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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Historical: WW2 Fiction
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1.
Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960  
Hotel Berlin '43
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Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran, 1944.
[v], 250 p.; 21 cm. Vicki (born Hedwig) Baum, a Viennese Jewess who escaped with her family to the US, here repeats the format of her greatest success-- her novel, filmed as The Grand Hotel, in which activities in and around the hotel during the course of one day reveal the tensions, terrors, and collapse of Nazi Germany. It is a highly readable and creditable depiction of Berlin in the midst of World War II. Stock#47601. Vg, book club / dust jacket fragile, rear panel detached.

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2.
Behm, Marc  
The Queen of the Night

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, MA 1977.
209 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/green lettering, dj light green w/red-dark green lettering w/illustrated front & photo of the author on the back page. This is the author's first novel. The novel is set in Hitler's Germany. Edmonde moves from encounter to encounter with death & sex as her constant companions. She comes to know the leaders in Nazi circles. During the war she serves with the SS in the invasion of Russia and the occupation of Paris. top & fore edge light foxing First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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3.
Berners, Lord (Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson)  
Far From the Madding War

Publisher: London: Constable, 1941 1st ed..
193pp. illus. red cloth sm 8vo: Very Good+ in a worn & age darkened dj now protected in a Brodart poly cover. An "Oxford" novel by the eccentric polymath English baron, Lord Berners (1883-1950).

Appr.: | AUD 82.19 CAD 77.92 EUR 54.05 GBP 38.46 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 750.00 

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4.
Calmer, Ned  
The Strange Land

Publisher: New York: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1950 1st ed..
327pp. cloth 8vo: Very Good in torn but not quite tattered dj. One of American journalist and novelist Ned Calmer's (1907-86) claims to fame was having been hired by Edward R. Murrow (1908-65) in 1940 to work for CBS news as part of the wartime news team.

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5.
Dunning, John  
Two O'clock, Eastern Wartime

Publisher: Scribner NY 2001.
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 1st Edition Hardcover 0743201957 Very minor wear at bottom edge of DJ ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 478 pages; 23079T

Appr.: | AUD 35.62 CAD 33.77 EUR 23.42 GBP 16.67 JPY 2,600.00 MXN 325.00 ZAR 325.00 

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6.
Gheorghiu, C. Virgil. Translation by Rita Eldon.  
The Twenty-Fifth Hour.

Publisher: Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1950..
No Edition Indicated Octavo, 8.25 inches (21 cm.) tall. Bound in green cloth with gold stamped lettering on the spine. 404 pages. The WW II novel from which the film of the same name was adapted. It starred Anthony Quinn. A clean and bright copy with minor extremity wear. The dustjacket has some wear about the edges with some loss of surface color, and a short tear at the top front spine fold. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

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7.
Gibbs, Philip  
The Cross of Peace

Publisher: Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1933.
Hard bound, edition not stated, 288pp. Very good in quite heavily edge torn and lightly edge chipped fair only dust jacket. 450 grams. All books in stock and available for immediate shipment from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appr.: | AUD 6.16 CAD 5.84 EUR 4.05 GBP 2.88 JPY 450.00 MXN 56.25 ZAR 56.25 

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8.
Heller, Joseph w/updated preface by the author  
Catch-22

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1994 reprint..
453pp. paperback 8vo: Fine.

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9.
Hoellering, Franz; Ludwig Lewisohn, Translator  
The Defenders
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Publisher: Little, Brown and Co., Boston, 1940.
VG cloth hardback, P DJ. Cover with slightly bent spine edges, bumped corners. DJ is worn and torn, with large chips and scuffs. Binding tight. Owner's name inked inside cover. Otherwise end papers and pp are VG+, clean and unmarked. 8vo, 484 pp.

