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Capitalst [sic] America, Socalist [sic] Russia
N.p, n.d. [St. Petersburg: 1918-1919?]. Bolshevik propaganda leaflet addressed to American and British occupying forces during the Russian Revolution. The text encourages soldiers to stand in class solidarity with their Soviet comrades and to reject "the tyranny of your Tzars Morgan, Rothchild and Rockefeller." Soldiers are advised to break military...
[Item #19982]
Price: $750.00
 
Capitalst [sic] America, Socalist [sic] Russia
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Beside the Paths of Glory: Poems
New York: Henry Herrison, [1937]. First edition, slim octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in orange decorative dust jacket; 64pp. Jacket edges chipped and worn, edges rather faded, spine darkened; a Fine copy in about Very Good dust jacket.
[Item #22140]
Price: $20.00
 
Beside the Paths of Glory: Poems
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The Dead Lands of Europe
New York: George H. Doran, N.d. (ca 1918). First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed wrappers; 31pp. Dusting to covers, else Near Fine. Discussion of Balkanization in Eastern Europe at the close of WWI.
[Item #7920]
Price: $12.00
 
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The Fire Eater
Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1948. Later printing. Fourth printing. Octavo (20cm); blue cloth boards; dustjacket; 394pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in a bright example of the uncommon photomontage dustwrapper, just lightly worn at folds and spine ends; Very Good.
[Item #20142]
Price: $60.00
 
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Crater News - Vol.1, No.12 (16 June, 1945)
[Honolulu]: Lieut. D.G. Rorie, 1945. Newsletter produced by US Navy officers stationed in Honolulu, this issue published just after V-E Day. Contents include the latest scuttlebutt, calendar of activities, sports news, and a few off-color jokes. Final page prints the main points of the G.I. Bill of Rights. Rare; we...
[Item #20528]
Price: $125.00
 
Crater News - Vol.1, No.12 (16 June, 1945)
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Near and Far: New Poems
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930. First American Edition. Large octavo (24.5cm.); original cloth-backed boards in drab printed dust jacket; viii,[2],64,[1]pp. A few short closed tears to top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket spine toned; Very Good. First published in England in 1929. Includes new Great War poems...
[Item #21206]
Price: $40.00
 
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Housing and the State: 1919-1944
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1945. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth boards; 283pp. Light wear and soil; text paper slightly tanned; Very Good. Lacking dustwrapper. Survey and analysis of British housing policy in the interwar period.
[Item #20548]
Price: $25.00
 
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Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920
New York: Basic Books, 1968. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 251pp. Fine, unread copy in barely edge-rubbed jacket. A new-appearing copy.
[Item #20158]
Price: $25.00
 
Allied Intervention in Russia 1917-1920
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The World Went Mad
New York: Macmillan, 1934. Novel of Great Britain during the Great War. Brophy (1899-1965) was an Anglo-Irish author whose rather biting portrayals of his native culture earned him the distinction of being the most-banned author (14 titles banned between 1933 and 1957) by the Irish Censorship of Publications Board. Octavo;...
[Item #16902]
Price: $75.00
 
The World Went Mad
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The Creation of Russia and Other Rhymes of the A.N.R.E.F.
By the Author, 1931. First edition. Poems written by a soldier in the American North Russian Expeditionary Forces during the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920. Scarce; OCLC finds six locations, most in Michigan (leading us to the assumption that the author was likely a Michigan native). 12mo (20cm). Pictorial card...
[Item #11818]
Price: $125.00
 
The Creation of Russia and Other Rhymes of the A.N.R.E.F.
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Paths of Glory: Impressions of War Written At and Near the Front
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1915. First Edition. Octavo. Green cloth boards with gilt; no jacket; 414pp; light bumping to boards; else a tight, bright copy in very good or better condition.
[Item #15823]
Price: $200.00
 
Paths of Glory: Impressions of War Written At and Near the Front
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Boss Man
Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1939. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original linen in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket; 270,[1]pp.; repeating title page vignette and head-pieces. Chips along edges of dust jacket with shallow loss at spine head not affecting text; a fine copy in a very good, still-vibrant dust jacket. Publisher's backlist...
[Item #22332]
Price: $50.00
 
Boss Man
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One Man's Initiation - 1917
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1920. First UK Edition. The author's first book, chronicling his time as an ambulance driver in France during World War I. The British edition precedes the American by two years. HANNA 1027. First Issue (per Ahearn), with broken "d" and the word "flat" obliterated on...
[Item #17429]
Price: $1,200.00
 
