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Planers And Planer Practice -, -, I.C.S. Staff
1 -, I.C.S. Staff Planers And Planer Practice -
Scranton, PA International Action Center Publishing - 1936 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Black or dark blue leather cover with embossed lettering on cover and gilt print on spine. Marbled endpapers. Excellent illustrations throughout. Looks unused. This book was part of an early correspondence course from International Correspondence Schools Ltd. The school was founded in 1889 in Scranton, Pennsylvania by journalist and editor of the Mining Herald*, Thomas J. Foster. Alarmed by frequent mine accidents, Foster advocated better working conditions and stricter safety regulations, which led to Pennsylvania's adoption of the Mine Safety Act of 1885 and the requirement for miners to pass a safety exam. The mission of the school was to 'provide practical men with a technical education, and technical men with a practical education. The organisation expanded to the UK in 1904 and is known as ICS Learn. Scarce if not rare book.; Vol. 180; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
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The Devil's Brigade, Adleman, Robert H.
2 Adleman, Robert H. The Devil's Brigade
Chilton 1966 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition stated. Book has sun fading to endpaper due to age. Dust not price clipped. Has neatly written signature of former owner otherwise fine. "The 'Devil's Brigade' was the name given to US/Canadian special forces in World War II, who saw action in the Aleutian Islands, Italy and the south of France. This account was co-written by a brigade veteran and includes profiles of many of his comrades in this famously rugged unit. " Review.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages 
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Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121, Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer
3 Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121
Squadron/Signal Publications 1992 089747273x / 9780897472739 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Joe Sewell 
Oblong magazine in archival sleeve for protection. We ship within 24 hours. Scarce in this condition. See scan of actual book being offered. After WWII there was a need for multi-role aircraft thus the Hawker Hunter was designed. The RAF developed several different types of Hunter. Sweden and the Netherlands looked at the Hunter and models were sold to the Swiss Air Force and the Republic of Singapore, the Jordanian Air Force, Sultan of Oman and Nato were also consumers of this versitle plane. This publication is a must for model builders. There is a center section with color illustations of the various Hunters. ; Photographs, Drawings; 8.30 X 7.90 X 0.20 inches; 50 pages 
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A Moral Military, Axinn, Sidney
4 Axinn, Sidney A Moral Military
Temple University Press 1990 0877227802 / 9780877227809 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
; 0.75 x 9.25 x 6.25 Inches; 230 pages; Should a good soldier ever disobey a direct military order? Are there restrictions on how we fight a war? What is meant by 'military honor', and does it really affect the contemporary soldier? Is human dignity possible under battlefield conditions? Sidney Axinn considers these basic ethical questions within the context of the laws of warfare and answers 'yes' to each of these questions. In this study of the conduct of war, he examines actions that are honorable or dishonorable and provides the first full-length treatment of the military conventions from a philosophical point of view. Axinn gives a philosophical analysis of the 'Laws of Warfare' as found in the Hague and Geneva Conventions, which have been agreed to by almost every nation in the world. The aims of his study are to establish a basic twentieth-century framework for moral military action and to assist military personnel in analyzing their won professional ethic.Stating that moral reasoning is required by people in military uniform in a wide variety of situations, the author examines the question of the limits of military obedience. Axinn argues for the seriousness of the concept of military honor but limits honorable military activity by a strict interpretation of the notion of war crime. Major chapters deal with military honor, prisoners of war, spying, war crimes, the dirty-hands theory of command, nuclear weapons, terrorism, and covert operations. This philosophical study of the line between honorable and dishonorable military action cautions that in compliance with the war conventions professional military personnel and knowledgeable civilians must not lose their moral nerve nor abandon honor to satisfy immoral political requests. Author note: Sidney Axinn is Professor of Philosophy at Temple University. 
