USSR: c 1941-1945. A collection of 20 Russian medals from the WWII era housed in a shadowbox. The medals present include the following: Capture of Konigsberg; Medal for Valor; Medal for Combat Service; Defense of Kiev; Defense of Stalingrad; Victory over Japan; Victory over Germany; Defense of Odessa; Capture of Berlin; Defense of Moscow; Capture of Budapest; Defense of Caucasus; Defense of Sevastopol; Defense of Soviet Polar Region; Defense of Leningrad; Defense of Prague; Liberation of Warsaw; Liberation of Belgrad; Capture of Vienna; and Medal for Meritorious Labor during the Great Patriotic War. A copy of this inventory is included with the lot. Condition: Very Good. Medals and ribbons both show some signs of age (tarnish, some change of color in the ribbons0 but the imprints on the metal are still very sharp.
WW I & WW II
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Rockaway, NJ: Eagle Aviation Enterprises. Mixed Editions. Booklets [9x12]; Good/paperbacks; 6 volumes; pictorial covers show modest wear; light foxing to exteriors; lettering to fronts; minor edge wear; intact bindings; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated;.
Washington, D.C. Naval Analysis Division, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946. Large Octavo; pp 389; G; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows noticeable sunning to exterior; rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text block edges lightly toned; frontispiece; good binding; illustrated; maps to rear pastedown;.
Valbor-Strasbourg: [Annuaire de la Societe d'Histoire et d'Archeologie du Ried-Nord], 1990. Thick Octavo; pp 639; G/no-DJ; white spine with black text; boards show slight soiling to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior; interior clean; illustrated; English and French texts.
Washington, D.C. Naval Analysis Division, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946. Large Octavo; pp 576; G; blue spines with gilt text; no jackets; United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific); 2 volumes: vol. 1, OPNAV-P-03-100; vol. 2, OPNAV-P-03-100; cloths show noticeable soiling to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text blocks exterior edges slightly age toned; illustrated with several maps; tight bindings.
1944. This 1944 volume was jointly published by the U.S. Army and Navy, to provide American soldiers with a guide to the uniforms of enemy soldiers.It is heavily illustrated in full color, and each page is dated with a month and year to indicate the currency of the information given. Condition: Good only. The cover has become detached, though it is still present, and the cloth binding shows some evidence of wear. The pages show some age toning and, on the first page, age spots, but the text block is free of markings. Dimensions w 10 5/8 in x h 6.5 in.
London: Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1968. Second Edition. Oblong 12mo; pp 152; VG-/G; blue spine with black text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; minor chips to edges; cloth shows slight wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have modest wear; illustrated;.
Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1922. Quarto, xiii, , 39,  pages; VG; rebound in black cloth with gilt titling to front cover, mild wear; original wraps preserved and bound in; inscribed on the half-title by Pershing to General John McAuley Palmer, Pershing's Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, G-3.; Text block uncut; Some fading and marking to both front and back boards, and minor bumping to corners. Wear and moderate damp staining to original paper cover; Text block age-toned, with bumping and a few minor tears to edges pages; some threading becoming loose.; EF consignment; shelved case 5.
Clermont-Ferrand: Michelin & Cie. 1919. Octavo; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown without print; DJ has small tears to spine ends and flap fold corners, peripheral tanning, remnants of taped label on rear, vendor label on front; Boards pliable cardboard in blue cloth with gold print, tears at spine ends, warping, peripheral tanning; Text block clean and tight; Text in French; 119 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: William H. Wise & Co., Inc., 1946. Octavo; pp 224; G/paperback; tan spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modestly sunned exterior, mostly to spine; blue panels; mildly splayed boards; text block has some age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to front pastedown; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding.
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;.
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.
Hampden: Archon Book, 1987. Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Grey spine with white and blue text; Heavy shelf wear to covers, age toning along dj surfaces and sides, chipping to sides , edges, 2 inch open tear at front exterior tail edge of jacket; Boards are strong, moderate wear and blemishes along board surfaces; Spotting and light foxing along text block exterior, text block clean; 248 pp.
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.
London: Eure and Spottiswoode, 1966. First UK Edition. 10mo; G+/G; pp 345; off-white spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows very light tone to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; small chip to rear head edge; cloth shows only slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show some foxing; illustrated; interior clean; tight binding.
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.
Chicago: Triumph Books, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Square Octavo, 244 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and red titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$27.95'; with sealed cd affixed to ffep, as issued; Inscribed by John "Mule" Miles on the dedication page "Best wishes always John "Mule" Miles Negro League Legend & Tuskegee Airman - 1942-1945." Signed flat by Lou Brissie on his photograph on page 71. Inscribed by Jerry Coleman on page 79.; shelved case 5.
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.
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.
Philadelphia: The Regiment Under the Supervision of its Commanding Officer, 1920. Quarto; G+; Paperback; Blue spine with gold text; Boards are moderately age- toned with marks to the rear; and bumping to the corners and edges but in tact; Text block is shelf -worn with minor discoloring to pages otherwise clean; 415p.
