A copy of A Wreath of Canadian Song by C.M. Whyte-Edgar dated 1910. This is an original boxed presentation copy with a kid leather soft cover and the original presentation cardboard box with the title sticker. Now reprinted, this is an original with gold stamped embossing on the front and spine. It has the tissue-protected plates and is fully gilded on all edges. It was published by William Briggs of Toronto...
'Daifukucho' (Account book) as the invoice register of timber dealer.
In used condition, with some bents. approx...
THE COMPLETE COLLECTION OF PICTURES & SONGS. LARGE PAPER EDITION. Engraved And Printed By Edmund Evans. With A Preface By Austin Dobson. London: George Routledge and Sons. Original cloth with re-backed gilt lettered spine.. Very large super folio. All sixteen of Caldecott's picture books are printed in full color and sepia. The edition is limited to 800 copies of which this is number 351 numbered and SIGNED by EDMUND EVANS. In excellent condition...
A Complete Set of Sixteen Picture Books by RANDOLPH CALDECOTT (1846-1886). London: George Routledge, 1878-1885. 4tos. All in original pictorial color wrappers. A fine set housed in a folding cloth chemise and case with gilt lettered spine. All but the first title (which is an early copy) are first editions and all are in excellent condition. The illustrations Caldecott did for these picture books were, undoubtedly, his most important work. He illustrated two volumes each year from 1878 to 1885...
RANDOLPH CALDECOTT 1846-1886. An Appreciation. By Mary Gould Davis. Philadelphia & New York: Lippincott, (1946). 4to. Original cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations. FIRST EDITION. A fine copy.
NODDY AND THE WITCH'S WAND. A Noddy Strip Book By Enid Blyton. London: Sampson Low, 1952. First edition. Measures 3 1/4" by 6 7/8". Decorated endpapers. Full color illustrations. This volume features TWO stories. The second half has a story titled NODDY AND THE STEAMROLLER MAN. In MINT condition.
PETER RABBIT. A PIRATED edition of Beatrix Potter's famous story originally published by Frederick Warne. Potter is given no credit in this edition. Published by M.A. Donohue & Co, Chicago & New York. Red cloth. Measures 8" by 6 1/4". Patterned and illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece and 26 full page color illustrations. The book is complete but shows signs of typical wear such as marginal tears. One page has had a tear repaired with scotch tape which is present but has yellowed with age...
Picture book of poems for children (18pp.), scribbled with boyish slanders, such as – “Fool!”, “Idiot”, “Mad!” or etc.
And also added some abuses to a certain person named ‘Keiko Masuda’ (probably, must be a girl...).
A ridiculous, sour-sweet, transient, and artistic memory.
approx. 25.6 x 18.2cm (10.07 x 7.16in)
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Buddhist teaching book called ‘Rennyo Shonin Ofumi (Gobunsho)’ (The Letters of Master Rennyo) as a collection of eighty pastoral letters written to True Pure Land school (Jodo-Shin school) followers.
Aesthetic aged binding with slight scent of incense reminded of the temple of its provenance. Meiji-Taisho period, 19-20th century. approx. 18 x 13 x 4.5cm (7.08 x 5.11 x 1.77in)
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A stated first edition third printing... the boards show light wear and there is a pencil notion on the front free paper. The pages are uncut.
PETER RABBIT AND JIMMY CHIPMUNK. Illustrations by Virginia Albert. (Cover illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat). Chicago: Saalfield, (1918). 8vo. Pictorial endpapers. Printed throughout in blue and red. Title page in color plus twelve color illustrations. Please note: photos 4 - 7 had bad lighting - the pages are whiter than shown. Paper chipped from spine otherwise very good.
PETER RABBIT AT THE CIRCUS. Written By Alma Hudson. Pictured By Richard Hudson. New York: Cupples & Leon Co. (1921). 6 1/4" x 4 3/4". Original red boards with color pictorial label on front cover. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings and six full page color plates. 48 pages. Minor staining to the fore edges of a few pages and inoffensive light pencil marks on 3 pages otherwise in very good condition.
MINIATURE BOOK. Peter Arrives In The Promised Land. MSGR Francis J. Weber. Designed by Francis Braun. 1 of 600 copies printed by the Junipero Sierra Press. Bound in full gilt stamped white leather. All edges gilt. SIGNED by MSGR WEBER. The frontispiece is a 1980 VATICAN stamp. Keepsake of the Miniature Book Society Grand Conclave V. In fine condition. Measures 2 7/8" x 2 1/8".
BOOKS, By Edward P. Morgan (from "Clearing the Air"). Issued as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, September 1987. A fabulous miniature book with design, typography, and binding by Robert E. Massman. Calligraphy by Helene E. Sherman. Illumination by Eloise C. Massman. The book is triangular in shape with a hand colored label on the cover. The illumination depicts an Owl and is signed with the artist's initials. In fine condition. Measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/...
A very nice calico covered English grammar book published in Hartford Ct. The inscription in side the cover is Oliver H. Almy (Jr?) Book Little Compton RI.
May 5th AD 1845.
The book is 7 1/4" by 4 1/2". The cover shows wear at the corners. There is a nice shadow inside indicating the cloth cover has been on a very long time.
An early collectible brown and tan edition with jacket published by Grosset in 1928. "Wtih" for "with" is on page 4, line 25. The jacket is worn with tears, the overlap has separated and there is old tape. Also, the top corner of the textblock has darkening and the extreme spine is slightly worn ( see photos). Sold as is.
A hard copy with green linen boards written by Edward Bulwer Lytton ( Lord Lytton) and published in 1897 by Little Brown & Co /New York Athenaeum Society. The pages have yellowed, there is a faint halo that runs from the title page to page one. An owner's name is on the front free paper and another free paper has a stamp on it...The corners of the boards are worn and there is a very slight separation between the title and copyright page ( see photo).Uncut pages. 354pp.
A first edition hard cover published by the US Government Printing Office in 1911.Includes memorial addresses on the Life and Character of James Breck Perkins (late a representative from New York) delivered to the Sixty-first Congress, second session.The black boards show wear and staining, there is foxing on the frontispiece with Perkins and also on the title page.