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.
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New York; New Haven: Metropolitan Museum of Art; Yale University Press, 2006. First Edition. Quarto, 307 pages; VG/VG-; spine steel blue with black and blue lettering; dust jacket has a small tear along front hinge at tail of spine; slight rubbing and wear; text block clean; interior clean; shelved front table.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, n.d. [c. 1916]. First American Edition. Thin octavo, 31 pages, G+; purple cloth boards, no lettering to spine, gilt lettering and gilt floral border/motif to front board: spine age-toned brown, nick with material loss to middle of spine, bumping/fraying to head and tail; slight bumping/fraying with material loss to corners; buckling to cloth on front and back boards; age-toned to text-block, slight chipping to deckle edges; mild age-toning to leaves, text legible; moderate rectangle of age-toning to title page from tissue guard protecting frontispiece; INSCRIBED "Alice from Shane / 1917" to ffep; shelved Case 0.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Octavo; pp 540; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to spine; minor wear to corners and spine edges; smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece.
Plantersvill: Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1935. Octavo; VG-/G-; light red spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar; head & tail edges of dj have fraying w/ some small tears; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; rubbed head & tail edges; exterior is quite clean with strong, intact panels; text block has darkened due to age; binding is tight & intact; pages are clean; inscription to previous owner by The National Rifle Association of America on ffep; pp 398.
Washington, DC: Military Intelligence Service, 1942. November 25,1942. VG+ Small octavo in light gray wraps with black text. No text on spine. Stamped "Received Nov. 30 1942 GNR, QI". Small closed tear on front cover, small creases to head of spine and small chip off of tail of spine. Light foxing to exterior of textblock and rear wrap. Light wear to corners. Shelved case #1.
Hamburg: Niemann Verlag, 2004. Quarto and Octavo: Octavo paperback [vol. 1] and Tall HB cloth [vol. 2]; VG-; ivory and blue spines with yellow text; exteriors show slightly sunned spines; mild smudges to panels; intact panels; HB has slight cocked spine; text blocks show light soiling to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; text in German and English; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Alexandria: O'Donnell Publications, 2010. third edition. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Orange spine with black text; Boards have very slightly sunned and lightly rubbed exterior, but otherwise are clean and panels are strong; Text block shows only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 616. Signed by Michael J. O'Donnell. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: American News Company, 1866. First Edition. Octavo, 447 pages; G+; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and fraying on the fore edge corners, spine has heavy rubbing and discoloration, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have age-toning and minor detachment from pages 192-215; has an ex libris plate on the inner front board; shelved civil war.
Hartford: Andruss and Star, 1815. Early reprint. Two volumes in octavo. Fair. Two volumes on a related subjects in identical bindings. The book by LaBaume is missing its title page. Worn leather covers and spines exhibit significant rubbing. Volume 1 missing part of leather along the head of its backstrip. Hinges of both volumes loose. Owner markings to front and rear end paper and pastedown of both volumes. Binding fair to good for both volumes. Text block solid, but hinges are loose. Some stains to the pages of both volumes. We are including the book by LaBaume with the book by Porter as part of a matched set. Volume 1 is 400pp. Volume 2 is to 354pp.
London: William Kimber & Co. Limited, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 256; G/G; yellow spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; rubbing to corners; cloth has light sunning to exterior; mild bumping to corners; sturdy boards; text block has some wear to exterior edges, due to handling; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1989. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 125; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; limited edition, number 230; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong, intact boards; text block show light foxing to exterior fore and head edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1988. First Edition. Octavo, 861 pages; VG/VG; spine is pictorial (several flags on a black background) with gold and white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$24.95', has minimal shelf wear; binding and pages clear; inscribed by the author on the ffep; shelved Vietnam War.
Columbia, SC: Palmetto Bookworks, 1991. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 600; G-/no-DJ; teal blue spine with gilt text; reprinted with some new material; cloth has slight wear to panels; ex-library sticker remnant to spine, as is; some wear to corners; gilt borders to front; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; some soiling to endpapers; frontispiece; some light ink inside; ex-library sticker to rear endpaper, as is;.
Wien and Leipzig: A. Edlinger's Verlag, 1911,1912,1913,1914. Octavo; G/no-DJ; light yellow spines with black text; 10 volumes in 5 bound books; cloths are covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay cloths have moderately panels are strong; text blocks show only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; darkening on exterior edges due to age; ex-library with stamps & markings on first two pages of vols; pp 1713. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Shelved in aisle 8. eb/nd.
