London, England: W.H. Allen & Co., 1885. First. Octavo; G- hardcover; Brownish spine with gold text; Boards strong, age-worn, with shelfwear and edgewear, front cover faded considerably more than back cover, front cover -brown-ish red, back cover - red, spine - brown, front cover center lighter shade of red with several splotchy marks that are likely water stains, top and fore edges darker, tail and spine edge artwork intact, rubbing at corners, chipping at both ends of spine, small gouge in spine, whorl-like stain patterns along spine, back cover illustrations' black gilt worn away entirely, fabric worn unevenly; Textblock darkened with age otherwise clean,fold-out map between pages 318-319, front hinge cracked, cracking along rear hinge, spine cracked, loose signatures, some separating - even partly detached. foxing along the first few and the last few pages of textblock, back hinge cracked, pastedown torn in hinged tears, webbing exposed, fore edges deckled, light staining along tail edge especially at the corner; pp 434.
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London: Hollis & Carter, 1960. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Orange spine with white text; Dustjacket is in protective plastic cover, DJ is age toned and has some edge wear incl. tiny chips and creases at edges of spine and at some folds, DJ has some rubbing of darker colors, covers and spine have occasional small spot or scuff, there is a thin and faint damp stain vertically along the left edge of front cover, inside flaps have a little bit of foxing at their top edges; Boards are straight and strong, spine very subtly cocked, boards have minor edge wear, back board has two very small surface scuffs, pastedowns are age toned, front pastedown has a very little bit of foxing, binding strong; Textblock age toned, textblock edges have a fair amount of foxing/brown age spots, front end paper has former owner's name sticker in upper right corner, book's first and last few pages have foxing, interior clean; 212 pp.
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.
London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 306; G; sunned blue spine with silver text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth shows modest sunning to front and rear; sunned spine; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; partial cracking to front hinge; frontispiece; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear;.
Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 1964. Octavo; VG; softcover; orange and grey spine, white black and orange lettering; covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, price cut; text block age toned, erased penciling on title page; First Edition; shelved in aisle 8; xii, 80pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1935. First. VG-/VG-; Tan with black text; DJ G with partial plastic cover; Slight edge wear; Lower left corner of DJ front fly leaf has 2" triangular cut; Boards good but binding tape discolored; Slight age yellowing of text; previous owner's name on front leaf; bound map on last page has left impresion on last 20 pages; 207 pp. w/map.
New York: The Century Co., 1907. Reprinted. Octavo; G/no-DJ; red spines with gilt text; 4 volumes: vol. 1, pp 336; vol. 2, pp 318; vol. 3, Memoirs of pp 307; vol. 4, pp 326; cloths show moderate wear to exteriors, showing light rubbing to exteriors; some soiling to spines; some rubbing to corners; text blocks have top edges gilt; deckled fore edges; minor chips to few pages; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors have some foxing to few pages; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Bloomsbury Publishing Limited, 1992. First. Octavo; VG/VG ; Blue spine with gold and white text; DJ has slight self wear and 1/4" tea on top front by spine; Book cover and text block are fine and with no markings or discoloration; pp. 176. Author's account of Royal Air Force career and combat engagement in The Gulf War.
Italy: Stars and Stripes Mediterranean, 1945. Reprint. Octavo; good+/wraps; black and white mix on illustrated spine with no text; tan titles on illustrated front panel; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning and foxing; readers' wear; minor chipping; 118 pp.; else very good. Shelved in Netdesk office, in FS box.
Washington: The Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1978. Octavo; G+; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; 2 volumes: vol. 1, The Final Report and A Tactical History, pp 448; vol. 2, Early Concepts of Military Aviation, pp 460; cloths have only mild wear to corners; strong, clean boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated;.
Albert F. Simpson Historical Research Center and Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1982. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Beige 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; small tear at fore edge of pp vi; pp 841. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. first edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; yellow spine with black text; cloth is covered w/custom dust jacket which has mylar cover; exterior shows some light rubbing & scratches; spine is sunned; panels are otherwise clean w/ intact & stable panels; text block has foxing on exterior edges; all pages are fully bound & intact; deckled fore edge; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 373.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 313; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows some moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; damp staining toward tail edges; chips to spine head edge; strong boards; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; noticeable foxing to endpaper toward edges; few chips to fore edge of rear endpaper; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; some staining to front gutter at front endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, U.S. Army, 1968. First Printing. Octavo; pp 523; G+; dark green/red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; small stain to tail spine edge; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; text pages clean; illustrated; maps in pouch at rear pastedown; 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.
Atlanta, GA: National Publishing Company, 1870. First Edition. Octavo, 732 pages; G-; quarter bound in brown leather, paneled spine has gilt lettering and tooling; binding has heavy wear along the top and bottom edges, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners, both boards have heavy rubbing, with moderate cracking on the front cover, has cracking and creasing along the sides of the spine; pages have heavy age toning, have minor detachment in the first several pages, have dust build up and blotching along the edges of the text block, has regular creasing and dog-earing; contains 3 fold out maps and 10 full page maps; marbled endpapers; shelved case 1.
Dahlgren, VA: Naval Surface Weapons Center, 1978. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 189; VG-; dark blue spine with gilt text to cobalt blue bar; no jacket; cloth has mild sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated;.
