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Turbulence, Foden, Giles
1 Foden, Giles Turbulence
This is a gripping blend of fact and fiction in a novel about how we as humans deal with uncertainty - D-Day landings, when the fate of 2.5 million men, three thousand landing craft and the entire future of Europe depend on the right weather conditions on the English Channel on a single day. A team of Allied scientists is charged with agreeing on a forecast five days in advance. A scientist has devised a system to do this, but is a reclusive pacifist refusing to divulge his methods. A young math prodigy is sent to uncover his secrets, but events begin to spiral out of control when he meets the scientist's wife. Very small red dot at bottom of pages. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
New York, NY, 2010, First Edition
Hardcover
New in New dust jacket


003966; 
Price: 11.04 USD
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2 Keyes, Frances Parkinson Joy Street
He binding is very good, little wear. The lettering on the spine is faded but still legible. The front and back inside covers show a pen and ink illustration of Beacon Hill. The binding is tight. 490 pages, slightly yellowed, otherwise fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Julian Messner, Inc.
1950, 
Hardcover
Very Good with no dust jacket


N-11002; 
Price: 8.74 USD
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3 Scott, Sir Walter Woodstock
2 volumes. The novel is set in the year 1651 during the English Civil War and revolves around Charles II's escape from the country after the battle of Worcester. In between there are other uprisings, and Sir Henry Lee, Ranger of the royal lodge and park of Woodstock, was set against his daughter marrying his nephew, Colonel Markham Everard. The Westminster Review was particularly hostile, accusing Scott of falsifying history to propagate his political tenets. However, this book wss a major success in terms of sales, which is what he needed at the time. ..Ex-library, binding is very good with slight wear on edges. The pages are in good condition, no marks, but yellowed with age. Gilding on the top of the pages. Page count doesn't include notes and glossary. Red ribbon bookmarks are included. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction::Historical; Fiction::War; Fiction::Romance. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: N-19020. Hardcover
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York, 1899, 
Hardcover
Very Good
No Jacket; 

N-19020; 
Price: 21.16 USD
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