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The Americans in the Great War, Volume 1
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The Americans in the Great War, Volume 1

By No author credited

1919: Michelin & Co., 1919. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/poor. 132 pages, illustrated with diagrams and black and white photographs, plus advertising. Dedicated to the memory of the Michelin employees and workmen who died gloriously for their country. Tan cloth binding with brown titles on front cover and spine, advertising on end papers. Some bumping of corners and spine ends, some edge wear with small dent in bottom of front cover and chewed edge of back cover bottom, a little wrinkling of cloth, end papers tanned, back hinge weak showing a bit of webbing, interior pages bright, binding otherwise tight. Dust jacket is in pieces and laid inside book with large edge chips and short tears.

$12.00

The Naval Artificer\'s Manual (The Naval Artificer\'s Hand-Book, Revised)
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The Naval Artificer's Manual (The Naval Artificer's Hand-Book, Revised)

By Pate, (T.) McCall, Compiler

Annapolis, Maryland: The United States Naval Institute, 1918. Revised. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 707 pages with index, illustrated with line drawings and four fold-out pages with diagrams. Blue cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Top edge of front cover and first few pages chipped away or chewed, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, some spotting of cover, former owner's name "A. F. Blasian" stamped in large letters on back cover, some spotting of end papers, interior pages lightly tanned, "No. 72" written in ink on back end paper, binding tight.

$20.00

The Mammoth Book of Heroic and Outrageous Women
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The Mammoth Book of Heroic and Outrageous Women

By Alexander, Gemma, Editor

New York: Carroll & Graf, 1999. First edition thus. Trade Paperback. Good/No jacket. 498 pages plus acknowledgements.A wonderful collection featuring the "outrageous exploits, eccentricity and reckless courage" of some of the most famous women in history. Pink illustrated wraps with yellow and white titles on front cover and black titles on spine. Some edge wear, a little spotting, small creases along edges, reading creases in spine, interior pages tanned, binding tight.

$10.00

Old Provence, Volume I and II
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Old Provence, Volume I and II

By Cook, Theodore Andrea

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Two volume set, 348 pages with index in Volume I and 428 pages plus appendix index and fold out genealogy and map in Volume II, both illustrated with black and white plates. A history and travelogue of Provence. Blue coth binding with gilt shield design on front covers and gilt titles on spine. Spines faded, some edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped and frayed, heavy spotting of covers, especially at top edges, interior pages tanned, binding appears to be tight although some plates appear to be fragile, tear at bottom of fold out.

$39.00

The Americans in the Great War, Volume 2
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The Americans in the Great War, Volume 2

By No author credited

1919: Michelin & Co., 1919. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good/poor. 143 pages, illustrated with diagrams and black and white photographs, plus advertising and table of contents. Dedicated to the memory of the Michelin employees and workmen who died gloriously for their country. Tan cloth binding with brown titles on front cover and spine, advertising on end papers. Some bumping of corners and spine ends, small dents in leading edge of front cover, a little wrinkling of cloth, end papers tanned, interior pages bright, binding tight. Dust jacket is in pieces and laid inside book with large edge chips and short tears.

$16.25

U. S. Aircraft Carriers
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U. S. Aircraft Carriers

By Friedman, Norman

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1983. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. Baker, A. D.. 489 pages, indexed and illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. "This edition is authorized for sale only in the United States, its territories and possessions, and Canada." This history of the design of the U. S. Navy and the development of the aircraft carrier was written by a highly regarded expert in the field. Dark blue cloth binding with silver titles on spine, gray end papers. Very light shelf wear to cover, minor bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages bright, smudge at bottom of pages at corner, binding tight. Illustrated blue dust jacket with red and yellow titles on front cover and white and yellow titles on spine shows a little edge wear with minor chips, not clipped.

$32.50

U. S. Destroyers
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U. S. Destroyers

By Friedman, Norman

Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1982. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good +. Baker, A. D.. 489 pages, indexed and illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. "This edition is authorized for sale only in the United States, its territories and possessions, and Canada." This history of the design of the U. S. Navy and the development of the destroyer was written by a highly regarded expert in the field. Black cloth binding with silver titles on spine, gray end papers. Very light shelf wear to cover with a little spotting, minor bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages bright, smudge at bottom of pages at corner, binding tight. Illustrated black dust jacket with red and yellow titles on front cover and white and red titles on spine shows a little edge wear with minor chips, short tear and creases at bottom of front jacket cover, not clipped.

