London: George Allen and Unwin, 1952. Octavo; G/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print, library call number taped at bottom; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners (taped), spotting to front, mild shelfwear, name in ink on front flap "Madame La Marechale de Lattre Tassigny"; Boards in blue cloth mild wear to corners and spine caps, library call number taped on at bottom of spine, cocked spine; Text block has library stamps to edges, blue-tinted top edge, book plate on front pastedown, library pocket on rear pastedown, cracked front hinge, clean text; Inscribed in ink by “L. de Lattre … 1957” (author’s wife?) on the half-title page; 532 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, folded map).
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Spartanburg, NC. The Honoribus Press, 1995. First; signed and dedicated;. Octavo in soft covers; VG+; spine blue and grey with red letters; illustrated covers strong and clean; binding strong; thick white paper clean; no marks on text; few illustrations and maps; author's signature and dedication on title page; pp. 235.
Barcelona and Madrid: Lunwerg Editores, 2003. Small Quarto; pp 189; VG-/paperback; grayish tan spine with black and red text; covers shows slight wear to exterior; mild edge wear; intact panels; faux flaps; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; Spanish text; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Paris: Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 2002. Small Quarto; pp 159; VG-/paperback; brown/orange/gray pictorial spine with white and orange text; covers show mild wear to edges; mild wear only to exterior; faux flaps; minor rubbing to corners; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; text in French and English;.
London, England: Ian Allan Ltd., 1968. Third Reprint (1968). Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Blue spine with silver text; Boards strong, generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, corners rubbed down to boards, chipping at both ends of spine, spine appears to have been repaired at some point, edges of repair tape fraying, boards edgeworn; Textblock age-worn, generally clean apart from previous owner's penciled-in notes and marginalia, name of previous owner inscribed on front pastedown, fold-out hand-drawn map created by previous owner detailing placement of each vessel attached to back paste-down with clear tape, light foxing along front and back pastedowns and flyleafs, all edges show signs of wear; pp 638.
New York: Associated Authors, 1955. First American Edition. Octavo, 248 pages; VG/VG; spine grey with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; small amount of chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; foxing and age-toning to interior of dust jacket; INSCRIBED on half-title by Gerda Lerner to Professor Evelyn Beck; very scarce in any condition; shelved case 6.
New York, NY: Laurence Miller Gallery, 1989. Reprint. slim Qto. VG/VG-. slim ivory Qto DJ spine with black titling down spine. edgewear moderate, mainly closed tears, creases and stressed corners along the upper edges of the b/w illustrated jacket front and rear. creamy ivory clothbound HB with stamped gold titling. a visual history, fully illustrated in b/w through photography and images, a war chronicle. no marks or writing. slim edges unblemished. 95 pp. ISBN# 0826311768.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Octavo; pp 540; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to spine; minor wear to corners and spine edges; smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece.
San Jose: R. James Bender Publishers, 1975. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 231; Good; white/red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows slight soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; good, tight binding;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard, 1917. First. Small octavo (8vo), 149pp in dark green cloth with gilt titles on spine. A collection of eight lectures, likely privately bound by JCS Fleming(1897-1960, Harvard Class of 1920), given at the ROTC program at Harvard University in 1917 by French army officers: "The French Automatic Machine Rifle," Captain Gene Loriot "The Platoon Leader in the Trenches," Lieutenant A. Morize "Summary of a Course of Instruction for Reserve Officers," Lieutenant A. Morize "Infantry in Combat Under Present Conditions," Major de Reviers de Mauny "The Hand and Rifle Grenades," Captain H. Amann "Infantry in an Attack on a Position I. Preparation of the Attack," Lieutenant A. Morize "II.Execution of the Attack," Major de Reviers "The Machine Gun," Lieutenant A. Morize Condition is Very Good, Ex-Libris, covers clean, binding tight, pages starting to go off-white, bookplate and pocket on front endpapers.
New York: Vantage Press, 1975. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is thick and red with white block text; DJ has multiple small tears and material loss along edges, discoloration to verso, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, bumping and rubbing to corners and head/tail of spine, some light scratches and scuffs, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, pen on front free-end paper, staining to edges, age-toning to pages, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 511.
Berlin: Ernst Siegfried Mittler und Sohn, Verlag, 1919. Thick Octavo; pp 628; G-; 1/2 bound brown leather spine with gilt text; gilt decorations to spine; boards show mild sunning to exterior; some ribbing to edges; worn corners; sturdy boards; text block has red painted exterior edges; marbled endpapers; clean; previous bookshop's sticker to rear endpaper; some age toning to interior edges; illustrated; pp 101 loosed but present; maps in pouch to rear pastedown; text in German;.
Portsmouth: Heinemann, 1999. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Ex-library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, library label on rear; Text block has barcode label on front flyleaf, library stamp on title page verso, else clean and tight; xiv, 264 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1961. First UK Edition. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in very good condition. No markings to text and pages are clean. 251 pp. Binding is strong, slightly cocked. Dust jacket has very light shelf/edge wear, lacks large piece of rear flap of dustwrapper, however DJ is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. An attractive copy of the author's first book.
Paris: Les Presses de la Cite, 1986. Octavo; pp 317; G/paperback; ivory spine with blue and black text; covers have some soiling to exterior; lightly sunned spine; slight wear to edges; small sticker to rear; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; French text.
Washington, D.C. Center for Military History, U.S. Army, 1993. Octavo; pp 443; G/paperback; blue/gray pictorial spine with red text; 50th anniversary commemorative edition; covers show mild shelf wear to exterior; minor edge wear; small creasees to spine; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; includes separate pouch with maps;.
