London: Sotheby's, 1993. Large Octavo: VG+/no-DJ wraps: Off white spine with black text: Covers in very good condition, some mild scuffing with very minimal shelfwear, very mild fraying at bottom corner: Textblock is clean and free of all markings, highlighting, folds and tears: Book is an auction catalog and contains black and white and color photographs of listings: No page count given.
RO/CO, 1964. Oblong Octavo; Good condition; Paperback; Spine white with black print; Cover has significant edgewear and creasing, some spotting; Textblock has curling to page corners, some folded top corners, bound with two rivets, hole through center of spine for hanging book on display rack; 48 illustrated leaves. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1957. 8vo., 31 pages, color illustrations; VG; black cover with orange and white print and color illustration; back has slight smudging along spine edge, slight crease at top of spine; clean interior; "Prepared by the Home Office and the Central Office of Information."
Rock Island: RIA/Rock Island Auction Company, 2017. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Black spiral binding; 3 volumes; Covers have minimal shelf wear, just light scratches on exteriors but otherwise clean and intact panels; Text blocks are unmarked with intact binding; pp 1059. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Rock Island: RIA/Rock Island Auction Company, 2017. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spiral binding; 3 volumes; Covers have minor shelf wear, just slight rubbing on exteriors but otherwise clean and intact panels; Text blocks are unmarked with intact binding; pp 896. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Rock Island: RIA/Rock Island Auction Company, 2017. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spiral binding; 3 volumes; Covers have minor shelf wear, just slight rubbing on exteriors, vol. 3 has slight creasing at head edge at spine binding, but otherwise clean and intact panels; Text blocks are unmarked with intact binding; pp 872. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Great Britain: The Sportsman's Press, 1996. Fourth Impression. 8vo. VG+/VG+. medium red glossy DJ spine with bold white uppercase title, smaller white capitals for author, with white publisher logo at tail. jacket front frames color photo, between white titling and jacket rear b/w image. DJ under clear protective cover. maroon clothbound HB, solid form, stamped with bold gold titling and matches outer spine style. stark white endsheets, light ivory interior sheets and 3 sections of plates, b/w glossy images numbered to 89. in addition 51 + numbered figures throughout the textblock. 178 pp. ISBN# 0948253614.
Westport and London: Greenwood Press, 1982. first edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Beige spine with black text; Cloth has slightly scratched and smudged exterior with some red markings on front panel, minor edge wear but otherwise planks are sturdy and strong; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior edges due to handling sticker residue & small tear on front pastedown with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 239.
London: The Sportsman's Press, 1998. First Edition. Small Quarto: Fair/G: Black spine with white text: Dj has general shelfwear, scuffs/scratches, rippling along tail edges from liquid: Boards are strong with dust staining, rubbing to edges, liquid stains along interior and exterior tail edges, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, rippling along tail edges from clear liquid damage, musty smell, otherwise unmarked: 127 pp.
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.
Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Anthropological Society, 1975. special bulletin No. 1. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; White Comb spine without text; Covers have slight shelf wear with bent head fore edge, other minor edge wear, but overall clean and intact; Text block shows slight wear with clean pages and tight binding.
New York: Hippodrene Books, 1974. Small Octavo; Green spine with white text; Dust jacket is price clipped, light rubbing on exterior, light stains on spine and some foxing on flap edges, but fully intact; Boards have spotting on exterior more on front panel than rear, light wear on edges but overall sturdy and clean with strong panels; Text block has some foxing on exterior edges, but pages are unmarked; pp 138.
New York, NY: The Viking Press, Inc. 1968. US Printing. Qto. VG/VG-. tall dark ivory spine, lengthy scratch, thin impressions from large closed tear at DJ tip extended to tail. front and rear jacket display, weaponry at close proximity in color. upper left corner has enlarged black title and author at bottom right. mildly age-toned inner flaps. color frontispiece faces title page. more 800 photographic illustrations in b/w with much text detail. board edges and corners smooth and unabraded. thick ivory edges, all sides. 206 pp.
