Doris Frohnsdorff Antiques and Rare Books
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1930 item #1342231
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PETER RABBIT. A PIRATED edition of Beatrix Potter's famous story originally published by Frederick Warne. Potter is given no credit in this edition. Published by M.A. Donohue & Co, Chicago & New York. Red cloth. Measures 8" by 6 1/4". Patterned and illustrated endpapers. Frontispiece and 26 full page color illustrations. The book is complete but shows signs of typical wear such as marginal tears. One page has had a tear repaired with scotch tape which is present but has yellowed with age...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #1342230
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TWO VERY LARGE CHRISTMAS CARDS WITH NORMAN ROCKWELL DESIGNS. Grant. The Curtis Publishing Company, 1973. Card No.1. "GOD BLESS US EVERY ONE". Depicted is Tiny Tim from Charles Dickens' "Christmas Carol". The original oil painting by Rockwell was used for the cover of "The Saturday Evening Post", December 15, 1934. Card No. 2. "THE DISCOVERY" Depicts a young boy having discovered Santa's costume in a chest of drawers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1341326
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FREDERICK WARNE'S OFFICIAL CHRISTMAS CARD FOR 1955 PROMOTING THEIR NEW PUBLICATION "THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER. WITH AN APPRECIATION BY ANNE CARROLL MOORE". An unused card with its original envelope. The Potter illustration featured is "After the Meal" in the series "A Rabbit's Christmas Party" which was used on the cover of the book's dust jacket as well. The folded measurement of the card is 6 1/4 inches by 5 1/2 inches. Printed in full color on heavy cream colored stock. MINT AND RARE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1335107
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$35.00
PETER RABBIT AND JIMMY CHIPMUNK. Illustrations by Virginia Albert. (Cover illustrations by Fern Bisel Peat). Chicago: Saalfield, (1918). 8vo. Pictorial endpapers. Printed throughout in blue and red. Title page in color plus twelve color illustrations. Please note: photos 4 - 7 had bad lighting - the pages are whiter than shown. Paper chipped from spine otherwise very good.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1930 item #1335105
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$45.00
PETER RABBIT AT THE CIRCUS. Written By Alma Hudson. Pictured By Richard Hudson. New York: Cupples & Leon Co. (1921). 6 1/4" x 4 3/4". Original red boards with color pictorial label on front cover. Illustrated throughout with black and white line drawings and six full page color plates. 48 pages. Minor staining to the fore edges of a few pages and inoffensive light pencil marks on 3 pages otherwise in very good condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1990 item #1334802
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$45.00
MINIATURE BOOK. Peter Arrives In The Promised Land. MSGR Francis J. Weber. Designed by Francis Braun. 1 of 600 copies printed by the Junipero Sierra Press. Bound in full gilt stamped white leather. All edges gilt. SIGNED by MSGR WEBER. The frontispiece is a 1980 VATICAN stamp. Keepsake of the Miniature Book Society Grand Conclave V. In fine condition. Measures 2 7/8" x 2 1/8".
