Laibach: JG V. Kleinmayr & Fed. Bamberg, 1908. First Edition. Folio in cloth case; VG-/ G+ case; Blue cloth case with gilt lettering and designs; Several tears to the edges and corners of case, some fraying at the corners and scratches to front and rear; 92 page text has some foxing to the pages, text is clean and free of other marking; Text block has some wear from handling. 25 full color, unbound plates are all present, each covered by tissue--some spots of foxing on tissue, but all images are clear and bright; Some bumping to the edges of the plate's borders. Consignment. **Note** Shelved at Rockville, in the upstairs office opposite of the JPHuffman collection unless otherwise stated by Allan. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
Amsterdam: J. F. Bernard, 1725. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full mottled calf, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; some wear to spines, including chipping to heads and tails, rubbing, scuffing, and mild flaking over majority; text blocks red; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; interiors clean; text in French; shelved case 4.
London: 1881. Two large folios in quarter black leather and three-quarter brown cloth boards, both volumes are VG-/No DJ. The following characterizes both volumes, some shelfwear, minor bowing of boards, some age-toning to interior, some dampstaining to margins--primarily affecting endpapers. Gutter of Volume One cracked at printer's blank page immediately preceding frontispiece. A truly scarce and very good copy of this handsome two-volume set. " A Record of the Dress, Arms, Customs, Arts and Science of the Highlanders...." C.N. McIntyre North is listed on the title page as Chief of the Club of True Highlanders. Includes all 70 full-page plates. [Spines are black leather with five raised bands, a red text box, and gilt text. Shelved in upstairs office, on shelf next to printer. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions].
Munich: Jos. Lindauer, 1856. First Edition. Octavo in 3/4 marble and brown leather; VG/G; 5-band embossed spine with gold letters; moderate shelf wear on boards; strong binding; previous owner inscription on ffep; general foxing throughout, more pronounced on last pages; page 221 has a horizontal cut not detrimental to reading; a couple of pages slightly detached; this is vol. 1 of 5 volumes describing, in two parts, the stories of General Lieutenant Michailowski-Danilewski; contains 16 small folded maps at the end showing the movements of the French troops; in good condition; in Gothic print German; pp. 605; MD consignment; shelved in Case 7.
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.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1959. First Edition, Fourth Printing. 8vo., 256 pages; VG-/VG' spine red and blue with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; page 14/15 have slight staining, presumably from a newspaper being laid in; small split to binding on page 30/31; dust jacket has some mild chipping and wear; copyright page and front flap both read forth printing; INSCRIBED on ffep by Rickover, dated 1 March 1959, "with appreciation for all the help you have given the naval nuclear propulsion program"; Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was the director of Naval Reactors for the US Navy and directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion. His career lasted 63 years of active duty, ending as a four-star admiral, and was the longest-serving naval officer and the longest serving member of the U.S armed forces in history; shelved case 1.
Norwalk: The Easton Press, 2002. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG+; deep purple-brown spines with five raised bands, gilt bands and text; boards of each volume are strong and clean; textblocks are clean; titles include: John Toland's In Mortal Combat: Korea, 1950-1953; David F. Trask's The War With Spain in 1898; Rick Atkinson's Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War; James M. McPherson's Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, volumes I and II; Benson Bobrick's Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution; Gary Mead's The Doughboys: America and the First World War; William L. O'Neill's A Democracy at War: America's Fight at Home and Abroad in World War II; Stanley Karnow's Vietnam: A History; Donald R. Hickey's The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict; John S.D. Eisenhower's So Far From God: The U.S. War With Mexico, 1846-1848. shelved above Easton Press books. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: T. Egerton, 1806. First Edition. 8vo., 286 pages; VG-; 3/4 bound in brown leather, marbled boards, gilt title on spine with blind stamps; marbled text block; rubbing to hinge edges, corners; some mind age-toning to interior; with 5 folding plates in rear, intact; RG consignment; shelved case 9.
