Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1904. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; dark green spine with flower illustration and gilt text; cover has rubbing, minor bumping at spine head and tail and in corners, spine slightly cocked, binding strong; textblock has edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 240; later printing.
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Reading, PA: Fantasy Press, 1953. First edition. Collection of four science fiction and science fantasy novellas. The stories, somewhat revised from their original magazine publications, are: "Gulf" (1949 in Astounding Science Fiction); "Lost Legacy" (1941 in Super Science Stories); "Elsewhen" (1941 in Astounding Science Fiction); and "Jerry Was a Man" (1947 in Thrilling Wonder Stories). NYT review of the collection called Heinlein "one of the ablest craftsmen writing science fiction." Hardcover with dust jacket. 256 pages. 8vo.,256pp.; VG/G+; black spine with red text; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; some chipping, folding, and tears to edges of dust jacket, chip to head of spine, missing 'RO' and 'H', chipping to corners; minor shelf wear and bumping; small stain to lower rear fore corner of text block, does not impact text; spine slightly cocked; contains: "Gulf", copyright 1949, "Elsewhere", 1941 by Street & Smith; "Lost Legacy," 1941, Fictioneers; and "Jerry was a Man," 1947, Better Publications; shelved case 8.
New York: Gnome Press Inc, 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 256 pages; VG/VG; Red spine with black text; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'l mild shelfwear to dust jacket; interior of dust jacket has some red ink, where someone presumably attempted to hide some chipping, most severe along tail of spine; name in ink on ffep; LP Consignment. Shelve Case 8.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1951. First edition. Octavo. vg/good+. dj, black spine with white text; HB, black cloth spine with gilt lettering; quarter-bound w/green paper boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, a futuristic time chart; 256 pp.; toning; copyright page bound in unevenly; binding shaken; dj, [BRO-DART]; sunned; minor chipping; open tears; else very good. CONSIGNMENT- Shelved in Case #8.
Hicksville: Gnome Press, 1958. First Edition, First Printing, Second State Dust Jacket. Octavo, 188 pages; VG/G; white spine, black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, rubbing, staining, chipping around edges, a few areas have been taped on back side of DJ, still fully intact; boards are strong and clean, spine very slightly cocked, bumping in corners; textblock has small stains on front endpaper, a few spots on tail edge, age toning, otherwise very clean, binding strong; first edition copy with second state DJ - has P.O. Box on inside rear flap and 35 titles on back cover; shelved case 8.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1964. 11th Printing. Octavo; pp 211; G-/no-DJ; beige spine without text; Scribner's library binding with DJ art on boards; ex-library with sticker to spine tail edge, stamp and writing to ffep and title page; ex-library pouch to rear pastedown; cloth shows moderate soiling to exterior; significant rubbing to rear; bumped corners; some rubbing to edges; text block has age toned exterior edges; some smudges to few pages.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1955. First Edition. Octavo, 273 pages; VG/VG; purple/brownish-pink spine, purple/white text; dust jacket has protective mylar cover, price uncut '$2.50'; some rubbing, chipping at spine head and tail and in corners, small closed tears at spine head and tail; LP Consignment; shelved case 8.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1952. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, orange with white and black print; DJ in mylar, fading to spine, tears at spine ends and flap corners, creasing to edges, shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, very slight ink marginal notations, mild age-toning to paper; Including stories by Asimov, Del Ray, Finney, Kornbluth, Kuttner, Lieber, Leinster, Merril, Morrison, Reese, Russell, Tenn, Tucker, Vonnegut; 249 pages.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. First Edition, Second Edition. Octavo; pp 302; VG-/G; light green spine with green text; dust jacket shows slight sun fading to exterior; minor chips to edges; mylar wraps; first states dj with $2.95 price; second printing with code B-3.58[V]; beige cloth; exterior shows mild sunning to spine and edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean;.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956. First Edition. 8vo., 244 pp., VG/VG-; DJ purple with yellow lettering; mild age-toning to spine of DJ (lettering legible); chipping and wear to edges of DJ, with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners; mild wear to covers; top right-hand corner of front flap price clipped, "First edition $3.00" written in pencil towards left-hand corner of front flap (actual original price was "$2.75"); presumed First Edition DJ, covers protected by mylar; blue cloth boards with black lettering, black illustration to front board; mild fading to spine (lettering clear and legible), bumping/chipping/rubbing to head and tail of spine, very slight cocking to spine; mild fading to margins of boards, rubbing to edges of boards including corners; age-toning and mild wear to text-block; interior clean; pub. 1956, "A-8.56 [v]" stated to copyright page indicating a First Printing in August 1956; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. First Edition. Octavo, 211 pages, VG/VG; First Edition, First Issue DJ, pink spine, white lettering; fading to spine, white lettering toned off-white, lettering legible; chipping to head, tail, and edges of covers; material loss to top margin of back cover; closed tear to bottom margin of back cover; partially erased notation in pencil to front cover; price uncut "$2.50" to front flap; First Edition, First Printing, black boards, red lettering; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; mild age-toning to text-block; copyright page has Scribner's "A" and seal; RED PLANET the first of Heinlein's books to feature the Martian elder race; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949. First Edition, Thirteenth Printing [Library Binding]. 