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.
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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.
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.
Carmel, Indiana: Cork Hill Press, 2006. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG+; Spine is grey and pink with black text. Dust jacket has no open or closed tears, appears that someone may have tried to trim the DJ at the back top edge, there is bumping to the bottom right corner of DJ, which has also bumped board, besides general shelf wear book is clean, and DJ design is clear and vibrant; Boards are clean and have minimal scratches and scuffs,ISBN sticker on back board, joints and binding are strong; Text block has general shelf wear, pages are clean and have no highlighting/underlining, title page is inscribed and signed, a copy of an endorsement of the book is pasted to the inside of the front free-end paper; pp 461.
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: 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.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1970-1974. Various First Editions. 8vos., 3 vols., VG/VG-; DJs, various covers, black lettering: mild overall wear to DJs, fading to spine of Vol. 3 only (lettering unaffected); cloth boards, various colors; bumping to heads and tails, slight fraying to joints and corners; boards somewhat shaken to Vols. 1-2; mild wear to text-blocks; interiors clean, with many black-and-white photographs to each volume; VOL. 1, 1877-1918 [First American Edition, pub. 1970 by Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, ISBN 0870219340: white/orange/sky blue DJ, mild age-toning to covers; navy blue buckram boards]; VOL. 2, 1919-1931 [First American Edition, pub. 1972 by Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, ISBN 0870219359: silver/white/red DJ, mild age-toning to back cover; dark red buckram boards, rounding with vertical crease to spine, binding sturdy]; VOL. 3, 1931-1963 [First UK Edition, pub. 1974 by Collins, ISBN 0002113325: white/red/green DJ, closed tears to back cover, front flap price clipped; bright red cloth boards, Collins cloth binding slightly different than the Naval Institute's Vols. 1-2; dark top to text-block; Naval Institute Press label to title page covering Collins logo]; shelved England.
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;.
London: William Clowes and Sons, Limited, 1929. Octavo; pp 116; G+; Blue spine without text; Ex-library with sticker to front, sticker residue to spine, stamps, embossing and writings to first few pages, stamp writing to fore edge, paper adhered to front pastedown, pouch and circulating card to rear pastedown; Cloth has slight sunning to exterior, minor rubbing to edges; Text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior unmarked;.
Melbourne: Military Melbourne, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 240 pp., VG/VG; white DJ with orange text; light shelfwear to cover of DJ; shelfwear to boards, mainly rubbing to head and tail of spine and corners, binding strong; text-block and interior clean; tipped-in black and white photograph of soldier identified as Private Edmund Louis Stanley Harding; "first printing" stated to copyright page; shelved Rockville Non-Retail.
New York: Fromm International Publishing Corporation, 1999. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Black/gray spine with white text; dust jacket is cover w/mylar and has clean & intact exterior; cloth spine w/paper panels which are strong & sturdy, clean exterior; text block show light wear on exterior edges due to handling with unmarked pages & tight binding; pp 452.
London: G. Routledge and Co., 1858. revised edition. octavo in 3/4 leather. VG-. Shelf and edge wear to boards. Leather on corners of boards heavily worn with underlying cardboard exposed. Residue of some very old sticker on spine. Light stains and discolorations on cloth section of boards. Marbled design on edge of textblock and on endpapers. Heavy foxing on end papers. Former owner has made very light pencil markings in margins throughout the text. Former owner's pencil writing on front end page. Contains 14 large black and white illustration, 10 of which are large fold out maps. Gutter is cracked in are of page 444. 629pp. Shelve in locked case 9. Spine is black with gold text and design.
Washington, D.C. National Research Council of the National Academies, 2003. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. bright medium blue glossy HC with main yellow title centered between tiny white publisher and press. bright and tightly bound white textblock interior. solid copy, mark free and with no writing. 327 pp. ISBN# 0309085314.
