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1 American Iron and Steel Institute Light Gage Cold-Formed Steel Design Manual
New York, NY American Iron and Steel Institute 1961 First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cover with gold lettering. Clean contents. Filled with graphs, charts, and tables. 
Price: 16.97 USD
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Iron Jaw,  A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors), Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth
2 Bamforth, Charles A. & Richard A. Bamforth Iron Jaw, A Skipper Tells His Story, Charles N. Bamforth 1895-1975 (Signed by all authors)
Dorrance Pub Co 2002 0805954171 / 9780805954173 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Signed by both authors. The extraordinary life of Captain Charles N. Bamforth spanned most of the twentieth century, beginning with his childhood at the turn of the century and continuing through his retirement and death during the Cold War era. During his sixty years at sea, Captain Bamforth experienced the Depression, two World Wars, and a number of troublesome labor disputes. Through it all, he also had to navigate loneliness, confusion, and marriage to both his family and the sea. His story is told in meticulous detail and with refreshing honesty. Captain Bamforths handwritten diaries, logs, and personal letters all have been carefully compiled by his sons, Charles and Richard, and reveal as much about the hard-working, unassuming courage of the captain as they do about the turbulent times during which he lived. Rare. ; 1.2 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 436 pages; p; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Raudeesriide taga Behind the Iron Curtain, Baskin, Eino
3 Baskin, Eino Raudeesriide taga Behind the Iron Curtain
Perona 1993 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Written in Estonian. Numerous photos of Drama scenes, actors, and actresses.Appears to be some history of drama and acting in Estonia during the time of the Iron Curtain. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed)  A Memoir, Bush, Barbara
4 Bush, Barbara BARBARA BUSH (Author Signed) A Memoir
New York , NY Charles Scribners Sons 1994 0025196359 / 9780025196353 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Violet cover. Dust not price clipped. Original signature on bookplate in addition to machine signature. Very clean almost new condition. Mrs. Bush was an engaging women that through adversity and trial will be remembered for her strength and poise. After her husband (President George H.W. Bush) finished his presidency she became a well known speaker and advoate for literacy. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare signed copy.; Photos; 1.9 x 9.56 x 6.52 Inches; 512 pages;

Barbara Bush is certainly among the most popular First Ladies ever to live in the White House. Politics aside, people worldwide have come to admire her wit, her candor and compassion, as well as her unswerving devotion to her husband and children.

In her memoir, Mrs. Bush for the first time gives readers a very private look at a life lived in the public eye for more than twenty-five years. She begins with a compelling portrait of her early years, including: growing up in Rye, New York, and meeting George Bush; life as a young bride and mother, moving far away from home to West Texas; and the almost unbearable pain of losing a child.

With contemporary American history as the backdrop, Mrs. Bush remembers the shock of learning that her fiancé has been shot down in the Pacific during World War II; the disbelief when a black friend is refused service in a Southern restaurant in the 1950s; and the fear when she is caught in the middle of a student protest march in the 1960s.

She recounts her years in public life, from first moving to Washington when George Bush was elected to Congress; to her experience living in New York as the wife of the Ambassador to the United Nations and in China as wife of the U.S. envoy. She talks candidly about the ups and downs of three presidential campaigns and describes her role as the wife of the Vice President, culminating in the climactic White House years.

Drawing upon excerpts from her diary, which she has compiled for more than thirty years, Mrs. Bush takes us behind the scenes of the Persian Gulf conflict and the end of the Cold War. She talks about both the Bushes' struggle to overcome Graves' disease and how she faced the controversy that erupted at Wellesley College before her commencement speech.

Through the friendships she developed over the years with world leaders and their spouses, we meet and get to know the Gorbachevs, the Thatchers, the Mitterrands, the Mubaraks, and many others. And she tells us why she threw so much of her energy and compassion behind the important cause of making more Americans literate.

This memoir includes hundreds of the funny, often self-deprecating, and occasionally touching anecdotes for which Mrs. Bush is well known: surprising a rat while swimming in the White House pool; accidentally stomping on Boris Yeltsin's foot under the table during a state dinner; wearing a $29 pair of shoes for her husband's inaugural ball.

She also talks about the disappointments of the 1992 presidential campaign and the joys of rediscovering private life, including driving and cooking again for the first time in twelve years.

