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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: 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.
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.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vos., VG/no DJs; HCs: dark gray cloth boards; gold lettering to red title block, gold decorative motif to spine and front board; bumping to head and tail of spine, particularly to tail of spine of Vol. 1; very mild shelfwear to boards; interiors clean; VOL. 1 [REMEDIES FOR PROSPERITY: TRANSLATION, 324 pp.]; VOL. 2 [REMEDIES FOR PROSPERITY: COMMENTARY, 425 pp.]; VOL. 3 [REMEDIES FOR ADVERSITY: TRANSLATION, 338 pp.]; VOL. 4 [REMEDIES FOR ADVERSITY: COMMENTARY, 532 pp.; very slight creasing/tearing to top corners of pp. 69-76; small black smudge to bottom corner of text-block]; VOL. 5 [REFERENCES, 563 pp.; very slight creasing/tearing to top corner of pp. 31-32; small black smudge to bottom corner of text-block]; an attractive set in very nice condition; shelved above Greek and Latin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1963. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and orange print; DJ has mild edgewear, age-toning; Boards in red cloth and black cloth with silver and red print, mildly cocked spine, smudge to bottom edge, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 272 pages, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
New York: Bernard Geis Associates, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/G-; white spine with yellow illustration and faded black and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, scuffing, significant tearing on front and at tail edge that has been fixed with tape, sticker residue on back flap; boards are strong, water staining spine tail, rubbing along tail edges; textblock has spotting along fore edge, otherwise clean; pp 213. Shelved in Case 0.
Paris: Chez Vincent, 1772. second edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Half-bound leather spine with boards which have rubbed, sunned and scratched exterior with bumped and fraying edges, spine edges have tears and peeling and cracking of outer spine most notably on vol. 2 at head edge, however panels are still intact; Text blocks show darkening due to age with slight shadow toning on end papers and pastedowns, and stiff pages which are still fully bound and intact; pp 762. French text.
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.
New York, NY: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc., 2004. First Edition. Hardcover Large Quarto; VG/VG; Editor's signature on second title page; DJ shows minimal shelf ware, sunning on spine, otherwise fine; Text block shows light stain on fore edge of text block, otherwise clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 655.
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.
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.
Studio City, CA: Occidental Publishing Company, 1975. (first ?). 4to in boards. VG+. Inscribed (by author?) on verso of half-title page. Color and black and white illustrations. Pages clean and tight. Boards have rubbing, foxing near spine. Spine is white with red, yellow, and black outlined text. Shelve in locked art case.
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: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with red and blue print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright, vendor label on rear; Boards in grey paper and black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by author Hope on the half-title page; 315 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). 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: 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.
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: Natinal Lampoon, 1979. Quarto; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with blue print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, long closed tear at top of front, slight soiling to edges and spine; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mildly cocked spine, mild warping, slight wear to spine tail and bottom edge; Text block clean and tight; 318 pages, illustrated (some color).
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.
New York: J.J. Augustin Publisher, 1938. 12mo; pp 142; Good-; beige spine with red and black text; no jacket; noticeable sun darkening to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; boards have light soiling to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; illustrated with maps; slight toning to interior edges; light tape residue to front and rear endpapers; pouch with maps to rear pastedown;.
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: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1958. First Edition. Octavo; pp 650; G/G; ivory spine with black and blue text; dust jacket has moderate soiling to exterior; small chips to spine head and foot; mylar wraps; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; light smudges to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; TD Consignment.
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;.
London: Milner and Company, ca. 1840. 32mo; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, worn, bumped corners, worn spine caps, edges, hinges, rear hinge torn along its entire length, heavy shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block has cracked hinges, spotting and creasing to front endpapers, missing rear flyleaf, intermittent spine breaks, slight amount of foxing, color applied to frontispiece; Date from penciled notation on half-title page; 320 pages, frontispiece. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office.
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;.
Winthrop: The Bookmaker, 1987. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, fading to spine and rear; Text block has mild peripheral tanning on endpapers, else clean and tight; Inscribed by Robert Dietz in pencil and signed in ink on title page; iii, 140 pages, illustrated.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849. Octavo (oblong); G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red leather and blue paper with gold print, leather at corners and spine, red color partially worn away at corners and spine caps and hinges, blue paper has smudging, rubbing, stains, scratches, wear to all edges; Text block has gilt edges, slight staining from corner glue to endpapers, pages have mild amount of foxing, spine breaks toward center of volume, clean text; unpaged, illustrated.
New York: R.H. Russell, Publisher, 1899. Oblong Quarto; unpaginated; Good; 1/4 bound ivory white spine without text; no jacket; boards have modest wear to exterior; light foxing to spine; some wear to corners; beveled edges; sturdy panels; text block has slight toning to fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; frontispiece; mild crack to gutter at title page; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Ipswich, UK: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 1281/2000. Oblong Quarto; pp 174; Good; mustard yellow spine with gilt; yellow slipcase has light soiling to exterior; intact panels; no jacket; cloth has glassine wraps; minor chips to wrap edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean; signed and numbered, no. 1281; signed by John Griffiths;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with orange and green text; jacket has minor shelfwear; boards are strong, white spotting along spine, small gap between spine head and textblock; textblock has edgewear, spotting along fore edge, small picture drawn on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 243.
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.
Germany: Julius Zwisslers, 1915. first edition. thin quarto in beige hardcovers with black illustration and orange lettering; Good; covers show some soiling and shelf wear around edges; spine damaged and opened gutters; paper slightly faded; text clean, in gothic print; very nice drawings of caricatures throughout; pp. 42; in GERMAN; shelved in Humor section.
Baltimore: N. Hickman, 1835. Reprinted. 16mo; pp 304; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has chipped head spine edge; sunned exterior; rubbing to edges; moderate wear to corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edge; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library stamped text to pastedowns; interior has slight toning; frontispiece.