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Portland, Maine: Thomas Bird Mosher, 1893. This edition is limited to 725 copies. Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ. Spine is chipped and tan, with brown text; Covers are age-toned, discolored, staining around top and bottom edge, cover edges were designed to fold around text block, the corners have split and now they stick out from covers; Text block is made up of deckled pages, pages are age-toned, text is clear; pp 63. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box G.
London: Hugh Cunningham, 1841. 12mo; pp 122; G/paperback; gray spine without text; covers have moderate wear, minor chipping to spine head and tail edges, light sunning toward spine; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges, sticker residue to front pastedown; interior unmarked; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1929. Small, thin pamphlet; approx. 4.5 x 7; ecru covers with title at top of front cover, in black text; VG condition with minor shelf wear and small markings on cover exterior; ex libris label, inside front cover; text block, lightly toned; 34pp. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box C.
Maryland: The Pulp Collector Press, 1986. Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; Thin white spine with no text. Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing on spine edges, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 124. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box G.
New York: MB, A Macfadden-Bartell Book, 1969. 12mo; G-; Paperback; Spine, black with yellow print; Cover has edgewear, torn along front hinge, tears at top and bottom of spine, creasing to spine; Text block has red-tinted edges, vendor label inside front cover, mild age-toning to paper, clean text; 192 pages. Shelved with pulp paperbacks on bookshelf next to Netdesk.
1970. Octavo; G+/no dust jacket paperback, side stitched; Yellow spine with black and red text; Wear along edges and at corners, dust stains across cover, age toning, slight cover roll; Edge of text block is dust stained, creasing throughout; French language, Vietnamese language; 106pp. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box E.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1830. First, Unopened. Quarto; G+/no-DJ unopened sheets,simple binding; No cover; Outside pages and edges darkened with age, each set of pages is uncut along top edge, page sets closer to the front and back of the binding are darker in tone and more prone to foxing and suspected speckling, page sets in the middle are much lighter in tone and have been exposed to less environmental damage, last set of pages is severely creased at the tail corner, light wave to all pages, but no obvious signs of water damage in evidence so wave most likely due to high humidity, fore and tail edges of all sets creased, lightly torn, and/or wrinkled, top and binding edge of all sets speckled, with darker vertical stains; pp 304 (if properly cut and bound). eb/nd.
New York: E. & E. Hostford, 1810. First Edition. VG-/no-DJ sewed paperback; spine sewed, creasing, chipping and wear; covers curling, some chipping still in good repair; binding strong; pages have some tears and chipping due to age, discoloration but in fair condition. 31pp Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box F.
Paris: Payot & Cie. n.d. 32mo; pp 123; Good condition softcover; brown/beige floral spine without text; cloth covers panels have slight sun darkened exterior; light spot of discoloration to front; text block has all edges gilt; interior slightly age toned; previous owner's name to ffep; marbled endpapers; tight binding; French text; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 5, in Netdesk office.
Atlas Press, 1990/1991. Limited Edition, #9/250. Octavos, Thirteen paperbound fascicles; VG; housed in slipcase, paper label to one board and spine; very mild rubbing to slipcaseall volumes sharing the limitation number of '9', reserved for the publishers and contributors; Volumes 2, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13 are signed by Cecil Helman, Oskar Pastior, Harry Mathews, Eric Basso, Marcel Mariën, Günter Brus, and Alastair Brotchie, respectively.; 1. Achim Von Arnim GENTRY BY ENTAILMENT, Translated by Alan Brown, 0947757392; 2. Cecil Helman THE GOLDEN TOENAILS OF AMBROSIO P, 0947757333, Signed; 3. Albert Ehrenstein TUBUTSCH, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757341; 4. Remy de Gourmont STORIES IN BLUE, BLACK, VIOLET, GREEN & MAUVE, Translated by Frederick Reeves Ashfield, 094775735x; 5. Oskar Pastior POEMPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757376, Signed; 6. Harry Mathews THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, 0947757384, Signed; 7. Rikki Ducornet THE BUTCHER’S TALES, 0947757368; 8. Benjamin Péret MAD BALLS, Illustrated by Yves Tanguy, Translated by James Brook, 0947757325; 9. Xavier Forneret THE DIAMOND IN THE GRASS, Translated and with an Afterword by Terry Hale, 094757414; 10. Eric Basso EQUUS CABALLUS, 0947757406, with errata slip, Signed; 11. Marcel Mariën THE LIFE AND DEATH OF LA BELLE DESIDERATA, Translated by Terry Hale in collaboration with Michael Richardson, Sarah Whitfield & Marcel Mariën, 0947757422, Signed; 12. Günter Brus PICTUREPOEMS, Translated by Malcolm Green, 0947757430, Signed; 13. Alastair Brotchie DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO UBIC GESTATION, 0947757457, Signed; Extremely scarce, shelved case 0.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1899. First. Thin octavo; G-/no-DJ paperback; fading red spine, no text; covers have moderate fading and edgewear with chipping and tearing, cracking along spine (binding visible underneath), name of previous owner written along top of front cover in pencil, front cover is detached from binding and hangs off at upper portion, rest attached by rear cover; textblock has moderate age-toning, text clean and unmarked; 71pp Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box H.
