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1 Bergstein, Rachelle. WOMEN FROM THE ANKLE DOWN: THE STORY OF SHOES AND HOW THEY DEFINE US.
New York Harper 2012 0061969613 / 9780061969614 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Nami Matsuo Scott. 
284 pp, 9 1/4" H. Small b&w illustrations. "What is it about a pair of shoes that so enchants women of all ages, demographics, political affiliations, and style tribes? Part social history, part fashion record, part pop-culture celebration, (this book) seeks to answer that question as it unfolds the story of shoes in the twentieth century. The tale begins in the rural village of Bonito, Italy, with a visionary young shoe-maker named Salvatore Ferragamo and ends in New York City with a fictional socialite and trend-setter named Carrie Bradshaw. Along the way it stops in Hollywood, where Judy Garland first slipped on her ruby slippers; New Jersey, where Nancy Sinatra heard something special in a song about boots; and the streets of Manhattan, where a transit-worker strike propelled women to step into cutting-edge athletic shoes. Beginnng with the well-heeled suffragettes in the 1910s, women have fought for greater freedom and mobility, a struggle that exploded in the 1960s with the women's liberation move-ment and culminated in the new millenium with our devotion to personal choice. Featuring interviews with designers, historians, and cultural experts, and a cast of real-life characters, from Marilyn Monroe to Jane Fonda, from Gwen Stefani to Manolo Blahnik, (it) is a lively, compelling look at the evolution of modern woman and the fashion that reflects - and has shaped - their lives." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine - also tiny tear at top of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top of hinges, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WELLINGTON WINGS:  AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT., Chappell, F.R.  Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount.
2 Chappell, F.R. Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount. WELLINGTON WINGS: AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT.
Somerton, Somerset Crecy 1992 0947554270 / 9780947554279 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
282 pp, lg 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs, maps. "The author was a squadron and wing intelligence officer and kept long and detailed diaries of the day to day life in the Desert Group, and on these the book is largely based. The result is a vivid and realistic picture of the Desert atmosphere; he commu-nicates the tenseness during the nights when the Wellingtons were away on missions, the crashes, the accidents, the debriefings, and the dreaded sandstorms. He recaptures the excitement of the perilous operations, some of which he flew on himself, as well as the lighter moments during stand downs and leave periods. This is an outstanding contribution to aviation history, conveying as it does not only individual heroisms but the corporateness of a squadron in wartime." Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkle. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
WELLINGTON WINGS:  AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT., Chappell, F.R.  Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount.
3 Chappell, F.R. Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount. WELLINGTON WINGS: AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT.
Somerton, Somerset Crecy 1992 0947554270 / 9780947554279 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
282 pp, lg 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs, maps. "The author was a squadron and wing intelligence officer and kept long and detailed diaries of the day to day life in the Desert Group, and on these the book is largely based. The result is a vivid and realistic picture of the Desert atmosphere; he commu-nicates the tenseness during the nights when the Wellingtons were away on missions, the crashes, the accidents, the debriefings, and the dreaded sandstorms. He recaptures the excitement of the perilous operations, some of which he flew on himself, as well as the lighter moments during stand downs and leave periods. This is an outstanding contribution to aviation history, conveying as it does not only individual heroisms but the corporateness of a squadron in wartime." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
ELUSIVE VICTORY.  THE ARAB-ISRAELI WARS:  1947-1974., Dupuy, Trevor N.
4 Dupuy, Trevor N. ELUSIVE VICTORY. THE ARAB-ISRAELI WARS: 1947-1974.
Military Book Club, Garden City, New York, 2002. 
