New York: Chess Review, 1946. Quarto. VG/Fair DJ; Black spine with brown spine; dj has a few larger tears on the front and back spanning 3 inches to 4 inches; larger tears by the spine of the dj (largest one 1.5 inch by 1 inch); dj has some bumped corners with some minor tearing; multiple creases and minor tears around the edges of dj, including the inside flaps; furthermore, dj is wrapped by protective mylar covering; boards are strong with larger moisture exposure staining on the front and front pastedown; strong musty odor; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean.
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Croydon, UK: Motor Racing Publications Ltd., 1990. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; pp 128; VG/VG; green spine with black text; volume 2 only; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayon, 1971. Octavo; A Complete and Unabridged Reprint of the Edition of 1901; VG/VG; Paperback with DJ; Spine, illustrated with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight smudging, fading to spine; Cover clean and bright, small tear at spine tail; Textblock clean and tight; 142 pages, frontispiece, 3 leaves of plates, illustrated.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved HC Fiction.
New York: Lyons & Burford, Publishers, 1991. First edition. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have slight shelf wear, mostly slightly sunned exterior, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, and light foxing on exterior edges, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 494.
Birmingham, AL: Menasha Ridge Press, 2001. Perfect-bound quarto; vg/wraps; glossy purple spine with white text; minor shelf wear; light bumping to top right corner of front cover; text block, clean; illustrations include photographs and maps; 258pp. ---INSCRIBED by author Ed Grove on half-title page. ---The Northern States: Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Vermont. ---Difficulty levels range from Class I to Class VI.
Jefferson & London: McFarland & Company Publishers, Inc., 2001. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with white text; Covers have lightly rubbed exterior with some minor, general edge wear, panels are otherwise intact and sturdy; Text block shows slight wear due to age and handling with some highlighting on some pages throughout, with otherwise clean pages and tight binding; pp 186.
New York: E. P. Dotton and Company, 1922. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with black text. Boards have shelf wear, age toned spine, rubbing on edges, bumping on corners, small closed tear on spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, age toned end paper and paste downs, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 282.
Rockville Center, NY: Freshet Press, 1970 (orig. 1881). Facsimile Reprint of Second Edition. Qto. VG+/ in slipcase. black leatherette HB, title on spine in small gilt type, segmented with thin gilt accent bands. neat spine ends, sharply cornered boards, finely blind-stamped within a thin gilt frame border. dark brown/gilt patterned endpapers. dryly crisp sheets of heathered light gray stock. clear and excellent with illustrations. hinges tight and edges smooth and fine. contained in finely patterned gold foil slipcase, very good condition. ccxxxiij pgs.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1926. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Tan fabric spine with dark brown text and a small illustration of a knight on a horse on the tail end. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, age toned end paper, personal inscription by previous owner in red ink on front end paper dated 12/30/63, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 260; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1951. Quarto; VG/VG-; Tan spine with red text. DJ has wear, rubbing on edges, age tone spine, small closed tears on spine ends; Boards have rubbing to edges and surface of front and spine, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has previous owner's personal inscription on front paste down dated 1951, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 147; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
Philadelphia: Gebbie & Company, 1891. First Edition. First Edition, quite scarce; Octavo; VG- hardcover: Brown fabric spine with gilded text and a gilded horse head. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, small light stains and a circular cup mark on front, apart from that, binding strong and comes with a clear protective jacket by previous owner; Textblock has age toning and minor wear on edges, cracking on inner hinges, cracking on gutter between vi list of illustrations and p.1, also between p64 and 65, foxing on a few pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 366.
London: Edward Arnold, 1894. Large paper edition. As-Is; Number 419 copy of the Large Paper Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Gray and tan fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have wear, rubbing and tears on edges, bumping to corners, age toned spine, discolorations, small tears along joints of spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has wear on deckled edges, cracking along gutter between verso of front end paper and verso of frontis photo, light age toning, rubbing on end papers and paste downs, otherwise, free of marks on pages, signed and autographed note on verso of half title page; pp 304.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1916. Third Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 276 pages; VG; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have white lettering and tooling; binding has mild wear along the top and bottom edges, has mild creasing on the front cover and bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have dust build up along the top edge; shelved case 13.
Exton, Pennsylvania: Hunt Auctions Inc., November 2006. Auction Event Catalog. thick Qto. VG/ - no DJ. off white wraps spine with tiny black type in uppercase for title and bold, small capitals for auction house and year--titling indented from both ends with a lengthy centered reading crease. edgewear minimal, a touch thumbed at panel corners. skimmed heavily illustrated series of photos on white or black background, with text details aside each. 1060+ figures, scanned items, games and more. 350 pp.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1986. 1st Edition. 8vo; VG/VG; hardcover; red spine with black and white text; dust jacket has minor folds to edges and a price label to the rear; boards are clean; front free end- paper is embossed and has an inscription of the author; text block has scratches to the edges otherwise the pages are clean; 335p.
