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.
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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: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1856. Octavo; pp 864; G-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text; raise bands to spine; worn edges; noticeable wear to boards; heavy wear and frays to edges; stained rear; worn corners; text block marbled; marbled endpapers; cracked gutters; illustrated; some foxing to most pages;.
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.
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: Pocket Books, Inc., 1965. First Thus. 16mo; pp 127; G/paperback; dark yellow spine with black text; covers have some soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 2, 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;.
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.
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: 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.
New York: Boni & Liveright, Inc., 1925. Octavo; pp 319; G-; black spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows modestly rubbed exterior; noticeable wear to edges; sunned spine; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; broken hinges; pictorial endpapers; some dampstaining to tail edges toward mid text; deckled fore edge;.
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;.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1968. Quarto; unpaginated; G/Fair; dark yellow spine with gray text; dust jacket show mild rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; some wear to edges; strong, intact boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: A Signet Book form New American Library, 1972. 12mo; First Printing; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight tear to front bottom edge, creasing at spine hinge, shelfwear, vendor label on rear; Text block has yellow-tinted edge, smudging to top and bottom edges, small cut to bottom edge, tanning to interior of cover, spotting to initial and final pages, text clean and tight; 159 pages, 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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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: 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;.
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: 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;.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, 1899. 16mo; pp 195; Good condition hardcover; dark green spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt illustration to front; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, lightly sunned boards, some wear to edges and corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior clean; slight cracking to front gutter NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
New York: The John Day Company, 1930. Third Printing. 10mo; pp 54; G/no-DJ; sunned tan spine with gilt text; reddish orange boards; cloth has moderate rubbing to exterior edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edge; interior lightly toned; chip to fore edge, pp 4; deckled fore edge; good binding; illustrated; previous bookshop's sticker to rar pastedown.
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.
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.
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.
Madison and Teaneck, NJ; London and Toronto: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press; Associated University Presses, 1998. Small Quarto; pp 310; VG-/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket shows light tone toward edges; slightly curled edges; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block edges show minimal wear; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; inscribed by S.L. Harrison.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univesity Press, 1972. Octavo; pp 258; G/G-; yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has several chips to edges, mostly to head edge; slightly sunned rear; cloth shows little to exterior; mildly sunned edges; text block edges shows slight toning; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
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.
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.
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.
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;.
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.
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).