Comics & Cartoons [Rockville Store Only]
Hamburg: Heinrich Bauer, 1963. first edition. tall large folio in light blue cloth with orange and white DJ; VG/VG-; spine orange with ivory and black letters; DJ shows some wear and tear from shelving; strong binding; external edges foxed; paper clean; some cartoons in color; pp. 223; this book is in GERMAN.
California: Eclipse Books, 1991. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is thin, mostly orange with black text; Covers have general shelf wear, some rubbing to corners, age-toning, some creasing along edges and corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, age-toning to edges, content is clear; pp 96; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York, NY: Delacorte Press, 1965. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. olive clothbound HB with faded gilt-stamped titling from head to foot. adjacent boards neatly with a touch of wear to ends and extremities. dark yellowish brown fep/ffep. filled with b/w cartoons and captions, with occasional tiny discoloration or spot to interior textblock. volume well bound, solid copy overall with light toning to outer edges. unpaginated, approx. 120 pp.
New York: An Andre Deutsch Book/Mayflower Books, 1979. First American Edition. First American Edition; Quarto; VG-/VG-; Grey spine with humors drawing of a seated man with a blue suite, black label, white text. DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, open and closed tear on rear, closed tear on front with clear tape over it by previous owner, tiny open tears to front edges, flap edges are folded; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has previous owners' name in ink on front free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 233; May require extra pricing for shipping international.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1969. Folio. VG/Poor DJ; Sold AS IS; Off-white spine with pink and black text; dustjacket has age-toning and multiple stains; furthermore, dj has significant tears around the edges, with the largest extending a little over 5 inches diagonally; boards are strong; red pen marking on the front pastedown and back pastedown; black pen writing on the front free end page; some of the binding is frayed at the bottom but mostly tightly bound; hinge is slightly loose on the front free end page; fore-edge has a red linear pen mark across; textblock is clean. Pp. 370.
New York: Harmony Books/Crown Publishers, Inc. 1990. First American edition. Quarto; pp 176; VG-/VG-; blue/black spine with yellow text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, small closed tears to tail edge, other minor wear to edges; cloth has minor rubbing to corners, exterior clean with strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1994. First Edition. Ex-library copy. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ hardcover; Blue spine with silver text; Boards strong, stickers (one half torn off) on both pasteboards, stamp on front pasteboard, show minor surface scuffing; Textblock has stamp on front end paper, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 252pp.
Princeton: Dennis Kitchen/Kitchen Sink Press, 1991. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Covers have slightly sunned and lightly rubbed exterior with minor edge wear, overall clean with sturdy, intact panels; Text block shows slight shelf wear due to handling with clean pages and tight binding; pp 223.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1978. First edition. Small Quarto; VG-/G; Yellow spine with black and red text; dust jacket has has mylar covering and has slight sunning to exterior, chipping to edges, as is; cloth has slight rubbing to edges, slight wear to exterior; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Overlook Press, 2002. Square octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Yellow spine with black, white, red, and purple text/title; dustjacket has some scuff marks in the back with moderate edgewear (one larger tear in the back by the upper edge measuring 1.5 inches); boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 143.
Chicago: Chicago Daily News, 1944. Signed; Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Spine black cloth, with faint yellow text, cocked and shaken spine; Boards have general shelf wear, edge worn, bumping and fraying to corners, scratches and marks; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning and foxing on page edges, content is clear; Pages are not Numbered. Please see photos for detials.
Chicago: The Chicago Daily News, 1942. Signed; Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Spine black cloth, with faint yellow text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge worn, bumping and fraying to corners, scratches, speckling, chipping, and a few water marks, discoloration to hinges; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning and foxing on page edges, content is clear; Pages are not Numbered.
Chicago: The Chicago Daily News, 1941. Signed; Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Spine black cloth, with faint yellow text; Boards have general shelf wear, edge worn, bumping and fraying to corners, scratches and marks; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning and foxing on page edges, content is clear; Pages are not Numbered.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Square octavo; VG/VG; softcover; black spine, pink and white text; covers protected by plastic jacket, very minor shelfwear, very minor edgewear; text block has minor separation and glue marks on first and last pages, exterior edges slightly age toned and slightly soiled; signed by author on title page; First Edition, First Printing.
