New York: Viking Press, 1969. First Edition. 8vo., 182pp.; VG/VG; spine brown with yellow and brown lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; very mild shelfwear; interior clean; contains a series of letters written by John Steinbeck to his friend and editor Pascal Covici, in parallel with the first draft of his longest novel, East of Eden. The letters were written between January, 29- October 31, 1951. They were not meant for publication, but an edited version was first published by Viking the year after the author's death in 1968. [wikipedia]; KT consignment; ebnd SHELVED BEHIND FRONT DESK.
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San Jose, California: Steinbeck Research Center, 1985. Limited Edition, #14/500. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG; pamphlet, no lettering on spine; paperback with tan wrappers, minimal to no shelfwear; publication of this letter has been limited to 500 copies: the first 50, numbered and signed, are complimentary to friends of the Steinbeck Research Center, the remaining 450 are for sale; numbered and signed on colophon, #14; inscribed on copyright page to Bob Woodward; issued as a commemorative booklet celebrating the eleventh anniversary of the formal opening of the Steinbeck Research Center, Wahlquist Library, San Jose State University; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1925. Octavo, xvi-430 pages. Hard cover with dust jacket and a slipcase. Very good/Very good. Ink inscription by formwer owner on front end paper. Wrinkling on the inside corners of front and back boards. Binding is tight, but there is a crack in the spine between pages 142 and 143. Pages are uncut at the top. Age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Rough-cut text block. Light shelf wear to boards. Light shelf wear, staining, and discoloration to dust jacket. The spine is strongly sunned, and has a tiny tear at the top. Minor chipping around the edges - overall still in very good condition and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. YF CONSIGNMENT. Shelve in Case # 8.
Tokyo: Hokuseido, 1928. Octavo; 248 pages; Hard cover with dust jacket. Very good/Good. Stamped by former owner/bookseller on front end paper and then again on the Title Page. Light pencil notations on front end paper and the back of the Title Page. Tight binding. Age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear and rubbing to boards. Light staining to text block. A short tear running along the inside of back boards. Dust jacket has a large piece missing from the back side and shows light shelf wear and visible discolorations; the spine is strongly sunned, and the edges are lightly chipped; overall still good and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. "Thirteen pieces selected out of the lectures by Lafcadio Hearn in his Tokio Imperial University days" - From the dust jacket. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED SALES FLOOR 13'S AREA.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1911. Limited Edition. Octavo, 179 pages. Hard cover with no dust jacket, presumably as issued. Limited Edition: Five hundred and seventy-five numbered copies printed at the Riverside Press, Cambridge in September, 1911. This copy is # 570. Tight binding. Pages are uncut at the top. Light age toning to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Rough-cut text block on the side. Light shelf wear and rubbing to boards, but is still in a very good condition, and is wrapped in a mylar sleeve for added protection. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL AREA.
Kanda, Tokyo, Japan: The Hokuseido Press, 1928. First. Octavo, 120 pages. Hard cover with dust jacket. Very good/Very good. Tight binding. Age yellowing to pages, but the text is clean and unmarked. Gilt top edge of text block. Rough-cut edges on the sides and bottom of text block. Light shelf wear to boards. Light shelf wear to dust jacket , and is wrapped in a protective brodart for added protection. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
Austin, Texas: Humanities Research Center / University of Texas at Austin, 1974. Limited Edition, 1200 copies. 8vo., 240pp.; VG/VG-; spine tan cloth with black lettering; wrapped in original acetate jacket, some chipping to corners, tail of spine; small stain to fore edge of text block; interior clean; small stamp of previous owners name on ffep; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
San Francisco: Printed for Williams Andrews Clark, Jr., by John Henry Nash, 1923. Facsimile edition (150 copies). Thin folio in batik slipcase with black and orange silk ribbons; VG/G; case is sturdy and clean but front batik lining is detached and torn on top; first volume with frontispiece in good condition; smaller volume contains a facsimile of the 1827 edition with previous owner's name on title page; all in good condition; not numbered, but one of 150 copies published in 1923; EM consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
London: J. Johnson, 1783. First Edition. Octavo, , viii, 232, 235-240 ; VG; bound in contemporary burgundy calf by J. Clarke, paneled spine with gilt tooling, labels missing; mild rubbing and wear to binding; marbled endpapers; The last leaf contains a prospectus; OF consignment; shelved case 10.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; in illustrated bright green hardcovers with faded green DJ in brodart; spine discolored with brown letters and minor shelf wear on edges; binding strong; deckle edges; contains 6 plates of illustrations on glossy paper including frontispiece; contains series of stories, folklore (Buddhist names of plants and animals), and other studies (in a Japanese hospital); YF Consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. Signed First Edition. Small octavo; 132pp; bound in full orange cloth with gilt panels on spine and top board; light blue endpapers brushed in matching orange; top edge gilt; housed in glassine wrapper; some minor wear at top edges of binding and to crown and foot; hinges a bit tender; some thumb soiling on half-title; an interesting ASSOCIATION COPY signed by Adolphus Meyer and inscribed to Meyer by H. L. Mencken on title page. Mencken once referred F. Scott Fitzgerald to Meyer and Meyer subsequently treated Zelda Fitzgerald at the Phipps Clinic at Johns Hopkins in February, 1932. [Lieberman Consignment]. Shelve in high value 13's bookcase in upstairs offices.