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334799
Doris Frohnsdorff
$12.99
A GROUP OF 7 MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS From The Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V. Skokie, Illinois, 1987, The items are: 1. Book - JOHN 13; 2. Book - Conclave V - # 82 of 100 copies (SIGNED); 3. Bookmark; 4. Book - The Almond Tree; 5. Metal pin; 6. Set of Splendid Press Bookmarks; 7. Book - Wise Kwaks. All in fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334797
Doris Frohnsdorff
$15.99
MINIATURE BOOK. The Private Press Of Don Hildreth. The Story. Catalogue No. 1. 1987. Printed wrappers plus 12pps. A catalogue with details of Hildreth's first three publications: 1. Jose The Burro; 2. The Tramp Printer; 3. Coyote. Measures 3" x 2". Presented as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. In fine condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334795
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$15.99
MINIATURE BOOK. Domenico Burchiello. Erespin Press, 1987. Printed wrappers plus 8pps. Portrait frontispiece. Presented by Carol & David Kent as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. Measures 3' x 2 1/4". In fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334790
Doris Frohnsdorff
$15.99
MINIATURE BOOK. Dingbats & Small Cuts From Mauritom Press. Paper wrappers plus 8 pps. Black and white illustrations throughout. Issued as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, 1987. Measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/8". In fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1990 item #1334749
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$24.50
BOOKS, By Edward P. Morgan (from "Clearing the Air"). Issued as a Keepsake at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V, Skokie, Illinois, September 1987. A fabulous miniature book with design, typography, and binding by Robert E. Massman. Calligraphy by Helene E. Sherman. Illumination by Eloise C. Massman. The book is triangular in shape with a hand colored label on the cover. The illumination depicts an Owl and is signed with the artist's initials. In fine condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1334747
Doris Frohnsdorff
$15.99
THREE MINIATURE BOOK KEEPSAKES: 1. On Books. Thomas Carlyle; 2. The Good Book Press, Peter & Donna Thomas; 3. A Good Book. Anatole Broyard. The three items were issued as keepsakes at the Miniature Book Society's Grand Conclave V held at Skokie, Illinois, September 1987. Item 1 was issued by The Bronte Press. Paper wrappers plus 8 pages. Signed. Measures 2 3/4" x 2". Item 2 was issued by Peter & Donna Thomas. A folder containing a photo of the printers...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1321346
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$75.00
RHYMES FOR THE NURSERY. Jane and Ann Taylor. Circa 1806. Published by Darton, Harvey & Co. London. 16mo. Original boards. Spine chipped. A defective copy lacking preliminary leaves but starting with the Contents page (p. vi) and one leaf of text (p.3/4). Contains the famous poem "THE STAR" ("Twinkle, twinkle, little star") on page 10. There is a six page publisher's catalogue of books bound in at the rear which does not list this volume. A very early edition of a very rare book. Sold with all fa...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1321344
Doris Frohnsdorff
$150.00
THE TOY SHOP; OR SENTIMENTAL PRECEPTOR, Containing Some Choice Trifles, For The Instruction And Amusement Of Every Little Miss And Master. Paris: Printed For Sallior, Chartre's Street, No. 340, St Honore Quarter., no date (circa 1800). 16mo. Original green boards with partial spine and original gilt-lettered leather label. A rare French imprint with English text of the famous book originally published in 1787 by Elizabeth Newbery in London and believed to have been written by Richard Johnson. Th...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1320991
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$19.99
THE BLESSED DAMOZEL & SISTER HELEN. By D(ante). G(abriel). ROSSETTI. New York: Dodge Publishing Company, no date (circa 1920). 16mo. Gilt stamped vellum style boards with original dust jacket. Decorative initials. A very fine copy. "The Little Masterpieces" series.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1320989
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$45.00
WASTE NOT, WANT NOT: Or Two Strings To Your Bow. By Maria Edgeworth. With Illustrations From Original Designs. Philadelphia & New York: Appleton, 1850. 16mo. Beautifully patterned covers in color and gilt. With two hand colored illustrations - of which, the frontispiece is detached. Appleton's catalogue of books for children is bound in at the back. Covers worn.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1800 item #1320890
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
THE ADVENTURES OF RODERICK RANDOM. By Tobias Smollett. Paisley: Printed and Sold by Alex. Weir, near the Crofs, 1774. 12mo. Full leather. 186 pages. Covers are very worn. Some markings in ink. All pages are toned with stains. Rare Scottish imprint and unusual edition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1320887
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. By A. Conan Doyle. New York: Harper & Brothers, (1892). 8vo. Original pictorial cloth. Illustrated with illustrations by Sydney Paget. Note: 5 of the 16 illustrations are missing - namely those which should face pages 80; 122; 172; 196; and 214. General wear to covers and there is a small hole on page 61. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, second issue with "if he had" on page 65, line 4. Sold as is.