Island Books: [1961
found: 4 books

 
GUNS OFF CAPE ANN. THE STORY OF THE SHANNON AND THE CHESAPEAKE. NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece and plates; red cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
£6.00 "naval, to 1914, american war of independence, cape ann, chesapeake, shannon, philip broke, james lawrence, kenneth poolman"
Island BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 37226
GBP 1914.00 [Appr.: EURO 2210.75 US$ 2515.93 | JP¥ 278751]
Catalogue: [1961
Keywords: "Evans Brothers,"

 
THE SOVIET AIR FORCE. [REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION.] NEAR FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"8vo., with plates; red cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. Considerably enlarged version of the original edition of 1950."
£16.00 "aviation, ussr, russia, soviet russia, soviet air force, asher lee"
Island BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 38481
GBP 1945.00 [Appr.: EURO 2246.5 US$ 2556.68 | JP¥ 283266]
Catalogue: [1961
Keywords: "Duckworth,"

 
THE ALGERIAN PROBLEM.
"8vo., First Edition, with 27 plates on 16, a full-page map in the text and front and rear endpaper maps in green; cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt and red, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter very lightly age-soiled on (predominantly white) rear panel. BEHR'S FIRST BOOK, a classic study and the forerunner to an illustrious career. Edward Behr (1926-2007) was a leading war reporter of the latter half of the twentieth century. In a long career that included Reuters, Time-Life, Newsweek and many others, he covered the conflicts in Algeria, North Africa, Indo-China, Vietnam and China. Towards In the second half of his career he shifted to documentaries, including The American Way of Death, Emperor Hirohito and Tiananmen Square. In 1978 he published his memoirs 'Bearings: A Foreign Correspondent's Life Behind the Lines'; in the UK they were graphically retitled 'Anyone Here Been Raped and Speaks English?' Uncommon in this condition."
£40.00 "military, post-1945, algeria, france, de gaulle, oas, edward behr, military, post-1945, the, algerian, problem"
Island BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 11902
GBP 1945.00 [Appr.: EURO 2246.5 US$ 2556.68 | JP¥ 283266]
Catalogue: [1961
Keywords: "Hodder & Stoughton,"

 
"THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE IN KOREA 1950-1953. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER"
"8vo., First Edition, with very numerous plates and maps; blue cloth, upper board blocked in black, backstrip lettered in black, upper hinge tender (but binding entirely sound), a bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
£18.00 "aviation, korean war, korea, us air force, robert futrell"
Island BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 36681
GBP 1945.00 [Appr.: EURO 2246.5 US$ 2556.68 | JP¥ 283266]
Catalogue: [1961
Keywords: "Duell Sloan & Pearce, New York NY,"

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