Livorno: Di Paola Fabbrini, 1941. 210/250. Quarto; pp 22; Poor/no-DJ; missing spine, as is; black text to front; slight foxing to boards; this is number 210 of 250 limited copies; fraying head edge; boards show noticeable age toning toward edges; chipped spine and spine edges; slight spotting to spine; portion towards head edge; fraying to tail edges; text block has slight yellow toning toward page edges; profusely illustrated with color and black and white plates; slight foxing to first and last few pages; cracking to gutters; frontispiece; arts - biography; German and Italian texts.
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Seattle: Comics Journal 302, 2013. Octavo; First Fantagraphics printing; VG; Paperback; Spine, black with white, yellow, and red print; Cover is clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; First part of book containing the Maurice Sendak interview is bound tête-bêche with the part of the book containing the Jacques Tardi interview; 570, 101 pages, illustrated (b&w, some color).
New York: Fowler & Wells Co., Publishers, 1892. 10mo; pp 191; G-; dark brown spine with light green text; no jacket; original publisher's cloth has moderate wear to exterior; slightly age darkened spine and fore edges; minor chips to spine edges and corners; black decorative border and illustration to front; embossed decorations to rear panel; text block shows age darkened exterior edges; hairline crack to front gutter at front endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated;.
First Edition. 8vo., paged -890, 4 plates (portraits); Poor; tan cover with ink inscription and pencil notations, chipped and torn at all edges, taped at spine, stained, vertical center crease throughout; first page taped to cover, following pages and plates detached from cover, pencil annotations throughout; text in Dutch; "Overgedrukt uit het 'Chemisch Weekblad' 1915, No. 39."
Paris: Universite de Paris, 1948. First Edition. 8vo, 54 pages + 16 pages of plates, illustrated; VG; white cover with black and red print, pencil notation in top right corner, slight spotting; back cover has mild creasing at spine edge; clean interior but for mild spotting, aged-toned paper; "Supplement au Catalogue" inserted (1 page).
Noida, India: SDS Publishers, 2006. Octavo; pp 290; VG/G; burgundy spine with light gilt text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; modest rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to corners; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: Richard Bentley, 1857. Octavo; Fair+/no-DJ; Brown spine with gilt text; Cloth has tears and rubbing along joints, sunned edges of exterior, bumped and rubbed corners & edges, and sunned spine but panels are strong; Text block darkened due to age with cracking along binding between pastedowns and end papers, pp xvi -xvii in introduction and pp 80-81, slight writing on verso of ffep and preface; pp 407.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1843. Octavo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, tan, no print, paper chipping to reveal binding; Cover is tan with black print, chipping to edges, smudging, water stains; Text block has water stain to pages throughout, tanning to paper; "Price One Shilling"-- cover; 76 pages, frontispiece (port.). NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
London: HarperCollins Publishers, 1995. First UK Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-hardcover; Black spine with white and gold text; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers of jacket, minor fraying along sides and chipping to corners otherwise jacket intact; Moderate wear to boards, binding slightly cocked, slight creasing of some pages at the top corners; Text block clean; 656 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates.
n. d. n. publ. 1993. Booklet; pp ; G/paperback; beige covers show slight soiling to exterior, mostly toward edges; minor wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; inscription to previous owner to front pastedown; slight smudges toward head edge, small stain to spine toward head edge; otherwise interior clean.
Barming: Eric Dobby Publishing Ltd, 2004. first. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with red & white text; Dust jacket has slightly rubbed exterior with some minor edge wear; Cloth has minor shelf wear with lightly sunned spine and minor edge wear, otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block shows very slight shelf wear on exterior edges with light ink in foreword, otherwise unmarked with tight binding; pp 194.
Washington: WND Books, 2011. First edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white and yellow print; DJ has very slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with grey paper to spine and white paper to boards, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; iii, 303 pages, illustrated (color plates).
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with yellow text; Dustjacket in protective plastic cover, DJ age toned, has a few chips and closed tears at edges, larger chip in front's top left corner; Boards straight and strong, lightly bumped at spine head, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, interior clean; 250 pp.
New York and London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1993. First Edition. Octavo; pp 219; VG-/VG-; grayish beige spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight deckled edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987. Octavo; pp 398; VG-/G; blue spine with gray and yellow text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing showing to edges; cloth has slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear; remainder mark to exterior tail edge; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
New York: Carlton & Porter, 1859. 12mo; pp 234; VG-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; ex-library; cloth has minor wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; ex-library stamps to endpapers; ex-library label adhered to front pastedown; yellow endpapers; five illustrations; interior clean.
Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin Company, March 1916. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. black cloth HB with stamped gilt titles between gently worn ends, with few thin line/scratches to spine surface. thick panels, sturdy with enlarged main title, the upper and lower edges appear abraded by surface wear. interior very clean, with b/w frontispiece, with light tissue overlay. thick ivory stock, sheets are mark free. fore-edge is roughly trimmed, like tail-edge, no spotting. 224 pp.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: RIverside Press, 1894. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1891. Octavo 370 pages; VG; bound in 20th century leather, dark purple/indigo in color, paneled spine with gilt text and rules; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; spine cocked; dampstained to corners of text; rubbed on boards; shelve Endcap.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1910. Reprinted July, 1911. Octavo; good-/none; sunned red cloth spine with gold text; boards, shelf wear and bumping; flaking along all edges; several white stains (paint?) on rear cover; 1" scratch to label on front board; binding shaken; text block, clean; toning at the edges; B/W text illustrations, plates; 462pp.
