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.
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Chicago and New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1924. Octavo; pp 95; Fair; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows very noticeable wear to edges and corners; slight rubbing wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; broken hinge; missing pp 28-48, as is; frontispiece; illustrated;.
New York: George H. Doran Company. Octavo. VG-/no DJ - hardback. Age-toned green spine with multiple moisture exposure staining; boards are mostly strong with mild edgewear (some cloth is loose from the board); pencil writing on the front pastedown; piece of paper acting as a slipcase which adheres to the page before the back free end page; grid paper with writing inside the paper slipcase; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 250.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1942. Limited. Two Clothbound Octavos. Octavo. Half-Bound in maroon cloth spines with gilded text, with light pink patterned boards. Both books have strong boards, binding, some bumping top corners of volume one, minor shelfwear along both volumes (to be expected for its age); Textblock of both volumes lightly age-toned, otherwise clean. Color illustrations present. Rear page of volume II contains signatures of both translator and illustrator, front endpaper of volume II has an inscription from the illustrator to one of the previous owners. Volume 1: 180pp Volume 2: 399pp Books come with a slipcase, which is missing the top portion. Please review the five photos of the book for details. Set may need additional shipping for expedited/international order. Please contact seller via email for details.
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1942, 1949. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with silver text; this is number 777 of 1500 signed and numbered copies; 6 volumes: vol. 1 - The Longer Stories, pp 184; vol. 2 - The Longer Stories, pp ; vol. 3 - The Shorter Stories, pp 222; vol. 4 - The Shorter Stories, pp ; vol. 5 - The Fairy Tales, pp 195; vol. 6 - The Fairy Tales and the Appendices, pp ; cloths have mild sunning to exteriors, minor rubbing to edges; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors clean; signed at end of volume 6 by Jean Hersholt and Fritz Kredel; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1985. First Edition. thin oblong 8vo. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; DJ, spine white with black lettering; general mild wear to covers, small tear to top corner of back cover; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; spine and boards slightly cocked, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding strong; minimal wear to boards, bumping to corners; INSCRIBED by Montresor to ffep; First Edition with full number line stated to copyright information to bottom of title page; shelved Case 14.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1975. First edition [SIGNED]. Quarto; vg/good; dj, white spine with black text; HB, red cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; unpaginated, 28 pp.; color illus.; dj, foxing; spot staining; chipping and closed tears; else very good.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American Edition. 4vo., 280pp.; VG; bound in publishers black cloth with image pasted on front board, silver lettering on spine; 12 tipepd-in color plates, including frontispiece; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, corners; illustrated endpaper; housed in a G box; of bottom half: bottom right corner torn, tear on lower edge, some peeling; of top half: same image pasted on as on front board, bottom flap missing, upper right corner torn, peeling; shelved case 14.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [c. 1924]. First Edition Thus. Quarto, 197 pages, G; green cloth boards, gilt lettering and gilt decorative tooling to spine and front board: spine slightly cocked, boards shaken, binding sturdy; backstrip faded light brown, gilt lettering bright and legible; fading to panels of boards adjacent to spine; head of spine separated from text-block, casing somewhat loose yet intact; significant water damage to back board yet does not affect interior beyond turn-in to back board and slight buckling to back paste-down; inscribed by previous owners to ffep, dated Christmas 1931; mild age-toning to margins of interior, occasional foxing, text somewhat affected yet clear and legible; all 12 full-color tipped-in plates by Nielsen, incl. frontispiece, protected by tissue guards; shelved Case 13.
London, Great Britain: Rupert Hart-Davis Ltd., 1953. Mariners Library Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. turquoise tipped ends with small black titling centered on each, lengthy pictorial segment in between, extends widely across jacket front between enlarged titling on turquoise bands. tiny cuts and wear appear whitish at DJ ends and extremities. light blue clothbound HB with tiny stamped dark lettering, with 9 titled illustrations. blue tinted head-edge. a basic copy. 191 pp.
Chicago, IL: Rand McNally & Company, 1938. US Printing. square 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. simple yellow spine, no text for the 3.5" segment that descends from head and is missing for the remainder of spine. binding material appears roughened and the stapled binding visible. moderate rubbing to superficial surface and edgewear, especially to corners of the bright illustrated front board and its solid yellow board rear. a tinge of tone frames the endpapers and most of textblock sheets. right fep has bookplate of prior owner tipped in. no writing to the interior with simple illustrations in b/w and b/w/red. approx. 28 + pages. as is. (Shelved Rockville--Behind Front Desk).
New York: Macmillan Company, 1941. Octavo; G+/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, orange with white print (faded); DJ in mylar, has tears at spine ends, front top edge, front flap edge, stain and fading to spine; Boards in red cloth with white print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown and name in pencil on title page, else clean and tight; 124 pages, illustrated.