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5 Bennett, William W. D.D. A Narrative of The Great Revival Which Prevailed in the Southern Armies During the late Civil War Between the States of the Federal Union
Philadelphia, PA Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger 1877 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Original first edition, printing not a reprint or facsimile. Cover is badly worn with cloth totally missing from spine. Hinges and contents tight. Contents clean with some foxing. "Twelve years have passed away since the close of our civil war. The passions of men have had time to cool, and their prejudices time to abate. We may, therefore, view the contest as we could not when we stood nearer to it." (the author). Fantastic engravings.This book is a testament of the power of Christianity in action both during and after the Civil War in helping shape our nation. Rare. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. An excellent candidate for re-binding or just to keep as a rare work. We provide delivery tracking on US orders.; Engravings, Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages 
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B-26 Marauder in Action - Aircraft No. 50, Birdsall, Steve & Don Greer
6 Birdsall, Steve & Don Greer B-26 Marauder in Action - Aircraft No. 50
Squadron/Signal Publications 1982 0897471199 / 9780897471190 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Oblong magazine in archival sleeve for protection. We ship within 24 hours. Scarce in this condition. See scan of actual book being offered. ; 11 X 8.20 X 0.20 inches; 50 pages 
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Checkmate  (Author Signed), Bodman, Karna Small
7 Bodman, Karna Small Checkmate (Author Signed)
Forge Books 2007 0765315424 / 9780765315427 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author. Dr. Cameron Talbot has invented a breakthrough technology to defend against cruise missiles. But she needs support from skeptical company officers, funding from a reluctant Congress, and help from the White House to develop her life-saving project. Lt. Col. Hunt Daniels, detailed from the Pentagon to the White House National Security Council to investigate Dr. Talbots work, sees the potential of the invention. The fact that hes attracted to the brilliant scientist adds one more dimension to his interest in her work. But disaster is brewing overseas as militants in the disputed Kashmir region of India steal a series of missiles from sympathizers in the Pakistani military and launch one against India. At the same time, they send one of their agents to Washington, D.C., to steal Dr. Talbots technology so they can protect themselves when their enemies retaliate. The scientist and the NSC staffer find themselves enmeshed in terrorist plots and political wrangling at the highest levels. With scenes in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Capitol Hill, Georgetown restaurants, and Washington dinner parties, as well as action in Kashmir, New Delhi, and at the Taj Mahal, the tension and intrigue escalate until two nuclear-armed countries stand at the brink of war.; 1.2 x 9.4 x 6.3 Inches; 336 pages; Signed by Author 
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Humanitarian Operations in Northern Iraq, 1991  With Marines in Operation Provide Comfort., Brown, LTC Ronald.
8 Brown, LTC Ronald. Humanitarian Operations in Northern Iraq, 1991 With Marines in Operation Provide Comfort.
USMC 1995. 1995 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
This monograph of Marines in action was edited by the History division for publication using photographs, history, command diaries, and chronologies and from interviews. As such the reader will gain excellent knowldege of the subject to use in research and enjoyment of this important military work. 
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
9 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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Ambulance 464 encore des blessGes,, Bryan, Julien H.
10 Bryan, Julien H. Ambulance 464 encore des blessGes,
New York The Macmillan company 1918 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Hardback blue grey cover with black lettering and WW 1 ambulance on front. Photo of author opposite title. Some yellowing due to age. Several action photos. Not an exlibrary or reprint. Rare. ; Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches 
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Blood Trail  (Author Signed), Cook, Gary J. R.
11 Cook, Gary J. R. Blood Trail (Author Signed)
Dennis McMillan Publications 2006 0939767538 / 9780939767533 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
We provide delivery tracking to all US orders. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. "Ben Tails (aka "Mr. Slide") leaves a bloody trail indeed in Cook's gripping tale of a modern warrior's journeys from Montana to Vietnam and other parts of Asia, always returning home, always searching. His skills as hunter and marksman turn him into a deadly sniper, while his Vietnam War experiences leave him disillusioned and aware that he has been manipulated for evil purposes. He stays for years in Asia, where he learns Mandarin and does his best to suppress the violent side of himself he calls Mr. Slide. Tails's core values make him far more interesting than the run-of-the-mill action hero, and when one of the rare people he trusts lures him from Montana to Japan for a simple job selling motorcycles—and sussing out bad guys—Mr. Slide may have to reappear. Tails soon discovers that he's being used as a pawn in a deadly and vicious high stakes game. Graphic violence, penetrating, incisive analysis of complex cultural and historical events and one man's heroic defiance make Cook's long overdue second novel (after 1988's Graveyard Rules) an event to celebrate. This is a writer with something to say and immense skills with which to say it." (May) ; 1.75 x 9 x 6.25 Inches; 465 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Eleventh Hour (Author Signed), Coulter, Catherine
12 Coulter, Catherine Eleventh Hour (Author Signed)
