San Rafael, CA: Insights Editions, 2006. 1726/1800. Thick folio; pp 253; VG/VG; gray spine with silver text; limited, numbered edition, signed by the author, this is number 1726 of 1800; book encased in gray cloth clamshell box; slight sunning to box exterior; minor moisture staining to tail edge; includes green cloth photographic book, "Elvis Ships Out" and three large photographs, "Elvis at 21", in green cloth folder; photographs by the author; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece with tissue guard [additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders].
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New York: New Directions Publishing, 1971,1972,1976,1981,1992. Mixed Editions. Octavo; VG-/G; multicolored spines with black and colored text; 8 volumes: vol. 1, Battle of Angels, The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, pp 419; vol. 2, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Summer and Smoke, The Rose Tattoo, Camino Real, pp 591; vol. 3, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, Suddenly Last Summer, pp 423; vol. 4, Sweet Bird of Youth, Period of Adjustment, The Night of the Iguana, pp 375; vol. 5, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, Kingdom of Earth, Small Craft Warnings, The Two-Character Play, pp 367; vol. 6, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and other short plays, pp 358; vol. 7, In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel and other plays, pp 365; vol. 8, Vieux Carre, A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur, Clothes for a Summer Hotel, The Red Devil Battery Sign, pp 378; dust jacket has moderately sunned exteriors, some light wear to edges, mylar wraps; small stickers for flap; cloths are sunned, mostly to spines, strong boards; text blocks have light foxing to exterior edges, except vol. 8; interiors clean.
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; 6 volumes: 1-TV Underwater: Silver Springs, Florida, April 15, 1956; 2-Barnhart Dam: U.S.-Canada Border, June 3, 1956; 3-Western Plains: Laramie, WY, Sept. 16, 1956; 4-Guided Missiles: White Sands, NM, March 3, 1957; 5- The Immigration Patrol Story on the California-Mexico Border, April 28, 1957; & 6-Marine Assault: Quantico, VA, May 12, 1957; Cloths have slightly sunned spines with minor scratches and rubbing as well as slight white smudges on exterior of panels and lightly rubbed edges and corners but otherwise panels are strong and intact; Text blocks have darkened somewhat on exterior edges due to age with light foxing on some first pages however bindings are tight with fully bound pages.
Amsterdam: Chez R. & G. Wetstein, 1724. 10mo; VG-/no-DJ; vellum spines with gilt text brown bar, raised bands; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 511; vol. 2, L'Heauton-Timorumenos de Terence, pp 485; vol. 3, Le Phormion de Terence, pp 431; boards show slight soiling to exteriors, slightly splayed and bowed boards; text blocks have some foxing to exterior edges, some foxing throughout texts; previous owner's bookplates to pastedowns, light ink endpapers; illustrated; French text.
New York: Viking Press, 1999. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 250 pages; VG/VG; spine is dark brown with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minimal shelf-wear along the top of the spine; pages and binding are in excellent condition with no damage or markings; signed by author on bookplate on ffep; shelved case 5.
1942, 1957, and 1962. VG condition Quarto paperbacks; A Collection of four magazines with three stories by William Faulkner. Three first appearances in The Saturday Evening Post (Hell Creek Crossing, The Bear, The Waifs) and one duplicate of the 1962 edition (Hell Creek Crossing); Collection has some wear at spine and edges, three of the volumes have the age-toned delivery label from the previous owner on the front cover, the label on one of the copies of "Hell Creek Crossing" is half removed with a rubbed away portion on the front cover, the second copy of this magazine has the delivery address label still intact; Each magazine in kept in a protective sleeve. Oversized item. For expedited/international orders, please inquire first about shipping charges and possible increases. Items kept in upstairs office, on top portion of bookshelf.
