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JEU DE LOTO DES ALLIES

GAME. JEU DE LOTO DES ALLIES. [Bordeaux]: Boechat Bros., no date circa late 1944]. [Note: The date is based on info. on the cards. The armistice of Bulgaria was Oct. 28 1944 and there is no mention of the liberation of other important French towns ie Strasbourg in Nov. 1944]. The game is in the original cardboard box (10 3/4 x 8 1/2" with a great color cover of General Charles De Gaulle surrounded by flags. Box lightly rubbed else VG++. The contents, in fine condition are: -- 20 brightly illustrated cards each 5 3/4 x 7 1/2" in two sets. -- 2 mesh bags full of numbered wooden pieces -- 2 Instruction sheets printed on both sides Each card has a central portrait of a main figure of the Allied forces in World War II. The images are surrounded by 8 squares illustrating key events of the war, including a flag. Includes: De Gaulle, Eisenhower, FD Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Chiang Kai Shek, Anthony Eden, Montgomery, General George Catroux, and General Marie Pierre Koenig (commander of the free French forces against Rommel. Among the key events featured, especially interesting is the card with deportation trains by Nazi soldiers, torture inflicted by the Gestapo and death penalty by shooting. Additional scenes are De Gaulle's appeal to the Resistance, Bombing of London, Soviet Union's entry into the war, Invasion of Normandy, Destruction of Warsaw and much, much more. This is extremely rare and presents a vivid depiction of the war.

$3500.00

LANG SYNE OR THE WARDS OF MOUNT VERNON: A TALE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY

By SMITH, MARY STUART

SMITH,MARY STUART. LANG SYNE OR THE WARDS OF MOUNT VERNON: A TALE OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ERA. NY: John B. Alden 1890 (1890). 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 3/4", green gilt cloth, 133p., a few marks on cover else VG-Fine. 1st edition of this Revolutionary War story. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO MARY MAPES DODGE, AUTHOR, FOUNDER OF ST. NICHOLAS MAGAZINE & MORE: "MRS. MARY MAPES DODGE, PRESENTED IN TOKEN OF DELIGHTFUL ASSOCIATION AT DEAR MISS BOOTH'S. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA 1890". The final 36 pages are an essay on the Women of the Revolution. Smith was a novelist and poet deeply involved with everything related to Virginia. She was a speaker at the Congress of Women at the Columbian Exposition.

$300.00

GALLANT LITTLE PATRIOTS
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GALLANT LITTLE PATRIOTS

By HUMPHREY, MABEL

HUMPHREY, MAUD. (HUMPHREY,MAUD)illus. GALLANT LITTLE PATRIOTS by Mabel Humphrey. NY: Frederick Stokes, 1899. 4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, tips worn, hinges reinforced, few minor margin mends and few pages creased at hinge due to heavy nature of the paper else a remarkably clean VG. Stories by Mabel Humphrey depict Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Dewey at Manila, Schley and Cook at the Bridge at Brooklyn, a Red Cross nurse, Raising the Flag at Santiago, Hobson on the Merrimac, Naval Reserve Girl, The Returning Hero and others all shown as little cherubic children dressed as adults (girls and boys). Illustrated by Humphrey with 12 wonderful chromolithographed plates plus many text illustrations done by Maud's sister Mabel Humphrey.

$525.00

HIROSHIMA NO PIKE
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HIROSHIMA NO PIKE

By MARUKI, TOSHI

MARUKI, TOSHI. WORLD WAR II. HIROSHIMA NO PIKA by Toshi Maruki, NY: Lothrop Lee & Shepard (1980). 9 3/4 x 9 1/4", pictorial boards, Fine in fine dust wrapper. Stated first edition, first printing with 1-10 code. The author tells the story of the bomb being dropped on Hiroshima through the eyes of 7 year old Mii and her parents. Illustrated with lovely, sensitive, almost primitive color illustrations throughout.

$125.00

ZACHARY THE GOVERNOR'S PIG
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ZACHARY THE GOVERNOR'S PIG

By GRANT, BRUCE

FRANKENBERG, ROBERT. GRANT,BRUCE. ZACHARY THE GOVERNOR'S PIG. Cleveland & N.Y.: World Pub. Co. (1960). 8vo (6 3/4 x 9 1/2"), cloth, 139p., As new condition in nearly as new dust wrapper with slight fading. Stated First edition, first printing with correct number code. Set during the War of 1812 and based on historical fact, this is a story about the Kentucky Volunteers and their razorback hog mascot Zachary. Illustrated with full page and smaller charcoal drawings by Robert Frankenberg. This copy has the REVIEW SLIP LAID IN WITH THE OWNER'S ORIGINAL REVIEW ACTUALLY WRITTEN ON THE SLIP.

$60.00

SOLDIERS, SAILORS, FLIERS AND MARINES
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SOLDIERS, SAILORS, FLIERS AND MARINES

By ELTING, MARY

BENDICK, JEANNE. WORLD WAR II. SOLDIERS, SAILORS, FLIERS AND MARINES by Mary Elting and Robert Weaver. NY: Doubleday Doran 1943. 8vo (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, tips rubbed else fine in worn dust wrapper with smallish pieces off corners. Stated First Edition. A picture book to help the young child understand the various branches of the armed services, illustrated in color on very page in art deco style by Jeanne Bendick.

$125.00

WAR OF 1914

By O'NEILL, ELIZABETH

WORLD WAR I. WAR OF 1914 for boys & girls by Elizabeth O'Neill. Lond: T.C. & E.C. Jack, no date (circa 1920). 8vo, pict. paste-on, VG+. An overview of the nature of war in general and an historical account of the war of 1914 for boys and girls. Four color plates and fifteen b&w plates including photos.

$150.00

LITTLE WARS
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LITTLE WARS

By WELLS, H.G.

SINCLAIR, J.R.. WELLS,H.G. LITTLE WARS: a game for boys. London: Dent (1913, first published in this ed. 1931). Oblong 4to, cloth, 116p., slight fading to covers else fine in slightly worn dust wrapper. The text gives detailed instructions on how to conduct war on the nursery floor. Illustrated with 16 full page photos taken by Wells and his wife, plus numerous smaller drawing by J.R. SINCLAIR. Most unusual and fascinating.

$350.00