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The Nili Spies

By: Engle, Anita

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1959

Seller ID: 2483

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, red cloth with gilt spine titles in a black panel, 14.5 by 22 cm, 244 (1) pp., frontis portrait and six additional photos. The book is good with light wear and fading around the edges of the boards; the textblock is lightly toned with minor foxing on the endpapers and edges. There is a tasteful, vintage bookseller label on the front pastedown for R.H.S. Spaight Military Bookseller (Surrey). The jacket is poor with edge wear, chips and small tears, heavy toning, a few small stains, and the front flap is disconnected, though present. From a new edition of this imp... View more info

The Great War at Home and Abroad: The World War I Diaries and Letters of W. Stull Holt

By: Maclyn Philip Burg; edited by Maclyn P. Burg; W. Stull Holt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sunflower University Press: 1998

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 935

ISBN: 0897452224

Condition: New


Sunflower University Press, 1998. First edition. New. New, uread copy. Softcover. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is an open shop dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition. View more info

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Shell Fire: The Bombardment of Paris by the German Long Range Gun and the Great German Offensives of 1918 [Paris Gun]

By: Miller, Henry W.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: np, presumably published by the author: nd, c. 1927-28

Seller ID: 2792

Condition: Very Good


Leather-like burgundy cloth with dulled gilt spine and cover titles, 22 by 28 cm, 239 xi pp., illustrated with 37 maps and illustrations of gun placements, 24 pages of black and white images, and four mounted glossy black and white photographs, two showing images of Paris and Montmartre, and two showing the locations of air bombs and projectiles in Paris. This scarce first-hand account of World War I appears to have been printed with a mimeograph on heavy paper with the text and maps in blue. I’m not sure if this was printed in an effort to obtain a publisher, or simply a self-published bo... View more info

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The Zeppelin in Combat: A History of the German Naval Airship Division, 1912-1918

By: Robinson, Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, G.T. Foulis & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 3009

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dust jacket, black cloth with gilt spine titles, map endpapers, 15 by 23 cm, xiv [ii] 417 pp., with 50 photographs, 2 maps, and 24 diagrams and charts incld. two fold-outs of details of the Zeppelin “P” and “R” Types. The hardcover is very good with bumping to the corners; the jacket is fair with edge wear, several chips and small tears, and light fading on the spine panel. From the front flap: “The German Naval Airship Division commands an important place in aviation history, for almost half of the 162 rigid airships ever built served with the German Navy in World W... View more info