Amsterdam: J. F. Bernard, 1725. First Edition. Folios, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary full mottled calf, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; some wear to spines, including chipping to heads and tails, rubbing, scuffing, and mild flaking over majority; text blocks red; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; interiors clean; text in French; shelved case 4.
Quezon City: Asian Center for Women's Human Rights, 1998. Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Black and blue on spine with title in red, subtitle in white: Covers have general shelfwear, fraying and curling to corners, scuffs, bumping in upper corner that impact textblock, some light creasing, binding solid: Textblock is clean: 358 pp.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1907. First U.S. Edition. 10mo; pp 269; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth have moderate wear to exterior, slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; some wear to edges and corners; text block has slightly age toned edges, deckled edges; frontispiece has tissue guard; interior clean.
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc., 2002. First Edition. Imperial Octavo; VG; Boards are clean with moderate shelf ware: rubbing on front and back, scratches, especially pronounced on Vol. II, bumping on top corners; Text blocks shows some staining on head edges, otherwise clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 716. Additional shipping for international and expedited shipping. Anything over 4 lbs willl require additional freight as well. Please contact shipping department for details.
Washington: Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1962. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red 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 216.
New Delhi: Sterling Publishers Pvt Ltd, 1974. First edition. Small Octavo; pp 292; VG-/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior, light sunning to spine, chipping to edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior, sunned spine, strong boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Udaipur: Saroj Prakashan, 1989. First edition. Octavo; pp 420; VG-/G; grayish-green spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, light sunning to exterior, minor edge wear, price sticker to front flap; cloth has minor wear to exterior, slight bumping to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1983. Large Octavo; pp 43; VG-; burgundy spine without text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; silver titles and borders to front; strong, intact boards; text block show light shelf wear to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1985. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 149; G+; navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light sun fading to exterior; gilt titles and borders to front; some light smudges to exterior; strong, intact boards; text block show slight foxing to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; interior clean; illustrated;.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1986. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 115; G+; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; stain to front board; strong, intact boards; text block show light tone to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Atlanta: William R. Scaife, 1989. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 125; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; limited edition, number 230; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong, intact boards; text block show light foxing to exterior fore and head edges; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Washington DC: Center of Military History, 2005. First Printing. Octavo; VG; red spine, black lettering; protected by paper sleeve and BroDart; boards strong, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on front tail edge and spine edge; text block has some soiling on exterior fore edge; First Printing; 512pp.
Tampa, Florida: Special Operations Warrior Foundation / Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc., 2003. Hong Kong Printing. oversize Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. rippled and worn with one tear, the tall black leatherette spine filled with gold stamped lettering. shaken and loosened binding, the puffy black panels are thick and protective of the textblock interior between decorative orange endpapers. hinges smooth and unarprofusely illustrated in color and b/w photos, figures and illustrations throughout the volume, small to panoramic. 328 pp. ISBN# 0883636611.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army, 1972. First Printing. Octavo; pp 443; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text, red bar; cloth has slightly rubbed exterior; gilt seal design to front; minor wear to exterior; text block show light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; maps in pouch to rear pastedown; illustrated.
Ministry of National Defense. Octavo; G/G+; Blue spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has fraying edges, rubbed fore edges, and otherwise minor wear on exterior, price clipped front flap and sticker on rear flap, overall clean and intact; slightly cocked spine; Cloth is slightly sunned but clean with strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows only slight wear due to handling, with otherwise clean pages and tight binding; pp 527.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. Octavo; pp 479; VG-/VG-; khaki green spine with yellow text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minor wear to exterior; cloth has light sun fading to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight soiling to fore edge, minor wear otherwise; interior clean;.
Yuma: Fort Yuma Press. Limited Edition (173 of 750). Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling in rear interior; text block slightly age toned, foxing on exterior head and fore edges, soiling on exterior head fore corner; Limited Edition (173 of 750); 674pp.
Boston, New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003. Octavo; pp 623; G/Fair; gray pictorial spine with beige and burgundy text; dust jacket has some chips to corners; slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to exterior; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated.