London: Joseph Masters, 1851. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, bottom portion becoming detached; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, spotting, bumped corners, tattered spine caps, spine tail becoming detached; Textblock has front flyleaf torn out, vendor label on front pastedown, rear endpapers torn along hinge, tanning to title page, foxing to other pages; variously paged, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1857. Octavo; pp 864; G+; dark brown leather spine and fore corners, gilt text and small beige to spine; ex-library; boards have heavily rubbed corners, slight sun faded spine, wear and scratches to exterior of panels; text block shows darkening to exterior, previous library's book plate to front pastedown, shadow toning to fore corners of first and last page, light pencil to title page, remnants of library label to last page, residue of pouch to rear pastedown;.
Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1856. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, bottom portion at hinge torn away; Boards in brown embossed cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, spine caps torn away, portion at bottom of spine torn away, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, name in pencil on front endpapers, significant amount of foxing throughout; viii, 120 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. Malay Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Black spine with yellow text; 7 Volumes - Youth, A Personal Record & The Shadow Line (in one bound book), The Arrow of Gold, The Rover, and Victory; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with general but light scratches on exteriors with some few white spots & smudges on The Arrow of Gold and Almayer's Folly, all volumes have minor rubbing along edges with more wear at spine edges, however panels are intact and sturdy; Text blocks have darkened due to age with fully bound pages, slight wear on exterior edges with deckled fore edges; pp 1730. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
12mo; Missing publication information (1865?); G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue embossed cloth with gold print, worn, exposed corners, wear to spine caps and all edges, cocked spine, spotting/shelfwear; Textblock has name in ink on blank side of frontispiece, missing title page, mild amount of foxing throughout; 179 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 18mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mitred edges, worn corners and spine caps, slight tear at spine head, shelfwear, staining; Textblock has gilt edges, shaken binding, name in ink on front endpapers, clean text; 100 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Lear Publishers, Inc., 1947. Large Octavo; pp 90; G+/Fair; Sun faded tan spine with beige text; dust jacket has heavy fraying to edges, open tears to spine and edges, slight sunning to front and rear, slight chipping to spine edges and fore corners; cloth has slight sunning to spine; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; Arts - Modern;.
New York and London: White & Allen. 16mo; VG-; dark green spine with gilt text; 3 volumes; rare; Weird Tid-Bits: Irish, pp 256; Scottish, pp 256; German, pp 256; half bound leather spine and corners and marbled boards have some cracking to joints, slight wear to edges; text blocks have slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedowns; interiors clean;.
London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane/John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1894-1897. First Edition, First Printing. 8vos., G; all volumes HC, yellow cloth-covered spines and boards, with black lettering and illustrations; fading and staining to spines, particularly Vols. 1, 6-8, 11, and 13 (text illegible); shelfwear, e.g., bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines, cocking to spines, bumping and fraying to corners; top of text-blocks beckled, uncut pages throughout; boards shaken, bindings intact; rubbing and fading to boards, particularly Vols. 1, 8, 10, and 13 (text illegible, Vols. 8 and 10); boards and text-blocks warped, likely from shelfwear, particularly Vols. 3, 8-10, 13; illustrations protected by tissue guards; age-toning to text-blocks and endpapers; interiors clean; NOTES ON INDIVIDUAL VOLUMES: VOL. 1 [pub. April 1864; boards shaken, binding barely intact, ffep missing, title page and associated tissue guard loose, pp. 271-272 and bfep loose, back paste-down missing (back board visible); ex libris bookplate to first blank page], VOL. 2 [pub. July 1894; brown liquid staining to top half of spine, boards, and text-block; boards warped (likely from liquid damage); brown staining to top of back endpapers at gutter; uncut pages torn apart, pp. 330-331, 346-351 (text legible)], VOL. 3 [pub. October 1894], VOL. 4 [pub. January 1895; back board and bfep shaken, binding intact, brown residue visible at gutter, likely from aged paste], VOL. 5 [pub. April 1895], VOL. 6 [pub. July 1895; head of spine chipped off], VOL. 7 [pub. October 1895; middle of top edge of front board rubbed down to board], VOL. 8 [pub. January 1896; top corner of front board and middle of top edge of back board rubbed down to board; red staining to bottom right-hand corner of front board]; VOL. 9 [pub. April 1896; top edge of front board rubbed down to board in two spots; back turn-in frayed and separated from board, back paste-down intact], VOL. 10 [pub. July 1896], VOL. 11 [pub. October 1896; ffep creased at gutter], VOL. 12 [pub. January 1897; soiling to spine], VOL. 13 [pub. April 1897; front board and ffep separated from spine at gutter]; Vols. 1-2 pub. by Mathews & Lane; Vols. 3-13 pub. by John Lane, The Bodley Head; shelved Aisle D, above Espionage & Terrorism.