London: Macmillan Company, 1969. Octavo; First printing; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ has tears at top and bottom of spine and at flap folds, significant tear to rear at bottom flap fold, spotting, smudging, price-clipped; Boards in illustrated cloth, slight wear to outer corners and spine caps, creasing on rear, slight spotting/smudging; Textblock has spotting to top edge, bookplate partially torn out on front flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight; 86 pages, illustrated.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin red fabric spine with black text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, minor bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has faint pencil marks on front free end paper, slightly age toned, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 97.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1987. First Edition. thin folio picture book, 55 pp., VG/VG; red DJ, white and orange lettering: very mild wear to covers, mostly wear to head; "01840-550 $18.95" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; brown cloth boards, copper lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, joints weakened, front board somewhat shaken; INSCRIBED by Angelou to dedication page, dated May 1987; interior pristine, with numerous black and brown illustrations by Feelings; shelved Case 14.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1965. First edition. 18mo; pp ; VG/VG; green spine with black text; slipcase has slight sunning to exterior, strong intact exterior; dust jacket has price clipping to front flap, light sunning to exterior; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light ivory toning to exterior edges; interior clean; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1968. First Edition. First Edition; Quarto; VG+/G+; Pale tan spine with pale green and blue text; Dust Jacket has one large closed tear on the front, several small tears on back of DJ, material loss on head and tail of spine of DJ, there is additional color loss on spine of DJ due to rubbing sun, a small mark with blue pencil appears on top right hand corner on front of DJ, price clipped on first inside leaf, otherwise DJ is clean and artwork is vibrant on front and back; Book has general scuffing and rubbing of board edges, there are a few superficial scratches and chafes, there is material loss to tail of spine, and bumping to head of spine, book is otherwise clean; Text block has a few pages that have some light creasing from use, front free end-paper has some discoloration on lower portion, the pages are otherwise clean, and artwork is clear; pp 23.
n.p. n. publ. 1981. Large Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with red and black text; dust jacket has slight wear and sunning to exterior, minor chipping to edges, sticker to front; cloth has slight wear and light soiling to exterior, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; Japanese version;.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white and black print; DJ has small tears at top and bottom of spine and at flap fold corners, shelfwear, soiling to flap folds; Boards in brown cloth with yellow print, warping, spotting along spine; Text block has spotting to edges, clean text; 64 pages, illustrated.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; tan spine with orange and black illustration and black text; cover has age toning, rubbing, staining, cornerwear, spine slightly shaken; textblock has age toning, spotting around edges and on first several pages, small stamp on head edge, partially removed sticker on back pastedown, pencil markings on back endpaper and pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 214.
New York: Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 1999. First American Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ hardback: Thin white spine with brown text: Boards are strong and clean with light rubbing to edges, slight bump to tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean and unmarked: First American Edition: Unpaginated.
New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1976. 1st edition. Octavo. VG-/Fair DJ. 1st edition; Age-toned beige spine with black and tan text/title; dustjacket is age-toned but mostly clean with a closed tear near the spine measuring about 2 inches; dustjacket has a few moisture exposure stains and foxing; dj also has a small price bookplate on the back; dj is price-clipped on the lower lateral edge of the inside flap on the front; dj is creased on the upper lateral edge of the inside flap on the front; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean except for a crease on p. 7 and p. 8. Pp. 58.
New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1976. First Edition. slim 8vo. VG/VG-. slim ivory DJ spine with faded brown/black titling and illustrated jacket front, jacket rear a solid light tan, but with large closed gash. clipped lower front inner flap. neat HB, exterior coloring and appearance matches the DJ. solid dark orange fep/ffep. lightly illustrated with no marks or writing to the interior. 58 pp. ISBN# 0060201339.
New York: Harper & Row, 1971. Reprint. Signed; Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is light blue, green, and orange with black text; DJ has edge wear, cover design is clear, price-clipped, plastic laminate cover; Boards have rubbing to edges, general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, signed on half-title page, binding is intact; Pages not numbered; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international orders or size/weight restrictions.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Bruce Publishing Company, 1926. 12mo; pp 93; G/no-DJ; Light brown spine with black text; light sunning to exterior; slight wear to exterior; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, slight wear to edges and corners; text block shows slight browning to exterior edges, slight writing to ffep; interior clean;.
London: Bancroft & Co, 1960. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Thin pastel green fabric spine with no text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges and spine. slight bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock is clean, free of marks on pages; pp 8 pop-ups. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera sections.
