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Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1950 . First Collected Edition. 8vo., 211 pp., VG/VG; white and orange pictorial DJ, navy blue and red lettering; mild wear to DJ; red cloth boards, silver lettering to spine; boards all but pristine; mild age-toning/wear to text-block and endpapers; notations in pencil to top left corner of back paste-down; SIGNED by the author twice to ffep: top signature his given name Will F. Jenkins, bottom signature his pseudonym "Murray Leinster" [in quotations]; the title story "Sidewise in Time" first appeared in the June 1934 issue of Astounding Stories, and is widely considered one of if not the best alternate history novels in the science fiction genre - the Sidewise Award for Alternate History was established in 1995 to honor books of a similar caliber; this Shasta hardcover edition also contains five other short stories by Jenkins; "FIRST EDITION" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan Publishing Group,LLC, 2017. First Edition. Octavo; pp 311; VG/VG; black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; signed by author.
Leipzig: Scheible, 1836. fourth edition. thick octavo rebound in 1/2 brown moire hardcovers with grey spine; VG; strong binding; paper faded and foxed but not affecting text; text in very tight print; filled with folded black and white engravings and music scores; pp. 608; in GERMAN; shelved in Journalism section.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1935. First Edition. 10mo; pp 255; G/Poor; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has noticeable chips to edges; some toning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean;.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Garden City, NY: The Sun Dial Press, 1943. 12mo; pp 276; G/Fair; gray/ivory pictorial spine with red and black text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; some dampstain soiling to rear; several chips to edges; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; slightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Company, 1893. Octavo; pp 361; Good; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; few spots to front; mild rubbing to spine edges; slightly cocked spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; deckled fore edge;.
London: John Murray, 1847. First British Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 321 pages; VG; bound in contemporary half-burgundy calf, marbled boards, rebacked with modern burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; lacking terminal ads. BAL 13655: State C of page 209, no priority; frontispiece map.; WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Boston: Dana Estes & Company, Publishers, 1912. 12mo; pp 285; G-/no-DJ; light gray spine with red text; cloth has noticeable wear to exterior, mostly to spine; some wear to edges; lightly frayed corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; cracking to gutters; light foxing to endpapers; frontispiece; light toning to interior.
New York: Chelsea House, 1925. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; white spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, a few small closed tears around edges, one open tear on back head edge, circle cut out of spine; boards are strong, spine slightly shaken; textblock has spotting around edges, on pastedowns and endpapers, otherwise clean; pp 253.
London, New York, Melbourne: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd, 1946. Octavo; pp 259; G/G-; white spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wrap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges show slight foxing; deckled fore edge; some pencil to ffep; slight foxing inside; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Chicago: Orange Judd Company, 1905. Limited Edition, This copy # 400 of 500 printed. Hardcover octavo in Good condition only. "Bound in Indian smoke tanned buckskin". Line of fringe leather on front cover in some disarray. Moderate shelf wear and heavy soiling to cover. Heavy age toning to edges of text block, which is rough cut. B&W illustrations throughout. 202 pp. Crease to photo at page 19. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in 13's Ephemera box.
Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus, 1897. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in cream cloth with paper pastedown to front and black print, wear to corners and spine caps, toning to spine, smudging/soiling, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to fore edge, frontispiece present but detached from binding, clean interior; Text in German, fraktur font; viii, 507 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w and color plates, 2 folded color maps).
New York: Delacorte Press/Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., 1994. Octavo; VG-/G+; Blue spine with white text; Dust jacket has minor shelf wear, just light rubbing on rear and minor edge wear; Boards have slightly sunned spine with strong and intact panels; Text block has minimal shelf wear with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 148. Inscribed.
