Seattle: Comics Journal 302, 2013. Octavo; First Fantagraphics printing; VG; Paperback; Spine, black with white, yellow, and red print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; First part of book containing the Maurice Sendak interview is bound tête-bêche with the part of the book containing the Jacques Tardi interview; 570, 101 pages, illustrated (b&w, some color).
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New York: The Stirling Press, 1920. Large Octavo; Fair; sun faded burgundy spine with gilt text; card index number 653; screw bond binding; cloth has moisture staining to front joint; lightly bumped corners; some wear to edges; several smudges to exterior; small plate to front pastedown; sturdy panels; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; chapters separated with descriptive tabs;.
Tokyo: PIE Books, 1993. First Edition. Quarto: VG/VG: White spine with black text: DJ is in good condition with very minor shelfwear, light soiling to front, otherwise clean: Boards are strong and clean with minimal shelfwear, binding is tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: Text is in ENGLISH and JAPANESE: 220 pp.
Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1975. First Edition. Quarto; pp 159; G+/G-; black spine with red and ivory text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; light toning to flaps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior lightly toned; arts - American.
n.p. Rikuyo-sha Publishing, Inc., 1994. Quarto; pp 237; VG/G-; multicolored spine with ivory text; this volume only; dust jacket shows slight toning toward edges; minor chipping to head fore edges; some light soiling to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; light gray endpapers; interior clean; Japanese and English text.
New York: PBC International, Inc., 1988. First. Quarto; VG/VG; pale pink spine with black text; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgewear; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; 255pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New Yorks: Advertising Typographers Association of America, Inc., 1963. Third Edition. Large Octavo; pp 133; Good-; black spine with gilt text; cloth has several smudges to exterior; lightly sunned spine; sturdy panels; text block has light toning to exterior edges; illustrated; small chip to tail edge, pp 31; good binding;.
Singapore: Prentice Hall, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 412; VG-/VG-; red spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows mild dings to edges; otherwise light smudge to front; cloth has lightly bumped fore head corners; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; previous owner Casper Weinberger's bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by author to Casper Weinberger, former Secretary of Defense;.
Puerto Rico: McConnell Valdés, 1986. Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; spine black without lettering; covers sturdy, clean, small tear at spine head, minor edgewear, minor rubbing along spine, minor dents/scuffs in covers, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, light age toning on fore edges, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 105.
Hamburg: Willi Bernhard, 1975. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, white with black print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, toning to spine, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; Text and captions in German, English, and French; unpaged, illustrated (some color).
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij BIS, 2000. Octavo; VG/VG, paperback; Light pink, almost white spine with black and white text. DJ has general shelf wear, price sticker on rear by previous bookstore, but no tears; Covers have clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 301.
London: George Bell and Sons, 1890. Third Edition. Small Octavo; pp 465; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with gilt text; scarce, definitive edition; illustrated with plates; cloth has very slight soiling to exterior, minor wear to corners; text block has age toned edges, slight cracking to front gutter, previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean.
Newton Abbot, England: David & Charles (Publishers) Limited, 1972. Third impression. Large octavo; pp 160; G+/G; Red spine with white and black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, light rubbing to exterior, light foxing to edges of flaps; cloth has slight sunning to spine, minor wear to exterior and edges; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges with tight binding, slight writing to ffep; interior clean;.
New York: Collectors Editions Ltd; Da Capo Press, 1970. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 186; G+; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; light brown cloth has mild wear to front; slight smudges to rear; minor rubbing to corners; slightly splayed boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1959. Quarto; VG/VG-; hardcover; within slipcase; the 2 vols. are in uniform condition; both have multicolored spines with white text; spines have tears at the head and minor stains; dust jacket is moderately shelf-worn and front flap is faded; boards are minimally age-toned with tiny white spots otherwise binding is solid; text block is moderately tanned and edge worn but clean and legible; 208 plates (Vol.1); 485 plates (Vol.2).
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1976. Second Printing. Large Octavo; pp 611; VG-/G; red/black pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; arts - history, instruction; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1978. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has tears across top edge and to flap fold corners, edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 332 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Goethe House, 1984. Octavo; pp 85; G-/paperback; tanned beige spine without text; dust jacket has sunned spine; moderate wear to exterior; covers show light sunning, mostly to spine; intact panels; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; errata sheet laid in at ffep; profusely illustrated; arts - German.
New York: Facts on File, Inc., 1980. First Edition. Quarto: VG/VG: Off white spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, some chipping along head of spine, age related fading: Boards are string and clean, light rubbing along edges, binding is tight: Textblock is clean, front free page has previous owner's name and phone number, otherwise text is clean and free of markings, folds or tears: 224 pp.
Gand, Belgium: Editions Scientifiques E. Story-Scientia S.P.R.L., 1973. Small Quarto; pp 175; G/G-; beige spine with black and tan text; dust jacket shows noticeable sun fading; light smudges to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has ex-library stamp to pp few pages; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in French;.
