New York: Alfred Knopf, 1943. Fifth Printing. Octavo, 432 pages. In Very Good condition. Turquoise spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in turquoise cloth. Boards show light shelf wear and minor discoloration to corners, headband and tailband. Text block has a deckled fore edge and exhibits modest age toning throughout pages.
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 642 pages, In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Spine black and white with black and white lettering. Dust jacket is protected with a mylar covering and has closed tearing to tail edge of rear cover. Price uncut: $29.95.' Signed flat by Graham on title page. Shelved Journalism.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. First Edition. Octavo, 757 pages. In Very Good condition. Navy spine with gilt lettering. Full binding in navy cloth. Boards show light shelf wear and two modest glue stains on spine and back cover. Text block has the seal of the library of congress on pastedown and front free endpaper along with a tiny closed tear on front free endpaper.
New York: Ives Washburn, 1960. Octavo, 256 pages. In Very Good minus condition with a Good dust jacket. Spine is multicolored with white and black print. Dust jacket has light edge wear, and peripheral toning. Price unclipped: “$3.75”. Boards in blue cloth. Slight wear to spine caps and corners. Includes b&w cartoons.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938. First Edition. Octavo, 333 Pages. In Good Plus condition. Orange spine with black lettering. Full binding in orange cloth. Boards show light shelf wear and edge wear, minor fraying to corners and slight sunning to spine. Text block exhibits moderate age-toning.
Springfiled: Charles Thomas, 1968. First Edition. Octavo,132 Pages. In Very good condition with a Very good minus dust jacket. Light brown spine with black lettering. Dust jacket shows mild soiling to edges and minor fraying to corners. Text block has the ownership inscription of 'Ingram" on front free endpaper.
Atlantic City: I. L. G. W. U. Golden Jubilee Convention, 1950. Small Folio (11.5 in. x 15.5 in.), 120 pages. In Good minus condition. White spiral binding with black and grey gradient covers. Moderate soiling to spiral binding, moderate wear to covers by binding holes, light plus rubbing to corners and edges, light bumping to front top corner, and moderate soiling overall. Moderate age toning to exterior of textblock, light plus uneven age toning throughout interior of textblock, light foxing to versos of front and back boards as well as the first and last page, and two pages stuck together towards end. RWO Consignment.
Chicago, IL: Johnson Publishing Company, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 221 pages. In Poor condition with Fair condition dust jacket. Graphic spine with black, white, and red lettering. Ex-library copy with usual markings, including institutional stamps to top and bottom edges of textblock library slip and pocket adhered to verso of front free end paper along with library bar code, call number written in pencil on title page, and discoloration to boards and endpapers from tape that previously adhered the dust jacket to the boards. Dust jacket flaps severed and pasted to second free end paper and last free end paper. Visible wear to edges of boards and especially to the head and tail of spine. Bumping to corners. Light soiling and discoloration throughout textblock due to thumbing. Shelved case 8 1/2.
Oxford, New York, Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1979. Octavo, xiv, 1082 pages. In Good condition. Bound in the publisher's black cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Mild shelf wear to exterior with ex-library stickers to rear and spine and slightly rubbed edges. Text block shows mild age toning with name of ex-library stamped to edges, typical ex-library markings and labels interiorly. Illustrated. Odd volume. Ex-library.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1925. Octavo, Two volumes. In Good minus condition. Spines are blue with gold print. Boards in blue cloth. Wear to spine caps and corners. Text block for volume one has small amount of penciled marginal notation and a spine crack at page 160. Illustrated with frontispiece in each volume and b&w plates. CONTENTS: Vol. I. 345 pages — Vol. II. 368 pages. [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, Column D.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. First Edition. Octavo, 338 pages. In Very Good condition with a Very Good minus dust jacket. Spine gray with teal and black lettering. Dust jacket protected in mylar covering, with price uncut: '$25.00'. Mild shelfwear. Sticker shadow on front cover near fore edge. Small yellow stain on back cover near spine. Light foxing to textblock. Signed flat by Didion on title page. Shelved in Case 5.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red and black with white print; DJ in mylar, edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, else light shelfwear; Boards in red cloth, clean and strong; Text block has lightly cocked spine, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; xii, 436 pages, frontispiece (port.).
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G/Fair+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with yellow print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, peripheral toning, else mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in grey cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, light blemish on rear, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow tinted top edge, slight amount of marginal notation, else clean and tight; 516, vi pages. NOTE: Shelved in Room X, Case #5.
New York: The Modern Library, 1998. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Small Octavo; xiv, 172 pages; Very Good/Very Good; spine silver with black lettering; dust jacket protected in mylar covering, price uncut '$16.95'; minor shelfwear; textblock clean; signed flat by Tomkins on half-title page; shelved Case 5.
