London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, 1972. First British edition. Octavo. Good in good- dust jacket. White spine with black and red lettering. Book spine slightly cocked. Moderate rubbing, age-toning, and several small closed tears to dust jacket panels. Covers, binding, text block edges all very good. 284pp.
London: Andre Deutsch, 1989. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. Orange spine with black and white lettering. DJ protected in plastic encasement and exhibits only minor shelf-wear. Covers clean, binding intact. Small discoloring smudge to lower corner of text block, otherwise text block edges clean. Owner emboss to the half-title page and final text page. Text of pages age-toned but clean and free of markings. 413pp.
New York, NY: Methuen Inc. 1978. English Translation, First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. black DJ spine with white author and publisher and title centered between in bold red uppercase. edgewear concentrated at spine tip, tail and panel corners lightly abraded. price-clipped front flap. DJ under clear protective cover. black clothbound with stamped silver titling, lightly sunned khaki boards along thin board edges. ivory text clean, with two ivory semi-glossy sections of b/w images. 242 pp. ISBN# 0458925209.
New York: Random House, 1994. Advance Reader's Copy/Uncorrected Proof. Octavo; VG/No Jacket Paperback; Blue and white spine with purple lettering; Cover has some bending to the corners, but is clean; Binding is tight; Text block is pristine; NOTE: This is the Advance Reader's Copy of the book; 388 pp.
New York: Viking, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Black spine with white text; DJ has some edgewear and slight discoloration, strong crease to front cover interior flap; Boards strong, 1" material coming loose from exterior tail; Textblock shows some darkening on exterior fore edge; Binding strong; 270pp.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921. Early reprint, second printing. Small octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Green spine with gold lettering. Minor shelf-wear to the covers, including a small bump at the fore-edge of each cover. Top corners slightly bumped. Offsetting marks to front and rear free endpaper. Owner name inked to top corner of front pastedown. Binding beginning to crack at gutter of page 86-87. Text block edges clean. Text of pages generally clean and free of markings. 165pp.
London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1970. Reprint. Octavo. Good in good dust jacket. SIGNED by the author on the front free end paper. Beige spine with black lettering. Owner markings to front pastedown. Age-toning to dust jacket. Top corners of covers slightly bumped. Covers clean, binding good. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 262pp.
London and Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1970. Reprint. Octavo. Good in good dust jacket. Beige spine with black lettering. SIGNED by the author on the front free end paper. Slight age-toning to dust jacket panels. Owner markings to front pastedown. Covers clean. Top rear corner slightly bumped. Text block edges clean and unmarked. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 261pp.
New York: Random House, 1965. Book Club Edition. 8vo., 343pp.; VG/VG; spine black with white label and black and maroon lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, very mild shelfwear, limited to corners, head and tail of spine; the dust jacket is price cut, has "1/66" on the bottom front flap. The back dust jacket flap says "Publishers of the American College Dictionary and the Modern Library", copyright page states first printing; the above points all indicate a first printing, however the lower rear back cover near the spine has a faint and hard to notice small debossed square. This marks the book as a BCE/BOMC; SIGNED flat on half-title page by Truman Capote; shelved case 2.
New York: Random House, 1980. Limited First Edition. 8vo., 262 pp., VG; brown cloth boards, gold lettering (faded) to spine and front board; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, mild cocking to spine, very mild rubbing to boards; interior clean; housed in brown slipcase (faded); SIGNED by Capote to limitation page; out of 350 copies printed, this is no. 324; LP consignment; shelved Case 12.
New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1936. Octavo. VG/no DJ - hardback. Black spine with faded gold-brown text; spine has moderate amount of edgewear around the top; covers are clean; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; fore-edge has foxing; textblock is age-toned, with foxing, but otherwise clean.
Far Hills, New Jersey: New Horizon Press, 2014. US Reprint. 8vo. VG+/VG+. glossy blue/black illustration, panel wide across jacket with minor edgewear, very slight. tiny yellow uppercase title, gray subtitle aligned beneath, both authors in red and followed by tiny white publisher. enlarged characters that match DJ fill the cover foreground. minor edgewear, panels very glossy. HB is powder blue, spine stamped with silver lettering, ends and panel upper corners gently bumped. unblemished boards. clear ivory endsheets. smoothly flipped through, mid-volume, unpaginated section, 8 sheets of b/w photos and image gallery with text details. remainder of text interior and outer edges smooth ivory and unblemished. 312 pp. ISBN # 9780882824604.
New York and London: W. W. Norton, 2014. First edition. Octavo. VG in VG dust jacket. White and red spine with red and white lettering. Top edge of rear dust jacket panel slightly curled. Slight shelf-wear to dust jacket panels. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 242pp.
