London: Nattali and Bond, 1855. Ninth Edition. Octavos, 3 volumes; VG; all volumes bound uniformly in unsigned full polished brown calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling, 2 green labels with gilt titling; housed in a custom slipcase, lined inside, cloth cover, both sides covered in marbled paper; all volumes with very light and mild wear, primarily to hinges and corners; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; light scattered foxing; The Tour of Doctor Syntax has 31 hand-colored etched plates, The Second Tour with 24 hand-colored etched plates, and The Third Tour with 25 hand-colored etched plates.; 80 color illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson in total, including 3 frontispieces and two second title-pages with vignettes (Second title not present or called for in volume two); The title page calls for 81 plates, but the second title of volume two was never made; shelved case 0.
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London: Gay and Bird, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, 120 pages; VG; in tan cloth boards, black lettering on spine, black, red, and yellow illustration on front board; gift inscription on ffep; spine slightly cocked, boards slightly bowed; Oliver Herford was a writer, artist, and illustrator whose cartoons and humorous verse appeared in journals such as Life, Woman's Home Companion, Century Magazine, Harper's Weekly, The Masses and Punch; an incredibly scarce book; shelved case 0.
Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1929. First Canadian Edition. 8vo., 318pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; bound in red cloth with black lettering; dust jacket is sun-faded on spine, the orange has turned into tan, still bright on covers; some chipping to head and tail of spine, edges, corners; interior clean; spine slightly cocked; small smudging to top edge of text block; originally published in the US as 'Fish Preferred'; incredibly scarce; LP consignment; shelved case 2, Dupont.
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.
New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc., 1972. Limited First Edition [#73/550]. 8vo. cards, VG/VG; olive green matte wrapper with black lettering to front cover; mild shelfwear to wrapper (e.g., creasing to hinge, bumping to corners); pub. 1972 by Gotham Book Mart, stated to front cover and copyright page (verso of front cover) of wrapper; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated cards by Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in light green (faded) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; No. 73 out of 550 first edition copies stated to limitation page (recto of back cover of wrapper); LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., n.d. [c. 1860s]. Oblong 4tos.; 93 pp. [Vol. 1], 95 pp. [Vol. 2], 93 pp. [Vol. 3], 95 pp. [Vol. 4], 94 pp. [Vol. 5]; G+ condition; three-quarter bound maroon leather spine, edges of boards, and corners with red cloth-covered boards and marbled endpapers; 5 panels to spines; fading to gilt text-blocks; cocking to spines and boards; rubbing and fraying to spines and corners; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tails of spine, particularly Vol. 1; rubbing, soiling, and age-toning to boards, particularly Vol. 2; age-toning throughout interiors and to endpapers, text legible; slight tearing/missing corners to blank pages between endpapers and half-title page, all volumes; ex-library stamp to half-title page, all volumes; front boards re-hinged with pasted strip of red flint paper; front boards loose to Vols. 1 and 5 despite repairs; black stain towards mid-bottom half of front board, Vol. 3; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970 . First USA Edition. 8vo., 253 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, pink spine and front cover with green lettering; rubbing/closed tears to edges of DJ, particularly head of spine, mild wear to covers; price uncut "$5.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap, Harcourt logo to bottom of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, spine white cloth with black and green lettering, green paper boards; very mild foxing towards head of spine, bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges, dent to middle of top-edge of front board; boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy, slight cocking to boards; staining/foxing to text-block; "First American edition 1970" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Amis to title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1999. Signed Edition. 8vo., 337pp; VG; bound in fine black genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover, gilt text block; silk ribbon; in excellent condition; with a note about the book and certificate of authenticity loose within; shelved case 7.
Dogear Wryde, 1978. First Edition. 16mo. postcards, VG; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated postcards by Dogear Wryde, one of several pseudonyms used by Edward Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in white (age-toned) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; LP consignment; shelved Case 0.
London: The Folio Society, 1996. Reprinted. Octavo; VG; blue, beige and pink pictorial spines with gilt text; six volumes: Thank You, Jeeves, pp 223; Joy in the Morning, pp 247; The Mating Season, pp 232; The Code of the Woosters, pp 238; Ring for Jeeves, pp 207; Right Ho, Jeeves, pp 239; no jackets; off-white slipcase has light shelf wear to exterior; intact panels; cloths have very slight wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks clean; frontispieces; illustrated; shelved folio society.
