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New York, NY: Frederick Warne & Co., Inc., 1977. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. lightly colored illustration extends jacket-wide in natural tones for figures and farm scene. DJ spine is somewhat yellowed with brown titling, minor edgewear to covers and inner flaps. fully under clear protective cover. salmon HB with stamped brown titling between bumped ends. foxing upon fep/ffep, minimally affects the textblock, no writing. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. 176 pp. ISBN# 0723261474.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Comapny, No Date Given. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Spine is age-toned white with blue text; Boards are age-toned, spine is shaken, bumping to bottom corners, crown, and tail of spine, general rubbing and scratches, design is rubbed but clear; Text block is age-toned, several cracked gutters, top edge of text block is painted gold; pp 469.
New York: National Temperance Society, 1869. First. Sextodecimo in navy blue cloth with gold letters and gilt on spine; Good+; boards with moderate soiling and wear; spine slightly discolored; front gutter open; flaps and title page detached; previous owner's name on ffep; paper and external edges slightly faded; text block clean; pp. 215. eb/nd.
New York, NY: An Avalon Camelot Book, 1975. Third Printing. Octavo; G-/no-DJ paperback; Inscribed; Tan spine with black text; Covers age-worn, generally clean - aside from water damage along from top edge - with shelfwear and edgewear, dark spots at top of spine and along fore edge, especially along top edge of back cover; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise generally clean, heavy tanning along inside covers, author inscription to previous owner on half title page, various degrees of staining along top edge throughout textblock, staining along top and fore edges; pp 128.
Tucson: Harbinger House, Inc., 1990. First. Small quarto; VG+/VG; blue spine with white text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; textblock clean, some of the illustrations have transferred slightly onto the white opposite pages; 26pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: John H. Eggers Co. Ltd., 1922. First edition. Oblong quarto (approx. 16 x 9 inches). Stiff full color pictorial wraps. Featuring two pages of full color illustrations and eight pages of b-w illustrations designed to be colored. Very Good, some soiling to wrappers but generally clean, spine starting to split at top, inside middle page detached. Scarce.
New York: The Orion Press, Inc., 1956. Octavo; G/G-; pp 212; yellow spine with red and black text; dust jacket has noticeable soiling to exterior; some chips to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; light soiling to edges of endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Crescent Books, 1988. Large, thin octavo; pp 62; G+/G; black spine with yellow text; full title: Aliens in Space: An Illustrated Guide to the Inhabited Galaxy; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; cloth has light smudges to exterior, due to handling; sturdy boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; slight writing to ffep; profusely illustrated; signed by author.
Joliet: The P.F. Volland Company, 1927. Sixth. Small octavo; G-/no-DJ; fading blue spine with no text; boards are slightly brittle with severe edgewear (chipping and fraying, bumping and rubbing), scuffing, scratching, and staining to covers, fading to spine; front paste-down and free-end paper have blue crayon markings, front free-end paper has bookplate from previous owner, copyright page has inscription to previous owner in black ink which has bled through slightly to title page, rest of textblock has clean and lightly age-toned pages, age-toned edges with foxing; 128pp.
Chicago, IL: Albert Whitman & Co., 1938. First. Folio; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with red text; First Edition; Boards strong, some rubbing to corners and wrinkling on the rear right-hand corner, otherwise clean; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean, staining around inner hinges in both front and back of book, inscription to previous owner on front free end paper back pastedown wrinkled; pp 48.
Zurich: Schwester Spiegel Verlag; Ligia Romontscha, 1967. Bilingual. Oblong quarto; good+/none; orange cloth spine with no text; boards, white with blue and black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; unpaginated, 31 pp., color illustration; else very good; ---TEXT IN ROMANSH / SWISS.
New York, NY: Philomel Books, 1996. |First Impression. slim Qto. VG+/VG. vibrant medium blue glossy DJ spine with medium black titles, adjacent panels smooth and similarly shaded across jacket front and rear. minimal edgewear, smooth boards, neat DJ over matching glossy HC exterior. decorative sky blue/white endpages. approx. 25 pp., full page, large illustrations with black textblock characters. stated first impression. price-clipped front inner flap. ISBN# 0399230343.
Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. Limited Edition. #72/370. Oblong Quarto, 114 pages; VG/G; in printed tan wrappers, red and black lettering to spine; with original glassine, parts torn or tattered; interior clean, with minimal foxing; Illustrated with six original color lithographs by Marie Laurencin; Copy #72 of 370 of the European edition, and of that, one of 300 printed on Rives paper; SH consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter Inc, 1960. Quarto. VG/Good DJ. Light blue spine with black and white text/title; dustjacket is age-toned and some pink rubbed areas on the back, stray blue pen markings on the back, and mild to moderate edgewear (chipped edges and several tears along the edges, but none extending past 1 inch); some sun-exposure stain on the inside flap of the front dj; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp.352.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1902. 12mo; pp 211; G-/no-DJ; light blue spine with blue text; green and red decorations to front; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; chips to spine edges; some rubbing to corners; text block shows age toning; missing first two endpapers; illustrated; rear endpapers stuck together due to sticker residue; previous owner's name to rear pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; small tear to rear pastedown;.
