Geneva, Switzerland: The Bibliophiles Library, 1983. Special Editon. 14 Volumes; Bound in crimson leather wit gilt accents and signature on front covers in gilt; All volumes VG; All edges gilt; Sewn in silk bookmark; Some minor scuffing to the edges, light scratches to gilt; Many volumes appear unread. Shelved above.
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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.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1986. Second Impression. Octavo; pp 520; VG/VG; ivory spine with green and black text; inside cardboard box; this volumes only; full title: History of the Second World War: The Mediterranean and Middle East, Volume VI: Victory in the Mediterranean, Part I: 1st April to 4th June 1944; dust jacket show only light sunning to exterior; cloth has some very light wear to exterior; lightly bumped tail fore corners; mylar wraps; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with maps and charts.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 158 pp., VG/VG; green DJ with black lettering; mild wear to DJ: mild rubbing to spine (lettering clear and legible), slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to covers mostly to back cover (lettering clear and legible), some small closed tears to edges; price uncut "$4.95" to front flap, crossed out in pencil, white sticker to the left with a revised price of "$1.00," DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, green lettering to gray cloth spine, blue paper boards; mild wear to boards: fading to edges; faded green top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; frontispiece, black-and-white glossy photograph of Meir; pub. 1962, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 5.
New York: Associated Authors, 1955. First American Edition. Octavo, 248 pages; VG/VG; spine grey with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; small amount of chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; foxing and age-toning to interior of dust jacket; INSCRIBED on half-title by Gerda Lerner to Professor Evelyn Beck; very scarce in any condition; shelved case 6.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1928. First American Edition. 12mo., 46 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, beige title labels with black lettering affixed to spine and front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine and to corners of boards, age-toning/cocking to spine, no shelf lean, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact, foxing to paper labels, lettering legible; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; mild rubbing to edges of boards; age-toning to endpapers and interior, very slight foxing/wear to front endpapers, mild stain to fore-edge of title page, text legible throughout; pub. 1928, "First Edition" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Maurois to half-title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1970-1976. First Edition. Large octavos, 5 volumes, VG-/G+; beige DJs, black and red lettering: moderate overall wear to DJs, mild water staining to spines (lettering unaffected), mild creasing to covers, occasional closed tears to edges, dates in black marker and ex-library stamps to bottom corners of front covers, "£3 12s. 6d. [£3・62½] net" to front flaps, DJs protected by mylar; vertical line of off-white dots to front cover of Volume 5 only, lettering unaffected; brown cloth boards, black title block and gilt lettering to spines: mild overall wear to boards; mild bumping to head, tail, and corners; ex-library labels to front paste-down; ex-library labels and stamps to ffeps; notations in pencil to ffep of Volume 1 only; light age-toning/mild wear to text-blocks; interiors clean; errata slips included in Volumes 3 and 5 only; shelved above Cookbooks.
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.
New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First Edition. 8vo., 184pp.; VG/G+; spine blue and yellow with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$4.50'; dust jacket has numerous chips, including to the top of the front cover, top of the rear cover, head and tail of spine, corners; age-toning to spine, rear cover; first printing dust jacket, with no printing information on lower rear cover; publishing profits (fund is perpetual) go to the Air Forces Aid Society; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
Warszawa: Pax, 1957. First Edition. Folio; 319pp; full cloth hardcover in dustjacket; moderately worn and a bit age-soiled; two holes in dj near foot [about half an inch each]; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Housed in original shipping sleeve. Text in Polish. [Spine; white letters in small red panel on b/w photo background].
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.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Pubs. 1915. First edition. Small octavo in dark blue cloth hardcovers with white letters and gold gilt; VG; boards with moderate shelf wear; good binding; slight fading; previous owner's inscription on ffep; text and paper clean; pp. 213; includes letter from author's relative dated June 1973; shelved in Case # 1.
Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer Verlag, 1962. Octavo; 3 volumes; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with black print. -- BAND I, Vom Polenfeldzug bis zum ende der Westoffensive, 14. 8. 1939 - 30. 6. 1940, DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, peripheral tanning and tanning to spine; Boards in cream cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shaken binding; Text block has tanning to endpapers, inscription in ink by editor on front flyleaf, library label on front flyleaf, clean text, xxii, frontispiece (port.), 391 pages, color map in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. -- BAND II, Von der geplanten Landung in England bis zum Beginn des Ostfeldzuges, 1. 7. 1940 - 21. 6. 1941; no DJ; Boards in cream cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, library stamps to front pastedown, textblock fore edge, and title page, shaken binding, clean text; xii, 503 pages, frontispiece, color map in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. -- BAND III, Der Rußlandfeldzug bis zum Marsch auf Stalingrad, 22. 6. 1941 - 24. 9. 1942; no DJ; Boards in cream cloth, tattering to spine caps, corners, hinges are torn, stains and smudging to front; Text block has tanning to endpapers, library stamps to front pastedown, textblock fore edge, and title page, cracked hinges, shaken binding, pencil and pen notation throughout; xii, 589 pages, frontispiece, color map in pocket affixed to rear pastedown. All three volumes have age-toning to paper; Text in German.
