New York: Sterling, INSCRIBED on the title page by naturalist Jim Arnosky! 2009. First edition. Hardcover, 4to. in pictorial boards, dust jacket. 32pp. illustrated, with 4 fold out plates. Fine in fine dust jacket. A clean copy, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket in mylar. Digital images available upon request.
Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co. Early edition, 1874. Blindstamped blue cloth hardcover with gilt decorations, 153 pp., Good copy, pencil signatures and scribbles to a few pages, soiling or discoloration to some pages and the page-edges, minor discoloration to the covers, rubbing and wear to the tips and edges...
Toronto/Garden City: Doubleday, First edition, 1972. Hardcover, 89 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good ex-library copy with typical treatments (pocket, stamps, writing on spine), a faint mustiness to the book, minor rubbing or wear to the covers, no dust jacket.
New York: E. P. Dutton and Co, 1948. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in dust jacket. Unpaginated, with illustrations by the author. Very good in good dust jacket. Tearing and some loss to spine of dust jacket, especially on the title and spine ends. Dust jacket housed in protective mylar. Plate...
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, First Edition. c,1939. hardcover. Square 8vo. Illus. Very Good. Some rubbing to board edges, moderate wear at spine-ends, offsetting to endpapers.
London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler, First edition thus, 1861, hardcover, small octavo, 183pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG with handsome gilt to front board and spine, mild rubbing, binding mostly tight, a few marks and foxing to front endpapers, pages 43-46 have a crease that is cracking due to brittleness...
New York: Hyperion Books, Inscribed by Avi on the titlepage. Later printing, 2002. Hardcover in dust jacket, 262 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, light rubbing to the tips of the book's covers, dust jacket with Newberry medal sticker on the front panel. Dust...
New York: Harper Collins, Signed by Avi on the titlepage. First edition, 2001. Hardcover in dust jacket, 200 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, light rubbing to the tips of the book's covers, dust jacket with minor edgewear. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector.
New York: Atheneum, Signed and dated by Avi on the titlepage. Advance Reader's Copy (or ARC), 2001. Softcover, 243 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, light creasing to the tips of the book's covers.
New York: Avon Camelot, Signed by Avi on the titlepage. First edition, 1998. Hardcover in dust jacket, 182 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, light rubbing to the tips of the book's covers, dust jacket with minor edgewear. Dust jacket housed in archival...
New Haven: S. Babcock, 1849. Paperback pamphlet, 3 by 4.5 in. in tan engraved wraps. 16pp. with engravings throughout. Very good, with light finger smudging only, else fine. As per the title, a book of riddles alongside detailed engravings, with solutions in the back for the slightly less ingenious. Scarce.
New Haven, CT: S. Babcock, 1844. Paperback, measures 3.5 by 2.5 inches, in tan engraved wraps. 16pp. illustrated with engravings. Very good. Foxing to wraps. contemporary ownership signatures to front pastedown. faint stain to upper right corner of contents, some internal foxing. Contents remain complete and unmarked. 19th c. miniature...
New York: Julian Messner, First edition, 1945. Quarto, spiral-bound hardcover with dust jacket, unpaginated, heavily illustrated, clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Very Good dust jacket, general age-toning to the pages, owner's signature on the front flyleaf, a bit of discoloration to the dust jacket, dust jacket with some...
New York: Julian Messner, Spiral-bound hardcover in dust jacket, unpaginated (ca. 46 pages), illustrated, clean unmarked text, Fair copy in Fair price-clipped dust jacket, discoloration or soil to the pages of the text, front board detched but present (held in place with dust jacket protector, dust jacket with significant wear...
Honesdale: Wordsong / Boyds Mills Press, Inscribed by Bagert on the front flyleaf. Does not appear to be a first edition, 1997. Quarto, pictorial hardcover in dust jacket, unpaginated, illustrated in color, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, light creasing or wear to the edges...
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, No clear publication history. Early edition, but probably not a first as the rear dust jacket flap lists "Cuffy Bear's Holiday" last. Blue cloth hardcover with green designs in dust jacket, 128 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked copy, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, dust...
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, First Edition. c.1921. Hardcover. Blue cloth. 12mo. Illustrated endpapers. 116pp. Illus. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Sunning to spine and board edges, mild wear. Dustjacket spine darkened, light loss to head of spine, mild occasional chipping to edges, light soil.
New York/ London: Dodd, Mead, and Co./ Houghton, Mifflin/ et al. Group of 18 Works by Bernadine Bailey, most of which are INSCRIBED to 'Betty and George' by Bailey. Includes: Einar, Maureen Marshall Private Eye, American Shrines in England, Abraham Lincoln Man of Courage, Carol Carson: Books Across the Border...
Philadelphia: Presbyterian Board of Publication, Hardcover with flexible cloth boards, 1856, 16mo., 68pp., illustrated in b&w. Book good with edgewear to cloth boards, rubbing, binding tight, text has some mild foxing and toning throughout. No DJ.