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  • THE AIR SERVICE BOYS OVER THE ATLANTIC; or, The Longest Flight on Record. #6 in series. by Beach, Charles Amory.
    Beach, Charles Amory.
    THE AIR SERVICE BOYS OVER THE ATLANTIC; or, The Longest Flight on Record. #6 in series.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: George Sully and Company, (1920). Hardcover first edition - Sixth book in this World War I adventure series. Copies by the original publisher are rather hard to find. Last title in list at front. Frontispiece. 218 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Fair condition only in illustrated beige cloth (damage to spine covering near the top, hinge cracked before title page) .

    Book ID: 85828
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  • THE AIR SERVICE BOYS OVER THE ENEMY'S LINES or The German Spy's Secret, #2. by Beach, Charles Amory.
    Beach, Charles Amory.
    THE AIR SERVICE BOYS OVER THE ENEMY'S LINES or The German Spy's Secret, #2.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Cleveland, OH: The Goldsmith Publishing Co., (ca 1930, c 1919) dj. Hardcover - Second book in this World War I adventure series. A "tale of army aviation. Entrusted with a special mission, the young airmen go over the German lines and learn important secrets. They had previously aided an American girl who had a German guardian, and they fall in with this rascal, who tries to make trouble for them. They are captured and sentenced to be shot. How they manage to escape makes reading no boy will want to miss." Illustrated by Robert Gaston Herbert. 216 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in olive green cloth with black lettering - rather severe age-tanning to the pages.

    Book ID: 79769
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  • A CADET OF BELGIUM: An American Boy in the Great War; A Story of Cavalry Daring - Bicycle and Armored Automobile Adventures. by Grant, Captain Allan (pseudonym of Arthur Douglas Howden Smith, 1887-1945)
    Grant, Captain Allan (pseudonym of Arthur Douglas Howden Smith, 1887-1945)
    A CADET OF BELGIUM: An American Boy in the Great War; A Story of Cavalry Daring - Bicycle and Armored Automobile Adventures.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: George H. Doran, (1915). Hardcover first edition - The first book in what was intended to be a 4 books series on "Boys at the Front in the Great War" - but apparently only the first 2 titles were published, both in 1915. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and 5 inserted plates by Bayard Jones. 286 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in illustrated blue cloth (front free endpaper and one plate missing, crease down spine, other wear to the covers, but still a very readable and reasonably decent copy of a hard-to-find title)

    Book ID: 66492
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  • DAVE DARRIN ON THE ASIATIC STATION or Winning Lieutenants' Commissions on the Admiral's Flagship. Dave Darrin Series #5. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN ON THE ASIATIC STATION or Winning Lieutenants' Commissions on the Admiral's Flagship. Dave Darrin Series #5.

    Edition: Early printing, by the original publisher.

    Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, (c 1919). Hardcover - One of five books in the Dave Darrin series all published in 1919. These follow the career of Dave and his friend in the US Navy after their years at Annapolis. Illustrated with a plain frontispiece and inserted drawings. 212 pp. plus 4 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in beige illustrated cloth,

    Book ID: 66411
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  • DAVE DARRIN'S FIRST YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Two Plebe Midshipmen At The United States Naval Academy #1. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN'S FIRST YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Two Plebe Midshipmen At The United States Naval Academy #1.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., n.d. (ca 1925, c 1910) dj. Hardcover - First book in this series following the adventures of Dave Darrin and his friend Don Dalzell. Illustrated. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in gray illustrated boards in a good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, gift inscription in pencil, rear hinge cracking, edgewear to the dj - dj was designed for a smaller book.)

