London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
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London: Forster Groom & Co. LTD., 1923. First Edition. Octavo, viii-288 pages. Hard cover red and black boards with no dust jacket. Very good. There is a small sticker from previous bookseller as well as an inscription in ink by former owner on the inside of front board. Binding is tight. Strong age toning/yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Foxing to the inside of boards and on endpapers. Includes maps at rear of book. Boards show light shelf wear and rubbing, but the spine is strongly faded and sunned; still good and wrapped in a protective transparent sleeve for added protection. Shelve in Case # 9.
London: Witherby, 1921. First Edition. Octavo; 223pp; full orange cloth; moderately worn and soiled; hinges cracked; some pencil annotations in text; bookseller sticker (large) on rear pastedown; else good. [Spine; gilt titles and black raider on orange cloth]. Shelved on sales floor, on rare/exp endcase nears stairs.
Washington: Naval Historical Center, 1985. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jackets; Blue, green and beige pictorial spines with white,green, red, blue and yellow texts; the 3 volumes are in uniform conditions; Dust jackets, with the exception of slight wrinkle and scratches to the front bottom edge of vol.1, are clean; Boards, save a thin 4" white scratch to the front of vol.1, are clean and sturdy; Fore edges of vols.1&3 have minor marks otherwise text blocks are clean; 714p.(Vol.1); 779p.(Vol.2); 874p. (Vol.3) P> Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1890. First Edition. Octavo 341 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering and rulers, front cover has a painted and gilt flag design with gilt lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, with minimal bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge; shelved Case 1.
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.
Gaithersburg, Maryland: Butternut Press, Inc., 1985. Facsimile reprint of 1896 edition inscribed by Author's Granddaughter. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in Very Good + condition. Inscribed by author's granddaughter, Rosalie Goodhart Dietz, on second front endpaper. Also included is an invitation to meet the Mrs. Goodhart Dietz at a book signing. Otherwise no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is tight. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. Illustrated with B&W photos, illustrations, and maps throughout. 243 pp. All else is very good. - [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Washington: Naval Sea Systems Command (SEA 55N), 1984. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Dark blue spines with gold text; 2 volume set; Boards have very slight shelf wear, lightly sunned spines with light smudges on exteriors, otherwise strong; Text block has overall ivory toning and unmarked; pp 1221. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Atlanta, GA: National Publishing Company, 1870. First Edition. Octavo, 732 pages; G-; quarter bound in brown leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering and tooling; binding has heavy wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners, both boards have heavy rubbing, with moderate cracking on the front cover, has cracking and creasing along the sides of the spine; pages have heavy age toning, have minor detachment in the first several pages, have dust build up and blotching along the edges of the text block, has regular creasing and dog-earing; contains 3 fold out maps and 10 full page maps; marbled endpapers; shelved case 1.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1954,1960,1961,1962, All first editions, vols. 1 & 2 are third impressions. Octavo; G+/G; Light green spine with black text; 4 volumes: 1 - The Defensive, 2 - The Period of Balance, 3 - The Offensive, 1st June 1943-31st May 1944 (part one) and 3 - The Offensive, 1st June 1944-14th August 1945 (part two); Dust jackets are covered with mylar and have slightly sunned exteriors with light foxing on spines some smudges rear of vols. 1 & 3, and price clipped front flaps, otherwise they are intact; Cloths have slightly bowed panels on vols. 1 & 2, all have lightly sunned exteriors with clean and sturdy panels; Text blocks show some wear and light age toning on exterior edges with light foxing on first & last few pages and lightly towards middle of text in vols. 2 & 3, and errata slip tipped in to vols. 3 and 3, Part 2, however bindings are tight and secure; pp 2102. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Shelved in aisle 8. eb/nd.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 317 pages, VG-/VG; white DJ, red and black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, "$23.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, red cloth spine, black matte paper boards: mild bumping to tail and bottom corners of boards; light age-toning to text-block, light foxing to top, small stain to fore-edge, very mild chipping to bottom edges of pages 165-174 visible to bottom of text-block; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Wills to title page; shelved Case 1.
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 Delhi: Palit & Palit, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 344; G+/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has chips to corners; light soiling to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows lightly soiled exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; previous bookshop's small label to verso of ffep;.
Osnabruck: Munin Verlag GmbH. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/Fair; navy/white/green spines with black and gray text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, 1934-1939, pp 352 ; vol. 2, 1940-1941, pp 559 ; vol. 3, 1941-1943, pp 532 [1973, ISBN - 3921242177]; dust jackets show heavy wear to exterior; small chips to edges; cloths have sunned exteriors, mostly to spines; slight rubbing to edges; slight soiling to exteriors; text blocks have toning to exterior edges; slight toning to interior; vol. 1 has slightly cocked spine; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; stickers to ffeps; previous owner's name and stamp to ffeps; light ink; German text;.