New York: Villard Books, 2007. First Edition. Small Octavo: VG/VG: Blue with some green spine and red and white text: DJ is in mylar sheath, clean with light shelfwear, Borders autographed copy sticker on front: Boards are strong with some light soiling on front, minor rubbing to edges, binding is tight: Textblock exterior has some age toning, title page is signed by the author: First Edition: 244 pp.
Secaucus: Lyle Stuart Inc., 1987. second printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with coral and gray text; Inscribed by the author on front pastedown; Dust jacket is slightly rubbed, lightly age toned and price clipped; Boards are clean and strong; Textblock is slightly age toned, slight smudges on exterior edges, previous owner's name toward front; pp 400.
New York: Arcade Publishing, 1997. Reprint. Signed; Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG-; Spine is white and green with gold text; DJ has edgewear, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Textblock has general signs of handling, content is clear, binding is strong; pp 324; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1961. Octavo; pp 424; G/G-; beige spine with black and green text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; modest soiling to exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has only slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 2020. Limited Edition, #74/900. Octavo, 370 pages; VG; bound in fine gray genuine leather with bright gilt spine title and gilt motif on covers; gilt text blocks; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; SIGNED on limitation page by Madeleine Albright, #74/900; Certificate of Authenticity loose within; shelved case 9 3/4.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1936. Octavo; pp 231; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with black text to paper label; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; minor rubbing to spine edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light toning toward edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding;.
New York: Pantheon Books, 1999. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, b&w illustrations with yellow and white print on black banners; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with black cloth to spine and black paper to boards, slight bump to front bottom edge, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; x, 694 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Algernon Charles Swinburne, 1889. Reprint. Reprint Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is blue with gold text; Boards have some rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 181.
San Francisco: A.L. Bancroft & Co., Publishers, 1877. Octavo; pp 799; Fair; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; full title: The World's Great and Eccentric Characters, Their Lives and Their Deeds, Representing All Ages and All Countries; Comprising Heroes, Conquerors, Statesmen, Authors, Artists, Humorists, Misers, Mountebanks, Etc., Etc. and Other Curiosities of Human Nature; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; black and gilt bands to spine and front; some rubbing to edges; text block has age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; light ink to front pastedown; chips to tissue guard at fore edge; previous owner's name to ffep; some foxing to endpapers; previous owner's name to front endpaper; broken rear hinge; illustrated;.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1960. First Edition. Octavo; pp 240; G/G-; black spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; small chips to edges; light soiling to exterior; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light tone to edges; slight pencil to ffep; interior lightly toned.
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1985. First. Octavo; VG-/VG-; age-toned grey/beige gradient spine with blue and white gradient text (red shadow effect); dustjacket is clean with light age-toning and edgewear; boards are strong and clean; textblock has light staining to edges, light age-toning to pages, otherwise clean; 234pp.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989. First. Octavo hardcovers with dust jackets in two volumes, 752pp, 736pp in VG/VG condition. Author signed both volumes on cover page. Dust jackets clean and un-creased, not price clipped, now protected in brodarts, minimal wear with only a few small rub marks. Remainder stamp on vol. 1. Textblock rubbed at corner from slight sagging. Boards clean with no signs of bumping. Volume one has red paper covered boards with quarter cloth on spine. Volume two the same, except blue paper. Text clean. Spine red white and blue. Shelve case 5.
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1995. Octavo; pp 306; VG-/VG-; light gray/orange pictorial spine with red and gilt text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; slight dings to edges; cloth has slight tone to tail edge; small sticker to spine; strong boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean; illustrated; inscribed by Loni Anderson;.
New York: Covici, Friede Publishers:, 1930. Octavo; VG; Hardcover; Yellow spine with black text; Boards have considerable marks and scratches but quite strong; Paste downs have book plate and a price sticker, Front free end-paper and paste down have severe brown smudges; Rear end papers have ink marks; fore edge is tanned but text block is clean; 274p.
New York: Horizon Press, 1969. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Off white spine with brown and light blue text. DJ has age toned, rubbing to edges, small open tear on front, soiled; Boards have rubbing to edges, bumping on corners, slightly cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has wear and foxing on edges, foxing on some pages, otherwise, free of marks on pages; pp 223.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Limited Edition [259/350]. [SIGNED] Fictionalized memoir consisting of episodes in the childhood of "Edgar Moorehead" (nicknamed Tar). The fictional location bears a resemblance to Camden, Ohio where Sherwood Anderson was born. A revised episode later appeared as the short story "Death in the Woods" (1933). Signed on limitations page, number 259/350. Hardcover, missing dust jacket. 346 pages. 8vo., 346pp.; VG- hardcover. White cloth spine with white text on brown label; quarter-bound in vellum with floral tan boards; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on limitation page, number 259/350; bookplate on ffep; someshelf wear and bumping; shelved hardcover fiction.
New York: Penguin Books, Ltd, 2010. First Edition. Octavo; pp 301; VG-/VG-; gray pictorial spine with black and orange text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; minor edge wear; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; light bumping to tail corners; strong boards; text block is clean; inscribed by author.