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New York: Walker And Company, 1971. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Orange spine with black text; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, minor fraying along sides and edges, chipping to corners and around spine of jacket; Moderate wear to bowed boards, tape blemishes along top and bottom of front and rear board, toning around spine; Binding slightly cocked but intact, large blemish along back of free end page ivory toned pages; Text block clean; 253 pp.
New York: Minotaur Books, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 374; VG-/VG; red pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows light rubbing to exterior; autograph sticker to front; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author;.
New York, NY: A & W Publishers Inc., 1982. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. black glossy DJ spine with thick white title sized to fit between small hot pink author and publisher. enlarged titling densely fills the jacket front. slight wear, under clear protective cover. black HB with large silver titling, neatly cornered boards, solid plum lined fep/ffep. clear and excellent interior, edges smooth and unblemished outer edges. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. 299 pp. ISBN# 0894791052.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2003. First Edition. Octavo; pp 370; VG/VG-; black pictorial spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket shows light scratches to rear; minor dings to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. dark eggplant purple DJ spine and jacket panels, with small white author and publisher, gold stamped cursive script extends widely between. negligible edgewear, snug over HB, navy spine, gold stamped titling with adjacent purple paperboards. tightly bound with no marks or writing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON BOOKPLATE AFFIXED TO HALF-TITLE PAGE. clear outer edges. 703 pp. ISBN# 9780393062038.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First edition. Small octavo in orange hardcovers with blue and grey DJ in brodart; VG-/G-; DJ has several chips missing at the edges, the largest of which is a two inch piece missing from lower spine; binding open at the gutter at page before half-title; library stamp on ffep; paper age-toned; text and paper clean; pp. 303; shelved in Mystery Special Collection.
New York, NY: Warner Books, Inc., October 1989. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG. solid black glossy DJ spine, with vibrant medium green author in capitals, color pictorial square and red uppercase title; orange publisher with logo at DJ tail. front has enlarged titling and image as front jacket design. no edgewear and under clear protective cover. HB is black clothbound, stamped with bold gilt capitals and solid red paperbound panels, matching hue to fep/ffep. thin affixed white strip affixed to right fep, SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. well bound, light beige text sheets are solidly bound and without blemish. exterior edges show faint foxing. as is. 280 pp. ISBN# 0446514209. [Duplicates shleved with the other 7-3's upstairs].
New York, NY: Severn House Inc., 2005. First UK Edition, First World Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. midnight navy glossy DJ spine with white author, mint green uppercase title and white publisher logo at spine end. half-graphic neon pink/brown brighten the jacket front and rear. matching glossy HC, sharp-cornered panels. mild toning to ivory fep/ffep. ivory textblock basically clean. smoothly ivory outer edges. 216 pp. ISBN# 0727862022.
New York: Scribner, 1995. First Edition. Octavo; pp 253; VG/VG; gray/blue/red pictorial spine with black and white text; Martha's Vineyard mystery; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous bookshop's sticker to ffep; signed by author;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1994. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, light grey with brown and blue print; DJ clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, clean and strong but for slight wear to spine tail; Text block clean and tight; 240 pages, map.
New York: Bantam Books, 1989. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with red and white print; DJ has slight edgewear and mild shelfwear, but is clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and blue cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 231 pages.
Boulder, CO: Rue Morgue Press, 2005. US Printing. thin 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. slim, glossy citron wraps spine with black lettering. fully illustrated panel front with enlarged overlay yellow titlng. skimmed, thumbed and minor curl to corners. no marks or writing to interior, slim edges a smooth white. out-of-print. 160 pp. ISBN# 9781601870483.
New York: A Thomas Dunner Book, St. Martins Press, 1992. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with black and yellow print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild bump to top of spine else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 202 pages.
Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1936. First U.S. Edition. 10mo; pp 341; G-/no-dj; red spine with black text; cloth show slight spots to exterior; spine lightly sunfaded; some fraying to fore corners and spine edges; intact boards; text block has darkened somewhat due to age; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep;.
