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FORTRESS: The Story of the Siege and Fall of Singapore

By: Attiwill, Kenneth

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City , New York: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29050

Condition: Very Good


Withdrawn from the library. Book in very good condition. very little shelf wear. library stamps are unobtrusive. maps on the endpapers are all readable except for the last half of the back endpapers which has the library pocket on the back cover. Clean text and covers. pages secure, spine tight. View more info

The Bridge Over the River Kwai

By: Boulle, Pierre

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bantam Books, published by arrangement with Vanguard press, Inc.: 1957

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 19137

Condition: Poor


Has a water spill across the lower portion of the book. Spine is weak at page 19, but all pages are present and the text is readable. Small pink and black picture of William Holden from the Movie. View more info

The Conquest of North Africa 1940-1943

By: Clifford, Alexander G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29016

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Hardcover, blue cloth with red lettering. Some shelf wear to the corners and edges. Paper yellowed. Ex-Library. Spine cracked at title page, but pages tight, and covers good. Clean maps of the area printed on front endpapers, library pocket inside back cover. View more info

Imperial Tragedy, Japan In World War II, The First Days And The Last

By: Coffey, Thomas M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company, New York and Cleveland, Printed in the United States of America: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29019

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. 532 pages. 2 1/2 lbs. Ex-Library, No dust jacket. Very pretty Purple and Red Cloth binding, Covers clean, slightly faded at the top 1 1/2 in. Some ink smudges on title page. Stated First Printing. View more info

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The Pacific War

By: Costello, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rawson, Wade Publishers, Inc., New York: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7017

Condition: Good


Nice copy, ex-library, clean, some soil on the cover. Tight and secure spine. ".the objective of this book: to span in a single narrative the century and a half of history that brought the United States, Great Britain, and the other Allied powers to the fatal collision with Japan on December 7, 1941--" Our book number 7017. View more info

ATOMS IN THE FAMILY, My Life With Enrico Fermi

By: Fermi, Laura

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press: 1958

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 4001

Condition: Good


No dust Jacket, Shelf wear to the top of spine and edges, ex-library, presented to the library in December of 1959. Inside the book is very nice and clean. Many black & white photos of Fermi and his work, friends, awards, and family. The last page takes Fermi up to the point where the scientists in Geneva had placed an order for a "synchroton" capable of producing 25 billion electron volts. That was in 1953. This is the sixth printing, 1958, at the University of Chicago Press. 267 pages. View more info

Some of My Best Friends are Soldiers; A Kind of Novel

By: Halsey, Margaret

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21209

Condition: Very Good


Collectible - Good Condition comments: No Dust Jacket. Gift to my mother from her maid of honor during The War. They were newly married to soldiers. Book is faded at the spine. Pages aged. Author says, "At the representation of my publishers, who think no grindstone is half so pretty as when it has got my nose next to it, I have gone to the probably unnecessary trouble of making up all these places and people out of my head." Includes a note about the appearance of books in wartime, conserving paper. 207 pages. View more info

College Algebra (War Department Education MAnual EM 315)

By: Hart, William L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Published For The United States Armed Forces Institute By D.C. Heath Company: 1944

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 34005

Condition: Fair


War Depsartment, Washington 25, D>C>, 27, 27 March 1944By order of the secretary of War: G.C. MArshall. Old yellowed well worn copy. Cloth tape peeling at top of spine. Formerly belonged to the Lieutenant in charge of Radar on Guam at the End of World War II. About 500 pages, 40+ answer pages in the back have been numbered starting over at 1, twice. This book has been through the war, and looks like it. Pages are tight, clean text. This man was a great respector of books. Historical Value. Sacrifice for the education of the next generation. View more info

Mother Went Mad on Monday

By: Hueston, Ethel

Price: $31.95

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, USA: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 21221

Condition: Good


Shelf wear. Pages aged. Marked throughout in pencil, adapted by my actress mother (or her actress mother) for a dramatic reading. Private collection. Humorous family life. View more info

War Between the Generals

By: Irving

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Congdon & Lattes: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29030

ISBN: 031292920x

Condition: Good


ex library, odd inclusion under the paper overlay on the front cover. pages sewn, secure, some wear to book. library markings careful to avoid maps inside endpapers. Stated first edition. View more info