Alexandria, NY: Museum Restoration Service, 1999. Second Printing (minor revisions). slim 8vo. pale pink, slim pamphlet with stapled binding. large b/w weapon with bold red uppercase title above smaller red authors. numbered figures and illustrations in b/w and text detail highlight the two columns of textblock arrangement. light handling and negligible wear. 52 pp. ISBN# 091931631X.
London: The Sportsman's Press, 1987. Reprinted 1990. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, glossy green spine with black and white text; dj, light rubbing and scuffing; HB, orange cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; B/W illustrations, sketches; 208pp.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1970. Octavo; VG/G; Black spine with white & yellow text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed and lightly scratched exterior with minor edge wear, but otherwise intact; Cloth is clean with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight ivory toning on exterior edges, with unmarked pages and tight binding, deckled fore edge; pp 366.
Madrid: Patrimonio Nacional, n.d. Catalog. Folio; vg+/vg-; dj, gray spine with black text; HB, gray cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 416 pp.; illus, color plates and details; text figures; dj, closed tear, back flap; else very good; ---TEXT IN SPANISH. DJ wrapped in protective brodart. Shelve in Spanish Art / Or Front Table.
Mockba [Moscow]: РЕДАКЦИОННО-ИЗДАТЕЛЬСКИЙ ЦЕНТР [Editorial Publishing Center], 1994. First Edition. 4to., 200 pp., VG/VG-; silver and black pictorial DJ with blue lettering; mild wear to covers, mostly rubbing to edges and corners, slight chipping to head of spine; navy blue paper boards, gold lettering to spine and front board; cocking to spine, shelf lean, buckling to text-block, binding strong; interior contains numerous full-color/black-and-white photographs; text in Russian, with a one-page summary of the volume in English to p. 199, "the first monographic publication on the history of Russian award weapons"; housed in cardboard slipcase; shelved Weapons.
Pennsylvania: The Stackpole Company, 1961. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; G+/G+; Spine is green with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, some small open and closed tears along edges, scratches and marks, creases, design is clear, Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 335; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.
London: The Holland Press, 1961. Second. Octavo; VG/G+; blue spine with white and black text; dustjacket shows moderate signs of edgewear with scuffing, smudging, and fraying (particularly along spine), top left corner of cover has a 1.5 inch tear, top right corner of back cover has a 1.5 inch tear, other corners are slightly torn and frayed; boards strong, have some spotting and fraying on covers, otherwise clean; textblock clean; 256pp.
West Hill, Ontario: Museum Restoration Service, 1962. Quarto; good+/good-; dj, red spine with white text; HB, red leatherette spine with yellow text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 308 pp.; illus., 127 B&W plates; endpapers, foxing; ffep, clipped; binding shaken; titles, flaking; dj, [BRO-DART]; chipping and multiple open and closed tears; else very good. [Shelved in Weaponry/Collecting].
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986. First edition. Tall quarto; 562 pp. Hardcover in dust jacket. With numerous b-w illustrations. VG/VG. Clean and tight, no markings to text. Some chipping and scratches to dust jacket. NOTE: Heavy item, will require extra shipping costs. Shelved in Case 11.
Worcester, MA: Metropolitan Museum of Ar, 1961. first edition. Thin quarto in silver soft covers with navy blue letters; VG; covers with moderate soiling and tiny crease on front cover; open gutter on p. 16; glossy paper slightly faded; text clean; photographs on each page; pp. 128; shelved in Weapons section.
Tokyo, Japan: Cosmo Publishing Co. 1948. First edition. VG-/G- 4to in green DJ, title on spine in black. Spine slight cock, boards flat slight abrasion at corners, binding sound. DJ sunned, chipped at spine and corners. Text-block age browned. Pages clean, flat and white, slight browning at outer margins, PO name on ffep, dated March, 1949. fold-out map at back intact and untorn. 221 pgs. shelve Japan.
