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New York: Walter J. Black, 1950. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with red print; DJ has fading to spine, small tear at bottom of spine, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with brown print, rubbing to front and rear, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for slight spotting to front edge; 182 pages.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, & Company Inc, 1929. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Black spine with red text/title; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; deckled fore-edge; small black stain on the front free end page; bookplate of former owner on the back pastedown; textblock is clean. Pp. 325.
London: Little, Brown and Company, 2000. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright, owner label on rear; Boards in grey cloth with silver print, mildly cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 278 pages.
London: Little, Brown/Time Warner Books UK, 2003. First Edition. Octavo; pp 282; VG-/VG; blue/dark blue pictorial spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket has little wear to exterior; mylar wraps; sticker to rear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author;.
New York, NY: Soho Press, Inc., 2010. First US Edition. stout 8vo. VG+/VG+. light gray and charcoal vertical stripes fill the DJ spine, auburn metallic titling on gray and gray on charcoal black; b/w publisher at tail. dark orange clothbound HB, with white titling. stark white panel, sharply cornered. tightly bound with clear and excellent textblock and bright unmarked edges. 281 pp. ISBN# 9781569478455.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1986. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with yellow print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear but clean and bright; Boards in yellow paper and brown cloth with gold print, slight smudge to front but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 137 pages.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. bright orange, green and red illustrated DJ spine and DJ cover, with contrast titling in off white down spine and across jacket front. neat DJ, over green clothbound HB spine, copper stamped tilting and with both boards a deep orange. binding tight, clear and excellent textblock. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. edges all sides a smooth ivory. 315 pp. ISBN# 0380977818.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2008. First. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with gray text: DJ is covered in protective clear sheath, some shelfwear and chipping at corners: Boards are strong and clean with some bumping at head and tail: Textblock has black marker dot on head edge, otherwise slightly darkened with age but free of markings, tears, folds or highlighting: First U.S. Edition: 243 pp.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with white and yellow text. Covers have general shelf wear, fraying to corners, apart that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has two pen marks on pp. 14 and 15, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 275.
New York: M.S. Mill Co., 1946. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with red print; Boards in grey cloth with red print, cocked spine, bumps and wear to corners and spine caps, smudging/shelfwear; Textblock has slight spotting to front edge, front endpapers have pasted library label and stamps, library stamps on title page along with ink number, rear endpapers torn at hinge, revealing spine, spotting/stains and library stamp to early pages; 254 pages.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 319pp.; VG/VG; spine green with yellow and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; mild shelfwear; text block clean; INSCRIBED by John Gardner on title page; interior clean; shelved mystery special collection.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1981-1996. First edition. Octavo; Fourteen volumes, all First editions, First printings; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spines, various colors; DJs clean and bright; Boards clean and strong, some volumes with mildly cocked spines; Text blocks clean and tight; Individual volumes: - License Renewed (1981) (ISBN 0399901183) - For Special Services (Coward, McCann & Georghegan, New York, 1982) (ISBN 069811163X) - Icebreaker (1983) (ISBN 0399128115) - Role of Honor (1984) (ISBN 039912912X) - Nobody Lives Forever (1986) (ISBN 0399131515) - No Deals, Mr. Bond (1987) (ISBN 0399132546) - Scorpius (1988) (ISBN 039913347X) - Win, Lose or Die (1989) (ISBN 0399134360) - Brokenclaw (1990) (ISBN 0399135413) - The Man From Barbarossa (1991) (ISBN 0399136258) - Death is Forever (1992) (ISBN 0399137165) - Never Send Flowers (1993) (ISBN 0399138099) - SeaFire (1994) (ISBN 0399139389) - Cold Fall (1996) (ISBN 0399141499) [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 673; G/G; black/ivory pictorial spine with green and red text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior; minor chips to corners; mylar wraps; cloth has slight smudges to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York, NY: Bantam Books, February 2006. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. black glossy DJ spine with neon yellow title, mid-spine pictorial cover image square and white author and publisher to tail end. fully illustrated jacket front with large, raised characters. black clothbound HB, stamped with silver lettering, its adjacent boards of solid black paperboard. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. textblock is clear and excellent, outer edges fine. 342 pp. ISBN# 0553804316.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1981. First edition, Limited edition. Octavo; First edition; Limited edition, 48/250; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with white print; Slipcase in green cloth, clean and strong; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the limited edition page; xiv, 200 pages.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1989. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with illustration of yellow cloud. DJ has general shelf wear, no tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription on title page by author Jack Garn, is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 285.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; blue spine with tan and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing along hinges, writing in pencil on back; boards are strong, minor rubbing, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, otherwise clean; pp 213.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1952. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with black print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, small tear to center of spine, shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth, slight wear to spine caps; Text block has spine break at page 160, light age-toning to paper; 223 pages.
