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WHARTON ON DYNAMIC COMPETITIVE STRATEGY., Day, George S.; Reibstein, David J., editors.  With Robert E. Gunther.
1 Day, George S.; Reibstein, David J., editors. With Robert E. Gunther. WHARTON ON DYNAMIC COMPETITIVE STRATEGY.
John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1997, 3rd printing. 
465 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0471172073 "....offers new perspectives on competitive strategy from a distinguished group of faculty at Wharton and other leading business schools around the world. This book presents the best insights from decades of research in key areas such as competitive strategy, simulations, game theory, scenario planning, public policy, and market-driven strategy. It respresents the most cohesive collection of insights on strat e g y e v e r assembled by a leading school of business." Minor wrinkle at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing, barcode label on rear pastedown, previous owner's label on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wrinkling. Ve ry Go od +/ Ve r y Good 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
DRAKE PAST AND PRESENT:  MAKING MEMORIES., Drake History Committee.  (Arnold M. Schroeder, Clare Haryett, Wilda Gunther, Bill Dack, Karen Friesen, Isabelle Nixon, Lindsay Blair, Matilda Dueck, hugh Strong, et al.)
2 Drake History Committee. (Arnold M. Schroeder, Clare Haryett, Wilda Gunther, Bill Dack, Karen Friesen, Isabelle Nixon, Lindsay Blair, Matilda Dueck, hugh Strong, et al.) DRAKE PAST AND PRESENT: MAKING MEMORIES.
Drake, Saskatchewan Drake History Book Committee 1987 0889255881 / 9780889255883 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 
471 pp, 11 1/4" H. Medium brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine, lettering and decoration on front board - no dust jacket (as issued). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps. Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Map; In the Beginning (Settlement of the Quill Lake Plains / Village of Drake / R.M. of Prairie Rose #309 / R.M. of Usborne #310 / The Homesteaders / Churches / Schools - Bloomfield S.D. #2575, Drake S.D. #2506, Grovenland S.D. #1421, Hiawatha S.D. #1720, Kansas S.D. #1699, Kneller S.D. #3642, Otterburn S.D. # 250, Poplar Hill S.D. #2215, Wilmot S.D. #4372; Clubs; Business; Drake Community Centre; Sod Turning for Enriched Housing; Sports; Family Histories; Roll of Honour; Recollections; Cemeteries; Picture Section. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light 2" stain line on rear board. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN:  THE ART AND SCIENCE OF REMEMBERING EVERYTHING., Foer, Joshua.
3 Foer, Joshua. MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF REMEMBERING EVERYTHING.
New York Penguin 2011 159420229X / 9781594202292 4th Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
307 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "On average, people squander forty days annually compensating for things they've forgotten. Joshua Foer used to be one of those people. But after a year of memory training, he found himself in the finals of the U.S. Memory Championship. Even more important, he found a vital truth we too often forget: In every way that matters, we are the sum of our memories. (This book) draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of memory, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human remembering. Under the tutelage of top 'mental athletes', Foer learns ancient techniques once employed by Cicero to memorize his speeches and by medieval scholars to memorize entire books. Using methods that have been largely forgotten, he discovers that we can all dramatically improve our memories." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor wear and tiny tear at top of front flap-fold. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 Gunther, John. With a new introduction by the author. DEATH BE NOT PROUD: A MEMOIR.
New York Modern Library 1953 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
261 pp, 7 1/4" H. Modern Library Book 286. "Countless afflicted and sorrowing people from every part of the world have found solace and inspiration in this testatment to the heroism of young John Gunther who died at the age of seventeen after a gallant but losing fight against the ravages of a brain tumor. The record of his brief life, so tenderly and poignantly portrayed, is the story not so much of suffering and death, but of courage and consideration and selflessness. Besides being one of the rare consolatory books in the world's literature, it has become immeasurably influential in the campaign to combat cancer. For this edition, John Gunther (father of 'Johnny'), writes a new and profoundly moving account of the influences this memoir has had on the fortunate as well as the sorely stricken everywhere." Very light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has been price- clipped, light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny edge tears and chips, minor browning/soiling. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE PRUSSIAN COURT., H.R.H. Princess Friedrich Leopold of Prussia, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein.  (Louise Sophie.)  Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Major Desmond Chapman-Huston.
5 H.R.H. Princess Friedrich Leopold of Prussia, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein. (Louise Sophie.) Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Major Desmond Chapman-Huston. BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE PRUSSIAN COURT.
London John Murray 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
314 pp, 8 3/4" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt initials/crown on front board. B&w photo-graphs (including frontispiece) & genealogical table - collated. Contents: Dedication; List of Illustrations; Editor's Preface; Chronology of Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia; Pedigree Showing Relationships between Prince Friedrich Leopold and King Friedrich Wilhelm IV., and theEmperors Wilhelm I., Friedrich III. and Wilhelm II.; Home and Childhood, 1866-1872; Girlhood, 1873-1880; Life in Dresden, 1881-1889; Early Years at the Prussian Court and a Visit to Italy, 1890-1891; Two Arrivals and a Retrospect, 1892-1893; The Emperor Wilhelm II. places us under Arrest, 1894-1895; Breslau - Postdam - Berlin - England, 1896-1898; Cassel - My English Relations - Balmoral - Oxford, 1899-1900; Bicycling in the Thames Valley - London - More Imperial Tyranny, 1901-1902; Our Fight with the Emperor Wilhelm II. for our Children, 1903-1904; My Prince at the Russo-Japanese War - and a House at Twickenham, 1905-1906; Our Children grow up and Agra Marries, 1907-1913; Our Silver Wedding - War, 1914-1916; The Emperor Wilhelm the Second's Persecution of my Youngest Son, 1917; The German Revolution, 1918; Epilogue; Appendices; Index. Light toning to edges of text block along with some scattered tiny light foxing marks, light fading to spine color and small areas of light color fading on boards, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block, very small slight bump at corners. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
BATTLE OVER THE THIRD REICH: THE AIR WAR OVER GERMANY 1943/1945., Held, Werner.
