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.
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Hartford, Conn. W. S. Williams & Co., 1866. First Edition. Octavo, 384 pages; VG-; rebound in gray buckram, gilt lettering to spine, gilt Central Intelligence Agency seal to front cover; mild wear to boards; non-archival tape to gutters of frontispiece, title page; mild foxing throughout; with 13 plates; shelved case 1.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Printing (Inscribed). Octavo in black cloth. VG/VG. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Inscription reads, "Phil / You might want this to see how it's really done / Best wishes / Miles." Some shelfwear. DJ shows bumping to spine ends, light age-toning, and some scuffing; now protected by mylar Brodart cover. Slight fading to top edge of boards. Interior is bright and clean. Binding is square and tight. 351 pp. A very good inscribed copy. [DJ spine is black and white with red and gray text].
New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1934. First Edition. 8vo., 247 pp., VG-/no DJ; red cloth boards, faded gold lettering to spine: bumping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; mild water spot to front board; age-toning/mild staining to text-block; wear to endpapers, light age-toning to margins (lettering clear and legible); Yardley was a American cryptologist who, in addition to technical nonfiction works, authored three spy novels, of which this is one; shelved Case 6.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved Case 9.
New York: Praeger, 1975. (First). 8vo in cloth. VG+/VG+. Binding strong, interior clean w/general edgewear on boards, streak of adhesive residue at tail of textblock fore-edge. Mostly gen. edgewear on dj w/light rubbing, two short closed tears bracketing crease at top front panel. Bookplate on front pastedown. Price-clipped. Spine sunned, white w/red-shadowed light yellow title text. 214pp. ISBN 0275336301.
South Melbourne, Australia: The MacMillan Company of Australia PTY, LTD, 1988. First. Octavo; VG/VG with plastic cover; Olive spine with white text; DJ has slight shelf wear; Cover has slight bumping on spine; Text block has light aging but otherwise is good and tight; pp. 245 Author's account of working in Vietnam highlands as member of Australian Training Team; discusses conflict with US, especially CIA, on mission activity.
London: Macdonal and Jane's, 1977. Second. Octavo; VG/VG- w/plastic cover; Black spine with green text; DJ has slight chipping and shelf wear; Boards VG; Text block is very clean; pp. 284.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1971. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; red spine with yellow text; dust jacket has severe stains, tears and the thin cellophane covering is partly peeling off; boards have age tone and have discoloration to the corners and the spine, also they are minimally weakened at the hinges; front free end -paper has the signature of the author; text block is tanned but clean; 696p.
Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Company, 1996. Quarto; pp 208; G-/no-DJ; navy spine with yellow text; boards have some soiling and rubbing to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; slightly rubbed corners; text block has light toning to exterior; slight toning toward page edges.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1941. Second printing (December 1941) of book w/ 1941 copyright; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark red / light brown spine w/ yellow text; Boards straight and strong, top corners bumped, book has edge wear incl. light rubbing on bottom edges of boards and a few small frays at top and bottom edges of spine, boards have a few small scuffs, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, head edge darker, interior clean; 318 pp.
New York: The Penguin Press, 2004. First Edition. Octavo; pp 695; G+/G; black spine with silver and red text; full title: Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
London, Great Britain: William Kimber, 1986. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG+. black glossy DJ spine with red lettering at tip and yellow titles mid-spine. clear protective cover over well-kept boards and black panels, gold lettering imprinted. puncture wound on right of HB spine. clear fep/ffep. includes many small section of b/w photos with much text detail and some b/w scanned images. 176 pp. ISBN # 0718306171.
Washington: National Intelligence Study Center, 1980. (first edition). 8vo in wraps. VG. introduction by Ray S. Cline. edges foxed, slightly age-toned. 90pp. ISBN 093845000x. spine light blue, dark blue text. bagged in Spies and Espionage.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1967. First printing. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Age-toned cream spine with black and blue text/title; dustjcket has some moisture exposure staining by the spine and multiple tears, with the largest few extending about 1.5 inches; boards are strong and clean; pen writing on the front pastedown; binding is strong; deckled fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 1164.
New York: David Kemp & Company, Inc., 1936. Octavo; pp 117; G-/no-DJ; red spine with black text; cloth has moderate soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; light shadow toning to endpapers.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1952. First Printing. Octavo; pp 808; G/G-; dark beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows age toned exterior, mostly to spine; some chipping to edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to boards; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; lightly toned interior.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1987. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, pink and black with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiii, 220 pages.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, Dept. of the Navy, 1996. Large Octavo; pp 498; G/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; light blue patterned endpapers; slight highlighting to some pages.
Central Intelligence Agency, 1998. First. Large octavo in wraps; VG+/no DJ; spine navy blue with white letters; covers clean and strong; text block with black and white reprints very clean; pp. 333. Shelved on Front Table.
Port Tobacco, MD: Stones Throw Publishing, 2000. Octavo; pp 175; G/paperback; black spine with white text; covers have mild wear to exterior; some toning toward edges; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by the authors.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951. Booklet [6x8]; pp 222; G-/paperback; booklets in wrappers; slight foxing to exterior; stapled at spine without text; stamped price to front corner; some wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; intact binding; frontispiece.
Washington, D.C. National Security Agency, Central Intelligence Agency, 1996. Quarto; pp 450; G/paperback; red spine with beige text; covers have moderate wear to exterior; slightly rubbing to edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges; some highlighting throughout.
New York: The Devin-Adair Company, 1951. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; pp 311; G/G-; green/yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate sunning to spine; some chipping to corners and edges; slight rubbing to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth shows sunned spine; some soiling to exterior; minor wear to board edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light toning to page edges.
