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BERNINI., Martinelli, Valentino, a cura di.
121 Martinelli, Valentino, a cura di. BERNINI.
Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Italy, 1953. Very Good - Good 
186 pp, 12mo (7 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs, reproductions. ITALIAN TEXT ONLY. Biblioteca Modern Mondadori CCCLII. "Il nome di Gian Lorezo Bernini chiama subito alla mente una ser ie di opere famose: sculture, monumenti e complessi architettonici che hanno dato a Roma nel Seicento un aspetto fastoso, aulico, barocco. Bernini e infatti uno dei creatori dello stile barocco, l'inventore d'una nuova visione delle arti f i g u r a t i v e , in cui pittura, scultura, architettura, rompendo le leggi armoniose della tradizione rinascimentale, si rinnovano per fondersi nei capolavori del maestro in una 'unita delle arti', che segna un punt d'arrivo della creativita uman a, u n ca pi to lo n uo vo della storia dell'arte non soltanto italiana ma europea...." Small bump to top corner of boards and bottom corner of front board, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light toning to edges of pages and endpapers. Dust jacket has a few tiny chips and small tears - archivally taped - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light browning on spine, some toning to flap-folds and front panel, minor soiling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
122 Mason, Caroline Atwater. THE SPELL OF ITALY.
Page, Boston, (1920), 8th impression. 
400 pp, 8vo, hard cover. An Italian tour taken during a more romantic time. Pictorial front board and spine in relief. Decorative endpapers. T.E.G. Color frontis. Fold-out map. 49 b&w photos. Light browning to endpapers and edges of text block, very light browning in margins of pages, light edge wear, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. VG 
Price: 16.00 USD
 
 
BYRON'S TRAVELS., Massie, Allan.  Introduction by Elizabeth Longford.
123 Massie, Allan. Introduction by Elizabeth Longford. BYRON'S TRAVELS.
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1988, first edition. 
224 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0283994088 B&w photographs, reproductions. "As a young man in search of varied experience and adventure, (Byron) began his first 'grand tour' in July 1809, six months after his twenty -first birthday. It took him by way of Portugal, Southern Spain, Sardinia, and Malta to Athens, Smyrna and Constantinople. Inspired to write as he travelled, his return to England saw the publication of the first two cantos of the largely a u t o b i o g raphical poem about a moral outlaw, 'Childe Harold', and the Oriental tales, both of which became bestsellers in Regency London. His reputation as a poet was established. His second departure from England was precipitated by the b r ea ku p of h is m ar riage to Anne Isabelle Milbanke. Pursued by scandal and rumours, and finding England both intolerable and intolerant, he set off for Italy. His route took him via Switzerland, where he spent time with Shelley, and Milan, w he re he me t t he gre at Fre nch writer Stendhal. He was to live for the next seven years in Venice, Ravenna, Pisa and Genoa. The Venetian years, from 1816 to 1819, were vivid, dissipated, productive. 'Childe Harold' was finished, 'Beppo' writte n, 'Do n J uan ', h is mast erp iece , begun. He engaged in revolutionary politics, embarked on torrid love affairs and became, after Napoleon had been exiled to Elba, the most remarkable celebrity of his day. Then, in July 1823, he left for Greec e t o br ing what aid he could to the G reek struggle for independence from the Ottoman Empire. Although he was talking of visiting America and living in retirement in England, it was in Greece that he died, at the age of thirty-six. 'Byron's Tr avel s' is ric h and reve ali ng. A cop ious l etter-writer and sometimes diarist, Byron wrote so vividly of his travels that much of the story can be told in his own words. Allan Massie quotes these where appropriate and takes us on the journe ys wi th Byr on, f ollowi ng him thr ough th e yea rs and placing him in the political and cultural setting of his time. The result is a compelling new portrait of Byron, silhouetted against a backcloth of the Mediterranean." Dust jacket has ligh t edge wear/w rinkli ng at t op/bott om of spine a nd fla p-folds - light wrinkling at top edge of front flap. Near Fine/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CLASSIC TRAINS: THE GOLDEN AGE OF RAILROADING.  WORLD WAR II: RAILROADING'S FINEST HOUR.  WINTER 2001.  VOLUME 2, NUMBER 4., McGonigal, Robert S.; Withers, Bob; Zega, Michael; Hansen, Peter A.; Houser, Fred N.; Middleton, William D.; Wider, Patrick C.; King, Ed.