New York: Random House, 1956. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and pink print; DJ has slight tears at spine ends, slight edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth, light wear to spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, toning to end-papers, cracked front hinge, spine break at page 24; 215 pages.
New York: Walker and Company, 1984. First. Octavo; VG/VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Black spine with White and Red text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tear to top corner of front cover, Boards strong, clean save faint white marks on rear cover, slight bumping to corners, bottom edge of front cover; Textblock has slight age toning, ink stamp on front endpaper; 190 pp.
New York, NY: Viking, 2015. First. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid red DJ spine has large lowercase white titles, adjacent b/w illustrated DJ front. bright white HC with stamped red metallic type, adjacent boards are gray. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on blank sheet before half-title page. textblock thick, no visible marks or writing. 576 pp. ISBN# 9780147542984.
New York: Bantam Books, 1991. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with blue and white print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and black paper to boards, mild wear to spine caps, slightly cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; ix, 371 pages.
New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2010. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark black glossy DJ spine with large white author and title with mid spine lettering in orange. navy paperbound HB, spine titling in opaque white, transitions to royal purple boards. ivory textblock skimmed lightly with no interior markings. a touch of wear to lower panel corners. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON SPECIAL HALF-TITLE PAGE. 692 pp. ISBN# 9780061160882.
Culver City: Luther Norris, 1970. Limited edition, First edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 300 copies; First edition; VG-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is tan, illustrated, with brown print, slight wear to spine ends but clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 30 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1966. Large Octavo; VG/VG-; Pink spine with white text. DJ has a clear protective jacket by previous owner, price clipped, age toned, crease lines and closed tears on front, some soiling; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on edges, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 216.
New York: Harper & Row, 1973. First U.S. edition. Octavo; First U.S. edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear, age-toning; Boards in grey paper and black cloth with gold print, mild wear to spine caps, slight smudging/shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block has slight spotting to edges, mild staining on pages 52-69; 212 pages.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1953. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; yellow and white spine with black and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, chipping at spine tail, price clipped in bottom corners of front and back flaps; boards are strong, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, minor edgewear, stamp on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 254.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG; White spine with black lettering; Jacket is clean with very little wear at the edges and corners; Boards are straight and strong; Binding is sturdy; Marker line to lower outer edge of text block. One mark to front free end paper from old sticker residue. Interior of text block is clean; 224 pp.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 387 pages, 4 pages ads; VG; bound in blue cloth, white lettering to spine and front board; mild rubbing to boards; slight age-toning to interior; presumed first printing, with 'C-B' code on copyright page, standing for March, 1927; small ownership name to ffep; shelved case 6.
New York, NY: Center Street, October 2016. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. fiery red and black tones illstrate spine with tall white title and tall red authors separated by jacket front thumbnail. edgewear is slight INSCRIBED/ SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. lightly skimmed, clear and excellent copy, inside and out. 372 pp. ISBN#9781455530441.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1967. First Edition. Octavo; pp 189; VG/VG; ivory spine with black and dark pink text; an inner sanctum mystery; dust jacket shows slight toning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; cloth clean; mild edge wear; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Boston; London: Little, Brown; Webb & Bower (Publishers) Limited, 1984. First U.S. Edition. Large Octavo; unpaginated; G/paperback; yellow spine with red text; a Sherlock Holmes Murder Dossier; based on the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; covers show slight shelf wear to exterior; some soiling towards edges; lightly bumped corners; red ribbon to spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated.