New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. black glossy spine with gray and white lettering. smooth dj under clear cover protects dark gray heather boards, with silver titles on spine. fep and ffep are clear, text is also. 396 pp. ISBN # 0375406840. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. (Special Signed Fiction Section).
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London and Glasgow: Collins, 1966. First. First edition, later reprint; 12mo; VG-/G+; medium yellow spine with black text on pale yellow label; dustjacket has light edgewear with fraying and tearing, light creasing, staining and discoloration, protective mylar covering; covers are clean with slight fraying to corners; half-title page has name of previous owner in black ink, otherwise textblock is clean; 480pp.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Company, 1942. Reprinted. Octavo; pp ; G-/no-DJ; Green spine with dark green text; Cloth has sunning to front, slight rubbing to corners, some soiling to exterior; Text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, loose page towards rear; interior clean;.
Arcadia House, 1950. First. Small octavo; G/G-; green, black and grey illustrated spine with black text; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with tearing and fraying, age discoloration, chipping and light staining to covers and spine, creasing to edges and spine, tape on front and back covers, dustjacket has protective mylar covering; boards are slightly brittle with light staining, light bumping to corners; textblock is moderately age-toned, most notably paste-downs and free-end papers, which have marks from dustjacket flaps, otherwise general textblock is free of markings and blemishes; 239pp.
Kansas City: Burton Publishing Company, 1942. First. Small octavo; G/G-; fading pink spine with black text; dustjacket has moderate edgewear with fraying and tearing, significant fading to spine, creasing along spine and edges, age discoloration and staining to covers, tape to corners, wrapped in protective mylar covering; boards are strong with lightly bumped and frayed edges and covers, markings from previous tape to front cover; textblock is moderately age toned, front free-end paper has staining and marks from previous tape, inscribed to previous owner by author, light note in pencil underneath from previous owner, back free-end paper torn and damaged from layers of paper being peeled away, rear hinge slightly cracked inside cover, binding slightly loose and cocked; 304pp.
New York: Harper Collins, 1992. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; blue spine with pink text; jacket has light rubbing on the front and back, light bumping to the head and tail edges, light age toning, clipped; boards strong, bumping to the head and tail of spine; textblock clean; interior pages clean; pp 195; inscribed on title page.
New York: Farrar, Straus, and Young, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo 303 pages; VG/VG; dust jacket protected, not price-clipped, spine sunned, wear to extremities, with some staining/toning; bound in red cloth; red cloth boards soiled, bumped, slightly chipped at extremities; interior clean, binding sturdy, shelve front desk hc fiction.
New York: Junior Literary Guild, Inc., 1931. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine orange w/dark green text, creasing at joints, minor shelf wear accompanied by fading of color in spine; boards firm, prev owner bookplate inside front otherwise clean; binding loose at hinges, slight separation from head band otherwise viable; pages have scalloped edges, little wear, aging evident in discoloration at txt block and some of the pages, otherwise in very good cond. as is. 338pp.
New York: Atheneum, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 300; G-/G; gray/purple spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has some foxing to exterior; tape residue to front at head and tail board edges; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light foxing to pp 50-51; dark stain to ffep.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 224 pp., VG/VG-; black DJ, yellow and orange lettering (faded) to spine, white lettering to front cover; rubbing to edges, mostly to corners; age-toning to covers; top right-hand corner of front flap price clipped; DJ protected by mylar; brown cloth boards, black text to spine, black facsimile signature of Brown to front cover; bumping to head and tail of spine; bumping to corners, slight cocking to boards; mild staining to faded red top, age-toning to text-block; age-toning to interior, text legible; "first edition" stated to copyright page; shelved LP collection.
Several loose sheets within a stiff, gray paper case. As the listing suggests, this is a photocopied typescript for the novel "Joe" with corrections. For additional information regarding this listing, as well as photographs, please contact the Bookseller via email. Item kept in Netdesk office, in bookshelf above ephemera section.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007. First. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with grey and tan text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at back cover tail corner, evidence of water damage at corners on reverse side of DJ; Boards strong, clean, rubbing at tail end of spine; Textblock clean, fore edge deckled, spine cocked, smudge of top edge, possible signs of speckling, light soiling along tail edge; pp 455.
