Port Washington: Kennikat Press, 1965. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with silver print; Boards in green cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has owner stamp and slight stain on front pastedown, pencil notation on title page verso, else clean and tight; 179 pages.
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Chicago: Argonaut, Inc. Publishers, 1964. First American edition. Octavo. Good+ in good- price-clipped dust jacket. Blue-gray spine with white lettering. Rubbing and age-toning to dust jacket panels. Owner bookplate to front free end paper. Scuff mark to fore-edge. Binding and text pages generally very good. 82pp.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964. first edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light peach spine with gilt text on a black bar; 2 volumes; Slipcase has moderate shelf wear on exterior with minor wear at spine corners; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with clean exteriors and strong, sturdy panels; Text blocks is slightly age toned on exterior edges with tight binding and otherwise unmarked pages; pp 1518. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; pp ; G/no-dj; dark beige/black spine with gilt text; volume 2 only; cloth shows some sunfading to exterior, mostly to spine; previous bookshop's sticker to front; slight edge wear; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated;.
Delhi: Vision Books, 1990. first edition. thin octavo in grey cloth with DJ; VG/VG; spine white with orange and black letters; DJ has minor soiling protected by brodart; boards strong and clean; binding strong; clean paper; text in fine print; pp. 184; contains several maps and a few photographs; the Fall of Jaffna; shelved in room 12.
London: John W. Parker, 1834. First Edition. Small octavo; viii;376pp;(4pp ads)/383pp;(8pp ads) ; VG/none; full contemporary green cloth. Bindings bit soiled and edge-worn, corners turned, few ink swipe-marks on spines, owner names paste-downs and end-papers, contents very good throughout. [Spine; gold letters on faded green cloth]. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1965. 1st edition. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Black spine with red and white text/title; dustjacket is clean with moderate edgewear, with the largest tears measuring 2.25 inches and 1.5 inches vertically; boards are strong and clean; pencil writing on the front pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 558.
Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995. Octavo: G-/no-DJ paperback: Red and gold spine with white and black text: Covers have significant selfwear, rubbing, fraying to corners, bumping at tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has staininig to tail edge, pages have extensive highlighting from pages 1 to 149, second half of text unmarked: 397 pp.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 570 pages; VG/G; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; some rubbing and wear to jacket, including chipping to head and of spine, corners, edges, wear to hinges; Inscribed to ffep by Dan Kurzman to Chalmers Roberts; shelved case 1.
New York: Henry Holt and Company. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with light wear on panels and slightly rubbed corners and edges with otherwise strong & sturdy planks; Text block has slight shelf wear with light toning due to age and handling with slight cracking at pp 96-97 at binding, however pages are unmarked; previous owner's name written on front pastedown; pp 349.
Paris: Les Marchands de Nouveautes, 1839. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text on a dark red bar; Volume one only; Boards have stain at head edge near spine with heavy rubbing wear along spine edges and tear at head of spine, lower spine is missing exterior layer, and fore edge corners are heavily frayed, front panel is slightly splayed; Text block has darkened due to age with sticker and previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, cracking between pastedowns and end papers along hinges but panels are still attached, foxing, light staining at edges and shadow toning on first and last few pages, small tear at tail edge of pp 290, however all pages are fully bound; pp 292. French text.
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.
Seoul: Royal Asiatic Society with Taewon Publishing Company, 1971. 10mo; pp 231; G/G-; green spine with ivory text; An Account of the Life of the First Westerners in Korea (1653-1666); dust jacket has some rubbing to corners; slight sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; some foxing to exterior head edge; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
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.
Washington: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2007. Quarto; pp 386; VG-/paperback; brown/orange pictorial spine with ivory text; covers have light wear to exterior edges; mild wear to exteriors; faux flaps; intact panels; text blocks have light toning to interior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - history; collection; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky, 1983. Octavo; pp 215; VG/VG-; orange spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, sunned spine, minor wear to edges; cloth has very slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
Portugal: CTT Correios, 1999. Limited Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ hardback: Black spine with white text: Boards are strong with dust staining, light shelfwear, some age related fading to spine, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages unmarked: This book is stamped 8,433 out of a limited print run of 12,000: Text is in ENGLISH and PORTUGUESE: 127 pp.
Rome: Istituto Poligrafico E Zecca Dello Stato, 1992. Text entirely in Italian. Quarto; VG/no-DJ hardcover; Cream spine with black text; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners, few small marks on lower spine; Textblock clean; 507pp. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Edinburgh: T. Cadell, Jun and W. Davies, Strand; Corbett and Morgan, Pall Mall; and W. Creech, 1920. facsimile. Octavo. VG-/no DJ. Facsimile edition; Red spine with gold text; covers are clean aside from a few white dot marks across the front cover and a single stray white linear mark on the back cover; cover is slightly bumped/chipped at the upper right hand corner (about 0.7 inches); spine is slightly torn about 0.5 inches at the top and has a loose fray at the bottom; boards are strong and clean; some foxing on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 498.
Paris: Gallimard, 1954. Small quarto, 98 pages, 340 pages, Notes section numbered 439-475; VG-/G- condition; Off-white cloth, gilded text on spine, foxing to boards, age-toning to board edges and spine head and foot, textblock edges fine; small stain on interior front board; interior unmarked, slight age-toning to some page edges; Light tan DJ with red and black text on spine, red and black text and photo of stonework on front, wear to edges of spine and flap folds including small tear at head of spine and at bottom back cover, spine and both covers significantly soiled with dirty hand/fingerprints.
