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The Wartime Journals of Charles A. Lindbergh
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The Wartime Journals of Charles A. Lindbergh

by Lindbergh. Charles A.

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Used - Book is in very good condition.
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First
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780151946259
ISBN 10
0151946256
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This Book was published in 1970, the same year that is listed in the front pages. This Book should be the First Edition, although the frontispiece doesn't specifically state that. This Book describes the content of the diaries of Charles Lindbergh from 1937 to 1945 and contains 1,038 pages. Charles Lindbergh was an American hero who had a lifetime of achievements. This Book contains several sections of photos and is in Very Good condition and well preserved.
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Edgar Snow's China
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Edgar Snow's China: A personal Account of the Chinese Revolution Compiled from the Writings of Edgar Snow

by Snow, Lois Wheeler

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition with very minor wear. There is a discolored section on the inside of the front cover and first p
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First
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394509549
ISBN 10
0394509544
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This Book is a compilation of selected writings of Edgar Snow, assembled by his wife and the Author of this Book, Lois Wheeler Snow. These writings and added photographs pertain to the Chinese Revolution in the 20th Century. Book has 284 pages and more than 450 photographs from 20th Century China. This Book is a signed First Edition by the Author at a Book promotion in Kansas City.
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Norman Rockwell Illustrator
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Norman Rockwell Illustrator

by Guptill, Arthur

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Used - This Book is in Excellent condition, but has a small ink line on the front cover.
Edition
Third Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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This Book describes the early life of Norman Rockwell, and his rise as the most famous American illustrator of art, magazine covers, and drawings. The Book contains photographs of many of his works. The Book has blue cloth covers with a gold lettered title. The Dust jacket for this Book is made on matching blue cardboard with four seasonal illustrations. Book has 208 pages and hundreds of illustrations. This Book is the Third Edition printing of this Norman Rockwell masterpiece. Book comes in a matching blue cardboard slip case.
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The Howitzer, The Annual of the United States Corps of Cadets Class of 1928
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The Howitzer, The Annual of the United States Corps of Cadets Class of 1928: United States Military Academy

by The Howitzer Board, United States Military Academy

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Used - Book is in Good condition.
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Published Annually
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Hardcover
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This Book is the United States Military Academy, Corps of Cadets Yearbook for 1928. This Book is written and published each year and highlights the graduating class, with a short biography for each graduate, plus the photos of the undergraduate classes in the Corps of Cadets. It also contains photos of the faculty and senior officers who are responsible for the professional development of the graduating class of new Army Officers. This Book has 560 pages and has numerous photos of interest. Each year of publication stands alone with a very limited number published and still available to collectors.
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Crusade in Europe
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Crusade in Europe

by Eisenhower, Dwight D.

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition. The lower corner of the front cover has slight damage.
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Not Specified.
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Hardcover
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General Dwight Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied Commander in the European Theater and the Author of this Book, provides the reader with his perspective of the events of World War II, the battles in which the Allies participated and the final outcome of the war and its aftermath. This Book has 559 pages as well as numerous maps and photographs and also includes appendices that list the final offensive Allied Order of Battle and military operational code names used. This Book bears Eisenhower's signature on the front cover and the covers are beige and black with gold lettering.
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The President's House
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The President's House: A History

by Seale, William

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Used
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First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780912308289
ISBN 10
0912308281
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This Set of two Volumes is a Collector's good fortune. This Set is designed with dark green covers with gold lettering that has a matching slip case for storage and safe keeping. The slip case with the two Volumes accounts for 4.25 inches of width. Volume I of this Set begins with President George Washington and ends with Benjamin Harrison's loss to Grover Cleveland in 1892. Volume II begins President Grover Cleveland and ends with Harry Truman. Both Volumes give the reader an account of the planning for the White House during George Washington's Administration and all successive remodeling and expansions. More importantly, perhaps, the Author leads us through each President's time in the White House, their family and personal life, as well as the social gatherings and impact of the First Ladies. Together, both Volumes contain 1,224 pages and 121 illustrations.
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The Challenging Skies
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The Challenging Skies: The Colorful Story of Aviation's Most Exciting Years 1919-39

by Roseberry, C.R.

