London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 304 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£4.95 net'; remnants of a torn bookplate to front pastedown; top edge of text block red; SIGNED by Len Deighton on title page, dated '15 Sept 1977'; shelved case 9.
WW I & WW II
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Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1976. 2. Auflage [Second edition]. Quarto; 2. Auflage [Second edition]; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, slight tears on spine and to edges, creasing, shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with black print, clean and strong but for slight stain to front lower corner; Text block has shaken binding, cracked hinges, vendor label to front flyleaf, else clean text; Text in German; “von einem Autorenkollektiv unter Leitung von Wolfgang Schumann und Gerhart Hass ; [Herausgeber], Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Zentralinstitut für Geschichte, Wissenschaftsbereich Deutsche Geschichte 1917-1945, in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Militärgeschichtlichen Institut der DDR, Institut für Marxismus-Leninismus beim ZK der SED, Abteilung Geschichte der Deutschen Arbeiterbewegung von den Anfängen bis 1945 ; Herausgeberkollegium, Walter Bartel ... [et al.].”— title page; 616 pages, illustrated, maps (some color), b&w plates.
Dallas: Laurel Publishing, LLC, 2006. Small Quarto; pp 302; VG-/VG-; blue spine with red text; full title: Rescuing Da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis Stole Europe's Great Art, American and Her Allies Recovered It; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1919. Illuminated cover; Quarto; VG-/no dust jacket; Red age toned spine with black text; Abrasions at corners of boards and at head and tail of spine, boards visible, heavy dust stains, scuffing; Heavy dust stains along head edge of text block, significant foxing and age toning throughout, text undamaged; 293pp.
New York, Washington: Praeger Publishers, 1970. First U.S. Edition. 10mo; pp 181; G+/G; white spine with green text; volume 1 only; dust jacket has minor wear to edges; modest soiling to exterior; price clipped flap; cloth has very mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; some sticker residue to front pastedown; light ink to p 26; light toning to interior pages, otherwise;.
London and Nashville: The Imperial War Museum with The Battery Press, Inc., 1994. reprinted. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; 2 volumes: v. 1 - The Battle of Normandy and v. 2 - The Defeat of Germany; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have slightly sunned exteriors which are otherwise clean and panels are strong; Text blocks show only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 1128. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. eb/nd. Rockville Aisle 24.
Riga: Latvijas vestures instituta apgads, 2007. Text in Latvian and English; Volume 18 Only; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Red spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, small bumping on top edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 383.
New York: Ivan Obolensky, Inc, 1962. First Printing, Octavo; VG-/VG Hardcover; Black spine with white and yellow text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, heavy fraying and rubbing along sides and edges and to exterior jacket surfaces, light blemishes to cover, toning to interior of jacket; Minor age wear to boards, slight fraying at corners, otherwise strong and clean, binding cocked, previous owner's inscription on front free end page, toning along paste-downs and free end pages; Toning to text block exterior and within pages, text block clean; 366 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 62:18782.
New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1970. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, age toning to rear; Boards have bumping to corners and front edge, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 394.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1975. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has vendor label on front, tear at rear bottom of flap fold, slight edgewear; Boards in grey paper with gold print, slight bump to rear bottom corner, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge and slight smudge to bottom edge, else clean and tight; xiii, 578 pages.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1975. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 578 pages; VG/VG; spine white with blue and black letteringl dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has very mild wear to corners, tail of spine; interior clean; shelved Germany.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1977. first printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slightly sunned spine and lightly rubbed exterior which is otherwise clean, with strong and intact panels; Text block has previous owner's book plate on ffep and shows some wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 584.
Editions Pierre Lafitte, 1920. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print on black banner; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has penciled name on front flyleaf, half-title page torn at hinge, initial signature loose in binding, final pages separated from binding, paper is age-toned and brittle; Text (captions) in French; unpaged, completely illustrated (b&w drawings/cartoons).
London: Adrian Forman, 1988. 221/500; First Edition. Octavo; pp 208; G; black spine with red and white text; no jacket; numbered, signed copy; number 221 of 500; navy cloth shows modest wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; small sticker to front pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by author;.
Munich: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1970. Large Octavo: G-/no-DJ hardback: Blue spine with yellow text: Boards are bowed with rubbing to edges, chipping at head and tail of spine and upper corner, some soiling, binding solid: Textblock is age toned, front free pages has a sticker on bottom corner, notation in ink left from a previous owner, rest of pages unmarked with a slight musty odor: Text is in German: 98 pp.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1989. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. black glossy DJ spine with light yellow author and title centered beneath head and smaller red publisher at foot. centered b/w image upon jackert front, framed by yellow/red and large ivory main titles. inner flaps a tinge toned. dark blue clothbound HB, spine gilt-stamped, adjacent boards are medium blue. a touch of wear to volume extremities. INSCRIBED/SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. with b/w illustrations. 331 pp. ISBN# 0195037979.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1920. Second Printing. 10mo; pp 246; VG-/G-; light grayish blue spine with dark blue text; scarce; dust jacket has minor chipping to edges, some soiling to exterior, light sunning to spine; cloth shows light wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, light toning to pastedowns and first few pages; deckled edges; slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970. First Edition. Octavo; pp 174; G/G; black spine with beige text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to edges; light sunning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; gilt illustration to front; mild rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1971. Octavo; pp 314; VG-/G-; red spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; two closed chips to rear head edge; lightly sunned spine; lightly sunned flaps; cloth shows very little wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; lightly bumped tail fore corners; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges;.
