London: W. Kidd, 18--. 18mo, variously paged. In Fair condition. Spine is tan without print. Boards in green cloth with paper title label on front. Spine caps torn away, tear along front hinge, wear to corners, toning to spine, light smudging. Text block has cracked front hinge, name in ink on front flyleaf, spotting to edges, intermittent spine breaks, slight amount of occasional foxing within. “With numerous illustrations, engraved on wood by Bonner, Slader, and T. Williams”— title page.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1962. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 276 pages. In Good plus condition with a Good minus dust jacket. Spine gray and ivory with red and black lettering. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. Sunning and slight soiling with few chips to edges. Boards show slight rubbing wear to edges. Text block has moderate age toning to fore and tail edges with head edge colored gray. Deckled fore edge. Frontispiece. First Edition, First Printing.
London: Allen & co, 1943. First Edition. Small Octavo, 131 Pages. In very good minus condition. Red spine with black lettering, full binding in red cloth. Modest shelf wear and edge wear along to covers along with minor wear to corners and slight cocking to spine. Text block exhibits moderate age-toning.
London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1867. First Edition. Small Octavo; vii, 74 pages. In Very Good condition. Half binding of brown leather and marbled paper by F.P. Hathaway, with their stamp. Gilt ruling and lettering on raised band spine. Mild shelfwear. Rubbing to front cover. Scuffing along edges. Age-toning to textblock. Marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Small adhesive to verso of half-title page near gutter. Shelved in Front Case.
New York: Longmans, Green and Company, 1943. First Edition. Small Octavo; 170 Pages; G+; Hardcover; Illustrated by Frank Dobias; Beige spine with black lettering; Full binding in beige cloth. Light edge wear and moderate shelf wear, sunning to spine, tiny closed tears to tailband and blue ink stain on back cover; Text block exhibits mild yellow tint due to age.
London: Hutchinson & Co., 1917. Quarto; Fair-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is brown with black print and illustrated pastedown, edgewear, moisture stains along spine edge, unidentifiable stamp on front, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has moisture stain to spine edge throughout, pp. 15-18 loose from binding; Contains full page b&w illustrations from Simplicissimus, a German satirical magazine; 31 pages + full issue of Simplicissimus, 27 November 1911 (laid in). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates]. NOTE: Shelved in Locked Annex Area, Oversized Ephemera Case.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1973. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; G+/G; yellow spine with red and black text; first edition; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear; one or two minor chips to edges; price clipped front flap; clear Brodart protective wrap to jacket; cloth exterior shows mild wear; faint staining to tail edge; good, solid binding; text block exterior edges have light toning; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; pp 322.
New York: Random House, Inc., 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; red pictorial spine with black and white text; first edition; first printing; dust jacket exterior shows minimal wear; 'autographed copy' sticker to front; former bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth exterior clean; tight binding with straight boards; textblock clean; pp 222; signed by author.
London: Dennis Dobson, 1972. First UK Edition. 16mo; VG-/G-; blue, grayish green spine with black and white text; first UK edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight foxing; one or two chips to edges; clear protective wrap to jacket; cloth has sunned slightly; good binding; exterior edges to textblock shows light foxing; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; unpaginated; illustrated NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
London: The Harvill Press, 1951. First Edition. 12mo; G+/fair; beige spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows noticeable wear with age toning; rear detached at front joint, but present; minor chips to edges; cloth exterior has slight wear; slightly cocked spine; exterior edges to textblock shows slight age toning; previous owner's name to ffep; interior good; pp 179.
New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1944. Octavo; G+/G; blue/black spine with white text; later printing with Harcourt, Brace and Company coding of [e.9.44]; dust jacket exterior shows modest shelf wear; minor edge wear; cloth exterior has only mild wear; minor edge wear; tight binding; text block exterior edges show slight foxing; interior clean; pp 176.
London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1904. 10mo; G; green pictorial spine with black text; ex-library; no jacket; cloth exterior has modest shelf wear; slight rubbing wear to joints and edges; slightly shaken binding; attractive pictorial front; circular gilt 'Wellington College' crest stamped to front; text block exterior edges show slight age toning; minor edge wear; ex-library bookplate adhered to front pastedown; slight foxing few first pages; cracking to rear hinge; colored in frontispiece; interior has quite slight wear with few incidental marks; illustrated; pp 300.
Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith, 1889. First Edition. First State. Octavo, 315 pages,  ads; Very Good; bound in publisher's pale blue-green cloth stamped in gilt to spine and black to front board; housed in a custom light gray-brown cloth chemise and slipcase with leather spine label with gilt lettering; binding with slight fading to spine, light wear to head and tail of spine, light rubbing, bump to lower fore corner of front board; First Printing, with both issue points; shelved case 9.
Copper City MI: Gwandanaland Comics, 2022. Reprinted. Octavo; VG/paperback; magenta spine with yellow text; reprinted; covers have only mild wear; fully intact binding; text block edges have minimal wear; interior clean; illustrated; Fling magazine, no. 9 (includes nos. 3, 4 & 9) Passport to Pleasure; Gwandanaland Comics nostalgia series #27-A, featuring "Fling"; Volume 4: Backroom Classics; featuring writings by Mark Twain, William Saroyan, P. A. Munoz, Art Buchwald, and Baudelaire; pp 246.
n.p. n.publ. n.d. Thin Octavo; VG; deep green 1/4 bound spine with gilt text to red and brown strips; gilt rules to spine; originally published in 1890, this is undated; green cloth covered boards have very slight wear; good, intact binding; strong boards; no jacket; textblock has yellowish coloring; few incidental marks to interior; illustrated; excerpted pages from " a scarce disbound Victorian publication"; pages numbered 201-209.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1967. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with brown and black print; DJ has small edgewear with small tear to rear top edge, price-clipped; Boards quarter bound with black paper to spine and brown paper to boards, lightly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block is clean and tight, has owner inscription in addition to inscription in ink by the author on front flyleaf; 147 pages.
New York: R.H. Russell, Publisher, 1900. 12mo; G; sunned red spine with gilt text; full title: Mr. Dooley's Philosophy: Marriage and Politics; Servant Girl Problem; American Abroad; Future of China; Paris Exposition; Alcohol as Food; American Stage, Etc., Etc., Etc.; no jacket; cloth exterior shows slight soiling; minor edge wear; good binding; clear wrap to cloth; textblock exterior edges have modestly age toned; light foxing to endpapers; initials in black to front pastedown; few first pages loosened but present; frontispiece; slight wear to gutter to pp 144-145; interior good otherwise; illustrated; conditions are as is; pp 263.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Inc., 1969. First Edition. Small Octavo; VG-/G; light yellowish brown pictorial spine with beige and black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows modest tone, probably due to age; price clipped front flap; jacket in protective mylar; cloth exterior has minimal wear; mild lean to spine; text block exterior edges have mildly age toned; interior very good; illustrated; pp 247.
Paris: Librairie Artheme Fayard, 1967. First Edition. Large, Thin Octavo; G; white pictorial spine with black text; first edition; cloth exterior has slight soiling; few dings to edges; chip to tail spine edge; no jacket; text block exterior edges have slight foxing; noticeable foxing to endpapers; gift inscription to front pastedown; slight foxing to interior; illustrated; unpaginated; text in French.
Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG; light gray spines with gilt text to dark gray panels; first edition, first printing; 3 volumes; beige slipcase with pictorial front panel; slipcase exterior has some soiling wear; cracking to head edge; no jackets; cloth exteriors show only mild handling wear; strong bindings with straight boards; text block exterior edges have light wear; interiors clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1950. Octavo; G+/G-; beige and black pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows some soiling wear, probably due to handling; front fore edge misaligned; small dark stain to front fore edge; other wear comprises few chips; lightly toned spine; orange cloth exterior has minimal wear; small dark smudge to front fore edge; minor edge wear otherwise; solid binding with straight boards; text block exterior edges have slight tone; small black spot to lower fore edge; frontispiece; interior very good; illustrated; pp 237.
London: Cecil Woolf, 1978. Second Impression. 12mo; VG-/G; pink/blue spine with black, green and gray text; second impression; dust jacket exterior shows modest wear, probably due to handling; few rubbed spots to edges and joints; some chips to edges; handwritten text to front flap; tiny price sticker to front flap; cloth exterior has minimal wear; mild bend to boards; text block exterior edges; minor tape residue to tail edge to front endpaper; copious notes to rear endpapers; former owner's information to front endpaper; slight, small grayish mark to title page; frontispiece; illustrated; interior clean; pp 174; inscribed by author NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1934. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; brass coloring to spine with black text; stated first edition; exterior to dust jacket has moderate wear; some chips to edges; mylar wrapped jacket; cloth exterior shows mild wear; lightly rubbed edges; good binding; straight boards; text block edges have modest toning; deckled fore edge; frontispiece; clean inside; few uncut pages; pp 201.
