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161 K. J., Major, M.C. Macksey Afrika Korps - Ballantine's Illustrated History Of World War Ii, Campaign Book, No. 1
Ballantine Books 1972 B000U0PL5Y 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover, small crease on back cover.. In February 1941 things looked black for the Axis in North Africa, following defeat after defeat inflicted upon the Italian Army at the hands of a small British tank force, Two months later all that had changed- the British themselves lay in confusion and the Axis beat upon the frontiers of Egypt. How did this come about? 12.60 
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162 KARL ALEXANDER Papa and Fidel
T. Doherty Associates January 1989 0312931492 / 9780312931490 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue. GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Minor soiling to cover. ADVANCE READING COPY 0.00 
Price: 15.00 USD
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163 KEITH WHEELER, EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS The Old West: The Scouts
Time-Life Books June 1978 0809423065 / 9780809423064 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Contents are: Savants of survival in a wild land; The men who knew the way; The eys and ears of the Army; Indian in uniform; When Apache hunted Apac 0.00 
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164 KENNETH MACKSEY Beda Fomm: The Classic Victory (Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century. Battle book)
Ballantine Books January 1971 0345024346 / 9780345024343 
Paper Back Used - Very Good No Jacket Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. First Edition, First printing. For a loss of only 500 dead, 55 missing and 1,373 wounded they had advanced 500 miles in two months, destroyed an army of ten divisions and captureed more than 130,000 prisoners, 180 mediun and over 200 light tanks and 845 guns. 'I think this may be termed a complete victory...' Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. First Edition, First printing. For a loss of only 500 dead, 55 missing and 1,373 wounded they had advanced 500 miles in two months, destroyed an army of ten divisions and captureed more than 130,000 prisoners, 180 mediun and over 200 light tanks and 845 guns. 'I think this may be termed a complete victory...' 0.00 
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165 KENNETH MACKSEY Beda Fomm: The Classic Victory (Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century. Battle book)
Ballantine Books January 1971 0345024346 / 9780345024343 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. First Edition, First printing. For a loss of only 500 dead, 55 missing and 1,373 wounded they had advanced 500 miles in two months, destroyed an army of ten divisions and captureed more than 130,000 prisoners, 180 mediun and over 200 light tanks and 845 guns. 'I think this may be termed a complete victory...' Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Very fine. For a loss of 500 dead, 55 missing and 1.373 wounded they had advanded 500 miles in two months, destrolyed an army of ten divisions and captured more than 130.000 prisioners, 180 medium and over 200 light tanks and 845 guns. 'I think this may be tenned a complete victory...' 0.00 
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166 Kenneth Macksey Panzer division, the mailed fist (Ballantine's illustrated history of World War II. Weapons book) #2
Ballantine Books 1969, 2nd Printing 12/ 1969 B0007GVX44 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Confident in the knowledge that they had beaten the German Army to a standstill in 1918' the armies of Western Europe once more came to grips with their old enemy in May 1940... 16.30 
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167 Kenneth Macksey Panzer division, the mailed fist (Ballantine's illustrated history of World War II. Weapons book) #2
Ballantine Books 1969, 2nd Printing 12/ 1969 B0007GVX44 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Their printing. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. Normal shelfwear to cover. Confident in the knowledge that they had beaten the German army to a standstill in 1918, the armies of Western Europe once again came to grips with their old enemy in May 1940-and within a few days lay prostrate before a numerically inferior burt technically superior and revolutionary weapon-the Panzer Division. 16.30 
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168 Kenneth Macksey Tank Force: Allied Armor in World War II (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Weapons Book, No. 15 Very Fine First printing)
Ballantine Books 1970 0345019857 / 9780345019851 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Very Fine. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. From the beginning the concept of armored warfare in the steel age was beset with difficulties, But the realities of war solved them and in North Africa, in Europe and in Italy, the Monsters clashed as if in scenes from prehistory... 7.20 
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169 KENNETH MACKSEY TANK FORCE: ALLIED ARMOUR IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR (HISTORY OF 2ND WORLD WAR S.)
