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The Invisible Wall

By: Bernstein, Harry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201982

ISBN: 0345496108

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. xi, 321 pp. “There are places that I have never forgotten. A little cobbled street in a smoky mill town in the North of England has haunted me for the greater part of my life. It was inevitable that I should write about it and the people who lived on both sides of its ‘Invisible Wall.’ ”The narrow street where Harry Bernstein grew up, in a small English mill town, was seemingly unremarkable. It was identical to countless other streets in countless other working-class neighborhoods of the early 1900s, except for the “invisible wall” that ran down i... View more info

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All that Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South

By: Berry, Stephen W., II

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2183728

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Edge wear.Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. In May 1861, Jefferson Davis issued a general call for volunteers for the Confederate Army. Men responded in such numbers that 200,000 had to be turned away. Few of these men would have attributed their zeal to the cause of states' rights or slavery. As All That Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South makes clear, most southern men saw the war more simply as a test of their manhood, a chance to defend the honor of their sweethearts, fiancés, and wives back home. View more info

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The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 2113285

Condition: Good


Ink marginalia. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A New York Times bestseller, The Conquerors reveals how Franklin Roosevelt's and Harry Truman's private struggles with their aides and Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin affected the unfolding of the Holocaust and the fate of vanquished Nazi Germany. View more info

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The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany 1941-1945

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271380

ISBN: 0684810271

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to lower jacket. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 375 pp. Several pages of photographs. From one of America's most respected historians, The Conquerors reveals one of the most important stories of World War II. As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry Truman fought in private with Churchill and Stalin over how to ensure that Germany could never threaten the world again. Eleven years in the writing, drawing on newly opened American, Soviet and British documents as well as private diaries, letters and secre... View more info

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Mayday: Eisenhower, Khrushchev, and the U-2 Affair

By: Beschloss, Michael R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291683

ISBN: 0060155655

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Uncovers the story of Francis Gary Powers's flight in a CIA U-2 spy plane into Soviet airspace two weeks before a vital Paris summit meeting in 1960 between Eisenhower and Khrushchev. View more info

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It Happened in Italy: Untold Stories of How the People of Italy Defied the Horrors of the Holocaust

By: Bettina, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 2011

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2260799

ISBN: 1595553215

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. IMAGINE ELIZABETH BETTINA’S SURPRISE when she discovered that her grandmother’s village had a secret: over a half century ago, many of Campagna’s residents defied the Nazis and risked their lives to shelter and save hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust. What followed her discovery became an adventure as she uncovered fascinating untold stories of Jews in Italy during World War II and the many Italians who risked everything to save them. View more info

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Deeds of Valor: How America's Civil War Heroes Won the Congressional Medal of Honor

By: Beyer, W.F.; Keydel, G.F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Longmeadow Press: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2197263

Condition: Near Fine


Spine slightly cocked, pages very lightly foxed. 1992 Hard Cover. 558 pp. 1992 reissue of the 1903 original. Over 500 illustrations. ...a compendium of the personal reminiscences and records of the Civil War soldiers who were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. ...filled with action-packed accounts and vivid firsthand descriptions of the harrowing exploits of men and women under almost unimaginable wartime stress. This book recounts 293 of the most incredible war stories in American history. View more info

Image for Campaigns in the Eastern Theatre, in Six Volumes: Campaigns in South-East Asia, 1941-42; Retreat from Burma, 1941-42; Arakan Operations, 1942-45; Reconquest of Burma Volume I: June 1942 - June 1944; Reconquest of Burma Volume II: June 1944 - August 1945; Post-War Occupation Forces: Japan and South-East Asia (The Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in World War II)

Campaigns in the Eastern Theatre, in Six Volumes: Campaigns in South-East Asia, 1941-42; Retreat from Burma, 1941-42; Arakan Operations, 1942-45; Reconquest of Burma Volume I: June 1942 - June 1944; Reconquest of Burma Volume II: June 1944 - August 1945; Post-War Occupation Forces: Japan and South-East Asia (The Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in World War II)

