New York: The Devin-Adair Company, Publishers, 1951. second printing. Octavo; G/G-; Green/yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has moderately sunned spine with small tears and frays at edges with some minor rubbing & scratches on exterior; Cloth has slightly age toned edges and spine with minor wear on exterior, overall clean, strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight wear due to handling & age with writings & underlining on various pages throughout, intact pages; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 311.
Spying and Espionage
London, Great Britain: William Kimber, 1986. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG+. black glossy DJ spine with red lettering at tip and yellow titles mid-spine. clear protective cover over well-kept boards and black panels, gold lettering imprinted. puncture wound on right of HB spine. clear fep/ffep. includes many small section of b/w photos with much text detail and some b/w scanned images. 176 pp. ISBN # 0718306171.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved Case 9.
Cork, Ireland: Cork University Press, 1992. First Paperback Edition. Octavo, 327 pages; VG-; gloss paper covers, spine red and yellow with white lettering: mild bumping to corners, crease to top left corner of back cover; mild wear to text-block; interior virtually pristine; INSCRIBED by Callanan to Seamus McKenna to title page, INSCRIBED and SIGNED by McKenna (previous owner) to ffep; shelved case 9.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Printing (Inscribed). Octavo in black cloth. VG/VG. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Inscription reads, "Phil / You might want this to see how it's really done / Best wishes / Miles." Some shelfwear. DJ shows bumping to spine ends, light age-toning, and some scuffing; now protected by mylar Brodart cover. Slight fading to top edge of boards. Interior is bright and clean. Binding is square and tight. 351 pp. A very good inscribed copy. [DJ spine is black and white with red and gray text. Shelved in Case #5].
New York, NY: Vantage Press, Inc. 1989. First Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG. slim white DJ spine with black capitals down spine with b/w titling centered on red text field with black subtitling and author beneath. wide white inner flaps. much rubbed and smudged black clothbound HB, spine stamped with silver titles. mild graying to white fep/ffep. no marks or writing to the white textblock. 110 pp. and 3 maps. ISBN# 053308475X.
USA: Little, Brown and Company, 1980. First American Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG. white spine DJ with large black titles, medium size author titles. color maps illustrate front and rear panels, light yellow spotting along spine strip edges. faint spotting to top edge. reverse of DJ show light foxing to spine area. HB is smooth blue cloth with tiny silver lettering imprinted at tip and tail and mid-spine. 351 pp. ISBN # 0316288403.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1971. US Printing. small 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. bright medium orange cloth HB, silver uppercase title between small black author and publisher. mildly darkened cloth. scuff to mid orange paperboard front. lightly abraded to ends. bright orange fep, ffep. fep has large scuff to left fep. few introductory b/w photos on several introductory sheets. textblock sheets have tanned, 'frame' age-toning with marginal discoloration. 192 pp. ISBN# 684124491.
New York: The Viking Press, 1975. first edition. Octavo; G+/G; Blue spine with yellow & black text; Dust jacket has mylar covering and is lightly sunned; some small tears & fraying along edges; Cloth spine w/ paper panels; panels are strong & stable; sticker on front flap; Text block is lightly age toned on exterior edges; shadow toning on pastedowns & end papers; slight ink & sticker residue on ffep; deckled fore edges; text pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; pp 296.
Great Neck, New York: Todd & Honeywell, Inc. 1985. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. DJ is fully light blue in the background, small authors close to tip, followed by small black uppercase title and pubilsher close to tail. fatigued spine ends appear whitish, light panel edgewear and foreedge panel folds, gently worn at corners. price-clipped front inner flap, rear flap intact, all under clear protective cover. navy HB, clothbound spine with tiny gilt authors, title and publisher, small characters, spaced widely. HB panel edgewear slight, most at bottom corners. previous bookstore label on right fep, endsheets an acceptable ivory, no markings. ivory textblock. 193 pp. ISBN # 0899624030.
New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. wide 8vo. VG/VG-. thick ivory DJ spine with black title, blue author crammed above a thinly framed segment to tail: the smaller black uppercase subtitle, key and code image and publisher within. light yellowing and toning discolors the outer jacket edges with some closed tears. dark navy clothbound HB with stamped gilt and stamped black lettering densely filling the wide spine, tail end pushed. wine clothbound adjacent panels. mauve tinted head-edge. EX-LIBRIS, with stamp and label from prior owner of institution. clean ivory textblock. roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail. 1164 pp.
New York: Macmillan Company, 1967. First printing. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Age-toned cream spine with black and blue text/title; dustjcket has some moisture exposure staining by the spine and multiple tears, with the largest few extending about 1.5 inches; boards are strong and clean; pen writing on the front pastedown; binding is strong; deckled fore-edge; textblock is clean. Pp. 1164.
New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1983. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. black glossy DJ spine with silver bold uppercase font and lettering. similar type on front panel and white text on rear panel. background of entire panel is solid black. HB spine is black cloth with silver border around textbox, with silver titles. light yellow spotting is diffuse to top, tail and foreedge. 343 pp. ISBN # 0025606409.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Black spine with red and white print; DJ clean but for 2-inch cut to spine portion; Boards in black paper with silver print, clean, strong; Textblock clean and tight; xxi, 318 pages, 16 pages of plates, illustrated.
New York: Stein and Day, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine with white and gray lettering; dust jacket clean, some agetone on inside flap, minor edgewear; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, free of highlighting/underlining, inscribed by author on front free end paper. pp 240.