Double Strike, The Epic Air Raids on Regensburg-Schweinfurt August 17, 1943

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New york: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29015

Condition: Good


Ex-Library with stamps and pocket, Spine secure, wear to edges and corners, text clean. View more info

Kesselring: The Making of the Luftwaffe

By: MacKsey, Kenneth John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: United Kingdom: David & Charles: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4005

ISBN: 0713408626

Condition: Good


Ex-Library. White smudge on front cover (liquid paper?) Shelf wear to corners. Pages white and clean, Black Cloth binding in good condition. Stated First American Edition, 1978. View more info

The Man Who Never Was

By: Montagu, Ewen, with a foreward by Lord Ismay, G.C.B., C.H., D.S.O.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia and New York: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29023

Condition: Fair


Ex-Library. Spine reinforced with clear tape. Spine secure, pages secure. Covers are of Yellow paper and black cloth cover with yellow, blue, and white printing. well read, shelf wear to edges and corners. 1954, First edition, COPYRIGHT 1953. BOOK OF THE MONTH CLUB jacket notes pasted inside front cover. Printed in the United States of America. View more info

Combined Operations: The Official Story of The Commandos

By: Mountbatten, Vice Admiral Lord Louis (Foreward)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Comapny, copyright by The Controller of His Britannic Majesty's Stationary Office: Printed in the United States of America: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29013

Condition: Good


Ex-Library. pages yellowed, small tear at the top of the spine. wear to the corners and edges, but less than you might think for a book of this age. Foreward by Vice-Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten. "London, April 11 (by Cable)..The story of this series of operations has been accurately set down, but it is not complete since, for security reasons, some of our most successful raids cannot yet be mentioned at all, whilst some details of others must remain untold until the war is won. --Louis Mountbatten" View more info

F M: An Introduction to Frequency Modulation

By: Rider, John F.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: John F. Rider Publisher, Inc., 404 Fourth Avenue, New York City: 1940

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 49024

Condition: Fair


No Jacket. Sixth Printing, October, 1940. Probably a birthday present. This book is from the private collection of a leading research engineer. It has been through a flood. It has been through World War II. It has been abused in the Pacific, in Houston, and in Florida. Text is clean and clear. Name of scientist inside front cover. Sacrifice for education of the next generation. Historical Value. View more info

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Berlin Diary, The Journal of a Foreign Correspondent 1934-1941

By: Shirer, William L.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29036

Condition: Good


Ex-library, tape reinforcements top and bottom of spine. Wear to cover and edges. Pages secure, clean inside. Cracked at creases inside front pages. Our book number 29036. View more info

The Last Days of Hitler

By: Trevor-Roper, H.R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 29011

Condition: Fair


Only the Notes from original dust jacket glued inside front endpapers, Ex-Library. Well worn, well read. rips at top and bottom of spine, spine relaxed, pages sewn and secure, break in spine after first title page. all pages present, some stains on the pages, paper aged. View more info

Radio Receiver AN/GRR-2 (Hallicrafters Model SX-28-a)

By: War Department

Price: $45.00

Publisher: War Department: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 49033

Condition: Fair


World War II Raiod Receiver manual. Instructions and explanation of destruction procedure on page V. Cut, Burn, Explode, Dispose..Restricted. This was the raiod that won the war. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Private collection. Belonged to a research engineer. He had been the radar officer on Guam for the last years of the War.62 pages. diagrams and specs for the receiver. War Department Technical MAnual TM 11-874. View more info

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echnical Manual, Carpentry; TM 5-226, T0 00-25-102

By: War Department

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Washington DC, Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943

Edition: First

Seller ID: 13016

Condition: Good


9" x 6", 269 pages. Cover soiled and stained, interior and spine have not been compromised. Clean text. Everything one needs to know about carpentry. Our book number 13016. View more info

The Long Balkan Night

By: White, Leigh

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1944

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 29051

Condition: Good


Library discard, second printing, 1944. Dust jacket notes glued inside front and back covers. Wear to corners, pages slightly aged, very clean and tight copy. Blue cloth with silver lettering. "Jugoslavia" earlier spelling..Europe in the early part of World War II. Our book number . Your price: $29.00 View more info