Lancaster, PA: Mr and Mrs Harry W. Parker, 1923. First Edition. Octavo; pp 62; G/paperback; gray spine without text; covers have sun aged exterior; light stain to front; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; foxing to ffep; frontispiece; cracking to front gutter; interior lightly toned; illustrated.
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Richmond, Virginia: The Valentine Museum, 1949. Octavo; pp 286; G+/no-DJ; navy spine with black text to paper label; cloth shows heavy sunning to boards, some spotting to front, moderate wear to edges and corners; mylar wraps; text block has light toning to exterior edges, light foxing to gutters; light pink hue to pages.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 322 pp., G/G; DJ, blue spine and front cover (age-toned greenish-blue), black and white (age-toned tan) lettering to spine, white (age-toned tan) lettering to front cover; heavy wear to DJ—chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine, corners, and top-edge of DJ; many closed tears to edges of DJ; age-toning to covers (lettering legible); price uncut "$2.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, black lettering, blue and yellow striped spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, fading to spine (lettering clear and legible), cocking to spine, no shelf lean; fading and foxing to boards, bumping to corners, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; starting hinge between pp. 176-177; age-toning to text-block, stippled fore-edge, mild staining to bottom-edge; mild residue (likely dirt) between pp. 320 and recto of bfep; pub. 1940 stated to title and copyright pages, Scribner's "A" and colophon to copyright page indicating a First Printing of the First Edition; association copy INSCRIBED by Derleth to ffep: "For Edwin Balmer / whose editorial sagacity about two of these stories has been applauded by the critics of this volume - Cordially, August Derleth"; Balmer (1883-1959) was an American science fiction/mystery writer who edited two of Derleth's stories in this volume; shelved Front Counter, "Derleth area."
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1963. First Edition. Octavo; pp 471; G+/G; ivory white spine with black and blue text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; tight binding;.
Parkensburg, WV: Self Published, 1920. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Green spine with worn gilt lettering; Boards are stained and worn on the sides; Some fraying to the corners and the edges of the spine, spine is rubbed and worn; Binding is sturdy; Some staining to the end papers, foxing to the outer edges of the text block, interior is age toned but clean; 243 pages.
Bay Harbor Islands, FL: Kenneth R. Laurence, 1989. Second Edition. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Grey spine with gold text; Boards strong, clean, light rubbing at corners and at both ends of spine, front cover has several small stains close to the tail edge of spine, as does the back cover; Textblock clean, faint musty odor, first few signatures appear on the verge of separation, but they are not loose, light foxing on front and back free-end papers, spine is just barely cocked; pp 439.
Albany: The University of the State of New York, 1926. Octavo; pp 371; Fair/paperback; light blue spine with black text; covers have moderate soiling to exterior; light crease to fore corners; few chips to spine edges; sunning to spine and panel edges; text block has some toning to exterior edges; shaken hinges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1903. First Edition. 10mo; pp 374; Good-; red spine with beige text; red cloth shows some soiling to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; some soiling to exterior head edge; slight writing in red to front and rear endpapers; slight defect to front gutter; frontispiece; illustrated, missing 1 plate, as is; interior lightly toned;.
DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1978. Octavo; pp 251; G/G-; blue pictorial spine with black and red text; dust jacket has minor chips to edges; some rubbing wear to exterior and vertical edges; cloth has moderate, general wear to exterior; some soiling to spine; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; light pencil to few pages, as is;.
New York, London: D. Appleton and Company, 1924. Small Octavo; pp 176; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; ex-library; boards show light wear to exterior, some rubbing to corners; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, library stamp to preface; interior clean.
Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1970. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is black with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to corners and edges, chipping and creasing along edges, some open and closed tears present along edges as well; Boards have some shelf wear, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has signs of handling, binding is strong, age-toning, content is clear; pp 283; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Thornwillow Press, 1999. Limited Edition, #89/185. Large Octavo, 107 pages; VG; bound in half black morocco and dark blue paper boards, housed in a VG black cloth clamshell; top edge of text block gilt, decorated endpapers; signed on colophon by Donald, #89/185; with three tipped-in photogravure portraits & two fold-out facsimile letters; V consignment; shelved case 1.
Salem, MA: Higginson Book Company, n.d. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 264; VG; green spine with gilt text; no dust jacket; library binding; originally published in 1884 by Lutheran Publication Society, Philadelphia; cloth has very little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear; previous owner's name to front pastedown; light ink to page 178, otherwise clean; good binding;.
Philadelphia: Lutheran Publication Society, 1884. 12mo; pp 264; Poor; dark brown spine with gilt text; noticeable rubbing wear to exterior; fraying to edges and corners; black and gilt decorative exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; map at front; slight ink to table of contents page and preface; broken hinges, as is; pp 57-104 loosed, but present, as is;.
New York: Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, 1971. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is tan with black and red text, age-toned; DJ has general shelf wear, some scratches and marks, age-toning, some small open and closed tears, edge wear, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, rubbing to edges, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear; pp 366; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Geneso, NY: Edward E. Doty, 1876. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 685 pages; VG-; full bound in brown cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering, front cover has gilt tooling; binding has moderate along the top and bottom edges with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; pages have red coloring on the edges and have minor age toning, with small scratches on the edges of the text block and occasional small blotch marks; illustrated with plates and tissue guards; shelved case 13.
