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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.
Athens: The Ohio University Press, 1967. Octavo; G+/G-; Dust jacket has heavily sunned spine with small tear at head fore edge with other rubbing along edges with slightly age toned fore edges; Boards have heavily sunned spine and a little at edges, otherwise panels are unmarked and strong; Text block is lightly age toned with slight writing on front end paper, otherwise clean with tight binding; pp 328.
Philadelphia and Newbury: Casemate Publishers, 2009. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 272; G+/G; black spine with red and white text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; bumped corners; some rubbing to edges; text block shows modest wear to exterior edges; tight binding; frontispiece; illustrated;.
London, Great Britain: Robinson Publishing Ltd., 1999. First UK Paperback Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. medium beige semi-glossy wraps spine, with bold black stacked title and subtitle, followed by brown/ivory pictorial square and small black author, b/w logo. both wraps covers very smooth, but front cover is enlarged version of spine thumbnail, black overlaying title is centered. view is thumbnail expanded with dark green overlay evergreen silhouette image. titling in black and white. includes list of 12 title maps within the textblock. 8 pages of b/w images and text detail on glossy white, separate gallery at mid-spine. scarce. lightly perused and textblock very clear. 549 pp. ISBN3 1841190632.
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1959. Octavo; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with black print; DJ has large tears at spine ends and top edge (rear, taped) and bottom edge (front) and small tears at flap corners, toning to spine, shelfwear; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, small stain to front bottom corner, mildly cocked spine; Text block has tanning to endpapers, clean text; vi, 312 pages.
New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001. First edition by HarperCollins. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Gray spine with black text; Signed by the Peter Maas, who wrote the introduction & afterword, on title page; Dust jacket is slightly rubbed; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age tone, otherwise clean; pp 326.
West Kingston, RI: Judith Sternberg Newman, 1991. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 136; VG/G-; dark red spine with red and white text; dust jacket has few chips to edges; mild smudges to exterior; cloth has only light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Ottawa: Roger Duhamel, 1967. Second. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, red/blue text; jacket has smudges on back, old price sticker, small closed tear on back head edge, age discoloration; boards are strong, minor bumping in bottom corners; textblock is clean; pp 851; in French; volume 2 only. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
London: Collins, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcovers with dust jackets; Grey, blue and grey spines with black texts, enclosed in a rusty brown slip case; Volumes are in uniform condition; Dust jackets have slight shelf wear with faint fading to the corners of the spines; Boards are clean and sturdy; pp 429-436 of 1945-62 volume have creases to the bottom edges due to folds otherwise text blocks are clean; 1406p. (Total number of pages for the 3 Vols) Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
Harrisburg, PA: The Military Service Publishing Company, 1952. First. Octavo; VG-/VG- with mylar cover. Spine is red with light blue photo and black text. DJ has minor shelf wear with small nick on top left of front and pen stroke through price on inside front cover; Boards strong but with some shaking; edges and text have moderate aging but otherwise good; text block is free from markings; pp. 230 Early history of the "strategic diplomacy" practiced among the Allies in preparation and conduct of D-Day, June 6, 1944.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1918. Large Octavo; pp 23; G/no-DJ; green spine with navy text to paper label; cloth has green spine beige boards, moderate foxing to exterior, some rubbing to edges, wear to corners; blind-stamped embossed design to front; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; deckled edges; interior clean; frontispiece by Childe Hassam, tissue guard.
Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, 2001. Octavo: VG/no-DJ hardback: Dark brown spine with white text:Boards are strong and clean with some rubbing, light shelfwear, slight bump to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has mild dust staining to head edge else clean and pages unmarked: 699 pp.
Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 2001. Octavo: VG/G+: Red, blue and purple spine with purple text lined in white: DJ has general shelfwear, some scuff marks, 1 inch closed tear on front head edge, small chips along back head edge: Boards are strong and clean, light edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior has mild dust staining, else clean and pages clean and unmarked: 235 pp.
New York: Military Heritage Press, 1988. Octavo; G-/G-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket has moderate edge wear with small tears and slightly rubbed exterior and staining inside at head spine edge; Boards have light moisture stain at head spine edge and light shelf wear on panels, otherwise sturdy; Text block has light staining at head & tail edges near spine, otherwise pages are unmarked; Light foxing on front pastedown & end paper; all conditions are 'as is'; pp 199.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1934. first. Octavo; G+/G-; blue/off-white/yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has some tears at spine edges & fore corners; tape covering dj before mylar; light pencil on rear dj flap; rear, spine & fore edges of dj has age toned slightly w/some rubbing; price clipped front flap; cloth is rubbed slightly along edges, exterior shows general shelf wear; panels are intact and stable; text block has darkened due to age with deckled fore edge; text pages are unmarked with good binding; pp 477.
