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.
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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.
Georgia: United States Army Corps of Engineers, 1989. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text. Covers have general shelfwear, edgewear, fraying to corners, text imprint on rear, minor foxing on front, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has slight foxing and wear to fore edge, minor wave to top corners of middle pages, stain on rear free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 554.
Adele, South Australia: Speciality Printers Pty, Ltd., 1971. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-with plastic cover; Spine is white with light olive photo and red text; text on spine is deeply faded. DJ has some light shelf wear including curling of DJ on right front and rear. Edges are fine but text block has some age yellowing; book is unmarked; pp. 309. This is a quite rare account of Australian commando operations in New Guinea during World War II. It is well llustrated with photos and maps. Author was chaplain for the Commandos.
London: Witherby, 1921. First Edition. Octavo; 223pp; full orange cloth; moderately worn and soiled; hinges cracked; some pencil annotations in text; bookseller sticker (large) on rear pastedown; else good. [Spine; gilt titles and black raider on orange cloth]. Shelved on sales floor, on rare/exp endcase nears stairs.
London: The Imperial War Museum, 1995. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG+; red spine, black lettering; all volumes' protected by paper sleeve and BroDart; all volumes' boards strong, very minor bowing, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners, erased penciling on front end paper; all volumes text blocks clean; Volume 1 - 187042378X; Volume 2 - 1870423941; Volume 3 - 1870423860; Volume 4 - 1870423054; Volume 5 - 187023062; 5 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
London and Nashville: The Imperial War Museum with The Battery Press, Inc., 1994. reprinted. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; 2 volumes: v. 1 - The Battle of Normandy and v. 2 - The Defeat of Germany; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have slightly sunned exteriors which are otherwise clean and panels are strong; Text blocks show only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 1128. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. eb/nd. Rockville Aisle 24.
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;.
Westport, CT & London: Greenwood Press, 1980. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/Fair: Green spine with pink text: DJ is sun faded to spine, numerous scuff marks, chipping along edges, large open tear on back upper corner, several 1-2 inch closed tears, creasing: Boards are strong with light dust staining, mild rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is age toned else clean: First Edition: 227 pp.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2005. second edition. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slightly sunned spine which is otherwise clean, as well as strong and intact panels; Text block shows very minimal wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 471.
New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 1983. Octavo; pp 315; G/G-; ivory spine with gilt and black text; dust jacket shows moderate sunning to spine, price clipped to front flap, mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, some wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1975. first printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gilt text; Cloth has very slight shelf wear on panels such as lightly rubbed exterior and edges but otherwise strong, intact and sturdy panels; Text block shows light wear due to handling on exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; sticker and previous owner's name of ffep; pp 452. Inscribed.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1990. reprint. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slightly sunned exterior which is otherwise clean and panels are strong; Text block shows only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 697.
London: Percival Marshall & Company Ltd., 1955. Large Octavo; pp 283; Good+; dark blue/burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; little wear to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; profusely illustrated; good binding;.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1964. Octavo; VG; softcover; orange and grey spine, white black and orange lettering; covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, price cut; text block age toned, erased penciling on title page; First Edition; shelved in aisle 8; xii, 80pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1935. First. VG-/VG-; Tan with black text; DJ G with partial plastic cover; Slight edge wear; Lower left corner of DJ front fly leaf has 2" triangular cut; Boards good but binding tape discolored; Slight age yellowing of text; previous owner's name on front leaf; bound map on last page has left impresion on last 20 pages; 207 pp. w/map.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2007. first printing. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight wear due to handling with clean pages and tight binding; pp 394.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1985. first printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight wear due to handling with clean pages and tight binding; pp 429.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2010. reprinted. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; 2 volumes; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have minimal wear on exteriors which are very clean and panels are strong & solid; Text blocks have very slight shelf wear with clena pages and tight bindings; pp 1431. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, DC: Operations Evaluation Group/Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1946. First Edition. Quarto; G/No jacket hardcover; Faded red spine with gilt lettering; Rubbing to boards, some fading to the edges and spine; Bumping, corners and spine edges lightly frayed; Stamp and tape mark on front board; Tape residue on front paste down; Cracking near the gutters, binding secure; Small tear on title page; Classification Cancellation note taped to title page and "Confidential" crossed out on every page, discard stamps on the outer edges. Light pencil notes on approximately 9 pages, pen markings on approximately 3 pages, text otherwise clean. Copy numbered #667. 168 pages. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions] eb/nd.
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 & New York: Verso, 2012. First Paperback Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, very mild bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock clean, title page inscribed to journalist Seymour Hirsch from the the author: 238 pp.
London: Stanley Paul & Co., 1945. Octavo; vg-/fair+; dj, white spine with black text; front panel, red with white and black text; HB, black cloth spine with white title; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, 208 pp.; illus., frontispiece, 20 line drawings; light general toning; foxing; binding shaken; dj, sunned; extensive chipping and short tears; spot staining; else very good.
New York: The Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America, 1933. First Edition. 8vo., 104 pages, illustrations; VG- condition paperback; buff cover with color illustration, slight rubbing, two fingerprint stains to top edge of cover, pencil marks to figure of man on front cover, slight wear to corners; clean interior.
Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1961. Octavo; VG/G- Hardcover; Cream spine with navy blue text; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, spotting along surfaces of jacket, toning to sides and edges, jacket price-clipped at flap; Moderate wear and fading to boards otherwise clean, bumping at corners; Binding solid, ivory toned pages; Ivory toned text block exterior, text block clean, 159 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 61-13599.
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1929. first edition. Small Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has moderately sunned spine with lightly rubbed panels which are otherwise clean and intact; Text block shows only slight wear due to age & handling with previous owner's label on ffep with slight writing as well, unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 420.
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.