Sauk City: Arkham House, 1948-1949. First Edition. Eight issues - two copies of Spring, 1948, missing Winter, 1948; quarto; VG to G-/no-DJ paperbacks; tanned spines with no text (in zip-lock bag); covers have age toning, rubbing, staples showing through, chipping at spine head and tail, several issues starting to rip at hinges, Spring, 1949, and Winter, 1949, issues show more separation, Winter, 1949, issue also has open tears on front head edge and water staining; textblocks are clean.
Oregon: FAX, 1975. Collector's Edition. Signed; Octavo; VG/no-DJ, paperback; Thin black spine with red text. Covers have general shelf wear, rubbing on edges, fraying on corners, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, front paste down is inscribed and signed by Darrell C. Richardson, a well known Sci-Fi author, editor, publisher, and member of Cincinnati Fantasy Group; pp 128.
Prima Games, 2009. Collector's Edition. Resident Evil 5: The Complete Official Guide Collector's Edition - no ISBN Quarto; VG condition hardcover. Black spine with black printed text and red/orange "5" at center of spine; Hardcover has a small amount of shelfwear along exterior, some bumping to corners and spine tail edge, binding still strong; Pages clean and free of highlighing/underlining, pages in overall VG+ condition. For X-Box 360 and Playstation 3 versions of the game.
New York: Random House, 1973. First American Edition. Octavo; First American Edition; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; White and illustrated spine with black print; DJ shows slight wear at edges, slight spotting, two holes on front flap edge; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, some peripheral fading, mild wear to spine caps; Textblock shows some foxing on edges, slight tanning on endpapers, clean and tight but for folded corner p. 20; 212 pages.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. Folio picture book, unpaginated, VG/no DJ; gloss paper boards, white spine, black and red lettering: mild overall wear to boards, mild bumping to corners, sticker residue over original price to back board ("£4.50 net in UK"); interior clean and fully illustrated by Ambrus, a long-time artist for Oxford University Press; he has also participated in Channel 4's archaeology television series "Time Team" to help visualize how excavated sites may have looked in the past; Ambrus served as a patron of the Association of Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors until its merger with the Institute for Archaeologists in 2011; shelved Case 14.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1967. First U.S. Edition. octavo; VG-/VG-; DJ: black spine with purple, blue, and white lettering, plastic cover, creasing; HB: blue cloth with black lettering, blue boards, tape marks on front and back; large stains on back loose end-page, some staining throughout book, some shelf wear, text block clean; 272 pages; else good.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970 . First USA Edition. 8vo., 253 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, pink spine and front cover with green lettering; rubbing/closed tears to edges of DJ, particularly head of spine, mild wear to covers; price uncut "$5.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap, Harcourt logo to bottom of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, spine white cloth with black and green lettering, green paper boards; very mild foxing towards head of spine, bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges, dent to middle of top-edge of front board; boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy, slight cocking to boards; staining/foxing to text-block; "First American edition 1970" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Amis to title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
London: George G. Harrap, 1932. 4to., 288 pp., VG/VG-; white DJ, green lettering to spine; chipping with material loss more so to head of spine than corners; mild age-toning to covers, lettering to spine faded blue-green, foxing towards back of spine (lettering affected yet clear and legible); age-toned tape to bottom right corner of front cover and top right corner of back cover; "15/- NET" to front flap; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, gold lettering/illustration; rounding to spine, bumping to head and tail, gilt to spine faded yet legible, gilt to front board bright; mild wear to boards; dark top, age-toning to text-block, small age spot to fore-edge; marking in pencil to p. 288, all other pages clean; full-color frontispiece protected by tissue guard; LP consignment; shelved Case 13, Dupont.
New York: Gnome Press, 1957. First edition. Octavo. VG/Fair DJ. Pale pink-orange spine with black text/title; 1st edition; dustjacket is mostly clean with moderate edgewear (significant tears by the top and bottom of the spine and edges); dj has several chipped edges; dj has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is age-toned but clean. Pp. 184.
New York: Nelson Doubleday, Inc. 1978. Book Club Edition, US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. black/green leafy scene illustrates DJ spine with jacket front; titling down spine in dull ivory capitals. edgewear to tip and tail of strip and faintly to its corners. under clear protective cover. tan HB, with stamped blue titling down spine, adjacent board solid tan. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. minor edgewear to spine ends and extremities. 301 pp.
