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Western broadcasting over the iron curtain

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: England, Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H4023

ISBN: 0709944381

Condition: Fair


0709944381 [10], 274 pages. Index. Bibliography. "A collection of twelve essays dealing with the broadcasting of western governments to the USSR and its eastern satellites." - Preface. Contributors include: Frank Ward and Helen Koshits of Radio Canada International (RCI); Frank Shakespeare of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL); William A. Buell (RFE/RL); Barbara Schiele, Voice of America (VOA); Edward Mainland, Mark Pomar and Kurt Carlson (VOA); Peter Fraenkel (BBC); Botho Kirsch, Deutsche Welle (DW); Jurgen Reiss, Deutschlandfunk; Donald R. Browne; Gerhard Wettig; R. Eugene ... View more info

The Twilight Struggle: Tales of the Cold War

By: Attwood, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 73406411

ISBN: 0060390689

Condition: Very Good


0060390689 433 pages. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper. Author has covered the world since 1946; his career has thus spanned four decades of the cold war. As an American Ambassador in two countries and at the U.N., as an editor of Look, as publisher of Newsday, and as a foreign correspondent for other publications, he has kept close to the principal events and personalities of his time. Now, he has created this uniquely intimate history of the cold war, from Churchill at Fulton, Missouri to Reagan at Reykjavik. View more info

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War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication

By: Aulich, James

Price: $149.95

Publisher: USA, Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AH3174

ISBN: 050025141X

Condition: Fair


050025141X 256 pages. 329 illustrations with 303 in color. Bibliography. Illustration List. Index. "Features a wide selection of the most eye-catching and iconic examples from the internationally renowned poster collection at the Imperial War Museum in London. Examines the social, political, ethnic and cultural aspirations of America, Britain, Northern Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Russia, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic." - dust jacket. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Hinges taped. Dust jacked now preserved in archival-grade Brodart.... View more info

Image for The New York Times Magazine, August (Aug.) 30, 1964 -  Long Island is Becoming Long City

The New York Times Magazine, August (Aug.) 30, 1964 - Long Island is Becoming Long City

By: Baldwin, Hanson W.; Lipset, Seymour Martin; Smith, Hedrick; Crankshaw, Edward; McCarthy, Joe; Payne, Robert; Benjamin, Philip

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4012

Condition: Good


76 pages. Features: 25 Years Ago - Hitler Strikes and WWII begins - article with photos; A Private Opinion on the Polls; How the President Keeps Informed - the LBJ way; Strange alliance between East and West as Cold War continues; Long Island is becoming Long City; What's In a Flag? - Everything; Early Camera-maker Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre - photo-illustrated brief article; Yoga is the fashionable way to keep in shape; Airy Manhattan apartment of Aivi Gallen-Kallela and David Kenneth Specter; That First Day of School; Broxodent automatic toothbrush ad; Beautiful color-photo fashion ads; a... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, November 20, 1948 - Iwo Jima Cost Too Much / Allah's Oil / Lexington, Kentucky

The Saturday Evening Post, November 20, 1948 - Iwo Jima Cost Too Much / Allah's Oil / Lexington, Kentucky

By: Bellah, James Warner; Teal, Val; Gilchrist, Eleanor; Anderson, William Ashley; Smith, Gen. Holland M. Smith; White, Leigh; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Curtis: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 316G2171

Condition: Good


196 pages. Features: Color ad for Kelvinator appliances inside front cover; Nice color 1-page ad for White Trucks features bakery scene; Nice color half-page ad for Bostitch Staplers features romantic cartoon; Vintage full-page two-color ad for Porter-Cable power tools; Very nice half-page color ad for Hires Root Beer shows girls' sleepover scene; Nice 1-page color Packard ad shows crosswalk scene; Photo of Cameron Shipp; Photo of Val Teal and two of her sons; 1-page color ad for Buxton wallets; Nice 1-page color ad for General Tire shows crowded football stadium; Murder for Millions (fiction... View more info

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The New York Times Magazine, October (Oct.) 20, 1963 - How JFK Gets The Answers

By: Berle, A.A. Jr.; Commager, Henry Steele; Esty, John C. Jr.; Olsen, Arthur J.; Collins, F.W.; Hyman, Sidney; Frye, William B.; Sylvester, David; Levy, Alan; Steinberg, David

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, The New York Times & Arno Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 202G4092

Condition: Good


120 pages. Features: 10 Downing St. Cover Photo; What Bearing does Trade Have on the Cold War and the Chance of Peace?; Britain's Politics - and Britain's Future - photos and brief article; Passport Barrier - The State Department insists on deciding which countries Americans may Visit; The Draft - Many Threatened, Few Chosen; Article and photos of an 'uneventful day at the Berlin Wall; Senator George B. Russell of Georgia - symbol of civil-rights opposition; How JFK gets the answers; Photos of U Thant at the U.N. - 10am to 8pm; Photo-illustrated article on British Painter Francis Bacon; The A... View more info

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Zones of Strain: Memoir of the Early Cold War (Hoover Press publication)

