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.
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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, 1932. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has gilt top edge, spotting to edges, tanning and spotting to endpapers, clean text; xxxi, 291 pages.
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 Front Counter.
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.
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.
Queensland, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1988. First Edition. Octavo; pp 511; VG-/VG; dark green spine with white and orange text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, clean and intact, mylar wraps; cloth shows lightly sunned exterior, slight rubbing edges, strong boards; text block has age toned edges, light foxing to head edge, previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean.
New York, Evanston and London: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1964. First Edition. 10mo; pp 235; G+/G; ivory/black spine with red and blue text; dust jacket has slightly toned edges; some rubbing wear to edges; cloth shows only light sunning to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1961. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 215; VG/G; gray spine with black text; an Edwardian melodrama; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; mild wear to corners; lightly sunned spine; cloth shows only slight wear; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; deckled fore edge;.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1953. Octavo; Leather binding; VG; Hardcover; Brown spine with gold text; Save slight marks to the rear boards are clean sturdy; Front free end -paper has an inscription by the previous owner and pp.258-259 are severely tanned otherwise text block is clean; 262p. Shelved in Isle 8.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1980. 1st edition;. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. 1st edition; Light tan spine with red and green text/title; a small bit of red adhesive residue near the bottom of the dustjacket by the spine; dustjacket is mostly clean, aside from a small spot of brown residue on the front and mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; INSCRIBED by author on the title page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 248.
New York, NY: Doubleday, 1988. First. Octavo; VG/VG; Inscribed; White spine with black text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, smudging on both covers, previous bookseller's price tag affixed to back cover, DJ protected by book jacket cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, author inscription to previous owner on title page; 273.
New York: Three Sirens Press. Octavo; G Hardcover; Dark Green spine with Gold text; Boards strong, slight cocking to spine, some edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping to corners; Textblock has age toning, foxing on front and rear endpaper and pastedown and pages 26, 27, 37, 64, 65, 92, deckled fore edge otherwise clean; 244 pp.
Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1930. Limited Edition. #72/370. Oblong Quarto, 114 pages; VG/G; in printed tan wrappers, red and black lettering to spine; with original glassine, parts torn or tattered; interior clean, with minimal foxing; Illustrated with six original color lithographs by Marie Laurencin; Copy #72 of 370 of the European edition, and of that, one of 300 printed on Rives paper; SH consignment; shelved case 0.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1858. First Edition. 8vo., 368pp., 4pp. ads; VG-; bound in brown/red cloth with gilt on front boar and spine; some rubbing and bumping; interior age-toned; binding slightly loose; previous owners information on ffep; This anthology of humor stories includes, unauthorized and uncredited, "Lewis Carroll’s” first book appearance (pp. 188-194). Carroll’s story, entitled “Novelty and Romancement: A Broken Spell,” had previously appeared, signed “Lewis Carroll,” in the British monthly magazine The Train in March of 1856.; shelved case 6.
Boston: B.J. Brimmer Company, 1925. First Edition. 10mo; pp 55; VG-/no-DJ; black spine with black text to paper label; cloth has black 1/4 bound spine, light sunning to spine; red boards; boards shows moderate wear to exterior; some wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior; tight binding.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1902. 12mo; pp 211; G-/no-DJ; light blue spine with blue text; green and red decorations to front; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; chips to spine edges; some rubbing to corners; text block shows age toning; missing first two endpapers; illustrated; rear endpapers stuck together due to sticker residue; previous owner's name to rear pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; small tear to rear pastedown;.
Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1869. First Edition Printed In America. Octavo, , 192 pages; G; in publisher's gilt decorated pebbled green cloth; scarcely visible older rebacking with spine preserved, only head and tail noticable; original brown endpapers preserved; all edges of text block gilt; pencil name on ffep; tide-marks along top edge of all pages, does not impact text; The first edition printed in the US, following the extremely scarce 1865 British sheets given to Appleton from the suppressed version; With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel; MF consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Veritas Press, 1937. small square 4to., unpaginated, G-; matte paper boards, spine black with white (age-toned tan) lettering, light green boards with black lettering/color cat illustrations; heavy wear to boards—bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, boards cocked and shaken, cracked spine to back board (staples visible), binding intact, bfep attached yet somewhat fragile; noticeable brown staining mostly towards left-hand corner of front board, green crayon marking to illustration of front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to corners; mild age-toning to text-block, brown staining to top (likely water damage related to similar staining to boards), foxing to middle of fore-edge, light scratching to bottom-edge; foxing to turn-ins, turn-in to bottom right-hand corner of back paste-down creased and age-toned; black residue to starting hinge between verso of last page and recto of bfep at gutter (possibly water staining from black paper spine), tearing to staples at hinge; contains black and white and color illustrations likely by Ruth Carroll; frontispiece to title page; pub. 1937 to copyright page, later printing; permissions from the Chesapeake & Ohio Lines for "Chessie—the Chesapeake & Ohio kitten" and the Robertson-Deschamps Gallery for illustration to front board (a reproduction of Guido Gruenwald's etching "The Sleepy Cat") to acknowledgements page; small stain to copyright and acknowledgements pages; wear to endpapers, including aged paste staining to gutters, black marking to middle of front paste-down, black circular staining (likely water damage) to back paste-down; mild age-toning to interior, text/illustrations clear and legible; "Chessie" was a fictional cat character adapted from the orig. Gruenwald etching initially promoted as an advertising campaign that eventually became the official mascot of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad—Chessie first appeared unnamed in the September 1933 issue of Fortune Magazine with the caption "Sleep Like a Kitten"—the character's popularity resulted in CHESSIE, written and illustrated by Ruth Carroll (pub.1936) followed by CHESSIE AND HER KITTENS in 1937; shelved Case 14.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1943. First. Octavo; VG-/G+ Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Green and Yellow spine with White and Yellow text; Dustjacket has moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, closed tear along spine, Open tear along fore edge of back cover, faint stains on back cover, bending to top corner of front interior flap, foxing along interior edges; Boards strong, slight edgewear, faint stains on both covers and spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has slight age toning, foxing along all edges; 312 pp.