All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #969551
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. Measures 9 1/4 inches in height by 5 1/4 inches in width. Original pictorial boards. Full color chromolithographed illustrations after Beatrix Potter plus black and white half tones. Cover edges are chipped with partial split at spine. The front endpapers have numerous (but faint) ink stamps for the H.K.Stork Co. placed there by the book's former owner Mary Stork. Uncommon...
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)...
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)...
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1970 item #932583
FABULA DE PETRO CUNICULO. Liber omnibus notus BEATRICIS POTTER in Latinum conversus est auctore E.PEROTO WALKER. London And New York: Frederick Warne & Co.Ltd.(1967). A LATIN EDITION of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" translated from the English by E.Perot Walker. A fine copy in pictorial boards in a good (price-clipped) dust jacket.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #931748
THE ROBIN'S CHRISTMAS EVE. By C.E. Bowen. Illustrated By Winnifred M. Warne. London & New York: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., (no copyright and no date). 8vo. Green boards stamped on the front cover with black lettering and holly design and with an oval pictorial color illustration. Illustrated endpapers. Title page vignette and FOURTEEN COLOR PLATES BY WINNIFRED M. WARNE. Winnifred Mary Langrish Warne was the daughter of Beatrix Potter's publisher FRUING WARNE and was her fiance NORMAN WARNE'S fa...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #929991
THE RABBITS' WEDDING. Story And Pictures by Garth Williams. New York: Harper & Row, (1958). Folio. Pictorial boards with cloth spine. Fine illustrations by Garth Williams. Slight edge wear. No dust jacket but overall a fine copy.