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Blackwood's Magazine; Vol. CCIII. No. MCCXXX-MCCXXII, April-June 1918.
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1918. Presumed First Edition, First printing bound thus. Hardcover. 425-840 pages. Contents for issues for April, May, and June bound at back. Cover has wear and soiling. Some page discoloration. Title page has January crossed through. 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 #73391]
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Monthly Review, Volume 13, Numbers 3 and 4, July - August 1961
New York: Monthly Review Foundation, 1961. 22 cm, wraps, some wear and soiling to covers, some pencil marks in margins, edges soiled.
[Book #32620]
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The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar. Robert Alexander.
New York: Viking, 2003. First edition. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. 229, [1] p.
[Book #61804]
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Chained Eagle. Everett Alvarez, Jr., Anthony S. Pitch.
New York: Donald I. Fine, Inc. 1989. First Printing. Hardcover. 308 pages. Illus., some wear & scuffing to DJ. Signed by the author (Everett Alvarez, Jr. ). SIGNED.
[Book #57088]
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American Journal of Public Health, Volume 91, Number 8, August 2001. American Public Health Association.
Washington, DC: American Public Health Assoc, 2001. 24 cm, 171, wraps, illus., figures, tables, references.
[Book #29273]
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Alicia, My Story. Alicia Appleman-Jurman.
Toronto, Canada: Bantam Books, 1988. First edition. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. xi, [1], 356. Endpaper map.
[Book #71346]
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Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust. Susan D. Bachrach.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1994. Reprint. later printing. Trade paperback. xv, 109. [8] p. Illustrations [some in color]. Chronology. Suggestions for Further Reading. Glossary. Index. Name of previous owner present. Cover has some wear and soiling, some corner curling. A photo-history of the Holocaust. Sidebars throughout the text focus on the experiences of 20 individuals who, as children, were victims of the Nazis. Illustrated with black and white and color images from the collection of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
[Book #59680]
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Other Losses: An Investigation into the Mass Deaths of German Prisoners at the Hands of the French and Americans After WWII. James Bacque.
Toronto, Canada: Stoddart Publishing Co. 1989. 1st Canadian Edition. 248, maps, chronology, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, some wear, creases, and small tear to DJ edges.
[Book #53436]
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St. Helena: The Island, Her People and Their Ship. Kenneth Bain.
Windsor, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom: Wilton 65, 1993. First edition [stated]. Presumed first printing. Trade paperback. [8], v, [1], 194 p. Map. Illustrations (some in color). Editor's Note. Index.
[Book #71323]
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A Sinister Twilight: The Fall and Rise Again of Singapore. Noel Barber.
London: Readers Union, 1969. Book Club Edition. 319, map, bibliography, index, DJ somewhat worn, scuffed, and creased.
[Book #56601]
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A Sinister Twilight: The Fall of Singapore, 1942. Noel Barber.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. First Printing. Hardcover. 23 cm, 364, maps, index, usual library markings. Noel Barber (9 September 1909 – 10 July 1988) was a British novelist and journalist. Many of his novels, considered exotic, are about his experiences as leading foreign correspondent for the Daily Mail. Most notably he reported from Morocco, where he was stabbed five times. In October 1956, Barber survived a gunshot wound to the head by a Soviet sentry in Hungary during the Hungarian revolution A car crash ended his career as journalist.
[Book #22993]
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The Brigade. Hanoch Bartov, David S. Segal.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. Second Printing. Hardcover. [10], 246 pages. Occasional footnotes. DH has some wear, soiling, and sticker residue on front. Hanoch Helfgott (Bartov) was born in Petah Tikva in 1926, a year after his parents immigrated from Poland. He attended a religious school and then the Ahad Haam gymnasium. After working in diamond polishing and welding for two years, he enlisted in 1943, at the age of 17, in the Palestine Regiment of the British Army. He spent three years in the Jewish Brigade, first in Palestine and then in Italy and the Netherlands, where he served as a medic, caring for Holocaust survivors in DP camps. After World War II, Bartov studied Jewish and general history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During the War of Independence he served in field army units and the Israel Defense Forces in Jerusalem. He lived for four years on Kibbutz Ein Hahoresh, working as a farmhand and a teacher. From 1966 to 1968, Bartov served as a cultural advisor in the Israeli embassy in London. Bartov published his first story in 1945, when he was a 19-year-old soldier in Europe. In his writing, as a journalist and novelist, Bartov describes his first contacts with survivors of the Holocaust. The Brigade is a fictionalized account of the operation of the Jewish Brigade.
