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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.
London: Nicholson & Watson, 1938. First. Octavo; G/G- with plastic cover; Off white spine with black text; DJ has considerable shelf wear and paper tears on top spine, DJ chipped with 1" tear and 1" trapezoidal tear on DJ front bottom; Slight bumping of boards otherwise good; front and rear paste downs have major discoloration; AES; Text edging has age discorloration and minor foxing; text age colored; pp. 332.
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.
New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2006. First U.S. Edition. Small quarto; VG/VG; black spine with white text; jacket has minor rubbing, small tear in front upper corner; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning to exterior, spotting on fore edge, rubbing on half title page, otherwise clean; pp 256.
New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2007. Reprint Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine, white lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, some edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light tearing on rear fore edge, protected by Brodart; boards strong, some bowing, some edgewear, light bumping on edges, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edge; text block has minor soiling on exterior head edge; 256pp.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1960. Octavo; pp 651; VG-; burgundy spine with gilt text with black ruled lines; no jacket; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; light pencil; previous owner's name to ffep; blurb slip of author tipped in at half title page; pouch adhered to to rear pastedown with newspaper clippings; illustrated;.
Bombay: Popular Prakashan Private Ltd, 1993. First edition. Octavo; pp 251; VG-/G+; rust spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine, minor rubbing to edges, price sticker to front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
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.
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: 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.
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.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1965. reprint edition. VG-. 8vo in green cloth, title on spine in gilt on black label. Agetoning to spine and front board, bottom fore corner bumped, light general wear to boards otherwise. Remainder mark and rubbing to bottom edge of textblock. 432 pp. Shelved INTERNATIONAL RELTAIONS.
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 / St. Louis / San Francisco: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976. First Edition. VG+/VG+ Octavo in black cloth with silver text on spine, DJ off-white with green and gray text. Minor shelfwear; boards bumped and nicked at corners, head and tail of spine. DJ slightly rubbed [now in mylar]. Remainder stamp on title page. Interior clean and bright, binding solid. Shelved Vietnam.
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.
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: Uniform Press Ltd, 2015. Large Octavo; pp 244; VG/G; dark green spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; slight cracking to gutter at half title page; profusely illustrated.
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.