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1 The Romance of Ballooning. the Story of the Early Aeronauts.
New York Viking Press, 1971 0670603988 / 9780670603985 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
204 pages, circa 400 illustrations (many tipped in and in color) , 1 folding map, cloth, DJ, very good. 10-1/4 inches by 12-1/4 inches. From the DJ: The story of the free balloon is exciting, dramatic, odd, and poetic. In these days of hustle and noise, this book recaptures the peace and silence, the colour and the wonder, of this ethereal enlargement of man's horizon." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 ANDERS, WLADYSLAW Hitler's Defeat in Russia.
Chicago Henry Regnery Company 1953 First US Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xviii, [2], 267 pages, 7 maps (1 folding in rear pocket) , cloth. Foreword by Col. Truman Smith. 1st U. S. Edition. Gen. Anders was Commander-in-chief of the Polish Free Army in WWII. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 ANGOLIA, LTC JOHN R. For Fuhrer and Fatherland. Military awards of the Third Reich.
San Jose, CA, R. James Bender Publishing 1976 0912138149 / 9780912138145 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
448 pages, approximately 500 illustrations, pictorial decorated boards, stated 1st edition, very good. From the introduction: "Once again I have made an effort to go directly to the source to provide you with the best and most accurate information." 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Attard, Robert Collecting Military Headgear: a Guide to 5000 Years of Helmet History
Atglen, PA Schiffer Military History 2004 0764321021 / 9780764321023 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
301 pages, well illustrated (mostly color) , cloth, DJ, very good. 8 by 11 inches. From the DJ: "This is the ultimate reference to military headgear that appears today on the collector's market, from the Comb Morion to the Picklehaube, and from the Closed helmet to the Bicorne hat with particular reference to rare Napoleonic headgear. Collectors, dealers and auctioneers from Japan, Belgium, the United States of America, Italy, the United Kingdom, Germany, Malta and Sweden have collaborated to compile this unique collection of photographs of exceptionally rare hats. These include extremely rare and ancient helmets, expensive sixteenth century open-faced helmets, Zischagges, Burgonets, unique eighteenth century headdress, French shakos from the First Empire, neo-classical helmets from the Napoleonic wars, early Spiked helmets from the Crimean war period, Oriental helmets, and First World War headgear. The book is lavishly illustrated with close-up views that assist collectors in identifying aging characteristics. It also places collecting in the context of history, by discussing the employment of the headgear at war. The phenomenon of Internet auctions, replicas, forgeries, and prices are also covered." 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 Barnett, Correlli editor Hitler's Generals.
New York Grove Weidenfeld 1989 1555841619 / 9781555841614 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Xx,497 pages, illustrations, maps, cloth, DJ, very good. Embossed label of the former owner, a noted military collector. From the DJ: "With few exceptions. Historians of Germany's conduct of World War II have concentrated primarily on Adolf Hitler, his talents and his mistakes as a warlord. This authoritative study probes, instead, the relationship between Hitler and his generals -- men such as Rommel, Model, Student, Beck, and Keitel " 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Barnett, Correlli editor Hitler's Generals.
New York Quill, William Morrow, 1989 0688103839 / 9780688103835 Soft Cover Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
497 pages, illustrations, maps, pictorial wrappers, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the back cover: "With few exceptions. Historians of Germany's conduct of World War II have concentrated primarily on Adolf Hitler, his talents and his mistakes as a warlord. This authoritative study probes, instead, the relationship between Hitler and his generals -- men such as Rommel, Model, Student, Beck, and Keitel "; Ex-Library 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 BLAND, J[OHN] O[TWAY] P[ERCY] and, BACKHOUSE, Sir E[DMUND] T[RELAWNY]. China under the Empress Dowager. Being the history of the life and times of Tzu Hsi. Compiled from state papers and the private diary of the comptroller of her household.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1911 B0087Z3PNE Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Xxvi, 525, [1] pages, 25 pls. , 1 map (plan) , 1 text facsim. , cloth, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. A most interesting work of rascality. Apparently Backhouse, who was responsible for the substance of this work, hoodwinked respected sinologist Bland into accepting material he supplied as fact and together they crafted this remarkable work. Long considered the standard reference work on the last days of the Manchu empire, it is still relied upon by the unsuspecting as a prime source. It is, however, a fictional account. Cordier 3487, U. S. Edition of. ; Ex-Library 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Burton, Sandra Impossible Dream: the Marcoses, the Aquinos, and the Unfinished Revolution
Warner Books 1989 0446513989 / 9780446513982 Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
Xii, 483 pages, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. From the NY Times review of May 21, 1989: "In August 1983, Sandra Burton, a Time magazine correspondent, boarded a China Airlines plane along with other reporters accompanying the Philippine opposition leader Benigno (Ninoy) Aquino on his return to Manila. During the flight, as in a long interview the night before, she listened to him talk animatedly about breaking his exile to force reforms on President Ferdinand Marcos. Seconds after security men escorted Aquino off the plane in Manila, Ms. Burton heard gun shots. Rushing to the cabin window, she saw Aquino sprawled on the tarmac, dead. That was Ms. Burton's first trip to the Philippines. It is also the beginning of her eyewitness chronicle of the upheaval that forced Mr. Marcos to flee his country in 1986 and produced a new head of state - Aquino's widow, Corazon. Ms. Burton's fascinating, detailed ''Impossible Dream'' leads readers through the chaotic events: Aquino's funeral, which opened the floodgates of popular protest; the assassination inquiries, which clearly showed Marcos henchmen to be the culprits but ended in acquittals; Mr. Marcos's snap decision to hold a Presidential election, which was rife with fraud; and the uprising by disenchanted military men and an aroused populace, who in February 1986 stormed the President's palace." ; Ex-Library 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 CARR-GREGG, CHARLOTTE Japanese prisoners of war in revolt. The outbreaks at Featherston and Cowra during World War II.