New York: Harper Collins, 1991. First Edition. Quarto; VG-; tan spine with green text; jcover has light age toning, otherwise has little to no wear, cover has protective plastic cover; textblock have age toning and spotting; interior pages have age toning, otherwise clean; 100 pp; signed on the title page.
Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, 1997. Small Octavo; VG/VG; Yellow and tan spine with black, blue and red text. DJ has general shelf wear, but clean and no tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of marks on pages, to and from page is signed by author; pp 27.
Studio City, CA: Occidental Publishing Company, 1975. (first ?). 4to in boards. VG+. Inscribed (by author?) on verso of half-title page. Color and black and white illustrations. Pages clean and tight. Boards have rubbing, foxing near spine. Spine is white with red, yellow, and black outlined text. Shelve in locked art case.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1943. Octavo; G-/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with white print; DJ in mylar, tears along top and bottom edges, top and bottom portions of spine torn away, portion of front flap torn away, spotting/smudging/soiling/stains; Boards in black cloth with blue print, bumps to outside corners and top and bottom edges, mildly cocked spine, spotting, wear to spine caps; Textblock has blue-tinted top edge, browning endpapers, pencil underlining on two pages, some cartoons unprofessionally highlighted with water colors; signed in ink by the artist and the author on front endpapers; unpaged, illustrated.
Chicago: First Graphic Novel, 1988. Quarto. VG/softcover; Light purple spine with black text/title; covers are mostly clean, aside from some light foxing and age-toning on the back along with mild edgewear; binding is strong; textblock is mostly clean, aside from foxing on the front free end page. Pp. 125.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1953. First Edition, First Printing. Small quarto; VG/G; white spine with black text; jacket has age toning, rubbing, significant edgewear, with chipping, small closed tears and open tears at spine head and back head edge; boards are strong, minor sunning and edgewear, spine slightly cocked; textblock has age toning, staining on tail edge and a few pages throughout, otherwise clean; pp 159; has inscription from author written in pencil on front endpaper.
New York: Hastings House, 1954. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, illustrated with red and black print; DJ has very slight shelfwear, very slight smudging, price-clipped, small hole in spine; Boards in illustrated paper, very slight wear to corners and spine caps, clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; 128 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Burbank, CA: Gagne International Press, 2000. First Edition. Thin Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, matte black spine with white text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, matte black spine with white text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; unpaginated. SUMMARY: A symbolic tale that follows the evolution of the shadows and the light as they struggle to inhabit one world. ----Copy number 248 of 1000, SIGNED and NUMBERED on title page by the author. ---A near fine copy.
Burbank, CA: Gagne International Press, 1999. First Edition. Thin Quarto; vg+/vg; dj, matte white and black spine with black text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, matte white and black spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; unpaginated. SUMMARY: He is an unusual creature with a strange origin and a wonderful destiny. He meets both friend and foe and struggles with adversity in an ageless story of acceptance and brotherhood. ------Copy number 427 of 1000, SIGNED and NUMBERED on title page by the author. ---A near fine copy.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974. Quarto; G+/G; White spine with black & red text; Dust jacket is very slightly sunned with some edge wear such as small tears and light bending at head edge; Cloth has slightly sunned edges with strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight wear due to age handling with tight binding and clean pages; pp 162.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1974. First Edition. Oblong octavo; VG/VG; orange spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor shelfwear, sunning; boards are strong, rubbing at spine head and tail and in bottom corners; textblock has spotting along head edge, otherwise clean; unpaginated; signed by author on title page; FLP Collection. Shelve Case 0.
New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong 12mo.; VG/no-DJ paperback; black and lavender staple-bound booklet; cover is clean; textblock has spotting along head edge, sticker residue on title page, otherwise clean; unpaginated; Limited Edition - one of 1100 copies; Case 0.