Aurora, CO: Write Way Publishing, Inc., 2000. First Edition. Octavo; pp 239; VG-/VG; blue spine with silver and white text; dust jacket clean; mylar wraps; cloth shows lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block has small stain to fore edge; text pages clean; page 239 laid in; signed by author;.
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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1973. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black spine with off white text. DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, tiny nicks on spine head; Boards have small light scratches on front, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has erasable marginal pencil marks on some pages, otherwise, clean, free of pen and highlighting; pp 254.
Chicago: Bertha E. Jaques, 1928. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Spine is green with white text; Boards have minimal edge wear, hinges and joints are strong, bumping and rubbing to corners, front board is sunned, general marks, superficial scratches; Text block has age-toning, foxing to glossy photograph inserts, paste downs, and front free-end papers, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 215.
Scranton: A New Directions Book, 1948. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black spine with tan and red spine text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; a small circular brown staining on the front free end page; red stamp on the inside flap of the front dj; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 397.
New York: Harper & Row, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; G/G; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, tan with grey print; DJ has spotting, smudging, stains, edgewear at top and spine tail; Boards in tan paper and tan cloth with brown print, slight stains at hinges, mild bumps to front outside corners, wear to spine caps; Textblock has spotting to all edges, slight stain on verso of half-title page, clean text; 192 pages.
New York: Richard Marek Publishers, 1981. Review Copy. Octavo; pp 298; G/G; black spine with white text; review copy; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly sunfaded exterior; slight splaying to boards; text block has noticeable foxing to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1926. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with red print; Boards in green cloth with red print, bumps and wear to corners, wear and slight tearing to spine caps, slight spotting/shelfwear; Text block has name in ink and stray pencil mark on front endpapers, vendor label on rear endpapers, mild stains to top and front edges, text clean; 316 pages.
New York: Delacorte Press/Bantam Doubleday, 1997. First U.S. edition. Octavo; pp 420; G+/VG-; Beige/lavender/red spine with red & beige text; dust jacket has very minor wear & rubbing to exterior and edges; cloth has slight wear and soiling to exterior, rubbing to edges; text block shows slight wear and light foxing to exterior edges, interior clean; signed by author;.
New York: Dutton/Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2004. First printing. Octavo; pp 294; VG/VG-; blue/green/pink spine with gold and white text; dust jacket has very minor wear to exterior, scratch to rear; cloth has very slight wear to exterior; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; signed by author;.
Indianapolis, IN: Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 1927. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 192 pages, VG-/G+; orange DJ, black lettering and illustration: creasing/open tearing to edges of DJ, covers protected by mylar; sheet of orange construction paper inserted beneath DJ to disguise open tears, Weird Tales advertisements to both flaps; navy blue cloth boards, yellow lettering: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, mild cocking to spine; bumping to head, tail, and corners; age-toning/wear to text-block; signature and notations in pen by previous owner to ffep; very light age-toning to margins of interior, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; shelved Front Counter.
New York and Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2019. First Edition. Octavo; pp 338; VG-/G+; black/blue pictorial spine with white text; previous bookshop's sticker to front; dust jacket has some mild edge wear; clean exterior; small stain to front; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows mild shelf wear to exterior edges; gift inscription to ffep; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: William Morrow, Harper Collins, 2004. Stated first printing. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Black spine with yellow and red lettering. Several small soiling spots to dust jacket panels due to shelf-wear. Small shelf-wear rubbing spots at top corners of dust jacket. Sale sticker affixed near bottom of rear dust jacket panel. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 304pp.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2000. Limited Collector's Edition. Octavo, 340 pages; VG; bound in full black fine genuine leather, paneled spine and front cover have gilt lettering and profuse gilt tooling; binding has minimal shelf wear; pages have gilt along the edges; contains a silk ribbon, silk endpapers; signed on the limitation page by William Peter Blatty; contains an ex libris plate of the previous owner; certificate of authenticity loose within; JH consignment; shelved Signed Easton Collection.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltf. 1905. Octavo; pp 232; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has soiling to exterior; noticeable wear to edges; scratches to exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; frontispiece; illustrated; possibly rebound.
