London: Macmillan, 1928. Octavo; G Hardcover; Blue spine with Gold text; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, sunning to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has book plate on front pastedown, staining to front and rear endpapers, black smudge on page 58, black mark along fore edge of page 112, mark in black pen on page 24, writing in pen on front endpaper, age toning, otherwise clean; 179 pp; Seventh Printing.
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Charlottesville, Virginia: The Professional Photography Division of Eastman Kodak Company and Thomasson-Grant, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. oblong quarto, 171 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; very mild wear to dust jacket; profusely illustrated; shelved photography.
London: W. Thacker & Co., 1899. First edition. Octavo, 285pp. Hardcover without jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Soiling and sunning to cloth-bound boards. Light, scattered foxing throughout text. Moderate age-toning to margins of endpapers. Spine cocked. Rear hinge cracked. Spine cracked in several places. Fold-out map in rear perfectly intact. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #9. Spine is brown cloth with black text in dark green box.
Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2000. First Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. mild ivory spine, titling descends word by word, each centered and tiny black uppercase for title, sage band and all editors above sage publisher close to tail. sage band extends panel-wide across front softcover with larger ivory subtitle between the enlarged black uppercase titling, all left justified. no creasing to spine or covers. essentially as unread with tables and figures numbered within each chapter. some grayscale numbered boxes highlight text details. clear, no writing and excellent unblemished edges, all volume sides. 500 pp. ISBN #0815701039.
First Edition. 8vo, paged -390, tables; G-; brown cover with black print, ink inscription at upper right corner "Compliments of R.H. Adams", mild creasing along spine edge and outside edge, bumped corners, slight spotting, back cover has blue library stamp at top left corner; interior pages slightly worn with mild creasing, pen and pencil notation on p. 385; "Reprinted form Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, Vol. 21, No. 16, pp. 381-390, 1931"; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 772."
First Edition. 8vo, paged 230]-235, illustrated; G-; brown cover with black print, ink inscription at top edge, all corners bumped, mild creasing throughout, short tear to center of right edge throughout, pencil notation center, slight smudging/spotting, back cover has small tear to left edge; clean interior; "Reprinted from The Review of Scientific Instruments, Vol. 8, No. 7, pp. 230-235, July, 1937"; "Papers from the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 934."
Gettysburg: Thomas Publications, 1997. Special Gettysburg Foundation Edition. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Grey spine, dark peach text; Moderate shelf wear to cover boards otherwise strong and clean, vivid color illustration on front panel; Binding solid, [SIGNED BY AUTHOR] on title page; Text block clean, grey scale illustrations; 159 pp.
New York: American Elsevier Publishing Company, 1972. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Off -white spine with green text; Dust jacket has moderate stains to the front and rear, it also has a minor close tear to the front edge; Save slight vertical marks to the front and minor bumping to the bottom tips, Boards are clean and sturdy; Text block is clean; 282p.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1960. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/G+; Spine is black with purple and white text; DJ has shelf wear, age-toning and foxing, creasing and material loss to corners and along edges, multiple closed tears along edges, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, light bumping and rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning to pages, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 160; French Art; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1953. First. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Mustard spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, spine age-faded, light rubbing to corners, fingerprint stain on front cover; Textblock clean, gift inscription to previous owner on front free-end paper, small brown mark on front pastedown and front free-end paper, headband soiled, unclear if any foxing underneath, fore edge covered in light foxing, tail edge has some discoloration near spine; pp 331.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1933. First Edition. 10mo; pp 269; G/no-DJ; sunned brownish blue spine with blue text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; clipped head edge of ffep; illustrated; Intercorrelation of Variables chart in pouch at rear pastedown;.
Paris: Le Doyen de la Faculte des Science, 1897. Large Octavo; Fair; 1/4 bound blue leather spine with gilt text to red bar; blue marbled boards; no jacket; partial cracking to front joint; chipped tail spine edge; exterior shows heavy rubbing to edges and joints; some scratches to marbled boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; some age toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some writing to ffep; illustrated; interior pages slightly age toned; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name to title page; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 512 pages, VG/VG; white and blue pictorial DJ, red lettering: very mild wear to covers, "U.S. $27.50 / Can. $37.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue faux-leather paper spine, lighter blue matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean, with several black-and-white photographic plates; INSCRIBED by Ambrose to first blank page; shelved Window or WWII.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. First. Octavo hardcovers with dust jackets in two volumes, 752pp, 736pp in VG/VG condition. Author signed both volumes on cover page. Dust jackets clean and un-creased, not price clipped, now protected in brodarts, minimal wear with only a few small rub marks. Remainder stamp on vol. 1. Textblock rubbed at corner from slight sagging. Boards clean with no signs of bumping. Volume one has red paper covered boards with quarter cloth on spine. Volume two the same, except blue paper. Text clean. Spine red white and blue. Shelve case 5.
