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Wolfpacks At War: The U-Boat Experience in World War II. Firrst Edition industjacket.

By: SHOWELL, Jak P. Mallmann.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan , Hersham, Surrey , 2002, ISBN:0711029288:

Seller ID: 108770


SHOWELL, Jak P. Mallmann. Wolfpacks At War: The U-Boat Experience in World War II. (Hersham, Surrey) : Ian Allan, (2002). Pp (5),6-128. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. 4to, back cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents: Preface; The U-boat; Training; Life in U-boats; U-Boats Attack; On Patrol with U48; On Far Flung Oceans; Escape from Occupied France; Bases; Bibliography. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00 View more info

Wolves of Paris : A Novel. First Edition in dustjacket

By: Mannix, Daniel P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton, New York, 1978,:

Seller ID: 98244


Mannix, Daniel P. The Wolves of Paris : A Novel. Drawings by Janny Wurts. New York : E.P. Dutton, 1978. First Printing. Pp (8),ix-xiii,(3),1-235,(5). 8vo, green boards, tan cloth spine. Daniel Pratt Mannix IV (b. October 27, 1911 - d. January 29, 1997) was an American author, journalist, photographer, side-show performer, stage magician, animal trainer, and film-maker. - wikepedia. "In the terrible winter ol 1439 Paris was besieged so closely that for three months no one dared to enter or leave the city, although the people were starving. The besiegers were not humans, but wolves led by a ... View more info

Woman Destroyed. in dj.

By: De BEAUVOIR, Simone O'BRIAN, Patrick, trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Collins, 1969,:

Seller ID: 42287


De BEAUVOIR, Simone. The Woman Destroyed. Translated by Patrick O'Brian. L:Collins, 1969. Pp 255. 8vo, red cloth. Slightly splayed, inkstamp, else vg in torn, price-clipped dj. 35.00 View more info

Women's Work : Textile Art from the Bahaus. First Printing in dustjacket

By: WELTGE, Sigrid Wortmann

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1993, ISBN:0811804666:

Seller ID: 103105


WELTGE, Sigrid Wortmann. Women's Work : Textile Art from the Bahaus. San Francisco : CHronicle Books, (1993). First Printing. Pp (8),9-208. Illustrated. Index. 4to, black cloth, red lettering to spine. "Resurrecting the work of gifted craftswomen, too long denied their place as pioneers in their field, Women's Work: Textile Art from the Bauhaus unearths a missing chapter in the story of the most important institution in the history of modern design. The Bauhaus defined modern design in the twentieth century. As the preeminent design phenomenon of the era, almost every aspect of it has been... View more info

Works of Joseph de Maistre. 1st US in dj

By: De MAISTRE, Joseph LIVELY, Jack (ed.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company / Collier-Macmillan Limited, New York / London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 97072


(DE MAISTRE, Joseph). The Works of Joseph de Maistre. Selected, translated and introduced by Jack Lively. New York : The Macmillan Company / London : Collier-Macmillan Limited, (1965). First U.S. Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(5),1-303,(3). Index. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering and red clamshell design tospine, top edge dyed red. Contents : Introduction (Life; Maistre and His I nterpreters; Maistre and the Enlightenment; Human Nature; The Human Condition; The Divine Voice in History; The Problem of Evil; The Political System;Revolutionary and Reactionary Thought). Considerations on France (On Revol ... View more info

World Crisis, 1911-1914. 2nd pr.

By: CHURCHILL, Winston S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth Limited, London, 1923,:

Seller ID: 78456


CHURCHILL, Winston S. The World Crisis, 1911-1914 . London: Thornton Butterworth Limited, (April 1923). Second UK Printing. Pp. (8),[1]-536, + 6 maps (5 of which are folding) and 2 facsimile leaves. 8vo, navy blue cloth, pressed titles to front, gilt titles to spine. Recounts Churchill's time spent as the First Lord of the Admiralty in the lead-up to the Great War. Contents: 1. The Vials of Wrath; 2. Milestones to Armageddon; 3. The Crisis of Agadir; 4. Admirals All; 5. The German Navy Law; 6. The Romance of Design; 7. The North Sea Front; 8. Ireland and the European Balance; 9. The Crisis; 10... View more info

World Literature Today (Formerly Books Abroad) : A Literary Quarterly of The University of Oklahoma. Volume 51, Number 3, Summer 1977 : Focus on René Char.

