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  • VICTORIOUS TROY or the Hurrying Angel. by Masefield, John.
    Masefield, John.
    VICTORIOUS TROY or the Hurrying Angel.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1935. Hardcover first edition - A novel of the sea, set in the South Pacific in 1922 where a full-rigged sailing ship is caught in a violent storm. Glossary, 398 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red coarse linen-weave cloth with black lettering, no dust jacket (spine faded, but overall straight, tight and sturdy)

    Book ID: 83350
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  • HULL-DOWN FOR ACTION. by Sperry, Armstrong.
    Sperry, Armstrong.
    HULL-DOWN FOR ACTION.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1945. dj. Hardcover first edition - Adventure story set in the South Pacific during World War II - on the same day that the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Judd Anders and his friends are set adrift on a raft, as their ship is taken over by the Japanese and German crew members. Illustrated by the author. 213 pp. Green and white illustrated endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in blue cloth with black lettering and illustrations in a fair only dust jacket with several large chips, overall edgewear - but original price of $2.00 still present.

    Book ID: 70099
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  • Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, PRIVATE DUTY NURSE (# 7).

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1950, c 1946.) dj. Hardcover - Lists to #11 on the back cover of the dust jacket, bound in burgundy cloth covered boards, light gray endpapers, charcoal gray tinting to the top edge. Frontispiece. 216 pp. Yellow spine on dustjacket.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (price-clipped, overall edgewear to dj, but still quite attractive.)

    Book ID: 44581
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  • CHERRY AMES, PRIVATE DUTY NURSE (# 7). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, PRIVATE DUTY NURSE (# 7).

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1950, c 1946.) dj. Hardcover - 1960's printing in dusty rose tweed cloth covered boards. 216 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a poor dust jacket (prev owner's name - dust jacket is essentially complete, but has several long tears, chipping, creasing, now protected by an archival cover.)

    Book ID: 39554
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  • CHERRY AMES, CHIEF NURSE (# 4). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, CHIEF NURSE (# 4).

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1955, c 1944.) dj. Hardcover - Cherry is sent to the South Pacific to deliver a new serum for tropical fever and finds herself appointed chief nurse of the Army hospital. A story of bravery on the battlefield during World War II. Frontispiece. Bound in burgundy boards, light gray endpapers, charcoal gray tinting to top edge. 213 pp. Yellow spine dust jacket lists through #9, book lists thru 18.

    Condition: Good condition in a fair only dust jacket with several tears , chipping at ends of spine (now protected by an archival cover)

    Book ID: 62794
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  • CHERRY AMES, PRIVATE DUTY NURSE (# 7). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, PRIVATE DUTY NURSE (# 7).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1959, c 1946.) dj. Hardcover - Cherry is back in her hometown to 'rest' after her experiences as an Army nurse. Plain frontispiece. 1950s printing in dusty rose tweed cloth covered boards. 216 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (neat stamp on front endpaper, some overall edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 71159
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  • CHERRY AMES, CHIEF NURSE (# 4). by Wells, Helen.
    Wells, Helen.
    CHERRY AMES, CHIEF NURSE (# 4).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (ca 1959, c 1944.) dj. Hardcover - Cherry is sent to the South Pacific to deliver a new serum for tropical fever and finds herself appointed chief nurse of the Army hospital. A story of bravery on the battlefield during World War II. Frontispiece. Bound in dusty rose tweed boards, light gray endpapers, charcoal gray tinting to top edge. Frontispiece. 213 pp. Yellow spine dust jacket and front of book lists through #20.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (neat stamp on front endpaper, some overall edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 71160
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