Great Britain: Osprey Publishing Ltd., 2010. First UK Edition. Quarto hardcover with dust jacket, both in very good condition. No markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is strong. B&W photographic illustrations throughout. Minor shelf wear only. Dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book cover. 272 pp. ISBN# 9781846039379. -Shelve World War I [Spine is grey with white text].
WW I & WW II
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition. Octavo, 1081 pages; VG/VG; spine is red with yellow lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut "$35.00", has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; signed by the author on the title page; shelved World War II.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1995. First. Octavo; VG/VG; Teal spine with grey and white text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing at edges of spine, spotty sticky residue on back cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, spot of sticky residue on top edge; pp 369.
Havertown: Casemate, 2003. First Edition. Ex-library copy, stamps on front end paper/reverse side of title page, light ink on front end paper. Quarto; VG/VG; Black spine with red text; DJ has slight edgewear and surface scuffing; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock clean; 192pp.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Goverment Printing Office, 1985. Large Octavo; G/paperback; creamy white spine with black text; covers show slight toning to exterior; some staining to front; mild creases to spine; light moisture stain to lower spine; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; illustrated;.
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 671. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: The John Day Company, 1946. First Edition. Octavo, 422 pages; VG-/none; in publisher's dark green cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover; mild rubbing to boards; INSCRIBED on ffep by Gilbert Cant to Senator Joe McCarthy "Senator, Shipmate + Shellback. With all good wishes"; shelved case 1.
Boston; London: Little, Brown and Company; George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. Mixed Editions. Thick Octavo; G-/G-; white/blue spines with black text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, The Russian-German War, 1943-1944, pp 556 ; vol. 2, Hitler's War on Russia, pp 556 ; dust jackets have moderate wear to exterior; some rubbing edges; tape mend to tail fore edge; minor chips to edges; price clipped flap of vol. 2; cloths show slight sunfading to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep of vol. 2; light red ink writing to title page of vol. 2; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New Delhi: Upendra Arora for Natraj Publishers, 1989. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover; Maroon, wine yellow and green spine with red text; Dust jacket has slight smudges to the front; Boards have minor mark to the front exterior, Front paste downs and end papers have creases; Text block is clean; 276p. (Map of Burma,1942 is tucked to the end page).
Washington, D.C. United States Holocaust Memorial Council, 1987. Octavo; pp 214; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with silver text; eyewitness accounts of the liberators; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; inscribed by author.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Octavo, 502 pages; VG; fully bound in dark red cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minor shelf wear on the fore edge corners and at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have minor dust build up along the top edges and minor age-toning; shelved World War I.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. First Edition. Octavo, 589/578 pages; VG-,VG-; both volumes fully bound in dark red cloth, spines and front covers have gilt lettering; both bindings have discoloration on the spine, have minor rubbing throughout, have minor fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, have minor bumping on the fore edge corners, volume one has minor detachment on the front hinge, volume two has a tear on the bottom gutter of the front cover, has minor detachment on page 16; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge and have minor age-toning; contains note with Errata; shelved case 5.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. Mixed. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; red, yellow and green spines with black texts; the 6 vols. are in uniform condition; Vols.1-3 & 5 are 1st editions, vols. 4 & 6 are Canadian 1st editions; dust jackets have moderate tears and smudges; boards have limited stains and bumping to the corners; paste downs and end papers are considerably tanned, fore edges are stained and slightly frayed; vol. 2 has a book plate to the front paste down; text blocks have stains to the edges otherwise pages are clean; 784p. (Vol.1); 751p. (Vol.2); 903p.(Vol.3); 1000p. (Vol.4); 749p. (Vol.5); 800p.(Vol.6).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. Book of the Month Club Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Black, Red and White spines with Black, Red and White text; Dustjackets have moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying along spine edges, Volume 1 has open tears along spine edges, open tear along head edge of spine, closed tears along top corner of front cover and head and tail edges of rear cover, smudges on both covers, Volume 2 has open tear along head edge of front cover towards spine, open tear at top corner of rear cover, crease along spine, tape along spine edges, closed tear along rear joint, Volume 3 has open tears along spine edges, open tear along head edge of spine, red smudges on rear cover, Volume 4 has open tears along spine edges, closed tears along head and tail edges of rear cover, red smudges on rear cover, Volume 5 has open tears along spine edges, open tear along head edge of front cover, Volume 6 has open tear along head edge of spine and both covers, small open tear along tail edge of spine, closed tear along top corner of rear cover, smudges on both covers; Boards strong, clean, bumping to corners; Textblocks have some age toning, Volume 1 has moisture ring on head edge, Volume 5 has moisture ring on head edge, Volume 6 has faint mark on head edge, otherwise clean; Volume 1 784 pp, Volume 2 751 pp, Volume 3 903 pp, Volume 4 1000 pp, Volume 5 749 pp, Volume 6 800 pp; Volume 1 published 1948, Volume 2 published 1949, Volume 3 published 1950, Volume 4 published 1950, Volume 5 1951, Volume 6 1953; Book of the Month Club Edition. 6 Volumes Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
London, Toronto, Melbourne, Sydney: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1948. First Australian Edition. Octavo; G/Fair; pp 640; sunned beige spine with navy text; odd volume; dust jacket has sun darkened exterior; some chips to edges; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; sturdy boards; slightly rubbed corners; text block has age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; patterned endpapers; illustrated.