This is a warm and funny memoir that will charm Mrs. Bush's millions of admirers and earn her many more.; Signed by Author 
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My Animal Book, Charushin, Yevgeny, Illustrated by Nikita Charushin
5 Charushin, Yevgeny, Illustrated by Nikita Charushin My Animal Book
Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1980, Moscow 1980 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Nikita Charushin 
Childrens book with full color illustrations of hot and cold animals and their lands. Contents are very clean, no markings or highlighting! 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Battle Ready, Clancy, Tom
6 Clancy, Tom Battle Ready
Putnam Adult 2004 0399151761 / 9780399151767 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Tom Clancy on half title page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Examining the complexities of war in the gulf region, and looking in detail at the experiences of the first Gulf War, this volume provides in-depth explanation of the challenges of the region and how today's forces and hardware can face its challenges.Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books are in print. ; Study in Command; 9.20 X 6 X 1.50 inches; 464 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 34.97 USD
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The Hunt for Red October, Clancy, Tom
7 Clancy, Tom The Hunt for Red October
Naval Institute Press 1984 0870212850 / 9780870212857 First Edition; Sixteenth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Clancy's first book. Inscribed and signed by author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. We provide free delivery tracking on U. S. orders. Rare.The story is set during the late Cold War era and involves a rogue Soviet naval captain who wishes to defect to the United States with his officers and the Soviet Navy's newest and most advanced nuclear missile submarine. An American CIA analyst correctly deduces his motive and must prove his theory to the U.S. Navy before a violent confrontation between the Soviet and the American navies spirals out of control. Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books are in print.; 9.06 X 6.06 X 1.10 inches; 387 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 249.97 USD
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Dead or Alive, Clancy, Tom & Grant Blackwood
8 Clancy, Tom & Grant Blackwood Dead or Alive
Putnam Adult 2010 0399157239 / 9780399157233 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Clancy on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover For years, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his colleagues at the Campus have waged an unofficial and highly effective campaign against the terrorists who threaten western civilization. The most dangerous of these is the Emir. This sadistic killer has masterminded the most vicious attacks on the west and has eluded capture by the world’s law enforcement agencies. Now the Campus is on his trail. Joined by their latest recruits, John Clark and Ding Chavez, Jack Ryan, Jr. and his cousins, Dominick and Brian Caruso, are determined to catch the Emir and they will bring him in . . . dead or alive. homas Leo Clancy Jr. (April 12, 1947 – October 1, 2013) was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books are in print. ; 9.13 X 6.06 X 2.60 inches; 848 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803, Cornwell, Bernard
9 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803
London Harper Collins 1998 0002256304 / 9780002256308 1st UK; 1st Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This is not an exlibrary, does not have price clipped, and is in excellent condition. Very clean contents, probably read only once. Now in mylar archival dust cover to preserve condition. Has slight tilt. With the return of the brave English sergeant Richard Sharpe--here, to battle the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation in India in 1803--Bernard Cornwell claims his rightful place alongside Patrick O'Brian as a contemporary master of historical narrative. Sharpe's Triumph is a riveting story of betrayal and revenge that showcases the deft blend of suspenseful military adventure and sweeping historical detail that has made each new installment of the Richard Sharpe series a number one bestseller in Great Britain and around the world. In the four years since he earned his sergeant's stripes at the bloody siege of Seringapatam, young Richard Sharpe has lead a peaceful existence. But this relatively easy life meets with a brutal end when he is the sole survivor of a murderous attack at the hands of Major William Dodd, a cold-blooded English officer who has defected from the East India Company to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation.Sharpe rises from the killing field at Fort Chasalgaon vowing to avenge his dead comrades, even if it means pursuing the turncoat Dodd to the very ends of the continent. It is a quest that takes him deep into the heart of enemy territory, where the accepted rules of engagement have been discarded, where ever-shifting loyalties create an environment of dangerous uncertainty, forcing Sharpe to guard against attacks from enemy and friend.The paths of treachery ultimately lead to the small village of Assaye, where Sharpe's company joins the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley--the future Duke of Wellington--to take on the Mahratta horde. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley bravely seizes an unexpected geographical advantage and charges into the white heat of a battle that will make his reputation. It is a bloody confrontation that will make Sharpe's name, too--but first he must survive the carnage and live to tell the tale of what will be remembered as one of the greatest battles of its century. May have minor dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time otherwise as new condition.; 400 pages 
