THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. KENNETH GRAHAME. ILLUSTRATED BY MICHAEL HAGUE. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1980). 4to. Gilt stamped cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in full color. Small marginal tear to front cover of dust jacket otherwise a mint copy. FIRST EDITION.
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE. STORY AND PICTURES BY MAURICE SENDAK. New York:Harper & Row, 1963. Oblong 4to. Patterned endpapers. Cloth backed pictorial boards. Sendak's most famous book illustrated in full color. No dust jacket. Good copy.
Rebound in custom leather binding, 9" x 6"--complete with colored lithographs.
THE SECRET GARDEN. BY FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT. ILLUSTRATED BY GRAHAM RUST. Boston: David Godine, (1987). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION THUS. 8vo. Patterned boards in color pictorial dust jacket. Patterned endpapers. Full color and black and white illustrations by GRAHAM RUST. A beautifully produced edition of Hodgson's classic story. This is Graham Rust's first illustrated book. IN MINT CONDITION.
THE BAUM BUGLE. WINTER ISSUE FOR 1984. International Wizard Of Oz Club. 4to. Pictorial covers in full color. Illustrated in black and white. A fine copy.
THE BAUM BUGLE. TWO ISSUES FOR 1980: SPRING AND AUTUMN. International Wizard Of Oz Club. 4tos. Original pictorial covers in full color. Illustrated in black and white. Fine copies.
THE BAUM BUGLE. SPRING 1976. International Wizard Of Oz Club. 4to. Original color wrappers. Illustrated in black and white. A fine copy.
FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE WINTER. POEMS AND PICTURES BY CICELY MARY BARKER. (London): F. Warne, (1990). First edition of this compilation using improved color reproductions. Illustrated endpapers. Contains TWENTY beautiful color plates. A MINT COPY IN DUST JACKET.
FLOWER FAIRIES OF THE WAYSIDE. POEMS AND PICTURES BY CICELY MARY BARKER. (London): F. Warne, (1990). A new edition using improved color reproductions. Illustrated endpapers. Contains NINETEEN beautiful color illustrations. A MINT COPY IN PICTORIAL DUST JACKET.
FRIEND MONKEY. P.L.TRAVERS. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1971). 8vo. Cloth. Original pictorial dust jacket. Frontispiece illustration by Charles Keeping. First American edition, early issue. A fine copy.
KING LION AND HIS COOKS. LOUISE BRIERLEY. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1982), Stated First American Edition. 4to. Pictorial boards in pictorial dust jacket. Beautiful full color illustrations. Please see enlargements for details. THE AUTHOR/illustrator's first children's book. A MINT COPY.
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"...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.