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Buffalo, NY: Foster & Stewart Publishing Corporation, 1952. Second Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo; pp 150; G/no-DJ; beige spine with dark brown text; illustration to front; cloth shows slight sunning with light soiling to exterior; some wear to edges and corners; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; some foxing to first and last few pages; small sticker to first page; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Wilton: Morehouse-Barlow Co., Inc., 1981. Octavo; VG/VG-; Tan spine with white text; Dust jacket has small closed tear at tail front edge and a small tear at head fore edge with other general edge wear but otherwise intact; Cloth has very lightly sunned spine with just minor edge wear and strong, intact boards; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 272.
Boston: De Wolfe, Fiske & Company, Publishers, 1881. Thick Octavo; pp 761; Fair/no-DJ; reddish brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; black and gilt embossed text and designs to front; cloth shows noticeable wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; fraying to spine edges; some rubbing to spine; heavy wear to edges and corners; text block shows age toned exterior edges; richly illustrated; some plates impacted with slight foxing; cracking to gutters; frontispieces.
Boulder: Paladin Press, 1979. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 120; G/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; missing dj; cloth has mild wear to exterior; slight rubbing to spine edges; strong panels; text block exterior edges have very light foxing; light foxing to endpapers; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated;.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 318; VG-/G; mustard yellow spine with white and green text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, slight wear to exterior edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light wear to edges; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; pp 553; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; deckled fore edge; ex-library with markings inside and exterior tail edge; illustrated; tight binding; inscribed by author;.
London, Great Britain: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd., 1962. Reprint. small 8vo. VG/VG-. pale ice blue DJ spine with tiny black text close to head and tail of spine. spine has concentrated wear, closed tears and cuts, fraying to the ends and along upper edge. price-clipped front inner flap. denim blue clothbound HB, tiny gilt-stamped titling with pushed in and worn ends, a tad to panel corners. off white fep/ffep, between light ivory textblock, unblemished. thin, clear outer edges. 122 pp.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1964. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with silver print; Boards in green cloth with silver print, smudge on spine, slight spotting on rear, mild wear to outside corners and spine caps; Textblock has green tinted top edge, slight spotting to edges, pencil inscription on front endpapers, and slight pencil notation on rear endpapers, clean text; 193 pages, frontispiece.
Portland, Oregon: Four Courts Press, 1999. US Edition. tall Qto. VG/ - no DJ. tall wraps spine, black with white and yellow title, white uppercase authors and tiny white logo. largely pictorial, beige/black maps in fine detail illustrate covers. includes 48 numbered figures, 106 maps and 18 tables and 7 illustrations highlight the textblock. 220 pp. ISBN# 1851823573.
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.
London: Ernest Benn, 1924. Quarto; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth, mitred edges, tattering to spine caps and corners, stains on rear, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf and name stamp on front pastedown, mild tanning to endpapers, spotting to top edge, intermittent spine breaks; xx, 188 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
London: John C. Nimmo, 1887. Octavos., 2 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, paneled spine with gilt lettering; marbled boards and endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; some mild wear and rubbing to boards, some mild bumping to corners; boards wrapped in mylar; with eighty wood engravings by Bewick printed on china paper, also nine engravings from original paintings by A. H. Tourrier and E. Buckman; interiors clean; JS consignment; shelved above case 1.
Leicester, UK: Edgar Backus, 1950. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Yellow spine with black lettering; Jacket is clean with very little wear at the edges and corners, now protected by a plastic mylar cover; Binding and boards are strong; Text block is age toned on the outer edge, but the interior is clean, previous owner's bookplate on front paste down; 125 pages.
London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1959. Reprinted 1965. Octavo; vg-/good-; dj, the initials F.E. framed in a faded red band near the head of a light green spine with black text; dj, rubbing, age-toned, chipping; 2 wedge-shaped tears at top edge of front cover; HB, the initials F.E. on gilt panel at head of blue spine with additional gold lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; front hinge, cracking starts; small stain to fore-edge of FFEP; text block, clean; edges toned; B/W illustrations; 572pp.
London and New York: John Lane; Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Reprint [Third printing in issue year]. Large Quarto; vg/none; tan cloth spine with dark brown text; ex libris, bookplate and signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 260 pp.; illus., color frontispiece, 16 plates with color; 75 B&W, a map; fore-edge, deckle; foxing and toning starts; binding shaken; spine and boards, light spot staining; else very good.
London, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 502; G/Fair; ivory spine with blue text; dust jacket has sunned spine; minor chips to edges; heavy rubbing to joints; some soiling to rear; price clipped flap; cloth has slight sunning to spine; moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; good binding.
New York: Frederick A., Stokes, 1916. Octavo; vg-/none; blue cloth spine with gilt titles and blind stamped heraldic achievements; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 298 pp.; illus., eight photogravure plates, with tissue guards; binding shaken; split start, front hinge; light general toning; else very good.
London: Methuen, 1912. First. Octavo; vg/none; full burgundy cloth with gilt title on spine; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, half-title page, 1917, with a handwritten letter to po, the Lady Eva Wyndham-Quin; ex libris, book plate; chipping, shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 850 pp.; frontispiece and facsimile letter to the author's family from Lord Nelson; minor foxing and age-toning; binding tight but loosening; else very good.
London, Belfast, & New York: Marcus Ward & Company Limited, 1880. Unstated, apparent first edition. Square,thin octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Red spine with no markings, illustrated blue boards. Boards somewhat bowed outward. Rubbing to boards, particularly significant along the edges and corners. Owner bookplate to front pastedown. With many chromolithographs. With illustrations by Patty Townsend. Gatherings intact, but sewing and binding of gatherings is loose. Moderate age-toning to pages. Pages generally unmarked.
London, Belfast, & New York: Marcus Ward & Company Limited, 1880. Unstated, apparent first edition. Square,thin octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Red spine with no markings, illustrated blue boards. Boards somewhat bowed outward. Rubbing to boards, particularly significant along the edges and corners. Owner markings to top corner of half-title page. With many chromolithographs. With illustrations by Patty Townsend. Gatherings intact, but sewing and binding of gatherings is loose. Moderate age-toning to pages. Pages generally unmarked.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. Octavo; Second printing; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white and black print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight tanning to edges, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 278 pages, illustrated.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. Octavo; First printing; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white and black print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight tanning to edges, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 278 pages, illustrated.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, spotting, rubbing, heavily bumped corners, wear to all edges and spine hinges, cloth torn at both spine caps; Textblock has deckle edges, missing front endpaper, has ink inscriptions on half-title page and verso of frontispiece, shaken binding, spotting/foxing to pages, missing map at page 1; vi, 183 pages, frontispiece, 22 leaves of plates (including folded color map at p. 150).