All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #970892
THE LITTLE CIRCUS BY JEANNETTE C.SHIRK. ILLUSTRATED BY MIRCEA VASILIU. New York: Dodd Mead & Co., (1955). TOGETHER WITH: A CHRISTMAS CARD INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY SHIRK. 8VO. ORIGINAL PICTORIAL CLOTH IN PICTORIAL DUST JACKET. Black and white illustrations by Vasiliu. The card is a personal non-commercial double-fold card featuring an eight-line poem by Shirk entitled "ANOTHER CHRISTMAS"...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1950 item #970200
THE DOLLS' HOUSE. BY RUMER GODDEN. WITH PICTURES BY DANA SAINTSBURY. New York: The Viking Press, 1948. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. Price-clipped pictorial dust jacket. Four full page color plates by Saintsbury. Some wear to the dust jacket including magic tape repairs on the inside. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Overall a very good copy. This, Rumer Godden's first book for children, is about dolls and a renovated Victorian Dolls' house.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #969913
THE WORLD OF CHRISTOPHER ROBIN. CONTAINING WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG AND NOW WE ARE SIX. A.A.MILNE. ILLUSTRATED BY ERNEST H. SHEPARD. London: Methuen, (1959). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. 8vo. Cloth with gilt-stamped spine. In original pictorial dust jacket. Color pictorial endpapers. Contains EIGHT brand new color illustrations PLUS DUST JACKET ILLUSTRATION by Ernest Shepard. Note: the dust jacket illustration is not repeated in the book nor is it used in the American edition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #969551
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PEG WOFFINGTON. By Charles Reade. With An Introduction by Austin Dobson and Illustrations by HUGH THOMSON. London: George Allen, 1899. 4to. Bound in maroon cloth with pictorial stamping in gilt. Profuse black and white illustrations by Thomson. Some fading to cloth, contents fine. This edition LIMITED TO 200 COPIES. Spielmann & Jerrold 26. Printed on hand-made paper.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1970 item #969548
THE BIRTH-DAY GIFT OR THE JOY OF A NEW DOLL. FROM PAPERS CUT BY LADY TEMPLETOWN ENGRAVED AND PUBLISHED IN LONDON ON 18 JANUARY 1796 BY P.W. TOMKINS. Reproduced in facsimile in 1968 for the Friends of the Osborne and Lillian H.Smith Collections Toronto Public Library, Toronto, Canada. This facsimile edition is limited to 500 COPIES. 4to. Plum colored wrappers with printed paper label on front cover. With seven TIPPED-IN plates mounted on fine paper...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1980 item #966478
FOUR MINIATURE BOOKS BY JANOSCH (pseud. of Horst Eckert). DER WOLF UND DIE 7 GEISERLEIN. A B C FUR KLEINE BAREN. KONIG KAISER BETTELMANN. DIE GRILLE UND DER MAULWURT. Copyright information states "1.-50 Tausend, 1979" (see enlargement 6). Belz & Gelberg. Each volume measures 3 1/8 inches by 3 3/4 inches which is just slightly over the traditional size to be classified as a "miniature" - however, these books are certainly very small. Pictorial wrappers. Full color, full page, illustrations...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #960291
WHEN WENDY GREW UP. AN AFTERTHOUGHT. J.M.BARRIE. WITH A FOREWORD BY SYDNEY BLOW. With Illustrations by D.Michael Leonard. New York: E.P.Dutton & Co, Inc., 1958. 8vo. Green cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations. FIRST EDITION of Barrie's manuscript which was presented at the close of the last performance of PETER PAN at the Duke of York's Theatre, London, on Feb, 22, 1908 to the actress Hilda Trevelyan, his "incomparable" Wendy. A very good copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #957792
THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET. By Beatrix Potter Author of "Peter Rabbit". New York: Graham & Matlock, no date...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 2000 item #957788
WILLIAM TELL. Retold And Illustrated By Margaret Early. New York: Abrams, (1991). Oblong 4to. First American edition in pictorial dust jacket. Gorgeous color illustrations with GILT ACCENTS. Decorative borders and initials also with gilt accents. A MINT COPY.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1990 item #956337
VALENTINE & ORSON. Re-created as a folk play in verse and paintings by NANCY EKHOLM BURKERT. New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, (1989). Oblong 4to. Embossed cloth. Original pictorial dust jacket. Beautiful color illustrations by Burkert There is amazing detail on each illustration (see enlargements 6&7). A mint copy. FIRST EDITION.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1940 item #954084
THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. By Beatrix Potter. RETOLD FOR LITTLE CHILDREN TO READ. By Edna Aldredge and Jessie McKee. Cleveland: The Harter Publishing Company, 1931. Folio (measures 12 3/4" by 9 1/8"). Pictorial stiff wrappers. FIRST EDITION WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY FERN BISEL PEAT. Cover and 8 full page color illustrations plus black and white drawings in the text. Good copy only of this scarce first edition with the Harter imprint (later editions include the American Crayon Co.imprint). There is a ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1950 item #952889
THE PEDDLER'S CLOCK. By Mabel Leigh Hunt. Illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones. A STORY PARADE PICTURE BOOK. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1943. Square 8vo. Pictorial boards in ORIGINAL PICTORIAL DUST JACKET. Patterned endpapers. Full color and black and white ilustration. Ink inscription dated Christmas 1943 verso front free endpaper otherwise an excellent copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1930 item #947242
THE LUCK OF THE BEAN-ROWS. A FAIRY TALE TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH OF CHARLES NODIER. ILLUSTRATED BY CLAUD LOVAT FRASER. London: Daniel O'Connor, (1921). 8vo. Patterned boards, cloth spine. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Millard 196. There were four issues of this title but this, the first issue is most uncommon. It has patterned endpapers (later issues were plain). It is printed by the WESTMINSTER PRESS (later issues were printed by The Curwen Press). The title page illustration is placed beneath...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1980 item #946198
ANNO'S MEDIEVAL WORLD. MITSUMASA ANNO. Adapted from the translation by Ursula Synge. New York: Philomel Books, (1979). Square 4to. Pictorial boards in DUST JACKET. Illustrated in full color by Mitsumasa Anno. The medieval world drawn in minute detail by Anno. See enlargements for details. IN MINT CONDITION. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1990 item #945867
PARROT CAT. NICOLA BAYLEY. London: Walker Books Ltd., 1984. Measures 5 3/4" x 4 3/4". Pictorial boards. Issued with no dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Full color illustrations. A mint copy. FIRST EDITION.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1980 item #943709
THE HEDGEHOG FEAST. By EDITH HOLDEN. WORDS BY ROWENA STOTT. (London): Michael Joseph/Webb & Bower. 4to. Pictorial boards in pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in full color and brown. Wonderful color illustrations featuring hedgehogs, squirrels, rabbits & mice. A very fine copy. First edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1990 item #943707
A WALK IN WOLF WOOD. A TALE OF FANTASY AND MAGIC. MARY STEWART. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1980. 8vo. A MINT COPY IN PICTORIAL DUST JACKET. First Edition. Illustrated by Emanuel Schongut.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1980 item #932792
L'HISTOIRE DE DEUX VILAINES SOURIS. BEATRIX POTTER. Traduit De L'Anglais Par Patrice Charvet Et Annie Thiriot. London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., (1975). 24mo. Original pictorial boards in pictorial dust jacket. FIRST EDITION of this French translation of Beatrix Potter's "The Tale Of Two Bad Mice". Prior to 1975 nine different Potter titles had been translated into French with dates of publication ranging from 1921 (Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny) to 1967 (The Tailor of Glouceste...