124 McGonigal, Robert S.; Withers, Bob; Zega, Michael; Hansen, Peter A.; Houser, Fred N.; Middleton, William D.; Wider, Patrick C.; King, Ed. CLASSIC TRAINS: THE GOLDEN AGE OF RAILROADING. WORLD WAR II: RAILROADING'S FINEST HOUR. WINTER 2001. VOLUME 2, NUMBER 4.
Waukesha, WI Kalmbach 2001 Very Good 
114 pp, 10 3/4" H - magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Articles: Ready to Serve the Nation: Soldiers' signatures recall a time when railroaders and railroads answered an urgent call; The B&O Goes to War: Records from early December 1941 show the effects of global conflict on Baltimare & Ohio's St. Louis line; Inspiring the Home Front: When war suddenly indundated them with traffic, the railroads switched advertising strategies; Hitler's Rail-Wreckers: Some of America's great railroad landmarks were prime targets in a daring Nazi sabotage plot; GI with a Paintbrush: Lt. Gil Reid's artwork captured the railroad scene around Naples, Italy, in 1944; Photo Classics: An all-color look at wartime railroading on the Santa Fe, Soo Line, C&IM, Atlantic Coast Line, and Key System; A Soldier's "Wartime Fan Trip": How a man rode trains over 20,000 miles in 2 years, courtesy of Uncle Sam; EMD's Shock Troops: While helping to defeat the Axis abroad, early E units, FT's, and switchers battled steam at home; Recalled to Active Duty: Marginalized by highways and the Depression, electric interurbans served with distinction during the war; Troop Cars: Boxcar-inspired troop sleepers and kitchen cars were answers to the railroads' wartime capacity crunch; Close Call at Clevilas Tunnel: a Virginian Railway operator's quick thinking prevented a catastrophe. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very small crease at top corner of front cover - migrates into first few pages. Light wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE END OF ORDER: VERSAILLES 1919., Mee, Charles L., Jr.
125 Mee, Charles L., Jr. THE END OF ORDER: VERSAILLES 1919.
New York E.P. Dutton 1980 0525098100 / 9780525098102 First Edition Very Good Very Good- 
301 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "The first world war and the Versailles Treaty that followed produced the most serious upheaval in the long and stormy course of modern world history. Four great empires - Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey, and Russia - were part of the war's rubble. Far from restoring the world to order, the diplomats who met in 1919 at Paris and at Versailles plunged the world again, this time irretrievably, into the chaos of the twentieth century. It was the end of order. At three o'clock on the afternoon of May 7, 1919, the head of the German delegation to the Paris Peace Conference entered a room in the Trianon Palace of Versailles and was 'dazzled and disoriented by the sudden explosion of sunlight reflected in the vast mirrors, the chandeliers and white walls'. Brockdorff-Rantzau was further bewildered by the Treaty that was presented to him - 'a mass of cross references and changed paragraphs' covering 200 printed pages and 140 articles. Yet nobody had studied the document - not the barrel-chested, shrewd, ferocious Clemenceau, commonly called 'The Tiger'; not the mercurial and crafty Lloyd George; and not Woodrow Wilson, the orator who looked like a Presbyterian minister and had been hailed as the Savior of Europe. What happened when the three most powerful heads of state gathered to establish a new world order is the subject of this important book. By turns appalling and hilarious, but informed throughout by a tragic sense of irony, this book is at once a work of art and a relentless disclosure of human beings caught in the process of making their own history." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, soft crease down spine, faint tiny foxing marks on edge of text block - mainly top edge, small light soiling mark in bottom margin of page 101. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very small light stain under laminate of front flap - text is legible, light foxing on inside top edge - mainly on front panel, minor edge wear, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
126 Megellas, James. ALL THE WAY TO BERLIN: A PARATROOPER AT WAR IN EUROPE.
Presidio/Ballantine, New York, (2003), Ist edition. 
