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The Renaissance Perfected: Architecture, Spectacle, and Tourism in Fascist Italy

by LASANSKY, D. Medina

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2004
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State College: Penn State University Press, 2004. First Edition. First printing. Quarto. Cloth-backed, pictorial boards; dustjacket; xliii,380pp; illus. Includes bibliography. Mild forward lean to text block; a few pages with very mild pencil marginalia; Near Fine. In the original translucent printed dustwrapper, clean and unworn, Near Fine. A nice, clean copy of the less common hardcover issue.
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The Painted Bird [Lengthily Inscribed to Allan Elsner]

by KOSINSKI, Jerzy

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1965
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First Edition. First Printing, first state, with extraneous line at the top of p.270 struck-through by Kosinski himself, using the same pen he used to write the inscription. Octavo (21cm); brown cloth, with titles stamped in black on spine and author's name in blind on front panel; brown topstain; dustjacket; [xii],272,[4]pp. Lengthily inscribed by… Read more about this item
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Archive of original artwork for patriotic workplace production posters, designed for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company, 1944
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Archive of original artwork for patriotic workplace production posters, designed for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company, 1944

by [WW2] [COMMERCIAL ART & ILLUSTRATION - WW2 - HOME FRONT] COLLINS, R.D. [Ralph Dorr]

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[Decatur IL: ca 1944-45]. A compact and substantial archive, comprised of 30 signed original drawings, one printed poster, and a large printed sample-book of wartime production advertisements for the Caterpillar Military Engine Company (a wartime subsidiary of the Caterpillar Tractor Company) of Decatur, Illinois. Drawings are on art board, in pen-and-ink (but one, a pencil sketch) measuring about 13"… Read more about this item
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The First World War [Together With] The Second World War

The First World War [Together With] The Second World War

by GILBERT, Martin

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2012-2014
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London: The Folio Society, 2012-2014. Third (The First World War, 2014) and Second Printings (The Second World War, 2012). Four octavo volumes housed in two slipcases (25cm); green and blue cloth-covered boards, with titling and pictorial elements stamped in silver, hunter green, and navy blue on spines and front covers; publisher's original pictorial paper-covered slipcases; xxxviii,345,[1]; xx,[347]-708,[2]; xliv,453,[7]; xxxiv,[455]-972pp;… Read more about this item
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Anatahan; The True Adventures of Twenty men and One Woman on a Jungle Island

Anatahan; The True Adventures of Twenty men and One Woman on a Jungle Island

by MARUYAMA, Michiro

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1954
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New York: Hermitage House, 1954. First American Edition. Octavo. 21cm. Publisher's blue cloth spine over yellow cloth covered boards, titled in black to spine. Dustjacket. 206pp. Bumping to spine ends, some light soiling and discoloration of the cloth in some areas and some minor sunning to the spine, in a bright pictorial dustjacket with some marginal wear and creasing… Read more about this item
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Barrancas Breeze. Volume 2, no. 44 (April 23, 1943)

Barrancas Breeze. Volume 2, no. 44 (April 23, 1943)

by [WW2] [POST NEWSPAPERS] KEYS, Jay (ed)

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1943
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Fort Barrancas, FL, 1943. Quarto (28cm). Side-stapled, illustrated paper wraps; 10pp. Printed by mimeograph. Clean, complete, and sound - a Very Good or better copy. Single issue of this uncommon post newspaper, published by and for enlisted men at Fort Barrancas, Florida during the Second World War. Features a terrific cover illustration by Cpl. Frank Carrano, of… Read more about this item
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The Fight for Socialism: the Principles and Program of the Workers Party

The Fight for Socialism: the Principles and Program of the Workers Party

by [FOURTH INTERNATIONAL] SHACHTMAN, Max

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1946
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New York: New International Publishing Company, 1946. 12mo. Card wrappers; 182pp. Clean, straight and tight - a Near Fine copy. A systematic treatise, directed to a non-theoretical working-class audience, on the principles of Socialism. Essentially issued as a recruiting booklet for Shachtman's third-camp Trotskyist organization, The Workers Party, founded in 1940; but the book turned out to… Read more about this item
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Heroes; US Marine Corps 1861-1955, Armed Forces Awards & Flags

Heroes; US Marine Corps 1861-1955, Armed Forces Awards & Flags

by BLAKENEY, Jane

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1957
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Washington DC: For The Author, 1957. First Edition. Quarto. 27cm. Publisher's bright red cloth titled and ruled in gilt to spine and front board. Dustjacket. 621pp. Very light wear and scuffing to edges of cloth, strong and bright, in a clean example of the dustjacketwith some creasing and wear to extremities, shallow chipping and loss to head of mildly… Read more about this item
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Last Man Off Wake Island
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Last Man Off Wake Island

by BAYLER, Lt. Col. Walter L.J. [With: Cecil Carnes]

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1943
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New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. First Edition. Octavo. 22cm. Publisher's burgundy cloth titled in gilt to spine and front board. Lacking dustjacket. 367pp. Clean and bright, a little bumped to extremities and creased to the spine, a very good, handsome and durable copy. Internally clean. Map endpapers showing Wake, Midway and The Solomon islands. Inscribed to the half title by… Read more about this item
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Testament of Experience

Testament of Experience

by BRITTAIN, Vera

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1957
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New York: Macmillan, 1957. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); red cloth covered boards titled in black and red on the spine; dustjacket by Thomas S. Ruzicka; 480pp.; corners and spine ends lightly pushed; minor rubbing to the lower edge of the boards; mild toning inside covers; Very Good+. The dustjacket is price-clipped at the upper and lower front… Read more about this item
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Historia De La Segunda Guerra Mundial En Caricaturas [World War II History In Cartoons]

Historia De La Segunda Guerra Mundial En Caricaturas [World War II History In Cartoons]

by FLAX

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1982
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Buenos Aires: Lino Palacio, 1982. First Edition. First Edition. (28cm.); Foreword by Lino Palacio. Wrappers in pink black and white; unpaginated; This book is in Near Fine condition with a few ink marks on the cover and former owner's inscription on ffep.
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Brains Behind Barbed Wire! A Collective Report by the Association of Proletarian Revolutionary Writers of Germany

Brains Behind Barbed Wire! A Collective Report by the Association of Proletarian Revolutionary Writers of Germany

by [GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE] KLEIN, Herbert (ed); Frans Masereel and Grula Zilzer (illus)

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1934
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Basel: Universum-Buecherei, 1934. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed card wrappers; 32pp. Publisher's catalog inside rear cover. Front cover illustration by Frans Masereel; rear cover illustratin by Grula Zilzer. Slight soil to wrapper edges and a bit of wear to covers, but generally clean and unmarked; Very Good. or better Scarce volume of anti-Fascist essays by German writers-in-exile including… Read more about this item
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Brains Behind Barbed Wire! A Collective Report by the Association of Proletarian Revolutionary Writers of Germany

Brains Behind Barbed Wire! A Collective Report by the Association of Proletarian Revolutionary Writers of Germany

by [GERMAN EXILE LITERATURE] KLEIN, Herbert (ed); Frans Masereel and Grula Zilzer (illus)

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1934
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Basel: Universum-Buecherei, 1934. First Edition. Octavo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed card wrappers; 32pp. Publisher's catalog inside rear cover. Front cover illustration by Frans Masereel; rear cover illustratin by Grula Zilzer. Small chips and moderate soil to wrapper edges; slight waviness to text fore edge, but generally clean and unmarked; complete, sound and about Very Good. Scarce volume of anti-Fascist essays… Read more about this item
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May Day 1939

May Day 1939

by AMTER, Israel

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1939
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New York: Workers Library, 1939. First Edition. Slim octavo (19cm); original printed card wrpapers, stapled; 16pp. A Fine copy. "A call for the unity of American labor; for the unity of all progressives in the democratic front for social and national security; and for a united stand by the U.S. and the USSR, the only two democracies that stand… Read more about this item
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The Mariner Hath His Will

The Mariner Hath His Will

by [WW2] DIX, James

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N.p., n.d. [Buda, IL: Privately Printed, 1946]. Octavo. Original leeather-grained cloth, titled in gilt on cover; 101pp; 6 unnumbered leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Amateur binding has cracked at front joint; moderate wear and soil; complete and Good. Ex-libris Angus MacLean Thuerner, the noted CIA official and long-time resident of Middleburg, Virginia, with his inscription inside front cover: "Presented… Read more about this item
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Back to Mandalay

Back to Mandalay

by THOMAS, Lowell

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1951
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New York: The Greystone Press, 1951. Octavo (21cm). Blue-green cloth stamped in gilt, in yellow pictorial jacket; 320pp; black and white plates. Bookplate and stamp of George and Louise Hawse. Light shelfwear and dust, but generally clean and sound: Near Fine. Jacket unclipped (priced $3.50), rubbed and spine-sunned, with small perforation at lower rear spine fold: Very Good. Account… Read more about this item
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Phineas McCray Henry, Jr. [Inscribed]

Phineas McCray Henry, Jr. [Inscribed]

by HENRY, Phineas McCray

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1947
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Cedar Rapids, IA: The Torch Press, 1947. Octavo (21cm). Blue cloth stamped in gilt; 101,[1]pp; frontispiece portrait. Inscribed by the author to Helen Whitaker on front free endpaper. Sound and clean, though with old dampstain to lower left corner: around Very Good. Henry, Jr. was killed in WWII. [63575].
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Cameo Recollections of Women's Army Corps Veterans (WAC Vets) - [title from cover: Daughters of Pallas Athene]

Cameo Recollections of Women's Army Corps Veterans (WAC Vets) - [title from cover: Daughters of Pallas Athene]

by [WOMENS' ARMY CORPS] ALLEN, Sara Ann (ed)

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1983
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N.p.: Women's Army Corps Veterans Association (WAC Vets), 1983. First Edition. Octavo. Decoratively gilt-stamped green card wrappers (softcover); 288pp. Mild external rubbing, but a well-preserved, Very Good or better copy, free of markings or notable wear. Anecdotes and vignettes by WAC veterans of WW2.
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Tex

Tex" Hill: Flying Tiger [Signed]

by HILL, David Lee "Tex"; Reagan Schaupp

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San Antonio: Universal Bookbindery, 2004. Second printing. Octavo (24cm). Grey cloth titled in gilt, in pictorial dust jacket; [ii],[i]-xx 21-322pp; black and white illustrations. Signed "All the best, 'Tex' Hil" on front free endpaper. Lightly tapped at spine ends, else Fine. Jacket lightly rubbed, else Near Fine. With a facsimile of the letter Hill was sent by George W.… Read more about this item
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Marines in the Central Solomons

Marines in the Central Solomons

by RENTZ, John N.

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1952
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Washington DC: U.S. Marine Corps, 1952. First Edition. Octavo (27cm). Green pictorial glazed paper-covered boards; viii,186pp; black and white illustrations, folding maps. Slight wear to extremities, mild foxing to endleaves, else Very Good. [63399].
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