PERILS OF DOMINANCE Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam
California, 2005 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Packed weight 760g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: History; ISBN: 0520239482. Inventory No: 0021271. (Book ref. 0021271) £11.00
THE VIETNAM STORY
(Winchmore, 1983) Small royal 8vo, hbk 192pp. colour & bw photos and illustr VG/VG (Book ref. 6803) £9.50
ARMOURED COMBAT IN VIETNAM
(Blandford, 1981) Large 8vo 250ppbw photos, maps & diags VG/VG (Book ref. 955) £7.50
Operational Experience of Fast Battleships; World War II, Korea, Vietnam
Naval Historical Center, 1989. First Edition. Original Card. Very Good/No Jacket. 244pp + photo pages at rear, plans, illus, diagrams, original white card covers with plans of battleships on front cover (Book ref. 005300) £30.00
HAMBURGER HILL - May 11-20, 1969.
London. Arms and Armour Press. 1988. First U.K. edn. Hardback. 304 pages. B.w. illustrations. Maps. Fine in black boards with silver lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. A complete and rivetting account of a terrible battle and of what it meant in the total scheme of a terrible war. ISBN: 0-85368-974-1. (Book ref. 2143) £7.95
VICTORY IN VIETNAM.
London. Private Eye/Andre Deutsch. 1974. lst edn. Hardback. 196 pages. B.w. illustrations. Map. Fine in navy boards with gilt letteirng to spine, page edges beginning to yellow, in a v.g. unclipped d.w. No markings or inscriptions. SBN: 233-96611-0. (Book ref. 5947) £4.95
IRON BRAVO - Hearts, Minds, and Sergeants in the U.S. Army.
U.S.A. Bantam. 1995. lst edn. Hardback. 326 pages. V.g. in black boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a v.g. d.w. showing slight wear to edges. Crane is a 49 year old military lifer. As tough as army boot leather and sometimes just as palatable. Crane is proud to be "eleven bravo" a combat soldier. Through his eyes we see the unsanitised story of how soldiers really live, think, fight - and sometimes die. ISBN: 0-553-09552-8. (Book ref. 724) £7.50
THE RISE AND FALL OF AN AMERICAN ARMY - U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1965-1973.
Stevenage. Spa Books. 1989. Hardback. 409 pages. B.w. illustrations. Maps. Fine in dark green boards with silver lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. Represents the first total battlefield history of ground forces in the Vietnam war, containing material previously inaccessible. The manuscript was specially declassified for publication. ISBN: 0-907590-26-8. (Book ref. 3382) £7.95
PEACE IS NOT AT HAND.
London. Chatto & Windus. 1974. lst edn. Hardback. 208 pages. B.w. illustrations. Maps. Fine in blue boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Sequel to No Exit from Vietnam. This book covers the war from 1968 until after the signing of the Paris Ceasefire Agreement in 1973, during the period when the author was visiting Vietnam on behalf of the White House. ISBN: 0-7011-2057-6. (Book ref. 3535) £8.50
A BRIGHT SHINING LIE - John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam.
London. Cape. lst U.K. edn. 1989. HEAVY hardback which requires extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 861 pages. B.w. illustrations. Maps at front. Fine in black boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. Unread book from new stock. ISBN: 0-224-02648-8. (Book ref. 8075) £19.95
THE FIRST CASUALTY - From the Crimea to Vietnam: The War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist, and Myth Maker.
London. Quartet. 1978. Paperback. 465 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine, with edge of textblock beginning to darken, in fine papercover neatly covered by previous owner with sealed plastic. ISBN: 0-7043-3195-0. (Book ref. 5168) £5.95
LINEBACKER - The Untold Story of the Air Raids Over North Vietnam.
New York. Ivy. 1989. Paperback. 273 pages. B.w. illustrations. Good, with edge of textblock dyed yellow, in a good papercover. A tight sound clean copy. ISBN: 0-8041-0374-7. (Book ref. 7149) £4.00
THE FALL OF SAIGON - Scenes from the sudden end of a long war.
London. Abacus. 1990. Paperback. 560 pages. B.w. illustrations. V.g. with page edges yellowing, in a v.g. papercover with reading creases to spine. No markings or inscriptions. ISBN: 0-349-10145-0. (Book ref. 5908) £4.50
LIVE FROM THE BATTLEFIELD - From Vietnam to Baghdad - 35 Years in the World's War Zones.
London. Corgi. 1995. Paperback. 477 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine, with edge of textblock yellowing, in a near-fine papercover - shelfwear. Ex shop stock -UNREAD BOOK. ISBN: 0-552-14148-4. (Book ref. 5163) £4.00
Five Years to Freedom.
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1971. 4th printing. A Young American's Own Story of Defiance, Survival and Courageous Escape from the Viet Cong After More Than Five Years as a Prisoner of War. Pp.467, occasional black & white photo illustrations, ex-libris bookplate to inside front board + letter typed on pink card indicating an association copy + newspaper cutting announcing the arrest of the Filipino guerrilla who murdered the author in 1989. Blue cloth spine, yellow boards, dustwrapper rubbed to front and with small edge tears and sunning to spine. VG/G+. (Book ref. 38103) £25.00
The Illustrated London News - December 10, 1966
London: Illustrated London News, 1966. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bright condition, cover depicts leader of British medical team in South Vietnam; photos and articles also include: Germany's uneasy political scene; Kandinsky and his comtemporaries; Camelot, by C.Northcote Parkinson; the spiny ant-eater from Australia; personalities of the week, books of the week, theatre, cinema, fashion, gardening, business, motoring, contemporary adverts in colour & b/w. (Book ref. 6916) £5.00
Links in a Deadly Chain
San Diego, California: ProMotion Publishing, 1995. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0963632841 Signed by Author Bright pictorial cover, 1090 pages, inscribed by author on front endpaper to previous owner (letter from author also enclosed). What might have happened to millions in gold bullion that reportedly disappeared from the Presidential Palace vaults after the fall of Saigon to the North Vietnamese? This tale presents a plausible and possible explanation of what happened. In reality, the Saigon gold is still missing today. Drawing on his thirty-three years of active service in both Atlantic and Pacific fleets, which included the attack on Pearl Harbor, Retired Navy Commander George DuCharme spins a fine yarn of high drama that vividly portrays the routine of sea-going life and the attraction of exotic ports of call. (Book ref. 6464) £17.50
America is Hard to Find
London: SPCK, 1973. First UK Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0281027447 Writings from the Underground and Prison by the radical priest-poet and war-resister. As much, if not more than any American, Father Daniel Berrigan was instrumental in shaping attitudes in the United States with respect to the Vietnam War. Red cloth binding, 191 pages. (Book ref. 5996) £4.00
Games of Love & War
London: Jonathan Cape, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0224011960 Black cloth, gilt lettering, 190 pages; very clean copy in like dustjacket, not price-clipped. Disturbing portrait of a relationship set against the background of war-ravaged Indochina. (Book ref. 2080) £8.25
To Long Tan: Australian Army and the Vietnam War,1950-66
Hardcover Allen & Unwin 1st Edition 1993 614 Large 8vo 1863732829 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Nice clean b Very Good (Book ref. 541192) £150.00