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.
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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.
Toronto: Simon & Pierre, 1984. Octavo; G+/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red and orange with brown and black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in tan and brown cloth with tan print, mild wear to spine caps, mild bump to front edge, slight smudge on front; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; Signed by the author in ink at the end of the acknowledgements page; 207 pages, illustrated.
Gregg International, 1971. First Edition Reprint. Octavo; G/no-DJ; red spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, sticker on spine, binding is strong; textblock has edgewear, ex library stamps on edges and title page, page prior to title page has been cut out, title page has been taped along hinge, otherwise clean; reprint of original 1750 edition.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1967. Octavo; pp 269; G/G-; dark beige spine with gray text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned exterior; some wear to edges; cloth show light sunfading to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; light ink to rear endpaper;.
New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 1993. Octavo; VG-/VG; Pink spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has lightly sunned spine and slight wear otherwise; Sticker on rear; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior with minor wear at edges; Text block shows minimal shelf wear with writing and underlining from mid-text forward, tight binding; pp 407.
Octavo; VG/Fair Hardcover; Orange spine with black text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, 2 inch open tear along spine edge, fraying along side edges and corners, moderate age and wear to boards, binding cocked, partially detached from spine; Text block clean; 388 pp, Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number: 65-15304.
Lincoln: The University of Nebraska Press, 1962. first edition. Octavo; VG-/G; black/off-white spine with yellow & off-white text; first time in book form; dust jacket has heavily sunned spine; rubbed exterior & edges; chipping at corners with minor edge wear otherwise; clothbound panels, which are clean, strong & intact; text block shows slight wear along edges; light foxing on pastedowns & end papers; previous owner's name on ffep; text pages are unmarked pages & tight binding; good condition; pp 98.
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, 1979. Octavo; VG/VG-; Dark yellow spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and shows slightly sunned spine with some general rubbing wear on exterior, otherwise slight edge wear; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with darkened tail edge, otherwise with strong, clean and intact panels; Text block shows only slight shelf wear due to handling with tight binding; pp 162. Inscribed.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. Octavo; VG-/G+; Off-white spine with dark blue text; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; front free endpaper has clipped fore edge; Dust jacket has smudged, rubbed exterior and edges, Textblock is slightly age toned with slight smudging at head edge; pp 312.
London: Longman, 1995. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear, slightly cocked spine; Text block has pen and pencil annotation throughout; xiii, 280 pages.
Providence: Brown University Press, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with green text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, white stain in front bottom corner; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, edgewear, stamp and small tear on front endpaper, minor underlining in pencil on pages 8 and 9 and in pen on pages 146 and 147, otherwise clean; pp 309.
Chicago: Henty Regnery Company, 1953. Octavo; pp 304; G/Fair; purple spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; small chips to corners; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: Arrow Editions, 1938. Limited Edition. Octavo; “500 copies of this bibliography have been printed”— colophon; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in grey paper with tan cloth, library call number in white ink on front, worn and exposed corners, wear to spine caps, spotting, shelfwear, small surface tears and ink stains on rear; Text block has book plate on front endpapers and library pocket and label on rear endpapers, library stamps to pages 3, 5, spotting and tanning to endpapers, slight spotting within, age-toning to paper; 95 pages.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1957. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; spine is faded maroon with gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, light foxing on top edge, stamp on bottom edge, light foxing on pastedowns and free end papers, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 146.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2012. Reprinted. Octavo; Fair/paperback; black/red/blue/brown multicolored spines with white text; 6 volumes: vol. A, The Middle Ages [ISBN 9780393912494]; vol. B, The Sixteenth Century/The Early Seventeenth Century [ISBN 9780303912500]; vol. C, The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century [ISBN 9780393912517]; vol. D, The Romantic Period [ISBN 9780393912524]; vol. E, The Victorian Age [ISBN 9780393912531]; vol. F, The Twentieth Century and After [ISBN 9780393912548]; covers have slight rubbing wear to exterior; small sticker to rear; thumbed corners; minor chip to edge of vol. C; text blocks show some soiling to exterior edges, as is; ex-library with stamps to exterior edges; some volumes have stickers and sticker residue to exteriors; pictorial endpapers; light ink to first page of vol. D; interiors shows some highlighting and underlining; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition, First Printing; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print and white label; Boards in red cloth with gold print, white label pasted above title on spine, vendor label on back, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; xiv, 225 pages, frontispiece (color), illustrated.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1940. Small Octavo; G- Hardcover w/ G- Dustjacket; Darkened Yellow spine with Light Brown text; Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, open tear along head edge of spine, open tear along tail edge of rear cover, material missing along rear joint, closed tear along head edge of rear cover, open tears along top corner of both covers; Boards strong, open tear along head edge of spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear; Textblock has sticker on rear pastedown, writing in pencil on front pastedown, moderate age toning, otherwise clean; 59 pp.