Appr.: | AUD 22.60 CAD 21.43 EUR 14.86 GBP 10.58 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 206.25 ZAR 206.25 

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10.
Hutchinson, A. S. M.  
If Winter Comes
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Publisher: Little, Brown, and Co, Boston, MA, 8/1/1921.
Third Printing Hardcover. Condition: Fair-/None Signed letter by the author laid in, dated March 14, 1949, and sent from England to the U.S., (postmarked envelope included), describing his broken leg, his first son's 'missing' the war by a month, his younger son's aspirations in writing, the relationship between the two and, interestingly, his writer's block at the time. Green cloth boards, gilt title block on spine, light edgewear. Newspaper photograph Una Brosamond Ristow-Capper on their honeymoon pasted on to ffep, which stained pastedown opposite. Front hinge cracked, otherwise good condition. Spine leans a little. 8vo. BOOK INFO: In four parts, Mabel, Nona, Effie, and Mabel-Effie-Nona, the twists and turns of love and friendships in a 1939 small English town during the war. In many ways ahead of its time—dealing with an unhappy marriage, eventual divorce, and an unwed mother who commits suicide—according to the New York Times, If Winter Comes was the best-selling book in the U.S. for all of 1922. The book was made in to a movie in 1927, directed by Victor Saville and starring Walter Pidgeon and Deborah Kerr, with Angela Lansbury as Mabel, now a Turner Classic Movie. Language: English. Pages: 415

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11.
Jones, James, 1921-1977  
From Here to Eternity
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Publisher: NY, Scribners, 1951.
6 leaves, 861 p.; 21.5 cm. Jones was an enlisted soldier when Pearl Harbor and the Army base, Camp Schofield, were attacked on Dec. 7, 1941. He wrote of his army experience in this first novel, which won the National Book Award and was made into an Academy Award-winning film. No dj; very good. Stock#47424.

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12.
Maxwell, James  
I Never Saw an Arab Like Him

Publisher: Boston: HM/Riverside Press, 1948 1st ed..
207pp. yellow cloth 8vo: near Very Good in a tattered dj now stabilized in a Brodart poly cover. Thirteen stories based on the author’s service in the Army’s Counter Intelligence Corps in Tripoli during World War II.

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13.
McCarthy, Jack  
Winners Also Cry

Publisher: New York: Vantage Press, 1996 1st ed..
331pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. A fictionalized story about the American anti-submarine war off the east cost during World War II.

Appr.: | AUD 10.27 CAD 9.74 EUR 6.76 GBP 4.81 JPY 750.00 MXN 93.75 ZAR 93.75 

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14.
Patterson, Harry (Jack Higgins)  
The Valhalla Exchange
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Publisher: Stein & Day 1977.
Fair in Fair dust jacket 2nd Printing Hardcover 0812819322 Cocked, soiled, edgeworn, stained, DJ chipped, torn, rubbed. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 224 pages; 18177qm-.

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15.
Pirro, Ugo translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye  
A Thousand Betrayals

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster/Trident Books, 1961 1st Am. ed..
281pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good in a Good dj [some smudges on fore edge; else VG; dj = p-c; spine strip is darkened; some smudging & edge nicks; else G] A novel set in World War II era Italy by the Italian novelist and Academy Award winning screenwriter Pirro (1920-2008).

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16.
Quigley, Martin  
A Tent on Corsica

Publisher: Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1949 1st ed..
192pp. cloth 8vo: near Very Good in a Good dj in Brodart poly cover [couple of finger smudges on beige cover cloth; small white spot top edge; else nrVG; dj = few edge tears & some small edge loss; else G] An early post-WWII novel about the air war in the Mediterranean based on information gathered during the author’s own WWII service.

