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A SEARCH FOR TWO BAD MICE.ILLUS.by MARGERY GILL.1ST ED

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1990   item# 1129896

A SEARCH FOR TWO BAD MICE.ILLUS.by MARGERY GILL.1ST ED
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$15.99 

A SEARCH FOR TWO BAD MICE. By Eleanor Clymer. Pictures by Margery Gill. New York: Atheneum, 1980. 8vo. Original tan cloth in color pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in black and white. A family visits Beatrix Potter's house in order to see the dollhouse where the Two Bad Mice lived. FIRST EDITION. In mint condition.


FLOPSY, MOPSY & COTTON-TAIL PAPER DOLLS. Susan LaBelle.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1990   item# 1129330

FLOPSY, MOPSY & COTTON-TAIL PAPER DOLLS. Susan LaBelle.
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301-869-1256


$15.00 

FLOPSY, MOPSY & COTTON-TAIL PAPER DOLLS IN FULL COLOR. By Susan LaBelle. New York: Dover, 1982. FIRST EDITION. Wonderful paper dolls inspired by Beatrix Potter. There are three rabbit paper dolls and outfits for each month of the year. Please see enlargements for details. In MINT, uncut, condition. Flopsy and Mopsy each measure approximately 4 1/4 inches in height. Cotton-tail measures 4 inches in height. There are 21 outfits all printed on heavy stock.


BEATRIX POTTER SHAPE BOOK. JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK. 1988

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1990   item# 1128766

BEATRIX POTTER SHAPE BOOK. JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK. 1988
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301-869-1256


$12.50 

THE TALE OF JEMIMA PUDDLE-DUCK. Retold from the original story by BEATRIX POTTER. New York: Derrydale, 1988. A SHAPE BOOK. Full color illustrations printed on heavy boards. In MINT condition. First edition thus.


"BEATRIX POTTER'S CODE WRITING" in HORN BOOK. 1963

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1970   item# 1128623

"BEATRIX POTTER'S CODE WRITING" in HORN BOOK. 1963
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301-869-1256


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"BEATRIX POTTER'S CODE WRITING" by Leslie Linder in THE HORN BOOK. Volume XXXIX. Number 2.Boston, The Horn Book, April 1963. 8vo. Original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. Contains "Beatrix Potter's Code Writing" by Leslie Linder on pages 140-55. In excellent condition.


1ST PRTG OF FAITHFUL DOVE IN HORN BOOK. B.POTTER 1955

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1960   item# 1128616

1ST PRTG OF FAITHFUL DOVE IN HORN BOOK. B.POTTER 1955
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301-869-1256


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"THE TALE OF THE FAITHFUL DOVE" in THE HORN BOOK. Volume XXXI. Number 6 (December 1955). Boston, 1955. 8vo. Original pictorial pale green wrappers (ex library stamp on cover). Contains the first appearance of "THE TALE OF THE FAITHFUL DOVE" on pages 480-87. In addition, there is an article entitled "The Little Potters" by Elizabeth Connell Reed on pages 433-42. Apart from cover stamp, in excellent condition.


BEATRIX POTTER'S ADDRESS BOOK. FIRST EDITION. 1982

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1990   item# 1128460

BEATRIX POTTER'S ADDRESS BOOK. FIRST EDITION. 1982
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$25.00 

BEATRIX POTTER'S ADDRESS BOOK. London: Frederick Warne, (1982). Original pictorial boards in original acetate dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Full color and black and white illustrations. FIRST EDITION. A MINT UNUSED COPY.


ORATION PRONOUNCED JULY 4, 1800 J. RUSSELL

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1125621

ORATION PRONOUNCED JULY 4, 1800 J. RUSSELL
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301-869-1256


$75.00 

AN ORATION PRONOUNCED JULY 4, 1800 AT THE MEETING-HOUSE IN PROVIDENCE: It Being The ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE. By Jonathan Russell, Esq. Watertown N.Y.: Printed by W.Woodward, 1830. 20 pp. Original untrimmed and stitched sheets measuring 10" x 6". In fine condition with a few minor inked corrections and marked, in ink, "Fifteenth Edition" on title page.


BELL'S POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THOMAS TICKELL. 1781

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1800   item# 1121247

BELL'S POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THOMAS TICKELL. 1781
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301-869-1256


$125.00 

THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS TICKELL. With The Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. Edinburg (sic): At The Apollo Press, By The Martins, 1781. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather. Gilt tooled Greek Key design on both covers. The spine with gilt lyre designs in compartments and red and black onlays. Marbled endpapers. Engraved pictorial title: "Beneath a lofty tulip's shade/Sat the young lover and th'Immortal maid". Head of spine and joints rubbed but overall a very good ...click for details


BELL'S POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN. ELIJAH FENTON. 1779.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1800   item# 1121246

BELL'S POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN. ELIJAH FENTON. 1779.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
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$125.00 

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 PICTURED BY PELAGIE DOANE.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1950   item# 1120190

THREE PRAYERS FOR CHILDREN PICTURED BY PELAGIE DOANE.
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$45.00 

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.

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