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].
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 252 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small chip to head of spine, mild soiling to rear cover; front flap has slightly stained the ffep where it rested; INSCRIBED on ffep by Duncan, dated 2 December 1978, New York; shelved case 11.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1993. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 233 pages; VG/VG; spine white and green with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$21.00'; mild wear and rubbing to dust jacket; SIGNED flat on ffep by Bao Ninh; shelved case 6.
Washington D.C. U.S. Marine Corps, 1989. Series. Quarto; vg+/good+; dj, green spine with white text; HB, green cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 295 pp.; portrait and candid photos, maps, and facsimile documents; dj, chipping and short tears; else very good; ---"Compliments of the Director of Marine Corps History and Museums." [D.C. Store: Vietnam War].
Boston: Beacon Press, 1971. Octavo; G-/paperback; yellowish green spines with black and ivory text; 4 volumes; The Senator Gravel Edition; covers have lightly sunned spines; moderate rubbing to exteriors; minor edge wear; text blocks show light soiling to exterior edges; interiors lightly toned; interiors unmarked; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Edison, NJ: Chartwell Books, 2003. American edition. Quarto; vg+/none; brown leather spine with gilt lettering , raised bands; and illustrated front board; satin endpapers, spotted; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 200 pp.; photos, maps, tables, illustrations, some color; all edges, gilt; else very good.
New York: Harper & Row, 1968. First Edition. Octavo, 176 pages, VG-/VG-; white dj, red/blue/black lettering: red lettering to spine faded pink yet legible, closed tearing to head; overall mild wear to covers, scattered light staining/minor foxing to covers (text to back cover affected yet clear and legible); front flap price clipped; dj covered by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild fading to margins of boards, lettering unaffected; light age-toning to margins and gutters of endpapers (inscription unaffected), interior clean; INSCRIBED by McNamara to Frederic Berlinger on ffep, inscription reads: "From an great admirer of his daughter and son-in-law with best wishes"; shelved Window or International Relations.
Saigon: Dai Nga, 1969. First English Version. Octavo; 383pp; G to G- condition paperback. Printed softcover wraps with black and yellow illustrated dust wrapper; some chipping and wrinkling along top edge and crown of dust wrapper; small (one inch) tear to front end-paper; entire text block a bit toned due to paper quality; contents else very good throughout; clean and unmarked. [Spine; yellow and white titles on black background/bagged].
Washington DC: Office of Joint History, 2009. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Black spine with silver text; Minimal shelf wear to covers; Boards are strong and clean,binding solid; Text block clean; 311 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
Washington DC: Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2011. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Black spine with silver text; Minimal shelf wear to covers; Boards are strong and clean,binding solid; Text block clean; 501 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
Washington DC: Office of Joint History, 2011. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Black spine with silver text; Minimal shelf wear to covers; Boards are strong and clean,binding solid; Text block clean; 501 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
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.
Washington, D.C. Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2006. First Printing. Octavo; pp 524; G/G-; green spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket shows some chips to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; light soiling to exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; slightly splayed front board; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated.
New York: Metro Books, 2008. Leather Bound Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ: Green spine with gold text: Boards are leather bound, strong and clean with very mild shelfwear, binding is tight, ribbon bookmark attached to head of spine: Textblock is gilded by the publisher, pages clean and free of markings, folds and tears: 664 pp. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Boulder, CO: Panther Publications, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; G/VG-; White spine with red lettering; Jacket has some wear along the edges and at the corners, some rubbing to titles on spine; Boards are straight with moderate edge wear; Binding is sturdy; Ex Library copy with stamps on end papers, outer fore edge; Library sticker on rear end paper; Pages are clean with some dog-earing and age toning; 134 pages.
New York: Public Affairs, 1999. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black, grey, white, and red spine with white and black text/title; dustjacket has some brown staining on the front along with mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; INSCRIBED by author on the front free end page in blue ink; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 479.
Washington: Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, 2005. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with orange & yellow text; Dust jacket is clean and covered with mylar plastic, front has closed scratch down center, and otherwise quite minor wear with clean & intact exterior; Cloth is lightly sunned with clean exterior, panels are quite strong and solid, minimal wear on text pages at outer edges, due to handling, good tight binding however; good conditions; pp 365.
Boston, New York, London: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. first printing. Octavo; VG/VG; red/green/gray spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows minimal wear on exterior; clean and intact; cloth spine & paper boards are strong with clean, unmarked exterior; bumped head edge corner; text block has light wear on exterior edges; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 433.
