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.
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New York: Warner Books, 2004. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Shades of blue spine with blue and white text; Moderate shelf wear to covers otherwise clean, now protected in mylar cover; Moderate shelf wear to boards, slight rubbing to surfaces, binding solid, [SIGNED BY AUTHOR] on title page; Text block clean; 488 pp.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Mycroft & Moran, 1952. First Edition, 2000 copies. 8vo., 112pp.; VG/VG; spine black with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50; slight wear to head of spine, slight soling to rear cover; SIGNED on ffep, 'Sincerely / August Derleth'; interior clean; in excellent condition; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
New York: The Candlelight Press, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. thin 8vo. staple-bound pamphlet, 82 pp., VG/VG; black and white pictorial DJ with yellow text to front cover; mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., age-toning, rubbing to edges); price uncut "$3.00" to bottom right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; yellow paper covers, black text and illustration to front cover; mild shelfwear to covers (e.g., creasing to hinges of spine, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of covers); "First Edition, First Printing, May 1965" stated to copyright page; interior pristine; shelved Case 8.
London: The Crime Club, 1970. First edition. Small Octavo; pp 224; VG-/G; Gray/green/blue spine with beige text; dust jacket has chipping to corners, slight rubbing and soiling to exterior, light sunning to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 1999. First Edition. Octavo; pp 374; VG/VG; black spine with gilt and white text; Inspector Morse novel; dust jacket has minimal wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author.
London: Macmillan, 1977. First Edition, FIrst Printing. Octavo, 254 pages; VG/VG; sine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£3.50 net'; mild staining to spine, slight chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; small bumping to corners; slight browning to text block, dust jacket; interior clean; shelved case 6.
Minneapolis: The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota, 1984. Limited Edition, 1/400. 8vo; VG; paperback; thin cream spine without text; Limited Edition of 400 copies; covers have minor discoloration to the corners and edges; text block is clean; 7p. Includes tipped-in folding article and letter (as seen in photo).
London, Great Britain: Faber and Faber Limited, 2002. First UK Edition. small 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid charcoal DJ spine with small silver and beige uppercase title and tiny lowercase publisher. yellow/black pictorial skyscape illustrates jacket covers. under clear protective cover. black HB, with opaque pale yellow titling. kraft brown paper endsheets. medium ivory text interior, clean, tightly bound. 174 pp. ISBN # 0571210325.
London: Faber and Faber, 2002. First UK Edition. Small Octavo: VG-/VG: Black spine with silver and off white text: DJ covered in mylar sheath, clean and with virtually no shelfwear: Boards are strong but dust stained, general shelfwear, bumping at corners and head and tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: First UK Edition: 174 pp.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1997. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG; Spine is red with silver text; DJ has light shelf wear, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has minimal signs of handling, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 273; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. Reprint. Signed; Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG+; Spine is yellow with red text; DJ has light edgewear, design is clear, Brodart Cover; Boards have edge wear, light rubbing and bumping to corners and head/tail of spine, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 320; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: Chapman & Hall, Ltd, 1870. First edition. Octavo in green hardcovers with black and gold gilt; VG; moderate soiling and fraying on boards; open gutter at center but good binding; library sticker inside front cover; pencil inscription and seal on end pages; paper faded with minor foxing; text clean; pp. 190; shelved in Case # 4.
New York: Arthur Fields Books, Inc., 1973. First Edition. Octavo; pp 315; G/no-DJ; lightly sunned red spine with gilt text; note from Lem Billings to Michael Kennedy paper clipped to ffep; cloth has slightly soiled panels; slightly splayed panels; some soiling to exterior; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; slight offset stain from paper clip; interior clean; deckled edges;.
Great Britain: Picador, 2011. First UK Edition. small 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid matte black DJ spine with white uppercase title, small illustrated segment and light blue author and white publisher. hazy black frames the softly red jacket front and rear. minimal edgewear with imprinted white titles, barely worn ends and edges. solidly bound and neat textblock. 398 pp. ISBN# 9781447205975.
London: John Murray, 1929. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Octavo, 1202 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild wear; top edge of text bock red; price on front cover of 'net 7/6'; with small leaflet advertising the third large printing of 'The Complete Sherlock Holmes Short Stories' loose within, also mentioned on the rear cover; age-toning to pages; incredibly scarce, especially with dust jacket; shelved case 13.
New York: Hurst & Company. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, stains on rear, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has spotting to top edge, ink inscription on front flyleaf, paper is age-toned and brittle; 354 pages.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1924. First Edition, Second Printing. Octavo, 408 pages; G-; bound in publisher's blue cloth, dull gilt lettering to spine; moderate shelfwear, including rubbing and fraying to corners, head and tail of spine, rubbing to hinges; small tear to gutter of title page; signed by Doyle to title page; Signed copies of this printing were given away by the Strand Magazine as prizes.; publisher mistakenly put second edition on the copyright page, rather than second printing; shelved case 13.
New York: Hodder and Stoughton, 1913. First Edition. Octavo, 252 pages; VG-; fully bound in red cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small blotch on the lower spine, pages have dust build up along the top edge, have minimal detachment in several spots, page 195 has a printing error; features several illustrations in full plates; shelved case 13.
New York: Isaac Pitman & Sons. New Era edition. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, ink stains to front, rear, and spine; Text block has ink stain to front edge and front endpapers, penciled address on front endpapers, text clean, mild age-toning to paper; “By permission of the author”; Does not include text in roman font; 170 pages.
J. M. Gibson, 1987. Centenary Facsimile Edition, #21/50 copies. Octavo, 168 pages; VG; in pictorial wraps in red card jacket lettered in gilt, housed in a VG red slipcase; jacket has a very mild discoloration along middle of rear cover where the book is held to remove from the slipcase; SIGNED by Jean Conan Doyle on title page; original purchase information included; Facsimile of the First appearance in Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1887; shelved case 13.