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A Man Called Lucy, Accoce, Pierre And Quet, Pierre
1 Accoce, Pierre And Quet, Pierre A Man Called Lucy
New York Coward Mccann 1967 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in excellent condition, looks never read. Roessler became a Russian Spy. Roessler's information came straight from the German High command. He would get radio contact from the Official Broadcasting Center of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht. The information was given to a transmitter who only knew Roessler by his call number "RAHS." Any information regarding the German army was preceded by "Werther" "Olga" for the Air Force. His information contained troop movements, invasion timetables, production statistics, casualty counts, and loss of equipment for each battle. Often, his information was transmitted to the Russians before the German units received orders. The amount of information Rudolf Roessler sent over the course of five years to Russia could fill about 40 average length books. That is about 5,500 messages or 5 messages a day for 3 years, or approximately 129 messages a month. Russia used the information to wage psychological warfare. This was an unqualified success, and many German soldiers suffered mental breakdowns as a result. ; WWII spy Rudolf Roessler; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Blocton  The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town, Adams, Charles Edward
2 Adams, Charles Edward Blocton The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town
Cahaba Trace Commission 2001 0971191301 / 9780971191303 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Red cover with gold lettering. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.The saga begins with two entrepreneurs, Truman Aldrich and Cornelius Cadle, who created the Cahaba Coal Mining Company and pushed a railroad eight miles into the wilderness of Bibb County, Alabama to tap thick veins of coal deep underground. There, they built the town called Blocton. Beside the company town rose West Blocton. The social fabric of the two communities was extraordinary containing a tapestry of nationalities from Italians to Russian Jews, Slavs, and Welsh. Beautiful collectors grade copy of this book. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 339 pages 
Price: 48.95 USD
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3 Albanov, Valerian & Linda Dubosson; Roberts, David & Jon Krakauer & Alison Anderson In the Land of White Death An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
New York Modern Library 2000 0679641009 / 9780679641001 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "I hope you enjoy this true adventure, Christmas 2000" and signed. The signature could be of author or just someone gifting the book. Jon Krakauer is the writer of the preface and author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air. Dust has been price clipped otherwise in new condition. In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara Sea-a misfortune grievously compounded by an incompetent commander, the absence of crucial nautical charts, insufficient fuel, and inadequate provisions that left the crew weak and debilitated by scurvy. For nearly a year and a half, the twenty-five men and one woman aboard the Saint Anna endured terrible hardships and danger as the icebound ship drifted helplessly north. Convinced that the Saint Anna would never free herself from the ice, Albanov and thirteen crewmen left the ship in January 1914, hauling makeshift sledges and kayaks behind them across the frozen sea, hoping to reach the distant coast of Franz Josef Land. With only a shockingly inaccurate map to guide him, Albanov led his men on a 235-mile journey of continuous peril, enduring blizzards, disintegrating ice floes, attacks by polar bears and walrus, starvation, sickness, snowblindness, and mutiny. That any of the team survived is a wonder. That Albanov kept a diary of his ninety-day ordeal-a story that Jon Krakauer calls an "astounding, utterly compelling book," and David Roberts calls "as lean and taut as a good thriller"-is nearly miraculous. First published in Russia in 1917, Albanov's narrative is here translated into English for the first time. Haunting, suspenseful, and told with gripping detail, In the Land of White Death can now rightfully take its place among the classic writings of Nansen, Scott, Cherry-Garrard, and Shackleton. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Battle of Armageddon, Appelman, Hyman
4 Appelman, Hyman The Battle of Armageddon
Grand Rapids, MI Zondervan Publishing House 1944 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red lettering and drawing on cover of Christ returning on white horse. Clean contents. Paperback may indicate a booklet, phamplet, tract or book.Hyman Jedidiah Appelman was born on the banks of the Dnieper River in White Russia of Orthodox Jewish parents. Hyman arrived in America with his mother and three younger brothers in December 1914. Hyman knew Hebrew, and had a fair command of German, Russian, Yiddish and Polish. He enrolled in the public school in Chicago. Despite the handicap of learning a new language he went through the first eight grades in two years.Eventually he enrolled at Northwestern University and DePaul University attending both schools from 1918-1921. He graduated and received his license to practice law in 1921 and was a successful trial lawyer in Chicago. In December 1924 he visited Kansas City. He checked into the YMCA and in his room found and read a Gideon Bible. That was the beginning of his conversion and call to ministry.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 62 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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To D-Day and Back  Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir, Bearden, Bob
