London: Army Records Society / The Bodley Head, 1985. Octavo, 438pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/V-G condition. -----Spine is red with black text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Light soiling, rubbing and abrasions to dust jacket. No markings or creases to the text. Rear hinge starting. Binding shaken but sturdy.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1987. first printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Covers have slight shelf wear mostly at edge with sturdy intact panels; Text block shows light wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 736. Inscribed 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.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. powder blue glossy DJ spine and jacket front/rear. titling in white begins close to tip for author, larger white capitals for title, small yellow uppercase subtitle and tiny white uppercase publisher at tail. Navy Cross medal pictorial with enlarged white and yellow titling in the foreground. rear panel is half-pictorial. dark blue HB, stamped with silver titling, transitions to a vivid medium blue. excellent form, unmarked ivory textblock, illustrations included with text detail. iNSCRIBED BY AUTHOR- JAMES WISE. 250 pp. ISBN# 9781591149453.
Great Britain: David & Charles Reprint, 1970. Reprint, Original issue in 1900. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. brown cloth HB, stamped gold tilting in uppercase extends down to tiny gilt publishers at tail end. though some cloth shows superficial rubbing, exterior is just gently bumped at corners. ivory text interior, with charts, designs, also has appendices and indices and a rearmost section of 79 b/w on ivory glossy plates. 118 pp. textblock with 70 plates in excellent condition.
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Corporation, 1969. US Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. solid magenta and black middle eastern graphic pattern adorns the DJ spine and an arch bordering 3 edges of the jacket cover. upon DJ spine strip, olive colorblock with uppercase ivory author and title. olive lettering enlarged and repeated upon the ivory portion beneath the archway. much fatigued at DJ spine ends, corners and creases. light discoloration, with tiny closed tears and heavily abraded corners. foxing evident on ivory inner flaps. olive clothbound HB with gilt lettering, mildly curved corners, previous owners' signature and date on fep, spot-free ffep. ivory textblock includes 27 tables numbered within chapters. gray, age-toning upon exterior edges. 324 pp. ISBN # 837118530.
New York: The Century Co. 1917. first edition. large quarto in brown hardcovers with navy blue letters and frame; in good condition; boards show some soiling and discoloration; previous owner's dedication and inscriptions on ffeps; glossy paper; text clean; black and white photographs throughout; small stain on page 126; pp. 277; training textbook to fight over, on, and under water; shelved in Room 13.
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1998. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. medium glossy brown DJ spine with large goldenrod glossy textbox, with uppercase full letters for title. editor above near spine tip and publisher near DJ spine tail. front panel and rear panel match the shade of spine and front features a faintly black/charcoal image above bottom half, titling presented on solid goldenrod texboxes. entire perimeter appears intact, smooth and intact, with smooth inner flaps filled with black text. medium brown cloth, reddish tint is slight, but with large uppercase gilt embossed volume titles.45 numbered figures in b/w, printed within textblock, captions and comments alongside. interior is neat, corners smooth and flat, binding tight and generally great shape, especially DJ. 323 pp. ISBN # 1557509387.
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1992. Quartos. Two-Volume Set. Hard covers black boards with gilt lettering and four raised bands on the spine; non dust jacket. Collector's Edition bound in genuine leather. Both volumes are in very good condition: Tight binding, clean, unmarked pages and text. Light shelf wear to boards. Illustrated by Alan Phillips. Heavy item; additional shipping cost may apply. Price is for set. Shelve with Easton Press.
Washington DC: US Army Center of Military History, 1987. First Edition. First Printing. Gift inscription by author to previous owner on title page. Quarto; G+/no-DJ softcover; Maroon spine with silver text; Covers show moderate edgewear, creasing along spine; Textblock bowed, bending latter half of pages backwards, otherwise clean; 298pp.
London: George Allen and Company, 1913. octavo in cloth. VG to VG- condition. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners of boards and ends of spine are bumped and frayed. Foxing on ffep and inside of boards. Numerous black and white photos. 319pp. Shelved in Case #6. Spine is burgundy with gold text. Dual listed on internet. Seller please contact Alan/Jonathan once book sells.
Uckfield, East Sussex, UK / London: The Naval & Military Press Ltd. / The Imperial War Museum, -no pub date-. Facsimile reprint. Octavo; vg/wraps; flag symbol on blue band inside 1" yellow band near head of glossy blue spine with white text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; map; 359pp.
Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger, 2010. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG-. DJ upper spine white beneath pictorial tip and khaki bottom half, overlay titling in large olive characters. adjacent panels illustrated with slight wear only. large closed cut sealed with tape on jacket rear. DJ as is. black cloth HB with tight binding, stamped gilt characters. bright textblock, unmarked interior and outer edges. 230 pp. ISBN# 9780275999919.
Washington, DC: National Capitol Publishing Compant, 1970. 12mo: VG-/VG-: Blue spine with white text: DJ has age toning, small chips, scuffing, one inch closed tear at head edge: Boards are strong with general shelfwear, some dust staining: Textblock has darkened with age but is otherwise clean and free of markings, folds and tears: 143 pp.
Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1994. US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. brown/white glossy pictorial DJ spine, illustration extends across jacket front. minimal surfacewear and edges just a bit worn. black clothbound HB with stamped bronze titling, adjacent marbled tan paperboard panels. discoloration appears at tail end of spine of jacket reverse. embossed by prior owner on half-title page. includes photographs and maps. clean sheets and interior. speckled head-edge, fore-edge has large moisture mark and tail end shadowy and mildly discolored. 400 pp. ISBN#0813321956.
New York, NY: Brassey's (US) Inc. 1992. First US Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. charcoal black glossy DJ spine and front/rear panels. large thick gilt block lettering with red accents, expansive titling between bold red author and tiny publisher. jacket front is much enlarged with bold, thick gilt lettering centered and spaced equally apart for author, mid-panel title and full authors and rear jacket with large closed tear along upper edge. HB is black clothbound at spine with thick gilt characters. transitions to red paperboard, panel corners pointed and unabraded. 8 glossy ivory sheets with b/w photos and images located around mid-volume between p. 112-113 pp. list of 9 titled maps in addition to the frontispiece. 271 pp. ISBN# 0028810023.
Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA: Douglas & McIntyre Ltd. 2006. First Paperback Edition. tall Qto. VG/ - no DJ. lengthy, smooth softcover spine has main title in ivory uppercase on a dark red textblock, chevron tips point into short olive ends with ivory authors and publisher at head and tail, each end tipped in black that extends to frame the typographical main ivory colorblock on the wide beige/gray map. center panel titled with dark red and olive block lettering. cover corners are a touch thumbed. 75+ titled maps, listed after table of contents, further illustrations in b/w and color, small to two-panel wide. standard ivory sheets, wide margins and no discoloration. outer edges unmarked and smooth. above average shape. 2288 pp. ISBN# 1553652096.