Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 1998. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with pale yellow/off white text: Covers have general shelfwear, some scuff marks, slight fraying to corners, original price sticker on back, binding cocked: Textblock has some light dust staining to exterior, pages clean and unmarked: 96 pp.
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Hamburg: Niemann Verlag, 2004. Quarto and Octavo: Octavo paperback [vol. 1] and Tall HB cloth [vol. 2]; VG-; ivory and blue spines with yellow text; exteriors show slightly sunned spines; mild smudges to panels; intact panels; HB has slight cocked spine; text blocks show light soiling to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; text in German and English; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington, DC: Robnor Publishing, LLC, 2010. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark gray glossy DJ spine with orange script, small white subtitling and gray publisher at tail. ombre coloring in dark yellow to gray shades illustrate the DJ jacket front and rear, with images and overlay tilting and text. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. dark blue leatherette HB with stamped gold titling, sturdy boards, sharply cornered. pages 113-136 are a glossy b/w and color photograph and image gallery. tightly bound between crisp white textblock sheets. neat edges, all sides. 252 pp. ISBN# 9780977619221.
Harrisburg, PA: The Military Service Publishing Company, 1952. First. Octavo; VG-/VG- with mylar cover. Spine is red with light blue photo and black text. DJ has minor shelf wear with small nick on top left of front and pen stroke through price on inside front cover; Boards strong but with some shaking; edges and text have moderate aging but otherwise good; text block is free from markings; pp. 230 Early history of the "strategic diplomacy" practiced among the Allies in preparation and conduct of D-Day, June 6, 1944.
London: 1881. Two large folios in quarter black leather and three-quarter brown cloth boards, both volumes are VG-/No DJ. The following characterizes both volumes, some shelfwear, minor bowing of boards, some age-toning to interior, some dampstaining to margins--primarily affecting endpapers. Gutter of Volume One cracked at printer's blank page immediately preceding frontispiece. A truly scarce and very good copy of this handsome two-volume set. " A Record of the Dress, Arms, Customs, Arts and Science of the Highlanders...." C.N. McIntyre North is listed on the title page as Chief of the Club of True Highlanders. Includes all 70 full-page plates. [Spines are black leather with five raised bands, a red text box, and gilt text. Shelved in upstairs office, on shelf next to printer. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions].
Alexandria: O'Donnell Publications, 2010. third edition. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Orange spine with black text; Boards have very slightly sunned and lightly rubbed exterior, but otherwise are clean and panels are strong; Text block shows only slight wear due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 616. Signed by Michael J. O'Donnell. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc, 1983. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Burgundy spine with cream text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, sunned spine edge, minor rubbing to jacket surfaces, slight wear and small chipping to front edge of jacket; Boards are strong and clean, minor blemish on rear board cover; Binding tight; Text block clean; 172 pp.
College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG-/VG; Ex-Library; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with silver print, slight spotting, slight wear to front outside corners and spine tail; Textblock has library stamp on top edge and front endpaper, endpapers torn from affixed mylar dust jacket, text clean and tight; 282 pages.
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1922, June. 1st. VG+8to in tan cloth, stained and use-worn.No DJ. Title on spine in faded gilt on red and black. Corners bumped, spine abraded on edges. Textblock and endpapers foxed, interior pages and photos clean, flat and bright.Minimal underlining. Owner's name on fep. 513 pgs. An overview of coastal artillery, related fortifications,and supply as of 1922, with some history of American coastal weapons.shelve in locked case.
New Delhi: Palit & Palit, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 344; G+/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has chips to corners; light soiling to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows lightly soiled exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; previous bookshop's small label to verso of ffep;.
New York: St. Martin's Press, Inc., 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 289; VG-/G; light gray spine with red and black text; dust jacket light sunning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has very mild wear to exterior; strong, sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning toward edges; illustrated; lightly toned interior;.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934. first. Octavo; G+/G-; blue/off-white/yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has some tears at spine edges & fore corners; tape covering dj before mylar; light pencil on rear dj flap; rear, spine & fore edges of dj has age toned slightly w/some rubbing; price clipped front flap; cloth is rubbed slightly along edges, exterior shows general shelf wear; panels are intact and stable; text block has darkened due to age with deckled fore edge; text pages are unmarked with good binding; pp 477.
