With Biographical Sketch of the Artist
By Schiichi Tajima
Published by: The Kwansai Photograph Company
Osaka, Japan, 1904.
The Hardboard, green silk –covered folio (48.5 x 34 cm), has beveled edges. The Lettering on the cover is Gilt, with the Capitals in Red on decorative motif of snow on branches; the spine has a decorative pattern. The volume is tied with cerise/purple silk cord. All edges are Gilt finished...
"On Heroes, Hero~ Worship and the Heroic in History" written by Thomas Carlyle and published by Frederick A. Stokes (NY) in 1893. Former library copy. The end papers have stamps and there is a label and mark on the spine otherwise in acceptable condition.
THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. BY Beatrix Potter. 24 Collector Stickers. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. FIRST EDITION. Pictorial covers in color. Measures 6 inches by 6 inches. Full color illustrations. Contains two page of stickers. In MINT unused condition.
BEATRIX POTTER'S PAINTING BOOK. OUTLINE PICTURES FROM THE PETER RABBIT BOOKS. F. Warne, (1966). First edition thus. 4to. Stiff pictorial covers. Crease to lower right corner otherwise in unused condition.
An early edition with no date. Published M.M. Caldwell Co. Boston~New York. Berkeley Library. Beautiful red and green boards gilt flowers on the front cover and spine.Illustrated. Untrimmed page edges.
PETER RABBIT STICKER BOOK. From the Original and Authorized Stories By Beatrix Potter. WITH RE-USABLE STICKERS. F. Warne, 1985. 4to. (measures 12 1/2" by 9 1/4"). In MINT unused condition. Contains two pages of stickers. Illustrated in color and black and white. Contains a wonderful pull-out double color page (see enlargement 5). FIRST EDITION.
BEATRIX POTTER'S PAINTING BOOK 2. Outline Pictures From the Peter Rabbit Books. F. Warne, 1979. Note: copyright date of 1978 but actually first issued in 1979. FIRST EDITION. 4to (measures 12" x 9"). Pictorial wrappers. Black and white outline illustrations for coloring. In MINT unused condition. The second collection of enlarged outline pictures for coloring.
A SEARCH FOR TWO BAD MICE. By Eleanor Clymer. Pictures by Margery Gill. New York: Atheneum, 1980. 8vo. Original tan cloth in color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in black and white. A family visits Beatrix Potter's house in order to see the dollhouse where the Two Bad Mice lived. FIRST EDITION. In mint condition.
FLOPSY, MOPSY & COTTON-TAIL PAPER DOLLS IN FULL COLOR. By Susan LaBelle. New York: Dover, 1982. FIRST EDITION. Wonderful paper dolls inspired by Beatrix Potter. There are three rabbit paper dolls and outfits for each month of the year. Please see enlargements for details. In MINT, uncut, condition. Flopsy and Mopsy each measure approximately 4 1/4 inches in height. Cotton-tail measures 4 inches in height. There are 21 outfits all printed on heavy stock.
THE TALE OF JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK. Retold from the original story by BEATRIX POTTER. New York: Derrydale, 1988. A SHAPE BOOK. Full color illustrations printed on heavy boards. In MINT condition. First edition thus.
"BEATRIX POTTER'S CODE WRITING" by Leslie Linder in THE HORN BOOK. Volume XXXIX. Number 2.Boston, The Horn Book, April 1963. 8vo. Original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. Contains "Beatrix Potter's Code Writing" by Leslie Linder on pages 140-55. In excellent condition.
"THE TALE OF THE FAITHFUL DOVE" in THE HORN BOOK. Volume XXXI. Number 6 (December 1955). Boston, 1955. 8vo. Original pictorial pale green wrappers (ex library stamp on cover). Contains the first appearance of "THE TALE OF THE FAITHFUL DOVE" on pages 480-87. In addition, there is an article entitled "The Little Potters" by Elizabeth Connell Reed on pages 433-42. Apart from cover stamp, in excellent condition.
BEATRIX POTTER'S ADDRESS BOOK. London: Frederick Warne, (1982). Original pictorial boards in original acetate dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Full color and black and white illustrations. FIRST EDITION. A MINT UNUSED COPY.
PETER RABBIT'S DIARY. By Beatrix Potter. New York & London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Frederick Warne, (1982). Original pictorial boards. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated endpapers. Full color and black and white illustrations. The copyright statement: "The all but unknown illustrations in this book have been reproduced from Beatrix Potter's original watercolors for 'Peter Rabbit's Almanac for 1929'. They appear here for the first time in facsimile size". A MINT COPY.
A paper back catalog "From The Land of the Scythians: Ancient Treasures from the Museums of the U.S.S.R., 3000 B.C. - 100 B.C." Metropolitan Museum of Art ~Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
The back cover is worn with a small tear on the bottom corner of the spine however the catalog itself is tight and unmarked.Slightly musty. Postcard enclosed. Thirty three (33) colored plates as well as B&W illustrations. 160 pgs.
Copyright 1949 and published by James Laughlin at New Directions Books, Norfolk, CT. The book is bound in tan burlap with a paste down printed label on the top right hand corner of the front board. Another printed label is also affixed to the spine. The burlap is splitting 3/4 of the way down from the front board; an endsheet may have been torn out and there is slight splitting between the paste down and the end sheet however, the book is tight/intact...
The History of Virginia
by John Burke
Volumes 1 and 2 (of 4), printed for the author by Dickson & Pescud, Petersburg, Virginia, 1804 and 1805. Re-bound in blue cloth. Minor toning and foxing.
A rare early history of Virginia through 1710.
An 11-7/8" x 10-1/4" art reference book by Paul Duval entitled GROUP OF SEVEN DRAWINGS, published by Burns and MacEachern, Toronto in 1965. This first edition has black and white illustrations with capsule biographies towards the back. It has the original dust cover, and this book is in excellent conditon with the dust cover taped under plastic...