VICTORIAN MINIATURE "CALENDAR OF THE SEASONS" Marcus Ward, 1885. A four-paneled calendar which originally would have been folded but now separated at each fold with each separate card measuring 4 1/4" by 2 5/8". The chromolithographed cards are printed in full colors and gilt. Each card features a portrait miniature of a young girl in a central medallion: 1.) SPRING; 2.) SUMMER; 3.) AUTUMN; 4.) WINTER. Please see enlargements for details. The backs have a calendar for 1885 wi ...click for details
AN EARLY L.PRANG CHRISTMAS CARD. 1880. It depicts a small child gazing at some birds on a tree branch from which hangs some Christmas stockings. Captioned: Hang stockings high,/ Christmas is nigh,/ And birds will surely find them./ And when they go/ They will, I know,/Leave many gifts behind them. Measures 5 1/4" by 3 1/4". In very good condition.
PETER RABBIT STATIONERY. 10 Sheets. 10 Envelopes. F. Warne in association with Hunkydory Designs Ltd., 1983. Each sheet measures 9" x 5 7/8" and features a color illustration of Beatrix Potter's "Flopsy, Mopsy & Cottontail". In original cellophane wrap (partially split at right edge). Otherwise in MINT unused condition.
A THEATRE PROGRAM for BEATRIX POTTER'S "THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER" BALLET. Sadler's Wells 4-28 Jan. 1989. The ballet was presented by the National Youth Music Theatre. The program for "THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER. An opera in 2 acts". With music and libretto by Douglas Young based on the original story by BEATRIX POTTER. Also included is another ballet - "Les Petits Rats". In mint condition.
AN INVITATION & ENVELOPE for an exhibition "PETER RABBIT & OTHER TALES. ART FROM THE WORLD OF BEATRIX POTTER". The invitation is for a private viewing of the exhibition held at the Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University Faculty of Arts & Science on Thursday, March 31, 1977. Together with its original envelope. Mint condition.
A RARE CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR'S CARD BY ERNEST H. SHEPARD. (London): The Chelsea Publishing Co., no date (circa 1930's).8vo.(4 pages). Printed at the MORLAND PRESS on fine laid paper with "1590" watermark. Colophon on page 4 states "DESIGNED BY E.H.SHEPARD/PRODUCED IN ENGLAND BY/THE CHELSEA PUBLISHING CO." Pages 2 & 3 are blank. The card has a folded measurement of 9 5/8" x 6". Deckled fore-edge. The card is captioned: GREET/INGS/FOR/CHRIST/MAS &/T ...click for details
TWO ISSUES of THE ADVENTURES OF JACK AND BETTY. By Clara Andrews Williams. Drawings By George Alfred Williams. Crowell Pub. Co.,1913. Two CUT-OUT booklets each originally issued as a supplement to "The Woman's Home Companion Magazine" in November and December of 1913. These charming items were each presented as one large sheet to be folded and assembled by children and made up as an eight page booklet. Being offered are: 1.) the November 1913 issue completely assembled and stitched ...click for details
A PAIR OF BOOKMARKS COMMEMORATING THE FIRST MEETING OF THE LEWIS CARROLL SOCIETY (of NORTH AMERICA). The bookmarks were issued and given as a remembrance of the meeting held at Princeton University, January 12-13, 1974. Each bookmark is printed in the type of purple ink favored by Carroll and measures 7 1/4 inches by 2 1/4 inches. In fine condition. Many Carroll enthusiasts attended, including Martin Gardner, Stan Marx, David & Maxine Schaefer, et al.
SIX ARTHUR RACKHAM PLATES. Loose plates, each with blank versos, extracted from Snickerty Nick and from St. Nicholas Magazine. 1. "Hark, Hark, The Dogs Do Bark". 2. "Jack Sprat And His Wife". 3. "Children In Kensington Gardens, London". 4. "The Little Boy". 5. "Dance Of Spring". 6. "Dance Of Winter And The Gnomes". No tears or creases.
FOUR ARTHUR RACKHAM COLOR ADVERTISEMENTS FOR CASHMERE BOUQUET SOAP. Circa 1920s. Four advertisements - each one trimmed to the image only. 1. Garden scene of two young women in a rose arbor - measures 7 1/2" x 5 3/4". 2. "The Scent of the Rose" - measures 7" x 6". 3. "The Next Dance" - measures 6 1/2" x 5 1/2". 4. Interior scene with three young women - measures 5 3/4" x 5". Apart from being trimmed, each is in fine condition with no te ...click for details