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.
Washington, DC: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition [PIN: 070627-000]. Octavo, with inclusion; vg/wraps; gold spine with green text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; illus.: B/W photos, text maps, tables, charts; 529pp. --Includes portfolio of maps, laid-in.
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 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.
New York: Doubleday and Company, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover; Green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear with bumping to the corners and edges, dust jacket also has moderate stains to the rear, priceclipped; Boards are strong and clean save minor sunning to the edges; Text block has slight foxing and deckle to the fore edge otherwise pages are clean; 629p.
Cambridge, MA; London, England: Harvard University Press, 1974. Second printing 1975. Octavo; vg-;good-; dj, yellow spine with black text dj, shelf wear, chipping; small closed tears; HB, blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, lightly shaken; text block, clean; illus.: map of the Western Pacific; 4 figures; 268pp. --Harvard Studies in American-East Asian Relations 5.
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.
Ottowa: Edmond Cloutier, C.M.G., B.A., L.Ph., Imprimeur du Roi, 1949. Text in French; Octavo; VG/G+; Red spine with white text; Dustjacket has edge wear incl. chips at corners (where covers meet folds), a chip/open tear on the bottom edge of the back cover, some light fraying at top and bottom edges of spine, a small closed tear w/some creases around it in upper left corner of spine, a few very small closed tears and some light creases at edges, DJ is age toned and has rubbing to surface esp. on back cover, DJ has former seller's small price sticker near bottom right corner of back cover; Boards straight and strong, boards have some minor edge wear, front board and a few flecks in surface on right side, back board a few small, faint spots on left side, pastedowns are age toned but all graphics clear; Textblock age toned, head edge has some very light foxing, interior clean; 364 pp.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1982. Octavo; pp 284; VG/G; gold spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; slight foxing to exterior head edge; illustrated; inscribed by Frederick Werbell;.