Garden City: Doubleday Science Fiction, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; blue spine, black text; jacket has age toning, light chipping on the head of spine, small rip in the middle of spine, rubbing and staining on back, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards have light bumping on head and tail of spine, age tanning along front and back edges; textblock and interior pages have age toning, otherwise clean; LP consignment; pp 207.
Garden City: Doubleday Science Fiction, 1965. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; white/black spine, white text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, bumping throughout head of jacket, two small closed tears on head of back, rubbing and mild staining on back, light staining on front and back flaps, price unclipped; Wear to front hinge and bookplate pasted to inside of front board, back board strong; textblock age toned, otherwise clean; interior pages age toned, otherwise clean; pp 274; FLP Collection.
New York: Gnome Press Inc. 1957. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; pink spine, black text; jacket has rubbing on the front and back, bumping on the head and tail of spine, unclipped, and has protective mylar cover; boards have light bumping on head and tail of spine, otherwise strong and clean; text-block and interior pages have severe age toning; pp. 184; shelved Hardcover Science Fiction.
Cambridge: The NESFA Press, 1976. Limited First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; tan spine, gold text; jacket has minimal to no wear, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; LP consignment; pp 75; limited edition; signed by author; numbered on copyright page, 308 of 500 copies.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc. 1985. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black/orange text; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, sticker glue on rear cover, closed tearing along head spine and front tail edge; boards strong, slight soiling on exterior, slight bumping on head corners; text block has marker dot on half title page, penciled text on last page, slight tearing along fore edges on pages 233-236; First Carroll & Graf Edition; 372pp.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; beige spine with black text; cover has rubbing, scuffing on back, cornerwear, spine slightly cocked and shaken, binding strong; textblock has age toning, spotting around edges, staining on first few pages, small stain on back pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 212.
Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Comics, 1993. First Edition, Second Printing. tall thin 8vo., unpaginated, VG-; paper covers, spine black with small neon green lettering; mild wear/scattered residue to covers, rubbing to hinges, partially removed sticker to front cover; approx. 1" black scuff mark to back cover; "$14.95 U.S. $20.95 CANADA" stated above ISBN; item protected by plastic covering; interior all but pristine; First Edition stated to copyright page, number line 2-10; shelved Case 0.
New York, NY: Bantam Books, August 2003. US Printing. 8vo(s). NF/VG+. black DJ spines, with large bright white uppercase titling, pictorial segment and white capitals for author, tiny publisher follow. each volume's tip and tail has decorative teal, gold-tone and silver accents that extend across jacket front and rear as borders to the pictorial jacket cover and text filled rear. skimmed textblock within like new quality volumes, black cloth HB spines with silver metallic titling and light gray, sharply cornered boards. THREE VOLUMES : LORD OF SNOW AND SHADOWS, Book One, 480 pp., ISBN# 0553803344; PRISONER OF THE IRON TOWER, Book Two, 467 pp., ISBN# 055338211x; and CHILDREN OF THE SERPENT GATE, Book Three, 516 pp. ISBN# 0553382128.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1954. First Edition. Approx. 5.75" x 8.5" VG hardcover in VG blue dustjacket with red accent and white lettering. Ex-library with associated stamps and markings, including subtle abrasion to front and rear pastedowns as from removal of pocket or stickers. Gently cocked, lightly soiled boards rubbed and fraying at corners and spine ends. Multiple small chips to crinkled and abraded corresponding areas of age-toned jacket, now protected in clear mylar overlay; significant shallow creases across surfaces. Wear along stress lines; rear book flap has separated completely from jacket rear, but is present and protected in Brodart. Dampstain has darkened jacket rear. Text block near spine head continues dampstain with no discernible bleed-through to interior of book beyond subtle browning to gutter of hinges at rear endpapers, which are starting, and at next-to-last pages. Similarly, faint dampstain near bottom of deckled text block fore-edge seeps only to ffep, half-title page and list of author's previous works; front hinges also starting. Mild foxing to a few interior pages; volume otherwise clean and tight throughout. Case #8.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1952. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 217 pp., VG-/VG; DJ black with white text; mild shelfwear to DJ; price uncut "$2.75" to top right-hand corner of front flap; all four corners of flaps slightly clipped; DJ protected by mylar; dark gray cloth boards, light gray text to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners; rubbing to boards, age-toning to edges of boards; age-toning and shelfwear to text-block; age-toning to text-block, text legible; signed by previous owner to front paste-down, dated Dec. 9, 1952, Washington, D.C.; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1955. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 191pp.; VG/VG-; spine black and gray with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.95'; dust jacket has archival tape along inside of head and tail of spine, upper rear flap, lower front cover, two chips missing on lower front cover, with tape covering the edges; mild wear to dust jacket; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
