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West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, 1979. First Edition. Large octavo; VG/VG; white spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover; boards are strong, minor rubbing along tail edges and at spine head and tail; textblock has slight spotting on head and fore edges, otherwise clean; pp 172; limited edition - one of 1000 unnumbered copies; signed by author on title page, gift inscription from author on front endpaper.
New York: Frederick Fell, Inc. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover w/Dustjacket; White sunned spine w/ red and black lettering; Dustjacket sunned, mylar cover, small stain on front flap, minimal stains and smudges on back cover, front cover image is minimally faded, no tears; Boards clean and sturdy, minimal shelf wear on head and tail of spine; Text block has small stain on dedication page; 221 pp.
New York: Trident Press, 1968. First Edition Thus [Review Copy]. 8vo., 382 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, white lettering to black spine, black and pictorial front cover; rubbing/closed tearing to edges of DJ, age-toning particularly to back cover, slight material loss to corners, price uncut "$5.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, gold lettering to blue cloth spine, brown paper boards; bumping to head and tail of spine; fading to edges of boards; age-toning/mild staining to text-block, age-mottling to dark top, small closed tears to bottom-edge; interior clean; blue stamp of owl to back paste-down; First Edition Thus: pub. 1968 stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; Review Copy: contains a black and white glossy photograph of Ellison, with the caption "author of LOVE AIN'T NOTHING BUT SEX MISSPELLED to be published 3 June 1968 ($5.95) / Trident Press" (housed within mylar to back cover); shelved Case 8, Dupont.
n.p. Berkley Publishing Corporation, 1975. Octavo; pp 623; VG/VG-; purplish black pictorial spine with orange and ivory text; distributed by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York; dust jacket has some rubbing corners; clean exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1983. First American Edition. Octavo, 396 pages; VG/VG-; yellow and red spine with black lettering; dust jacket is protected by a mylar cover; Price uncut "$15.95"; some wear to the edges of the dust jacket, Auryn embossed on the front and back boards, a little staining on pages 86-87, text in red and green; shelved case 14.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1947. First Edition. Thin octavo, 96 pages, VG-/VG; blue DJ, white lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, "$2.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light soiling to edges of boards, bumping to tail; mild age-toning/soiling to endpapers, signature by previous owner in pencil to ffep; interior clean, white gloss leaves, text somewhat faded yet clear and legible; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; shelved Front Counter.
Reading, PA: Fantasy Press, Inc., 1955. First Edition. 10mo; pp 253; G/G; light gray/yellow pictorial spine with black and red text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior; lightly soiled rear; mylar wraps; cloth has little wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has mild toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Reading, Pennsylvania: Fantasy Press, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 222 pages, VG-/VG-; DJ, dark purple pictorial spine, hot pink lettering: wear to head, tail, and corners of covers; light age-toning/soiling to back cover, text somewhat affected yet legible; blue cloth boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to boards, age-toning/mild wear to text-block, mild age-toning to interior (text legible); shelved Front Counter.
Berkley Publishing Corporation, 1977. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, blue with blue print; DJ has slight edgewear, wear to spine cap, slight smudging on back; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight spotting and smudging, faded spine cap; Textblock has spotting to top edge and upper corner, text clean and tight; 412 pages.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/G; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has mild smudging and shelfwear, mild wear to edges, spine caps, fold corners; Boards in red cloth with black print, clean and strong, mild wear to spine tail; Textblock clean but for former owner stamp on front endpapers; 226 pages.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1968. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 212 pages; VG/VG; white spine with yellow and black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing; boards are strong; textblock has minor staining along back hinge, otherwise clean; first hardcover edition (first paperback edition published in 1960); J7 code on gutter of page 212; FLP Collection.
New York: ballantine Books, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 152pp.; VG/VG; spine teal with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.75'; gray cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine; minimal amounts of wear to corners, head and tail of spine; INSCRIBED on half-title page by Farmer; Farmer's first full length published novel; LP consignment; shelved case 3.
