Good in fair jacket. Burgundy cloth covered boards with dust jacket; jacket soiled, very faded on spine; Ex library with typical stamps and markings; end papers toned and a bit soiled; inscription on half title page; tight binding; Interior clean and unmarked; 9 3/4"-12" Tall; 45 pages and 37 plates.
Good. Spaulding, Thomas M. Early Military Books in the University of Michigan Libraries. Karpinski, Louis C. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1941. 45, 37 Platespp. Indexed. Illustrated. 4to. Maroon Cloth. Book condition: Good. Light rubbing to extremities. Edges bumped. Light underlining and marginalia notations in pencil. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Rubbing and chipping to extremities. Soiling to both panels.
Very Good with no dust jacket. A clean, tight copy of the first edition, withdrawn from a library. It is bound in library buckram, which is sound and sturdy. Library markings are very few, the book is pristine, and the quality of the plates is sure to be higher than a facsimile printing, as there is always a fall-off in reproduction.; Ex-library.
Fine Condition. Facsimile of the original 1941 edition published by The University of Michigan Press in 1941 (Besterman 3914). Catalogue of 371 early military books published between 1493 and 1800, with approximately 100 title pages llustrated. Bound in the publisher's original khaki cloth with the spine stamped in black.
Good in Good jacket. 8 x 11. Signed by Author 60 text pages before plates showing 371 title pages of the collection. Contains an Index of Military Books by Mathematicians and of Mathematical Works with Sections on Military Science. DJ is lightly soiled and chipped at upper spine. Red cloth exterior-rear-has some spotted areas (signs of past silverfish activity). Title page is signed by Spaulding. Interior is unmarked, tight and clean.
4to. 45 pp. 37 plates (title page facsimiles). Burgundy cloth, gilt title on spine, printed dust jacket (some soiling and fading). Very good copy. First edition. Inscribed by Karpinski in 1942. The books, 372 titles, were published 1493-1800; 121 title pages are illustrated.
Early military books in the University of Michigan libraries
by University of Michigan. Graduate Library, Thomas M. Spaulding, Louis Charles Karpinski, John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
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