Category: Children's


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A Child's Garden of Verses

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $200.00

Publisher: N/P, The Limited Editions Club, 1944

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Number 141 of a limited edition of 1100 copies numbered and signed by the illustrator. Dark brown leather over spine shows a little rubbing near ends. Lovely textured paper over boards. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. Housed in original clamshell case what is a little faded over spine edge and upper edge. Case remains solid and otherwise clean. Lacking publisher's newsletter. View more info

All About Miss Fluffy-Chick

By: Pitt-Taylor, Nora

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon Company,

Edition: First Edition

Copyright is 1926. 47 pages. Orange paper over boards with black lettering and decoration, and two color illustrated paste-ons. Eight full page color plate illustrations, including frontispiece. Covers show light wear and rubbing, mostly along edges, and there is a child's name in pencil on the bottom cover. Cover illustrations remain bright, as does black lettering and decoration. Blank front free end leaf is missing. There is a white strip of paper affixed to the... View more info

Christopher Duck and the Saucy Matilda

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Pub. Co., 1938

8 leaves (16 pages). 6 full page and 1 double page color illustration by Eleanora Madsen. Covers show a few small bends on corners and there is a slight fold crease across front cover lower corner. View more info

Emily and Lucy (from Series: "Grandmother's New Toy Books")

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, John C. Riker,

No date of publication, though WorldCat suggests 1844 for this printing. 14 pages with six full page illustrations, being hand-colored, and one smaller illustration on title page, also hand-colored. First and last leaves of volume are paste downs, attached to original decorative covers. Volume fits into a later cardboard folio for protection. Penciled name in blank space at the top of about half of the leaves. Scattered and very light foxing and an occasional smudge... View more info

English Fairy Tales

By: Steel, Flora Annie

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1918

Edition: First Edition, Thus

363 pages, plus 16 color plates and four pages of ads. Plate captions are on the tissue guards. Black and white illustrations throughout. Illustrated end leaves. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration on red cloth covers remains bright. Cloth is a little frayed at spine ends. Top hinge (internal) is loosened and text block is just a little shaken. There is a non-author presentation inscription on front free end page. Otherwise a bright and clean copy. View more info

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Ezekiel Travels

By: Garner, Elvira

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company,

Edition: First Edition

Copyright is 1938. Covers show old tape stains around upper spine. Spine ends are a little bumped, and there is rubbing along edges. Inside covers are a little soiled along edges of paste downs. Volume remains tight, bright, and otherwise clean. Dust jacket shows closed tears and scattered edge wear. Illustrations and lettering on jacket are bright and intact. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Henry and Emma's Visit to the Zoological Gardens, In the Regent's Park.

By: Bishop, J. [James]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, Dean and Munday,

Edition: New Edition

Although there is no date of publication for this edition, it is believed to be between 1830 and 1834. The first edition is generally attributed to 1829/1830. In 1974, Sotheby's sold a third edition which included an inscription dated 1834. Most of the literature refers to the third edition being circa 1835. This edition is described on the title page as being "A New Edition, with Additions to the Present Season." 36 pages, string bound in original paper wra... View more info

Inherit The Earth: Stories from Mexican Ranch Life

By: Gordon, Alvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press, 1963

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

79 pages. Front free end page shows "De Grazia / USA / 1965." Cloth covers show slight rubbing at spine ends and corners, though is otherwise tight, bright, and very clean. Dust jacket shows wear over spine ends and over upper edges, including a half inch closed tear not affecting image/lettering. Jacket remains generally clean and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Marvin the Mouse: Look and Find Book

By: [Claire Nielson]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Derrydale Books, 1990

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

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Menehune Magic

By: Miers, Earl Schenck and Leo Lynne

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Nokaoi Press,

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator/Second Author

Copyright is 1967. Inscription by Leo Lynne on front paste down reads in full: "With appreciation / Leo Lynne." Covers remain bright and clean, though show light rubbing. End leaves with smudges and light foxing also slightly affecting first and last page. Solid and otherwise clean. Good and clear signature. View more info

Pantaloons: Adventures of a Baby Elephant

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, Random House,

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Copyright is 1941. Tight, un-read, as new copy in like dust jacket that shows a 1/32 inch chip at head of spine, and very slight wear at corners. Jacket is otherwise pristine and now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. A signed sheet of paper reading "Best wishes / Osa Johnson" has been laid in with this book, though was not acquired or originally distributed with this book. The signature sheet is also in fine condition. Ironically, both the book and the sign... View more info

Peter Pan In Kensington Gardens

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1908

Edition: Fifth Edition

125 pp, plus 50 tipped on plates protected by captioned tissue guards. Russet colored covers with gilt lettering and decoration. Covers show light rubbing on edges, and slightly bumped corners. There is just a little light foxing on the half title page. View more info

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Reuben and the Fire

By: Good, Merle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Intercourse, PA, Good Books, 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author and By the Illustrator

Signed by the illustrator and the author at the bottom of the blank front free end page. Volume and jacket remain in Fine condition. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

Scampy, the Little Black Cocker

By: L'Hommedieu, Dorothy K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1939

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

62+ pages. Pictorial end leaves. Plain black cloth spine shows a little wear at ends. Pictorial paper over boards remains bright, though shows wear at corners, and rubbing along edges. Front free end page shows inked name and date (1939). Blank verso of front free end page and blank rector of frontispiece show a small inked inscription, and large penciled scribbles. Rear paste down also has inked name and date, as well as small bookseller's sticker. Volume remains... View more info

Seven Little Monsters

By: Sendak, Maurice

Price: $35.00

Publisher: HarperCollins,

Copyrights are 1975 and 1977. 16 pages, unpaginated in heavier gauge paper covers. Oblong, 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Lower, outside, corner is very slightly bumped. Otherwise as new. View more info