Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1925. Octavo; VG-/G+; torn and age-toned tan spine with black text, white brodart sheet visible; dustjacket has light edgewear to covers, moderate edgewear to spine with tearing and chipping, spine is split down middle and held together by protective mylar covering on dustjacket, title still legible but not completely intact, otherwise dustjacket has light age-toning, lightly torn corners; boards have light scratching and age-toning, light staining; textblock has light age-toning, occasional light foxing; 430pp. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA.
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New York: Magico Magazine, 1988. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 9/60; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has slight peripheral tanning, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight stain to edge of top corner ; Signed in ink by the author on the edition page; 110 pages.
Gregg International, 1969. Fourth Edition Reprint. Fourth Edition Reprint. Two volume set; octavo; VG/no-DJs; fuchsia spines with gold text; covers have spotting, bindings are strong; textblocks have spotting around edges, writing on endpapers, otherwise clean; pp 415, 423; reprinted from original 1782 edition.
New York: Magico Magazine, 1984. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 21/100; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with gold print; Boards in white cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild tanning across top and spine; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the editor on the title page verso; xix, 161 pages.
Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1980. Limited Edition #227/276. Octavo, 59 pg; VG/VG; spine red cloth with blue and red text typed on a paper label; boards quarter bound in red cloth, no dust jacket; boards protected by mylar cover; boards and cloth are clean; end papers have mild discoloration from binders glue; authors signature to blank page preceding the table of contents; interior clean; shelved in Literary Criticism.
New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1987. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in tan cloth, black lettering; both volumes' boards strong, minor shelfwear, some edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spines sun toned, penned signature on front end paper; both volumes' text blocks slightly age toned, light soiling on exterior head edge, rubbing on exterior tail fore corner; volume 1 boards have bumping on rear tail fore corner; volume 2 boards have pencil mark on spine; 2 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Magico Magazine, 1987. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition,10/60; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has slight shelfwear, else clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the edition page; 145 pages.
London, Edinburgh, New York: The University of Oxford, 1898. Large Octavo; pp 616; G/no-DJ; sun faded green spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, sunned spine; moderate rubbing to edges, mostly to spine edges; text block has slight toning to edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, previous name to ffep; light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers; gilt head edge, deckled fore edge; cracking to gutters; interior clean.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with black and white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears and creasing along front top edge, small tear to rear lower edge, toning to spine, edgewear to hinges; Boards in tan cloth with grey print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 352 pages, illustrated.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1865. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Navy spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with rubbing wear along edges and corners, as well as rubbing on exterior, however panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows some darkening due to age with previous owners' name & plate on front pastedown, slight writing at head edge of title page and slight cracking along binding at front & rear hinges, small sticker on rear pastedown, overall pages are unmarked and fully bound; pp 780.
London: C. Bathurst, 1765. Octavo; pp 351; Good; brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; rebound; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; few scratches to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; staining to interior pages toward fore edges; some toning toward interior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; some ink and age toning to front endpaper; illustrated;.
Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1927. 1st. 140pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Japanese colophon, tipped-in. Illustrations present, an intact copy of this book. Green cloth covered boards clean, with minimal shelf wear. Text is unmarked, age toned. Some foxing at endpapers, foxing in text is very sparse. Top edge gilt. Dust jacket protected, minimal shelfwear apparent, with one or two smudges. DJ spine toned darker, with small soiled spot and a pen mark. Spine is brown with brown letters. Shelve Lit. Crit.
London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1879. Octavo; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text & square filigree designs w/ raised bands; 2 volumes; half-bound w/ leather spines & edges and cloth panels; wear along all edges, mostly at joints; both volumes have some cracking at joints toward edges; panels have slightly rubbed on exterior w/minor scratches on front; text blocks have age toned slightly with tight bindings; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; light pencil throughout text, mostly in vol. 1; pages are fully bound; pp 850.
