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New York: Star Publications, 1953. 12mo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover has edgewear, tears at bottom of spine and front bottom edge, creasing, shelfwear, soiling to rear; Text block is separated from cover, binding staples visible and rusting, soiling/stains to final pages, age-toned paper; Includes stories by Poul Anderson, Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke and others; 128 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Oregon: FAX, 1975. Collector's Edition. Signed; Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; Thin black spine with red text. Covers have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, fraying on corners, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, front paste down is inscribed and signed by Darrell C. Richardson, a well known Sci-Fi author, editor, publisher, and member of Cincinnati Fantasy Group; pp 128.
Garden City: Doubleday and Company, 1967. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and yellow with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight peripheral tanning, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpaper hinges, vendor stamp on front flyleaf; Includes stories by Richard McKenna, Bob Shaw, Robin S. Scott, R.A. Lafferty, Jack Vance, Frederik Pohl, Sonya Dorman, Gordon R. Dickson, George Henry Smith, Philip K. Dick, Brian W. Aldiss; vi, 254 pages.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Folio picture book, unpaginated, VG/no DJ; gloss paper boards, white spine, black and red lettering: mild overall wear to boards, mild bumping to corners, sticker residue over original price to back board ("£4.50 net in UK"); interior clean and fully illustrated by Ambrus, a long-time artist for Oxford University Press; he has also participated in Channel 4's archaeology television series "Time Team" to help visualize how excavated sites may have looked in the past; Ambrus served as a patron of the Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors until its merger with the Institute for Archaeologists in 2011; shelved Case 14.
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: Gnome Press, 1957. First edition. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Pale pink-orange spine with black text/title; 1st edition; dustjacket is mostly clean with moderate edgewear (significant tears by the top and bottom of the spine and edges); dj has several chipped edges; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 184.
Garden City: Doubleday Science Fiction, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; blue spine, black text; jacket has age toning, light chipping on the head of spine, small rip in the middle of spine, rubbing and staining on back, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards have light bumping on head and tail of spine, age tanning along front and back edges; textblock and interior pages have age toning, otherwise clean; LP consignment; pp 207.
Garden City: Doubleday Science Fiction, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; white/black spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, bumping throughout head of jacket, two small closed tears on head of back, rubbing and mild staining on back, light staining on front and back flaps, price unclipped; Wear to front hinge and bookplate pasted to inside of front board, back board strong; textblock age toned, otherwise clean; interior pages age toned, otherwise clean; pp 274; FLP Collection.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1952. Octavo; VGVG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Black, blue and yellow pictorial spine with white text; Dust jacket has rubbing to the front edge; Boards, with the exception of minor rubbing to the edges of the spine are strong; Edges of book are slightly discolored otherwise text block is clean; 210p.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1969. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and red with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild peripheral tanning, slight shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpapers hinges, else clean and tight; Includes stories by Richard Wilson, Terry Carr, Kate Wilhelm, H.H. Hollis, James E. Gunn, and Anne McCaffrey; xi, 236 pages.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1960. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with tan print; DJ has light edgewear, peripheral soiling, small tear to rear top edge and to front top edge; Boards in grey cloth with blue print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in pencil on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 192 pages.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1985. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black/orange text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, sticker glue on rear cover, closed tearing along head spine and front tail edge; boards strong, slight soiling on exterior, slight bumping on head corners; text block has marker dot on half title page, penciled text on last page, slight tearing along fore edges on pages 233-236; First Carroll & Graf Edition; 372pp.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; beige spine with black text; cover has rubbing, scuffing on back, cornerwear, spine slightly cocked and shaken, binding strong; textblock has age toning, spotting around edges, staining on first few pages, small stain on back pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 212.
New York: Avalon Books, Thomas Bouregy and Company, 1964. Octavo; G/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with white print, library call number taped at bottom; DJ in mylar, portion of mylar on rear torn away, edgewear, stain across rear top edge, price-clipped, mild shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, light stains to edges, mildly cocked spine; Text block has library stamp on front flyleaf, library notation on verso of title page, library pocket on rear pastedown, ink doodle on front pastedown, stain at bottom edge of endpapers, clean interior; 192 pages.
New York: Avalon Books, Thomas Bouregy and Company, 1967. Octavo; G-/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with brown print, library markings at bottom; DJ in mylar, affixed to inside pastedowns, light edgewear, mild shelfwear, vendor label inside front flap; Boards in orange cloth with black print, mild wear to corners, edges, and spine caps; Text block has library stamps and stains on edges and to front flyleaf, surface tears to front flyleaf, cracked rear hinge with stain to last page and rear flyleaf; 190 pages.
