New York: Leslie-Judge Company, 1911. 13th edition. Quarto; 13th edition; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, red without print; Boards in red cloth with white print, wear to spine caps, hinges, edges, and corners, slightly cocked spine; Text block has gilt top edge and red fore and bottom edges, cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, light age-toning to paper; "Special edition"-- cover; unpaged, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
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New York: Leslie-Judge Company. 13th edition. Quarto; 13th edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, green without print; Boards in green cloth with white print, wear to spine caps and corners, tear to rear hinge, mild shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, green fore and bottom edges, cracked hinges front and rear, else clean and tight; "Special edition"-- cover; unpaged, illustrated (b&w, color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Leslie-Judge Company. 13th edition. Quarto; 13th edition; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red without print; Boards in red cloth with white print, wear to spine caps, hinges, edges, and corners; Text block has gilt top edge and red fore and bottom edges, cracked hinges front and rear, else clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (b&w, color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Frederic A. Brady, 1870. 32mo (145x95mm), 41pp in illustrated wraps. Condition is Very Good with a small chip at upper right of front cover, 5mm closed tear near top of hinge, rear hinge is worn, has a closed tear for about 55mm, corner folds and a chip at top left. Spine is chipped at both ends and has wear in the middle. Slight soiling or browning overall. The colors are bright, and the rest of the book is tight. There is a library bookplate with a deaccession stamp inside the front cover.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1917. Quarto; Fair-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is brown with black print and illustrated pastedown, edgewear, moisture stains along spine edge, unidentifiable stamp on front, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has moisture stain to spine edge throughout, pp. 15-18 loose from binding; Contains full page b&w illustrations from Simplicissimus, a German satirical magazine; 31 pages + full issue of Simplicissimus, 27 November 1911 (laid in). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates]. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Oversized Ephemera Case.
London: Printed and sold by T.Read, ca. 1860. Facsimile Reprint. Thin Octavo; G-; dark green leather 1/4 bound spine with gilt text; facsimile reprint; originally published in 1739 and printed in London by T.Read; full title: Joe Miller's Jests: Or, the Wits Vade-Mecum, Being A Collection of the Most Brilliant Jests; the Politest Repartee; the Most Elegant Bons Mots, and Most Pleasant Short Stories in the English Language; no jacket; red boards have slight spotting, mostly toward fore edges; some rubbing wear to edges and joints; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have age toned; partial cracking to hinges; slight text in red to front endpaper; also slight adhesive residue to front endpaper; noticeable foxing to first and last few pages; small illustrated image adhered to verso to fep; light pencil to title page and facing page; interior shows scattered, incidental foxing; light pencil inside; deckled fore edge; pp 70.
New York: Fireside, 1994. First Edition. Quarto; G Paperback; Black spine with yellow and red text; Covers have some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear along tail edge of spine, bending/creasing to corners; Textblock has bending to corners of some pages, otherwise clean; 184 pp Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
London: Bradbury, Evans, and Co. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print, raised bands, call number label at bottom; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and blue cloth to boards, wear to spine caps and hinges, worn, exposed corners, light shelfwear to cloth; Text block has gilt edges, library bookplate on front pastedown, library stamp on title page and on p. 35 with penciled call number, front and rear hinges reinforced, else clean and tight; 2 volumes bound as one, xviii, 320, 304 pages, frontispiece to each volume, illustrated “with twenty coloured etchings, and two hundred woodcuts by John Leech”.
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., c. 1850. Octavo, 308 pages; VG; bound in full red straight-grain morocco by Bayntun, gilt border, paneled spine with gilt titling, lower label detached; mild wear and rubbing; all edges gilt; gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper; original wraps bound in rear; with 10 colored plates; interior clean; shelved case 12.
Albany, GA: BearManor Media, 2010. Octavo; pp 1230; G; red/yellow spine with black and white text; full title: The "Who is Johnny Dollar?" Matter; A Character Profile and Program Synopsis of "America's Fabulous Insurance Investigator, The Man with the Action Packed Expense Account", "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar"; covers have minimal wear to exterior; intact panels; text block edges have some soiling; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1886. Octavo; Fair/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with red and gold print; Boards in green cloth, worn exposed corners, tattered spine caps, small tears to front spine hinge, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has library labels on front pastedown, penciled name on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, endpapers torn along hinges in front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, pencil notation to introduction; vi, 276 pages.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976. Thin Quarto; pp 96; G/G-; sunned light blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has small chips to edges; some soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has mild tone to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: Aubert et Cie. Quartos, unpaginated; Good condition; Worn light brown quarter-bound leather spine with black and gold indented bands and gilded text, significant wear to spine head, foot and hinges, significant rubbing to green cloth board edges, heavy bumping to corners, slight wear to boards, scratching to textblock edges; foxing and age-toning to pages, heavy in some portions and light in others, previous owner name written neatly on title page of both volumes, all plates by Honoré Daumier present (Volume I: 50 plates, Volume II: 51 plates); Volume I  Volume II ; Shelved on endcap between aisles 9 and 10.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with brown and black print; DJ has small edgewear with small tear to rear top edge, price-clipped; Boards quarter bound with black paper to spine and brown paper to boards, lightly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block is clean and tight, has owner inscription in addition to inscription in ink by the author on front flyleaf; 147 pages.