London: Kipling SOciety, 1992. Quarterly. Octavo; good/wraps; saddle-stitched; grayish blue spine with no text; front with black text; minor shelf wear and bumping, minor fraying on front cover where previous price sticker once was; text block clean; 56 pp.; else very good. shelve box A in Netdesk office.
Baltimore: J.F. Weishampel, Jr., 1866. 18mo; G/no-DJ; Spine is taped; Boards are aged, shelfwear, edgewear, corners are rubbed and cardboard is exposed, 2 previous owner's information on front pastedown, 1 previous owner's information on FFEP, 2 small closed tears on FFEP, spot on back page, spine is taped; Textblock is aged, binding is cracked, FFEP and first page are separated from the binding, head edge is sunned; 175 pp. + ads. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box E.
Jena: Gustav Fischer, 1909. [Translation: THE SELECTION THEORY: AN INQUIRY] Octavo; good/wraps; orange spine with black text; ex libris, Absolon signature; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; mild toning; 71 pp.; color plate and B&W text figures; spine, sunned; breaks and chipping; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN. Shelve in Ephemera Box E.
Washington, DC: Gibson Brothers, Printers, 1870. US Printing. thin, small 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. rose pink wraps spine with chips and wear from abrasive contact, mostly chipped off and no titles. missing rear pink panel, pink front has lightly smudged, chipped away appearance; abrading to corners much, with cover-length reading crease. no marks nor writing, but discoloration slight to footer area: some sheets show marginal seepage stains. 40 pp. in clear plastic sleeve. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box D.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution, 1965. Quarto; vg-/wraps; light brown spine with no text; thin; Contributions from the Museum of History and Technology Paper 48, pages 109-152, from United States National Museum Bulletin 241; minor shelf wear and bumping, creasing along corners and spine,curling on top-right corner, toning to wrap, text block clean; photographs; else very good. shelve in Box A in Netdesk office.
Port Salerno, FL: Florida Classics Library, 1996. Reprinted. Small Booklet; unpaginated; VG-/paperback; mustard yellow with white and black text to covers; covers have light wear to edges, minor wear otherwise to exterior; text block shows slight shelf wear, intact pages; interior clean; inscribed by author; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Lincoln: Centennial Press, 1976. Octavo; VG; paperback, black thin spine with white text; covers have severe rubbings to the spine and minor bumping to the corners; front and rear hinges have yellow stains and text block has minor creases otherwise clean; 48p. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
Honolulu: University of Hawaii PRess, 1969. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Stapled brown spine; Cover is brown with tan print, clean but for rusting spine staples and fading at spine edge; Textblock clean and tight, includes facsimiles of two letters written by Mark Twain;  pages, facsims. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
One ALS on White House stationary, dated 18 July, 1918, addressed to A. S. Burleson from President Woodrow Wilson, with his signature. The letter regards two enclosed letters that "are important about the telegraph and telephone matters." This letter is attached via two rusty staples to the two referred letters, plus the envelope for the letter. One is a 3 page TLS from Clarence Mackay, President of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Company, to Wilson. The other is a carbon copy of the response Wilson sent Mackay. Also included is a seemingly unrelated 4 page ALS addressed to Burleson regarding the telegraph, dated July 13 / 18. This letter is attached via three rusty staples to a piece of white paper; TW consignment; shelved case 0.
Chicago, Illinois: The Prarie Farmer, 1940. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ (paperback). Spine is chipped, yellow, and thin; Covers are edgeworn, a few bent corners, smudging from handling, discoloration and specking on back; Text block has general signs of handling, pages are slightly age-toned, smudges and scratches are present, a few creased pages, content and images are clear; pp 56. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box G.
1974. 1 p. handwritten letter on 8" x 6" sheet of Wodehouse's personalized stationary, with black-and-white illustration of a dachshund to top left corner; one vertical crease and one horizontal crease to twice-folded letter; TRANSCRIPTION: "Dear Miss Kline, Thank you so much for your letter. I really appreciated it. / Yes, I love animals. We have two dogs and six cats, all strays. Love, P. G. Wodehouse"; dated by Wodehouse Sept. 13, 1974," with blotting/smearing to "974" included with ALS is a blank sheet of Wodehouse's stationary (twice-folded) as well as the envelope in which it was sent (addressed to Miss Andrea Kline of Washington, D.C.), with Wodehouse's personalized header to flap of envelope; AK consignment; shelved Case 0 in thin black binder with clear plastic covering to spine.
Washington, D.C. Museum of African Art Smithsonian Institution, 1979. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Brown spine, stapled, no text. Covers have general shelf wear, price sticker of previous book store on front, minor age toning on edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 36. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box B.