New York: Viking/The Penguin Group, 1997. First Viking Penguin Edition. Thick Quarto; pp 160; VG/G-; black spine with ivory and tan text; dust jacket show moderate wear to exterior; sticker to front; some chips to edges; cloth has slight sunning to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; red endpapers; profusely illustrated; signed by Stephen Ambrose to ffep; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: W.A Wilde Company, 1905. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Spine is light orange with Black text; Boards have general signs of shelf wear, joints are strong, spine is sprung, bumping to corners, rubbing and bumping to spine head/tail; Text block has general signs of handling, foxing and marks on some pages, age-toning, binding is sensitive, pencil on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 339.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2005. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid powder blue DJ spine strip, tiny white type for authors, centered pastel green capitals and publisher logo in the pale green close to tail. DJ front is partially illustrated with a arrangement of international trade containers, else powder blue where titling repeats on the DJ jacket front. HB is clothbound in basic gray tones. pale gray characters imprinted upon HB spine, style match for the outer DJ spine. blank ivory fep/ffep. 35 figures and 15 tables within the text interior, numbered and title within the chapters. official list with pages follows table of contents. sturdy binding, with uniformly ivory pages, smooth exterior edges all sides.
Jerusalem: Israeli Program for Scientific Translations, 1971. First English language printing. Paperback octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Gray spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to the front wrapper at the edges. Gentle crease to top front corner of wrappers. Slight shelf-wear to the spine at the hinges. Deeper wear to the rear wrapper where a bookplate or other adhesive marking has been removed at the top half of the wrapper. Binding intact. Slight foxing to top text block edge, otherwise edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 482pp. Translated from the original Russian.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First. 4to.; VG-/VG-; Ivory spine with green text; Front free endpaper has library stamp; Dust jacket has shelfwear, library stickers, rubbed exterior and edges; DJ is adhered to boards at inside flaps; Boards have shelfwear, rubbed corners; Textblock is age toned, foxing on exterior edges, library stamp on head edge; pp 152. SHELVED IN FIRST RIGHT-HAND BOOKCASE IN AISLE 10.
Washington, DC: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition [PIN: 070627-000]. Octavo, with inclusion; vg/wraps; gold spine with green text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; illus.: B/W photos, text maps, tables, charts; 529pp. --Includes portfolio of maps, laid-in.
New York: Avalon Books, Thomas Bouregy and Company, 1964. Octavo; G/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with white print, library call number taped at bottom; DJ in mylar, portion of mylar on rear torn away, edgewear, stain across rear top edge, price-clipped, mild shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, light stains to edges, mildly cocked spine; Text block has library stamp on front flyleaf, library notation on verso of title page, library pocket on rear pastedown, ink doodle on front pastedown, stain at bottom edge of endpapers, clean interior; 192 pages.
Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1972. 2 Volumes; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black spine with blue design and white text; VOLUME 1: DJ has shelfwear, agewear, sunned, taped on both sides of spine and top and bottom from front flap to back flap; Boards are bumped on front and back bottom corner, back hinge starting, previous owner's name on top of FFEP; Textblock is aged, sunned on top and edge, head edge and fore edge; 1027 pp.; VOLUME 2: DJ has shelfwear, agewear, sunned, taped on top and bottom from front flap to back flap, open tear on bottom back corner, closed tear on spine; Boards are bumped on back bottom corner, previous owner's name on top of FFEP; Textblock is aged, sunned on top and edge, head edge and fore edge, 919 pp. (1948 pp. consecutively).
Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1959. Octavo; G- Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, faint black marks on both covers and spine, cocking to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has Library of Congress ink stamp on front endpaper, Library ink stamp on front pastedown and endpaper, title page of each section, rear pastedown, writing in pen and/or pencil on title page of each section, staple holes in title page of each section, moisture damage to forward and rear pages, slight staining to head edge, scuffing to rear endpaper and pastedown, otherwise clean; 498 pp; Ex-Library.
Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1960. Octavo; G Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, some edgewear, some shelfwear, faint marks on both covers, fraying at corners, otherwise clean; Textblock has Library of Congress ink stamp on front endpaper, Library ink stamp on front pastedown and endpaper, title page of each section, rear pastedown, bending to pages from moisture exposure, otherwise clean; 715 pp; Ex-Library.
Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1961. Octavo; G Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, bumping to corners, some edgewear, some shelfwear, faint marks on both covers, otherwise clean; Textblock has Library of Congress ink stamp on front endpaper, Library ink stamp on front pastedown and endpaper, title page of each section, rear pastedown, paper clip impression on page 669, staining to title pages of each section, ink stamp on title page of each section, ink stamp on rear endpaper, bending to pages from moisture exposure, slight foxing along edges, otherwise clean; 699 pp; Ex-Library.
Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1964. Octavo; G Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, slight cocking to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners, faint red and black marks on both covers and spine; Textblock has Library of Congress ink stamp on front endpaper, Library ink stamp on front pastedown and endpaper, title page of each section, rear pastedown, marks in pen on title page of each section, date ink stamps title page of each section, final page of each section, rear endpaper, slight age toning, foxing along edges; 909 pp; Ex-Library.
Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1963. Octavo; G Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards shaken, cocking to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, black marks on both covers, spine; Textblock has Library of Congress ink stamp on front endpaper, Library ink stamp on front pastedown and endpaper, title page of each section, rear pastedown, marks in pen on title page of each section, Date ink stamps on title page of each section, last page of each section, rear endpaper, some age toning, foxing along edges, warping to forward and rear pages from moisture exposure; 1113 pp; Ex-Library.
Paris: Librairie Garnier. 8vo in three-quarters brown leather w/raised bands, gilt text & decoration on spine, gilt-stamped family crest on cover. G+ condition hardcover. Rebound, w/original cardstock covers. Leather at corners moderately threadbare. Weakened front joint at spine, Spine leather scuffed, spine-edges worn from use; head of spine chipped. portion of spine tail edge missing (see photo). Ex-libris Herbert Claiborne Pell. Text in French. 494pp w/b&w photos, color frontispiece.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1998. First. Quarto. vg+/vg; dj, pink sky over blue to black fade with orange text; HB, blue boards with gold text on spine. endpapers, green; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 216 pp.; maps and color photos; dj, minor chipping and wear; else very good.
First Edition. 8vo., 10 pages, 1 folded plate; VG; salmon cover with ink inscription "Prof. G.C. Foster, F.R.S., etc., etc., with the author's compliments" and a penciled annotation, some rubbing and slight soiling at edges, minor stains, torn at spine top and bottom; clean interior; "From the Philosophical Magazine for August 1898"; "Read before the Physical Society"
First Edition. 8vo., 5 pages, paged -221, 1 plate, illustrated; G-; blue cover with ink inscription "W.E. Aryton, Testing Galvanometer", some smudging and spotting, small tears along lower edge and at top and bottom of spine, curled lower corner, bumped upper corners, center creased throughout, stray ink marking at top of back cover; ink inscription inside front cover "Prof. G. Carey Foster, With kind regards from the Author, 50 Kensington Gardens Square, London W., Dec. 8th"; slight foxing on interior pages, smudging along upper edges, text clean; "From the Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal for September, 1871, p. 217"
First Edition. 8vo, paged -58; gray cover with black print, peripheral tanning, tears at top corners and bottom left corner, tears along spine edge, upper right corner bumped and creased throughout, light spotting; interior clean but for light spotting; "From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Vol. 50"; "Received May 19, 1891."
Yokohama. First Edition. 8vo., 11 pages; VG-; pink cover with black print, soiling at top and bottom of front cover, some smudges, pencil notation top right, slight spotting, creasing, corners slightly bumped, bump to center of outside edge throughout; back cover has some smudging, slight spotting, and creasing; inside first prelim. page has some foxing, pencil notation top right corner, otherwise clean interior; "Read before the Asiatic Society of Japan, on the 25th April, 1877."
First Edition. 8vo, paged -148, illustrated; G; no cover, ink inscription on first page "Prof. Foster, with the authors compliments", pencil notation at top of page, mild peripheral smudging, mild bumping to corners, vertical center crease throughout, some spotting, clean interior but for slight spotting; "From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, No. 191, 1878."
Tokyo: 1877. First Edition. 8vo., 7 pages + 1 folded leaf of plates; G; yellow cover with black print, pencil inscription at top, pencil inscription beneath title "Tokyo, 1877", peripheral tanning, smudging, some spotting, creasing along spine edge, chipping/slight tears at all edges, vertical center crease throughout; back has chipping along edges, smudging, some spotting, creasing along spine, peripheral tanning; spine edge of cover deteriorating; inside corners are bumped/folded, some bumping at outer edge of pages, slight spotting, smudging at lower right page corners, clean text.
First Edition. 8vo., paged 100-118, graphs & tables; G-; salmon cover, ink inscription at top "With the Author's Compliments", author's name appears in pencil upper-right; mild soiling at edges, bumped corners, tears on spine and lower-right back cover, creased; clean interior, some spine separation at top; "From the Philosophical Magazine for February 1886"
First Edition. 8vo, paged -215, illustrated; G-; housed in clear plastic envelope, tan cover with black print, front detached from spine, peripheral tanning, chipping at all edges, light spotting, back cover torn from spine at top and bottom, chipped edges, light spotting; interior clean; "From the Philosophical Magazine for August 1891."
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1953. Second Edition. Large octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with black text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, edgewear, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, minor scuffing; textblock has age toning, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 192. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.