New York: HarperCollins, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 224 pages; VG/VG-; spine blue with red titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$23.00', old price sticker on front cover, mild wear to extremities; signed flat by Mickey Mantle on the half-title; leaflet from signing with instructions loose within; shelved in Case 5.
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Buenos Aires: Planeta, 2000. Fifth Edition. Octavo, 319 pages; VG-; spine is blue with black lettering; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has creasing and cocking on the spine; pages have minor staining near the bottom fore edge corner, has a sticker on he ffep; signed by the author on the title page; shelved case 13.
New York: Lyons & Burford, Publishers, 1987. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Burgundy spine with gold text; Boards have slight shelf wear, mostly slightly sunned exterior, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling, and light foxing on exterior head edge, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 276.
London: The Biographical Press, 1907. First Edition. First Edition; Large Octavo; VG- condition hardcover; Brown leather spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges and joints, bumping on corners, bumping and tear on rear edge, chipping on spine head, rear cover is starting to detach due to weakened joint, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on gilded edges, foxing on some page, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, cracking on inner hinges, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 436; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to restriction(s).
Leeds: Whitehead and Miller, 1896. Limited First Edition, 1/500 copies. Octavo, xvi, 63 pages; VG; rebound in black cloth, gilt lettering to spine; interior has sparse and light penciling, solely in check marks; the records of the match-tournament held in St. Petersburg between Messrs. Pillsbury, Chigorin, Steinitz, and Lasker.; shelved case 10.
Milan: Edizioni Landoni, n.d. Large Octavo; pp 173; VG-/paperback; ivory spine without text; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; slightly sunned exterior; text block shows mild wear to exterior edges; interior clean; previous owner's embossed stamp to title page; profusely illustrated; very good condition;.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 286 pages; VG/VG-; white spine with black and brown writing; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price uncut "$17.95"; minimal shelf wear, sun fading on the spine, pages clean; signed flat by Willie Mays on the title page; shelved case 13.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1993. Large Octavo; pp 198; VG/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth clean; slightly bowed boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by authors;.
New York: The Dial Press, 1977. First Edition. Octavo, 150 pages; VG/VG-; spine with with black and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover; price uncut "$7.95" chipping and some wear to the edges of the dust jacket, pages clean; inscribed, dated and signed by Colman McCarthy on the front endpaper; shelved in sports.
Chicago, Illinois: Triumph Books, 2003. US Printing. squarish Qto. VG+/VG+. white glossy DJ spine with red uppercase title between tip with thumbnail cap, tiny navy author and small black publisher at opposite end. jacket panels are very smooth and glossy, edgewear is negligible. black clothbound HB with stamped gold lettering, even black tone across both boards, dark gray cloth endpapers. b/w figures and photos included. 186 pp. ISBN# 157243483X.
Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 1986. Octavo; pp 296; G+; light grayish brown spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has only light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block has very slight wear to exterior edges; some pencil to rear pastedown; tight binding; illustrated;.
New York: David McKay Company Inc, 1960. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Yellow spine with black and red text; dustjacket is mostly clean with some light foxing and minor tearing along the edges and spine; boards are strong and mostly clean; foxing noted on front pastedown, back pastedown, front free end page, and back free end page; pen writing on the front pastedown and front free end page; foxing on the fore-edge; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 183.
Stone Harbor, NJ: Meadow Run Press, 1996. First Edition, Second Printing. 8vo., 133 pp., VG; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; minimal wear to boards, very light foxing to text-block; interior pristine; boards protected by plastic wrapper, housed in dark green slipcase; black-and-white frontispiece and matte plates by Swan to interior; shelved Sports.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc, 1973. Second Printing, Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, one inch open tear along head edge of jacket, price clipped at flap; Boards are strong and clean, bowing to boards, binding solid; Text block clean; 272 pp; Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 73-27545.
