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Bruxelles: Credit Cummunal De Belgique, 1981. Quarto; pp 334; G+/paperback; red spine with yellow and green text; covers show slight rubbing wear to edges; lightly sunned spine; small sticker to spine; faux flaps; intact panels; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; ex-library with few marks inside; interior clean; profusely illustrated; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Paris: Devambez Imp. Large military poster mounted on canvas. Poster has white edges to a dark beige background. An image of a soldier holding a rifle and staring at a giant coin of a rooster focused on him. The coin’s edge states: LIBERTE, EGALITE, FRATERNITE, 1915. Above the image reads: Pour La France, VERSEZ VOTRE OR and below the image: L’Or Combat Pour La Victoire. Condition: Good-. Mild soiling with some wrinkles to edges. Four vertical scratches near left and right edges, two to each side. Each corner shows tape residue. Designed by Edite Par Le Societe, Des Amis Des Artistes. Printed by Devambez Imp. Paris. Dimensions w 32.75 in x h 49.5 in.
Berlin: Mittler & Sohn, 1929. 10mo; pp 241; VG/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; slight sunning to spine; gilt border and titles to front; slight splaying to boards; minor wear to edges; clean exterior; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; good condition; German text;.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1885. Octavo; pp 323; Fair/no-DJ; 3/4 light brown leather spine with gilt text to burgundy bars; marble boards; front board detached but present; chips to spine; noticeable wear to edges; bumped corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; cracking to gutters; frontispiece; previous owner's name to front pastedown; previous owner's label to front pastedown; browning to interior corners of pastedowns and first endpapers; interior clean; illustrated with charts and graphs.
St. Louis, MO: R.P. Studley and Co., 1864. Booklet [5x8]; pp 44; G-/paperback; grayish tan spine without text; covers has modest wear to exterior; some chips to edges and corners; mild rubbing to joints; intact panels; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; mild creases to tail fore corners;.
Washington, D.C. McGill & Witherow, Printers, 1861. Booklet [5x8]; pp 104; G-/paperback; missing covers; beige spine without text; disbound text block shows light toning to exterior edges; minor chips to edges; some moisture staining to page 32 at tail edges; previous owner's to title page; light foxing to few pages; intact binding;.
Chicago: The Craig Press, 1890. Octavo; pp 129; G; red spine with dark gilt lettering; very scarce; cloth shows rubbed and sunned exterior, some fraying to fore and spine edges, slight dampstaining toward edges, however boards intact; text block has darkened to fore edges due to age, slightly cocked spine first end paper is loose, cracking to front and rear hinges, interior light marks on page 129; else good;.
n. p. n. publ. 1962. Octavo; pp unpaginated; G/G; ivory spine with blue and red text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; some soiling to spine; lightly sunned edges; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block slight toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior; some shadow toning to endpapers; profusely illustrated; Japanese text.
n.d. U.S.S. Takanis Bay, 1946. Large Thin Octavo; unpaginated; Fair/no-DJ; sunned light blue spine without text; cloth has some moisture soiling to rear; slight sunning to spine; light spot stains to front; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light sticker residue to verso of title page; slight cracking to front gutter; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; some soiling to first and last few pages; profusely illustrated;.
Boston: Printed by John A. Lowell & Co., 1892. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, purple without print; Boards in purple cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, spotting, shelfwear, fading; Text block has name (and date, 1892) in ink on front flyleaf, endpapers torn along hinges in front and rear, spotting to endpapers, water stain to top edge, slight foxing on few pages; 49 pages, illustrated.
Department of the Army, 1984. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, bare page edge (stapled); Cover is tan with red and black print, mild edgewear, spotting, shelfwear, slight bumps to corners; Text block is stapled and punched through for three-hole loose-leaf, clean and tight; "This field manual is part of FM series 100-2, The Soviet Army"; variously paged, illustrated, folded charts.
Harrisburg, PA: The Military Service Publishing Co., 1941. 11th Edition. Octavo; pp 839; G+/no DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth has mild rubbing wear to exterior; slightly faded spine; strong boards; two blind stamped borders to front; text block has mild soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; name of previous owner to ffep; some moderate wear to front hinge; profusely illustrated with photographs, illustrations, charts and maps; good binding; interior clean; mild offset from tabs toward mid text;.
London: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. Vertical rectangular poster mounted on off-white poster board. Dark yellow frames poster at the edges with dark beige background to the illustration. The illustration depicts black silhouette figures at the top and bottom of the poster. At the center of the poster in black text to a dark yellow rectangular which is bordered in black, the text reads: What in the end will settle this war? TRAINED MEN It is YOUR DUTY to become one. Condition: Good to Good+. Small area of damp staining to the upper right corner of the poster. Mild soiling and sun fading to overall image. Published by Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. Poster No. 34. Printed by Jas. Truscott & Son, Ltd., Suffolk Lane, London, E.C. Dimensions w 20 5/8 in x h 31 3/8 in.
Large vertical poster mounted on a lightweight canvas depicts men in military uniforms beneath several flags in a tropical setting, at the top of the poster. At the bottom left corner of the poster is a man in uniform on a camel with another man at his side and in the other corner is a man in uniform on a horse with a man standing next to him. The text of the poster is in French. The heading above the top image reads: Republique Francaise Minister's De La Guerre and below the image reads: Troupes Coloniales/Avantages/ Assures Par La Loi/Aux Engages Et Rengages Des Troupes Coloniales. Header texts in blue, red and black. The remaining text is in black and red. Condition: Good to Good+. The poster’s edges have slight foxing. Otherwise the surface shows mild wear. The edges have slight wrinkles. Dimensions w 30 in x h 46 1/8 in.
