London: Herbert Jenkins Ltd., 1956. First. Octavo; G-/G-; Grayish blue spine with black text; Dust jacket has frayed edges, two 0.5 inch closed tears at back top edge, rubbed exterior and corners, covered in mylar; Boards are lightly sunned with slightly rubbed corners; Textblock is age toned with foxing on exterior edges and first & last few pages; pp 237.
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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;.
Leicestershire, UK: Lorenz Books/Anness Publishing Ltd, 2011. Quarto; pp 256; VG/VG; blue/white spine with red text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; light wear to corners; cloth is clean; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
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.
London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1954. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 187; G/G-; green spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; some wear to edges and corners; price clipped front flap; cloth has only light wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior has light foxing sprinkled throughout; illustrated;.
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 case 9.
Tokyo, Japan: Bunrin-Do, Co., Ltd., 1982. Koku-Fan Illustrated Special. Oblong 8vo. VG+/VG. In slipcase. Black boards with silver text on spine. Dustjacket is gray with black and white text (English and Japanese). DJ spine is same. Slipcase is gray with white english text and black area with white and gray text in Japanese; slipcase spine is same. Boards show light shelfwear along edges and at corners. DJ shows very light shelfwear along edges. Slipcase shows some wear at edges and corners and in VG condition. Interior text in English and Japanese. Many b&w photos and color illustrations. 271pp. Shelve Front Table.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2014. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with white & gold text; Dust jacket is covered w/ mylar and has very slightly sunned exteriors; overall dj is clean & intact; Boards have slight shelf wear, very clean and strong panels; Text block is clean with tightly bound pages; pp 785.
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 book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York; New Haven: Metropolitan Museum of Art; Yale University Press, 2006. First Edition. Quarto, 307 pages; VG/VG-; spine steel blue with black and blue lettering; dust jacket has a small tear along front hinge at tail of spine; slight rubbing and wear; text block clean; interior clean; shelved front table.
Staplehurst: Spellmount, 2000. Octavo; VG-/G+; Black spine with white text; Dustjacket has some wrinkles along its top edges, spine has a few tiny tears at its top edge (DJ's edge wear otherwise very light), front has a thin, shallow surface scratch across it (doesn't go through material), otherwise DJ has very light surface rubbing and a light crease at bottom of front cover, all DJ text and graphics very clear; Boards straight and strong, front board bumped in upper right corner (some light surface creases visible here), front board's lower right corner slightly bumped, book's binding is strong; Textblock interior clean; 580 pp.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1961. Octavo; pp 280; G/Fair; grayish tan spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior, some chipping to edges, sunning to spine, mylar covering; cloth has sun fading to exterior, slight wear to edges; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, previous owner's embossed stamp to ffep, deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, Undated circa 1916. Large Octavo; G+/No DJ; Brown paper covered boards with tan cloth spine; Cream paper labels with black titles; small corner of spine label torn off; remains of removed label adhesive at bottom of spine; Corners bumped and worn through; clean text block with deckled fore edge; Slightly cocked; Pencil date of Jan 27, 1919 on front free endpaper.
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;.
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1992. Octavo: VG/VG: Gray spine with white text: DJ is in good condition with minimal shelfwear, else clean: Boards are strong and clean with very light umping of tail of spine, binding is tight: Textblock has light foxing, otherwise clean, front free page is inscribed by the author to fellow author William R. Corson, otherwise pages are free of markings, folds or tears: 398 pp.
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: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1932. first edition. Octavo; G/G-; Off-white/black spine with black text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; head & tail edges of dj has small tears and slight fraying; spine is moderately sunned; cloth is clean with slight wear due to handling; lightly sunned head edge; panels are strong, clean & intact; text block shows slight wear & minor toning at edges due to age; previous owner's name on ffep; otherwise pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 690.
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.
London: Percival Marshall & Company Ltd., 1955. Large Octavo; pp 283; Good+; dark blue/burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; little wear to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; profusely illustrated; good binding;.
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;.