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The Two-Headed Eagle A Novel

By: Biggins, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 18622

ISBN: 0312147511

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light shelfwear, a couple of short tears on DJ.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Otto Prohaska #3; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.40 inches; 367 pages; Otto Prohaska, a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian navy during World War I, is temporarily assigned to the Flying Service as an officer observer. Working under an incompetent commanding officer who is afraid to fly, Prohaska risks his life to increase his squadron's "miles flown" statistics and deliver a general's love letters to his wife. Written in the form of a memoir, the novel offers wry, cutting observations about an asp... View more info

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A Very Private War

By: Cleary, Jon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16180

ISBN: 0002220547

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; This is a fictionalized representation of the activities of the Coastwatchers who were active during World War II, keeping an eye on the Japanese movements and feeding the information to the Allied forces in the Pacific theater. View more info

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Sharpe's Escape Richard Sharpe and the Bussaco Campaign, 1810

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17998

ISBN: 0007120133

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Only slight wear.; Inscribed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 7.95 X 5.35 X 1.26 inches; 351 pages; "The twentieth instalment in the bestselling Sharpe series. Sharpe's Escape takes place in the summer of 1810, once again in the Peninsular War. The French are mounting their third and most dangerous invasion of Portugal. Captain Richard Sharpe with his company of redcoats and riflemen meets the invaders on the gaunt ridge of Bussaco. But there, despite a stunning British victory, the French are not stopped and the ... View more info

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ROADS OF PEACE

By: Ganpat (Martin Louis Gompertz)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1933

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3225

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Blue cloth boards have some soiling, wear to bottom edges and corners, corners bumped. PON on blank page facing half title. Stamp of the library of Canadian Knights of Columbus War Service. A sticker has been pulled from the front pastedown with resulting damage to the map end paper. The author has fictionalized an account of his own experiences of as a soldier, born in India, who served in northern India on the border with Afghanistan. View more info

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The Hess Assault

By: Kessler, Leo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18011

ISBN: 0712616802

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear, tanning of pages.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Wotan #5; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A fictional account of what may have happened when Rudolf Hess flew to Scotland supposedly to arrange a peace between Britain and Nazi Germany. View more info

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This Above All

By: Knight, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Musson: 1941

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 12203

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


DJ is missing top third of front panel, heavily chipped elswhere, worn, creased, tear top back panel. Previous owner's name on front free end paper ; A tight solid book. DJ stabilized in Mylar, fore & bottom edges untrimmed ; An inspirational novel set after Dunkirk during WWII View more info

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Der Kommandeur

By: Laar, Clemens

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kornett Verlag: 1954

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 18290

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Beige dust jacket shows light chipping head and tail of spine, pages browned. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt design on front and gilt titles on spine. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Text in German. Only date seen is 1952 but pencilled notation of a price and 54 on back pastedown. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 236 pages; The first edition appeared of this appeared under the title 'Der Funfte Reiter' or 'The Fifth Rider'. Laars describes in this book the events of a winter night on the eastern front. The icy Russian winter and the fierce defense battles on the Mius in the southern... View more info

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Matterhorn A Novel of the Vietnam War

By: Marlantes, Karl

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Corvus: 2010

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 19253

ISBN: 1848874944

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.3 X 6.5 X 2.2 inches; 600 pages; " It is the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood. Standing in their way are not merely the North Vietnamese but also monsoon rain and mud, leeches and tigers, disease and malnutrition. Almost as daunting, it turns out, are the obstacles they discover between each other: racial tension, competing ambitions, and duplicitous su... View more info

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Richard Temple

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harpercollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11631

ISBN: 0007214987

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear, remainder mark bottom page edges; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright solid, book. This is the 1st British edition. ; 1.1 x 8.43 x 5.59 Inches; 250 pages; This is the story of Richard Temple - prisoner of war, sometime adventurer, lover and artist - told with insight, empathy and drama by one of the world's master storytellers.Captive in a brutal German prison towards the end of World War II, Richard Temple has been stripped of everything that once defined him: pride, courage, his very identity have all been surrendered in a desperate bid to protect his secret... View more info