London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1825. 8vo., xvi, 414pp.; VG-; 3/4 bound with red cloth, spine has black label with gilt lettering, marbled boards and endpapers; moderate wear and rubbing to spine, boards; chip to tail of spine; small water-stain to lower edge of front endpapers; mild scattered foxingverso of ffep has the signature of George Carmichael; RG consignment; shelved case 9.
London: Printed for the Author, 1781. First Edition. 8vo., 224 pages; G; 3/4 bound with red leather, marbled boards; spine paneled with gilt lettering; re-backed, with red cloth, new endpapers, previous spine largely preserved, with large chip missing on tail, small chip on spine; thinness to fore edge of paper, presumably from frequent use, title page through page 40 have some damage to the fore edge, larger damage to the title page and dedication pages, pages 189-224 have some damage to the fore edge, ; mild staining and age-toning throughout; title page has some faded ink writing on top of page, small bookworm holes; bookworm damage to pages 218-224; black stain on lower fore corner throughout, most severe on pages 206-224; first page of dedication hs a closed tear horizontal along the whole page; RG consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: The John Day Company, 1946. First Edition. Octavo, 422 pages; VG-/none; in publisher's dark green cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover; mild rubbing to boards; INSCRIBED on ffep by Gilbert Cant to Senator Joe McCarthy "Senator, Shipmate + Shellback. With all good wishes"; shelved case 1.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. First Edition. 12mo., vii, 186pp., 6pp ads; VG-; spine green cloth with faded gilt lettering; small stains to front board; rear board fore edge has some paper remnants attached; small waterstain on middle of fore edge from pages 117-end, water reaches text on page 147; no writing or underlining; presumed first printing, as copyright page has no further printings listed; Motte began her nursing career as a tuberculosis nurse in Baltimore and then served as an army nurse in Europe during World War I. The Backwash of War is based on the diary she kept during that time. Due to its graphic depictions and presumed unpatriotic attitude, it was suppressed in the United States, and not republished until 1934, although there was a British edition in 1919; shelved case 10.
New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2010. Large Octavo; VG-; beige pictorial spines with green and blue text; no jackets; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Aachen, Siege of - Dyrrachium, Siege and Battle of (1081), pp 556; vol. 2, East Central Europe: Narrative (500-1000), Menfo, Battle of, pp 592; vol. 3, Mercenaries - Zurich, Siege of, pp 596; cloths have very light wear to exteriors; some wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington: Department of War; Way & Gideon, printers, 1827. First Edition. 16mo, 31 pages; VG; tan wraps with handwritten pencil title on front panel; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; notices of Winfield Scott, Major-General, Lieutenant Colonel Zach. Taylor, aka future President Zachary Taylor, and first notices of Cadet Robert E. Lee; sunned; spine with breaks and closed tears; Shelved in Case 1.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1954, 1957. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; 7 volumes : 1 & 2 - Young Washington, 3 - Planter and Patriot, 4 - Leader of the Revolution, 5 - Victory with the Help of France, 6 - Patriot and President and 7 - First in Peace; Slipcases are slightly sunned with fraying edges and rubbed exteriors, slight browning along edges; Cloths are covered by custom wrap & mylar with 6 volumes having slipcases and the seventh is uncovered, exteriors have some white spotting on panels as well as moisture staining towards tail edges on vols. 6 & 7, otherwise they are undamaged and intact; Text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges with light foxing on edges of vol. 7, some staining on exterior head and fore edges of vols. 3 & 6, small sticker on pastedowns of vols. 1 & 7, and slight cracking between front end papers of vols. 2 & 4; pp 4177; shelved above case 13.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1956, 964,1970, 1971, 1976. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light green spine with black & green text; 6 volumes in 7 bound books - v. 1 - Rearmament Policy, v. 2 - September 1939-June 1941, v. 3, parts 1 & 2 - June 1941-August 1942, v. 4 - August 1942-September 1943, v. 5 - August 1943-September 1944, and v. 6 - October 1944-August 1945; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have slight shelf wear, just lightly sunned exteriors with minimal edge wear, panels are clean and strong without defect; Text blocks have stickers on front flaps on most, vol. 3 has corrections slip tipped in, show some wear and light foxing on exterior edges due to age & handling with otherwise unmarked pages, tight bindings; pp 4106. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. eb/nd.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 96 pp., VG-; gray paper-backed pictorial boards with black lettering and illustration; spine age-toned to brown; spine re-backed with gray cloth (turned-in over endpapers), original paper label laid down; head and tail of paper label to original spine chipped off, mild bumping to head of cloth spine; bumping and chipping to edges, particularly corners; mild age-toning to boards and to margins of interior; light staining to bottom of front cover; beveled fore- and bottom-edge of text-block; text printed on heavy gray paper; square tearing to front paste-down, likely from removal of bookplate; MA consignment; shelved Case 0.
