Warszawa: Pax/Archbishop's Documentation Center for Church Affairs, 1957/1953. CI, KTÓRZY PRZESZLI PRZEZ DACHAU (DUCHOWNI W DACHAU): Domagala, Jan, Warszawa: Pax, 1957 Octavo, 391 pages; G-;In original wraps, covered in aluminum foil; front gutter open.; Note taped to ffep, "From American Ambassador Lodge / Warszawa"; Book description taped to ffep; Some markings in blue ink, primarily check marks, mostly to the section on "Rzymsko-Katolicy" (Roman Catholics) and "Duchowni Innych Narodowošci" (Clergy of Other Nationalities); INDEX 1996 SACERDOTUM POLONORUM A GERMANIS AA.1939-1945 OCCISORUM / SPIS 1996 KSIĘŻY POLSKICH ZABITYCH W LATACH 1939-1945 PRZEZ NIEMCÓW (LIST OF 1996 POLISH PRIESTS KILLED IN 1939-1945 BY GERMANY): Wykonano w Arcybiskupim Ośrodku Dokumentacji dla Spraw Kościoła w Polsce w listopadzie 1953 r. w nakładzie 200 egzemplarzy (nr.3) (Made at the Archbishop's Documentation Center for Church Affairs in Poland in November 1953 with a circulation of 200 copies (No. 3)) Octavo, 67 leaves; G-; In original wraps, covered in aluminum foil; front gutter open; typed linguistic note in German/Polish taped to title page; nearly all names are marked with a blue ink checkmark, with some also marked with a pencil 'x';.
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USSR: c 1941-1945. A collection of 20 Russian medals from the WWII era housed in a shadowbox. The medals present include the following: Capture of Konigsberg; Medal for Valor; Medal for Combat Service; Defense of Kiev; Defense of Stalingrad; Victory over Japan; Victory over Germany; Defense of Odessa; Capture of Berlin; Defense of Moscow; Capture of Budapest; Defense of Caucasus; Defense of Sevastopol; Defense of Soviet Polar Region; Defense of Leningrad; Defense of Prague; Liberation of Warsaw; Liberation of Belgrad; Capture of Vienna; and Medal for Meritorious Labor during the Great Patriotic War. A copy of this inventory is included with the lot. Condition: Very Good. Medals and ribbons both show some signs of age (tarnish, some change of color in the ribbons0 but the imprints on the metal are still very sharp.
Large vertical poster mounted on a lightweight canvas depicts men in military uniforms beneath several flags in a tropical setting, at the top of the poster. At the bottom left corner of the poster is a man in uniform on a camel with another man at his side and in the other corner is a man in uniform on a horse with a man standing next to him. The text of the poster is in French. The heading above the top image reads: Republique Francaise Minister's De La Guerre and below the image reads: Troupes Coloniales/Avantages/ Assures Par La Loi/Aux Engages Et Rengages Des Troupes Coloniales. Header texts in blue, red and black. The remaining text is in black and red. Condition: Good to Good+. The poster’s edges have slight foxing. Otherwise the surface shows mild wear. The edges have slight wrinkles. Dimensions w 30 in x h 46 1/8 in.
Paris. Large horizontally oriented poster. Poster is mounted on a lightweight canvas. The image depicted is a nude man wearing a hat and belted sheath with a sword pointed at a large hawk on a greenish yellow background with dark beige edges. The man pulls a large flowing cloth of red, white and blue from the beak of the hawk with his other hand. Text above the illustration the text states: CREDIT LYONNAIS; and below reads: SOUSCRIVEZ AV 4e EMPRUNT NATIONAL. Condition: Good- to Good. Edges show wrinkling with some moisture staining at the top edge. Mild foxing to tail edge. Printed by Devambez, Paris. Visa 13.098. Dimensions w 48 in x h 34 in.
