Doris Frohnsdorff Antiques and Rare Books
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1837 VR item #1321346
Doris Frohnsdorff
$125.00
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
$125.00
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
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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 : Children : Pre 1920 item #1320767
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$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
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SOLD
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 : Children : Pre 1950 item #1242904
Doris Frohnsdorff
$25.00
(WWII). GIRLS IN SERVICE PAINT BOOK. WAVE, NURSE, WAC. Drawings by Pat Herric. Folio. Die cut pictorial covers. Chicago: Whitman, 1943. 48 pages. Of the 48 pages, only the title page (see enlargement 2) and three others have been neatly colored. A fine, scarce, World War II coloring book. It tells the story of nine girls and their activities while serving their country. A very good copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1940 item #1242902
Doris Frohnsdorff
$25.00
THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. Chicago: Merrill, 1936. 4to. 16 pages. Illustrations by Milo Winter printed in full color on linen-finish pages. A very good copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1950 item #1242886
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$15.99
THE BIG CLOTH BOOK FOR GIRLS. London: Bancroft, no date (circa 1940). 4to. Full color illustrations printed on cloth. Babyproof and washable. A fine copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1940 item #1242885
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$25.99
WALT DISNEY'S FERDINAND THE BULL. Text From "The Story of Ferdinand" By Munro Leaf. Pictures From The Walt Disney Production Based on The Originals of Robert Lawson. Whitman, 1938. FIRST DISNEY EDITION. 4to. 32 pages. Pictorial covers. Wear to spine otherwise a very good copy.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1950 item #1242884
Doris Frohnsdorff
$15.99
THE CHRISTMAS BOOK. Christmas Stories For Children. Holiday Verses And Pictures. Games & Puzzles For Christmas Day. 4to. Pictorial covers. 254 pages. Illustrated in color and black and white. Some "follow the dots" have been penciled in and one page with color but overall the contents are in unused condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 2000 item #1132687
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$7.99
MY LITTLE BOOK ABOUT PIGLING BLAND. Based On The Original Story by Beatrix Potter. Cover Illustration BY Anita Nelson. Book Illustrations By Samuel Thiewes. Contributing Editor Sylvia Root Tester. Publications International, 1991. Measures 6 inches by 5 1/2 inches. Pictorial covers. Full color illustrations. In Mint condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 2000 item #1132685
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$17.99
BEATRIX POTTER. PETER RABBIT IN SPANISH & ITALIAN. TWO VOLUMES. New York: Dover. First editions. Spanish edition, 1987. Italian edition 1992. Original soft covers. Full color illustrations. In MINT condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 2000 item #1132157
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$25.00
BEATRIX POTTER. DEAR PETER RABBIT. A Story With Real Miniature Letters. F. Warne & Co., 1995. Square 8vo. Color pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. Contains FOURTEEN letters each which may be removed from its own decorated envelope. IN MINT CONDITION. FIRST EDITION.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 2000 item #1132154
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$25.00
GARDENING WITH PETER RABBIT. Text By Jennie Walters. With New Reproductions From The Original Illustrations By Beatrix Potter. F. Warne, (1992). FIRST EDITION. Pictorial boards. Full color and black and white illustrations. Contents feature gardening projects for each season with instructions. A mint copy. NOTE: my lighting makes the pages in my photos look pink - the pages are actually white.