London: Longmans, Green, & Co, 1899. First Silver Library Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 337 pages; G+; bound in maroon boards, gilt lettering to spine; spine cocked; some rubbing to boards; small needle-sized holes in boards, presumably from someone applying pressure with a pen-like object, on the front board one goes through the middle through page ix, on the rear multiple holes go through page 327; this edition's binding is usually found with some wear and fading, brittle paper, and cracked binding. While the edges of the paper in this copy are browned, the interior of the pages are clean; with 5 maps and a frontispiece; One of 1,440 copies; shelved case 5.
St. Louis, MO: R.P. Studley and Co., 1864. Booklet [5x8]; pp 44; G-/paperback; grayish tan spine without text; covers has modest wear to exterior; some chips to edges and corners; mild rubbing to joints; intact panels; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; mild creases to tail fore corners;.
Saint-Parres-lès-Vaudes: La Contra-Reforme Catholique. Mixed Editions. Small Octavo; VG/VG; white spines with black and red text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Sourate I: La Benediction and Sourate II: Dieu des Delivrances, pp 344; vol. 2, Sourate III: Dieu des Delivrances et cinq etudes linguistiques et historiques, pp 315; vol. 3, Sourate IV: Le Dieu des Fecondites, Sourate V: C'est le Dieu Qui Est Roi! et une etude linguistique et historique: la Ka'ba, pp 335; dust jackets have light wear to exteriors; cloths clean; strong boards; text blocks clean; French text;.
[Remington, Va.]: Military History Press, 2006. First North American Edition, Limited #805/1400. Quarto., iii, 227 pages; VG; bound in full burgundy morocco with gilt lettering and tooling; full gilt text block, minor scratching; sewn in ribbon; limited to 1,400 copies and signed by translator on bookplate to rear pastedown; shelved above case 7.
[Remington, Va.]: Military History Press, 2005. First North American Edition, Limited #60/1000. Quarto., 347 pages; VG; bound in full burgundy morocco with gilt lettering and tooling; full gilt text block, minor scratching; sewn in ribbon; limited to 1,000 copies and signed by translator on bookplate to front pastedown; shelved above case 7.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1940 . First Edition, Second Printing. small Octavo, 167 pages; G+; bound in publisher's blue pictorial wraps, black lettering to spine; chipping most edges, including hinges; INSCRIBED in pencil by Paul Brown on ffep, with pencil drawing of a man smoking a cigar; HP consignment; shelved case 9.
Fort Collins, CO: The Old Army Press, 1974. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 168; G+/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning toward exterior edges; 1/4 bound blue spine with ivory boards; slight wear to edges; small gilt illustrated crossed swords to front; minor splaying to boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; intact binding; frontispiece; inscribed by authors to ffep.
London: John Murray, 1862. First Edition. 10mos., 4 volumes; G+; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering on spines and front covers; general rubbing and shelfwear; spine of volume one has some damage from what appears to be four rubber bands around it; name stamp on ffep; interiors clean; volume 1: 1800-1806, volume 2: 1807-1809, volume 3: 1810-1812, volume 4: 1813-1815; RG consignment.
Philadelphia, PA: Carey and Hart, 1842. Fourth Edition. Octavo, 516/437/495/485 pages/unpaginated; VG-/G+/VG-/G+/VG-/VG-; set bound in full brown cloth, has gilt lettering on the spine; bindings have minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with each volume having small pieces missing from the top and bottom of the spine, moderate bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners, have occasional minor cracking on the sides of the spine, have minor rubbing and scuffing throughout; pages have age toning and blotching, have minor detachment and creasing in several locations; contains a volume of illustrated maps; original owner's signature on the inner front cover of all volumes in ink; shelved above World War I.
