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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Comapny, No Date Given. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Spine is age-toned white with blue text; Boards are age-toned, spine is shaken, bumping to bottom corners, crown, and tail of spine, general rubbing and scratches, design is rubbed but clear; Text block is age-toned, several cracked gutters, top edge of text block is painted gold; pp 469.
New York, NY: American Book Exchange, 1880. First. Small Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text; Boards age-worn with considerable shelfwear and edgewear, corners worn to the boards and lightly fraying, both ends of spine heavily chipped and fraying, binding partially exposed at tail end, illustration gilt fading, name of previous owner written on front cover, text only visible in certain light; Textblock age-toned, generally clean, sweet musty odor, name of previous owner inscribed on front pastedown, pastedown partially detached, flyleaf and title page gutter repaired with binding tape, foxing along edges of tape, name of previous owner stamped on title page, front inner hinge cracked, infrequent stains along fore edge of pages, textblock separating from binding at rear of textblock, last signature separating, partially detached, foxing along pastedowns, all edges show signs of wear; pp 148.
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.
London & Glasgow: Wm. Collins Sons and Co. Ltd., 1960. first edition. 16mo; G/no-DJ; light blue spine w/o text; cloth shows slightly sunned spine; panels are lightly rubbed w/sturdy & intact planks; text block has darkened slightly on exterior edges due to age w/ minor wear; light foxing on first few pages; brownish spots toward middle of text; previous owner's name on ffep; pages have good, intact binding & clean of writing.
San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1966. Second Edition. Octavo; Second edition, second printing 1970; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ has mild edgewear and mild shelfwear, slight creasing and soiling; Boards in tan cloth with black print, stains; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xi, 98 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1945. Octavo; 2 volumes; FIRST WORK: G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with small illustrated pastedown to front, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has red-tinted top edge, light tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, clean interior; 373 pages, illustrated (some color). SECOND WORK: G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with small illustrated pastedown on front, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has green-tinted top edge, cracked front hinge, clean interior; 343 pages, illustrated (some color).
Boston: D. Lothrop CompanY, 1887. 12mo (oblong); G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown illustrated paper, black print, wear to corners, edges, spine caps, light smudging, light bumps to rear top edge; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, spotting to endpapers, frontispiece becoming loose from binding, slight smudge on frontispiece and title page; unpaged, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w drawings).
Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, 1964. First printing. Long Octavo; VG/G+; Off-white spine with blue text; Dust jacket has slightly age toned and rubbed exterior minor fraying at edges, closed tear at front tail edge and shows slight wear at fore edges, otherwise intact; Boards show slight shelf wear, such as lightly rubbed corner with unmarked and strong exterior and panels; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 32.
New York: The Gnome Press, 1950. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Yellowish brown spine with black and white text and a small picture; Dust jacket has minor open tear to the front and moderate smudges to the rear, dust jacket also has slight bumping to the corners and edges; Boards have moderate marks and rubbing to the front and rear exterior but boards are sturdy; Edges are moderately tanned and pages are slightly discolored otherwise text block is clean; 255p.
West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Cream spine with black text; Dust jacket has minor marks and slight close tear to the front, and moderate stains to the rear; Boards have minor bumping to the corners and tips but boards are clean and sturdy; Text block is clean; 221p.
Boston, New York, Chicago: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1935. First edition, later printing. Octavo; pp 917; G/no-DJ; Moss green spine with black text to pink block; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, light sunning to spine, minor chipping to corners; text block shows some wear to exterior edges with light foxing, previous owner's book label to front pastedown; interior clean;.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1981. First edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Grey spine with white and black text; Dustjacket age toned and price clipped on front inside flap, edgewear along dustjacket exterior and spotting along head edge of dustjacket interior; boards strong, slightly age toned along top edge; textblock has foxing along exterior head edge, interior clean; 183pp; Title page inscribed by author.
London: Raphael Tuck & Sons. Abridged. Octavo; Abridged; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight spotting to boards, small blemish to rear, light shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpaper, intermittent spine breaks; 143 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w with color plates).
