London: William Darton and Son, . 18mo., 36 pages; G-; in paper wraps, printed title page to front cover, ads to rear; ownership ink on the ffep, verso of title page; 3 black and white plates; moderate-severe chipping and wear to all edges; binding loosening; closed tears to title page; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 7, in Netdesk office.
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London: Blackie and Son Ltd. Quarto; G+ hardcover without dust jacket; green spine with no text; boards have strong stains to the rear and minor rubbing and bumping to the edges and corners; paste downs and free end-papers have severe stains; front free end-paper has an inscription; pages are discolored and limited gutters are slightly damaged but text block is in tact and pages are legible; 80p. NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #4.
London: Ernest Nister, ca. 1910. 16mo; G; beige pictorial spine without text; no jacket; exterior to cloth shows some brownish spots, probably foxing; pictorial paper label to front; brown and red titles to label; beveled edges; good, intact binding; textblock edges have modestly age toned; illustrated endpapers; interior pages good; illustrated; unpaginated NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #6.
New York: Ullman Mfg. Co. Quarto (oblong); G-; Paperback; Spine, blue without print; Cover is quarter bound with blue cloth to spine, illustrated front paper cover, rear cover of stiff cardboard, front fore corners are torn/chipped away, front cloth hinge taped length of spine, small surface tears and penciled price on front; Text block consists of gummed pages of paper cut-outs adhered at fore edge to stiff pages of text and illustrations, age toning to paper; unpaged, illustrated (color).
A Julian S. Cohen Creation. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, unbound folded leaf edges; Cover has very slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Text block consists of a long accordion-style leaf, each page has a color illustration of a doll with an inserted small cloth handkerchief, one for each day of the week, the folded accordion held together with a small ring centered on the spine edge of the pages, mild age toning to paper, else clean and tight. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #5.
London, New York, Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. Large Octavo; pp 169; G-; tan/blue decorative spine with black text; no jacket; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; sun darkened spine; front panel decorated with black and blue patterned illustrations; light damp stain to rear board; fraying to spine edges; worn fore corners; slightly splayed boards; text block edges show modest toning; mild foxing to endpapers; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers; broken hinges, as is; frontispiece; illustrated with mounted vivid color plates.
New York: McLoughlin Brothers, 1911. Quarto, unpaginated. In Good minus condition. Paperback binding. Bound in light honey brown covers showing chipped and exposed spine with moderate plus wear to the front/rear and rubbing wear to the edges with small chips. Pictorial front bearing gilt lettering. Text block has slight age toning to the edges. Inside covers Illustrated. Interior pages mounted on linen. Slight wear to gutters. Beautifully illustrated in full color. Gift inscription to head edge to the first page. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Quarto and Folio Case.
New York, NY: Girl Scouts, 1945. New Edition, Eighth Printing. Small octavo; x, 694 pages; VG/G; spine red and brown with stripes and brown text; dust jacket protected with mylar; some shelfwear to dust jacket, including chipping, creasing, scuffing, small open and closed tears, a small torn-off section on the front flap from possible sticker removal, small missing pieces from the head and tail of spine, and a liquid stain visible to interior of dust jacket spine and rear hinge; ink name of former owner to bottom edge of textblock; ink information of former owner to ownership page dated December 25, 1946; black and white illustrations throughout; shelved below front counter.
Cheshire UK: Stafford Pemberton Publishing, 1979. Quarto; G; pink spine with white text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows fairly slight wear; minor foxing to rolled in edges; textblock exterior edges have slight tone; pictorial endpapers; some wear to hinges; clipped tail fore corner front endpaper; interior slightly toned; pencil writing to p 53; illustrated; pp 63.
Cheshire UK: Stafford Pemberton Publishing Ltd, 1980. Quarto; G; blue spine with light green and white text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows modest wear with light soiling; some rubbing to edges; good binding; textblock exterior edges have light tone; pictorial endpapers; mild wear to hinges; interior lightly toned; slight marker writing to p 49; illustrated; pp 58.
