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New York: Star Publications, 1953. 12mo; Fair; Paperback; Spine, black with white print; Cover has edgewear, tears at bottom of spine and front bottom edge, creasing, shelfwear, soiling to rear; Text block is separated from cover, binding staples visible and rusting, soiling/stains to final pages, age-toned paper; Includes stories by Poul Anderson, Philip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke and others; 128 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Warner Books, 1996. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 560 pages; Dustjacket spine Blue with Silver and White text; Quarter bound in blue cloth with navy blue paper boards and silver lettering on spine; Dustjacket protected by mylar cover. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and shelf wear. Boards strong, minor edge wear and shelf wear, color fading along edges. Text block has photo of previous owner with Aldrin on reverse of front endpaper. Inscribed by Buzz Aldrin "To Irene, Happy 50" on title page; Shelved Case 8, EF Consignment.
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 & 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.
Scottsdale: Quadrillion media, 2000. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with blue print; Boards in glossy illustrated paper, mild bump to spine tail, vendor label on rear, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by Anderson on the page following front flyleaf; 255 pages.
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: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; off-white pictorial spine with red and black text; first edition; a New Sheriff Joe Bain mystery; dust jacket shows slight smudges to exterior; light foxing to flaps; mylar wrap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; lightly rubbed edges; strong boards; text block edges show modest tone to exterior edges; lightly deckled fore edge; small ink mark to ffep; other light wear to endpapers; interior clean; tight binding; pp 191.
Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1952. Octavo; VGVG; Hardcover with dust jacket; Black, blue and yellow pictorial spine with white text; Dust jacket has rubbing to the front edge; Boards, with the exception of minor rubbing to the edges of the spine are strong; Edges of book are slightly discolored otherwise text block is clean; 210p.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1969. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white and red with black print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild peripheral tanning, slight shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has tanning to endpapers hinges, else clean and tight; Includes stories by Richard Wilson, Terry Carr, Kate Wilhelm, H.H. Hollis, James E. Gunn, and Anne McCaffrey; xi, 236 pages.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1960. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with tan print; DJ has light edgewear, peripheral soiling, small tear to rear top edge and to front top edge; Boards in grey cloth with blue print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has name in pencil on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 192 pages.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1923. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG hardcover; 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.
Lulu.com. Second, revised edition. Octavo; Second, revised edition; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with brown print; DJ has hole/tear in the middle of the spine, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild bump to spine, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 351 pages.
New York: Avalon Books, Thomas Bouregy and Company, 1964. Octavo; G/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with white print, library call number taped at bottom; DJ in mylar, portion of mylar on rear torn away, edgewear, stain across rear top edge, price-clipped, mild shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, light stains to edges, mildly cocked spine; Text block has library stamp on front flyleaf, library notation on verso of title page, library pocket on rear pastedown, ink doodle on front pastedown, stain at bottom edge of endpapers, clean interior; 192 pages.
New York: Avalon Books, Thomas Bouregy and Company, 1967. Octavo; G-/G; Ex-library; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with brown print, library markings at bottom; DJ in mylar, affixed to inside pastedowns, light edgewear, mild shelfwear, vendor label inside front flap; Boards in orange cloth with black print, mild wear to corners, edges, and spine caps; Text block has library stamps and stains on edges and to front flyleaf, surface tears to front flyleaf, cracked rear hinge with stain to last page and rear flyleaf; 190 pages.
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: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1950-1952. Octavo; pp 516; G/G-; beige/green/black spine with black text; BCE; dust jacket shows some toning to exterior, mostly to spine; chips to corners; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; worn corners; sturdy boards; text block edges have modest foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; deckled fore edge; good binding.
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.
Hornsea, UK: PS Publishing Ltd, 2011. First Edition. Octavo; pp 168; VG/VG; yellow, white,pink pictorial spine with white and black text; numbered, signed limited edition, no. 57; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; tight binding; signed by author.
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: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, Inc., 1975. First Edition. Octavo, 204 pages; G/VG-; Spine is white with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$6.95', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has faint rubbing on both covers; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, spine has significant cocking, has bumping and minor fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have a small stain in the upper gutter corner of the first several pages; shelved case 8.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1933. Octavo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with white and black print; DJ has tears at spine ends and along rear bottom edge, general edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in tan cloth with yellow print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has yellow top edge, clean and tight; viii, 344 pages.
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1899. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, soiling to spine, smudging/shelfwear; Text block has brown-tinted top edge, date in ink on front flyleaf, slight spotting to endpapers, slight amount of spotting within text, small tears at top of pp. 49-54, intermittent spine breaks; v, 170 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
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: Hyperion Books for Children, 2004. First edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with red and gold print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright, publisher label on spine and on front; Boards quarter bound with red paper to spine and black paper to boards, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 383 pages.
New York: Arbor House, 1985. First Edition. Octavo; G+/G Hardcover w/ Dustjacket; Black spine with Red text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, closed tear along head edge of rear joint, open tear at top corner of rear cover, fraying at corners, small open tears along head edge of spine, brown toning to interior flaps; Boards strong, some edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing to corners; Textblock has brown marks along fore edge; 262 pp; Inscribed by author on front endpaper.
Sauk City: Arkham House, 1983. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; blue and black illustrated spine with white and red text; jacket has protective mylar cover, minor chipping at spine head and tail and in corners; boards are strong; textblock is clean; pp 270; signed by author on label pasted to front endpaper. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Philadelphia: Prime Press, 1948. Octavo; VG/VG- condition. Yellow spine with black text. Dustjacket has some age-toning, minor edgewear, DJ now in protective cover; Boards strong, clean, minor wear to edges; Textblock has some age-toning, some soiling to head edge of textblock exterior (see photo), "905" written in black ink on rear endpaper (~1" in length), otherwise clean and free of markings. 229pp.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1961. First Edition. 12mo; VG/VG-; pp 191; ivory/purple/light gray pictorial spine with ivory and black text; dust jacket has slight tone toward edges; mild edge wear; mild light tone to flaps; mylar wrap; cloth has minimal wear; strong boards; text block edges have mild tone; interior clean; tight binding.
Chicago: The Goldsmith Publishing Company, 1937. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Fair; yellow illustrated spine with black text; jacket has protective mylar cover, age toning, rubbing, significant edgewear, several tears that have been fixed with tape; boards are clean, bumping at spine head and tail, spine shaken; textblock has peeling at pastedowns along hinges, age toning, otherwise clean; pp 247; Front Counter.
New York: The Viking Press, 1970. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with dust jacket; Blue spine with black and white jacket; Dust jacket has shelf wear with marks to the spines and exteriors; dust jacket also has slight bumping to the corners and edges; boards have edge wear and sunning to the corners and edges; boards also have minor foxing but binding is solid; paste downs and free end papers are moderately stained, edges of the book are deckled otherwise clean; 313p.