London & New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1987. Octavo; Fair-/no-DJ; Tan spine with black text; Boards have heavily rubbed spine which has fraying head and tail edges, panels are also heavily rubbed with staining at rear head edge & front head edge near spine and bumped corners, but still intact; Text block has darkened exterior edges, inside pages are slightly age toned and slight shadow toning on end papers & pastedowns; Slight cracking between pages toward rear of text; pp 316.
New York, NY: Henry Holt & Company Inc., 1988. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. dark teal DJ spine with bold ivory author and yellow title centered between pictorial segment and small white publisher. superficial rubbing and wear to panels, minimal edgewear. price-clipped front inner flap.navy cloth HB with stamped gilt titles and adjacent dark yellow paperboards. ivory textblock interior clear, skimmed lightly, binding strong. smooth ivory outer edges. 485 pp. ISBN# 0805009213.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 0805009213. First edition. Octgavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with white text/title and illustration of a fool on the top; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 485.
North Carolina: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1986. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with grey, black and purple text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket by previous owner, general shelf wear, price clipping to front flap, no tears; Boards have slight bumping to corners, light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor staining on fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 182.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1969. First U.S. edition. Octavo; pp 299; VG-/G; beige spine with brown and blue text; dust jacket has few spots to exterior, minor wear to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges, red stamp to ffep, deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
New York, NY: Pageant Press, 1953. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. bright yellow and black irregular segments color the DJ spine with contrast titling in black on yellow, yellow on black. the curved bands extend across the jacket front, and it has rough edgewear: larger closed tears and heavy superficial rubbing and smudges, more than the stressed ends with tiny chips and cuts. bright solid yellow clothbound HB with stamped black titling. adjacent panels are neatly cornered. the textblock interior is unmarked, light foxing mars the head, tail and fore-edge. as is. 181 pp.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2011. First American Edition. Octavo: VG/VG-: Gray spine with off white text: DJ has mild shelfwear, soiling along spine, otherwise clean: Boards are strong and clean with minimal shelfwear, light bumping at tail of spine: Textblock is clean, very small folds on several pages, otherwise clean and free of markings, folds and tears: First American Edition: 388 pp.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with purple text and illustration of an old plane. DJ has general self wear, closed tear on front, tears along edges, open tears on spine head and tail, age toned; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corner sharp; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, age toning and some foxing to pages, personal inscription by previous owner on front free end paper, previous book store stamp on rear free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 220.
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1907. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Red spine with gold text; covers are clean but age-toned and slight fading of the text and illustration; boards are strong and clean; front pastedown has pencil and red pen marks; front free end page has pen writing; back pastedown and back free end page have moisture exposure staining along the edges; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 170.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 406 pages; VG/G+; spine pictorial with yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, uncut '$2.05'; dust jacket has chipping to head and tail of spine, small chip missing from upper edge of front cover, closed tears to upper edge of rear cover; scraping to lower edge of boards; top edge of text block red; interior clean; facsimile signatures at the end of every short story; shelved case 2.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1928. First. Octavo; G+/VG-; Black spine with blue text; Boards have shelfwear rubbing at edges, lower spine has 0.5 inch tear; DJ has tear at front gutter with frayed edges and covered with mylar; Textblock is age toned with deckled edges and foxing; First few pages have foxing; pp 220.
New York: McDowell, 1957. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with a black illustration and white text. DJ has shelf wear, small tears along edges, price clipping to front flap, closed tear on rear; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, small blue pencil mark on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 339.
New York: Schocken Books, 1985. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Pink spine with brown and white text. DJ has shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of marks on pages; pp 246.
London: George Routledge & Co., 1857. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo, 296 pages, VG-; rebound; three-quarter-bound, navy blue spine/corners, light blue buckram boards; gilt lettering to five-paneled spine and gilt star motif to four compartments, gilt borders to boards: spine age-toned black, gilt clear and bright; mild wear to text-block, gilt top, age-toning to fore- and bottom-edges; marbled endpapers, ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; light age-toning/scattered foxing to interior, black text clear and legible; notations in pencil to page 296; original red cloth spine and cloth covers to boards bound-in to rear of volume; shelved Front Case.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is age-toned white with red text; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, scratches, and marks, creases, design is clear; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, deckled pages, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 304.
