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AMERICA'S SHIELD: THE STORY OF THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND AND ITS PEOPLE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819544
Published by Turner Publishing. Circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Title to front and spine is 'Strategic Air Command'. Large format. White glazed boards. Colour illustrations to endpapers. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1563112655. Title to spine faded. Light browning to edges of verso of free endpapers.

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TOM AND JACK
Written by Henry Adams.
Stock no. 1819300
Published by Bloomsbury Press. 1st USA 2009. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Interwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock. An epic story that ranges from the cafes of Gertrude Stein's Paris to the highways of the American West. It unfolds a poignant personal drama, and at the same time, offers new insights into two iconic artists. Brown paper boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781596914209. Black felt pen mark to lower edge of text block else a fine copy.

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THE GREAT PLAINS GUIDE TO CUSTER
Written by Jeff Barnes.
Stock no. 1819267
Published by Stackpole Books. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

85 Forts, Fights & Other Sites. How to find national or state historic sites commemorating Custer on the Plains today. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780811708364.

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THE DOUGLAS DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 THE FIRST SEVENTY YEARS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by J.M.G. Gradidge.
Stock no. 1819028
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Two volume set. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0851303323.

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THE FIGHTING CHEYENNES
Written by George Bird Grinnell.
Stock no. 1818933
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Originally published in 1915. A record of the major nineteenth-century battles which the Cheyennes fought. Their own account of their early wars with other Indian tribes and their later conflict with the invading American forces. Brown and yellow cloth boards, blue title to spine and sketch to front. B/w photos. Top edge yellow. ISBN: 0806103477. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby.

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RICH RELATIONS: THE AMERICAN OCCUPATION OF BRITAIN, 1942-1945
Written by David Reynolds.
Stock no. 1818472
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Exploring the social, political and military history of the American presence in Britain during the Second World War, its impact and legacy. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002551276. Couple of small indentation marks to top of front board. Inscription in pencil to verso of front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and has a corresponding indentation mark to front panel.

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PACIFIC: 2472'S FAMILY ALBUM
Written by Kenneth G. Johnsen.
Stock no. 1817990
Published by Interurban Press. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

A tour of the Espee's Pacific fleet, from passenger to freight operations, and from streamlining to WWII-era basic black. A look at Pacific 2472. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870460927.

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AMERICA'S GREAT COMIC-STRIP ARTISTS
Written by Richard Marschall. Illustrated by R.F. Outcault; F. Opper; Harold Gray; Charles M. Schulz; et al..
Stock no. 2131007
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver title to spine. Includes various reproduced comic strips in b/w and colour. ISBN: 0896599175. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tape repairs to top and tail of spine.

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DEATH, TAXES, AND LEAKY WADERS
Written by John Gierach. Illustrated by Glenn Wolff.
Stock no. 1816610
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st thus 2001. Very good condition.

A John Gierach Fly-Fishing Treasury. A collection of forty of Gierach's finest essays on fishing from six of his books. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0684868598. Well read but contents clean.

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ANOTHER LOUSY DAY IN PARADISE
Written by John Gierach. Illustrated by Glenn Wolff.
Stock no. 1816599
Published by Excellent Press. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The author's series of fishing adventures taking the reader from the banks of his native Colorado rivers to remote northern wilderness regions where you have to fly in and hope to get out in a float plane and there are bears about. How to react to the Theft of a new can rod to Planning a Game Dinner and clearing out the deep freeze at the same time... Brown cloth spine with silver title, blue paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1900318016.

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THE WAR OF 1812: A FORGOTTEN CONFLICT
Written by Donald R. Hickey.
Stock no. 1816165
Published by University of Illinois Press. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The military, political, diplomatic, economic, social and financial history of the American war with Great Britain. Blue cloth boards, Silver title to spine in burgundy title block. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0252016130. Old price label to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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THE AMERICAN ARSENAL
Written by Ian V. Hogg.
Stock no. 1816067
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The World War II Official Standard Ordnance Catalog of Small Arms, Tanks, Armored Cars, Artillery, Antiaircraft Guns, Ammunition, Grenades, Mines, Etcetera. Introduction by Ian V. Hogg. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 1853672548.

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