London: Home & Van Thal, 1949. Octavo; Fair+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has mild edgewear, spotting on rear, light shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, penciled date on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xv, 511 pages.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. First UK Edition. Octavo; xvi, 463 pages; Very Good/Very Good Minus; spine red with yellow and black lettering; dust jacket protected in mylar covering; mild shelfwear, including some age-toning to dust jacket, rubbing to front cover; chipping to head and tail of spine; pen marking to front and rear end papers; top edge of textblock dyed black; shelved under Front Counter.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 488 pages; Very Good/Very Good minus; orange and white color-block spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected with mylar covering, price uncut '$27.50'; slight shelfwear to dust jacket, including scuffing on tail and head of spine; half-title signed flat by Friedman; shelved Historiography/World History.
London: Profile Books Ltd; The Economist Newspaper Ltd, 2008. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 409 pages; Very Good/Very Good Minus; spine tan with black lettering; dust jacket protected with mylar covering, price uncut '£20'; slight shelfwear to dust jacket, including creasing at front bottom edge and head of spine; shelved Death & Dying.
Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1956. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G-; yellow, red and orange striped spine with black text; first edition; dust jacket exterior has noticeable wear; some chips to edges; soiling wear showing to rear, slight foxing; clear protective wrap to jacket; cloth exterior has fairly light wear; red lettering an yellow rules to spine; minor edge wear; good binding; text block exterior edges have modest age toning; pictorial endpapers; previous bookshop's small sticker to rear pastedown; interior good; pp 409.
Copper City MI: Gwandanaland Comics, 2022. Reprinted. Octavo; VG/paperback; red spine with yellow text; reprinted; covers have minimal wear; fully intact binding; text block edges have very slight wear; interior clean; illustrated; featuring "Dare" magazine, nostalgia series #26, from December 1954; pp 264.
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1969. First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Octavo; xvi, 501 pages; VG/VG; dark blue spine with light blue, white, and red lettering; dust jacket protected in a mylar covering, price unclipped '$8.95'' minor shelfwear; black and white illustrations tipped-in at 112-3 and 208-9; half-title inscribed by Ardagh; shelved in France.
New York: Trident Press, 1968. First Edition. Octavo; G/G-; dark greenish gray spine with off-white and blue text; first edition; a provocative, timely and biting report on the American racial scene; dust jacket exterior shows noticeable wear with several chips to edges; mild age toning to flaps; cloth exterior has lightly sunned, mostly toward edges; slight edge wear; good binding; text block edges have modest toning; light damp staining to head edge; light offsetting to endpapers; interior good; pp 211.
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1941. Octavo; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black and grey with white print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear, stains to front top edge, else light shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth, dark stain to front top edge, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name stamp on front flyleaf, small stains to pp. 66-69, else clean and tight; ix, 374 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1941. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; vi, 605, xxi pages; VG/VG-; spine red with white, blue, and black text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$3.00 net", some shelfwear to dust jacket, including mild chipping, a small hole to the upper center of the spine, and a water stain to the interior tail of the spine and hinges; corresponding water stain to bottom edge of textblock at tail of spine, textblock also features red top edge dye and deckled fore edge; ink name of former owner to ffep; shelved Journalism.
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1966. First Edition, Second Printing. Small octavo; 114 pages; VG/VG; spine black with white text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$3.95", mild shelfwear to dust jacket, including rubbing, light chipping, and small closed tears to the head of the spine; textblock clean; black and white photographic insert at spread 56-7; shelved Vietnam War.
New York: Doubleday & Company, 1983. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; Fair/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with red and grey print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, large tear at bottom of spine and to bottom edge, moisture damage with staining to bottom edge; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, light wear to spine caps and corners, significant soiling from moisture damage; Text block has soiling from moisture damage to bottom edge, bookplate on front flyleaf, clean and tight inside; Inscribed in ink by the author on the bookplate; 262 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Boston: American Photographic Publishing Co., 1936. Octavo; Hardback w/DJ; G+/G-; Spine is Brown and White with no writing; Dustjacket is in protective mylar, severe edgewear, spine of dj is ripped off except for a 3" strip, slight fading to front cover, severe chipping to front and back covers; Textblock is mostly free of markings, small smudge on pp. 185; slight fading to interior; Binding is sturdy; pp.282.
New York: A.S. Barnes & Company, 1954. Octavo; Boxed volume; G; Hardcover; Spine of box cover, brown without print; Box is brown [top] and gold [bottom], light wear to corners, light shelfwear; Boards are padded in brown cloth (faux leather?) with embossed print, clean and strong; Text block has speckled edges, presentation book plate inside front flyleaf, small vendor label on front flyleaf, penciled marginal line on p. 84, penciled note on both sides of rear flyleaf, else clean and tight; xvi, 368 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 216 pages; VG/VG; black spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, minor shelfwear, adhesive residue on front of dust jacket; pencil markings within textblock; title page inscribed by Michael Dirda; shelved Lit-Crit.
