Hardcover. NY/London, Overlook Duckworth, 2nd pr., 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 93 pages, illustrated throughout in color by Ronald Searle. Light wear o pictorial dust jacket with small tear to lower edge of spine. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Platt & Munk, 2nd edition, 1946, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Non-Paginated. Hardcover. Full color illustrations by Eulalie. Light pencil marking on a few pages. Front cover pastedown with small areas of surface abrasion, faint soiling. Light rubbing to cover corners.
Hardcover. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1st, 1905, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 104 pages with B/W illustrations by author. Soiled ivory colored covers with orange, blue and black printed design on front, black lettering on spine. Hinge cracking but binding solid. Pages clean. Previous bookseller's label on back end papers.
Hardcover. New York, Greenwillow, 1st, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Non-paginated. BOOKPLATE ON FRONT ENDPAPER SIGNED BY AUTHOR JACK PRELUTSKY AND ILLUSTRATOR PETER SIS. Full color illustrations. Bright, clean copy. Once again the collaborators of The Dragons Are Singing Tonight have combined their extraordinary talents to concoct an irresistible collection of trolls, wizards, witches, giants, ogres (and a solitary yeti). "Jack Prelutsky is up to his usual hilarious no good in this new collection of witchy, wizardly, ogreish poems....Among the subjects of these briskly amusing poems is a wizard who rashly makes himself disappear, a seven-century-old apprentice witch....and a family-type ogre....Prelutsky's skill with catchy rhymes and delightfully fiendish subject matter is complemented by Peter Sis's humorously foreboding and cheerfully nonchalant illustrations."
Hardcover. New Haven CT, Yale University Press, 1st, 1935, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 82 pages. pre-World War II collection of satire on history, man and current events. Periwinkle linen-lilke cloth with bright red cover lettering and decoration. Day illustrates his humorous verse with Thurber-like cartoons. Nice dustjacket with light edgewear, mild tanning, unclipped.
Hardcover. NY, Knopf, 1st, 1933, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Poor, Hardcover, 90 pages. Humorous verse describing famous plays, illustrated with black and white drawings by Rea Irvin. Stated First Edition. Dust jacket is present but poor condition. Book itself is clean and bright.
Hardcover. New York, Parents Magazine Press, 1st, 1975, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Non-Paginated. Hardcover. INSCRIBED WITH 2 DRAWINGS BY ILLUSTRATOR STEVEN KELLOGG ON PRELIMINARY PAGE. Full color illustrations by Steven Kellogg. Rear endpaper has 6" X 2.5" piece removed from bottom edge with scissors. Dust jacket with closed tear along spine, stain to title area, light wear to corners - jacket now protected with clear plastic cover. Clean, tight copy.
Softcover. Boston, L. Prang & Co, 1st, 1894, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: None, 4 volumes, stiff light-green covers with color illustration, b&w frontispiece in each. Leedle Yawcob Strauss: 14 pages, 5 color plates. Yawcob's Dribulations: 17 pages, 7 color plates. Der Oak une der Vine: 15 pages, 5 color plates. Vas Marriage a Failure?: 14 pages, 5 color plates. Slight rubbing to covers; volumes in excellent condition.