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 : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1335107
Doris Frohnsdorff
$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
Doris Frohnsdorff
$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
Doris Frohnsdorff
$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 : Bindings : Pre 1990 item #1334749
Doris Frohnsdorff
$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 : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1321346
Doris Frohnsdorff
$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...
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...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1320989
Doris Frohnsdorff
$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 : Bindings : Children : Pre 1920 item #1320767
Doris Frohnsdorff
$45.00
PUSS IN BOOTS. Done In Poster Stamps. New York: United Art Publishing Company, (1915). 24mo. Original pictorial boards. The complete 12 illustrations have each been correctly placed in their proper positions. The cover illustration (which corresponds to the final illustration in the book - see enlargement 3) is defaced otherwise in very good condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1980 item #1320761
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
MERRY CHRISTMAS, HARRY. Story and Pictures By Mary Chalmers. New York: Harper & Row, (1977). 12mo. Original pictorial boards in original pictorial dust jacket. One in the series of delightful children's books featuring Harry the kitten. Fully illustrated. FIRST EDITION. In very fine condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1320758
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
TRAVELS IN SOUTH-EASTERN ASIA, Compiled From The Most Authentic And Recent Sources. Dublin: J. Jones, 1823. 12mo. Full leather. Woodcuts. Sound copy with some wear to covers. FIRST EDITION. Early Irish imprint for children.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1320757
Doris Frohnsdorff
$75.00
TRAVELS IN SWEDEN, DENMARK, AND NORWAY. Dublin: Bentham & Hardy, 1826. 12mo. Full leather. Illustrated with fine woodcuts. Early Irish travel book for children. Sound internally with some cover wear. FIRST EDITION.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1940 item #1320756
Doris Frohnsdorff
$250.00
MARY POPPINS COMES BACK. By P.L.TRAVERS. Illustrated By Mary Shepard. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1935). 8vo. Original decorated green cloth. Black and white illustrations by Mary Shepard. Illustrated endpapers. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION SIGNED with initials by the author on the title page. Bookplate on front paste-down. No dust jacket. General wear but a sound copy of this classic.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1960 item #1315252
Doris Frohnsdorff
$24.50
WALT DISNEY. Minnie Mouse Girl Explorer. Wheaties Comic Book D-8. 1951. Oblong Comic Book measuring 2 5/8" by 7 5/8". 32 pages. One in a series of Comic Books issued as premiums for Wheaties Cereal. There were 4 sets (A,B,C, and D) with 8 books in each set. This Comic Book is number 8 in in the "D" set. There is yellowed scotch tape on the inside of the front and back covers but otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1800 item #1290970
Doris Frohnsdorff
$1,250.00
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1900 item #1279600
Doris Frohnsdorff
$35.00
TRIALS OF AN INVENTOR: LIFE AND DISCOVERIES OF CHARLES GOODYEAR. By Rev. Bradford K. Peirce. New York: Carlton & Lanahan, (1866). Embossed cloth. Gilt lettering on spine. Engraved frontispiece and four plates. A biography of Goodyear and his experiments. Bookplate. A very good copy. Provenance: ex collection of Dr. Geoffrey J.C. Frohnsdorff
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1837 VR item #1279552
Doris Frohnsdorff
$750.00
RECHERCHES EXPERIMENTALES SUR LES CHAUX DE CONSTRUCTION, LES BETONS ET LES MORTIERS ORDINAIRES; PAR L. J. VICAT, ANCIEN ELEVE DE L'ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE, INGENIEUR DU CORPS ROYAL DES PONTS ET CHAUSEES DE FRANCE. Paris: Chez Goujon, Libraire De LL.AA.RR.Mme La Duchesse De Berry Et La Duchesse D'Orleans, Rue Du Bac, No 33, M.DCCC.XVIII. (1818). 4to. Bound in 3/4 leather with red leather label on gilt-lettered spine. FIRST EDITION. Louis Joseph Vicat's (1786-1861) published work which led to the inve...