New York: M. Evans and Company, Inc., 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 498 pages; VG/VG; spine yellow with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$6.95'; mild rubbing and wear to dust jacket, including small chipping and closed tears to head and tail of spine; top edge of etxt block orange; SIGNED flat on ffep page by Westlake as both Culver and Westlake; shelved case 6.
Privately printed, 1968. Octavo; First printing; VG Hardcover ; 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. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: Charles Scribner's Songs, 1991. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine black with yellow and grey print; DJ has slight shelfwear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and blue cloth with silver print, slight bump to lower front right corner, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; Signed by the author in ink on title page; 229 pages.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1940. First Edition. Hardcover Octavo; G-/VG-; Black spine with Yellow and Green text; pp 301; Red cloth boards with Black text; Spine is cocked, separated from text block with torn head edge; DJ is intact under protective archival cover, shows notable shelf wear: Rubbing, chipping and/or tears along corners, edges and spine, book-length tear along back of spine and edge of back cover;brown blotches on back cover; Text block age toned, pages durable, text legible; Shelve Mystery Special Collection, Dupont.
New York: Walker and Company, 1997. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white and brown print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in pink with gold print, clean and strong but for mild bump to spine tail; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; Handwritten letter from author in book; 184 pages. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
New York: Harper Collins, 2014. First Edition. Inscribed; First Edition; Octavo; VG+/VG; Spine is mostly dark blue with white text; DJ has minor shelf wear, cover design is clear; Boards have general signs of shelf wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has minor signs of handling, content is clear and binding is strong; pp 475.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; purple spine with red and white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, chipping around edges, several tears and creases, back of jacket has been colored with purple marker in some areas in an attempt to hide wear; boards are strong, minor rubbing, spine slightly cocked; textblock is clean, webbing beginning to show at head of front hinge; pp 213.
Garden City: The Crime Club, Inc./Doubleday, Doran and Company, 1935. first edition. 12mo; G+/no-DJ; black spine with black text on red bar; cloth has wear along edges, mostly toward tail edges; slightly bumped corners, which also have moderate wear; light sticker residue on spine; otherwise panels have unmarked exterior; intact and undamaged; text block has browned slightly due to age & handling; spine is slightly cocked; deckled fore edges; good condition w/intact binding & unmarked pages; 322.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; green spine with yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, chipping around edges and along hinges, a few small closed tears around edges, open tears at spine head and tail; boards are strong, slight rubbing and sunning around edges; textblock has age toning, faint spotting around edges, otherwise clean; pp 287.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print on white banner; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, crease to rear bottom edge; Boards in tan cloth, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has tan-tinted top edge, small owner stamp on rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; xi, 257 pages, frontispiece.
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1903. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; 3/4 bound brown leather spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; odd volume; boards have mild wear to spine, some scratches to corners and edges; exterior lightly sunned; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, top edge gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; former bookshop's name stamped to verso of ffep; marbled pastedowns and endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; deckled edges; interior clean.
Hamden, CT; London: Archon Books; Mansell Publishing, 1980. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 621; VG-/G-; dark brown spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has some minor chips to edges; mild sunning and scratches to exterior; cloth has only light wear to exterior; slight wear to spine edges; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
New York: Ives Washburn, 1954. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black and pink print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small tear to front top edge, mild soiling to spine and flap folds, shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with black print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 206 pages.
New York: The Mysterious Press, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover w/Dustjacket; White spine with red and blue lettering w/ black logo on bottom; Dustjacket has very minimal shelf wear, no tears; Boards are clean and sturdy, minimal shelf wear on head of spine; Text block clean and sturdy; 302 pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1982. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for remnants of label on front pastedown; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; 247 pages.
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 15/60; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the illustrator on the edition page; Includes text of Doyle’s story and critical essays; 98 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986. Octavo; Limited edition, 26/60; VG/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the illustrator on the edition page; Includes text of Doyle’s story and critical essays; 98 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Constable, 1981. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Black and green photograph spine with white and red text. DJ has general shelf wear, minor wear to edges, no tears; Boards have signs of minor rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is age toned, has personal inscription and signature by previous owner on front free end paper, otherwise clean, free of marks on pages; pp 228.