New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 209. Octavo; pp 458; VG-/VG-; blue, yellow, brown pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; "signed" sticker to front; mild rubbing to edges; cloth shows slight shelf wear; strong boards; text block edges minimally toned; few smudges to interior pages; frontispiece; illustrated; some ink to rear endpaper; few creased corners; deckled fore edge; signed by author.
[Washington, D.C.]: The Fraternity [Omega Psi Phi], 1940. First Edition. Octavo, d, iv, 331, 29 pages; VG/none; bound in publisher's dark blue cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing, primarily to extremities, mild fading to spine, front gutter slightly loose; name in ink to ffep; scarce; shelved case 1.
New York: American Pioneer Trails Association, 1942. Pioneers edition. Ex-Libris, 1 out of 500 Copies, Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Navy blue spine with white text; Heavy shelf wear to dust jacket, closed tears along front exterior edges, chipping to sides and corners of front and rear jacket, dust jacket now protected in mylar cover; Moderate age wear to boards, slight fading around edges, binding slightly cocked, previous owners notes on front free-end page, toning to pages, [SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR] on attached front insert; Toning to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid color illustrations; 312 pp.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, n.d. Large Quarto; VG-/G-; ivory spine with red & black text; dust jacket has soiling and foxing toward edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior and edge; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; inscribed; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Harper & Row, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 252 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small chip to head of spine, mild soiling to rear cover; front flap has slightly stained the ffep where it rested; INSCRIBED on ffep by Duncan, dated 2 December 1978, New York; shelved case 11.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, 2009. Small Quarto; pp 403; VG/VG-; gray/blue/white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; small price sticker to front; small chip to front tail edge; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Katonah: Katonah Village Improvement Society, 1961. Sponsors' edition. Octavo; Sponsors’ edition, no. 214; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, pink with gold print on black banner; Slipcase in pink cloth, spotting, mild edgewear, but clean and strong; Boards in pink cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xvii, 515 pages, illustrated (b&w plates), folded map and portion of DJ laid in.
Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1971. Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Black spine with a red plate and gold text: Two Volume Set: Boards are strong and have minimal shelfwear, binding is tight, volume II has light dust staining: Textblocks are clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Vol I- 420 pp, Vol II- 444 pp.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; shelved above Easton Press.
Kansas: University Of Kansas, 1984. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is pink with black text, sunned; DJ has edgewear, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, light age-toning, binding is strong; pp 211; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Boston: Samual T. Armstrong, 1815. First Edition. Octavo, 176 pages; VG; bound in contemporary paper boards, beige paper spine with paper label, faded paper label to spine; mild rubbing and wear; two small holes to spine; lower and fore edges untrimmed; some leaves uncut; interior clean; shelved case 1.
Tarrytown: Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Inc., 1975. Octavo; VG-/G; Beige spine with blue text; Dust jackets have slightly age toned exterior with lightly rubbed corners, and price clipped front flap, otherwise without defect; Cloths are clean with strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges and lightly age toned appearance and writing on front end paper, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 173.
Baltimore: Henry Vicary, 1828. 12mo; pp 270; Fair/no-DJ; beige spine with handwritten text; printed in election year 1828; Jackson's presidency, 1829-1837; dark brown boards have some scratches, tape mends to spine, worn and frayed edges; text block has darkened due to age, taped gutters, light writing and soiling to pastedowns, foxing throughout pages, tape mends and staining to first few pages; lacking frontispiece; interior clean.
Washington D.C. U.S. Department of Transportation, 1987. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is red with silver text; Boards have some rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 340.
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Offices, 1959. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine red with black spine label, gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, couple of minor scuffs/marks on covers, minimal shelf wear; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no underlining. pp. 935. SHELVED IN AISLE 10.
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office, 1958. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine red with black spine label, gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, very minor scuffing on back cover, minimal shelf wear; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no underlining. pp. 939. SHELVED IN AISLE 10.
New York: Baker and Scribner, 1850. Fourth edition. Octavo; Fourth edition; 3 volumes; Fair condition Hardcovers; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown embossed cloth, tattering to hinges, worn exposed corners, mild shelfwear; Text blocks have title written on bottom edge, penciled name on title pages, intermittent spine breaks, significant foxing throughout, paper stiff with mild puckering; First two volumes bear designation “In two volumes, Fourth edition” on title pages; Third volume bears designation “In three volumes” with no edition statement on title page; All volumes dated 1850; 3 vols. (348, 312, 396 pages), frontispieces, illustrated (b&w plates). Please see all five photos for details.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red and black print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in white paper and red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; xiii, 219 pages, illustrated (color plates).
New York: Oxford University Press, 1971. Octavo; vg-/fair; dj, white spine with black text; dj, moderate rubbing and chipping; 4" closed tear, middle of front cover, near spine; HB, tan cloth spine with black and white text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; pencil and red ink markings in text block; 377pp. Offered as is, ink markings.
London: Oxford University, 1971. Octavo; G+/G; Cream spine with black text; DJ has multiple open/closed tears up to 1" around edges, slight surface scuffing; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock has card pocket attached to rear end paper (appears as ex-library copy, no stamps), otherwise clean; 377pp.