By: Bowman, Alfred Connor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Hoover Institution Press,U.S.: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 124A5617

ISBN: 0817977317

Condition: Fine


0817977317 175 pages. Index. "Personal account of a critical episode in the history of post-World War II Europe. Focuses upon Colonel Alfred Connor Bowman's experiences as head of the Allied Military Government in the Venezia Giulia area on the northeastern shore of the Adriatic during the years 1945-1947." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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Incident at Sakhalin: The True Mission of KAL Flight 007

By: Brun, Michel

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Four Walls Eight Windows: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 163G0668

ISBN: 1568580541

Condition: Very Good


1568580541 326 pages. Index. "Provides us with by far the best theory of the KAL 007 shootdown to date... confronts the case's many mysteries head-on, weaving together disparate strands of existing fact and adding to them new evidence from his own investigation. His treatment of the shootdown is ingenious; his findings about the search and recovery effort, explosive... gives us a peek behind the government's wall of silence, transforming in the process our understanding of what took place that night in the skies over the Soviet Far East... sounds a clarion call for an authoritative offi... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, January (Jan) 13, 1940 - British Maginot Section Under Fire / The Grim War in Finland

The Illustrated London News, January (Jan) 13, 1940 - British Maginot Section Under Fire / The Grim War in Finland

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2685

Condition: Good


Pages 33-64 plus advertorial covers. Features: Cover photo of snow-covered R.A.F. Aerodrome - showing airman and plane in trees- somewhere in France; Photos of treasures of the tomb of Pharaoh Sheshonk, at Tanis; Two drawings of the British Maginot Sector under fire; Two-page illustration of Scottish troops taking over in the Maginot Line; Two-page panoramic map of the heavily fortified coastline of north-western Germany; Photos of incoming and outgoing cabinet ministers Leslie Hore-Belisha, Oliver Stanley, Andrew Rae Duncan, and John Reith; Page of six photos showing Finnish medical services... View more info

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The Grand Chessboard - American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives - Signed and Numbered Leatherbound Copy

By: Brzezinski, Zbigniew (Signed)

Price: $795.00

Publisher: USA, The Easton Press: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 328A4789

Condition: Fine


223 pages. Index. Signed copy #297 of 1,150. Includes certificate of authenticity. "Few Americans have influenced international affairs as profoundly as the author. As a scholar, theorist, teacher, best-selling author, and advisor to both Democratic, and Republican presidents, he has for over thirty years been one of the nation's premiere strategists... In this work he examines how America, as the world's only remaining superpower, can best preserve its global prominence in the post-Cold War World. His primary focus is the Eurasian landmass stretching from France to Korea - an area D... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, July 12, 1971 - Victory for the Press

By: Bundy, William P.; Et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek, Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4878

Condition: Good


92 pages. Features: Nice color-photo ad for the ill-fated Ford Pinto inside front cover; Nice Long Distance ad features photo of Miss Mary Ann Van, Executive Secretary, Arthur Godfrey Productions; Victory for the Press - Supreme Court rules in favor of the press re: government secrecy 'in the national interest'; Joe Columbo is shot in Manhattan; Indonesia moves toward stability; Three cosmonauts die aboard Soyuz 11; Saab 99 car ad; John W. Snyder; Le Duc Tho and Henry Kissinger - a way to end the Vietnam war?; Daniel Ellsburg - the man who started it all; The Secret History of the Vietnam War... View more info

Crosscurrents : International Relations in the Post-cold War

By: Charlton, Mark; Riddell-Dixon, Elizabeth (editors)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Nelson Canada: 1993

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 34702999

ISBN: 0176041672

Condition: Good


0176041672 582 pages. A lively anthology in which experts from around the world debate 24 issues that dominate the world arena today - from the New World Order to the Persian Gulf War, GATT to NAFTA, human rights to the environment. Moderate wear. Clean and unmarked. Binding intact. Nice working copy. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 15, 1928, Volume XLI, Number 22 - Cariboo Stagecoach Driver Al Young

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, November 15, 1928, Volume XLI, Number 22 - Cariboo Stagecoach Driver Al Young

By: Cowan, James A.; Murray, W.; Atlee, B.; Strathglass, A.; Loomis, J.; Dexter, G.; Stringer, A.; Shaw, B.; Fox, F.; Cunningham, L.; Middleton, J.; Pease, M.; Blue, A.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Maclean Publishing Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3808

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: They All Quit Cold - photo illustrated article on the 1928 Canadian National Exhibition Swim, in which none of the 199 contestants finished, but Georges Michel was the last man to quit - and he attempted to claim the prize of $25k - article with photos of George Michel, Ethel Hertle, George Young and Ernst Vierkoetter; Canadian V.C.'s (winners of the Victoria Cross) - article with illustrations of Captain F.A.C. Scrimger and Lance-Corporal Fred Fisher; Naught Broken Save This Body (short story about air battle); The Gatineau (River's) Taming - great photo-illustrated artic... View more info

Image for American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", January (Jan.) 1961, Volume XCII No. 444 - Nobel Prizes and International Communism / The U.N. "Gatt" at America's Heart