8vo., 211 pp., VG/G+; HC: red cloth boards, pictorial design to front board and spine with white lettering; red back board with colophon stated "Scribners Library Binding"; red and white pictorial endpapers; mild shelfwear to head and tail of spine and to edges/corners of boards; age-toning to text-block; DJ: red pictorial design to front cover and spine (identical to HC); front cover age-toned pink, spine of DJ age-toned off-white (text barely legible); First Edition, Thirteenth Edition ("M" stated on copyright page, c.f. 1976 statement on first editions for Charles Scribner's Sons); shelved Front Counter.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1954. First Edition Thus, First Printing. tall 8vo., 282 pp., VG-/G; yellow pictorial DJ, maroon lettering (faded brown to spine); heavy wear to DJ, material loss to top left corner of back cover continuous with head of spine, rubbing/wear to head of spine mostly obscures "H" in "HEINLEIN"; top right corner of front flap price clipped, with "2.50" written in pencil; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, blue lettering; age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean, text clear and bright; navy blue pictorial starfield endpapers; 2 pp. frontispiece continuous to title page; First Edition Thus, First Printing: Scribner's "A" and colophon to title page, parts of this book initially appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction titled "Star Lummox"; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 305 pp., VG/VG; DJ green with yellow text to spine and white text to front cover; mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., rubbing to edges/corners, age-toning to edges/margins of flaps); price uncut "$2.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; olive green boards, dark green text to spine, dark green illustration to front board; age-toning and mild scratching to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text legible; published 1953, "A" stated to copyright page indicative of a First Edition; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 317 pp., VG/VG-; white/gray/brown pictorial DJ, spine age-toned brown, text legible; age-toning/mild foxing to covers of DJ, very mild rubbing/tearing to edges; price uncut "$3.50" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; quarter bound, black cloth spine with gold lettering, red paper boards; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; mild rubbing to edges and corners of boards, boards mildly shaken, binding sturdy; age-toning/mild foxing to text-block; mild foxing to endpapers; interior clean; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: Dennis Dobson, 1967. First UK Edition. 8vo., 383 pp., VG/VG; white (age-toned) DJ with black and green lettering; rubbing to covers and edges of DJ; price uncut "25s net" to bottom right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; dark brown cloth boards, silver lettering to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, spine cocked; bumping to corners of boards; age-toning to text-block, scratch/dent to fore-edge; interior clean; "first published in Great Britain in 1967" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
New York: Galaxy Publishing, 1965-1966. First Edition. 5 Volume set of Worlds of If Magazine (December 1965-April 1966) featuring the serialization and true first edition of Heinlein's The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. All volumes have some age toning to the pages, sturdy bindings; All show some wear to the edges, creasing to the spines and some small tears to the wraps. In addition to The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, these volumes contain work by Robert Bloch, Frederick Pohl, Poul Anderson, Larry Niven, John Brunner and many others. 5 Volumes, SHELVED IN Case 8.
Chicago and New York: M. A. Donohue & Company, No Date Given. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG-/VG-; 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, front hinge is cracked, joints are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 257. SHELVED BEHIND FRONT DESK.
New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2009. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Light blue spine with gold text and graphic of sand dunes; Dustjacket edge wear minimal, DJ has some very small scuffs on left side of back cover, DJ has "signed first edition" sticker affixed to front cover; Boards straight and strong, some fading of color at very top edge of boards, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock head edge age toned, interior some very light age toning near edges of pages, interior clean; 448 pp.; Signed by both authors.
New York N.Y. Warner Books, 2004 and 2005 and 2006. First Edition First Printings. First Edition First Printings, VG+/VG+; Spines have backgrounds of brown, purple, and green, respectively. All have diagonal cross hatching w/ gold text; DJ's, Boards, and Text Blocks are in Outstanding condition; pp.430 and 453 and 400.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971. first edition. Octavo; G+/G+; Off-white spine with black text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly rubbed & sunned exterior with some minor edge wear; Cloth has moderately age toned exterior edges and otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows slight age toning on exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 160. Signed.
New York: Gnome Press, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 255pp.; VG/G; spine orange with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has moderate flaws, including chipping all over, some tape repair, sun-fading to spine and front cover; small amount of water staining to front pastedown; slight age-toning to pages; stated first printing; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1963. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 284 pages; VG/VG; black spine with illustrations, orange text; jacket has chipping on head and tail of spine, soiling and small red stain on rear flap, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Leawood, Kansas: The Morning Star Press, 1976. Limited First Edition, Numbered 381 of 1,000. Hardcover quarto in dust jacket, both in very good condition. No markings to text. Binding loosening but intact. Dust jacket has some rubbing and edgewear and a 1 inch tear but otherwise very good. Dust jacket nicely protected and maintained by mylar cover. B&W illustrations throughout. 102 pp. Limitation page with handwritten numbering is last Shelve Front Table.
