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The war that created the Greatest Generation and defined the modern world. World War II never ceases to be one of the greatest sources for writers and readers, and the depths of that conflict have still never been fully plumbed. These pages represent a modest selection of the wealth of materials offered on "The Good War," encompassing the works of Churchill and the varied perspectives from which that war may be analyzed.



War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society by Leo Alexander

1948 War Crimes and Their Motivation: The Socio Psychological Structure of the SS and the Criminalization of a Society - Inscribed by Author. Extremely RARE - only one on the market!Reprinted from the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology of Northwester...

From Ganna LLC

$20,000.00


Royal Air Force Pilot's Flying Log Book by Stedman, Sgt. J. V

July 1938 - November 1940. Approx. 150 pages. Square 8vo. Titled blue cloth over boards. Ruled pages as per contemporary log type. Various official stamps to internals. Manuscript in holograph.  The keeper of this precision crafted log remains excr...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$10,500.00


RARE: Original Plans for an Addition to Skerryvore Together With Original Plans for Improvements to Middle Road Showing Robert Louis Stevenson as owner of Skerryvore and showing the Owners and Tenants of Neighboring Properties [Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde] by Stevenson, Robert Louis; Sumner, Heywood

Bournemouth. Very good +. RARE: ORIGINAL PLANS FOR AN ADDITION TO SKERRYVORE, Robert Louis Stevenson's home in Bournemouth where John Singer Sargent painted Stevenson and his wife and where Stevenson had the famous dream which inspired his great wor...

From Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC

$10,000.00


The Battle of Leyte Gulf - A Gathering of Original Combat Despatches and Various Original Ephemera From History's Greatest Naval Battle.

16 Radio Telegrams including detailed Action Reports, Tactical Operation Commands, Battle Assessments, Damage Reports, etc. spanning the full duration of The Battle of Leyte Gulf, 24 October - 28 October 1944. Imprinted upon wartime, U.S. Comm...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB

$8,500.00


L'Entree En Lutte (Into Battle), inscribed and dated by Churchill to Charles Montag by Winston S. Churchill

London: Heinemann & Zsolnay, Ltd., 1943. First French language edition. Hardcover. This is the first French edition of the first volume of Churchill's war speeches, finely bound, inscribed and dated by Churchill to his longtime friend and paintin...

From Churchill Book Collector

$5,775.00


La Lutte Sans Relache (The Unrelenting Struggle), inscribed and dated by Churchill to Charles Montag by Winston S. Churchill

London: Heinemann & Zsolnay, Ltd., 1943. First French language edition. Hardcover. This is the first French edition of the second volume of Churchill's war speeches, finely bound, inscribed and dated by Churchill to his longtime friend and painti...

From Churchill Book Collector

$5,250.00


Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition]. by Frank, Anne

Amsterdam: Uitgeveij Contact, 1947. Anne.Frank; 'Het Achterhuis, Dagboekbrieven van 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944'. Hard cover, pp 253. First edition, first printing. No dust jacket. First edition of the diary of Anne Frank in the original Dutch language...

From Dutch Rare Books Sellers

$5,000.00


WAR SPEECHES. Into Battle; The Unrelenting struggle; The End of the Beginning; Onwards to victory; The Dawn of Liberation; Victory; Secret Session Speeches by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

Cassell and Company. London. 1941-46. FIRST EDITIONS. 7 Volumes. 8vo. (8.7 x 5.6 inches). A complete set of first editions and 1st impressions of Churchill's war speeches. A few pages with light foxing but overall a clean and fine set which has been fine...

From Paul Foster Books

£2,400.00


The War Speeches, a finely bound, full, seven volume set of British first editions - Into Battle, The Unrelenting Struggle, The End of the Beginning, Onwards to Victory, The Dawn of Liberation, Victory, and Secret Session Speeches by Winston S. Churchill

London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1941-1946. First edition, first printings. Hardcover. Here is a full, finely bound, seven volume set of British first edition, first printings of Churchill's seven war speeches volumes. Few books are as emblematic of...

From Churchill Book Collector

$2,783.00


THE SECOND WORLD WAR. by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

Cassell & Co. ltd. London. 1948 - 1954. FIRST EDITION. Six volumes. 8vo. Illustrated throughout with maps and plans, many folding. A fine, clean set, which has been finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather. The spines with raised bands, red...

From Paul Foster Books

£2,000.00


THE SECOND WORLD WAR. by CHURCHILL. WINSTON. S

Cassell & Co. ltd. London. 1948-54. FIRST EDITION. Six 8vo volumes. Illustrated throughout with maps and plans, many folding. Some minor spotting to the first 3 pages of the first volume otherwise a fine, clean set, finely bound in recent full red morocc...

From Paul Foster Books

£2,000.00


Women in the War—We Can't Win Without Them. by War Manpower Commission

Washington D.C.: US Govt. Printing Office, 1942. Colour poster (28 x 40 in). Professionally mounted, glazed, and framed using archival materials. Original creases from folding, bright and fresh. Excellent condition. An important Second World War poster...

From Alembic Rare Books

£1,750.00


CHURCHILL, Winston by Second World War [6 Volumes]

London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1948-1954., 1948. 1st Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. 1st Printing 6 Copyright date is 19948-1954 First editions, first printings. 6 volumes, 8vo (203 x 135 mm). Numerous maps and charts...

From mclinhavenbooks

$2,100.00


My Ally by Winston Churchill, compiler unknown but possibly Wilhelm Liljencrantz

The German Government (no publisher indicated), 1940 (n.d.). English-language edition, only printing. Paperback. This is a rare, extremely well-preserved, and fascinating wartime Nazi propaganda piece ridiculing Churchill's wartime alliance of conven...

From Churchill Book Collector

$2,048.00


Italia Dall' A alla Z. Poesie di Vincenzo Fraschetti. Commento Grafico di C. V. Testi by Vincenzo Fraschetti; Illustrated by Carlo V. Testi

Novara, Italy : Officine Dell'istituto Geografico De Agostini,, 1936. RARE. First and only edition of this children's alphabet book published specifically for Italian children living abroad, intended to indoctrinate them in the strength and glorie...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,000.00


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