San Francisco: Printed for Williams Andrews Clark, Jr., by John Henry Nash, 1923. Facsimile edition (150 copies). Thin folio in batik slipcase with black and orange silk ribbons; VG/G; case is sturdy and clean but front batik lining is detached and torn on top; first volume with frontispiece in good condition; smaller volume contains a facsimile of the 1827 edition with previous owner's name on title page; all in good condition; not numbered, but one of 150 copies published in 1923; EM consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, above Ephemera section.
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Cambridge and London: The MIT Press, 1973. second printing, first MIT paperback edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with white & blue text; 2 volume set; Covers have rubbed exteriors and slight edge wear; Text blocks are lightly age toned with slight smudges on exterior edges; Title pages have embossed stamp of previous owner; Vol 2 is cracking at spine between pp 208-209; pp 633.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1943. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; red spine, gold text; cover has age toning and fading along spine, bubbling on front, boards slightly bowed inward; textblock is age toned, one-inch closed tear on front free endpaper, small label on back pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 476.
London: Oxford University Press, 1950. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; white spine, navy blue lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, general soiling, fore corners spine edges and front tail edge repaired with tape, closed tear on front tail edge, open tears on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned, price cut, tearing on rear interior flap; boards bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on spine edges, browning and light foxing in interiors, penned signature on front end paper, sticker on rear pastedown; text block age toned, pages' tail edges uneven, very occasional soiling, occasional indents on fore edge, very occasional penciling, some soiling on exterior head and fore edges; 179pp.
Hamden: Archon Books, 1977. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; light blue spine, blue lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, open tear on spine, closed tear on front hinge head edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, small closed tears on front fore corners, small open tears on tail fore corners, damp staining, spine sun toned; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, minor rubbing on front hinge, penned signature on front end paper; text block slightly age toned; First Edition; 247pp.
New York, NY: Savoy Book Publishers, Inc., 1940. First Edition. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards strong with rubbed edges, a few small cuts and tears, scratches on the back cover, and some warping on the bottom of the front cover, there is also an irregular staining pattern and a gentle bend to the boards which suggests possible water damage; The deckled textblock is darkened by age but otherwise clean, the front inner hinge is cracked, and the back inside cover has some faint blue stains; pp 304.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1982. First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; grey spine, black lettering; dust jacket taped to boards, general shelfwear, some rubbing on spine edges, sticker on front, ex-library stickers on spine, protected in plastic; boards have general edgewear, ex-library stamps on front pastedown, tearing and stamp on front end paper, head fore corner cut, ex-library stamps on rear end paper and rear pastedown;text block has stamp on half-title page, ex-library stamp on page 33, ex-library stamps on exterior head edge, foxing around exterior edges; First Printing; xiv, 290pp.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1966. Octavo; VG-/VG-; white spine, dark green lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine head edge, closed tears on fore corners, interior age toned, price cut; boards strong, minor shelfwear, some edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on front tail edge, stamp and penned text on front end paper; text block has creasing on page 145, marker spot on exterior tail edge; xxvii, 400pp.
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1959. Octavo; pp 302; VG-/G; dark blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has shows slight rubbing to edges; clean exterior; lightly sunned rear; cloth has very slight wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; stamped date to exterior fore edge; good condition;.
New York: G. Arnold Shaw, 1916. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with white print; Boards in blue cloth with white and blue print, clear plastic cover, worn outside corners and spine caps, wear to bottom edge, spotting, smudging; Textblock has slight spotting on top and bottom edges, endpaper torn at rear hinge, clean text; 438 pages.
Manchester, England: Carcanet Press, 1995. First Edition. Octavo, 340 pages, VG/VG; DJ, dark brown spine, sky blue and white lettering: minimal wear to DJ, very mild creasing to front cover, "illustrated £25" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: minimal wear to boards, text-block and interior clean; shelved Case 12.
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;.
Dublin; Totowa, NJ: Gill and Macmillan; Barnes & Noble Books, 1986. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 306; VG/G; pink spine with purple text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; slight sunning to spine; minor wear to corners; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior shows light age toning.
New York: Biblo & Tannen Booksellers & Publishers, Inc., 1969. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 146; VG-/G; red spine with black text; full title: Queen's Quorom: A Hiswtory of the Detective-Crime Short Story as Revealed in the 106 Most Important Books Published in the Field Since 1845; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows only light wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
Ferndale: Old Soldiers of Baker Street, U.S.A., 1961. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; DJ spine, cream with brown print; DJ has slight edgewear at top of spine, mild toning; Cover is tan with brown print, clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; xiv, 122 pages, illustrated. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Reprint. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with yellow & red text; Originally published in 1997, this most recent reprint is from 2000; Covers have slight edge wear, otherwise clean & strong; Text block has slight spotting on head edge exterior, otherwise clean; sticker remnants on rear; pp 307.
University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994. Octavo; pp 169; VG/VG-; blue/orange pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows very light wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; mildly dinged edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; illustrated;.
London: Oxford University Press, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; pp 198; G/G-; yellow spine with brown and red text; dust jacket has slight sunning to spine; moderate rubbing to exterior; minor chips to corners; some soiling to rear; few red numbers to spine; cloth shows light smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; light pencil;.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition, First Printing; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with red and white print; DJ shows very slight shelfwear; Boards in black paper with silver print, clean and strong, very slight wear to spine caps; Textblock clean and strong, some downturned upper page corners; xiv, 205 pages, illustrated.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1910. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; green and tan spine with black text; cover has rubbing, age toning, staining on front, edgewear, writing on spine, spine slightly shaken; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ex library materials on front pastedown and back endpaper, writing on front endpaper, markings mostly in pencil throughout, some sporadic staining, all text is clear; pp 184.
Davis: Hermagoras Press, 1992. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, brown with tan print; Cover has spotting, slight staining, mild edgewear, creasing to spine; Textblock has spotting on bottom edge, significant amount of pen and pencil annotation throughout; Latin and English on facing pages; iv, 136 pages.
London: Vision Press. 12mo: G+/G+: Brown spine with red text: DJ shows wear with age related staining, darkening of the spine, shelfwear and small tears and chips, mainly concentrated at head, tail and corners, front flap is price clipped in bottom corner: Boards are strong but have instances of dust stains, general shelfwear: Textblock has darkened due to age, pages have darkened but are free of any markings, folds or tears: 85 pp.
Toronto: Simon & Pierre, 1984. Octavo; G+/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red and orange with brown and black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in tan and brown cloth with tan print, mild wear to spine caps, mild bump to front edge, slight smudge on front; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, else clean and tight; Signed by the author in ink at the end of the acknowledgements page; 207 pages, illustrated.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1968. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gold text; Boards are slightly sunned with some minor rubbing and light spotting on exterior, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text block has light foxing on exterior edges & first few pages with otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 160.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Octavo; pp 182; VG/VG-; green spine with black text; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine; light rubbing to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has minor wear to exterior; light rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1979. Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is light yellow color with black text; DJ has some general signs of shelf wear; Boards have minimal shelf wear, minimal edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has light signs of handling, writing in ink on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 140.
London: Gordon Fraser, 1975. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is age-toned to grey with white text; DJ has general shelf wear, creasing along edges, age-toning, some open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, embossed by previous owner on page before title page, content is clear; pp 205.
London: Macmillan, 1989. Second edition. Octavo; Second edition; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with grey print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, else clean text; x, 390 pages.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978. Octavo; First published as an academic paperback 1978, reprinted 1989; VG; Paperback; Spine, yellow with brown print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed [by the author?] in pencil on the title page; 154 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
London: J. Johnson, 1783. First Edition. Octavo, , viii, 232, 235-240 ; VG; bound in contemporary burgundy calf by J. Clarke, paneled spine with gilt tooling, labels missing; mild rubbing and wear to binding; marbled endpapers; The last leaf contains a prospectus; OF consignment; shelved case 10.
North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1960. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is light brown with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, creasing, age-toning, some open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, foxing, light pen, content is clear; pp 242.
Austin & London: University of Texas Press, 1965. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is sunned light red with black and white text, tape at head and tail, tears; DJ has edge wear, open and closed tears, age-toning, tape, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, general signs of handling, age-toning, ex-library full works, content is clear; pp 252.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1948. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Grey spine with black and gold text text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, chipping and fraying along sides and edges, rubbing to surfaces, one inch tear at corner tail front edge, dj now protected in mylar cover; Moderate wear and age to boards, fading along spine, binding in-tact; Age toning to text block interior and within pages, text block clean; 240 pp.
London: Geoffrey Cumberlege, Oxford University Press, 1953. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with black print; DJ has edgewear, slight smudging/shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight, slight age-toning to paper; 137 pages.
The Three Students Plus, Scion Society of the The Baker Street Irregulars, 1971. 12mo; Reprint, originally published by Faber & Faber, London, 1931 (Criterion Miscellany, No. 28); G+; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is light green with black print, mild peripheral tanning; Text block clean and tight; Cover title "Dr. Watson"; 32 pages. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box, in Netdesk office.
Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, 1955. First Edition. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Spine is red with gold text; Boards have rubbing, spine is slightly sprung, bumping to corners, general shelf wear, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, age-toning, binding is strong; pp 111.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. Reprint. Octavo: G/no-DJ paperback: Teal green spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, creasing to spine, extensive rubbing, sticker residue on back, else clean: Textblock exterior is clean, pages have extensive margin notations, underlining and margin marks that do not impact readability: 306 pp.
Ohio: The Kent State University Press, 1976. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Green spine with dark green illustrations, white text. DJ has shelf wear, tiny tears along edges; Boards have rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has stamp on title page by previous owner, pen underlining to a few pages, however, readable, free of highlighting; pp 239.
London: Walter Scott, Ltd. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Greenish-brown spine with black text on off-white panel; Boards have age toning around edges, glass & moisture stain on front, minor peeling tears on spine near gutter & on front, as well as at spine head & tail edges, and fore corners, exterior is also scratched; Text block has darkened on exterior edges due to age with previous owner's name on first pages, some missing front end papers, deckled fore edge and uncut pages; pp 261.
New York: Horizon Press Inc., 1960. Second Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 285 pages; VG/VG; spine is black with white and red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$4.95', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has minor discoloration throughout; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have dust build up along the top edges; shelved Lit Crit.
Philadelphia: M. Carey, & Son, 1819. 12mo; Fair/no-DJ; Light brown spine without text; Boards are age toned with rubbed & scratched exterior and corners, slight fraying along spine edges, otherwise intact; Text block edges have darkened with age, pages are stiff but firmly bound, front end papers has previous owner's name, front pastedown has previous owner's book plate, otherwise intact; pp 299.
Oslo: Universitetsforlaget, 1971. 2nd edition. Octavo; 2nd edition; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with black and white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear and tears, wear to hinges and flap folds, shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, slight peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 270 pages, frontispiece.