Saxonville, MA: Picture Book Studio, 1991. Quarto: VG/VG: Shades of brown and gray on spine with black text: DJ has light shelfwear, some scuff marks else clean: Boards are strong with some light soiling in hinges at head and tail of spine, mild rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Unpaginated.
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New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. na. small Qto. VG/VG. toned ivory DJ spine, simple black titles. a profusion of green leaves is background of jacket front/rear with overlay illustrations in yellow/gray and brown frame the large olive framed white titleblock at center. tan clothbound HB, with gold stamped type, adjacent boards are lime. interior is clear and excellent. slim head-edge is foxed. 73 pp.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1957. first printing. Octavo; G+/G; Brown spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has some fraying at spine edges and at fore corners, rubbing along edges, as well as slightly sunned spine and price clipped front flap, but still intact; Cloth is moderately sunned on exterior but unmarked and strong panels; Text block has slightly age toned exterior edges but text pages are unmarked with good binding; pp 214.
East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1957. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Light green spine with dark blue text/title; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the front inside flap; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 208.
New York: The Platt & Munk Co., Inc., 1952. Octavo; G/Fair+; Green/tan spine with black text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbed exterior with small tear and fraying along edges, some tape at tail edge and on on front flap, creases and cracks on fore edges and lightly age toned rear exterior; Boards are generally clean with some slight rubbing at corners and spine edges, panels are strong and intact; Text block shows slight darkening and wear due to age with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 180.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1957. first edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket has sunned spine with slightly fraying edges, rear has light foxing along edges and light pencil mark on front, but overall clean and covered with mylar; Cloth has sunned spine with otherwise clean and intact panels; Text block shows light age toning along exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 192.
London: Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, 1810. Fourth edition. 10mo in dark brown leather; six-band spine with gold gilt; VG; moderate shelf wear and soiling; previous owner's initials on ffep; frontispiece engraving and vignettes throughout; age-toned paper; text in tight print; pp. 247; shelved in Case # 3; GP consignment.
New York: Random House, 1957. First. Small quarto; G-/Fair; cracked, fading green spine with white text; dustjacket has severe edgewear and tearing, chipping and fading to covers, most notably along spine, text is still slightly legible, covers have light staining and significant creasing and chipping, protective mylar covering; boards are slightly brittle with moderate bumping and rubbing/fraying to corners (cardboard visible), covers have moderate chipping and scratching, back cover has light staining, spine is split along back cover, has light chipping; textblock has light age-toning, light staining, occasional light finger-smudging throughout, hinges are split along front and rear paste-downs, pages beginning to loosen and detach from binding. K.T. CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED BEHIND FRONT DESK.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. First Edition. Signed by author on bookplate to front end paper. DJ front cover interior flap price clipped. Quarto; G/G; Gray spine with black text; DJ has brodart, multiple tears around edges/spine up to 1"; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to corners, some dark spotting/discoloration to edges; Textblock has gift inscription from previous owner on half title page, faint staining and foxing on exterior edges; Binding strong.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1951. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; brown spine with black and red text; dust jacket has moderate stains and tears to the corners and stains to the rear; boards have minor bumps to the corners and tips and a minor scratch in front but strong ; free front end-paper has an inscription of the authors, text block is clean; 184p.
Springfield: Mcloughlin Bros, Inc, 1948. Oblong Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Blue cloth spine; Heavy shelf wear and age to boards, fraying along head and base of spine, rubbing and fading along surfaces, vivid illustration on front cover, fading to rear covers, dark marks and blemishes along rear board surface; Binding solid, age toning to pages and along page edges and sides, tear to pop-up on page 2 [US Naval Academy], bumping at corners; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid color pop-up illustrations, 5 pop-up pages.
Brookfield, CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2003. First Edition. Thin Quarto; unpaginated; VG/VG; blue pictorial spine with red text; Coldecot winner, 2004; dust jacket show minor wear to edges; exterior clean; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block is clean; frontispiece; illustrated; interior lightly toned; inscribed by author with a doodle to ffep;.
Brookfield, CT: Roaring Brook Press, 2003. First Edition. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG; spine is pictorial with red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$17.95', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, binding and pages clear; signed by the author next to the title page; shelved case 14.
