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.
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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.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970. 1969/70 edition. Large Octavo; pp 639; VG-; Dark blue spine with white text; cloth has minor scratches to exterior, light sunning to exterior, bumped corners; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1990. Eighth English. Quarto; VG-/G+; red spine with white text; dustjacket has light edgewear, bottom right corner of front cover has been torn and fixed with tape, covers have light scuffing and scratching, most notably one 2 inch scratch mark in lower left portion of back cover; boards are strong and clean, lower right corner has been damaged and repaired with tape; front free-end paper has name and information of previous owner written in black ink, otherwise textblock is clean; 962pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
n.p. The National Historical Society, 2012. Facsimile reprint. Octavo; pp 800; VG/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt decorative design over gilt & brown text; reprinted from the original 1879 edition; 2 volumes; cloths have minimal sunning to exteriors, strong boards; text blocks show very light wear to exterior edges, spines are slightly cocked; interiors clean;.
Pristina, Kosovo: Zëri, 1999. First Edition. Thin octavo paperback, 192 pages, VG-; gray paper covers, small black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to covers, mild cocking/creasing to spine, binding strong; covers protected by plastic covering; INSCRIBED by Ramush Haradinaj, prime minister of Kosovo and former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA/UÇK); shelved _.
New York: Times Books/Random House, 1995. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine with white text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows minimal wear on exterior; clean and intact; cloth spine & paper boards are strong with clean, unmarked exterior; text block has light rubbing at tail exterior edge; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 546. Inscribed by author.
New York: Viking / Penguin Group, 2007. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Light green/brown 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 658.
Washington: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1994. Second Edition. Octavo; Second Edition; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with blue print; Boards in tan cloth with blue print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; includes floppy disc which is “an updated version of ‘Defense Analyses Software’, an expanded compendium of software subroutines that allow the reader to compute numerical values for functions or tables derived in the text”; xvi, 425 pages, illustrated + 1 3.5 inch floppy disc.
London: Alvin Redman, 1963. Octavo; VG/VG; yellow spine, red and white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on front head edge, open tear on spine, open tears on rear tail edge and front tail fore edge, sun toning on rear and spine, protected by BroDart; boards strong, slightly bowed, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, age toning in interiors, erased penciling on front end paper, soiling on rear end paper; text block age toned, minor soiling on half-title page, minor soiling on exterior head edge; 246pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1958. Octavo; VG/VG-; black and blue spine, red and white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on head edges and front tail edge, open tears on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on rear, spine sun toned, protected by BroDart; boards strong, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on rear and spine, penned inscription on front pastedown, erased penciling on front end paper and rear pastedown, interiors age toned; text block age toned, soiling on exterior head edge; volume 1 only; xiii, 626pp.
n.p. NACIC, n.d. Large Octavo; G/paperback; green and burgundy spines with ivory text; these 2 volumes only; v.2, Post-World War II to Closing the 20th Century, pp 435; v. 3, Counter-Intelligence in World War II, pp 243; covers have some wear to exteriors; moderate rubbing wear to edges; intact panels; text blocks show slight wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2000. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has slight stains to fore edge, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xx, 372 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w, color maps).
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2005. 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 425.
Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1986. Octavo; pp 306; VG/VG; gray spine with red text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, mylar wraps; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to verso of ffep; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
Warrenton, Virginia: The Fauquier County Civil War Centennial Committee, 1965. Octavo; pp 201; G+/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth is sun faded, moderate rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges, light foxing to pastedowns, first and last few pages; interior clean.
Durham: Duke University Press, 1985. Octavo; VG/VG; red, white and black spine with black text; jacket has rubbing, age toning, some staining; boards are strong and clean, slight cornerwear; textblock has age toning, staining on fore and tail edges, otherwise clean; pp 436; comes with letter signed by author Vitaly Rapoport and editor Vladimir G. Treml.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1945. First edition. Octavo; pp 158; VG-/G; yellowish orange spine with white text; dust jacket has some chipping to corners, exterior shows sunning to spine; price clipped flap; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, minor wear to corners, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, sticker to ffep; interior clean.
London: Cassell & Co., 2000. reprinted. Large octavo; VG/VG; Lavender spine with black text; dust jacket has mylar covering; dj shows minor wear at corners, otherwise clean & intact exterior; boards have very slight wear on exterior w/ strong & unmarked panels; text block has minimal wear w/ tight binding; pp 224.
