Titel: THORNE SMITH COLLECTION - 16 FIRST EDITIONS ...
Auflage: First Edition.
The complete, 16-volume collection of the works of Thorne Smith in the first editions, averaging in good to very good condition. Dustjackets are also in good to very good-plus condition, many of which are nice color copies of the originals. 1) BILTMORE OSWALD Stokes, 1918. Illustrated paper over boards. B/w illustrations by Richard Dorgan. Covers heavily worn, moderately stained, spine heavly worn and darkened. Bookplate on front endpaper. Pages clean and tight. Fair. In color copy dustjacket. 2) OUT O' LUCK. Stokes. 1919. Illustrated paper over boards. B/w illustrations by Richard Dorgan. Covers heavily worn and soiled. Bookplate. Endpapers discolored, small stain on front free endpaper. Pages very good. Fair. In color copy dj. 3) HAUNTS AND BY-PATHS AND OTHER POEMS. Stokes. 1919. Black cloth, gilt design on front, gilt spine lettering. Endpapers and pages age-toned. Front endpaper roughened. Rear endpapers soiled. Rear hinge cracked. Edges darkened. Spine darkened, gilt dull. Areas of covers darker from waterstaining. Trace of edge wear. Fair. In color copy of the dj. 4.) TOPPER. McBride. 1926. Dark red cloth, gilt lettering. Ink name on front endpaper. Endpapers lightly soiled and darkened, front endpaper roughened from removal of bookplate, and bearing previous owner's name in ink. Pages excellent. Gilt dulled. Spots of wear to corners. Very light soil. Good. In color copy dj. 5) DREAM'S END. McBride, 1927. Dark blue ribbed cloth. Gilt lettering. Very small, slightly lighter spot on front cover, corners lightly worn, hinges reglued.Very good. Pages excellent. In color copy dj. 6) THE STRAY LAMB. Cosmopolitan. 1929. Dark gray, near-black cloth. Light pink lettering. Rear hinge cracking. Trace of wear to corners and spine ends. Clean. Very good. Pages excellent. In bright, lightly worn Sun Dial dj. 7) DID SHE FALL? Cosmopolitan, 1930. Black cloth with silver lettering. Large bookplate. Endpapers lightly discolored. Hinges sound. Pages clean and tight. Edges darkened. Covers very lightly edge worn, small light stain to rear cover. Good. In color copy dj. 8) NIGHT LIFE OF THE GODS. Doubleday Doran, 1931. Black cloth, gilt spine lettering. Pink top edge faded, few specks to fore edge. Clean and tight. Gilt dulled, o/w no sign of wear. Very good. No dj. 9) TURNABOUT. Doubleday Doran, 1931. Black cloth, turquoise design on cover, turquoise decoration on spine. Front free endpaper partially lightly tanned. Top edge faded. Clean, tight and unworn. Very good. In color copy dj. . 10) LAZY BEAR LANE. Doubleday Doran, 1931.Illustrated by George Shanks. Green cloth, yellow lettering and decoration. Green-illustrated endpapers. Hinges repaired. Bit of sporadic spotting to pages. Blank after frontispiece soiled. Edges darkened and foxed. Rear free endpaper lightly creased. Shallow "crinkle" to front cover. Covers moderately worn, moderately to heavily soiled. Fair. In color copy dj. 11) THE BISHOP'S JAEGERS. Doubleday Doran, 1932. Light blue-green cloth, blind-stamped design on front cover, gilt spine lettering. Illustrated by Roese. Top edge faded. Spine a bit sunned, with darkening of gilt. Clean, tight, unworn copy. Very good. In color copy dj.12) RAIN IN THE DOORWAY. Doubleday Doran. 1933. Illustrated by Herbert Roese. Brownish-pink cloth, gilt decoration on front, gilt spine lettering. Front endpapers partially toned, else contents fine. Spine faded. Top edge dingy. Faint trace of soiling along very edges at tops of covers, otherwise clean. Tight and unworn.Very good. In color copy dj. 13) SKIN AND BONES. Doubleday Doran, 1933. Black cloth. Gilt decoration on front, gilt spine lettering. B/w illustrations. Pages clean and tight.Red top edge slightly darkened. Spine very slightly faded, with spine gilt slighlty dulled. Lower front corner has a tiny bump. Clean, tight and unworn. Very good. In color copy dj. 14) THE GLORIOUS POOL. Doubleday Doran, 1934. Light turquoise cloth. Blind-stamped design on front, gilt spine lettering. B/w ill. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 008579
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