New Haven: A.H. Maltby and Co., 1821. Second American, from the last London edition. 12mo; Second American, from the last London edition; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner; Boards in brown leather, wear to corners and spine caps, tears along front and rear hinges, scuffing, wear to edges, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, bookplate on front pastedown, name stamp and names written in ink or pencil on endpapers and title page, cracked front hinge, significant tanning and foxing throughout; "Comprehending the principles of language and style, the elements of taste and criticism; with rules for the study of composition and eloquence; illustrated by appropriate examples, selected chiefly from the British classics, for the use of schools or private instruction"-- title page; xviii, 332 pages.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1965. first. Octavo; VG-/G-; Off-white & green spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is much sunned with two 0.5 inch tears at top of spine, otherwise slightly frayed edges with rubbed exterior and corners; Boards have slight edgewear, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 163.
New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923. First Edition. Octavo; pp 264; Fair/no-DJ; sunned beige spine with blue text; blue front and rear; minor frays to spine edges; cloth has rubbing to edges; sunned boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior slightly toned; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown.
Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1987. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. bright medium blue wraps spine has gold-tone main title between smaller white lettering. interior textblock is clean, no marks between smooth glossy covers. volume edges unblemished, all sides. 239 pp. ISBN# 0299110443.
New York, NY: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1967. US Printing. petite 8vo(s). VG/VG. TWO VOLUME SET. Volume I is pink around a ombre-tone black cherry titleblock, with small white titling that fits neatly within the thin black border; it's tipped in light brown at head and foot. edgewear is light. aged auburn brown HB cloth, stout spine with gilt-stamped titling, that extends just past mid-spine. clean ivory fep/ffep, compact clean textblock interior. frontispiece and 15 titled illustrations. heavy foxing to head-edge and fore-edge. 472 pp. Volume II is a bright yellow around relatively lengthy titleblock with white titling in small characters within its thin black border frame, head and foot tipped ends in brown. edgewear minor. abrasive contact to the auburn/brown cloth spine appears patchy at head and foot, gently worn gilt lettering. lightly foxed fep/ffep. frontispiece and 11 additional illustrations. some foxing to initial and final sheets, with heavy foxing to head and fore-edge. 448 pp. TWO VOLUME SET, solid copy of both volumes, complete.
New York, NY: Gordon Press Publishers, 1977. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. red clothbound HB with stamped gold titling between gently worn ends and outer corners. large titling characters centered upon front board. no marks or writing to the textblock interior, neat outer edges. 356 pp. ISBN# 0879684542.
Boston: The Ball Publishing Co., 1910. Octavo; G Hardcover; Green spine with Gold text; Boards strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, fraying along spine edges, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, sunning to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has open tears along hinge of front pastedown, top corner of front endpaper clipped, brown mark on front endpaper and reverse, age toning, otherwise clean; 344 pp.
Boston: David R. Godine, 1982. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with purple print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild peripheral tanning; Boards in purple cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 131 pages.
Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1991. US Printing. 8vo. NF/VG+. coral orange DJ spine with small black titling upon spine. silver-tone titling and black author above decorative silver/black illustration upon cover. very smooth glossy jacket front/rear. light gray clothbound HB with copper titling and adjacent boards excellent, sharply cornered. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. 169 pp. ISBN# 0826207758.
Washington, DC: Three Continents Press, 1980. First Edition. Octavo: VG-:G: Off white spine with hot pink text: DJ has significant shelfwear with multiple chips to edges,chipping and small open tears along head and upper corners, age toning, rubbing: Boards are strong with general shelfwear, minor fraying to corners and head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock has minor age toning, pages clean and unmarked: First Edition: 221 pp.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Maroon spine with black square containing white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, some scuffs and dust staining, general shelfwear, some chipping to head and tail of spine and corners: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges with slight fraying to corners and head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has light foxing to head edge, some staining to other edges, front free page is inscribed by the author, very light pen marks, most of text clean and unmarked: 432 pp.