Soho: The Nonesuch Press, 1923. Limited reprint edition (#568 of 725). Tall, narrow, thin octavo in gold hardcovers with white spine; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear around edges; strong binding; parchment paper with deckle edges; pp. 52; text in tight print; contains seven original engravings on copper designed by Stephen Gooden; shelved in Case 0; GP consignment.
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London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1906. first edition. Thin quarto in dark blue hardcovers with ivory gilt; spine green; covered with vinyl; moderate soiling and shelf wear; fully illustrated end pages; illustrations printed on thick double-sided paper, minimally age-toned; pp. 39; shelved in case # 14; DC consignment.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1958. First Edition [1 of 2000]. 8vo., 261 pp., VG/VG; black and green pictorial DJ, white lettering to spine; very mild wear to DJ, very slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of covers; price uncut "$4.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, lime green lettering/decorative motif to spine; mild wear to boards, mild bumping to corners; bumping to head and tail, cocking to spine; very mild wear to text-block; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Derleth to ffep; 1 of 2000 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1939. First Edition, Early Printing. Quarto, Unpaginated; G+/Fair; spine is faded gray; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has severe damage with the front and back covers completely detached, with a small chunk of the spine remaining, has fraying around the edges and pencil markings throughout; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor fraying at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have pencil drawings on the first and last endpapers, original owner's name is written in marker on the ffep; TS consignment; shelved case 2.
London: John Murray, 1857/1860/1869. Octavos, 5 volumes; G+; uniformly bound in half burgundy calf with marbled boards and endpapers, paneled spines with gilt lettering and tooling; top edge of text block gilt; moderate rubbing to boards and spines, some cracking to hinges; Vol 1-2: The Italian Schools, 1869, New Edition by Charles Eastlake, with 100 illustrations; Vol. 3 The Early Flemish Painters, 1857, by J. A. Crowe and G. B. Cavalcaselle; Vol. 4-5 The German, Flemish, and Dutch Schools, 1860, by Dr. Waagen, with illustrations; JK consignment; shelved above Taoism.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1979. First edition. Folio, 162pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG-/VG- condition. Bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is encased in a protective mylar covering. Mild edge-wear, rubbing and faint soiling to jacket. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Original signed drawing and inscription by Chaim Gross on the front free end page in brown marker, reading: "To dear friend Warren - best wishes Chaim Gross." Also included is a Hanukkah card bearing a reproduction of a Chaim Gross piece, with text and printed signature reproduced inside. NOTE: Due to size/weight of item, additional shipping fees may apply. LR CONSIGNMENT. Shelved on Front Table; Spine is white with black text.
New York: New American Library, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto,192 pages; VG/G; spine is silver with black lettering; the dust jacket has general wear with small tears and rubbing; the boards are VG with only minor discoloration to the end papers, there is spotting to the ffep and the title page, otherwise the text block is clean. This copy is inscribed to Marty Forscher, the proprietor of Professional Camera Repair in NYC by the photographer Bob Adelman with a nice double entendre given the book's subject matter: "For Marty, I hope you enjoy my work between covers. Best, Bob Adelman"
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. First Edition Thus, First Printing. tall 8vo., 282 pp., VG-/G; yellow pictorial DJ, maroon lettering (faded brown to spine); heavy wear to DJ, material loss to top left corner of back cover continuous with head of spine, rubbing/wear to head of spine mostly obscures "H" in "HEINLEIN"; top right corner of front flap price clipped, with "2.50" written in pencil; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, blue lettering; age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean, text clear and bright; navy blue pictorial starfield endpapers; 2 pp. frontispiece continuous to title page; First Edition Thus, First Printing: Scribner's "A" and colophon to title page, parts of this book initially appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction titled "Star Lummox"; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: William Pickering, 1830. 8vo, unpaginated; VG; paneled black spine with gilt tooling and lettering; some wear on edges, head, and tail of spine; 90 engravings; paneled gilt tooling on border of boards; gilt tooling on board edges and turn-ins; textclear; text block gilt; red ribbon; translations into 5 languages of passages; marbled endpapers; some shelfwear; GP consignment; shelved case 7.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948 . First Hardcover Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 206 pp., VG-/VG-; white and blue pictorial DJ, small black lettering to spine; moderate wear to DJ: chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of covers, age-toning to covers (lettering unaffected); rubbing to tail of spine somewhat obscures "SHASTA" logo, closed tears to tail repaired to interior of DJ with non-archival age-toned tape; price uncut "$3.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; bumping to tail, cocking to spine; mild staining to spine (lettering unaffected) and edges of boards; boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning and occasional imperfections (fingerprint marks, etc.) to interior; First Hardcover Edition, First Printing: FIRST EDITION stated to copyright page; orig. pub. 1939 in the pulp fantasy magazine Unknown; LP consignment; shelved Case 2, Dupont.
Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1859. Octavo in quarter maroon leather and three quarters maroon cloth over boards, with leather corners and gilt text and design. Condition: Good. Front board present but detached. Boards and leather are in very good condition. Minimal shelfwear. Gilt text block all around. Five raised bands on spine. Red marbled endpapers. Navy ribbon sewn into head of binding. Some age-toning. Previous owner's name penciled neatly onto front free end paper. Interior otherwise clean and text is clear. Binding square and tight. If not for detached front board, a very nice copy. 244 pp. [Spine is maroon with gilt text. HAGAR CONSIGNMENT (locked case 4- SHELLEY)].
York, Pennsylvania: The Maple Press Company, 1944. Limited Edition, #274/600. Octavo, 47 pages; VG; plain black spin with yellow paper covered boards, red and black dragon to front board; inscribed by King on the ffep; "China as told by Madame Chiang Kai-Sheck in a series of addresses in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and in Ottawa, Canada, in behalf of the Chinese Relief and of the Chinese Government."; MK consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., viii, 273pp.; VG/VG; spine yellow with green lettering; bumping to corners, head and tail of spine; color frontispiece with guard; illustrated endpapers; front cover has an illustrated pastedown; ex-libris bookplate on half-title page; bumping to lower right corner has caused minor bumping to pages within; price cut; AS consignment; shelved case 14.
Boston: Bulfinch, 1991. First Edition. Quarto;192 pages, VG+/VG+; spine is blue with white lettering; a very clean copy with minimal signs of use. This copy is inscribed to Marty Forscher, the proprietor of Professional Camera Repair in NYC by Mary Ellen Mark: "For Marty - My Dear Friend - Thank you for all those years of help and encouragement - With Love (lots of love) Mary Ellen Mark New York 91"
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 243pp.; VG/VG; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$7.95'; dust jacket has extremely mild wear; boards clean; age-toning to pages; INSCRIBED by Niven on title page; full number line on copyright page, code '0976' on inner flap; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 352 pages; VG/VG; spine black with teal lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; head of spine has some chipping, inside has a piece of tape reinforcement; slight age-toning to pages; illustrations on front cover bright; illustrated endpapers; LP consignment; shelved case 0, Dupont.
New York: Gnome Press, 1948. First Edition Thus. 8vo, 256 pp., VG-/VG-; light blue DJ with black lettering, white illustration of a dragon to spine and front cover; mild-to-moderate wear to DJ, small blue stain to head of spine along with closed tears, price uncut "$3.00" to bottom right corner of front flap, covers protected by mylar; light blue cloth boards, navy blue lettering to spine; mild cocking/fading to spine (lettering legible), bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, wear to edges; age-toning/wear to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; notations in pencil to top left corner of back paste-down; stories in this edition originally appeared in Weird Tales, Mystery Magazine, and The Dance Magazine; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1751. first edition. 16mo. in brown leather with six-band embossed spine; VG; general fraying and soiling on spine and boards; open front gutter; strong binding; small black mark inside front cover; previous owner's inscription on title page; dusty edges; text and paper clean; pp. 219; volume one only; shelved in Case 0; GP consignment.
