New York: McLoughlin Bros. nd. First Edition Thus (presumed). Original Wraps. Part of the Aunt Kate series. Wonderful color litho images. Overall, a rather handsome copy of this uncommon iteration. Seldom found as presentable as here. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of toning to wraps, spine largely split, small closed tear... Item #6274
The Meadow-Brook Girls Across County:. or The Young Pathfinders on a Summer Hike.
New York: Saalfield Publishing Company, 1913. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Minor shelf wear, penciled inscription on ffep, touch of toning at page edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf wear, minor chipping at head, heel and tips, else bright and unmarred. Red cloth boards, black ink lettering... Item #3217
Mary Lee and the Mystery of the Indian Beads:. The Big Little Book.
Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co. 1937. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Due to the design, overall construction quality and the fact that most were read to death by small hands, these volumes are seldom found in especially good condition. Overall, a very presentable copy. Light shelf wear, small nick at upper... Item #2792
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1911. Second Edition. Hardcover. Widely considered one of Dulac's best works. Though obviously flawed, the presence of [most of] the very scarce DJ is quite unusual. Overall, a handsome copy of this significant work. Minor shelf/edge wear, touch of glue toning at preliminaries, minor foxing at... Item #6032
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merill Company, 1903. Later Edition. Hardcover. With eight color plates and black and white illustrations throughout. Appears to be fourth/fifth edition, second state. A rather nice copy of this early edition. Light shelf/edge wear, spine lightly sun touched, head and heel rumpled, rear board shows unusual color shift... Item #1291
New York: Platt and Munk, 1951 . Hardcover. Wounderfully rich illustrations including coverage of the Magpie, Oriole, Belted Kingfisher, Cedar Waxwing, Meadowlark and many more (28 total). In most cases, both the male and female are illustrated. Seldom found in such nice condition. A very handsome copy. Gift inscription on... Item #2805
London: Scholastic Press, 1996. Reprint/First Thus. Hardcover. A pristine copy with signature by Bemelmans. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minimal shelf wear, else clean and bright. Color Pictorial paper boards, pictorial endpages. 4to. np, approx 52pp. Illus. (color plates). Signed by author on half-title, "Madeline Bemelmans." Item #1395
London: Scholastic Ltd, 1992. Reprint/Fourth Edition. Hardcover. A pristine copy with signature by M. Bemelmans. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows very minimal shelf wear, else bright and clean. Color pictorial paper boards, pictorial endpages. 4to. 56pp. Illus (color plates). Signed by author's wife (and character namesake) on half-title, "Madeline... Item #1396
New York: Viking, 1953 . Eighth Printing. Hardcover. Very light shelf wear, one corner bumped, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, several small, closed tears, very minor chipping at tips, Caldecott Medal sticker on front, careful reinforcement at inside head, price clipped, else bright and unmarred... Item #2189
Bemelmans, Ludwig; Marciano, John Bemelmans; Bemelmans, Barbara.
Madeline in America. and Other Holiday Tales .
New York: Arthur A Levine, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Ludwig's grandson has done an exceptional job taking story ideas, outlines and short strips and fleshing them out. A lovely collection and a wonderful homage to Ludwig's, Madeline. Top corners very gently bumped, small impression at bottom edge of both boards... Item #3768
London: Jarrold & Sons, 1894. First Edition/First State. Hardcover. Approx. 75 drawings by Rackham (and numerous by others). (Latimore & Haskell, 3) Overall, a handsome copy of this rather scarce Rackham title. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of toning/sunning to spine, else tight, bright and unmarred. Grey cloth boards, black and... Item #4021
Beston, Henry; Coatsworth, Elizabeth; Day, Maurice (illus).
Chimney Farm Bedtime Stories.
New York: Holt Rhinehart and Winston, 1966. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. DJ professionally de-acidified. Overall, a handsome copy of this charming work, in quite uncommon DJ. Very minor shelf/edge wear, gentle bump at heel, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows light shelf/edge wear, light chipping at head and heel... Item #3865
Dogs Great and Small:. With Numerous Full-Page Color-Plates After Paintings in Water Colors by Frederick J. Boston and With Decorative Borders and Other Designs, Together With New Stories and Verses by Elizabeth S. Tucker.