    Book ID: 74636
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  • DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., n.d. (ca 1925, c 1911) dj. Hardcover - Third book in this series following the adventures of Dave Darrin and his friend Don Dalzell. Illustrated. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in pale blue illustrated boards in a good only dust jacket (sunning to the covers, usual rather severe toning to the pages. prev owner's name, chipping and edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 70679
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  • DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen. by Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    Hancock, H. Irving (Harrie, 1868-1922)
    DAVE DARRIN'S THIRD YEAR AT ANNAPOLIS or Leaders of the Second Class Midshipmen.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., n.d. (ca 1925, c 1911) dj. Hardcover - Third book in this series following the adventures of Dave Darrin and his friend Don Dalzell. Illustrated. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in white illustrated boards in a very good dust jacket (both hinges starting, usual rather severe toning to the pages. prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 64030
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  • THE BOY ALLIES WITH HAIG IN FLANDERS or The Fighting Canadians of Vimy Ridge. (#10 of Boy Allies with the Army Series) by Hayes, Clair W.
    Hayes, Clair W.
    THE BOY ALLIES WITH HAIG IN FLANDERS or The Fighting Canadians of Vimy Ridge. (#10 of Boy Allies with the Army Series)

    Edition: First or early edition.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1918). Hardcover - The tenth book in this series which was based on events in the first World War - or the Great War, as it was known then, The adventures of Chester Crawford and Hal Paine, two young Americans unable to leave Europe after the declaration of war, were based on adventures in the land theatre of the war. ... "They both came out of the war Colonels, through their hard work and sacrifices for the allied cause." Lists to this title at the beginning of the book. Glossy frontispiece. 221 pp.

    Condition: Fair condition only in illustrated tan boards - front hinge cracked before the title page, tidemarks on some pages.

    Book ID: 67780
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  • BATTLING ON THE SOMME: The Big War Series #6. by Kay, Ross.
    Kay, Ross.
    BATTLING ON THE SOMME: The Big War Series #6.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Barse and Hopkins, (1916). Hardcover first edition - The sixth book in this series for "young men" set during World War I. "The big European War, one of the greatest epoch-making events in the world's history, has been chosen by one of the best-known writers of juvenile fiction as the scene of a series of thrilling stories of these stirring times. Not a description of battles, nor the study of strategical campaigns, but good whole-some fiction with a little of the historical interwoven. These are authentic, instructive and exciting narratives on the greatest war in history." Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece by Charles L. Wrenn, Lists to itself in both the front of the book and in…

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    New York: Barse and Hopkins, (1916). Hardcover first edition - The sixth book in this series for "young men" set during World War I. "The big European War, one of the greatest epoch-making events in the world's history, has been chosen by one of the best-known writers of juvenile fiction as the scene of a series of thrilling stories of these stirring times. Not a description of battles, nor the study of strategical campaigns, but good whole-some fiction with a little of the historical interwoven. These are authentic, instructive and exciting narratives on the greatest war in history." Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece by Charles L. Wrenn, Lists to itself in both the front of the book and in the ads at the back of the book. 252 pp plus 3 pp publisher's ads. Illustrated endpapers.

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    Condition: Fair condition only in red boards with white lettering and illustration- rubbing and wear to the boards, front hinge cracked, fraying at top of spine, prev owner's name dated Christmas 1919.

    Book ID: 68585
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  • A UNITED STATES MIDSHIPMAN IN JAPAN, #4. by Stirling, Yates Jr, Lt. Com. U.S.N. (1872-1948)
    Stirling, Yates Jr, Lt. Com. U.S.N. (1872-1948)
    A UNITED STATES MIDSHIPMAN IN JAPAN, #4.

    Edition: First printing.

    Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1911. Hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this series which follows the adventures of two young officers in the United States Navy. Interestingly, this series was written at a time when Stirling was serving as a Lieutenant Commander (he later went on to become a Rear Admiral, like his father before him.) Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece with a tissue guard and five glossy internal plates by Ralph L. Boyer. Uncommon in the first edition. 396 pp.

    Condition: Very good in green cloth with an orange, white and black illustration and black lettering. Front hinge starting, some age toning and foxing, and a gift inscription dated Christmas 1911. Overall an unusually bright and attractive copy of a rather uncommon book.

    Book ID: 76070
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  • WINGS OVER EUROPE. by Waite, Capt. Jon
    Waite, Capt. Jon
    WINGS OVER EUROPE.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Cupples & Leon Company, (1943). Hardcover first edition - Glossy frontispiece. One of three titles in the Warriors of America series published in 1943. 208 pp.

    Condition: Very good in pale yellow boards with red lettering (toning to spine), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 86060
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