New York: Gnome Press, 1957. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 191 pp., VG/VG; white and red pictorial DJ with red and black lettering; mild age-toning/rubbing to edges of DJ, slight material loss to tail of spine, "GNOME PRESS" logo stated to tail of spine, text to spine somewhat faded yet legible; original price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with black lettering; bumping and rubbing to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine, binding strong; rubbing to edges and corners of boards; age-toning to interior, text legible; pub. 1957, "First Printing" stated to copyright page; Gnome Press was the first to publish a Conan the Barbarian written by an author other than Robert E. Howard - Björn Nyberg, a long-time fan of the Conan series, originally wrote his manuscript in his native language (Swedish), after which de Camp edited the story for publication; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Golden Press, 1969,1970. Mixed Editions. Large Octavo; Good; yellow spines with red text; 16 volumes; no jackets; cloths show modest wear to exteriors; some rubbing wear to corners; lightly sunned spines; boards slightly splayed; text blocks have slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1861. First edition. Octavo; xii, 482 pp. With a folding map (tape-repaired). Original embossed blue cloth, gilt spine lettering. VG- condition, slightly shaken, with some rubbing to spine, fraying along hinges, bumping to corners; Text age-toned and some minor foxing, but clean. See all five images for details Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Poughkeepsie: Father Tree Press, 1988. Quarto; VG- condition paperback. Purple spine with black text. Covers clean, few crease lines (one on front and three on rear, wear to spine (see photo), minor indentations on front and rear covers; Pages clean, appears to be free of writing, pp 7/8 removed from binding but still present, 112pp + 28pp unpaginated, supplemental pages (art, mini-comic, etc.) Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping might be unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Please contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1921. Small Octavo; VG-/G; Beige with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has moderately rubbed and age toned exterior with some rubbing wear along edges; price clipped; Cloth is slightly sunned with minor wear at corners, otherwise clean and intact with sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges due to age with book plate of previous owner on ffep, but intact and clean pages; pp 331.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers. reprint. Small Octavo; VG-/G; Off-white spine with black text; Originally published in 1919, this edition is undated; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly age toned exterior with light foxing and some moisture staining on rear as well as slight edge wear, mostly at corners; Boards have light rubbing wear on exterior and edges with otherwise sturdy and intact panels; Text block small tear at fore edge of title page and has darkened slightly due to age with tight binding and clean pages; pp 286.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923. 1st edition. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. 1st edition; Grey spine with faded white text/title and some brown staining; boards are strong and mostly clean aside from a few light brown staining and texturing; pencil writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 139.
Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 301 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, some closed chipping and wear to edges; with thirty-three pages of full color photographs; Inscribed on ffep by Jim Whittaker (First American to summit Mt. Everest), Jim Wickwire (First American to summit K-2), Dianne Roberts (photojournalist), and Craig Anderson.; Inscribed to Ethel Kennedy, "With whom I would share any tent, in any camp, on any mountain - anywhere. Love Kisses & Bear Hugs"; Shelved case 9.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1952. first edition. Small Octavo; G-/G; Off-white spine with red & blue text; Ex-library with stamps, book plate and writings on ffep, stamps on pastedowns and stamped card & pouch on rear end paper; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly sunned exterior, flaps have tape at edges and small tear on front flap; and minor edge wear; Cloth is slightly sunned with otherwise clean and sturdy panels; Text block has slightly darkened exterior edges due to age with tape on pastedowns where attached to flaps, library stamp & light ink on title page as well as lightly on other first few pages, some light smudges on various pages throughout, tear at tail edge of pp 224; pp 224.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1919. First US Edition. 8vo., 313 pp., VG/G+; DJ, spine white (age-toned brown) with navy blue lettering, blue and orange pictorial front cover with black lettering; rubbing/chipping to edges, with material loss to corners; age-toning to DJ; "$1.50 Net" stated to spine of DJ; DJ protected by mylar; green cloth boards, navy blue lettering to spine and front cover; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, text to spine faded yet legible; mild rubbing to edges and corners of boards; starting hinge between pp. 24-25, boards slightly shaken, binding sturdy; age-toning/mild scratching to text-block; age-toning to interior, text legible; LP consignment; shelved Case 6.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Conselho Nacional de Proteção aos Índios, Ministério da Agricultura, 1946-1953. Folios, 366 pp., 363 pp., G+; tan cloth boards, small black lettering to spines; rounding to spines, bumping/chipping to heads and tails, slight material loss to tails, corners bumped; age-toning and overall waving to text-blocks; age-toning to interiors, text/images affected yet legible/clear, numerous sepia photographs to interiors; VOL. 1 [DO NOROESTE E SUL DE MATO-GROSSO, English trans. "FROM THE CENTER TO THE NORTHWEST AND SOUTH OF MATO GROSSO; broken hinge to front board (front endpapers unaffected), split spine between title page and p. 1, back board shaken, binding intact though casing is fragile, inscribed by previous owner to ffep (dated "10-49")]; VOL. 2 [DAS CABECEIRAS DO RIO XINGU, RIOS ARAGUÁIA E OIAPÓQUE, English trans. "OF THE CABECEIRAS OF THE XINGU RIVER, ARAGUAIA RIVER, AND OIAPOQUE"; cracked spine between pp. 2-3, more leaves heavily age-toned than Vol. 1, boards shaken, binding sturdy, bumping to fore-edge of front board]; text in Portuguese; Rondon was a Brazilian military officer most known for his exploration of Mato Grosso and his efforts to assist indigenous Brazilians, being the first director of the country's Indian Protection Bureau and supported the creation of Xingu National Park; heavy set, please contact us for shipping costs; shelved Case 7.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1886. First Trade Edition. 8vo., 347pp. plus 4 pages of ads; VG-; spine mustard with gilt lettering; mustard colored buckram cloth, beveled edges; spine rebacked in cloth with original spine reapplied; bookplate on front pastedown; second front end paper has inscription, separated; this first trade edition was preceded one year earlier by a deluxe limited edition of 500 copies known as the "Medora" edition; shelved case 1.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, n.d. 10mo; pp 302; G/no-dj; blue spine with dark blue text; cloth show slight wear to exterior; lightly darkened spine; mild rubbing to corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; slight offset toning to endpapers; good binding;.