669 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0965442802 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "....the author draws on both Israeli and Arab accounts and his own formidable experience as a military historian to produce a richly doc umented, authoritative, and impartial history of the war-torn Middle East. Beginning with the First Arab-Israeli War (1947-1949), Dupuy also covers the Sinai-Suez War in 1956, the Six Day War in 1967, the War of Attrition from 1967 to 1970 , a n d c o n cludes with the Yom Kippur War. Throughout, Dupuy provides information on long-term and immediate causes, information on military strength and sizes, details of strategy and tactics, geographical information, as well as the broader, i n te rn at i on al i nfluences and consequences. Included are many illustrations, tables, maps, a bibliography, and an index." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling. Very good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
5 Goulart, Ron. AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF THE PULP MAGAZINE.
New York Ace 1973 Mass Market Paperback Good Reference Copy 
192 pp, 7" H. B&w illustrations. "Spanning the years between the dime novels of the 19th century and today's paperbacks, pulp magazines provided millions with their first and only taste of 'literature'. The noble, resourceful heroes of those gripping tales of fiction, along with their monstrous, evil antagonists, were depicted on cheap paper, and housed in lurid covers that shocked all but the near-blind. There was 'The Shadow', scourge of the underworld, 'Doc Savage', superhuman adventurer, and 'The Phantom Detective', sleuth extraordinaire, a well as the breathtaking exploits of World War I sky fighters, mad scientists, 'Tarzan' and a host of now-immortal writers. The printed word has indeed become alive in that most vigorous and thrilling of literary eras." "Special! Original illustrations." Interior - previous owner's name on pencil in first page, approx. 1/4 of the pages have light to heavy creasing at the top corner, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, light rubbing, small soft crease on front cover, spine flat and uncreased. Good reference copy only. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS & THE MAKING OF THE CLASSIC FILM., Hollis, Richard and Sibley, Brian.
6 Hollis, Richard and Sibley, Brian. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS & THE MAKING OF THE CLASSIC FILM.
Hyperion, New York, 1994, Ist edition. 
88 pp, small 4to (10 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "(Snow White) was the world's first animated feature film, and it remains an undisputed movie classic as well as a milestone in the history of cinema. This book is a celebration of the extraordinary film and of the unique creative achievement that it represented. Introducing the film's engaging cast of characters, (it uses) original Disney artwork (and) relates the story of Snow White's adventures. Illustrations include the highly evocative preliminary paintings, produced by gifted illustrators, that inspired the Studio artists. There are also examples of the character sketches, layout drawings, and background designs showing the film's development from drawing board to movie screen. Also shown is artwork for sequences that were finally omitted from the 250,000 separate drawings used in the completed film. - Illustrated with vintage posters, stills, lobby cards, books, merchandise and original studio art, this is a fascinating pictorial record of one of the world's best-loved movies." NF/NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AMERICAN GUN:  A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS., Kyle, Chris.  With William Doyle.  Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice.  Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle.
7 Kyle, Chris. With William Doyle. Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice. Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle. AMERICAN GUN: A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS.
New York William Morrow 2013 0062242717 / 9780062242716 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
302 pp, 9 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Drawing on his unmatched firearms knowledge and combat experience, Kyle carefully chose ten guns to help tell (American history): the American long rifle, Spencer repeater, Colt. 45 revolver, Winchester rifle, Springfield 1903 rifle, Thompson submachine gun, 1911 pistol, M1 Garand, .38 Special police revolver, and the M16 rifle platform Kyle himself used as a SEAL. Through them, he revisits thrilling turning points in American history, including the single sniper shot that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, the firearms designs that proved decisive at Gettsyburg, the 'gun that won the West', and the weapons that gave U.S. soldiers an edge in the world wars and beyond. This is also the story of how firearms innovation, creativity, and industrial genius has constantly pushed American history - and power - forward." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
8 Mao Tse-Tung. Translated and with introduction by Brigadier General Samuel B. Griffith, USMC (Ret.). MAO TSE-TUNG ON GUERRILLA WARFARE.
Praeger, New York, 1961, book club edition. 
114 pp + appendix (8 pp), 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "In 1937, Mao Tse-tung, in retreat after ten years of battling the Nationalist troops of Chiang Kai-shek, wrote a succinct pamphlet that has become one of the most influential doc uments of our time. This treatise, the first systematic analysis of guerrilla warfare, established Mao as the architect of a new method of warfare. Within the last two decades, Mao's study has become the basic textbook for waging Communist r e v o l u t ionary warfare in underdeveloped and emergent areas throughout the world. It provided the strategy for Ho Chi Minh's protracted campaigns in Indochina and for Castro's successful Cuban revolution." Ink name and notation on half-title p ag e, l ig ht w rinkling at top/bottom of spine - tiny tear at top. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light rubbing, light soiling on rear panel. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CALLAHAN'S CROSSTIME SALOON / TIME TRAVELER'S STRICTLY CASH / CALLAHAN'S SECRET / LADY SLINGS THE BOOZE / THE CALLAHAN TOUCH / CALLAHAN'S LEGACY.  6 BOOKS FROM THE CALLAHAN SERIES., Robinson, Spider.
