Gaithersburg, MD: Flower Valley Press, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 132 pages, VG-/VG-; white DJ, black lettering: overall mild wear to DJ, yellowing/light soiling to covers, "$44.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black matte cloth boards, white lettering to spine: slight material loss to head and corners; mild denting to edges of boards; light age-toning/wear to text-block; clean and bright green and black illustrated endpapers; interior clean, with numerous full-color plates of Harper's work; INSCRIBED by Harper to verso of ffep and to laid-in Department of the Interior Museum postcard featuring an exhibit of the same name open through February 28, 1998; Front table.
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1952. First Edition. 10mo; pp 247; G-/Fair; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket has chipping to edges and corners; slight age toning to exterior; light soiling to rear; mylar wraps; cloth shows some sunning to exterior; lightly bumped corners; spot to rear; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated; inscribed to the neurologist and brain researcher, Karl Pribram, 1919-2015, to ffep by author.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985. Octavo; VG/G; Dustjacket has large pieces of transparent tape across top and bottom edges and on edge of front inside flap--DJ has some small chips and wear at some edges and one tiny chip on fold between front cover and front flap, DJ has short closed tears at top of spine, top right corner of front cover, on right side of front flap, and top edge of back cover, DJ has occasional rubbing and small scuff; Boards strong, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock tail edge has one short line in black marker, interior clean; 287 pp.
New York: Halcyon House, 1932. Reprint. Octavo, 517 pages; VG-/G; spine red and black with white and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; dust jacket has moderate chipping, primarily to head and tail of spine, some wear to hinges, chipping to upper rear cover and rear flap; newspaper portrait of Hemingway pasted to ffep; top edge of text block red; some glue staining to endpapers from binding; with 82 photographic illustrations ; published in year of first publication; shelved case 2.
Chicago, New York, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1969. first printing. Octavo; pp 223; VG-/no-DJ; green spine with beige text; cloth is slightly sun faded; minor wear to edges and corners; panels are strong and intact, text block shows light age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, inscribed and signed newsletter included by the author;.
Chicago, New York, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1951. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 110; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; cracked front gutter; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1950. Octavo; pp 2192; VG-/G; brown pictorial spine with red and black text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; few chips to corners; price clipped front flap; mylar wrap; cloth shows little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have slight foxing; illustrated endpapers; tight binding; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean.
Chicago, New York, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1951. Octavo; pp 172; VG-/G; brown/blue pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has modestly sunned exterior; few chips to corners; John Newberry Award 1949 winner sticker to front; light foxing to front; mylar wrap; cloth shows little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges have light foxing; illustrated endpapers; tight binding; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1951. Octavo; pp 173; VG-/G; grayish blue/beige pictorial spine with yellow and black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; minor chips to corners; mylar wrap; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; slight edge wear; strong boards; text block has some slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior pages clean; tight binding; illustrated.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1951. Octavo; pp 172; VG-/G; light blue/beige pictorial spine with off-white and black text; dust jacket shows modest sunning to exterior; minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wrap; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; light edge wear; strong boards; text block has some slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior pages clean; tight binding; illustrated.
Chicago, New York, San Francisco: Rand McNally and Company, 1963. Octavo; pp 224; G/G-; yellow spine with red and black text; dust jacket shows chips to spine edges; minor chips to edges; lightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has noticeable rubbing to corners; mild wear to exterior; clean; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated;.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Rand McNally, 1973. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 219; G-/paperback; red spine with white and black text; covers show modest shelf wear to exterior; slight rubbing wear to edges and corners; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean;.
Berryville: Blue Ridge Press, 1949. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gilt text; Cloth has slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed edges, and slightly scratched & sunned exterior but overall intact with strong panels; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges with foxing and light foxing on first few pages also, but otherwise clean pages and tight binding; pp 443. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Huntington Press, 1930. Limited Edition. 8vo., 240pp.; VG; spine faded red cloth with gilt lettering; housed in a VG gray slipcase, some shelfwear, but sturdy; top edge of text block red and gilt; interior clean; of a limited edition of 990 copies, this is number 294; shelved easton press or alcove.
New York: Random House, 1976. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine gold with black print; DJ clean and bright, mild creases at spine caps, small closed tear on rear lower edge; Boards in yellow paper and red cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; 273 pages.