London; New York: Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co., c. 1890. Octavo; G; dark brown 1/4 bound spine without text; no jacket; front and rear shows modest shelf wear; titles to front; pictorial front; some rubbing wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block edges have age toned; patterned endpapers; gift inscription to verso to front endpaper; loosed front endpaper; broken hinges; illustrated; unpaginated; c. 1890.
New York: Ottenheimer Publishers, Inc., 1978. Quarto; pp 45; G/no-DJ; white spine with blue text; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; minor chipping to spine tail edge; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; pictorial endpapers.
New York: Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc., 1999. Heart Shaped Pop-Up Book; VG; white pictorial spine with pink and purple text; stiff boards have minimal wear; text block shows minimal wear; interior intact; profusely illustrated; unpaginated. See three photos for details. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
Paris: Editions Lito, 1985. Quarto; VG-; yellow spine with dark pink text; cloth has slight exterior wear; slight sticker residue to front; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; light edge wear; solid binding; no jacket; textblock exterior edges have slight foxing; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 234; text in French.
New York: The Century Co., 1907. Octavo; 2 volumes; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold and black print; Boards in red cloth with gold and black print, mitred edges, tattered spine caps and corners, mild shelfwear; Text blocks have cracked hinges front and rear, intermittent spine breaks, shaken binding, vol. 1 has some pages loose from binding; CONTENTS: Part I, Nov. 1906 to April 1907 (vii, 576 pages, illustrated (b&w)) — Part II, May to October 1907 (viii, paged 579 - 1152, illustrated (b&w)).
New York: McLoughlin Bros. 1911? Octavo; Poor; Paperback; Spine, tattered; In clear plastic envelope; Illustrated cover with red print, lacks rear cover, tattered spine, tears and creases to front, surface tears; Text block is incomplete with only 10 unnumbered pages, some pages loose from binding, others are taped in place, short tears to some edges, light amount of smudging, includes black and white illustrations along with color chromolithographed cover and plates; Illustrations bear various copyright dates, 1901, 1908, 1911. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Oversized Ephemera Case.
London: C. Cowie, [between ca. 1830 and 1833?]. 16mo., 250 pages; VG; bound in three quarter black calf, marbled boards, spine gilt tooled, green label with gilt 'The Talisman' title; mild shelfwear and rubbing; lacking main title page, but each story with with separate title page, headed: 'Magic tales,' pagination and register continuous; 147/148 missing lower 2 cm; 'Embellished with eight coloured engravings,' all folding, of which this copy only has seven, 'The Magic Car! or, Three Days Trial' is missing the folding hand-colored plate' extremely scarce; shelved case 0.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2005. First Edition. Large Oblong Octavo; G+; red spine with white, blue, yellow and green text; first edition; no jacket; cloth exterior has slight handling wear; minor edge wear to spine; strong boards; textblock exterior edges have light smudges; broken rear hinge; gift inscription to fep; interior clean; illustrated; pp 376.
London: Dean & Son, 1976. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, yellow without print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, small smudge to front, mild bump to lower spine corner, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “Based on the BBC TV series ‘The Wombles’”— last page; unpaged, illustrated pop-up book, color.
New York, NY: The Emerald City Press, 1991. Limited Edition: #299/350. Octavo, 110 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Dust jacket wrapped in mylar. Mild shelfwear and edgewear to head and tail of spine. Minor creasing and slight tearing to top and bottom edges of dust jacket covers. Slight scraping to both covers and side edges of dust jacket. Signed flat by Abbott on limitation page. Textblock clean. Illustrations tipped in throughout. Shelved in Children's Books.
