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.
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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.
New York and London: Harpers & Brothers, Publishers, 1908. 12mo; pp 237; G; green spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; spine mildly sunned; black lettering and papered illustration to front; black decorative borders to front; moderate rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges slightly foxed; deckled fore edge; ex-library stamped text to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard; mild cracking to front hinge; illustrated.
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).
Washington: Department of State, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1954. Thick Octavo; pp 974; G-; sunned red spine with gilt text; no jacket; odd volume; cloth shows some staining to exterior; has lightly sunned exterior; mild wear to corners; strong boards; text block edges have light toning; some pencil to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; tight binding; maps at rear;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1958. Octavo; First printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild creasing on front, light shelfwear; Text block has vendor label on front flyleaf, owner label on rear pastedown, hinges just beginning to crack, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xiv, 460 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, maps).
Oslo: Restad & Sonn's Boktrykkeri, 1940. First Edition. 12mo; VG/No jacket hardcover; Purple cloth spine with no lettering; Boards are clean with some wear along the edges and bumping to the corners, some slight bend to front board; Text block is age-toned but free of marking; Interior map is intact and undamaged; Front and rear envelopes are empty; Originally may have come with pencil, now missing; Date planner and note section are clean and without marking, Page with personal information of the original owner was torn out. See Three photos of book for additional information Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf with Ephemera items.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1927. Octavo; pp 282; G-; black spine without text; no jacket; cloth has modest soiling to exterior; some rubbing to edges; gilt titles and border to front; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's sticker to ffep; frontispiece; shadow toning to endpapers; good binding; profusely illustrated with photographs and maps;.
Tokyo: Kanto-Sha Co., Ltd. Mixed Editions. Octavo; pp 127+324; VG; red spines with gilt text; 2 volumes, one volume in English text, 1956 and one volume in Japanese text, 1958; no jackets; books encased in cardboard box with paper label; black text to label; cloths show minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text blocks exterior edges shows light wear; interiors clean; illustrated;.
London: Allan Wingate (Publishers) Limited, 1956. First Edition. 12mo; pp 204; G+/G; black/blue pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has minor wear to edges; modest rubbing to exterior; cloth has very mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; some sticker residue to front pastedown; light ink to p 26; light toning to interior pages, otherwise;.
Osnabruck: Munin Verlag GMBH, 1970. Octavo; G+/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; White spine with black print; DJ has small tears along top and bottom edges, back of DJ partly torn away at upper right corner, some smudging and spotting, inked price on inside front flap; Boards in light green cloth with silver print, bumped upper outside corners, some fading along edges especially rear corner exposed from torn away piece of DJ; Textblock clean but for white label affixed to front endpaper; Spine weak at page 96; text in German; 504 pages, 28 pages of plates, illustrated.
London: MIchael Joseph Ltd, 1985. First UK edition. Octavo; pp 557; VG/VG; ivory spine with red and black text; dust jacket his slight wear to exterior, minor rubbing to edges, sticker to front flap, covered with mylar; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, clean exterior, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Landmark Books, Random House, 1966. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with red print; Boards in illustrated cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, toning to spine, edgewear/shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front endpapers, cracked hinges front and rear, clean text, light age-toning to paper; 178 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Wilfred Funk, Inc, 1941. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 279; Good condition hardcover with poor condition dustjacket; red cloth spine with gilt text (nonexistant DJ spine, see photo for details); dust jacket shows severe wear to edges; detached at spine and flaps, but still present; dj has sunned front with foxing to rear; original publisher's cloth has lightly sunned spine; rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author on front endpaper (see photo).
Frankfurt: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 1999. Small Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with white text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, some mild dust stains, barcode sticker on back bottom portion, binding solid: Textblock is age toned else clean and unmarked: Text is in German: 319 pp.
Washington DC: Chairman's Office, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, 1946. Octavo. VG/pamphlet (8-1/2x11" mimeographed pages stapled into a letter-size manila folder), 45pp. 1st edition; formerly U.S. Army War College library, transferred to Library of Congress and subsequently released as surplus. Cover is mostly clean aside from a slight pencil underlining of the title and a stamp of the library of U.S. Army War College; library markings, pencil/pen writing also noted on the front cover; binding is strong; manila file folder has several moisture exposure staining on the front, a purple stamp indicating it is a surplus - LOC duplicate, and a stamp from the library of the U.S. Army War College; black permanent pen marking horizontally across the back and front of the manila folder; textblock is age-toned but otherwise clean. library slip with check out card attached to the back of the manila folder.
Torrance: Institute for Historical Review. Octavo; 2 volumes; VG; Paperback; Spine, brown and white with black print; Covers are clean and bright; Text blocks are clean and tight; CONTENTS: Vol. 1. Advance to Barbarism : the Development of Total Warfare (363 pages, illustrated (b&w)) ; Vol. 2. Crimes Discreetly Veiled (xiv, 240 pages, illustrated (b&w)).
Iasi: The Center For Romanian Studies, 1998. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, silver with black and gold print; DJ has edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, white ribbon marker; liii, 304 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1990. reprinted. 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 564.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1991. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has just some slight rubbing along edges, but otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block shows only slight wear on exterior edges due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 454.