New York: Gnome Press/Doubleday, 1951. Early Reprint. Approx. 5.75" x 8.25" VG hardcover in VG black dustjacket with lettering sunned to ivory & peach. Early reprint in year of original publication (1951) with no statement of edition on copyright page; while a First would so indicate and would have a printed price of $2.75, this printing displays a $2.95 price on unclipped front jacket flap. Gnome Press is credited as the publisher on title page, but Doubleday receives the distinction on spine of both boards and jacket. Mild discoloration around perimeter of very subtly bowed boards; rubbing to extremities. Age-toned, lightly soiled jacket, protected in clear mylar overlay, crinkled and creased with abrasion at corners and spine ends; a small chip from rear top edge near spine head. Significant age-toning throughout; otherwise, clean and tight. Shelve in Case #8 Spine is black with white and peach text.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, inc. 1950. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 223pp.; VG/G+; spine gray with red and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$2.50'; head and tail of spine have been stained with some black ink, where someone tried to hide some chipping, with tape behind the ink; mild soiling to rear of dust jacket; interior clean; LP consignment; shelved case 8, Dupont.
Huntington Woods: Phantasia Press, 1983. First Edition, Special Collector's Edition. Octavos; VG/VG; illustrated blue/yellow spine, w/ red text; minimal to no wear to jacket w/ prices uncut; comes in black slipcase (in VG condition); boards are strong and clean; text blocks are clean; pp 336; first edition, special limited collector's edition, 401 of 750, signed by author and numbered on limitation page; LP consignment.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1951. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo., 218 pp., VG/VG; DJ, black pictorial spine and front cover with pink lettering (spine faded to blue with off-white lettering); repair attempts to interior of DJ (e.g., archival tape to head and tail of spine and to rear hinge, black staining to head of DJ); all corners of flaps slightly clipped, DJ protected by mylar; blue cloth boards, tan lettering to spine; bumping/mild fraying to head and tail of spine, cocking to spine; bumping to corners of boards; rubbing to edges of boards; age-toning to text-block; interior clean; ex-libris bookplate to middle of front paste-down; "First Edition" stated to copyright page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Atlanta, Georgia: Meisha Merlin, 2001. First Edition Thus. Octavo, 357 pages, VG/VG; DJ, dark brown and red pictorial spine, red lettering: minimal wear to DJ; "$30.00" stated to tail of spine of DJ and back cover; DJ protected by mylar; red cloth boards, bright gold lettering: very mild wear to boards, slight cocking to spine, binding strong; light age-toning/wear to text-block; interior clean; SIGNED by Asprin to first page ["Praise for Robert Asprin's Myth Adventures series"], dated 5/01; shelved Case 8 or Front Counter.
Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947. First Edition. 8vo., 245 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, green and brown pictorial spine and front cover, age-toned yet legible tan lettering to spine; moderate wear to DJ: chipping with material loss to head and tail of spine and to corners of covers, age-toning to covers; price uncut "$3.00" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; black cloth boards, gold lettering to spine, rubbing to lettering yet legible; bumping/mild fraying to head and tail, slight cocking to spine; mild wear to boards, slight cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy; one of 2500 unnumbered copies, Asquith's sole work published by Arkham House; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1947. Limited First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; teal and tan spine with tan text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing; boards are strong, rubbing along tail edges; textblock has age toning, ex libris plate on front pastedown, otherwise clean; pp 245; one of 2500 unnumbered copies. Shelved Front Counter, "Arkham House area."
New York: Argus Books, Inc. 1947. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; grey spine, black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, light chipping to head and tail of spine, large closed tear on back of jacket, price unclipped; boards are strong, bumping to the head and tail of spine; text-block age toned, otherwise clean; interior pages age toned, otherwise clean; pp. 341; Front Counter, Dupont.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1933. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No Jacket hardcovoer; Red cloth spine with gray lettering; Boards show some wear and light soiling on all sides, corners slightly bumped; Binding is tight; Gift inscription on front free end paper; Text block is age toned but clean; 344 pages.
