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Castle Books, 1976. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong, owner name printed on front; Text block has tanning to endpapers, slight smudge to front edge, else clean and tight; “Comprising: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes; The Return of Sherlock Holmes; and, The Hound of the Baskervilles” — title page; 636 pages, illustrated.
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1985. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with brown print; DJ has slight blemishes on rear, else clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Pamphlet “Introduction to The Adventure of the Priory School” (12 p.) laid in; unpaged.
New York: Quill, 1983. First U.S. Quill edition. Octavo; First U.S. Quill edition; G; Paperback; Spine, brown with white and blue print; Container is brown cardboard, with red, white, and blue print, edgewear, tears to top and bottom edges (taped), shelfwear; “Dossier” is brown paper with black print, included ephemera is two-hole punched bound with red ribbon, includes print and non-print materials; unpaged, illustrated, non-print material fastened to rear flap.
New York: R.F. Fenno & Company, 1895. 10mo; pp 287; Fair; sunned green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows some whitish spotting to exterior; alternative green cover; lightly bumped corners; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; mild defect to gutter at pp 114-115; missing pp 195-216, as is; missing last few endpapers, as is; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown;.
Santa Barbara: Santa Teresa Press, 1985. Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/G; yellow spine without text; facsimile of the original Sherlock Holmes manuscript; introduction booklet laid in at ffep; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine and edges; minor chips to corners; exterior patterned with brown and green question marks; some chips to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning toward edges; interior clean;.
London: George Newnes, Limited, 1892/1894. First Editions. Large Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; spine of Adventures teal with gilt, Memoirs dark blue with gilt; all edges gilt; mild shelfwear to both volumes, primarily in rubbing to edges;The binding of but this copy shows only the slightest hints of beginning to weaken; early names ink to half-titles; First points for Adventures present, including page 317, "violent" not "violet", no street name on cover, page 133 "cucaine not "cocaine"; EH consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with blue and black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine tail, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; xix, 331 pages, illustrated.
New York: Meyer M. Dublin, 1949. Limited. Octavo; VG- condition. Thin pamphlet. Pages have some age-toning to them (see photos for details). Limited Edition 57/100. 2pp. Inscribed by Nathan L. Bengis to the previous owner (R. I. Paxton). Item is extremely fragile. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
London: Blackie & Son Limited. Octavo; G+/VG-; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners, chipping on spine edges, folding on front interior flap, age toning in interior, light foxing and soiling in interior, protected by mylar; boards strong, minor edgewear, spine age toned, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on edges and fore corners, soiling in rear interior along gutter; text block age toned, some separation from spine, gutter visible, occasional foxing along head edge; 287pp.
Montgomery: NewSouth Books, 2006. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, some smudging; Boards in black cloth and blue paper with silver print, slightly cocked spine, mild bump to spine tail; Textblock has slight smudge to top edge, otherwise clean and tight; 220 pages.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992. First Edition, Fourth Printing. Octavo, 321 pages; VG/VG; blue spine with white and yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, "signed" sticker on spine, price not clipped; boards are strong, slight bumping in bottom corners; textblock has slight rubbing on fore edge, otherwise clean; signed by author on title page.; shelved case 6 or window.
Huntington Beach, CA: James Cahill Publishing, 1995. Limited First Edition [#70/100]. Sixteenmo, xiv pages, 54 pages; quarter-bound, maroon leather spine, cream paper boards, gold lettering, faux-pressed paper endpages: spine slightly cocked, boards tight, binding strong; minimal wear to boards and text-block; text-block and interior clean; SIGNED and numbered by Dunning to limitation page, No. 70 of 100 signed and numbered copies; continuous pagination: i-xiv, 3-54 (no numbered pages 1-2 as issued); housed in VG red cloth slipcase; shelved Front Case.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. Ex-library copy, stamps on pasteboards and front/rear end papers. Octavo; G+/G-; Brown/gray spine with black text; DJ has moderate edgewear, multiple 1-2" open tears on edges, tape over upper spine, attached to pasteboards, strong stains on interior flaps; Boards strong, moderate visible rubbing to corners; Textblock age-toned, 302pp.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1981. First American Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG: White spine with black text: DJ is in very good condition with some minor general shelfwear, otherwise clean: Boards are strong with light dust staining, some age related fading along edges: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First American Edition: 224 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; black spine with yellow text; jacket has rubbing, edgewear, chipping at spine head, closed tear on back tail edge; boards are strong; textblock has small indentations in upper corner of first three pages, small stain on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 268.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1943. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/Fair; black and red spine with yellow and white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, edgewear, several small closed tears, large open tears at spine head and tail, front flap hinge has been taped and colored with black marker on back in an attempt to hide tears; boards are strong, edgewear; textblock has edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 422.
Providence: Oxford Press, Inc., 1973. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Yellow spine with blue print; DJ has mild edgewear with slight tears, age-toning/foxing to spine and flap edges, some spotting; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean, strong; Textblock clean, tight; viii, 121 pages.
New York: Doubleday, 1997. First Edition. First Edition; Signed; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is a part of a blurred black and off white picture. DJ has general shelf wear, 'autographed copy' sticker on front, but no tears; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on top edges, otherwise, free of marks on pages, title page is signed by author; pp 257.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with black print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, mild age-toning to paper; xiii, 237 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, 2004. First US Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Brown spine with red and black text: DJ is in a mylar sheath, clean with light shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean, front free page has a stamp from the publisher, rest of pages unmarked: First US Edition: 219 pp.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1995. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Off-white/Dark red watercolor-like painting design with off-white text; Publisher's text logo is near head edge of spine in black/white rectangle; Dust jacket is covered with myar-plastic and shows slightly age toned exterior; Boards have very slight wear on upper corners, otherwise HC planks are sturdy, crisp & clean; Text block shows only the slightest of darkening due to age, however overall, is quite clean & unmarked; pp 223.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1987. First Printing, Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Sunned olive spine with vanilla and blue text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, [INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR] on title page; Slight blemish on text block exterior, text block clean; 197 pp.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. navy blue DJ spine has light blue and white titles. jacket front is fully illustrated in color. powder blue clothbound HB spine, with light blue metallic lettering; adjacent panels a medium gray. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent interior, a solid volume, neatly bound. 242 pp. ISBN# 0684195518.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Navy blue spine with white text: DJ is covered inmylar sheath, clean with minimal shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock has foxing along head edge, title page is inscribed by the author to a previous owner, pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 242 pp.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Blueish purple spine with white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with light shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges mainly concentrated at head and tail of spine and corners, binding solid: Textblock is clean, title page signed by the author: First Edition: 242 pp.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1997. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with orange text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, minimal shelfwear, clean: Boards are strong and clean with light bumping at tail of spine, binding is tight: Textblock is clean, title page is signed by the author, pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 275 pp.
New York: Ballantine Books, 1996. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with red text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, clean with minimal shelfwear, sticker on back bottom portion: Boards are strong and clean, light bumping to tail of spine and bottom corner: Textblock has very light foxing along head edge, otherwise clean, title page is signed by the author, pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 259 pp.
Hove and New York: Brunner-Routledge, 2000. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is yellow with black text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, some scratches and marks, bumping and rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear; pp 307.
New York: Mysterious Press, 1986. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with purple and green text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the inside flap of the front; boards are strong and clean; INSCRIBED by author on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 199.
Aurora: A Write Way Publishing Book, 2000. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white and red print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in orange paper with black print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 288 pages.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; blue and white spine with white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing; boards are strong and clean, spine slightly cocked; textblock has blue mark on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 203; signed by author on title page; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.