Chicago: Cinebooks, Inc., 1985, 1986, 1987. first edition. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ; medium blue spine with gilt text; 14 volumes - v. 1: A-B, v. 2: C-D, v. 3: E-G, v. 4: N-R, v. 5: S, v. 6: T-V, v. 9: W-Z, and v.10: Silent Film (1910-1936), supplements (2) and indices (2); cloths are slightly sunned & rubbed on exteriors; light smudges, scratches & small stains exteriors; panels are otherwise intact & strong; text blocks all show slight wear & light toning due to handling & age; v. 3 has slight writing on copyright page; pp 8965. Signed by authors in volume one. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED ON AISLE 10 TOWARDS THE BACK OF AISLE ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
London: Martin Secker, 1915. First edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark blue spines with gold text; 2 Volume set; Boards have mylar covers, moderate shelf/edge wear, otherwise strong; Text blocks have darkened with age and have deckled fore edges, Vol. 1 has pencil writings in margins towards the front, first & last few pages have foxing; Vol. 1- front pastedown is cracking slightly from ffep at hinge; pp 622.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1892. first edition. oblong octavo in black moire silk with embossed gold gilt on cover; Good/Fair; covers with general soiling and shelf wear on fabric around edges and spine; book slightly curved from shelving; binding strong; two illustrations detached from spine; 20 thick plates of color illustrations on off-white paper, some double-sided, separated by rice paper; offsetting on ffep from title page; contains scenes of equestrians, clowns; menagerie; weird; museum of wonders; shelved in Room 13. EB/ND.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; brown spines with gilt text; 2 full title: The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare with Notes, Original and Selected, and Introductory remarks to Each Play; 2 volumes: vol. 1, pp 522; vol. 2, pp 596; cloth boards have moderate age toning to exteriors, some heavy wear to exteriors, rubbed edges; text blocks have age toning to exterior edges; frontispieces have tissue guards; previous owner's bookplates to front pastedowns, marbled pastedowns and end papers; previous owner's name to ffep; slight foxing throughout; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Washington, D.C. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2013. Quarto; VG/paperback; pp 255; white spine with blind stamped lettering; white clam shell case has moderate soiling to exterior, intact exterior; covers have slight creasing toward joints, otherwise clean and intact; text block is clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: L'Instant, 1986. Quarto; pp 408; G+/G-; black spine with white lettering; open tears to dust jacket at head and tail edges, other small tears and curling to edges, as is, previous bookshop price sticker to rear tail edge; cloth has light staining to head spine edge and front tail fore edge, panels are strong and secure; slight foxing to exterior head and fore edges, interior clean; French text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First Edition. Quarto; G-/no-DJ; browned tan spine with blue text; without dust jacket; cloth has noticeable soiling smudges to exterior; light fraying to spine edges and fore corners; sun darkened spine; some rubbing wear to edges, sturdy boards; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; light toning toward interior edges; slight cracking to gutters; bright pink pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; some chipping to front endpapers, mostly towards gutter; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: Les Marchands de Nouveautes, 1839. Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text on a dark red bar; Volume one only; Boards have stain at head edge near spine with heavy rubbing wear along spine edges and tear at head of spine, lower spine is missing exterior layer, and fore edge corners are heavily frayed, front panel is slightly splayed; Text block has darkened due to age with sticker and previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, cracking between pastedowns and end papers along hinges but panels are still attached, foxing, light staining at edges and shadow toning on first and last few pages, small tear at tail edge of pp 290, however all pages are fully bound; pp 292. French text.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 2011. First Edition. Octavo; pp 469; VG/VG; black/white pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; Belafonte 2011 Smithsonian ticket stubs slipped in at rear; mylar wraps; cloth shows very slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; deckled fore edges; illustrated; signed by Harry Bellafonte;.
New York: Billboard Publications, Inc., 1988. First U.S. printing. Quarto; pp 280; VG/VG-; blue spine with red text to white panel; white slipcase has soling towards edges, but intact; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior, minor chipping to head spine edge; cloth is clean with strong and intact boards; text block shows minimal wear, tight binding, unmarked pages; inscribed by Betty Carter;.
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.
Natrona Heights, PA: Amusement Park Journal, 1984. Booklet [8x10]; pp 38; G-/paperback; covers have slight sunning to exterior; light smudges to exterior; pictorial exterior with red text to front; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs.
New York: Hermitage House, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; G/Poor; pp 294; sun faded yellow spine with brown lettering; dust jacket has cracked into two pieces, heavy wear and chipping to edges; cloth has water ring staining to front board, slight fraying to edges; text block shows age toning to edges, some toning to end papers, illustrated end papers; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1982. Octavo (8.25 x 11); vg/wraps; black spine with white text; minor shelf wear; light chipping at the spine and corners; text block, clean; 239 illustrations; 117pp. INSCRIBED by author on title page, and SIGNED by radio personalities NORMAN CORWIN and CARLTON E. MORSE on specific page featuring their photo and short bio.