West Point, NY: Department of Military Art and Engineering, U.S. Military Academy, 1955, 1958. Mixed Editions. 2 Octavos and Quarto atlas; G-/no-DJ; navy spines with gilt text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 373; vol. 2, pp 478; vol. 3, is an accompanying book of atlases, 125 maps; cloths show moderate soiling to exteriors; chip to front joint of vol. 2; some rubbing to edges; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library stamp to exterior head edge atlas; some ink and pencil throughout volumes; cracked front gutter to vol. 1; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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;.
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.
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.
Rio de Janeiro: Biblioteca do Exercito, 1998. Quarto; G-/G; black spines with brown text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Colony, pp 257; vol. 2, United Kingdom and Empire, pp 235; vol. 3, Republic, pp 271; maps in separate clamshell box, cracking to box at front edge; moderate rubbing to box exterior; dust jackets have chips to edges, as is; also rubbed fore corners; some slight rubbing to exteriors; slight sticker residue to spines; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; noticeable wear to head edges toward spines, as is; text blocks show light shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; frontispieces; arts - Latin American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders Please review the condition in the photos and the catalog entry before placing an order.
n.p. Army History Section, 1995. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 159; VG/paperback; dark green spine with white text; covers have light shelf wear to exterior; mild wear to edges; intact panels; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; previous bookshop's sticker inside front cover;.
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.
Stratford, CT: Flying Machines Press, 1997. Quarto; pp 618; VG-; blue spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has light toning toward edges; some rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Great Britain: The Naval & Military Press, Ltd., May 27, 2013. Facsimile Reprint. 8vo(s). VG+/ - no DJ. light olive wraps spine, glossy with white series, centered black titling, volume indicator in white and b/w publisher segment. glossy volumes all, Volume 1: From the outbreak of war with Germany to June 1917, 445 pp. and section of rear maps; Volume 2: Part I : From June 1917 to the end of the war, 394 pp., with glossary and maps following. Volume 2: Part II : From June 1917 to the end of the war, 395-748 pp, with appendices, indexes and maps following. lightly perused interior, excellent textblock with minimal edge shelfwear. ISBN# 9781845749521.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown and black with silver print; Boards in brown cloth and tan paper with silver print, wear to spine caps, slight fading to spine, mild spotting; Textblock has spotting and slight smudging to all edges, slight smudging to rear endpapers, text is clean and tight; “This is a sequel to Makers of Modern Strategy”, copyright 1943 — title page verso; vii, 941 pages.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company. Limited Edition [499 of 1000]. Octavo; VG-; red spine, black lettering; protected by paper sleeve and BroDart; all volumes' boards have some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on spine edges, spines sun toned, ex-libris plate on front pastedown, interiors age toned; all volumes' text blocks age toned, tearing on edges, ex-libris stamps on page 59; volume 1 boards have tearing on spine label; volume 3 boards have small tear and damp stains on spine label; volume 1 text block gutter visible between pages iv and v, folding on tail fore corner of page 215; volume 2 text block has tear on tail edge of page iii, separation visible between pages iv and v; 3 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
London: Ernest Benn Ltd, 1925. Octavo; pp 240; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; some bumping to corners; mild edge wear; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue; interior clean; light foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs;.
New York: Harper & Row, 1968. First Edition. Octavo, 176 pages, VG-/VG-; white dj, red/blue/black lettering: red lettering to spine faded pink yet legible, closed tearing to head; overall mild wear to covers, scattered light staining/minor foxing to covers (text to back cover affected yet clear and legible); front flap price clipped; dj covered by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild fading to margins of boards, lettering unaffected; light age-toning to margins and gutters of endpapers (inscription unaffected), interior clean; INSCRIBED by McNamara to Frederic Berlinger on ffep, inscription reads: "From an great admirer of his daughter and son-in-law with best wishes"; shelved Window or International Relations.
London: Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 1929. First Edition. Octavo; G+; hardcover; bound in navy blue cloth, gilt lettering; boards slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, some bumping on edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, separation visible in interiors, foxing on end papers, browning on rear end paper, interiors age toned; text block age toned, gutter occasionally visible, occasional foxing, occasional soiling, foxing on exterior edges; First Edition; 250pp.
London: John Murray, 1839. Octavo; pp 484; Good-; dark gray spine with gilt text to leather label; raised bands to spine; full leather binding; boards show modest rubbing to edges; exterior shows some scratches to panels; tooled and gilt borders to panels; sturdy boards; text blocks marbled; bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to title pages; marbled endpapers; frontispieces with offset to title page; cracking at gutters; text pages clean;.
