Category: Collectible Series


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Tik-Tok of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Checkerboard Press: 1973

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009502

ISBN: 0528877046

Condition: Near Fine

272 pp. Stiff wraps featuring color illustration across both covers, showing 6 characters riding in a wicker donkey-cart. Slight soil and sligt dings to corners. Text clean, no markings. $1.50 retail price printed in upper right corner. A 1973 facsimile reprint of the 1914 Rand McNally original. Part of the Famous Oz series Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

A Pocket Full of Rye

By: Christie, Agatha

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead: 1953

Edition: Red Badge Detective.

Seller ID: 009553

Condition: Very Good

211 pp. Light bumping to spine edges, light rubbing of corners. Slight spine slant. Text clean; light foxing on endpapers. Red "Red Badge Detective" shield on green front cover and spine. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

Life with Father

By: Day, Clarence

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y., Reader's Digest Association: 1993

Seller ID: 010177

Condition: Near Fine

196 pp, slight edgewear to spine. In maroon cloth, still close to new, no markings. A modern reprint of Day's 1935 humorous memoir about his father. Gilt and author's cover portrait still intact. Colored endpapers. Afterword by Robert M. Brown. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in. View more info

The Mystery of Edwin Drood; The Old Curiosity Shop

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Books Inc: 1935

Edition: Cleartype Edition.

Seller ID: 009542

Condition: Very Good

521 pp. Two Dickens novels in one binding, Volume VIII of Books Inc. Cleartype set. Front joint partly split, but binding still firm. Light foxing on endpapers. Blacked-out address labels pasted on inside cover and title page. Text still bright. Frontispiece of young man and lady friend on a park bench. Text clean. Spine edges and corners moderately rubbed. Medallion profile of Dickens embossed into brown cloth of front cover. Size: 12mo 7 in Tall View more info

Seven Gothic Tales

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Modern Library: 1934

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009179

Condition: Good

420 pp. Dark green cloth, but with inch- wide spot of severe rubbing on right lower corner of front cover. Gilt torchbearer logos intact. Text clean, no writing. Light toning. Decorative endpapers. DJ moderately worn with tear in lower right corner, tattered on spine. A collection of 7 short stories, with introduction by Dorothy Canfield. No. 54 in Modern Library series. $1.25 price sticker placed on inside flap. ML booklist ln inside of dj. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info


By: Hobbes, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, E.P Dutton:

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009403

Condition: Good +

392 pp. Most of text clean, light pencil underlinings and marginal noteson pp. 140-147 and pp. 178-86. Rubbed along top quarter-inch of spine. Decorative endpapers. Diamond and floral gilt pattern on spine moderately bright. Part of the collectible Everyman's Library series, which started being published in 1906. No date on this volume, No. 691 in series. Small print, probably 8 or 10 point. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall View more info

Cap'n Eri: A Story of the Coast

By: Lincoln, Joseph C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Burt Co.: 1909

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009889

Condition: Fair +

397 pp. plus advertising matter in rear. Dark green boards with black stamping of sailboat design, titling embossed. Large whitish circle on front cover, probably from a coffee cup. Title barely visible on darkened spine. Textblock is fragile and partly detached from spine backing but alll pages are present.Scuffing on rear board. Originally published in 1904, first novel in Lincoln's series about a romanticized Old Cape Cod. Became basis for the 2009 film "The Golden Boys." Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall View more info

The Official Marvel Index to the Amazing Spider-Man

By: Olshevsky, George, Ed.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Marvel Comics Group: 1985

Edition: Vol. 1, No. 6.

Seller ID: 010053

Condition: Near Fine

Nearly new copy, stapling is firm, slightly thumbed. A 29-page detailed annotated bibliographical index to 23 Spider-man comic book issues, including Nos. 138 to 155 for Amazing Spider-man, and No. 1 to 6 for the Giant Spider-Man series. Provides all the credits and other details of these early issues, including names of characters in each book, synopsis, writer, illustratrators, etc. Quarter-page reproduction of each book's cover. Wraparound cover on the index by Bob Layton. Olshevsky, listed as compiler, was part of a team of 38 who put together the index. Mark Gruenwald was project editor, ... View more info

The World's Fifty Best Short Novels -- Volumes 1,3,4,5,7, 9, 10

By: Overton, Grant, Ed.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Funk & Wagnalls: 1929

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 009422

Condition: Very Good

A lot of 7 out of 10 volumes in a pocket-sized library of fiction. Red leatherette on boards. Most in very good condition. Vol. 10 has loose hinge; Vol. 7, rubbing on lower half of joint. Texts clean. Bookplates of previous owner on inside covers. Each volume has about 180-200 pp. No jackets. Authors represented include Poe, Hawthorne, Irving, Galsworthy, Chekhov, London, Wilde, Norris, Lardner, Bierce, Cather, Zane Grey and many others. Size: 12mo -- 6.25 in Tall View more info

The Story Book of Oil

By: Petersham Maud and Miska

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, John C. Winston Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 010101

Condition: Very Good

About 34 unpaginated pages. Color illustratiions on most pages.Signed by both Petershams on front endpaper which is lightly foxed. Maroon cloth with pastedown illustration on front cover, showing a prehistoric boy discovering a bubbling pool of oil. Text clean, corners lightly bumped. Size: 12mo -- 7.75 in Tall By 7.5 In Wide View more info