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1950. First U.K. Edition. Octavo; pp 818; G/G-; tan spine with green and red text; odd volume; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate sunning to spine; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some mild smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior has light foxing to first and last few pages.
London: Cassell & Co., 1951. Octavo; G-/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with blue print; DJ in mylar, top portion of spine torn away, large tears down the spine, front torn away from spine (taped), faded spine; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has red-tinted top edge, stained, spine break at page 916, spotting to rear endpapers; xviii, 917 pages, illustrated (maps and diagrams, some folded).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. 8vo; VG-VG-; hardcover; black and cream spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate marks, tears and scratches; with the exception of minor stains, boards are clean and sturdy; edges of the volume are moderately tanned but text block is legible; 903p. ( Odd vol.-vol. 3 only).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, Inc., 1949. 1st Edition. 8vo; VG/VG-; hardcover; pink and black spine with black cream and black text; dust jacket has clear, mylar protecting covering; and also has severe smudges; boards have minor rubbing to the spine and slight bumping to the tip; text block is moderately shelf worn with discoloration to the edges and severe stain to pp.700-701 otherwise pages are legible; 751p.(odd vol-vol.2 only).
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1948. 1st US Edition. 8vo; VG/VG-; hardcover; light brown and brown spine and black text; dust jacket has strong tears; boards have severe white stains; paste downs, free end papers are extremely tanned, edges are stained and pages are slightly discolored but clean; 784p.(Odd vol.-vol.1 only)).
London: Folio Society, 2000. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; brown spines with gilt text; no jackets; volumes 4,5,6 only; brown slipcase; slipcase has split start to rear head and tail edges; mild wear to exterior; vol. 4, The Hinge of Fate, pp ; vol. 5, Closing the Ring, pp 623; vol. 6, Triumph and Tragedy, pp 658; cloths have mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London, Toronto, Melbourne: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1949. First UK Edition. Small Octavo; pp 683; G/G-; dark goldish beige pictorial spine with purple text; odd volume; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; slight smudges to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated; light foxing to few pages; tight binding;.
London: PRO Publications in association with the Imperial War Museum and Churchill Archives Centre, 1998. Quarto; G+; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Portfolio enclosing 13 unbound reproductions of documents and a bound (stapled) introductory text; Portfolio is illustrated, white print, mild wear to corners, vendor label on front; Enclosed documents in fine condition; 13 sheets, booklet (20 pages).
Madison & London: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1966. Octavo; VG-/G; black/mustard spine with white text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows chipping at corners w/rubbing along edges & other minor edge wear; cloth is unmarked w/ strong panels; corners & edges are slightly rubbed; bumped tail fore corners; text block shows slight wear w/unmarked pages & tight binding; pp 346. Inscribed by author.
Oxford University Press, 1968. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine black with red print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, some rubbing/shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth with white print, mild bumps to outside corners and spine caps, mild spotting; Textblock is clean and tight; xvi, 412 pages, illustrated.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1989. 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 593.
Manhattan, Kansas: Sunflower University Press, 1996. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. medium blue PB sine with bold red title, white author and orange publisher symbol. pictorial softcover front, smooth panels both with minimal edgewear. skimmed interior with several neat b/w illustrations with text detail. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. 248 pp. ISBN# 089745202X.
London: Aviation Book Club Ltd, no date. First English ed. Octavo; G+/G- with plastic cover; Brown spine with black lettering; DJ chipped with tears at top and bottom of spine; DJ has deep discoloring and fading; boards have some bowing but otherwise solid; edging has minor foxing and major staing on top edge; Paste dwons are discolored with aging; previous owners signature on right front paste down; Yellowing of text but otherwise good; pp. 290.
