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One man's wars: The story of Charles Sweeny, soldier of fortune

By: Deacon, Richard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Barker: 1972-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190327004

ISBN: 0213994321

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition Arthur Barker Ltd London 219 pages. Very Good, in a VG DJ. minor shelf/edge wear and edge fading to green cloth boards with gilt spine titles - corners sharp. Moderate shelf/edge wear, dust soiling, rubbing and some ink underlining to the rear of the unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Previous owner circular library stamp on the half-title page. Charles Sweeny (1882-1963) was the heir to a fortune. Renouncing a life of comfort, he became a warrior for causes he believed in. Twice kicked out of West Point, he fought in revolts against three Latin American dictators. He was... View more info

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I Saw Hitler!

By: Thompson, Dorothy

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, incorporated: 1932-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190420002

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, First Edition 1932 Farrar & Rinehart 116 pages. Very Good, in a Good+ DJ. Orange cloth boards with black titles and swastika - one corner lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear and chipping to unclipped DJ - now in mylar. Spine of DJ is sun-darkened. DJ has photo of Hitler with hand raised in salute. Previous owner bookplate has name crossed out in black marker (Harold A. Bacillus) on inside front cover. FFEP and inside rear cover have a small stamp that has been crossed out with an indelible black marker. All pages are clean and unmarked. 36 pages of text describing Hitler an... View more info