New York: Dodd Mead & Company, 1971. First American Edition. 8vo., 335pp.; VG/VG; spine white with black and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has small closed tear to tail of spine, a few small soiled spots; interior clean; shelved Mystery Special Collection.
New York: Dial Press, 1947. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ in mylar, small tears to spine caps and flap folds, surface tear on spine, smudging, shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with black print on a red ground, cocked spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has bookplate on front endpapers, tanning to endpapers, age-toning to paper; 247 pages.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1993. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG: Black spine with pink text. DJ has general shelf wear, 'autographed copy' sticker on front, no tears; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart form that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of marks on pages, title page signed by author; pp 316.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979. First Edition. Octavo; pp 240; G+/G; black spine with pink and white text; a Gnostic fantasy; dust jacket shows light foxing to flaps; some wear to edges; mild rubbing to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges and endpapers; interior clean;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1979. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/G' spine brown with orange lettering; dust jacket clean, several 1/4" to 1/2"closed tears on top front edge, spine head and tail worn with small tears, 1/2" open tear and two 1/4" closed tears on back bottom edge, corners worn with small tears, no marks or stains; boards strong, clean, minor wear at spine head and tail, minimal other edgewear; textblock has minimal wear, foxing on edges, free of writing/markings, free of highlighting/underlining. Note signed by author laid in. pp. 144.
London: Cobden-Sanderson, 1933. First Edition. 10mo; pp 319; G-; sunned blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slightly sunned spine; boards show modest soiling; some wear to edges; small chip to front joint; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; clipped fore corner to page xi; good binding;.
Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1946. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is mostly yellow and black with small blue and red text; DJ has general edge wear, age-toning, small amount of material loss to corners, some creases and small tears around edges, Brodart cover; Boards have general edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 248.
Firenze: G. Barbèra, 1873. 24mos, 3 volumes; VG; bound in vellum, with marbled endpapers; spines have some gilt tooling and a red label with gilt lettering; mild wear to boards; top edge of text block gilt; volume 1 has spayed boards, with the endpapers sticking to the pastedowns; slight age-toning; frontispiece with tissue-guard in each volume; text in Italian; shelved case 7.
Westminster: The Folio Society, 2007. Limited Edition, #1720/1750. 8vo., 709pp.; VG; bound in red wassa goatskin, with gilt and green tooling on boards and spine, title on spine, top edge of text block gilt, housed in VG dark green buckram clamshell box; with 20 aquatints, including frontispiece; bound by Real Lachenmaier, in wassa goatskin blocked with a design by Jeff Clements; comes with leaflet titled 'The Happy Art of Narration: Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron'; Limited Edition of 1750 Copies, This Being No. 1720; in excellent condition, box in excellent condition, very minor shelfwear to lower fore corners; shelved case 7.
London: The Navarre Society Limited, n.d. Octavo; pp 332+404; G/no-DJ; beige spines with gilt text and decorations to spines; 2 volumes; original publisher's cloths show slight foxing to exteriors, mostly to spines; gilt borders and imprint to fronts; sturdy boards; text blocks have age toned exterior edges; some cracks to gutters, as is; offset toning to endpapers; frontispieces with tissue guards; illustrated; deckled edges;.
Paris: Chez Poncelin, 1801. 12mos., 11 volumes; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and lettering; all edges of text blocks gilt; marbled endpapers; blue ribbon in each volume; each volume with title page, half-title, illustrated title page, and numerous copper engravings; light wear to bindings; some mild age-toning; text in French; shelved case 0.