Washington: Historical Division, United States Army, 1969. reprinted. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light green spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom wrapper with mylar overlay and has just some slight rubbing along edges, but otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block shows only slight wear on exterior edges due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 551.
Washington, D.C. Department of the Army, Historical Division, 1950. Large Octavo; pp 551; G; green spine with gilt text and black bar to spine; no jacket; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; mildly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block edges show some toning; ex-library with remnants to pastedowns; some ex-library stamps to copyright page; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
London: MacDonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1971. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; pp 529; blue spine with white text; blue, red, white slipcase lightly sunned; some wear to edges; intact binding; dust jacket has lightly sunned spine; mild wear to edges; minor rubbing wear to corners; lightly toned flaps; cloth shows some scratches to rear; cloth has light wear; strong boards; text block edges mildly toned; illustrated.
Osnabruck: Munin Verlag GmbH. Mixed Editions. Octavo; G/Fair; navy/white/green spines with black and gray text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, 1934-1939, pp 352 ; vol. 2, 1940-1941, pp 559 ; vol. 3, 1941-1943, pp 532 [1973, ISBN - 3921242177]; dust jackets show heavy wear to exterior; small chips to edges; cloths have sunned exteriors, mostly to spines; slight rubbing to edges; slight soiling to exteriors; text blocks have toning to exterior edges; slight toning to interior; vol. 1 has slightly cocked spine; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; stickers to ffeps; previous owner's name and stamp to ffeps; light ink; German text;.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1982. Octavo; pp 284; VG/G; gold spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; slight foxing to exterior head edge; illustrated; inscribed by Frederick Werbell;.
New York: Vantage Press, 1970. First Edition. First Edition; Signed; Pastel green spine with black illustration on tail end, red text. DJ has shelf wear, rubbing on edges, small closed tear on rear, corners of flaps are clipped; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, verso of half title page is inscribed and signed by author; pp 187.
New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., 1991. Octavo; VG/G+; Green spine with red text; dust jacket has mylar over it with rubbed corners; some age toning around exterior edges; half-bound cloth with paper panels, shows lightly sunned head edge but boards are clean and w/o defect; sturdy & solid; text block has very minimal wear, just shows light soiling toward tail edge due to handling; good, tight binding; pp 754.
Geneva, Switzerland: The Bibliophiles Library, 1983. Special Editon. 14 Volumes; Bound in crimson leather wit gilt accents and signature on front covers in gilt; All volumes VG; All edges gilt; Sewn in silk bookmark; Some minor scuffing to the edges, light scratches to gilt; Many volumes appear unread. Shelved above.
New York: Howell Soskin, 1944. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G; Spine is blue with white text; DJ has edgewear, age-toning, design is clear, several open and closed text; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, light age-toning, binding is strong; pp 224; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Philadelphia, PA: Macrae-Smith Company, 1944. US Printing. small 8vo. VG/VG-. dark shades of blue color the upper DJ spine stripk, followed by a pale yellow with black tail-- the titling is in ivory. segment. jacket coloring extends across illustrated jacket front. edgwear is moderate, to ends and edges of spine and jacket front mostly. pale brown clothbound HB with dark blue imprinted titling. both boards an even hue. textblock contains neat, unmarked sheets and endpapers. head-edge and fore-edge are rough, rougly trimmed. 238 pp.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1969. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has minor tears to the corners and severe marks to the front and rear; boards have extreme smudges to the front and rear but binding is strong; paste downs have severe stains; text block has minor stains to the fore edge otherwise clean; 433p.
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1970-1976. First Edition. Large octavos, 5 volumes, VG-/G+; beige DJs, black and red lettering: moderate overall wear to DJs, mild water staining to spines (lettering unaffected), mild creasing to covers, occasional closed tears to edges, dates in black marker and ex-library stamps to bottom corners of front covers, "£3 12s. 6d. [£3・62½] net" to front flaps, DJs protected by mylar; vertical line of off-white dots to front cover of Volume 5 only, lettering unaffected; brown cloth boards, black title block and gilt lettering to spines: mild overall wear to boards; mild bumping to head, tail, and corners; ex-library labels to front paste-down; ex-library labels and stamps to ffeps; notations in pencil to ffep of Volume 1 only; light age-toning/mild wear to text-blocks; interiors clean; errata slips included in Volumes 3 and 5 only; shelved above Cookbooks.
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999. Quarto; pp 375; Good; black spine with silver text; no jacket; boards have slight smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpages; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 1995. Octavo; pp 236; G; blue spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block edges clean; some pencil underlining and marginalia inside; ex-library stamp to rear pastedown;.
New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers Inc., 1986. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Cream spine with navy blue text; Dust jacket has minor marks and scratches to the front and rear; Boards, save minor bumping to the corners and tips, are clean and binding is solid; top edge is slightly frayed and has slight foxing otherwise text block is clean; 268p.
New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1934. First Edition. 8vo., 247 pp., VG-/no DJ; red cloth boards, faded gold lettering to spine: bumping/fraying to head, tail, and corners; mild water spot to front board; age-toning/mild staining to text-block; wear to endpapers, light age-toning to margins (lettering clear and legible); Yardley was a American cryptologist who, in addition to technical nonfiction works, authored three spy novels, of which this is one; shelved under front counter.