New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, April 2010. First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. b/w pictorial segments illustrate DJ spine with redf and black overlay titling centered above mid-spine, followed by red tipped tail with tiny yellow publisher. jacket front and rear neat and edgewear minor. black cloth HB spine with red metallic lettering, adjacent boards black. binding is intact with clear and excellent textblock and its outer smooth edges. mid-volume gallery of b/w photos and images between pages 214-215. attractive and like new shape. 468 pp. ISBN# 9781416580591.
Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1938. first edition. Octavo, VG/none; spine is red with black text and white library number. Ex-library with blind stamp on title page; discoloration and damage on rear endpapers from removal of date due pocket; number written on rfep and spine; small stamp on ffep. Shelf wear; age-toned; boards faded, esp. at spine. Pages clean.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. first. Octavo; G+/G-; Orange spine with black text; Pencil writings on front pastedown; Dust jacket has sunned & rubbed spine and exterior, price clipped front flap, slightly frayed edges, 0.5 inch closed tear at front bottom edge, age toned inside and outside; Boards have slight shelfwear, otherwise strong; Textblock has darkened with age; pp 160.
Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, 1950. First Edition. thin 8vo. VG+/ - no dj. finely grained thin softcover panel with fine gold script lettering down softcover spine and also on front panel. rounded corners, interior text has no markings throughout, though may be gently toned by age, especially at unmarked fep/ffep. 91 pp.
London and Melbourne: Hutchinson & Company, (undated). First English language edition. Octavo. Good with no dust jacket. Blue spine with red lettering. Some sun-fading and age-toning to the spine. Small adhesive stain to center of rear cover. Binding strong, text block edges clean. Age-toning to the pages. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 126pp. Translated from the French by Philip A. Wilkins.
London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1913. Thin octavo; good/none; green cloth spine with black text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; flaking at the edges; small stains, both boards; endpapers, browned; text block, clean; toning starts; B/W illustrations; some are fold-outs; 129pp., plus 8 pages of fingerprint samples. --Author was London Commissioner of Police.
New York: Doubleday and Company, 1983. Reprint, Second Printing. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG-; Spine is tan with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to corners and edges, some superficial scratches and marks; Boards have some shelf wear, rubbing to corners; Text block has minimal signs of handling, binding is strong, very light age-toning, content is clear; pp 290; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York: Drake Publishers Inc. 1973. First edition. Octavo; VG/G-; Black spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has moderately rubbed exterior and edges with some scratches, but intact; Boards have minimal edge wear with otherwise clean and strong panels; Text block is very slightly age toned with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 272.
Edinburgh: Canongate Press, 1991. First edition. Octavo. VG- in good+ dust jacket. Black spine with white lettering. Moderate soiling and rubbing to DJ, notably at the rear panel. Small laminate peeling spot at bottom edge of rear DJ panel. Covers clean. Binding intact. Slight shelf-wear to top text block edge, otherwise text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 327pp.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 2002. First Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with red text: DJ has general shelfwear, clean with some mild scuff marks: Boards are strong and clean, mild bumping to head and tail of spine, binding is tight: Textblock is clean and pages free of markings, folds and tears, signed on title page by the author: First Edition: 488 pp.
Indianapolis & New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, 1962. First edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket has some shelf wear, such as moderate rubbing along edges and on exterior with light age toning, otherwise intact; Boards have minimal edge wear, otherwise panels are clean and strong; Text block is slightly age toned with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 270.
London, Great Britain: Granta Books, 2007. First UK Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. dark forest scene of tall trees in shades of medium and dark blue, title and author in white capitals centered beneath black tipped segment with tiny publisher in white. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. smooth and excellent exterior, lightly handled and barely perused condition, with illustrations in b/w in a white glossy gallery following page 208. neat edges all sides. 350 pp. ISBN# 9781862079823.
South Brunswick and New York / London: A. S. Barnes and Company / Thomas Yoseloff Ltd. 1979. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, matte blue spine with red and white text; dj, scuffing; light chipping; HB, black cloth spine with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 200pp.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1952. First. Small Octavo: G+/Fair: Black spine with white text: DJ in considerable disrepair with numerous chipping, cresaing and scuffing, small tears along edges, discoloration along the spine and a one inch tear across lower spine: Boards scuffed and tail and head, some shelfwear, some mild discolorations: Textblock has darkened considerably with age, no markings or tears, several pages bear evidence of small folds: First Edition: 279 pp.
New York, NY: Berkeley Books, 2007. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. solid black DJ spine with uppercase white, red and yellow lettering centered above a black/yellow thin stripe across spine and front cover, which has similarly shades in titling, faintly illustrated with purple mugshot background graphic. inner flaps are glossy black with no markings. at midsection of text interior, glossy b/w figures and photos with much text detail, rest of HB is excellent wit no markings. 281 pp. ISBN # 9780425217276.