OUT OF PRINT BOOKS

 

ITEM # SLOPB-00

"CRUSADE IN EUROPE"

BY

DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

 

An original 1949, gold embossed, hardcover edition of Dwight D. Eisenhower's

"CRUSADE IN EUROPE"

559 pages of Eisenhower's account of World War II from beginning to end

including footnote references to where information was obtained, war photos, maps, & index

Published by Doubleday, Inc

Garden City, New York

1949

Copyright 1948

In excellent condition for its age, all pages intact

A very hard to find original publication

59.00

ITEM # SLOPB-0
"THE ATLANTIC LINER LUSITANIA"

 


Maiden Voyage arrival in New York
September 13th, 1907



A large, hardcover publication of the famous Atlantic Steamer
"LUSITANIA"
This publication was authentically reproduced from a very rare 1907
publication of "ENGINEERING" with additional new material
added by Mark D. Warren in 1986  to commemorate
the vessel,  and the 120th birthday of Engineering Magazine.
The book was made from a number of special articles written in 1907
and later collected in a limited edition book.
Additional unpublished photos,  plans , and new introduction was added by
Mark D Warren.
ONLY NINE COPIES ARE KNOWN TO EXIST OF THE ORIGINAL 1907 EDITION!!!!

THIS IS A WONDERFUL BOOK IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION, NO
BOOK SITE WILL OFFER THE PHOTOS AS WE DO, AS WELL AS
OFFER GREAT HISTORY ON THE SHIP AS SHOWN ON THIS SITE!!!
ONLY ONE COPY AVAILABLE!!!

The publication contains all the details of the ships inner workings, accommodations,
deck plans, blueprints,  rare photographs of its construction, and its maiden voyage.
Published in England, by Patrick Stevens Limited, Wellingborough

Its original cost in 1986 was
19.95 British Pounds or approx.  60.00 US dollars.

The second edition, 1987 sells on other well know book sites for
68.00 through  99.00 with very few copies available.

This is a first edition publication, 1986
ISBN# 0-85059-847-8
11" Wide x 14/12" H x 3/4" T
In excellent/like new condition
with dust cover.
69.00

ITEM # SLOPB-1
"H.M.A.S."
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY

A very unique hardcover illustration of
the role, and dedication of  the
"RAN"
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
The book goes into extreme detail of how the RAN
dedicated itself in its region and assisted allied forces
against Germany and Japan.
The book contains fifteen  removable
6 3/4" x  6 1/4" Lithographs, as well as other black
and white photos of actual war scenes, officers, crewmen, and
their ships at port and sea.
Many of the removable litho's were made from photos taken
by crew members during wartime.
There is also a section dedicated to the
"WOMEN OF THE RAN"
Published by the
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL, CANBERRA ACT
DATED 1942
11" H x  8 3/4" W  hardcover in old but good condition
for its age
25.00

ITEM # SLOPB-2
"MY EXPERIENCES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR"
GENERAL JOHN J. PERSHING

A two volume, first edition printing, March 10th, 1931 of
"MY EXPERIENCES IN THE WORLD WAR" by
General John J Pershing
Commander and Chief, American Expeditionary Forces.
Each volume has 400 pages with 69 photos, and many maps  from
THE U.S SIGNAL CORPS.
The general's signature is embossed in gold on both books.
Inside the first book is the owners signature
"ADMIRAL SIMS 223"
Both books in good condition for there age.
Published by
FREDERICK A STOKES CO
NEW YORK
FIRST EDITION
MARCH 10TH , 1931
"SOLD"

ITEM # SLOPB-3
"PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR"

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS,
2 volume set
dated 1948/1949
A Pictorial History of the Second World War.
In excellent condition, all pages intact
Copyright 1944 by
WILLIAM H WISE & CO INC
Printed in America by
AMERICAN BOOK, STRATFORD PRESS INC, NEW YORK
"SOLD"

ITEM # SLOPB-4
"THE ONLY WAY TO CROSS"


An excellent hardcover, 434 page , 1972
edition of the rise and fall of the great
transatlantic steamers.
The book goes into detail about the invention of the steam turbine,
and the construction of the Mauretania as well
as the roles of Cunard, White Star, French , & NG Lloyd Lines.
By John Maxtone-Graham
foreword by Walter Lord
Hardcover in Excellent condition
Complete with dust jacket which can be removed, unfolded, reversed,
with a 19" x 24" poster of the Principal Atlantic Oceanliners
suitable for framing.
"SOLD"

ITEM# SLOPB-5

"GATE AND GAITERS"

An original hardcover edition of

"GATE and GAITERS"

A book of Naval Humour & Anecdotes written by

Chief Petty Officer, Harry Cately, Gunners Mate

Illustrations by Leading Seaman, Pete Younger, A/A II

Signed & dated by the author

1949

322 pages, in excellent condition

SALE PRICE

49.00

ITEM # SLOPB-6

"OCEAN TO OCEAN"

An original hardcover edition of

"OCEAN TO OCEAN"

SANDFORD FLEMING'S EXPEDITION THROUGH CANADA

IN 1872

Written by the Rev. George M. Grant of Halifax, NS

Enlarged & revised edition, illustrated & published by

R. Worthington, 750 Broadway, New York

1877

389 pages in excellent condition for its age with a gold embossed cover

SALE PRICE

69.00

ITEM # SLOPB-7

"AROUND THE WORLD IN THE YACHT SUNBEAM"

An original hardcover edition of

"AROUND THE WORLD IN THE YACHT SUNBEAM"

Our home on the ocean for eleven months

by

MRS. BRASSEY

With illustrations, Chiefly after Drawings by the

Hon. A.Y. Bingham

Published by

Henry Holt & Company

1879

Printed by J.J. Little & Company

10-20 Astor Place, New York

479 pages in excellent condition for its age with a gold embossed cover

SALE PRICE

49.00

ITEM # SLOPB-8

"THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY"

An original hardcover edition of the report of the Warren Commission

on the assassination of President Kennedy

Introduction by Harrison E Salisbury with additional material prepared by

The New York Times

Published by Bantam Books

October 1964

Copyright 1963,1964 by the New York Times

Library of Congress Catalog Card # 64-24803

726 Pages in like new condition, gold embossed cover with minor some cover stains

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