New York: R.H. Russell, Publisher, 1899. Oblong Quarto; unpaginated; Good; 1/4 bound ivory white spine without text; no jacket; boards have modest wear to exterior; light foxing to spine; some wear to corners; beveled edges; sturdy panels; text block has slight toning to fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; frontispiece; mild crack to gutter at title page; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, 1899. 16mo; pp 195; G/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt illustration to front; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, lightly sunned boards, some wear to edges and corners; text block has age toned exterior edges; interior clean; slight cracking to front gutter.
New York: The John Day Company, 1930. Third Printing. 10mo; pp 54; G/no-DJ; sunned tan spine with gilt text; reddish orange boards; cloth has moderate rubbing to exterior edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edge; interior lightly toned; chip to fore edge, pp 4; deckled fore edge; good binding; illustrated; previous bookshop's sticker to rar pastedown.
New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc., 1972. Limited First Edition [#73/550]. 8vo. cards, VG/VG; olive green matte wrapper with black lettering to front cover; mild shelfwear to wrapper (e.g., creasing to hinge, bumping to corners); pub. 1972 by Gotham Book Mart, stated to front cover and copyright page (verso of front cover) of wrapper; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated cards by Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in light green (faded) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; No. 73 out of 550 first edition copies stated to limitation page (recto of back cover of wrapper); LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
London, Great Britain: Wolfe Publishing Ltd., 1966. First British Edition. 12mo. VG-/ - no DJ. finely creased lines, wear and scuffing, chips make some of the tiny titles in black capitals indiscernible. dry chips and wear slight around the b/w illustrated front panel with large red title block and enlarged black title and author. b/w illustrations. thin foxed edges. 96 pp.
New York: D. A. Appleton and Company, 1895. 8vo; G+hardcover with no dust jacket; maroon spine with gold text; boards are severely shelf worn with marks and scratches but in tact; front gutter is moderately damaged; text block has considerable discoloration and deckled to the edges otherwise pages are legible; 265p.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1895. 8vo; G+ hardcover without dust jacket; maroon spine with gold text; boards are extremely age-toned with white stains, bumping to the corners and tips, with discoloration and minor rubbing to the spine; front gutter has minor damage and free end papers have limited open tears; fore edges are deckled and pages are moderately tanned otherwise legible; 265p.
Westport, CT and London: Meckler Books, 1976. Quarto; pp 158; VG-/VG-; White spine with black text; Dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor wear to corners and edges; Cloth has slight sun fading to exterior, minor wear to edges; Text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
London: Gay and Bird, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, 120 pages; VG; in tan cloth boards, black lettering on spine, black, red, and yellow illustration on front board; gift inscription on ffep; spine slightly cocked, boards slightly bowed; Oliver Herford was a writer, artist, and illustrator whose cartoons and humorous verse appeared in journals such as Life, Woman's Home Companion, Century Magazine, Harper's Weekly, The Masses and Punch; an incredibly scarce book; shelved case 0.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1963. First edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and orange print; DJ has mild edgewear, age-toning; Boards in red cloth and black cloth with silver and red print, mildly cocked spine, smudge to bottom edge, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 272 pages, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
Los Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1996. Octavo; VG; Paperback; Spine, blue with white and orange print; Cover is illustrated, white and orange print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on inside of front cover; 182 pages, illustrated (b&w). BL consignment.
Washington, D. C. Judd and Detweiler, 1934. Limited [SIGNED, unnumbered/675]. Wide 12mo; vg/none; red cloth spine with no titles; front board with black titles on white label; ex libris, book plate; SIGNED IN GIFT FROM PUBLISHERS, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning; 82 pp.; illus., 10 text figures; fore-edge, deckle; spine sunned; else very good.
Washington, D. C. Judd and Detweiler, 1934. Limited [SIGNED, unnumbered/675]. Wide 12mo; vg/none; sunned red cloth spine with no titles; front board with black titles on white label; ex libris, book plate; SIGNED IN GIFT FROM PUBLISHERS, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning; 82 pp.; illus., 10 text figures; fore-edge, deckle; spine sunned; else very good.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is orange with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, price-clipped, creasing along edges, several open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart Cover; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 211.