Harrisburg: The Military Service Publishing Company, 1948. Octavo; G/G; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows small chips and frays along edges; tears at head spine edge; spine is slightly sunned; cloth is clean w/ light wear on spine, otherwise clean exterior & strong panels; other than light age toning, text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 380.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1931. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Yellow spines with black text; 2 volumes; volumes are encased in slipcase which has some rubbing at corners & slight age toning on rear, some fraying at edge opening; overall intact; cloths are covered with customized dust jacket which has mylar covering; cloths have moderate wear on exteriors, such as lightly sunned spine and minor edge wear; panels are strong & sturdy; text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age; text pages are ivory toned & unmarked w/ intact bindings; deckled fore edges; pp 451+421. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Caracas: Corporacion Marca, S.A., 1978. Octavo; pp 693; G-/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior with small flat tear to rear; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean; Spanish text.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1986. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown and black with silver print; Boards in brown cloth and tan paper with silver print, wear to spine caps, slight fading to spine, mild spotting; Textblock has spotting and slight smudging to all edges, slight smudging to rear endpapers, text is clean and tight; “This is a sequel to Makers of Modern Strategy”, copyright 1943 — title page verso; vii, 941 pages.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1972. Octavo; pp 309; G/G-; blue spine with ivory text; full title: The Army of Flanders and the Spanish Road, 1567-1659: The Logistics of Spanish Victory and Defeat in the Low Countries' Wars; dust jacket has some sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; moderate chipping to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows some toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; tight binding.
London: Peter Davies Limited, 1975. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; Light gray/green spine with blue text; Dust jacket is covered in mylar and has slightly sunned exterior but otherwise clean; Cloth is lightly sunned with minor wear on edges, guite strong and sturdy; Text block is lightly age toned with unmarked pages and tight binding; previous owner's name on title page; pp 264.
Gloucestershire, UK: Sutton Publishing, 1998. First Edition. Octavo; pp 223; VG-/paperback; black spine with ivory and red text; out of print; covers show some light wear to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; intact panels; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; turned down corners to few pages; profusely illustrated with photographs and maps;.
New York: American News Company, 1866. First Edition. Octavo, 447 pages; G+; fully bound in green cloth, spine has gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and fraying on the fore edge corners, spine has heavy rubbing and discoloration, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have age-toning and minor detachment from pages 192-215; has an ex libris plate on the inner front board; shelved civil war.
South Melbourne, Australia: The MacMillan Company of Australia PTY, LTD, 1988. First. Octavo; VG/VG with plastic cover; Olive spine with white text; DJ has slight shelf wear; Cover has slight bumping on spine; Text block has light aging but otherwise is good and tight; pp. 245 Author's account of working in Vietnam highlands as member of Australian Training Team; discusses conflict with US, especially CIA, on mission activity.
Harrisburg, PA: The Stackpole Company, 1956. Quarto; pp 350; G/G-; black spine with pink text; dust jacket shows slightly sunned spine, chipping to edges, tear to spine head edge, tear to head fore edge; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light sunning to exterior; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 1977. reprinted. Octavo; VG-/G+; Yellow spine with black text; originally published in 1907, this reprint is from 1977; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slight chipping at corners and lightly rubbed exterior, otherwise clean & intact; cloth has slight shelf wear with intact and sturdy panels; text block has very little wear on exterior edges w/ unmarked pages and tight binding; map in rear is detached; pp 319.
Boston: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, 1960. First American Edition; printed in England in a slightly different version by William Heinemann, Ltd in 1958. First American Edition. Octavo; G+/F; Black spine with illustration and red and white text. DJ has moderate chipping on all edges as well as bumping on the front corners; DJ has 1"x1" triangular tear on lower front cover and numerous minor tears along the top of the spine and bottom of DJ rear. Book covers have minor bumping and some age discolorization on paste downs; Edges have age yellowing but are otherwise good; Text block is aged but otherwise clean. pp. 270. This is presented as the first, full account of the British Royal Commando attack on the German docks in St. Nazaire, France in March 1942. Royal Navy and Royal Commandos piloted an obsolete destroyer loaded with tons of explosives into the dock system. Casualties were heavy but the damage done when HMS Campbeltown exploded it destroyed the only docks capable of handling German battleships, then a most serious threat to Allied shipping in the Atlantic.