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1948. First Edition. Octavo; VG-; coral red spine with black text; first printing; without jacket; cloth exterior has very little wear; some rubbing wear to edges; good, intact binding; straight boards; textblock exterior edges show slight age toning; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior pages good; illustrated; pp 237.
New York: The Stephen Greene Press, Inc., 1986. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; blue spine with yellow and light blue text; first edition; dust jacket exterior shows quite mild wear two small chips to head edge; cloth exterior shows minimal wear; strong boards and binding; text block exterior edges have light toning; interior very good; illustrated; pp 225; inscribed by author as "Dan"
New York: The Dial Press, 1982. Second Printing. Oblong Octavo; G/paperback; light blue spine with black and white text; second printing; covers have slight shelf wear; minor edge wear; lightly sunned spine; intact binding otherwise; tape mended mylar wrapped to covers; textblock exterior edges have slight handling wear; interior clean; illustrated; unpaginated; signed by author and illustrator, Roz Chast.
London: Richard Bentley, 1844. First Edition. Octavo, 177, ; VG-; bound in unsigned full red morocco, paneled spine with gilt titling and tooling; top edge gilt; gilt turn-ins, fabric pastedowns and endpapers; some rubbing and general shelfwear to binding, including wear at hinges; ink dot stain to bottom edge of text block; binding open at rear ads; title page with 'Author's Copy / Copyright P.P.' in ink above title; shelved case 12.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1958. Octavo; G/fair; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows noticeable foxing; several chips to edges; mylar wrapped jacket; cloth exterior shows slight wear; some rubbing to edges; good binding; text block exterior edges have moderate age toning; handwritten text to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; slight brownish smudge rear endpaper; hairline crack to gutter at title page; frontispiece; interior pages good, only few errant marks; illustrated; pp 126.
Boston: Small, Maynard & Company, 1898. First Edition. Octavo, xviii, 260 pages; Full green buckram, with gilt lettering to spine and front covers; Boards show light plus wear to corners and head/tail of spine, and spine slightly cocked; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges, several minor instances of soiling to fore-edge, and some soiling to pp. x-xi. RWO.
New York: Random House, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Oblong Octavo, unpaginated; VG/VG-; spine white with black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.95', mild shelfwear and rubbing, inch long closed tear to upper edge of front cover; a handful of names with small pencil 'x' marks next to them; shelved case 14.
William J. Clark, 1913. Limited First Edition: 18/50. Octavo, 64 pages [on 128 uncut leaves]; G-; Softbound in full black leather, with gilt lettering to spine and front cover; Covers show significant wear to edges (board exposed), light plus wear to joints and spine, and light wear overall; Textblock has moderate plus age-toning to deckled edges, light wear to endpapers, and a former owner's inkstamp on ffep; Author's signature ("Harold E. Porter") appears on limitation page (succeeding titlepage), which also notes that this is number 18 of 50 printed copies; RWO.
London: The Lewis Carroll Society, 2011. Booklet [5x7.5 inches]; VG-/ivory colored paperback; from the series "Cabbages and Kings", April 2011 by the Lewis Carroll Society; scarce; very thin; covers show light handling wear; double bordered horizontal rectangle to front; no titles to exterior; textblock clean; minor crinkle toward lower fore edge; unpaginated, but twelve counted pages NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #2 - New Ephemera Box #7.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2003. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xii pages, 236 pages; VG/VG; purple and plum-colored spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; minor shelfwear and rubbing to the jacket; minor soiling to the cover near the bottom at both the front and back; minor creasing and tearing to the head and tail of the spine; slight creasing to the corners of the jacket flaps; minor soiling to the bottoms of both jacket flaps; marked soiling/staining to the bottom edge of the text block; inscribed by Carl Reiner on the title page; shelved in Television.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1904. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, red with faded white print; Boards in red cloth with white print, illustration, wear to spine caps and corners, bump to bottom edge, large blemishes on rear, lightly cocked spine; Text block has tinted top edge, slight spotting to endpapers, spine break at p. 54; Illustration and “translation” on facing pages; 89 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
London: Bradbury, Evans, and Co. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print, raised bands, call number label at bottom; Boards half bound with green leather to spine and corners and blue cloth to boards, wear to spine caps and hinges, worn, exposed corners, light shelfwear to cloth; Text block has gilt edges, library bookplate on front pastedown, library stamp on title page and on p. 35 with penciled call number, front and rear hinges reinforced, else clean and tight; 2 volumes bound as one, xviii, 320, 304 pages, frontispiece to each volume, illustrated “with twenty coloured etchings, and two hundred woodcuts by John Leech”.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910. First Thus. Small Octavo, , 239 pages; G+; Green cloth, with gilt lettering and gilt embossed designs to spine and front cover; Boards have moderate bumping to head/tail of spine, light wear to corners, and light shelf wear overall; Textblock shows light age-toning overall, some light shelfwear to bottom edge, and bookplate of former owner on front-pastedown. RWo.
