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  • WHITE PLAGUE. by Abel, James (pseudonym of Bob Reiss)
    Abel, James (pseudonym of Bob Reiss)
    WHITE PLAGUE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Berkley, (2014). First edition - The first book in a new series of science-based thrillers, and the first published by Reiss under this pseudonym. "In the frozen waters of the Arctic, Marine bioterror expert Joe Rush races to save a submarine crew from a lethal threat." 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in embossed white wrappers.

    Book ID: 63496
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  • THE CHARLEMAGNE PURSUIT. by Berry, Steve.
    Berry, Steve.
    THE CHARLEMAGNE PURSUIT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2008) dj. Hardcover first edition - An international thriller with its roots in Nazi Germany and in the exploration of Antarctica. Writer's note. 509 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0345485793.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60647
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  • THE CHARLEMAGNE PURSUIT. by Berry, Steve.
    Berry, Steve.
    THE CHARLEMAGNE PURSUIT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An international thriller with its roots in Nazi Germany and in the exploration of Antarctica. SIGNED on the title page. Writer's note. 509 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 978-0345485793.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81356
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  • THE ALEXANDRIA LINK. by Berry, Steve.
    Berry, Steve.
    THE ALEXANDRIA LINK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2007) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - International thriller featuring Cotton Malone, who retired as an elite operatives for the U.S. Justice Department to lead a low-key life of a rare-book dealer. That life is endangered when he receives an anonymous email and his teenage son is been kidnapped, his Copenhagen bookshop is burned to the ground. Those responsible want access to the lost Library of Alexandria. SIGNED on the title page. Writer's note. 462 pp. ISBN: 978-0345485755.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81357
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  • THE TEMPLAR LEGACY. by Berry, Steve.
    Berry, Steve.
    THE TEMPLAR LEGACY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2006) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - International thriller featuring Cotton Malone, who retired as an elite operatives for the U.S. Justice Department to lead a low-key life of a rare-book dealer in Copenhagen, but he finds himself back in the cloak and dagger world he thought he'd left behind. SIGNED on the title page. Maps, Writer's note. 480 pp. ISBN: 0-345476158.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81358
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  • THE TEMPLAR LEGACY. by Berry, Steve.
    Berry, Steve.
    THE TEMPLAR LEGACY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2006) dj. Hardcover first edition - International thriller featuring Cotton Malone, who retired as an elite operatives for the U.S. Justice Department to lead a low-key life of a rare-book dealer in Copenhagen, but he finds himself back in the cloak and dagger world he thought he'd left behind. Maps, Writer's note. 480 pp. ISBN: 0-345476158.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81359
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  • AMERICA'S U-BOATS: Terror Trophies of World War I. by Dubbs, Chris.
    Dubbs, Chris.
    AMERICA'S U-BOATS: Terror Trophies of World War I.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (2014). First edition - "The submarine was one of the most revolutionary weapons of World War I, inciting both terror and fascination for militaries and civilians alike. During the war, after U-boats sank the Lusitania and began daring attacks on shipping vessels off the East Coast, the American press dubbed these weapons "Hun Devil Boats," "Sea Thugs," and "Baby Killers." But at the conflict's conclusion, the U.S. Navy acquired six U-boats to study and to serve as war souvenirs. Until their destruction under armistice terms in 1921, these six U-boats served as U.S. Navy ships, manned by American crews. The ships visited eighty American cities to promote the sale of victory bonds and to…

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    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (2014). First edition - "The submarine was one of the most revolutionary weapons of World War I, inciting both terror and fascination for militaries and civilians alike. During the war, after U-boats sank the Lusitania and began daring attacks on shipping vessels off the East Coast, the American press dubbed these weapons "Hun Devil Boats," "Sea Thugs," and "Baby Killers." But at the conflict's conclusion, the U.S. Navy acquired six U-boats to study and to serve as war souvenirs. Until their destruction under armistice terms in 1921, these six U-boats served as U.S. Navy ships, manned by American crews. The ships visited eighty American cities to promote the sale of victory bonds and to recruit sailors, allowing hundreds of thousands of Americans to see [them] up close." Photographs, bibliographic essay.A title in the "Studies in War, Society and the Military" series. 206 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 62393
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  • THE SUBMARINE BOYS AND THE MIDDIES or The Prize Detail at Annapolis (#3 in series). by Durham, Victor G.
    Durham, Victor G.
    THE SUBMARINE BOYS AND THE MIDDIES or The Prize Detail at Annapolis (#3 in series).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York & Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Company, (c 1909.) dj. Hardcover - "Jack Benson, Hal Hastings and Eph Somers enter the submarine industry in its infancy." Illustrated with a frontispiece and internals on plain paper. Bound in silver-gray cloth with black lettering on front cover and spine. 212 pp.

    Condition: Very good in a good dust jacket (prev owner's name in pencil, front hinge cracked, usual toning to pages, wear to dj at top of spine, but red cloth covers bright and clean.)

    Book ID: 40019
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  • Durham, Victor G.
    THE SUBMARINE BOYS AND THE MIDDIES or The Prize Detail at Annapolis (#3 in series).

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York & Akron, Ohio: The Saalfield Publishing Company, (c 1909.) dj. Hardcover - "Jack Benson, Hal Hastings and Eph Somers enter the submarine industry in its infancy." Illustrated with a frontispiece and internals on plain paper. Bound in silver-gray cloth with black lettering on front cover and spine. 212 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (gift inscription dated in 1940 on front endpaper, rear hinge cracked, usual toning to pages - not too severe.)

    Book ID: 33473
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  • NAVY DIVER. by Felson, Gregor.
    Felson, Gregor.
    NAVY DIVER.

    Edition: 5th printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1946, c 1942) dj. Hardcover - A young boy joins the Navy just before the start of World War II and finds himself in the Atlantic fleet. A thoughtful book - his family had given a home and a job on their Iowa farm to an orphaned Japanese-American boy. Letter bound in from the office of the Secretary of the Navy giving permission to publish this. 223 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy illustrated green buckram library binding, no dj.

    Book ID: 67040
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  • Lavallee, David.
    EVENT 1000.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by this former submariner and naval officer: a nuclear-powered submarine, with a crew of 82 men and officers, is rammed by an outward bound freighter 160 miles offshore and goes down in 1235 feet of water. She is at a depth less than her hull crush limit; most of her compartments are unflooded; her crew is entombed but alive - the operation that covered search and rescue of submariners was called Exercise 1000 - when such a disaster actually happened, it became an ÔEvent 1000.Õ 279 pp. ISBN: 0-03-0859697.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (lamination flaws to dj.)

    Book ID: 30342
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  • Taylor, Theodore.
    TO KILL THE LEOPARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - First adult novel by this prize-winning author of children's and young adult books. A novel of submarine warfare set in World War II. Dustjacket praise from Stephen Coonts, Jefferson Parker, and others. ISBN: 0-15-1240973.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 21575
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  • Thomas, Craig.
    SEA LEOPARD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Viking, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - Suspense novel about nuclear submarines - the title refers to a secret anti-sonar device that can render a submarine virtually undetectable. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (prev owner's name)

    Book ID: 12567
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