Montreal: Palm Publishers, 1966. 4th Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Yellow and white spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, otherwise intact, price-clipped at flap, slight rubbing along surfaces; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, previous owner's inscription on front free end page; Text block clean; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 63-19405.
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.
Philadelphia/New York: James M. Campbell/Robert Carter and Brothers, 1845-1853. Later American Edition. Small octavo; 5 volumes uniformly bound in brown cloth spines and boards with paper title labels; fifth volume publisher differs; spine ends and corners worn and chipped; title labels rubbed and worn (illegible); scattered foxing; text blocks toned; engraved titles volumes 1-4; reading copy set. [Spines; worn paper labels on brown cloth].
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993. Octavo; pp 341; VG/G; gray spine with brown text; dust jacket shows light sunning to spine; mild rubbing to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author.
Chicago: The Bookhouse for Children, 1935. Volumes 5 and 7 missing; Small Quarto, G Hardcovers; Green spine with Gold text on Deep Green spine label; Boards strong, have bumping at corners, heavy fraying along spine edges, moderate other edgewear, some shelfwear, browning along spine, Volume 1 has brown marks on front cover, Volume 3 has brown marks on front cover, tan mark on back cover, Volume 4 has brown marks around title on front cover, small marks on back cover, Volume 6 has brown marks around title on front cover, Volume 8 has brown marks on back cover; Textblocks have heavy age toning, many pages have foxing, stains on fore edge of pages, stains on tail edge of pages, Volume 1 has previous owner's name on title page, green marks on pages 172, 173, Volume 2 has a small closed tear on pp267-8, Volume 3 has long blue mark on last page of textblock, Previous owner's name on front pastedown, Volume 4 has closed tear on page 381, pencil marks on pages 372, 376, 377, 386, 387, browned age tape to fix tears on pages 373, 375, 377, previous owner's name on front pastedown; Volume 1 252 pp; Volume 2 259 pp; Volume 3 272 pp; Volume 4 240 pp; Volume 6 241 pp; Volume 8 281 pp. 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].
New York: George Braziller, 1977. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is black with gold text; DJ has edge wear and creasing, some scratches and scuffs to front and back, design is clear; Boards have some edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 158; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
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.
Paris: E. Dentu, 1890. first edition. Thick folios in grey hardcovers with brown gilt and gold letters; VG; boards have moderate soiling; volume one corners slightly bumped; edges dusty; paper clean; text clean; in French; foxing on a few pages; app. 600 pages each volume; shelved above French section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Paris, France: Société de l'Histoire des Colonies Françaises; Librairie Larose, 1958. New Edition. Tall octavos, 3 rebound volumes, VG-; quarter-bound, navy blue leather spines, red and blue marbled paper boards, gilt lettering to spines: gilt lettering somewhat rubbed yet clear and legible, "Française" in title misspelled "Fraçaise" to spines of all volumes; mild overall wear to boards, bumping with material loss to corners, rubbing with slight material loss to edges of boards; mild wear to age-toned text-blocks; light age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; fold-out gloss maps to rear of all volumes; corners bumped with material loss to Volumes 2 more so than other volumes, mild creasing to bottom corners of pages 1093-1106 visible to text-block, paste-downs unaffixed to boards, cardboard and sewn binding visible, Volume 2 only, markings in blue pen to cardboard (front and back boards), recto of unaffixed front paste-down, and verso of unaffixed back paste-down; text in French; shelved above Holocaust Studies.
Takapuna, New Zealand: Benton Ross, 1984. First edition. Octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Black spine with yellow and white lettering. Shelf-wear rubbing to corners of dust jacket panels and to the panels themselves. Small scar near bottom corner of rear jacket panel. Slight shelf-wear and a small stain to the front cover. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 140pp.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1952. Octavo; Second printing; G+/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black and grey with green print, partially torn away; DJ torn along hinge, separating front and rear, portion of spine torn away, tears at flap folds, edgewear and shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with white print, spotting, edgewear, fading, wear to outer corners and spine caps; Textblock clean and tight; ix, 464 pages.
Pussay, France: The Jean-Claude Nourault Issues, 1977. Large Quarto; pp 391; VG-/no-DJ; dark orange spine with black text; black slipcase shows moderate wear to exterior, slight sunning to exterior; cloth is clean with strong boards, mylar wraps; text block has light wear to exterior edges, otherwise interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Golden Press, 1969,1970. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; Good; yellow spines with red text; 16 volumes; no jackets; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; some rubbing wear to corners; lightly sunned spines; boards slightly splayed; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Miami: North South Center University of Miami, Transaction Publishers, 1994. Octavo; VG/Wraps; White spine with red and blue text; Moderate shelf wear to covers; Binding solid, [SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR] on half title page; Binding solid; Light foxing to text block exterior, text block clean; 273 pp.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First American edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Light lavender illustrated spine with brown & black text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned with minor shelf wear, otherwise clean & intact; Boards are clean with strong & sturdy panels; Previous owner's name on front end paper; Text block is lightly ivory toned with deckled fore edges, little shelf wear and tight binding; pp 630.
New Delhi: Natraj Publishers, 2014. First Edition. Octavo; pp 537; G/G; red/yellow/green spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; cloth has only light wear to exterior; strong panels; text block shows very little wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.