New York, NY: Harper & Brothers Publishers, Inc. 1939. First Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. black cloth HB spine with abraded tip of spine, next red imprinted title and author lettering. front and rear black cloth panels with some light smudging. fep has some residue marks near tail of gutter, and rear ffep has newsprint tipped in with much age-toning and shading. top, bottom and foreedge have some brown spots, else just yellowed. hinges are much visible at middle, though binding acceptably intact. 273 pp.
New York, NY: Atheneum, 1978. First American Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. white glossy DJ spine with tall black uppercase lettering and red author titles. front and rear DJ panel with faint surface tint and tiny creases at DJ corners. bright blue HB spine with tint of darker blue, gold imprinted lettering, uppercase titles between gold strip bands. bright red endpapers. mid-section of the text interior features nine spies, identified and full-page in b/w. 341 pp. ISBN # 0689108540.
New York: Nation Books, 2004. First edition. Octavo; pp 403; VG/VG;- White spine with black and blue text; dust jacket has minor shelf wear, light sunning to edges; cloth has light sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight ivory toning to exterior edges, interior clean; inscribed by author;.
South Melbourne, Australia: The MacMillan Company of Australia PTY, LTD, 1988. First. Octavo; VG/VG with plastic cover; Olive spine with white text; DJ has slight shelf wear; Cover has slight bumping on spine; Text block has light aging but otherwise is good and tight; pp. 245 Author's account of working in Vietnam highlands as member of Australian Training Team; discusses conflict with US, especially CIA, on mission activity.
London, Great Britain: Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, 1963. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/ VG- . solid magenta spine and front panel dustjacket. on spine strip tiny black lettering, edgewear and tip and tail fatigued. navy cloth HB spine with tiny silver lettering at head and tail. bright, evenly toned fep, ffep and unmarked textblock. 191 pp.
New York: HarperBusiness / HarperCollinsPublishers, 1990. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with blue & red text; Dust jacket has minor wear exterior with otherwise clean and intact; Boards have very slightly sunned edges with otherwise strong, intact and unmarked panels; Text block has very slight wear on exterior edges and pages are clean and binding is tight; pp 375.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1941. Second printing (December 1941) of book w/ 1941 copyright; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark red / light brown spine w/ yellow text; Boards straight and strong, top corners bumped, book has edge wear incl. light rubbing on bottom edges of boards and a few small frays at top and bottom edges of spine, boards have a few small scuffs, pastedowns age toned, binding strong; Textblock age toned, head edge darker, interior clean; 318 pp.
London, Great Britain: Robert Hale Limited, 1981. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. solid black DJ spine and front panel, bold red title followed by bold white authors above thin red capitals for publisher. enlarged characters repeat upon front cover in red, white subtitle and altered authors to uppercase large red lettering. a tinge yellowed to the ivory rear with adverts. inner flaps show a glossy sheer tan strip next to the otherwise white inner flaps. black HB volume spine has simple, incised bold red titles from tip to tail. dark blue ink of previous owner used to write names and date on right FEP. lightly flipped through ivory pages, few marginal lines, text as is. mildly foxed upper edge and fore-edge, white tail edge. 318 pp. ISBN #0709189826.
Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc. 2007. First Edition/SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Octavo. VG+/VG+. Black dustjacket with red & white lettering. Minor shelfwear includes softened corners and spine ends of boards and jacket. Superficial scratches and scuffing across jacket. Author has SIGNED and INSCRIBED this copy on title page to radio personality Jim Bohannon, addressing him colloquially as "Jimbo."
New York: Praeger, 1975. (First). 8vo in cloth. VG+/VG+. Binding strong, interior clean w/general edgewear on boards, streak of adhesive residue at tail of textblock fore-edge. Mostly gen. edgewear on dj w/light rubbing, two short closed tears bracketing crease at top front panel. Bookplate on front pastedown. Price-clipped. Spine sunned, white w/red-shadowed light yellow title text. 214pp. ISBN 0275336301.
New York: The Viking Press, Inc. 1974. First edition. Octavo; VG/G; Black spine with green and white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior and edges, otherwise intact; Cloth has lightly sunned edges with sturdy and strong panels; Text block shows only minimal shelf wear on exterior edges with clean pages and tight binding; pp 180.
Boston, MA: Gambit Incorporated, 1969. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. black/white shaded spine with white and black lettering. white library sticker on spine. clear protective cover over DJ. HB is black cloth with light green cloth HB panels, tape residue ex-libris, dark adhesive tape strips and stains obscure inside map fep/ffep, black marker mark near inner panel flap. top edge shaded black. surplus library duplicate. library envelopes and lending library envelopes/strips. 307 pp.
New York, NY: Brassey's / Maxwell Macmillan Company, 1993. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. medium red glossy DJ spine with white, black/yellow and small black publisher. front inner flap has a light crease line. black clothbound HB with stamped silver type, abrading and moisture exposure moderate to both red panels. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent textblock. outer edges have a few specks and discoloration marks. as is. 280 pp. ISBN# 0028810198.
New York: Random House, 2012. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 537 pages; VG/VG; spine blue with white and silver lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; very mild wear; SIGNED flat on title page by Tim Weiner; signed by the author sticker on front cover; text block clean; shelved case 1.
New York: Random House, 2002. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-; black spine with red and white text, silver band; dustjacket has little edgewear, light scratching and scuffing; boards are strong with light staining, light bumping to corners; front free-end paper has inscription by author to previous owner, otherwise textblock is clean; 309pp.
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 Case 6.