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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
 
3.

The Forbidden Zone
New York: Doubleday Doran, 1930. First Edition. Collection of poems, sketches and short stories based on the author's experiences as an army nurse in WW1. A very fresh copy, uncommon thus. Octavo. Black cloth boards; blue top-stain; dustjacket; 211pp. Tight, Near Fine copy in the original pictorial dustwrapper, nicked at...
[Item #20020]
Price: $125.00
 
The Forbidden Zone
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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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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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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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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
 
17.

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
 
18.

Aid and Justice for Russia. Text of a Resolution Introduced in the United States Senate on November 21, 1918 By Hon. William H. King, United States Senator from Utah
New York: Russkoye Slovo, 1918. First Edition. King, an anti-imperialist Democrat from Utah, was one of just a handful of American senators who urged cooperation with the Bolshevik government early on. Scarce; OCLC finds no institutional copies. Title continues: With an Introduction on the Fundamental Problems of Russia's Rebirth by...
[Item #7307]
Price: $35.00
 
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An Open Letter to American Liberals. With a Note on Recent Documents
New York: The Socialist Publication Society, 1918. Original Wraps. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; 32pp. Covers tones and loose at spine, internally quite good. Scarce.
[Item #3813]
Price: $22.50
 
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Thirteen Poems by Wilfred Owen With Drawings by Ben Shahn
Northampton: Gehenna Press, 1956. First, Limited Edition. Superbly produced collection of Owen's anti-war poems, accompanied by Shahn's graphic depictions of the brutality of war. The colophon states that only the first thirty-five "deluxe" copies were bound in half-leather; in fact the entire edition was bound thus; but only the "deluxe"...
[Item #14218]
Price: $950.00
 
Thirteen Poems by Wilfred Owen With Drawings by Ben Shahn
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The Cost of the War to Russia (Series Title: "Economic and Social History of the World War")
New Haven: Yale University Press / Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1932. First Edition. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 215pp. Fine, fresh, unmarked copy in lightly soiled jacket. Scarce volume in this series, which was planned to include "some two hundred volumes published in a dozen countries and a half-dozen different languages."
[Item #6937]
Price: $95.00
 
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The Old Order in Europe and The New Order in Russia
Brooklyn: Socialist Publication Society, 1918. First edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet. Printed wrappers (softcover); 31p. Minor soil; pencil annotation to front cover.
[Item #10874]
Price: $20.00
 
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Memoirs of an Infantry Officer
London: Faber & Faber, 1930. First UK Edition. First Impression, second issue, with trimmed edges. Octavo; blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; brown topstain; dustjacket; 334pp. Fine in an unclipped dustjacket that's Very Good+ or better, gently sunned at spine, with a few tiny edge nicks and...
[Item #18222]
Price: $300.00
 
24.

The League of Nations. Fabian Tract no. 226
London: The Fabian Society, 1929. First Edition. Octavo. Stapled self-wraps; 11pp; verso of final leaf is publisher's catalog. First printing, dated January, 1929. Hint of staple-rust, else Near Fine. A clean, sound copy.
[Item #18865]
Price: $50.00
 
The League of Nations. Fabian Tract no. 226
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To Hell With War. An Appeal to Ex-Service Men and Others
London: National Command, Labour League of Ex-Servicemen, 1931. Second Edition. Appeal to British WWI veterans to help in forming a Labour government. Rare; OCLC finds no locations for this or any other edition - nor, indeed, for any other publication by the "Labour League of Ex-Servicemen." Octavo. Printed paper wrappers;...
[Item #16696]
Price: $50.00
 
To Hell With War. An Appeal to Ex-Service Men and Others


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