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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.
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: 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.
Drexel Hill: Bell Publishing Company, 1950. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight tear to center of spine, mild shelfwear; Text block has mild peripheral tanning to endpapers, pencil marking on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; original DJ pieces folded and inserted; 254 pages, illustrated.
New York: Abbeville Press, 1987. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover Large Quarto; VG/VG; DJ comes in protective archival cover, shows minimal ware; Text block clean, illustrations and text are clear and legible; pp 223. Shipping will be more expensive for items requested for international or expedited shipping. Items weighting more than 4 Lbs will require shipping rates other than economy. Please contact shipping department for details.
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;.
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.
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.
New York: The Macmillan Company, n. d. Third Edition. Small quarto; pp 403; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; sunned spine; moderate rubbing, discoloration to fore edge; text block has slight darkening to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrations to endpapers; cracking to front gutter at copyright page; interior shows slight browning toward edges.
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.
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849. Octavo (oblong); G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red leather and blue paper with gold print, leather at corners and spine, red color partially worn away at corners and spine caps and hinges, blue paper has smudging, rubbing, stains, scratches, wear to all edges; Text block has gilt edges, slight staining from corner glue to endpapers, pages have mild amount of foxing, spine breaks toward center of volume, clean text; unpaged, illustrated.
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: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1965. First Edition. Thin, Oblong,Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; Cream spine with blue text; Heavy shelf wear and age to dust jacket, fraying and chipping along sides and edges, minor tears, age toning to interior of jacket; Boards are strong, moderate wear with blemishes along front exterior surface; Binding slightly cocked, previous owner's inscription to front free end page, toning to pages; Age toning and foxing along text block exterior, text block clean, vivid illustrations.
New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1953. First Printing. Quarto; VG/G Hardcover; Beige spine with black and red text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket; chipping along edges, 3 inch tear along fore edge, 1 inch tear at top headband and at bottom front corner of dust jacket, now protected in mylar cover; Boards are strong and clean; binding solid; Age toning throughout text block; 238 pps; Publisher's insert.
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, 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: Bonanza Books [A Division of Crown Publishers, Inc], 1973. Large Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover; White spine with pink text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, chipping along head edge and corners, bumping and creasing at front board corner, bowed boards; Binding solid; Text block clean, crisp and clean grey-scale, cartoon illustrations; 179 pp.
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.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1963. First Edition. Oblong 12mo.; VG/VG; yellow spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, spotting, red mark on front, price clipped on front flap; boards are strong, faint spotting, rubbing around edges; textblock has spotting along head edge, otherwise clean; unpaginated. Case 0.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1980. Quarto: G+/no-DJ hardcover: Red spine with black text: Boards are strong with rubbing, some dust staining, general shelfwear, bumping to head and tail of spine, sticker on back: Textblock has minor age toning, front free page has small gift inscription in ink, rest unmarked: Text is in English: 48 pp.
New Rochelle: Arlington House, 1970. First Edition. Oblong quarto; VG-/G+; yellow, blue, purple, and white spine, black and orange text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, open and closed tears along edges, rubbing on front and back covers, damp staining; boards strong, minor soiling, damp staining; text block age toned, foxing along exterior edges, minor soiling [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].