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Preventing World War III A Realistic Grand Strategy

By: Abshire, David M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31965

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some noticeable fading to the spine. "In this vivid, highly personal book, a leading American strategist uncovers the hidden fragility of the superpower peace that is now too often taken for granted, precisely when its foundations are r... View more info

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The Great Decision The Secret History of the Atomic Bomb

By: Amrine, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1960

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33945

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is one tiny nick / tear to the top spine end of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks and tears along with some light wrinkling to the top spine end and one smallish spot of color lifted from the front cover by the title where a price sticker was removed by a former owner. &#... View more info

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Worlds Within Worlds: The Story of Nuclear Energy Volume 1: Atomic Weights - Energy - Electricity

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., U.S. Energy Research and Development Admin.: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34782

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The pamphlet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The pamphlet and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers have some beginning edge wear, rubbing and wear. The top front cover has a small spot of color rubbed away. The text pages are clean and bright. "In a way, nuclear energy has been serving man as long as he has existed. It has s... View more info

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Nuclear Facility Threat Analysis and Tactical Response Procedures

By: Cadwell, Jerry J. (J.D.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Springfield, IL, Charles C. Thomas Publisher: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34058

ISBN: 0398047782

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some light toning to the spine and edges of the front and rear panels. "Security recommendations that address the potential threat of sabotage of a nuclear facility or attempted theft of special nuclear material are provided in this monog... View more info

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Recommended Family Plan (Civil Defense Leaflet)

By: City and County Of San Francisco Disaster Council and Corps

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, City and County of San Francisco, Disaster Council and Corps: 1962

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A36781

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; One sheet, folded in half vertically (to make up four pages of text). The item is in Very Good+ condition. This informational sheet, sent out under the auspices of the Disaster Council and Corps and the mayor George Christopher, offers an update on how to react to different civil emergencies, including atomic bombs, earthquakes , explosions and fire. This particular item was published / revised just one month before the Cuban Missile Crisis. " The ... View more info

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How Russia Stole America's Atomic Secrets

By: Considine, Bob

Price: $30.00

Publisher: International News Service: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34038

Condition: Very Good+


This is a trade sized paperback book with heavy cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine and rear spine joint of the book cover have noticeable toning. The text pages are clean and bright. "Robert Bernard Considine, known as Bob Considine (November 4, 1906 – September 25, 1975) , was an American journalist, author, and commentator. He is best known as the co-author of Thirty Seconds Ov... View more info

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Two Minutes Till Midnight

By: Davis, Elmer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32145

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some faded pencil marking to the front endpaper. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge nicks and tears along with one tiny triangular chip to the bottom spine end. There is some light rubbing to the spine and flap joints. "... View more info

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In Time Of Emergency A Citizen's Handbook on Nuclear Attack ...natural Disasters

By: Department Of Defense / Office Of Civil Defense

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Department of Defense / Office of Civil Defense: 1968

Seller ID: A33065

Condition: Very Good+


Monochrome; This is a trade sized booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet was issued without a dust jacket. This booklet is in Very Good+ condition. There is some light edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The front edge of the booklet has some toning and spotting. The text pages are clean and bright. "A major emergency affecting a large number of people may occur anytime and anywhere. It may be a peacetime di... View more info

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J. Robert Oppenheimer Shatterer of Worlds

By: Goodchild, Peter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, British Broadcasting Corp.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29829

ISBN: 0563177810

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "This book is the history of an extraordinary man, the history of the development of the first nuclear weapon, and the history of a decade of accusation. Peter Goodchild has used extensive documentation, now available for the first time under the Freedom of ... View more info

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The Atom Bomb Spies

By: Hyde, H. Montgomery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Don Mills, Ont, Canada, Nelson Canada: 1980

Edition: 1st Canadian Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33955

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light ground-in dirt and a spot of blue ink on the rear cover. "In 1945, Igor Gouzenko, a Russian cipher clerk working in the miliary intelligence branch of the Soviet Embassy in Ottawa, defected to the West. He took with him over one hundred top secret documents ... View more info

Space Science Reading for an Age of Change

By: Lapp, Ralph E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, American Library Association: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35199