London: Croom Helm, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear, spotting on rear flap, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth with gold print, bump to front lower right corner slight wear to spine tail, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; 301 pages.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard, 1917. First. Small octavo (8vo), 149pp in dark green cloth with gilt titles on spine. A collection of eight lectures, likely privately bound by JCS Fleming(1897-1960, Harvard Class of 1920), given at the ROTC program at Harvard University in 1917 by French army officers: "The French Automatic Machine Rifle," Captain Gene Loriot "The Platoon Leader in the Trenches," Lieutenant A. Morize "Summary of a Course of Instruction for Reserve Officers," Lieutenant A. Morize "Infantry in Combat Under Present Conditions," Major de Reviers de Mauny "The Hand and Rifle Grenades," Captain H. Amann "Infantry in an Attack on a Position I. Preparation of the Attack," Lieutenant A. Morize "II.Execution of the Attack," Major de Reviers "The Machine Gun," Lieutenant A. Morize Condition is Very Good, Ex-Libris, covers clean, binding tight, pages starting to go off-white, bookplate and pocket on front endpapers.
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).
London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1989. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has mild edgewear, vendor label on front flap; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight bump to front top edge, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow highlighting throughout with some pencil and pen notation, including on the title page; ix, 257 pages.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922. Octavo; Good; navy blue spines with gilt text; no jackets; 4 volumes: vol. 1, pp 552; vol. 2, pp 578; vol. 3, 603; vol. 4, pp 536; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; blind-stamped illustration to front boards; some rubbing to edges and corners; water ring stain to front board of vol. 2; slightly bowed boards; text blocks have slightly age toned exterior edges; deckled edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; frontispieces with tissue guards; previous owner's name to ffep of vol. 1; interiors clean; illustrated with many maps; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Thornton Butterworth Ltd., 1939. First Edition. Octavo; pp 365; Good-; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has sunned spine; moderate rubbing wear with light white smudges to exterior; lightly curved boards; some wear to edges and corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; map to rear endpaper; good binding;.
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.
Washington DC: Chairman's Office, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, 1946. Octavo. VG/pamphlet (8-1/2x11" mimeographed pages stapled into a letter-size manila folder), 45pp. 1st edition; formerly U.S. Army War College library, transferred to Library of Congress and subsequently released as surplus. Cover is mostly clean aside from a slight pencil underlining of the title and a stamp of the library of U.S. Army War College; library markings, pencil/pen writing also noted on the front cover; binding is strong; manila file folder has several moisture exposure staining on the front, a purple stamp indicating it is a surplus - LOC duplicate, and a stamp from the library of the U.S. Army War College; black permanent pen marking horizontally across the back and front of the manila folder; textblock is age-toned but otherwise clean. library slip with check out card attached to the back of the manila folder.
Warsaw: 1904. First edition. Thin octavo in red hardcovers with gold letters on spine; VG CONDITION; moderate soiling and shelf wear on spine; ex-library stamp on ffep and title page; pencil inscription on back end page; paper heavily discolored, but not detrimental to reading; pp. 289 followed by index of names; in Polish; YR consignment. Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
Osnabruck: Munin Verlag GmbH. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/Fair; navy/white/green spines with black and gray text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, 1934-1939, pp 352 ; vol. 2, 1940-1941, pp 559 ; vol. 3, 1941-1943, pp 532 [1973, ISBN - 3921242177]; dust jackets show heavy wear to exterior; small chips to edges; cloths have sunned exteriors, mostly to spines; slight rubbing to edges; slight soiling to exteriors; text blocks have toning to exterior edges; slight toning to interior; vol. 1 has slightly cocked spine; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; stickers to ffeps; previous owner's name and stamp to ffeps; light ink; German text;.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1975. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 578 pages; VG/VG; spine white with blue and black letteringl dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has very mild wear to corners, tail of spine; interior clean; shelved Germany.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Large octavo; pp 576; VG-; blue slightly sun faded spines with gilt lettering; 2 volumes: vols. 1 & 2 OPNAV-P-03-100; cloths show minor wear to exterior and corners, boards have strong and intact; text blocks have slight ivory toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped to front pastedowns, otherwise interiors clean;.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1981. Second, revised edition. Octavo; pp 707; VG/VG-; Red spine with white and black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, light sunning to spine, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to edges; text block shows only slight wear to exterior edges, text pages unmarked;.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1975. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has vendor label on front, tear at rear bottom of flap fold, slight edgewear; Boards in grey paper with gold print, slight bump to rear bottom corner, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge and slight smudge to bottom edge, else clean and tight; xiii, 578 pages.