9 Robinson, Spider. CALLAHAN'S CROSSTIME SALOON / TIME TRAVELER'S STRICTLY CASH / CALLAHAN'S SECRET / LADY SLINGS THE BOOZE / THE CALLAHAN TOUCH / CALLAHAN'S LEGACY. 6 BOOKS FROM THE CALLAHAN SERIES.
Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good James Warhola, et al, cover art. 
Six books from Spider Robinson's Callahan series - 6 7/8" H. 1. Callahan's Crosstime Saloon - 170 pp, Berkley, 1987, ISBN 042509586X - "You got troubles? Toe up to the line, and make a toast (the toast is mandatory). Then smash your glass in the big fireplace. If you have a mind to talk about it, don't be shy. The regulars at Callahan's have heard it all. Time-travelers, aliens, telepaths, and a host of others have found their way here, and learn that there is only one house rule: Anything can happen at Callahan's Crosstime Saloon." 2. Time Travelers Strictly Cash - 200 pp, Berkley, 1987, ISBN 0425097226 - "After waiting long enough for the crowds to thin out, Mike Callahan, proprietor of the famous Callahan's Crosstime Saloon, is opeing the doors again to new customers. So, if you're looking for a good night out someplace where the beer is always cold, the times are always hot and disco was dead to begin with, then belly up to bar at Callahan's. Human or otherwise, hale and hearty or down and out, regardless of race, creed or dimension of origin, you're all welcome." 3. Callahan's Secret - 172 pp, Berkley, third printing, 1986, ISBN 0425100596 - "Callahan's Place - the saloon on the edge of time and space - is open for business. So pull up a stool, have a drink on the house, and meet the regulars - who are anything but regular. Two telepaths, an alcoholic vampire, a talking dog, and, strangest of all, a seven-foot alien called Mickey Finn." 4. Lady Slings the Booze - 257 pp, Ace, 1993, 7th printing, ISBN 0441469299 - "Welcome back to Lady Sally's - your pleasure is our business! It's the best little you-know-what in the universe. Where adults of all species and persuasions indulge in wild life, liberty, and the pursuit of a really good time. So join in the fun - and don't worry. You'll respect yourself in the morning." 5. The Callahan Touch - 228 pp, Ace, 1995, first printing, ISBN 0441001335 - "Opening night at Mary's Place is the hottest ticket in the galaxy - a brand-new bar with some old familiar faces. Jake's back, along with Doc, Fast Eddie, and the rest of the Callahan's gang. And just when things couldn't get crazier, guess who shows up in the Mick of Time to make sure they do - ." 6. Callahan's Legacy - 214 pp, Tor, 1997, first printing, ISBN 0812550358 - "Jake Stonebender and his wife have opened a new Callahan's, Mary's Place, and all the regulars are there: Doc Webster, Fast Eddie the piano player, Long-Drink McGonnigle, and of course the usual talking dogs, alcoholic vampires, aliens, and time travelers. Songs will be sung, drinks will be drunk (and drunks will have drinks), puns will be swapped - and as a three-eyed, three-legged, three-armed, three-everythinged alien flashes through space toward the bar, it just might be time to save the world again - ." Interiors - "Lady Slings..." has light browning on inside of covers, "The Callahan Touch" has a small stamp from store on first page, "Callahan's Legacy" has one dog-ear crease. Exteriors - minor edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spines; "Lady Slings..." has light edge wear and a light spine crease, one or two tiny/small corner creases on some covers, one book has a tiny number stamped on bottom of text block. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
CANADA'S AVIATION PIONEERS:  50 YEARS OF McKEE TROPHY WINNERS., Sutherland, Alice Gibson.  Foreword by Fred W. Hotson.