Washington, D.C. Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1985. Octavo; pp 443; G+; dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has mild wear to exterior; small whitish spot to front panel; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf 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.
n.p. Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1998. Large Octavo; G/paperback; white/blue spine with green text; covers show modest scratches to exterior; slight dings to edges; intact panels; text block has light moisture stain to exterior fore edge; mild shelf wear to head and tail exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean;.
Barcelona, Spain: Planeta Historia y Sociedad, 2001. First Edition. Text in Spanish; First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Red spine with black text; DJ has general shelfwear with edgewear, closed tear to head and tail of spine, small open tear to all corners; Boards have minimal edgewear, minor bumping to top corners otherwise clean, strong binding; Textblock has very minimal wear to fore edge, writings with blue pen to back of pp 407 by previous owner, apart from that, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 407.
New York: David McKay, Company Inc., 1968. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Dark reddish-black pictorial spine with white and yellow text; Unclipped DJ has moderate edgewear and rubbing mainly around spine ends, age toning on rear panel; Rust colored boards have minimal rubbing, some edgewear to spine ends, ffep has prior owners name address and date in ink; Otherwise textblock is clean and free of markings; pp 265.
Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1979. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Tan spine with black print; DJ has slight edgewear and small tears at flap corners and front spine corners; Boards in red cloth with gold print, clean and tight but for slight spotting at bottom edge of front and mildly bumped front corners; Textblock clean and tight but for mild soiling at edge of lower page corners, label affixed to front endpaper; "Beitrage zur Militar- und Kriegsgeschichte"; text in German; 439 pages, 3 folded leaves of color plates (maps).
Warszawa: Instytut Pamieci Narodowej, 2009. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Hardcover without dust jacket; green speckled spine with white text; boards are clean and strong with edge wear; exterior text block has edge wear, interior text block is clean; 297pp. [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].
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.
Washington, D.C. The Office of Air Force History, 1978. Four Volume Set; Octavos; VG-/no-DJ; Brown fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, Vol. III has bumping on top corners, Vol. IV has a small water damage on rear, apart from that, bindings strong; Textblocks have light wear on edges, Vol. IV has small damp staining on bottom edges, Vol. I has small damp staining on front hinges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. I pp 448, Vol. II pp 460, Vol. III pp 794, Vol. IV pp 617; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
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;.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1928. First American Edition. 12mo., 46 pp., VG-/no DJ; blue cloth boards, beige title labels with black lettering affixed to spine and front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine and to corners of boards, age-toning/cocking to spine, no shelf lean, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact, foxing to paper labels, lettering legible; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; mild rubbing to edges of boards; age-toning to endpapers and interior, very slight foxing/wear to front endpapers, mild stain to fore-edge of title page, text legible throughout; pub. 1928, "First Edition" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Maurois to half-title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
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.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. Octavo; G/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with red and black print, call number at bottom; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, light shelfwear, adhered to interior pastedowns; Boards in red cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has library stamp on title page and on top edge, library label on rear flyleaf, clean text; xxv, 437 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
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.
London: Heinemann, 1977. Octavo; First printed 1976, reprinted 1977; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with brown and black print; DJ has edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear to rear, mildly cocked spine; Text block has slight spotting to bottom edge, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; x, 285 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Clermont-Ferrand; London; Milltown, NJ: Michelin & Cie. nd. Reprint. Thin octavos (5.5"w x 8.5"h); vg+/wraps; glossy tan spines with red text; minor shelf and bumping; text blocks, clean; illus.: photos, maps; ---v1, "The Second Battle of the Marne, (Chateau-Thierry, Soissons, Fismes]", ISBN 1-84342-167-4; 132pp.; ---v2, "The Battle of Saint Mihiel, (St. Mihiel, Pont's-Mousson, Metz]", ISBN 1-84342-168-2; 144pp.; ---v3, "Meuse-Argonne Battle (Montfaucon, Romagne, St. Menehould)", ISBN 1-84342-169-0; 112pp. -----[In Memory of the Michelin Workmen and Employees who died Gloriously for their Country]. --An undated, but recent, reprint of the 1919 copyright. ---Three volume set.
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.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1974. First Printing. Octavo; pp 353; G/G; ivory white spine with black and burgundy text; dust jacket has mild toning to exterior due to age; mylar wraps; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; sturdy, straight boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated;.
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;.
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: Leo Cooper, 1997. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey, illustrated with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth, puckering at front top right corner, wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; xvi, 336 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1986. Second Impression. Octavo; pp 520; VG/VG; ivory spine with green and black text; inside cardboard box; this volumes only; full title: History of the Second World War: The Mediterranean and Middle East, Volume VI: Victory in the Mediterranean, Part I: 1st April to 4th June 1944; dust jacket show only light sunning to exterior; cloth has some very light wear to exterior; lightly bumped tail fore corners; mylar wraps; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; illustrated with maps and charts.
St. Leonards-on-Sea; East Sussex: HPC Publishing, 1999. First. Octavo; VG/Paperback with no DJ; Spine is light tan with black text; Minor shelf wear with slight bumping on upper and lower right on front and back cover; Slight spine crease; Edges and text block clean; pp. 74. Well illustrated account of the establishment of an Advanced Landing Group and the 1942 creation of the air strip at Romney Marsh. Includes several accounts of the three squadrons variously based there; also has brief history of the air strip's role in the anti-V1 rocket campaign.