THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIJAH FENTON. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. The Poets Of Great Britain. Edinburg (sic): at the Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1779. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather with gilt ruled borders on both covers. The spine beautifully tooled with floral designs in compartments and with red and black onlays. Engraved pictorial title: "When Orpheus in the woods began to play". Marbled endpapers. Faded ink signature of previous owner at head of pic ...click for details
THREE PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN. Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. The Lord's Prayer. Heavenly Father. Pictured By Pelagie Doane. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1941).4to. Pictorial boards in full color and gilt. lllustrated endpapers. Full color illustrations with gilt accents and beautiful illuminated initials. Please see enlargements for details. FIRST EDITION. A fine copy.
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. Illustrated by MILO WINTER. A Linen-Like Book. Racine: Whitman, 1939. 4to. SIXTEEN full page color plates with text by MILO WINTER. Textured self wrappers. The covers are partially split at the spine otherwise in very good condition.
THE LITTLE RED BOOK. New York; Home Life Insurance Co., 1921. Full red leather stamped in gilt. TOGETHER WITH its original red mailing envelope. The book measures 1 3/4 inches in height. The contents include important dates and events for the year 1921 as well as a section for holding postage stamps. IN MINT CONDITION. Rare with the envelope.
FIRST GRACES. Illustrated by Tasha Tudor. New York: Oxford University Press, 1955. 16mo. Original blue cloth with color pictorial paste label on front cover. Dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrations in color and black and white. A very good copy. FIRST EDITION.
THE FLATTERED FLYING FISH AND OTHER POEMS. E.V.RIEU. Illustrated By E.H.Shepard. New York: E.P. Dutton,Inc., (1962). 8vo. Pictorial cloth in original pictorial dust jacket. Black and white illustrations by Ernest H.Shepard. FIRST EDITION - PUBLISHER'S REVIEW COPY with review slip loosely laid in. A fine copy.
YOU'RE ONLY OLD ONCE!. By Dr. SEUSS. New York: Random House, (1986). Early printing with back flap of dust jacket indicating a March, 1986 printing. Cloth-backed boards. Full color illustrations. A very fine copy in original dust jacket.
RUPERT ANNUAL. A DAILY EXPRESS PUBLICATION 1976. 4to. Original color pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers and full color illustrations. Mary Tourtel's "Rupert The Bear" Annuals first appeared in 1920. The popular series of annuals were continued after her death in 1948 by Alfred Bestall and other artists. Someone has traced a fine red line on the puzzle maze on page 60 otherwise a near MINT copy with the title page price of 90P still unclipped.
TWO COPIES OF MILLIONS OF CATS. BY WANDA GA'G. New York: Coward McCann, 1928. Oblong 4tos. Original pictorial boards. Copy No.1: First edition, first issue (Jersey City imprint on copyright page - see enlargement 4). Imperfect, this copy has been bound up at the printers lacking four (of 16) leaves, otherwise a very good copy. Copy No.2: First edition, second issue. A COMPLETE copy but the front free endpaper and title page each have a jagged tear measuring approximately 2 1/2 inches in leng ...click for details