New York: Basic Books, 2014. First Edition. Octavo; pp 348; VG-/VG; black/red spine with white text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows light wear; clean exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1979. Octavo; pp 323; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight fading to exterior; slightly splayed front board; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; previous owner's name to title page; interior lightly toned.
Washington, D.C. Department of Defense, 2001. Small quarto; pp 363; G/paperback; blue spine with pink text; covers have slight creasing to joints; light sun fading to exterior; text block shows minor shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; highlighting to p 237.
New York: Dover Publications, 1955. Octavo; “Unabridged republication of the first edition with corrections”; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with white print; Paperback book bound in stiff grey library cardboard covers with blue cloth at spine edge, title and call number written in black ink, vendor label on front, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Paperback cover is clean and bright; Text block has library bookplate inside front cover, library pocket inside rear cover, library stamps to edges and title page, age-toned paper; 164 pages.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1946. Octavo; pp 433; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with red text; dust jacket shows heavy rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has slightly sunfaded exterior; slightly rubbed edges; text block has slightly soiled exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; inscription to ffep.
USA: Little, Brown and Company, 1980. First American Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG. white spine DJ with large black titles, medium size author titles. color maps illustrate front and rear panels, light yellow spotting along spine strip edges. faint spotting to top edge. reverse of DJ show light foxing to spine area. HB is smooth blue cloth with tiny silver lettering imprinted at tip and tail and mid-spine. 351 pp. ISBN # 0316288403.
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1927. First from the author's edition;. Octavo in cloth; VG/no DJ; spine red with gold letters; paper slightly faded with dackle edges; text block clean; pp. 272.
Paris: Hachette, 1988. First. Octavo in wraps; in FRENCH; spine black with red letters; covers are clean; text block in tight letters very clean; pp. 309.
New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1983. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. black glossy DJ spine with silver bold uppercase font and lettering. similar type on front panel and white text on rear panel. background of entire panel is solid black. HB spine is black cloth with silver border around textbox, with silver titles. light yellow spotting is diffuse to top, tail and foreedge. 343 pp. ISBN # 0025606409.
Great Neck, New York: Todd & Honeywell, Inc., 1985. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. DJ is fully light blue in the background, small authors close to tip, followed by small black uppercase title and pubilsher close to tail. fatigued spine ends appear whitish, light panel edgewear and foreedge panel folds, gently worn at corners. price-clipped front inner flap, rear flap intact, all under clear protective cover. navy HB, clothbound spine with tiny gilt authors, title and publisher, small characters, spaced widely. HB panel edgewear slight, most at bottom corners. previous bookstore label on right fep, endsheets an acceptable ivory, no markings. ivory textblock. 193 pp. ISBN # 0899624030.
Walterville, OR: Trine Day, LLC, 2009. First Edition. Octavo; pp 826; VG/VG; black spine with pink/blue text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
London, Great Britain: Robert Hale Limited, 1981. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid black DJ spine and front panel, bold red title followed by bold white authors above thin red capitals for publisher. enlarged characters repeat upon front cover in red, white subtitle and altered authors to uppercase large red lettering. a tinge yellowed to the ivory rear with adverts. inner flaps show a glossy sheer tan strip next to the otherwise white inner flaps. black HB volume spine has simple, incised bold red titles from tip to tail. dark blue ink of previous owner used to write names and date on right FEP. lightly flipped through ivory pages, few marginal lines, text as is. mildly foxed upper edge and fore-edge, white tail edge. 318 pp. ISBN #0709189826.
Boston, MA: Gambit Incorporated, 1969. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. black/white shaded spine with white and black lettering. white library sticker on spine. clear protective cover over DJ. HB is black cloth with light green cloth HB panels, tape residue ex-libris, dark adhesive tape strips and stains obscure inside map fep/ffep, black marker mark near inner panel flap. top edge shaded black. surplus library duplicate. library envelopes and lending library envelopes/strips. 307 pp.
New York, NY: Brassey's / Maxwell Macmillan Company, 1993. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. medium red glossy DJ spine with white, black/yellow and small black publisher. front inner flap has a light crease line. black clothbound HB with stamped silver type, abrading and moisture exposure moderate to both red panels. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent textblock. outer edges have a few specks and discoloration marks. as is. 280 pp. ISBN# 0028810198.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Black spine with red and white print; DJ clean but for 2-inch cut to spine portion; Boards in black paper with silver print, clean, strong; Textblock clean and tight; xxi, 318 pages, 16 pages of plates, illustrated.
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2007. First Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Octavo. VG+/VG+. Black dustjacket with red & white lettering. Minor shelfwear includes softened corners and spine ends of boards and jacket. Superficial scratches and scuffing across jacket. Author has SIGNED and INSCRIBED this copy on title page to radio personality Jim Bohannon, addressing him colloquially as "Jimbo."
New York: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1991. First edition, first printing. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, gray spine with white text; HB, black cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/gray paper boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 332 pp.; photos and portraits; else very good.
New York: Stein and Day, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine with white and gray lettering; dust jacket clean, some agetone on inside flap, minor edgewear; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, free of highlighting/underlining, inscribed by author on front free end paper. pp 240.
New York, NY: Atheneum, 1978. First American Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. white glossy DJ spine with tall black uppercase lettering and red author titles. front and rear DJ panel with faint surface tint and tiny creases at DJ corners. bright blue HB spine with tint of darker blue, gold imprinted lettering, uppercase titles between gold strip bands. bright red endpapers. mid-section of the text interior features nine spies, identified and full-page in b/w. 341 pp. ISBN # 0689108540.
London, Great Britain: Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, 1963. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/ VG- . solid magenta spine and front panel dustjacket. on spine strip tiny black lettering, edgewear and tip and tail fatigued. navy cloth HB spine with tiny silver lettering at head and tail. bright, evenly toned fep, ffep and unmarked textblock. 191 pp.