Bayonne: The Jersey Printing Company, 1940. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Green spine with white text; Dust jacket is separated to the spine and has severely shelf wear with liquid stains and scratches; Boards are faded to the spine and has black stains to the head and tail of spine, also boards have minor white dots to the front and rear but in tact; Text block is discolored to the fore edge, otherwise clean; 211p.
Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press, 1991. Small quarto; pp 418; G/G; burgundy spine with ivory text to black bar; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; mylar wraps; boards have white spotting to exterior; light fading to boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Paris and New York: Flammarion, 1998. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 223; VG-/paperback; yellow spine with black and white text; covers have light wear to exterior; slight sticker residue to front; faux flaps; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. First edition. Thin octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Light yellow spine with red and black lettering. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Covers and dust jacket panels clean. Binding strong. Text of pages clean. Small remainder mark to bottom edge of text block near the spine. 160pp, with 146 black and white illustrations.
Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 2000. Small quarto; pp 246; VG-/G; black spine with gilt and white text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to front; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1983. First edition. Octavo. Good+ with no dust jacket. Yellow spine with black lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers, including a one-inch faint vertical red scuff mark from the top of the rear cover. One eighth inch stain to top front corner of covers. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 349pp. VOLUME 2 ONLY.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, B.V., The Netherlands, 1984. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 352; VG-/VG-; blue/black spine with yellow text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has very slight wear to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, spine is slightly cocked, remainder mark to tail edge, interior clean; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Malaysia: Pelanduk Pubs. 2002. first edition. octavo in black cloth hardcovers with black and brown DJ in brodart; VG/VG; white letters on spine; previous owner's inscription on ffep; DJ, paper and text in good condition; black and white photographs; a great biography of the Malay entertainer; shelved in cinema biographies.
New York: John de Graff, 1955. First edition. Octavo. Good in fair- price-clipped dust jacket. Blue-green spine with yellow panel and blue-green lettering. Several half-inch chips to top edge of dust jacket and bottom of dust jacket spine. Moderate rubbing to dust jacket panels. Adhesive tape affixed to dust jacket at four different small tears and chips in former owner's attempted repair. Covers generally clean. Binding strong at free end paper, first signature of pages slightly torn along the gutter. Text block edges clean. 343pp.
London, Toronto, Wellington, Sydney: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1958. First edition. Octavo. Good in a good price-clipped dust jacket. Yellow spine with black and white lettering. Age-toning and slight rubbing to the dust jacket panels. Covers, binding, book block edges, and text pages all very good. With pictures by Barbara Jones. 183pp.
New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1928. Unstated, apparent first edition. Thin octavo. Good- with no dust jacket. Maroon spine with gold lettering. Spine of book slightly cocked forward. Moderate shelf-wear to covers of the book, including rubbing to the extremities of the spine. Small sale sticker to bottom of front pastedown. Age-toning to text block edges and pages. Text of pages generally clean and legible. 92pp.
New York: Warner Brothers, Publications, Inc., 1978. Small Quarto; pp 418; G/paperback; brown spine with gilt text; covers show few creases to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; small sticker to front; gilt titles and image to front; intact panels; text block has slight age tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
n.p. n. publ. 1906. Thick Octavo; pp 864; G-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; 6 bound magazine volumes in one book; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; noticeable wear to spine; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamp to ffep; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; cracked gutter at pp 3-6; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2005. First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 110; VG-/VG-; gray spine with pink and white text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior, sticker to front; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior, interior clean; inscribed by authors and photographer.
Boston: L.C. Page and Company, 1898. 12mo; pp 302; Fair/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has very slight sunning to spine, some wear to edges and corners; elaborate gilt decorations to spine and front, severe moisture staining to rear; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, slight writing to ffep; illustrated with tissue guards over plates; cracking to front gutter, light toning to end papers; deckled edges; gilt head edge; interior clean.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. First Edition. Octavo; pp 279; VG-/G; black spine with light orange and cream text; dust jacket shows rubbed corners; tape mend to spine tail edge; light soiling to rear; cloth has mild rubbing to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light spots to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
Boston: L.C. Page and Company (Incorporated), 1898. 12mo; pp 337; G+/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has very slight sunning to spine, some wear to corners; elaborate gilt decorations to spine and front; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, slight writing to ffep; illustrated with tissue guards over plates; slight cracking to front gutter; deckled edges; gilt head edge; interior clean.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1977. First Edition. Octavo; pp 280; VG/G-; ivory spine with green text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunaging to edges; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.