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1 Birnbach, Lisa The Official Preppy Handbook
New York Workman Pub Co 1981 0894801406 / 9780894801402 19th Printing Softcover Very Good Octavo 
224pp. Plaid, pictorial cover. black and white photos throughout. one corner has light wear otherwise a near fine, unmarked copy. A tongue-in-cheek humor reference guide, The Handbook exposed preppy culture to the masses, and helped to democratize the preppy subculture. Prior to the book, primarily only wealthy WASP elites adopted the preppy subculture. From the 1920s, WASPs dominated American universities, and preppy fashion was traditionally worn on university campuses.[18] However, as universities became less exclusive as a result of economic and cultural shifts, preppiness as a subculture became less exclusive. Preppy fashion adopted new nuances, and preppy culture has become more inclusive. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
2 Steward, Hal D. Thunderbolt 11th Armored Division
Washington, D.C. 11th Armored Division Association 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No DJ 8 1/2" x 11" 
143pp. Brown boards, gilt lettering. color illustrated endpapers. Black and white photographs, colored foldout maps. Wear to the spine edges, otherwise internally clean. The 11th Armored Divsion of the U.S. Army was stationed initially in Normandy, France, and the onset of the Battle of the Bulge were force marched to the Meuse, and defended the higway to Bastogne against fierece assault. They wer e involvled in the Chenogne Massacre, which resulted in the execution of scores of German prisoners, retribution for the Malmedy Massacre of American prisoners. On 5 May 1945, elements of the US 11th Armored Division liberated the Mauthausen concentration camp. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
3 United States Army Air Forces. Office of Flying Control Spearhead in the west: The Third Armored Division, 1941-45
Nashville, TN Battery Press 1980 0898390303 / 9780898390308 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine No DJ Octavo 
258pp. Light blue pictorial boards with color insignia of the Third Armored Division. illustrated endpapers, black and white photographs, maps throughut. This is a reprint of the original 1945 edition. Light corner wear, otherwise like new. The 3rd Armored Division ("Spearhead"[1]) was an armored division of the United States Army. Unofficially nicknamed the "Third Herd," the division was first activated in 1941, and was active in the European Theater of World War II. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
4 Curtis, Edward S. Portraits from North American Indian Life
Edison, N.J. Outerbridge & Lazard 1972 1603760814 / 9781603760812 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 16" x 13 1/4" 
176 pp. Brown boards with white text along the spine show almsot no signs of use, minor wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Pictorial jacket with photograph of Native Americans on the front and several portraits on the back has a large tear in top right corner of front cover and some natural wear along the edges and corners. 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
5 Hunnicutt, R.P. Sherman: A History of the American Medium Tank
United States Presidio Press 1978 0891410805 / 9780891410805 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 8 3/4" x 11 1/4" 
576 pp. Dark blue cloth boards with gold embossed title on the front cover and along spine show almost no signs of use aside from some fading and chipping along the bottom of the spine and bottom corver of the front cover. White jacket with illustration of tank on the front cover has some bending along the top and bottom of both front and back with some light fading/staining throughout. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
6 Senich, Peter R. The German Sniper: 1914-1945
U.S.A. Paladin Press 1982 0873642236 / 9780873642231 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 8 3/4" x 11 1/3" 
445 pp. Black boards with gold embossed title on the front and along spine show almost no signs of use. Only evidence of previous use is a 2 inch scratch in the middle of the front cover. Red jacket with black & white images on the back has chipping along the corners and one large bend in the back corner. Also has 2 in scratch in the middle of the front cover. 
Price: 80.00 USD
 
 
7 Hunnicutt, R.P. Pershing: A History of the Medium Tank T20 Series
United States Feist Publications 1971 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 8 3/4" x 11 1/4" 
236 pp. Light blue cloth boards with gold embossed title on front cover and spine show minimal signs of use, only a litle wear on the bottom of the spine and lower corners. White jacket with image of tank has some staining/fading throughout, chipping on the corners and a piece of tape on the bottom of the back. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
8 Pallud, Jean. Battle of the Bulge: Then and Now
London After the Battle, 1984. 1984 0900913363 / 9780900913365 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 8 1/2" x 12" 
532 pp. Brown boards with gold embossed title along the spine show no signs of wear or use. Pictorial jacket with illustration of solders on the front cover and black & white photograph on the back shows minimal signs of use, just some bending along the top and bottom edges. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
9 Garrett, Beatrice Welfare on Skid Row
Exposition-Phoenix Press, Incorporated 1974 0682476110 / 9780682476119 Hardcover Fine Fine Octavo 
Book is still in unopened plastic wrapping. Has never been opened, everything is as new. 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
10 McCannon, Dindga Peaches
New York Lothrop, Lee, & Shepard 1974 0688416586 / 9780688416584 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Octavo McCannon, Dindga 
126 pp. Bright blue boards with black text along the spine show no signs of use, same with the pages. The blue pictorial jacket has minor fading along the corners and bends of the jacket. Illustrations throughout accompany the story, also drawn by the author, the first book she's also illustrated. "For Peaches, growing up is sometimes painful and sometimes funny, but always full of excitement. In this story about growing up in Harlem, both the good times and thebad are recounted with perception and a wry sense of humor." 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
11 Coombs, Orde What We Must See: Young Black Storytellers; An Anthology
New York Dodd, Mead 1971 0396063578 / 9780396063575 Hardcover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
203 pp. Black boards with red embossed title along the spine, boards and pages show no sign of previous use. White jacket with red, black, and green strips shows almsot no sign of use, just very minor fading along the bend of the front jacket flap. "The sixteen stories in this volume have the vitality characteristic of all good writing, reflecting varying aspects of the black experience." 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
12 Dumas, Henry Ark of Bones: And Other Stories
New York Random House 1974 0394489713 / 9780394489711 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
139 pp. Green boards with gold embossed title and author along the spine and initials on the front over, show no signs of use. There is some staining along the top edge of the pages, but is not visible when book is ope. Green and black jacket has minor shipping alog the top front edge and along the back there is some very light grey staining, but does not cover author photo. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 


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