Washington, D.C. U.S. News Books, 1981. Quarto; pp 396; G+/Fair; brown spine with red text; dust jacket has light soiling to exterior; some chipping to edges; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior tail edge; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: International Publishers, 1963. First Edition. DJ front cover interior flap price clipped. Octavo; VG-/G+; Gray/brown spine with tan text; DJ shows 1" open tear on upper front cover, sunned spine; Boards strong, some light spotting on spine; Textblock has strong foxing on exterior head, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 224pp.
Santa Barbara, California: ABC-Clio Information Services, 1984. US Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. solid black clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling down spine. front board has expanded titling centered around a partial map. stamped by prior owner on right fep, along with signature name/date, with just name on title page. clear textblock interior, highlighted by 3 maps and 15 tables. 292 pp. ISBN# 0874363101.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1999. First Edition. 8vo. NF/NF. olive green and evergreen vertical stripes, uppercase black lettering and titles uppercase in white on evergreen. previous owner's name in ink on fep sheet, SIGNED by AUTHOR on HALF TITLE PAGE. black HB cloth spine with imprinted gold lettering, rest HB panels are a light tan, smooth and as new. includes midsection of black/white photos, along with much text detail. 408 pp. ISBN # 0060194545. [Shelved Vietnam, Spine is dark green on one side, light green on the other].
New York: The LIbrary of America, 1988. First edition. Two volumes; Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with white text; Volume 1: DJ has slight shelfwear; slightly sunned on top; Boards have one white mark on front and back, otherwise clean, sturdy; Textblock has foxing on head edge, green bookmark attached, clean, binding tight; 858 pp., Volume 2: DJ has slight shelfwear; slightly sunned on top; Boards have a few small yellow marks on back, otherwise clean, sturdy; Textblock has foxing and brown marks on head edge, green bookmark attached, clean, binding tight; 857 pp.
New York: Random House, 1981. First. First edition, sixth printing; octavo; VG-/G+; black spine, red text with white outline; dustjacket has little edgewear, light scuffing and staining to covers; boards are strong and clean; textblock has foxing to edges, inscription by author to previous owner on front free-end paper, otherwise textblock is clean; 265pp.
London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1961. Octavo; VG-/VG-; blue spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and just has lightly sunned exterior; flaps & rear are slightly age toned; minor rubbing along edges; cloth is clean w/ lightly sunned exterior, otherwise clean exterior & strong panels; text block shows darkening on exterior edges due to age;text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 445.
New York: Times Books/Random House, 1995. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine with white text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows minimal wear on exterior; clean and intact; cloth spine & paper boards are strong with clean, unmarked exterior; text block has light rubbing at tail exterior edge; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 546. Inscribed by author.
Washington, DC: Center of Military HIstory - United States Army, 1988. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. camouflage DJ spine strip and rear, with tiny white,then bold neon yellow titling, followed by author and publisher in tiny white also. large chip to upper spine DJ tip right, else no panel edgewear, else light damage limited to DJ corners. slender ivory inner flaps, with short black text detail and rear flap has author headshot in b/w. dark brown buckram spine with gold embossed title and author centered at mid-spine, author and publisher imprinted in gilt at tip and tail. front board is embossed with gold Presidential seal. SIGNED by AUTHOR on RIGHT FEP, unmarked ffep. 23 tables, 4 charts, 8 maps and 95 + illustrations, all within a list following the table of contents. clear and excellent semigloss stock.
London, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1986. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is black, text is white; DJ is edge worn, some small holes and creases in plastic covering DJ, plastic covering is firmly attached over boards, cover design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, edge worn, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, some pencil marks on some pages, front free-end paper has some pen writing on it, binding is strong; pp 628.
New York: Praeger Publishers, 1958. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is gold with white text; DJ has is age-toned, a few small closed tears along edges, some creasing to edges, covered with clear plastic DJ cover; Boards have general shelf wear, general scratches and marks, minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, stamp from previous owner on half-title page, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 795.
Washington, DC: Naval Historical Center, 1994. USGPO printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. dark green pictorial wraps spine with medium pale peach titling at mid-spine. illustration continues across full jacket panel, with enlarged peach title and subtitle. minor wear only to thumbed front cover and solid teal rear. heavily illustrated with b/w and some color. most images accompanied by text detail; clear textblock interior. softcover form and condition above average. 416 pp. ISBN# 0160359384.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Secretary of State, 1998. First edition. Octavo; VG+/VG; White spine w/ burnt sienna & black text; DJ clean with edge wear & bumping, light soiling on front & back; boards strong, bumping to bottom of front board, otherwise in good condition; textblock clean, includes b&w photographs, previous owner's embossed blind stamp seal on title page, inscribed by authors back of front free end paper; pp. 704.