Navy Department, Bureau of Navigation. Thick Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Metal & wooden binding with an uncovered spine w/o text; Boards have rubbed and sunned exterior with markings on front, light white spotting on front & rear, bumped corners and some minor smudges; Text block has slightly age toned coloring with deckled edges, writing and underlining throughout, sticker label of previous owner on front pastedown, slight rust on end papers from metal binding; pp 224.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2005. second edition. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slightly sunned spine which is otherwise clean, as well as strong and intact panels; Text block shows very minimal wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 456.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Large octavo; pp 576; VG-; blue slightly sun faded spines with gilt lettering; 2 volumes: vols. 1 & 2 OPNAV-P-03-100; cloths show minor wear to exterior and corners, boards have strong and intact; text blocks have slight ivory toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped to front pastedowns, otherwise interiors clean;.
United Stated Food Administration, c 1917. A vertically oriented WWI poster depicting soldiers charging into battle. The poster was produced by the United Stated Food Administration. Condition: Good. Light age toning and small puncture in the center of the image. Framed but not matted; not examined out of frame. Dimensions w 20.75 in x h 29.25 in.
Chicago: 1973. The headline from the 24 January 1973 edition of the Chicago Sun-Times, which announced the beginning of the cease-fire which marked the beginning of negotiations to end the Vietnam War. Condition: Good to Very Good. Significantly age toned; a small open tear on the left edge and a small dark stain in the bottom left corner. Matted and framed; not examined out of frame. Dimensions w 17.5 in x h 20.5 in.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G- condition; Dark brown spine with copper text; Boards strong, rubbing, chipping and/or dinging on outer edges and corners, spine is semidetached with large open tear on front hinge exposing lower board; Text block age toned, otherwise clean, text legible; pp 115. Shelve front case.
Place of publication not identified: Publisher not identified, 1869. First Edition. 8vo., 240pp.; VG; bound in brown cloth, no lettering on spine, gilt lettering on front board; mild shelfwear, including peeling to corners, small part of tail of spine missing, wear to head of spine; mild age-toning to pages; interior clean; index in rear; shelved case 1.
New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1887. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, edges, and spine caps, slight soiling to front fore edge, mild shelfwear; Text block has light tanning to endpapers, hinge crack to front, name in pencil on front flyleaf, clean text, mild age-toning to paper; viii, 318 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings and plates).
New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1887. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, edges, and spine caps, slight soiling to front fore edge, mild shelfwear; Text block has light tanning to endpapers, hinge crack to front, loose binding, clean text, mild age-toning to paper; viii, 409 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings and plates).
London: The Cambridge University Press, 1969. Reprint. Octavo; G/no-DJ; lightly sunned black spines with gilt text; 13 volumes; cloths show moderate shelf wear to exteriors; some slight rubbing to edges; text blocks have slight soiling to exterior edges, including light moisture staining to head fore edge of vol. 1; interiors lightly toned, otherwise clean; tight bindings; shelved above case 9.
Washington: Department of War; Way & Gideon, printers, 1827. First Edition. 16mo, 31 pages; VG; tan wraps with handwritten pencil title on front panel; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; notices of Winfield Scott, Major-General, Lieutenant Colonel Zach. Taylor, aka future President Zachary Taylor, and first notices of Cadet Robert E. Lee; sunned; spine with breaks and closed tears; Shelved in Case 1.
London: Burke, 1955. Octavo; G Hardcover w/ Fair+ Dustjacket; Green spine with Red and Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, moderate shelfwear, open tear along head edge of front joint, fraying and small open tears along spin edges, large open tear along tail and fore edges of rear cover, small open tear and small closed tears along head edge of front cover, open tears and fraying at corners of both covers, small nicks on both covers, crease along front interior flap; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, material from dustjacket stuck to rear cover, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has age toning, ink stamps on fore edge and rear endpaper, small brown marks on some pages, green stain along fore edge; 224 pp.
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2001. First Printing. Octavo; pp 763; VG/VG-; light green/black pictorial spine with gilt and white text; dust jacket clean; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. first U.S. edition. Octavo; Vg-/vg-; light green spine with red/black/white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj has lightly sunned spine & slight wear along head edge, but overall clean & intact; cloth has sunned spine; panels are intact but slightly cocked; text block has light wear on exterior edges, but text pages are unmarked; good, intact binding; pp 686.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 512 pages, VG/VG; white and blue pictorial DJ, red lettering: very mild wear to covers, "U.S. $27.50 / Can. $37.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue faux-leather paper spine, lighter blue matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean, with several black-and-white photographic plates; INSCRIBED by Ambrose to first blank page; shelved Window or WWII.
New York: Viking/The Penguin Group, 1997. First Viking Penguin Edition. Thick Quarto; pp 160; VG/G-; black spine with ivory and tan text; dust jacket show moderate wear to exterior; sticker to front; some chips to edges; cloth has slight sunning to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; red endpapers; profusely illustrated; signed by Stephen Ambrose to ffep; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C. Air Force History and Museums Program, U.S. Air Force, 2001. Octavo; pp 210; G/paperback; gray/light gray spine with white and black text; covers have modest rubbing to exterior; some shelf wear to edges; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2002. First Chelsea House Edition. Octavo; pp 77; Good; red spine with yellow text; no jacket; boards have modest wear to exterior; some soiling to rear; minor chips to corners, as is; ex-library sticker to rear; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; blue marker to title page; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.