309 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos, maps. "In October 1943, when most of the 82d (Airborne Division) departed Italy to prepare for the D-Day invasion of France, Lt.-Gen. Mark Clark, the Fifth Army commander, requested that the division's 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, (the author's) outfit, stay behind for a daring new operation that would outflank the Nazis' stubborn defensive lines and open the road to Rome. On 22 January 1944, Megellas and the rest of the 504th landed across the beach at Anzio...In September, Megellas parachuted into Holland along with the rest of the 82d Airborne as part of another star-crossed mission (Operation Market Garden)...Months of hard combat in Holland were followed by the Battle of the Bulge and the long hard road across Germany to Berlin. Megallas was the most decorated officer of the 82d Airborne Division and saw more action during the war than most..." Dust jacket has minor edge wear, and minor edge wrinkling . NF/ VG + 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE CHRONOLOGICAL ATLAS OF WORLD WAR TWO.  (WORLD WAR II), Messenger, Charles.
127 Messenger, Charles. THE CHRONOLOGICAL ATLAS OF WORLD WAR TWO. (WORLD WAR II)
New York Macmillan 1989 0025843915 / 9780025843912 First American Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ Richard and Hazel Watson, maps. 
255 pp, 11 3/4" H. Over 200 maps/battle plans in shades of black, white and red. "(T)his book provides a continuous, chronological narrative, linking the theatres and showing how each affected the others, and the way in which the protagonists were forced to adjust the deployment of armies and resources between them. Each two-page spread describes and maps a particular phase in the conflict, linking its position in the order of events to previous and subsequent topics. Graphic keys supply at-a-glance locations in time and place, while a cursor bar shows the phase of the overall conflict. The maps have been designed to complement and amplify the chronological text, presenting not only the main events but also showing peripheral and incidental information to aid the reader in forming a clear picture of the course of the war. Areas depicted have been chosen with care, to include all the zones and their implicit factors that impinged upon the decision-making of the com-manders in the field as well as their political masters. As a narrative, graphic history of the Second World War, this book will provide new insights for the expert as well as a uniquely comprehensible overview for the layman." Section headings: Introduction; The Legacy of the First World War; Just a European War; Britain Alone; Hitler Turns East; The Dark Before the Dawn; Tide on the Turn; Slowly But Surley; Europe Re-Entered; Liberation; Closing In; Victory in Europe; The Ultimate Weapon; The Legacy; Further Reading; Index. Minor wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket is price-clipped. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE BOMBER COMMAND WAR DIARIES: AN OPERATIONAL REFERENCE BOOK, 1939-1945., Middlebrook, Martin and Everitt, Chris.
128 Middlebrook, Martin and Everitt, Chris. THE BOMBER COMMAND WAR DIARIES: AN OPERATIONAL REFERENCE BOOK, 1939-1945.
Harmondsworth Viking 1985 0670801372 / 9780670801374 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good 
804 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs, map. "Bomber Command's campaign started on the very first day of the Second World War and ended within a few hours of the final victory in Europe five and a half years later. It was an attempt to win a war in Europe by strategic bombing on such an enormous scale that historians are only now beginning to piece together the finer details of the individual raids. There have been many books about Bomber Command, but Martin Middlebrook, the aviation historian, and his research colleague Chris Everitt are the first to compile the full story of this fascinating campaign in reference form. They undertook the gargantuan task not only of documenting every Bomber Command operation but also of obtaining information from local archives in Germany, Italy and the occupied countries on the effects of the raids. Little of this material has been published previously, and never before have the two sides of Bomber Command's war been brought together in this way. (It) is sure to become the standard work of reference on this extraordinary campaign." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one pade with small wrinkle at bottom edge. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
ADOLF HITLER: MY PART IN HIS DOWNFALL / "ROMMEL?" "GUNNER WHO?":  A CONFRONTATION IN THE DESERT / MONTY:  HIS PART IN MY VICTORY / MUSSOLINI:  HIS PART IN MY DOWNFALL / WHERE HAVE ALL THE BULLETS GONE?  5 VOLUMES., Milligan, Spike.  Volumes 2-4 edited By Jack Hobbs.
