Good. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964. First edition, 1964. Externally fair to good, internally very good, no dustjacket. Green hardcover with white cloth spine. Illustrated in both color and in black and white. White spine covering is heavily spotted and age-darkened, light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, very clean pages, no names or other markings. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall.
Good in Good dust jacket. Originally priced at $3.95/green and white jacket with Addams family eating at long table/tear at top and bottom spine/tear at; 88 pages; Front top edge/purple and black lettering on jacket.
Very good in very good dust jacket. Hbk 4to profusely illustr full-page drawings dj mildly edgeworn with a small piece missing from the top of the spine but not price-clipped ($3.95) and now in protective sleeve green embossed cloth boards are bright and crisp gift insc on front endpaper (1964) but otherwise a very good clean tight unmarked copy.
Oversized Hardback. No statement of later printing on copyright page. Very Good condition book with slight fade and some browning to spine and edges of covers, some browning to edges of interior pages, in a Fair to Good condition dustjacket with browning to spine, four inch tear to bottom edge of back cover, heavy chipping, rubs and creases around its edges. Small owner's name on front free endpaper otherwise a Tight, sound, unmarked copy.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Hardcover. 88 pages. Illustrated with primarily black & white (one section in full color) cartoons. Price clipped dust jacket shows light wear-jacket protected with clear plastic cover. A clean, tight copy.
A fine, bright copy in near fine dust jacket; jacket has small chip at base of spine (barely noticeable), one short closed tear at base of spine with neat, clear external tape repair, and a few tiny nicked tears at edge of rear panel, else crisp and... ADDAMS, Charles. THE GROANING BOARD. Quarto, lime green paper-covered boards, white cloth spine, 88 pages, illlustrated (with black-and-white illustrations by Charles Addams).
Fine in near fine jacket. The book is clean, straight and tight in a clipped dust jacket with only the slightest edgewear and a small puncture hole on the back where it was handled on the spine gutter. No previous owner ids. Most of these delightful (and macabre) cartoons were previously published in New Yorker Magazine.
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