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 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
THE STORY OF SLEEPING BEAUTY. Told by MURIEL LEVY OF Radio Fame. Illustrated by EVELYN BOWMAR. A Ladybird Book. Loughborough: Wills & Hepworth Ltd, no date (circa 1950s). 12mo. Pictorial boards. Decorated endpapers. Illustrated with TWENTY-FOUR full page color plates by Evelyn Bowmar. In very good condition.
MANY HAPPY RETURNS. BY ROSALIE K.FRY. Cardiff: William Lewis Ltd, no date (circa 1946). 8vo. Original cloth-backed boards. Designed as a Birthday Book with decorated pages for listing birthdates from January to December - each opposite a page featuring a circular SILHOUETTE illustration. Ink presentation inscription on front paste-down and price on title page otherwise in fine condition with no other entries.
HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES. Translated By L.W.Kingsland. Illustrated by Ernest H.Shepard. 8vo. London: Oxford University Press, 1961. Green cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Eight color plates and black and white illustrations by Shepard. Dr. Richard Klein's bookplate on front pastedown. An extremely fine copy with an immaculate dust jacket. FIRST SHEPARD EDITION.
THE BROWNIES AND OTHER STORIES by MRS.J.H.EWING. Illustrated With 8 Colour Plates, and Line Drawings in the Text by E. H.Shepard. London & New York: Dent & Dutton, 1954. 8vo. Patterned cloth with pictorial dust jacket. Patterned endpapers. The dust jacket has some wear with re-inforced areas on the inside. Corner clipped from front dust jacket flap. Book itself is in very fine condition. FIRST SHEPARD EDITION.
TWO DISNEYLAND RECORDS & BOOKS. EACH IS MINT IN PACKAGE. 1968. 1.) Walt Disney's Story of Winnie The Pooh and the Honey Tree. Contains a 24 page book and one 33 1/3 long playing record; 2.) Walt Disney's The Story of Winnie The Pooh and Tigger with Songs. Contains a 24 page book and one 33 1/3 long playing record. Both books have full color illustrations and each record includes a narration of the story plus songs about the story.
THE COMEDY OF AS YOU LIKE IT. BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. East Aurora, N.Y: Roycroft, 1903. 4to. Suede backed boards stamped in gilt. Top edge gilt. Silk marker. Borders and headbands by Samuel Warner. Printed by the Roycrofters on heavy Roycroft watermarked paper. Presswork by Otto Franz. Name inked on front pastedown (see enlargement 7). Contents in excellent condition. Base of suede spine is scuffed. FIRST ROYCROFT EDITION.
THE ANIMAL BUBBLE BOOK. STORY BY RALPH MAYHEW AND BURGES JOHNSON. PICTURES BY RHODA CHASE. THE HARPER-COLUMBIA BOOK THAT SINGS. THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS. THE THREE LITTLE PIGGIES. THE THREE BLIND MICE. Harper & Brothers, 1918 (date mark B-T for 1919). Oblong pictorial boards measuring 7 inches by 6 inches. The three records are present. There is wear to the covers - namely, a portion of the spine is missing and rear cover is detached. Each record sleeve is partially split at the bottom. Reco ...click for details
THE OLD MAN OF LOCHNAGAR. H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES. ILLUSTRATIONS BY SIR HUGH CASSON K.C.V.O. London: Hamish Hamilton, (1980). Oblong 4to. Pictorial boards in original pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated in full color. Written aboard H.M.Y. BRITANNIA by Prince Charles for the amusement of his younger brothers Prince Andrew and Prince Edward who were then nine and five years old respectively. A MINT COPY. FIRST EDITION.