New York: Random House, 1986. First edition. Octavo. Good+ in VG dust jacket. Black spine with white lettering. Slight crease to front flap of the dust jacket. Slight rubbing to the rear dust jacket panel. Small discoloration or printer error near the bottom of the front cover toward the spine. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the front free end paper, "Feb 87 For Liz- Best wishes- yrs M.Salz." 211pp.
Seoul, South Korea: National Folk Museum of Korea, 2006. First Edition. Oblong octavo, 346 pages, VG-; dark gray faux-pressed paper boards, black and bright silver lettering: mild bumping to corners; mild wear to text-block, scuffing to bottom edge; interior clean, replete with photographs and other graphics; text in Korean, German, and English; complete copyright information in Korean, some copyright information also in German; fraying to silk ribbon; shelved Front Table.
Munchen: Objektiv Verlag, 1986. First English language edition. Square quarto. Very good in good dust jacket. Purple spine with blue lettering. Translated to English from the German by P.J. Blumenthal. Slight rubbing to dust jacket panels. Covers, binding, book block edges, and pages all very good. 122pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in full brown calf, black stamping and gilt titling to front boards, matching to paneled spines; all edges of text blocks gilt; mild wear and rubbing, primarily to corners, head of spines; head of volume 1 chipping; with three folding maps in rear pocket of volume 1; volume 2 also with pocket, appears unused; with 2 frontispieces and numerous illustrations; CO consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. First Edition. Large Thin Octavo; pp 154; G/Fair; blue/gray pictorial spine with orange text; dust jacket shows noticeable chips to edges; some modest sun fading to exterior; sun darkened spine; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to spine and edges; rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior shows slight toning toward edges; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author;.
London: Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1926. First edition. Octavo; pp 416; G/no-DJ; Sunned brown spine with gilt text; cloth has green exterior, chipping to spine edges, wear to corners, tear to spine toward head edges; text block shows slight darkening to exterior edges, sticker to front pastedown, cracking to hinges at binding; interior clean;.
London: Wright & Brown Ltd, n.d. 12mo; pp 160; G/G-; blue, yellow, brown pictorial spine with yellow, white and black text; dust jacket few chips to corners; light soiling to spine and rear; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to spine; light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; light ink to front pastedown; "Sample Complete Copy" slip adhered to ffep; frontispiece; slight foxing to endpapers; interior clean; good binding;.
Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, 1900. 12mo; pp 316; G-; light brown pictorial spine with gilt and black text; no jacket; cloth has some rubbing wear to joints; some slight smudges to exterior; illustration to front; sturdy boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; broken hinges, as is; illustrated; interior clean; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Runnemede, NJ: Fran Striker, Jr., 1983. First Edition. Octavo, 143 pages, VG/VG; paperback, golden yellow covers, no lettering to spine, black lettering to front and back covers: mild overall wear to covers; light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean, replete with black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Striker, Jr. to title page; label with publisher's information to verso of page 143; shelved Case 13.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1975. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 342 pages; VG/VG; spine black with wgite and orange lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has mild wear to corners, head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED by Theroux on half-title page; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 9.
Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1962. Limited Edition, #563/725. tall 8vo., 410 pp., i-xv pp., VG; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; rounding to spine, bumping to tail; bright gilt top, mild wear to text-block; dark brown discoloration to fore-edge of gilt top; mild age-toning to text-block; ex-library: embossed stamp "Library of Giancarlo Cavagna [GAC] with "03" in blue ink to half-title page; embossed "University of Western Ontario London Library" stamp to title page and p. 101; faded "U.W.O. LIBRARY" stamp to all sides of text-block, though most visible to gilt top; very occasional stains/waving to interior, text affected yet clear and legible; marginalia in pencil mostly to pp. xiv-xv; No. 563 of 725 numbered copies; shelved case 1.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1952. First U.S. Edition. 12mo; pp 377; G/Fair; dark orange spine with ivory and black text; dust jacket has some chipping to edges; price clipped flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge.
Berkeley, California: Counterpoint, 2012. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. DJ spine and front panel is colorful jacket art, an expansive arctic dark blue/gray and white with compact and centered text and titling centered. enlarged and centered title characters, enhanced by thick centered navy bands, titling aligned between them. HB is bound in solid red stamped with silver lettering--transitions to pristine bright white for remainder of front/rear boards. light ivory fep/ffep and textblock interior, highlighted by few unnumbered images. as new, ivory exterior edges. 358 pp. ISBN#9781582437897.