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small format booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The booklet covers have some light strips of toning to the foredges. The text pages are clean and bright. "He was born in Buffalo, New York, and attended the University of Chicago. After completing his graduate studies at the University he joined the Manhattan Project; and became the assistant Director of the Metallurg... View more info

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Hiroshima in America Fifty Years of Denial

By: Lifton, Robert Jay and Greg Mitchell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons / Grosset Putnam: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31955

ISBN: 0399140727

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some tiny faults to the laminate on the front panel along with a couple of small spots of rubbing to the top spine end. "You cannot understand the twentieth century without Hiroshima. So begins one of the most important and original books written ab... View more info

Image for Time Bomb: Fermi, Heisenberg, And The Race For The Atomic Bomb The Race Between Two Geniuses to create the One Weapon that will Decide World War II

Time Bomb: Fermi, Heisenberg, And The Race For The Atomic Bomb The Race Between Two Geniuses to create the One Weapon that will Decide World War II

By: MacPherson, Malcolm C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33957

ISBN: 0525244093

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners, and a small nick with wrinkling to the top spine end. "From the start of the century the race was on:... View more info

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The Effects of Nuclear War

By: Office of Technology Assessment (U.S. Congress)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Office of Technology Assessment - Congress of the United States: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34036

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; Ex-Library copy -from the Palo Alto City Library. This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The only library markins are three ink stamped notes on the front cover of the book (Palo Alto City Library, Oct 21, 1982, Pamphlet File -- likely for use of Stanford University and local NASA employees). The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers of the book hav... View more info

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Dismantling the Bomb and Managing the Nuclear Materials

By: Office of Technology Assessment (U.S. Congress)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S. Congress / Office of Technology Assessment: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34037

Condition: Very Good+


This edition is paperback. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some ground in dirt to the front cover along the spine joint. The rear cover has some rubbing to the rear spine joint and a thin strip of fading to the edges. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Nation has embarked on a bold new mission to enhance world peace through deep and lasting cuts i... View more info

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Atomic Radiation Theory, Biological Hazards, Safety Measures, Treatment of Injury

By: RCA Service Company, Inc.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: No Place, RCA Service Company, Inc.: 1957

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A34035

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers have some generalized toning and there is rubbing to the spine joints. The front cover has some small spots of ground-in dirt as well. The text pages are clean and bright. "This manual discusses the following topics pertine... View more info

Image for Security Survival Safety : A Guide for Survival in San Mateo County Civil Defense and Disaster, Courthouse, Readwood City

Security Survival Safety : A Guide for Survival in San Mateo County Civil Defense and Disaster, Courthouse, Readwood City

By: San Mateo County

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Mateo, CA, San Mateo County, California: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34039

Condition: Very Good+


This is an overized pamphlet with cardstock covers and stapled at the top edge (the book is hinged on the long end instead of the usual side hinge). The pamphlet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light toning to the edges. The text pages are clean and bright. The text pages are clean and bright. "This guide deals with decisive moments in respct to disasters, sudden and extraordinary misfortunes involving the people ... View more info

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The Physician In Atomic Defense Atomic Principles, Biologic Reaction and Organization for Medical Defense

By: Sears, Thad P. (M.D., F.A.C.P.) with a foreword by James J. Waring

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Year Book Publishers, Inc.: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34063

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing / fading to the spine ends and corners of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. There is some foxing to the edges of the pastedown pages. The front endpaper has a previous owner's inked name. "This book is the result of a deep-seated conviction on the part... View more info

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Surviving Doomsday

By: Sibley, C. Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Shaw & Sons Ltd.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33421

ISBN: 0721907806

Condition: Very Good


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book covers have some light but noticeable curling and creasing to the corners. The text pages are clean and bright. The book includes: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Physics of Nuclear War, Effects of Nuclear War, Effects of Radiation, Chemical Warfare, Biological Warfare, Survival, etc. View more info

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The Reluctant Revolutionary

By: Teller, Edward

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Columbia, MO, University of Missouri Press: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36325

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author with an inscription on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is mostly crisp and clean, but does have a couple of beginning edge nicks and some light toning to the white portions including the spine. "In these three lectures, Edward Teller discusses the inte... View more info