[Book #73367]
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German Atrocities from German Evidence. Joseph Bedier.
Paris: A. Colin, 1915. 22 cm, 40, wraps, facsims., ink notations on title page.
[Book #21597]
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White Nights: The Story of a Prisoner in Russia. Menachem Begin, trans. by Katie Kaplan.
New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First U.S. Edition. First Printing. 240, large glue stains inside boards and rear flyleaf, slight scuffing to boards.
[Book #15921]
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White Nights: The Story of a Prisoner in Russia. Menachem Begin, trans. by Katie Kaplan.
New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First U.S. Edition. Third Printing. 240, DJ torn and small pieces missing.
[Book #51444]
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My War with the United States. Ludwig Bemelmans.
New York: Viking Press, 1937. Second Printing. 151, illus. with wash drawings by the author, boards somewhat worn and soiled, endpages discolored.
[Book #37194]
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Old Squire; the romance of a black Virginian. B. K. Benson, Blackwood Ketcham.
New York: London: The Macmillan Company, 1903. First edition/first printing. Hardcover. x p., 1 l., 431 p. incl. maps. 20 cm.
[Book #69055]
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Ten Men Dead: The Story of the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike. David Beresford.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989. First Printing. 24 cm, 334.
[Book #16976]
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Civil War Medicine: Challenges and Triumphs. Alfred Jay Bollett.
Tucson, AZ: Galen Press, Ltd. 2002. First edition. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. xviii, 489, [5] p. Illustrations. Bibliography. Index.
[Book #69840]
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How to Be a Hostage and Live. Frank Bolz.
Secaucus, NJ: L. Stuart, c1987. First? Edition. First? Printing. 21 cm, 128, wraps, some wear to covers, paperclip impression on one page, pencil erasure residue before title page. Inscribed by author. INSCRIBED.
[Book #23696]
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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War. Mark Bowden.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, c1999. First Edition. First Printing. 24 cm, 386, illus., maps, sources, index.
[Book #33200]
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The Hell Hole. William Brent, Milarde Brent.
Yuma, AZ: Southwest Printers, c1962. Tenth Printing. 19 cm, 61, wraps, illus. with 12 pages of black and white photographs.
[Book #27384]
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D. C. Poets Against the War: An Anthology. Sarah Browning, Michele Elliott, Danny Rose.
Washington, DC: The Argonne House Press, 2004. Second edition. Wraps. 128 p. Signed by Browning.
[Book #59697]
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Captured by the Russians: A True Story. Charles Burrall.
Baltimore, MD: PublishAmerica, 2004. First edition. First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 222 p. Maps.
[Book #69707]
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Survival. Len Cacutt.
London: Guild Publishing, 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. 187, [1] pages. Illustrations (some in color). Index. DJ has some wear, soiling, and small tear. Inscription on title page to Gotabaya Rajapaksa is signed by Lionel Balasuriya, near an address label pasted on title page. From 22 March 1991 - 21 August 2007 Lionel Balasuriya worked as a Director in Kenworth Corporation (U.K.) Limited. Len Cacutt was an editor of the magazine War Monthly, He spent five years during World War II as a Royal Air Force pilot. Lieutenant Colonel Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, RWP, RSP, psc, GR (born 20 June 1949) is a retired officer of the Sri Lanka Army, a former Secretary to Ministry of Defence and Urban Development of Sri Lanka. After serving through the early parts of the country's civil war with Tamil Tiger rebels, he retired from the army in 1992 and emigrated to the US. With the election of his brother Mahinda Rajapaksa as President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa was appointed Defence Secretary in November 2005. As Defence Secretary, Rajapaksa played a key role towards the successes achieved by the Sri Lankan Military in defeating the Tamil Tigers and ending Sri Lanka's 26-year-long civil war. Investigations on assassinations, abductions and assaults on journalist revealed that Gotabhaya directed a death squad to attack journalists that was outside the Army command structure during this time 17 journalists and media workers were killed and others were either assaulted or abducted.
[Book #73216]
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