Minneapolis: The Buzza Company, 1927. Fourth Printing. Fourth Printing; Octavo; G/no-DJ; Spine is pictorial, no text, age-toned; Boards have bumping and rubbing to corners, sunned, scratches and marks, age-toned, edge wear, spine is sprung, design is clear; Text block has signs of handling, foxing, many gutters are split and the binding is very sensitive, age-toning, content is clear; pp 119.
New York; Boston: Thomas Y. Crowell & Company, 1893. Oblong octavo (9.25"w x 7.25"h); good-/no dust jacket; off-white, soiled spine, no text; quarter-bound with blue boards showing title and design on front cover and blank rear cover; shelf wear and significant soiling to the boards; corners bumped; text block, clean; age-toning at the edges; dampstaining to tail edges of text block; illustrations in black-and-white; 79pp. --Offered as is.
New York: Algonquin Publishing Company, 1924. Thin,Square Octavo; VG/Wraps; Frayed spine; Moderate shelf wear to covers, slight marks on surfaces, now protected in transparent plastic slip bag; Binding intact, slight blemishes on parts of all pages; Age toning and minor marks to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid color illustrations.
New York: The Viking Press, 1961. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 82 pages; VG/G-; spine yellow with green lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; wear on the dust jacket, including chipping to the top edge of the front, several closed tears to the top and bottom edges of the front and back, light staining to the front fore edge, and a small blemish within the authors name on the spine; clean interior with illustrated end papers; top edge of text block is colored red; shelved case 14.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1980. First edition. 12mo; pp ; VG-/G-; Light gray spine with red and black text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior, sunning to spine, chipping to edges, price clipping to front flap; cloth has minor wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block has minimal exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Hurst and Company, 1915. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine age-toned grey with black text; Boards have edge wear, bumping to head/tail of spine and corners, rubbing to corners, spine is sprung, significant pencil on paste-down, boards have almost completely detached from text-block, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning to pages, significant pencil on front free-end paper, some loose gutters, content is clear; pp 313.
Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company, 1938. US Printing. wide 12mo. VG/ - no DJ. fading dark blue tipped matte HC spine, no text or titling. chafing and rubbing aside the spine which is gently bumped. bold ivory titles on blue titleblock along upper edge. general surfacewear to illustrated orange/white gingham background of the illustrated front and the simple rear. reinforced hinge binding forn both front and rear hinges. age-toning to endpages, no writing, but few spots on fep. illustrated with black/red/brown drawings, among the text on decoratively bordered sheets. 69 pp. Location: Shelved behind Rockville Front Desk.
New York: Bantam-Skylark, 1989. Octavo. VG/softcover; Blue spine with white and yellow text/title; covers are mostly clean with mild edgewear (some creases along the edges); crayon marking on the front free end page; some offsetting noted on the back of the front cover; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 168.
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: The Fantod Press, 1972. Limited First Edition. staplebound 12mos., unpaginated, VG; ALL VOLUMES: light scratching to top- and bottom-edges of text-blocks; interiors clean and bright; limited first editions of 526 copies stated to copyright pages; VOL. 1 [THE DISRESPECTFUL SUMMONS, pub. 1971; tan covers with black lettering and illustration]; VOL. 2 [THE ABANDONED SOCK, pub. 1972; light gray covers with black lettering and illustration]; VOL. 3 [THE LOST LIONS, pub. 1973; yellow covers with black lettering and illustration]; LP consignment; housed in a white envelope, with The Fantod Press colophon to top left-hand corner to front of envelope; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
New York: Philomel Books, 1987. First Edition. Octavo: VG-/VG-: Blue spine with very dark red text: DJ has general shelfwear, chipping to head and tail of spine, corners and along front flap, age toning to flaps: Boards are strong and clean with rubbing to edges, bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has dust staining to head edge, pages age toned, front free page inscribed by the author, rest of text unmarked: First Edition: 111 pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930. New and cheaper edition. Octavo; New and cheaper edition; G-/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black print; DJ has tears at all edges, portion torn away at front bottom edge and bottom of spine, stains, smudges, toning to spine, chipping; Boards in yellow cloth with blue print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight staining to rear and to front top edge; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, small stain to front edge, intermittent spine breaks, tanning to endpaper, vendor label on rear pastedown; vii, 106 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., n.d. Thin Quarto; pp 60; G/G-; ivory spine with red and black text; boards have slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; pictorial mylar wraps with titles to front; noticeable chip to front fore corner; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; previous owner's name to ffep; some text writing to ffep;.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1905. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Sage green spine with gold text; 2 Volumes; Boards are slightly scratched & smudged exteriors with minor wear along edges but panels are strong and sturdy; Text blocks have minimal age toning due to age & handling, deckled fore edges with slight cracking between some pages, Dream Days has two loose pages in front; pp 461.