London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1906. First Edition. Octavo, , 313 pages; G+; Green cloth, with gilt embossed lettering to spine and front cover, and embossed designs to same; Boards show moderate fraying to cloth at head/tail of spine, moderate wear to joints, light bumping to corners, and light shelf wear and discoloration overall; Textblock has light plus age-toning to edges, moderate age-toning and light staining to top edge, and light age-toning and to pages interiorly; Gift inscription to former owner in pencil on ffep. RWO.
London: Printed and sold by T.Read, ca. 1860. Facsimile Reprint. Thin Octavo; G-; dark green leather 1/4 bound spine with gilt text; facsimile reprint; originally published in 1739 and printed in London by T.Read; full title: Joe Miller's Jests: Or, the Wits Vade-Mecum, Being A Collection of the Most Brilliant Jests; the Politest Repartee; the Most Elegant Bons Mots, and Most Pleasant Short Stories in the English Language; no jacket; red boards have slight spotting, mostly toward fore edges; some rubbing wear to edges and joints; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have age toned; partial cracking to hinges; slight text in red to front endpaper; also slight adhesive residue to front endpaper; noticeable foxing to first and last few pages; small illustrated image adhered to verso to fep; light pencil to title page and facing page; interior shows scattered, incidental foxing; light pencil inside; deckled fore edge; pp 70.
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., 1950. Oblong Quarto; G-/fair; brown spine with black text; mylar wrapped dust jacket; dust jacket has several chips to edges; closed tear to front; exterior has modest wear otherwise; price clipped front flap; cloth exterior shows slight rubbing wear; noticeable wear to edges; text block exterior edges have age toned modestly; illustrated; unpaginated.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1963. Oblong 10mo; white and blue spine with black text; dust jacket exterior shows mild wear; minor edge wear; small white scratch to front head edge; lightly toned flaps; cloth shows slight wear; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have slight toning; illustrated; unpaginated.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1915. Octavo; G-; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, light wear to bottom edges, light shelfwear; Text block has gilt top edge, foxing to endpapers, spine break at p. 271, else clean and tight; Inscribed by journalist John P. Gavit on front flyleaf; xvi, 371 pages, illustrated “with one hundred and twenty-five illustrations” (b&w drawings).
London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1969. First Edition. 10mo; VG/VG-; yellow/dark pink spine with white and black text; first edition; mylar wrap to dust jacket; dust jacket exterior shows light shelf wear; mild rubbing to rear fore edge; cloth exterior clean; minor edge wear; straight boards; text block exterior edges have light tone; tight binding; interior clean; illustrated; pp 104.
London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., c. 1850. Octavo, 308 pages; VG; bound in full red straight-grain morocco by Bayntun, gilt border, paneled spine with gilt titling, lower label detached; mild wear and rubbing; all edges gilt; gilt turn-ins, marbled endpaper; original wraps bound in rear; with 10 colored plates; interior clean; shelved case 12.
Leeds and London: Alf Cooke, Limited, n.d. Thin Booklet [8.5x11]; G/paperback; blue covers to exterior; some rubbing wear to spine; all other edges rubbed as well; slight creases toward tail edge; pictorial front; green and black lettering to front; partial split toward tail spine edge; binding good otherwise; text block exterior edges have moderately age toned; interior pages shows some toning toward edges; light pencil inside front cover; illustrated; unpaginated; volume three only.
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1947. First Edition. Octavo. Fair Hardcover w/ Poor Dustjacket; blue spine without title; DJ has area of discoloration on lower front, extensive creasing and large tears to top and bottom edges of spine and corners, and is in protective cover; boards show fading, also have considerable tears and compromised folds and edges, outer spine almost fully coming away; binding else tight; text block clean; b/w illustrations with majuscule letters in red; unpaginated.
Los Angeles: Australasian American, Inc., 1973. First US Edition. Originally published by Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd, Auckland, 1969. Octavo. Good Hardcover; green spine with tan lettering; boards show some fading, creasing and wear to top and bottom edges and corners; binding tight; text block clean; color illustrations; 34 pp.