London: Cambridge University Press, 1965. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in indigo cloth, green label, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, light bumping on head and tail edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling on front and rear, ex-library white lettering on spine, ex-library plate and ex-library insert ex-library sticker and stamp on front pastedown, es-library insert and stamp on front end paper; text block age toned, penciling and stamp on preface page, occasional pen marks, ex-library stamps on exterior edges; xi, 344pp.
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New York: Dover Publications, INC., 1965. Octavo; VG/ Paperback; grey, brown and turquoise spines with black text; The set have uniform condition; covers and spines have minor bumps and scratches, there is peeling of the plastic layer of Vol. 5 ; text blocks are moderately age-toned otherwise clean and legible; 508p. (Vol.1); 515p. (Vol.2); 521p. (Vol.3); 525p. (Vol.4); 807p. (Vol.5 ).
London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1892, 1899. new edition. Small octavo; G-/no-DJ; dark red spine with gilt text; three volumes; cloths have slightly sunned & lightly soiled exterior; some fraying & wear at spine edges and fore corners; spine of v. 1 has lumpy texture, however all are w/o major defect; text blocks have darkened exterior edges, vols. 1 & 3 have cracking along hinges, however all pages are bound; light foxing on first & last few pages; pp 1128. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London, Great Britain: Cassell, 1992. UK Edition. oversize 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. red tipped head of spine, remainder a glossy HC white, white and than navy titles down center spine. glossy red/white/blue background to both HC panels. bright white fep/ffep, textblock and sheets neatly aligned and outer edges unblemished. 195 pp. ISBN# 0304324124.
New York: Russell and Russell, Inc., 1964. reprint. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; Cloth is very lightly sunned with minor edge wear with sturdy, clean and intact panels; Text block exterior has light wear due to handling and shadow toning on pastedowns and end papers, but otherwise has unmarked pages and tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 443.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. First Printing. Thick Octavo; pp 965; G-; black spine with orange and black text; no jacket; cloth shows some slight spots to exterior; light wear to edges; slightly cocked spine; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edge; lightly toned exterior edges; some black ink to endpapers; slight ink to interior, mostly toward early text pages; tight binding;.
New York: AMS Press, 1994. Octavo; VG; bound in navy blue cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, some shelfwear, minor edgewear, bumping on head fore corners and head spine edge, light rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block has soiling spot on preface page, soiling on pages 165 through 174; x, 412pp.
Chicago: The Fanlight House, 1947. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 250 copies; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is yellow with black print, mild peripheral tanning, slight smudging/shelfwear, oversized; Text block clean and tight; vi, 15 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1946. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover with dust jacket; Grey, orange and black spine with black text; Dust jacket is shelf worn with minor tears to corners and edges and moderate stains to the rear; Boards have smudges but solid; Both front and rear hinges, and fore edge have age tone; an envelope from the publisher for notes is enclosed in the book; text is clean; 565p.
Chicago; London: Stone and Kimball; Methuen & Company, 1896. 10mo; G+/no-DJ; light brown spines with gilt text; 3 volumes; cloth has gilt borders, text and design to front boards; boards have slight rubbing to edges; light bumped corners; browning to spines; text blocks show browning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard to volume 1; deckled edges; slight toning to interiors; slight cracking to gutters.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1947. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with brown print; DJ, blue with brown print, has mild edgewear, tanning to spine, peripheral tanning to edges, light shelfwear; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, light bumps to corners, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has brown-tinted top edge, clean and tight; xiv, 423 pages.
New York: Oscar Baradinsky at the Alicat Book Shop, 1945. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 750 copies; G; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is blue with black print, peripheral tanning/fading, slight stain to rear; Text block has foxing to initial and final pages, inscribed card taped inside front cover; 24 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Biblo & Tannen Booksellers & Publishers, Inc., 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 146; VG-/G; red spine with black text; full title: Queen's Quorom: A Hiswtory of the Detective-Crime Short Story as Revealed in the 106 Most Important Books Published in the Field Since 1845; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows only light wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; pp 198; G/G-; yellow spine with brown and red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine; moderate rubbing to exterior; minor chips to corners; some soiling to rear; few red numbers to spine; cloth shows light smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; light pencil;.
Berkeley: The Pequod Press, 1982. Limited edition. 16mo; Limited edition, 8/100; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue and white with small label; Boards in blue and white cloth without print, peripheral tanning to cloth; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by author on front flyleaf; Signed in ink by the author on the edition page/colophon; 21 pages.