New York: A Del Rey Book/Ballantine Books, 1979. first Ballantine hard cover edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with light blue text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with some minor edge wear; Cloth/boards have minor shelf wear with lightly sunned exterior and minor edge wear, otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight foxing on exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; deckled fore edge; pp 219.
New York: Berkley; G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1980. First Edition. Octavo, 339 pages, VG/VG; blue DJ, white and golden yellow lettering: very mild overall wear to DJ, very light age-toning visible to back cover (text clear and legible); "$11.95" to front flap, sticker with handwritten revised price of "9.50" beneath original printed price; DJ protected by mylar; black paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: mild wear to head and tail, mild bumping to corners, light age-toning/wear to text-block, interior clean; INSCRIBED by Farmer to half-title page; shelved Front Counter.
Huntington Woods: Phantasia Press, 1980-1983. Limited Special Boxed Editions. Octavos, 5 volumes; VG/VG; illustrated red spines, illustrated green spines, and illustrated blue spines, w/ blue, orange, & yellow text; sunning along spines otherwise minimal to no wear to jacket w/ prices uncut; comes in brown slipcases (in VG condition); boards are strong and clean; text blocks are clean; limited editions, signed by author and numbered on limitation pages; (The Makers of Universes, 1980, #158 of 200; The Gates of Creation, 1981, #163 of 250; A Private Cosmos, 1981, #171 of 250; Behind the Walls of Terra,1982, #130 of 250; The Lavalite World, 1983, #186 of 250); LP consignment. Shelved Above case 7.
New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1975. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 155; VG; dark blue spine with silver text; no jacket; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to fore and tail exterior edges; slight foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean; tight binding;.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1971. First Collected Edition. 8vo., 253 pp., VG/VG; off-white DJ (age-toned) with black and red lettering; bumping to head and tail of spine of DJ, shelfwear to edges and corners of covers; price uncut "$5.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; orange cloth boards, black lettering to spine; bumping/mild chipping to head and tail of spine; age-toning to text-block; small brown stain to top of text-block that bleeds slightly into top corners of pp. 220-231; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; INSCRIBED by Farmer to half-title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1961. Octavo; Ninth printing; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and green with white print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, wear to hinges and flap folds; Boards in black cloth with white print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slightly cocked spine, crease across front, spine, and rear; Text block has grey-tinted top edge, clean and tight; 246 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Los Angeles: Borden Publishing Company, 1924. Memorial Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; black illustrated spine, white text; jacket has light age toning, light rubbing on front and back, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards, have light bumping on the head and tail of spine, otherwise boards are strong and clean; text-block top edge stained blue, text-block and interior pages have light age toning, otherwise clean; pp 309; shelved Front Counter.
Saddle River, NJ: Gerry de la Ree, 1975. Limited Edition [#597/1050]. 4to., 128 pp., VG/VG; white DJ, black lettering to spine; mild wear to covers mostly to head of spine, black scuff mark to fore-edge to back cover; "$15.00" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth spine, gold lettering to spine; mild wear to boards, bumping to head of spine and corners; back board cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; contains numerous black-and-white plates, all drawings by Finlay; occasional imperfections to interior, text and illustration to plates unaffected; No. 597 of 1050 numbered copies stated to limitation page; ephemera housed to front endpapers [1931 unpublished drawing by Finlay, copyright 1973 by Gerry de la Ree]; ephemera housed to back endpapers [advertisement for "Finlay's Lost Drawings for Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' by Gerry & Helen de la Ree, Scientifantasy Specialists]; shelved Case 11.
West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, 1971. Octavo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, cream with black print; DJ has light edgewear, peripheral tanning, stains/smudging to spine and rear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; CONTENTS: Selected Illustrations — Virgil Finlay, an appreciation — A Virgil Finlay Checklist; 153 pages, illustrated (some color). [Shelf: American Art].
