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...
A 223 page 12-3/8 x 9-3/4" art reference book by Charles C. Hill entitled CANADIAN PAINTING IN THE THIRTIES. Published by the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa in 1975, this book features six tipped-in colour prints and copious black and white photos and text throughout. The book itself is in MINT original condition and the included dust jacket is excellent, with some minor edge bruising and creasing. This item is in excellent condition as described with no losses, damage or repairs...
A signed copy of The Brockbank Omnibus by Russell Brockbank. This 120 page 10 x 7-5/8" book features a collection of black and white cartoons and it is published by Perpetua, London, England 1957 and printed by Unwin...
A small hardcover that states it was first published in 1947 by the Psychic Book Club. The paper on the front board is split from the spine, and there is faint staining;the endpapers also have a stain however, the book is in nice tight condition. Inscribed with a name plate. Rare edition that discusses Christian precepts vs spiritualism.
AN ORATION PRONOUNCED JULY 4, 1800 AT THE MEETING-HOUSE IN PROVIDENCE: It Being The ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. By Jonathan Russell, Esq. Watertown N.Y.: Printed by W.Woodward, 1830. 20 pp. Original untrimmed and stitched sheets measuring 10" x 6". In fine condition with a few minor inked corrections and marked, in ink, "Fifteenth Edition" on title page.
A stated first edition published by Knopf 1986. The dust jacket shows signs of light wear and there is staining on the front cover,otherwise in nice tight condition.
Hejzlar, Josef. Chinese Watercolours. London: Octopus Press 1980. Hardcover with dustjacket. Text ca. 60 pp., bibliography and index, 115 color illustrations of paintings on 96 pp. (photographed by B. Forman). About the members of the Shanghai school from the 19th and 20th century and their works.
Pages slightly yellowed, but all in all in very good condition with very little wear on the dustjacket
Ho, Wai-kam, Sherman E. Lee, Laurence Sickman and Mar F. Wilson, Eight Dynasties of Chinese Painting. The Collections of the Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, and The Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art (and Indiana University Press) 1980. Hardcover with dustjacket.
Some wear and tear to dustjackets.