New York St. Martin's Press 1978 031244060X / 9780312440602 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xvi, 225 pages, well illustrated, cloth, dust jacket, very good. From Wikipedia: "The Cowra breakout occurred on August 5, 1944, when at least 545 Japanese prisoners of war escaped from a camp near Cowra, in New South Wales, Australia. It was one of the largest prison escapes of World War II, as well as one of the bloodiest. During the ensuing manhunt, four Australian soldiers and 231 Japanese soldiers were killed. The remaining escapees were captured and sent back to prison." "Featherston prisoner of war camp was a camp for captured Japanese soldiers during World War II at Featherston, New Zealand. It had been established during World War I as the largest military training camp in New Zealand. At the request of the United States, in September 1942 it was re-established as a P. O. W. Camp. ~The camp's most infamous event was on 25 February 1943 during a sit-in of 240 prisoners, who refused to work. The exact sequence of events is not known, but Lieutenant Adachi was shot and wounded by the camp adjutant. This led to the prisoners either charging or appearing to charge the guards, who opened fire with rifles and sub-machine guns. Thirty seconds later 31 prisoners were dead, with another 17 dying later of their injuries, and 74 wounded. On the New Zealand side, a ricochet from a burst of the gunfire killed Private Walter Pelvin; [1] six others were wounded. A military court of enquiry exonerated New Zealand. It found that there were cultural differences in the camp, which led to the deadly actions and needed to be addressed. Among the issues was that the Japanese did not know that under the 1929 Geneva Convention on Prisoners of War, compulsory work was allowed. The event remains a testimony to cultural misunderstanding for the Featherston community today." 
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10 CHURCHILL, WINSTON S. Great contemporaries.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1991 0393029417 / 9780393029413 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
252 pages, illustrations, grey cloth, dust jacket in protective mylar covering, very good, former owner's embossed label on front blank endpaper. CONTENTS: The Earl of Rosebery. --The ex-Kaiser. --George Bernard Shaw. - -Joseph Chamberlain. --Sir John French. --John Morley. - -Hindenburg. --Boris Savinkov. --Herbert Henry Asquith. - -Lawrence of Arabia. --"F. E." First Earl of Birkenhead. - -Marshal Foch. --Leon Trotsky, alias Bronstein. --Alfonso XIII. --Douglas Haig. --Arthur James Balfour. --Hitler and his choice. --George Nathaniel Curzon. --Philip Snowden. - -Clemenceau. --King George V. --Lord Fisher and His Biographer. --Charles Stewart Parnell. --'B. -P.' . --Roosevelt from afar. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 COLLINS, JAMES LAWTON, Jr., Brigadier General The Development and Training of the South Vietnamese Army, 1950-1972.
Washington, DC Department of the Army 1975 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
X, 163 pages, well illustrated, maps, pictorial wrappers, very good. ; Vietnam Studies. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 CROWE, Admiral WILLIAM J. Jr. with DAVID CHANOFF The Line of Fire: from Washington to the Gulf the Politics and Battles of the New Military.
New York Simon and Schuster, 1993 0671727036 / 9780671727031 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
367 pages, illustrated, cloth, dust jacket, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted military collector. From Publishers Weekly: "Though he was assigned fewer seagoing commands than most of his Navy brethren (and was "never a very 'military' individual") , Crowe's abilities in strategic planning, military-congressional politics and international relations were recognized early on by his superiors. He eventually served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs under presidents Reagan and Bush. Here he discusses his role in the military's biggest recent challenges, e. G. , the downfall of Philippine president Ferdinand Marcos, confrontation with Libyan strongman Muammar Khaddafy, and the development of U. S. Policy in the Persian Gulf. The admiral explains why he opposed the drive to implement the Star Wars program. Crowe makes perceptive, provocative and illuminating observations about the relationships between the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, the White House and the news media and clarifies how high-level military policy is made. His story of his warm but ultimately sorrowful friendship with Marshal Sergei Akhromeyev, his Soviet counterpart, will not soon be forgotten by readers. The Marshal, unable to cope with the fall of Communism, committed suicide. " 
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13 de WITT, Madame HENRIETTE. Monsieur Guizot in private life. 1787-1874. By his daughter. Translated by M.C.M. Simpson.