New York: The George Macy Company , Inc., 1940. 8vo; VG-; hardcover; light green spine with deep green text; dust jacket is severely discolored and has open tears to the the spine and corners; boards have strong edge wear but are strong; fore edge is partly faded and pages are moderately discolored otherwise pages are clean and legible; 190p.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, spotting, smudging/shelfwear, wear to outer corners, bottom edge, and spine caps, bump to spine head and front bottom edge; Textblock has slight spotting to top and front edges, spotting/foxing to endpapers and illustrated plates and adjacent pages; 350 pages, illustrated with color plates and b&w drawings.
Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press, 1983. Collector's Edition. Octavo; 42pp; VG/No Dust Jacket; full red leather; gilt decorated spine and boards; A.E.G.; silk book mark bound in; binding firm; contents pristine; printed on archival quality paper. NOTE: No leaflet or other Easton Press ephemera. Shelved with Easton Press.
London and New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1902. Octavo; pp 227; G/no-DJ; grayish green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight smudges to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; gilt and green decorative illustration to front; slightly bowed boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; top edge gilt; previous bookshop's sticker to rear pastedown; slight crack to rear gutter; illustrated; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; deckled fore and tail edges;.
New York: The Heritage Press, 1940. Octavo; pp 190; G-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; slipcase has noticeable soiling to exterior; limited editions club; some chips to corners; cloth has slightly sunned spine; some moderate wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; text block has red exterior edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated; tight binding.
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1964. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 178; G+; dark brown spine with gilt text; boards have sunned spine; dark green full leather boards show some slight scratches to exterior; rubbing to edges; moderate wear to corners; moderate wear to edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; green marbled endpapers; slight toning toward page edges; full color illustrations; age towards front and rear; some writing to verso of front endpaper; light offset to some interior pages, otherwise clean; tight binding; shelved alcove 2.
Chicago: Rand McNally, 1965. New Revised, Sixth Printing. Quarto; vg+/vg; blue, green and yellow bands on cloth spine with red and black text; HB, same; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 168 pp.; illus., 450 subjects, 200 drawings, dramatic full-page pictures; color; dj, sunned; long closed tear, fore-edge; light soiling; else very good. shelve Children's.
New York, NY: Atheneum Books / Simon & Schuster, 1993. First US Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid black glossy DJ spine strip with yellow uppercase title between fuschia author and publisher. pictorial cover, enlarged full author in yellow and fushia, mostly green uppercase title centered beneath. no edgewear, jacket perimeter minimal wear and panel areas no impressions. burgundy clothbound HB spine, gilt title copied from exterior DJ spine. charcoal paperbound panel, securely bound and smooth hinges inside, fep/ffep a solid teal. gently flipped through, no markings and lightly handled. text interior a basic ivory, same hue for smooth slim edges all sides. 151 pp. ISBN# 0689318529.
New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1926. Thin octavo (7"w x 8.75"h); good/no dust jacket; red cloth spine, no text; quarter-bound with illustrated front cover; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; stains to rear cover; flaking to tail edge of rear cover; hinges, cracking starts; endpapers, browned; text block, clean; toning starts; sketches in black and white; 86pp. Offered as is.
New York: Printed for the Author by Mahlon Day, 1834. First Edition. Octavo, 236 pages; G+; bound in publisher's green paper boards, gilt lettering to spine; moderate rubbing and staining to boards; name on ffep; some foxing, primarily to endpapers; Added engraved title page and frontispiece., Title page signed: Tompson; scarce; shelved case 1.