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INDIAN COUNTRY (ARC)
New York: Bantam, 1987.
Advance reading copy in red and white non-pictorial card covers. Spine very slightly sunned; rubbed spot to head of spine; light rubbing to spine folds; light sunning to inner and upper margins of rear cover; VG+ otherwise. A novel about the problems of a returned Vietnam vet who is living on an Ojibway reservation in the Upper Peninsual of Michigan by an acclaimed novelist of the war.
$25.00 Book Number: 6632 Order / Enquire
THE NEW LEGIONS
New York: Random, 1967.
Blue-green cloth, top edge yellow-green. A fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped dust jacket has a tiny rubbed spot to spine, corner crease to rear flap, else fine, no fading. A former Green Beret "tells the hard truth about Vietnam, the military mentality and foreign policy that makes more enemies than friends." A nice copy of a book that received wide circulation in paperback.
$35.00 Book Number: 17642 Order / Enquire
CADUCEUS IN SAIGON. A Medical Mission to South Viet-Nam.
London: Hutchinson, 1968.
orange cloth. (xii), 210 pp + plates. Small creases to foot of spine, else fine, no owner names. White dust jacket has some light yellowing, else fine. "In the autumn of 1966 five doctors and six nurses were sent to Saigon by the British Ministry of Overseas Development as a positive and peaceful contribution to improve the plight of the children suffering as a result of the war from the shortage of Vietnamese doctors." - jacket.
$15.00 Book Number: 17644 Order / Enquire
VIETNAM: A Personal Impression
Toronto: Rogers Broadcasting, 1968.
Octavo, glossy card covers. pp (vi), (56). Text in white on black stock. Fine copy. A CHFI radio commentator's impressions of the war. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$15.00 Book Number: 36158 Order / Enquire
London: Faber, 1987.
Black boards. Text paper toned, as always, else fine. Black jacket is price-clipped, lightly rubbed to rear panel, else fine. A novel about a Vietnam vet, it was a controversial winner of a National Book Award.
$17.95 Book Number: 4989 Order / Enquire
BLACK FLAGS IN VIETNAM: the story of a Chinese intervention
New York: Macmillan, c1968,
Octavo, red cloth. pp 296 + plates on text paper, 2 maps. Yellowing to page edges, else fine, no owner names. Spine of red jacket faded, edge nicks; VG otherwise. Story of the Tonkin war of 1884-85. China stepped in when France was trying to steal more land in North Vietnam.
$18.50 Book Number: 40034 Order / Enquire
THE THINGS THEY CARRIED (proof copy)
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990 (for 1989?), 1990.
Advance uncorrected proof in cream typographical card covers printed in red. (xviii), 273, (5) pp, . Corner crease to one leaf, very light spine sunning, else fine. Possibly the best novel to yet come out of the Vietnam War, a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer. The first published edition was the Franklin Mint edition. The regular edition was scheduled for Feb., 1990, publication so perhaps this proof was issued late in 1989. A very fine, beautiful, wrenching book in a scarce advance issue.
$250.00 Book Number: 637 Order / Enquire
GOING AFTER CACCIATO
London: Cape, 1978.
Blue boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a new publisher's price sticker (GBP 7.50) above, else fine. The author's third novel, an acclaimed Vietnam story and the 1978 winner of the National Book Award. A nice copy of the ususal second state with the cancel leaf.
$45.00 Book Number: 43192 Order / Enquire
THE BARRACKS THIEF (signed)
New York: Ecco Press, 1984.
Octavo, black cloth & red boards. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR to a person who lined up after a reading, "To ____, Tobias Wolff, 26 October 1996". Slight rubbing to spine ends, else fine in fine jacket. A short novel about three paratroopers waiting to be shipped out to Viet Nam. Author's first novel, second book.
$95.00 Book Number: 15235 Order / Enquire
IN PHAROAH'S ARMY. Memories of the Lost War (signed)
New York: Knopf, 1994.
Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket, and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on the half-title leaf "To Paul, Tobias Wolff". The author's account of his tour of duty in Vietnam.
$34.95 Book Number: 17242 Order / Enquire