Softcover. New York, The New Yorker, 1st, 1948, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 112 page magazine with the first appearance of J.D. Salinger's short story "Uncle Wiggly in Connecticut". Nice Helen Hokinson cover, light chipping, wear to spine edge otherwise very good.
Hardcover. Chicago, Stone & Kimball, 1st, 1895, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 151 pages plus 12 pages of publisher's ads in rear, title page printed in red and black. Light tan cloth covers with a green and black floral pattern on front and rear, title on spine in green, green end papers., top edge gilt. Previous owner's inscription on blank page following front fly leaf. There is some flecking or light discoloration to cloth on spine otherwise clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Atlantic Little Brown , 1st, 1972, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 276 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Selection of short pieces, fiction and nonfiction. Dust jacket has light rubbing on top spine, as does the top edge and fore edge corners. Lower spine slightly bumped. Unmarked, bright and clean; a tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Boni & Liveright, 1st thus, 1928, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Limited edition #2023 of 2050 numbered sets, signed by publishers and illustrated throughout with engravings. Patterned batik paper cover and gilt title on spine. Slight corner and edge wear, spine cracked at front fly leaf of volume one but all pages intact, otherwise, very clean and tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Bodley Head, 1st UK, 1987, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 354 pages, in a bright unclipped dust jacket that has a small edge stain to bottom of front flap. Otherwise clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. NY, Simon & Schuster , 1st, 1959, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 245 pages, hardcover. Heavy spotting to spine. Ink marks on page 23. Moderate fading and edgewear to boards. Rough cut fore edge. A tight copy.
Hardcover. New York , G. P. Putnam, 1st, 1858, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, embossed brown cloth with gilt title on spine. No author or editor stated. These fictional stories have an air of authenticity and are of high quality. Amazingly, they are not credited. Title page states this is the 5th volume of "Putnam's Story Library". A frontispiece ad touts the others stating "The best stories of the best authors, now first collected." Clean, sound copy with some mild foxing.
Hardcover. NY, Random House , 1st, 1961, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 521 pages, bright, clean copy in an unclipped dust jacket with minor edge wear, small paper scar to front panel where sticker may have been removed.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1st US, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 161 pages, 8 color plates, many b&w drawings by Charles Robinson. Purple cloth with gilt design, blank page in rear has a list in pencil, otherwise clean. Printed from the English sheets.
Hardcover. NY, Delacorte, reprint, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 285 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Dust jacket has light edge wear on spine, slight crease on front dust jacket. Unmarked. Bright and clean, a tight copy.
Hardcover. NY, Dutton, 1st, 1987, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 148 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Minor dust jacket edge wear. Slight fade to spine. Unmarked. Bright and clean, a tight copy.