5 Bearden, Bob To D-Day and Back Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW: A memoir
Zenith Press/Author 2007 0760332584 / 9780760332580 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Signed by two World War II heros, Bob Bearden on title page and by another 507th infantryman Jim "Pee Wee" Martin. Bob Bearden's To D-Day and Back was not just another paratrooper-themed memoir trying to ride on the success of others. Several distinctions set this work apart from others. Bearden told his story from a very personal angle. Coupled with the use of everyday prose, the book is another one of those works that felt much like storytelling by a member of the family. It is not just another war memoir, but rather, the book told how the war interacted with Bearden's life. n the predawn hours of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Bob Bearden and his comrades in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment jumped into the inky skies over Normandy. Their mission: defend the west bank of the Merderet River against German counterattack. After long months of training they were finally taking the war to the Germans. Bearden’s time in combat proved shortlived, however, when he was captured on D-plus-2, June 8. This was only the beginning of a new war for his survival through multiple German POW camps, his so-called “liberation” by Russian tanker crews more bent on exacting vengeance upon the Germans than safeguarding Allied prisoners, and the perilous journey that followed, mostly on foot, along the sandy, snow-covered roads of Germany and Poland on the way to Moscow and eventually, back home to Dallas, Texas.(from inside flap) ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages; Signed by Collection of Signatures 
Price: 49.97 USD
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War Monthly, Issue 36, Cacutt, Len (Ed); Fowler, William; Laffin, John; Norman
6 Cacutt, Len (Ed); Fowler, William; Laffin, John; Norman War Monthly, Issue 36
London War Monthly Publications or Marshall Cavendish, or Acquarish Publications 1976 First Edition; Various Magazine Very Good 
Magazine- in good to very good condition. Many interesting articles and photos. Includes among others Battle of France 1940, Mossad, Russian Tanks 1014-45, Memphis 1862, Me323 Gigant. Scarce if not rare. Magazine in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Photos, Maps, illustrtions 
Price: 8.97 USD
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To the Actor  On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov, Chekhov, Michael
7 Chekhov, Michael To the Actor On the Technique of Acting by Michael Chekhov
Joanna Cotler Books 1953 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust has chips around edges otherwise book clean. Mikhail Aleksandrovich "Michael" Chekhov (Russian: ?????? ????????????? ?????, 29 August 1891 – 30 September 1955) was a Russian-American actor, director, author, and theatre practitioner. His acting technique has been used by actors such as Jack Nicholson, Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, and Yul Brynner. Konstantin Stanislavski referred to him as his most brilliant student. He was a nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov. (Wiki) ; 1953-12-30; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
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8 Frolov, Wanda L.; Stahlhut, Henry J. KATISH, OUR RUSSIAN COOK, A Gourmet Book
Farrar, Straus & Co. 1947 Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Red cover with black inset on spine and red lettering. Dust in very poor condition. Book is clean and tight and in very good condition. Scarce. 
Price: 11.67 USD
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Memoirs, Gorbachev, Mikhail
9 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 
Price: 99.97 USD
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W.D. Howells, Traveler From Altruria 1889-1894, Kirk, Clara Marburg
10 Kirk, Clara Marburg W.D. Howells, Traveler From Altruria 1889-1894
Rutgers University Press 1962 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust has chips, but now in mylar protective cover. The author assembled some of the writing of Howell. William Dean Howells (March 1, 1837 – May 11, 1920) was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright, nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters". He was particularly known for his tenure as editor of The Atlantic Monthly, as well as for his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day" and the novels The Rise of Silas Lapham and A Traveler from Altruria. Howells was a Christian socialist whose ideals were greatly influenced by Russian writer Leo Tolstoy.[21] He joined a Christian socialist group in Boston between 1889 and 1891[22] and attended several churches, including the First Spiritual Temple and the Church of the Carpenter, the latter being affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the Society of Christian Socialists.[23] These influences led him to write on issues of social justice from a moral and egalitarian point of view, being critic of the social effects of industrial capitalism.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 148 pages 
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11 Lyall:, Edna The Autobiography of a Slander.