MACMILLAN January 1974 0330239155 / 9780330239158 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Lavisly illustrated with maps and photograph in black and white. Appears crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very good/no jacket as issue. Very some normal shelfwear to cover. Corners have some very light craks. From the beginning the concept of armoured warfare in the steel age was beset wirh difficulties. But the realities of war solved and in North Africa, in Europe and Italy the Monsters clashed as if in scenes from prehistory; evolving all the time-bigger, faster, tougher, And with ever sharper teeth. 0.00 
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, LAURA HILLENBRAND
170 LAURA HILLENBRAND Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Random House March 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good As New Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. True first edition published by Random House with the numbers '24689753' and 'first edition' stated. Dustjacket is a true first state without the Random House audio quote on the back flap that is found on the 2nd state dust jacket. Book is AS NEW. DJ is AS NEW. DJ price reads '$24.95.' Reviews correct with; Ambrose, Nack, Beyer and Rosenbaum. 3/01 date on the back jacket flap. Very Fine/Very . A classic. 'The true story of how three men and one racehorse captivated the world', 1.65 
Price: 325.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, LAURA HILLENBRAND
171 LAURA HILLENBRAND Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Random House March 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 
Hardcover Used - Very Good Very Good Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight.Second printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. Lavisly illustrated with photos in black and white. He was a cultural icon. A world-class athlete. A champion who triumphed over terrible handicaps to become a legend of the racetrack. No other racehorse has rivaled Seabiscuit's fame or his sway over the nation's imagination. Now Laura Hillenbrand unfolds the spellbinding story of this marvelous animal, the world he lived in, and the men who staked their lives and fortunes on his dazzling career. 1.65 
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Titanic, Leo Marriott
172 Leo Marriott Titanic
Smithmark Publishers November 1997 0765106477 / 9780765106476 First Edition 
Hardcover Used - Very Good No Jacket Lavisly illustrated in colours and black and white. First Edition, First printing. Oversized book, extra charges may apply. Hardcover. First edition. 160pp, fully illustrated, 4to, pictorial boards, DJ. Combination of archival photos, paintings, artifacts recovered, personal stories. 2.30 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Malachy McCourt's History of Ireland, Malachy McCourt
173 Malachy McCourt Malachy McCourt's History of Ireland
Running Press September 2004 0762419652 / 9780762419654 First Edition Signed By Author
Hardcover Used - Very Good Fine SIGNE BY AUTHOR( and inscribed: To Pat, peace, Malachy McCourt) Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. First Edition, First printing. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. Satisfaction guarantee. In the successful tradition of Thomas Cahill's modern-day classic. How the Irish Saved Civilization, here is an authoritative and completely engaging one-volume account of Irish history by County Limerick native, gifted storyteller, and bestselling author Malachy McCourt. Its pages are populated with figures from myth, legend, ancient history, and current events, from Cu Chulamn and Brian Boru to Oliver Cromwell, James Joyce, Lady Gregory, Gerry Adams, and Sinead O'Connor--some beloved, some controversial, but all with an undeniable influence on the course of Irish history and in turn, the history of the modern world. McCourt proves an irresistible guide on this vivid tour through the colorful and turbulent history of the Emerald Isle, from the Celtic settlements, through Viking and British occupations, modern troubles and struggle for independence. He also offers fresh insights on the country's cultural contributions to folklore, literature, art, music, and cuisine. 160 pages. 1.65 
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174 Manvell, Roger. The Conspirators: 20th July 1944B Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent cnetury. Politics in action #1
Ballantine Books April 1971 B000H4ENU2 
Paper Back Used - Very Good No Jacket Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Fine/no jacket as issue GREAT CONDITION, BEAUTIFUL COPY. It was 12.42 by their watches-the historic moment (he was convince) of Hitler's death. But... 0.00 
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175 Martin Blumenson Eisenhower (Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century. War leader book) #9, Fine, First Printing
Ballantine Books 1972 0345025512 / 9780345025517 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. 'Officers that fail...must be ruthlessly weeded out. Considerations of friendship, family, kindliness and nice personality have nothig whatsoever to do with the problem...' Eisenhower was really talking to himself. Victory was too precarious a prize to suffer anything but efficient leadership and effective performance. 0.44 
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176 MARTIN BLUMENSON SICILY, WHOSE VICTORY?- BALLANTINE'S ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II-CAMPAIGN BOOK NO. 3
Ballantine's Books 1969, Fine First Printing B000HPWRD6 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition:Fine. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. In the final analysis, the future Allied strategy would depend in large measure on whether the enemy collapsed entirely or resisted fiercely in Sicily, Yet who won? the Allies accomplished what they set out to do, conquer the island, But a handful of German and Italian troops, fighting a gigantic delaying action, kept two Allied armies at bay... 0.00 
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177 Martin Caidin Me 109; Willy Messerschmitt's peerless fighter (Ballantine's illustrated history of World War II. Weapons book, no. 4)
Ballantine Books 1968 B0006BZIQY 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Small little stick mark on the cover. The Me-109 took to the air in 1935, and at war's end it could still fly and fight on even terms with the best fighters produced by its opponents. 0.35 
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178 Martin; introduction by Saburo Sakai Caidin Zero Fighter, Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century, Weapons Book 9, FIRST Printing
Ballantine Books January 1970 B06XRPB47F 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Very Fine. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. The agile, brilliant fighter planes and their masterly pilots blasted all opposition from air. They'... weren't just good - they were hell on wheels'... 0.00 
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179 Melvin Maddocks The ATLANTIC CROSSING (The Seafarers)
Time-Life Books January 1981 0809427265 / 9780809427260 
Hardcover Used - Very Good First printing. Padded, tooled, black leatherette bindings are gilt stamped and with a square pictured laid in includes index, maps, b/w and color illus, map endpapers.. This book will weigh more than 1kg (1,000g) and therefore exceed the quoted shipping rate to overse Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Contents: Pioneering sails on a trackless sea; Tug of war for maritime rights; A scheduling revolution; Running a gantlet and nautical perils; Emigration at full tide. 33.60 
Price: 20.00 USD
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180 Michael Calvert Slim (Ballantine's illustrated history of the violent century. War leader book). #12.-First First printing
B[allantine] B[ooks 1973 0345026810 / 9780345026811 
Paper Back Used - Very Good Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II, Paperback. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾' - 9¾' tall. Very collectable condition. Lavisly illustrated with photograph in black and white. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Very minimal normal shelfwear to cover. Fiels-Marshal Slim's career encompassed two World Wars, culminating in his defeat of the Japanese in Burma at the head of the Fourteenth Army. Of all British Generals he was noted for two outstanding qualities- his readiness to share the hardships of the men he commanded, and a bulldorg tenacity. He would never in any circumstance let go. 0.45 
Price: 7.00 USD
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