Comics & Graphic Novels [Dupont Store Only]
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New York: Olivetti, 1979. 4to., 204 pp., VG-; blue cloth boards, white lettering to spine, illustration 3 1/2" by 2 3/4" affixed to front board; spotting with gray discoloration to top margin of back board and top edges of boards, boards cocked, binding sturdy; bright illustrated endpapers by Folon; interior clean; leaves glossy; contains several full-color water-color plates; 2 identical golden yellow matte leaves featuring various facsimile signatures of Bradbury housed to back endpapers; "This copy not for sale" stated to copyright page, most likely a private printing; LP consignment; shelved front table.
Paris: Au Bureau du Journal le Charivari, 1850's. 8vo.; VG; 3/4 bound in brown leather, spine paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; repaired, with original spine rebacked, new label, new endpapers; marbled boards; wear to corners, rubbing to boards, spine; some age-toning to pages; three of the images have been cut out of the Revue Du Salon De 1853; shelved case 12.
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.
Frankfurt, Germany: Zweitausendeins, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., 310 pp., VG; three-quarter-bound, faux-leather maroon cloth, black cloth boards, gold lettering: slight cocking to spine, boards somewhat shaken, binding strong; very mild wear to boards, slight fading/wear to turquoise 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 1974-1978 (very light age-toning/foxing to pamphlet, text clear and legible); housed in tan cardboard slipcase; shelved above General Military.
New York: The Candlelight Press, 1965. First Edition, First Printing. thin 8vo. staple-bound pamphlet, 82 pp., VG/VG; black and white pictorial DJ with yellow text to front cover; mild shelfwear to DJ (e.g., age-toning, rubbing to edges); price uncut "$3.00" to bottom right-hand corner of front flap; DJ protected by mylar; yellow paper covers, black text and illustration to front cover; mild shelfwear to covers (e.g., creasing to hinges of spine, bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of covers); "First Edition, First Printing, May 1965" stated to copyright page; interior pristine; shelved Case 8.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Stanton & Lee, 1945. First Edition. Octavo, 288 pages; VG/VG; spine is black and white; author's pen drawing on front free end paper; author signed book plate with original drawing in pen on front paste down; pictorial dust jacket protected in Brodart, price clipped from front flap, with some small chips to upper and lower extremities of dust jacket; bound in green cloth, spine bumped; interior clean, binding sturdy; shelved under front desk.
The Fantod Press, 1970. Limited First Edition. staplebound 12mos., unpaginated; VOL. 1 [THE CHINESE OBELISKS: FOURTH ALPHABET, VG; black covers with tan lettering and illustration; shelfwear to spine (e.g., mild rubbing to head of spine, slight material loss to tail of spine, light scratch to top of fore-edge); interior clean and bright]; VOL. 2 [THE OSBICK BIRD, VG+; yellow covers with black cursive lettering and illustration to front cover; very mild shelfwear to tail of spine; light scratch to top of fore-edge; interior clean and bright]; VOL. 3 [DONALD HAS A DIFFICULTY, VG; co-authored by Neumeyer; shelfwear to spine (e.g., mild rubbing to head and tail of spine); interior clean and bright]; a limiting printing of 500 copies; housed in a hot pink envelope with The Fantod Press colophon to top left-hand corner to front of envelope, moderate wear/tearing to envelope; LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
New York: DC Comics/Vertigo, 1993 [1991-1992]. First Collected Paperback Edition, Third Printing. thin 8vo., 186 pp., VG-; PB, green and black pictorial covers with gray/black/green to spine, green/black lettering to front cover; bumping to head and tail of spine and to corners of covers, mild shelfwear to covers (e.g., light scratching/rubbing); age-toning to text-block; interior clean; VOL. 5 of the Sandman Library, originally published as Sandman #32-37; SIGNED by Gaiman in silver permanent marker to ffep; shelved Window.