Rio de Janeiro: Odebrecht, 1998. Oblong Quarto; VG-/VG-; dark green spines with ivory text; 4 volumes; dust jackets of vols. 1, 2 and 3 have modest wear to exteriors; cloths have slight wear to exterior; slight splaying to boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; vol. 1, Colony, pp 257; vol. 2, United Kingdom and Empire, pp 235; vol. 3, Republic, pp 271; vol. 4 consists of clamshell box exterior; box exterior has mild rubbing with intact panels; interior consists portfolio wrapper with disbound pages of Maps, Sketches and Plans; clean pages; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1981. Second, revised edition. Octavo; pp 707; VG/VG-; Red spine with white and black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, light sunning to spine, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to edges; text block shows only slight wear to exterior edges, text pages unmarked;.
Marietta, Georgia: Continental Book Company, 1954. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 612pp.; VG; spine original green pictorial cloth, with gilt and black lettering and designs; mild bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; interior clean; previous owners name in ink on ffep; this edition is a reissue of the 1881 original; shelved under front counter or front case.
Tokyo, Japan: Cosmo Publishing Co., 1948. First edition. VG-/G- 4to in green DJ, title on spine in black. Spine slight cock, boards flat slight abrasion at corners, binding sound. DJ sunned, chipped at spine and corners. Text-block age browned. Pages clean, flat and white, slight browning at outer margins, PO name on ffep, dated March, 1949. fold-out map at back intact and untorn. 221 pgs. shelve Japan.
London, England: W.H. Allen & Co., 1885. First. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Brownish spine with gold text; Boards strong, age-worn, with shelfwear and edgewear, front cover faded considerably more than back cover, front cover -brown-ish red, back cover - red, spine - brown, front cover center lighter shade of red with several splotchy marks that are likely water stains, top and fore edges darker, tail and spine edge artwork intact, rubbing at corners, chipping at both ends of spine, small gouge in spine, whorl-like stain patterns along spine, back cover illustrations' black gilt worn away entirely, fabric worn unevenly; Textblock darkened with age otherwise clean,fold-out map between pages 318-319, front hinge cracked, spine cracked, loose signatures, some separating - even partly detached. foxing along the first few and the last few pages of textblock, back hinge cracked, pastedown torn in hinged tears, webbing exposed, fore edges deckled, light staining along tail edge especially at the corner; pp 434. eb/nd.
Paris: Boussod, Valadon et Cie; :'Univers Illustre, n.d. Folio; vg-/none; blue spine with no text; front board with gilt figures and stamped titles; back board, black nested borders with crest in center field; ex libris, pencil signature; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 100 pp.; 87 plates and figures; some age-toning; boards, white spot staining; sunned; toning; chipping and wear; else good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1983. Large Octavo; pp 43; VG-; burgundy spine without text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; silver titles and borders to front; strong, intact boards; text block show light shelf wear to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
London: William Heineman, 1897. octavo in cloth. VG. Boards are soiled, especially spine. Some small scratches on front board. Cloth frayed on corners of boards and ends of spine. Foxing on endpapers. Black marker markings on bottom edge of textblock. Light pencil markings in margins throughout text. 272pp. Shelve in first alcove. Spine is dark red with black text.
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;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/Fair; turquoise & black spine with white lettering; DJ missing approx. 2" x 1 1/2" piece at bottom of spine as well as 1" x 3/8 piece at top, 1 3/4" x 1/2" piece missing on back panel toward bottom of the wrap, price clipped, other minor edge-wear, protected in mylar cover; Boards strong, clean minimal bumping to corners; inside front end paper has prior owner's name and date in ink; minor pencil markings (erasable) on a few pages, otherwise textblock clean; pp, 415+.
Washington: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1994. Second Edition. Octavo; Second Edition; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with blue print; Boards in tan cloth with blue print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; includes floppy disc which is “an updated version of ‘Defense Analyses Software’, an expanded compendium of software subroutines that allow the reader to compute numerical values for functions or tables derived in the text”; xvi, 425 pages, illustrated + 1 3.5 inch floppy disc.
Dayton, OH: Data Corporation, 1965. Large Octavo; Good; gray spines with blue text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Cameras, Magazines and Mounts; vol. 2, Controls, Accessories and Miscellaneous Equipment; vol. 3, Test Equipment; gray 3-post binders; exteriors show slight wear to exteriors; sturdy panels; slight smudges to exteriors; text blocks has slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1921. Octavo; pp 1075; G-; 1/4 bound blue leather spine with gilt text to red bar; blue marbled boards; no jacket; exterior shows some rubbing to edges and joints; marbled boards; slightly sunned spine; text block has age toned exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned;.
London: HMSO; Hasrrison and Sons, 1908. Revised. Octavo; vg/none; red cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex library, stamps; minor edge wear and bumping; text block clean; 477 pp.; tables; edges, red sprinkles; light foxing and toning starts; binding shaken; spine sunned; spot discoloration; else good.