Madrid: Taurus Ediciones, S.A., 1979. Segunda edicion. Segunda edicion. Octavo; VG-/Wraps; Striped grey and cream spine with black text; Moderate age and wear to covers, fraying and creasing along sides and corners, rubbing to surfaces, creasing at corner, blemish mark from previous sticker on rear cover; Slightly cocked binding, glue blemish along front free end page; Toning along text block exterior, light pencil underling along parts of text block, otherwise clean, in Spanish language; 559pp.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Octavo; VG-/VG-; blue spine, black lettering; all volumes' dust jackets have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, sticker glue on spines, spines sun toned, interiors age toned; all volumes' boards strong, minor shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling and ex-library stamp on front end paper; all volumes' text block slightly age toned, ex-library stamp on title page, rubbing on exterior tail fore corner; volume 2 part 1 dust jacket has small closed tear on rear hinge head edge and rear interior flap head edge; volume 2 part 1 boards have bumping on head spine edge, ex-library insert on rear end paper; volume 2 part 2 dust jacket had light soiling and small tear on rear interior flap, small piece of tape on spine interior and small sticker on cover interiors; volume 2 part 2 boards have bumping on spine head edge, tearing on rear end paper; volume 2 part 3 dust jacket has closed tears on front head edge and rear tail edge, small piece of tape on spine interior and small sticker on cover interiors; volume 2 part 3 boards have bumping on spine head edge, tearing on rear end paper; 3 volumes; volume 2 parts 1, 2, and 3 only [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, 1921. Small Quarto; G-; 1/4 bound brown leather spines with gilt text; burgundy cloth; 3 volumes; exteriors show some soiling; light whitish scratches to exterior; rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; frontispiece; ex-library with stamps to previous owner's name to half title page of vol. 1; ex-libris bookplates of previous owner to ffep; some cracking to gutters; previous bookshop's stickers to front pastedowns; interior pages clean, endpapers show age toning and light foxing; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
San Jose, California: Steinbeck Research Center, 1985. Limited Edition, #14/500. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG; pamphlet, no lettering on spine; paperback with tan wrappers, minimal to no shelfwear; publication of this letter has been limited to 500 copies: the first 50, numbered and signed, are complimentary to friends of the Steinbeck Research Center, the remaining 450 are for sale; numbered and signed on colophon, #14; inscribed on copyright page to Bob Woodward; issued as a commemorative booklet celebrating the eleventh anniversary of the formal opening of the Steinbeck Research Center, Wahlquist Library, San Jose State University; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
The Netherlands: M.L. Wilson, 1956. Dutch Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. sunned DJ spine, large white segment above red segment, both faded with contrast titling in large lowercase characters. light edgewear and minor stress to jacket front/rear. indigo blue clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, its adjacent boards a matching hue, light grey lines the fep/ffep. ivory textblock is free of marks. head-edge is tinted navy, else edges are a smooth ivory. volume scarce. 632 pp.
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 15/60; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the illustrator on the edition page; Includes text of Doyle’s story and critical essays; 98 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986. Octavo; Limited edition, 26/60; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the illustrator on the edition page; Includes text of Doyle’s story and critical essays; 98 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1976. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 378; VG-/VG-; dark red spine with white and black text; dust jacket shows light shelf wear to exterior; mild edge wear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Norfolk: New Directions, 1939. Second. Octavo; G/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gold text; boards are strong with moderate fading, staining to edges of front cover, sunning to spine, bumping and fraying to corners, rubbing and chipping along spine; textblock has light age-toning to paste-downs and free-end papers, general textblock clean and bright; contributors Vladimir Dixon and G. V. L. Slingsby are both believed to be pseudonyms of James Joyce, who wrote their contributions to this collection of critical essays on his novel Finnegan's Wake because he wanted negative commentary as well as positive. G. V. L. Slingsby may also be the pseudonym of an anonymous female journalist who was commissioned by Sylvia Beach to contribute to the collection. 194pp.
Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press, 1973. Octavo; pp 365; VG-/G+; sun faded orange spine with light red & ivory text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minor chipping to corners and spine edges; cloth has slight sun fading to spine otherwise boards are clean, strong and intact; text block shows light wear, due to age, to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep, interior clean;.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. Second, revised edition. Octavo; Second, revised edition; First published 1961, reprinted 1967; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has pencil notation through page 14, else clean and tight; 444 pages.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1977. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; mostly white spine with green and black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor shelfwear; boards are strong; textblock has small stain on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 451; second printing, 1997, one of 2500 unnumbered copies.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1968. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 686; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth shows minor wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; light smudge to exterior tail edge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; slight writing to ffep; interior clean.