London: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee. Large wide horizontally oriented poster mounted on a lightweight canvas. Poster background is off-white. The text at the head of the poster in bold red text reads: REMEMBER THE LUSITANIA! The text at the bottom of the poster reads: ENLIST TO-DAY. The interior image has two columns and duplicates newspaper reports in black lettering regarding the Lusitania incident. This image has a red border and a red vertical rule at the center. Condition: Good- to Good. Some wrinkling and beige toning to the edges. Interior image shows mild toning with a small stain to the lower left side. Published by the Parliamentary Recruiting Committee, London. Poster No. 95. Printed by Roberts & Leete, London. Dimensions w 47.5 in x h 38 3/8 in.
White recruitment poster with red and blue text. The heading states: TELL THAT TO THE MARINES!/AT 24 EAST 23rd STREET. The central image is of a man wearing a blue business suit with a newspaper and a hat at his feet. The artist is James Montgomery Flagg. Condition: Good-. There are several tears to the poster's edges due to creases and folds. Small pin holes to the corners. The poster's colors are vivid with minimal discoloration. Dimensions w 30 in x h 40 in.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1949. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 372 pages; VG/G+; in blue and brown dust jacket, blue and brown spine with white titling; mild rubbing and wear, particularly to spine, including chips missing to head and tail of spine, tear along lower rear hinge; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; Inscribed on the ffep by Elizabeth Bowen, "Rachel MacKenzie / on her birthday / with my good wishes / from Elizabeth Bowen / Dec. 2nd 1950"; JM consignment;. Case 3.
A signed and numbered print titled “North American B-25B Mitchell.” The printed note below the title reads: “Taking off from the deck of U.S.S. Hornet to attack Tokyo, 18th April 1942.” The scene depicted is the launch of the Doolittle Raid, a United States Air Force attack against four major Japanese cities during World War II. All but one of the planes involved in the attack crashed in China, and several men were killed or captured. However, the mission proved that Japan was vulnerable to air attack from the United States military, and therefore meaningfully boosted American morale. The print is signed by then-Lt. General James H. Doolittle (1896-1993), who planned the attack and flew one of the sixteen B-25B medium bombers involved. Doolittle advanced two grades--from lieutenant colonel to brigadier general--as a result of his leadership in the attack, and also received numerous honors from the United States and several of its allies. Most notably, he received the Medal of Honor from President Roosevelt. In 1985, twenty-six years after he retired from the U.S. Air Force, Doolittle was advanced to the grade of full general. The print is also signed by the artist, John Young, who is known for his depictions of aviation scenes. It is dated 1978. The edition number is 705/850, written in pencil in the lower left corner. The print is matted and framed. Condition: Excellent. Slight scratching to frame and glass. Not examined outside of frame. Dimensions in frame w 22 in x h 20 in.
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.
1944. This 1944 volume was jointly published by the U.S. Army and Navy, to provide American soldiers with a guide to the uniforms of enemy soldiers.It is heavily illustrated in full color, and each page is dated with a month and year to indicate the currency of the information given. Condition: Good only. The cover has become detached, though it is still present, and the cloth binding shows some evidence of wear. The pages show some age toning and, on the first page, age spots, but the text block is free of markings. Dimensions w 10 5/8 in x h 6.5 in.
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: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 312 pages; VG/G+; in blue and orange dust jacket, blue and orange spine with black and white titling; mild rubbing and wear, chip missing at head of spine, sun-fading and scratching to spine; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; Inscribed on the ffep by Lore Segal, "To Rachel / who imposed much / of the order of this book / affectionately / Lore" JM consignment; Case 3.
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: 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.
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.
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.
Berlin: Junter und Dunnhaupt Verlag, 1938. Octavo; pp 96; Fair/paperback; ivory/gray spine with black text; covers have noticeable foxing to exterior; some chips to edges; moderate wear to fore edges and joints; faux dj; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; slight foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in German;.
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.
Warszawa: Pax, 1957. First Edition. Folio, 319 pages; VG/G+; 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].
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 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;.
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.
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.