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.
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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.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1990. reprint. 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 shows slight age toning around edges with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 432.
Woking: Shearer Publications, 1986. Octavo; First published, 1932; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red with black print; DJ has mild edgewear else clean and bright; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, mild age-toning to paper; "December 1915 - July 1, 1916" -- DJ; "Addenda and corrigenda" inserted; xxxvi, 523, illustrated (b&w plates, color maps).
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.
Washington, DC: Naval History Division / US Govt Printing Office, 1963. Fifth Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. sunned navy clothbound HB, gold-stamped titling, centered between two thick gold bands. light exposure affects the adjacent boards partly with large gilt seal at center mid-panel. prior owner address label on illustrated fep and ffep in bright blue/black. with many photos and b/w images, maps rosters and more among the textblock of 244 pp. no marks or writing to smooth ivory edges.
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.
New York: Pantheon Books/Random House, Inc., 1970. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with red & white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and is slightly sunned & lightly rubbed on exterior, with minor rubbing along edges, otherwise intact; Cloth is clean with strong panels; Text block shows very slight wear on exterior edges, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 402.
London, etc: Hutchinson and Company, 1950. Octavo hardcover in red cloth boards and illustrated dust jacket. VG+ / G-. Dust Jacket somewaht worn with several small open tears at edges, price clipped, protected by plastic sleeve. Boards in excellent condition with only minor shelfwear. Interior very lightly age-toned, text clean, binding tight, includes several photographs. 156 pp. [Shelved Espionage, Spine is tan].
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.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. seventh printing. Octavo; VG-/VG; Black/green spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has very slight shelf wear, unmarked exterior without defect; Cloth has lightly sunned spine but exterior is unmarked with minor wear along edges, but panels are strong, clean and intact; Text block shows some wear on exterior edges due to handling with tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 1107. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1999. 1st. octavo, VG+/VG+, black boards w/ glossy purple DJ, light yellow & white lettering on spine, light shelfwear. Signed. "... how a thoughtful person with a humane and consistent philosophy can manage the threat of turmoil and choas and emerge a successful leader."
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).
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.
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.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; pp 615; Author signature on main title page; Dark grey spine with gold and silver text; Black cloth spine with gilt text and grey boards; DJ is intact in protective archival cover, shows minimal general shelf ware; Text bock clean, text legible, pages durable; Shelve Case World War I -- Dupont.
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: 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.
Bad Nauheim: Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun, 1957. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black (faded to grey) with gold print; Boards quarter bound with spine in black cloth and boards in yellow paper with black print, fading to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight stain to front, shelfwear; Text block has label on front flyleaf, cracked hinges, mild age-toning to paper; Text in German; 359 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1979. Fourth Edition. 4th printing; Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; White spine with black and red text; Dust jacket has moderate edge wear to the rear with sunning to the top edge; Boards though strong, have moderate bumping to the corners and edges; Text block is discolored to the fore edge and top margins otherwise clean; 672p.
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].