129 Milligan, Spike. Volumes 2-4 edited By Jack Hobbs. ADOLF HITLER: MY PART IN HIS DOWNFALL / "ROMMEL?" "GUNNER WHO?": A CONFRONTATION IN THE DESERT / MONTY: HIS PART IN MY VICTORY / MUSSOLINI: HIS PART IN MY DOWNFALL / WHERE HAVE ALL THE BULLETS GONE? 5 VOLUMES.
London Michael Joseph. Very Good Very Good 
The first five volumes of what was originally projected to be a trilogy covering Spike Milligan's war experiences. It eventually comprised seven volumes that followed him into post war life. The books contain b&w photographs and drawings. 1. Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - 146 pp, 8 3/4" H, 3rd impression, 1971 - ISBN 718108863. Small soft crease at top corner of preliminary pages, tiny dent on free front endpaper, very small foxing mark at fore-edge of five page leaves, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling, very light rubbing. 2. "Rommel?" "Gunner Who?": A Confrontation in the Desert - 192 pp, 8 3/4" H, First edition, 1974 - ISBN 0718107330. Book is slightly cocked, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, very light edge wear, light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing, light browning at top edge. 3. Monty: His Part in My Victory - 128 pp, 8 3/4" H, Second Impression, 1976 - ISBN 0718115317. Surface paper loss at top/bottom of inside front hinge (caused by excess glue), bump and soft crease at fore-edge of all pages, book is lightly cocked, light glue residue on bottom of text block at spine, tiny bump at top of spine. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has minor edge wear/wrinkling, very light rubbing. 4. Mussolini: His Part in My Downfall - 288 pp, 8 3/4" H, First edition, 1978 - ISBN 0718117387. Book is slightly cocked, minor soiling on bottom of text block, light bump at bottom of spine, hinges lightly stretched at title page and at pages 286/287. Dust jacket is price clipped, light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. 5. Where Have All the Bullets Gone? - 261 pp, 8 3/4" H, First edition, 1985 - ISBN 0718124308. Bottom edge of pages on last four page signatures are poorly trimmed (uneven - happened during manufacturing process), tiny scuff at top of spine, very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
130 Ministry of Information. THE AIR BATTLE OF MALTA: THE OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF THE R.A.F. IN MALTA, JUNE 1940 TO NOVEMBER 1942.
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1944 First Edition Very Good 
95 pp, 9" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps. Contents: An Outpost of the Brave; The Italians Try Their Hand; The Luck of the Illustrious; Second Assault: The Luftwaffe Comes and Goes; Malta's Flashing Sword; The Luftwaffe Returns for the Kill; Onslaught on the Convoys; Malta Fights for her Life; Climax of Battle: The Defenders' Triumph; The Fighters go out to Attack; Some Relief for the Garrision: The August Convoy; Offensive Against Rommel; The Last Blitz: The Siege is Raised. Interior - small bump to top/bottom corners of pages 1 to 40, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - two small corner creases, light wear on spine - minor edge wear elsewhere. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE BATTLE OF SICILY., Mitcham, Samuel W., Jr., and von Stauffenberg, Friedrich.