Orlando: University Presses of Florida. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 58 pp., VG; white and black pictorial cloth boards with blue lettering to spine and front cover; bumping to head and tail of spine and to corners; mild rubbing to bottom edge of boards; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Bogin on ffep ("for Renee Butler, remembering MacDowell and all the happy days"), dated August 31, 1983; contains four manuscripts of poems typed at the MacDowell Colony (an artist's retreat in Peterborough, NJ) in August 1983 ("A Summer Night on Long Island," "Lines for Jerome," "Notes on a Black Sheep," "On Hearing an Aluminum Disc Again of My Voice in 1938"); shelved Poetry.
London, England: Hutchinson, 1954. First UK Edition. Octavo 176pp. hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Dust jacket protected, not clipped. DJ chipped at extremities, creasing at folds. DJ rubbed at folding margins. DJ back cover soiled, spine is sunned. Greenish tan cloth covered boards clean, bumped at top corners, some rubbing on board top edge, all else good. Red embossed title lettering on spine. Spine a little cocked. Text lightly age toned. Text clean. Small tear on page 47 margin. Binding is sturdy and intact. Shelve case 2.
New York: Criterion Books, 1955. 1st edition. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Beige and brown spine with black and brown text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the lower lateral edge on the back; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 176.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950. First Edition. 10mo; pp 224; G/Fair; beige/blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has noticeable soiling to exterior, mostly to rear; few chips to edges; cloth shows light shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; sturdy boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; mild shadow toning to front and rear gutters; interior clean;.
Buenos Aires: Emece Editores, S.A., 1966,1967,1968. Mixed Editions. 10mo; G/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text and ruling to spines; 3 volumes; cloths have moderate rubbing to exteriors; slight buckling to exterior front of vol. 1; chipped head spine edge to vol. 2; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks show some wear to exterior edges; green decorative endpapers; slight age toning to endpaper edges; previous owner's name to title pages; interior clean; [SPANISH TEXT].
New York: Viking Penguin Inc., 1988. First Edition. Octavo; pp 384; VG-/G; black spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; minor bending to edges; sticker remnants to front flap; cloth shows light sunning to spine; minor wear to edges; lightly bumped corners; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toning around page edges; remainder mark to exterior tail edge.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1979. First Dutton Paperback Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 143 pages; VG; spine is pink with black lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, with a small crease on the back cover and minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages clear; signed by Jorge Luis Borges on the ffep; shelved case 6.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 128; VG/G; slightly sunned greenish spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor sticker residue to front; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; minor sticker residue to ffep; interior clean;.
London: The Cresset Press, 1948. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine and corners, short inscription on pasteboard; Textblock age-toned, shows ink on front end paper, light foxing on exterior fore edge and few front/rear end pages; Binding strong; 414pp.
Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990. First US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. graphically enhanced and lightly sunned DJ spine of black on green speckles with fading gray tip and tail. DJ strip titling is medium ivory type. edges show minor wear only, full jacket under clear protective cover. medium green clothbound HB with stamped silver titling. joined to sturdy gray panels, gently bumped corners. endsheets lined in solid red. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. compact copy, skimmed within, all outer edges neat. 198 pp. ISBN# 0395515289.
New York: Bloomsbury, 2003. First U.S. Edition. 10mo; pp 163; VG/VG; black/red spine with orange and red text; dust jacket shows ittle wear to exterior; small bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge;.
Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1929. Edition Definitive [Limited edition, 200, numbered]. 12mo; vg-/wraps; chiffon spine with black and red text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; this item is out of register, unnumbered; 358 pp.; illus., 14 original illustrations; binding shaken; gutter with split starts; tissue protector, sunned with spine tears; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH.
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1971. First UK Edition. 10mo; pp 247; VG/G; purple/pink spine with white text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight rubbing to edges; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Manchester, UK and New York: Carcanet Press Ltd, 1986. First UK Edition. Octavo; pp 150; G/G; ivory spine with orange and green text; dust jacket has light tone toward edges; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; good binding;.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1942. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; orange and blue spine with back and white text; dust jacket has clear, mylar protective covering, it has closed tears and stains; boards have strong stains and creases to the spine; but are sturdy; limited front and rear gutters are severely stains; text block is clean; 249p.