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TOBIAS

By: Briggs, Barbara

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, A. A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42032

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


24 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial boards in matching dustjacket (edgeworn with come chipping, price-clipped). Illustrated by the author. A delightful children's book with wonderful illustrations and a charming story of Tobias, a young tiger, who goes on an adventure. View more info

THE FRIENDLY VISITOR - New Series, Volume XXVI

By: Brown, Helen E. ; Jennie Perrett ; E. H. Knapp ; Mary E. Ropes ; et al.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, S. W. Partridge: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42445

Condition: Good


188, (4) ads pages; Contents complete in original pictorial boards quite worn at edges and chipped along the spine. about five pages are edgeworn and chipped along outer edges, several have marginal short closed tears and two have quite old tape repairs. Former owner's name on each endpaper "Herbert J. Hurst / March 10, 1893" The Friendly Visitor was a monthly evangelical periodical that aimed 'to convey religious instruction and information to the lower classes of society, in a cheap and popular form'. This volume of The Friendly Visitor is from the "New Series" begun in t... View more info

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THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN

By: Browning, Robert ; Kate Greenaway (Illustrator)

Price: $12.94

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co: c1950

Seller ID: 40919

Condition: Very Good+


Orange cloth spine with dark green pictorial boards. Former owner's bookplate on inside pastedown endpaper, otherwise clean and tight with some light wear at corners and bottom edge of boards. Quite a lovely copy of this beautifully illustrated book. 1950s edition. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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BABAR AND THAT RASCAL ARTHUR

By: Brunhoff, Laurent De

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., Ltd: 1949

Seller ID: 40235

Condition: Very Good+


Second English Edition. Folio book in green pictorial boards with green cloth spine. 48 pages. Pictorial endpapers with elephants on a bright red background. Clean and tight with some rubbing at corners and edges. Book is large and will require extra postage; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE WINDMILL - Stories, Essays, Poems & Pictures by Authors & Artists whose Works are published at the Sign of the Windmill

By: Callender, L. ( editor) ; Arthur Rackham ; Cecil Aldin ; Max Beerbohm ; et al.

Price: $15.94

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42437

Condition: Very Good-


ix, (1), 226 pages; Quarto brown cloth over orange boards with gilt title on front cover. Corners rounded, boards toned, scattered foxing, quarter-size light yellow stain at top margin of last few leaves, one line quote from Walt Whitman neatly on halftitle. Wonderful illustrations (all are present) by C. Lovat Fraser, Max Beerbohm, Cecil Aldin (double page) and Arthur Rackham. This is a anthology of authors who had been published by William Heinemann over a period of 30 years. They include Galsworthy, Gosse, Sassoon, Masefield, Baring, Beerbohm, Swinburne, Hearn, Sackville-West, Zangwill, ... View more info

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Le Portefeuille Vert ou Recueil de contes et d'entretiens, à l'usage de la jeunesse, par Campe Traduit de l'allemand par Mlle S. Trémadeure...

By: Campe, Joachim Heinrich [1746-1818] ; Sophie Ulliac-Trémadeure, trans.

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Paris, Locard et Davi: 1819

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39468

Condition: Very Good-


viii, 280 pages; Contemporary full calf, covers with a decorative border of a rule and floral tools in gilt, flat spine paneled with pairs of gilt rules and all-over tooling, brown marbled endpapers, edges decoratively marbled to match. Spine worn and repaired, with a half inch piece missing and the bottom edge. Frontispiece, title vignette and four full page engraved plates. Joachim Heinrich Campe (1746 – 1818) was a German writer, linguist, educator and publisher. He was tutor to the von Humboldt family, and briefly tutored Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt, was associated with Joha... View more info

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PEGGY THE NOMAD

By: Chapel, Beatrice Shaw

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40242

Condition: Very Good


159 pages; Former owner's name on front endpaper and last page, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with pictorial onlay of colour illustration of young woman (Peggy) skiing down the snow covered mountain peaks. OCLC: 16797175 Charming illustrations (2 color and many b&w) by Agnes Randall Moore. The author Beatrice Shaw Chapel (1886-1959) lived in Lake Creek, Jackson County, Oregon, where this story is set. Indians, trappers, miners, and wild life of all kinds are in the experiences of the courageous Peggy the Nomad in the American Northwest. Agnes Randall Moore (1905 -... View more info

