New York: William Morrow and Company, 1973. 1st edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Off-white spine with black and yellow text/title; dj has protective mylar covering; dj is age-toned with rubbing and foxing along with various stickers attached to the spine; 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 but the back free end page has been torn away and has several stamps; stamping and pencil writing on the front free end page. Pp. 156.
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New York: Chanticleer Press, 1950. 8vo; VG/VG-hardcover; yellowish brown spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate close and open tears to the top; boards have considerable shelf-wear but strong; text block is severely age-toned with paste downs, end papers, edges and pages tanned otherwise pages are clean and legible; 291p.
New York: Saafield Publishing Company, 1931. Enlarged octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Red spine; covers are age-toned but mostly clean with moderate edgewear; binding is overall strong but slightly loose by the inner hinge where the front pastedown and front free end page meet; textblock is age-toned but clean.
Springfield: McLoughin 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, minor marks and blemishes along board surface; Binding solid, age toning to pages and along page edges and sides; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean, vivid color pop-up illustrations, 5 pop-up pages.
New York: United Nations Children Fund/Golden Press, 1960. 10mo; pp 93; G/G; light brown spine with red text; dust jacket has slight toning toward edges; moderate wear otherwise; minor chips to edges; price clipped flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows moderate wear to exterior; light edge wear; sturdy boards; text block lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
Chicago: Children's Press, Inc., 1947. First Edition. 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG; spine brown with tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild wear to dust jacket, primarily to corners; spine has some rubbing and creases impacting the lettering; INSCRIBED on title page by Catherine Cate Coblentz; scarce signed; shelved Alcove 2.
New York: McLoughlin Bros. . First Edition. Octavo, 48 pages; VG-; Bound in original publisher's binding: red cloth with Eastlake-style pattern in black and gilt, and a full-color pictorial onlay of a duck in a top hat and coat; pink endpapers; rebacked in 3/4 red leather, original large spine label preserved; 16 pages with some level of repair; with 48 2/3 page color illustations; Most illustrations signed: Cogger, sc.; three signed: John Karst; the illustration of Dr. Drake on the upper board signed: Wevil.; Advertised in McLoughlin's catalogue for 1876-77; half-title's present for each part; Leaves printed on one side only; printed sides facing each other; gift inscriptions and cards to front pastedown, free blank; mild foxing and fingerprint smudges; colors extremely bright; extremely scarce; shelved case 14.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp ; G/G; light blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; closed chip to head front edge; slight rubbing to edges; light toning to fore edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slight dampstaining to teal edge; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior; some age toning to endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; signed by author.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo picture book, unpaginated, G+/G+; white pictorial DJ, electric blue text to spine: age-toning to covers (more so to spine and margins), lettering affected yet clear and legible; small closed tears to edges of covers, mild water staining to head of spine of DJ; "$2.95" to top of front flap, "$2.88 / NET" to back of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; yellow cloth boards, black lettering to spine: cocked spine, back board shaken, binding intact yet fragile; sewn binding visible to gutter between verso of second to last page and recto of bfep; cracked hinge to back board, with backing visible and tearing to gutter between verso of bfep and back paste-down; shelved Case 14.
London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1910. First edition. 4to., unpaginated, [144pp.]; VG; bound in original full light brown calf, gilt titles and decoration to spine, gilt pictorial decoration to front board; pictorial endpapers; top edge gilt; of a limited edition of 525 numbered copies, signed by the artist, this is copy 249; illuminated t.p. and half-title; ornamental borders and initials throughout; plates printed on both sides; illustrated lining-papers; tipped-in color plates, all plates present and in beautiful condition; colophon states: The letterpress and line illustrations printed by Vincent Brooks, Day and son, ltd., and the four-colour plates by Bemrose Dalziel, ltd. at London in the Year of Our Lord MCMX; interior clean; some scratching and damage to leather boards, spine rebacked; board edges show wear; DC consignment; shelved case 14.
New York: Macmillan, 1969. First Edition. Gift inscription to previous owner on front end paper. 1925 reissue. DJ front cover has interior flap price clipped. Quarto; VG/G; White spine with blue text; DJ has heavy wear, multiple 1-2" tears; Boards strong, slight rubbing to corners/spine; Textblock clean; 310pp.
Milan: Gentrino Italiana, 1967. Limited Edition. 8vo., 231 pages; VG; bound in green paper boards, burgundy leather spine with gilt lettering and pictorial; protected with a mylar covering; housed in a VG gray paper slipcase, mild wear; top edge of text block gilt; slight fading to upper and lower edges of boards; limitation page reads: "di questa edizione sono stati stampati 500 esemplari su carta biblos della cartiera ventura numerati da 1 a 500. 50 copie su carta velata bianca fabbricata a tino dalle cartiere magnani numerate da I a L.", of this edition, 500 copies were printed on paperboards of the paper mill numbered from 1 to 500. 50 copies on white veiled paper manufactured by the magnate mills numbered I to L.; colophon reads: "riproduzione tipografica eseguita con cliches di zinco dall'originale di proprieta della editrice la legatura è di mario rigoldi finito di stampare il 30 augosto 1967 in milano", Typographic reproduction performed with zinc cliches from the original property of the publisher. the binding is of mario rigoldi. finished printing on August 30, 1967 in milano; extremely scarce; shelved case 14.
