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  • DOOMED DEMONS: Air Combat Stories for Boys #5. by Adams, Eustace L.
    Adams, Eustace L.
    DOOMED DEMONS: Air Combat Stories for Boys #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1935.) dj. Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War - the fifth in this series, but the first by Adams (earlier titles were by Thomson Burtis) Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter. Lists to #7 on the rear flap of the dj. Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, orange tinting to the top edge. 209 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in a fair dust jacket (several tears to the dj along the folds, some chipping)

    Book ID: 64780
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  • WAR WINGS: Air Combat Stories for Boys #7. by Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    WAR WINGS: Air Combat Stories for Boys #7.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1937.). Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War - Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter. Lists to itself at the back of the book, but to #20 in the Hardy Boys series. Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, purple tinting to the top edge. 216 pp. plus 4 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good overall condition (a hint of fading to the spine, prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 67294
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  • WINGS OF THE NAVY: Air Combat Stories for Boys #6. by Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    Adams, Eustace L. (1891-1963)
    WINGS OF THE NAVY: Air Combat Stories for Boys #6.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1936.). Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War - Illustrated by J. Clemens Gretter. Lists to #7 at the back of the book . Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, purple tinting to the top edge. 211 pp. plus 1 pp of publisher's ad..

    Condition: Very good overall condition (prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 68754
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  • IT WAS LIKE THIS: Two Stories of the Great War. by Allen, Hervey (1889-1949).
    Allen, Hervey (1889-1949).
    IT WAS LIKE THIS: Two Stories of the Great War.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1940) dj. Hardcover first edition - Written for a country of the verge of World War II, this attempts to show what war is like - "Report to Major Roberts" involving a young Lietenant, tell of 4 companies, cut off by a barrage of German artillery in the Allied Retreat from the Marne in July 1918. and "Blood Lust" describes an American attack on the town of Fismette, August 1918. Includes an introduction by the author. Illustrated with drawings by Lyle Justis. 153 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in red cloth in a good example of the rather uncommon dust jacket - overall edgewear, a bit of sunning to the spine. 153 pp.

    Book ID: 84682
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  • STORIES OF AMERICANS IN THE WORLD WAR. by Allen, William H. and Clare Kleiser, editor.
    Allen, William H. and Clare Kleiser, editor.
    STORIES OF AMERICANS IN THE WORLD WAR.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Charles E. Merrill Company, (1918). Hardcover first edition - Mostly first person accounts about heroism during World War I - the Great War - and depicting the love of country. Many of them are articles which appeared in various magazines, adapted slightly for this book. Published for use in schools. Illustrated with photographs. List of military terms. 176 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in illustrated terra cotta cloth. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 73035
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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE TREE OF APPOMATTOX: A Story of the Civil War's Close.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1916, this is the eighth and last title in the Civil War series. Resumes the adventures of Dick Mason and his friends who fight for the Northern side. A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 321 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in grey cloth with dark blue lettering in a good only dust jacket (bookplate, a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is missing the lower corner of the front cover, approx 2 inches at the base of the spine and other edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38296
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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE RULERS OF THE LAKES: A Story of George and Champlain.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1917, this is the third title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian. A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 333 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with red lettering in a fair only dust jacket (a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is price-clipped but with a new publisher's price stamped on corner, has a loss of about an inch at the top of the spine, a tear at the side of the bottom of the spine and other minor edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38299
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  • Altsheler, Joseph A. (1862-1919),
    THE SUN OF QUEBEC: A Story of a Great Crisis.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1919, this is the sixth and final title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian, and of Willett the hunter. 'Besides being an exciting story, this tale gives some interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop and a pirate ship and much woods lore.' A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in…

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    New York: D. Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., (ca 1950) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1919, this is the sixth and final title in the French and Indian War series. Recounts the adventures of Robert Lennox and his friend Tayoga, an Onondaga Indian, and of Willett the hunter. 'Besides being an exciting story, this tale gives some interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop and a pirate ship and much woods lore.' A carefully researched historical novel by this former journalist who became a prolific writer of books for older boys. Despite being kept in print for many years, and frequently reprinted, this remains quite difficult to find in any early ediiton - and especially so in this condition. 334 pp.

