New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First American Edition. Octavo, 404 pages, VG/VG-; DJ, black spine, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ; mild wear to head, tail, and corners; small closed tear with slight material loss to bottom right corner of front cover; "$24.95" to front flap, DJ covered by mylar; red matte paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean; shelved Case 8.
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New York: Random House, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; multi-colored spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age tanning, bumping on head and tail of spine; boards are strong, staining on front and back board; textblock clean, some seperation between front end paper and title page (see photo for details); interior pages have age tanning; pp 242. Please review photos of book for more information.
Reading, PA: Fantasy Press, 1948. First Edition. Octavo, 253 pages; VG/G; Spine is blue with pink lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering; has price uncut, '$3.00', has wear along the top and bottom edges, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has several small closed tears and a open tear at the bottom of the back cover, has rubbing and discoloration on both covers; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have dust build up along the top edge; shelved HC sci fi.
New York: Gnome Press, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 255 Pages; VG/G; Spine is black and white with light brown and white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.50', has shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, with a small closed tear on the bottom of the front side, has minor rubbing on the front side; spine has severe discoloration due to sun exposure; pages have dust build up on the top and fore edge; shelved sci-fi special collection.
London: J.B. Lippincott, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; black spine, tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, chipping on spine head and tail, two closed tears and one open tear on back of jacket, age tanning; boards are strong, bumping around edges; textblock has age tanning, but otherwise clean; pp 288; shelved Mystery Special Collection.
New York: Gnome Press, 1951. First Edition. Octavo, 255 pages; VG-/G-; spine is faded orange with faded yellow lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate water damage on the bottom extending to the boards of the binding, has chipping on the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners, has wear along the fore edge and along the sides of the spine; binding has minor water damage, has minor cocking and shelf wear; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge, have minor age toning; shelved Sci Fi special collection.
New York: Gnome Press, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; orange spine with yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, chipping and a few small closed tears around edges, open tear at spine head; boards are strong, slight bending of bottom corners; textblock has minor creasing on a few pages, otherwise clean; pp 255.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1997. Limited Edition, 1/850. Octavo, 503 pages; VG; bound in fine dark green genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; still in publisher's shrink wrap; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by Jane Lindshold; shelved easton press.
Science Fiction Book Club. Book Club edition. Octavo; 4 vols.; all VG+/VG; DJ have minor shelf wear; Boards strong, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock clean, pages crisp; The Garrett Files, 1989 (Sweet Silver Blues, Bitter Gold Hearts, Cold Copper Tears), 0739436090, pp 695; Garrett, P.I., 2003 (Old Tin Sorrows, Dread Brass Shadows, Red Iron Nights), 0739436082, pp 673; Garrett Investigates, 2004 (Deadly Quicksilver Lies/ Petty Pewter Gods/ Faded Steel Heat), 0739447521, pp 982; Garrett on the Case, 2005 (Angry Lead Skies, Whispering Nickel Idols), 0739455176, pp 646.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1899 . First Edition Thus. Octavo; 191 pp; G+; Marron buckram boards, gilt lettering and motif; fraying to head and tail, spine slightly cocked; gilt lettering and motif to spine faded/barely legible yet bright to front board; ffep loose, mild staining to bottom of gutter affecting leaves between front endpapers to title page; cracked hinge to front and back boards, binding sturdy; gilt top, beveled fore- and bottom-edges, general age-toning/wear to text-block; black and white photogravure plates including frontispiece by Coburn protected by tissue guard; each page of text surrounded by green or purple borders illustrated by Armstrong, with a black and white illustration to verso of opposite page;.
New York: Walker and Company, 1972. Octavo; Fair/G-; Light brown spine with off-white text; One back free endpaper is torn out; Library stamp on another back endpaper; Back pastedown has numbered sticker; Copyright date of 1972; Dust jacket has rubbed exterior and fraying corners, covered in mylar; Boards have shelfwear, rubbed exterior and edgewear, cocked spine, tape on top and bottom of front and back; Textblock is age toned, marks in marker on head edge exterior; pp 159.
Jefferson and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2001. Second. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; maroon spine with silver text; boards are strong and clean; boards of each volume are strong with light scratching to front cover of volumes one and three, light dust soiling along inner edge of front cover of volume three, volume two has splitting along bottom inch of inner edge of rear cover; textblocks of each volume are clean; 825pp (volume one), 873pp (volume two), 529pp (volume three). [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Ballantine Books, 1976. First edition. 12mo; First edition; VG-; Paperback; Spine, black with yellow and white print; Cover is clean and bright, slight bend to rear top corner, number label at base of spine; Text block has yellow edges, number in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Ghostwritten by Alan Dean Foster, but credited to George Lucas; 220 pages.
Springfield: Gauntlet Publications, 2001. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 27/500; VG; Hardcover; Spine, grey with silver print; Boards in grey cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight, black ribbon marker; Signed in ink by the author and by David Morrell on the limited edition page; iv, 198, xv pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1951. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with clear, mylar protective covering; Dust jacket has minor open tears to the head of spine and top edges; Boards have moderate marks to the front and rear exteriors and bumping to the corners and tips but are sturdy; Gutter in between pp306-307 is minimally cracked but pages are in tact, front free end-paper has the signature of the author; Paste downs and end- papers are moderately tanned, edges of the book have minor marks and are minimally discolored otherwise text block is clean;336p. See all four photos for details.