New York: Philomel Books, 1992. First Edition. Quarto: G/VG: Thin blue and black spine with white text: DJ has light shelfwear, some scuff marks else clean: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges, binding solid: Textblock is clean however there is a musty smell like stale cigarettes when flipping through the pages: First Edition: Unpaginated.
New York, NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Browned spine with black text; Boards strong, age-worn, with general shelfwear and edgewear, tanning around edges of both covers, spine discolored with age, staining on front and back covers, potential foxing along back cover tail edge; Textblock age-toned, previous owner's gift inscription on front pastedown, otherwise clean, inner hinges cracked, signatures loose, top edge coloring faded and chipping at corner, fore edge deckled, foxing and possible speckling along tail edge; pp 314. Pastedown illustrations dated, includes swastika images.
Massachusetts: Springfield, No Date Given. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Spine thick, sunned a darker yellow, black block text; Boards have light bumping to corners, general marks and stains, edge worn, joints are worn but intact, hinges are strong; Text block has age-toning, content is clear, binding is strong, Front endpaper clipped slightly; pp 253.
New York: The Hampton Publishing Company, 1921. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with rubbing along edges, on panels and at corners, and slightly sunned exterior, strong & sturdy panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear on exterior edges due to age and handling, pages are fully bound and unmarked; pp 341.
New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. US Edition. slim, small Qto. VG/G+. toned light blue DJ spine has small black titles between worn away tip and tail with a large chip missing, publisher 'Putnam' visible just above. soiling and spotting is present, along with several large closed tears to illustrated DJ front and more heavily to the toned ivory rear.under clear cover. red cloth HB, black titles. minimal wear to ends and corners. prior owner's name upon right fep. clear, unmarked pages with bright color illustrations. slim outer edges unblemished. DJ as is. Illustrator a famous cartoonist for the New Yorker. 48 pp.
New York, NY: American Book Exchange, 1880. First. Small Octavo; Fair/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gold text; Boards age-worn with considerable shelfwear and edgewear, corners worn to the boards and lightly fraying, both ends of spine heavily chipped and fraying, binding partially exposed at tail end, illustration gilt fading, name of previous owner written on front cover, text only visible in certain light; Textblock age-toned, generally clean, sweet musty odor, name of previous owner inscribed on front pastedown, pastedown partially detached, flyleaf and title page gutter repaired with binding tape, foxing along edges of tape, name of previous owner stamped on title page, front inner hinge cracked, infrequent stains along fore edge of pages, textblock separating from binding at rear of textblock, last signature separating, partially detached, foxing along pastedowns, all edges show signs of wear; pp 148.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1960. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. warm brown hue illustrated DJ spine with dark orange tail segment, small white and black titling. large whitish scuff at jacket front bottom right. medium yellow clothbound HB has medium blue stamped type. includes illustrations, above average condition. deep orange tinted head-edge. complete in 128 pp.
Cleveland, OH: World Publishing Company, 1962. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG. orange, brown and beige tones color the DJ spine, mottled brown tipped tail with tiny white lettering beneath a thin white band. DJ edgewear is slight but two flawed fore-edge side edges where DJ was lightly adhered to linen clothbound HC covers, some adhered paper residue and discoloration. as is. front board has red illustrations. no writing, very clean ivory textblock with many b/w illustrations. 128 pp.
New York: Philomel Books, 2004. First Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ hardback: Dark green/black spine with some color towards head end and white text: Boards are strong and clean, minimal rubbing to edges, light bumping at head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock exterior is clean, title page has a gift inscription to a previous owner, rest of pages clean and unmarked, slight ripple to tail edge: First Edition: Unpaginated.
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1913. First Edition Thus. 4to., 378pp.; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth with gilt titles to spine and extensive gilt decoration to spine and front board; top edge of text block gilt; binding slightly loose, beginning to open on front gutter; some foxing throughout; with 32 colored plates, including frontispiece; some fraying to corners, board edges, head and tail of spine; shelved case 14.
New York: McLoughlin Bros. Publishers, ca. 1880. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green without print; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine, illustrated paper to boards, corners repaired with green paper, wear to spine caps and edges, smudging, shelfwear, and slight tears to illustrated paper; Textblock mended, re-sewn, and re-cased in 1975, front pastedown has portion of original endpapers, endpapers are spotting and tanning, missing title page, pages have tears/chipping to fore edge, pages with portions torn away have been mended with white paper, paper is toned and brittle; 63 pages, printed piano music with song texts, illustrated (color).
New York: Golden Press, 1957. Reprinted. Small octavo; pp 191; G/no-DJ; ivory spine with red text; spine covers wire spiral binding; covers have some slight soiling to exterior; small chips to spine edges; minor rubbing to corners; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges; lightly toned first and last pages; minor cracking to gutter at title page tail edge; profusely illustrated.
