WW I & WW II
Athens: Hellenic Army General Staff, Army History Directorate, 1999. Octavo; VG-/VG; Light green spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has lightly sunned exterior, mostly toward head edge; Boards have slight shelf wear such as small dent on front fore edge and lightly sunned exterior but otherwise panels are unmarked and strong; Text block shows only slight wear due to handling with unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 310.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Volume 1 supplement only; Boards have slightly sunned exterior with minor rubbing on panels, otherwise strong and sturdy; Text block has minimally age toned edges, but pages are clean with tight binding; pp 312.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gold text; Volume 1 only; Boards have slightly sunned exterior with minor rubbing on panels, otherwise strong and sturdy; Text block has minimally age toned edges, but pages are clean with tight binding; pp 490. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Wien: Herausgegeben vom österreichischen bundesministerium für heereswesen und vom kriegsarchiv, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1936, 1938. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Light blue spine with black text; 11 volumes including 3 boxes of maps, boxes have tears at head edges toward rears of each; Cloths are covered with custom wrappers with mylar overlay and have sunned exteriors mostly on spines with minor wear along edges and rubbed corners, otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks show some wear on exterior edges due to age and handling with vol. 2 having cracking along binding between front pastedown and end paper, also Register - Band has cracking between pastedowns and endpapers along binding and detached ffep, as well as writings from mid-text towards rear; pp 5745. German text. Shelved in horseshoe next to front desk.
n. p. n. publ. n. d. Large octavo; pp 576; VG-; blue slightly sun faded spines with gilt lettering; 2 volumes: vols. 1 & 2 OPNAV-P-03-100; cloths show minor wear to exterior and corners, boards have strong and intact; text blocks have slight ivory toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped to front pastedowns, otherwise interiors clean;.
Washington: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1984. First Edition Reprint. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; grey and white spine with red text; cover has waving on back, edgewear, tear in back bottom corner, sunning; textblock has edgewear, folds in corners of several pages, otherwise clean; pp 213.
New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1930. first edition. 12mo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with gilt text; Cloth has rubbed corners and light wear along spine edges and also on exterior with otherwise strong & intact panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, slight cracking at front hinge from binding between end papers with deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; previous owner's label on front pastedown; pp 264.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1918. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G- condition; Dark brown spine with copper text; Boards strong, rubbing, chipping and/or dinging on outer edges and corners, spine is semidetached with large open tear on front hinge exposing lower board; Text block age toned, otherwise clean, text legible; pp 115. Shelve front case.
United States Postal Service, 1991. Large octavo; VG/no-DJ; black slipcase is clean & intact with slight shelf wear; 5 volumes- 1941: A World at War, 1942: Into the Battle, 1943: Turning the Tide, 1944: Road to Victory and 1945: Victory at Last; boards are clean with strong & intact panels; text blocks have clean, crisp pages w/ tight bindings; pp 200. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Guilford, Connecticut: The Lyons Press, 2002. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. black glossy DJ spine with centered dark red title between white authors and publisher. gently pushed in spine ends and gently bumped, with abraded bottom corners. black HB spine, stamped gold titling which transitions to red panels.SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. textblock clean, some b/w illustrations. neat outer edges. 12.5320 pp. ISBN# 158574722X.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1929. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Dark red fabric spine with gold text. Boards have general shelfwear, small open tear on head of spine, two tiny dents on front, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has foxing, minor wear to deckled fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 253.
New York: Roy Publishers, Inc. 1965. First edition. Octavo. Good with good dust jacket. Red spine with black panel and red lettering. Age-toning and some soiling to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Owner emboss to half-title page. Text of pages generally clean and unmarked. 195pp.
Cape Town, London & New York: Oxford University Press, 1957. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Yellow spine with black text; Cloth is covered with custom dust jacket which has a mylar overlay, exterior shows sunning on spine and lightly at head edge, sturdy boards; Text block has lightly age toned exterior edges, cracking along binding at front hinge, as is with light writing on ffep & embossed stamp of previous owner on title page, but pages are unmarked with good binding otherwise; pp 505.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985. first U.S. edition. Octavo; Vg-/vg-; light green spine with red/black/white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj has lightly sunned spine & slight wear along head edge, but overall clean & intact; cloth has sunned spine; panels are intact but slightly cocked; text block has light wear on exterior edges, but text pages are unmarked; good, intact binding; pp 686.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 512 pages, VG/VG; white and blue pictorial DJ, red lettering: very mild wear to covers, "U.S. $27.50 / Can. $37.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, navy blue faux-leather paper spine, lighter blue matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean, with several black-and-white photographic plates; INSCRIBED by Ambrose to first blank page; shelved Window or WWII.
Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing, 2004. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: White spine with title in dark red, subtitle in dark brown: DJ has mild shelfwear, some light dust staining, small distribution sticker on front flap: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is clean, front free page has piece of tape stuck to it, title page has small distribution sticker: First Edition: 351 pp.
Washington, DC: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition [PIN: 070627-000]. Octavo, with inclusion; vg/wraps; gold spine with green text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; illus.: B/W photos, text maps, tables, charts; 529pp. --Includes portfolio of maps, laid-in.
USA: Scribners, 1977. Book Club Edition. Quarto. VG/VG-. dj, red spine with white title; HB, blue leatherette boards and spine with gilt titles; ex libris, name, head-edge; minor shelf wear and bumping; text.block clean; 160 pp.; photos, plates, and figures; dj, sunned; chipping and wear; else very good.
Manila: Filipiniana Book Guild, 1967. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Spine is blue with gold text; Boards have general shelf wear, some scratches and scuffs, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are sensitive, spine is sprung; Text block has general signs of handling, some stains in text, age-toning, content is clear; pp 304.
New York: Macmillan, 1962. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Red spine with black lettering; Jacket is clean with some slight shelf wear along edges and corners; small blemish on jacket spine; Boards and binding are sturdy, some wear along board edges; Text block is age darkened and has foxing on front fore edge, but is otherwise free of marking; 176 pp.
Boston, Toronto: Little Brown and Company, 1965. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is black and faded red with white and black text; DJ has general shelf wear, creasing along edges, age-toning, some small open and closed tears, nicks and scratches, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 336.
London: Harrap Limited, 1981. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with white & red text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and is slightly sunned on exterior with some rubbing along edges, and price clipped front flap, otherwise intact; Boards are clean with strong panels; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges, but text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 250.
London: The Medici Society, 1931. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 614 pp., VG-; dark green cloth boards, bright gilt lettering to spine; overall wear; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; denting along edges of boards; bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; starting hinge to front endpapers and between pp. 144-145, binding sturdy; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; 2 foldout maps to end of volume; pub. MCMXXXI stated to title page, no mention of further printings; shelved case 9.
New York: Prima Publishing/St. Martin's Press, 1991. Reprint. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, black and red text surround two strands of barbed wire in center of glossy white spine; dj, light shelf wear; HB, black cloth spine with silver text; quarter-bound with red boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 296pp.
Australia: Cassell Australia Ltd. 1974. First Edition. small Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. solid purple HB spine, smooth with small title and publisher, indented white capitals at opposite ends. color illustrated front panel, negligible wear. bright warm yellow endsheets. gently read and handled, text chapters feature color and b/w illustrations. 122 pp. ISBN# 304299723.
London: William Kimber, 1956. First. 12mo; G/G- with DJ; Black spine with white text illustration; DJ has significant chipping with tears on top of spine; taping on top and middle inside of DJ; Bumping; Boards have light shelf wear; Edging has minor discoloration and foxing; Light staining on title page; text block has intermittent light staining and page aging; pp. 201.
Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1961. forth edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly sunned exterior, price clipped front flap, Cloth is very lightly sunned exterior with otherwise clean and intact panels; Text block shows light shelf wear due to age & handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 567.
San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine with red and yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor shelfwear; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, mark on tail edge, sticker residue on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 338.
Auckland: Viking, 2002. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Green and white spine with black and brown text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; Borders autographed copy sticker on the front of the dj; boards are strong and clean; SIGNED by author on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 489.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952. First printing. Octavo; VG/G-; Tan spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and slightly age toned with rubbed edges & corners and lightly frayed edges; Boards are lightly sunned on exterior with clean and sturdy panels; Text block is lightly age toned with previous owner's book plate on front pastedown and writing on front end paper, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 461.
Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1983. First thus. Octavo; good/fair-; dj, red spine with white text; dj, shelf wear; numerous open and closed tears; superficial scratches; HB, green spine with white text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 494pp. ---A clean, tightly bound copy with a less than ideal dust jacket.