New York: Simon and Schuster, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 156; G/G; dark blue spine with beige text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; some sun darkening to spine and toward edges; cloth has lightly sun faded exterior; strong boards; light bumping to front head edge; text block has some slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
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New York: Random House, 1959. Octavo; VGVG-; Hardcover with clear, mylar protective covering; Yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket has moderate open tears to the head and tail of the spine, back of dust jacket is sunned to the edge and has a minor stain; Boards, save minor bumping to the corners and tips are clean and have solid binding; Limited pages have minor marks otherwise text block clean; 180p.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1950. First Edition. Octavo; pp 150; G-/G; dark yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; tape residue to lower spine; minor dings to edges; mylar wrap; cloth has tape residue to mid head and tail edges, front and rear; some wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block has tape residue to head and tail edges to endpapers; ex-library markings to copyright page; ex-library sticker remnants to pastedowns and rear endpaper, as is; frontispiece; exterior edges has slight toning; some stains to few pages, mid text; Illustrated;.
New York: Philomel Books, 2004. First Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ hardback: Dark green/black spine with some color towards head end and white text: Boards are strong and clean, minimal rubbing to edges, light bumping at head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean, title page has a gift inscription to a previous owner, rest of pages clean and unmarked, slight ripple to tail edge: First Edition: Unpaginated.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1913. First Edition Thus. 4to., 378pp.; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and extensive gilt decoration to spine and front board; top edge of text block gilt; binding slightly loose, beginning to open on front gutter; some foxing throughout; with 32 colored plates, including frontispiece; some fraying to corners, board edges, head and tail of spine; shelved case 14.
New York: McLoughlin Bros. Publishers, ca. 1880. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green without print; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine, illustrated paper to boards, corners repaired with green paper, wear to spine caps and edges, smudging, shelfwear, and slight tears to illustrated paper; Textblock mended, re-sewn, and re-cased in 1975, front pastedown has portion of original endpapers, endpapers are spotting and tanning, missing title page, pages have tears/chipping to fore edge, pages with portions torn away have been mended with white paper, paper is toned and brittle; 63 pages, printed piano music with song texts, illustrated (color).
New York: Golden Press, 1957. Reprinted. Small octavo; pp 191; G/no-DJ; ivory spine with red text; spine covers wire spiral binding; covers have some slight soiling to exterior; small chips to spine edges; minor rubbing to corners; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; lightly toned first and last pages; minor cracking to gutter at title page tail edge; profusely illustrated.
London: Orion Children's Books, 2003. Octavo; VG/VG-; lavender/green/ivory spines with red/ivory/green text; 3 volumes: King of the Middle March, pp 396; The Seeing Stone, pp 324; At the Crossing Places, pp 367; dust jackets have stickers to fronts, minor wear to exteriors, minimal wear to edges, light sunning to spines, small price stickers to rears; cloths have slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text blocks show slight soiling to exterior edges, some minor wear to exterior edges; interiors clean;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Octavo; pp 259; Good; black spine with gilt text; cloth has illustrated paper label to front; lightly faded exterior; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; deckled fore edge;.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1991. first edition. Small Quarto; VG-/VG-; Yellow spine with green text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned & rubbed exterior with minor edge wear, and price clipped front flap, otherwise intact; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly on e spine and light rubbing along edges with strong and intact panels; Text block has very slight wear with tight binding. Inscribed.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1982. First U.S. Edition. Quarto, 88 pages; VG/VG; spine is pink with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut "$7.95", has minimal shelf wear, with moderate discoloration on the spine, minor rubbing on the front cover, and minimal creasing along the sides of the spine; binding has minimal shelf wear, pages clear; shelved Case 2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue. Large Octavo, 118 pages; G+/none; bound in publisher's red cloth, faded gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing to boards, small stain to front board; mild fraying to corners; interior clean; First Issue, with correct five-line colophon on last page, bound by Wolff and paper supplied by Glatfelter; shelved case 2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, First Printing, Second Issue, Second State Dust Jacket. Large Octavo, 118 pages;VG/VG; bound in publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering to spine; dust jacket with a red spine, yellow and black lettering, protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95', very mild rubbing and wear; interior clean; Second Issue, with four-line colophon on last page; Second State Dust Jacket, with ISBN on rear panel; shelved case 2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1973. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 161; G-/Fair; ivory/green spine with reddish pink text; dust jacket has moderate soiling to exterior; small chips to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; slight spotting to spine; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; green endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 161 pages; VG/G; spine white and green with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; mild chipping to edges of dust jacket; head of spine, upper rear corner, front lower corner have closed tears; spine slightly cocked; interior clean; First Issue, with 6 lines on colophon and no ISBN; LP consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition. thin 4to., unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, cracking to spine edges, inch long rip on lower rear; price cut; original color art by Politi, including his signature on ffep; AS consignment; shelved case 14.
