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  • THE TRAIL OF THE SERPENT. by Hartog, Jan de.
    Hartog, Jan de.
    THE TRAIL OF THE SERPENT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York Harper and Row (1983) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of the Dutch East Indies during World War II. Set in Borneo in early 1942 when Japanese forces overran the Dutch colonial empire, and fifty survivors of the trek across the mountain attempt to make their escape on an old salvage vessel 214 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-06-0390182.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (some toning to the dj)

    Book ID: 60734
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  • THE BATTLE OF THE JAVA SEA: The Sea Battles in Close-up Series. by van Oosten, F. C.
    van Oosten, F. C.
    THE BATTLE OF THE JAVA SEA: The Sea Battles in Close-up Series.

    Edition: First edition.

    Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - This battle "was a fight against desperate odds, marking the end of the gallant struggle of a desperately depleted Allied fleet - American, British and Dutch - to keep the Japanese out of the Dutch East Indies in 1942. . . a combined command was set up by the Allies, but they failed to contain the Japanese advance and towards the end of February 1942 Java lay open to the Japanese." An account "compiled mainly from official Dutch reports and papers and reference has been made to Japanese, American and British papers." Illustrated with maps and photographs. Includes 17 appendices, bibliography, index. Small format (4 1/2 inches by 7 inches). 128 pp. Rear flap of dust jacket lists 12 other titles in this series. ISBN: 0-870219111.

    Condition: Fine in black cloth in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80018
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