Burton: Subterranean Press, 2012. First edition ; Limited edition. Octavo; First edition; Limited edition 1365/1500; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with grey and red print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with red print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the limited edition page; 120 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954. First Edition. Approx. 5.75" x 8.5" VG hardcover in VG blue dustjacket with red accent and white lettering. Ex-library with associated stamps and markings, including subtle abrasion to front and rear pastedowns as from removal of pocket or stickers. Gently cocked, lightly soiled boards rubbed and fraying at corners and spine ends. Multiple small chips to crinkled and abraded corresponding areas of age-toned jacket, now protected in clear mylar overlay; significant shallow creases across surfaces. Wear along stress lines; rear book flap has separated completely from jacket rear, but is present and protected in Brodart. Dampstain has darkened jacket rear. Text block near spine head continues dampstain with no discernible bleed-through to interior of book beyond subtle browning to gutter of hinges at rear endpapers, which are starting, and at next-to-last pages. Similarly, faint dampstain near bottom of deckled text block fore-edge seeps only to ffep, half-title page and list of author's previous works; front hinges also starting. Mild foxing to a few interior pages; volume otherwise clean and tight throughout. Case #8.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217 pp., VG-/VG; DJ black with white text; mild shelfwear to DJ; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; dark gray cloth boards, light gray text to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners; rubbing to boards, age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; age-toning to text-block, text legible; signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated Dec. 9, 1952, Washington, D.C.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 191pp.; VG/VG-; spine black and gray with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.95'; dust jacket has archival tape along inside of head and tail of spine, upper rear flap, lower front cover, two chips missing on lower front cover, with tape covering the edges; mild wear to dust jacket; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
New York: Gnome Press/Doubleday, 1951. Early Reprint. Approx. 5.75" x 8.25" VG hardcover in VG black dustjacket with lettering sunned to ivory & peach. Early reprint in year of original publication (1951) with no statement of edition on copyright page; while a First would so indicate and would have a printed price of $2.75, this printing displays a $2.95 price on unclipped front jacket flap. Gnome Press is credited as the publisher on title page, but Doubleday receives the distinction on spine of both boards and jacket. Mild discoloration around perimeter of very subtly bowed boards; rubbing to extremities. Age-toned, lightly soiled jacket, protected in clear mylar overlay, crinkled and creased with abrasion at corners and spine ends; a small chip from rear top edge near spine head. Significant age-toning throughout; otherwise, clean and tight. Shelve in Case #8 Spine is black with white and peach text.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, inc., 1950. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 223pp.; VG/G+; spine gray with red and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; head and tail of spine have been stained with some black ink, where someone tried to hide some chipping, with tape behind the ink; mild soiling to rear of dust jacket; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1951. Octavo; pp 225; G-/G-; black/gray/ivory/red pictorial spine with ivory and gray text; book club edition; dust jacket has modest rubbing to exterior; minor chips to edges; lightly soiled spine; slight stain to tail edge inside dj; cloth has mild sunning to exterior; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; light dampstaiining to interior tail edge; deckled fore edge; light foxing to exterior head edge;.
Atlanta, Georgia: Meisha Merlin, 2001. First Edition Thus. Octavo, 357 pages, VG/VG; DJ, dark brown and red pictorial spine, red lettering: minimal wear to DJ; "$30.00" stated to tail of spine of DJ and back cover; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, bright gold lettering: very mild wear to boards, slight cocking to spine, binding strong; light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean; SIGNED by Asprin to first page ["Praise for Robert Asprin's Myth Adventures series"], dated 5/01; shelved Case 8 or Front Counter.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 245 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, green and brown pictorial spine and front cover, age-toned yet legible tan lettering to spine; moderate wear to DJ: chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and to corners of covers, age-toning to covers; price uncut "$3.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine, rubbing to lettering yet legible; bumping/mild fraying to head and tail, slight cocking to spine; mild wear to boards, slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; one of 2500 unnumbered copies, Asquith's sole work published by Arkham House; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. Limited First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; teal and tan spine with tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing; boards are strong, rubbing along tail edges; textblock has age toning, ex libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 245; one of 2500 unnumbered copies. Shelved Front Counter, "Arkham House area."
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, has slight edgewear, age-toning, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 311 pages.
New York: Argus Books, Inc., 1947. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; grey spine, black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, light chipping to head and tail of spine, large closed tear on back of jacket, price unclipped; boards are strong, bumping to the head and tail of spine; text-block age toned, otherwise clean; interior pages age toned, otherwise clean; pp. 341; Front Counter, Dupont.
New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1975. First Edition. Octavo, 204 pages; G/VG-; Spine is white with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$6.95', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has faint rubbing on both covers; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has significant cocking, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have a small stain in the upper gutter corner of the first several pages; shelved case 8.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1933. Octavo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white and black print; DJ has tears at spine ends and along rear bottom edge, general edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with yellow print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow top edge, clean and tight; viii, 344 pages.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, soiling to spine, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has brown-tinted top edge, date in ink on front flyleaf, slight spotting to endpapers, slight amount of spotting within text, small tears at top of pp. 49-54, intermittent spine breaks; v, 170 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Gnome Press, Inc., 1956. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; white spine, black text; jacket has age toning, bumping on the head and tail of spine, rubbing on front and back, staining on back, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards have bumping on head and tail of spine, interior of front and back of boards are age toned, otherwise boards strong; textblock and interior pages have severe age toning, otherwise clean; LP consignment; pp 231.
New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2004. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with red and gold print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright, publisher label on spine and on front; Boards quarter bound with red paper to spine and black paper to boards, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 383 pages.
Lakemont, GA: Fictioneer Books Ltd., 1976. Octavo; pp 201; G/G-; lavender spine with white text; dust jacket shows minor chips to corners, as is; noticeable rubbing to exterior; small price sticker to front; light soiling to rear; cloth has lightly sun faded to exterior, otherwise clean; strong boards; text block has mild tone to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; signed by author, illustrator and editor;.
New York, NY: TOR Books, November 2008. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. olive patterned column is vertically bordered by dark plum vertical line and bright yellow titling between light pink publishers at tip and tail. illustrated jacket front with pale pink and yellow overlay titling. black clothbound HB with stamped purple tilting down spine. no marks or writing within the interior. 368 pp. ISBN# 9780765318824.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; blue and black illustrated spine with white and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor chipping at spine head and tail and in corners; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 270; signed by author on label pasted to front endpaper. Shelved under front desk.
Philadelphia: Prime Press, 1948. Octavo; VG/VG- condition. Yellow spine with black text. Dustjacket has some age-toning, minor edgewear, DJ now in protective cover; Boards strong, clean, minor wear to edges; Textblock has some age-toning, some soiling to head edge of textblock exterior (see photo), "905" written in black ink on rear endpaper (~1" in length), otherwise clean and free of markings. 229pp.