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition.
Edition
First
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Hardcover
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This Book is a great background and historical publication of the colorful years of Aviation. This Book is in really Good condition despite the Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket could be removed to reveal to sky blue underlying covers. This is a great piece of work by Author C.R. Roseberry with many interesting true stories about aviation. Book has 533 pages and over 300 historical photographs from the time period covered.
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Imperator Et Rex, William II. of Germany
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Imperator Et Rex, William II. of Germany: By the Author of The Martyrdom of an Empress

by Cunliffe-Owen, Marguerite

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition with some spots and fading on the front cover and minor damage at the top and bottom of the spine
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First
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Hardcover
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This is an exceptionally maintained Book published in 1904. It is a Biography of William II, the Emperor of Germany. The Author, Marguerite Cunliffe-Owens, remained anonymous and did not include her name anywhere on this Book as she had done with several of her other Books. This Book has 282 pages and 16 illustrations. This Book also includes a signature by Emperor William dated 1903 under his photo in the frontispiece.
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Where the Souls of Men are Calling
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Where the Souls of Men are Calling

by Harris, Credo

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition with some scratches and scuff marks on the covers and some soiling on the inside of both front an
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First
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Hardcover
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This Book, written by early 20th Century Author, Credo Harris, is one of the first published about world War I. This Book is in Very Good condition for one that is now over 100 years old and would be a great Book for your shelf. The illustrated front cover and the illustration in the frontispiece say a lot about the subject of the Book. There are 298 pages of reading about America's participation in World War I and this story of romance.
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American Caesar

American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880-1964

by Manchester, William

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition with only light wear.
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First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780316544986
ISBN 10
0316544981
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This Book is a Masterpiece account of one of the greatest American Military Generals of all time by award-winning Author, William Manchester. This Biography details the life of General Douglas MacArthur from childhood to the day he died. It covers his military career that spanned more than 50 years and includes his participation in all wars from the beginning of the 20th Century through Korea. This Book has maps and several sections of photographs spanning MacArthur's life and contains 793 pages, including the Bibliography and Index.
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Collection of 17 Volumes of Historical Fiction (List of Book Titles in Remarks)
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Collection of 17 Volumes of Historical Fiction (List of Book Titles in Remarks)

by Mühlbach, Luise, Translated from the German to English by Several Translators

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Used - This Set of 17 Volumes is in overall Very Good condition with some fading and discoloration on the spine covering. Most of the
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First English U.S. Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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This is a 17-Volume collection of works of Historical Fiction by Luise Mühlbach, a well-known German Author, who wrote most of her work in the 1860s and early 1870s. Her Books focus on several well-known German and European personalities including Frederick the Great, Joseph the Second, Empress Josephine, Goethe and Schiller, Napoleon, Marie Antoinette, King Henry and others. Her Books were translated into English by several different translators and published as a set by A.L. Fowle, Publisher, of New York in 1905. This Set was not published with Volume Numbers for each Book. Each Book contains 400-650 pages of text and three to five illustrations.There are 20 Volumes in the complete set. However, the set being offered here is limited to 17 Volumes and are listed below:BERLIN AND SANS-SOUCI, Translated by Mrs. Chapman Coleman and Daughters;FREDERICK THE GREAT AND HIS FAMILY, Translated by Mrs. Chapman Coleman and Daughters;MARIE ANTOINETTE AND HER SON, Translated by Rev. W. L. Gage;ANDREAS HOFER,… Read More
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Adele Doring on a Ranch
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Adele Doring on a Ranch

by North, Grace May

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition for being 100 years old. Damage to this Book is limited to soiling on the covers and some pages.
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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This Book by Grace May North is the second in a series of five Adele Doring Books by this author. This Book is the adventure of Adele Doring, a 14-year-old girl on a ranch in Arizona. Book has 278 pages and four illustrations.
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The Mysterious Rider
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The Mysterious Rider

by Grey, Zane

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Used - Book is in Very Good condition for a Book 100 years old. There are some scuff marks and soiling on the covers and some discolor
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First
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Hardcover
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This Book is a western adventure novel by noted author, Zane Grey. Grey was one of the most prolific western and outdoor life authors in U.S. history. This Book is well preserved with some minor damage, but is easily readable. It contains 336 pages and four illustrations.
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The Courtship of Miles Standish
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The Courtship of Miles Standish

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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Used - This Book is in Good condition. Fading of the back cover along the spine has occurred. There is a note to a previous owner on
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Houghton, Mifflin and Company Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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This is a reprinted version of the original Book by the well-known American Author, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The First Edition and printing of this classic Book was in 1858 and copyrighted by Longfellow. Eventually, the rights to publish Longfellow's Books again was assigned to Houghton, Mifflin & Company. In 1903, they contracted with Bobbs-Merrill Company to publish this Edition. This Book is the story of the courtship of Miles Standish and his future wife, Priscilla, as the name of the Book implies. The setting is early colonial America at the time of the pilgrim settlers. There are more than 40 Illustrations included. This Book will be a great addition to your library shelf.
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The Making of the African Queen
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The Making of the African Queen: How I Went to Africa with Bogart, Bacall and Huston and almost lost my Mind

by Hepburn, Katharine

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Used - Book is in Excellent condition with almost no noted wear.
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First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394562728
ISBN 10
0394562720
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This Book, written by well-known American Actress, Katharine Hepburn, is an account of the making of the Movie, African Queen. It details the relationships between Hepburn, Bogart, Bacall and other cast members on the movie set. This Book contains 45 photographs.
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