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 .
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.
Frankfurt, Germany: Zweitausendeins, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 382 pp., VG; three-quarter-bound, faux-leather green cloth spine, black cloth boards, gold lettering: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; very mild wear to boards and light pink text-block; interior clean, with reproduced illustrations by Crumb; copyright information in German and English; includes pamphlet with German translations of Crumb's comics from 1978-1983 (mild age-toning/yellow staining to pamphlet, text legible); silk ribbon; housed in gray cardboard slipcase; shelved above General Military.
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.
New York: Cassell & Company, 1887. 12mo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in cream cloth with black print, wear to spine caps and corners, smudging, soiling to spine, edgewear; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, pencil annotation, mild foxing; ix, 109 pages.
New York: Horace Liverright, 1929. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, silver with brown print; Boards in silver cloth with brown print, wear to spine caps, hinges, and corners, slight bump to top and bottom edges; Text block has red tinted top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, top corner of rear endpaper torn away, cracked hinges front and rear, clean text, light age-toning to paper; viii, 239 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York City: The Beau Publishing Co., Inc., 1927. 377/500. Quarto; G; orange spine with black and gray text to paper label; slight chipping to label at edges; no jacket; limited, numbered edition; this is number 377 of 500; HB periodical; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; moderate rubbing wear to edges; paper label to front; mild foxing to label; slightly splayed boards; text block exterior edges painted black; pictorial endpapers; interior has light smudges to some pages; tight binding; profusely illustrated.
New York: George Ward Nichols, 1862. oblong octavo in cloth. VG-. Heavy shelf and edge wear to boards. Rubbing and fraying to cloth on corners of boards and ends of spine. Textured design embossed onto boards. book contains 24 black and white illustrations. Spine has been re-glued. Foxing throughout. Former pencil and pen writing on front endpage. Shelved in Classics section; Spine is green with no text.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2000. first printing. VG/VG condition. Short thin 8vo in off-white boards with light blue quarter-cloth spine. DJ is white with title on spine in blue. Inscribed on title page by George Plimpton to Fmr Secretary of State and Iran-Contra conspirator Caspar Weinberger; from the library of Caspar Weinberger with his bookplate attached to the front pastedown. Condition: Very good; only very small light abrasion to middle of spine of DJ, condition otherwise as new. Many humorous b&w illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1971. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and red cloth to boards, slight wear to spine tail, slight blemish on spine, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 350 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. Signed Limited First Edition, #1004/1350. 8vo., 278pp; VG; bound in fine burgundy genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover, gilt text block; silk ribbon; of a limited edition of 1350 signed by Jay Leno, this is number 1004; in excellent condition; shelved easton press.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; VG/G; white spine with black text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, significant edgewear, with chipping, small closed tears and open tears at spine head and back head edge; boards are strong, minor sunning and edgewear, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, staining on tail edge and a few pages throughout, otherwise clean; pp 159; has inscription from author written in pencil on front endpaper (see photo). Shelved in glass endcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Ivan Obolensky, 1961. First Edition. softcover 16mo., unpaginated, VG-; black/red/white pictorial front cover, small white lettering to spine; mild wear to covers: rubbing to covers, edges, and hinges (text to spine somewhat affected yet clear and legible); original price "$1.50" to bottom right corner of front cover; age-toning to text-block, minor stain towards middle of fore-edge; covers protected by plastic covering; interior clean; limitation page to interior a "spoof," with all copies stating No. 83 of 212 copies (in Toledano's Goreyography, p. A7a); shelved Case 0.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; cream spine with black and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, minor rubbing; boards are strong; textblock has spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 239; has gift inscription from author on second endpaper.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930. Octavo; G-; unpaginated; black spine with red text; no jacket; cloth shows some smudges to exterior; worn edges; some chipping to spine edges; text block edges have some age toning; tape mend to front gutter at title page; slight smudges to first few pages; cracking to hinges, as is; previous owner's name to front pastedown; illustrated; interior has mild tone.
