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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;.
1974. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue without print; Blue loose-leaf, three-hole punch, boards in blue plastic, some spotting, shelfwear; Text block composed of typed leaves, clean and tight; Published in 1988 by Ragweed Press as "The Magic Amethyst", ISBN 9780920304877; 249 leaves.
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.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with dust jacket; White spine with black and red text; Dust jacket has minor rubbing, smudges and scratches to the rear; Boards, save thin vertical line to the rear is clean and has with solid binding; Title page is inscribed by the author; Text block is clean; 18p.
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.
London and New York: Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd, n.d. 18mo; pp 52; G/Fair; light yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has few chips to edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to front endpaper; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; cracked gutter at rear endpaper;.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1889. First Edition. large 8vo., 64pp.; VG-; blue cloth spine with no lettering, green border on covers and pictorial scene of five children on a home-made see-saw on both boards; rubbing and wear to corners, board edges; inscription on half-title; with 24 full page plates; some fingerprint smudges to pages; shelved case 14 or Window.
Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1946. US Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is red, yellow, and green with black text; DJ has general edge wear, age-toning, small amount of material loss to corners, some creases and small tears around edges, Brodart cover; Boards have general edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, significant age-toning, material loss to back free-end paper, some small tears to several pages, content is clear; pp 248.
New York, NY: McElderry Books, 1992. First U.S. Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. light turquoise DJ spine strip with black author, brown title and small black publisher. pictorial jacket front with some light rubbing to both adjacent front/rear. terracotta clothbound HB spine has turquoise metallic titling, adjacent light turquoise boards are lightly heathered. medim ivory fep, right side has prior owner's name. lightly skimmed, without interior marks, no writing. complete in 136 pp. ISBN# 068950554X.
New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1909. First Edition. Small quarto; G+/no-DJ; brown leather-bound spine with gilt text and black illustrations; cover has rubbing, chipping around edges, back board has small rip at hinge, binding has been reinforced inside, comes in protective plastic cover; textblock has edgewear, minor white spotting on fore edge, binding reinforced in front and back, tape residue at hinge of half title page, stamp on title page, smudging on endpapers and pastedowns, a few stains throughout, text and 40 color plates are all clean; pp 325; FLP Collection.
New York: George H Doran Company, nd. 4to., 310pp.; VG; bound in publishers red cloth with faded gilt lettering on the spine, pictorial pasted on front board; corners bumped, head and tail of spine bumped; 22 illustrations, of which 12 are in color and tipped in, including the frontispiece; bookplate on ffep; interior clean; copyright page states 'B'; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1978. First American edition. 18mo; 3 volumes; First American edition; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spines, yellow, blue, green with black print; Slipcase holds three volumes, glossy illustrated paper, clean and strong; DJs have slight edgewear, small tears at spine ends, else clean and bright; Boards have slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Title from slipcase; Text blocks clean and tight; 3 vols., unpaged, illustrated (color).
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1945. Octavo; 2 volumes; FIRST WORK: G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with small illustrated pastedown to front, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has red-tinted top edge, light tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, clean interior; 373 pages, illustrated (some color). SECOND WORK: G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with small illustrated pastedown on front, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has green-tinted top edge, cracked front hinge, clean interior; 343 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Editions. 12mos., 2 vols., VG/VG; DJs, tan title blocks with off-white borders, white and black lettering: mild wear to DJs, light age-toning to spine of Vol. 2; "Two volumes, boxed / $12.95" to front flap of Vol. 1, front flap of Vol. 2 price clipped; brown cloth boards, gold lettering: mild wear to boards, fading to spine of Vol. 1 more so than Vol. 2; interior pristine, inscribed by previous owner to recto of frontispiece, Vol. 1; set housed in orange slipcase (moderate wear); frontispieces; shelved above Case 14.
London: James Robins and C. Baldwyn, 1904 . Limited, facsimile edition of 1823-1826 original [#55/250]. small octavos in very dark brown leather covers with brown moire; 6 bands embossed spine with gold letters; VG+; boards with minimal soiling; binding strong; moire flaps; deckled, clean edges; paper and text clean; volume 1 ffep slightly foxed; vignette illustrations in brown on thick paper; pp. 240 and 256; Mr. Grimm wanted to establish a connection between the tales from England and the Teutonic, Scandinavian stories; in very good condition; shelved in Case 7.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1969. First English Language Edition. Octavo, 111 pages; VG/G+; spine beige with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; dust jacket has two small holes to front hinge, chipping to head of spine, two small closed tears to upper edge of front cover, rubbing to rear cover; interior clean; scarce; shelved case 14.
New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1916. 16mo., 3 volumes; G; housed in a G red box, one side of lid missing, some rubbing and discoloration; Contains Old Mother Goose, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding Hood.; Little Red Riding Hood has the dust jacket, protected with a mylar covering, some pencil mathematics on the dust jacket, other volumes lacking dust jacket; shelved case 14.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc, 1961. Octavo; pp 96; G/G-; black spine with pink text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows mild shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; slight writing to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1881. First Edition, First Printing. thin square 8vo., 101 pp., VG-; green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and gilt illustration to front board; rounding to spine, spine age-toned a slightly darker green than boards (lettering bright and legible), scattered rubbing with slight superficial material loss to front board and turn-ins, small stain towards bottom of hinge to back board, occasional light scratching to boards; boards somewhat shaken, slight shelf lean (still stands), binding intact; pictorial (floral) endpapers, superficial material loss to middle of front paste-down, red and white sticker to top left-hand corner of ffep; dark top, wear and age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to interior, text/illustrations clear and legible; contains black and white illustrations by Ledyard; pub. 1881 by the Roberts Brothers stated to title and copyright pages, no mention of further printings to copyright page; "MAMY YTITTLEBACK" misspelled to header of p. 55, indicating a First Printing of the First Edition; frontispiece; shelved Case 14.
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1980. First U.S. Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp ; G/Fair; light blue spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeably sunned exterior; chips to edges; some soiling to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has light toning toward edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1956. Large Octavo; pp 165; G; 1/4 bound black spine with blue and red text; no jacket; cloth has only mild wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; taped numbers to spine; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to half title page; good binding; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1911. Octavo, G+; Hardcover, Green spine with gold text; Boards have moderate stains to the front and rear exteriors and bumping to the corners and tips; rear paste down has limited writing in pencil, end papers and edges are tanned, otherwise text block is clean; 165p.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo; pp 156; VG/VG; white/green pictorial spine with purple and red text; dust jacket has only light wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior lightly toned;.
Wisconsin: Whitman, 1944. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG; Spine is mostly blue and yellow with red and text, minor material loss to head and tail; DJ has general shelf wear, age-toning, minor material loss along edges and corners, scratches and marks, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, light bumping and rubbing to head/tail of spine and corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, age-toning, binding is strong; pp 249.