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Metuchen, NJ and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1987. First edition. Octavo. Good- with no dust jacket. Dark blue spine with white lettering. Covers and spine generally clean. Foxing to top text block edge and to several spots of the fore-edge. Interior front joint cracking from the top at the title page. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 736pp.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, tan and black with white print; Cover has slight wear to spine cap, creased upper right corner, mild bump to lower right corner, faded at top edge and spine, slight spotting; Textblock has slight spotting to top edge and to last page, otherwise clean and tight; xi, 443 pages, frontispiece, map.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1949. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Spine is blue with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, label on front paste down from previous owner, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, content is clear; pp 279.
Boston: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, 1960. First American Edition; printed in England in a slightly different version by William Heinemann, Ltd in 1958. First American Edition. Octavo; G+/F; Black spine with illustration and red and white text. DJ has moderate chipping on all edges as well as bumping on the front corners; DJ has 1"x1" triangular tear on lower front cover and numerous minor tears along the top of the spine and bottom of DJ rear. Book covers have minor bumping and some age discolorization on paste downs; Edges have age yellowing but are otherwise good; Text block is aged but otherwise clean. pp. 270. This is presented as the first, full account of the British Royal Commando attack on the German docks in St. Nazaire, France in March 1942. Royal Navy and Royal Commandos piloted an obsolete destroyer loaded with tons of explosives into the dock system. Casualties were heavy but the damage done when HMS Campbeltown exploded it destroyed the only docks capable of handling German battleships, then a most serious threat to Allied shipping in the Atlantic.
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1991. First edition. Octavo (oblong); G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with red print; DJ has slight edgewear, small tear to front top flap fold corner; Boards in black cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for spine break at photograph 12; Signed in red ink by the photographer on the title page; xiii, 141 pages, color photographs.
London: E. & F.N. Spon, 1871. First Edition. Octavo, 128 pages; G+; bound in burgundy cloth, rebound with original spine and boards preserved; cloth has some spotting to exterior; strong boards; mylar wraps; text block shows age toned exterior edges; deckled edges; light pencil to ffep; several maps throughout; interior age-toned; with 27 folding plates, diagrams, and schematics; shelved case 12.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1941. Octavo; pp 256; VG; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest sun fading to exterior; mild rubbing to edges and corners; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; ex-library stamp text to exterior edges; tight binding;.