New York: Peter Smith, 1949. Octavo; VG; hardcovers without dust jackets; red spine with black text; the 2 volumes are in uniform condition; red color on spines are slightly faded; boards have minor smudges but are sturdy and clean; text blocks are moderately age toned with tanning and foxing at the top edges otherwise clean; 466p. (Vol.1 ); 469p. (Vol.2).
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. Second Edition. Octavo: G-/no-DJ paperback: Green spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, some rubbing else clean, spine cocked but binding solid: Textblockl exterior has some minor dust staining, foxing to first 6 pages, pencil notations to margins that do not impact readability: Second Edition: 273 pp.
Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2006. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with black print; Boards in blue glossy illustrated paper with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “Twenty papers presented at the Marquette University Tolkien conference of 21-23 October 2004”; 387 pages.
London: Saunders and Otley. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Light blue spine with gilt text on black bar; 2 volumes; Published in 1836, this is a reprint; Boards are slightly sunned with minor wear on exterior and edges; Text blocks are slightly age toned with previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns, otherwise tight binding; pp 830.
New York: Viking, 2007. Reprint. Signed; Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is white with black text; DJ has edgewear, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, rubbing and bumping to corners and head/tail of spine, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, signed on front free-end paper, binding is strong; pp 382; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1964. First Edition. First Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/G+; White spine with blue and red text. DJ has shelf wear, open tears on spine tail, age toned, rubbing on edges, closed tear on rear; Boards have rubbing on edges, otherwise, binding strong, corners sharp, gilded decorative on front; Textblock has light foxing on edges, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 149.
The Hokuseido Press, 1929. First Edition. octavo., 206pp.; VG; spine green faded to tan with black lettering; minor bumping to corners, spine faded with bumping and peeling to head and tail; text clean; bookplate on ffep; this volume contains fourteen pieces selected from Hearn's newspaper articles, and The nun Ryonen.
Boston: Otis, Broaders and Company, 1839. Small Octavo; G-/no-DJ; Dark brown spine with gold text; Boards have spotting & light rubbing on exterior panels with wear at corners and along edges, but panels are sturdy; Text block has darkened due to age along exterior edges, stains on front & rear end papers, slight foxing on some pages which are stiff; slight cracking away of front & rear end papers from binding at hinges; pp 295.
Philadelphia: M. Carey, & Son, 1819. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Boards are age toned with rubbed & scratched exterior and corners, slight fraying along spine edges, otherwise intact; Text block edges have darkened with age, pages are stiff but firmly bound, front end papers has previous owner's name, front pastedown has previous owner's book plate, otherwise intact; pp 299.
East Lansing: Colleagues Press, Inc., 1986. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has lightly bumped fore corners with very slight wear on exterior and lightly sunned spine, otherwise panels are clean and strong; Text block has minor wear on exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 203.
Newark: University of Delaware, 1948. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with lightly rubbed exterior and some minor edge wear, however panels are clean and strong; Text block has slightly darkened exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; previous owner's embossed stamp on ffep; pp 277. Inscribed.
Inverness: The Northern Counties Newspaper and Printing and Publishing Company, 1894. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, tear at top of front hinge, mild wear to corners, tattering to spine caps, creases to spine, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, cracked hinges, owner label on front pastedown, spotting to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; vii, 661 pages, frontispiece, 1 plate (b&w).
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980. First Edition Thus. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; navy spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, minor edgewear, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has water staining on head edge, faint foxing around edges, on front pastedown and front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 142.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1918. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; maroon spine with no text; cover has rubbing, slight sunning, bending in corners; textblock has age toning, edgewear, stamps on front endpaper, title page and page 19, small open tear on head edge of page iii, otherwise clean; pp 641.
New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1961. Octavo; VG-VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Silver grey spine with black text; Book has clear, protective mylar covering; Dust jacket has moderate smudges to the front and the rear; Boards are clean and sturdy; Book is ex-libris with embossment of previous owners; Front free end-paper has a minor tan; otherwise text block is clean; 346p.
Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1973. No. 11. 12mo; pp 45; G/paperback; sunned beige spine with black text; chapbook; full title: On Crime Writing: The Writer as Detective Hero and Writing the Galton Case; covers show slight age toning to exterior; slight wear to exterior; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; good binding.
Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1967. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, cream with black print; DJ in mylar, slight stains to front, toning to spine; Boards quarter bound with cream cloth to spine and cream paper with black print to boards, slight wear to corners and spine caps, slight stain to cloth on front spine edge; Text block has shaken binding, penciled name on rear pastedown, clean text; xxxiv, 292 pages, maps (some folded).
Ferndale: Old Soldiers of Baker Street, U.S.A., 1961. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; DJ spine, cream with brown print; DJ has slight edgewear at top of spine, mild toning; Cover is tan with brown print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xiv, 122 pages, illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.