Watertown: Charlesbridge, 2006. Quarto. VG/VG DJ. Blue spine with white and yellow text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the inside flap on the front; dj has a few indentations on the front near the top and a couple in the back towards the bottom; boards are strong and clean; pen writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. 10mo; pp 225; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight age toning toward edges; some chipping to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; some offsetting from frontispiece to title page; slight cracking to front gutter; previous owner's name to ffep; slight toning to interior; illustrated.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1879. Octavo; pp 228; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; full title: What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle"; cloth has large chip to mid spine at rear joint; slight frying to spine edges; rubbed corners; stains to rear board; text block shows age toned exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutters; light stains to head edge; few incidental marks to endpapers.
New York: World Landmark Books, Random House, 1956. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with brown print; Boards in illustrated paper, light wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has owner stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 181 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Texas: Theodore Publishing, 1997. Fifth printing. Inscribed; Reprint; Quarto; VG+/no-DJ (as is); Spine is blue with orange text; Boards have light rubbing, general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, faint age-toning, last page has two large closed tears, inscribed on front free-end paper, binding is strong; Pages not numbered; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to expedited and international orders.
San Diego: The Green Tiger Press, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Large Thin Octavo; pp 99; VG/G; beige spine with black text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; mild wear to exterior; covers show only light wear to exterior; slight crease to front joint; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name inside front cover; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 2001. Quarto; pp 42; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with grayish blue text; cloth has mild shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; French text; interior lightly toned; inscribed by Laurent de Brunhoff, son of author;.
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1963. First. Thin quarto; G+/no-DJ; orange spine with black text; boards are strong with light fading and age-toning, light scratching and scuffing, bumping and rubbing to corners, light staining; general textblock is clean with light age-toning, back paste-down has small note in pencil from previous owner in upper left corner; unpaginated. Book is missing dustjacket.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., 1943. Octavo; pp 91; G/G-; beige spine with black text; dust jacket has sun darkened spine; minor chips to edges; some soiling to front and rear; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight toning to exterior; mildly cocked spine; text block has slight toning to edges; illustrated;.
Buenos Aires: Aguilar, Altea, Taurus, Alfaguara S.A., 2005. Booklet [4x8]; pp 93; G/no-DJ; white/blue spine with black text; covers have light sunning toward edges; some wear to exterior; text block shows light age toning to edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light pencil; illustrated; Spanish text.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1944. Square quarto. VG/Fair DJ. Brown and orange spine with black text; dj has multiple tears, with the largest extending 1.5 inches on the back and smaller areas that are rubbed away; more significant number of tears around the edges close to the dj flaps; dj is price-clipped on the front inside flap; some moderate edgewear around the spine and corners; some moisture exposure staining on the back pastedown and back free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean.
Indianapolis: Bobs-Merrill Company, 1956. 1st edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Comes with a red slipcase; Blue, tan, brown, and white spine with illustration of swords and tan and black text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; pencil writing on front pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 263.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1971. Quarto; VG/VG; yellowed spine with red and black text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, wrinkling on back, small closed tear at back head edge; boards are strong and clean, slight bumping along tail edges; textblock has age toning, ex libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise clean.
New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1996. First edition. Octavo (oblong); First edition; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with orange print, slight shelfwear but clean and bright; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on label opposite the title page; unpaged, illustrated (color).
New York: Viking Press, 1957. First Edition. thin 4to. picture book, unpaginated, VG-/VG; DJ, white lettering to blue spine; wear to hinges of spine and fore-edges of covers, age-toning to fore-edges, closed tears/creasing towards head and tail, slight material loss to corners, scattered light foxing/minor staining to covers; "$2.25" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; green cloth boards, black lettering to spine; fading to margins and corners of boards, light foxing to corners; very mild bumping to corners; shelved Case 14.
Paris: Edite Par Marcus, 1944. Fair. Thin squarish 4to in off-white boards, no title on spine. Significant agetoning and foxing to boards, chipping along edges and spine, spine splitting, some light pencil marking and moisture staining to front. TEXT IN FRENCH. Profusely illustrated in full color. Foxing to endpages and to outer edge of most pages throughout. Shelved in Case # 13 (in a plastic bag).
London: Hodder and Stoughton, ca. 1912. Thick folio in beige hardcovers with black letters on spine; VG; some discoloration on boards and general fraying on edges; end pages discolored; light foxing on title page; thick paper with text in large print; tipped-in illustrations clean; pp. 120; a good copy by the famous Victorian illustrator; shelved in Case # 14; please contact us for shipping costs; DC consignment.
London: Hodder & Toughton, 1909. Limited Edition. large 4to., unpaginated; VG; spine tan with gilt lettering; bound in publishers white buckam with a pictorial stamped in gilt on front cover; spine has some wear and aging, cracking to head and tail; publishers gilt emblem on back cover, printed on inside boards and endpapers; top edge of textblock gilt, others uncut; no slipcase; 25 tipped in plates in excellent condition; of the 750 copies signed by Edward J. Detmold, this is no. 8; DC consignment; shelved case 14.