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    Condition: Near fine in tan cloth with red lettering in a good only dust jacket (a straight and tight binding, clean cloth covers, sharp corners; the rather fragile illustrated dustjacket is price-clipped but with a new publisher's price stamped on corner, has a loss of 1/4 inch at the top of the spine and bottom of the spine and other minor edgewear, but it is quite uncommon to find any copies in a dust jacket,. Now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 38300
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  • VIETNAM PERSPECTIVEs, Volume 1, Number 2, November 1965. by American Friends of Vietnam
    American Friends of Vietnam
    VIETNAM PERSPECTIVEs, Volume 1, Number 2, November 1965.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: American Friends of Vietnam, Inc. 1965. First edition - Pro Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam) academic journal, with articles including George Tanham's "The Communist challenge in the provinces;" Charles Joiner's "Administration and political warfare in the highlands;" "Asian Leaders Speak" and "Why New Zealand aids South Vietnam." 56 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red and black printed stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 55356
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  • THE LION'S GRAVE: Dispatches from Afghanistan. by Anderson, Jon Lee.
    Anderson, Jon Lee.
    THE LION'S GRAVE: Dispatches from Afghanistan.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2002). First edition - "Two weeks after September 11, Jon Lee Anderson became one of the first Western journalists to get into Afghanistan" Photographs. 201 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63471
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  • WHAT WOULD BE THE CHARACTER OF A NEW WAR? Enquiry Organised by the Inter-parliamentary Union, Geneva by Angell, Sir Norman, and others.
    Angell, Sir Norman, and others.
    WHAT WOULD BE THE CHARACTER OF A NEW WAR? Enquiry Organised by the Inter-parliamentary Union, Geneva

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1933. Hardcover first edition - Academic and military experts from the US, Japan and seven European countries including Sir Norman Angell (Great Britain), Major K. A. Bratt and Lieut. G. B. R. Sergel (Sweden), Francis Delaisi and Andre Mayer (France), G. Honoso (Japan) and more. Among the subjects covered were the changes in the methods of warfare, the production of weapons, aerial and chemical warfare, the effects of war on the population and on economics and finance. Significant because of its publication at a time when the world was heading inexorably to the next world war, but unfortunately a book whose lessons were mostly ignored. Biographical notes, xii, 420 pp.

    Condition: Good in cream cloth with red lettering (some light soiling to the covers, stamp on front endpaper, tear to lower edge of half title page, but a sturdily bound and clean copy)

    Book ID: 61499
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  • CHICKAMAUGA 1863: The River of Death. by Arnold, James.
    Arnold, James.
    CHICKAMAUGA 1863: The River of Death.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    London & Toronto: Osprey Military, (1997). Hardcover - A title in the Classic Battles series. A detailed account of one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War, a hard-fought victory for the Confederates. Illustrated throughout in both black and white and full-color. Maps. 96 pp. ISBN: 1-855323633.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 62265
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  • Babchenko, Arkady.
    ONE SOLDIER'S WAR.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2008). First edition - The author's incredibly powerful first book which won Russia's inaugural Debut Prize, which recognizes authors who write 'despite, not because of, their life circumstances.' "In 1995, Arkady Babchenko was an eighteen-year-old law student in Moscow when he was drafted into the Russian army and sent to Chechnya. It was the beginning of a torturous journey from naive conscript to hardened soldier that took Babchenko from the front lines of the first Chechen War in 1995 to the second in 1999. He fought in major cities and tiny hamlets, from the bombed-out streets of Grozny to anonymous mountain villages. Babchenko takes the raw and mundane realities of war--the constant cold, hunger, exhaustion,…

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    New York: Grove Press, (2008). First edition - The author's incredibly powerful first book which won Russia's inaugural Debut Prize, which recognizes authors who write 'despite, not because of, their life circumstances.' "In 1995, Arkady Babchenko was an eighteen-year-old law student in Moscow when he was drafted into the Russian army and sent to Chechnya. It was the beginning of a torturous journey from naive conscript to hardened soldier that took Babchenko from the front lines of the first Chechen War in 1995 to the second in 1999. He fought in major cities and tiny hamlets, from the bombed-out streets of Grozny to anonymous mountain villages. Babchenko takes the raw and mundane realities of war--the constant cold, hunger, exhaustion, filth, and terror--and twists it into compelling, haunting, and eerily elegant prose." Translated from the Russian by Nick Allen. 395 pp.