New York: George H. Doran, 1918. Octavo; VG-/ Hardcover; no dust jacket; faded red spine with black text; cloth on the spine moderately wrinkled due to contact with the sun and exposure to liquid; boards have shelf wear; front hinge is slightly broken; copies of author's documents are posted on front paste down and front free end-paper; text block is severely age-toned and fore edge deckled, otherwise legible; 410p.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2004. first U.S. edition. Quarto; VG-/VG; Gray spine with black & white text; dust jacket is clean with very little wear, intact & undamaged; dj is covered with mylar; cloth is clean with strong & sturdy panels; text block has slight wear due to handling, but overall clean with tight binding; pp 160.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1417 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; text block clean; interior clean; SIGNED by Gilbert on title page; shelved Churchill.
Folkstone, UK: Bailey Brothers and Swinfen Ltd, 1977. Oblong Octavo; pp 140; G/G-; black spine with white text; numbered, signed copies, this is no. 91 of 250; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; some noticeable chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; previous owners' names to ffep; profusely illustrated; slightly cocked spine; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
Frankfurt am Main: N.S.-Verlagsgesellschaft, 1941. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, orange canvas tape; Boards in orange paper with white print, wear to edges, corners, original spine missing, scratching, shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front flyleaf, spotting to endpapers, age-toning to paper, tear to preliminary page “Vorwort”; Text in German;190 pages, frontispiece (port. of Hitler), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Pubs. 1915. First edition. Small octavo in dark blue cloth hardcovers with white letters and gold gilt; VG; boards with moderate shelf wear; good binding; slight fading; previous owner's inscription on ffep; text and paper clean; pp. 213; includes letter from author's relative dated June 1973; shelved in Case # 1.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First Edition. Octavo, 622 pages; VG/VG; spine is pictorial (a sepia photograph of a nazi gathering) with white and brown text on a black stripe; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$30.00', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have a small blotch on the top edge; inscribed by the author on the half-title page; shelved Holocaust Studies.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964. First American Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Green spine with yellow lettering; Jacket has several small tears along the edges, one large tear [1.5"] along the jacket spine near the crown; Boards are straight with some light wear to the edges; Binding is tight; Previous owner's bookplate glued to front paste-down; Text block has some light foxing at the upper outer edge but is clean in the interior; 430 pages.
London: Robert Hale Limited, 1981. first U.K. edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Yellow spine with red & black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar; sunned spine w/ fraying head spine edge; heavy rubbing along spine, fore edges and rear; sticker on front flap; Cloth is quite clean w/ strong panels; Text block has slight foxing on exterior edges w/clean and intact pages; pp 245.
Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1970. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; White spine with pink print; DJ has slight toning at top, slight edgewear, small tear at bottom of spine and top left of front; Boards in gray cloth with gold print, strong and clean but for slight fading at top edge and spine tail cap; Textblock clean but for slight spotting on right page edges, label affixed to front endpaper; text in German; "Quellen und Darstellungen zur Zeitgeschichte, Band 19"; 594 pages, 1 leaf of plates (port.).
Warszawa: Pax, 1957. First Edition. Folio; 319pp; full cloth hardcover in dustjacket; moderately worn and a bit age-soiled; two holes in dj near foot [about half an inch each]; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Housed in original shipping sleeve. Text in Polish. [Spine; white letters in small red panel on b/w photo background].
Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer Verlag, 1962. Octavo; 3 volumes; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with black print. -- BAND I, Vom Polenfeldzug bis zum ende der Westoffensive, 14. 8. 1939 - 30. 6. 1940, DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, peripheral tanning and tanning to spine; Boards in cream cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shaken binding; Text block has tanning to endpapers, inscription in ink by editor on front flyleaf, library label on front flyleaf, clean text, xxii, frontispiece (port.), 391 pages, color map in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. -- BAND II, Von der geplanten Landung in England bis zum Beginn des Ostfeldzuges, 1. 7. 1940 - 21. 6. 1941; no DJ; Boards in cream cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, library stamps to front pastedown, textblock fore edge, and title page, shaken binding, clean text; xii, 503 pages, frontispiece, color map in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. -- BAND III, Der Rußlandfeldzug bis zum Marsch auf Stalingrad, 22. 6. 1941 - 24. 9. 1942; no DJ; Boards in cream cloth, tattering to spine caps, corners, hinges are torn, stains and smudging to front; Text block has tanning to endpapers, library stamps to front pastedown, textblock fore edge, and title page, cracked hinges, shaken binding, pencil and pen notation throughout; xii, 589 pages, frontispiece, color map in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. All three volumes have age-toning to paper; Text in German.
Washington: Brookings Institution, 1943. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to front and top edges, mild shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, annotations in red pencil, some dog-eared pages; 101 pages.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982. first edition. Small quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered w/ mylar and has very slight wear along edges, just minor chipping at corners; Cloth has slight shelf wear at edges, very clean and strong panels otherwise; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges due to use & handling, with clean text pages & tight binding; pp 288.
London: Macdonald & Co., 1964. First Edition. Octavo;VG/G-; Pictorial spine of Naval WWI landing with black text; Dust Jacket has 3 1/2" closed edge tear that is well repaired and in mylar protective cover; Boards clean and tight with only minimal edgewear to top and bottom of spine; Textblock clean, Rear free endpaper has a 3/4" "X" marked in ink; pp. 266.
Cork, Ireland: The Mercier Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 229; G/Fair; green spine with ivory text; dust jacket has rubbing to exterior edges; some chips to edges; plastic wrap to dj; tape mends to wrap, as is; cloth shows modest sun fading to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has some soiling to exterior edges; pastedowns and endpapers show tape and tape residue, condition noted; illustrated;.