American Mercury Magazine, "To Bear Witness To The Truth", January (Jan.) 1961, Volume XCII No. 444 - Nobel Prizes and International Communism / The U.N. "Gatt" at America's Heart

By: Dilling, Elizabeth; Pakas, Manfred; Grey, Hilary; Guelzo, Carl M.; Arutunoff, A.; Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A., Defenders of the Faith: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759H2236

Condition: Good


128 pages. First issue by new owners, Defenders of the Faith. Features: A New Year's Meditation; The Key to Greatness; Nobel Prizes and International Communism - do these awards advance a one-world super state?; Lady - Are You the Man of the House?; The Gifted Child - how to develop the special child; The U.N. "Gatt" at America's Heart... and Unemployment; Education and Freedom; Monkey Business; The Teacher Shortage That Isn't There; Panmunjom - Six Years After - in an ex-Korean game preserve, International Communism is frustrated (temporarily) and Freedom Village thrives; The Day Ou... View more info

Image for True West Magazine, April 1978 - The Kiowa Raiders of Rainy Mountain

True West Magazine, April 1978 - The Kiowa Raiders of Rainy Mountain

By: Echols, Lee E.; Pryse, D.; Briggs, Don; Stevens, L.P.; Cold, T.and J.; Wood, David Jr.; Green, R.; Ball, E.; Browning, C.; White, Victor H.; Shafer, G.; Page, C.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Western Publications: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G2831

Condition: Good


Features: A Man Called Shep; The Kiowa Raiders of Rainy Mountain - great photos; Bill Hickok's Friends; There's still Gold in Oregon; The Mystery of Pranty Wash - Gila County, Arizona; Charley Smith (1856-1882) Still Wears his Six-Gun - a ranger and the outlaw who killed him; Bloodshed in Kansas - Hugoton and Woodsdale were at war ninety years ago; Amanda Alberta, aka 'Cowboy Joe'; A Matter of Survival - 150 feet and four days of hell; The Wild West that Flickered - not all the action in a movie house was on the silver screen!; Trail Tragedy - and to Caleb Magill it was a private affair; 95-ye... View more info

Fighting Firearms - Journal of Armed Professionals: Fall 1995

By: First Ed

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, Omega Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13104291

Condition: Good


82 pages. Features: Exclusive look at mysterious PM-84 SMG; PM-63 - Terrorists' cold war weapon of choice; Astonishing new training ammo; truth about training drills; what happened to the M14?; U.S. Krag - An arms race America lost; Silent CQB Suppressors; Hot Sniper Gear; Stechkin Micro-SMG. Moderate wear. Solid unmarked copy. View more info

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Spyworld

By: Frost, Mike

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday Canada: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 643A5618

ISBN: 0385254946

Condition: Fine


0385254946 271 pages. Index. Glossary. Black and white photographic plates. "Mike Frost, a communications officer at CSE for 19 years, has decided that in the post-"Cold War" era it is time for the Canadian public to be told what its government has been doing and for a public debate to ensue... As he tells the story of his career, he paints a remarkable picture of the Security Establishments of Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.... Frost and his boss were at the centre of the 'embassy-collection' scheme which was code-named 'Project Pilgrim'". - from dust jacket. Clean, bright... View more info

The Waterlover's Guide to Marine Medicine

By: Gill, Paul G.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Fireside: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52709129

ISBN: 0671794523

Condition: Very Good


0671794523 255 pages including index. The essential shipboard medicine chest. Covers: Hypothermia and cold-war immersion; Seasickness; Jellyfish, sea urchins, and other venomous fish; Sunburn and other skin disorders; Near drowning - shock and CPR. Light wear. Unmarked. Very nice copy. View more info

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This was my choice: Gouzenko's story

By: Gouzenko, Igor

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Toronto, J.M. Dent: 1948

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 643H3514

ISBN: B0007IXU9I

Condition: Good


B0007IXU9I 1948 second printing. ix, 324 pages. Gouzenko was a cypher clerk in the Soviet Union's Canadian embassy. Uncomfortable with the malevolent actions of his home nation, he daringly switched sides and exposed all to Canadian authorities. "He deliberately risked his life to espouse what we [Canadians] so casually accept as our birthright. By this very act he helped to safeguard our great heritage of freedom." - Introduction. Per bottom of backstrip, this copy was a special 'Red Reel' edition, apparently printed for employee H.H. Hales of the Canada Wire and Cable Company, ... View more info

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The Iron Curtain

By: Gouzenko, Igor (Signed)

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1948

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 643A7714

Condition: Fair


280 pages. Signed and inscribed upon front free endpaper by author to Roman Fast in June of 1949. Gouzenko was the Soviet embassy cipher clerk whose defection in 1945 marked the beginning of the Cold War. His revelations resulted in major investigations and dozens of arrests. Above-average wear to red boards. Binding intact. Unmarked. What appears to be a clipping from the dust jacket of a Second Printing copy is neatly affixed at half-title page. Said clipping provides major contemporary media reviews of this work. A treasure for your Espionage or Cold War collection. View more info