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    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (lower corner slightly bumped).

    Book ID: 66335
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  • Baker, Mark.
    NAM: The Vietnam War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Fought There.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Morrow, 1982. Based on interviews with over 150 men and women, this is the story of what it was like there in their own words. Newsweek called this 'convincing - and the most horrifying book this war has yet produced.' Glossary. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-688-012248.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 28052
    Keywords: Military, vietnam
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  • UNGENTLEMANLY ACTS: The Army's Notorious Incest Trial. by Barnett, Louise.
    Barnett, Louise.
    UNGENTLEMANLY ACTS: The Army's Notorious Incest Trial.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hill & Wang, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of an 1879 Texas courtmartial, in which Captain Andrew Geddes was tried and convicted for accusing a fellow officer of committing incest - "Captain Andrew J. Geddes, whose trial lasted for the extraordinarily long period of three months, an exception was made. Geddes was tried for 'conduct unbecoming,' but in the space where specifications were usually listed in the printed record appeared the phrase 'not fit to be specified.' What abhorrent crime had Geddes committed? What deed so horrifying that the Army's official record could not mention it? In the answer lies the true irony of this case. Geddes had accused a fellow officer, Lieutenant Louis…

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    New York: Hill & Wang, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of an 1879 Texas courtmartial, in which Captain Andrew Geddes was tried and convicted for accusing a fellow officer of committing incest - "Captain Andrew J. Geddes, whose trial lasted for the extraordinarily long period of three months, an exception was made. Geddes was tried for 'conduct unbecoming,' but in the space where specifications were usually listed in the printed record appeared the phrase 'not fit to be specified.' What abhorrent crime had Geddes committed? What deed so horrifying that the Army's official record could not mention it? In the answer lies the true irony of this case. Geddes had accused a fellow officer, Lieutenant Louis H. Orleman, of an unspeakable offense but instead of investigating Orleman, the Army tried Geddes for speaking of Orleman's alleged crime." Illustrated with photographs, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-809073978.

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    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 75676
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  • THEY ALSO SERVED: Military Biographies of Uncommon Americans. by Baron, Scott.
    Baron, Scott.
    THEY ALSO SERVED: Military Biographies of Uncommon Americans.

    Edition: Trade paperback original.

    Spartanburg, SC: Military Information Enterprises, (1998). SIGNED first edition - A collection of over 500 brief biographies of famous Americans who served He "leads off with the 24 presidents who have worn military uniforms and works down the scale of respectability (perhaps) through politicians, artists and writers, entertainers, and businessmen to the likes of John Dillinger, who, after five months in the U.S. Navy, deserted." Among other names found here are Dr Seuss, Alan Alda (who served in Korea), Julia Child, Josephine Baker, Clark Gable and many others. INSCRIBED and dated by the author on the title page - presumably to someone included in the book - "to Jim, You 'made the cut!" Warmest regards." Illustrated with photographs. Several…

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    Spartanburg, SC: Military Information Enterprises, (1998). SIGNED first edition - A collection of over 500 brief biographies of famous Americans who served He "leads off with the 24 presidents who have worn military uniforms and works down the scale of respectability (perhaps) through politicians, artists and writers, entertainers, and businessmen to the likes of John Dillinger, who, after five months in the U.S. Navy, deserted." Among other names found here are Dr Seuss, Alan Alda (who served in Korea), Julia Child, Josephine Baker, Clark Gable and many others. INSCRIBED and dated by the author on the title page - presumably to someone included in the book - "to Jim, You 'made the cut!" Warmest regards." Illustrated with photographs. Several appendices giving information on military medals and decorations, a chronology of major military actions and more. Bibliography. Index. 333 pp,. ISBN: 1-877639370.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 78884
    Keywords: Military
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  • BEHIND THE GLORY. by Barris, Ted.
    Barris, Ted.
    BEHIND THE GLORY.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Macmillan Canada, (1992.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Based on the author's interviews with more than 200 instructors, this is the story of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan - "the plan that won the allied air war." In five years, the BCATP turned over 200,000 young men and teenagers into seasoned aircrew. SIGNED on the title page with "All the best" and dated in the year of publication. Sixteen pages of photographs. Notes, sources, index. Map endpapers. viii, 358 pp. ISBN: 0-771591764.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (inscription on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 42430
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  • MEDALS, MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OF THE UNITED STATES. by Borthick, David and Jack Britton.
    Borthick, David and Jack Britton.
    MEDALS, MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OF THE UNITED STATES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tulsa, Oklahoma: Military Collectors' News Press (MCN Press), 1984 dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive guide to the decorations, medals and campaign ribbons awarded by the United States to the military and civilians, intended for collectors and historians. Line drawings by Cliff Cates, Ray Borthick and David Borthick are used to highlight the fine details of each medal (both the obverse and reverse are shown). Also include information on why each award was given - among the 293 medals are the Medal of Honor, Kearny, Gilmore Butler, Cardenas, Bailey, CIA, Good Conduct, USMC Brevet, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Coast Guard, Airman's, Bronze Star, Merchant Marine, Purple Heart, Mariners,…

