USA: Reagent Press / Virtual Press, Inc, 2006. Presumed First. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. medium orange glossy wrappers spine, with bold red title, followed by miniature uppercase black sutbtitles, and author in tall black medium characters. front panel curls up, generally thumbed and with red uppercase titles, illustrated centrally at mid-panel by ground view of three combat planes in the gray clouded sky. tall black uppercase author completes the wraps cover, with its slightly curling corners and a large crease to the right corner of the softcover. the much-handled exterior wraps have slightly curved the initial page corners, else the volume corners are pointed. condition noted as without discoloration BUT occasional pencil. acceptable and as is. 371 pp. ISBN # 1575450836.
USA: Elibron Classics (Griffith and Farran), 2003 (orig. 1878). Elibron Classics Replica Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. natural tones of pink and beige color this wraps volume spine and adjacent softcovers. several reading creases through the brown titling with large dent to bottom left of tail. softcovers have superficial wear only. bright white textblock sheets, with faint pencil dashes in the margins of the main text. condition noted, as is. unblemished white outer edges. 359 pp. ISBN# 9781402167010.
New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First Edition. Octavo in bright blue hardcovers with black and white illustrations and blue and yellow DJ in brodart; VG/VG; yellow letters on spine; boards and DJ with minimal soiling; paper faded and clean; text clean; filled with black and white photography; pp. 184; publishing profits (fund is perpetual) go to the Air Forces Aid Society; rear of dust jacket states third printing; MR consignment; shelved in Case # 2.
Washington, DC: Center for Military History / United States Army, 2005. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. dark evergreen glossy HC, spine has bright white type for titling. very neat exterior condition with outer glossy covers sturdy, volume solidly bound. interior textblock has been lightly handled, occasional and very faint pencil underlining. its illustrations include 34 maps and many small/medium photos in b/w and color. 524 pp. VOLUME TWO ONLY!
Washington, DC: Center of Military History United States Army, 2005. Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Dark green spine with white text: Boards are strong and binding is tight, light bumping at tail of spine, rubbing or corners, bumping at upper corner, otherwise clean: Textblock is clean and bright, front free page has name and address of previous owner, pages are otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: 524 pp. [ Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Cordova, TN: Wings of Courage Press, 1994. First. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Blue spine with embossed gold text; Boards are excellent with very minor shelf wear; Test block and edges are clean with no bumpings or markings; Author's signature on front paper; pp. 338. Volume is a compilation of stories and anecdotes about the B-26 Marauder medium bomber of World War II. Volume is dedicated to General Jimmy Dolittle, who commanded a B-26 Bomber Group during part of the war. Stories come from training in the US to deployments in the Mediterranean and North Africa Theaters as well as the European Theater of Operations; There are several mentions of the then Top Secret Azon Bomb, an early guided bomb.
London: Jane's Publishing Company Limited, 1988. Quarto; vg-/good; dj, black spine with white and red text; dj, taped to endpapers, moderate shelf wear, superficial scratches; HB, red spine with gold text; red cloth boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; exlibris labels (2) affixed to ffep; red pencil underlining first half of text block; numerous B/W photos, illustrations and diagrams; 208pp.
Hastings and London: F.J, Parsons, printer, 1958. Commemorative edition. 12mo; good+/wraps; dark green wraps with black text on front panel; saddle-stitched; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light general toning; 36 pp.; illus., frontispiece, photos, plates, and music; ex library, small handwritten signature, front panel' else very good.
Washington: Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army, 1969. first printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has slight shelf wear mostly at edge and lightly sunned spine with sturdy intact panels; Text block shows light wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 477.
Alexandria, VA: Byrrd Enterprises, Inc. (Distributors), nd. Thick quarto; vg+/wraps; glossy red spine with black text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; illustrated. -----FOUR VOLUMES IN ONE: --v1): Planning & Preparations; 163pp. --v2): Combat Operations; 170 pp, plus Appendix; --v3: Special Operations; 155pp. --v4: OOTW & Threat Tactics; 165pp.
Novato, California: Presidio Press, 1981. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. ivory DJ spine with large bold black title and tiny publisher close to tail. gentle toning to outer glossy panels. crimson cloth spine with bold gold titling. both boards uniformly crimson with corners fine. contains 15 large color three-views, 55 color profiles, 200 diagrams, 5 cutaways and 110 photographs. a slender two column layout per sheet, images with text detail. minimal wear to volume. 207 pp. ISBN# 0891411356.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995. Second Edition. Large Octavo: VG/VG: White, gray and gold spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, some light scratches, age toning to flaps: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges mainly at corners and head and tail of spine, binding is tight: Textblock is clean: Second Edition: 311 pp.
New York: The Viking Press, 1967. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Black spine with white and red-orange lettering. Slight printing imperfection to bottom of rear dust jacket panel near the spine. Dust jacket panels clean, covers clean, binding strong. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 274pp.
