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RHYMES AND BALLADS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS

By: [Whitman, Sarah, Wyman]; Coolidge, Susan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 71

Condition: Good +


C4to (10” x 7 ½”). pp. viii; 143. Unsigned Sarah Wyman Whitman binding in smooth olive green cloth boards stamped in silver on cover with titles in Mrs. Whitman’s high waisted, rustic sans serif lettering and fillets dividing the cover into quadrants decorated with corner flowers. Spine stamped with titles in silver. Frontis. with tissue guard and b/w Arts & Crafts illustrations throughout by E. H. Garrett, Harriet Roosevelt Richards and others. Good+ condition wi... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES COOK BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE KITCHEN PEOPLE

By: Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 179

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated in the Golden Age tradition by Jane Allen Boyer (color frontis and textual vignette illustrations in line), and Margaret G. Hays (full page line illustrations printed in red and black). One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the do... View more info

A LOG OF THE SPANISH MAIN

By: Mora, Jo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Jo Mora, Jr.: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 182

Condition: Good +


8vo (6" x 8¾”). Yellow cloth boards with titles and illustration of a pirate stamped in black, red and green on front cover. Illustrated paste-downs. Brass rivet binding. A pre-printed diary provided by W. R. Grace and Company to young passengers of its Grace Line cruisers headed for the Caribbean coast and Gulf of Mexico (the Spanish Main). The book provides a young sailer with diary space and information about life aboard ship and what to expect at their ports ... View more info

HUGH THOMSON'S ILLUSTRATED FAIRY BOOKS JACK THE GIANT KILLER

By: Thomson, Hugh

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co. Limited: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 183


4to. (6¾” x 8½”). pp. 32. No pagination. Pictoral chromolithographic paper wrappers, 16 full page color illustrations and 16 pages of line vignettes by Hugh Thomson. This was the first and only issue of Hugh Thomson's Illustrated Fairy Book series, since at the time of publication, the illustrations were thought to be too realistically gruesome by adults purchasing the book for children. As this booklet was targeted to young children, very few survived to the prese... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES SEWING BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE THIMBLE PEOPLE

By: [Boyer, Jane Allen]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer in the Golden Age tradition with full page color illustrations and textual vignette illustrations. Includes 10 tissue-paper fold-out clothing patterns. One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the... View more info

AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD DOG

By: [Caldecott, Randolph]; Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge And Sons: ND

Edition: Later printing

Seller ID: 198

Condition: fair


24mo (5½" x 4½"). 32 pp. Sewn stiff card covers printed front and back. Eight full-page colour illustrations, full page and vignette line illustrations on all remaining pages. a.e.g. An Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog was the second of the 16 Randolph Caldecott's Picture Books released. Noted for the subtle beauty and feeling of Caldecott's illustration of the mad dog opposite p. 15. An early Routledge release, but not the first edition released in 1879 measur... View more info

THE TORCH A BOOK OF POEMS FOR BOYS SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY LOUISE COLLIER WILLCOX

By: [Green, Elizabeth Shippen]; Willcox, Louise Collier (Compiler)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100

Condition: Very good +


Square 8vo (9½" x 7½"). [i - vi]; vii - xxiii; [xxiv -xxvi]; [1 -2]; 3 - 514. Olive green cloth publisher's binding stamped with with titles and medallion containing illustration of olympians passing the torch on front board; titles and a styalized torch stamped in gold on the spine. Includes 7 full page collor illustrations by Elizabeth Shippen Green and Others. Author index. Cut edges and batik style endpapers. Elizabeth Shippen Green studied with Howard P... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES HOUSEKEEPER ADVENTURES AMONG THE DOLL PEOPLE

By: [Greene, Julia; Mowitz, Albert C., illustrators]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 178

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [xviii]; 253. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Color paper dolls, vignette and margin silhouettes by Julia Greene; frontispiece, foldout doll house plans and color paper furnature by Albert C. Mowitz. A scarce copy complete with all 9 paper dolls and clothing, Arts and Crafts style furnishings and doll house plans. One in a series of seven books by Jane... View more info

TALES OF THE PUNJAB TOLD BY THE PEOPLE

By: [Kipling, John Lockwood]; Steele, Flora Annie

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. Limited: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 57

Condition: very good


Second printing. C8vo (7 ¼“x 5 ¼”). pp. xvi; 395. Beautiful Art Nouveau unsigned publisher’s binding by J. Lockwood Kipling in smooth dark green cloth with olive tree, jackal and pea-hen stamped in gold; spine with titles, a native, a cobra and an alligator stamped in gold; Cream end papers. b/w line block Frontis., full page illustrations, historiated initials, headpieces, tail pieces and textual vignettes by J. Lockwood Kipling. With notes by R. C. Temple. Cov... View more info

PU DER BÄR (German translation of Winnie the Pooh)

By: [Shepard, E. H. (illustrator), ARA (illustrator)]; Milne, A. A.; Schiffer, E. L. (Translator)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Berlin-Grünewald, Williams & Co. Verlag GmbH: 1929

Seller ID: 204

Condition: Very good


8vo (6¼" x 8¼"). p.202; [205]. Quarter Blue cloth over pictorial paper covered boards; Laid paper eps. Frontis. and vignette line illustrations throughout by E.H. Shepard; Color frontis. color cover illustration and rear board illustration by A. R. A. German language translation of Winnie the Pooh by E. L. Schiffer. Moderate shelf wear and soil with a cracked rear hinge and small (1/4") hole to the spine cloth, otherwise a tight and clean copy. View more info

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MORNING FACE

By: [Unidentified (binding design)]; Stratton-Porter, Gene

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1248

Condition: Very good +


4to (8¼” x 10¼"). pp. 127. Unsigned binding design in blue and two tones of textured gold on turquoise cloth of birds flying across a marsh as the sun rises. Includes 1 color plate and 80 black and white illustrations after photographs by the author. A book of nature lore written for children. A striking and evocative binding design whose textured gold bird motifs seemingly take flight in the light. Scarce in this condition. MacLean 234. View more info

RIP VAN WINKLE

By: [Wyeth, N. C.]; Irving, Washington

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay Company: (1921)

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 45

Condition: VG+


C4to (10 x 7 ½). pp. [xiv], 86. Dark brown embossed cloth boards with titled illustrated paper onlay by N. C. Wyeth and titles stamped in gold on spine. Color Frontis. With tissue guard, 7 full page color plates, color illustrated end papers and numerous B/W vignette drawings and decorations in the Arts & Crafts style by N. C. Wyeth. t.e.g. Very Good+ condition with unopened pages and some light rubbing to the background of the cover paper onlay and the top of the spin... View more info