St. Louis, MO: The Sporting News Publishing Co., 1988. 186/1758. Octavo; pp 288; VG-/no-DJ; gray spine with silver text; authentication of signature, included; limited, numbered edition, this is 186 of 1758; cloth has slight wear to exterior; minor edge wear; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; slightly cocked spine; authentication slip adhered to front pastedown; signed by author.
London: Macdonald and Company, 1970. First U.K. Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; green spine with tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, staining on front, chipping around edges, two small closed tears on back head edge, open tear on front tail edge; boards are strong, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, a few stains on head edges throughout, otherwise clean; pp 150.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 144 pp., [50 pp.], VG-/VG-; white and black lettering to tan spine, black-and-white photograph to front cover; fading to spine, lettering legible; shelfwear to covers, chipping with material loss to head of spine, slight superficial material loss to corners; price clipped; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; fading to spine (lettering slightly affected yet bright and legible); wear to boards, mild spotting with gray discoloration towards hinge of spine to front board; boards shaken/cocked, no shelf lean, binding strong, casing somewhat loose, boards firmly attached to text-block; age-toning/wear to text-block, scattered foxing to top, slight foxing to fore-edge; starting hinge to back of copy between 2 unpaginated black-and-white photographic plates; recto of bfep stuck to verso of last photographic plate to top margin of leaves at gutter; very occasional mild foxing to interior, text clear and legible; "First Printing, 1965" stated to copyright page; contains unpaginated section of photographs courtesy of Sports Magazine to back of volume; INSCRIPTION to title page reads "For Don Loos / with every best wish and memories of shooting baskets together years ago / John McPhee / December 1, 1965"; LP consignment; shelved Case 5, Dupont.
Shrewsbury, England: Quiller Press, 2003. First UK Edition. Quarto; pp 176; VG/VG; red spine with white and blue text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; slight curling to edges; cloth has minor rubbing to corners; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
London: Quiller Press Ltd, 1999. First Edition. Quarto; pp 176; VG/G-; white spine with red text; dust jacket has slight shelf wear to exterior; slight curling to edges; cloth has minor rubbing to corners; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; possibly signed by author.
Woodstock, VT: Backcountry Publications/The Countryman Press, Inc., 1989. Octavo; pp 309; Good/paperback; blue spine with white text; covers show slightly thumbed corners; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; light dampstaining to tail edges toward front of text pages; previous owner's name inside front cover; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
London: Constable, 1928. Reprint Edition. Octavo; xiv; 64pp; 4pp; bound in full green cloth with gilt titles on top board and spine; fraying and wear to spine ends; less so to corners; a few splash spots to covers; prelims toned; mild scattered foxing; else a very good copy. [Spine; gilt title on green cloth].
London: Messr, Fores, Piccadilly, W., 1904. Octavo; VG- hardcover; Red fabric spione with gilded text and black lines on ends. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges, slight bumping on corners, age toned spine with rubbing and discoloration on surface, small closed tears on joints, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on rear pages, age toned half title page, Ex-Libris book plate on front paste down, cracking on gutter between verso of front end paper and half title page, previous book store's label embossed on front end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 304.
Athens: Ministry of Culture, 1989. Quarto; pp 348; VG-/paperback; dark gray spine with white text; covers have slight rubbing to exterior, some wear to corners; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean; inscribed to Ambassador Keeley from protocol office;.
Edinburgh: John Grant, 1906. 2nd printing. Octavo, 3 volumes in olive-green cloth with gilt titles and decorations on spine; black titles and gilt decoration(Mendoza and Humphries fight, 1790) on front cover. Vol 1, 507pp including index, Vol 2 538pp plus index, Vol 3, 528pp plus index. Condition is Very good, with bumped corners, heavy wear at tops of spine, average wear at bottoms sunned spines, vol 1 slightly cocked Shelved on upstairs shelf, near copier.
London: Hurst and Blackett, n.d. Fifth edition. Octavo; good/none; burgundy cloth spine with faded gilt title; ex libris, book plate and signature; edge wear and bumping; 480 pp.; photos and engravings; light general toning; binding shaken; spine, head and foot, short tears; joints, split starts; else good.