New York: The New American Library of World Literature, Inc., 1963. First printing. 16mo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with yellow text; Covers are lightly age toned with minor rubbing and wear on exterior or edges; Text block has slight writing on first page and darkened somewhat due to age with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 176.
Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press, 2011. English Edition, translated from the original Lebanese. 8vo. VG+/VG+. green tinged brown ornate metalwork with yellow author, white titling. edgewear minimal, snug over tightly bound volume, a solid pictorial HC to match the excellent outer jacket. slate gray solidly lines the fep/ffep. tightly bound, bright copy inside and outer edges. 250 pp. ISBN# 9789774164811.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1920. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/G+; Spine is faded white and pink with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, some open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 204.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1926. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with grey print; Boards in black cloth with grey print, illustrated pastedown, wear to corners and spine caps, spotting/shelfwear; Textblock has hinge tear at half-title page, spotting all edges, to title page, and to a few interior pages, clean text; viii, 397 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color plates).
New York, NY: The Modern Library, 1956. US Printing. smaller 8vo. VG-/VG-. solid DJ spine sunned to a basic brown with green, ivory and yellow titling, light nicks and stress to its ends. original auburn jacket front with colorful characters. navy clothbound HB with silver stamped titling, neat dark navy panels in great shape. skimmed, thin sheets with no marks or writing between decorative olive/ivory fep/ffep but fore-edge and tail-edge have tiny stains. as is. 432 pp.
Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1984. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. charcoal glossy black DJ spine with large white capitals down spine with small publisher at foot. jacket front is b/w pictorial with grayscale image between enlarged titling. black clothbound with stamped silver titling. blank light ivory endpages. skimmed interior, very clear and neatly aligned. foxing mainly to head-edge, a few dots on fore-edge and tail. 293 pp. ISBN# 0821407783.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2000. First edition. Octavo; pp 238; VG-/VG; orange spine with black text; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior, light wear to edges; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges, cracking to rear hinge; interior clean; signed by author;.
Elmwood Park, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 1990. First Edition. Octavo hardcover in maroon boards, with dust jacket, VG/VG: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine, light smudges to fore-edge of text block. Binding strong and text clean. DJ protected by mylar sleeve. ISBN 091658352X. [DJ spine has white background and black text. Shelved in Hardcover Fiction].
United States: The Macmillan Company, 1948. First Printing. Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is dark grey with silver text; Boards have wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, joints are intact, hinges are intact, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, shaken spine, content is clear; pp 310.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is faded scene of mountains and part of a train, black text, material loss to head and tail of spine; DJ has material loss to corners, some creases and small tears around edges, Brodart cover; Boards have general edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, label on front free-end paper from previous owner, small amount of tape on front hinge, age-toning, content is clear; pp 246.
New York, NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1960. Octavo; VG/VG; Off-White spine with blue text; Covers age-toned, otherwise clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, light rubbing at corners and both ends of spine, light chipping at top end of spine, front cover has 2 small tears along top and tail edges, spine sun-darkened, inside cover flaps partially torn from where they were affixed to pastedowns; Boards strong, mostly clean - light sprinkling of small dark spots on front and back covers; Textblock generally clean, name of previous owner inscribed on front free-end paper, ex-library stamps on title page, top edge, remnants of card pocket and discarded stamp on back free-end paper, cracked inner front hinge, all edges show signs of wear; pp 1124. Sale As-Is.
New York, NY: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1944. Fifth Large Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ appears gently toned, white/gray snowscape between purple tipped ends with blue accent stripes and small yellow and white capitals for titling. heavy wrinkling and creasing to head/foot and its worn away panel outer corners. neat off white inner flaps. light gray clothbound HB with blue imprinted titling down spine and centered upon front board. prior owner name/date in ink script on right fep. title page faces color frontispiece, neat outer edges all sides. 305 pp.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1909. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; green and gold spine with gold text; ornately embellished cover has some rubbing and age toning, spine is cocked; textblock has spotting on pastedowns and endpapers, small tear at hinge of front pastedown, very minor spotting on frontispiece page and title page, otherwise clean; pp 286; reprinted from 1901 first illustrated edition.