennessee: Broadman Press, 1973. Paperback Original (PBO) . Mass Market Paperback. VG-. True memoir by Navy Lieutenant Commander of how his Christian faith got him through his confinement as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam conflict. A Paperback Original (PBO) from 1973, this softcover in 152 pages is in VG- (minus) condition: completely clean, binding secure… Read more
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God Have Mercy on Us! A Story of 1918

by Scanlon, William T.

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1929
Condition
VG-/G+
Edition
First Thus
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$30.00

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New York, New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. First Thus . Hardcover. VG-/G+/Fair. An "All Quiet on the Western Front" for the American fighting man...an undying picture of life as a fighting enlisted man in the 97th Company of the Marines lived it in the six months ending with the Armistice in 1918." Orig. published by Houghton,… Read more
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The How and Why Wonder Book of World War II

by Sutton, Felix

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1962
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$10.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Grosset & Dunlap, 1962. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Fair. Sweet, Darrell. Vintage First Edition, first printing from 1962 of another entry in this ever-popular series for young readers, in 48 pages, well-illustrated. With decorative wrappers, this softcover is in only Fair condition: glued binding is cracked, but text block is intact,… Read more
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Life of WM. Tecumseh Sherman, Late Retired General, U.S.A.

by Johnson, W. Fletcher; Howard, Maj. Gen. O. O. (Introduction)

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1891
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$50.00

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Edgewood Publishing Company, 1891. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. Biography of the Civil War general, being "A graphic history of his career in war and peace; his romantic youth; his stern and patriotic manhood; his calm and beautiful old age; a marvellous march from the mountains of time to the sea of eternity." This is a… Read more
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Submachine Guns and Machine Guns (Subcourse SF0747, Edition 8)

by Army Institute for Professional Development

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Published
1978
Condition
Good
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$20.00

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina: Department of the Army, 1978. Soft cover. Good. Self-guided training manual issued as a correspondence sub-course by the US Army Institute for Military Assistance in 1978. 330 pages. Softcover book with stapled binding is in Good condition: complete & clean inside, with NO writing, highlighting or underlining; not ex-lib. Condition is downgraded solely due… Read more
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German Youth: Bond or Free (International Library of Sociology and Social Reconstruction)

by Becker, Howard

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition First Printing
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$55.00

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London, England: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd., 1946. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Renowned sociologist & sometime member of the Office of Strategic Services in the US offers this insightful analysis of the creation of Hitler Youth & their perversion by Adolf Hitler from a legitimate youth movement into anti-Semitic Nazis. The… Read more
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Widen the Prison Gates: Writing from Jails April 1970-December 1972

by Berrigan, Philip

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Gargoyle Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Touchstone/Simon and Schuster, 1973. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Personal journals & letters chronicle the time the famous activist priest spent imprisoned for his protests against the Vietnam War as he attempted to expose "hypocrisies of Church and State." Orig. published in hardcover, this is the First Trade Paperback Edition from 1973. Condition… Read more
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American Raiders: The Race to Capture the Luftwaffe s Secrets

by Wolfgang W. E. Samuel

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Gargoyle Books
Condition
New
ISBN
9781578066490
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$20.00

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University Press of Mississippi. Hardcover. New/New. Brand New, still sealed in shrink wrap from publisher, remainder mark to bottom outside page edges is only flaw. Binding straight & strong, pages white. NO writing/underlining/highlighting; NOT ex-lib. Please see our photos--they show the Exact book you will receive from us, never "stock" images! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle… Read more
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The Real Enigma Heroes

by Shanahan, Phil

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Gargoyle Books
Published
2010
Condition
As New
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780752457857
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$18.00

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Gloucesterchire, Englnd: The History Press, 2010. First Paperback Edition . Trade Paperback. As New. True story of 3 men "who made D-Day possible" via the documents they stole in Oct 1942 that allowed the codebreakers at Bletchley Park to crack the Enigma code. This is the First trade paperback edition in 224 pages, with lots of photos &… Read more
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