Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., 1938. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 159; G/no-DJ; teal blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows lightly sunned exterior; intact edges and panels; text block some foxing to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; tight binding; previous owner's name to ffep and rear pastedown;.
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n.p. The Society of Border Leicester Sheep Breeders, 1990. 10mo; VG-; pp 349; green spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows minimal wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block exterior edges have light smudges; frontispiece; previous owner's embossed stamp to half title page; good binding; illustrated.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1980. First edition; signed. Thin, small folio in brown hardcovers with green and yellow illustrated DJ in brodart; VG/VG; ivory letters on spine; in very good condition; author signature on illustrated title page; contains a chapter on "Concern for the Planet"; pp. 112; shelved on front table.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1888. Booklet [6x8]; pp ; Fair/paperback; grayish green covers have slight foxing; tape mends to spine; black lettering to front; minor chips to corners; previous owner's name stamped to front; text block has slight toning; illustrated; slight creasing to first few pages;.
Scranton: International Textbook Company, 1912? Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards three quarter bound with black leather to spine and corners, brown cloth to boards, light wear to corners and spine caps, tears to cloth along edges with leather; Text block has red-tinted edges, spine break at page 32/6; Title from spine; “International Correspondence Schools”— spine; variously paged, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Harmony Books, 1990. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Monkey on spine shades of green, grey, black with white and green text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean, color illustrations; 220 pp;.
London: John B. Day, 1876. First Edition, Second Issue. Quarto, 91 pages; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth blocked in gilt and black; rebacked, with spine preserved; mild rubbing and wear to boards, beveled edges; with two chromolithograph plates after James Poole, 2 completed flies and 23 flies with dressing materials displayed in 22 sunken mounts on six leaves, all present; SG consignment; shelved case 10.
New York: L.S. Foster, 1895. Octavo; pp 418; G-; 1/2 bound light brown spine with gilt text to burgundy and black bars; gilt decorations and rules to spine; leather spine and fore corners; marbled boards; no jacket; boards exterior show slightly rubbed spine; modestly rubbed edges and corners; exterior front and rear have some rubbing wear; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; missing ffep; slight inked text to table of contents; light staining to head edge of several early pages; pp 1-2, 201-202, 319-320 detached at gutter, but still present; damp staining to tail edge, pp 319-320.
Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne: Rigby Limited, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 62; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine and flap edges; minor chipping to edges; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean.
London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. First Edition. large Octavo, 322 pages, 4 pages ads; VG; rebound in full crushed crimson levant, paneled spine with gilt lettering in one compartments, others with gilt frames and gilt hound heads or hunting horns; triple-ruled border on boards; two double-rules to turn-ins, with hounds in the corners; gray endpapers; top edge of text block gilt; binding by Birdsall, Northampton & London; original covers and spine bound in in rear; frontispiece with tissue-guard; separate illustrated title page; old bookseller's ad for this volume taped opposite title page, with tape leaving residue; shelved case 12.
New York: George R Lockwood, ND [1870?]. Early Edition. Quarto; VG-; 334 pages; Tooled leather with gilt titling on spine, raised bands; VOL. 2 ONLY; Full color plates intact, protected by tissue guards; Gilt edges; Sewn-in silk bookmark; Marbled endpapers; Bookstore bookplate on front pastedown; Scuffing and some fraying to the edges of the boards and spine; Bumping/fraying to the corners; Some foxing to the edges of the text block; Toning to pages as typical; PS Consignment, shelved case 10.
New York: The New York Historical Society, 1966. Quarto; G+; sunned blue spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; dark blue slipcase has some soiling to exterior; rubbed corners; paper label with gilt text to front; cloths show mild wear to exteriors; slightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks have slight wear to exterior edges; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; interiors clean; arts - American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Kuala Lumpur: G.A. Smith, Government Printer, 1954. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, warping, cocked spine, spotting to front; Text block has spotting to edges, foxing to endpapers, slight foxing within; vii, 242 pages, frontispiece (color map), illustrated (b&w).
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1960. First Edition, Presumed First Printing. 8vo., 160 pp., VG/VG; red and tan DJ with white and black lettering; mild age-toning to covers of DJ, rubbing to edges, chipping with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners; mild age-toning to spine (tan towards tail of spine toned olive green), lettering clear and legible; price uncut "$3.00" to top right corner of front flap, all four corners of flaps clipped; DJ protected by mylar; yellow cloth boards, maroon lettering to spine, maroon illustration of dog to front board; mild fading to spine (text clear and legible), bumping to head and tail of spine, slight cocking to spine; cocking to boards, no shelf lean, binding strong; age-toning to text-block; interior clean, contains many black and white illustrations by Fuller; pub. 1960, "First edition" stated to copyright page, no mention of further printings; frontispiece to title page; shelved Case 6.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1974. First edition. Quarto; First edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has one-inch closed tear to front top edge, slight tears at spine ends and flap corners, light smudging to rear; Boards quarter bound with grey cloth to spine and blue cloth to boards, gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the photographer on the half-title page; 160 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color). [NOTE: 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.].
