New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; VG/G; white spine with black text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, significant edgewear, with chipping, small closed tears and open tears at spine head and back head edge; boards are strong, minor sunning and edgewear, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, staining on tail edge and a few pages throughout, otherwise clean; pp 159; has inscription from author written in pencil on front endpaper.
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Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, In.c, 1974. Second printing. Octavo; pp 154; VG/VG-; ivory spine with black and red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, minor rubbing to edges, mylar covering; cloth is clean, strong boards, slight wear to edges; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Baltimore: N. Hickman, 1835. Reprinted. 16mo; pp 304; Fair/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text; cloth has chipped head spine edge; sunned exterior; rubbing to edges; moderate wear to corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edge; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-library stamped text to pastedowns; interior has slight toning; frontispiece.
New York: J.J. Augustin Publisher, 1938. 12mo; pp 142; Good-; beige spine with red and black text; no jacket; noticeable sun darkening to exterior; some rubbing wear to corners; boards have light soiling to exterior; text block has age toned exterior edges; illustrated with maps; slight toning to interior edges; light tape residue to front and rear endpapers; pouch with maps to rear pastedown;.
New York, NY: Crown Publisher, Inc., 1972. US Printing. Qto. VG/VG-. ivory DJ spine has moderate damage to head, foot and large closed tear just below bold red main title and small black publisher. adjacent panels full of color illustrated comic figures from many series. front inner flap is clipped, DJ under clear protective cover. bright electric green cloth, HB has stamped red metallic titling, with adjacent hot pink boards, neatly cornered. solid bright yellow fep/ffep. clear textblock, with minimal handling and wear to the neat sheets, near completely filled with b/w comic strips.of more than 20 original series. 319 pp. ISBN# 0517501457.
New York, NY: Imago Imprint Inc., 1984. First. Quarto; VG/VG; Yellow spine with black text; DJ clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at back cover top corner, water stains at both ends of spine, DJ protected by book jacket cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean, foxing along top edge; pp 239.
New York: Bounty Books, 1969. Octavo (oblong); G/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan (faded from pink) with black print; DJ is pink with black print, large tears at spine ends and top edges, chipping edges, tears to flap folds, price-clipped; Boards in purple cloth with gold print, peripheral fading, wear to corners and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; viii, 206 pages, frontispiece, chiefly illustrations (b&w).
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.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1963. First Edition. Oblong 12mo.; VG/VG; yellow spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, spotting, red mark on front, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, faint spotting, rubbing around edges; textblock has spotting along head edge, otherwise clean; unpaginated. Case 0.
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.
London: Charles Tilt; Hurst, Chance; A.H. Baily & Co., et al.;. Mixed Editions. 12mo; Good; 3/4 bound brown leather spines with gilt text; raised bands to spines; marbled panels; published 1830-1842; 11 volumes; boards have rubbing wear and scratches to exteriors; few smudges to panels; some rubbing wear to edges and joints; intact panels; text block shows all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; frontispieces; slight pencil to ffep, one volume; previous owner's name to ffep, one volume; minor defects to some gutters; illustrated;.
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.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with red and blue print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright, vendor label on rear; Boards in grey paper and black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by author Hope on the half-title page; 315 pages, illustrated (b&w plates). 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+; 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; shelved Aisle C above Native American Studies.
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.
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.
New York, NY: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc., 2004. First Edition. Hardcover Large Quarto; VG/VG; Editor's signature on second title page; DJ shows minimal shelf ware, sunning on spine, otherwise fine; Text block shows light stain on fore edge of text block, otherwise clean, text and illustration legible and clear; pp 655.
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: Bernard Geis Associates, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/G-; white spine with yellow illustration and faded black and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, scuffing, significant tearing on front and at tail edge that has been fixed with tape, sticker residue on back flap; boards are strong, water staining spine tail, rubbing along tail edges; textblock has spotting along fore edge, otherwise clean; pp 213. Case 12.
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.
NY: Harper & Brothers, 1859. Presumed 1st. 8vo G-/- NDJs Brown leather covers with bright gold titles on a black titleblock on spines. Edges chipped and scuffed. Some faint age-toning to covers. Corners bumped Marbled fore-edges. Front cover of Volume 1 separated. Spines sunned. Both signatures a tad weary. Some light foxing to pages. B&W frontispieces.
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.