Price: 17.97 USD
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Fallout Protection, What to know and do about Nuclear Atttack, Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense
10 Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense Fallout Protection, What to know and do about Nuclear Atttack
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office / Department of Defense, Office of Civil Defense 1961 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Yellow pamphlet with black and white lettering. Looks new. A little book that is a piece of hystory. Very interesting to read and in my opinion a must-have for history fanatics. Published in 1961 in more than 30 million copies was a sort of vademecum of how-to-bahave in case of nuclear attack. There are also schemes and designs of how to built a nuclear shelter.. Let's remember that we were in 1961, one of the hottest period in the cold war.... (a reader) ; 7.60 X 4.90 X 0.30 inches; 12 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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Cold and Pure and Very Dead  A Karen Pelletier Mystery  (Author Signed), Dobson, Joanne
11 Dobson, Joanne Cold and Pure and Very Dead A Karen Pelletier Mystery (Author Signed)
New York, NY Doubleday 2000 0385493401 / 9780385493406 Stated First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
As new condition. Signed by author on title page. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Dust not priced clipped. English professor Karen Pelletier is well known for her provocative manner and iconoclastic opinions, so it's no surprise that, when asked to name the Greatest Book of the Twentieth Century, she perversely cites a commercial blockbuster from the 1950s. A reprint version of Oblivion Falls, the only novel by Mildred Deakin who disappeared shortly after its publication, quickly becomes the hottest book around, an Oprah's Book Club selection and a New York Times bestseller.At the height of the media frenzy, a reporter who discovers the reclusive author on a goat farm in upstate New York, is found dead in her driveway. Would the once-notorious Milly Deakin shoot to kill in order to protect her privacy? The intrepid Professor Pelletier deploys all her literary and investigative skills to exonerate the now-embattled older woman and restore her hard-won peace. ; 0.97 x 9.55 x 6.4 Inches; 272 pages; p; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.97 USD
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Navy Air Colors,   United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Vol. 2, 1945-1985 - Specials series, Doll, Thomas E. & Berkley R. Jackson & William A. Riley & Don Greer & Kevin Wornkey
12 Doll, Thomas E. & Berkley R. Jackson & William A. Riley & Don Greer & Kevin Wornkey Navy Air Colors, United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Vol. 2, 1945-1985 - Specials series
Squadron/Signal Publications 1985 0897471679 / 9780897471671 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; 6157; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 96 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Voodoo, Drendel, Lou & Paul Stevens
13 Drendel, Lou & Paul Stevens Voodoo
Squadron/Signal Publications Inc. 1985 0897471628 / 9780897471626 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Modern Military Aircraft series; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 64 pages 
Price: 39.57 USD
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Peace Like a River  (Author Signed), Enger, Leif
14 Enger, Leif Peace Like a River (Author Signed)
Atlantic Monthly Press 2001 087113795x / 9780871137951 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Leif Enger's rhapsodic novel about a father raising his three children in 1960s Minnesota is a breathtaking celebration of family, faith, and America's pioneering spirit. Through the voice of eleven-year-old Reuben, an asthmatic boy obsessed with cowboy stories, Peace Like a River tells of the Land family's cross-country search for Reuben's outlaw older brother, who has been controversially charged with murder. Sprinkled with playful and warmhearted nods to biblical tales, classic American novels such as Huckleberry Finn, the adventure stories of Robert Louis Stevenson, and the Westerns of Zane Grey, Peace Like a River brilliantly incorporates the best elements of all these genres and ultimately earns its own prominent and enduring place on the shelf among them. Reuben Land was born with no air in his lungs, and it was only when his father, Jeremiah, picked him up and commanded him to breathe that his lungs filled. Reuben struggles with debilitating asthma thenceforth, but he is a boy who knows firsthand that life is a gift, and also one who suspects that his father can overturn the laws of nature. When Reuben's older brother, Davy, kills two marauders who have come to harm the family, the town is divided between those who see him as a hero and those who see him as a cold-blooded murderer. On the morning of the trial, Davy escapes from his cell, and when his family finds out they decide to go forth into the unknown in search of him. With Jeremiah -- whose faith is the stuff of legend -- at the helm, the family covers territory far more glorious than even the Badlands, where they search for Davy from their Airstream trailer. By the time the journey is over, they will have traversed boundaries of a different nature entirely. Marked by a soul-expanding sense of place and a love of storytelling, Peace Like a River is at once a heroic quest, a tragedy, a romance, and a heartfelt meditation on the possibility of magic in the everyday world. ; 1.2 x 9 x 5.9 Inches; 320 pages; p; Signed by Author 