6 Held, Werner. BATTLE OVER THE THIRD REICH: THE AIR WAR OVER GERMANY 1943/1945.
Air Research, New Malden, 1990. 
184 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1871187109 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "The Battle for the Third Reich was the longest and most savagely fought air conflict in history. Allied forces embarked upon a programme of bombing which would destroy Hitler's Third Reich. Building by building, city by city, Germany was gradually reduced to rubble and ashes. In the skies over the Third Reich determined and courageous Luftwaffe pilots fought a desp e r a t e battle to defend, not only their country, but also their homes and families against an ever increasing number of bombers." Book very slightly cocked. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and fla p- fo ld s. N ear Fine/Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
7 Hooton, E.R. EAGLES IN FLAMES: THE FALL OF THE LUFTWAFFE.
London Arms and Armour 1997 1854093436 / 9781854093431 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
352 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, tables. "How close did the Luftwaffe come to winning the war for Germany? Did command errors contribute to the downfall? Could more, newer and better equipped aircraft have beaten the Allies, even after the failures of 1940? Could the Luftwaffe ever have survived the unreasonable dictates of the Fuhrer? By means of deeply researched analytical text and extensive appendices, the reader is guided through the complexities of the war from 1940 to D-Day and will gain an new understanding of how the Luftwaffe snatched defeat from the jaws of victory." Very light wrinkling at bottom of spine, remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling and tiny chip at top/bottom of flap-folds also a tiny tear at top of rear flap-fold - archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
STUKA PILOT HANS-ULRICH RUDEL:  HIS LIFE STORY IN WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHS., Just, Gunther.  Translated from the German by David Johnston.  Foreword by Pierre Clostermann.
8 Just, Gunther. Translated from the German by David Johnston. Foreword by Pierre Clostermann. STUKA PILOT HANS-ULRICH RUDEL: HIS LIFE STORY IN WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHS.
West Chester, PA Schiffer 1990 0887402526 / 9780887402524 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
278 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. "Hans-Ulrich Rudel was called 'the Eagle of the Eastern Front'. This pastor's son from Silesia, born in 1916, Colonel and last Commodore of the successful Stuka squadron 'Immelmann', was the only soldier in World War II to receive the highest German decoration for bravery. The Golden Oak Leaves with Swords and Jewels to the Knight's Cross recognized his unique number of superlative achievements. With 2530 combat missions and his total of successes, unbeaten in all times and nations, he stands far in the front of the world's renowned aerial aces. In low-level attacks, often in the heaviest defensive fire, in his slow 'Cannon-bird' he destroyed 519 Soviet tanks - 17 of them on a single day! On the list of scores achieved by this Stuka combat pilot, who became a living legend to the soldiers of the Eastern Front, there stood at war's end, among others, 1 battleship, 1 cruiser, 1 destroyer, 70 landing craft and nine attested aircraft, plus hundreds of motor vehicles, numerous artillery, anti-tank and anti-aircraft postions, as well as armored convoys and bridges. Twelve comrades - six Stuka crews - were saved by him from capture or death. When he tried to rescue another crash-landed crew from Russian territory in 1944, he was taken prisoner, fled with a bullet in his shoulder, covered some 50 kilometers through the Soviet hinterlands, and reached the German lines again. Shortly after this audacious, exhausting flight, the wounded man was flying in combat again. Shot more than thirty times by ground fire - but never once by a fighter plane - wounded five times, the fervent sportsman took a direct anti-aircraft hit on the Odor front and lost his right leg. Just six weeks later the 'Bravest of the Brave', as the soldiers also called him, was flying again despite being forbidden to ---" This is a heavy book and may require extra postage, depending on destination. Small bump at three corners, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling and minor wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
BAYERISCHE KRONUNGSWAGEN IM MARSTALLMUSEUM, MUNCHEN., Petzet, Michael; Wackernagel, Rudolf.  Aufnahmen von Gunther Schmidt.
9 Petzet, Michael; Wackernagel, Rudolf. Aufnahmen von Gunther Schmidt. BAYERISCHE KRONUNGSWAGEN IM MARSTALLMUSEUM, MUNCHEN.
Verlag Schnell und Steiner, Munche, 1967. 
26 pp text + plate section at rear + ads, 7 7/8" H, soft cover. 70 b&w illustrations (photographs, reproductions, drawings), showing ceremonial carriages/coaches used in 18th and 19th century Germany, from views of the whole vehicles to details of the lavish decoration, suspension, horse furnishings, etc.. GERMAN TEXT ONLY. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor browning and minor rubbing. Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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