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    Tulsa, Oklahoma: Military Collectors' News Press (MCN Press), 1984 dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive guide to the decorations, medals and campaign ribbons awarded by the United States to the military and civilians, intended for collectors and historians. Line drawings by Cliff Cates, Ray Borthick and David Borthick are used to highlight the fine details of each medal (both the obverse and reverse are shown). Also include information on why each award was given - among the 293 medals are the Medal of Honor, Kearny, Gilmore Butler, Cardenas, Bailey, CIA, Good Conduct, USMC Brevet, Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Coast Guard, Airman's, Bronze Star, Merchant Marine, Purple Heart, Mariners, Life Saving, NSA, NASA, State Department, EPA, VA, GAO, Transportation, HEW, Public Health, World Wars, Civil War, Viet Nam, Indian Wars, Spanish War, West Indies, Philippine, China, Boxer Rebellion, War with Mexico, Nicaraguan, Haitian, Dominican, Perry & Byrd Expedition, NATO, and many more. Also includes four color plates of ribbons (chart by Daniel Byrne). 290 pp. ISBN: 0-912958251.

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    Condition: Fine in blue cloth in a near fine dust jacket (small discoloration on front endpaper from sticker removal).

    Book ID: 35189
    Keywords: Military
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  • LADY GI: A Woman's War in the South Pacific: The Memoir of Irene Brion. by Brion, Irene.
    Brion, Irene.
    LADY GI: A Woman's War in the South Pacific: The Memoir of Irene Brion.

    Edition: First printing.

    Novato, CA: Presidio Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1943, Brion enlisted "as a recruit in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, forerunner of The Women's Army Corp (WAC.), From home in the small town of Friendship in Western New York, Brion traveled to Fort Devens, MA, where she learned how to be a soldier, and then to Camp Carson outside Colorado Springs, where she learned on the job how to be a dental technician" Ultimately she was trained as a cryptanalyst in Vint Hill, Virginia and posted New Guinea and later the Philippines where she was a part of MacArthur's GHQ. There she and her fellow workers discovered that their clean laundry was being wrapped in pages…

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    Novato, CA: Presidio Press, (1997.) dj. Hardcover first edition - In 1943, Brion enlisted "as a recruit in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps, forerunner of The Women's Army Corp (WAC.), From home in the small town of Friendship in Western New York, Brion traveled to Fort Devens, MA, where she learned how to be a soldier, and then to Camp Carson outside Colorado Springs, where she learned on the job how to be a dental technician" Ultimately she was trained as a cryptanalyst in Vint Hill, Virginia and posted New Guinea and later the Philippines where she was a part of MacArthur's GHQ. There she and her fellow workers discovered that their clean laundry was being wrapped in pages from an important Japanese code book. An important memoir, with its tales of cryptoanalysis, and its picture of the a different side of the American war effort in the Pacific. Illustrated with many photographs. Glossary, short biographies. 178 pp. ISBN: 0-89141-6331.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket ('maui 2004' written on front pastedown, otherwise appears unread.)

