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THE RELUCTANT DRAGON. GRAHAME. E.H.SHEPARD ILLUS. 1938

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1940   item# 1028976

THE RELUCTANT DRAGON. GRAHAME. E.H.SHEPARD ILLUS. 1938
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

THE RELUCTANT DRAGON. BY KENNETH GRAHAME. ILLUSTRATED BY ERNEST H. SHEPARD. (New York): Holiday House, (1938). 8vo. Pictorial cloth with printed paper label on spine. Original pictorial dust jacket. Designed by Helen Gentry. Printed by W.E. Rudge's Sons. Black and white illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. FIRST EDITION. A very fine copy in slightly worn dust jacket.


1ST WHISPER WIND IN THE WILLOWS K.GRAHAME 1945 1st ED

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1950   item# 1028970

1ST WHISPER WIND IN THE WILLOWS K.GRAHAME 1945 1st ED
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$75.00 

FIRST WHISPER OF 'THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS' BY KENNETH GRAHAME. Edited, With An Introduction, by ELSPETH GRAHAME. Philadelphia, J.P.Lippincott, (1945). FIRST EDITION. 12mo. Original cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated. The story of how the classic tale THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS came into being. The story was first set down in a series of letters to Grahame's young son Alastair, or, "Mouse" when he was on a visit to the seaside. A fine copy.


LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD. ILLUSTRATED BY PRIMROSE. 1946

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1950   item# 1028089

LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD. ILLUSTRATED BY PRIMROSE. 1946
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

THE STORY OF LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD. RETOLD FROM PERRAULT. ILLUSTRATIONS BY PRIMROSE. Chicago: Willcox & Follett Co., 1946. Square 8vo. Pictorial boards in original pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with fine LITHOGRAPHED color illustrations by Primrose McPherson Paschal. Please see enlargements for details. According to an account of this book in "The Art & Life of Primrose Mcpherson Paschal", page 19, it is stated that Primrose chose her friends as models - "Little Red R ...click for details


THE CUCKOO CLOCK. MOLESWORTH/SHEPARD. 1st. 1954

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1960   item# 1025877

THE CUCKOO CLOCK. MOLESWORTH/SHEPARD. 1st. 1954
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$75.00 

THE CUCKOO CLOCK. By Mrs. MOLESWORTH. LONDON & N.Y.:Dent & Dutton, 1954. FIRST EDITION. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated by Ernest H.Shepard with four color plates and twenty black and white illustrations. Original pictorial cloth binding in color pictorial dust jacket. A very fine copy.


POOH'S COUNTING BOOK. MILNE/SHEPARD. 1ST 1982

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1990   item# 1025840

POOH'S COUNTING BOOK. MILNE/SHEPARD. 1ST 1982
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$27.50 

POOH'S COUNTING BOOK. By A.A.MILNE. Illustrations by E.H.Shepard. New York: E.P.Dutton, 1982. Square 16mo. Original pictorial boards in dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers. Black and white illustrations - each page with blue borders and numbers. A mint copy. First American edition.


THE FLYING CARPET. MILNE, HUGH LOFTING, M.L.ATTWELL, &.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1930   item# 1024517

THE FLYING CARPET. MILNE, HUGH LOFTING, M.L.ATTWELL, &.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$75.00 

THE FLYING CARPET. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1925). 4to. Original cloth. A Collection of short stories and poems by various authors such as: A.A.Milne; Hugh Lofting (an original DR.DOLITTLE story); Walter De La Mare; James Barrie, etc. There are 4 mounted color plates by HAROLD EARNSHAW; H.M.BROCK; SUSAN PEARSE; and MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL. There are numerous black and white illustrations by various artists including: E.H.SHEPARD; T.HEATH ROBINSON; A.H.WATSON; et al. FIRST EDITION. A v ...click for details


QUALITY STREET. HUGH THOMSON. 22 COLOR PLATES. 1913.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1920   item# 1024498

QUALITY STREET. HUGH THOMSON. 22 COLOR PLATES. 1913.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

QUALITY STREET. A COMEDY IN THREE ACTS BY J.M.BARRIE. Illustrations By Hugh Thomson. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date (1913). 4to. Original pictorial gilt cloth. Contains 22 beautiful color plates each mounted on heavy stock and each with a protective captioned and illustrated guard. Numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Pictorial endpapers. The spine is darkened and there is some water damage to the lower edge of each cover (please see photo enlargements). The contents are i ...click for details


PETER RABBIT & HIS PA. LOUISE A.FIELD. V. ALBERT ILLUS.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1920   item# 1022150

PETER RABBIT & HIS PA. LOUISE A.FIELD. V. ALBERT ILLUS.
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$125.00 

PETER RABBIT AND HIS PA. By Louise A. Field. With Illustrations by Virginia Albert. Akron: Saalfield, (1916). 8vo. Original pictorial boards. Title page and eight illustrations in full color plus black and white drawings throughout the text. Decorative initials in red. This is an extremely fine copy rarely found in this condition. There are a couple of minor stains on the front cover but the contents are in perfect condition and appear to never have been read. The pages are clean and fresh and t ...click for details


FIRST LATIN ED. FERDINAND THE BULL. ROBERT LAWSON ILLUS

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1970   item# 1022142

FIRST LATIN ED. FERDINAND THE BULL. ROBERT LAWSON ILLUS
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Doris Frohnsdorff
301-869-1256


$75.00 

FERDINANDUS TAURUS. A MUNRO LEAF CONSCRIPTUS. A ROBERTO LAWSON DEPICTUS. Latine ab Elizabetha Hadas Redditus. (Philadelphia): David McKay Co, Inc., 1962. Square 8vo. Pictorial cloth in original pictorial dust jacket. The FIRST LATIN EDITION of Munro Leaf's classic story of Ferdinand the Bull - the bull who would rather sit and smell the flowers than fight in the Bull Ring. With black and white illustrations by Robert Lawson. A very good copy.


THE PURPLE COW & OTHER POEMS. GELETT BURGESS. 1968.

Catalogue: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Children: Pre 1970   item# 1022140

THE PURPLE COW & OTHER POEMS. GELETT BURGESS. 1968.
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301-869-1256


$25.00 

THE PURPLE COW AND OTHER POEMS: Written and Illustrated by Gelett Burgess. A facsimile Reproduction from the Original Manuscript in THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY, San Marino, California. 1968. 4to. Purple wrappers with a die-cut hole to show part of the illustration on the title page. Foreword by James Thorpe. A fine facsimile, in color, of Burgess' original manuscript of 1894. It contains his immortal poem "The Purple Cow" - "I never saw a Purple Cow/I never hope to see one/ But I c ...click for details

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