London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1865. First edition. 10mo in 3/4 red marbled and leather with six-band embossed spine and gold letters; VG/VG; prevoius owner's name inside end page; marbled end pages; strong binding; silk bookmark; text and paper clean;tight print; pp. 312; shelved in Case # 7; GP consignment.
New York, NY: Winchester Press, 1975. Fourth Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. clear ivory DJ spine, small black capitals for title between green author and publisher. glossy color pictorial jacket front, with b/w photo on b/w smooth text filled rear. edgewear light along the perimeter. light blue paperboard HB, with some sun-fading to its edges.INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. some step-by-step pictures and other b/w images highlight the clean textblock. neat sheets, corners neatly aligned, several faint spots pepper the head edge. 162 pp. ISBN# 0876910495.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963. Octavo; Fifth printing; VG/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with yellow print; DJ has slight tears at top and bottom of spine and flap folds, pencil mark on spine, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with green print, mild wear to spine caps, slight spotting on rear; Textblock has owner bookplate on front endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; 172 pages, illustrated.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1976. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 152; G+/G; green spine with black, white and yellow text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; closed chip to rear head edge; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight sun fading to exterior edges; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edge; ink writing to front pastedown; two photographs taped to ffep with captions; text pages clean; illustrated;.
Hilton Head Island, SC: H.P. Publishing, Ltd., 2003. First edition. Small Quarto; pp 135; VG/VG; Dark green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sun fading and light rubbing to exterior, sticker residue to rear, lightly bumped fore corner; cloth has slight wear to exterior, light bumping to fore corner; text block very slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1978. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Binding intact. Slight foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japanese subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1980. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers, notably in a horizontal discoloration spot across the spine and with minor rubbing to the covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japanese subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1981. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Three inch rubbing scar to the front cover near the fore-edge. Slight other shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japan subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1982. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japan subsection.
Smithtown, NY: Exposition Press, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; pp 77; VG-/G; light green spine with black text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minimal wear to edges; mylar wraps cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by author.
Warrenton: Piedmont Press, 1987. First edition. Quarto (oblong); First edition; G+; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with white print; Boards in white cloth with white print, mildly soiled, light wear to spine caps; Text block clean and tight; vii, 314 pages, illustrated (some color). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.] This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: National Steeplechase and Hunt Association, 1931. 18mo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown without print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, spine, and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, stray marks on front pastedown, tear to rear pastedown, clean interior; 76 pages.
Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1980. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with white print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, light wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has highlighting on p. 260 and penciled note on rear pastedown, else clean and tight; vii, 271 pages, illustrated (b&w chess diagrams).
New York: Donal I. Fine Books, 1997. Octavo; First printing; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with yellow print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and purple paper to boards, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xi, 852 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1931; 1932; 1933. Limited edition. Three Volume Set; Limited editions, one of 750 copies; Quartos; VG- condition hardcovers. Green fabric spines with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblocks have minor wear on edges, Vol. 1 has cracking on front inner hinges, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; Vol. 1 pp 282, Vol. 2 pp 210, Vol. 3 pp 233; May require extra pricing for expedited or international shipping. Shelve in high value 13's bookcase in upstairs offices See all ten photos for details.
London: T. Werner Laurie, 1900. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to edges, minor bumping on bottom corners, spine is slightly shaken, however, binding is still strong; Textblock has age toned, cracking on inner hinges and between last page and rear end paper, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 280.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1900. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, wrinkling on spine, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on top edges and small glue residue on bottom edges, foxing on paste downs and end papers, personal inscription by previous owner in ink on front end paper, cracking along gutter of verso of title page and gutter of rear end paper and blank page, tiny label of previous book store on rear paste down, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 234.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1926. New Edition. New Edition; Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, tears on end of spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has slightly age toned, small round sticker on front end paper by previous bookstore, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 239.