London: Raphael Tuck & Sons. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red without print, library labels; Boards in red cloth with illustrated pastedown, tattered corners and spine caps, short tears at spine hinges, worn edges, spotting and shelfwear to pastedown; Textblock has spotting on edges, spotting to endpapers, library pocket and label attached to rear endpaper, shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, occasional foxing; 128 pages, illustrated, including color plates.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1924. First Edition, First State. Octavo, 99 pages; VG/Fair; bound in publisher's blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and gilt characters to covers; Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, numerous tears along hinges, mild chipping to head and tail of spine, three pieces of non-archival tape to inside of dust jacket; mild cocking to boards; boards bright, with minimal fading or rubbing; top edge of text block gilt; First state book with no "ix" on the contents page; Early dust jacket, with '7/6 net' on spine, but with James Douglas review on front flap; LD consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1957. Octavo; pp 314; Fair/G-; beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows heavily sunned exterior; some chips to spine edges and fore corners; mylar wraps; cloth has some foxing to spine and tail edge; text block has slightly age toned exterior edges; broken hinges, as is; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; slight foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1958. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 234; G-/G-; dark beige spine with blue text; dust jacket shows noticeable sun darkening toward exterior edges; minor chips to corners, mainly; lightly toned flaps; mylar wraps; cloth lightly sunned; few small whitish spots to exterior; has very little wear light to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; gift inscription to front pastedown; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Harlon Quist, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Oblong quarto picture book; VG/VG-; white spine with black text; jacket has edgewear, significant spotting, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, slightly bowed, minor age toning around edges, small stain on tail edge; textblock has spotting on back endpaper and title page, otherwise clean; unpaginated.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. 12mo; G+/no-DJ; Green spine with yellow text; Boards have slightly rubbed exterior & corners; Text block is slightly age toned with staining on head and fore edge exterior; Front pastedown has previous owner's book plate; Front cover cracking from binding between front free end papers; pp 335.
London, Paris, New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd. Small Super Octavo; VG-; Blue cloth boards with gilt text and tooling; Boards show general shelf ware. Rubbing on corners. Corners slightly bent. Dinging on edges. Text block age toned. Text block loosened from Title page - pg. 15. Large crease, and large open tear on corner of, plate opposite page 30. Foxing on end papers and on certain pages throughout text block; pp 104 (including 10 plates).
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1901. 1st Edition. 8vo; VG/ hardcover without dust jacket; rusty brown spine with gold text; boards have moderate rubbing and is frayed to the head and tail of the spine, corners and tips have bumping, gutter at the back is damaged; text block is extremely tanned with two lose pages, otherwise pages are clean and legible;.
London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1962? 18mo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has tear to front top edge, small stain on rear from removed label, light edgewear, price-clipped; Boards in cream paper with brown print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for spine break following title page; Text in Latin; 59 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
New York: Random House, 1959. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and red with white print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, slight scratching on front, else clean and bright; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, wear to corners and spine caps, cocked spine; Text block has yellow-tinted top edge, clean and tight but for spine break at page 68, significant age-toning to paper; 88, 93 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Four Winds Press, 1982. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Blue spine with white and light blue text; dustjacket has several minor tears around the edges, corners, and spine; largest tear is a little less than 1 inch; dj also has creases, indentations, and minor brown stains; boards are strong and clean; gift inscription in pen on the front pastedown; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 32.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1957. Morrow Eagle Library Edition. Octavo; Morrow Eagle Library Edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine tan with white print; DJ has small portion torn away from rear bottom edge, edgewear, toning to spine, publisher label across spine; Boards in illustrated tan cloth with white print, clean and strong; Text block has name in ink to front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 93 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1916. Octavo (small); G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey without print; Boards in grey illustrated paper, mild wear to corners and spine caps, light wear to edges, slight shelfwear; Text block has bookplate on front flyleaf, small stain to rear pastedown, small stains to edges, cracked front hinge; 72 pages, illustrated (color and b&w).