London: G. Routledge and Co., 1858. revised edition. octavo in 3/4 leather. VG-. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Leather on corners of boards heavily worn with underlying cardboard exposed. Residue of some very old sticker on spine. Light stains and discolorations on cloth section of boards. Marbled design on edge of textblock and on endpapers. Heavy foxing on end papers. Former owner has made very light pencil markings in margins throughout the text. Former owner's pencil writing on front end page. Contains 14 large black and white illustration, 10 of which are large fold out maps. Gutter is cracked in are of page 444. 629pp. Shelve in locked case 9. Spine is black with gold text and design.
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.
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].
Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007. First Edition. Octavos: VG/no-DJs hardcover: Black and blue spines with white and blue text: 5 volume complete set: Boards are all strong and clean, light shelfwear, bindings solid, Vol I has large bump to bottom corner: Textblock exteriors clean, pages clean and unmarked: First Edition: Vol I- 322; Vol II- 366 pp; Vol III- 332 pp; Vol IV- 376 pp; Vol V- 310 pp.
London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1961,1965,1966,1969, Octavo; VG-/G; burgundy spine with white text; 4 volumes - 1. The Road to War, 1904-1914, 2. The War Years: To the Eve of Jutland, 1914-1916, 3.Jutland and After: May 1916 - December 1916, & 4. 1917: Year of Crisis; dust jackets have mylar covering; have moderate wear at edges & corners, mainly on spine at heads & tails; lightly age toned exteriors; cloths have lightly sunned spines w/minor spotting on fronts of vols. 1 & 2; panels are study; text blocks show slight wear due to age & handling w/slightly cocked spines, but no major defects; previous owner's name on ffeps & book plate on ffep of vol. 1, otherwise have clean pages & tight bindings; good condition; pp 1594. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Jackson: Mississippi Commission on the War Between the States, 1962. first edition. Octavo; G/G+; light gray/blue spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/mylar and has moderate wear on exterior, mostly on rear; minor wear along edges with small chips at corners; price clipped front flap; light foxing along fore edges; cloths have slight wear on exterior & along edges, mores so at joints; panels are strong & intact; text blocks have slight wear on exterior edges; text pages are unmarked; pp 621-624 are loose, but still present; otherwise pages have good binding; unmarked pages; pp 636. Inscribed to Sen George L. Radcliffe by John D. Holland, Mayor of Vicksburg, Mississippi in 1962.
Staplehurst, Kent: Spelmont, 1999. Quarto; VG/VG- with plastic cover; Maroon and grey spine with white text; DJ has some shelf wear and minor chipping on lower edges; price has been clipped from lower inside front; Edges and text block are clean; Signed and inscribed by the author, this is No 47 of a very limited edition of 300 privately published by the author for friends and colleagues. This autobiography covers his nearly 40 years in the Army from commisioning in the late 1940s to his retirement as General Officer Commanding Wales. He served many years in Scottish Battalion of The Parachute Regiment ; he was the last comanderof the Sultan's Armed Forces before Oman indepedence.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: 1-TV Underwater: Silver Springs, Florida, April 15, 1956; 2-Barnhart Dam: U.S.-Canada Border, June 3, 1956; 3-Western Plains: Laramie, WY, Sept. 16, 1956; 4-Guided Missiles: White Sands, NM, March 3, 1957; 5- The Immigration Patrol Story on the California-Mexico Border, April 28, 1957; & 6-Marine Assault: Quantico, VA, May 12, 1957; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with minor scratches and rubbing as well as slight white smudges on exterior of panels and lightly rubbed edges and corners but otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age with light foxing on some first pages however bindings are tight with fully bound pages.