By: Bhargava, K.D.; Sastri, K.N.V.; Prasad, Bisheshwar; Madan, N.N.; Prasad, Sri N.; Khera, P.N.; Singh, Rajendra

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Combined Inter-Services Historical Section / Orient Longmans / Job Press Private Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204371

Condition: Very Good


First editions. Two volumes are former library copies with a few associated marks, three volumes include original jackets. Volume 6 jacket toned. 1960 Hard Cover. Complete in six volumes. 8vo. A history of the Indian forces on the Eastern front during World War II, including information on Southeast Asia, Burma, Arakan operations, and Japan. Illustrated with fold-out maps. View more info

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The Beleaguered City: Richmond, 1861-1865

By: Bill, Alfred Hoyt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Borzoi Books: 1946

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283582

Condition: Fair


2nd printing. Edge wear to jacket with a few chips and tears, stain along top and bottom edges. 1946 Hard Cover. xiv, [2], 313, [1], xviii, [2] pp. 8vo. The rich and stirring saga of the Capital of the Confederacy, of her heroes, her gallant women, her wounded, her traitors, her prisoners, throughout the war years. View more info

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Hardtack and Coffee, or The Unwritten Story of Army Life (Collector's Library of the Civil War)

By: Billings, John D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1983

Seller ID: 2195029

Condition: Very Good


Some loss of gilt to spine. 1983 Hard Cover. Most histories of the Civil War focus on battles and top brass. Hardtack and Coffee is one of the few to give a vivid, detailed picture of what ordinary soldiers endured every day—in camp, on the march, at the edge of a booming, smoking hell. John D. Billings of Massachusetts enlisted in the Army of the Potomac and curvived the conditions he recorded. The authenticity of his book is heightened by the many drawings that a comrade, Charles W. Reed, made in the field. View more info

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Chateaugay, N.Y. and the War of 1812

By: Bilow, John A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Payette & Simms: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272426

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1984 Hard Cover. 151 pp. This book is meant to be as detailed as it possibly can relating to Chateaugay, N.Y. and its surrounding area during the War of 1812. Great pains have been taken to describe local people and local events. Extensive use of diaries and descriptive letters have been made use of in this text. The spelling and sentence structure has been left as is, so it will appear that many errors have been made in compiling this work. The writing of this book was no great accomplishment, but the research work and the new material discovered wa... View more info

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American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

By: Bird, Kai & Sherwin, Martin J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281571

ISBN: 0375412026

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2005 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 721, [1] pp. 8vo. American Prometheus is a rich evocation of America at midcentury, a new and compelling portrait of a brilliant, ambitious, complex and flawed man profoundly connected to its major events–the Depression, World War II and the Cold War. It is at once biography and history, and essential to our understanding of our recent past–and of our choices for the future. View more info

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Their Finest Hour: The Story of the Battle of Britain, 1940 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II)

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1968

Seller ID: 2267551

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1968 Trade Paperback. A concise history of the one the turning points of WWII. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1958-59: Sixty-First Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 2287496

Condition: Very Good


Jacket foxed and lightly toned, bottom corner lightly bumped. 1959 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64, xxvi, 446 pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1965-66: Sixty-Eighth Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 2287497

Condition: Very Good


A bit musty, jacket lightly foxed, 1/2 inch chip from top jacket corner, ink stamp on front jacket panel. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 60, vi-vii, 461, xvi pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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The Secret Road to World War II: Soviet Versus Western Intelligence, 1921-1939

By: Blackstock, Paul W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quadrangle Books: 1969

