n.p. Robert Booth and Taro Fukuda, Publishers, 1951. Octavo; pp 223; Fair-/no-DJ; Damaged spine and front board detatched (see photos for details); boards show some chipping to spine at joints; moderate rubbing to exterior; worn edges; text block has darkening to exterior edges; shadow toning to endpapers; slight staining to interior at head edge; sticker to front pastedown; frontispiece; previous owner's name to front pastedown. Book is for sale As-Is.
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Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1989. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red print; DJ has mild edgewear, vendor label on front flap; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight bump to front top edge, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow highlighting throughout with some pencil and pen notation, including on the title page; ix, 257 pages.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1916. First Edition. 12mo., vii, 186pp., 6pp ads; VG-; spine green cloth with faded gilt lettering; small stains to front board; rear board fore edge has some paper remnants attached; small waterstain on middle of fore edge from pages 117-end, water reaches text on page 147; no writing or underlining; presumed first printing, as copyright page has no further printings listed; Motte began her nursing career as a tuberculosis nurse in Baltimore and then served as an army nurse in Europe during World War I. The Backwash of War is based on the diary she kept during that time. Due to its graphic depictions and presumed unpatriotic attitude, it was suppressed in the United States, and not republished until 1934, although there was a British edition in 1919; shelved case 10.
New York: Random House, 1943. 12 mo; G+; Hardcover; Light brown spine with rusty brown text; Boards are moderately shelf worn with bumping to the corners and edges, also boards have discoloring to the exterior and mark to the rear but are sturdy; Fore edge is tanned otherwise text block is clean; 221p.
London: Leo Cooper, 1993. First. Octavo; VG-/VG with plastic cover; Spine is white with black text; DJ has minor shelf wear but otherwise VG; Boards are solid and clean except for minor bumping and small 3/4" crease on back cover; Edges and text block are clean; pp. 273. This is Leach's autobiography chronicling his 45 year naval career from his days as a pre-World War II Naval Cadet to his eventual rise to Admiral of the Fleet; He was an accomplished ship commander as well as a skilled player in the highest reaches of Britain's defense community.
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;.
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;.
Henry D. Lopez, 1977. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover with clear, protective mylar covering; cream spine with green text; ,dust jacket has minor stains and tears to the corners and top of both front and rear panels; boards have bumps at the head and tail and tiny white spots but sturdy; text block has the authors inscription on the front free end-paper, and has minor spots to the fore edges otherwise clean; 247p.
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.
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;.
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.
Novato, CA: Presidio, 1989. na. 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned DJ spine with light ivory titles, its adjacent jacket front features enlarged white/yellow titles aside a black graphic. black coated cloth HB, stamped gold type, its adjacent panels uniform in hue. fep/ffep and textblock are both a tinge toned. 319 pp. ISBN# 0891413537.
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].
Traditionsverband Ehem. 7. Panzer-Division-Kameradenhilfe E.V., 1965. Octavo; Fair/Fair-; Ex-Library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with orange print; DJ has tears at spine ends, hinges, flap edges and corners, tears to top edge taped, creasing, shelfwear, fading; Boards in black cloth with gold print, fading to edges, slight warping, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, label on front flyleaf, library stamp on title page, cracked rear hinge, annotation in red ink throughout, mild age-toning to paper; Signed in ink by the author on two business cards taped to front endpapers; Text in German; 470 pages, illustrated.
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.
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.
Plantersvill: Small-Arms Technical Publishing Company, 1935. Octavo; VG-/G-; light red spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar; head & tail edges of dj have fraying w/ some small tears; cloth has slightly sunned exterior; rubbed head & tail edges; exterior is quite clean with strong, intact panels; text block has darkened due to age; binding is tight & intact; pages are clean; inscription to previous owner by The National Rifle Association of America on ffep; pp 398.
Washington: National Capital Area Chapter, 8th Air Force Historical Society, 1996. Octavo; VG/G; Khaki green spine with white & pink text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and is slightly sunned and lightly rubbed on exterior, with some rubbing along edges, otherwise intact; Cloth is clean with strong panels; Text block shows very slight wear on exterior edges and writing & previous owner's label on ffep, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 140.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 158 pp., VG/VG; green DJ with black lettering; mild wear to DJ: mild rubbing to spine (lettering clear and legible), slight superficial material loss to head, tail, and hinges of spine; mild age-toning to covers mostly to back cover (lettering clear and legible), some small closed tears to edges; price uncut "$4.95" to front flap, crossed out in pencil, white sticker to the left with a revised price of "$1.00," DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, green lettering to gray cloth spine, blue paper boards; mild wear to boards: fading to edges; faded green top, age-toning/mild wear to text-block; frontispiece, black-and-white glossy photograph of Meir; pub. 1962, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 5.
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.
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.
New York: Doubleday and Company, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover; Green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear with bumping to the corners and edges, dust jacket also has moderate stains to the rear, priceclipped; Boards are strong and clean save minor sunning to the edges; Text block has slight foxing and deckle to the fore edge otherwise pages are clean; 629p.
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.
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).