Dorset, UK: Blandford Books Ltd, 1983. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 160; VG/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket has modest rubbing to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth has slight wear to exterior; light moisture staining to edges; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Paris: Boussod, Valadon et Cie; :'Univers Illustre, n.d. Folio; vg-/none; blue spine with no text; front board with gilt figures and stamped titles; back board, black nested borders with crest in center field; ex libris, pencil signature; shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 100 pp.; 87 plates and figures; some age-toning; boards, white spot staining; sunned; toning; chipping and wear; else good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG-/G; off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar & has sunned spine; exterior has chipping at corners; small tear at front head edge; otherwise exterior of dj has light rubbing; Cloth has just minor wear w/ clean and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight wear, due to handling & age w/ small tears midway on fore edge; but text are unmarked with good, tight binding; pp 420.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1959. First Edition, Fourth Printing. 8vo., 256 pages; VG-/VG' spine red and blue with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; page 14/15 have slight staining, presumably from a newspaper being laid in; small split to binding on page 30/31; dust jacket has some mild chipping and wear; copyright page and front flap both read forth printing; INSCRIBED on ffep by Rickover, dated 1 March 1959, "with appreciation for all the help you have given the naval nuclear propulsion program"; Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was the director of Naval Reactors for the US Navy and directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion. His career lasted 63 years of active duty, ending as a four-star admiral, and was the longest-serving naval officer and the longest serving member of the U.S armed forces in history; shelved case 1.
Delhi: Chanakya Publications, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; dark blue spine, light blue lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on spine edges, sticker on front interior flap; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, some rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned; First Edition; 182pp.
Washington, D.C. Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1989. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 796; G-/paperback; sunned yellow spine with ivory text; peach covers have some wear to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; cracked front gutter; illustrated.
Montreal & Toronto: A.T. Chapman & The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1922. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ paperback; Tan spine with black text; Covers are age toned with fraying and torn exterior mostly seen on front fore edge which has 3 inch open tear and also tear at head & tail spine edges; Text block is slightly age toned, more so on exterior edges than inside pages; pp 102.
New York: Grove Press, 1970. Octavo; First printing; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and blue print; DJ has light edgewear, small tear at bottom of spine, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with white print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xxii, 383 pages.
United States: Classic Publications, 1998. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/VG-; Spine is blue with white block text; DJ has general signs of handling, edge wear, some nicks and scratches, design is clear; Boards have light rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, faint age-toning, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 200; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.
London: William Kimber & Co. Limited, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; pp 256; G/G; yellow spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; rubbing to corners; cloth has light sunning to exterior; mild bumping to corners; sturdy boards; text block has some wear to exterior edges, due to handling; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
London, England: Methuen & Co., 1899. Second Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Brown leather spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, with shelfwear and edgewear, half leather binding, considerable rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, as well as along edges of spine, abrasions in leather along back cover spine edge and top corner; Textblock darkened with age with occasional spotting/foxing and pencil markings, otherwise clean, light wave to page however no obvious signs of water damage, signatures loose - several partially detached, spine cracked, onion paper protecting frontispiece partially detached, two fold-out maps - the larger of the two has a vertical tear along the top edge, marble endpapers and edges, black ribbon placeholder no longer attached to headband, top edge darkened, unclear if there was originally edge coloring as page marbling is visible, foxing along tail edge; pp 368.
New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2010. Large Octavo; VG-; beige pictorial spines with green and blue text; no jackets; 3 volumes: vol. 1, Aachen, Siege of - Dyrrachium, Siege and Battle of (1081), pp 556; vol. 2, East Central Europe: Narrative (500-1000), Menfo, Battle of, pp 592; vol. 3, Mercenaries - Zurich, Siege of, pp 596; cloths have very light wear to exteriors; some wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Arco Publishing Company, 1972. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with white and green text. DJ has general shelf wear, but no tears; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 288.
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1954,1960,1961,1962, All first editions, vols. 1 & 2 are third impressions. Octavo; G+/G; Light green spine with black text; 4 volumes: 1 - The Defensive, 2 - The Period of Balance, 3 - The Offensive, 1st June 1943-31st May 1944 (part one) and 3 - The Offensive, 1st June 1944-14th August 1945 (part two); Dust jackets are covered with mylar and have slightly sunned exteriors with light foxing on spines some smudges rear of vols. 1 & 3, and price clipped front flaps, otherwise they are intact; Cloths have slightly bowed panels on vols. 1 & 2, all have lightly sunned exteriors with clean and sturdy panels; Text blocks show some wear and light age toning on exterior edges with light foxing on first & last few pages and lightly towards middle of text in vols. 2 & 3, and errata slip tipped in to vols. 3 and 3, Part 2, however bindings are tight and secure; pp 2102. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. Shelved in aisle 8. eb/nd.
Elms court: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., 1976. Octavo; VG/G-Hardcover; Cream sunned spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket; fraying along sides, edges, chipping to base of spine and corners of jacket; Moderate wear to boards, slight blemish on front surface; Binding slightly cocked, spine slightly detached from binding though binding intact, toning marks on paste-down; Text block clean, grey scale illustrations; 338 pp.
Delhi: Sunita Publications, 1985. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 226; G/G; yellow spine with white text; dust jacket has light rubbing to exterior, sunning to spine, minor wear to edges, price clipped front flap, former bookshop's sticker to front flap; dj is adhered to pastedowns; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.