Seller ID: 2289269

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine and bottom edge of panels lightly toned, jacket very lightly rubbed, very minor tear along top edge of front jacket panel. 1969 Hard Cover. 384 pp. In this extraordinary book, Paul Blackstock, a former intelligence research specialist, reveals the story of a covert struggle between espionage agencies of Russia and the West in the years between the two world wars. Using original sources from diplomatic archives and personal papers, Mr. Blackstock traces the highlights of this secret war which culminated in the Great Purges, decimated the Soviet military command, and left Stalin in ... View more info

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Hitler's U-Boat War, in Two Volumes: The Hunters, 1939-1942; The Hunted, 1942-1945

By: Blair, Clay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2285061

Condition: Near Fine


Book club editions. Ink name and date on front endpaper of each volume. 1996 Hard Cover. xviii, [14], 809; xvi, [16], 909 pp. 8vo. The Hunters: Clay Blair's best-selling naval classic Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan, is regarded as the definitive account of that decisive phase of the war in the Pacific. Nine years in the making, Hitler's U-boat War is destined to become the definitive account of the German submarine war against the Allies, or The Battle of the Atlantic. It is an epic sea story, the most arduous and prolonged naval battle in all history. For a period of n... View more info

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Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

By: Blair, Clay, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281647

ISBN: 0553010506

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. 1072 pp. A reconstruction of United States submarine activity in the Pacific during World War II assesses the submarine's role in the overall War. View more info

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The American Revolution, Including Also the Beauties of American History.

By: Blake, J.L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Derby & Jackson: 1856

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2292194

Condition: Very Good


First thus (Sabin 5783). Edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, 1 inch internal closed tear to spine cloth, tide mark to bottom margin of first and last few pages. 1856 Hard Cover. 252, viii, 9-252 pp. 8vo. Two books in one volume. Engraved frontispieces for both works, engraved title page and cuts for 'Beauties'. Only 9 copies of 1856 printing - which was the first to include Beauties of American History - in OCLC. Includes biographical sketches of Daniel Boone, Samuel Adams, Abigail Adams, General Robert E. Lee, Martha Washington, and the Marquis de Lafayette, as well as accounts of fa... View more info

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They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War

By: Blanton, DeAnne; Cook, Lauren M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266415

ISBN: 1400033152

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Faint smudge on front wrapper, spine lightly creased and lightly rubbed. 2003 Trade Paperback. xiii, 277 pp. “Albert Cashier” served three years in the Union Army and passed successfully as a man until 1911 when the aging veteran was revealed to be a woman named Jennie Hodgers. Frances Clayton kept fighting even after her husband was gunned down in front of her at the Battle of Murfreesboro. And more than one soldier astonished “his” comrades-in-arms by giving birth in camp. This lively and authoritative book opens a hitherto neglected chapter of Civil War history, tell... View more info

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The Civil War: A Pictorial Profile

By: Blay, John S.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1958

Seller ID: 2166485

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to jacket.Good. 1958 Large Hardcover. An year-by-year account of The Civil War. View more info

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The Civil War: A Pictorial Profile

By: Blay, John S.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1958

Seller ID: 2170948

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to jacket.Very Good. 1958 Large Hardcover. An year-by-year account of The Civil War. View more info

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Secret and Sacred: The Diaries of James Henry Hammond, A Southern Slaveholder

By: Bleser, Carol

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1989

Seller ID: 2208674

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1989 Trade Paperback. Historians, economists, psychologists, novelists, dramatists, and moviemakers alike have perpetuated myths and legends about the planter aristocracy of the antebellum South. Presenting this remarkable set of diaries which span the critical period between 1841 and 1864, Carol Bleser allows one prominent planter and slaveholder to speak as himself and for himself.James Henry Hammond, resembling a character in a Faulkner novel, was a poor boy who married into wealth and then fought to make his South Carolina plantations and slaveholdings among the largest in ... View more info