131 Mitcham, Samuel W., Jr., and von Stauffenberg, Friedrich. THE BATTLE OF SICILY.
New York Orion 1991 0517575256 / 9780517575253 First Edition Very Good + Very Good 
367 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "....the story of Germany's 'Dunkirk' - a successful evacuation that allowed forty thousand troops to escape to Italy, where they later fought the Allies to a bloody stalemate....the Allies lost a significant opportunity in Sicily when a one-armed German general, Hans Valentin Hube, the commander of the XIV Panzer Corps, stepped in to mount a brilliant strategic defense. With only four divisions, he successfully tied down two Allied armies, holding off the invaders for thirty-eight crucial days and then escaping with nearly his entire command. Meanwhile, the Nazis were able to occupy Italy - whose government had only recently capitulated - thereby dooming the Allies to a prolonged and fierce battle of attrition up the Italian peninsula. The authors recount the campaign from the point of view of the Axis strategy - something no English-language book has ever done - and argue persuasively that the Allies wasted a chance for a total victory that might well have shortened the war." Book is very slightly cocked. Dust jacket has very slight fading to spine color, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ARMY UNIFORMS OF WORLD WAR 2., Mollo, Andrew.  Illustrated by Malcolm McGregor.
132 Mollo, Andrew. Illustrated by Malcolm McGregor. ARMY UNIFORMS OF WORLD WAR 2.
Blandford, London, (1981), reprint. 
183 pp, small 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. Ex-library copy. ISBN 0713711892. 207 figure drawings plus plates depicting helmets, personal equipment and small arms - all in color. "...designed as an easy reference and basic handbook on the unifo rms, personal equipment and weapons of twenty-four nations that took part in World War 2. The text and illustrations concentrate on trying to recreate the officers and men as they actually appeared in action...For this reason every one o f M a l c o l m McGregor's...figure drawings have been done from contemporary photographs...Colours have been carefully matched against actual items of clothing and equipment in national and private collections in Great Britain." This is an ex-lib ra r y co py w it h end papers removed, label on dust jacket spine, dust jacket attached to board, ink notation on first page, light soiling, browning to text block edges. Good reading copy only. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
133 Moore, Lucy. AMPHIBIOUS THING: THE LIFE OF LORD HERVEY.
London Viking 2000 067087986X / 9780670879861 First Edition Near Fine Very Good+ 
376 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). Colour plates. "Lord Hervey was one of the most controversial figures of the Georgian age. The consummate courtier - strikingly handsome, elegant and witty - he was both the favourite of the Queen and right-hand man to Walpole. Painted by Hogarth, satirized by Fielding and Pope, and confidant of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Hervey counted among his friends and enemies some of the most brilliant men and women of the age. Yet for all his hard-won fame, there was a scandalous private side to Hervey. He was certainly a rake (rumour had it that he shared a mistress with the Prince of Wales), but such behaviour was quite normal among the eighteenth-century aristocracy. Less usual, however, was his ten-year affair with another man. From the outset, Hervey was fascinated by Stephen Fox. His engaging, delightfully witty letters reveal the depth of their passion for one another, and the lengths to which they were driven in order to escape detection. Finally, theirs became an 'open secret', one of many factors that was to contribute to Hervey's downfall. In this entertaining and wonderfully observed biography, Lucy Moore brings to life an entire age, with its shimmering artifice and its poisonous deceit, its highly wrought melodrama and its grand passions." Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
CIRCLES OF HELL:  THE WAR IN ITALY, 1943-1945., Morris, Eric.