$32.50

Cemeteries Floyd (Montgomery) County, Va. Burks Fork District, Volume II
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Cemeteries Floyd (Montgomery) County, Va. Burks Fork District, Volume II

By Phillips, Phyllis Goad and Genevieve Cochran Starkey

Willis, Virginia, 1992. Probable First Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No jacket. 106 pages plus index, two sheets laid in with additional cemeteries. Recorded tombstones from over 100 cemeteries in Floyd County. Peach colored illustrated wraps with black titles on front cover and spine. Minor wear, a little spotting, slight crease in spine, binding tight.

$26.00

The History and Treasures of Westminster Abbey/The History of the Coronation 2 Volume Set
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The History and Treasures of Westminster Abbey/The History of the Coronation 2 Volume Set

By Tanner, Lawrence E.

London: Pitkin Pictorals, Ltd., 1953. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/fair. Two volumes. The History and Treasures of Westminster Abbey, and A Record of The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, written by the Keeper of the Muniments and Library, Westminster Abbey, 128 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs. Tan cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, decorative end papers. Cover faded with some spotting, light edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, interior pages bright with a few small stains, binding tight. Red illustrated dust jacket with white and gold titles is creased with chips in edges, short tears, rusted paper clip on back jacket which has stained back cover of book, not price clipped. The History of the Coronation, 96 pages, illustrated with black and white photographs. The coronation of Elizabeth II. Red cloth binding with gilt titles on front cover and spine, decorative end papers, gold band at gutter of front cover. Spine cocked, stain at upper front cover near spine, frayed at bottom of front cover, corners and spine ends a little bumped, interior pages bright, binding tight. Purple illustrated dust jacket with gilt and white titles is chipped and creased, large chip in upper edge of back jacket, some fading and spotting, price clipped.

$18.00

My Appalachia; Pipestem State Park Today and Yesterday
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My Appalachia; Pipestem State Park Today and Yesterday

By Lee, Howard B.

Parsons, West Virginia: McClain Printing Company, 1975. Second printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 186 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photo plates. Biographical sketch of the author, who was an Attorney General of West Virginia, by Clifford M. Lewis. Third volume of a series describing 150 years of local history in and around Mercer County, West Virginia. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Cover scrubbed and spotted, some edge wear, corners and spine ends a little bumped, spine a little faded, a little staining of end papers, interior pages bright except for a little foxing, binding tight.

$16.25

Up Front
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Up Front

By Mauldin, Bill

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1945. Third printing before publication. Hardcover. Good +/good. Mauldin, Bill. 228 pages, illustrated with black and white cartoon drawings on nearly every page. Text and cartoons by an artist who documented life for the average soldier in World War II. Brown cloth binding with green cartoon on front cover and green titles on spine. A little edge wear, minor spotting, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, end papers stained, interior pages a little tanned, binding tight. Illustrated red dust jacket with yellow and white titles shows some edge wear with chipping, short tear at base of spine, a little spotting and tanning, corners clipped not affecting $3.00 price.

$12.00

A Stroll Through Historic Salem
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A Stroll Through Historic Salem

By Chamberlain, Samuel

New York: Hastings House, 1969. Not stated. Hardcover. Good/fair. Chamberlain, Samuel. 122 pgs., indexed and illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. A guide to the historical seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. Blue cloth binding with black titles on front cover and spine. Nice copy, cover clean and bright, titles sharp, minor edge wear. Interior pages bright with no tanning, gift inscription and giver's names on front free end paper. Illustrated dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine is chipped along edges, tears and holes along edges and folds and damaged area where tape was removed from back cover, price clipped.

$10.00

Balance of Power: The Negro Vote
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Balance of Power: The Negro Vote

By Moon, Henry Lee

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1948. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good/good. 256 pages, indexed. A clear and intelligent argument for minority right to vote as seen against the background of Presidential elections of this critical time. Tan boards with blue cloth spine, black titles on spine. Cover is scrubbed and faded at spine, lettering still very clear, light bumping of corners and spine ends, interior pages very lightly tanned with a couple of pencil marks in first chapter, staining of page edges. Blue dust jacket with white titles on front cover and spine has a few chips, stains and scrubs, some edge wear and small tears and creases along edges, chips at base of spine and along folds, not faded or price clipped.

