New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. Octavo; G/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has minor shelfwear to edges, some rubbing; Boards in blue paper with silver print, bumping to outside corners and bottom edge, slight wear to spine caps, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has ink annotations and highlighting in three of fourteen essays and in preliminary matter, bump to lower corner of rear pages; xiv, 462 pages, maps.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1991. First. Octavo. G/G DJ. Grey spine with black and white text. Dustjacket has a few minor scratches and minimal edgewear; Some minor brown staining around the middle of the spine and the back right of the dustjacket; Boards are strong and clean; Binding is strong; Textblock is clean but a few pages at the end have causes creases. Pp.444.
Stevenage, Herts, Great Britain: Spa Books Ltd, 1987. British publication of original 1987 Australia print. Quarto; VG/VG with mylar cover; Spine is light gray with red and black text; DJ has minor shelf wear and slight bumping at top of spine; DJ has slight age yellowing and has former price sticker on front inside bottom; spine, edges and text block have minor age yellowing but otherwise are clean and unmarked; pp. 107. Well illustrated history of the origins and operations of New Zealand's Special Air Service; modelled on the British SAS and sharing doctrine and some training, the NZSAS saw active service in the Malayan Emergency, the Borneo border war with Indonesia, and Vietnam.
Washington, DC: Office of the Air Force History, USAF-/ USGPO, 1982. N/A. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark powder gray clothbound with stamped tiny metallic centered titling, subtitling in between tiny bulleted stars, tiny author in gilt above main publisher centered just above tail. large dent/puncture just above mid-spine at the right. enlarged gilt titling centered mostly within upper half of front board. includes 46 illustrations and photographs, titled but unnumbered, 23 maps and charts, 6 tables, all listed after table of contents with page within HB. spotless ivory pages within this compact and tautly bound volume. a patch of black from abrasive contact appears on rear panelboard. 326 pp.
New York: The LIbrary of America, 1988. First edition. Two volumes; Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with white text; Volume 1: DJ has slight shelfwear; slightly sunned on top; Boards have one white mark on front and back, otherwise clean, sturdy; Textblock has foxing on head edge, green bookmark attached, clean, binding tight; 858 pp., Volume 2: DJ has slight shelfwear; slightly sunned on top; Boards have a few small yellow marks on back, otherwise clean, sturdy; Textblock has foxing and brown marks on head edge, green bookmark attached, clean, binding tight; 857 pp.
Boulder; San Francisco; Oxford: Westview Press, 1993. First Printing. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, glossy red and gold spine with black text; dj, light chipping; HB, black cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; embossed by PO on title page; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; maps; 328pp.
New York: International Publishers, 1963. First Edition. DJ front cover interior flap price clipped. Octavo; VG-/G+; Gray/brown spine with tan text; DJ shows 1" open tear on upper front cover, sunned spine; Boards strong, some light spotting on spine; Textblock has strong foxing on exterior head, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 224pp.
Santa Barbara, California: ABC-Clio Information Services, 1984. US Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. solid black clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling down spine. front board has expanded titling centered around a partial map. stamped by prior owner on right fep, along with signature name/date, with just name on title page. clear textblock interior, highlighted by 3 maps and 15 tables. 292 pp. ISBN# 0874363101.
New York, Washington, London: Praeger Publishers, 1966. Third printing. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, gold spine with white text; HB, gray cloth spine with gilt lettering on black; ex libris, signature; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 535 pp.; illus., maps and other text figures; toning starts; dj, sunned; chipping and multiple closed tears; else very good.
New York, NY. Frederick A. Praeger. 1962. 2nd Printing. QUARTO; GOOD+/GOOD; dj, Gold Spine w/ B&W Text; HB, Grey Cloth Spine w/ Black Pannel & Black & Gilt Text; Some Shelf Wear w/ Bumping; Textblock, Clean; 535pp.; Illus., B&W Drawings, Photos, Maps, Paintings; Foxing Starts; Toning Starts; dj, Spine, Sunned; Open & Closed Tears; Some Chipping; Slight Stains; Else VG.
