Paris: Chez Vincent, 1772. second edition. 12mo; G-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; Half-bound leather spine with boards which have rubbed, sunned and scratched exterior with bumped and fraying edges, spine edges have tears and peeling and cracking of outer spine most notably on vol. 2 at head edge, however panels are still intact; Text blocks show darkening due to age with slight shadow toning on end papers and pastedowns, and stiff pages which are still fully bound and intact; pp 762. French text.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966. First Edition, First Printing. First Printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; hardcover; white spine, yellow, pink, and black text; boards strong, writing in marker on front interior, small marker mark on top edge, general shelfwear, soiling; text block age toned, small marker mark on top fore edge.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970 . First USA Edition. 8vo., 253 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, pink spine and front cover with green lettering; rubbing/closed tears to edges of DJ, particularly head of spine, mild wear to covers; price uncut "$5.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap, Harcourt logo to bottom of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, spine white cloth with black and green lettering, green paper boards; very mild foxing towards head of spine, bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges, dent to middle of top-edge of front board; boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy, slight cocking to boards; staining/foxing to text-block; "First American edition 1970" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Amis to title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Philadelphia & Toronto: John C. Winston, 1959. Sixth printing. Small octavo; vg/vg-; yellow spine with black text; dj, red spine with white text; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR TO JACK, ffep; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; endpapers, toning starts; dj, spine sunned; else very good; ---ISBN none.
New York, NY: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1997. First Edition. 8vo. NF/NF. orange glossy DJ spine with white and yellow/black shadowy script. front and rear panels pictorial and colorful, front panel has orange background. bright yellow HB with imprinted red embossed lettering, tomato red panels. bright and unmarked, as new. INSCRIBED on HALF-TITLE PAGE, rest text interior features few b/w photos. 269 pp. ISBN # 0609600664.
New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2002. First Printing. 8vo. NF/VG+. shades of blue/purple/white softly awash as sky above choppy medium blue ocean. author in large white characters, title in lowercase red and publisher in white close to tail of DJ spine. front panel features large raised lettering for author in white, and lowercase red short title is raised also, all above a blue choppy sea with swimming playing cards (clubs, diamonds, spades) made to look like fins. slender and like new inner flaps with black text detail. dark red endsheets. dark blue HB spine with imprinted uppercase red lettering. partially light blue boards with centered author in uppercase red just above mid-panel point. white textblock, SIGNED by AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. tightly bound and interior skimmed. exterior edges are likewise a bright white as interior textblock and as new. 320 pp. ISBN # 0399149244.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1993. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, glossy green spine with gold text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, blue cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 197pp. With illustrations by the author and an introduction by N. John Hall.
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: Macmillan Company, 1951. Octavo; First Printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with yellow print; Boards in illustrated paper and brown cloth with yellow print, corners and bottom edge worn and exposed, spine caps worn and tattered, spotting, stains, smudging, shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 92 pages, illustrated.
New York: A Signet Book form New American Library, 1972. 12mo; First Printing; G; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Cover has slight edgewear, slight tear to front bottom edge, creasing at spine hinge, shelfwear, vendor label on rear; Text block has yellow-tinted edge, smudging to top and bottom edges, small cut to bottom edge, tanning to interior of cover, spotting to initial and final pages, text clean and tight; 159 pages, illustrated.
New York: Stein and Day Publishers. First. Thin 12mo; G+/G-; sunned yellow spine with black text; dustjacket has considerable edgewear with fraying and tearing, covers have moderate staining, scratching, scuffing and age-toning, spine has moderate sunning and fading (text still intact), foxing to flaps; boards are strong and clean with light rubbing and bumping to corners; textblock has light age toning, foxing to paste-downs and free-end papers; unpaginated.
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;.
New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. Third Impression. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. anemic red clothbound volume, spine imprinted with black author, expansive title up to publisher at very end. exposure shows on HB perimeter cloth as edgewear. though moderate. front panel stamped with unique black/blue illustration. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. ivory endsheets clear otherwise, generally read through, mainly in very good condition, one p. 47-48 small crease from fold. no interior markings. graying head-edge, ivory tail and fore-edge deckle. attractive reading copy. 242 pp.