New York: The Viking Press, 1937. First edition. Quarto; G+/Fair+ dustjacket; Off-white/light tan spine with faded red text; Dustjacket is very age toned, spine is darker than rest from age and text on spine is very faded, DJ has considerable edge wear: small parts chipped off of top and bottom of spine and a small piece chipped out about halfway down spine, several short closed tears across spine, DJ corners chipped, DJ has closed tears at bottom right of front cover on fold and on bottom edge of back cover, elsewhere DJ edges have some small chips, occasional very short closed tears, and creases, DJ covers have spots, surface scratches, and foxing, front cover has a large white spot near its lower left, DJ front and back cover graphics are still clearly visible; Boards slightly bowed but strong, covers have some small white spots from age as well as some small darker spots/foxing, boards have minor edge wear and top edge of spine is frayed, pastedowns are age toned and have foxing, pastedown graphics clear, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, front end paper has former owner's dedication in black ink at top, end papers have foxing, all graphics on end papers and in interior very clear, interior clean.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company Inc., 1942. First Edition. Hardcover Small Oblong Imperial Octavo; VG/VG; Yellow Spine with Black Text; DJ comes in protective archival cover. Shows general shelf ware. Rubbing, chipping and/or creasing on corners and edges. Rubbing on front and back covers. Two scrapes on back cover block a small portion of text. Corners of inside slips are clipped. Price intact; Text block age toned. Foxing on illustration on pg 5. Otherwise clean. Ex-Libris plate on front end paper; pp36.
New York: Orchard Books, 1996. Octavo; VG/VG-; Yellow/blue spine with blue text; This volume only; Dust jacket has moderate wear on exterior with some small smudges and light rubbing, otherwise intact without defect; Cloth is slightly sunned with minor edge wear, panels are sturdy and strong; Text block shows minimal wear on exterior edges and text pages are clean with tight binding; pp 380. Inscribed.
New York, NY: Orchard Books, 1988. First. 8vo. VG/VG. dark blue glossy HC spine has orange titling down spine. softly illustrated jacket front in gray with large orange and blue touched main titles, author in plain orange. orange cloth HC has stamped silver type, adjacent brown boards. compact volume neat and solidly bound. scarce in HB. 120 pp. ISBN# 0531057828.
New York: Hastings House, 1961. Octavo; VG/G; Light teal spine with white text. DJ has shelfwear, tiny open tears on front and spine, closed tear on front, edge wear, rubbing to corners, corners of flaps clipped; Boards have minimal wear to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has age toned, otherwise clean, free of marks; pp 48.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1960. First Edition, Presumed First Printing. 8vo., 160 pp., VG/VG; red and tan DJ with white and black lettering; mild age-toning to covers of DJ, rubbing to edges, chipping with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners; mild age-toning to spine (tan towards tail of spine toned olive green), lettering clear and legible; price uncut "$3.00" to top right corner of front flap, all four corners of flaps clipped; DJ protected by mylar; yellow cloth boards, maroon lettering to spine, maroon illustration of dog to front board; mild fading to spine (text clear and legible), bumping to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine; cocking to boards, no shelf lean, binding strong; age-toning to text-block; interior clean, contains many black and white illustrations by Fuller; pub. 1960, "First edition" stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; frontispiece to title page; shelved Case 6.
Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co., Publishers, 1931. Octavo; pp 217; G-/no-DJ; sunned navy blue spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate sunning to spine; staining to rear board; some fraying to spine edges; slightly bumped corners; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; previous owner's name to verso of frontispiece; some foxing to few pages.
London: Bancroft & Co., 1961. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with no text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges and spine, bumping to corners, small pen mark on front, spine is shaken, apart from that, clean, no tears; Textblock has loose binding tried together in satin strings, minor foxing on a few pages, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 8 pop-ups. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera sections.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960. Octavo; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with white print; DJ has small tears at top of spine and to the front bottom edge, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with blue print, slight wear to corners and bottom edge; Text block clean and tight; 48 pages, illustrated (some color).
Chicago: A. Flanagan Company, 1923. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with black print; Boards in blue cloth with red and black print, worn corners and tattering spine caps, stain at bottom of spine, edgewear and shelfwear; Text block has tears along front and rear hinges, library pocket attached to rear pastedown, small tear at bottom of front flyleaf, library stamp inside front flyleaf, small tear at top of rear flyleaf, clean interior; 128 pages, illustrated.
New York: Bramhall House, 1962. First. Quarto: VG-/G: Red spine with white text: DJ shows signs of wear with several instances of 1-1.5 inch closed tears, shelfwear, scuffing, chipping at head and tail of spine curling of head edge, some age related darkening: Boards are strong and clean with general shelfwear: Textblock has darkened with age, markings along the tail edge, head edge is dyed red by the publisher, pages are free of markings, folds and tears: 350 pp.