Ipswich, UK: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 1281/2000. Oblong Quarto; pp 174; Good; mustard yellow spine with gilt; yellow slipcase has light soiling to exterior; intact panels; no jacket; cloth has glassine wraps; minor chips to wrap edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean; signed and numbered, no. 1281; signed by John Griffiths;.
New York: Cassell & Company, 1887. 12mo; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in cream cloth with black print, wear to spine caps and corners, smudging, soiling to spine, edgewear; Text block has shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, pencil annotation, mild foxing; ix, 109 pages.
London; New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head; John Lane Company, 1917. 10mo; pp 234; G-/no-DJ; green spine with blue text; cloth has some lightly sunned exterior; some rubbing to edges; minor fraying to spine edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edge; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate and name to front pastedown; interior clean; slight cracking to front gutter; frontispiece.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1946. Octavo; VG-/G+; teal cover, white text; dust jacket has significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, multiple open and closed tears along edges, chipping on spine edges, soiling on rear cover and in interior, age toning in interior; boards strong, browning in interior, soiling in interior, bumping on fore corners and spine edges, minor rubbing on fore corners; text block slightly aged toned, foxing around exterior edges; 422pp.
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., n.d. [c. 1860s]. Oblong 4tos.; 93 pp. [Vol. 1], 95 pp. [Vol. 2], 93 pp. [Vol. 3], 95 pp. [Vol. 4], 94 pp. [Vol. 5]; G+ condition; three-quarter bound maroon leather spine, edges of boards, and corners with red cloth-covered boards and marbled endpapers; 5 panels to spines; fading to gilt text-blocks; cocking to spines and boards; rubbing and fraying to spines and corners; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tails of spine, particularly Vol. 1; rubbing, soiling, and age-toning to boards, particularly Vol. 2; age-toning throughout interiors and to endpapers, text legible; slight tearing/missing corners to blank pages between endpapers and half-title page, all volumes; ex-library stamp to half-title page, all volumes; front boards re-hinged with pasted strip of red flint paper; front boards loose to Vols. 1 and 5 despite repairs; black stain towards mid-bottom half of front board, Vol. 3; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1996. Signed Limited First Edition, #1004/1350. 8vo., 278pp; VG; bound in fine burgundy genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt decorative motif on cover, gilt text block; silk ribbon; of a limited edition of 1350 signed by Jay Leno, this is number 1004; in excellent condition; shelved easton press.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971. First Edition. Octavo; pp 370; G/G-; yellow spine with red text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; some sunning to spine; few chips to edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; mildly cocked spine; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1960. first. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black & red text; Dust jacket is age toned, covered with mylar and price clipped; Boards are slightly sunned with shelfwear and lightly bumped corners; Textblock is slightly age toned, sticker on rear free endpaper; pp 191.
Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1991. First Printing. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. wrappers, squarish form and uniformly ivory panels and smooth uncreased spine. wraps spine lettering in small purple for author, red uppercase and black title centered, publisher at spine end. extra enlarged, repeated titling on uniformly ivory cover; rear and spine likewise a basic glossy ivory. lightly handled and without impressions. front cover corners a tad nipped. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE, black marker covers previous owner's name. profusely illustrated in a myriad of sizes, with captions and titles. 212 pp. ISBN # 0395562740.
New York: McGrw-Hill Book Company, 1978. First Edition. Large thin Octavo; pp 90; G/Fair; ivory spine with black and red text; dust jacket has soiled exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has slight sunning to boards; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by authors and illustrator.
