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Credle, Ellis. Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Grosset & Dunlap, New york, 1937, Hardcover no jacket, good. green boards, with full paste-on, paste-on illustration is a farm boy in overalls hefting a pick axe. He's in a landscape looking down at a small town. Back cover is landscape only. well worn, Story involves what a boy does with some Garnets. Decorated endpapers. heavy corner damage. edge damage. 1" tear at bottom edge goes through almost all pages. Nice art.
Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Delacorte Press, New York, 1982, Hardcover with Dustjacket, Fine/Fine, Stated first edition, not price clipped, minor edgewear to DJ, small color flake near corner, slight smudge on cover near "T" in title. Olive green DJ, with title and author's name written in huge font in a rust color. 8vo, 436 pages.
Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Viking, New York, 1979, hardcover with dustjacket, Fine/Very Good. Signed inscribed by Author on first front endpaper, inscription dated 6-11-87. ( Prev, owner also has inscription on title page) Blue boards, gilt title on spine, many illustrations inside, DJ is very good, dark brown with sliver and gold titles, titles written in very large letters, Authors photo on back, Marcus is former chairman of Nieman-Marcus here is an insider's view of ...
Edition: First Print
Publisher: Little, Brown, New York
Date published: 1971
Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 197`1, Stated first edition, hardcover with dustjacket, VG/VG, LCCN 70-157475. Green boards with gilt title on spine, minor wear, dustjacket price clipped, surface wear, edgewear, heavy edgewear at top and bottom of spine. 234 page, plus 4 page reference section. 8vo. Read More
Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell, New York and Boston
Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Thomas Y. Crowell, Year of publication not stated, likely early 20th century, hardcover no dustjacket, Green cloth-covered boards, Gilt floral emblem on front cover, blindstamped bprders. Gilt title and different gilt floral emblem on spine. Black and red ink on title page, engraved frontispiece is portrait of Barrie, tissue paper between frontispiece and title page. Authors essays on the evils of tobacco, smoking, cigars, etc. etc. Barries is author ... Read More
Publisher: Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, U.S.A.
Date published: 1995
Description: Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1995, hardcover with dustjacket, Fine/Very Good, Book is fine, blck boards, very clean, and tight, black endpapers, DJ is Very Good, minimal surface wear, couple scratches to the back. 290 pages, 8vo, index. Academic study of the famous European Intellectual. Read More
Publisher: Phantasia Press, West Bloomfield, MI, U.S.A.
Date published: 1984
Description: Johnson, Kevin Eugene. Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1984, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Number 199 of 300 signed limited copies, Hardcover with dustjacket, Book and DJ are Fine condition, except very faded spine, Red Slipcase/box is very faded and shelfworn. Some threads at corners of box are frayed. Nice full color cover painting by Kevin Eugene Johnson, of scantily but exotically dressed woman admiring a glass flower at a bar, art wraps around to back where another woman in a gown sits ... Read More
Edition: 2000 edition
Binding: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, Toronto, ON, Canada
Date published: 1999
Description: Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1999, Large, thick trade paper back, Very Good condition, minor wear to wraps, Isbn number on copyright page highlighted in yellow. 8vo, 1, 874 pages! Read More
Publisher: Dark Harvest, Niles, Illinois
Date published: 1984
Description: Bauman, Jill. Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1984, first edition in slipcase, SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR, limited to 200 signed and numbered copies of which this is number 172. Hardcover with dustjacket, fine/fine, Green cloth-covered baords, gilt title and gilt initials A.R. on front, gray endpapers, signatures on special limitation page on green paper. Horror/ ghost storytakes place in Ireland, where American writer Jack Quinlan is researching the potato famine. 8vo, 239 ... Read More
Publisher: Smithmark Publishers, Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date published: 1996
Description: Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1996, hardcover with dustjacket, VG/VG, maroon boards, DJ has blue/gray tint photo of Hitler, and otherwise brown background. Book and DJ are both very good, almist fine, no rips, tears, or creases, only minor wear. No printed retail price, book may have been printed by a military specialty book club. 8vo, index, 448 pages, mylar warp on DJ. Read More
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: The Century Co., New York
Date published: 1930
Description: Brown, William Arthur. Very Good in Very Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 1930, stated first edition, smallish hardcover with dustjacket, VG/VG, Rust color cloth covered boards, with black titles, some wear to boards, papge edges tanning. Frontispiece and 3 other illustrations by Brown, DJ is VG, discolored/aged white paper, which is now more a light tan color, with sepiatone drawing and black title, edge damage and edge tears, esp at bottom of spine, creases to inside front cover flap, not ... Read More
Publisher: Central Conference of American Rabbis, Cincinnati, Ohio
Date published: 1962
Description: Fine. No Jacket. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall 1962 small black leather hardcover, no dustjacket, fine, approx. 6.75" tall, blindstamped border, gilt title, C.C.A.R. symbol on bottom of spine, red specks on page edges. Red silk ribbon. wear to boards, prev owner name written on endpaper. Prayerbook, part 2, with text in English and Hebrew type, covers services for the New Year and Day of Atonement. 16mo, 350 pages. Read More