London: George G. Harrap and Company Ltd., . First Edition Thus. Octavo, 127 pages; VG-; bound in full red polished calf by Bayntun (Riviere), gilt border to boards with a gilt rabbit to center of front board, paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling, marbled endpapers, all edges of text block gilt; front board partially detached, still attached by all three strings, rear board beginning to detach; with black and white and color illustrations throughout; gift inscription on sfep; shelved case 14.
London: Macmillan & Co., 1870. Early Edition, Twenty-Third Thousand. Octavo, 192 pages; G+; bound in publisher's reddish/brown cloth, rebacked with large majority of old spine laid down, mild rubbing to boards; remnants of blue tape to spine, gilt lettering; with Alice and pig on front cover and the Cheshire Cat on rear; text block gilt; fingerstained text; page 188 aand 192 with blue staining; pencil to verso of frontispiece; With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel; shelved case 2.
Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. First Edition Printed In America. Octavo, , 192 pages; G; in publisher's gilt decorated pebbled green cloth; scarcely visible older rebacking with spine preserved, only head and tail noticable; original brown endpapers preserved; all edges of text block gilt; pencil name on ffep; tide-marks along top edge of all pages, does not impact text; The first edition printed in the US, following the extremely scarce 1865 British sheets given to Appleton from the suppressed version; With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel; MF consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Veritas Press, 1937. small square 4to., unpaginated, G-; matte paper boards, spine black with white (age-toned tan) lettering, light green boards with black lettering/color cat illustrations; heavy wear to boards—bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, boards cocked and shaken, cracked spine to back board (staples visible), binding intact, bfep attached yet somewhat fragile; noticeable brown staining mostly towards left-hand corner of front board, green crayon marking to illustration of front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to corners; mild age-toning to text-block, brown staining to top (likely water damage related to similar staining to boards), foxing to middle of fore-edge, light scratching to bottom-edge; foxing to turn-ins, turn-in to bottom right-hand corner of back paste-down creased and age-toned; black residue to starting hinge between verso of last page and recto of bfep at gutter (possibly water staining from black paper spine), tearing to staples at hinge; contains black and white and color illustrations likely by Ruth Carroll; frontispiece to title page; pub. 1937 to copyright page, later printing; permissions from the Chesapeake & Ohio Lines for "Chessie—the Chesapeake & Ohio kitten" and the Robertson-Deschamps Gallery for illustration to front board (a reproduction of Guido Gruenwald's etching "The Sleepy Cat") to acknowledgements page; small stain to copyright and acknowledgements pages; wear to endpapers, including aged paste staining to gutters, black marking to middle of front paste-down, black circular staining (likely water damage) to back paste-down; mild age-toning to interior, text/illustrations clear and legible; "Chessie" was a fictional cat character adapted from the orig. Gruenwald etching initially promoted as an advertising campaign that eventually became the official mascot of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad—Chessie first appeared unnamed in the September 1933 issue of Fortune Magazine with the caption "Sleep Like a Kitten"—the character's popularity resulted in CHESSIE, written and illustrated by Ruth Carroll (pub.1936) followed by CHESSIE AND HER KITTENS in 1937; shelved Case 14.
New York: Cupples & Leon Company, 1915. Book Club Edition. Octavo; G/G; tan spine, brown text; jacket is chipping, closed tears around edges, other moderate shelfwear; boards are strong, rubbing around edges, small blue stains on front and back; textblock has age toning, signs of separation at front endpaper and page 152 (still fully intact), otherwise clean; pp 208.
Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1923. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with black print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears and creasing to edges, owner name written on front, surface tears to spine, price-clipped; Boards in tan cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight buckling to spine; Text block has spotting to edges, name in ink on front flyleaf, hinge tears to front hinge, tanning/spotting to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; 217 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
London, New York, Toronto: Abelard-Schuman Limited, 1962. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp ; VG/G; purple spine without text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; minor chips to corners; slight rubbing to edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior; blue pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1966. First Edition. small Qto. VG/VG-. olive, white and gray DJ spine, slim with small black titles. stress wrinkles, large chip to spine foot and mild edgewear along the edges under the clear protective cover. HC volume matches the outer DJ. medum gray fep/ffep. a few faint smudges in the textblock, else clear. 48 pp.
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates and Co. 12mo; VG-/no-DJ; spine green with detailed jovial images, gilt and black lettering; boards strong, clean, spine cocked, minor wear to corners, minor rubbing on spine head and tail, minimal other wear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, edges age toned, binding tight, no writing/markings, no underlining. pp. 292.
