Gas Warfare/ the Chemical Weapon, Its Use, and Protection Against it

Colonel Alden H. Waitt

Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942
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Olive green cloth boards have silver lettering on the spine. Extremities are slightly rubbed, with a few minor dents. Head and foot are slightly bumped and worn (tiny splits in the cloth). Reference and training charts on the endpp. Text is clean, illustrated with black and white photographic plates, as well as diagrams. Binding is sound and tight. Nice copy, digital image available. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Gas Warfare/ the Chemical Weapon, Its Use, ...
Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce
Publication Date: 1942
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good Plus
Edition: First Edition

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Book Description Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. Hardcover. Book Condition: UsedGood. ASIN: B0006APQ4O Hardcover; stated first edition; surplus library copy with the usual stampings; reference number taped to spine; fading and edge wear to exterior; corners bumped; fading to pages; otherwise in good condition with clean text and tight binding. Bookseller Inventory # 67711

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Book Description Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York, 1943. Green Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fiine in Paperback. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Dustjacket. Illustrated Throughout (illustrator). Third Edition. a solid copy; ---------- SATISFACTION GUARANTEED --------- FAST, COURTEOUS SERVICE ------ ALL DUSTJACKETS ARE COVERED WITH NEW CLEAR MYLAR PROTECTOR ----- Size: 6 x 8". Decorated Endpages. Bookseller Inventory # 052282

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Book Description Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1942, 1942. WAITT, Alden H., Colonel. Gas Warfare: the Chemical Weapon, Its Use, and Protection Against It. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1942). 1st printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),[1]-327,(1). Illustrated with 19 black and white plates and many drawings. 8vo, green cloth cover with silver lettering to spine. Chapters: Part 1: The Poison Gases, Smokes and Incendiaries: 1. The Ideal Weapon; 2. The Birth of Chemical Warfare - the First Gas Attack; 3. Properties of the Agents of Chemical Warfare; 4. The Choking or Suffocating Gases; 5. The Blister Gases; 6. The Tear Gases and Other Agents; 7. The Screening Smokes and Incendiaries; Part 2: Chemical Weapons and Their Use in Battle: 8. The Ground Weapons of Chemical Warfare; 9. Air Chemical Weapons; 10. The Employment of Gas in Battle; 11. Gas on a Hostile Shore; Part 3: Protection and First Aid: 12. The Gas Mask; 13. Protection of Individuals; 14. Protection of Groups; 15. Tactical Protection; 16. Protection Against Air Chemical Attack and Civil Protection; 17. First Aid. Endpapers and pastedowns feature a handy chart of various types of chemical warfare agents, their odour, physiological effect, physical characteristics, tactical uses, etc. A poem entitled "How to Tell the Gases" is included before the Preface: "Apple blossoms, fresh and dewy?/Normandy and romance? Hooey!/ For the charming fragrance then known,/ Now is chloracetophenome." Name in ink to ffep. 30.00. Bookseller Inventory # 76959

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