West Kingston: Donald M. Grant, 1978. Large octavo; VG/VG; grayish spine with white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, slight sunning along spine; boards are strong; textblock has spotting on head and fore edges, rubbing in corner of tail edge, otherwise clean; pp 337; signed by illustrator on half title page.
Rhode Island: Donald M. Grant, 1970. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 55 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected by mylar cover; some scuffing to the dust jacket, which has left visible marks; price unclipped '$3.00'; minor staining to the paste down and ffep from binders glue; small tear to the lower forecorner on page 30-31, shelved below front desk.
West Kingston, RI: Donald M. Grant, Publisher, 1977. Large Octavo; pp 191; VG/G; blue pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows lightly sunfaded exterior; minor chips to edges; mishapen dj, as is; light toning to flaps; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; slight rubbing to edges; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Gnome Press, 1953. First Edition Thus. 8vo., 255 pp., VG/VG; hot pink and yellow pictorial DJ, yellow lettering to spine, black and yellow lettering to front cover; mild fading and wear to spine of DJ, closed tears to tail of spine, text slightly faded yet legible, "GNOME PRESS" logo to tail of spine; mild wear/age-toning to covers of DJ, teal scuffing to bottom left-hand corner of back cover; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards with black lettering; bumping/rubbing and mild chipping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, no shelf lean; minimal shelfwear to covers of boards, mild rubbing to edges and corners, slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; age-toning and very mild wear to text-block; very mild age-toning to interior, text clear and legible; pub. 1953 by Gnome Press, "First Printing" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8.
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1957. First Edition, First State. thin 8vo., 86 pp., VG/VG; DJ black with white illustration, white lettering to spine; mild wear to covers, particularly to back cover; very mild rubbing to edges of DJ; mild foxing to margins of back flap; price uncut "$3.00" to top right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine faded), text legible; text to spine reads from head to tail of spine as done in Europe, indicating a First State; bumping/rubbing to head and tail of spine; rubbing/mild foxing to edges and corners of boards, mild rubbing to boards; mild age-toning/foxing to text-block; aged paste staining to endpapers; INSCRIBED by Lord to ffep; interior clean; Howard's second book published by Arkham House as a limiting printing of 536, with 436 First State copies and 100 Second State copies; LP consignment; shelved Case 3, Dupont.
Los Angeles: Fantasy Publishing Co, Inc., 1948. First Edition Thus, First Printing. 10mo., 167pp.; VG/VG; spine black with white and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; dust jacket has some wear and consistent mild soiling to rear cover; INSCRIBED by Hubbard on ffep, dated November 1948; slight age-toning to pages; LP consignment; shelved case 3, Dupont.
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948. Stated first edition [SIGNED]. Octavo; Very Good condition, no dust jacket; gray cloth boards and spine with gilt titles; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, L. RON HUBBARD on free front end paper; minor edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 206 pp. binding shaken; else very good; --- [DC Store: Case #2].
Chicago: Shasta Publishers, 1948 . First Hardcover Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 206 pp., VG-/VG-; white and blue pictorial DJ, small black lettering to spine; moderate wear to DJ: chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of covers, age-toning to covers (lettering unaffected); rubbing to tail of spine somewhat obscures "SHASTA" logo, closed tears to tail repaired to interior of DJ with non-archival age-toned tape; price uncut "$3.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; gray cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; bumping to tail, cocking to spine; mild staining to spine (lettering unaffected) and edges of boards; boards cocked/somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning and occasional imperfections (fingerprint marks, etc.) to interior; First Hardcover Edition, First Printing: FIRST EDITION stated to copyright page; orig. pub. 1939 in the pulp fantasy magazine Unknown; LP consignment; shelved Case 2, Dupont.
New York: Fredrick Fell, Inc, 1954. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; faded light blue spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, mild rubbing on front and back, very light edge wear, price clipped, age toned; boards are strong, bumping around edges; textblock clean; interior pages has age toning, otherwise clean; pp 191. SHELVED BEHIND FRONT DESK.
Philadelphia, PA: The John C. Winston Company, 1952. First Edition, First Printing, First State DJ. Hardcover Octavo; VG/VG-; Pictorial spine with yellow text; DJ is intact in protective mylar covering, shows notable chipping on head and tail of spine, head of front cover and on all corners, all inside sleeves have been clipped, but price is intact, rubbing on back cover, otherwise fine; Text block is significantly age toned, clean, text legible, pages durable; pp 206. Shelve Front Counter.