Very minor edge wear at corners and spine ends. Very good. NY: Macmillan Co, 1950 (1950) 1st printing stated. Hardcover, cloth, 128 pp. Illus. by author. Signed inscription with charming pen illustration by the author. (Author of numerous books of poetry, essays, biographies, and novels-mostly dealing with northeast, esp., Maine)
Very Good in Good dust jacket. 100 new poems ill. with Coffin's pen and ink drawings, covers green w/ gilt spine lettering, v. sl. wear to corners and extremities of spine, eps. sl. darkened, Ills. green DJ price clipped w/ wear at edges, short tears along top edge, closed tear on spine, small chips lacking at head of DJ spine.
Fair in Fair jacket. GREEN DUST JACKET which shows chiping at edges. Inspected book which has a soiled green cloth cover being badly rubbed at the top of the book edges, etc. There are 188 pages, clean endpapers, price uncut and photo on back flap of d.j.
Good+ Spine is rubbed, lettering, 'tho no longer bright, is readily legible. Whatever caused a small, sharp dent in surface of the front cover has also caused a small dent in the first few pages. Front cover's bottom fore corner is worn through to the board, else minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Contents are clean and unworn. This is one of those cases where I wish the system allowed for separate condition ratings for the binding and the contents, in that this binding is only Good, but the contents are Very Good.; 8-1/2" Tall, 128ppl green cloth, gold lettering. POETRY. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Mr. Coffin's poetry actually RHYMES! There is a hand-written poem, "None of Mine, "entered on the half-title page, which is obviously also by Coffin but I cannot tell if he wrote it in the book, or someone else did. The poems are similar to those by Edgar A. Guest, in that they rhyme and are about the simple things in life, uplifting and rather sentimental with a touch of humor. Drawings throughout text.
Collectible-Good/Fair. First Printing. Previous owner's gift inscription present. Good condition. Light to moderate shelf wear, creasing on covers. Binding intact. Fair condition Dust Jacket Included. DJ has moderate to heavy edge wear, creasing, rubbing, chipping. [O86]
Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Green cloth in dust jacket. First edition, first printing. Signed and inscribed by the author, with original drawing. Some soiling/spotting to dj, some rubbing and creasing. A few chips to dj at spine ends and corners. Bumping to spine ends, some fading to gilt titles. Some spotting to page edges, discoloration to endpapers. Pages lightly tanned. Overall, sound. Good.
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