By: CHAR, René

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, ParisNorman, OK, 1977,:

Seller ID: 83031


(CHAR, René). World Literature Today (Formerly Books Abroad) : A Literary Quarterly of The University of Oklahoma. Volume 51, Number 3, Summer 1977 : Focus on René Char. (Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, 1977). Pp (3),[348]-509,(3). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated white card covers. The entire issue focuses on French poet René Char. René Char (1907-1988) was a French poet. Born in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue in the Vaucluse department of France, he died in 1988, in Paris. In 1929 he met André Breton and Paul Éluard and joined the surrealist group but distanced himself gra... View more info

World Super Carriers : Naval Air Power Today. 1st printing

By: HOLMES, Tony MONTBAZET, Jean-Pierre

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing Limited , London, 1988, ISBN:085045848x:

Seller ID: 69043


HOLMES, Tony and Jean-Pierre MONTBAZET. World Super Carriers : Naval Air Power Today. (London : Osprey Publishing Limited, 1988). First Printing. Pp (8),9-126,(2). Double column. Square 8vo, card covers. In the Osprey Colour Series. Chapters : 1. Terminator; 2. Hornet Interlude; 3. 'Mini WACS'; 4. Intruding; 5. The French Way; 6.V/STOL. With over 120 colour photos. Very good. 20.00 View more info

World War I : An American Nurse With The British Troops in France Nov 1916 - Feb 1919

By: LAMB, Helen Jordan

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Provo, Utah, Stevenson's Genealogical Center, Provo, Utah, 1981,: 1981

Seller ID: 110077


LAMB, Helen Jordan. World War I : An American Nurse With The British Troops in France Nov 1916 - Feb 1919. Provo, Utah : Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1981. Pp (6),iii-v,(1),1-105,(5). Illustrated. 4to, brown pebbled cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. The title on the front cover and spine has added "Harvard Unit" after World War I. "Our family has been very proud of our Aunt Helen Jordan Lamb who at the age of 94 is still actively involved in many of the interests of her life. Helen Jordan was born into a traditional New England family in Topsfield, Massachu... View more info

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World War II at Sea : A Bibliography of Sources in English 1974-1989. First Edition. Three Volumes

By: SMITH, Myron J., Jr

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Scarecrow Press: 1976

Seller ID: 116595


SMITH, Myron J., Jr. World War II at Sea : A Bibliography of Sources in English. Metuchen, N.J. : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1976. First Edition. 8vo (150 x 222 mm), blue cloth, with gilt lettering to fronts & spines. Paine, The Submarine Registry and Bibliography SM176. Myron Jack Smith, Jr. (b. May 3, 1944). Volume 1. The European Theater. Pp (4),v-xx,21-337,(7). Foreword by Captain Donald Macintyre. Preface by Dr B. Franklin Cooling. A. General Works: Sea Forces and Political B. The British Isles, E... View more info

Writing Otherwise : Atlan, Duras, Giraudon, Redonnet, and Wittig.

By: GAUDET, Jeannette. DURAS, Marguerite. ATLAN, Liliane. GIRAUDON, Liliane.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Editions Rodopi , Amsterdam - Atlanta, GA, 1999, ISBN:9042004770:

Seller ID: 83015


GAUDET, Jeannette. Writing Otherwise : Atlan, Duras, Giraudon, Redonnet, and Wittig. Amsterdam– Atlanta, GA : Rodopi, 1999. First Edition. Chiasma 10.Pp [1]-235,(5). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. The tenth volume in the Chiasma series. “Essentially a comparative and contrastive analysis, Writi ng Otherwise examines the prose of five French women authors: Liliane Atlan, Marguerite Duras, Liliane Giraudon, Marie Redonnet, and Monique Wittig. Through close readings of texts published after 1985, this book explores thebroad concerns and preoccupations infusing the ontological enterprise t... View more info

XVIIIe Siècle Canadien : Études

By: FREGAULT, Guy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Éditions HMH, Montréal , 1968,:

Seller ID: 19414


FRÉGAULT, Guy. Le XVIIIe Siècle Canadien : Études. Montréal : Éditions HMH,1968. Pp (8),[9]-387,(5). 8vo, card covers. Collection Constantes Volume 1 6. Contents : La Nouvelle-France, Territoire et Population; L'Empire Britannique et la Conquête du Canada (1700-1713); L'Église et la Société Canadienne; Politique et Politiciens; La Compagnie de la Colonie; Essai sur les Finances Canadiennes; La Colonisation du Canada. "Spécialiste du régime français, particulièrement du XVIIIième siècle, Guy Frégault est un auteur aux idées pénétrantes et nuancées, un écrivain dont le n... View more info

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XXe Siècle. no. 38 w/ orig. lithos.

By: San LAZZARO, G. Di, ed ARAGON, Louis. MASSON, André) SUTHERLAND, Graham)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Société Internationale d'Art XXe Siècle, 1972,:

Seller ID: 39158


San LAZZARO, G. Di, ed. XXe Siècle. Nouvelle série- XXXIVe Année- No 38- Juin 1972. Cahiers d'art publiés sous la direction de G. di San Lazzaro. Paris: Société Internationale d'Art XXe Siècle, 1972. Pp 182. 4to, ill card covers. With two original lithographs, one by André Masson, the other by Graham Sutherland. Slight weat to head and tail of spine, small decal to front cover, else vg. Lithos fine. 200.00 View more info

Yachting

By: GABE, Julius

Price: $55.00

Publisher: John MacQueen, 1902,:

Seller ID: 40897


GABE, Julius. Yachting : Historical Sketches of the Sport. L: John MacQueen, 1902. Pp 266, frontis., [37] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 9, Morris & Howland p.56. Contents include: "The Royal Yacht Squadron"; "The Royal Cork Yacht Club"; "Some Irish Reminiscences"; "The Royal Thames Yacht Club"; "The New Thames Yacht Club"; "The Royal London Yacht Club"; "The Royal Temple Yacht Club"; "The Royal Victoria Yacht Club"; "The Royal Corinthian Yacht Club"; "The New York Yacht Club"; "The America Cup"; "... View more info

Year in Provence. signed

By: MAYLE, Peter CLANCY, Judith

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vintage Books, 1990, ISBN:0679731148:

Seller ID: 58364


MAYLE, Peter. A Year in Provence. Illustrations by Judith Clancy. NY: Vintage Books, (1990). Pp. 207. 8vo, cream-coloured ill. card covers. Vg. Signed gift inscription by the author to the half-title. 30.00 View more info

Year of Battles : A History of the Franco-German War of 1870-71. Embracing also Paris under the Commune; or, the Red Rebellion of 1871. A Second Reignof Terror, Murder, and Madness. With maps, plans of battles, and numerous portraits, illustrations, and

By: BROCKETT, L.P.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: H.S. Goodspeed & Co, New York , 1871,:

Seller ID: 85905


BROCKETT, L.P. The Year of Battles : A History of the Franco-German War of 1870-71. Embracing also Paris under the Commune; or, the Red Rebellion of 1871. A Second Reign of Terror, Murder, and Madness. With maps, plans of battles, and numerous portraits, illustrations, and battle scenes, by Christian Weber. Sold Only by Subscription. New York : H.S. Goodspeed & Co., 1871. Pp (2),[1]-642,(2),+ frontis folding colour map. Illustrated. 8vo, green pressed cloth, gilt to spine. Wear to spine ends, corners bumped, nibbling totop edge of back cover, hinges shaky, penned name, tape-repaired tear to m ... View more info

Young Canada.

By: PECK, Anne Merriman.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company, New York , 1943,:

Seller ID: 95997


PECK, Anne Merriman. Young Canada. Illustrated by the author. New York : Robert M. McBride & Company, (1943). First Edition. Pp [1]-248,+ 7 plates + double-page map. 8vo, red cloth, tan lettering to front board and spine. “The Young People of our neighboring Allies have a wonderful interpreter in Anne Merriman Peck. [...] Outwardly Canada may seem very much like our own country but Miss Peck's discerning eye discloses a great many vivid and highly interesting differences. She writes with great sympathy of French-Canadian boys and girls who still speak the language and maintain the customs in... View more info

Your Daughter Fanny : War Letters of Frances Cluett, VAD. First Edition

By: CLUETT, Frances) ROMPKEY, Bill, ed. RIGGS, Bert, ed.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2006, ISBN:1894463927: 2006

Seller ID: 77782

ISBN: 1894463927


(CLUETT, Frances). Your Daughter Fanny : The War Letters of Frances Cluett, VAD. Edited by Bill Rompkey and Bert Riggs. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, Ltd., (August) 2006. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxxi,(3),3-172,(4). With 22 b&w photos in the text as well as other illustrations. 8vo, photo-illustrated yellow cardcovers. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 514. "Frances Cluett was born in Belleoram, Newfoundland, in 1883. At the age of thirty-three, she left her Fortune Bay home to join the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD),... View more info

Your Daughter Fanny : War Letters of Frances Cluett, VAD. First Edition, Signed

By: CLUETT, Frances). ROMPKEY, Bill, ed. RIGGS, Bert, ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Flanker Press, St. John's, NF, 2006, ISBN:1894463927:

Seller ID: 108940


(CLUETT, Frances). Your Daughter Fanny : The War Letters of Frances Cluett,VAD. Edited by Bill Rompkey and Bert Riggs. St. John's, NF: Flanker Press, Ltd., (August) 2006. First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxxi,(3),3-172,(4). With 22 b&w photos in the text as well as other illustrations. 8vo, photo-illustrated yellow cardcovers. Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs 514. "Frances Cluett was born in Belleoram, Newfoundl and, in 1883. At the age of thirty-three, she left her Fortune Bay home to join the Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD), an organization committed to as... View more info

Zanussi : Transatlantic Balloon. First Edition, paperback

By: DAVEY, Christopher, Major CAMERON, Don

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sports Sponsorship Promotions (Jersey), St.Aubin, Jersey, Channel Islands, 1982,:

Seller ID: 18836


DAVEY, Christopher, Major and Don CAMERON. Zanussi : Transatlantic Balloon.(St.Aubin, Jersey: Sports Sponsorship Promotions (Jersey), 1982). Pp (8),i x-xii,[1]-179,(1) + 8 pp of colour photos. 8vo, illustrated card covers. This is the story of Donald Cameron and Christopher Davey's 1978 attempt to make the premier Atlantic crossing by balloon, which ended when bad weather forced their heated helium balloon "Zanussi" down after a 2,000 mile flightfrom Canada. It was piloted by Cameron and Christopher Davey. They left St . John's, Newfoundland and Labrador on 26 July 1978, covered 1,780 ... View more info