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New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. (1936). 1st American edition. 371pp. Hardcover. Blue boards soiled and shelf-worn, with wear to all edges and edge points and soiling to page edges. Internally, end papers are age toned with an inked inscription on the 1st free end page and some pencilled notes to the verso of the last free end page. Otherwise, pages are clean and bright. A good solid copy. *Originally published in England under the title of "Genetrix".
Garden City, NY:Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc. 1928. Stated 1st edition. Signed by the author on the title page. 432pp. Hardcover. Red boards lightly soiled, rubbed and shelf-worn at edges. Spine strip is faded with label still intact but unreadable. Spine ends worn with a few small tears starting. Internally, end-pages are slightly age-toned with the inside front board having a quarter section peeled off. The binding is tight and hinges intact but cracked at the 2nd free end page. The pages are generally a bit age-toned but relatively clean throughout save for a spot on the title page. *From Wikepedia..."Huxley's longest novel, notably more complex and serious than earlier fiction. The novels title is a reference to the flow of arguments in a debate and a series of these exchanges tell the story. Instead of a single central plot, there are a number of interlinked storylines and recurring themes. Many of the Characters are based on real people, most of whom Huxley knew personally."
New York; Dodd, Mead & Company, 1931. Hardcover, no dj. 303 pp. VG condition. Orange cloth boards rubbed and lightly soiled, and spine is sun faded. Dust spots to page edges. Otherwise clean, unmarked and securely bound. One of a series of Dr. Thorndyke mysteries by Austin Freeman. (cfm)
New York:Random House. 1994. Hardcover with slipcase. No. 398 out of 500 signed numbered copies. Still in publishers shrinkwrap. In fine condition.
New York:Random House. (1950). 370pp. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the 1st fep. No other marks or signatures. End-pages age-toned, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The dust jacket has done its job well and the grey boards are clean but with a couple small pinprick holes to front gutter. The dust jacket is also in very good condition, not price clipped, but with wear and small tears to edges.
Boston:Little Brown and Company. 1943. 302pp. With illustrations by Jack Coggins. Stated 1st edition. Hardcover sans dust jacket. Blue boards lightly soiled with just a hint of shelf-wear. Rear bottom edge-point bumped. Internally, the pages are clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. A very good, clean copy.
New York:Doubleday Page and Company. 1927. 296pp. Stated 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. The book is in very good condition, with a small booksellers sticker to the lower inside edge of the front board; some age toning offset to end-pages from jacket; and some light soiling to page edges. The dust jacket is in very good condition with just some light shelfwear to edges, including some small chips and tears.
New York:Robert M. McBride and Company. 1923. 1st thus. 280pp, many uncut. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. No previous owners marks or signatures found. The dust jacket is soiled with shelf-wear to edges and seams, including small chips and tears. Overall, a very good, solid copy.
New York:Charles Scribner's Sons. 1897. 1st edition thus. Illustrated by Howard Pyle. 76pp. Hardcover. In very good condition. Green boards sun-faded and soiled on rear board. Gilt on spine and front cover still bright. Internally, end-pages are lightly age toned; a previous owners signature in red ink is on the first free end-page; and there is very light bit of foxing scattered throughout. Overall, a very good, clean copy.
Boston:L. C. Page and Company. 1900. 1st edition. 403pp + 12pp ads. Hardcover. Decorated boards in very good, clean condition. Internally, a previous owners name and date is pencilled to top of first free end-page and the last free end-page has been removed. Otherwise, a very good, clean copy. The binding is tight and square and hinges intact. A very good copy.
New York:Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., 1929. 55pp. 1st trade edition. Illustrated by Joseph E. Stanford. Hardcover with dust jacket. Previous owners name to first free end-page and paper slightly age-toned with a small bookseller ticket to lower edge inside rear board, otherwise a very good, clean copy. The dust jacket is worn and soiled, in pieces missing parts of spine and chips to edges, but backed onto brown paper.
New York:International Publishers. 1935. 246pp. 1st American edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Boards lightly soiled along edges. Page edges soiled. Internally, a lengthy pencilled inscription is on the first free end-page; there is light age toning to end-pages; light foxing to the first few pages, to the half title page, otherwise pages are clean. The dust jacket is soiled and shelf-worn, with chips and tears to seams and edges but still in one piece.
New York:The Jungle Publishing Company. (1906). 413pp. 1st edition. Hardcover. With sustainer label affixed to inside front board, with a previous owners stamp on the lower edge of bookplate. Aside from some age-toning to end-pages, a very good, near fine copy, inside and out. Both spine ends gently bumped as well as edge points and a small bit of the word publishers on spine has flaked off, otherwise the binding is clean and fresh. A very good to near fine copy.
THE LAST AMERICAN. A Fragment From the Journal of Khan-Li, Prince of Dimph-Yoo-Chur and Admiral in the Persian Navy. Edition deLuxe
New York:Frederick A. Stokes Company. (1902). 1st edition thus. 151pp. Illustrated in color by F. W. Read, with Decorative Designs by Albert D. Blashfield and Illustrations by the author. Hardcover. Blue boards are clean with decorations still bright on front cover and spine.. Internally, a bookplate is on the inside front board with an inscription of the 1st free end-page, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. A very good copy. *According to the SciFi Encyclopedia..."John Ames Mitchell founded Life Magazine in 1883, editing it until his death...This is a somewhat spoofish satire in which a 13th century Persian Expedition visits a de-populated Nh-Yok (New York)..."
Chicago:Herbert S. Stone and Co. 1898. 1st edition. 338pp + 1 pp ad. Top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Covers designed by Claude Bragdon. In very good condition. Covers are very slightly soiled and shelfworn but the design is still bright. The binding is tight but ever so slightly cocked, and hinges are still intact. Aside from 2 notations penciled onto the inside front board, the pages are clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good copy.
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