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17.
Sinclair, Upton  
Lanny Budd Series or World's End Series - 11 vols. complete (World's End, Between Two Worlds, Dragon's Teeth, Wide is the Gate, Presidential Agent, Dragon Harvest, A World to Win, Presidential Mission, One Clear Call, O
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Publisher: NY: Viking Press, 1940-53.
When people ask me what has happened in my long lifetime I do not refer them to the newspaper files and to the authorities, but to [Sinclair's] novels - George Bernard Shaw. All hard bound copies, six of which are first editions with the remaining five vols. later printings, and all published by Viking Press. Volume XI or the last volume (The Return of Lanny Budd) is an ex-library copy. A World to Win (#7) is a book club edition (bce). The six first first editions are: World's End (#1); Dragon Harvest (#5); Presidential Mission (#8); One Clear Call (#9); O Shepherd, Speak! (#10); and The Return of Lanny Budd (#11). As the photo shows, four volumes have dust jackets (although mostly with large chips or tattered, with #11 or The Return of Lanny Budd being the exception - with the dust jacket in near very good condition); the remaining volumes have no jackets. Several volumes have ex-libris bookplates or previous owner names on the front endpapers. In terms of general condition, all are in good-near very good condition except for Wide is the Gate (#4) with the front hinge starting; Presidential Mission (#8) with the front free endpaper glued to the front pastedown and a large abrasion to the rear pastedown; and The Return of Lanny Budd (#11) which is quite heavily shelf-worn. The texts proper appear free of any markings so overall this is a very readable set of the entire Lanny Budd Series, all in their original cloth bindings and at half the price of a new set in paperback. This set ships from our Canadian location and we only list books for sale that we physically hold in stock. At approximately 9 kilograms packed extra shipping charges will definitely be requested! We currently stock five complete sets of this series, including an unlisted set in mass market paperback, so please feel free to contact us directly about any other purchase possibilities.

Appr.: | AUD 369.86 CAD 350.65 EUR 243.24 GBP 173.08 JPY 27,000.00 MXN 3,375.00 ZAR 3,375.00 

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Sinclair, Upton  
Lanny Budd Series or World's End Series - 11 vols. complete (World's End, Between Two Worlds, Dragon's Teeth, Wide is the Gate, Presidential Agent, Dragon Harvest, A World to Win, Presidential Mission, One Clear Call, O
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Publisher: NY: Viking Press, 1940-53.
When people ask me what has happened in my long lifetime I do not refer them to the newspaper files and to the authorities, but to [Sinclair's] novels - George Bernard Shaw. All hard bound in dust jackets except for the 7th volume - A World to Win - which is without a dust jacket. Complete set of 11 volumes of Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd Series. All cloth bound copies. Bindings are solid and pages tight on all eleven volumes. Photos available upon request. 1. World's End (1940) Literary Guild of America. 1st Edition. Very good in slightly edge torn dust jacket in mylar with a moderate abrasion to the front cover. 2. Between Two Worlds (1941), Viking Press. Red cloth. 7th printing. Near fine hardcover with previous owner name inked neatly to front free endpaper. Jacket is unclipped (with original price of $3.00), with short tears and a few faint chips to extremities. 3. Dragon's Teeth (1945), Viking Press. 7th Printing. Cream cloth. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. 4. Wide is the Gate (1944), 6th printing. Front free endpaper seems glued to front pastedown and there's been a poor attempt to forge Sinclair's signature in pencil on the title page else very good in heavily chipped (significant loss to jacket at the spine) dust jacket in protective mylar. 5. Presidential Agent (1945), Viking Press. 4th printing in cream cloth. Bookstore stamp and ex-libris plate and stamps on front endpapers (as well as a few pencil markings) else very good in very good jacket in brodart. 6. Dragon Harvest (1945), Viking Press. 4th Printing. Red cloth. An attempt to erase third printing and fourth printing on the imprint page has left that area abraded with a small hole for the amateurish effort, else a very good or better copy in very slightly edge torn and edge chipped near very good and unclipped dust jacket, in mylar. 7. A World to Win (1946), Viking Press. 1st Edition in red cloth with silver lettering to spine. Previous owner name on front free endpaper else a very good copy without the dust jacket (this is the true first edition, not the bce (book club edition) and because it was issued in a book club edition dust jackets for this volume are common). 8. Presidential Mission (1947), Viking Press. 1st Edition. Red cloth. Previous owner name top of front free endpaper and math calculations in heavy pencil on one of the front free endpapers. Head of cloth spine discoloured else very good in unclipped dust jacket in mylar, but with fairly large chips from head and heel of dustjacket spine. 9. One Clear Call (1948), Viking Press. 1st Edition in red cloth. Previous owner name top of front free endpaper. Cloth moderately mottled else very good in edge torn, lightly edge chipped near very good dust jacket. 10. O Shepherd, Speak (1949), first edition, in red cloth. Top edge red. Cloth light-moderately soiled at corners else a very good copy in lightly edge rubbed and faintly chipped near very good dust jacket which has a water-stain on part of the top and side edges o