New York: Random House, 1956. First Edition. 10mo; pp 145; G/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior; few chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges lightly toned; interior clean; frontispiece;.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1958. Octavo; G/fair; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows noticeable foxing; several chips to edges; mylar wrapped jacket; cloth exterior shows slight wear; some rubbing to edges; good binding; text block exterior edges have moderate age toning; handwritten text to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; slight brownish smudge rear endpaper; hairline crack to gutter at title page; frontispiece; interior pages good, only few errant marks; illustrated; pp 126.
Madras: The Teachers' Publishing House, 1958. 12mo; pp 366; G-/Fair; beige spine with black text; dust jacket has few chips to edges; modest soiling to exterior; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; light pencil to ffep; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
Chicago: P.F. Volland & Co., 1914. Quarto; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, brown without print; Boards quarter bound with brown cloth to spine and tan paper to boards, wear to spine caps, tattering to corners, wear to edges, soiling/shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, cracked hinges front and rear, front flyleaf torn out, name in ink on half-title page, label on rear pastedown, small tears at bottom edge of some pages; unpaged, illustrated (2-color drawings).
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1985. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; White spine with Red and Black text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, sticky material on front cover, small closed tears along head edge of rear cover, price clipped; Boards strong, bumping to bottom corners, discoloration along edges; Textblock has discoloration to endpapers; 332 pp; signed by author on front endpaper.
Gutersloh: Prisma Verlag GmbH, n.d. Quarto; G/G-; burgundy spine with orange text; dust jacket shows modest rubbing wear to exterior; some wear to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; slightly bumped corners; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 543; text in German; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1858. First Edition. 8vo., 368pp., 4pp. ads; VG-; bound in brown/red cloth with gilt on front boar and spine; some rubbing and bumping; interior age-toned; binding slightly loose; previous owners information on ffep; This anthology of humor stories includes, unauthorized and uncredited, "Lewis Carroll’s” first book appearance (pp. 188-194). Carroll’s story, entitled “Novelty and Romancement: A Broken Spell,” had previously appeared, signed “Lewis Carroll,” in the British monthly magazine The Train in March of 1856.; shelved case 6.
Leeds and London: Alf Cooke, Limited, n.d. Thin Booklet [8.5x11]; G/paperback; blue covers to exterior; some rubbing wear to spine; all other edges rubbed as well; slight creases toward tail edge; pictorial front; green and black lettering to front; partial split toward tail spine edge; binding good otherwise; text block exterior edges have moderately age toned; interior pages shows some toning toward edges; light pencil inside front cover; illustrated; unpaginated; volume three only.
London: Dennis Dobson, 1972. First UK Edition. 16mo; VG-/G-; blue, grayish green spine with black and white text; first UK edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight foxing; one or two chips to edges; clear protective wrap to jacket; cloth has sunned slightly; good binding; exterior edges to textblock shows light foxing; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; unpaginated; illustrated NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
New York: The Dial Press, 1982. Second Printing. Oblong Octavo; G/paperback; light blue spine with black and white text; second printing; covers have slight shelf wear; minor edge wear; lightly sunned spine; intact binding otherwise; tape mended mylar wrapped to covers; textblock exterior edges have slight handling wear; interior clean; illustrated; unpaginated; signed by author and illustrator, Roz Chast.
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1904. 10mo; G; green pictorial spine with black text; ex-library; no jacket; cloth exterior has modest shelf wear; slight rubbing wear to joints and edges; slightly shaken binding; attractive pictorial front; circular gilt 'Wellington College' crest stamped to front; text block exterior edges show slight age toning; minor edge wear; ex-library bookplate adhered to front pastedown; slight foxing few first pages; cracking to rear hinge; colored in frontispiece; interior has quite slight wear with few incidental marks; illustrated; pp 300.
New Orleans: Telesfore Boudreaux, 1929. Booklet [10x12]; G-/paperback; dark beige exterior with green, yellow and burgundy pictorial front; red illustration to rear; titles to front in dark burgundy; covers have some soiling smudges to exterior; minor chips to edges; intact panels; text block edges show slight wear; mild foxing to endpapers; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 37; inscribed to front by author.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1969. First Edition. 10mo; VG/VG-; yellow/dark pink spine with white and black text; first edition; mylar wrap to dust jacket; dust jacket exterior shows light shelf wear; mild rubbing to rear fore edge; cloth exterior clean; minor edge wear; straight boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; tight binding; interior clean; illustrated; pp 104.
