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. RING - ROUND - ROSY

By: GREENAWAY, KATE

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Akron, Saalfield, 1907


12mo (5 x 6 1/2"), cloth, some fraying and soil, 12p. including covers, One of the volumes in Saalfield’s series of ‘muslin books’. VG. Illustrated in color on every page based in part be her drawings from the Almanacks. This copy differs from all other copies we have seen; the front cover is white, not red. Unknown if this is a variant edition or a later printing - in all other respects it is the same as other copies we have seen. The back cover is red and blue,... View more info

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A Dish of Apples

By: Philpott, Eden

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1921


Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. 1st trade edition, 8vo, cloth. 3 tipped-in color plates, 21 b/w drawings and line drawings throughout. Good+: light wear to covers; light rubbing to lower corners and edges of spine; ffep age-toned; prior owner's inked signature opposite front paste down. No jacket. View more info

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A Selection of Aesop's Fables (translated by Boris Artzybasheff)

By: Aesop

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chamberlain Press, 1984


boards, 5"x6. A selection of fables illustrated with colored wood engravings by Sarah Chamberlain and translated by Boris Artzybasheff. Limited signed edition of 150 copies. Signed by the illustrator on the limitation page. Ten coloured plates, each with small illustration on the reverse. View more info

Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines / A Fable

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Avon Books, 1998


1st ed. Signed by Bradbury on title page. A pristine copy! View more info

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Alice Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $185.00

Publisher: London, McGibbon & Kee, 1972

Edition: 1st thus.


1st UK edition of the Ralph Steadman illustrated classic. 4to, black cloth. 144 pp. Centenary edition prepared by the Committee of the Lewis Carroll Society. Near fine copy in fine d/w. The only flaw is a very small bit of bumping (1/4” light crush) at the top of the spine. Signed by Steadman in blue ink on the title page. View more info

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All Through the Night

By: Field, Rachel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan, 1940

Edition: 1st ed.


Miniature book: 4"x5". A Christmas fable Field won the Newberry Medal for best children's book of 1929, "Hitty". Fine in good d/w, which has the price clipped out. Signed by Field on end-paper. View more info

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Contes de Fees par Charles Perrault / Ornes de Gravures Nouvelles [Perrault's Fair Tales]

By: Perrault, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, L. De Bure, Libraire, n.d. (circa 1850)


French printing of several of Perrault's fairy tales, illustrated with 8 hand-colored plates. Includes Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and six other tales. 12mos, marbled boards, rebacked in black leather w/leather corners. Condition good:interior clean and tight with no foxing. Rear endpaper detached, front end-paper partially detached, inside covers soiled, edges and corners rubbed. A very nice illustrated edition. View more info

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Dame Wiggins of Lee

By: Ruskin, John (Ed.) Greenaway, Kate (illus.)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Kent, George Allen, 1885


George Allen, Orpington, Kent, 1885. Hardcover. First edition thus (originally published in 1823). Octavo. 20pp. Original gilt-stamped decorated brown cloth. Edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin, and with several new illustrations by Kate Greenaway. Illustrated with twenty-two woodcuts. In this copy, the first three illustrations have been hand-colored; the woodcuts from the 1823 edition remain monotone. Very good copy. Inked inscription on front end paper and ... View more info

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Dinosaur Tales

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble Books, 1996


1st ed. thus. 8vo, hardcover signed by Bradbury on front end-paper. Pristine copy in d/w! View more info

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Dogs Think That Every Day is Christmas

By: Bradbury, Ray

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Gibbs-Smith, 1997


1st ed. Inscribed by Bradbury on title page. Pristine copy! View more info

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Enchanted Garden, The

By: Erskine, John

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chicago, The Bookfellows, 1925


First edition. #64/300 signed copies. Cloth backed marble boards with paper labels on spine and front cover, deckle edges. Very good; corners bumped and rubbed, light wear to edges; spine label beginning to peel at top edge but still fully intact. Former owner's bookplate and signature on front endpapers. View more info

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FAIRYTALE GEMS

By: HARBOUR, Jennie. Verses by Hilda Hart.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: London, London Raphael Tuck & Sons, [1925]


1st ed thus., 16mo 4½ x 3½. An accordion fold out book with 8 double sided panels with color images by Harbour facing children’s poetry by Hart. Undated but generally presumed to be c. 1925. Publisher’s number ‘950’ at base of final fold. Original silk ties are present as is the scarce publisher’s box. The tales are: The Goose Girl. Red Riding Hood. The Beautiful Princess. Beauty and the Beast. The Sleeping Beauty. The Magic Mirror. Cinderella. Snow-White and... View more info

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Hosie's Alphabet

By: Baskin, Leonard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Viking Press, 1972


1st edition (1972) of this Caldecott Medal winner, signed by illustrator Leonard Baskin in red ink on the front end paper. The book itself is in fine condition. The dust jacket has a 3/4" closed tear at front top, a 1/4" closed tear at rear top and a 2" water stain in lower right front corner. The water stain does not affect the book. View more info

Little Story Books

By: Various

Price: $55.00

Publisher: John H. Eggers, 1917


Four miniature story books in original box. Each book 2- 1/4" x 2 3/4", 8pp., stapled wrappers with three-color illustrations. Box has an illustration on the front with the verse ' Here are little story books that I am sending you, I hope you'll like the stories and colored pictures, too!'. The books are all in Very good-near fine condition; the box has some light rubbing along the edges and a prior owner’s inked gift inscription; this is light and not very noticeable ... View more info

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McElligot's Pool

By: Seuss, Dr.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Random House, 1958


4to, illustrated boards. Fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Later printing (1958-59). The book itself is nearly perfect with just some very light shelf-wear along the bottom edge and corners. The dust jacket has a 1/4" tear at the top right corner and bottom of spine and lightly rubbed corners. View more info