London: WhiteHall Histories, 2002. small 4tos., 2 volumes; VG/VG; spines blue with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; minimal shelfwear; text blocks clean, small smudge to lower corner of volume 2; Volume 1; September 1939-October 1940, with 178 pages, photos and plans. Volume II; November 1940- December 1941, with 318 pages, photos and plans; ISBN 9780714652054 and 9780714651798; shelved Naval History.
Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press, 1992. First Paperback Edition. Octavo, 327 pages; VG-; gloss paper covers, spine red and yellow with white lettering: mild bumping to corners, crease to top left corner of back cover; mild wear to text-block; interior virtually pristine; INSCRIBED by Callanan to Seamus McKenna to title page, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by McKenna (previous owner) to ffep; shelved case 9.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1980. First Edition, First Printing, First State Dust Jacket. Octavo, 499 pages; VG/VG; White spine with black lettering; Dust jacket protected with a mylar cover; some mild wear to the top and bottom edges, rubbing on the front cover, pages clean; SIGNED flat on the title page. Shelved case 6.
Darlington: Wm. Dresser & Sons, Ltd., 1948. First Edition. Small octavo in oatmeal brown cloth, with black text on spine. VG. Only light edgewear to boards. No marks to text. Illustrated with several black & white maps, as well as three small black & white photographs at front of book. 153 pp. Scarce. Shelve locked cases.
New York: The Werner Company, 1896. First Edition, First State. 4to in brown boards, gold, silver, and black decorations on the front cover, gold text on spine. VG. Frontispiece portrait is "General" rather than "Major General" signifying the first state. Front hinge is very weak. General rubbing to the board edges and covers. Profusely illustrated. 590 pgs. Shelve on aisle 4 endcap.
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; Light blue spine with gilt text to a black bar; 5 Volumes: Vol. 1, pp 614; Vol. 2, pp 702; Vol. 3, pp 720; Vol. 4, pp 724; Vol. 5, pp 750; cloths have slight sunning and light rubbing to exteriors, minor edge wear, strong and intact boards; text blocks show minor wear to exterior edges, interiors clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1922, June. 1st. VG+8to in tan cloth, stained and use-worn.No DJ. Title on spine in faded gilt on red and black. Corners bumped, spine abraded on edges. Textblock and endpapers foxed, interior pages and photos clean, flat and bright.Minimal underlining. Owner's name on fep. 513 pgs. An overview of coastal artillery, related fortifications,and supply as of 1922, with some history of American coastal weapons.shelve in locked case.
Pristina, Kosovo: Zëri, 1999. First Edition. Thin octavo paperback, 192 pages, VG-; gray paper covers, small black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to covers, mild cocking/creasing to spine, binding strong; covers protected by plastic covering; INSCRIBED by Ramush Haradinaj, prime minister of Kosovo and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA/UÇK); shelved _.
Harrisburg: The Stackpole Company, 1960. Quarto; VG/VG-; hardcover; red pictorial spine with white text; spine is severely rubbed; dust jacket has extreme marks and open tears to the corners and top and bottom edges, boards have minor edge wear and have a damp stain but are sturdy and solidly bound; front and rear paste downs and free end-papers are strongly stained; fore edges have foxing otherwise text block is clean; 711p.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913. 64 Loose pamphlets and maps in wrappers [6x8]; G/no-DJ; cardboard slipcase with black ribbon ties to opening; heavy wear to slipcase exterior with noticeable stains, sunfading and other soling; some chips to corners; includes 64 consecutively numbered maps, charts and diagrams; each piece has slight age toning and minor edge wear; bindings intact.
Bad Nauheim: Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun, 1961. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black and yellow with white print; DJ has edgewear, tears to top edge and wear to spine ends, fading to spine; Boards in black cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block has label on front pastedown, card signed in ink by author affixed to front flyleaf, mild amount of pen and pencil annotation within otherwise clean text; Text in German; 882 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc, 1941. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 279; Good condition hardcover with poor condition dustjacket; red cloth spine with gilt text (nonexistant DJ spine, see photo for details); dust jacket shows severe wear to edges; detached at spine and flaps, but still present; dj has sunned front with foxing to rear; original publisher's cloth has lightly sunned spine; rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author on front endpaper (see photo).