London: Cecil Woolf, 1978. Second Impression. 12mo; VG-/G; pink/blue spine with black, green and gray text; second impression; dust jacket exterior shows modest wear, probably due to handling; few rubbed spots to edges and joints; some chips to edges; handwritten text to front flap; tiny price sticker to front flap; cloth exterior has minimal wear; mild bend to boards; text block exterior edges; minor tape residue to tail edge to front endpaper; copious notes to rear endpapers; former owner's information to front endpaper; slight, small grayish mark to title page; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; pp 174; inscribed by author NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2.
London: Richard Bentley, 1844. First Edition. Octavo, 177, ; VG-; bound in unsigned full red morocco, paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling; top edge gilt; gilt turn-ins, fabric pastedowns and endpapers; some rubbing and general shelfwear to binding, including wear at hinges; ink dot stain to bottom edge of text block; binding open at rear ads; title page with 'Author's Copy / Copyright P.P.' in ink above title; shelved case 12.
London: Effingham Wilson, 1833. First Edition. Octavo, 105 pages; VG; in original printed paper covered boards, advertisement printed on back cover; housed in custom burgundy chemise and box, gilt titling to spine of box; paper spine threatening to separate at front hinge; mild wear to boards; With fourteen wood engravings by George Cruikshank, 11 of which are full-page with tissue guards, plus three vignettes; shelved case 10.
Paris: Gibert Jeune, Librairie D'Amateurs, 1941. Octavo; G/paperback; beige spine with red and black text; glassine wraps; large open chip to spine and front; several chips to edges; covers show mild smudges to exterior; text block edges slightly foxed; frontispiece; slight cracking to front hinge; deckled edges; pp 368; some uncut pages; illustrated; text in French.
Paris: Editions L.C.L., 1967. Octavo; VG; off-white spine with gilt text; red slipcase; case exterior has slight wear; intact panels; minor wear to edges; no jacket; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; mild bumps to edges; strong, straight boards; text block clean; frontispiece; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated; pp 88; text in French.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1915. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, light wear to bottom edges, light shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, foxing to endpapers, spine break at p. 271, else clean and tight; Inscribed by journalist John P. Gavit on front flyleaf; xvi, 371 pages, illustrated “with one hundred and twenty-five illustrations” (b&w drawings).
London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, , 313 pages; G+; Green cloth, with gilt embossed lettering to spine and front cover, and embossed designs to same; Boards show moderate fraying to cloth at head/tail of spine, moderate wear to joints, light bumping to corners, and light shelf wear and discoloration overall; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges, moderate age-toning and light staining to top edge, and light age-toning and to pages interiorly; Gift inscription to former owner in pencil on ffep. RWO.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898. First Edition. Octavo, xviii, 260 pages; Full green buckram, with gilt lettering to spine and front covers; Boards show light plus wear to corners and head/tail of spine, and spine slightly cocked; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges, several minor instances of soiling to fore-edge, and some soiling to pp. x-xi. RWO.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. First Thus. Small Octavo, , 239 pages; G+; Green cloth, with gilt lettering and gilt embossed designs to spine and front cover; Boards have moderate bumping to head/tail of spine, light wear to corners, and light shelf wear overall; Textblock shows light age-toning overall, some light shelfwear to bottom edge, and bookplate of former owner on front-pastedown. RWo.
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1947. First Edition. Octavo. Fair Hardcover w/ Poor Dustjacket; blue spine without title; DJ has area of discoloration on lower front, extensive creasing and large tears to top and bottom edges of spine and corners, and is in protective cover; boards show fading, also have considerable tears and compromised folds and edges, outer spine almost fully coming away; binding else tight; text block clean; b/w illustrations with majuscule letters in red; unpaginated.
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1958. First Edition. Octavo; VG; burgundy spine with silver text; no jacket; first edition; cloth has only mild exterior wear; strong, straight boards; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; exterior edges to text block shows minimal wear; tight binding; illustrated; pp 269.
Paris: Gibert Jeune, Librairie D'Amateurs, n.d. Larger Octavo; G; beige pictorial spine with black text; glassine wrap has chips to joints and fore edges; glassine has age toned; covers show mild exterior wear; small chips to spine edges; some chips to edges; deckled text block edges have mild age toning; frontispiece; illustrated; slightly loosed binding; interior clean; pp 169; text in French.
Leipzig: Franz Deuticke, 1912. Second edition. Octavo; 2nd edition; Poor; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print, mostly torn away exposing binding; Cover has edgewear with chipping, front detached, peripheral toning, small stains, shelfwear; Text block binding deteriorated so that groups of signatures are detached, some pages with chipping to fore edge, short penciled note on title page; Text in German; 207 pages.
Petaluma: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1992. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover is clean and bright but for toning to spine; Text block separated from front cover spine edge, spine break at page , else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by photographer on post-it note affixed to title page; unpaged, chiefly captioned illustrations (b&w).