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

By: Blight, David W.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2018

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2292586

ISBN: 1416590315

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. Remainder mark. 2018 Hard Cover. xx, 888 pp. Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History. As a young man Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) escaped from slavery in Baltimore, Maryland. He was fortunate to have been taught to read by his slave owner mistress, and he would go on to become one of the major literary figures of his time. His very existence gave the lie to slave owners: with dignity and great intelligence he bore witness to the brutality of slavery. Initially mentored by William Lloyd Garrison, Douglass spoke widely, us... View more info

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Dark Invasion: 1915, Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America

By: Blum, Howard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269095

ISBN: 006230755X

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2014 Hard Cover. xvii, 474 pp. Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts, Dark Invasion is Howard Blum’s gritty, high-energy true-life tale of German espionage and terror on American soil during World War I, and the NYPD Inspector who helped uncover the plot—the basis for the film to be produced by and starring Bradley Cooper. When a “neutral” United States becomes a trading partner for the Allies early in World War I, the... View more info

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V Was for Victory: Politics and American Culture During World War II

By: Blum, John Morton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2200429

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. A few small spots on top page ridge. 1976 Hard Cover. 372 pp. 8vo. [A] distinguished historian examines the nation’s involvement in a war that most americans thought necessary and righteous, a crusade against fascist tyranny... Blum focuses chiefly on the home front: on how our culture and our politics affected the course of the war and were in turn affected by it, and how the whole experience - commanding, even though the United States itself never suffered enemy attacks and the civilian population went unscathed - shaped our expectations of the postwar world here and abroad. View more info

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Eisenhower (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, War Leader Book No. 9)

By: Blumenson, Martin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1972

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2267554

ISBN: 0345025512

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. An exceptional copy. 1972 Trade Paperback. A wartime biography of future U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower, written by one of the official historians of WWII. View more info

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A Poetry Reading Against the Vietnam War

By: Bly, Robert; General Araki; Lincoln, Abraham; Kinnell, Galway; Duncan, Robert; Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; Hitler, Adolf; Kennedy, John F. [Fitzgerald]; Simpson, Louis; Ray, David; Goering, Herman; Stafford, William; Jeffers, Robinson; Stone, I.F.; Hitchcock

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The American Writers Against the Vietnam War / The Sixties Press: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2263723

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Wrappers lightly toned, ink gift note inside. 1967 Trade Paperback. 63, [1] pp. A collection of poems published by The American Writers Against the Vietnam War, with contributions from quite a range of individuals, some rather unlikely candidates for such a collection. Writers include: Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Robert Duncan; Walt Whitman; Robert Creeley; Abraham Lincoln; John F. Kennedy; and even Adolf Hitler and Herman Goering. A Poetry Reading against the Vietnam War (1966), edited by Robert Bly and David Ray, was the first significant protest volume [of American poetry]. More th... View more info

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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War

By: Bobrick, Benson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 2203309

ISBN: 0743250915

Condition: Fine


A fine copy.Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 277 pp. Dear Mother, I was very glad to hear from home this morning. It is the first time since I left Otterville. We marched from Sedalia 120 miles....I almost feel anxious to be in a battle & yet I am almost afraid. I feel very brave sometimes & think if I should be in an engagement, I never would leave the field alive unless the stars & stripes floated triumphant. I do not know how it may be. If there is a battle & I should fall, tell with pride & not with grief that I fell in defense of liberty. Pray that I m... View more info

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Haunted Gettysburg: Eye Witness Accounts of the Supernatural

By: Bochar, Jack; Wasel, Bob

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Donny Bayne: 1996

Seller ID: 2203119

ISBN: 1890541540

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 1996 Trade Paperback. xiv, 87 pp. This book was written to share a number of peoples' encounters with the bizarre, unexplainable, or supernatural spirits on the battlefield of Gettysburg.Keywords: JACK BOCHAR BOB WASEL HAUNTED GETTYSBURG EYE WITNESS ACCOUNTS SUPERNATURAL CIVIL WAR MILITARY HISTORY AMERICA AMERICAN PARANORMAL View more info