Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 500; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text to red bar; full title: Types of Naval Officers, Drawn from the History of the British Navy; cloth has light rubbing to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
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London: Threshold books, 1984. First edition. Thin quarto in dark green hardcovers with vinyl cover; gold gilt on front cover; VG; minimal soiling and good binding; author's signature plate on ffep; pp. 128; includes photographs and drawings throughout; foreword by Princess Anne; shelved in Military section.
New York: Little, Brown, and Company, 1980. Limited Book-of-the-Month Club. 945/1048. Octavo, 401 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth with red text-block and gilt lettering on the spine; protected by a plastic dust jacket; gilt top fore-edge; silk ribbon; minimal shelf wear, gift inscription on ffep, pages clean; signed flat by William Manchester on the limitations page; LH consignment; shelved in Literary Criticism.
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1966. Second edition. Octavo; G+; Paperback; DJ spine, tan with brown print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears, toning to spine, some peripheral toning; Cover is white with brown and red print, oversized edges show light edgewear, else clean and bright; Text block has spotting to edges, else clean and tight with gold ribbon marker; 410 pages, frontispiece (port.).
London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1961,1965,1966,1969, Octavo; VG-/G; burgundy spine with white text; 4 volumes - 1. The Road to War, 1904-1914, 2. The War Years: To the Eve of Jutland, 1914-1916, 3.Jutland and After: May 1916 - December 1916, & 4. 1917: Year of Crisis; dust jackets have mylar covering; have moderate wear at edges & corners, mainly on spine at heads & tails; lightly age toned exteriors; cloths have lightly sunned spines w/minor spotting on fronts of vols. 1 & 2; panels are study; text blocks show slight wear due to age & handling w/slightly cocked spines, but no major defects; previous owner's name on ffeps & book plate on ffep of vol. 1, otherwise have clean pages & tight bindings; good condition; pp 1594. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 306; G; sunned blue spine with silver text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth shows modest sunning to front and rear; sunned spine; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; partial cracking to front hinge; frontispiece; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear;.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1964. Octavo; VG; softcover; orange and grey spine, white black and orange lettering; covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, price cut; text block age toned, erased penciling on title page; First Edition; shelved in aisle 8; xii, 80pp.
Joliet: Albert O. Marshall, 1883. Octavo; Poor; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, spine caps torn away, tattered corners and edges, tear at top of front hinge, significant shelfwear with fading, rubbing, stray pencil marks on front, soiling; Text block has names in ink on front endpapers, front flyleaf creased and chipping and separated from binding, cracked hinges front and rear, spine breaks throughout, shaken/loose binding, moisture stain to top edge of initial pages, intermittent foxing throughout; 410 pages.
New York: The Century Co., 1907. Reprinted. Octavo; G/no-DJ; red spines with gilt text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, pp 336; vol. 2, pp 318; vol. 3, Memoirs of pp 307; vol. 4, pp 326; cloths show moderate wear to exteriors, showing light rubbing to exteriors; some soiling to spines; some rubbing to corners; text blocks have top edges gilt; deckled fore edges; minor chips to few pages; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors have some foxing to few pages; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Columbia: University of South Carolina, 2000. Octavo; VG-/VG; pp 327; blue spine with blue and white text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; few dings to head edge; cloth clean; one or two bumps to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; frontispiece; text pages clean; some soiling to rear pastedown and endpaper; illustrated.
New York: Random House, 2003. Octavo; VG-/G; pp 865; silver gray spine with red and black text; dust jacket has some age toning toward edges; previous bookshop's "signed" sticker to front; slight chipping to edges; cloth shows only mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block show minimal wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author.
Italy: Stars and Stripes Mediterranean, 1945. Reprint. Octavo; good+/wraps; black and white mix on illustrated spine with no text; tan titles on illustrated front panel; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning and foxing; readers' wear; minor chipping; 118 pp.; else very good. Shelved in Netdesk office, in FS box.
Washington: The Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1978. Octavo; G+; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; 2 volumes: vol. 1, The Final Report and A Tactical History, pp 448; vol. 2, Early Concepts of Military Aviation, pp 460; cloths have only mild wear to corners; strong, clean boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated;.
Albert F. Simpson Historical Research Center and Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1982. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Beige spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slightly sunned exterior which is otherwise clean and panels are strong; Text block shows only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; small tear at fore edge of pp vi; pp 841. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. first edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; yellow spine with black text; cloth is covered w/custom dust jacket which has mylar cover; exterior shows some light rubbing & scratches; spine is sunned; panels are otherwise clean w/ intact & stable panels; text block has foxing on exterior edges; all pages are fully bound & intact; deckled fore edge; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 373.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 313; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows some moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; damp staining toward tail edges; chips to spine head edge; strong boards; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; noticeable foxing to endpaper toward edges; few chips to fore edge of rear endpaper; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some staining to front gutter at front endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 313 pages; VG; full binding of navy cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; small closed tear at head of spine; upper edge stained gray; mild foxing to fore edges; inscribed by Maurice at title page; contains fold-out maps; contains uncut pages throughout; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Special Collections Room.
Los Angeles, CA: Parker & Baird Company, 1939. Octavo; VG-; pp 372; navy blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; raised bands to spine; gilt illustrated bird to front; blind-stamped borders to front and rear; some rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges show slight wear due to age and handling; previous owner's name to ffep; "This Copy Is Number 668" stamp to copyright page; good binding; illustrated; signed by author.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, 1968. First Printing. Octavo; pp 523; G+; dark green/red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; small stain to tail spine edge; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; text pages clean; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear pastedown; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Washington, D.C. History Staff, Central Intelligence Agency, 1992. Quarto; G-/paperback; age tanned beige spine with black text; covers have mild scratches to exterior; slight tone toward edges; intact panels; text block edges mildly toned; minor defect to gutter to p iii; slight highlighting inside; illustrated; pp 376.