One Man's Initiation - 1917
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Three Soldiers
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1921. First American Edition. The author's second novel, which gives "the military history of three men of dissimilar backgrounds, from their days at training camp through the end of fighting and to disillusionment. Told from the point of view of common soldiers and full...
[Item #17094]
Price: $350.00
 
Three Soldiers
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The Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races. Vol. 18, no. 1 - Whole No. 103. "First War History Number"
New York: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1919. First Edition. Entire issue devoted to the role of Black soldiers in the First World War. Includes a section of official documents concerning the role of Black troops, compiled with commentary by W.E.B. Du Bois; numerous photographs of Black...
[Item #24747]
Price: $175.00
 
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Servia's Effort - "French Homage"
Paris: Bloud and Gay, 1916. Praise for Serbia's role in WW1. Publication of the Committee "The Effort of France and of her Allies." Staple-bound pamphlet; 22pp. Wear and sunning to edges of covers, pages foxed and chipped at two points of fore edge, else a clean and sound copy.
[Item #9067]
Price: $50.00
 
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The Testament of Dominic Burleigh
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. First American Edition. A semi-autobiographical novel of the First World War. The author, an Oxford don, had a long and distinguished career as an historian of modern Europe. This appears to have been his only work of fiction. Octavo. Blue cloth, lettered in gilt on spine...
[Item #18776]
Price: $40.00
 
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Bolshevism: Its Cure
Boston: Boston School of Political Economy, 1919. First edition. A religious attack on revolutionary Socialism. Goldstein and Avery, both fervent socialists and Bellamyites in their early careers, converted to Catholicism in the early 1900s, after which they became active anti-Socialists and active in the Jewish evangelical movement. Octavo. Cloth boards;...
[Item #11798]
Price: $50.00
 
Bolshevism: Its Cure
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Delilah
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1941. First Edition. Novel detailing the story of the men aboard the U.S. destroyer Delilah, during the six months preceding America's declaration of war in April, 1917. With illustrations throughout by Earle Winslow. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); light gray cloth, blocked in blue with titling...
[Item #22808]
Price: $125.00
 
Delilah
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The Dark Horse: A Story of the Younger Chippendales
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1931. First Edition. Grant's novel about upper-class New Englanders at the outset of the First World War. The novel is one of a series of books featuring the Chippendale's, which shows the moral decline of a Boston family over several generations. The author, incidentally, was a judge...
[Item #17103]
Price: $75.00
 
The Dark Horse: A Story of the Younger Chippendales
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Character "Bad" - The Story of a Conscientious Objector
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. First Edition. Narrative of Harold Studley Gray's career as a C.O. during WWI, told through his letters from prison. Gray worked as a YMCA volunteer in British prison camps at the beginning of the war, then refused to accept conscription upon his return to...
[Item #17173]
Price: $125.00
 
Character "Bad" - The Story of a Conscientious Objector
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Character "Bad" - The Story of a Conscientious Objector
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1934. Second Printing. Narrative of Harold Studley Gray's career as a C.O. during WWI, told through his letters from prison. Gray worked as a YMCA volunteer in British prison camps at the beginning of the war, then refused to accept conscription upon his return to...
[Item #18885]
Price: $25.00
 
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A Farewell To Arms
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First American Edition. Hanneman A8.a. First Printing, with Scribner's seal on copyright page and no legal disclaimer on p.[x]. Octavo; black cloth, with gold title labels on spine and front panel, with titles printed in black; dustjacket; 355pp. Small bookseller's label to front pastedown...
[Item #19460]
Price: $3,000.00
 
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The Garden of Eden
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1986. First Edition. A posthumously-published novel, the story of a young American writer who completes his servoce om WW1 and travels across Europe with his wife and her attractive Italian girlfriend. Basis for a 2008 adaptation by John Irvin, starring Jack Huston and Mena Suvari...
[Item #20268]
Price: $75.00
 
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Semyon Kotko. Translated from the Russian by B. Kagan
Moscow: Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga (International Book), 1941. First Thus. 16mo (14.25cm.); original cream pictorial wrappers printed in orange; 62,[1]pp. Spine ends perished, closed tear to bottom upper wrapper edge not affecting image; faint stain to upper wrapper slightly affecting title page; tear to pp. [3/4] not affecting text, else interior About...
[Item #23136]
Price: $20.00
 
Semyon Kotko. Translated from the Russian by B. Kagan


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