Century City/Merchantville: Biblioctopus/Between the Covers, 2002.
Unbound. First edition. Fine. Third in the series of collectible book catalogs. Mint copies, author's copies, dedication copies, a fabulous selection of the best first editions in the world, each book presented on a collectible non-sport trading card with a picture on the front and "stats" on the back. The set contains 76 unique book cards, a checklist card, a wraparound cover and a clear plastic case. Includes illustrations and descriptions of splendid copies of the following first editions (many signed, inscribed, or in never-seen condition; in several cases literally the best copies in the world): Anderson's *Beyond Desire*, Arnow's *Mountain Path*, Asimov's *Foundation Trilogy*, Barrie's *Peter and Wendy*, Boccaccio's *The Decameron*, Bucks *The Good Earth*, Burgess' *A Clockwork Orange*, Burroughs' *Tarzan of the Apes* and *The Warlord of Mars*, Carter's *The Rebel Outlaw: Josey Wales*, Chandler's *The Big Sleep*, *The Lady in the Lake* and *Playback*, Collins' *The Woman in White*, Dickens' *The Battle of Life* and *A Tale of Two Cities*, Douglass' *Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass*, Doyle's *The Return of Sherlock Holmes*, Du Bois' *The Souls of Black Folk*, Faulkner's *The Marble Faun*, *Sartoris*, *Dr. Martino* and *Absalom, Absalom!*, Fauset's *The Chinaberry Tree*, Fitzgerald's *Tender Is the Night*, Fleming's *Diamonds Are Forever*, *From Russia With Love* and *You Only Live Twice*, George Gershwin's *Song Book*, Ginsberg's *Howl*, Gordon's *Penhally*, Hemingway's *Three Stories & Ten Poems*, *in our time*, *A Farewell to Arms* and *To Have and Have Not*, Hesse's *Steppenwolf*, Highsmith's *The Talented Mr. Ripley*, Hilton's *Lost Horizon*, Huxley's *Brave New World*, James' *Portrait of a Lady*, Joyce's *Dubliners*, Kerouac's *Dr. Sax*, Kesey's *One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest*, Knight's *Lassie Come Home*, Lang's *Fairy Books*, Lewis' *The Voyage of the Dawn Treader*, Lincoln's *Emancipation Proclamation*, Lovecraft's *The Outsider and Others*, Lovelace's *King Kong*, Masters' *Spoon River Anthology*, Milne's *When We Were Very Young* and *Winnie the Pooh*, Percy's *The Moviegoer*, Poe's *Mesmerism*, Powell's *What's Become of Waring?*, Roberts' *Arundel*, Sabatini's *Captain Blood*, Salinger's *Nine Stories*, the screenplay for *The Wizard of Oz*, Steinbeck's *Nothing So Monstrous*, Stevenson's *Treasure Island* and *Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde*, Stout's *Fer-De-Lance*, Stowe's *Uncle Tom's Cabin*, Thompson's *Now and On Earth*, Tolkien's *The Hobbit*, Travers' *Mary Poppins*, Ward's *Base-Ball*, Webb's *The Garies and Their Friends*, Wharton's *Artemis to Actæon*, White's *The Sword in the Stone*, Wilde's *The Picture of Dorian Gray* and *The Ballad of Reading Gaol*, Williams' *Paterson*, Wright's *Native Son* and Wyss' *Swiss Family Robinson*. (Illustration shows the cover and a sample card from this set, and a photograph of all three sets).