Hartford CT: Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co., 1945. first edition. VG+/VG. 8vo in red cloth. DJ is red with title on spine in off-white. Inscribed by author on frontpage. Light general wear; rubbing to bottom edge of boards. DJ has moderate shelf and edgewear; some tearing along folds, chipping along edges and at corners, and significant fading. Top of textblock slightly yellowed, but pages otherwise clean and bright. 172 pp. Shelved WWII.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948; New Imprint 1983. New Imprint by the Office of Air Force History. Octavo; Blue gray spine with silver embossed lettering. VG-/no DJ; Boards have minor bumping and slight shelf wear, otherwise very good; Other than minor aging, text block and edges clean; pp. 788. This 1983 imprint carries a new Forward explaining how this official history came to be written. The volume includes 18 chapters by distinguished military historians ranging over issues of developments in anticipation of a European War; working through defensve strategies for the United States to early deployments in both the European and Pacific Theaters; Planning for rapid expansion of the then US Army Air Corps led to debates about strategy, aircraft selection, manpower mobilization and training. The US was thrust into global war while early teething problems constantly challenged the expanding air force.
Lake Bluff, IL: Regnery Books, 1986. Reprint. 8vo. VG/VG. exposed spine, resulting light blue glossy DJ spine with tiny white title lettering, full author and publisher with logo. lettering is much obscured from the sunned strip shade. the panels are a pastel green, solidly shaded and without impressions, bold white uppercase title, right justified and each line of text bordered thinly in white and spaced much above large bold black author at bottom edge. lengthy crease down left inner flap, neat rear flap. dark gray clothbound volume, stamped with tiny gilt lettering. boards are strong, woven and clearly attractive. spotless ivory endsheets. neat pages, no marks and tightly bound. 8 pages of b/w photos on white, with text detail, located between p 108-9, gently perused textblock surrounding. 312 pp. ISBN# 0895265877.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1955. Octavo; pp 414; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; light rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; map pouch to rear pastedown; inscribed by co-author, Philip Crowl.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1981. Second, revised edition. Octavo; pp 707; VG/VG-; Red spine with white and black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, light sunning to spine, minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to edges; text block shows only slight wear to exterior edges, text pages unmarked;.
Houston: Lancer Militaria, 1979. First Edition. Octavo; Poor; Paperback; Spine, grey with red print; Cover is grey, illustrated, red print, edgewear, spotting, shelfwear; Text block is largely unglued from spine resulting in many single, loose pages, Library of Congress stamp to verso of title page, clean text; 110 pages, chiefly black and white illustrations.
Washington DC: Center for Air Force History, 1993. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; dust jacket spine blue w/white text and picture, moderate shelf wear, fading, chipping along bottom; boards good, clean; binding strong, slight separation from headband otherwise good; pages have little wear and aging, very good. 808pp.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1959. First thus. Octavo; good/good-; dj, white color block withred and black text at head of red spine; dj, age-toned with significant spotting; light chipping; HB, green cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; endpapers, spotted; text block, clean; toning at the head and fore edges; 340pp. "The second volume of General De Gaulle's war memoirs takes him from the slow growth of Free French strength in France and in her colonies to the liberation of Paris..." (from the dust jacket).
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1988. US Printing. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. ecru wraps spine with black titling from head to foot of lightly stained spine. several reading creases descend down lengthy spine. thumbed lightly, ecru panels smudged moderately. ivory facsimile reprinted sheets with text in French language. bit or marginal notation and underlining. as is. generally used copy with 399 pp. ISBN #080326576X.
Munchen: Universitas, 2001. Seventh enlarged edition. Octavo; Seventh enlarged edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with white and black print; DJ has mild edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Text in German; 501 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 304 pages; VG-/VG-; spine white with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£4.95 net'; remnants of a torn bookplate to front pastedown; top edge of text block red; SIGNED by Len Deighton on title page, dated '15 Sept 1977'; shelved case 9.
Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1976. 2. Auflage [Second edition]. Quarto; 2. Auflage [Second edition]; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, slight tears on spine and to edges, creasing, shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with black print, clean and strong but for slight stain to front lower corner; Text block has shaken binding, cracked hinges, vendor label to front flyleaf, else clean text; Text in German; “von einem Autorenkollektiv unter Leitung von Wolfgang Schumann und Gerhart Hass ; [Herausgeber], Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Zentralinstitut für Geschichte, Wissenschaftsbereich Deutsche Geschichte 1917-1945, in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Militärgeschichtlichen Institut der DDR, Institut für Marxismus-Leninismus beim ZK der SED, Abteilung Geschichte der Deutschen Arbeiterbewegung von den Anfängen bis 1945 ; Herausgeberkollegium, Walter Bartel ... [et al.].”— title page; 616 pages, illustrated, maps (some color), b&w plates.