Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1994. First Editions Thus. Octavos, 17 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine burgundy leather with bright gilt spine titles and gilt and black decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; head of spine of volume 1 bleached to gray, presumably through sun; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; all 17 volumes still in publisher's shrinkwrap, shelved above case 1.
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New York: The Heritage Press, 1962. Reprinted. Thick Octavo; pp 3975; VG-; 1/4 bound creamy beige spines with gilt text and decorations to spine; red and black pictorial boards; no jackets; The Arabian Nights Entertainments, The Complete Translation with the Complete Burton Notes, the Terminal Essay, A Complete Index and 1001 Decorations by Valenti Angelo; 6 volumes in 3 books: vols. 1 and 2; vols. 3 and 4; vols. 5 and 6; each book in individual slipcase, which show modest sunning; intact panels; cloths show only mild wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks have slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispieces; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation, 1976. Octavo; pp 408; G/G; ivory spine with black and pink text; first book in the series; dust jacket shows light sunning to spine; slight soiling to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; some light foxing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2000. First. Octavo; VG/VG; light grayish-blue and brown illustration sign depicting ocean and dock with black and white text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean, author's inscription to previous owner on front free-end paper; 309pp.
New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with brown text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, some minor shelfwear, some scuffing: Boards are strong and clean with minimal shelfwear, binding is tight: Textblock has light dust staining along head edge, otherwise pages are clean and free of markings, folds or tears, book is inscribed by the author to a previous owner on the title page: First Edition: 292 pp.
New York: Harmony Books/Random House, Inc., 1999. First Edition. Octavo; pp 278; VG/VG-; black pictorial spine with beige text; mylar wraps; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; sticker to tail spine wear; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; signed by author.
New York: Farra, STraus and Giroux, 1979. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/VG: Green spine with off white text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, some general shelfwear, some scuffing, some soiling: Boards are strong with dust staining, general shelfwear, front paste down has bookplate from previous owner: Textblock is lightly dust staining along head edge, otherwise free of markings, folds or tears, front free page has inscription by author to previous owner: First Edition: 244 pp.
New York: New Directions Books, 1989. First Edition. 12mo: VG/VG-: White spine with black text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, some soiling apparent, mild general shelfwear: Boards are strong with some age related fading, general shelfwear mainly concentrated at corners and head and tail of spine, small pencil notation on inside front paste down: Textblock has some light dust staining along head edge, otherwise free of markings, folds or tears, front free page is signed by the author and dated 2/8/90: First Edition: 114 pp.
New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Publisher, 1990. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. faded ivory DJ spine with navy title, maroon author and small black publisher at foot. adjacent panels are a cream ivory shades with thick, enlarged titling. edgewear minimal, under clear protective cover. medium green clothbound HB with stamped gold titling and light green adjacent paperboard panels. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. clear and excellent textblock with purple head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and smooth ivory tail-edge. 290 pp. ISBN# 0394574257.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. First. Octavo: VG/VG-: Light gray spine with red and blue text: DJ is covered in protective plastic sheath, some light scuffing and mild shelfwear, book is a review book and contains the original request for review between the plastic cover and back of DJ: Boards are strong and clean except for some staining along the spine: Textblock is darkened with age but free of markings, folds, tears etc, top portion of edge is red, book is inscribed in black ink by the author to a previous owner: First edition: 278 pp.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1979. FIrst. Octavo: VG/VG: Green spine with white text: DJ is covered in clear protective plastic sheath, mild shelfwear and scuffing: Boards are strong and clean with some slight fraying and discoloration around edges: Textblock is lightly dust stained, pages slightly darkened with age but free of markings, folds, tears, etc, signed by the author in black ink on the title page: First Edition: 244 pp.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1981. First. Octavo: VG/VG: Brownish orange spine with black text: DJ is covered in protective plastic sheath, some mild chipping at tail and upper spine, flaps have some discoloration: Boards are strong and clean with some slight edgewear at spine tail: Textblock has darkened with age, mild foxing along head edge, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears, note from the author in black ink "This is the beloved runt of my litter" with signature on opposite of title page: First Edition: 264 pp.
unknown: Agnes Bushell, 2004. Limited edition, copy number 56 of 250; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have a tiny bumping on front bottom edge, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear on fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 276.
