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Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1984. First Edtion. Octavo; First Edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, tan with red and black print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in grey paper and blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine tail, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has speckled bottom edge, clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; viii, 280 pages.
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.
London: William Hodge and Company, 1952. New edition. Octavo; First published 1911, New edition 1952; G/Fair; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and red print; DJ is cream with red and black print, peripheral tanning, heavily tanned spine, small tears at spine head and flap corners, bottom portion of spine torn away, portion of top edge torn away, vendor label on front flap; Boards in red cloth with gold print, bump to top corners, mild wear to spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, vendor label on front flyleaf, age-toning to paper; 327 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
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: Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher, 1959. Octavo; pp 199; G/G-; dark yellow spine with black/white/red text; dust jacket shows modest rubbing to exterior; few chips to edges; few stains to rear; some stains inside dj; cloth has only slight wear to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; tight binding;.
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: William Hodge and Company, 1951. Octavo; G/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, red with gold print; DJ spine missing, front and rear of DJ are detached from each other, peripheral tanning, tears to front top edge and to flap corners, creasing, shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has remainder of torn away label on front flyleaf, slight age-toning to paper; xiii, 278 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1936. First Edition. 10mo; pp 178; G/Fair; dark beige spine with black text; extremely scarce in dj; dust jacket shows chips to spine edges and fore corners; sun darkened spine; small sticker to spine; price to front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows light tone to exterior edges; mild defect to gutter at pp 16-17; interior clean; illustrated;.
Buenos Aires: Emece Editores, S.A., 1966,1967,1968. Mixed Editions. 10mo; G/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text and ruling to spines; 3 volumes; cloths have moderate rubbing to exteriors; slight buckling to exterior front of vol. 1; chipped head spine edge to vol. 2; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text blocks show some wear to exterior edges; green decorative endpapers; slight age toning to endpaper edges; previous owner's name to title pages; interior clean; [SPANISH TEXT].
New York: Basic Books, 2014. First Edition. Octavo; pp 348; VG-/VG; black/red spine with white text; dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows light wear; clean exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York: Random House, 1965. Early Book Club Edition. Octavo, 343 pages; VG/VG; beige DJ, black spine, black and maroon lettering to beige title block: covers protected by mylar; top edge of text block black; with "1/66" to front flap, "Publishers of the American College Dictionary and the Modern Library" to back flap, "First Printing" stated to copyright page, small debossed square to back cover, lacking "$5.95" to front flap,; shelved Case 2.
New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 343 pages; VG/VG-; spine black with white label and black and maroon lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild chipping to corners, wear and rubbing; top edge of text block black; the dust jacket with price '$5.95', 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; shelved case 2.
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: Bantam Books, 1995. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with brown and black print; DJ has light edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with purple cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, light wear to corners and spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; xii, 416 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Hart Publishing Company, Inc., 1972. First Edition. Octavo, 435 pages; VG/VG-; spine is beige with red lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$5.95', has wear along the top and bottom edges, with small open tears at the top and bottom of the spine, has chipping on the fore edge corners, has minor discoloration throughout; binding has minimal shelf wear, spine has minor cocking; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; inscribed by the author on the ffep; shelved case 5.
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.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1935. First Edition. Octavo, 87 pages; VG-/G; spine is heavily faded gray with white lettering and a black stripe; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, spine has heavy discoloration due to sun exposure, has moderate chipping at the top and bottom, has mild chipping on the fore edge corners; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have age toning and mild dust build up along the top edge; original owner's name is written in pencil on he ffep; shelved case 0.
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Octavo; pp 286; G+/no-DJ; gray spine with gilt text; ex-library; cloth shows minor wear to exterior; ex-library sticker to lower spine; ex-library stickers to rear board; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; ex-library stamps to title page; interior clean.
Jefferson and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2004. reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; Black/off-white spine with off-white text; Covers have slightly age toned exterior with light rubbing wear along edges, however panels are intact; Text block shows slight wear on exterior edges due to age and handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 317.