New Mexico Department of Game and Fish in cooperation with the State Game Protective Association and the Bureau of Biological survey, 1928. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps shelfwear, fading to spine; Text block endpapers torn along hinges, name in ink on front flyleaf, clean text; xxiv, 807 pages, illustrated (including color plates).
Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, 1859. Large Octavo; Good-; grayish tan spine with gilt text; odd volume; cloth has some rubbing to spine edges; light soiling to exterior; ex-library label to spine; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library stamps inside and to exterior edges; ex-library bookplate to front pastedown; interior light foxing sprinkled throughout; letter from Friend of the Main Public Library, El Paso laid in at front; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Rinehart & Company, 1958. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with red and blue print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, wear to edges, hinges, flap folds, light shelfwear; Boards in white cloth with red, black and blue print, peripheral tanning, slight wear to spine caps; Text block has tan-tinted top edge, slight tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 344 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
Boston: An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, Little, Brown and Company, 1962. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black and red print; DJ has small tears to spine ends, small tear to front top edge, soiling to spine and edges, stain on front; Boards in yellow cloth with black print, peripheral toning but clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (b&w).
Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, Inc., 2001. Large Octavos; VG- condition hardcovers; blue spines with white text; 6 volumes; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show previous owner's name to exterior head and fore edges of vols. 1 and 2; otherwise clean exteriors and interiors; slight wear to exterior edges; ISBNs: 0787650293, 0787650307, 0787650315, 0787650323, 0787650331, 078765034x Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1912. Booklet [6x8]; pp 67; Fair/paperback; grayish beige rear cover has slight tone toward edges; missing front cover; other stains to exterior; tape mends to spine; black lettering to front; minor chips to corners; text block has slight toning; loosed title page, but present; illustrated with full color drawings;.
London: J. Debrett, 1802. Fourth Edition. Octavo; pp 360; Fair condition; dark brown spine with gilt text; raised bands to spine; no jacket; front board and endpaper detached at joint, as is; some noticeable rubbing to edges; gilt borders to panels; text block has age toned exterior edges; some pencil marks inside, mostly faint and in margins; previous owner's name to half title page; frontispiece; repair to pp 133, 137; illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section in a protective plastic sleeve.
Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1902. 10mo; pp 135; G-; 1/4 bound navy blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has some soiling to exterior; slight rubbing wear to edges and corners; strong boards; text block clean; previous owner's bookplates to front pastedown; offset toning to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding;.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1969. Octavo; pp 379; VG/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; 3/4 bound binding with dark green spine and light green boards; cloth shows minor rubbing to edges; light shelf wear to exterior; text block has dark green endpapers; previous owner's stamped to head edge and ffep; interior clean; illustrated.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1936. Limited Edition. 4to., unpaginated; VG-; spine red tape, bound in tan cloth with black geese on boards; red tape used to repair spine, covers entire spine and small part of front board; of a limited edition of 1050 numbered copies for america, of which 1000 are for sale, this copy is number 290; INSCRIBED on limitation page; plates clear of age marks, a few fingerprint smudges present on other pages; mild shelfwear and bumping; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in 13's Ephemera box.
London: John Van Voorst, 1838. Thin Octavo; G; pp 67; navy blue spine without text; no jacket; cloth has staining to front and rear toward head edge; slight sun fading to exterior; gilt lettering to front; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning toward edges; age toned endpapers; slight cracking to front hinge, otherwise intact interior; light paperclip offset to half title page and pastedown; illustrated.
New York: Rowman and Littlefield. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with red and black print; DJ has light tears at spine ends and flap corners, stains on rear, toning to spine, price-clipped; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 435 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w with color plates).
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1951. Octavo; pp 144; G/G; green pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows modest wear to exterior; slight sunning to exterior; minor chips to corners; mylar wrap; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; slight edge wear; strong boards; text block has some slight foxing to exterior edges; interior pages clean; tight binding; illustrated.
