Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923. First Edition. Octavo. VG hardcover in G dustjacket. Offwhite spine with faded dark text. Dust jacket in GOOD condition with minor shelf wear; age and sun toned with minor chipping and small tears to top and bottom; large section of rear dust jacket missing. Jacket has been inexpertly repaired with brown paper tape. Bears original pricing of $2.50; dj now protected by mylar sleeve. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Binding strong and text clean with uniform age toning throughout. Text block age toned; minor shelf wear to binding, light bumping to head and tail of spine. Please see all seven photos for details Limited edition. Signed by Booth Tarkington and Kenneth Roberts (under pseudonyms Cornelius Obenchain Van Loot, Milton Kilgallen and Murgatroyd Elphinstone). Profusely illustrated. 147 pages. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; navy spine with red text; cover has sunning, rubbing, cornerwear, ripping of fabric at spine head and tail, spine is shaken; textblock has age toning, edgewear, significant staining on first several pages, on tail edge and on a few other pages throughout, half title page beginning to separate but still attached, all text clean; pp 618.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1958. First Edition, US Printing. small 8vo. VG-/VG-. slim black spine with bold ivory capitals for titling. mild yellow tape residue near gently worn head and foot. flaw extends across upper and lower panel edges and onto inner flaps. dry, patchy yellow stain. moderate edgewear, few closed cuts to multicolor jacket front bottom edge. slim turquoise cloth HB spine, gold titling, adjacent boards are a khaki shade, sharply cornered. decorative map illustrated endpages, discoloration where inner flap tape residue has contact with the inside board. as is. textblock is a basic ivory and clear. green tinted head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and a tanned slim tail edge. 111 pp., (followed by unpaginated section of book adverts).
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 471pp. hard cover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Author signed and inscribed illustrated bookplate, pasted on blank front matter page. DJ wrapped in protective Brodart. Bumping and shelf wear. DJ is worn and shows some shallow chipping at extremities. Damp stain to rear and front lower corners, continuing along lower flap edge. Rubbing and chipping to DJ covers. Spine is sunned. Some occasional foxing spots within text. Rear of bookplate page, and half title page shows some staining from bookplate adhesive. Tan cloth covered boards are clean. Text is clean, binding is tight Shelve in case #5. Spine is tan with black and red lettering.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1931. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ; Black spine with green text; Boards are covered with mylar and has lightly rubbed edges & corners with clean & strong panels; Previous owner's name on front end paper; Text block has darkened slightly along exterior edges with minor wear on pages, tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 376.
New York: Doubleday Doran and Company, Inc., 1933. Octavo; VG-/VG-; green/tan illustrated spine, black text; jacket has age toning, rubbing on front and back, bumping on the head and tail of spine, chipping along front and back flaps, clipped, and has protective mylar cover; boards have bumping on the head and tail of spine, age toning, light wear to front and back hinge; textblock stained yellow on top edge, has age toning; interior pages has age toning; pp 214.