Putnam Adult 2002 0399148779 / 9780399148774 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on front free end paper. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. See Scan. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Catherine Coulter has won acclaim for her "fast-paced twists and turns, believable dialogue, and case of well-developed characters" San Francisco Examiner. "Gripping, absorbing," hailed Publishers Weekly, "Coulter keeps the action moving fast." Now Coulter delivers the suspense thriller of her career in Eleventh Hour When FBI agent Dane Carver's twin brother, Father Michael Joseph, is brutally murdered in his San Francisco church, husband-and-wife agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich take a personal interest in the investigation. Then Nicola "Nick" Jones, a homeless woman and the only witness to the shooting, is scared out of her mind because she's trying to hide from her own monsters-who are drawing closer and closer. The chase goes from San Francisco to the Premiere Studios in Los Angeles and its new television hit, a show all about murder. Packed with surprises, Eleventh Hour finds Catherine Coulter at her quintessential best. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 2.2 x 9.2 x 6.1 Inches; 384 pages; Signed by Author 
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The 2d Marine Division and Its Regiments, Crawford, Danny J
13 Crawford, Danny J The 2d Marine Division and Its Regiments
Washington, D.C. History and Museums Division Headquarters 1984 Revised Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
1984 printing. The 2d Marine Division and Its Regiments is a narrative of the division and its regiments since its activation in July 1936. This history is based on the official records of the United States Marine Corps and appropriate secondary sources. It is published for the information of those interested in the division and its regiments and the role played and continues to play in adding to Marine Corps traditions and battle honors.This monograph of Marines in action was edited by the History division for publication using photographs, history, command diaries, and chronologies and from interviews. As such the reader will gain excellent knowldege of the subject to use in research and enjoyment of this important military work. ; 11 X 8.50 X 0.19 inches; 82 pages 
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Panzer Colors, Vol. 1  Camouflage of the German Panzer Forces, 1939-1945, Culver, Bruce
14 Culver, Bruce Panzer Colors, Vol. 1 Camouflage of the German Panzer Forces, 1939-1945
Squadron/Signal Publications 1976 0853684502 / 9780853684503 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Spine has 3 inch area with paper missing otherwise very good condition. Shows minor rubs to cover. Contents complete and clean with black and white and color photographs and illustrations. An illustrated reference to the camouflage patterns displayed on German vehicles during World War II. Photographs and colour sections chart the evolvement of various patterns and colour sections shown on tanks, trucks, personnel carriers and all fighting vehicles in action and repair. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages 
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B-17 in Action - Aircraft No. 63, Davis, Larry & Don Greer
15 Davis, Larry & Don Greer B-17 in Action - Aircraft No. 63
Squadron/Signal Publications 1984 0897471520 / 9780897471527 Second Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Oblong magazine in archival sleeve for protection. We ship within 24 hours. Scarce in this condition. See scan of actual book being offered. ; Autograph; Photographs, Drawings; 8.30 X 7.90 X 0.20 inches; 58 pages 
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The Clansman, An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan, Dixon, Thomas
16 Dixon, Thomas The Clansman, An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1907 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Arthur L. Keller Signed by Author
Original 1907 edition not a reprint. Inscribed "To Hamilton Owen, Sincerely, Thomas Dixon" on endpaper. Red cover with white lettering. Fading to cover with sunfading to spine. Corners dented Text clean and bright as are illustrations. Thomas Frederick Dixon Jr. (January 11, 1864 – April 3, 1946) was a Southern Baptist minister, playwright, lecturer, North Carolina state legislator, lawyer, and author. In popular literature, two early 20th-century novels by Dixon—The Clansman (1905) and The Leopard's Spots: A Romance of the White Man's Burden – 1865–1900 (1902)— romanticized white resistance to Northern/black coercion, hailing vigilante action by the KKK.[1] Film director D. W. Griffith gained fame for his adaptation of The Clansman for the screen in The Birth of a Nation (1915); the film stimulated the formation of the 20th-century version of the KKK. Rare signed copy. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
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A-10 Warthog in Action - Aircraft No. 49, Drendel, Lou
17 Drendel, Lou A-10 Warthog in Action - Aircraft No. 49
Squadron/Signal Publications 1981 0897471229 / 9780897471220 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks almost new. ; 12 X 8 X 0.10 inches; 50 pages 
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F-104 Starfighter in Action - Aircraft No. 27, Drendel, Lou
18 Drendel, Lou F-104 Starfighter in Action - Aircraft No. 27
Squadron/Signal Publications 1984 0897470265 / 9780897470261 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Oblong magazine in archival sleeve for protection. We ship within 24 hours. Scarce in this condition. See scan of actual book being offered. ; Photographs, Drawings; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 50 pages 
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F-111 in Action - Aircraft No. 35, Drendel, Lou
19 Drendel, Lou F-111 in Action - Aircraft No. 35
Squadron/Signal Publications 1984 0897470834 / 9780897470834 Second Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Oblong magazine in archival sleeve for protection. We ship within 24 hours. Scarce in this condition. See scan of actual book being offered. ; 10.80 X 8 X 0.20 inches; 50 pages 
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F-16 Fighting Falcon in Action - Aircraft No. 53, Drendel, Lou
20 Drendel, Lou F-16 Fighting Falcon in Action - Aircraft No. 53
Squadron/Signal Publications 1982 0897471334 / 9780897471336 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9"; 50 pages 
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