London & New York: Verso, 2012. First Paperback Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, very mild bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock clean, title page inscribed to journalist Seymour Hirsch from the the author: 238 pp.
Kessinger Publishing, n.d. facsimile reprint. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; light blue spine with black text; cloth is covered with custom dust jacket w/mylar overlay; boards are quite clean with strong & solid panels; lightly bumped head, fore edges; panels are free of marks; text block shows light handling, clean with crisp pages; binding is good & tight; pp 658.
Poona: DastaneRamchandra & Co., 1990. First edition. Octavo; pp 232; G+/G-; Green spine with white text; Dust jacket has rubbing to exterior, slight chipping to spine edges and corners, sticker to front flap; Cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light sunning to spine, light bumping to corners; Text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, interior clean;.
Philadelphia: J.W. Daughaday, Publisher, 1863. 10mo; pp 288; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; original publisher's cloth shows some rubbing to exterior; blind-stamped borders to panels; noticeable wear to corners; text block shows slight age darkened exterior edges; cocked spine; frontispiece with tissue guard; newspaper articles adhered to endpapers with offset to facing pages; cracking to gutter at pp 132-133; light moisture staining to ffeps, mostly toward spine, condition noted; some minor smudges to some pages throughout; previous owner's name to front pastedown;.
Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2019. Octavo; pp 229; VG-/paperback; ivory spine with black text; review copy not released until 2/2020; covers show light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; interior clean; inscribed by Andrea Plate;.
New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 683 pages; VG/VG-; Spine is black with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$15.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges with a small open tear at the bottom of the back cover; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have faded red coloring along the top edge and a minor blotch on the bottom edge; illustrated endpapers; has a sticker on the ffep; inscribed by the author on the half title page; shelved World War II.
New York: Thames & Hudson, Inc., 2012. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue & black spine with gilt text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and shows minimal shelf wear with clean and intact exterior; cloth has slight wear on exterior with some smudges on front, however panels are strong & intact; text block has clean, crisp pages with tight binding; pp 240.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969. Large Octavo; pp 788; G-/no-DJ; light blue with gilt text to red bar; missing dj; cloth shows slight sun faded exterior; some rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has mild soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; slight cracking to rear gutter; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Lisboa: Comissao Portuguesa de Historia Militar, 2009. Octavo; 2 volumes in slipcase; VG-; Paperback; Spine, blue and gold with white print; Slipcase is gold and blue with gold and blue print, shelfwear, tearing at spine corners and to inserted folds; Covers are clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Essays in Portuguese, French, and English with abstracts in all three languages; 2 volumes (1363 pages), illustrated, some color.
London: Stanley Paul & Co., 1945. Octavo; vg-/fair+; dj, white spine with black text; front panel, red with white and black text; HB, black cloth spine with white title; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, 208 pp.; illus., frontispiece, 20 line drawings; light general toning; foxing; binding shaken; dj, sunned; extensive chipping and short tears; spot staining; else very good.
New York: Facts On File, Inc., 1999. facsimile reprint. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with yellow text; Dust jacket has mylar cover; Exterior of dj is very clean; minor scuffing at corners; Boards are clean w/sturdy, stable panels; text block shows only light rubbing at tail of fore edge; clean, tightly bound pages; pp 572.
Hartford: Andruss and Star, 1815. Early reprint. Two volumes in octavo. Fair. Two volumes on a related subjects in identical bindings. The book by LaBaume is missing its title page. Worn leather covers and spines exhibit significant rubbing. Volume 1 missing part of leather along the head of its backstrip. Hinges of both volumes loose. Owner markings to front and rear end paper and pastedown of both volumes. Binding fair to good for both volumes. Text block solid, but hinges are loose. Some stains to the pages of both volumes. We are including the book by LaBaume with the book by Porter as part of a matched set. Volume 1 is 400pp. Volume 2 is to 354pp.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 2009. First. 8vo. VG/VG. black glossy DJ spine densely filled with b/w title, tiny red subtitle and small white author. light edgewear follows along the panel edges and at the tip and tail of spine. black clothbound HB has silver stamped type, adjacent boards are red paperboard. neatly bound interior, free of marks, edges fine. 212 pp. ISBN# 9780801447655.