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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, 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.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1965. First Edition. 10mo; pp 332; VG-/G-; black/red pictorial spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket shows modest rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated.
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.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1946. First Edition. 10mo; pp 263; G; red spine without text; no jacket; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; spine rubbed of text; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges slightly toned; deckled fore edge; interior clean; good binding; illustrated; inscribed by author.
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;.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 427 pages, VG/G+; black DJ, white and golden yellow lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, closed tears to edges of covers, light scratching mostly to back cover; non-archival tape to head, tail, corners, and fore-edge to back cover to interior of DJ; DJ protected by mylar; black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to text-block, mild age-toning to top, light age-toning to fore-edge, bottom clean; interior clean; shelved china.
Illinois: The University of Chicago, 1949. 8vo; VG- hardcover without dust jacket; red spine with gold text; boards have extreme stains and the top part of the spine is sunned; front paste down has a plate with name and address; paste downs, free end papers, fore edges are age- toned and have smudges and scratches; pages are clean and legible; 323p.
London: Jarrolds, 1964. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/VG: Shades of blue, yellow and white on spine with white text: DJ is clean with general shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, very slight bump to tail of spine, bidning solid: Textblock exterior has light brown spotting on fore edge that slightly bleeds onto some pages with no impact to readability, slight discoloration to front free page about 1 inch in width, rest clean and unmarked: First Edition: First Edition: 288 pp.
New York, London, Toronto: Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2010. First Simon & Schuster Edition. Octavo; pp 316; VG-/G; copper/black spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows light shelf wear; minor rubbing to fore corners; cloth clean; mild wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
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.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1952. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, small closed tear to front top edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with blue print, wear to corners and spine caps, slight creasing at bottom of spine, slight bump to front top and bottom edges, else clean and strong; Text block has name in pencil on front flyleaf, light tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight, light age-toning to paper; 365 pages.
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.
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;.
London: Putnam, 1959. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, pink and white with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, toning to spine, price-clipped; Boards in brown cloth with black print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges, black tape over printed line on verso of title page, else clean and tight; 328 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, maps).
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).
Washington, D.C. Naval Historical Foundation, 1947. Octavo; pp 128; G; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest wear to exterior; mildly sunned spine; slightly rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text block edges lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; some shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
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.).
Washington: Department of State, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1953. Thick Octavo; pp 977; G-; sunned brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth shows some staining to exterior; sun faded exterior; mild wear to corners; strong boards; text block edges have light soiling; small tape residue to front pastedown; some pencil to ffep; illustrated; tight binding;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 312 pages; VG/G+; in blue and orange dust jacket, blue and orange spine with black and white titling; mild rubbing and wear, chip missing at head of spine, sun-fading and scratching to spine; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; Inscribed on the ffep by Lore Segal, "To Rachel / who imposed much / of the order of this book / affectionately / Lore" JM consignment; Case 3.
New York: Viking Press, 1945. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print on black banner; Boards in red cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block has small stain to fore edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, fore edge at top torn on pp. 21-34, else clean and tight; viii, 448 pages.
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;.
London: Jonathan Cape, 2000. First UK Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 487; VG-/G; black/brown pictorial spine with brown and white text; dust jacket has light shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows mild toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Landmark Books, Random House, 1962. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in illustrated cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, mild soiling and shelfwear; Text block has yellow-tinted top edge, name in ink and embossed owner stamp on front flyleaf, ink notation on contents page, cracked hinges front and rear, clean text; 178 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1966. First PB Edition. Octavo; pp 1245; G/paperback; black spines with ivory text; black slipcase shows chipping to edges; noticeable sun darkened exterior; 2 volumes, vol. 1, The Rise; vol. 2, The Fall; covers slightly sunned; intact panels; text blocks have mild tone to exterior edges; interiors clean.
London: The Folio Society, 1995. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 670; VG; red spine with black text to white bar; no jacket; no slipcase; volume 2 only of 4 volume set; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have light shelf wear; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated.
Paris: Les Editions Internationales, 1948. Booklet [9x12]; pp 100; G-/paperback; dark beige spine with brown text; wrapper style exterior; slight sun darkening toward exterior edges; minor chips to edges; covers clean; text block has some age toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; slight defect to front hinge; frontispiece; illustrated; text in French; arts - history; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
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: Department of State, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1964. Thick Octavo; pp 1035; G; sunned red spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; mild wear to corners; strong boards; text block edges have light foxing; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding;.
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).
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.
Ottawa: Edmond Cloutier, 1949. Octavo; pp 364; G/Fair; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; several chips to edges; small price sticker to rear; cloth has modest shelf wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; slight worn spine edges and fore corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in French;.
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;.