    Book ID: 39967
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  • NIGHT OF THE HAWK. by Brown, Dale.
    Brown, Dale.
    NIGHT OF THE HAWK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald Fine / Putnam, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth techno-thriller by this former Air Force captain. Clive Cussler called Brown "the best military adventure writer in the country today." 462 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-399-139311.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47473
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  • CHAINS OF COMMAND. by Brown, Dale.
    Brown, Dale.
    CHAINS OF COMMAND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The seventh techno-thriller by this former Air Force captain. Clive Cussler called Brown "the best military adventure writer in the country today." 479 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-399-138226.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47474
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  • NIGHT OF THE HAWK. by Brown, Dale.
    Brown, Dale.
    NIGHT OF THE HAWK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Donald Fine / Putnam, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The sixth techno-thriller by this former Air Force captain. Clive Cussler called Brown "the best military adventure writer in the country today." 462 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-399-139311.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47480
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  • DAREDEVILS OF THE AIR: Air Combat Stories #1. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    DAREDEVILS OF THE AIR: Air Combat Stories #1.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1932.). Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War. Illustrated by J. Clemens Greta. Glossy frontispiece. Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, orange tinting to the top edge. 215 pp. plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good (some fading to the spine, prev owner's name, but otherwise tight and clean.)

    Book ID: 85842
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  • FOUR ACES: Air Combat Stories #2. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    FOUR ACES: Air Combat Stories #2.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1932.). Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War. Illustrated by J. Clemens Greta. Glossy frontispiece. Bound in lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, tinting to the top edge. 216 pp. plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall (darkening to the spine, usual toning to pages, some wear to covers but a tight copy), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85849
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  • DAREDEVILS OF THE AIR: Air Combat Stories #1. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    DAREDEVILS OF THE AIR: Air Combat Stories #1.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1932.). Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War. Illustrated by J. Clemens Greta. Glossy frontispiece and three internal plates. Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, orange tinting to the top edge. 205 pp.

    Condition: Very good (some fading to the spine, prev owner's name, but otherwise tight and clean.)

    Book ID: 54114
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  • WING FOR WING: Air Combat Stories #3. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    WING FOR WING: Air Combat Stories #3.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1932.). Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War. Illustrated by J. Clemens Greta. Glossy frontispiece and three internal plates. Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, orange tinting to the top edge. 205 pp.

    Condition: Very good (some fading to the spine, prev owner's name, toning to the pages, but otherwise tight and clean.)

    Book ID: 54115
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  • WING FOR WING: Air Combat Stories #3. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    WING FOR WING: Air Combat Stories #3.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1932.) dj. Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War. Illustrated by J. Clemens Greta. Glossy frontispiece and three internal plates. Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, orange tinting to the top edge. 212 pp. plus 5 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pages, minor edgewear to the dj, front cover illustration bright and attractive)

    Book ID: 67247
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  • FLYING BLACK BIRDS: Air Combat Stories #4. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    FLYING BLACK BIRDS: Air Combat Stories #4.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1933.) dj. Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War - features ace Stormy Lake and his squadron, the Black Birds, as they take on the German 'Red Devils.' Illustrated by J. Clemens Greta. Lists to itself on the back cover. Bound in bright lime green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, orange tinting to the top edge. 242 pp. (Lists to Ted Scott #18 on back cover, and 7 Air Combat books on rear flap)

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, some overall edgewear to the dj, tears at top of dj spine, tape on dj, etc.)

    Book ID: 67277
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  • FLYING BLACK BIRDS: Air Combat Stories #4. by Burtis, Thomson (1896-1971)
    Burtis, Thomson (1896-1971)
    FLYING BLACK BIRDS: Air Combat Stories #4.

    Edition: 1940s printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1933.). Hardcover - Air adventure story set during the Great War - features ace Stormy Lake and his squadron, the Black Birds, as they take on the German 'Red Devils.' Illustrated by J. Clemens Greta. Bound in green cloth with dark blue lettering and plane, orange and while illustrated endpapers, tinting to the top edge. 242 pp. Produced under wartime conditions notice on title page.

    Condition: Fair condition only - some rubbing and wear to edges of boards, rather severe toning to pages, corners bumped, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 85843
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  • DUST TO DUST: A Memoir. by Busch, Benjamin.
    Busch, Benjamin.
    DUST TO DUST: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ecco Press, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book - "an extraordinary memoir about ordinary things: life and death, peace and war, the adventures of childhood and the revelations of adulthood. Writing with enormous poignancy, Benjamin Busch - a decorated U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer who served two combat tours in Iraq, an actor on The Wire , and the son of celebrated novelist Frederick Busch-offers an unforgettable meditation on life and loss, the longing for the elemental and the call of the wild, and how the curious children we were remain alive in us all." 305 pp. ISBN: 978-0062014849.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64201
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