New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 319; VG-/VG; blue spine with yellow and red text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; lightly toned flaps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block edges have slight toning; deckled fore edge; interior clean; inscribed by author.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1985. first printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has clean, strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight wear due to handling with clean pages and tight binding; pp 429.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2010. reprinted. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; 2 volumes; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have minimal wear on exteriors which are very clean and panels are strong & solid; Text blocks have very slight shelf wear with clena pages and tight bindings; pp 1431. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
[Washington, D.C.?]: [Publisher Not Identified], . First Edition. Thin Octavo, 16 pages; G; 3/4 bound in brown calf, marbled boards and endpapers; some rubbing to binding; lacking title page and map; ex-Columbia Historical Society library, with their stamps to interior and sticker to front board, bookplate to front pastedown; first page with some period writing; extremely scarce in any condition; HSDC consignment; shelved case 9 3/4.
London, Great Britain: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. UK Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. smooth glossy black wraps background with bold red title and publisher around smaller pictorial square and light orange authors. neat, lightly handled extremities. textblock clear and excellent, with a mid-volume gallery of color images and photographs on glossy white stock, between clear and excellent ivory textblock. 215 pp. ISBN# 0007107722.
Charleston, WV: Pictorial Publishing Co., Inc., 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 148; G/G; pink spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows very light foxing to front; some foxing inside dj; cloth has mild shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges and ffep; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
London: Leo Cooper, 1972. Octavo; VG/VG; Thin White spine with black text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket, minimal shelf wear, price clipping to front flap, no tears; Boards have light bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has foxing to fore edge, previous owner's name in writing on front free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 121.
London: The Bodley Head, 2012. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Off-white spine with black & red text; dust jacket is clean with very little wear, intact & undamaged; dj is covered with mylar; boards are clean with strong & sturdy panels; text block has very slight wear due to handling, but overall clean with tight binding; pp 610.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, January, 1919. US Printing. small 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. lightly yellowed from exposure, medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gold titling between decorative gilt striping. lightly abraded, faintly nicked off tint along both boards. prior owner address label on left fep, some toning to fep with b/w erotic pictorial plates tipped in on ffep. frontispiece and 24 b/w illustrations. grayish shadow to each outer edges. 232 pp.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1928. Armed Services Edition. Duo Decimo; VG-/Wraps; Faded black and red spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear and age to covers, fading along surfaces, crease along the spine, faded spine, fraying around sides and edges, front cover slightly loose; Binding cocked but intact, large staple mark indent at end page; Age toning to text block exterior and within pages, text block clean; 253 pp Shelve in E15's Ephemera Box #5.
Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1962. Text entirely in German. Octavo; VG/G; Cream spine with black text; DJ has 1.5" open tears on both edges of spine, 1" closed tear on head, slight surface scuffing; Boards strong, minor rubbing and discoloration on ends of spine; Textblock has small sticker on front end paper, otherwise clean; 342pp.
Maxwell Air Force Base, AL: Air University Press, 1997. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red, blue, light purple and yellow spine with orange plate and black text: Covers have general shelfwear, slight bumping to upper corner and minor on textblock, bumping to tail of spine: Textblock has small smudge at exterior corner of tail and fore edges, pages clean and unmarked: 650 pp.
Kansas City: The Haver-Glover Laboratories, 1935. Octavo; VG/hardcover without jacket; brown spine with gold text; boards have severe shelf-wear with stains and scratches; spine is faded and text on the spine is blurred, front and rear gutters are damaged but boards are in tact; fore edges are discolored otherwise text block is clean and legible; 620p.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson / The Orion Publishing Group Ltd, 2005. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Ivory spine with dark green & red text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has lightly sunned exterior with minor wear on edges, some light rubbing on rear but otherwise intact; Cloth is clean with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight wear on exterior with clean pages and tight binding; pp 574.
Toronto, ON, Canada: CANAV Books, 2007. First Edition. Inscribed on half-title page: "All the best! Larry Milberry 2007," ; Quarto; VG/VG; Green pictorial spine with white and gray text; Unclipped DJ is clean and protected in Mylar; Gray pictorial boards are clean, endpapers clean, spine tight; Textblock clean and unmarked. pp 320. ISBN: 0921022182.
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.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1959. Octavo; pp 418; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; light spots to front; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; maps in pouch adhered to rear pastedown; inscribed by author;.
Xlibris, 2012. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, blue and white with white and black print; Cover has mild creasing and edgewear, bump to front lower outside corner, otherwise clean and bright; Textblock has name and annotation in ink on half-title page, mild amount of notations in ink on pages 330-407, otherwise clean and tight; 765 pages.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1987. 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 age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 494.
London: The Imperial War Museum, 1997. Reprint Edition. Octavo; VG+/VG+; red spine, black lettering; all volumes' protected by paper and BroDart cover; all volumes' boards very slightly bowed, minor edgewear; all volumes' text blocks clean; Volume 1 - 1870423305; Volume 2 - 1870423313; Volume 3 - 190162305X; Volume 4 - 1901623068; 4 volumes. shelved in aisle 8 in Rockville shop. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates] eb/nd.
London: Eyre and Spotiswooode, 1907. Octavo in cloth. Fair condition. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Gutter cracked in area of page 144. Book contains numerous black and white photos. Gilt textblock. Foxing. Light water damage on rear board. Green paint stains on ffep. Former owners bookplate on inside of front cover. 317pp.
Franfurt am Main: Bernard & Graefe Verlag fur Wehrwesen, 1968. Octavo; pp 300; G/G-; ivory spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, mostly toward edges; slight chips to edges; cloth clean; slightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; sticker to ffep; interior clean; illustrated with charts and tables; German text;.