Eureka Springs AR: Silver Boat Publications. Mixed Editions. Booklet [9x6]; VG-/paperback; blue spines without text; 2 volumes: volume one, The Silver Boat, ISBN 0967849802, stated first printing, 1994 (1995); volume two, The Silver Boat II, ISBN 0938837176, fourth printing, 2000; covers have minimal exterior wear; slight sticker residue to front to volume two; very minor wear to edges; pictorial fronts with multicolored text; tight, intact bindings; text blocks exterior edges have minimal wear; publisher's sticker to copyright page to volume two; interiors good; illustrated; unpaginated; inscribed by author and two artists, Max Elbo (volume one) and Jeff Pace (volume two) NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #5.
New York: Dick and Fitzgerald, 1867. First Edition. Octavo, 130 pages; G+; fully bound in contemporary brown cloth; spine with rubbed gilt lettering; some shelf wear and soiling; corners bumped; dent to front board; scuffing to head and tail of spine; bump to fore edge of back board; back joint starting; previous owner's inscription at front free end paper; age toning and foxing throughout; contains pen and ink illustrations throughout; shelved Case 1.
New York and London: Longmans, Green, and Co., n.d. Large Oblong Octavo; G-; pp 24; gray spine without text; no jacket; cloth has some soiling to exterior; titles in green to front; red and green illustration to front; mildly rubbed edges; mildly cocked spine; text block shows slight foxing toward edges; pictorial endpapers; gift inscription to front endpaper; illustrated; shaken hinges.
New York: Holiday House, 1994. First editon. Octavo (oblong); First edition; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue and tan with black print; DJ in mylar, light edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and blue paper to boards, mild soiling to cloth, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (color).
Dhaka: Pratibhas, 2003. First Edition. Quarto; G+/VG- Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Blue, Navy, Brown and White Pictorial Spine with Purple and Red text; Dustjacket has slight edgewear, slight shelfwear; Boards strong, some edgewear, slight shelfwear; Textblock has waviness to pages; 59 pp; Text in Arabic and English; Inscribed by author on front endpaper.
Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, 1963. 10mo; G/G; sunned gray, ivory and black pictorial spine with black text; dust cover exterior shows moderate shelf wear; few chips to edges; price clipped front flap; some foxing inside dj; exterior to cloth very good; only slight wear to edges; text block edges show some foxing; offsetting to endpapers; few stains to rear endpapers; clipped head fore edge to fep; brown spotting toward tail edges to pp 147-153; otherwise interior good; illustrated; pp 168.
London: Collins. Octavo; G/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with blue print, illustration; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends and flap corners, small portion at front top edge torn away, surface tear to rear, creased hinges, names in ink on front and rear flaps; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, light wear to spine caps and corners, toning to top edge; Text block has blue tinted top edge, name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, hinge tear at top of front endpapers, else clean and tight; 288 pages, frontispiece (color).
New York and Boston: Books, Inc., Publishers, n.d. Octavo; pp 301; G/G; red, black and green pictorial spine with black and white text; dust jacket has modest rubbing to edges; few closed chips to edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has mild wear to corners; clean exterior; text block has light tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name and some writing to ffep; text pages clean;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1947. Octavo; G+; pp 385; 1/4 bound red/beige spine with red and beige text; no jacket; brown slipcase; paper label to front panel; some rubbing to edges; cloth exterior shows some soiling to exterior; strong boards; text block exterior edges have modest smudges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; good binding; illustrated; interior clean.
New York: Harpercollins, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, unpaginated; VG/VG; full binding of printed paper; spine black with red and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear; signed flat at title page by Aldrin and Minor; pages clean; EF consignment; shelved Case 1.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong Quarto, 40 pagers; VG/VG; spine black with blue and white titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut $17.99'; Inscribed on the title page by Buzz Aldrin; slight offsetting from ink onto verso of ffep; shelved case 5.
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1947. Quarto; VG-/G+; red spine with yellow and black text; dust jacket exterior shows slight shelf wear; minor dings to edges; protective plastic wrap to jacket; cloth has very slight wear; good, sturdy binding; text block exterior edges have mild tone; pictorial endpapers; interior very good; illustrated; pp 112.