Garden City: Doubleday, Page, and Company, 1927. 12 mo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Black spine; boards are strong and mostly clean; bookpalte of the previous owner on the front pastedown; pencil writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; deckled fore-edge; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 202.
New York: Sports Media, Inc., 1992. Limited Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; maroon spine; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on tail edges and rear head edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, signature on front, soiling on rear; boards strong, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block clean; 83pp.
Middletown, MD: Half Halt Press, Inc., 1993. US Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. slim DJ spine is faded to gray, small silver capitals with creases/wrinkles to its ends. jacket front and rear are the original auburn, edgewear to outer DJ moderate. simple black clothbound HB spine has stamped silver type, both neatly cornered adjacent panels. no marks or writing, with black/white illustrations. 126 pp. ISBN# 0939481332.
Wellington: Edgeworth Editions. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover; blue spine with white text;dust jacket has minor marks; boards are slightly bumped at the edges but clean and strongly bound; text block is slightly age-toned and has an inscription of the previous owner on front free end-papers, otherwise pages are clean; 309p.
Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor House, Inc., 1975. First Printing. Small Quarto; pp 112; Good/paperback; blue spine with white text; covers have slight wear to exterior; intact panels; mild creases to front corners; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Arco Publishing Company, 1972. First Arco printing. Octavo; pp 235; G+/G-; Green spine with black text; dust jacket has rubbing and minor chipping to edges; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block shows moderate wear to exterior edges, previous owner's book plate to front pastedown, slight numbers stamped to ffep, pencil to pp 28-30, 44-46, 92-93, 104;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., Publishers, 1957. Octavo; pp 221; G/Fair; yellow spine with red and black text; dust jacket has small chips to edges; moderate soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows modest sunning to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; mild crack to gutter at first few pages; interior clean; deckled fore edge; frontispiece;.
New York: William Morrow and Co, 1987. First edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. 1st edition; Black spine with white text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; INSCRIBED by one of the authors (Bob Drury) on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 228.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; pp 278; VG-/VG-; light grayish green spine with red and blue text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; light toning to flap edges; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; inscribed by Don Drysdale.
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. Large Octavo; pp 141; VG/G; black spine with black and yellow text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; minor chips to fore corners; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean.
New York: Outing Publishing Company, 1912. UK Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. HC is a light brown clothbound volume, wide spine with some rubbed titles in ivory, shelfwear has made them difficult to discern. ends and edges abraded lightly, as are adjacent corner points. slight forward slant to the spine binding. sturdy front board has full titling in neat ivory with illustrated brown fowl in flight. slightly age-toned fep/ffep. frontispiece is in color under undamaged tissue. b/w plates on ivory, more than 50 illustrated pages in all. fading gilt head-edge, roughly trimmed fore-edge and tail-edge. foxing is minimal. 360 pp.
Dulles, Virgnia: Potomac Books, Inc., 2010. First Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. black glossy DJ spine with centered white uppercase title between piotorial square, gray author and publisher. covers glossy without impressions, minimal superficial wear. dark green clothbound HB, with stamped gold titling. a solid volume, textblock skimmed lightly, complete in 297 pp. ISBN# 9781597975094.
China: Meadea Enterprise Co., 1984. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; spine yellow w/black txt, evident creasing & fading at joints, superficial scuffing, pen mark running down frnt cover; cvrs firm, though there is some curling at the frnt, clean; binding strong; pages have very little wear, aging evident from discoloration of various pages and txt block, otherwise in incredible cond. as is. 15.
New York: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1916. First Printing. Octavo; pp 463; Good; navy blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has slight wear to exterior; some slight spotting to spine; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; deckled edges; good condition;.
London: Sherwood, Jones and Co., 1825. Enlarged Edition. Octavo; VG-; Red spine with gilt lettering, raised bands and gilt designs; Original wraps re-bound in 3/4 red leather with marbled boards; Wear and bumping to the edges, some fraying starting at the corners; Binding is tight; Deckled pages show age toning, a few spots, otherwise clean; Previous owner's bookplates on paste down; Full color plates and b&w plates intact. 583 pages with index and advertisements.; shelved case 12.
London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1820. 10mo., 497 pages, 3 ads; VG; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards and text block, paneled spine with gilt pillar motif, black label with gilt titling; with engraved frontispiece by Cruikshank, showing 8 sporting scenes; offsetting onto title page from frontispiece; shelved case 10.
Clare: Acorn Hill Publishing Co Fullfillment Center, 1998. First Edition. Octavo; VG/ Hardcover; Black spine with white and yellow and green text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket which shows wear along hinge of cover, small tears at fore-edge and corners otherwise clean; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean with vivid illustrations; 511 pp.