New York, NY: St. Martin's Press, 1989. First U.S. Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. light blue DJ spine; main title in black uppercase extends to mid-spine, followed by dark blue author and tiny black type for publisher indented from a tad wrinkled bottom right tail. front and rear panels illustrated with matching color photos; main blue titling and full author enlarged with black subtitling in header portion; text commentary in black on rear header. medium closed tear to front DJ panel bottom edge. neat black paperbound volume, stamped gold titling tip to tail. interior textblock clear, illustrated with photos, maps and with text details. no markings, tightly bound excellent exterior edges and general shape. 256 pp. ISBN # 0312025998.
Washington, DC: Center of Military HIstory - United States Army, 1988. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. camouflage DJ spine strip and rear, with tiny white,then bold neon yellow titling, followed by author and publisher in tiny white also. large chip to upper spine DJ tip right, else no panel edgewear, else light damage limited to DJ corners. slender ivory inner flaps, with short black text detail and rear flap has author headshot in b/w. dark brown buckram spine with gold embossed title and author centered at mid-spine, author and publisher imprinted in gilt at tip and tail. front board is embossed with gold Presidential seal. SIGNED by AUTHOR on RIGHT FEP, unmarked ffep. 23 tables, 4 charts, 8 maps and 95 + illustrations, all within a list following the table of contents. clear and excellent semigloss stock.
Washington, D.C. History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1985. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Green spine with white text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at edges and edges of spine, open tear at tail corner edge of front cover, flip side of DJ is covered in foxing; Boards strong, generally clean, rubbing at tail corner edge of front cover, exposing board, patches of front and back covers are slightly soiled with age; Textblock clean, name of previous owner inscribed on front free-end paper, light foxing on front and back pastedowns and free-end papers, foxing along top edge; pp 240.
London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1971. First Edition. Octavo; vg;vg-; dj, glossy white spine with black text; dj, 1" closed tear, head edge of spine, rear cover side; light scuffing; HB, black spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; small stains at head/fore-edges; 559pp. INSCRIBED by author on front free endpaper.
Washington, DC: Historical Office / Office of the Secretary of Defense, 2000. US Printing. thick 8vo. VG+/VG. b/w illustrated wide DJ spine extends across jacket front; titling in black and dark red letters, centered upon light white segments of the photo. mild chafing to the red framed, illustrated b/w image with white text field. dark orange clothbound HB with gilt stamped titling on black segment, gilt publisher just above tail. sharply cornered, thin but strong boards. this volume large with mid-volume b/w photos and image gallery. 613 pp.
Rockledge, FL: Guttenberg Press Publications, 1990. Small Octavo: G+/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with yellow text: Ex libris: Covers have general shelfwear, some fraying to corners, creasing down joints, scuff marks, chipping to head and tail of spine: Textblock has light foxing to exterior of head edge otherwise clean, title page has inscription from author to a previous owner, else pages unmarked:.
London / California: Greenhill Books / Presidio Press, 1991. Reprint. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, glossy gray spine with red and black text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, black cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; boards, slightly bowed; embossed by PO on half-title page; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 248pp. First published in 1983 (Arms & Armour Press) as 'SAS: The Jungle Frontier"
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1984. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. ivory DJ spine with dark orange block title, brown author and small black publisher. minimal edgewear, partly illustrated jacket front/rear, with text. small crease to front inner flap. navy clothbound HB spine, gold-stamped with adjacent navy boards. heavily age-toned fep, INSCRIBED/SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP, with taped in newsprint upon ffep. small prior owner name/date upon half-title page. no marks or writing to the textblock interior, with rough-trim fore-edge, else edges a clean ivory. 222 pp. ISBN# 0393017699.
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 252 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small chip to head of spine, mild soiling to rear cover; front flap has slightly stained the ffep where it rested; INSCRIBED on ffep by Duncan, dated 2 December 1978, New York; shelved case 11.