Old Greenwich Connecticut: WE, Inc. 1968. First edition. Quarto. VG with good DJ. White spine with black lettering. Age-toning and rubbing to the dust jacket. Several small tears along the top edge of the dust jacket. Occasional rubbing to the covers. Binding, book block edges, and pages all very good. 195pp.
New York: Strand Press, 1945. quarto, 68pp(unpaginated), perfect-bound in illustrated textured wraps with black titles on spine. VG. with very light staining to paper wraps and age-toning to some of the text block. Book is profusely illustrated with black and white photos. The first 16 of the book is an illustrated article describing the battle and historical context, the rest is personnel lists and photos.
Paris: The American Red Cross Society in France, 1918. First. CONSIGNMENT; Volume II contains seven parts in total and additional materials, including editorial reports and reviews; octavo; VG/no-DJ; red leather spine with gold text, five raised bands; boards are slightly brittle, slightly loosened at hinges, with moderate edgewear, including frayed and torn corners and edges, significant scratching to covers, light creasing and cracking along spine, leather material worn away at spine's edges and along raised bands, and light staining to covers and spine; textblock is significantly age-toned, still very much readable, edges of pages slightly bent, hinges cracked at free-end papers and paste-downs, otherwise free of markings and blemishes; 1618pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: Macmillan & Co. 1943. Approx. 5.75" x 8.75" VG hardcover in VG dustjacket. Corners and spine ends of slightly cocked boards bumped and rubbed. Short tears to crinkled corresponding areas of significantly age-toned and soiled jacket; top and bottom edges softened. Old price penciled on front pastedown near gutter. Shadow-browning to front endpapers from inlaid 1943 newspaper reviews of this title. Shelve in Military Aviation.
London: W.H. Allen, 1955. 1st ed. 2nd impression. 8vo. VG/VG. Red cloth boards with gold text on spine. DJ is black, blue, and red with red and white text. Bumping to head ans tail of spine. Light wear to corners of boards. Small rips and tears along edges of dj. Wear to corners of dj. Foxing to rear dj. Outside text block is age toned and shows foxing. Foxing throughout textblock along edges and not affecting text. Small bookstore sticker affixed to inside lower edge of front board. Price clipped. 346pp. Shelved in "spy" section of military history.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1984. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Boards are strong with edgewear and mild scuffing around the spine, no DJ covers are cloth with gold text: Textblock has stamps from previous owner around the exterior, front free end page also has stamp, pages are clean with slight darkening but no markings, tears etc.: 359 pp.
Norwalk: The Easton Press, 2002. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG+; deep purple-brown spines with five raised bands, gilt bands and text; boards of each volume are strong and clean; textblocks are clean; titles include: John Toland's In Mortal Combat: Korea, 1950-1953; David F. Trask's The War With Spain in 1898; Rick Atkinson's Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War; James M. McPherson's Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, volumes I and II; Benson Bobrick's Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution; Gary Mead's The Doughboys: America and the First World War; William L. O'Neill's A Democracy at War: America's Fight at Home and Abroad in World War II; Stanley Karnow's Vietnam: A History; Donald R. Hickey's The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict; John S.D. Eisenhower's So Far From God: The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848. shelved above US Politics. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Goodyear, Arizona: Saguaro Publishing Company, August 2010. First Edition, Third Impression. 8vo. VG+/VG. red/white striping, dark blackish brown and dark red segment tipped tail illustrate DJ spine between extended cover-wide illustration; titling down spine is in blue, red and white. dark red clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, boards like new and sharply cornered. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. solidly bound, clear and excellent textblock within. edges fine all sides. 492 pp. ISBN# 9780984099108.
Paris: Pygmalion, 1987. Octavo. WRITTEN IN FRENCH. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with red and white text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear, slight tear on the bottom of the back dustjacket spanning 0.5 inches; some rubbing on the back of the dustjacket; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; Textblock clean; Pp. 311.
Baltimore: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Inc. 1998. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; red and green spine, white and red text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, minor edgewear, spine sun toned, age toning along edges; boards strong, front boards slightly bowed; text block slightly age toned; 314pp.
London, Great Britain: Arms and Armour Press/Cassell, 1992. UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. a solid bright green DJ and front/rear panels, oversize large uppercase white lettering , with small white uppercase author, above centered yellow subtitle and b/w publisher icon in b/w. no panel edgewear, inner flaps a glossy white. ivory endsheets, no marks, and volume tightly bound. two columns of text layout fills the volume textblock interior. 534 pp. ISBN # 1854090887.
Austin: Eakin Press, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black and black/white text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, rubbing on front edges and fore corners, damp staining on spine, soiling on spine foxing on rear interior flap and interior, price cut; boards strong, general edgewear, rubbing on tail edge, bumping on fore corners, inscription by former owner on front endpaper; text block age toned, foxing around exterior edges; 405pp.
Aberdeen & Bel Air: Harford Printing and Publishing Company. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Beige spine w/o text; Inscribed on front free endpaper by the author; Boards have shelfwear such as sunned, light smudged exterior and fraying edges of spine, rubbing and discoloration on spine; Textblock is has darkened with age; Rear pastedown is cracking from hinge; pp 140.