New York, NY: Villard, 1995. First Edition. slim, wide 8vo. VG+/VG+.dark red spine, yellow on black author, white titling between two brown tipped ends. HB is a simple green cloth, gilt-stamped with titles. clear, excellent interior. solidly bound, with negligible wear. textblock filled with color cartoons and poems. unpaginated, approximately 128 pp. ISBN# 0679443215.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1962. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG-/G+; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, white with red and black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear, slight smudging, fading on spine, stain on spine and back; Boards in illustrated paper, cocked spine, slight spotting; Textblock has soiling to endpapers, inscription in ink on front endpaper, slight spotting to top and front edge, clean interior; 96 pages, illustrated with drawings by the author.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine with orange and green text; jacket has minor shelfwear; boards are strong, white spotting along spine, small gap between spine head and textblock; textblock has edgewear, spotting along fore edge, small picture drawn on tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 243.
London: William Heinemann LTD, 1934. Reprint. Reprint; 12mo; G+/G+; Spine is white age-toned paper, significant material loss, with black text, exposed spine of book is blue with gold text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, creasing to edges, age-toning, some open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 105.
London: Wildy & Sons, Ltd, 1999. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 456; VG/G; gray spine with blue text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight soiling to exterior edges; slight ink inside; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated;.
London: Butterworths, 1961. Complete edition. Octavo; Complete edition, reprinted 1983; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with green print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight staining/spotting to front; Boards in green cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xv, 456 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
New York: Viking Penguin, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo; unpaginated; VG-/G; ivory spine with yellow and green text; dust jacket shows light shelf wear; slight sticker residue to front and rear; minor chip to front; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpaper; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; signed by author and her mother;.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1951. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; red spine with white text; jacket has age toning, staining, significant edgewear, with chipping in corners and at spine head and tail, price clipped on front flap; boards have edgewear, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, spotting on endpapers and pastedowns, writing on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 45.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1950. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G-; red and blue spine with tan text; jacket has age toning, staining, significant chipping and tearing around edges, especially at front tail edge; boards have edgewear, age toning, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has age toning, otherwise clean; pp 45.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1958. First Edition. Octavo; pp 650; G/G; ivory spine with black and blue text; dust jacket has moderate soiling to exterior; small chips to spine head and foot; mylar wraps; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; light smudges to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; TD Consignment Shelve in Room X.
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vos., VG/no DJs; HCs: dark gray cloth boards; gold lettering to red title block, gold decorative motif to spine and front board; bumping to head and tail of spine, particularly to tail of spine of Vol. 1; very mild shelfwear to boards; interiors clean; VOL. 1 [REMEDIES FOR PROSPERITY: TRANSLATION, 324 pp.]; VOL. 2 [REMEDIES FOR PROSPERITY: COMMENTARY, 425 pp.]; VOL. 3 [REMEDIES FOR ADVERSITY: TRANSLATION, 338 pp.]; VOL. 4 [REMEDIES FOR ADVERSITY: COMMENTARY, 532 pp.; very slight creasing/tearing to top corners of pp. 69-76; small black smudge to bottom corner of text-block]; VOL. 5 [REFERENCES, 563 pp.; very slight creasing/tearing to top corner of pp. 31-32; small black smudge to bottom corner of text-block]; an attractive set in very nice condition; shelved above Greek and Latin.
Philadelphia: George Barrie, Publisher, 1920. 177/250. Octavo; pp 278; G/no-DJ; yellow spine with green text to paper label; odd volume; limited, numbered edition, this is no. 177 of 250; library edition; cloth shows some soiling to exterior; mild wear to edges; text block shows slight age darkening toward exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; broken hinges; illustrated with tissue guards; deckled edges;.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1971. Octavo; pp 334; G/G; green spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows modest soiling to exterior; slight wear to edges; light soiling to rear; price clipped front flap; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; deckled edges; tight binding; interior clean;.
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1957. first edition. Octavo; G+/G; Light blue spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar with lightly rubbed & fraying edges, somewhat age toned exterior and light soling wear at rear; Cloth has heavily sunned spine with minor edge wear, otherwise intact and strong panels; Text block shows slightly darkened exterior edges with tight binding and unmarked pages; pp 256.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1953. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ in mylar, age-toned, stains to spine and front, mild edgewear; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 95 pages, illustrated (b&w).