New York: Bantam Books, 1993. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, blue with yellow print; DJ has slight shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and blue cloth, slight spotting to cloth otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has spotting to top and front edges, author signed in ink of half-title page; viii, 355 pages.
England: Thistle Publishing, 1996, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavos, three volumes, VG/VG; spine blue with white lettering; all dust jackets covered with protective mylar; all dust jackets clean and in good condition; price left uncut in all three volumes '£20'; all three volumes show foxing on the textblock, predominantly at the top; interiors clean; shelved in HC Fiction.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1910. Octavo; pp 272; G/no-DJ; light brown spine with black text; cloth has moderate rubbing to exterior, slight sunning to exterior, some wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, light foxing to first and last few pages, deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
New York: John Day Company, 1965. Limited Edition, unnumbered/1000. Octavo, 316 pages; VG; 1/4 bound in ivory leatherette spine, gilt decoration and lettering, blue marbled boards; top edge of text block gilt; no dust jacket as issued; specially bound edition of The Good Earth, Limited to 1,000 copies is part of the selected works of Pearl S. Buck created in honor of the author's eightieth birthday, This is Copy Number unnumbered, June 1972; shelved case 6.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; White illustrated spine with black and red print; DJ has small tears at upper spine and flap corners, some smudging, price clipped; Boards in olive paper with red spine and silver print, strong, clean; Textblock has some foxing, slight wear to spine caps, clean interior but for discoloration on rear end papers from DJ; ix, 563 pages.
New York: John Day Company, 1972. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, red with white print; DJ has mild edgewear and some smudging on back; Boards in red plush paper and white cloth with gold print, stain at spine cap, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is clean and tight; x, 180 pages, illustrated.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. First Limited Edition. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; 685/1250 limited edition; Dark red spine with grayish text; Boards are moderately shelf worn with discoloring to the spine and slight chipping and marks to the exterior; Text block has an inscription by the previous owner to the front free end-paper, and is tanned to the exterior and interior pages otherwise clean; 250p.
New York & Toronto: Random House, 1999. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Green and yellow spine with dark green text: DJ clean with mild shelfwear, covered in brodart: Boards are strong and clean, very slight bumping at tail of spine: Textblock is clean, pages unmarked: Unattached bookplate signed by author: First Edition: 300 pp.
New York, London, Toronto: Simon and Schuster, 1988. first. Octavo; G+/VG-; Light green spine with black & white text; Inscribed by the author; Dust jacket has sunned spine, slightly age toned, otherwise clean, covered in mylar; Boards have edgewear, bumped corners, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 332.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Blue spine with black text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with mild age toning, virtually no shelfwear: Boards are strong with light dust staining, slight bumping to head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears beyond inscription to a previous owner by the author on free page: First Edition: 365 pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 248; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight age toning toward edges; minor wear to corners; slight sticker residue to rear; cloth has slightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; good binding.
Santa Barbara: The Paget Press, 1984. First Limited Edition. Octavo; VG; Red spine with black label; 161 pages; SIGNED by Bukowski opposite the limitations page, numbered 167 of a limited edition of 200 singed hardbound copies; Some minor wear to the edges and corners; Binding and boards strong; Text block clean; Shelved case 2.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1975. First Limited Edition, 1/1000. Octavo, 205 pages; VG; beige paper boards, black spine with beige paper labels and brown/red lettering; with original acetate jacket; Book has been SIGNED flat by Bukowski on the title page; Some minor shelf wear along the edges of the boards; interior clean; Shelved case 2.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1978. Advance Review Copy. Octavo, 190 pages; VG; brown paper wraps, plain spine; with original acetate jacket; Book has been SIGNED flat by Bukowski on the title page; Some minor shelf wear along the edges of the boards; stamped 'Advanced Review Copy' on ffep; Shelved case 2.
Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1984. First limited edition. Thin quarto; VG; Violet spine with pink label; 17 pages; SIGNED by both Bukowski and Crumb on the limitations page. Numbered 188 of an edition of 426. Some minor wear to the edges and corners; Text block clean, binding tight; Shelved in case 2.
New York: Harper & Row, 1967. First U.S. Edition. Octavo, 394 pages; VG/VG; spine white with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; dust jacket has very mild wear; interior clean; stated first US edition; NOTE: In 1967, both Harper & Row and Grove Press released the first US English editions in different translations; shelved case 6.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1839. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text; Boards have slight white spotting on front panel, slightly sunned exterior and minor edge wear, otherwise strong & sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with deckled fore edge, some foxing and light pencil throughout text, torn rear end paper; front pastedown cracking slightly from binding at hinge; Probably rebound; pp 279.
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1941. Alblabook Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Beige spine with dark brown text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket now protected in mylar cover, minor spotting along interior of cover; Moderate wear to boards, fraying along corners and sides, slightly loose and cocked binding; Age toning and minor spotting to text block exterior and within pages themselves, text block clean; 313 pp.
Philadelphia: Porter & Coates. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine gray with black print; Boards in embossed grey cloth with black print, bumped corners, rubbing, smudging, spotting, worn spine caps and hinges, stains to rear; Textblock has creasing to endpapers, text clean, paper age-toned; viii, 318 pages, frontispiece.
Chicago: John C. Winston Company, 1933. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine tan with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with paper illustration on front, spine faded, spine caps worn, bumps to lower outside corners, spotting, shelfwear to lower edges; Textblock has illustrated endpapers, ink inscription on front endpapers, some smudging on front endpapers, clean text; xii, 338 pages, frontispiece, 3 leaves of color plates, illustrated.
New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1849. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, tattering to spine caps, small tear to top of front hinge and to center of spine, shelfwear; Text block has front endpapers torn along hinge, shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks with two sections detached from spine, age-toning to paper, mild amount of foxing; "Most carefully collated with the edition containing the author's last additions and corrections"-- title page; 563 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: The Century Co., 1898. Quarto; pp 184; Fair/no-DJ; light brown spine with dark brown text; cloth has sunned darkened exterior, mostly to spine; slight soiling to exterior; minor chipping to spine edges; noticeable rubbing to corners; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2005. first edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Red spine with white/yellow text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned and lightly rubbed and covered with mylar, sticker on rear; Boards have white spots and soiling on exterior, otherwise with sturdy and intact panels; Text block has deckled fore edge with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 301. Inscribed.
Charleston, South Carolina: Even Post Publishing Company, 2009. First US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark teal glossy DJ spine with ivory capitals, red author and tiny white publisher. glossy panels illustrated with ivory/teal, but jacket rear has some fine line impressions. ivory HB with stamped red titling upon spine, gently pushed in tail SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. skimmed interior, lightly handled. 224 pp. ISBN# 9780981873527.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1970. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 138; G/G-; beige spine with blue and dark pink text; dust jacket has moderate toning to exterior; minor chips to tail edge; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; some sunning to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; deckled fore edge.
New York: Robert M. McBride, 1926. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Black fabric spine with darkened gilded text and small green decorative. Boards have age toned spine with rubbing to edges, slight bumping to corners, small scratches on front, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has cracking on front/rear hinges, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 277.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1922. 8vo; VG- hardcover without dust jacket; brown spine with navy blue text; boards are severely age-toned with spine and front board faded, rear board has stains and liquid marks, the tail and head of spine are slightly frayed otherwise boards are in tact; paste downs free papers are extremely stained; front free end-paper has an inscription; text block has foxing to the edges, pages have limited stains but are clean and legible; 375p.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1926. First Edition Reprint. 8vo., 365 pp., VG/VG; DJ, white spine (age-toned off-white) with navy blue text, pictorial gray and green front cover with orange and black lettering; rubbing and mild chipping to edges of DJ; age-toning and sunning to DJ, protected by mylar; red cloth boards, black lettering to spine and front board; bumping to head and tail of spine; age-toning and mild shelfwear to text-block; rubbing to edges of boards; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; LP consignment; shelved Case 13 or window.