Old Bedford Village Press, 1998. First edition. Folio in shiny bright red and orange hardcovers with black letters; VG; white letters on spine; inscription inside ffep; glossy paper; pp. 208; contains 122 pages of plates followed by biographical entries; in good condition; shelved in weapons section; please contact us for shipping costs.
Gaithersburg: Olde Soldier Books, 1988. First Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; White spine with green text; DJ shows slight wear and bending around edges, creasing on interior flap of rear cover, few small marks across covers, 0.5" tears on head; Boards strong, very minor rubbing to corners; Textblock has speckling on pages 216-217, otherwise clean; 369pp.
Fleet Street, London: Frederick Muller, 1969. First edition. Small octavo. VG in a good dust jacket. Blue, white, and brown spine with black and white lettering. Notable rubbing to the dust jacket panels, particularly to the edges and near the hinges, with several rubbing marks to the center of the panels as well. One inch vertical scar from the bottom of the front dust jacket panel, as well as some soiling to the front panel. Half-inch closed tear to top edge of front DJ panel. Covers clean, binding strong. Two foxing spots to the fore-edge of the book. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 144pp. With line drawings by Anna Townsend from specimens in the author's collection.
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1974. Quarto; VG/VG-; Yellow spine with black text; DJ front cover interior flap price clipped, has moderate edgewear, multiple open/closed tears up to 1" around edges, small price sticker on rear cover; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock clean; 183pp.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: 1-TV Underwater: Silver Springs, Florida, April 15, 1956; 2-Barnhart Dam: U.S.-Canada Border, June 3, 1956; 3-Western Plains: Laramie, WY, Sept. 16, 1956; 4-Guided Missiles: White Sands, NM, March 3, 1957; 5- The Immigration Patrol Story on the California-Mexico Border, April 28, 1957; & 6-Marine Assault: Quantico, VA, May 12, 1957; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with minor scratches and rubbing as well as slight white smudges on exterior of panels and lightly rubbed edges and corners but otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age with light foxing on some first pages however bindings are tight with fully bound pages.
Long Beach, CA: Safari Press, 1984. second edition. Quarto in navy blue shiny cloth with red illustrated DJ in brodart; VG+/VG+; spine with white letters; DJ, paper, text and illustrations in good condition; contains notes written for Guns & Ammo Magazine with photos from the files; pp. 292; shelved in Case Front Table.
Rockville Center: Sarpedon, 1998. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; teal spine, black and red lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, small closed tears on fore edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open tears on spine tail edge, closed tear on spine head edge; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, minor soiling on rear end paper; text block has light soiling on exterior edges, soiling on page 358; First Printing; 358pp.
Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing Limited, 1989. First. Octavo; Green spine with whiote text; VG/VG w/plast cover; DJ has very minor shelf wear and slight bump at base of spine; Cover clean with light shelf wear, very minor bumping with small nick at base of spine; Text block and edges are clean with slight aging; pp. 170. Author's account of his service in World War II with the 29th Canadian Motor Torpedo Boat Flottilla. Includes the Flottilla's role in D-Day. Well illustrated with photographs and drawings.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1964. First American. Octavo; vg/good+; dj, blue spine with white and black text; HB, dark blue spine and silver text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 220 pp.; illus., photos and text figures; light age-toning; dj, sunned; short closed tears; else very good.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1950. Octavo; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with blue print; DJ has edgewear with tears across top and bottom edge, fading to spine and flap folds, slight smudging; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to outside corners and spine caps; Textblock has slight spotting on outside edge, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; "Prepared for and in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission under the direction of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory"; x, 456 pages, illustrated.
London: Wallace Collection Catalogues, 1962. fifth edition. octavos in bright green leatherette with gold letters on spine; VG+; boards with minimal soiling; strong binding; paper slightly faded and clean; no marks on text; volume 1 contains 103 plates; volume 2 contains 208 plates; shelved in Easton Press section.