New Haven: Yale, 2010. Hardcover. First Edition. "Based on vivid eyewitness accounts adn diverse case studies, Hayton tackles shifts in international relations, the growth of civil society, economic developments and challenges, and teh nation's nascent democracy movement as well as its notorious internal security" (jacket). Fine in tan cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In illustrated orange dust jacket with light blue title to spine and front panels. Clean and bright. 254 pages. ASIA/050819. Fine / Fine.
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Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins Press, (1971). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Pristine interior. Orange illustrated price clipped dust jacket with white title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket as well as minor fading to spine panel. Index, 211 pages. IND/053019. Fine / Very Good.
University of Oklahoma Press, 2012. Hardcover. This is volume 34 in the Capaigns and Commanders series. "This book is the first comprehensive, multinational overview of military affairs during teh early Cold War, beginning with conflicts during World War II in Warsaw, Athens, and Saigon and ending with the Cuban Missile Crisis" (jacket). Fine in red cloth boards with silver title to spine. In illustrated dust jacket with red spine panel titled in white. Clean and bright. 546 pages. MIL/050919. Fine / Fine.
Oakland, CA: In Cahoots Press, 2017. Hardcover. Number 14 of 40 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. "With quotes from 'A Thousand and One Nights', 'Meanwhile' celebrates the importance of stories over time and across cultures. A series of organic imagery flows from page to page, overlapping and echoing the quality of A Thousand and One Nights as one story leads to another and another. The quoted text is set in shaped text blocks and clusters of letters, like flocks of birds floating amidst the shapes. A few larger lines of text per page guide the viewer through the book, describing Sheherazade's experience of telling stories and, as a result, saving herself from execution by the King," Macy Chadwick. Accordion bound in blue cloth boards with dark blue title to front cover. The images are printed from linoleum cuts and the text is letterpress printed from polymer plates. Housed in a green cloth covered clamshell box with dark blue title to front panel. Size: 10 x 10 inches, closed; 10 x 156 inches, fully extended. ARTB/051019. Fine.
Oldham, England: Incline Press. A collection of almost eighty fine pieces of print ephemera from the esteemed Incline Press. The items include prospectuses, broadsides, mementos, announcements, and keepsakes. They vary in size, type, paper, and illustration. They all, however, display the skill, expertise, and devotion to quality that are the hallmarks of this press. Graham Moss founded his press in 1990 and printed his first book in 1993. Since then he and his partner Kathy Whalen have published more than 100 books. Ideal for a teaching collection. EPHEM/050219. Fine.
Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013. Hardcover. "The history of Nazism, shows Ingrao, is also a history of beliefs in which a powerful military machine was driven by personal experiences, fervour, anguish, utopianism, and cruelty" (jacket). Black paper covered boards with silver title to spine. In white illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Clean and bright. 399 pages. GER/052819. Fine.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1872. Hardcover. Includes 2 articles by Henry James, chapters from Trollope's 'The Eustace Diamonds', Correspondence by Turgenoff, 'Romance of the Negro' by Pollard, and "About Barbers" by Mark Twain (page 283). Ex-library from Peoria. Rear board detached but present. Black leather spine and corners over dark green marbled paper covered boards. Gilt title to spine. Heavy wear and chipping to spine and edges of boards. Clean interior with red pen to title page. A good reading copy only. 882 pages. PER/052119. Good.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1872. Hardcover. Includes 2 articles by Henry James, chapters from Trollope's 'The Eustace Diamonds', Correspondence by Turgenoff, 'Romance of the Negro' by Pollard, and "About Barbers" by Mark Twain (page 283). Bound in three quarter brown leather over marbled paper covered boards with black and gilt title labels to spine. Rubbing to spine and corners. Clean interior overall with red ownership stamp to front free endpaper and foxing to first and last few pages, with occasional spots throughout. 882 pages. PER/052119. Good.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1874. Hardcover. Includes two articles by Henry James. Ex-library. Boards detached and no longer present. Leather spine with gilt title is present and attached. Front free endpaper detached. Tape repairs to edges of some pages. A good reading copy only. 864 pages. PER/052119. Good.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1875. Hardcover. Includes an article by Henry James. Ex-library from Peoria. Boards detached but present. White hand written title label adhered to spine with tape. Heavy wear to boards. Leather spine piece is no longer present. Front free endpaper detached. Heavy chipping to margins of first few pages. A good reading copy only. 868 pages. PER/052119. Good.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1877. Hardcover. Includes four articles by Henry James. Ex-library from Peoria. Boards detached but present. White hand written title label adhered to spine with tape. Heavy wear to boards. Leather spine piece is no longer present. First few pages are present but detached. A good reading copy only. 868 pages. PER/052119. Good.
New York: Sheldon and Company, 1876. Hardcover. Includes two pieces by Henry James. Ex-library. Three quarter leather over marbled paper covered boards. Heavy wear and chipping to spine and edges of boards. Spine leather is loose in several areas. Handwritten paper title label is taped to spine. Clean interior overall with smudges to edges of many pages. A good reading copy only. 868 pages. PER/052119. Very good minus.
University Press of Kentucky, 2019. Hardcover. First edition. "This study begins in Haiti in 1915 and follows US Marine Corps aviation experiences in Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, and China to chronicle how marines used aircraft to provide backup (via dive-bombing) to ground troops in close contact with guerrilla combatants, evacuate the sick and injured, transport people and cargo to assist humanitarian operations, and even support elections in futherance of democracy" (back cover). Fine in illustrated brown paper covered boards with white title to spine front board. Clean and bright. 420 pages. MIL/050819. Fine.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1944. Hardcover. First Edition. A book about the Pennsylvania Dutch with a glossy in the front including many German expressions (some probably unique to Pennsylvania Dutch). Bound in illustrated paper covered boards with beige spine. Titled in beige with green printed labels to spine. Minor soiling to covers. Clean with illustrations, some in full color. 118 pages. CHILD/042419. Very Good.
University of Kansas, 2017. Hardcover. First Edition. "Kaufman delves deeply into the workings of Congress and legislative-executive relations, offering insight into Ford's role as the House minority leader in a time of conservative insurgency in the Republican Party" (jacket). Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to corners, else fine. Clean and bright. In illustrated black jacket with white title to spine and front panel. Minor watermarking to interior of foot of jacket, else fine. 443 pages. PRES/050819. Near Fine / Near Fine.
Tokyo: Kyodo Printing Co., 1937. Hardcover. SCARCE. 8vo. Light blue/green cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine and edges of boards. Light soiling to exterior. Previous owner's stamp to front paste down. A few small spots of residue from something that was once pasted to front and rear paste downs. Small spot of soiling to rear paste down. Light browning to end papers. Japanese characters written in pencil to title page. Else is clean and bright and filled with photographic illustrations throughout. 248 pages + index. IND/053019. Very Good.
London: Sampson, Low, Marston, and Company, 1905. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spines and gilt illustration of a ship to front covers. Minor wear to edges, spine ends, hinges, and corners of both volumes. Front hinge of volume one is cracked, but binding remains stable. Clean interiors overall with occasional spots of foxing and Volume I: 423 pages; Volume II: 456 pages. MAR/042619. Very Good.