New York; London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1918. First Edition. Quarto (landscape orientation) 10.5" by 8.25"; G/no-DJ; spine dark blue, blank, no lettering; boards strong, minor to moderate scuffing and faded marks, moderate shelf wear (significant rubbing on spine head and tail, chipping on corners and rubbing with minor chipping on edges), no tears or major stains; textblock clean, hinges cracked throughout (repaired with linen tape in various places, a few smudges and creases, two 1/2" to 3/4" tears on title page, no writing/markings.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1909. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Gray spine with no lettering; Boards are greatly worn on all sides, edges and corners fraying, corners bumped and bent, spine is rubbed; Binding is loose and cracking at the gutters, though all pages are bound; Text block is significantly age toned, previous owner's gift inscription on front free end paper, otherwise clean; 62 pages.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1910. First Edition. rectangular 8vo. [8 3/4" tall x 11" wide], unpaginated, G; brown paper boards with black lettering and full-color illustration to front board, navy blue cloth spine, no lettering to spine; bumping/chipping/fraying with mild material loss to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, shelf lean, boards shaken, binding intact but fragile; scratching/denting/staining (likely water damage) to boards, chipping with material loss to edges and corners of boards; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; signs of repair to gutter of interiors (many leaves reinforced by pasted strip of linen); signatures and inscriptions from previous owners to front paste-down; scribbles in green pencil to ffep, tear to bottom half of reinforced ffep; creasing to many pages at gutter and/or corners; occasional mild foxing/staining to interior, full-color illustrations clean and bright; an early picture book on the life cycle of chickens; shelved Case 14.
New York: Pott, Young, and Co., 1874. First Edition. Octavo, unpaginated, G; fully bound in maroon cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has embossing and gilt tooling and lettering; binding has moderate wear on the fore edge corners, along the top and bottom edges and along the spine, with chipping and fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, has minor detachment at the inner front cover, pages have age toning and minor fraying on the edges; shelved case 14.
The International Wizard of Oz Club, Inc., 1985. Octavo; pp 186; VG/VG-; yellow spine with red text; this is number 357 of 500 limited editions; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, sunned spine; cloth has very slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: The Tribune Association, 1868. Second, Revised Edition. 12mo; pp 254; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has light rubbing to exterior; some fraying to spine edges; lightly bumped corners; light sunning to spine; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated.
Philadelphia, PA: Penn Publishing Company, 1917. First Edition. Large octavo, 332 pages, VG-/no DJ; green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine: slight cocking to spine, starting hinge between pp. 194-195, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; white lettering and decorative motif to front board mostly rubbed off; bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail (head chipped off); bumping to corners and top edge of front board; wear/age-toning to text-block, dark stain towards headband of top, small red stain to top of fore-edge; mild staining to pp. 172-173, mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; boards protected by plastic wrapper; shelved Case 14.
London, Belfast, & New York: Marcus Ward & Company Limited, 1880. Unstated, apparent first edition. Square,thin octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Red spine with no markings, illustrated blue boards. Boards somewhat bowed outward. Rubbing to boards, particularly significant along the edges and corners. Owner bookplate to front pastedown. With many chromolithographs. With illustrations by Patty Townsend. Gatherings intact, but sewing and binding of gatherings is loose. Moderate age-toning to pages. Pages generally unmarked.
London, Belfast, & New York: Marcus Ward & Company Limited, 1880. Unstated, apparent first edition. Square,thin octavo. Fair with no dust jacket. Red spine with no markings, illustrated blue boards. Boards somewhat bowed outward. Rubbing to boards, particularly significant along the edges and corners. Owner markings to top corner of half-title page. With many chromolithographs. With illustrations by Patty Townsend. Gatherings intact, but sewing and binding of gatherings is loose. Moderate age-toning to pages. Pages generally unmarked.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Small Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine blue and yellow with yellow and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; small stain to middle of front cove; INSCRIBED on title page by Westlake; One of Westlake's scarcest titles, distributed almost exclusively to libraries with the library binding sticker to spine; shelved case 7.