Washington, D.C. The Office of Air Force History, 1978. Four Volume Set; Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, Vol. III has bumping on top corners, Vol. IV has a small water damage on rear, apart from that, bindings strong; Textblocks have light wear on edges, Vol. IV has small damp staining on bottom edges, Vol. I has small damp staining on front hinges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. I pp 448, Vol. II pp 460, Vol. III pp 794, Vol. IV pp 617; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
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 under front counter.
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.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 304 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£4.95 net'; remnants of a torn bookplate to front pastedown; top edge of text block red; SIGNED by Len Deighton on title page, dated '15 Sept 1977'; shelved case 9.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1417 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; text block clean; interior clean; SIGNED by Gilbert on title page; shelved Churchill.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996. First Edition. Octavo, 622 pages; VG/VG; spine is pictorial (a sepia photograph of a nazi gathering) with white and brown text on a black stripe; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$30.00', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have a small blotch on the top edge; inscribed by the author on the half-title page; shelved Holocaust Studies.
Plantersvill: Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1935. Octavo; VG-/G-; light red spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar; head & tail edges of dj have fraying w/ some small tears; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; rubbed head & tail edges; exterior is quite clean with strong, intact panels; text block has darkened due to age; binding is tight & intact; pages are clean; inscription to previous owner by The National Rifle Association of America on ffep; pp 398.
Washington, DC: Military Intelligence Service, 1942. November 25,1942. VG+ Small octavo in light gray wraps with black text. No text on spine. Stamped "Received Nov. 30 1942 GNR, QI". Small closed tear on front cover, small creases to head of spine and small chip off of tail of spine. Light foxing to exterior of textblock and rear wrap. Light wear to corners. Shelved case #1.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2019. Limited Edition, #953/1000. Octavo, 428 pages; VG; bound in fine black genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; scratch to fore edge of text block; SIGNED on limitation page by Lynne Olson; Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved easton press.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 427 pages, VG/G+; black DJ, white and golden yellow lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, closed tears to edges of covers, light scratching mostly to back cover; non-archival tape to head, tail, corners, and fore-edge to back cover to interior of DJ; DJ protected by mylar; black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to text-block, mild age-toning to top, light age-toning to fore-edge, bottom clean; interior clean; shelved china.
Fort Sill, OK: The Field Artillery School, 1922. Thin Large Octavo; pp 26; Good; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with bookplate to front pastedown; few mild smudges to title page; ex-library circulation label to rear endpaper; interior clean; illustrated;.
Fort Sill, OK: The Field Artillery School, 1922. Thin Large Octavo; pp 26; Good-; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library circulation label to rear endpaper; chip to title page at tail edge; light smudges to first and last few pages; illustrated;.
Fort Sill, OK: The Field Artillery School, 1922. Thin Large Octavo; pp 26; Good; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with bookplate to front pastedown; ex-library circulation label to rear endpaper; light smudges to first and last few pages; illustrated;.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. Mixed. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; red, yellow and green spines with black texts; the 6 vols. are in uniform condition; Vols.1-3 & 5 are 1st editions, vols. 4 & 6 are Canadian 1st editions; dust jackets have moderate tears and smudges; boards have limited stains and bumping to the corners; paste downs and end papers are considerably tanned, fore edges are stained and slightly frayed; vol. 2 has a book plate to the front paste down; text blocks have stains to the edges otherwise pages are clean; 784p. (Vol.1); 751p. (Vol.2); 903p.(Vol.3); 1000p. (Vol.4); 749p. (Vol.5); 800p.(Vol.6).
London: Folio Society, 2000. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; volumes 4,5,6 only; brown slipcase; slipcase has split start to rear head and tail edges; mild wear to exterior; vol. 4, The Hinge of Fate, pp ; vol. 5, Closing the Ring, pp 623; vol. 6, Triumph and Tragedy, pp 658; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.