134 Morris, Eric. CIRCLES OF HELL: THE WAR IN ITALY, 1943-1945.
New York Crown 1993 0517578107 / 9780517578100 First American Edition Very Good Very Good 
498 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "(A) highly critical look at an appallingly managed campaign. This was a war where all the rules were broken. Many of the opposing divsions had been fighting against each other since El Alamein. But the winter weather in the Apennines was so awful, the logistics so absurd, that for a period there was even a sort of mutal agreement that it made no sense to fight and die. The Allied force was composed of more than twenty different nationalities. Dissent and disertion were rife. VD was endemic. Alexander was weak and irresolute. And Mark Clark threatened to order his men to fire on British troops if they crossed city limits in Rome before his 5th Army. And yet the Spring offensive across the Po was perhaps one of the most brilliant campaigns of World War II. By this time, however, it hardly mattered. Generals Montgomery, Clark, Marshall and Alexander may not emerge with reputations intact from the pages of Eric Morris's gripping and revelatory book, but the ordinary soldiers receive their proper tribute. (A) tale of titantic struggles of infantry and artillery, of courage and rugged endurance, with success measured in blood-soaked yards." Previous owner's name/date on free front endpaper, some scattered light soiling marks in margins of pages 377 to 385, small light soiling mark on top of text block, tiny light mark on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has some very light edge wrinkling/creasing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
MY FATHER'S SON: MEMORIES OF WAR AND PEACE., Mowat, Farley
135 Mowat, Farley MY FATHER'S SON: MEMORIES OF WAR AND PEACE.
Toronto Key Porter 1992 1550134302 / 9781550134308 First Edition Near Fine Very Good 
340 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs, map. "In the summer of 1943, a young Farley Mowat landed on the beaches of Sicily with the First Canadian Infantry division as part of the initial Allied assault on western Europe. For a year and a half his division fought its way up the Italian 'boot' in a series of savage and bloody battles, driving the German army slowly northwards. As (he) saw his comrades killed and wounded in battle, his courage and convictions were constantly tested. His spirit was sustained, in part, by his strong relationship with his parents, especially his father. Angus Mowat, a wounded veteran of the Great War, was only able to re-enlist for home service. His many letters to his son combined idealism and his belief in the power of the written word with an enormous zest for life and instinctive irreverence for authority. 'My Father's Son' begins where Farley Mowat's earlier book about his war experiences, 'And No Birds Sang', ended, recreating the later years of the Italian campaign with its devastating effects on the young men who bore the brunt of it." Book is Near Fine. Dust jacket minor edge wear, minor rubbing, small crease at top of both hinges, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
EXTRA VIRGINITY: THE SUBLIME AND SCANDALOUS WORLD OF OLIVE OIL., Mueller, Tom.
136 Mueller, Tom. EXTRA VIRGINITY: THE SUBLIME AND SCANDALOUS WORLD OF OLIVE OIL.
New York W.W. Norton 2012 0393070212 / 9780393070217 First Edition Near Fine Very Good+ 
238 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w and colour photographs. "For millenia, fresh olive oil has been one of life's necessities - not just as food but also as medicine, a beauty aid, and a vital element of religious rituals. Medical researchers today continue to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true extra virgin olive oil. But this symbol of purity has become deeply corrupt. Most of what appears in supermarkets falls short of the high standards that define extra virgin oil, and some of it isn't even made from olives. Smelly, rancid, and downright fake olive oils are everywhere, from corner pizzerias to top restaurants. Tom Mueller takes us on a journey through the world of olive oil, meeting the hardworking artisan producers who struggle to conserve ancient, local traditions in the face of an increasingly globalized marketplace; fraudsters and multinationals who control the flows of fake products; chefs, researchers, military police, and oil sommeliers who celebrate the extraordinary oils that truly deserve the name 'extra virgin'. Superbly written, rich with fascinating forays into olive oil's uses throughout time, (this book) unveils the sacred history and profane present of a substance seen for millennia as the essence of health and civilization." Very minor rubbing on boards. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling and minor rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
FROM PACHINO TO ORTONA:  THE CANADIAN CAMPAIGN IN SICILY AND ITALY, 1943.  THE CANADIAN ARMY AT WAR SERIES., Murchie, J.C., Lieutenant-General, foreword by.
137 Murchie, J.C., Lieutenant-General, foreword by. FROM PACHINO TO ORTONA: THE CANADIAN CAMPAIGN IN SICILY AND ITALY, 1943. THE CANADIAN ARMY AT WAR SERIES.
Department of National Defence, Ottawa, n.d. 