PETER - DADDY'S BOY AND MOTHER'S LITTLE MAN

By: Cheesman, Lilian

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Jarrold & Sons: 1916

Seller ID: 40409

Condition: Very Good


110 pages; Clean and tight in original tan cloth binding with paste-on illustration on front cover. Tipped in coloured frontispiece of child and thirteen full page coloured plates, OCLC: 315939169 The story of a four year old sent to stay with Miss Daventry who has never taken care of a child before. A Very Good copy of this charmingly illustrated book. Date is approximate, none printed in book. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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BLACK BEAUTY As Told By Uncle Mal for Today's Boys and Girls

By: Claire, Malcolm ;(Uncle Mal) ; Bernice Magnia (illustrator) ; Ana Sewell

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Sandusky and New York, Prang Company Publishers: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40567

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


32 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial boards in matching dustjacket with edgewear and scraping along spine. OCLC: 32805811 Ana Sewell's classic story of a horse of nineteenth century England who tells his life story from his early home through many masters and experiences, both good and bad, retold in brief by Malcolm Claire with illustrations by Bernice Magnie. Charmingly told and wonderfully illustrated. View more info

GRANDMA'S TALES

By: Cogger, Edward P. ; (illustrator)

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Bros: 1870

Seller ID: 42206

Condition: Very Good-


Uncle Frank's Series; 8 pages; Clean and secure in original colour pictorial wrappers; original owner's name in pencil at top edge of first page: "Lucinda Holdin." Bound in orange and white pictorial paper wrappers lettered in black, some foxing or staining, front wrapper, chip at upper right corner, spine has been stitched with white thread. Booklet measures 15 x 12 cm. Eight unnumbered printed pages, each with a hand-colored wood engraving. Color engraving on front wrapper is signed, "E.P.C." i.e., Edward P. Cogger. OCLC 191236297 Publishing date is approximate, issued ... View more info

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SCUFFY THE TUGBOAT and His Adventures Down the River

By: Crampton, Gertrude

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Golden Books: 1998

Seller ID: 39108

ISBN: 0307340759

Condition: Fine


Little Little Golden Book; Clean and tight in original pictorial boards. Like New condition. (measures 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in). A charming story of a small red toy tugboat who wants to live a bigger life, until he tries it. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE BABY'S OPERA A Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses. Music by the Earliest Masters

By: Crane, Walter

Price: $74.95

Publisher: New York, McLoughline Bros.: 1877

Seller ID: 42279

Condition: Very Good-


54 pages; Contents clean and secure in original pictorial boards, cloth spine worn at spine ends, boards rubbed at edges and corners; endpapers split along internal hinges, but holding strong; tiny bookseller's label at corner of ffep ("Booksellers / Mohun Bros. / 1015 PA Ave / Washington") . Deep brown paper over boards with moderate reddish-brown very fine diagonal rib spine; central panel with various images found in book of cow jumping over the moon, the dish and the spoon, a cat playing the fiddle and a dog laughing, candles and plants and birds, all within triple rule border, l... View more info

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LA MAISON ROULANTE Ouvrage Illustree de 20 vignettes par Bayard

By: De Stolz, Madame ; Emile Bayard (illustrator)

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette et Cie: 1872

Seller ID: 40559

Condition: Very Good


Bibliothèque rose illustrée; 286 pages; Clean and secure in 19th century binding of quarter red leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed at extremities, darkened at spine. Deuxième édition. Illustrations by Bayard. Mme. De Stolz was the pseudonym of Fanny Begon (1820 - 1898) a French author whose career spanned the second half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century. She published over 100 books including several illustrated by the best artists of her time (including Bayard). Her work also frequently appeared in the Journal des Petites ... View more info

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THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself Embellished with plates and designs by Noel Pocock

By: Defoe, Daniel ; Noel Pocock (illustrator)

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York and London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1910

