San Jose, California: Steinbeck Research Center, 1985. Limited Edition, #14/500. thin 8vo., unpaginated; VG/VG; pamphlet, no lettering on spine; paperback with tan wrappers, minimal to no shelfwear; publication of this letter has been limited to 500 copies: the first 50, numbered and signed, are complimentary to friends of the Steinbeck Research Center, the remaining 450 are for sale; numbered and signed on colophon, #14; inscribed on copyright page to Bob Woodward; issued as a commemorative booklet celebrating the eleventh anniversary of the formal opening of the Steinbeck Research Center, Wahlquist Library, San Jose State University; KT consignment; shelved case 2.
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Boston, Massachusetts: The Excelsior Press, Inc., 1953. Limited Edition, Hand-numbered. thin 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. thin wraps spine, gently tanned gray with stapled binding. bold navy title with author on solid gray cover. skimmed, just a bit thumbed. few accompanying drawings, images in navy highlight the navy text. part of a limited edition of 850 copies,of which this copy is hand-numbered 42. approx. 32 pp. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box F.
new York: General Council for the COngregational Christian Churches, n.d. Abridged Reprint. Octavo; good/wraps; brown spine with no text; saddle-stitched; black text on front panel; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 32 pp.; age-toning; else very good. ---Facsimile title: A PLATFORM OF CHURCH DISCIPLINE [GATHERED OUT OF THE WORD OF GOD AND AGREED UPON BY THE ELDERS: AD MESSENGERS OF THE CHURCHES ASSEMBLED IN THE SYNOD AT CAMBRIDGE IN NEW ENGLAND, ...1649] [in plastic baggie]shelve box A in Netdesk office.
Japan: National Press Co., Ltd., 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine white w/no txt, some wear otherwise very good cond.;covers clean & firm, binding strong; pages have little wear & aging, excellent cond. 61pp + additional bibliography in back of bk. Music. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box D.
Boston: J. Buffam, 1853. 18mo; 128 pp; G+; red spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sun fading to spine, slight soiling and rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows darkening to exterior edges, gilt edged, previous owner's name to ffep, last page has writing and missing lower half; interior clean; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Hampshire, UK: Brant Wright Associates, 1970. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback, inside cover folder; Reddish brown spine with no text. Cover folder has general shelf wear, some edge wear, foxing, no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, staple binding strong; pp 14. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box B.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1933. Octavo; VG/no dust jacket. Saddle stitched; Brown spine with no text; Cover show wear at head and tail of spine and corners, unmarked and sturdy; Barcode sticker on front end-paper, light age toning, text block and interior are otherwise clean and undamaged. Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera box F.
New York: The Rudder Publishing Company, 1930. Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is white with red text, creasing on spine; Covers have general shelf wear, small amount of edge wear some creasing to back and front top edge, hinges and joints are strong, cover design is clear; Textblock has some age-toning, general signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 238; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions. Shelved in Netdesk office, ephemera box G.
New York: The Rudder Publishing Company, 1930. Quarto; VG/no-DJ (paperback); Spine is white with red text, creasing on spine; Covers have general shelf wear, small amount of edge wear some creasing to back bottom corner, hinges and joints are strong, cover design is clear; Textblock has some age-toning, general signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 185; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions. Shelved in Netdesk office, ephemera box G.
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.
Early 19th Century. Oblong octavo; Red leather boards and spine with gilt lettering on spine, gilt border along the boards; all edges gilt; German friendship book with several poems [in German] and autographs as well as several full color drawings, a hand-made pop-up color illustration with silk pull, lock of hair tipped in with silk bow; Dates of signatures and poems range from 1804 to 1817. Book has some wear along the edges, corners are bumped and fraying; some leather missing from the spine edges; spine beginning to crack a bit; Slight waviness to the pages; Age-toning; Book plate on paste down. NA consign. Shelve case 0.
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/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;.
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.