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J. Robert Oppenheimer: A Life.

By: Abraham Pais.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford, etc.:, Oxford University Press,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: UYIGI-3

ISBN: 0195166736

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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Climax at Buena Vista: The American Campaigns in Northeastern Mexico, 1846-47.

By: David Lavender (1910-2003).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippincott Company,: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-172

Condition: Used: Like New


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 emer... View more info

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We Have Met the Enemy: Oliver Hazard Perry: Wilderness Commodore.

By: Richard H. Dillon (b. 1924).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, McGraw-Hall Book Company,: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GY815-202

Condition: Used: Like New


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 Battl... View more info

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Diamond Cut Diamond: Eyewitness Accounts of the Taking of the Serapis by John Paul Jones.

By: Roger R. Hilleary (1931-2011).

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Monterey:, Hilleary & Petko,: 1981

Seller ID: IY915-084

Condition: Used: Very Good


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... View more info