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. First Edition. Large, Thick Octavo; pp 1249; VG/VG; black spine with red and white text; dust jacket has mild wear to edges; exterior clean; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth clean; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
Los Angeles: Renown Publications, Inc., 1973. Vol. 32, No. 2. 12mo; pp 160; G/paperback; yellow spine with black text; 3 stories:The Spy Who Came Home; Tough Tony Accardo: Mr. Big of Chicago; Horror Story; covers show moderate wear to exterior; light soiling to rear; slight rubbing to edges; text block shows is age toned; illustrated; light ink to first page; frontispiece.
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.
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.
Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986. Large Octavo; pp 714; G/G; yellow spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; rubbing to corners; cloth has light sunning to exterior; mild bumping to corners; sturdy boards; text block has some wear to exterior edges, due to handling; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding; inscribed by Nicholas N. Kittrie; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: G.W. Dillingham Company, Publishers, 1912. First Edition. 10mo; pp 272; G/no-DJ; sunfaded red spine with black text; missing dj; cloth shows sunned exterior; minor wear to edges; text block shows slight age darkened exterior edges; broken hinges, as is; light foxing to endpapers; some moisture staining toward edges and gutter; frontispiece with tissue guard; chip to tissue guard at fore edge; cracked front gutter at title page; illustrated; slight toning to exterior edges; inscribed by author;.
Marietta, GA: DIP Publishing House, 2012. First Edition. Octavo; pp 232; VG/VG; white spine with black/red/purple text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mild edge wear; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows clean exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; inscribed by co-author, Anthony Meoli.
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: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1983. Octavo; pp 663; G-/Fair; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows chips to edges; some creases to exterior, as is; cloth has light sunning to exterior; slanted boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; lightly stained fore edges to pp 246-252; illustrated; slightly cocked spine;.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1969. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Black spine with white and pink text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket, general shelfwear, edge wear, small price sticker by previous book store on front flap; Boards have light age toning to spine, minor rubbing to edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 309. Shelve in upstairs area, on shelf perpendicular to copier.
London: W.H. Allen, 1958. Octavo.VG/VG- DJ. Red spine with black and cream text and an illustration of the streets; dustjacket is rubbed at the corners and the spine; dj has slight tears around the spine and is age toned; dj has a tiny brown moisture exposure stain on the inner flap; front pastedown and front free end page has moisture exposure staining vertically; front and back pastedown has foxing; back pastedown and back free end page has moisture exposure staining vertically; binding is strong; light staining to top edge and fore-edge, otherwise textblock clean. Pp. 255.
Ottawa, Illinois: Green Hill Publishers, Inc., 1983. US Printing. thick 8vo. VG/VG-. gently sunned beige tones with a wisp of the original rose color the wide DJ strip, thick bold black title, white author and small green/white publisher between chipping and abraded ends, light wear to panel extremities as well. wide red clothbound HB spime with thick gold titling, adjacent panels are black paperboard. text interior a clear ivory. head-edge is peppered by a few flecks, thick light ivory fore-edge and tail. 543 pp. ISBN# 0898031230.
Chicago: The White House Publishers, nd. Octavo; good-/fair; dj, sunned red spine with black and faded white text; dj [protective cover], shelf worn; chipping; small open and closed tears; HB, gray cloth spine with black text; animal damage to lower corner of front cover, to include portion of text block; endpapers, browned; text block, clean; toning starts; 311pp. No pub date, estimate 1926. Early cocaine writings. Offered as is.
New York: AMS Press, Inc., 1976. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 142; VG-; navy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; clipped head edge of ffep; slight defect to endpapers at gutter; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Lynchburg, VA: Schroeder Publications, 2004. Second Edition, Revised. Octavo; pp 319; VG-/no-DJ; dark green spine with light green and red text; cloth shows moderate rubbing to exterior; bookshop's autograph sticker to front; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; small chip to head edge of title page; interior clean; profusely illustrated; signed by Patrick Schroeder.