New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1961. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, gold with black print; DJ in mylar, stray pencil mark and slight tear to rear top edge; Boards in green cloth with black print, clean and strong; Text block has bookplate on front pastedown, light tanning of endpapers, else clean and tight; viii, 152 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
Frederiksberg, Denmark: Samfundslitteratur KVL Bogladen, 2002. First Edition. Octavo; pp 250; VG-/paperback; light blue/white pictorial spine with blue text; covers show little wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company, 1966. Second printing. Large octavo; pp 666; VG-/G; sun faded ivory spine with green text; dust jacket has minor edge wear, slight sunning and wear to exterior; cloth shows light sunning to spine and head edge; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name stamped to title page, interior clean;.
Hindhead, Surrey: Saiga Publishing Co., 1981. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, light blue with black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright but for slight smudging to mylar on rear and vendor price label on inside front flap; Boards in green cloth and gold print, clean and strong; Textblock clean but for yellowing to rear endpapers; x, 206 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: The Viking Press, 1978. First Edition. Oblong large octavo; pp 60; G-/Fair; dark tan spine with black text; dust jacket slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
Hyperion Books for Children, 1991. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with black print; DJ clean and bright; Boards in purple illustrated cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the illustrator on the first preliminary page; unpaged, illustrated (color).
Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 1978. Octavo; pp 465; G/Fair; ivory spine with brown text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; tape mends to spine head edge; minor chips to edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library with pouch to front pastedown; interior clean.
Toronto: Summerhill Press, 1986. Quarto: G+/G+: Brownish red spine with yellow text: DJ has some soiling, scuff marks, general shelfwear, chipping at corners. 1 inch closed tear at upper corner on back, sticker on inside front flap: Boards have some soiling, general shelfwear: Textblock has staining and foxing, half title page has large gift inscription to a previous owner in black marker, signed by one of the artists, pages are otherwise clean: 192 pp.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979. Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gilt text; Ex-library with pouch residue on first page, and stamp & writings on text tail edge, title page and dedication page; Dust jacket has slightly sunned spine with sticker towards tail edge, small tear at head spine edge, and minor wear otherwise; Cloth has slightly sunned edges with otherwise are strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear & light age toning due to age and handling with tight binding; pp 18; pp 264.
London: The Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland, 1943. First Edition. 8vo, 31 pages, illustrated; G+; blue cover with black print, peripheral tanning, mild smudging and spotting, mild bumps to upper and lower outside corners, back cover has slight creasing along spine edge; clean interior but for light spotting.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1964 . First Edition Thus. thin 8vo., unpaginated, VG/VG-; pictorial DJ, spine white (age-toned tan) with black and red lettering; minimal shelfwear to DJ, mild age-toning to covers (more so to spine); rubbing to spine with very slight material loss, very slightly affects second "the" in title (lettering legible); price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap, all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; golden yellow cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pink illustration to front board; minimal wear to boards save for minor scratch to top edge of front board; slight cocking to spine, no shelf lean, binding strong; interior virtually pristine; contains numerous full-color and two-wash illustrations by Erdoes; pub. 1964, "This fable was written by Joyce in 1936 as a letter to his grandson Stevie," originally published in LETTERS OF JAMES JOYCE [edited by Stuart Gilbert, pub. 1957] stated to copyright page; 2 pp. frontispiece that includes title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 2, Dupont.
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1938. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, cream, illustrated, black print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tears to bottom and top edges, shelfwear, peripheral fading; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, cocked spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has owner bookplate on front pastedown, slight tanning to endpapers, blue-tinted top edge, clean text; 198 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: William Pickering, 1835. Octavo; G- hardcover; Brown spine with gold text on green bars; 2 Volumes; Rare; Boards have slightly sunned exterior with tears on spines, v. 1 has partially missing head spine edge, both volumes show rubbed spine edges with light peeling of top layer at corners, otherwise panels are sturdy; Text blocks have age toned slightly due to age with slight foxing of first & last few pages, v. 1 has detaching of front panel and outer spine layer and both volumes have cracking at hinges, previous owner's book plate on front pastedown, front endpaper detached but present for v. 2, otherwise pages are still intact; Conditions are noted and are 'as is'; pp 947. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Literature House/Gregg Press, 1970. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 234; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; originally published in 1844, this was reprinted in 1970; ex-library with stamps, pouch and writing to endpapers; ex-library stamp to title page; volume one, this volume only; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Minnetonka, MN: NorthWord Press, 1996. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Blue spine with black text: Covers are clean with light general shelfwear, some curling and fraying to corners: Textblock is clean, half title page is inscribed by the photographers to a previous owner, pages otherwise clean: 173 pp.