10 Sutherland, Alice Gibson. Foreword by Fred W. Hotson. CANADA'S AVIATION PIONEERS: 50 YEARS OF McKEE TROPHY WINNERS.
Toronto McGraw-Hill, Ryerson 1978 0070827044 / 9780070827042 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
304 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "(T)ells the exciting story of the adventurous and often visionary men who pioneered aviation in Canada. From Canada's first pilot to modern airline pioneers and inventors, here are the winners of the Trans-Canada Trophy, awarded annually for outstanding contributions to the development of aviation in Canada. The Trans-Canada Trophy, also known as the McKee Trophy, was first awarded in 1927 to commemorate the first trans-Canada seaplane flight, made by Dalzell McKee and Earl Godfrey in September 1926. The recipients of the trophy include legendary figures and famous names in Canadian aviation: Arctic pilot 'Weldy' Phipps; the king of northern fliers, 'Matt' Berry; the great Canadian artist, author and pilot, Walter Gilbert; Avro Arrow test pilot Jan Zurakowski; Silver Dart pilot John McCurdy; 'Grant' McConachie of Canadian Pacific Air Lines, the famous 'bush pilot with a briefcase'; 'Doc' Oaks, who combined aviation and mining; 'Tommy' Siers, the brilliant engineer who developed the Worth oil dilution system for easier starting of aircraft engines in cold weather; the resourceful officer who completed the mapping of the Arctic isalnds, 'Jack' Showler; pioneer bush pilot 'Punch' Dickens; 'Wop' May, who flew the first winter air mail service 'down north' to Aklavik; and many others. This book tells in words and photographs the story of every McKee Trophy winner from 1927 to 1977. Based on years of research and interviews with many of the Trophy winners, it will appeal to general readers as well as the growing number of aviation history enthusiasts." Small gift inscription on front free endpaper, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, a few small closed tears - one with creases - all archivally taped, light fading to spine color. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CANADA'S AVIATION PIONEERS:  50 YEARS OF McKEE TROPHY WINNERS., Sutherland, Alice Gibson.  Foreword by Fred W. Hotson.
11 Sutherland, Alice Gibson. Foreword by Fred W. Hotson. CANADA'S AVIATION PIONEERS: 50 YEARS OF McKEE TROPHY WINNERS.
Toronto McGraw-Hill, Ryerson 1978 0070827044 / 9780070827042 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
304 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. "(T)ells the exciting story of the adventurous and often visionary men who pioneered aviation in Canada. From Canada's first pilot to modern airline pioneers and inventors, here are the winners of the Trans-Canada Trophy, awarded annually for outstanding contributions to the development of aviation in Canada. The Trans-Canada Trophy, also known as the McKee Trophy, was first awarded in 1927 to commemorate the first trans-Canada seaplane flight, made by Dalzell McKee and Earl Godfrey in September 1926. The recipients of the trophy include legendary figures and famous names in Canadian aviation: Arctic pilot 'Weldy' Phipps; the king of northern fliers, 'Matt' Berry; the great Canadian artist, author and pilot, Walter Gilbert; Avro Arrow test pilot Jan Zurakowski; Silver Dart pilot John McCurdy; 'Grant' McConachie of Canadian Pacific Air Lines, the famous 'bush pilot with a briefcase'; 'Doc' Oaks, who combined aviation and mining; 'Tommy' Siers, the brilliant engineer who developed the Worth oil dilution system for easier starting of aircraft engines in cold weather; the resourceful officer who completed the mapping of the Arctic isalnds, 'Jack' Showler; pioneer bush pilot 'Punch' Dickens; 'Wop' May, who flew the first winter air mail service 'down north' to Aklavik; and many others. This book tells in words and photographs the story of every McKee Trophy winner from 1927 to 1977. Based on years of research and interviews with many of the Trophy winners, it will appeal to general readers as well as the growing number of aviation history enthusiasts." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, very tiny tear at top of rear hinge - archivally taped, several tiny scuff marks on rear panel. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 


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