Magdeburg: Koordinierungesstelle fur Kulturgutverluste Magdeburg, 2009. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, blue with white print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Texts in German with English translations and summaries in Hebrew; “Symposium, Veranstaltet von der Stiftung Preussischer Kulturbesitz und der Koordinierungsstelle fur Kulturgetverluste, Berlin, 11. und 12. Dezember 2008”— half-title page; 517 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1957. First Edition. Octavo, 337 pages; VG/NONE; full binding of blue cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; covers protected with a mylar wrapper; mild foxing to edges of text block; contains black and white photos; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. First United States edition. Octavo; First United States edition; G/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with back and red print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, mild soiling; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; xxix, 813 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, maps).
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, pink with black print; DJ has taped tears at top fo spine and at top of rear flap fold, edgewear, toning to spine, shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight bump to rear top edge, soiling to front and rear; Text block clean and tight; xii, 273 pages, illustrated (b&w plates, maps).
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1917. First English Edition. Octavo, xii, 132 pages; VG; bound in blue cloth, gilt titling to spine and front cover; spine faded; mild wear, including rubbing to extremities, white specks to top edge of rear board; pages mildly brittle; with one folding map; ownership name to ffep, title page; extremely scarce; shelved case 9.
Hamburg: Willi Bernhard, 1975. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, toning to spine, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text and captions in German, English, and French; unpaged, illustrated (some color).
New York: Da Capo Press, 1975. Reprint. Hardcover Octavo; VG;Olive Green Spine, Gilt Text; Green cloth boards with gilt letters; Boards clean. Light rubbing and/or dinging on corners and edges; Text block age toned with foxing on edges. Otherwise clean. Text and illustration legible and clear; pp 284.
Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merill Company, 1915. First Edition. Octavo, 430 pages; VG/G+; full binding of blue cloth; spine off-white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; shelf wear, tanning, and soiling; small chips missing from upper and lower corners of flap folds; small chips missing front upper and lower edges of front and back of dust jacket; small chips missing from head and tail of dust jacket spine; small closed tears to upper and lower edges of dust jacket all around; contains black and white photos; pages clean; shelved Special Collections Room.
Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1997. First Edition, Second Printing. Thin Quarto; VG-/paperback; dark blue spine with white text; first edition, second printing; covers have very slight exterior wear; intact panels; text block exterior edges have very mild wear; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; tight binding; pp 82.
Berlin: Verlag der Nation, 1979. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black print; DJ has edgewear and mild shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with black print, clean and strong; Text block has edge stains on pages 378, 383, pencil notation on rear flyleaf, mild age-toning to paper; Signed in ink by author Mader on front flyleaf; Text in German; 528 pages, illustrated.
Canberra: AGPS Press Publication, 1992. Reprinted. Octavo; G+/paperback; ivory spine with dark blue text; reprinted; covers show mild wear to exterior; some browning to spine; mild tone toward exterior edges; intact panels; text block exterior edges have light tone; tight binding; ex-library stamps to exterior edges; some others ex-library stamps inside; slight highlighting to few pages; illustrated; pp 261.
Washington, DC: Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. World War II 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition [PIN: 070610-000]. Octavo, with inclusion; vg/wraps; illustrated spine with black, red and white text; minor shelf wear; text block, clean; illus.: B/W photos, text maps; 748pp. --Includes portfolio of maps, laid-in.
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2002. Oblong Quarto; pp 238; VG/VG-; army green pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; cloth has mild wear to exterior, otherwise clean; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1949. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 372 pages; VG/G+; in blue and brown dust jacket, blue and brown spine with white titling; mild rubbing and wear, particularly to spine, including chips missing to head and tail of spine, tear along lower rear hinge; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; Inscribed on the ffep by Elizabeth Bowen, "Rachel MacKenzie / on her birthday / with my good wishes / from Elizabeth Bowen / Dec. 2nd 1950"; JM consignment;. Case 3.
Wichita, KS: North Shore Press, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 224 pages; VG/VG-; full binding of black cloth; spine white and blue with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild soiling to dust jacket; price uncut '$70.00'; mild shelf wear; signed flat by Bowen at half title; pages clean; shelved WWII.
Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, Inc., 1983. Octavo; pp 236; VG/Fair; black spine with white and pink text; dust jacket has partially missing head edge, as is; heavily sunned spine and head edge; other minor chips to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated.
London: Werner Laurie, 1952. Octavo; 13th impression; G/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, large portion of spine torn away, toning to spine and light peripheral toning, smudging, shelfwear, vendor label on rear; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, cocked spine, wear to corners and spine caps, fading/toning to spine caps and along bottom edge, blemishes on spine; Text block has stain from tape on front flyleaf, clean text; 266 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (drawings made in Changi Prison Camp).
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1988. First Edition. Octavo; pp 286; VG-/VG-; red, white and blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight tone toward exterior edges; mild dings to edges; cloth has only light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have light wear; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author.
New York, Evanston, San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1975. Octavo; VG-/G; off-white spines with black, blue and red text; 2 volumes; dust jackets have mild tone to exteriors; slight dings to edges; price clipped front flaps; cloths show light exterior wear; minor wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block edges have slight tone; deckled fore edges; pictorial endpapers; interiors clean; illustrated; pp 1056.
London: Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 1968. Octavo; pp 264; G-/Poor; brown/beige spine with dark blue text; dust jacket shows severe wear, including several chips and detached front flap, as is; sunned exterior; cloth has sunning to edges; some rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to edges with some foxing; cracking to front hinge, as is; illustrated; good binding;.