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1962. First edition. Octavo; pp 253; G+/G; Red/blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing wear to exterior, sun fading to spine, moderate chipping to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, very slight sunning to exterior; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
New York, NY: Nantier, Beall, Minoustchine, 1985. Limited Edition, number #178 of 1,200 copies. oblong Qto. VG/VG. stout solid black DJ spine with uppercase white titling for volume and remainder descends down spine in standard white text. gently worn and with tiny close tears and rubbing at DJ spine ends, likewise the corners whitish and shelfworn. front and rear are comic strip style illustrated in b/w. to the left is an imprinted metallic seal embossed into panel at upper left, remainder of text in white and in several different fonts. tiny solid black inner flaps. brown and black leatherette with artificial brown with black veins. embossed gold titling on HB spine and front panelboard. endsheets are illustrated with comic/cartoon faces and figures in neat b/w. wide comic strips fill the text interior from past intro in two black text columns through to rear. VOLUME 5 ONLY. no pagination, clean text interior and no discoloration, nor to smooth white signatures. Limited Edition, number #178 of 1,200 copies.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1997. Limited Edition, #105/1100. Octavo, 258 pages; VG; bound in fine dark blue genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt seal on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbons; SIGNED on limitation page by George Carlin; certificate of authenticity loose within; shelved case 7.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, 1858. First Edition. 8vo., 368pp., 4pp. ads; VG-; bound in brown/red cloth with gilt on front boar and spine; some rubbing and bumping; interior age-toned; binding slightly loose; previous owners information on ffep; This anthology of humor stories includes, unauthorized and uncredited, "Lewis Carroll’s” first book appearance (pp. 188-194). Carroll’s story, entitled “Novelty and Romancement: A Broken Spell,” had previously appeared, signed “Lewis Carroll,” in the British monthly magazine The Train in March of 1856.; shelved case 6.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1944. First Edition. Octavo; pp 311; G/Fair; black spine with beige text; dust jacket has several chips to edges; some soiling to exterior, mostly browning to rear; slight sunning to exterior; cloth has light sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; text block shows browning and foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; light toning to interior.
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1945. First Edition. First Edition; Quarto; VG/G; Spine is white with blue text, chewing damage to head and tail by animal, or hungry child; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, large open and closed tears, price-clipped, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, joints are strong, bumping, scratches and marks, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, binding is strong, age-toning, content is clear; pp 128; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., January 1955. Japanese Printing, First Printing. oblong 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. dark auburn clothbound HB with stamped yellow titling down spine, adjacent clean beige boards are illustrated between large black titling overlay. brown figures on pale yellow illustrate the fep/ffep. captioned cartoons fill the textblock interior, displayed upon wide ivory sheets. 96 pp.
London: R. A. Ackermann, 1828. Fourth Edition. 12mos., 3 volumes; VG; bound in uniform 3/4 red leather, marbled boards, gilt tooling and lettering to spine; marbled text block; housed in a VG custom chemise and slipcase; mild rubbing and wear; Includes 81 color illustrations; RL consignment; shelved case 13.
Frankfurt, Germany: Zweitausendeins, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 382 pp., VG; three-quarter-bound, faux-leather green cloth spine, black cloth boards, gold lettering: spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; very mild wear to boards and light pink text-block; interior clean, with reproduced illustrations by Crumb; copyright information in German and English; includes pamphlet with German translations of Crumb's comics from 1978-1983 (mild age-toning/yellow staining to pamphlet, text legible); silk ribbon; housed in gray cardboard slipcase; shelved above General Military.
NY: American Heritage Press, 1971. Octavo; VG-/G; DJ: Off-white spine with red and black text; HB: Off-white cloth spine with red and black text; Minor shelf wear and bumping; Text block clean; 57 pages; Author inscription on FFEP; Illustrations on every page; Toning and stains on front, back and spine of DJ; Tears at head and tail of DJ front and spine; Toning on HB front and back boards and spine; Else fine.
Boston: Boston Book & Art Shop, 1968. Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with gray text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned with minor edge wear with light scratches; Boards have nominal shelf wear, otherwise clean with strong & sturdy panels; Text block is lightly age toned with some writing on front pastedown with unmarked pages; Captions are in French but essay is in English; pp 161. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white and yellow with yellow print; DJ has very slight edgewear, small tears at spine caps, otherwise clean and bright; Boards in orange paper and yellow cloth with black and red print, mild bumping to corners and spine tail otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight; viii, 328 pages.
USA: DeAmicis Works, 2002. US Printing. slender Qto. VG+/VG+. black titling fills the white spine and enlarged hand-printed text style fills the partially illustrated jacket front. medium gray HB, slim with all exterior in like new condition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON RIGHT FEP. textblock of poems and prose with b/w writings and drawings. 66 pp. ISBN# 097234750X.
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.
London, et al: Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1981. Deluxe edition. Octavo, vg/vg/in vg slipcase; dj, white spine with title in blue text; dj, light shelf wear; HB, green spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus., colour plates, B/W sketches; 130pp. First published by Angus & Robertson Publishers, Australia, 1915. Slipcase, green paper wrapping, with illustrated label, both sides; minor shelf wear.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, Inc., 1967. Small Octavo; pp 115; G+/G; green spine with yellow text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor chipping to corners; cloth has minor wear to corners, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, interior clean; signed with a doodle by author;.
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.