New York/Göttingen: International Center of Photography/Steidl, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; 287 pages; VG; spine blue with white text; full printed paper binding with black and white text; textblock clean, but mildly sunken; photographic endpapers; black and white and color photographs throughout; one item of ephemera loose within, an ANS from Philip S. Block on International Center of Photography letterhead reading "Arnold + Louise With thanks for all your have helped make possible"; shelved front table.
Filson Club, 1888. Quarto; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Later binding; Boards in blue buckram cloth, slight warping, slight shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has cracked front hinge, original series page torn and tattered is laid in, deckled edges, uncut pages, original paper cover is chipping at edges; “Written for The Filson Club, and read before the Club at its August meeting, 1887, being the centennial year of Kentucky journalism”— title page; 93 pages, frontispiece. [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].
London: William Hone, 1818/1817. Mixed Editions, Nineteenth, Fifteenth, and Fifth. Octavo, [iv], 48, 45, , 44, 28 pages. In Very Good condition. Bound in early three-quarter brown calf with brown cloth boards, morocco label and gilt titling to paneled spine. Boards show some mild rubbing and scraping to binding (particularly hinges and corners) with dent to top panel of spine. Text block shows scattered light foxing. Page edges and end papers marbled. RW consignment. Shelved case 7.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/VG-; black spine with orange and white text; first edition, first printing; dust jacket exterior shows slight handling wear; minor kink to head fore edge; cloth exterior has very slight wear; tight binding; textblock exterior edges show minimal wear; interior clean; illustrated; pp 419; signed by author.
New York: Random House, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/G; creamy ivory spine with red and black text; stated first edition; dust jacket exterior shows slight sunning, mostly to spine; small chips to fore corners; otherwise exterior shows mild shelf wear; cloth exterior has very slight wear; light sunning to spine; good, solid binding; textblock exterior edges have light wear; interior very good; illustrated; pp 243; inscribed by author.
New York: George Braziller, 1962. First Edition. Octavo; 235 pages; G+/G;Gray spine with Blue and black text; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, small closed tear along head edge of front cover, chipping along corners and spine edges, foxing to interior flaps; Boards strong, slight bumping to bottom corner of front cover; Textblock has foxing to some pages and along fore edge; RWO.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1942. First Printing. Octavo, , 230 pages, ; G+/VG-; Black spine with white and faded red lettering; Dustjacket has light wear to joints, mild age-toning to back cover and spine, mild wear to top edges/head of spine, and half-inch closed tear to top-edge of back cover; Price unclipped ("2.50"); Grey cloth boards have light bumping to head/tail of roundback spine; The bookplate of film director Cecil B. DeMille appears on the front pastedown. RWO.
New York: Published by the Author, 1906. Octavo; G; blue spine with gilt text; full title: Twenty Years in the Press Gallery: A Concise History of Important Legislation from the 48th to the 58th Congress; The Part Played by the Leading Men of That Period and the Interesting and Impressive Incidents, Impressions of Official and Political Life in Washington; no jacket; cloth exterior shows some sun fading to spine; slight fraying wear to spine edges; front and rear boards slightly shelf worn; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have modestly age toned; exterior head edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to gutter to table of contents; frontispiece; slight foxing to first few pages; minor pencil to title and copyright pages; minor defect to gutter to pp 256-257; otherwise interior mildly age toned; illustrated; pp 497.
New York and Toronto: Rinehart and Company, Inc., 1953. Second Printing. Octavo; G+/G-; gray, orange and beige pictorial spine with black, orange and beige text; second printing; dust jacket exterior shows soiling wear to exterior, more noticeable to rear and spine; slight sticker residue to front; slight rubbing wear to edges; cloth exterior shows mildly sunned spine and edges; good binding; sturdy boards; textblock has age toned moderately; pp 339.
Bangkok: Post Books, 2000. 16mo; VG/paperback; dark brown spine with white text; covers have mild exterior wear; light creases to spine; lightly rubbed edges; previous bookshop's small price sticker to rear; text block exterior edges show very mild wear; interior pages clean; illustrated; pp 232 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, Case #1.
New York: Arno Press, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Quartos, Two Volumes. In Very Good condition. Full green library bindings with gilt lettering to spines. Boards have mild shelf wear and scuffing, slight bumping to corners, and mild wear to crowns and tails of spines. Text block is clean. Shelved above Case 4.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. Octavo; Second printing; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and red with black and white print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in red paper, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 246 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Washington: The New Republic Book Company, 1976. Octavo; G+/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white print; DJ has edgewear with small tears at spine ends and flap corners, toning to spine, mild shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth, wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has embossed owner stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; viii, 135 pages.