London: Grant Richards, 1903. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, [vi], 424, 12 [ad] pages; VG; bound in original red cloth lettered in gilt; housed in a VG green cloth slipcase with chemise, black label with gilt lettering; top edge tof ext block gilt; Very minor rubbing and shelfwear to cloth, small white paint stain to head of spine; front pastedown has the bookplates of collectors A. Edward Newton and Barton Currie; RD consignment; shelved case 2.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1908. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spine with gold text; cover has rubbing, sunning, ex library blind stamps on front, stickers on spine, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ex library plate on front pastedown, small stamp on title page, otherwise clean; pp 490.
New York: Boni and Liveright. 12mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Flexible boards in brown cloth with gold print, small surface tear to front, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has brown-tinted top edge, slight pencil notation on title page and rear endpapers, else clean text; 410 pages.
New York: Random House, 1998. First US Edition. Large 12mo: VG/VG: Black spine with off white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with virtually no shelfwear, sheath has some sticker residue that does not impact DJ: Boards are strong and clean with minor edgewear, binding solid: Textblock exterior is deckled along fore edge, title page signed by the author, rest of text unmarked: First US Edition: 230 pp.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1996. First Edition [Signed]. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover; Red spine with gold and white lettering; Jacket is clean with only minimal wear or bumping to the edges; Boards are straight with some minor edge wear; Binding is tight; Text block is slightly age-toned but clean; 618 pages.
New York: The Century Co., 1926. Limited First Edition. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Buff age-toned spine with gold print; Boards in gold paper with brown marbled design, slight rubbing, slight edgewear, mild bumps to outside corners; Textblock has deckle edge, author signature in ink on limited edition page, some pages have slight spotting and slight age-toning at top edges; "This large-paper edition of Hangman's House is limited to 350 copies signed by the author of which 345 are for sale; this constitutes the first edition"; 466 pages, frontispiece, 7 leaves of plates.
London: John Murray, 1821. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; boards are half bound with leather spine and fore corners & marbled panels; front panel is detached but present; tail spine edge is missing; edges are moderately scratched & corners are rubbed; text block has darkened due to age on exterior edges; text pages has age toned fore corners, otherwise pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; pp 439.
The Macmillan Company: New York, 1941. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is red with white text, very age-toned; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, some open and closed tears, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 124.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1915. First Edition. Octavo, 368 pages, G+/no DJ; brown cloth boards, gold lettering: spine cocked, front board shaken, back board somewhat shaken, vertical crease down middle of spine, cracked spine between pages 144-145 (backing slightly visible), binding intact; bumping with mild fraying to head, tail, and corners (fraying mostly to head); heavy age-toning/moderate wear to text-block; mild age-toning as well as light-to-mild occasional foxing to interior, text somewhat affected yet clear and legible; Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Robert McBride & Company, 1927. First Edition, First Impression. Octavo, 364 pages; VG/VG-; spine is brown with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.50', has wear and chipping along the top and bottom edges, spine has discoloration and minor blotching, front and back cover have minor discoloration; binding has minimal shelf wear, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have age toning, have dust build up along the top edge; shelved under Front Counter.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and red print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with black print, fading to spine and edges, bumps to rear bottom edge; Text block has tan-tinted top edge, stain from removed bookplate on front pastedown, tanning to endpapers, vendor stamp on rear flyleaf, inside clean and tight; xvi, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1923. Limited First Edition [#110/2000]. large 8vo., 312 pp., VG-/VG-; dark green matte DJ, black lettering to spine, somewhat metallic maroon lettering to front cover; chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of DJ, open tear to top edge of back cover; tearing towards middle of spine (black illustration to spine mostly obscured), piece of green paper taped to interior of DJ as a repair attempt; price uncut "$7.50" to top right corner of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt lettering and illustration to front board; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; mild wear to boards, slight cocking to boards, starting hinge between pp. 166-167, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; red top, beveled fore-edge, stippled bottom-edge, wear/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning to black and white pictorial endpapers; mild age-toning to margins of interior (text clear and legible), occasional creasing to leaves; frontispiece and black and white plates to interior protected by tissue guards; tissue guard to frontispiece stuck to title page towards bottom of gutter; pub. 1923 by McBride & Company to title and copyright pages, No. 110 of 2000 copies of the First Edition stated to copyright page; consignment; shelved Front Counter.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1913. First Edition. Octavo 216 pages; VG-; bound in black cloth; gilt lettering on spine faded; visible shelfwear and bumped; cover with pasted down illustration and gilt; frontispiece intact, color illustrations present; some sagging to textblock; interior with previous owners name on front paste down endpaper, pencil written on rear paste down, all else clean on interior; shelve under front desk.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners, spine caps torn away, bump to center of rear, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, torn along hinge at front and rear endpapers, pencil notation on front flyleaf and title page, embossed owner stamp on front flyleaf, age-toning to paper; "Second series"-- cover; 155 pages.
