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Blackwood's Magazine; Vol. CC. No. MCCIX-MCCXI, July-September 1916.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1916. Presumed First Edition, First printing bound thus. Hardcover. 1-434 pages. Contents pages not present. Cover has wear and soiling. Some page soiling and discoloration. Index not present. Blackwood's Magazine was a British magazine printed between 1817 and 1980. It was founded by William Blackwood and was originally called the Edinburgh Monthly Magazine. The first number appeared in April 1817 under the editorship of Thomas Pringle and James Cleghorn. Blackwood relaunched the journal as Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine under his own editorship. Aside from essays it also printed a good deal of horror fiction and was an important influence on later Victorian writers such as Charles Dickens, the Brontë sisters, and Edgar Allan Poe. One late nineteenth century triumph was the first publication of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in the February, March, and April 1899 issues of the magazine. The magazine ceased publication in 1980, having remained for its entire history in the Blackwood family. Contributors included: George Eliot, Joseph Conrad, John Buchan, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas de Quincey, Margaret Oliphant, and Frank Swettenham. In Dorothy Sayers's novel Five Red Herrings the Scottish Procurator-Fiscal is mentioned as "reading the latest number of Blackwood to while away the time" as they spend hours waiting for the murderer to reveal himself. Vera Brittain lists "copies of Blackwood's Magazine" among her literary possessions in her description of her time as V.A.D. nurse in Malta in Testament of Youth.
[Book #73392]
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Current History: Volume 65, Number 388, December 1973
Philadelphia, PA: Current History, Inc. 1973. Wraps. 241-288 p. Includes index. Index to Volume 65, Numbers 383-388. Map inside rear cover.
[Book #59398]
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The Mails as a German War Weapon: Memorandum on the Censorship of Mails Carried by Neutral Ships
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1916. First? Edition. First? Printing. 18 cm, 24, wraps, illus., library stamp on front cover, some wear and soiling to covers.
[Book #28082]
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Report of the Delegation of the United States of America to the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace, Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 1-23, 1936
Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1937. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Wraps. vi, 280, [2] pages. Footnotes. Appendices. Index. Some pencil marks notes. Cover has wear, tears, soiling, and chips. Pencil erasure residue on title page. Department of State Publication 1088, Conference Series 33. The Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace was an extraordinary conference which convened in Buenos Aires on December 1, 1936. The Buenos Aires Conference of 1936, was not a regular conference as it fell between the Montevideo Conference of 1933 and the 1938 Conference at Lima. Convened at the request of FDR, this extraordinary conference marked the further development of the Good Neighbor Policy and the initiation of hemispheric machinery for collective security. Indeed, past and contemporary historians date the multilateral application or "Pan Americanizing" of the Monroe Doctrine from the Inter-American Conference for the Maintenance of Peace.
[Book #76632]
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Truth about Germany: Facts About the War
New York: Ferdinand Hansen, c. 1914-1915. Complimentary Edition. 73, wraps, covers somewhat worn and soiled.
[Book #45872]
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Sweden's Foreign Policy. Samuel Abrahamsen.
Washington, DC: Public Affairs Press, [1957]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 24 cm, 99, DJ price clipped, DJ soiled, frayed at edges, and scuffed, edges soiled.
[Book #17261]
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The American Home Front: Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, World War II. James L. Abrahamson.
Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1983. Presumed first edition/first printing. Trade paperback. xviii, 228, [2] p. 23 cm. Illustrations. Glossary. Notes. Index.
[Book #66554]
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A Man Called Lucy, 1939-1945. Pierre Accoce, Pierre Quet, trans. by A. M. Sheridan Smith.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. [1967]. First American Edition. First? Printing. 22 cm, 250, illus., bibliography, ink notation and pencil erasures on half title.
[Book #24719]
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A Man Called Lucy, 1939-1945. Pierre Accoce, Pierre Quet, trans. by A. M. Sheridan Smith.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. [1967]. First American Edition. Third Printing. 22 cm, 250, illus., bibliography, front DJ flap creased & price clipped, DJ soiled: small edge tears/chips, rear DJ creased.
[Book #56063]
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Wilsonian Statecraft: Theory and Practice of Liberal Internationalism During World War I. Lloyd E. Ambrosius.
Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc. 1991. 170, chapter notes, bibliography, index, boards slightly scuffed, sticker residue on rear board.
[Book #51627]
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Defence and the English-Speaking Role. Norman Angell.
London: Pall Mall Press, 1958. First? Edition. First? Printing. Hardcover. 23 cm, 116 pages, DJ worn, torn, and soiled, pencil erasure on front endpaper. The author won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1933.
