Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951. Booklet [6x8]; pp 222; G-/paperback; booklets in wrappers; slight foxing to exterior; stapled at spine without text; stamped price to front corner; some wear to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; intact binding; frontispiece Shelved in Netdesk office, 15's Ephemera Box 2.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2009. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 1032; VG-/G; black spine with light green and white text; dust jacket has crinkling to spine head edge, as is; minor rubbing to corners; mild wear to exterior; small stain to rear; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth has little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; light ink to few pages; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: Basic Books, 2014. First Edition. Octavo; pp 348; VG-/VG; black/red spine with white text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows light wear; clean exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
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: Random House, Inc., 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 327; G/G-; blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket has sunned spine; minor chips to corners; modest rubbing wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows shelf wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; good binding;.
New York: The Penguin Press, 2004. First Edition. Octavo; pp 695; G+/G; black spine with silver and red text; full title: Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
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].
Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003. Octavo; pp 507; G+; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; light stain to front; slightly splayed boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; light ink to half title and title pages; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
Hartford, Conn. W. S. Williams & Co., 1866. First Edition. Octavo, 384 pages; VG-; rebound in gray buckram, gilt lettering to spine, gilt Central Intelligence Agency seal to front cover; mild wear to boards; non-archival tape to gutters of frontispiece, title page; mild foxing throughout; with 13 plates; shelved case 1.
London and Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1997. First Frank Cass Edition. Octavo; pp 244; VG/G; light mint green spine with brown text; dust jacket shows minor smudges to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; cloth has very slight fading to exterior; mildly worn edges; string boards; text block has light foxing to exterior fore edge; otherwise edges show only slight shelf wear; minor ink to rear endpaper; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1971. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover; red spine with yellow text; dust jacket has severe stains, tears and the thin cellophane covering is partly peeling off; boards have age tone and have discoloration to the corners and the spine, also they are minimally weakened at the hinges; front free end -paper has the signature of the author; text block is tanned but clean; 696p.
New York: David McKay Company, 1958. Octavo; G/Fair; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red and black with grey print, call number in white ink at bottom; DJ has small portions torn away at spine ends, long tear to rear, edgewear; Boards in red cloth with black print, call number in white ink at bottom of spine, tape on top and bottom edges, wear to corners and spine caps, soiling along edges, mildly cocked spine; Text block has spotting from tape on endpapers, library stamp to top edge and title page, else clean and tight; ix, 305 pages, maps.
n.p. Center for the Study of Intelligence, 1998. Large Octavo; G/paperback; white/blue spine with green text; covers show modest scratches to exterior; slight dings to edges; intact panels; text block has light moisture stain to exterior fore edge; mild shelf wear to head and tail exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean;.
London: Whitehead, Morris 7 Co., 1905. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, tattering to spine caps, light wear to corners, mild shelfwear; Text block has stamped labels, pen and penciled notation on title page, tearing at front hinge, age-toning to paper, clean text; viii, 807 pages, 1 folded color map.
New York and London: Routledge, 2003. Octavo; pp 329; VG-/paperback; black/gray spine with black and red text; covers have mild wear to exterior; slight sticker residue to spine; lightly thumbed corners; previous bookshop's label to rear; intact panels; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; light pencil to few pages; illustrated;.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2019. Limited Edition, #953/1000. Octavo, 428 pages; VG; bound in fine black genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; scratch to fore edge of text block; SIGNED on limitation page by Lynne Olson; Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved easton press.
New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1968. Octavo; pp 256; G/Fair; ivory/pink/gray pictorial spine with black and blue text; dust jacket has several chips to edges; exterior slightly sunned; some light smudges due to handling; price clipped front flap; cloth has small moisture stained area to rear head edge; otherwise clean exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows minor spot to exterior fore edge; edges overall lightly toned; tight binding; illustrated; interior clean;.
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.
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;.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2019. Limited Edition, #621/1,400. Octavo, 428 pages; VG; bound in fine gray premium leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by Jason Rezaian; Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved easton press.
London: The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2002. Small Quarto; pp 79; VG-/paperback; blue spine with white and black text; covers shows light wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; intact panels; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; Shelved in Room X.
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.