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Category: All Categories: Fiction: Historical: WW2 Fiction
18 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
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.
Calmer, Ned  
The Strange Land

Publisher: New York: Chas. Scribner's Sons, 1950 1st ed..
327pp. cloth 8vo: near Very Good in an edge torn but not quite tattered dj that is price-clipped. 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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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 993.
    
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4.
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

Appr.: | AUD 35.71 CAD 35.21 EUR 23.15 GBP 17.48 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 416.67 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18602.
    
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5.
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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6.
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 23.57 CAD 23.24 EUR 15.28 GBP 11.54 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 275.00 

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7.
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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8.
Janes, J. Robert  
Kaleidoscope

Publisher: New York: Soho, 1993 1st ed. thus..
294pp. paperback: Fine [a finger smudge on fore edge; else a very nice crisp copy] A Jean-Louis St-Cyr and Hermann Kohler investigation set in World War II era occupied Paris.

Appr.: | AUD 4.27 CAD 4.21 EUR 2.77 GBP 2.09 JPY 299.00 MXN 49.83 ZAR 49.83 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 21119.
    
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9.
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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10.
Malaparte, Curzio translated by Cesare Foligno  
Kaputt

Publisher: New York: Dutton, 1946 1st ed..
407pp. black cloth 8vo: ex lib. copy; tattered dust wrapper has been tipped to endpp. & is not removable; small lib. stamp on pastedown; charge slip on rfep; library stamp bottom edge (where it does not show); otherwise no external markings; an edge-browned but clean, complete & tight copy. The great war novel of the Eastern Front from the losers' perspective by the Italian war correspondent Kurt Erich Suckert (1898-1957), who wrote under the pen name.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 21102.
    
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11.
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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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 1371.
    
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12.
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 10.71 CAD 10.56 EUR 6.94 GBP 5.24 JPY 750.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 125.00 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 20414.
    
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13.
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-.

Appr.: | AUD 17.64 CAD 17.39 EUR 11.44 GBP 8.64 JPY 1,235.00 MXN 205.83 ZAR 205.83 

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14.
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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15.
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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16.
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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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 1558.
    
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17.
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.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18735.
    
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18.
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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