North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1958. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Spine is dark blue with gold and silver text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some pencil, content is clear; pp 277.
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1993. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; cream spine with blue text; jacket has slight creasing along front tail edge, small closed tear on back tail edge; boards are strong and clean, small bump on back tail edge; textblock has a few small stains around edges, otherwise clean; pp 656; signed by author on title page.
Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007. First Edition. Octavos: VG/no-DJs hardcover: Black and blue spines with white and blue text: 5 volume complete set: Boards are all strong and clean, light shelfwear, bindings solid, Vol I has large bump to bottom corner: Textblock exteriors clean, pages clean and unmarked: First Edition: Vol I- 322; Vol II- 366 pp; Vol III- 332 pp; Vol IV- 376 pp; Vol V- 310 pp.
Rome: The International Publishing Service, 1955. Quarto; pp 176; G; Dark green spine without text; cloth has shaken spine with binding detaching from spine, rubbing and fraying to corners and edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, light shadow toning to first and last few pages; interior unmarked;.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: 1-TV Underwater: Silver Springs, Florida, April 15, 1956; 2-Barnhart Dam: U.S.-Canada Border, June 3, 1956; 3-Western Plains: Laramie, WY, Sept. 16, 1956; 4-Guided Missiles: White Sands, NM, March 3, 1957; 5- The Immigration Patrol Story on the California-Mexico Border, April 28, 1957; & 6-Marine Assault: Quantico, VA, May 12, 1957; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with minor scratches and rubbing as well as slight white smudges on exterior of panels and lightly rubbed edges and corners but otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age with light foxing on some first pages however bindings are tight with fully bound pages.
Uckfield, England: The Naval & Military Press Ltd., 1897. Facsimile Reprint. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. olive glossy wraps spine with center black title and b/w publisher logo segment at tail. smooth-spine with partially illustrated covers. bright white textblock interior, facsimile reprint of the original textblock. neat blank edges all sides. 290 pp. ISBN# 11845741129.
Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Company, 1927. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in maroon cloth, black lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, light bumping on edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, gutter visible between pages 64 and 65, very occasional light soiling; shelved in aisle 8; 123pp.
Wiltshire, UK: The Crowood Press, 2007. First Edition. Small Quarto; VG/VG; army green and powder blue spines with white and beige text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Great Britain and Germany, pp 272 [ISBN 9781861269126]; vol. 2, USSR, USA, Japan, France, Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy and Hungary, pp 269 [ISBN 9781861269393]; dust jackets show mild wear to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths have minimal wear to exteriors; strong, intact panels; text blocks clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
n.p. Government Printing Office, 1904. Octavo; pp 410; Fair/no-DJ; sunned brown spine with gilt text; gilt illustration to front; green cloth shows some soiling to exterior; chips to spine edges; noticeable fraying wear to edges; sun browned rear panel; text block has age toned exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated; cracking to front gutter; light foxing to rear pastedown.
London, New York: Batsford, Hippocrene Books, 1979. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG price-clipped dust jacket. Pale blue spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear and age-toning to dust jacket. Owner emboss to half-title page. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 181pp.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1976. First edition. Octavo; pp 251; VG/VG-; Sun faded beige spine with red exterior, black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor wear to edges, sunning to spine; cloth has slight wear to edges, clean exterior; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1974. Octavo; pp 401; VG-/G; Yellow spine with red/black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing and sunning to exterior, slight wear to edges; cloth has very slight sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Klagenfurt: Neuen Kaiser Verlag, 1994. Octavo; pp 892; VG-/Fair; white spine with red text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; slight foxing to rear; minor chips to edges; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has few spots to exterior tail edge; interior clean; German text;.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1990. reprint. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has slightly sunned exterior which is otherwise clean and panels are strong; Text block shows only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 697.
Washington: Naval Sea Systems Command (SEA 55N), 1984. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Dark blue spines with gold text; 2 volume set; Boards have very slight shelf wear, lightly sunned spines with light smudges on exteriors, otherwise strong; Text block has overall ivory toning and unmarked; pp 1221. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York, NY: Tudor Publishing Company, 1935. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark red clothbound HB with darkened gilt titling, hard to discren but centered beneath head and publisher just above foot. some surfacewear and impressions to both outer boards, corners bumped. hinge area is browned, a split reveals the binding where slit. right fep has affixed silver bookplate. full cracked rear hinge with some toning. color frontispiece faces title page, contains 4 additional illustrations. dark cherry red tinted head-edge with few minor flaws. as is. 321 pp.
Philadelphia: The Master Mechanics and Foremen's Association , and the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard Development Association, 1951. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine without text; Boards are slightly sunned and rubbed on exterior, more so on rear with rubbing wear at corners, panels are otherwise clean and strong; previous owner's name printed on front; Text block is lightly ivory toned with light foxing on first & last few pages and previous owner's label on pastedowns, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 128.