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.
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;.
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.
Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, n.d. . Limited First Edition [#312/1000]. Octavo, 108 pages, VG-/VG-; white DJ, golden yellow lettering: light age-toning/mild wear/scattered light fingerprint marks and other minor imperfections to covers of DJ, lettering (especially text to back cover) affected yet clear and legible; sticker to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, gold lettering: very light soiling to covers, very mild edgewear; light age-toning mostly to top, minor scattered foxing to text-block; signed by pinterior clean; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; INSCRIBED by Bearrs to previous owner, dated 12/15/95; SIGNED by Bearss to limitation page, No. 312 of 1000 signed and numbered copies stated to limitation page, "1st Edition" stated to title page; shelved Civil War.
Fort Sill, OK: The Field Artillery School, 1922. Thin Large Octavo; pp 26; Good; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with bookplate to front pastedown; few mild smudges to title page; ex-library circulation label to rear endpaper; interior clean; illustrated;.
Fort Sill, OK: The Field Artillery School, 1922. Thin Large Octavo; pp 26; Good-; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library circulation label to rear endpaper; chip to title page at tail edge; light smudges to first and last few pages; illustrated;.
Fort Sill, OK: The Field Artillery School, 1922. Thin Large Octavo; pp 26; Good; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library circulation label to rear endpaper; light smudges to first and last few pages; illustrated;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. Thick Octavo, 1172 pages; VG-/VG-; spine green with yellow and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has mild chipping and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine; top edge of text block red; with 78 maps including foldout and 50 illustrations; shelved Napoleon.
New York, London, Totonto: Scribner, 1995. First Scribner edition. Thick Octavo, 1172 pages; VG-/G+; spine green with yellow and black lettering; this volume only; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has some chipping and closed tears, primarily to head and tail of spine, corners; spine slightly cocked; top edge pf text block red; with 78 maps including foldout and 50 illustrations; shelved Napoleon;.
London: Folio Society, 2000. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; volumes 4,5,6 only; brown slipcase; slipcase has split start to rear head and tail edges; mild wear to exterior; vol. 4, The Hinge of Fate, pp ; vol. 5, Closing the Ring, pp 623; vol. 6, Triumph and Tragedy, pp 658; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Arlington: Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, 2011. Third Edition. Quarto; 3rd edition; VG/VG; hardcover; navy blue and gold spine with gold text; dust jacket clean, with minor wear/scratches, slight curling along head edge; Boards have minor shelf-wear but sturdy; text block is clean and includes DVD; 342p. Oversized listing. Please contact seller for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions.
Washington: The Admiral Dewey Reception Committee, 1901. 66/700. Quarto; pp 127; VG-; navy spine with silver text; silver flag and titles to front; blind stamped borders to front and back panels; limited edition to 700 copies; no. 66/700; cloth has light wear to exterior; some rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; light offset to front endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated;.
San Francisco/New York: Grabhorn Press/Random House, 1931. Limited Edition [#886/980]. 4to., 142 pp., VG-/no DJ; quarter-bound, gilt lettering to brown title label affixed to black cloth spine, blue paper boards; general shelfwear, bumping with material loss to corners of boards, star pattern to boards faded yet visible; age-toning and waving to text-block, beveled fore- and bottom-edges; ex libris bookplate to front paste-down; notations in pencil to bfep and back paste-down; very mild age-staining to front endpapers; SIGNED by Angelo stated to limitation page, No. 886 out of 980 copies, most of which were unsigned; shelved front table.
Mockba [Moscow]: РЕДАКЦИОННО-ИЗДАТЕЛЬСКИЙ ЦЕНТР [Editorial Publishing Center], 1994. First Edition. 4to., 200 pp., VG/VG-; silver and black pictorial DJ with blue lettering; mild wear to covers, mostly rubbing to edges and corners, slight chipping to head of spine; navy blue paper boards, gold lettering to spine and front board; cocking to spine, shelf lean, buckling to text-block, binding strong; interior contains numerous full-color/black-and-white photographs; text in Russian, with a one-page summary of the volume in English to p. 199, "the first monographic publication on the history of Russian award weapons"; housed in cardboard slipcase; shelved Weapons.
n.p. The National Historical Society, 2008. Facsimile Reprints. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spines with gilt text; 4 volumes in 6 books: Vol. 1, Parts 1 and 2, General History; vol. 2, Maryland and Virginia; vol. 3, Parts 1 and 2, Virginia, vol. 4, North Carolina; cloths show slight wear; strong boards, silver toned design to fronts; text blocks have very slight wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; tight bindings; Shelved above Civil War History.
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1994. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 576; VG/G; white spine with black text; dark blue slipcase shows modest soiling to exterior; dust jacket has modest soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: New York University Press, 1991. First Edition. Octavo, 449 pages; VG/VG; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; inscribed by the author on the half title page; shelved in General Military.