Altona/Bahrenfeld: Cigaretten/Bilderdienst, 1936. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, cream with gold print; Boards quarter bound with cream cloth to spine and orange cloth to boards, toning to spine, wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has spine break at p. 14, binding staples rusting, else clean and tight; Text in German, fraktur font; 132 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w photos affixed to pages) (some color).
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;.
Munchen: Zentralverlag der NSDAP, Franz Eher Nachf. 1939. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is tan with brown print, upper right corner creased and torn, mild shelfwear; Text block has some curling to top corner of pages, else clean and tight; Text in German; 30 pages, illustrated (maps). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box #2, in Netdesk office.
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.
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).
London: Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1949. First U.K. Edition. Octavo; pp 683; G/G-; tan spine with green and red text; odd volume; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate sunning to spine; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some mild smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior lightly toned; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown.
n.d. U.S.S. Takanis Bay, 1946. Large Thin Octavo; unpaginated; Fair/no-DJ; sunned light blue spine without text; cloth has some moisture soiling to rear; slight sunning to spine; light spot stains to front; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light sticker residue to verso of title page; slight cracking to front gutter; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; some soiling to first and last few pages; profusely illustrated;.
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.
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.
New York: Viking/The Penguin Group, 1997. First Viking Penguin Edition. Thick Quarto; pp 160; VG/G-; black spine with ivory and tan text; dust jacket show moderate wear to exterior; sticker to front; some chips to edges; cloth has slight sunning to edges; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; red endpapers; profusely illustrated; signed by Stephen Ambrose to ffep; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
San Jose: R. James Bender Publishing, 1976. Octavo; pp 448; Good; blue spine with red and white text; no jacket; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; modest wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; light smudge to page 31, otherwise clean interior; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
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 Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1961. 10mo; pp 304; G/G; black spine with orange text; dust jacket has small chips to corners; moderate wear to exterior; light toning to rear; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; ffep cut out, cutting partially through half title page.
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: 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.
London: John Murray, 1919. 12mo; pp 290; G/no-DJ; tan spine with black text; cloth has light soiling to exterior, some sunning to spine, rubbing to edges and corners; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, newspaper clippings adhered to pastedowns, previous owner's name to ffep, light pencil in margins throughout;.
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.
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.
Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2004. First English Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/G+: Navy blue spine with white text: DJ has general shelfwear, some scuff marks, light dust staining, some indentations along back joint: Boards are strong with light rubbing and minor dust staining, front board is bowed, binding solid: Textblock is clean: First English Language Edition: 88 pp.
New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2012. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 567; VG-/VG-; black spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth has very little wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; mild creases to joints; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated with photographs and maps;.
Paris: Payot, 1933. First Edition Thus. Octavo; 262pp; original buff-paper wraps printed in blue; top edge a bit soiled and dust-stained; Payot price stocker on spine; some external chipping and wear and soiling; owner name in ink front endpaper; contents else very good; some edges uncut; illustrated with several maps. [Spine; blue titles on buff paper].
Marceline: Walsworth Publishing and Co., 1992. Quarto; VG/VG; Blue and silver grey spine with black and red text; Dust jacket has minor scratches and a slight close tear to the rear, rear flap has a minor crease after a fold; Boards are clean and sturdy; Front free end- paper has an inscription of the previous owner; Text block is slightly discolored otherwise clean; 297p,
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.
Washington DC: Center of Military History, 1993. Octavo; VG/no-DJ softcover; Light brown/multi-colored spine with orange text; Covers have moderate wear and slight surface rubbing; Textblock has some minor marks on exterior head, slight bending of upper corner of some pages in middle section; Binding strong; 748pp.
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.
Berlin: Ch. Links Verlag, 1995. Large Octavo; pp 205; VG-/no-DJ; gray spine with blue text; boards have light sunning to exterior; some rubbing also to exterior; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; photographic endpapers; previous owner's name and embossed stamp to half title page; interior clean; German text.
Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. First Edition, First Printing [ST ANTONY'S SERIES]. Octavo, 224 pages, VG/VG; DJ, tan and gray colorblocked spine, black lettering to spine: mild overall wear to DJ, covers protected by mylar; black matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, inscribed by previous owner to title page; light staining/roughness/waving to title page (inscription affected) likely from liquid damage, otherwise interior clean; very mild wear to text-block, minor small stains to fore- and bottom-edges; shelved in Espionage and Terrorism.
Adele, South Australia: Speciality Printers Pty, Ltd., 1971. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-with plastic cover; Spine is white with light olive photo and red text; text on spine is deeply faded. DJ has some light shelf wear including curling of DJ on right front and rear. Edges are fine but text block has some age yellowing; book is unmarked; pp. 309. This is a quite rare account of Australian commando operations in New Guinea during World War II. It is well llustrated with photos and maps. Author was chaplain for the Commandos.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with white text. DJ has some shelf wear, no major tears; Boards have bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has author's personal inscription to talk show host Jim Bohannon on title page, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 381.
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1994. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. blue/green earth and skyscape illustration with lengthy ivory titleblock with burgundy and navy titling, framed thinly in burgundy. panel wear slight. medium blue clothbound HB with imprinted copper titling, with adjacent stone paperboards. neatly cornered with dark blue fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND INSCRIBED TO TALK SHOW HOST JIM BOHANNON ON TITLE PAGE. two illustrated sections on glossy sheets in b/w following page 128 and 256. no marks and very clear and excellent. 415 pp. ISBN# 0671793705.
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.
London: Cassell & Company, Ltd, 1963. first edition. octavo; VG+/No-DJ; red spine w/ gilt text; red cloth boards strong, tightly bound, bumping to spine ends & corners, light soiling to corner of front board, soiling on front & back pastedowns; textblock has age toning & foxing to edges, paper age toned, previous owner's signature in ink & sticker residue on front free end paper, soiling to free end papers, scattered foxing on pages, otherwise text is clean, includes b&w plates; pp. 213.
London: WhiteHall Histories, 2002. small 4tos., 2 volumes; VG/VG; spines blue with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; minimal shelfwear; text blocks clean, small smudge to lower corner of volume 2; Volume 1; September 1939-October 1940, with 178 pages, photos and plans. Volume II; November 1940- December 1941, with 318 pages, photos and plans; ISBN 9780714652054 and 9780714651798; shelved Naval History.
New York: Macmillan and Company, n. d. Booklet; Fair/paperback; sun faded blue spines without text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Report of the Committee, pp 61; vol. 2, Evidence and Documents Laid Before the Committee on German Outrages, pp 296; covers are sunned with toning toward edges, minor chipping to edges; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; interiors clean.