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.
Cythere [i.e. Paris]: [Cazin], 1782. 18mos., 184, 156, 140 pages, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary brown tree calf, spines gilt with burgundy labels and gilt lettering, black circles with gilt numbering; Three volumes bound as two; 13 1/2 x 9 cm; second volume rebacked with the original spine preserved; gilt roll to edges of boards, board edges; marbled endpapers; with engraved frontispiece and twelve erotic plates, as called-for, two of the plates bound in as frontispieces for parts two and three; some occasional foxing and spotting throughout, including plates; with three title and three half-titles pages; title pages state 'Cythere 1782', but presumed Paris, Cazin, circa 1800; text in French; IT consignment; shelved case 3.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1952. First UK Edition, Third Impression. Octavo; VG-/No jacket; Blue cloth boards and spine with red lettering; 127 pp; INSCRIBED by Hemingway on the ffep: "To Lew and [...] Parsons with sincere good wishes from their friend, Ernest Hemingway. Havana Cuba 1953" Book has some wear along the edges; bumping to corners and spine edges; Pages are age toned; Two newspaper photos of Hemingway have been tipped in on the half-title page, and Paris Review article is tipped in on the rear end paper; Lew and Marion Parson's bookplate on the front paste down as well as a small sticker from La Casa Belga bookstore in Habana, Cuba. Shelved in case 2.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. First Edition, First Printing. VG/VG; pp 266; White and Blue spine with Red, Blue and White text; Blue boards, Black spine with Gilt text; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, age toned with notable shelf ware: rubbing and/or chipping along corners, spine and edges. Some scuffing to the boards, one tear [1/8"]to upper edge of spine, corners bumped. Text block is toned but free of marking. Book has been SIGNED by Kennedy on the front free end paper.
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: Harper & Brothers, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 91 pages; VG/G+; dust jacket beige, with spine sun-faded beige, black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.00'; dust jacket has some mild chipping, as well as both closed and open small tears; small culacino to lower edge of front cover of dust jacket; SIGNED flat on ffep by Millay; first printing with publisher's 'I-I'; with letter postmarked Sep. 10 1941, discussing in part Edna's enclosed letter [not present] and "I hope she will be well enough soon to write you herself"; shelved case 0.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1953. First Edition. 8vo., 435 pp., VG-/G; blue DJ, spine age-toned green, yellow lettering to black title blocks; moderate wear to DJ: closed and open tears to edges, chipping to head and tail, material loss to corners of front cover, open tearing affects lettering to front cover; "$6.00" stamped to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, small gold lettering: mild wear to boards, bumping to head and tail, light mottling to spine (gold lettering faded yet legible); wear to text-block, age-toning/light foxing to top; interior clean; PRESENTATION COPY to Honorable John F. Floberg, Asst. Secretary of the Navy (Air) SIGNED by Morison and John B. Heffernan, Director of Naval History to presentation label affixed to front paste-down; "John F. Floberg" ex-libris book labels to front and back paste-downs; black-and-white fold-out map to end of volume; shelved Case 1.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1944. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 474 pages; VG/G; spine red with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; dust jacket has chipping to all edges, cracking to spine hinges, middle of spine, flap hinges; SIGNED flap on ffep by Ernie Pyle; previous owners info on front pastedown; stated first printing; boards have some mild rubbing and fraying to head and tail of spine; shelved case 1.
Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 741 pages, VG/VG; DJ, teal spine, beige and white text: minimal wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; teal faux-cloth paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, boards somewhat shaken, casing and binding intact; very mild wear to text-block; interior clean; shelved above Business.
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].