Boston, Estes and Lauriat, 1881. 
viii,357p, 2 pls. (ports.), cloth. Francoise Pierre Guillaume Guizot, French historian and statesman, member of the Chamber of Deputies (1830), premier of France (1840-48), forced into retirement by events of the Revolution of 1848. 
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14 Duval, Geoff Republic P-47 Thunderbolt Described: Part 1, Part 2 [Two Volumes]
Dandenong, Australia, Kookaburra Technical Publications 1971 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
2 parts (24 and 24 pages) , well illustrated, many color profiles, pictorial wrappers, very good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 EDELMAN, BERNARD editor Dear America. Letters home from Vietnam.
New York W. W. Norton & Co. , 1985 0393019985 / 9780393019988 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
[9],10-315p., illus., map endpapers, cloth, dj. 1st edition. From the publisher: "More than twenty-five years after the official end of the Vietnam War, Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam. In this collection of more than 200 letters, they share their first impressions of the rigors of life in the bush, their longing for home and family, their emotions over the conduct of the war, and their ache at the loss of a friend in battle. Poignant in their rare honesty, the letters from Vietnam are "riveting,...extraordinary by [their] very ordinariness...for the most part, neither deep nor philosophical, only very, very human" (Los Angeles Times). Revealing the complex emotions and daily realities of fighting in the war, these close accounts offer a powerful, uniquely personal portrait of the many faces of Vietnam's veterans. Over 100,000 copies sold." "Not a history book, not a war novel....Dear America is a book of truth." - Boston Globe 
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16 EDEN, The Rt. Hon. [ROBERT] ANTHONY, Earl of Avon. The Eden memoirs. Facing the dictators.
London Cassell 1962 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
[18], 659 pages, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. General staff officer in WWI, Sir Eden (1897-1977) was War Secretary in 1940 and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1940 to 1945. From Wikipedia: "Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, KG, MC, PC (12 June 1897 14 January 1977) was a British Conservative politician, who was Prime Minister from 1955 to 1957. He was also Foreign Secretary for three periods between 1935 and 1955, including during World War II. He is best known for his outspoken opposition to appeasement in the 1930s, his diplomatic leadership in the 1940s and 1950s, and the failure of his Middle East policy in 1956 that ended his premiership. "; Ex-Library 
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17 EDEN, The Rt. Hon. [ROBERT] ANTHONY, Earl of Avon. The Eden Memoirs. the Reckoning.
London Cassell 1965 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Xx, 624 pages, map, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. General staff officer in WWI, Sir Eden (1897-1977) was War Secretary in 1940 and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs from 1940 to 1945. From Wikipedia: "Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, KG, MC, PC (12 June 1897 14 January 1977) was a British Conservative politician, who was Prime Minister from 1955 to 1957. He was also Foreign Secretary for three periods between 1935 and 1955, including during World War II. He is best known for his outspoken opposition to appeasement in the 1930s, his diplomatic leadership in the 1940s and 1950s, and the failure of his Middle East policy in 1956 that ended his premiership. "; Ex-Library 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Faulkner, Keith Jane's Fighting Ships Recognition Handbook
Jane's Information Group 1994 0710612230 / 9780710612236 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
632 pages, well illustrated, flags in color, wrappers, oblong 7.5 by 5 inches, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted military collector. From the back cover: "Jane's Fighting Ships Recognition Handbook provides rapid recognition of 300 of the major warships of the world's navies. Essential details to help with the task of identification include: Class and ship names, pennant numbers, dimensions and displacement, major weapons systems and radars, and fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. In addition, a detailed line diagram and a full page photograph of each class are included. Ensigns and flags of all major navies, in full colour, will assist you further in identifying country of origin." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Faulkner, Keith Jane's Warship Recognition Handbook
Harpercollins 1996 0004709810 / 9780004709819 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
541 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, flags in color, pictorial wrappers, oblong 7.5 by 5 inches, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted military collector. From the back cover: The essential guide to the warships of the world; Jane's Warship Recognition Handbook is the most comprehensive handbook on modern warships. First published in 1994 it is now revised to take account of the sweeping changes affecting the world's navies. Over 200 classes of warship are covered with: class and ship names; weapons system and radars; detailed line drawings; full page photographs of every warship; key recognition features. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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20 Friendship Sloop Society Friendship Sloop Days. 1985 Yearbook and Guide, 25th Annual Regatta Boothbay Harbor July 22 to 27. Silver Anniversary Edition.
Friendship, Maine, Friendship Sloop Society, 1985 Soft Cover Very Good- with No dust jacket as issued 
64 pages, illustrations, map, pictorial wrappers, slight shelf wear to covers otherwise very good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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