New York: Gnome Press, 1956. First. Octavo; vg/good; dj, blue spine with black text; HB, tan cloth spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 192 pp.; toning starts; dj, [BRO-DART]; minor chipping; else very good. CONSIGNMENT [Modern Firsts]. Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera.
New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1940. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; black and green spine, white and yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, staining on back, edge wear, closed tears on head and tail on back of jacket, small chipping on the edge of flaps, price unclipped; boards are strong, bumping around edges; textblock clean; interior pages have significant age tanning otherwise clean ; pp 365; shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera sections.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1970. First Edition. 10mo; pp 191; G-/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; minor edge wear; dj flaps adhered to pastedowns, as is; light mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning hows clean; tear defect to front pastdedown; some cracking to gutters, as is; ex-library with markings to copyright page;.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with clear, mylar protective covering; Pictorial black, brown and yellow spine with no text; Dust jacket has open tear to the head of the spine, and also rubbing to both sides of the spine; Dust jacket also has edge wear with minor stains and wrinkles to the rear; Boards have minor marks to the front and rear exteriors but binding is quite strong; Text block is age-toned with discoloring to the edges otherwise clean; 222p.
Garden City: Doubleday & Co., 1947. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black and red print; DJ in mylar, portion at top of spine torn away, tears to bottom of spine and along top and bottom edges, creasing, slight stains and toning to spine, slight smudging to rear; Boards in blue cloth with copper and black print, light wear to spine caps, slight amount of spotting; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, small stain to fore edge, else clean and tight; xxiii, 483 pages.
New York: S.G. Phillips, 1968. Octavo; VG-/VG-; yellow spine, black and red text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, soiling on exterior covers, damping staining on tail edges, rubbing on fore edges and corners, minor bumping on spine head edge; boards have some bowing, minor bumping on spine head and tail edges, minor rubbing on head and tail edges, damp staining on tail edge; text block age toned, damp staining on tail edge; 189pp.
San Francisco: Wild West Publishing House, 1973. 10mo; pp 218; G/paperback; yellow spine with black text; covers have moderate shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; some wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author.
London: Faber and Faber, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; blue, black and tan spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, two small red pen marks on front; boards are strong, slight wear along tail edges; textblock has faint spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 223.
New York: Gnome Press, 1954. First edition. Octavo; First edition; Fair/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, yellow with black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, toning to spine, name in ink on front flap; Boards in red cloth with black print, bumps to top and bottom edges, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear, stray pencil mark on front, stains; Text block has penciled drawings on endpapers, stain to bottom of fore edge through page 72, pencil scrawls to some pages, pages 11-12 have half of page torn away, age-toning to paper; 224 pages.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. Limited First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; teal and tan spine with tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing; boards are strong, rubbing along tail edges; textblock has age toning, ex libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 245; one of 2500 unnumbered copies. Shelved Front Counter, "Arkham House area."
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1972. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; green spine, white text; jacket has age toning, light bumping along entire head edge, otherwise jacket has little to no wear, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards are strong, light bumping on the head and tail of spine, front and back interior boards have mild age toning; textblock clean; interior pages clean, pg 83/84 & 85/86 have wear to the outer edge but wear does not effect the readability of each page; LP consignment; pp 179.
New York: Bantam Books, 2011. First Bantam Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 1016 pages; VG-/VG-; spine is white with blue and gold lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$35.00', has minor wear and creasing along the top and bottom edges, has a sticker on the front cover; binding has creasing along the spine, shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, with bumping at the fore edge corners and at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have minimal water damage in several locations; signed by the author on the title page; shelved HC Sci Fi.
New York: Gnome Press, 1954. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; mostly red spine with white and black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, spotting, rubbing, edgewear; boards are strong, rubbing at spine head and tail and along tail edges, spotting; textblock has age toning, spotting on endpapers and pastedowns, minor wrinkling on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 212; shelved Front Counter.
New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1958. First. Octavo; vg/good+; dj, yellow/orange mix on spine with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 192 pp.; dj, [BRO-DART]; sunned; minor chipping; else very good. [Modern First CONSIGNMENT-Tag to Allan] Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1946. First Edition, First State. large 8vo., 309 pp., VG; olive green cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board with purple and red lettering; bumping/chipping/slight fraying to head and tail of spine, fading/wear to spine (lettering clear and legible); bumping to corners of boards; boards shaken/slightly cocked, starting hinge, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; slight wear to edges of cover art affixed to front board; boards protected by plastic wrapper; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to margins of interior (text legible, illustrations clear); inscribed by previous owner in pencil to recto of first page within "This Book Belongs to" illustration; pub. 1946 stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; First Edition, First State, with green and white pictorial endpapers, 16 pp. gatherings; black and white frontispiece; shelved Front Case.