New York: 1944. The Limited Editions Club (# 838 of 1,100); signed. Tall folio in gold and green hardcovers with vinyl protector; VG; minimal soiling; ex-libris taken off from back cover; age-toned parchment paper with deckled eges; text in large print; pp. 190; signed by book designer on end page; shelved in Case # 10; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
London: Blackie and Son, ca. 1911. Small quarto in burgundy cloth hardcovers with gold gilt; VG; book slightly slanted to the right; moderate shelf wear on boards with slight fraying around edges and tiny bumps; illustrated front and end pages; color illustrations on glossy paper; in text abundant black and white illustrations; text clean; pp. 258; gilt edges; shelved in Case # 13; DC consignment.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. first edition; with 28 illustrations in colour and 55 in black and white by the author, and an introduction by Major A. Burnaby. Thick, large quarto in ivory hardcovers with brown leather spine; VG; 5 bands embossed with gold letters; boards with substantial soiling from shelving; edges dusty; strong binding; paper thick and faded; text in large print clean; illustrations very clean; drawings throughout; pp. 256; shelved in first alcove; please contact us for international shipping cost; TJ consignment.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 249 pages; VG/VG-; spine beige with blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; mild soiling and wear to jacket; INSCRIBED by Thomas on title page; LP consignment; shelved case 6, Dupont.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1931. First Edition, First Binding. large 8vo., 280 pp., VG-; green cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board with red and yellow lettering; bumping/chipping/fraying with mild material loss to head and tail of spine, fading to spine (lettering legible); bumping/fraying 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; age-toning to margins of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; small line in red pencil and sticker from previous bookseller to recto of second page ("This Book Belongs To"; notations in pencil to top left corner of back paste-down; First Edition, First Binding, with 12 full-color plates including frontispiece, "REILLY & LEE" logo in bold serif type to tail of spine; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Co., 1932. First Edition, First Binding. large 8vo., 281 pp., VG; purple cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board with purple and red lettering; bumping/chipping/fraying with slight material loss to head and tail of spine, mild age-toning to spine (lettering legible); bumping/fraying to corners of boards; boards shaken/slightly cocked, starting hinge, no shelf lean, binding intact; slight wear to edges of cover art affixed to front board; boards protected by plastic wrapper; age-toning/wear to text-block, likely water staining to top; age-toning to margins of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; notations in pencil to top left corner of back paste-down; pub. 1932 stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; First Edition, First Binding, with 12 full-color plates including frontispiece, "REILLY & LEE" logo in bold serif to tail of spine; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
Rome: Gagosian Gallery, 2008. First Edition. thin oblong folio, 75 pp., VG-; tan boards, dark green lettering; spine cocked, front board shaken, shelf lean, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail of spine and corners; mild brown residue (possibly rust-staining) to boards, lettering to front board affected; interior pristine; published in conjunction with the inaugural exhibition held at the Gagosian Gallery from December 15, 2007 through March 8, 2008; TL consignment; shelved Front Table.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Printing. Octavo 188pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Personal inscription by Johnny Unitas on front endpaper. Stated first printing. Some bumping and shelfwear. Protected dust jacket with some creasing and chipping to extremities. DJ has small open tears at flap folds, spine head, back of rear cover and top of front cover. DJ 2 small closed 1" tears, one has been taped. DJ with some rubbing and light foxing. Blue cloth covered boards clean with minor rubbing and shelf wear. Rear endpapers with some soiled spots. Text uniformly age toned. Text block top edge dyed blue or black. Text block with some soiling. Binding tight, text clean. 16pp. with b/w illustrations. Shelve case 13. Spine is black with blue and orange lettering. JB consignment.
London: Heinemann, 1958. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG-; Pictorial spine with black and white text; Author's inscription on title page; DJ is intact, wrapped in protective archival cover, shows moderate wear, notable chipping on corners and on head and tail of spine, rubbing and some dinging along the other edges, two minor closed tears on head edge of back cover, and on bottom right corner of back inside sleeve, another tear on sleeve's top left corner near a crease, there is another crease on bottom right corner of front inside sleeve, damp stain on back cover; INSCRIBED by author on title page; Text block age toned with minor staining on head edge, otherwise clean, pages durable, text legible; pp 254. Shelve Case 7 -- Dupont. LP Consignment.