New York: New York University Press, 1991. First Edition. Octavo, 449 pages; VG/VG; spine is blue with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; inscribed by the author on the half title page; shelved in General Military.
Buchanan, MI: Robert and Amelia Krauss, Editors, 2009. Second Edition. Large Octavo; pp 370; VG/VG-; black spine with red text; dust jacket has lightly rubbed exterior; mild dings to edges; cloth generally clean; shows light toning to tail edge; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; personal inscription to previous owner; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
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: Sheldon and Goodrich, 1816. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; spine brown w/maroon label and gold text, moderate wear for the age, fading, cracking and fraying, creases, boards firm, some fraying and fading on the outside cover, foxing inside w/word written by by previous owner on inside front, slight chipping at corners otherwise good; binding has slight separation from hinges, otherwise quite well intact; pages has fading and foxing throughout due to age, prev owner signed free front page, foldout map that was taped quite some time ago for preservation, and another insert missing portion of top of page; creases and folding attributed with age, otherwise in good condition. 356pp.
International Book Society, 1966. Quarto; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, fading to spines, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight, ribbon markers; CONTENTS: Vol. 1. Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, 1300 B.C/1650 A.D., From Ramses to Vauban (529 pages, illustrated) — Vol. 2. The Modern Ages, 1700 to Our Times, From Peter the Great to Eisenhower, Soldiers of Cannons, Tanks, and Planes (543 pages, illustrated). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2000. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with yellow print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, slight tear at top of spine; Text block has inked out library stamp on title page, else clean and tight; 75 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color).
London: Leo Cooper, 1993. First. Octavo; VG-/VG with plastic cover; Spine is white with black text; DJ has minor shelf wear but otherwise VG; Boards are solid and clean except for minor bumping and small 3/4" crease on back cover; Edges and text block are clean; pp. 273. This is Leach's autobiography chronicling his 45 year naval career from his days as a pre-World War II Naval Cadet to his eventual rise to Admiral of the Fleet; He was an accomplished ship commander as well as a skilled player in the highest reaches of Britain's defense community.
New York: HarperCollins, Publishers, Inc., 1992. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Gray/blue/red spine with blue text; Dust jacket has mylar cover, price clipped front flap w/age toning around edges; exterior otherwise is unmarked; Cloth spine with paper boards are strong with intact, stable panels; text block is lightly ivory toned, mostly around edges with strong, secure binding; slightly handled w/little wear; pp 672.
Barcelona and Madrid: Lunwerg Editores, 2003. Small Quarto; pp 189; VG-/paperback; grayish tan spine with black and red text; covers shows slight wear to exterior; mild edge wear; intact panels; faux flaps; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; Spanish text; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: Greenberg, Publishers, 1949. 10mo; pp 233; G/Fair; sunned yellow spine with dark green text; dust jacket shows some chipping to edges; slight soiling to exterior; cloth has light sunning to spine; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, n.d. [c. 1916]. First American Edition. Thin octavo, 31 pages, G+; purple cloth boards, no lettering to spine, gilt lettering and gilt floral border/motif to front board: spine age-toned brown, nick with material loss to middle of spine, bumping/fraying to head and tail; slight bumping/fraying with material loss to corners; buckling to cloth on front and back boards; age-toned to text-block, slight chipping to deckle edges; mild age-toning to leaves, text legible; moderate rectangle of age-toning to title page from tissue guard protecting frontispiece; INSCRIBED "Alice from Shane / 1917" to ffep; shelved Case 0.
Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1983. Octavo; pp 215; VG/VG-; orange spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, sunned spine, minor wear to edges; cloth has very slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Octavo; pp 540; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to spine; minor wear to corners and spine edges; smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece.
Washington: Department of the Army, 1955. Octavo; VG; hardcover, no dust jacket; black spine with gold text; boards are severely stained but are strong; ex library with label removed from spine and erased class mark on the title page; paste downs and end papers are extremely age toned, pages have creases to the top and are slightly tanned but clean; 278p.
New York: Pergamon Press, 1980. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in red-orange cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, pen mark on front, penned signature on front end paper; text block age toned, occasional indents on fore edge, occasional minor soiling, minor soiling on exterior fore edge; viii, 210pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. First English Language Edition. First English Language Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text and red illustrations; DJ has wear, open tear on spine to rear; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has previous bookstore's stamp on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 275.
Kessinger Publs. 2009. facsimile reprint of second edition. thick octavo in glossy white and navy blue hardcovers with black letters; VG; boards, paper and text in good condition; tight print; facsimile reprint of the second edition published in London in 1848; pp. 460; shelved in Biographies section.
Washington, D.C. The Veterans Administration, 1980. Reprinted. Small Quarto; G/paperback; white comb spine; covers have lightly soiled exterior, mostly to rear; small chip to rear cover fore corner; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior has age darkened edges; illustrated with tables and charts; errata details laid in at rear;.