$20.00

On Mediterranean Shores
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On Mediterranean Shores

By Ludwig, Emil

Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 267 pgs. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Wonderful black and white plates as illustrations of places and times that exist no longer in Palermo, Egypt, Palestine, Greece and other fascinating locations. Green cloth binding with gold trim and blue titles. Cover lightly soiled at edges with a few light spots, corners and spine ends slightly bumped, titles sharp with spine slightly faded, end papers tanning slightly and interior pages very lightly tanned with a little foxing.

$10.00

The Architecture of High Point, North Carolina
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The Architecture of High Point, North Carolina

By Briggs, Benjamin

Charleston, South Carolina: The History Press, 2008. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 263 pages, illustrated with numerous black and white photographs and color plates, indexed with bibliography. The growth and development of a simple Quaker settlement into one of North Carolina's leading industrial centers, featuring the architecture of many different styles. Black cloth binding with gilt titles on spine. Spine a little cocked, gilt bright, interior pages bright and clean with no obvious markings, binding tight. Illustrated dust jacket with white and yellow titles shows a little edge wear, small crease in bottom edge of front and back, small stain on back jacket, not clipped.

$19.50

Triumph in the West 1943 - 1946
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Triumph in the West 1943 - 1946

By Bryant, Arthur

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1959. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Good +/good. 438 pages, indexed. A history of the years 1943-1946 of World War II, based on the diaries of Field-Marshall Lord Alanbrooke, Chief of the Imperial General Staff. Tan cloth binding with gilt on red titles on spine, maps on end papers, red top edge. Very light edge wear to cover, corners straight and titles bright, a little bumping of top spine, interior pages bright, black smudge on bottom corner of page edges. Red jacket with white and black titles is a little edge worn and scrubbed, short tear at top spine, darkened and slightly soiled on white back, $6.95 price not clipped.

$20.00

The Limits of Foreign Policy
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The Limits of Foreign Policy

By Marshall, Charles Burton

New York: Henry Holt And Company, 1954. First edition, as stated. Hardcover. Good +/good. 128 pgs. Written during the Cold War Era, pointing out the shortcomings and problems of American's foreign policy. Black cloth binding with gold titles on front cover and spine, Great Seal in gold and red imprinted on front cover. One or two small spots on front cover near spine, corners and spine ends slightly bumped, interior pages bright, marginalia and some underlining. Dark gray dust jacket with white titles showing some edge wear with chips and creases in edges, slight scrubbing of back cover, one inch chip in back cover near outer corner, not price clipped.

$15.00

Trial of the Major Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Volume XXVIII
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Trial of the Major Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal, Volume XXVIII

By Multiple Authors

Nuremberg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 603 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. Official Text English Edition, Documents and Other Material in Evidence Numbers 1742-PS to 1849-PS. Documents are reproduced in the original language, except for Russian due to lack of editorial staff. Blue binding with gilt titles and scales of justice symbol on front cover, gilt titles on spine, blue top edge. Spine faded, gilt on spine faded but still readable, front cover gilt bright, some soiling of cover, light edge wear, bumping to corners and spine ends with a little fraying of bottom spine, front hinge a little weak, interior pages lightly tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$16.25

Trial of the Major War Criminals Before The International Military Tribunal, Volume XXX
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Trial of the Major War Criminals Before The International Military Tribunal, Volume XXX

By Multiple Authors

Nuremburg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 603 pages, illustrated with black and white plates. Official Text English Edition, Documents and Other Material in Evidence Numbers 1742-PS to 1849-PS. Documents are reproduced in the original language, except for Russian due to lack of editorial staff. Blue binding with gilt titles and scales of justice symbol on front cover, gilt titles on spine, blue top edge. Spine faded, gilt on spine faded but still readable, front cover gilt bright, some fading and spotting of cover with stains and scuffs, corners and spine ends bumped, cloth split at front spine edge, front hinge very weak, interior pages tanned, binding otherwise tight.

$20.00

Behind the Mirrors
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Behind the Mirrors

By Gilbert, Clinton Wallace

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. 236 pages plus catalog, illustrated with black and white plates. By the author of "The Mirrors of Washington" and published anonymously. Twelve essays on Warren G. Harding and his presidency. Red cloth binding with black titles on spine. Cover faded at top, spotting, spine faded, some staining of back cover, discolorations and spotting of end papers, interior pages lightly tanned, frontispiece tissue foxed, binding tight.

$12.00

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