London: Trubner and Co., 1888. Small quarto; pp 45; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text to burgundy paper label; cloth has sunned spine and head edge; lightly sunfaded exterior otherwise; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with pouch to ffep; bookbinder's tape to gutters; title page adhered to endpaper; two other pages adhered to blank pages; interior lightly toned; stain to tail edge of few pages; probably rebound; profusely illustrated; previous owner's bookplate to rear pastedown.
Boston: Martin Garrison & Co., 1884. Octavo; Fair- hardcover. Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown illustrated cloth with gold print, torn along hinges, tattered spine caps and corners, worn edges, stains and shelfwear to boards, spine panel detached but present, front board loose but not detached yet; Text block has vendor label on front flyleaf, penciled name on front endpapers, cracked hinges, foxing to edges, shaken binding; 1244 pages, frontispiece, “Illustrated with nearly 400 engravings and diagrams”. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
London: Octopus, 1976. Quarto; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has small tear to front top flap fold, slight edgewear, small tear to rear bottom edge; Board in brown cloth with green print, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight puckering to bottom edge of pages, else clean and tight; 95 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1990. First edition. Octavo; First edition, 6th printing; VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, slight toning to spine, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author along with with stamp of Millie’s paw on bookplate affixed to front flyleaf; 141 pages, illustrated (color).
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
New York: Veritas Press, 1937. small square 4to., unpaginated, G-; matte paper boards, spine black with white (age-toned tan) lettering, light green boards with black lettering/color cat illustrations; heavy wear to boards—bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine, boards cocked and shaken, cracked spine to back board (staples visible), binding intact, bfep attached yet somewhat fragile; noticeable brown staining mostly towards left-hand corner of front board, green crayon marking to illustration of front board; bumping/chipping/fraying to corners; mild age-toning to text-block, brown staining to top (likely water damage related to similar staining to boards), foxing to middle of fore-edge, light scratching to bottom-edge; foxing to turn-ins, turn-in to bottom right-hand corner of back paste-down creased and age-toned; black residue to starting hinge between verso of last page and recto of bfep at gutter (possibly water staining from black paper spine), tearing to staples at hinge; contains black and white and color illustrations likely by Ruth Carroll; frontispiece to title page; pub. 1937 to copyright page, later printing; permissions from the Chesapeake & Ohio Lines for "Chessie—the Chesapeake & Ohio kitten" and the Robertson-Deschamps Gallery for illustration to front board (a reproduction of Guido Gruenwald's etching "The Sleepy Cat") to acknowledgements page; small stain to copyright and acknowledgements pages; wear to endpapers, including aged paste staining to gutters, black marking to middle of front paste-down, black circular staining (likely water damage) to back paste-down; mild age-toning to interior, text/illustrations clear and legible; "Chessie" was a fictional cat character adapted from the orig. Gruenwald etching initially promoted as an advertising campaign that eventually became the official mascot of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad—Chessie first appeared unnamed in the September 1933 issue of Fortune Magazine with the caption "Sleep Like a Kitten"—the character's popularity resulted in CHESSIE, written and illustrated by Ruth Carroll (pub.1936) followed by CHESSIE AND HER KITTENS in 1937; shelved Case 14.
New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Rand McNally & Company, 1950. 12mo; pp 326; G+/G; blue pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; minor chips to corners; mylar wrap; cloth shows lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block edges have mild foxing; previous owner's name to ffep; tight binding; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean.
London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1864. Extra-illustrated Edition. Octavo, xiii, 439 pages; VG; bound in full red calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; triple ruled boards with fox and horns in corner; single gilt rule of birds and flowers on turn-ins; rear upper corner next to spine missing gilt from fox; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; mild wear; profusely illustrated with plates, some in color; shelved case 12.
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1907. First Edition. Octavo; pp 306; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows significant wear to spine with fraying to edges; noticeable rubbing to exterior; rubbing to edges; heavy wear to corners; strong boards; text block some age toning to exterior edges; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; deckled edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; cracking to gutters; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated with color plates and other photographs.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; pp 285; G/G-; gray spine with yellow and beige text; dust jacket has few chips to edges; lightly sunned exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; previous owner's name and label to front pastedown; deckled fore edge; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean;.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1890. Third Edition. Octavo; pp 615; G+/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; full leather binding; scarce in leather; raised bands to spine; boards have slight rubbing to exterior; gilt borders to panels; mild wear to edges; marbled text block slight sun faded; ex-library's bookplate to front pastedown; marbled endpapers; slight foxing to some early pages; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1993. Octavo; pp 500; G/G-; light blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket shows some toning to spine; open chip to head spine edge; light toning towards exterior edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight dampstaining to spine tail edge; slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior fore and tail edges; light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean;.