London: John Murray, 1849. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Brown spines with gilt text; 3 volumes; Root & Son binding, sold at Charles E. Lanriat in Boston; boards have cracking along joints w/vol. 1 being nearly detached; exterior panels are moderately rubbed w/ light scratches; exterior edges of text blocks have darkened due to age; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; pastedowns & end papers have slight shadow toning; text pages are unmarked; pp 1541. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED IN AISLE 8.
Philadelphia: S. Potter and Co., 1825. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Brown spines with gilt text on a red panel; 2 Volumes; Boards are leather covered with moderate to heavy rubbing along edges and at corners, v. 2 has 1.5 inch closed tear at spine head edge, exteriors have some scruffing and scratches on panels and spine, however panels are intact and sturdy; Text blocks have darkened due to age with light foxing on various pages throughout with tight bindings; previous owner's name on ffep of both volumes, as well as book plates on front pastedowns, and slight cracking between front pastedowns and ffep of both volumes; pp 1071.
Oxford at the Clarendon Press: Oxford University Press, 1969. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ in mylar, blue with black print, fading to spine, slight edgewear, small stain on spine; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, bump to front, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, light amount of pencil notation; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xl, 394 pages.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1952. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, small tears at spine ends and to front flap fold, wear to hinges; Boards in grey cloth with white print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block endpapers have slight spotting, endpapers torn along hinges, clean text; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; xix, 322 pages.
New York: Collins & Hannay, 1819. Eighth American, from the last Edinburgh edition. Octavo; Eighth American, from the last Edinburgh edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown leather with gold print; Boards in brown leather, wear to corners, edges, hinges and spine caps, rubbing, shelfwear; Text block missing front endpapers, ink and pencil names to front pastedown, title page, rear endpapers, and first and last pages, rear flyleaf torn at bottom, spare amount of pencil notation within, pages puckering and heavily foxed; 500 pages.
Privately printed, 1968. Octavo; First printing; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown paper and brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong, slight fading on rear; Text block clean and tight; “Including, for Good Measure, The Constitution and Buy-Laws of The Baker Street Irregulars (the work of Elmer Davis) and A Poem on an Unheralded Hero” — title page; “Privately printed for the Five Orange Pips of Westchester County and other friends at Christmas, Nineteen Sixty-Eight” — title page; 38 pages, illustrated.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with brown print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and green paper to boards, stray mark on rear, mild wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; x, 324 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1917. Booklet; pp 21; G-/paperback; brown covers have slight wear; some sunning to spine; mylar wraps; minor wear to edges; some chipping to head spine edge; text block has some toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned but clean; first two pages loosed, but present; some chipping to first few pages.
n.p. Hendrickson Publishers, Inc., 1994. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: vol. 1, Genesis to Deuteronomy, pp 693; vol. 2, Joshua to Esther, pp 891; vol. 3, Job to Song of Solomon, pp 906; vol. 4, Isaiah to Malachi, pp 1187; vol. 5, Matthew to John, pp 1000; vol. 6, Acts to Revelation, pp 956; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; volumes housed in box with tape mends and noticeable wear to exterior, as is; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1976. Octavo; pp 850; VG-/G; creamy white spine with black and red text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; few minor chips to head edge; tape mends to edge; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
New York City: Magico Magazine, 1984. 18/121. Octavo; pp 64; VG-/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; numbered, signed edition, 18/121; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; signed by authors.
New York: Viking Press, 1969. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; VG/VG; spine brown with yellow and brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; very mild shelfwear; interior clean; contains a series of letters written by John Steinbeck to his friend and editor Pascal Covici, in parallel with the first draft of his longest novel, East of Eden. The letters were written between January, 29- October 31, 1951. They were not meant for publication, but an edited version was first published by Viking the year after the author's death in 1968. [wikipedia]; KT consignment; ebnd SHELVED BEHIND FRONT DESK.
New York: The New Yorker Magazine, Inc., n.d. Thin oversize pamphlet in off-white parchment stiff board covers; black line drawing with blue titles to front ; slight soiling to exterior; VG-/paperback; entirely illustrated by Steinberg with text in large print on opposite pages; some wear to edges, due to handling; in good condition; scarce in this format; interior clean;.