Washington: Department of the Army, 1972. First printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Cloths have minor shelf wear such as lightly sunned spine, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block is very slightly age toned with tight binding and unmarked pages; Sticker on front end paper; Writings on front end paper; pp 164.
Washington: Department of the Army, 1974. First printint. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Cloths have minor shelf wear such as lightly sunned spine, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block is very slightly age toned with tight binding and unmarked pages; Sticker on front end paper; Last few pages are uncut; pp 103.
London, Sydney: Allen & Unwin, 1986. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is black, text is white; DJ is edge worn, some small holes and creases in plastic covering DJ, plastic covering is firmly attached over boards, cover design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, edge worn, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, some pencil marks on some pages, front free-end paper has some pen writing on it, binding is strong; pp 628.
Hanoi: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1969. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ, paperback; Thin white spine with no text. Covers have shelf wear, age toned, Library of Congress red stamp on front, fraying on corners, apart from that, binding strong, no major tears; Textblock has foxing on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 76.
New York: Random House, 1966. First Printing. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, glossy brown spine with black and white text; dj, light chipping; half-inch tear, bottom of spine; HB, red cloth spine with silver text; quarter-bound with orange boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; map of Vietnam; 143pp.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1991. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. glossy evergreen DJ spine with bold gold-tone uppercase title between white author and pale green publisher. mild edgewear caused by age and handling. green cloth HB spine, stamped gilt titling, gently pushed in ends, a touch faded. half-cloth and panels forest green paperboard. ivory textblock interior is ivory stock. mid-volume gallery of b/w images with text detail follow page 192 pp. heavy foxing to outer edges. ISBN# 0393029255.
Vietnam: Nha Xuat Ban Mui Ca Mau, 2002. Serial. Quarto; vg+/wraps/envelope; black spine with no text; front, white text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 79 pp.; illus., frontispiece, color portrait; 73 plates; envelope. brown spine w/no text; front, gilt lettering; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH, ENGLISH, AND VIETNAMESE.
Washington DC: U.S. Army Center of Military History, 1988. First Printing; Review Copy. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, illustrated spine with yellow and white text; dj, light shelf wear and chipping; HB, deep red cloth spine with gold text; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; B/W illustrations; 2 maps; 413pp. A publication in the series 'The United States Army in Vietnam'.
Boulder, CO: Panther Publications, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; G/VG-; White spine with red lettering; Jacket has some wear along the edges and at the corners, some rubbing to titles on spine; Boards are straight with moderate edge wear; Binding is sturdy; Ex Library copy with stamps on end papers, outer fore edge; Library sticker on rear end paper; Pages are clean with some dog-earing and age toning; 134 pages.
Washington: Department of the Army, 1974. First printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text; Boards have minimal shelf wear, just barely sunned exterior with clean and strong panels; Text block slight age toning around exterior edges, otherwise pages are clean with tight binding; Sticker on front end paper; pp 271.
Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991. n/a. 8vo. VG-/- no DJ. light green paperback spine with reading creases down spine, with front and rear softcovers, lightly illustrated in shades of darker green on light green background. no creases to corners and no marks to light, top and bottom, foreedge. fep facing title page includes green map and logistician's creed inside rear wraps cover. lightly handled text interior, no markings and with b/w photos printed within textblock at midsection. some tables and figures in b/w. 273 pp.
Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, 2004. First edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Gold and blue spine with white and red text; Covers have some minor edge wear, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 274 pp.; Book comes with napkin signed by Colonel Fred V. Cherry, signed napkin is scotch taped to half title page.
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1987. Octavo: VG/VG: Dark brown spine with red text: DJ has general shelfwear, some light scuff marks: Boards are strong and clean, mild rubbing to edges, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock exterior has mild dust staining, pages clean and unmarked: 302 pp.
New York: Praeger Publishers, 1958. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is gold with white text; DJ has is age-toned, a few small closed tears along edges, some creasing to edges, covered with clear plastic DJ cover; Boards have general shelf wear, general scratches and marks, minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, stamp from previous owner on half-title page, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 795.