Appr.: | AUD 801.37 CAD 759.74 EUR 527.03 GBP 375.00 JPY 58,500.00 MXN 7,312.50 ZAR 7,312.50 

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Sinclair, Upton  
Lanny Budd Series or World's End Series - 11 vols. complete (World's End, Between Two Worlds, Dragon's Teeth, Wide is the Gate, Presidential Agent, Dragon Harvest, A World to Win, Presidential Mission, One Clear Call, O
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Publisher: NY: Curtis Books, 1973.
When people ask me what has happened in my long lifetime I do not refer them to the newspaper files and to the authorities, but to [Sinclair's] novels - George Bernard Shaw. All mass market paperback. Complete set of 11 volumes of Upton Sinclair's Lanny Budd Series published by Curtis Books in 1973. 1. World's End - bottom corner of rear cover creased and binding cracked at mid-point (needs careful handling as a result). Some scribbling or doodling in light purple pencil entertained a child on a few preliminary pages else a very good copy. Spine has been reinforced with clear library tape to help prevent further degradation, but the volume still needs to be handled carefully when reading. 2. Between Two Worlds - Edge wear with some small tears at spine edges else Good+. Clean, tight copy. 3. Dragon's Teeth - A little edge wear and creasing, name to verso of upper cover else Very Good. 4. Wide is the Gate - Spine edges lightly rubbed, some light cover creases. Hinge a little pulled at one opening. Good-. 5. Presidential Agent - chip to corner of upper cover, ink name to verso else Good. Clean, tight copy. 6. Dragon Harvest - Light edge wear, crease to corner of lower cover else Very Good. 7. A World to Win - minor crease t mid-side and spine edges of front cover else a very good or better copy. 8. Presidential Mission - edge wear, corner crease else Very Good. Clean, tight copy. 9. One Clear Call - a little edge wear, corner crease else Very Good. Clean, tight copy. 10. O Shepherd, Speak - spine is cocked and a bit splayed with some creasing across corners on both front and rear covers, else a good, clean copy. 11. The Return of Lanny Budd - chip to fore-edge with short edge tear to first four leaves else Good. Clean, tight copy. Overall, a good set of the entire Lanny Budd Series in original mass paperback printings. This set ships jointly from our Canadian and US locations and we only list books for sale that we physically hold in stock. At approximately 4 kilograms packed extra shipping charges will be requested! We currently stock other complete sets of this series so please feel free to contact us directly about other purchase needs.

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20.
Spalding, Charles & Otis Carney w/illus. by Carl Rose  
Love at First Flight

Publisher: New York: Literary Classics, Inc., 1943..
160pp. cloth sm 8vo: Good+ in a Good+ dj in Brodart poly cover [some darkening of cover cloth; text is age browned; else G+; dj = torn @ spine head; few other edge nicks & rubs; else G+] A humorous novel about learning to fly at the beginning of World War II, charmingly illustrated.

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21.
Stein, Gertrude  
Mrs. Reynolds

Publisher: Los Angeles: Sun & Moon Press, 1995 reprint..
332pp. paperback: Fine. An attractive reissue of this "Hitler-Stalin" novel composed during World War II by the prolific American expatriate Stein (1874-1946) and originally published posthumously in 1952.

Appr.: | AUD 6.84 CAD 6.48 EUR 4.50 GBP 3.20 JPY 499.00 MXN 62.38 ZAR 62.38 

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22.
Tillman, Barrett.  
Hellcats: A Novel of War in the Pacific.

Publisher: Potomac Books, 1996..
ISBN: 9781574880939 338 pp. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 61.64 CAD 58.44 EUR 40.54 GBP 28.85 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 562.50 

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23.
Tunis, John R.  
His Enemy, His Friend

Publisher: New York: Avon Camelot Books, 1972 reprint..
160pp. paperback: Good [ink name on front fly & last p. of text; white paper covers and text are age browned; else a clean, complete & tight copy] Influential American sportswriter and pioneer of sports fiction Tunis's (1889-1975) most famous novel, with a World War II theme, originally published in 1967.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 20011.
    
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