San Francisco: Underwood-Miller, 1982. Limited First Hardcover Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine, gold/silver/green/purple text; jacket has minimal to no wear, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; LP consignment; pp 126; limited edition, signed by author and numbered on limitation page, one of 200 copies. Shelved in Netdesk office, on bookshelf to the right of the Ephemera sections.
San Francisco: Underwood-Miller, 1983. Limited Edition [#127/200]. tall, thin 8vo., 127 pp., VG/VG; light green DJ, green and purple text to spine, purple text/decorative motif and green illustration to front cover, purple illustration to back cover, tan flaps; very mild wear to DJ; price uncut "$15.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; dark green imitation leather boards, gold lettering to spine; virtually no shelfwear to boards (e.g., very mild cocking to spine, mild foxing to top edge of text-block at gutter); interior pristine; SIGNED by Vance to tan limitation page, No. 127 out of 200 numbered copies; "First Hardcover Edition" stated to copyright page; frontispiece; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
London: R. and J. Dodsley in Pall-mall, 1766. First edition. 12mo in brown calf with gilt on spine; VG; moderate soiling and shelf wear; ex-libris plate inside front board; marbled end pages; paper faded and clean; text in tight print; pp. 276; this is volume 3 only; shelved in Case # 7; GP consignment.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Riverside Press, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Black and white spine with black and red text; minor dinging to top board corners; minor rubbing on corners, edges, and covers, small closed tear on top corner of back cover, otherwise general shelf wear, in excellent condition; Text block age toned, light general shelf wear; Text legible, pages durable; pp 266. LP consignment. Shelve Case 7.
Paris: The Obelisk Press Books, . Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; 3/4 bound in brown faux-leather with brown cloth boards; age-darkening to spines; spines have two brown labels with gilt lettering; pages age-toned, as usual for post war paper; colophon's read 1948; volumes 1, 2, and 3 only; JC consignment; shelved above case 0.
Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1916. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 337 pp., VG-/no DJ; green cloth boards, gold lettering to spine and front cover; bumping/mild fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; mild wear to covers of boards, boards slightly shaken; age-toning, wear, and occasional foxing to text-block, starting hinge between pp. 98-99, binding intact; mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; frontispiece; originally appearing as serials in 1914, BEASTS OF TARZAN was first published as a collected First Edition in 1916 - there are two variations of the First Printing, one olive green cloth boards and one forest green cloth boards - neither one has priority over the other; LP consignment; shelved Case 13/window.
New York: Gnome Press, Inc., 1954. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 191 pp., VG/VG; black pictorial DJ with white lettering to spine, red and white lettering to front cover; mild wear to DJ (e.g., rubbing to covers, mild chipping to head of spine); price uncut "$2.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; blue marbled paper boards, small light green text to spine; mild bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; very mild age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning to text-block, mild staining towards bottom of fore-edge; mild age-toning to margins of interior, text clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1961. First Edition Thus [1 of 2000]. 8vo., purple and black pictorial DJ, small purple cursive lettering to spine; VG/VG; very mild wear to DJ, "$3.50" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, silver lettering/decorative motif to spine; slight cocking to spine, mild wear to boards, very slight superficial material loss to bottom-edge of front board and towards top margin of back board; age-toning/wear to text-block; INSCRIBED by Derleth to ffep; 1 of 2000 unnumbered copies stated to limitation page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, ca. 1912. Thick folio in beige hardcovers with black letters on spine; VG; some discoloration on boards and general fraying on edges; end pages discolored; light foxing on title page; thick paper with text in large print; tipped-in illustrations clean; pp. 120; a good copy by the famous Victorian illustrator; shelved in Case # 14; please contact us for shipping costs; DC consignment.
