Indianapolis, IN: Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 1927. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 192 pages, VG-/G+; orange DJ, black lettering and illustration: creasing/open tearing to edges of DJ, covers protected by mylar; sheet of orange construction paper inserted beneath DJ to disguise open tears, Weird Tales advertisements to both flaps; navy blue cloth boards, yellow lettering: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, mild cocking to spine; bumping to head, tail, and corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; signature and notations in pen by previous owner to ffep; very light age-toning to margins of interior, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; shelved Front Counter.
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New York: Boni and Liveright, 1921. 16mo; G; Paperback; Spine, brown with gold print; Cover is flexible leatherette, light wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has brown-tinted top edge, pastedowns separating from cover and with slight tears to top and fore edges, else clean and tight; 245 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 7, in Netdesk office.
Chicago: Walter M. Hill, 1918. Limited First Edition, #154/250. Thin Octavo, 35 pages; VG; bound in publisher's steel-blue paper boards, paper label with black lettering to spine; mild wear; bookplate to front pastedown; signed by Starrett on limitation page and numbered 154/250; Inscribed on ffep by Starrett, dated '24 Oct: 1921'; shelved case 0.
Garden City: The Crime Club, by Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with red print; Boards in black cloth with red print, cocked spine, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear, blemish to rear; Text block has red-tinted top edge, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks, small tear to edge of front pastedown, name in ink on front flyleaf, small stain to top edge of title page and to fore edge of contents page, small tear to fore edge of rear flyleaf, mild age-toning to paper; 345 pages.
New York: Random House, 1942. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, purple with white paper label and purple print; Boards in purple cloth with white paper labels and purple print, slight tear to top of rear spine edge and to paper label on spine, cocked spine, bump to rear lower edge, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, clean text; 312 pages.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1965. First Edition, first printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; 325 pages; white jacket spine with red and black lettering; Book is SIGNED by Starrett on the ffep ("To Helen and Frank Pettee in the fellowship of books, Vincent Starrett") Jacket has some wear at the edges, some small (1/2") chips at the spine upper and lower, now protected by mylar cover; Boards strong with some light bumping and wear; Shelved Books on Books.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1929. First Edition. 12mo; pp 279; G/no-DJ; black spine with red text; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some spotting to head edges; slight fraying to corners; strong boards; mylar wraps; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; tight binding.
New York: Covici Friede, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 200 pp., VG-/VG; tan DJ, small black lettering to spine: mild wear/age-toning to covers, "$3.00" to front flap (all four corners of flaps slightly clipped), DJ protected by mylar; dark green cloth boards, bright silver lettering to spine: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; mild fading to edges of boards; mild wear to text-block, dark purple top, light foxing to fore-edge; interior clean, with many black-and-white graphics; INSCRIBED by Starrett to ffep: "This was a lot of fun to do; but, Lord, how cocky I was!"; pub. 1929, with no mention of further printings to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 9.
Shelburne, Ontario: The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box, 1995. First Edition. Octavo; pp 242; VG/G; black/yellow spine with yellow and pink text; dust jacket has lightly rubbed exterior; few minor chips to edges; cloth shows slightly sunned exterior; mild rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial pastedowns; interior clean;.
Indianapolis: The Illustrious Clients, 1947. First Edition. Booklet [6x8]; pp 67; G/paperback; dark orange covers with black text to front; illustration to front; slight soiling to exterior; some sunning toward edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by editors to previous owner on page opposite of dedication NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.