New York: Hurst & Company. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold and black print; Boards in tan cloth with illustrated pastedown on front, wear to corners and spine caps, toning to spine and edges, mild soiling, top corner of pastedown is chipped, shelfwear, cocked spine; Text block has tinted top edge, tear to rear hinge, spine break at p. 160, light smudges to some page edges, light age-toning to paper; 287 pages.
New York: A.L. Burt Company, Publishers, n.d. 12mo; G+; dark beige, red and black pictorial spine with silver and black text; no jacket; cloth has sole soiling to exterior, mostly due to handling; tight binding; straight boards; lightly rubbed edges; text block exterior edges have age toned somewhat; former owner's name to fep; frontispiece; interior pages good; pp 309.
Chicago and New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1924. Octavo; pp 95; Fair; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows very noticeable wear to edges and corners; slight rubbing wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; broken hinge; missing pp 28-48, as is; frontispiece; illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #4.
Kjøbenhavn: C.A. Reitzels bo og arvinger, 1855. 12mo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine/corners and brown cloth to boards, wear to spine caps, hinges, edges, and corners, fading/shelfwear to boards; Text block has cracked hinges front and rear, name in ink on front flyleaf, creases on front pastedown, light foxing to pages; Text in Danish, fraktur script; 167 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Brentano's. Early Edition. 4to., 319pp.; VG-; rebound in bright orange cloth, black lettering on spine; part of original front board preserved and attached to front board, includes the entirety of the title, center illustration, and artist's name; interior has some age-toning and foxing; mild rubbing, staining to rear cover; LP consignment; shelved case 12, Dupont.
New York: Hurst and Company, n.d. 10mo; pp 377; G/fair; tan pictorial spine with navy text; dust jacket exterior has some soiling to exterior; several chips to edges; minor ink to front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior; red, blue and gilt illustrations to front; gilt lettering and borders to front; mild edge wear; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; slight offset to ffep; full color frontispiece; mild cracking to front hinge; interior clean.
New York: Hurst & Company, Publishers, n.d. 10mo; pp 377; G/fair; tan pictorial spine with navy text; dust jacket exterior has some soiling to exterior; several chips to edges; minor ink to front flap; blue cloth has slight wear to exterior; red, blue and gilt illustrations to front; gilt lettering and borders to front; mildly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; full color frontispiece; mild cracking to front hinge; interior clean.
New York: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1992. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; VG-; Red 1/4 bound spine with gilt text; first edition; red silky cloth has slight whitish smudges to rear; otherwise exterior shows mild wear; pictorial front panel; strong binding; no jacket; text block exterior edges have minimal wear; pictorial endpapers; interior good; illustrated; unpaginated; ribbon marker.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1985. First Edition. thin oblong 8vo. picture book, unpaginated, VG/VG; DJ, spine white with black lettering; general mild wear to covers, small tear to top corner of back cover; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine; spine and boards slightly cocked, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding strong; minimal wear to boards, bumping to corners; INSCRIBED by Montresor to ffep; First Edition with full number line stated to copyright information to bottom of title page. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Column B.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. First American Edition. Quarto, 280 pages. In Very Good condition, housed in box in Good condition. Bound in publisher's black cloth with image pasted to front board and silver lettering to spine. Box bears a duplicate of the image pasted to front board of book. The bottom flap of the upper half of the box (the portion bearing the pasted image) is absent, and the upper right corner of this portion is torn and peeling. The lower half of the box shows tears to the lower right corner and lower edge, with some peeling. Minor bumping to head and tail of volume spine and to corners. Illustrated endpapers. Twelve tipped-in color plates, including frontispiece. Shelved in Case 14.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Small Octavo; VG/G; off-white spine with blue and brown text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows some shelf wear, due to handling; minor rubbing to edges; marker mark to front covering flat scratch; small darkish stain inside dj; cloth has minimal exterior wear; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; deckled fore edge; signed to title page by author; interior pages clean; pp 316.