USA: Science Fiction Book Club, 1999/2000. SFBC Printing, August, 2003. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, red/brown illustrated spine with white text; dj, in Brodart protective cover, minor shelf wear; HB, black spine with gold text; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; ---Dawnthief: c.1999; pp 1-400;---Noonshade: c. 2000; pp 401-828.
New York: Poseidon Press, 1988. Octavo; VG/VG-; Black spine with light green and red text. DJ has general shelf wear, tiny tears on corners; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock minor foxing to fore edge, author's personal inscription on second front free end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 377.
New York: Workman Publishing, 1979. First Edition. Octavo; First Edition, First Printing; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with black print; DJ has slight spotting, shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, clean and strong; Textblock has some spotting to top edge, otherwise clean and tight; 112 pages, illustrations (color).
New York: Gnome Press, Inc. 1956. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; white spine, black text; jacket has age toning, bumping on the head and tail of spine, rubbing on front and back, staining on back, unclipped and has protective mylar cover; boards have bumping on head and tail of spine, interior of front and back of boards are age toned, otherwise boards strong; textblock and interior pages have severe age toning, otherwise clean; LP consignment; pp 231.
New York: Philomel Books; Penguin Young Readers Group, 2009. First printing [SIGNED]. Octavo; vg+/vg; dj, green and black spine with orange and gold text; HB, black spine with gilt lettering; SIGNED BY AUTHOR, title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 238 pp.; fantasy maps; dj, minor chipping; else very good.
Los Angeles, CA: Manuel Weltman, . Limited Edition [1 of 500 copies]. sewn pamphlet 8vo., 47 pp., VG; blue matte paper wrapper, red lettering; overall mild fading/shelfwear to covers, minor imperfection to front cover adjacent to "by"; interior clean; covers protected by plastic covering; in very good condition despite mild imperfections; 1 of 500 unnumbered copies stated to copyright page; housed in yellow envelope with "Swann Galleries" to front (moderate wear); shelved Case 0.
Chicago: Reilly & Britton, 1917. First Edition, First State. large 8vo., 313 pp., VG; green cloth boards, black lettering to spine, black-and-white illustrated endpapers; spine age-toned, lettering clear and legible; slight rounding to spine/cocking to boards, boards somewhat shaken, binding intact; bumping/denting with material loss to hinge of front board; bumping with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of boards; minor stain towards top corner of front board; some wear to endpapers, slight superficial material loss to first page within "This book belongs to" illustration; First Edition, First State: 12 full-color plates to interior (incl. frontispiece), publisher's advertisements to front of volume end with "The Lost Princess of Oz"; LP consignment; shelved Case 12, Dupont.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, c. 1920. Early Edition. large 8vo., 270 pp., VG; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spine, pictorial front board; spine cocked, no shelf lean; bumping/chipping/fraying with material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of boards; boards somewhat shaken, slight wear to edges of cover art to front board; dark top, age-toning/wear to text-block, stain to top affects pp. 205 to back endpapers (text/illustrations unaffected); mild age-toning to margins and gutters of interior, text legible, illustrations clear; superficial tearing to recto of first page within "This Book Belongs To" illustration (likely from removal of bookplate); Early Reilly & Lee Edition, c. 1920: 1 p. advertisement listing 13 Oz books to front of volume, full-color frontispiece and many full-color illustrations to interior; shelved Case 12.
Chicago: Reilly & Lee, c. 1920. Early Edition, Second State. large 8vo., 288 pp., VG; blue cloth boards (spine age-toned brown), black lettering to spine (legible), pictorial front board; spine cocked, boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, starting hinge between pp. 144-145; bumping/chipping/fraying with slight material loss to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, slight wear to edges of cover art to front board, margins of boards faded brown; dark top, age-toning/wear to text-block; closed tear to gutter of first page (adjacent to "This Book Belongs To" illustration); mild age-toning to margins and gutters of interior, text and illustrations unaffected; Early Reilly & Lee Edition, Second State, c. 1920: 1 p. advertisement listing 13 Oz books to front of volume; full-color frontispiece and many full-color illustrations to interior; SKY ISLAND (orig. pub. 1917) and its predecessor THE SEA FAIRIES (1911) were intended to be a separate fantasy series outside the Oz universe, though Baum did add two characters—Button-Bright and Polychrome, introduced in THE ROAD TO OZ (1909)—to boost interest, ultimately to no avail; shelved Front Case.