New York: Gotham Book Mart & Gallery, Inc., 1972. Limited First Edition [#73/550]. 8vo. cards, VG/VG; olive green matte wrapper with black lettering to front cover; mild shelfwear to wrapper (e.g., creasing to hinge, bumping to corners); pub. 1972 by Gotham Book Mart, stated to front cover and copyright page (verso of front cover) of wrapper; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated cards by Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in light green (faded) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; No. 73 out of 550 first edition copies stated to limitation page (recto of back cover of wrapper); LP consignment; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
New York: The Fantod Press, 1972. Limited First Edition. staplebound 12mos., unpaginated, VG; ALL VOLUMES: light scratching to top- and bottom-edges of text-blocks; interiors clean and bright; limited first editions of 526 copies stated to copyright pages; VOL. 1 [THE DISRESPECTFUL SUMMONS, pub. 1971; tan covers with black lettering and illustration]; VOL. 2 [THE ABANDONED SOCK, pub. 1972; light gray covers with black lettering and illustration]; VOL. 3 [THE LOST LIONS, pub. 1973; yellow covers with black lettering and illustration]; LP consignment; housed in a white envelope, with The Fantod Press colophon to top left-hand corner to front of envelope; shelved Case 0, Dupont.
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1930. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, unpaginated; G/none; bound in publisher's orange cloth, blue lettering; boards shaken, moderate rubbing and wear to boards, including fraying to head and tail, smudging, teeth? marks to lower edge of front board; Inscribed twice by Gropper, the first on the title page, "On a vague visit Los Angeles, Aug. 10, 1937 in a trance," the second also on the title page, "Jan 15, 1931 To I. Klein my faithful model who posed for the fly-leaf. With love"; extremely scarce, especially signed; shelved case 2.
London: Methuen and Co., 1965. First U.K. Reprint. tall thin 4to., 61 pp., VG-; red cloth spine, no lettering: mild overall wear to boards, age-toning to text-block, age-toning and occasional spotting to margins of interior, illustrations unaffected; first appeared in Le Soir magazine between 1943-1944 and the Tintin magazine between 1946-1947; orig. French title "LES SEPT BOULES DE CRISTAL"; shelved Case 0.
Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2015. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 187 pages; VG; Spine is dark blue with white lettering; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges, has faint rubbing on the front cover; signed on the dedication page by John Lewis; shelved graphic novels.
Urbana: Avatar, 2002. Special Edition. Octavo; VG hardcover; Black spine with red lettering; Boards are straight and strong with very light bumping at the corners; Binding is tight; Text block is bright and clean; Special hardcover edition of graphic novel originally published in trade paper; Unpaginated.
New York, London and Paris: Abbeville Press, 1991. Approx. 8.75" x 11.25" VG hardcover in VG dustjacket with indigo spine and lettering in red, white & yellow. Normal shelfwear includes rubbing to corners and spine ends of boards and jacket; old bookshop sticker on jacket front. Clean and tight throughout. Shelve Graphic Novels.
Las Vegas, Nevada: Pioneer Books, April 1989. First Printing. slim, oblong Qto. VG/ - no DJ. slim ivory wraps spine with tiny black capitals for titling; several tiny raised ridges. generally read copy. front softcover illustrated with b/w comic strip figures, chafed edges and corners are thumbed, rear panel with fine line creases and scratches. faint moisture mark to bottom right sheet corners of this thin softcover. approx. 80 + pages.
New York: Facts On File Publications, 1985. (first edition). 4to in cloth with DJ. VG-/Fair. Book has frayed bottom edges, stamp on textblock, top and bottom of spine frayed. DJ has heavy edgewear, large closed tears on top and bottom of back DJ cover, small closed tears on front DJ cover, top and bottom of DJ spine frayed, tear on back DJ cover. 443pp. ISBN 0816011680. Shelve with comics. Spine is blue with white text.
Dogear Wryde, 1978. First Edition. 16mo. postcards, VG; a set of sixteen (16) black and white illustrated postcards by Dogear Wryde, one of several pseudonyms used by Edward Gorey; cards clean and bright; housed in white (age-toned) enveloped with black and white illustration and title to front of envelope, shelfwear to envelope; LP consignment; shelved Case 0.