New York: Avalon Books, 1958. First Edition. 8vo., 223 pp., VG-/VG-; brown pictorial DJ, red and white lettering; rubbing to covers and edges of DJ; chipping to head and tail of spine and to fore-edge of front cover; archival tape to interior of DJ at head of spine, top edge of front cover, and bottom corner of front cover/front flap, likely an attempt to repair minor tearing; creasing to flaps; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; light gray cloth boards, maroon lettering to spine; bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine, mild age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning and mild wear to text-block, light fingerprint mark to middle of fore-edge; mild age-toning to interior, text legible; published 1958, stated to copyright page, with no mention of further printings; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1922. First separate edition. Small octavo, 27pp. Stapled wraps in VG- condition. Spine is thin and textless; book in clear bag. Light chipping and creasing to wraps; moderate soiling and foxing, particularly to rear wrap. Minor foxing to front flyleaf. Text otherwise clean. Binding is sturdy. YF Consignment. SHELVE ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. Quarto, xvii-444 pages. Hard cover light green cloth boards with no dust jacket and with a protective slipcase. Very good/Very good. Tight binding. Age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear to boards and minor scuffing around the bottom edge of the spine. Slipcase shows light shelf wear, light staining, and light rubbing. The spine is lightly sunned. Introduction by Sanki Ichikawa. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
San Francisco: Underwood/Miller, 1981 . Limited First US Edition [#24/175]. tall 8vo., VG+; tan imitation leather to spine and boards, with maroon lettering and brown decorative motifs; virtually no shelfwear (a single small scratch to bottom of front cover, very mild cocking to spine); frontispiece; interior clean and bright; SIGNED by Vance to limitation page, No. 24 out of 175 signed copies; "First American hardcover edition" stated to copyright page; an attractive copy; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
One autograph book, bound in red cloth, measuring 8 1/4 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide. Slightly warped due to the ephemera within, as well as some slight wear. Contains a multitude of signatures, photos, and newspaper clippings. Some of the contents include the autographs of: Robert Wagner, Liselotte Schreiner, Claus Hofer, Maria Wimmer, Werner Hinz, Ehmi Bessel, Mathies Wieman, Paul Wegener, Gustav Knutn, Werner Hinz, Walter Franck, Hannsgeorg Laubenthel, Gustav Grundens, Paul Hartmann, Paul Harbiger, Albert Florath, Kathe Gold, Marianne Hoppe, Paul Hartmann. SF consignment; shelved case 0.
London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd, ca. 1909. Soft covers quarto rebound in dark brown embossed suede with sturdy, clean brown casing; VG; covers with moderate soiling and slightly frayed around edges; binding strong; deckle edges; paper discolored; front and end pages beautifully illustrated; tipped-in illustrations with adjacent poem framed in brown color; each page number illustrated on individual pages; pp. 75; shelved in Case 0; DC consignment.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 191pp.; VG/VG-; spine black and gray with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.95'; dust jacket has archival tape along inside of head and tail of spine, upper rear flap, lower front cover, two chips missing on lower front cover, with tape covering the edges; mild wear to dust jacket; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Paris: Delagrave, ca. 1913. First edition. Large folio magazine rebound in 3/4 red marble and brown leather; VG; six-band embossed spine; moderate shelf wear around edges; ex-libris plate inside front cover; open back gutter; strong binding; marbled end pages; tiny closed tears on first end pages; paper heavily faded; text clean in French; pp. 398; contains Daumier, Forain, Leandre, Louis Morin among others; shelved in Case # 13; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG; Blue pictorial spine, white text; Minor rubbing to board corners, dinging on bottom right corner of front board; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, rubbing along corners, edges, and back cover, sunning on back cover and back inside slip; Text block clean, age toned, pages durable, text legible; pp 233. Shelve Case 8. LP Consignment.
New York: Olivetti, 1979. 4to., 204 pp., VG-; blue cloth boards, white lettering to spine, illustration 3 1/2" by 2 3/4" affixed to front board; spotting with gray discoloration to top margin of back board and top edges of boards, boards cocked, binding sturdy; bright illustrated endpapers by Folon; interior clean; leaves glossy; contains several full-color water-color plates; 2 identical golden yellow matte leaves featuring various facsimile signatures of Bradbury housed to back endpapers; "This copy not for sale" stated to copyright page, most likely a private printing; LP consignment; shelved front table.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1941. First Edition. Octavo, 257 pages; VG/VG; spine is red with black and white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.00', has shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, with several small open and closed tears, has chipping a the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; binding has minimal shelf wear with minimal bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and minor dust build up along the top edge; EH Consignment; shelved case 6.