Philadelphia, PA: The John C. Winston Company, 1947. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. light gray DJ spine, black titles, between chipped and worn ends. background of jacket front and rear is light purple, both have a large color illustration centered at mid-panel and bordered by decorative red titling on wide white segment above and smaller black titles beneath. DJ is intact, though edgeworn. beige cloth HB, dark plum imprinted type, enlarged on front board. decorative bright pink endpages, each with b/w illustration. interior handling very light, the textblock is clear, neat, b/w illustrations included frequently. 116 pp.
New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1936. Large octavo; VG-/Fair+; blue spine, no text; jacket has chipping, open and closed tears around edges, staining, boards are strong, rubbing around edges; textblock has age toning, staining, minor peeling on front pastedown, text and illustrations are clean; pp 35.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; yellow spine with black text; boards have light staining on rear & minor rubbing; otherwise panels are sturdy & strong; minor edge wear; text block shows light wear along edges, due to use; light moisture stain at rear end paper at tail edge; pages are spiral bound, which is covered by spine; text pages are fully bound & unmarked; pp 217.
New York, NY: The Viking Press, November 1946. First Viking Press Edition. slim oversize 8vo. VG/VG-. faded red DJ spine with hard to discern ivory titling, partially ivory author, mid-spine subject and faint publisher. the DJ spine strip is lightly scuffed. adjacent light red jacket front/rear are both partially illustrated in b/w. some discoloration to its exterior surface and moderate edgewear. above average HB, its panels and spine are the original red, light ivory titles, with just the tip of spine a bit sunned. ivory endpages are clear, with large illustrations and text, clean sheets throughout. approx. 40+ pages. [Rockville; Shelved behind front desk].
London: Edmund Ward, 1961. Oblong octavo; (10"w x 7.5"h); vg/good; dj, red spine with yellow and black text and green and yellow bands at the edges; dj, light chipping; spotting to front cover; HB, red cloth spine with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; dedication note, front free endpaper; text block, clean; illustrated in color and black and white; musical notation; 32pp.
London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, nd. Thin octavo (6"w x 7.75"h); VG-/Fair-; dj, matte white spine with brown text; dj, shelf worn, with scuffing and stains; chipping, all edges; several small open and closed tears; 3" closed tear, rear cover; price clipped; HB, orange cloth spine with black text; ;boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; front hinge, cracking starts; endpapers, browned; gift note, ffep; text block, clean; toning at the edges; illustrations in color and B/W; unpaginated.
Wisconsin: E.M. Hale and Company, 1942. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is orange black spine label with green text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, some material loss, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some scratches and marks, Ex-Libris, pen on back on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 182.
New York: Golden Press, Inc., 1961. Large Octavo; pp 139; G/no-DJ; pinkish beige spine with multicolored text; cloth shows modest soiling to exterior; sticker residue to front; sturdy boards; some wear to edges; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1958. First. Octavo; G-/G-; Orange & black spine with gold text; DJ is sunned with fraying edges and rubbed corners, covered with mylar, price clipped; Boards are age toned with rubbing along spine and edges; Sticker on front free endpaper; Pastedowns and first few and last few pages have foxing; Textblock has slight foxing throughout and foxing along all exterior edges; pp 299.
Zurich: Guggenbuhl & Huber, Schweizer Spiegel Verlag, 1955. Octavo (oblong); G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, yellow without print; Boards in illustrated paper and yellow cloth, worn, exposed corners, tattered spine caps, short pencil mark on rear, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has slight age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; unpaged, color illustrations.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1925. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 252 pages; VG; bound in publisher's olive cloth, black lettering to spine; spine cocked; small black smudge to spine; slight foxing to endpapers; presumed first printing, with no further printings listed on copyright page, no date on title page, olive binding, no mention of the Newbery; page 252 uncut; incredibly scarce; shelved case 14.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1964. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. multicolor illustrated DJ spine, extends to foot with large green tail segment, minor chipping and stress to spine ends. light beige HB, with dark green stamped titles. textblock interior has many b/w illustrations. dark orange tinted head-edge, else ivory edges fair. 125 pp.
Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG-. mild yellow tones with auburn figure of a building of spires upon a slim spine, tail end tipped in brown with tiny black and white titling. tiny closed cut aside its foot. mild red clothbound HB has stamped navy type, front board has blue figures with fading to the right for the length of the panel; mildly warped board. excellent textblock, with illustrations among the mark-free interior. navy tinted head-edge, other edges clean. 128 pp.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, Inc, 1967. First edition. Oblong octavo. VG/VG DJ. First edition; Blue spine with cream text; dustjacket is wrapped in protective mylar covering; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; binding is strong; textblock is clean, aside from some minor foxing a single tear on the bottom of the title page. Pp.26.
Philadelphia: JB Lippincott, 1963. First Edition. Quarto; VG/G+; Green spine with white lettering; Cover has some tears to the spine edges, both upper and lower [Approx. 2"], some rubbing and light tears to all edges; Boards are straight with some edge wear; Binding is sturdy; Text block is bright and clean.
Munchen: New Cavendish Books, 1982. First UK Edition. Quarto; pp 220; G-/no-DJ; gray spine with black text; boards have slight wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.