New York: Knopf, 1947. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Tan spine with black text; DJ has moderate edgewear, spine sunned; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to corners/spine, few light scratches on front board; Textblock shows some faint discoloration/staining on front/rear end papers (and pasteboards), faint staining edges of few pages in middle section; 271pp.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, Inc., 1925. Octavo; pp 342; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; slight wear to boards; text block has moderate toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to half title and title pages; cracking to binding at introduction page; light toning to interior; illustrated with 9 plates and 19 figures.
Alaska: Alaska Sea Grant College Program, 1995. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Thick orange spine with black and white text. Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing on edges, bumping to bottom corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on top edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 825.
Topsfield, MA: Salem House Publishers, 1987. First. Oblong Quarto; VG/VG; Greenish spine with green text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, spine sun-faded, top corner of inside cover flap clipped; Boards strong, clean, some sun-fading at tale of spine; Textblock clean, age-toning along edges of text; pp 255.
New York: Aperture Foundation, Inc., 1990. Quarto; pp 143; VG-/G; bluish orange spine with pink/white/blue text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; minor chips to corners; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; lightly bumped fore corner; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slight ink to half title page; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
New York and London: Whittlesey House/McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1946. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 240; VG/G; green spine with black and white text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; minor edge wear; few smudges to rear; mylar wrap; cloth shows little wear to exterior; mildly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block edges have light foxing; previous owner's name to ffep; pictorial endpapers; tight binding; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean.
Ithaca, New York: James Law, F.R.D.V.S. [Published by the Author), 1910. Third Edition, Revised to Date [Vol. I], Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged [Vol. II, III, IV]. 8vos. VG-/ - no DJ. fading red clothbound volumes, stamped with tiny gilt capitals, each volume sunned upon main red cloth spine, between puckered and pushed in fabric at tip and worn tail. exposure and shelving show on main boards also, each volume is framed on front/rear boards, blind-stamped twice. panel edges are roughened, especially bottom edges and abraded corners. Vol. I - IV have neat ivory, no markings to endsheets. blank page prior to title page has ink name of previous owner. dust soiling and fading to much of exterior panels. all joints intact, as are all the smoothed over hinges. the interior is a basic ivory throughout, clear with no markings, margins likewise. outer edges for this set are smooth and tanned, age toning shows as dull yellowing, the head-edge is dull, discolored and murky gray. FOUR VOLUME SET, MISSING VOLUME FIVE. as is. each volume separately paginated: Vol. I : 559 pp., Vol II: 595 pp., Vol III : 611 pp., Vol. IV : 718 pp.
London: Collins, 1977. Quarto; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white and black print; DJ has tears to top edge, taped tears on bottom edge, slight creasing to rear, mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight fading to top edge; Text block has shaken binding, spine break at page 176, else clean; 272 pages, chiefly illustrations (color plates).
New York: Viking Press, 1944. First Edition, Presumed First Printing. 8vo., 128 pp., VG-/VG-; yellow and green pictorial DJ, red lettering to spine, yellow lettering to front cover; age-toning to spine, lettering faded yet legible; rubbing/chipping/closed tears to edges of DJ, tear to bottom of fore-edge of back cover, chipping with material loss to top right corner of front cover; price uncut "$2.00" to top right corner of front flap; DJ protected by plastic wrapper; tan cloth boards, dark green lettering to spine, dark green illustration to boards; mild fading to spine (lettering legible), bumping to head and tail of spine, brown discoloration from wear to head of spine; mild wear to boards, occasional minor staining to boards; age-toning to text-block; pictorial endpapers, notations in pencil to top left corner of verso of bfep; mild age-toning to interior, text legible, sepia illustrations clear; pub. 1944, "First published September 1944," no mention of further printings; stated to copyright page; 2 pp. frontispiece that includes title page; shelved Case 14.
Washington: United States Department of Agriculture, 1919. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards three-quarter bound with red leather to spine and corners, marbled paper to boards, wear to edges, corners, hinges, spine caps, paper clean and bright; Text block has marbled edges, cracked front hinge, else clean and tight; 32 pages, illustrated title page.
Princeton, NJ: Nassau Press, Inc., 1984. Octavo; pp 152; VG/G; beige spine with black and green text; dust jacket shows moderately sun darkened exterior; cloth has clean exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block has minimal shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Colorado Springs, CO: American Birding Association, Inc., 2001. First edition. Octavo; pp 508; VG-/paperback; White spiral spine without text, red covers; covers have minor wear to edges and corners, light ink to in flap, exterior clean; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges, underlining to pp iii, iv, 3, 293-295, 301-302, 307-308, 312-316, 319-320, 448, 451-453, 459, 463;.