Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 301 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut, some closed chipping and wear to edges; with thirty-three pages of full color photographs; Inscribed on ffep by Jim Whittaker (First American to summit Mt. Everest), Jim Wickwire (First American to summit K-2), Dianne Roberts (photojournalist), and Craig Anderson.; Inscribed to Ethel Kennedy, "With whom I would share any tent, in any camp, on any mountain - anywhere. Love Kisses & Bear Hugs"; Shelved case 9.
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London: Paul Hamlyn Limited, 1967. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 242; G/G; black and white pictorial spine with red text; full title: A Fighting Chance: How We Rowed the Atlantic in 92 Days; dust jacket has moderate sunning to exterior; some rubbing to corner; cloth has some sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; illustrated; interior has lightly toned edges; possibly inscribed by authors to dedication page.
New York: Random House, 2004. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 236 pages, VG-/VG; DJ, white spine, blue and red lettering: minimal wear to DJ, "U.S.A. $24.95 / Canada $37.95" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarterbound, blue matte paper spine, red matte paper boards, bright silver lettering to spine: mild overall wear to boards, light bumping to head, tail, and corners; slight fading to edges of boards; text-block and interior clean, with numerous black-and-white photographs on baseball instruction; INSCRIBED by Cal Ripkin, Jr. and his brother Billy Ripkin to verso of first blank page in permanent marker, inscription somewhat visible to recto of first blank page; shelved Window or Baseball.
Somerset: The R.S. Surtees Society, 1993. Octavo; VG/Hardcover; Red spine with gilt design; Moderate shelf wear and age to boards, otherwise strong and clean, boards protected in a plastic type transparent cover, 6 inch open tear to plastic cover at front head edge; Binding solid; Text block clean; 408 pp.
New York: Putnam, 1972. Second Impression. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with white lettering; Jacket in excellent condition, now protected by a mylar brodart cover; Boards and binding strong; Text clean. Book has been inscribed by Duckett, a former speechwriter of Martin Luther King JR. Co-wrote the "I have a dream" speech. 287 pages. Shelved in Case 5. JB Consignment.
New York: Fine Arts Enterprises, Inc., 1980. Oblong Quarto; pp 191; G/no-DJ; quarter bound brown spine with gilt text; cloth covered boards have slight sun-darkening toward exterior edges; some slight wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Publishing, 1978. Third Edition. 10mo; pp 191; VG/G-; blue spine with white and red text; dust jacket has lightly sunned spine; minor chips to corners; mylar wraps; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; pictorial pastedowns; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Huntington Press, 1931. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 171pp; brown leather spine and green cloth boards in slipcase; the latter largely soiled [one large dampstain] and worn; cracked at bottom joint; spine dry, worn and cracked; owner bookplate and name in pencil on front endpaper; contents else generally very good; top edge gilt; folding course plate bound at rear. [Spine; gilt title on worn leather].
Saint Paul: The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota, 1985. Limited edition. Thin octavo; Limited edition, 100 cased copies; VG condition Hardcover; Spine, green with blue print on paper label; Boards in green cloth with blue print on paper labels, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, errata slip tipped in. NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 4, in Netdesk office. Special Sherlock Holmes Collection.
North Chatham, NY: Pebble Lane Publishers, 1997. Octavo; pp 119; G/paperback; blue spine with white text; covers show slight white spots to exterior; some noticeable rubbing to corners; intact panels; text block has light wear to exterior edges; ex-library of Congress surplus; some library markings inside; text pages clean; illustrated;.
London: Bellairs & Co., 1897. Volume One Only; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Red fabric spine with darkened gilded text and illustration. Boards have wear, age toned pine, rubbing on edges and front/rear surface, tears on ends of spine, slight bumping on corners, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has age toned, edges, foxing on pages, small label of previous bookstore on front paste down, cracking on gutters between p180 and 181, also between p196 and 197, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 336.
London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co, 1897. As-Is; Octavo; Good condition hardcover; Red fabric spine with black and gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing to edges, age toned spine, bumping on corners; Textblock has minor wear to edges, remnant of green sticker and white label by previous bookstore on front end paper, foxing to some pages, bubbling on front paste down, has loose pages and needs rebinding, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 258.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1937. First edition, Second Printing. Octavo; pp 461; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with green text to paper label; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, tissue guard over title page, deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. Second Printing. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Black spine with red and black plate and off white text: Boards have some soiling, generals shelfwear, rubbing at head and tail of spine and corners, front paste down has certificate from Hannes Schneider's Eastern Slope Ski School proclaiming a former owner completed courses there and signed by Hannes Schneider, dated 2/14/1942, below that the author has signed the book in black ink: Textblock has foxing and age toning, pages are free of markings, folds or tears: 109 pp.
New York: E. P. Dutton, 1936. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG-/VG-; Brown spine with red text. DJ has wear, age toned spine, open tears on top edges, clipping on corners of flaps, has a Brodart cover jacket; Boards have wear, rubbing and age toning on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear to deckled edges, age toned paste downs and end papers, cracking to inner hinges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 288;.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1970. Octavo; pp 272; VG-/G; ivory spine with white and brown text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; slight ink to price on front flap; light foxing to spine and edges; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Copraopolis: Chess Enterprises, 1989. Second revised edition. Octavo; Second revised edition (1989) of translated German 5th revised edition (1985); G; Paperback; Spine, cream with orange print; Cover is cream with orange print, mild edgewear, mild shelfwear, inked correction to printed typo on rear; Text block clean and tight but for penciled notes on “Contents” pages; 125 pages, illustrated.