Washington: Department of the Army, 1974. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Boards have minimal shelf wear, just barely sunned exterior with clean and strong panels; Text block slight age toning around exterior edges, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; Sticker on front end paper; pp 109.
New York, NY: Carroll & Graf, Publishers, Inc., 2001. First Carroll & Graf edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. DJ glossy spine is split such that glossy black segement, accented with red stripes has centered red uppercase title with tiny sage subtitling beneath between. lengthy segment in shades of yellow with black type for full author and publisher with bright red accent band close to very end of tail. HB is black with stamped gold metallic titling between gently pushed in ends. joined to solid red panels. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. b/w glossy image galleries b/t 178-179 pp. and b/t p. 274-275 pp. neat and unblemished edges, all sides. 385 pp. ISBN# 0786708581.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1968. First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 250; G/Fair; sunned gray spine with black and orange text; dust jacket has sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; rubbing to corners; text block shows some slight wear to exterior edges; interior toned; profusely illustrated.
New York, NY. Frederick A. Praeger. 1962. 2nd Printing. QUARTO; GOOD+/GOOD; dj, Gold Spine w/ B&W Text; HB, Grey Cloth Spine w/ Black Pannel & Black & Gilt Text; Some Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Textblock, Clean; 535pp.; Illus., B&W Drawings, Photos, Maps, Paintings; Foxing Starts; Toning Starts; dj, Spine, Sunned; Open & Closed Tears; Some Chipping; Slight Stains; Else VG.
Stevenage, Herts, Great Britain: Spa Books Ltd, 1987. British publication of original 1987 Australia print. Quarto; VG/VG with mylar cover; Spine is light gray with red and black text; DJ has minor shelf wear and slight bumping at top of spine; DJ has slight age yellowing and has former price sticker on front inside bottom; spine, edges and text block have minor age yellowing but otherwise are clean and unmarked; pp. 107. Well illustrated history of the origins and operations of New Zealand's Special Air Service; modelled on the British SAS and sharing doctrine and some training, the NZSAS saw active service in the Malayan Emergency, the Borneo border war with Indonesia, and Vietnam.
Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition, First Printing; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with white print and photograph; DJ clean and bright, slight edgewear, especially at spine caps; Boards light blue with black print, clean and strong, slight bumps to outside corners; Textblock has annotations in pen and turned-down corners through page 65, otherwise clean and tight; xvi, 495 pages, 12 pages of plates, illustrated.
Baltimore: John Hopkins University, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Gray spine with yellow text; DJ has moderate edgewear, slight rubbing of surface material; Boards strong, minor surface scuffing; Textblock shows strong foxing to exterior head, much lighter to fore edge, interior clean; 318pp.
Hamden: Archon Books, 1970. First. Octavo; VG-/G; green, brown and blue illustrated spine with pink text; dustjacket has some edgewear with frayed corners, light tearing, moderate discoloration to covers, price clipped front flap; boards are strong with lightly frayed corners; textblock is clean; 349pp.
Washington: Department of the Army, 1975. First printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Cloths have minor shelf wear such as lightly sunned spine, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block is very slightly age toned with tight binding and unmarked pages; Sticker on front end paper; pp 253.
Washington, DC: Trysail Publishing, 2015. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. medium gray to charcoal glossy DJ spine and jacket rear; titling in white and bright blue capitals. jacket front is half-illustrated with enlarged titling in white, red and blue beneath. like new DJ over tightly bound HB in dark indigo cloth. interior clear and excellent, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. above average shape, unblemished edges all sides. 345 pp. ISBN# 9780986132117.
US: Xlibris Corporation, 2001. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. white glossy spine, partly b/w pictorial segment at tail, with main title in green and black, past mid-spine lettering in light yellow for author. jacket panels are bright solid white with extended b/w illustration along the lower edge. light gray HB with stamped gilt titles, trim solid gray adjacent panels. INSCRIBED "GEORGE" BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. tightly bound interior, with some illustrations. a very solid copy with minimal wear. 322 pp. ISBN# 0738863149.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1986. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright but for slight edgewear; Boards in blue paper and blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight, remainder mark on bottom edge; Inscribed in ink by the author on half-title page; xii, 224 pages, illustrated.
Hanoi: Juridical Sciences Institute Under The Vietnam State Commission of Social Sciences, 1968. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ, paperback; Yellow spine with white stripes, dark brown text. Covers have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, chipping on spine edges, crease lines on rear corner, foxing, small closed tear on rear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on edges and end papers, age toned, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 351.