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New York: Vantage Press, 1970. First Edition. First Edition; Signed; Pastel green spine with black illustration on tail end, red text. DJ has shelf wear, rubbing on edges, small closed tear on rear, corners of flaps are clipped; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, verso of half title page is inscribed and signed by author; pp 187.
New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 1991. Octavo; VG/G+; Green spine with red text; dust jacket has mylar over it with rubbed corners; some age toning around exterior edges; half-bound cloth with paper panels, shows lightly sunned head edge but boards are clean and w/o defect; sturdy & solid; text block has very minimal wear, just shows light soiling toward tail edge due to handling; good, tight binding; pp 754.
Geneva, Switzerland: The Bibliophiles Library, 1983. Special Editon. 14 Volumes; Bound in crimson leather wit gilt accents and signature on front covers in gilt; All volumes VG; All edges gilt; Sewn in silk bookmark; Some minor scuffing to the edges, light scratches to gilt; Many volumes appear unread. Shelved above.
London / New York: George Allen & Unwin Limited / The Macmillan Company, 1954. First Edition. Octavo; good+/good-; dj, sunned gold spine with red text; dj, age-toned; open and closed tears, including 4" tear along edge of dust jacket; price clipped; HB, yellow cloth spine with red text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; endpapers, age-toned; text block, clean; toning at the edges; 356pp.
New York: Howell Soskin, 1944. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G; Spine is blue with white text; DJ has edgewear, age-toning, design is clear, several open and closed text; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, light age-toning, binding is strong; pp 224; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philadelphia, PA: Macrae-Smith Company, 1944. US Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. dark shades of blue color the upper DJ spine stripk, followed by a pale yellow with black tail-- the titling is in ivory. segment. jacket coloring extends across illustrated jacket front. edgwear is moderate, to ends and edges of spine and jacket front mostly. pale brown clothbound HB with dark blue imprinted titling. both boards an even hue. textblock contains neat, unmarked sheets and endpapers. head-edge and fore-edge are rough, rougly trimmed. 238 pp.
Jacksonville: Girtman Press, 1986. First edition. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; Cover has mild edgewear, inked out price on rear, slight stain to rear flap edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to edges, owner label and embossed stamp on front flyleaf, clean text; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xi, 423 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1969. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has minor tears to the corners and severe marks to the front and rear; boards have extreme smudges to the front and rear but binding is strong; paste downs have severe stains; text block has minor stains to the fore edge otherwise clean; 433p.
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1970-1976. First Edition. Large octavos, 5 volumes, VG-/G+; beige DJs, black and red lettering: moderate overall wear to DJs, mild water staining to spines (lettering unaffected), mild creasing to covers, occasional closed tears to edges, dates in black marker and ex-library stamps to bottom corners of front covers, "£3 12s. 6d. [£3・62½] net" to front flaps, DJs protected by mylar; vertical line of off-white dots to front cover of Volume 5 only, lettering unaffected; brown cloth boards, black title block and gilt lettering to spines: mild overall wear to boards; mild bumping to head, tail, and corners; ex-library labels to front paste-down; ex-library labels and stamps to ffeps; notations in pencil to ffep of Volume 1 only; light age-toning/mild wear to text-blocks; interiors clean; errata slips included in Volumes 3 and 5 only; shelved above Cookbooks.
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999. Quarto; pp 375; Good; black spine with silver text; no jacket; boards have slight smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers Inc., 1986. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Cream spine with navy blue text; Dust jacket has minor marks and scratches to the front and rear; Boards, save minor bumping to the corners and tips, are clean and binding is solid; top edge is slightly frayed and has slight foxing otherwise text block is clean; 268p.
New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1934. First Edition. 8vo., 247 pp., VG-/no DJ; red cloth boards, faded gold lettering to spine: bumping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; mild water spot to front board; age-toning/mild staining to text-block; wear to endpapers, light age-toning to margins (lettering clear and legible); Yardley was a American cryptologist who, in addition to technical nonfiction works, authored three spy novels, of which this is one; shelved under front counter.