[Book #34616]
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The World's Highway; Some Notes on America's Relation to Sea Power and Non-Military Sanctions for the Law of Nations. Norman Angell.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1915. Presumed First U.S. Edition, presumed first printing. Hardcover. xvi, 361, [3] pages. Occasional footnotes. Cover has some wear and soiling. Name and date in pencil on half-title page. Sir Ralph Norman Angell (26 December 1872 – 7 October 1967) was an English lecturer, journalist, author, and Member of Parliament. Angell was one of the principal founders of the Union of Democratic Control. He served on the Council of the Royal Institute of International Affairs, was an executive for the World Committee against War and Fascism,and a member of the executive committee of the League of Nations Union, He was knighted in 1931 and awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1933. He was born Ralph Norman Angell Lane, but adopted Angell as his sole surname. He attended the University of Geneva. In Geneva, Angell felt that Europe was "hopelessly entangled in insoluble problems". He took the bold decision to emigrate to the West Coast of the United States, where he worked as a vine planter, a cowboy, a mail-carrier, a prospector, and then as a reporter for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and later the San Francisco Chronicle. He moved to Paris to work as a sub-editor on the English language Daily Messenger, and then as a staff contributor to the newspaper Éclair. He also acted as correspondent for some American newspapers. During 1905–12, he became the Paris editor for the Daily Mail. He joined the Labour Party in 1920 and was MP for Bradford North from 1929 to 1931. In 1931 he was knighted for his public service, and later in 1933 he was presented with the Nobel Peace Prize.
[Book #73325]
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Why We Went to War. Newton Diehl Baker.
New York: Council on Foreign Relations, [c1936]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 21 cm, 199, appendix, bibliography, index, usual library markings, part of DJ pasted to flyleaf. Prefatory note by Hamilton Fish Armstrong.
[Book #21907]
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America's Attitude Toward the War. Bankers Trust Company.
New York: Bankers Trust Company, [1917]. 129, chronology, spine foxed and edges worn, board corners and top edge worn, ink name on front flyleaf and title page.
[Book #54815]
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Neutrality for the United States. Edwin Borchard, William Potter Lage.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1937. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xi, [1], 380. [4] pages. Footnotes. Appendices. Index. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some discoloration inside the boards. Some page soiling and discoloration. It is the purpose of this book to expose the fallacies which have so greatly undermined the conception of neutrality, and to indicate the dangerous vistas which unneutrality now opens to the United States. An attempt will be made to present the underlying reasons for neutrality over the centuries, regarded by many down to 1914 as the maximum achievement of international law. The errors in the administration of American neutrality during the period of 1914-17 will then be discussed, and after that the postwar development, including recent legislative proposals and their effect on the neutrality for the United States.
[Book #76334]
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The Struggle for Neutrality: Franco-American Diplomacy During the Federalist Era. Albert Hall Bowman.
Knoxville, TN: University of TN Press, [1974]. First Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 460, DJ soiled, top edge soiled.
[Book #24045]
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Steps Short of War Mean War. Walter Fred Boye.
Chicago, IL: Wood-Repp Company, c1940. 24 cm, 77, Inscribed by the author.
[Book #18701]
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The Dutch Republic in Europe in the Seven Years War. Alice Clare Carter.
London: Macmillan, 1971. First U.K.? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 181, map, footnotes, index, pencil erasures on DJ flap and front endpaper, DJ soiled: edges worn, small tears.
[Book #22920]
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Over Here! An Informal Re-creation of the Home Front in World War I. Allen Churchill.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1968. 240, illus., bibliography, index, rear board scuffed, library call number stamped on spine (only library marking).
[Book #1423]
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The Costs of the World War to the American People. John Maurice Clark.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1931. First? Edition. First? Printing. 25 cm, 316, tables (1 fold-out), diagrams, usual library markings, front board weak.
[Book #22571]
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Between the Alps and a Hard Place: Switzerland in World War II and Moral Blackmail Today. Angelo M. Codevilla.
Place_Pub: Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc. 2000. First Edition. First Printing. 248, notes, index.
[Book #51875]
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The League of Peace and a Free Sea. Julian Stafford Corbett.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1917. 22 cm, 15, wraps, library stamp on front cover, covers worn and soiled, some chipping at cover edges.
[Book #28078]
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Freedom of the Seas. Earl Willis Crecraft.
New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1935. First? Edition. First? Printing. 20.5 cm, 304, index, boards worn and soiled, corners worn, pencil erasure on front endpaper, rear board weak, edges soiled.
[Book #34219]
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The War, the World and Wilson. George Creel.
New York: Harper & Brothers, [1920]. First? Edition. First? Printing. 20 cm, 366, illus., board stained at bottom.
[Book #21894]
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A History of American Foreign Policy. Alexander DeConde.
New York: Scribner, [1963]. First Edition. 25 cm, 914, illus., maps, diagrams, corners slightly bumped, edges somewhat soiled, minor wear, fraying, and tears to DJ, rear DJ marred.
[Book #16688]
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