Atlanta, GA: National Publishing Company, 1870. First Edition. Octavo, 732 pages; VG-; full 20th century binding of gray cloth; spine with previous binding's label retained, with small chips missing from label; mild shelf wear; tanning to all pages; foxing to most pages, particularly at beginning and end of book; contains fold-out maps; pages else clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
Dahlgren, VA: Naval Surface Weapons Center, 1978. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 189; VG-; dark blue spine with gilt text to cobalt blue bar; no jacket; cloth has mild sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated;.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1985. first printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight wear due to handling with clean pages and tight binding; pp 429.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2010. reprinted. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; 2 volumes; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have minimal wear on exteriors which are very clean and panels are strong & solid; Text blocks have very slight shelf wear with clena pages and tight bindings; pp 1431. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
Charleston, WV: Pictorial Publishing Co., Inc., 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 148; G/G; pink spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows very light foxing to front; some foxing inside dj; cloth has mild shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges and ffep; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1928. Armed Services Edition. Duo Decimo; VG-/Wraps; Faded black and red spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear and age to covers, fading along surfaces, crease along the spine, faded spine, fraying around sides and edges, front cover slightly loose; Binding cocked but intact, large staple mark indent at end page; Age toning to text block exterior and within pages, text block clean, titlepage detached; 253 pp Shelve in E15's Ephemera Box #5.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson / The Orion Publishing Group Ltd, 2005. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Ivory spine with dark green & red text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has lightly sunned exterior with minor wear on edges, some light rubbing on rear but otherwise intact; Cloth is clean with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight wear on exterior with clean pages and tight binding; pp 574.
Boylston: Monogram Aviation Publications, 1975. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is green, illustrated, yellow and black print, vendor label on front, light spine wear, else clean and bright; Text block separated from cover at upper staple, else clean and tight; 32 pages, illustrated (b&w, color).
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military, 1995. Reprinted. Larger octavo; VG/G; white/blue pictorial spine with black text; reprinted; dust jacket has lightly toned exterior toward edges; some other light wear to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; pp 208.
Toronto, ON, Canada: CANAV Books, 2007. First Edition. Inscribed on half-title page: "All the best! Larry Milberry 2007," ; Quarto; VG/VG; Green pictorial spine with white and gray text; Unclipped DJ is clean and protected in Mylar; Gray pictorial boards are clean, endpapers clean, spine tight; Textblock clean and unmarked. pp 320. ISBN: 0921022182.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1959. Octavo; pp 418; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; light spots to front; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; maps in pouch adhered to rear pastedown; inscribed by author;.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1987. reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slightly sunned exterior which is otherwise clean and panels are strong; Text block shows only slight wear due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 494.
London: Eyre and Spotiswooode, 1907. Octavo in cloth. Fair condition. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Gutter cracked in area of page 144. Book contains numerous black and white photos. Gilt textblock. Foxing. Light water damage on rear board. Green paint stains on ffep. Former owners bookplate on inside of front cover. 317pp.
Franfurt am Main: Bernard & Graefe Verlag fur Wehrwesen, 1968. Octavo; pp 300; G/G-; ivory spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, mostly toward edges; slight chips to edges; cloth clean; slightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; sticker to ffep; interior clean; illustrated with charts and tables; German text;.
Baltimore: John's Hopkins University Press, 1981. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 254; G+/G-; beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; previous bookshop's label to rear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows slightly toned exterior edges; small spots to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press, 2001. first St. Martin's Press edition. Large octavo; Vg/Vg; red & tan spine with tan & white text; dust jacket has mylar covering but is clean w/o defect; cloth is undamaged w/ clean, unmarked exterior; text block has crisp, clean pages and tight, secure binding; very good condition; pp 634.
London, New York, Melbourne: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1946. Octavo; pp 259; G/G-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show slight foxing; deckled fore edge; some pencil to ffep; slight foxing inside; frontispiece; illustrated;.
St. Leonards-on-Sea; East Sussex: HPC Publishing, 1999. First. Octavo; VG/Paperback with no DJ; Spine is light tan with black text; Minor shelf wear with slight bumping on upper and lower right on front and back cover; Slight spine crease; Edges and text block clean; pp. 74. Well illustrated account of the establishment of an Advanced Landing Group and the 1942 creation of the air strip at Romney Marsh. Includes several accounts of the three squadrons variously based there; also has brief history of the air strip's role in the anti-V1 rocket campaign.
London: Cassell & Co., 2001. first edition. Large octavo; VG/VG; Lavender spine with black text; dust jacket has mylar covering; dj shows minor wear at corners, otherwise clean & intact exterior; cloth is slightly sunned w/ strong & unmarked panels; text block has minimal wear w/ tight binding; pp 224.
New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1947. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 425; VG-; blue spine with gilt text to red bar; no jacket; cloth has modestly sunned spine; mild wear to front and rear;minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block edges some toning toward edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Washington, DC: Operations Evaluation Group/Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1946. First Edition. Quarto; G/No jacket hardcover; Faded red spine with gilt lettering; Rubbing to boards, some fading to the edges and spine; Bumping, corners and spine edges lightly frayed; Stamp and tape mark on front board; Tape residue on front paste down; Cracking near the gutters, binding secure; Small tear on title page; Classification Cancellation note taped to title page and "Confidential" crossed out on every page, discard stamps on the outer edges. Light pencil notes on approximately 9 pages, pen markings on approximately 3 pages, text otherwise clean. Copy numbered #667. 168 pages. Shelved case 9.