160 pp, 8vo (9" H), hard cover red cloth - no dust jacket. B&w photos, maps, reproductions, color plates. Contents: The Red Patch Goes to the Mediterranean; Operation "Husky" Goes In; Warfare in the Sicilian Hills; The Assault on Italy; Approach t o the Winter Line; The December Battles - The Moro and Ortona. Light browning to endpapers, light foxing marks on first few and last few pages, light soiling in margin of page 15, small surface paper pull in bottom margin of pages 20 & 21, s m a l l l i ght stain on fore-edge of textblock, damp stains and waviness in bottom margin of approx. pages 1 to 50 and last few pages, tiny stain on rear free endpaper, slight bump at corners with migration into pages, light to moderate wear at co rn er s an d t op /bottom of spine, faint foxing marks on front board. Good - reading copy only. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ART DIRECTOR'S INDEX TO PHOTOGRAPHERS 7.  VOLUME 1. EUROPE.  (I), N/A
138 N/A ART DIRECTOR'S INDEX TO PHOTOGRAPHERS 7. VOLUME 1. EUROPE. (I)
Geneva RotoVision 1980 2880460182 / 9782880460181 Very Good+ Very Good+ 
398 pp, 4to (12 1/2" H). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w. "As the world of the photograph increases and spreads so must the authoritative book. This volume of European photography contains the work of some 260 top professional photographers throughout the continent and is printed by Roto-Sadag in Geneva, Switzerland, to the high standards demanded by the quality of their work." Trilingual text (English/French/German). Countries covered: Austria, Belgium, Holland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom. Slight waviness to top/bottom edges of textblock, minor soiling mark on top of textblock. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
MONTY:  A TRIBUTE TO THE HERO OF EL ALAMEIN.  FIELD MARSHAL RT. HON. VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN, KG, GCB, DSO.  IN MEMORIAM 1887-1976., N/A
139 N/A MONTY: A TRIBUTE TO THE HERO OF EL ALAMEIN. FIELD MARSHAL RT. HON. VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN, KG, GCB, DSO. IN MEMORIAM 1887-1976.
Harpdown, Barking, Essex, [1976]. 
46 pp, 11 3/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps - magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. Interior - soft bump at bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exte rior - soft creases/wrinkles at corners of pages - slight migration in a few pages, two small faint liquid marks and faint partial cup-ring on front cover, light rubbing, crease down rear cover and also at fore-edge, several small light sta i n s o n r e ar cover. Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
MANNERS AND MONUMENTS OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES., Nadaillac, The Marquis de.  Translated by Nancy Bell (N. D'Anvers).
140 Nadaillac, The Marquis de. Translated by Nancy Bell (N. D'Anvers). MANNERS AND MONUMENTS OF PREHISTORIC PEOPLES.
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1892 First American Edition Good 
412 pp, 8 3/4" H. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/decoration on front board, top edge gilt. 113 b&w illustrations, including tissue-covered frontispiece. Contents: The Stone Age, its Duration, and its Place in Time; Food, Cannibalism, Mammals, Fish, Hunting and Fishing, Navigation; Weapons, Tools, Pottery - Origin of the Use of Fire, Clothing, Ornaments - Early Artistic Efforts; Caves, Kitchen-Middings, Lake Stations, "Terremares", Crannoges, Burghs, "Nurhags", "Talayoti", and "Truddhi"; Megalithic Monuments; Industry, Commerce, Social Organization - Fights, Wounds and Trepanation; Camps, Fortifications, Vitrified Forts - Santorin - The Towns upon the Hill of Hissarlik; Tombs; Index. Inside rear hinge has splitting to paper but is holding firmly, two edge tears on page leaf 403/404 - archivally taped, small 'v' tear on page leaf 407/408 - archivally taped, small area of browning at bottom of inside front hinge, browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, light edge wear - more at corners and at top/bottom of spine, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light waviness on spine, faint staining on half of rear board. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
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