Seller ID: 42130

Condition: Very Good-


352 pages; Contents clean and secure in original beige buckram binding with gilt lettering, cloth is worn at spine ends and generally dust soiled with two small stains on rear board; pictorial endpapers, 24 wonderful colour illustrations tipped in on gray-green card stock. OCLC 7891693 Ralph NoelPocock (1878-1955) studied briefly at the Royal College of Art in Kensington, by the turn of the century he was working primarily as a b&w illustrator, contributing to The Public School Magazine and Granta, and several other periodicals. His first book illustrations appeared in 1902, when he provided... View more info

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Children's Stories from Dickens, Re-told By His Grand-Daughter and Others Illustrated by: [Frances Brundage], Harold Copping, The Baroness Orezy, Willis Grey, Edith Scannell & Major Giles; edited by Edric Vredenburg

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & Sons: 1907

Seller ID: 39747

Condition: Very Good


104 pages; Publisher's green cloth, pictorial decoration in gilt on the front cover and spine, beveled edges to the boards. Date is approximate. Minor wear to the binding, with a short, trifling tear at the edge of the rear free endpaper, some tanning to the first and last leaves (transfer from the paper of the endpapers), and a black ink rectangle to a small portion of the title page (effectively obscuring a single name). The first Tuck-published text with this title was issued about 1890, with 48 pages of letterpress text, and 12 chromolithographed illustrations by Frances Brundage. By th... View more info

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WALT DISNEY'S FOREST FRIENDS from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

By: Disney, Walt

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41277

Condition: Very Good


28 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial boards, boards rubbed at edges. Illustration on cover with Bambi, Thumper & their friends. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. OCLC: 11145373; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

ST. NICHOLAS An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks Vol. XVI Part II, May 1889 to October 1889

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes; Joel Chandler Harris; Palmer Cox; E.W. Kemble; Celia Thaxter

Price: $44.94

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41049

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in beautiful Victorian pictorial red cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt and black. A really lovely book with some mionor wear at spine ends. Quarto (9 3/4" by 7 1/2"). Six monthly issues bound together. Contents include: A Skilled Chinese Youth by Charles Howard Johnson; The Brownies' Garden by Palmer Cox; Among Dogs of High Degree by Noah Brooks; The Bunny Stories by John H. Jewett and illustrated by Culmer Barnes; Captain Duck by Joaquin Miller; The Runaway Daddy Jake by Joel Chandler Harris illustrated by E. W. Kemble (Part 3); Cuff The Orphan Bear Cub... View more info

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WASTE NOT, WANT NOT or, Two Strings To Your Bow with Illustrations from Original Designs

By: Edgeworth, Maria

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Geo. S. Appleton: 1850

Seller ID: 38696

Condition: Very Good


62, 18 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt titles at front cover and decorative stamping in blind to both boards. Two charming full page illustrated plates, hand-coloured. 18 pages of ads at rear with many wood engravings. Maria Edgeworth (1768 – 1849) was an Irish writer of adult and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. For her times, she held advanced views on estate management, politics and education, and she corresponded with some of the lea... View more info

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OLD DUTCH NURSERY RHYMES

By: Elkin, R. H. ; J. Rontgen ; H. Willebeek Le Mair (illustrator)

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Augener Ltd. / David McKay: 1917

Seller ID: 42441

Condition: Good+


(ii), 31, (3) pages; Contents clean and tight in later blue cloth binding, ex-library with release stamp and remains of a pocket on rear endpaper, small number written on tp. Each rhyme with harmonization by J. Roentgen is illustrated with full page colour plate; 15 full page plates and a smaller inset illustration on title page. View more info

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NATIONAL NURSERY RHYMES AND NURSERY SONGS Set to Original Music

By: Elliott, J. W.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, Novello and Co.: 1871

Seller ID: 42443

Condition: Very Good-


111 pages; Contents clean and secure in original red cloth pictorial binding with decorative stamping in bright gilt and black at spine and front board and in black at rear board with bevelled edges, AEG. Though outwardly a lovely book, this has some internal flaws -- rear free endpaper is lacking, lower corner of ffep is clipped, the titlepage was at some point clipped, then the title/author portion was mounted on a blank with the frontispiece mounted on the verso. The songs with music and illustrations are complete and bright. Splendid illustrations engraved by the Dalziel Brothers, the mo... View more info