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Pages From a Cold Island, Exley, Frederick
15 Exley, Frederick Pages From a Cold Island
Random House 1975 0394494407 / 9780394494401 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by James Spanfeller 
Looks new except for a very small rubber stamp of former owners name in front. This is authors second novel after "A Fan's Note". This book is part of a Trilogy that ends with "Last Notes from Home". Very Rare copy. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; Cover Illustration; 1.1 x 8.4 x 6 Inches; 274 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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A Time to Heal  The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford  (Author Signed), Ford, Gerald R.
16 Ford, Gerald R. A Time to Heal The Autobiography of Gerald R. Ford (Author Signed)
Harper & Row / Reader's Digest 1979 0060112972 / 9780060112974 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "To Timothy, best wishes, Gerald R. Ford on end paper. (not a bookplate) Dust is not price clipped and is now in brodart mylar cover. Book is kept in an archival box. Gerald Rudolph "Jerry" Ford, Jr. (born Leslie Lynch King, Jr.; July 14, 1913 – December 26, 2006) was the 38th President of the United States, serving from 1974 to 1977, and prior to this, was the 40th Vice President of the United States serving from 1973 to 1974. He was the first person appointed to the Vice Presidency under the terms of the 25th Amendment, after Spiro Agnew resigned. When he became president upon Richard Nixon's resignation on August 9, 1974, he became the first and to date only person to have served as both Vice President and President of the United States without being elected by the Electoral College. Before ascending to the Vice Presidency, Ford served nearly 25 years as the Representative from Michigan's 5th congressional district, eight of them as the Republican Minority Leader.As President, Ford signed the Helsinki Accords, marking a move toward détente in the Cold War. With the conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam nine months into his presidency, U.S. involvement in Vietnam essentially ended. Domestically, Ford presided over the worst economy in the four decades since the Great Depression, with growing inflation and a recession during his tenure. Rare in this condition. ; 9.20 X 6.40 X 1.60 inches; 454 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 119.97 USD
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McDonnell Douglas Aircraft since 1920: Vol 1, Francillon, Rene J.
17 Francillon, Rene J. McDonnell Douglas Aircraft since 1920: Vol 1
Naval Institute Press 1989 0851778275 / 9780851778273 New Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Dust has been neatly glued to the book so it cannot be removed or lost. Good to very good overall condition. See scan of actual book that is for sale. We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Photographs and Illustrations; 8.60 X 5.60 X 1.80 inches; 668 pages 
Price: 39.97 USD
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Combat Profile,  B-17G Flying Fortress in World War 2, Freeman, Roger A.
18 Freeman, Roger A. Combat Profile, B-17G Flying Fortress in World War 2
Allan (Ian) Ltd 1990 0711019215 / 9780711019218 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Small note may be written inside front cover. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Combat Profiles; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 80 pages 
Price: 7.97 USD
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Early Banshees F2H-1/2/2B/2N/2P   (Naval Fighters), Ginter, Steve & various
19 Ginter, Steve & various Early Banshees F2H-1/2/2B/2N/2P (Naval Fighters)
Ginter Books 2006 0942612736 / 9780942612738 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; Consign; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 192 pages 
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Memoirs, Gorbachev, Mikhail
20 Gorbachev, Mikhail Memoirs
New York Doubleday 1996 0385480199 / 9780385480192 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is in like new condition. Black hardboards with red cloth spine; silver lettering on spine; corners sharp and square. Textblock clean, tight, square, unmarked. Dust is like new with original price on flap. Dust in archival cover. TATYANA TOLSTAYA the Russian novelist had this to say about Gorbachev " By gently pushing open the gates of reform, he unleashed a democratic flood that deluged the Soviet universe and washed away the cold war..... No single approach — and there have been many — can explain Gorbachev. Perhaps the holy fools with their metaphysical scenario were right when they whispered that he was marked and that seven years were given to him to transform Russia in the name of her as yet invisible but inevitable salvation and renaissance." Gorbachev met his wife, Raisa Titarenko, daughter of a Ukrainian railway engineer, at Moscow State University. They married in September 1953 and moved to Stavropol upon graduation. She gave birth to their only child, daughter Irina Mikhailovna Virganskaya, in 1957. Raisa Gorbacheva died of leukemia in 1999. Gorbachev has two granddaughters (Ksenia and Anastasia) and one great granddaughter (Aleksandra). Foward by Martin McCauley. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Rare first edition in this state and condition. ; Photographs; 2.5 x 10 x 6.5 Inches; 769 pages 
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