Bruxelles: Editions Scientifiques E. Story-Scienta S.P.R.L. Gand, 1973. Quarto; pp 175; G/Fair; light beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket has sun darkened spine and edges; some few chips to edges; ex-library sticker to spine; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight toning toward edges; ex-library with markings inside; light foxing to endpapers; profusely illustrated; text in French; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Avant-Garde Media, Inc., 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971. Magazine; G+/no-DJ paperback; Black, white, red, tan & green spines with black, white, pink, yellow & blue text; 14 issues, the full run; Covers have slight shelf wear such as lightly age toned & rubbed exterior, some with lightly creased fore corners, issues 13 & 14 have moisture staining on exteriors and rubbing along edges with otherwise intact panels; Text blocks shows wear on exterior edges due to age & handling with light foxing inside cover of issue 10, all have some shadow toning along hinges, unmarked, fully bound pages; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1951. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 439; VG-/no-DJ; dark ivory spine with brown text; cloth shows only slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - General;.
Indianapolis: Commercial Engraving Publishing Company, 1921. Octavo; pp 846; Fair; green spine with gilt text to black bar; no jacket; cloth shows heavy rubbing to edges and joints; slight sun fading to exterior; slightly cocked spine; text block has some age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's name and address to ffep; slight sticker residue to rear endpaper; manufacturer's plate to rear pastedown; light ink to table of contents page; profusely illustrated;.
Tokyo: Graphic-sha Publishing Co., 1993. First Edition. Quarto: VG/VG: White spine with black text: Paperback w/DJ: DJ has light general shelfwear, otherwise clean: Covers are clean with very little edgewear, slight bump to lower corner: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Text is in ENGLISH and JAPANESE: First Edition: 152 pp.
Italy: Skira, 1995. Italian Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. bright colorfully illustrated wraps spine, chafing along both sides of the column with small white author, red uppercase title, black/red mid-spine segment with tiny yellow subtitling. wraps with very wide red inner flap and black rear inner flap. shelfwear indicates abrading from handling/exposure. striking b/w illustrated endpapers. 206 pp. ISBN# 8881180057.
New York, Cincinnati, Toronto, London: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1976. First Printing. Octavo; unpaginated; Good; black covers show slight wear to exterior; slight creases to front; mylar wraps; text block consists of disbound pages in side pockets; interior has mild wear; lightly toned edges; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Reinhold Book Corporation, 1968. Quarto: G+/G: Gray and green spine with white text: DJ has considerable shelfwear concentrated around tail and head, small tears along bottom edges and top edges, some discoloration due to age: Boards are strong with fading/discoloration along edges most likely due to age, mild shelfwear and rubbing at corners: Textblock has darkened due to age but is free of any markings or folds, pg 105 has approximately 3"x4" rectangle cut out of upper corner, all photographs are in black and white: 240 pp.
New York: Crescent Books, 1990. Quarto: VG-/G: Yellow spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, scuff marks, laminate is peeling along head edge: Boards are strong with light rubbing to edges, some fraying to corners and head and tail of spine: Textblock exterior has some age toning, mild dust staining to head edge, pages are unmarked: 303 pp.
New York N.Y. George Braziller, 1965. Second Printing. LCCCN 65-10807 Large Quarto; G/G Dust Jacked has general wear to all surfaces and is worn away on the corners and top and bottom at spine,It has a 2" tear on the front fore edge, a 1" tear down from the back top edge, an open tear which reveals the top 1/2 inch of the spine. and a 1" tear upwards from the bottom front edge near the spine; The Covers are bumped on bottom corners, have a very slight bow to them and a 1" deep separation at the top of the spine, Text Block is Age Toned pp.195.
Stamford, CT: Championship International Corporation, 1983. 25th Edition; Serial. Folio; vg-/box; red spine with black text; minor chipping and nicks; four envelopes with sample papers; Realia, Book One with 4-color process prints; Book 2, with 2-color, Book 3 with duotones; and Book Four with six double sided color die cuts [two missing]; box, split starts at corners; lid, curvy; spot staining; else very good; ---Starting in 1963, Champion Papers adopted a different business approach to promoting its paper, after a survey showed it was virtually unknown to designers, art directors, and creative printers of the time. Champion Papers determined to reach out to that elusive market through its Imagination Series, an annual print publication targeting the design community and showcasing the varied creative uses of paper in stunning ways. Each Imagination book has been distinct with beautifully executed themes through the use of photography and illustrations, richly printed on a diverse range of paper grades using a number of different printing and finishing techniques, such as fold outs, die cuts and specialty bindings. Enlightening and educational text exploring the theme often accompanies the images. For example, the theme of Imagination 25 is “Fun and Games,” where the text investigates the toys and recreational pastimes of numerous cultures and the value placed on play by ancient and contemporary societies as a means to learn and recreate.
Washington, D.C. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2013. Quarto; VG/paperback; pp 255; white spine with blind stamped lettering; white clam shell case has moderate soiling to exterior, intact exterior; covers have slight creasing toward joints, otherwise clean and intact; text block is clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, Inc., 1983. Square Octavo; pp 152; G+/G; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has few scratches to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; covers show very little wear to exterior; tape strip to spine; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; pouch at rear with six transparent cyan, yellow and magenta sheets;.
Barcelona: Cases i Associats, S.A., 2006. Octavo; pp 297; VG/no-DJ; yellow/green/white striped spine with white text; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has ex-library plate to front pastedown; slight foxing to exterior edges; deckled edges; some ex-library markings inside; slightly cocked spine; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Spanish and English texts;.
London: Ernest Benn, 1962. New edition. Octavo; First published 1926, new edition revised and enlarged 1962; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and red print; DJ in mylar, small tears at spine ends, tear to rear flap fold, peripheral tanning, light shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in grey paper with black print on red banner, bump to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block has red-tinted edges, slight tear to fore edge of p. 47, else clean and tight; 79 pages.