London: Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1992. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 221; G/G; silver/beige spine with black text; dust jacket slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; price sticker to rear; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior edges lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Paris: Perrin et Cie, 1904,1905,1915. 43rd, 68th, & 80th editions. 12mo; G+/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; 4 volumes: v. 1 - 1815- Le Premiere Restauration - Le Retour D'lle D'Elbe (80th edition), v. 2 - 1815 - Waterloo (43rd edition), v. 3 - 1815 - La Seconde Abdication - La Terreur Blanche (80th edition) and v. 4 - 1814 (68th edition); Boards are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exteriors and edges, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text blocks have darkened due to age with slight writing on half title page of vols. 1, 2 & 3, and cracking along hinges of vol. 4, and light foxing toward first few pages with good bindings; pp 2402. French text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New Delhi: Natraj Publishers, 2012. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, crease to rear flap, else clean and bright; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear, mildly cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; xii, 281 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Editions for the Armed Services, 1948. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan box without print; Box has brown wrapping tape cut at edges, with penciled title “Book of lists of books for armed services”, broken corners; Book boards in blue cloth with gold print, in cellophane wrapper, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; 139 pages.
London: HMSO, 1935. First Edition. Octavo; xiv/736pp/xx; VG/none; original printed orange boards and tape-cloth spine. Owner name top board and pencil mark, contents very good throughout with ads front and rear. Laid in is a 4pp Amendment No. 1 with the official stamp of the 12th Battalion, London Regiment, dated 20 Jan 1936. [Spine; black letters on orange cloth tape].
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.
Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 1987. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 252; G/G; black/blue spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket has slight toning to spine and edges; small chips to edges; some soiling to exterior; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece.
Secaucus, NJ: Castle/Book Sales,Inc. 1982. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/G; green/beige/gray pictorial spines with red text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, The Opening Battles, pp 750 [ISBN 0890095698]; vol. 2, The Struggle Intensifies, pp 760 [ISBN 0890095701]; vol. 3, The Tide Shifts, pp 752 [ISBN 089009571x]; vol. 4, Retreat with Honor, pp 829 [ISBN 0890095728]; dust jackets have light sunning to exteriors; minor rubbing to edges; small chip to head spine edge of vol. 4; cloths have some slight shelf wear to exteriors; light creasing to spines; strong boards; text blocks show light toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; frontispieces; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington: 1856. Quarto; G-/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, corners reinforced with black tape, spine caps tattered, spine tail taped, large surface tear at top portion of spine, surface tears along spine hinges, fading to rear, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has ink inscription on front flyleaf, bookplates on front pastedown, endpapers torn along hinge, rear endpapers reinforced at hinge with tape, library stamps on title page and first page of text, pinhole stamp on title page, age-toning to paper; At head of title: “Senate, 34th Congress, 1st Session, Ex. Doc. No. 96”; 703 pages, tables, folded map tipped-in at rear.
Editions LaRiviere, 1985. Octavo: VG/VG: Gray spine with red text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with mild shelfwear, slight age toning to flaps, price sticker on front flap: Boards are strong and clean, very mild rubbing to edges, slight bump at head of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Text is in French: 359 pp.
Chicago: The Emperor's Press, 1999. original edition. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; Brown/light blue/red spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has some shelf wear, mostly at corners which have rubbing & small frays, and otherwise lightly rubbed exterior; Cloth has lightly bumped corners and clean, strong exterior otherwise; Text block has minimal wear on exterior edges with unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 288.
London: The Imperial War Museum, 1996. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG+; red spine, black lettering; both volumes' protected by paper sleeve and BroDart; both volumes' boards strong, very slightly bowed, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners; both volumes' text block clean; Volume 1 - 187042364X; Volume 2 - 1870423658; 2 volumes.
Napoli: Edizione Banco di Napoli, 1983. Large Quarto; unpaginated; G/G-; brown spine with black text; dust jacket has several chips to edges; modest wear to exterior; cloth shows slightly sunned exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; text in Italian; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York, Bombay and Calcutta: Longmans, Green and Co, 1911. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; 2 volumes - Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have slightly sunned spines with some fraying wear at spine edges, other minor edge wear, and lightly rubbed exteriors due to handling, otherwise panels are sturdy and good; Text blocks have cracked at binding between end papers on v. 2 and at rear hinge on v. 1, as well as darkened exterior edges and show light foxing, some foxing on toward first and last few pages, pages all fully bound; owner's book plate on front pastedowns; pp 1129.
London, New York, Sydney & Auckland: Arnold/Hodder Headline Group, 1997. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with black text; Boards are covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and have slightly rubbed exterior which is otherwise clean, with strong and intact panels; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges and shows some wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 490.