Los Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1996. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, blue with white and orange print; Cover is illustrated, white and orange print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on inside of front cover; 182 pages, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
New York: McGrw-Hill Book Company, 1978. First Edition. Large thin Octavo; pp 90; G/Fair; ivory spine with black and red text; dust jacket has soiled exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to boards; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by authors and illustrator.
New York: Harper & Row, 1964. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; red spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, age toning, one-inch closed tear at front head edge; boards are strong and clean; textblock has age toning, slight edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 329; signed by author on front endpaper.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1960. First Edition. 10mo; pp 284; VG-/G-; dark yellow spine with black and pink text; dust jacket exterior has moderate rubbing; some chipping to edges; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Congdon & Weed, Inc., 1984. First Edition. Small quarto; unpaginated; G/G-; ivory spine with dark green text; dust jacket has slight toning toward edges; minor chipping to edges; slight foxing to flap edges; cloth has clean exterior; minor rubbing to corners; slightly splayed boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1944. First Edition. Octavo; pp 311; G/Fair; black spine with beige text; dust jacket has several chips to edges; some soiling to exterior, mostly browning to rear; slight sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; text block shows browning and foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; light toning to interior.
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).
New York: D. A. Appleton and Company, 1895. 8vo; G+hardcover with no dust jacket; maroon spine with gold text; boards are severely shelf worn with marks and scratches but in tact; front gutter is moderately damaged; text block has considerable discoloration and deckled to the edges otherwise pages are legible; 265p.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. 8vo; G+ hardcover without dust jacket; maroon spine with gold text; boards are extremely age-toned with white stains, bumping to the corners and tips, with discoloration and minor rubbing to the spine; front gutter has minor damage and free end papers have limited open tears; fore edges are deckled and pages are moderately tanned otherwise legible; 265p.
New York: New Directions Book, 1986. First New Directions Edition. Octavo; pp 204; VG/VG; peach beige spine with dark blue text; first New Directions edition; dust jacket shows only light exterior wear; cloth has light exterior wear; lightly sunned tail edge; text block exterior edges have very light tone; interior clean; illustrated; previous owner's embossed stamp to title page.
New York: Viking Penguin, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/G; ivory spine with yellow and green text; dust jacket shows light shelf wear; slight sticker residue to front and rear; minor chip to front; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpaper; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by author and her mother;.
Philadelphia: George Barrie, Publisher, 1920. 177/250. Octavo; pp 278; G/no-DJ; yellow spine with green text to paper label; odd volume; limited, numbered edition, this is no. 177 of 250; library edition; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; mild wear to edges; text block shows slight age darkening toward exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; broken hinges; illustrated with tissue guards; deckled edges;.
New York: Random House, 1960. Fourth Printing. Small Octavo; VG/G; light bright pictorial spine with black text; first printing; dust jacket has mild sun ageing to exterior; few minor chips to edges, edgewear; cloth has slight exterior wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; tight binding; pp 247; inscribed by author with funny doodle to half title page NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
New York: Sheed & Ward, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Tan spine with Black and Blue text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tears along spine edges, small open and closed tears along tail edge of front cover, staining to rear cover, toning along edges; Boards strong, some edgewear, slight shelfwear; Textblock has some waviness to pages, toning along edges; 110 pp; Signed by both authors on second page.
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: Workman Publishing. Octavo (oblong); 4 volumes; G; Paperback; Spine, white with red or green print; Slipcase in white paper with black print, light edgewear, wear to corners at open end, shelfwear; Covers to individual volumes are clean and bright, one vol. has short tear at top of spine; Text blocks have light spotting to edges, else clean and tight; CONTENTS: Cat — Tiny Footprints — Never Eat Anything Bigger Than Your Head & Other Drawings — Whack Your Porcupine; 4 volumes, unpaged, all illustrations (b&w).
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1951. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; red spine with white text; jacket has age toning, staining, significant edgewear, with chipping in corners and at spine head and tail, price clipped on front flap; boards have edgewear, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, spotting on endpapers and pastedowns, writing on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 45.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1950. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G-; red and blue spine with tan text; jacket has age toning, staining, significant chipping and tearing around edges, especially at front tail edge; boards have edgewear, age toning, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, otherwise clean; pp 45.