New York: Frederick B. Stokes Company, 1895. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Published in conjunction with Children's Book of Dogs and Cats. The two "smaller" books ['Cats and Kittens' and 'Dogs Great and Small'] each include the half of the primary work that fit the title and are signficantly more scarce... Item #6575
Curley Harper at Lakespur:. From the Famous Newspaper Cartoon.
New York: Lynn Publishing Co. 1935. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Due to the design, overall construction quality and the fact that most were read to death by small hands, these volumes are seldom found in especially good condition. Overall, a very handsome copy. Light shelf/edge wear, light toning at text... Item #2789
London: Frederick Warne and Co. 1910. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. First published by Routledge in 1888, the work was turned over to Warne approximately 15 years later. Overall, a rather handsome copy of this early Greenaway classic. Light shelf/edge wear, tips through, sunning to spine, small scribble at colophon pages... Item #3941
Chapin, Anna Alice; Smith, Jessie Willcox (illus).
Now-A-Days Fairy Book:. "There are just as many Fairies now-a-days"...What Grandmother always said.
New York: Dodd, Mead And Company, 1911. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Beautifully illustated with 6 full-page Smith plates. HBS 51357DJH; Nudelman A34. A handsome copy of this noted and increasingly scarce classic. Minor shelf/edge wear, white ink at spine shows fading, very small moisture stain at top of text block... Item #4005
Coatsworth, Elizabeth; de Angeli, Marguerite (illus).
New York: Macmillan, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Lovely tale of a little girl in Maine and author's poetry. Light shelf/edge wear, touch of soiling to boards, penciled name on ffep (partially erased), small tape ghost on ffep, small stain on fore-edge, else tight, bright and unmarred. Green cloth boards, blue... Item #3943
New York: Macmillan, 1930. First Edition. Hardcover. Winner of the 1931 Newbery Medal. A wonderful story of a poor Japanese artist who is commissioned to paint a picture of the Buddha's death and the effects and "miracle" that surround the artist's cat, Good Fortune. Overall, a lovely copy of this... Item #4001
Collodi, C. [Carlo Lorenzini]; Kirk, Maria L. (illus).
Pinocchio:. The Story of a Puppet.
Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1916. First Edition Thus (no additional printings indicated). Hardcover. White ink on front board very bright and clean. Gift from ___________ to his grandchildren. Overall, a rather pleasing copy with an interesting association. Light shelf/edge wear, light sunning at spine, touch of foxing at... Item #3850
Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. The third volume of the "America's" series. Overall, a very handsome copy, very scarce signed. Inscribed by Ward. Minor shelf/edge wear, one spot through at tip, inscribed by artist on ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows two very small, closed tears, else... Item #3728
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Early Reprint. Hardcover. Minor shelf/edge wear, touch of fraying at head and heel, one tip through, hint of rubbing at spine, joints starting, textblock slightly loose from boards, else tight, bright and unmarred. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering, color paper onlay, color pictorial endpages... Item #3933
Crothers, Samuel McChord; Smith, Jessie Wilcox (illus).
The Children of Dickens.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 . Early Reprint. Hardcover. Early reprint (still showing original onlay as opposed to later red boarder). Overall, a handsome copy. Minor shelf/edge wear, very minor rubbing at front onlay (very small manufacturing ripple rubbed), owners inscription on ffep and title page, pictorial endpages partly... Item #3871
Fables of Aesop and Others:. Translated into English; With Instructive Applications and a Print Before Each Fable.
New York: Evert Duyckinck, 1813. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Repaired and rebound by Amy Wertheimer in 1987 with matching slipcase with burgundy silk pull. A lovely volume. Leaves toned, touch of foxing, professional repairs of torn leaves, else tight and unmarred. Slipcase tight. Half bound, burgundy leather spine and tips... Item #1681
Babar's French Lessons:. Les Lecons de Francais de Babar.
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. English words in bold black ink, French words in blue ink. Overall, a rather handsome copy of this scarce volume. Light shelf/edge wear, bump to head resulted in small splits at both front and rear hinge, small tear in red area at... Item #2086
Mickey Mouse The Mail Pilot:. The Big Little Book.
Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Company, 1933. First Edition Thus. Pictorial Wraps. Due to the design, overall construction quality and the fact that most were read to death by small hands, these volumes are seldom found in especially good condition...even more so with the paperbacked editions. Overall, a very presentable copy... Item #2787