New York: The Dial Press, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 436 pages; VG-/VG-; spine beige with gold and blue lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$5.95'; mild rubbing and staining to dust jacket, small tear at front fore corner, chipping to upper edges of both boards; small odor; shelved case 6.
New York: Greenberg Publishers, 1950. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 373 pages; VG/VG; spine green with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; top edge of text block green; mild chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; interior clean; shelved case 6.
New York: Anchor Books; Doubleday, 1996. First Edition. Octavo; VG+/VG; spine is black, blue gold and white (blocks) with gold, white and black lettering; dust jacket very clean, no tears, minor scratches on front cover, minor rubbing on back cover, minor wear on front corners, minimal edgewear, minimal other wear on covers and spine; boards strong, clean, very light bumping on front corners, minimal other wear; textblock clean, minimal edgewear, no marks or scratches on edges, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining, signed by author on title page. pp. 272.
New York: St. Martins Press, 1972. Octavo. VG/VG- DJ. Black spine with white and yellow text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean, aside from scattered tiny white flecks, and mild edgewear (multiple creases by the spine and edges); boards are strong and clean; blue pen writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 152.
Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press, 2003. Octavo: VG/VG-: Maroon spine with black plate and off white text: DJ has minor shelfwear, scuffing, small closed tear at joint of spine, staining up the interior upper portion that is not visible from the outside: Boards are strong with some dust staining, minimal general shelfwear: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds or tears: 623 pp. Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.
New York: Oliver Layton Press, Inc., 1964. First edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Gray spine with silver text in black box; Boards have slightly sunned spine with minor wear on exterior & along edges, otherwise sturdy & intact; Text block is slightly age toned with unmarked pages; Small black ink stamp on ffep; pp 504.
New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 1991. First Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG. solid black DJ spine with full white author, mid-spine titling in bold white with fuschia triangle. front jacket design is partially a yellow/black negative strip at left and red/orange wisps with enlarged white uppercase and full author on black/purple symbol textbox. HB is black clothbound spine with stamped copper characters, between author and publisher. transitions to sturdy dark yellow panels, sharp-cornered. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. ivory textblock interior is clear and excellent. tightly bound and neat, spot free endsheets. smooth ivory edges, all sides. 226 pp. ISBN# 0670838136.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1982. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; First U.S. Edition; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, brown with white print; DJ has edgewear, slight tears at top edge and at bottom of spine, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan paper and brown cloth with gold print, very slight spotting, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for spine break at title page; 503 pages.
New York, NY: Barricade Books, Inc., February 1996. First Trade Paperback Edition. 8vo. VG/-ndj. purple glossy spine with peach and red lettering on spine lighly worn on spine ends. front softcover gently curls up and textblock is generally used, but gently read and containing a section of black and white movie start pictures. 272 pp. ISBN # 1569800677.
New York: Covici Friede Publishers, 1928. Octavo; Second printing; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print, faded; Boards in green cloth with gold print, fading to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear; Text block has nameplate on front pastedown, name in ink on front flyleaf, text clean; 506 pages.
New York: Associated Authors, 1955. First American Edition. Octavo, 248 pages; VG/VG; spine grey with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.00'; small amount of chipping to head and tail of spine, corners; foxing and age-toning to interior of dust jacket; INSCRIBED on half-title by Gerda Lerner to Professor Evelyn Beck; very scarce in any condition; shelved case 6.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. First Edition. 8vo., 159pp.; VG-; spine green, tan paper label with gilt lettering; fading to spine; mild wear to boards; minor water damage along top edge towards the rear, extends down gutter, but does not impact text; INSCRIBED on ffep by Matthiessen to Harvard Lit. Professor Kenneth Murdock who co-edited a book with Matthiessen, dated April 1929; shelved case 13.
Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press, 2000. US Printing. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. glossy dark green softcover wraps spine, with large bold yellow title, white author and publisher. glossy smooth wraps panels, both front and rear. includes figures and tables within the perused interior. clear and excellent textblock, exterior edges are unblemished. volume in above average condition. 507 pp. ISBN# 0226551954.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. Large Octavo; VG/VG; Dark blue spine with white and light blue text. DJ has general shelf wear, some edge wear, no major tears; Boards have light rubbing to edges, spotting present, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing to fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 265.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. Paperback Edition. Octavo; Paperback Edition; G+; Paperback; Spine, purple with white print; Cover has edgewear, corners bumped, creasing, mild smudging/shelfwear; Textblock has mild smudging to edges, curling to outer corners, clean text; xiv, 329 pages, illustrated.
Beverly Hills, CA: L.T. Publications, 2000. Silver Jubilee Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red and black spine with dark orangey yellow text: Covers are clean with very light shelfwear, slight bumping to bottom corner, binding is tight: Textblock exterior is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Silver Jubilee Edition: 284 pp.
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1987. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. off white glossy DJ spine with medium black titling, with publisher at tail. panel edgewear shows at tip of DJ spine and large closed tear to front panel bottom edge. dark green cloth HB with stamped gold titling. gently read, neatly aligned textblock corners, no marks to interior nor smooth outer edges. 279 pp. ISBN# 0300038720.