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1 Abraham Pais. J. Robert Oppenheimer: A Life.
Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press, 2006. 0195166736 / 9780195166736 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Very Good Hardcover 
First Printing. With Supplemental Material by Robert P. Crease. 8vo. xxii, 353 pp. Black-and-white plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Quarter cloth, gilt-titled spine, dust-jacket; binding square and tight, the jacket has very minor shelf wear and creasing, otherwise appears to be a beautiful, unread copy. Very Good plus. This book is the most comprehensive biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer available, told with compassion and insight by Oppenheimer's colleague and friend, Abraham Pais. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Climax at Buena Vista: The American Campaigns in Northeastern Mexico, 1846-47., David Lavender (1910-2003).
2 David Lavender (1910-2003). Climax at Buena Vista: The American Campaigns in Northeastern Mexico, 1846-47.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1966 First Edition Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
Series: Great Battles of History. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. 252 pp. 6 maps, bibliography, index; text clean, unmarked. Gilt- and silver-stamped blue cloth, top edge stained blue, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, spine of dust jacket toned, stain on back panel of dust jacket. A Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. "Climax at Buena Vista is the complete story of the decisive battle of the Mexican War - from which General Zachary Taylor emerged with the Presidency in hand... and the United States with two fifths of the enemy's territory." From the dust jacket. Maps drawn by John Carnes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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We Have Met the Enemy: Oliver Hazard Perry: Wilderness Commodore., Richard H. Dillon (b. 1924).
3 Richard H. Dillon (b. 1924). We Have Met the Enemy: Oliver Hazard Perry: Wilderness Commodore.
New York: McGraw-Hall Book Company, 1978 First Edition Hardcover Used: Like New Hardcover 
8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. (xviii), 231 pp. Text clean, unmarked. Gilt-titled black cloth spine, yellow paper over boards, dust jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, dust jacket with light shelf wear with a small closed tear at the head of back panel. Includes an invitation to publication party, SIGNED by author. INSCRIBED by author on front free end paper, 1983. A Fine copy in a Very Good dust jacket. This is both an account of the remarkable Battle of Lake Erie (1813) and a biography of Oliver Hazard Perry, the American captain who turned what looked like certain defeat into a monumental victory. It is written by Richard Dillon, a notable American historian and author of many books about the American West. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Diamond Cut Diamond: Eyewitness Accounts of the Taking of the Serapis by John Paul Jones., Roger R. Hilleary (1931-2011).
4 Roger R. Hilleary (1931-2011). Diamond Cut Diamond: Eyewitness Accounts of the Taking of the Serapis by John Paul Jones.
Monterey: Hilleary & Petko, 1981 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies, this is number 81. Miniature Book. 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 inches. [iv], (vi), (31) pp. U.S. postage stamp tipped in as frontispiece, 3 illustrations; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-patterned blue paper boards, paper label titled in red on front cover, red end papers; binding square and tight, shelf wear. Very Good. Printed on Linweave Taro-text paper by Roger Hilleary using handset Bookman types, and printed on a 1900 Chandler & Price Pilot press. John Paul Jones (1747-1792) was a naval commander in the American Revolutionary War. This miniature book includes extracts from multiple eyewitness accounts of the Battle of Flamborough Head, in which Jones led the Franco-American side to victory. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 1443. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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