London: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. Vertical poster has a dark brown background with beige edges. Poster is mounted on white poster board. Image consists entirely of dark yellow and white text. The text reads: Germany’s Battle Cry is “Germany over All” And her Navy drinks to “The Day” When she hopes to Smash Britain’s Fleet. BRITAIN is FIGHTING Not Only for the FREEDOM of EUROPE BUT TO DEFEND YOUR MOTHERS, WIVES & SISTERS FROM THE HORRORS OF WAR. We must crush this idea Of “GERMANY OVER ALL”. Condition: Good to Good+. The poster’s edges are slightly age toned. The interior image shows mild sunning with some white spotting toward the top edge. Minor chip to left side near the edge. Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. Poster No. 39. Printed by Howard & Jones Ltd, London. Dimensions w 19.75 in x h 30 3/8 in.
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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.
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.
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.
London: WhiteHall Histories, 2002. small 4tos., 2 volumes; VG/VG; spines blue with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; minimal shelfwear; text blocks clean, small smudge to lower corner of volume 2; Volume 1; September 1939-October 1940, with 178 pages, photos and plans. Volume II; November 1940- December 1941, with 318 pages, photos and plans; ISBN 9780714652054 and 9780714651798; shelved Naval History.
Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press, 1992. First Paperback Edition. Octavo, 327 pages; VG-; gloss paper covers, spine red and yellow with white lettering: mild bumping to corners, crease to top left corner of back cover; mild wear to text-block; interior virtually pristine; INSCRIBED by Callanan to Seamus McKenna to title page, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by McKenna (previous owner) to ffep; shelved case 9.
Pristina, Kosovo: Zëri, 1999. First Edition. Thin octavo paperback, 192 pages, VG-; gray paper covers, small black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to covers, mild cocking/creasing to spine, binding strong; covers protected by plastic covering; INSCRIBED by Ramush Haradinaj, prime minister of Kosovo and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA/UÇK); shelved _.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993. Five octavos. Conditions range from VG to VG- condition. White spines with dark blue text. All volumes have shelfwear along edges (see photos), all volumes have creasing along spines, with 2,3 & 5 having the most (see photos); Textblocks clean, with numerous charts, maps, graphs, B&W photos, and illustrations, pp.637-656 in volume 5 are detached yet present. Please contact seller regarding any questions before placing your order. v.1 - Planning and Command and Control, ISBN: 0160429099 v. 2 - Operations and Effects and Effectiveness, ISBN: 0160429102 v. 3 - Logistics and Support, ISBN: 0160429110 v. 4 - Weapons, Tactics, and Training and Space Operations, ISBN: 0160429277 v. 5 - A Statistical Compendium and Chronology ISBN: 0160420555 Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping may be unavailable due to size/weight restrictions of international shipping. Please contact seller for details regarding this specific item. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
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: George W. Bowman, printer, 1860. Quarto; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with faded gold print; Boards in black cloth, spine caps torn away, tears to hinges (taped), tattering to corners (taped), blemishes to front and rear, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, foxing to pages, stain from dried plant to pp. 296-297, mild age-toning to some pages, clean text; 515 pages, color folded map tipped in at rear endpapers. [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
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.
Berlin: Junter und Dunnhaupt Verlag, 1938. Octavo; pp 96; Fair/paperback; ivory/gray spine with black text; covers have noticeable foxing to exterior; some chips to edges; moderate wear to fore edges and joints; faux dj; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; slight foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in German;.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1997. Quarto; VG- Hardcover w/ G+ Dustjacket; Red spine with White text and Gray, Black, and White illustrations; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, bending along head and tail edges of both covers; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock clean save scratches along tail edge; 882 pp. SHELVED Netdesk office above foreign language books. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; Light blue spine with gilt text to a black bar; 5 Volumes: Vol. 1, pp 614; Vol. 2, pp 702; Vol. 3, pp 720; Vol. 4, pp 724; Vol. 5, pp 750; cloths have slight sunning and light rubbing to exteriors, minor edge wear, strong and intact boards; text blocks show minor wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Harrisburg: The Stackpole Company, 1960. Quarto; VG/VG-; hardcover; red pictorial spine with white text; spine is severely rubbed; dust jacket has extreme marks and open tears to the corners and top and bottom edges, boards have minor edge wear and have a damp stain but are sturdy and solidly bound; front and rear paste downs and free end-papers are strongly stained; fore edges have foxing otherwise text block is clean; 711p.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913. 64 Loose pamphlets and maps in wrappers [6x8]; G/no-DJ; cardboard slipcase with black ribbon ties to opening; heavy wear to slipcase exterior with noticeable stains, sunfading and other soling; some chips to corners; includes 64 consecutively numbered maps, charts and diagrams; each piece has slight age toning and minor edge wear; bindings intact.