New York: Viking Press, 1935. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with paper label for title; Boards in red cloth with pastedown illustration (slight tear) on front, worn, exposed corners, tattering to spine caps, edgewear, shelfwear; Text block endpapers torn along hinges front and rear, small stain to fore edge, clean text and illustrations; 154 pages, illustrations (b&w).
Surrey, UK: Dragon's World Ltd, 1989. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 112; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows mild dings to edges; lightly rubbed exterior; cloth has lightly sun faded exterior; rubbing wear to corners; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges and endpapers; frontispiece; ex-library with markings to rear endpaper; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Huntington Woods, MI: Phantasia Press, 1984. 208/375. Octavo; pp 269; VG/VG; blue/green pictorial spine with red text; numbered, signed copy, this is number 208 of 375; blue slipcase has slight smudges to exterior; intact panels; dust jacket has mild dings to edges; clean exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; signed by author;.
London: New English Library, 1976. First Edition. Octavo; pp 313; G/G+; blue pictorial spine with white and green text; dust jacket has slightly sunfaded exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows some moderate wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; black marker to copyright page with mild offset; light foxing to endpapers, otherwise showing moderate age toning;.
Newton Abbot: Readers Union Group Book Clubs, 1978. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 213; G/G-; blue spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; some modest rubbing to edges; lightly soiled rear; cloth shows little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; crease to tail fore edges of pp 73-80; interior clean;.
Huntington Woods, MI: Phantasia Press, 1983. 203/450. Octavo; pp 562; VG-/VG-; blue/beige pictorial spine with red text; numbered, signed copy, this is number 203 of 450; blue slipcase has slightly sun faded exterior; intact panels; dust jacket has mild rubbing to edges; clean exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; signed by author;.
London: Herbert Jenkins, 1976. First UK Edition. 10mo; pp 159; VG-/G; dark brown spine with cream text; dust jacket has mild rubbing to exterior; minor previous bookshop's sticker to front; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Harper & Row, 1964. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; red spine, black/white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, significant rubbing, chipping at spine head and tail, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 273; scarce signed first edition of Dick Francis' second mystery novel; FLP Collection. Shelved Case 6, Dupont.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1941. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/G+; Spine is orange, grey, and yellow with a cactus on it, black and white text, material loss to head of spine; DJ has material loss to corners, some creases and small tears around edges, Brodart cover; Boards have general edge wear, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 218.
New York: Ballantine Books/Random House, Inc., 1975. Disbound illustrations [8x9]; unpaginated; Good; illustrations encased in black covers with red and white text to front; clipped front corner of front cover; cardboard backing; light toning to blueprint edges; interior clean; encased in brown snap closure pouch;.
Lee and Shepard, 1889. Second Edition. Octavo, 373 pages, VG- condition hardcover; brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine: spine cocked, starting hinge between pages 152-153, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; mild shelfwear/slight fraying to head, tail, and corners; age-toning/wear to text-block, small stain to bottom edge; light age-toning/minor imperfections to interior, text somewhat faded yet legible; frontispiece protected by tissue guard; boards protected by plastic covering; Frazar's American Victorian rendition of Robinson Crusoe and an example of the Robinsonade novel;.
New York: Boni & Liverright, 1920. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, edges and spine caps, stains; Text block has intermittent spine breaks, slight age-toning to paper, vendor label on rear pastedown; xv, 299 pages.
Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, August 1991. Limited Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. pearl gray DJ spine with bright lime titling centered. jacket front has b/w image between enlarged bright lime titling. edgewear is fine, DJ a neat fit over rich gray cloth, with small silver tilting upon spine and incised into sturdy front board. no marks or wear to the interior, textblock is tightly bound. Limited edition of 350, this copy is #282, hand-numbered. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. 110 pp.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1995. First Edition. Octavo; pp 404; VG/VG; yellow spine with red text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mild edge wear; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo; pp 111; VG-/VG-; beige pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket mild shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; mild dings to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Avon Books, Inc., 1999. First Edition. Octavo; pp 237; VG/VG; black/blue spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; "original voices" small, promotional sticker to front, as is; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; tight binding;.