Harrisburg: The Military Service Publishing Company, 1948. Octavo; G/G; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and shows small chips and frays along edges; tears at head spine edge; spine is slightly sunned; cloth is clean w/ light wear on spine, otherwise clean exterior & strong panels; other than light age toning, text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 380.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1931. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Yellow spines with black text; 2 volumes; volumes are encased in slipcase which has some rubbing at corners & slight age toning on rear, some fraying at edge opening; overall intact; cloths are covered with customized dust jacket which has mylar covering; cloths have moderate wear on exteriors, such as lightly sunned spine and minor edge wear; panels are strong & sturdy; text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age; text pages are ivory toned & unmarked w/ intact bindings; deckled fore edges; pp 451+421. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1977. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; cream spine with teal text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, minor spotting on spine, rubbing; boards are strong, slight sunning around edges; textblock is clean; pp 186; has gift inscription from author on front endpaper.
Virginia: Albemarle County Historical Society, 1948. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with red text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, age toning to spine, small light staining to front, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing to fore edge and a few pages, closed tear on tail edge of pp 429, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 429.
Gloucestershire, UK: Sutton Publishing, 1998. First Edition. Octavo; pp 223; VG-/paperback; black spine with ivory and red text; out of print; covers show some light wear to exterior; lightly thumbed corners; intact panels; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; turned down corners to few pages; profusely illustrated with photographs and maps;.
Cambridge, MA; London, England: Harvard University Press, 1974. Second printing 1975. Octavo; vg-;good-; dj, yellow spine with black text dj, shelf wear, chipping; small closed tears; HB, blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, lightly shaken; text block, clean; illus.: map of the Western Pacific; 4 figures; 268pp. --Harvard Studies in American-East Asian Relations 5.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover Medium Octavo; VG; Faded Blue Spines with Gilt Text; Boards show general shelf ware. Rubbing on front and back boards. Sunning on spines causing them to fade. Rubbing, bumping and fraying on corners. Rubbing on edges. Text blocks are age toned. Vol. I shows tear down length of binding near page 16. Vol. II shows spotting on back board. Foxing on front end papers; pp 836. Additional cost for items slated for International/Expedited shipping, and for items that are too large or too heavy (over 4 Lbs) for Economy shipping. Please contact shipping department for details.
Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, 1987. first. Octavo; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with red text; Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper; Dust jacket is age toned with slight edgewear; Boards have lightly sunned spine and slight shelfwear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned with slight spotting on head edge exterior; pp 341.
Boston: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, 1960. First American Edition; printed in England in a slightly different version by William Heinemann, Ltd in 1958. First American Edition. Octavo; G+/F; Black spine with illustration and red and white text. DJ has moderate chipping on all edges as well as bumping on the front corners; DJ has 1"x1" triangular tear on lower front cover and numerous minor tears along the top of the spine and bottom of DJ rear. Book covers have minor bumping and some age discolorization on paste downs; Edges have age yellowing but are otherwise good; Text block is aged but otherwise clean. pp. 270. This is presented as the first, full account of the British Royal Commando attack on the German docks in St. Nazaire, France in March 1942. Royal Navy and Royal Commandos piloted an obsolete destroyer loaded with tons of explosives into the dock system. Casualties were heavy but the damage done when HMS Campbeltown exploded it destroyed the only docks capable of handling German battleships, then a most serious threat to Allied shipping in the Atlantic.
Garden city, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1957. Octavo; pp 446; VG/G; red/black spine with tan text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, minor chipping to edges, mylar covering, sticker to front flap; cloth has light soiling to exterior, strong boards, slight wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: The Viking Press, 1973. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 683 pages; VG/VG-; Spine is black with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$15.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges with a small open tear at the bottom of the back cover; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have faded red coloring along the top edge and a minor blotch on the bottom edge; illustrated endpapers; has a sticker on the ffep; inscribed by the author on the half title page; shelved World War II.
Dorheim: Podzun-Verlag, 1971. Octavo; pp 222; G/Fair; ivory spine with beige text; dust jacket has sunned spine; some age toning to edges; minor chips to edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; sticker to ffep; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; German text; signed previous owner, historian, Charles von Luttichau to ffep;.
New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, November 2003. First Palgrave Macmillan Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. ivory, partly gray DJ spine with auburn tipped ends, titling in black and auburn between. minimal edgewear, jacket snug over medium gray clothbound HB, stamped black type upon spine. light ivory textblock, mark free and volume in above average condition. solidly bound form, an excellent copy. 330 pp. ISBN# 1403962081.
India & Pakistan: Combined Inter-Services Historical Section; Orient Longsman, 1958. Octavo; vg-/good+; dj, blue spine with black text; HB, navy blue leatherette spine with gilt title; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 467 pp.; illus., photos, tables, maps, charts; some folded; light general toning; endpapers, deep toning; minor insect damage; dj, [BRO-DART]; else very good.
London: Allan Wingate, 1957. First Edition. First Impression. Octavo; VG/G+; Blue spine with black text; DJ shows moderate wear, with a two inch closed tear on rear cover; Boards strong, with some very slight discoloration; Textblock has faint foxing on exterior tail/fore edge; Binding strong; 252pp.
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;.