New York, NY London: Longmans, Green and co, 1892. 1892 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by L. Speed 
Beautiful book. Dark blue cover with gold, silver and grey image depicting Slander’s avenger riding through the night perched upon a giant bat before a crescent moon, quill & book in hand. Page edges gilt. “Lyall” was a Unitarian of the liberal persuasion who argued for women’s suffrage, English injustices in Ireland, and the immorality of the Boer War. In this title she shows how a freedom loving Russian Democrat is destroyed by the false label of ‘nihilist’. Other books she published were Donovan, We Two, In the Golden Days, Knight Errant, etc. Sadleir 1454a. Wolff 4206.; Drawings 
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Saint Helena Little Island, M. A. Aldanov/A. E. Chamot, Translator
12 M. A. Aldanov/A. E. Chamot, Translator Saint Helena Little Island
Knopf 1924 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Translated from the Russian. Torn bookplate in front otherwise clean and tight. Blue spine and cream boards. Looks to be a first edition. 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Hungary's Fight for Freedom, No Author Listed
13 No Author Listed Hungary's Fight for Freedom
New York, NY Time Inc. 1956 First Edition; First Impression Magazine Very Good with no dust jacket 
Life Magazine Cover has rubs now protected by archival sleeve. This is the story in photos of the Hungarian Revolt against Russia after 12 years of oppression by Russia. Hungary was a token given to Russia after World War II and the rest of the world sat by as Communist took over. In 1956 the people of Hungary revolted with limited weapons against Russian Tanks. The photos are very revealing and capture the determination of people in revolt against Communists rule. The account also captures the quest for freedom within each human being. No Author. ; Photographs; Missing as of 12/07 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky, Serge, Victor & Natalia Sedova Trotsky
14 Serge, Victor & Natalia Sedova Trotsky The Life and Death of Leon Trotsky
Basic Books 1975 0465039421 / 9780465039425 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book and dust in very good condition. Dust in Mylar cover. Translated by Arnold J. Pomerans. Leon Trotsky[a] born Lev Davidovich Bronstein;[b] 1879 – 21 August 1940) was a Russian revolutionary, Marxist theorist, and Soviet politician whose particular strain of Marxist thought is known as Trotskyism, (Wikipedia); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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Early stories, Sholokhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich
15 Sholokhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich Early stories
Moscow Progress Publishers 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A beautiful book of Russian poetry. The book has a white cloth cover, with black title print. The binding remains tight and the pages contain no marking. Very Good condition. ; 190 pages 
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16 Walpole, Hugh A prayer for my son (author signed)
Doubleday, Doran & Company, inc 1936 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover shows sunfading. Author signed on end paper. Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole, Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (13 March 1884 - 1 June 1941) was a New Zealand-born English novelist. He was the son of an Anglican clergyman, intended for a career in the church but drawn instead to writing. His skill at scene-setting, vivid plots, and high profile as a lecturer brought him a large readership in the United Kingdom and North America. He was a best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s, but has been largely neglected since his death. After his first novel, The Wooden Horse, in 1909, he wrote prolifically, producing at least one book every year. He was a spontaneous story-teller, writing quickly to get all his ideas on paper, seldom revising. His first novel to achieve real success was his third, Mr Perrin and Mr Traill, a tragicomic story of a fatal clash between two schoolmasters. During the First World War he served in the Red Cross on the Russian-Austrian front, and worked in British propaganda in Petrograd and London. In the 1920s and 1930s he was much in demand not only as a novelist but also as a lecturer on literature, making four exceptionally well-paid tours of North America. As a gay man at a time when homosexual practices were illegal in Britain, he conducted a succession of intense but discreet relationships with other men.; 8 X 5.60 X 1.50 inches; 355 pages; Signed by Author 
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Atlas to Accompany Napoleon as a General, Wartenburg, Count Yorck von
17 Wartenburg, Count Yorck von Atlas to Accompany Napoleon as a General
West Point, NY Dept. of Military Art 1942 First Edition; First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by E. J. Krasnoborski 
125 double-page maps set on stubs follow Napoleon's campaigns through-out Europe, Russian and finally Waterloo. Prepared by the Department of Military Art and Engineerng, United States Military Academy, for its course in Military History (1942). Cover has stain and rubs; otherwise tight and sturdy. Contents ( illustrations and Maps)very clean. Maps are 13 inches x 16 inches and suitable for framing. Symbols page gives symbols for all troop locations, generals, troops on the march, in bivouac or reserve, boundaries, troop displacing, directiona movements, artillery, calvary, etc. Very detailed with topographical details. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Illustrations & Maps; Large Folio 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Russian Communisim A Challenge and a Fraud, Wilbur, William H.
18 Wilbur, William H. Russian Communisim A Challenge and a Fraud
Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers 1964 First Impression Hardcover Good in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Rare signed copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Boevye samolety Rossii  Spravochnik, Zuenko, IUrii
19 Zuenko, IUrii Boevye samolety Rossii Spravochnik
Moscow Elakos 1994 5851390107 / 9785851390104 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
A book about Russian military Aircraft. Written in Russian. Full of illustrations and color photos. diagrams, tables, and charts. ; Russian Edition; Illustrated, color plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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