London: Orion Children's Books, 2003. Octavo; VG/VG-; lavender/green/ivory spines with red/ivory/green text; 3 volumes: King of the Middle March, pp 396; The Seeing Stone, pp 324; At the Crossing Places, pp 367; dust jackets have stickers to fronts, minor wear to exteriors, minimal wear to edges, light sunning to spines, small price stickers to rears; cloths have slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text blocks show slight soiling to exterior edges, some minor wear to exterior edges; interiors clean;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. Octavo; pp 259; Good; black spine with gilt text; cloth has illustrated paper label to front; lightly faded exterior; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; deckled fore edge;.
New york: Harcourt, Brace & World Inc., 1965. Small Super Octavo; G-/VG; Faded Blue and Green Spine with Black Text; DJ comes in protective archival cover. Shows general shelf ware. Sunning on spine. Open and closed tears along edges and corners. 5x1-inch open tear on foot edge of back cover. Bottom corner of front inside slip has been clipped; Boards show sunning and light dinging on edges with rubbing on corners; Text block is age toned but clean. Text and illustration legible and clear; pp 39.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1991. first edition. Small Quarto; VG-/VG-; Yellow spine with green text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned & rubbed exterior with minor edge wear, and price clipped front flap, otherwise intact; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly on e spine and light rubbing along edges with strong and intact panels; Text block has very slight wear with tight binding. Inscribed.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, First Printing, First Issue. Large Octavo, 118 pages; G+/none; bound in publisher's red cloth, faded gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing to boards, small stain to front board; mild fraying to corners; interior clean; First Issue, with correct five-line colophon on last page, bound by Wolff and paper supplied by Glatfelter; shelved case 2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition, First Printing, Second Issue, Second State Dust Jacket. Large Octavo, 118 pages;VG/VG; bound in publisher's red cloth, gilt lettering to spine; dust jacket with a red spine, yellow and black lettering, protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95', very mild rubbing and wear; interior clean; Second Issue, with four-line colophon on last page; Second State Dust Jacket, with ISBN on rear panel; shelved case 2.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1973. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 161; G-/Fair; ivory/green spine with reddish pink text; dust jacket has moderate soiling to exterior; small chips to corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; slight spotting to spine; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; green endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 161 pages; VG/G; spine white and green with red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; mild chipping to edges of dust jacket; head of spine, upper rear corner, front lower corner have closed tears; spine slightly cocked; interior clean; First Issue, with 6 lines on colophon and no ISBN; LP consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition. thin 4to., unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine blue with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, cracking to spine edges, inch long rip on lower rear; price cut; original color art by Politi, including his signature on ffep; AS consignment; shelved case 14.
Watertown: Charlesbridge, 2006. Quarto. VG/VG DJ. Blue spine with white and yellow text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge of the inside flap on the front; dj has a few indentations on the front near the top and a couple in the back towards the bottom; boards are strong and clean; pen writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. 10mo; pp 225; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight age toning toward edges; some chipping to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; some offsetting from frontispiece to title page; slight cracking to front gutter; previous owner's name to ffep; slight toning to interior; illustrated.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1879. Octavo; pp 228; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; full title: What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle"; cloth has large chip to mid spine at rear joint; slight frying to spine edges; rubbed corners; stains to rear board; text block shows age toned exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutters; light stains to head edge; few incidental marks to endpapers.
Texas: Theodore Publishing, 1997. Fifth printing. Inscribed; Reprint; Quarto; VG+/no-DJ (as is); Spine is blue with orange text; Boards have light rubbing, general shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, faint age-toning, last page has two large closed tears, inscribed on front free-end paper, binding is strong; Pages not numbered; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to expedited and international orders.
New York: International Book and Publishing Company, 1899. 12mo; Fair; blue spines with gilt text; the famous tales series; 15 of 17 volumes only: Famous Tales of the Orient, pp 324; Famous Tales of Fairyland and Fancy, pp 200; Famous Tales of Barbarians and Savages, pp 279; Famous Classic Tales: The Odyssey, pp 394; Famous Tales of Olden France, pp 239; Famous Classic Tales: The Aeneid, pp 275; Famous Tales of Enchantment, pp 274; Famous Child Stories, pp 259; Famous Tales of Heroism, pp 274; Famous Tales of Battle, Camp and Siege, pp 257; Famous Occult Tales, pp 245; Famous Tales of Gods and Heroes, pp 258; Famous Classic Tales: The Iliad, pp 268; Famous Prose Idyls, pp 292; Famous Tales of Wonder, pp 206; cloths show some soiling to exteriors; beige titles, illustrations and borders to fronts; slight sun darkening to spines; some noticeable rubbing to edges; text blocks have age toned exterior edges with some spotting; chip to tail fore corner of p 9 of Famous Tales of Barbarians and Savages; cracking to gutter at pp 136-137 and front gutter of Famous Tales of Fairyland and Fancy; slight cracking to front hinge of Famous Tales of the Orient; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.