Bad Nauheim: Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun, 1961. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black and yellow with white print; DJ has edgewear, tears to top edge and wear to spine ends, fading to spine; Boards in black cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block has label on front pastedown, card signed in ink by author affixed to front flyleaf, mild amount of pen and pencil annotation within otherwise clean text; Text in German; 882 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc, 1941. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 279; Good condition hardcover with poor condition dustjacket; red cloth spine with gilt text (nonexistant DJ spine, see photo for details); dust jacket shows severe wear to edges; detached at spine and flaps, but still present; dj has sunned front with foxing to rear; original publisher's cloth has lightly sunned spine; rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author on front endpaper (see photo).
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.
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.
New York and Toronto: Rinehart and Company, Inc. and Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. Mixed Editions. Octavo; Good; light grayish blue spines with gilt text to navy bands; no jackets; 5 volumes: The End of an Empire, pp 532, 1948; Pacific War: Middle Phase, pp 434, 1947; The Atlantic War, pp 558, 1946; Pearl Harbor to Coral Sea, pp 499, 1944; Victory in the Pacific, pp 548, 1949; original publisher's cloths have slightly sunned spines; navy and gilt circular emblem to front panels; minor smudges to panels; strong boards; text blocks show lightly age toned exterior edges; illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
Government Loan Organization. Ivory white military recruitment poster mounted on white poster board. The poster consists only of black text inside a thin red border. The heading reads: I AM NEW YORK AND THIS IS MY CREED. Below the heading are several paragraphs of text describing New York from a biographical perspective. Condition: Good+. Very light sunning toward the edges. Slight wrinkling to surface showing where adhesive was applied, mostly at edges. Produced by the Government Loan Organization, Second Federal Reserve District, Liberty Loan Committee, New York. Dimensions w 20 in x h 24 in.
Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin, & Company, 1882. First Edition. Octavo, 515 pages; VG-; fully bound in brown cloth, spine has faded gilt lettering; binding has moderate shelf wear, with fraying and chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has fraying and bumping on the fore edge corners, has rubbing on the spine; pages have minor age toning and dust build up along the top edge, have moderate detachment on the front and back hinge; shelved case 9.
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.
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. Historical Division, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1972. Larger Octavo; pp 261; G/paperback; beige spine with black text; stapled blue covers show moderate sunning toward exterior edges; small chip to front joint; mild edge wear; tight binding; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
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.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982. Thick Octavo; pp 964; G; sunned red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest sunning to front and wear joints; mild wear to edges; slight cocked spine; text block edges clean; previous owner's name to ffep; slight pencil underlining and marginalia; few pages creased at corners; illustrated;.
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;.
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.
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: 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.
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;.
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;.
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.
Sydney: Angus and Robertson Ltd, 1943. Eleventh Edition. Octavo; pp 649; G; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight smudges to exterior; mild cocked spine; minor wear to edges; blind-stamped border to panels; text block edges show light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
London: The Imperial War Museum, 1997. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG+/VG+; red spine, black lettering; all volumes' protected by paper and BroDart cover; all volumes' boards very slightly bowed, minor edgewear; all volumes' text blocks clean; Volume 1 - 1870423305; Volume 2 - 1870423313; Volume 3 - 190162305X; Volume 4 - 1901623068; 4 volumes. shelved in aisle 8 in Rockville shop. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates] 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.
London, England: Methuen & Co., 1899. Second Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Brown leather spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, half leather binding, considerable rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, as well as along edges of spine, abrasions in leather along back cover spine edge and top corner; Textblock darkened with age with occasional spotting/foxing and pencil markings, otherwise clean, light wave to page however no obvious signs of water damage, signatures loose - several partially detached, spine cracked, onion paper protecting frontispiece partially detached, two fold-out maps - the larger of the two has a vertical tear along the top edge, marble endpapers and edges, black ribbon placeholder no longer attached to headband, top edge darkened, unclear if there was originally edge coloring as page marbling is visible, foxing along tail edge; pp 368.
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: Edward Arnold and Co., 1926. First. Octavo; G/No jacket; Blue cloth spine and boards, gilt lettering; Some bumping to the edges, Binding shaken; Some separation at the gutters, binding coming loose, all pages still bound; Spine faded, with some minor tearing to the edges of spine; Toning; Scarce; Shelved under front counter. 342 pages.