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 edges, however pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 278.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1958. First Printing. Octavo; VG-; blue, red, green spines with silver & gilt text; no jackets; 3 volumes; black/beige slipcase shows modest wear to exterior; cloths have little wear to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; mild edge wear; strong boards; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; interiors clean;.
New York: Vantage Press, 1959. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; White spine with black lettering; Jacket has several tears to the edges, some large chips missing at spine and rear corners, white color of jacket has faded and is age darkened; Boards are worn at the corners and the spine edges; Binding is sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned but clean; 61 pages. NOTE: Book has been inscribed by the author.
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1936. Limited edition. Limited edition number 833 of 950 copies; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Dark red fabric spine with darkened gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear on edges, previous bookstore's label on front paste down, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; pp 215.
Everson, WA & Chilliwack, British Columbia: Russell Dean and Company. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: White spine with title in dark red, subtitle in brown: DJ has mild shelfwear, some scuff marks else clean: Boards are strong with minor rubbing to edges, very slight bump at head of spine, binding solid: Textblock is clean: First Edition: 355 pp.
London: Cassell and Company, 1923. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, rubbing on edges and joints, bumping on corners, small light discoloration on front, tiny tears on spine ends, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on edges and pages, age toned end papers, otherwise, clean, free of mark on pages; pp 279.
San Francisco: McSweeney's Books, 2012. Octavo; VG/no-DJ hardcover; Red/green/orange/black spines with black and blue text; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners; Textblock clean. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. shelve sports.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. first edition; with 28 illustrations in colour and 55 in black and white by the author, and an introduction by Major A. Burnaby. Thick, large quarto in ivory hardcovers with brown leather spine; VG; 5 bands embossed with gold letters; boards with substantial soiling from shelving; edges dusty; strong binding; paper thick and faded; text in large print clean; illustrations very clean; drawings throughout; pp. 256; shelved in first alcove; please contact us for international shipping cost; TJ consignment.
Cambridge, MA: Rounder Boooks, 2005. US Printing. Quarto. VG/VG. black glossy DJ spine has red and white titling between a small b/w figure at tip and a tiny white publisher at tail. light brown/black pictorial background to titling and text on jacket front/rear. medium red clothbound HB has gold-stamped type, adjacent boards, mild wear to corners. ivory tetxblock, rear section of 48 plates in b/w on glossy stock. out-of-print. 292 pp. ISBN# 1579401066.
New York: Brentano's, 1915. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark red fabric spine with rubbing on edges, age toned spine, small closed tear on top front joint, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on deckled edges, age toned end papers, foxing on a few pages, cracking along gutters of verso of front end paper and half title page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting, and includes a personal inscription on front end paper by famed American lawyer and bibliophile DeCoursey Fales dated 1915; pp 310.
Philadelphia: David McKay, 1942. First Edition. Octavo; paper-covered boards illustrated in black, blue and orange; spine and edges a bit toned with some bumping and wear to crown; owner name in pencil front pastedown with bookseller ticket below; contents very good throughout; clean and unmarked. [Spine; plain buff paper; no titles].
South Carolina: The State Company, 1925. Two Volume Set; Octavos; VG- hardcovers; Red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, small discolorations on front of Vol. 2, bumping to corners, rubbing on edges, spine is slightly cocked, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear on edges, Ex-Libris book plate on verso of front end paper, verso of frontis photo signed by author, otherwise, clean, free of marks on pages; Vol. 1 pp 214, Vol. 2 pp 437; May require extra S/H for expedited/international orders.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. First Edition. Previous owners gift inscription on front end paper. Octavo; VG/VG; Black/gray spine with white text; DJ has light edgewear and surface scuffing; Boards strong, faint discoloration to head/tail; Textblock clean; 237pp. Shelve in high value 13's bookcase in upstairs offices.
Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Octavo; pp 176; VG/VG; red/black pictorial spine with red and white text; dust jacket clean; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows slight smudge to fore edge; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; signed by author;.
Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1977. Octavo; pp 224; G/Fair; ivory spine with green and black text; dust jacket has modest foxing to exterior; some chips to edges; foxing inside dj; cloth shows slight foxing to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; inscribed by Eric Leiser;.
New York: Privately Printed, 1928. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thin age toned red fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have wear, bumping on corners, age toning on spine and edges, rubbing on edges, discoloration, tears on spine ends, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on pages, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 32.
Chicago: Alfred Kalnaj's Printing Co., 1961. 12mo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, tear to cloth at front hinge; Text block has peripheral tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; 255 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w).
New York: William Morrow, 2004. First Edition. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, 1" pictorial of Hank Aaron at bat at head of spine with white text in blue and red color blocks; dj, light shelf wear; HB, red cloth spine with silver text; quarter-bound with blue boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, tight; text block, clean; B/W photos; 249pp. INSCRIBED by author on half-title page.