New York: Harper Collins, 2002. FIrst Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; white spine with blue/red text; jacket has light rubbing on the front and back, light bumping to the head and tail edges, otherwise jacket has little to no wear; boards strong, bumping to the head and tail of spine; textblock clean; interior pages clean; pp 247; signed on title page.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 283 pages; VG-/G+; spine blue with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; some chipping to corners, head and tail of spine, mild rubbing to hinges, boards; bookplate to ffep; small date stamp on ffep; SM consignment; shelved case 6.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. First Edition, First Printing. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 283 pages; G/Fair; SIGNED on front endpaper, blue cloth boards, slight moisture stain to fore-edge of front board and jacket. Book has tight binding, clean text block, light shelfwear and bumping to bottom edges. Blue DJ with black titles on spine has significant wear and chipping to edges and extremities; sunned spine, about 1/4 inch missing at top and bottom of spine with open tears at corners. [Modern First Consignment] Shelved in Netdesk office, above ephemera.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, Inc., 1948. First Edition. Octavo; pp 254; G+/G; gray/green pictorial spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows few chips to edges; slightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps has few cracks; cloth has little wear to exterior; slightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1965. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black and brown print; DJ in mylar, chipping at spine ends, small stains, price-clipped, shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to corners, edges, and spine caps; Text block has red-tinted top edge (stained), slight stain to front edge, torn front endpapers along hinge, mild tanning to endpapers, clean text; 700 pages.
London: Mills & Boon, 1923. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with black lettering; Jacket is age-toned and has some large tears to upper and lower edges of the spine, spine is greatly faded; Boards are very slightly bowed, some edge wear and bumping;Binding is sturdy; Text block is age toned, and somewhat foxed, but free of marks; 111 pp.
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.
New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996. First edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Orange, black, and gold text with gold text/title; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgwear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; SIGNED by author on title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 262.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1933. Octavo: G+/Fair: Blue and white spine with red text: DJ shows considerable wear with edges, head and tail taped together, significant creasing and chipping, small tears around edges, fading on the spine, interior flaps are bent and some torn with staining: Boards show bumping and shelfwear, some mild discoloration, but strong: Textblock has darkened with age, dust stains and foxing throughout, no apparent markings, folds or tears: Copyright 1933 with a second printing December 1933: 408 pp.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1981. First Edition. Octavo; pp 214; VG/G; black spine with white and red text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; light sticker residue to front; light toning to flaps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1983. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Blue spine with image of land and sea, black text; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, price clipped at jacket flap; Moderate wear to boards, binding solid, age toned pages; Age toned text block exterior, text block clean; 185 pp.
New York, NY: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday, May 2001. First US Edition, Limited Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. DJ spine is a half black segment with white tiltes and half white DJ spine with black lettering, joined by a mid-spine pictorial square. small closed cut near head, where white, edges a touch toned. black cloth HB spine with bronze imprinted titling, adjacent boards are brown. powder blue lined fep/ffep. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on a special page before half-title that states volume is 1 of 250 signed first edition books. solid form, bound well with clear textblock. 164 pp. ISBN# 0385491611.
New York: Random House, 1965. Early Book Club Edition. Octavo, 343 pages; VG/VG; beige DJ, black spine, black and maroon lettering to beige title block: covers protected by mylar; top edge of text block black; with "1/66" to front flap, "Publishers of the American College Dictionary and the Modern Library" to back flap, "First Printing" stated to copyright page, small debossed square to back cover, lacking "$5.95" to front flap,; shelved Case 2.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1980. Octavo; G+/VG; Lavender spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly rubbed fore corners, otherwise clean and intact; Cloth has slight white spotting on panels with slight edge wear, otherwise panels are strong & sturdy: Text block has slight foxing on exterior edges and tightly bound, unmarked pages; pp 262. Dupont Circle overflow full-priced book.
New York: Random House, 1967. First Edition, First Printing. Tall octavo; VG/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; comes in green slipcase (in VG condition, with some rubbing and sunning around edges); cover has some spotting; textblock has gift inscription on second endpaper, faint spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 63.
New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; pp 343; G/G; black/dark beige spine with black and burgundy text; dust jacket has mild wear to corners; slightly sun darkened exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; frontispiece;.