Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1972. Text entirely in German. Octavo; VG/Fair; White spine with black text; DJ has large tear over half of spine, multiple 1" open/closed tears and tape around edges, light ink on front cover; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners, paper taped to pasteboard; Textblock has previous owners signature and sticker on front end paper, mutiple pages with highlighting and ink; 355pp.
WW I & WW II
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El Cerrito, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2016. First. Octavo: VG+/no-DJ paperback: Pale violet spine with black text: Covers are clean and in very good condition with very mild shelfwear, slight bump in upper corner that mildly impacts the textblock: Textblock is clean, pages are bright and free of markings, folds or tears, some black and white photographs of the subject matter, half title page has "Review Copy" stamped in blue ink: First Edition, First Printing: 270 pp.
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, Publishers, 1919. Oblong Quarto; pp 128; Fair; dark blue 1/4 bound spine without text; no dust jacket as issued; cloth shows severe wear to exterior; some fraying wear to edges and corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; 4 includes loose portraits laid in; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1973. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG; Black spine with yellow line and read and yellow text. DJ has clear protective jacket by previous owner, has general shelfwear, small closed tear on edge of rear flap, age toning to flaps; Boards have dried glue residue from sticker on front and rear, signs of rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has Ex-Library stamps on front free end paper, head of fore edge, and rear free end paper. Red and Black marks on tail end of fore edge, tape residue on front and rear free end papers, rear free end paper has library bar code sticker and half ripped library card holder, acknowledgement page has stamp and pencil marks by library, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 383.
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;.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1953. First. Quarto. vg/good; dj, gray battle scene with blue text on white and yellow and white text on black HB, yellow cloth spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean. 581 pp.; 400 photos, charts and illustrations. binding, shaken; boards, foxing starts; dj, previously mended; chipping and tears; sunned; else very good.
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.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company Inc., 2013. Quarto; VG; Hardcover with author's note enclosed in paperback; both books are in bluish grey, white text and pictorial slip case; slip case has a green spine and white text; Boards are strong and covers are clean; Text blocks are clean; Book with drawings is unpaginated; 16p. (Enclosed Booklet).
Berlon: edition q, 1993. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Pale blue and green spine with black text: DJ is in good condition with very light shelfwear, clean: Boards are strong and clean, shelfwear mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, binding is tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: Text is entirely in GERMAN: 416 pp.
London: Harrap, 1985. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red with black and white print; DJ has mild edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, slightly cocked spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, marginal ink markings, some turned down page corners; xi, 276 pages, illustrated (facsims.).
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;.
Washington, DC: Politics & Prose Bookstore, 2014. Second Printing. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Blueish green spine with white text: Covers have light shelfwear, some staining on front (appears to be a coffee ring), binding solid: Textblock exterior has liquid stain to head edge, pages clean and unmarked: 364 pp.
Washington, DC: Politics & Prose Bookstore, 2014. First Printing. Octavo; pp 364; VG-/paperback; blue spine with white and yellow text; covers have slight wear to exterior; intact panels; text block has little wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Salzburg: Wolfgang Neugebauer Verlag, 1987. Octavo; G+; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has mild crease at front hinge, mild shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; Publisher from label on title page, else copyright by W. Seywald, Wien; “Diese Arbeit wurde als Inauguraldissertation unter dem Titel “Deutschsprachiger exiljournalismus in Shanghai, 1939-1949” … am Institut für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaften Wien in Mai 1986 eingereicht”; Text in German; 375 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Ballantine Books, 2011. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with gold and white print, illustration; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in grey paper, slight bump to top outside corner and spine head, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; xxix, 446 pages.
New York: Ballantine Books, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 449; VG/G; dark green pictorial spine with gilt and light blue text; dust jacket has slight rubbing wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
n.p. Erik Shilling, 1993. 1400/2000. Small Octavo; pp 296; G+/G-; black spine with yellow and blue text; limited edition; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; light highlighting to ffeps; light highlighting to dedication page; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author.
London: The Folio Society, 1995. Rreprinted. Octavo; pp 670; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with black text to white bar; no slipcase; this volume only of four volume set; cloth has clean exterior; slightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1965. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 371; VG-/G-; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to edges; slight toning to flap edges and rear; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; small stain to rear endpaper; illustrated with maps;.
Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, 1982. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, small tear to rear top edge, mild tanning to spine; Boards in black cloth with white print, slight wear to spine caps, slightly cocked spine; Text block has light spotting to top edge, small stain on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; x, 259 pages.
Austin: Eakin Press, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ has slight edgewear and very slight smudging on rear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild bump to rear top outside corner and to spine tail, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight but for name in ink on front endpaper; viii, 200 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Washington, D.C. Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1963. Octavo; pp 756; 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; illustrated; maps in pouch adhered to rear pastedown; inscribed by previous owner, military historian Charles V. P. von Luttichau to ffep;.
Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1982. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with red print; DJ is illustrated (b&w) with red print, small tears to spine ends, mild edgewear; Boards in grey cloth with red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has name and notation in ink and numbered label on front flyleaf else clean and tight; 207 pages, illustrated (b&w plates) + 2 folded color maps (one tipped in, one inserted).
Washington, D.C. Department of State, 1948. Octavo; pp 362; G-/paperback; gray/burgundy spine with burgundy and gray text; covers show some age toning to exterior, mostly toward edges; chip to rear head edge; creasing to spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; smudge to fore edge; interior lightly toned; previous owner's name to title page.
New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 1992. Octavo; pp 429; VG/VG-; white spine with gilt and black text; dust jacket shows light soiling to exterior; cloth has slightly sunned spine; minor wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
Ottowa: Edmond Cloutier, C.M.G., B.A., L.Ph., Imprimeur du Roi, 1949. Text in French; Octavo; VG/G+; Red spine with white text; Dustjacket has edge wear incl. chips at corners (where covers meet folds), a chip/open tear on the bottom edge of the back cover, some light fraying at top and bottom edges of spine, a small closed tear w/some creases around it in upper left corner of spine, a few very small closed tears and some light creases at edges, DJ is age toned and has rubbing to surface esp. on back cover, DJ has former seller's small price sticker near bottom right corner of back cover; Boards straight and strong, boards have some minor edge wear, front board and a few flecks in surface on right side, back board a few small, faint spots on left side, pastedowns are age toned but all graphics clear; Textblock age toned, head edge has some very light foxing, interior clean; 364 pp.
Ottowa: Edmond Cloutier, Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery, 1955, 1958, 1960. Mixed editions. Large Octavo; G+/Fair; ivory spine with red, blue, tan text; 3 volumes: vol. 1 - Six Years of War: The Army in Canada, Britain and the Pacific, pp 629; vol. 2 - The Canadians in Italy, 1943-1945, pp 807; vol. 3 - The Victory Campaign: The Operation in North-West Europe, 1944-1945, pp 770; dust jackets have sunning to exteriors, some chipping to edges, slight wear to exteriors, mylar covering; cloths have light sunning to spines, some wear to corners, strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges, some uncut pages; interiors clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
West Point, NY: Department of Military Art and Engineering, U.S. Military Academy, 1950. Oblong Quarto; pp 71; Good; blue spine without text; no jacket; cloth has lightly scruffed exterior; mild edge wear; slightly splayed boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely 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 358.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1966. Octavo; Fifth Printing 1977; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine orange with white and black print; DJ has wear to edges, small tears at spine caps, lower edge, and flap folds, one-inch closed tear near lower front spine edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong, mild bump to lower outside corners; Textblock clean and tight; xxxiv, 330 pages, illustrated.
New York: The Viking Press, 1942. First Edition. 8vo., 184pp.; VG/G+; spine blue and yellow with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$4.50'; dust jacket has numerous chips, including to the top of the front cover, top of the rear cover, head and tail of spine, corners; age-toning to spine, rear cover; first printing dust jacket, with no printing information on lower rear cover; publishing profits (fund is perpetual) go to the Air Forces Aid Society; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
Australia: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 2003. FACP Edition. slim Qto. VG+/ -no DJ. mottled light yellow wraps spine, titleblock lenghty with dark brown and brick red authors; black tipped end with light yellow publisher logo. smooth wraps covers, minimal wear just a touch thumbed at bottom front cover corner. decoratively foxed fep/ffep. a series of biographical entries highlighted by b/w photos and more. commemorative of WWI Australian notables. 110 pp. ISBN# 9781920731366.
Washington, DC: Chief Of Naval Operations, 1946. Hardcover Small Quarto; VG-; Red Buckram cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine; Boards show some shelf ware: Fraying on top left corner of back board, rubbing on corners and edges, small red blotches on front board appear to be either paint or wax, rubbing and sunning on spine, otherwise fine; text block is lightly age toned, clean, text and illustration clear and legible; pp 193.
Detroit: Chrysler Corporation, 1949. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight spotting but clean and strong; Text block has slight stains to bottom edge, spotting to front endpapers, peripheral tanning to endpapers, water stain to top corner of final pages; 216 pages, illustrated (chiefly color).
Bad Nauheim: Verlag Hans-Henning Podzun, 1961. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black and yellow with white print; DJ has edgewear, tears to top edge and wear to spine ends, fading to spine; Boards in black cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block has label on front pastedown, card signed in ink by author affixed to front flyleaf, mild amount of pen and pencil annotation within otherwise clean text; Text in German; 882 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970. Second Impression. 8vo. VG/VG-. dark rose and black pictorial DJ spine and jacket with small dark red and black titling, publisher in black at tail. extended illustration onto jacket front. light edgewear, a tiny nick to rear upper left corner, else superficial surface wear is just a touch of rubbing. charcoal clothbound HB with stamped gold-tone titling. a touch of toning to the fep/ffep. 28 illustrations and 12 maps. bright plum tinted head-edge, basic ivory fore-edge and tail. 226 pp.