The Story Book of Silk

By: Petersham, Maud and Miska

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, John C. Winston Co.: 1948

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009769

Condition: Very Good

Unpaginated, approx. 30 pp. Signed on endpaper separately in very legible script. Light bumping to corners. Text clean, no markings. Color illustrations on nearly every page. Part of a "Story Book" series explaining various facets of manufacturing and farming to grade-school students. Paste down illustration on front cover showing Chinese empress in gown walking with a pair of deer. Size: 7.75 in By 7.75 in --square Forrmat View more info

The Story Book of Food

By: Petersham, Maud and Miska

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, John C. Winston Co.: 1947

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 009771

Condition: Very Good +

Unpaginated about 30 pp. Signed separately by both authors in ink script on front end paper. Light foxing on same endpaper. No other markings. Color drawings on nearly every page. Part of the Petersham's Story Book series. Size: 7.75 in Tall By 7.75 in Wide -- Square Format View more info

The Story Book of Iron and Steel

By: Petersham, Maud and Miska

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, John C. Winston Co.: 1948

Edition: Firsrt Edition.

Inscription: By Authors

Seller ID: 009780

Condition: Very Good +

Unpaginated, about 30 pp. Color illustrations on most pages. Signed separately by both authors on endpaper. Slight wear on spine, faint foxing on endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Part of the "Story Book" series. Easy to read history of iron and steel production (as of the postwar peak of US steel industry.). Size: 8vo-- 7.75 in Square View more info

City of Night

By: Rechy, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 0503003861

ISBN: 0965071919

Condition: Very Good +

410 pp. Nearly new, light soil to white wraps. Binding uncreased. Text clean. Firm, bright. Rear cover has photo of author. John Rechy's first-person autobiographical novel traces his years on the street as a hustler in New Orleans, New York, El Paso and elsewhere. This edition is part of the Triangle Classics series of GLBT reprints. Rechy's debut novel first appeared in 1963. View more info

The Tempest (Temple Shakespeare series)

By: Shakespeare, William (Israel Gollancz, Ed.)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, J. M Dent: 1897

Edition: 6th Edition.

Seller ID: 009183

Condition: Fair

127 pp . Binding still firm. Main flaw is heavy rubbing of dark red leathera long 2 inch strip of front cover's upper edge, exposing the cardboard. Less severe rubbing on top and bottom edges. Gilt titling on spine intact. Frontispiece of Shakespeare, taken from the engraving by Martin Droeshout, vellum protector still in place. Binding still strong. Coats of arms on front cover and front and rear endpapers. Includes glossary and notes. A pocket- sized edition for taking to the theater. Titled as "Shakespeare's Comedy of The Tempest." Size: 16mo-- 5.25 in Tall View more info

The Harvard Classics -- Elizabethan Drama (Marlowe, Shakespeare)

By: Shakespeare, William; Marlowe, Christopher

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, P.F. Collier: 1986

Edition: 61st Printing.

Seller ID: 010078

Condition: Good

463 pp. Ex-library copy, with card envelope. Hinge cracked at title page. Else little wear. "Discard" stamping, no markings in text. Part of the Harvard Classics series, "Deluxe edition" on sprine with black leather-like coverng and bright gilt titling. Five plays: Edward the Second by Marlowe; Shakespeare plays are Macbeth, the Tempest, King Lear and Hamlet. With introduction and notes, Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In View more info


By: Spyri, Johanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1947

Edition: Repirnt.

Seller ID: 009478

Condition: Good

326 pp. in green and gray pictorial cloth cover with diagonal rows of goats. Rubbed spots on spine, mainly the spine edges and publisher's name. ; moderate soil. Colored pastoral scenes on front and rear endpapers, Light gift incription, dated Christmas 1947, at top of inside cover. Translated by Helen B. Dole. With 8 colored illustrations by William Sharp. Part of the Illustrated Junior Library series. Rear matter includes a 2-page German pronunciation guide. Size: Cloth View more info

Poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson

By: Tennyson, Alfred Lord

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins:

Seller ID: 009284

635 pp. Lacks a title page but appears to be No. 25 in the Collins Illustrated Classics series, circa 1905-1920. Has limp maroon leather covers, black dime-sized spot on front cover, corners bumpted. Spine edges rubbed. Gilt titling and logo bright on spine. Gilt on top edge darkened. 635 pp., with notes at rear, plus catalog of Collins' classics. Opening poem is dedicated to Queen Victoria, indicated Tennyson's status as poet laureate. Several full page illustrations by various artists. Size: 12mo --6 in Tall View more info

Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, A.L. Burt:

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 010114

Condition: Very Good

409 pp. Spine sunned, corners bumped, spine edges frayed, text clean, light pencil number on endpaper. Dark maroon cloth boards. Not dated, but spine label says it is part of A.L. Burt's Home Library series. Circa 1920? Includes a few engravings by various artists, including a frontispiece. Contains both parts of Verne's adventure novel about rafting on the Amazon -- Part 1, The Giant Raft; and Part II, The Cryptogram. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall View more info