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.
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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: 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.
Scottsdale: Camelback Galery, 1994. First Edition. Octavo; First Hardcover Edition has been limited to 1501 copies; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan, illustrated with blue and purple print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xiii, 95 pages, illustrated.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1988. First. Octavo; VG/VG+; white spine with grey text; dustjacket is clean and shows almost no signs of edgewear; boards are strong, some light staining on back cover; textblock is slightly yellowed as a result of age, has water spotting up to page 22, title page has been signed by author; 227pp.
New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1981. Dover Edition [Unabridged republication of the work first published in 1878]. 8vo. VG/VG-. dark forest green DJ spine and jacket panels; spine title in bright ivory, with smaller pale evergreen author extends to tiny white publisher at tail. abrading appears continous and whitish along the full jacket edges, with a yellowish tinge. dark green clothbound HB with stamped black titling, adjacent black paperboards are in solid, unmarked shape. securely bound, textblock interior a simple ivory. outer-edges are gently foxed. 331 pp. ISBN# 0486238652.
New York: The Viking Press, 1948. First Edition. Octavo; pp 306; G/G-; sunned green spine with beige text; dust jacket has some wear exterior; noticeable chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth shows only light sunning to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has light age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned;.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 281 pp., VG/VG-; blue and pink pictorial DJ, navy blue lettering to spine; mild wear to DJ: fading to spine (lettering clear and legible), mild age-toning to covers, superficial material loss to corners and head and tail of spine; price uncut "$2.00" to front flap, all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, sky blue lettering to spine and front board; mild wear to boards; dark top, stippled fore-edge, untrimmed bottom-edge, age-toning to text-block; starting hinge to pp. 134-135; mild age-toning to interior; pub. 1938, no mention of further printings; shelved Case 6.