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London: Saunders and Otley, 1838. First English Edition. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Brown spine with burgundy text; Boards are shelf worn with tears to the head of the spine, text on the spine is illegible, boards have severe stains to the exterior but are in tact; Text block has foxing to the end papers and limited foxing to the interior, all edges are severely stained and deckled; otherwise text is clean; 310p.
Boston, MA: James R. Osgood and Company, 1883. First presumed. Hardcover Royal Octavo; G-;White cloth boards, title card on spine; Boards are age toned, notable sunning and damp staining on spine, corners are bumped, rubbed and/or chipped, closed and open tears in hinges partially expose mull, rubbing on edges, spine cocked; Text block is age toned, previous owner's Ex-Libris book plate leaves square impression on front end paper, otherwise clean, text legible; pp 368.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. First American Edition. First American Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG; Black spine with white and blue text. DJ has general shelf wear, but no tears; Boards have tiny open tears on top edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, previous owner's name in ink on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 1005.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, purple with black and white print; DJ in mylar, tears at spine ends and flap corners, tears and creasing along front top edge, small tear to rear lower edge, toning to spine, edgewear to hinges; Boards in tan cloth with grey print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 352 pages, illustrated.
Totowa, New Jersey: Barnes & Noble Books, 1985. UK Printing. slim 8vo. VG/VG-. mint green DJ spine with bold black lettering, between original gray panels, with illustrated b/w jacket front. edgewear slight, under clear protective cover. slim black clothbound HB with stamped gilt stamped titling, a sprinkling of spots to its adjacent boards. table of contents has one pink highlighted line, a minor flaw, otherwise the textblock is clean, unblemished outer edges, all sides. 228 pp. ISBN# 0389205788.
New York: Queens College Press, 1974. Booklet [6x8]; pp 106; G/paperback; white spine without text; journal sponsored by the Study of Dada and Surrealism; covers show only light wear to exterior; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; French and English texts;.
London, Great Britain: Blandford Press Ltd., 1970. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. red glossy DJ spine with white uppercase titling, above tiny black author just above mid-spine and black publisher near tail end. edgewear is slight, some faint toning frames the text-filled ivory rear and clipped front inner flap. navy clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, bound well. EX-LIBRIS, with affixed ivory bookplate. some tonal discoloration to fep/ffep. 25 illustrations on glossy stock, b/w section located around mid-volume. 395 pp. ISBN# 713736054.
New York: Russell & Russell, 1960. Octavo; VG; hardcover; bound in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering; boards have some shelfwear, soiling on rear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, sticker on spine; text block slightly age toned, pages uneven on fore edges; volume 1 only; cxliv, 504pp.
Liege: R. Vaillant Carmanne, 1902. First edition;. thick octavo hardcover in cloth; text in FRENCH; VG+/no DJ; spine green with black leather and gold title; boards have moderate shelf wear and soiling; flaps have slight foxing; penciled number on front flaps; first few pages have a slight bent; thin paper moderately discolored; series of 448 tales explained; [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1997. US Printing. 8vo. VG+VG. lengthy black titleblock extends down DJ spine, framed with gilt-accented swirls and artistic bands in shades of purple, brown and black pattern that extends across jacket front. edgewear is minimal. EX-LIBRARY COPY, has affixed clear protective cover over black cloth HB, gilt-titles. LIB stamp upon head-edge clipped rear ffep. lightly read interior is mark-free. 414 pp. ISBN# 0521443121.
New York: Dover Publications, INC., 1965. Octavo; VG/ Paperback; grey, brown and turquoise spines with black text; The set have uniform condition; covers and spines have minor bumps and scratches, there is peeling of the plastic layer of Vol. 5 ; text blocks are moderately age-toned otherwise clean and legible; 508p. (Vol.1); 515p. (Vol.2); 521p. (Vol.3); 525p. (Vol.4); 807p. (Vol.5 ).
New York: The World Publishing Company, 1956. Limited Edition (66/975). Octavo, 351 pages; VG; fully bound in black cloth, spine has gilt lettering and tooling on a red stripe, front cover has a small embossed publisher's logo; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have red coloring along the top edge; housed is glassine covering and black publisher's slipcase; shelved Shakespeare.
Mill Valley, CA: The Wings Press, 1957. Octavo; pp 101; G/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to corners; slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block slight age toning to exterior edges; slight writing to ffep; small spot to 74-83 toward head edge; some foxing to endpapers; chipped head fore corner to pp 61-64.
London: Published for The British Council and the National Book League by Longmans, Green & CO., 1962. First Edition. 8vo., 56 pages, 2 pages of plates (portraits), illustrated; VG-; yellow cover with red and back print, pencil inscribed price on front, slight peripheral browning, slight smudging and spotting outside corners slightly bumped, rusted spine staples visible with slight adjacent stain to cover, hole in cover at lower spine staple, chipping at upper and lower spine edge of cover; clean interior; "Writers and Their Work, No. 142"; "Bibliographical Series of Supplements to 'British Book News' on Writers and Their Work"
London: Constable & Co Ltd., 1936. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering; boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, soiling on front and spine, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, ex-library white inked text on spine, spine sun toned, ex-library plate on front pastedown, browning on front end paper, stamp and penciling on front end paper, browning on rear end paper, penciling on rear end paper; text block age toned, pages uneven, ex-library indents on title page and pages 440 and 468, stamp and pen and penciling on publisher page, soiling on contents page; xvi, 468pp.
London: Oxford University Press, 1974. First Edition. 12mo; VG-/VG-; white spine, black and orange lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open tears on spine edges, spine sun toned; boards bowed, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned, interiors age toned, penciled text on front end paper; text block clean; 77pp.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with white print, library call number label; DJ in mylar, clean and bright, affixed to endpapers; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has library stamp to top edge and rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; xxiii, 264 pages.
Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1975. Paperback Reprint. 8vo. VG - / - no DJ. pale ivory wraps spine with black lettering and small beige/black duo segment. a touch worn to ends and outer corners. flipped though and handled lightly. no marks/writing to interior/exterior. 237 pp. ISBN# 0802062792.
Chicago: Henty Regnery Company, 1953. Octavo; pp 304; G/Fair; purple spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows noticeable wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; small chips to corners; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Great Britain: Norwood Editions (Edward Moxon & Co.), 1978; (orig. 1863). Facsimile Reprint Edition. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. olive coated cloth HC, stamped gold titling centered between two small stamped decorative symbols. thick sturdy boards, an even hue of olive with ends and corners like new. light toning to front fep, partially removed label, pen stroke. minor spot/blemish on fore-edge and tail. interior text on ivory stock, a tightly bound facsimile reprint, a solid, complete copy of the original. 209 pp.
New York: Twayne Publishers, 1998. Second Printing. Octavo; VG-/VG-; red spine, pink lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, ex-library sticker on spine, stickers on rear, interior flaps stuck to pastedowns, protected by mylar; boards strong, minor edgewear, ex-library stickers on front end paper; text block has sticker on title page; xviii, 165pp.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Greens spine with white text: Dj is in good condition with minimal shelfwear, otherwise clean: Boards are strong with edgewear, very light dust staining, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: 166 pp.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1967. Octavo; VG-/G+; Brown spine with beige text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly sunned & rubbed exterior with lightly age toned rear and minor edge wear, otherwise intact; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly on e spine and light edge wear with strong and intact panels; Text block has very slight wear on edges due to age and handling with tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 284.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960. Octavo; VG-/G+; teal and white spine, white and maroon lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, open tears on fore corners and front hinge head edge, closed tears on rear hinge edges and front hinge tail edge, closed tear on front hinge, chipping on spine edges, general age toning, spine sun toned, price cut, tape on interior spine head edge; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, stamp on front end paper; text block age toned, pen marks on exterior head and fore edge; viii, 373pp.
Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press, 1953. Octavo; VG/G+; red spine, white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, significant edgewear, closed tears on head edges, open and closed tears on front tail edge, open tears on head fore corners, chipping on spine head edge, rubbing on tail fore corners and spine tail edge; boards strong, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners, rubbing and bumping on spine edges, stamp and erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, light foxing on first blank frontispiece and title page, occasional penciling towards front of text, foxing on exterior head edge, light rubbing on exterior fore edge; xiii, 251pp.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1954. Second Impression. Octavo; VG-/G; aquamarine spine, white lettering; dust jacket had general shelfwear, significant edgewear, some edges repaired with masking tape, open and closed tears on fore corners, open tears and chipping on spine edges, closed tears on head edges and front tail edge, rubbing on hinges, rubbing on fore corners, soiling on rear, price cut; boards strong, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, stamp on front end paper, penned text on rear end paper; text block age toned, penned text and ink soiling on title page, ex-library stamp indent on title page, penned text and markings throughout, occasional folding on head fore corner, light soiling on exterior edges, rubbing on exterior tail fore corner; 647pp.
Paris: Louis Conard, Libraire-Editeur, 1936. Octavo; Fair+/no-DJ; Off-white spine with black text; Covers are covered with cellophane paper and has small tears and frays along edges, mostly at spine & corner edges and slightly age toned exterior; Text block has darkened along edges slightly due to age with deckled edges and unmarked pages; pp 332. French language.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1933. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with pasted paper illustration on front, bumping to corners, wear to spine caps and bottom edges, spotting and shelfwear; Textblock has tan top edge, slight tear at bottom of front endpaper at hinge, name in ink on half-title page, otherwise clean and tight; vi, 259 pages, frontispiece, nine color plates, illustrated.
Privately printed, 1968. Octavo; First printing; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown paper and brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong, slight fading on rear; Text block clean and tight; “Including, for Good Measure, The Constitution and Buy-Laws of The Baker Street Irregulars (the work of Elmer Davis) and A Poem on an Unheralded Hero” — title page; “Privately printed for the Five Orange Pips of Westchester County and other friends at Christmas, Nineteen Sixty-Eight” — title page; 38 pages, illustrated.
Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1966. reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; White spine with black text; Covers are lightly stained with small moisture spots, sticker on front and light rubbing on exterior mainly toward edges on rear, otherwise panels are sturdy and intact; Text block shows slight shelf wear with some age toning on exterior edge, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 226.
Oxford, London, Glasgow, New York: Oxford University Press, 1984. Octavo; pp 582; G/G-; grayish green spine with ivory text; dust jacket has noticeable sunning to exterior; slight staining to head edge, as is; mild wear to corners; sun darkened flaps; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has only light tone to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.