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WALT DISNEY'S BAMBI - A Fuzzy Golden Book

By: Salten, Felix

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1949

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39801

Condition: Very Good-


Based on the original story by Felix Salten. Profuse colour illustrations based on the Disney animations. Clean and secure in original binding of pictorial boards. Corners rubbed and paper over spine is chipped and worn. Colour pictorial endpapers. Illustrations of Bambi are flocked with gray (fuzzy), including the one on the front cover of the 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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Dickens's Children - Ten Drawings by Jessie Willcox Smith

By: Smith, Jessie Willcox ; Charles Dickens

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42071

Condition: Near Fine


Contents clean and tight in original pictorial green cloth binding with onlay illustration and gilt lettering. A very nice example of this book. Ten fabulous full page colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith, including Tiny Time, David Copperfield, Paul Dombey, Little Nell, Pip and Joe Gargery, Jenny Wren, Oliver and the Artful Dodger, Four Little Kenwigses, The Runaway Couple, and Little Em'ly. View more info

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THE MAGICAL MIMICS IN OZ

By: Snow, Jack; illustrated by Frank Kramer; L. Frank Baum

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee Co: 1946

Seller ID: 41454

Condition: Very Good


242 pages; Clean and tight in original light gray cloth binding with colour illustrations mounted on front board. Pictorial endpapers, black and white illustrations throughout. Publisher's name in semi script at spine, endpapers printed in green, measure about 1 1/16" thick. The Magical Mimics in Oz (1946) is the thirty-seventh in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the first written by Jack Snow. It was illustrated by Frank G. Kramer. Snow based his villainous Magical Mimics on the Phanfasms in Baum's Emerald City. In the eleventh chapter of that boo... View more info

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UNCLE TOM'S CABIN or Life among the Lowly

By: Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Henry Altemus: 1900

Seller ID: 39981

Condition: Very Good


Altemus New Illustrated Young People's Library; xii, 7-309, 16 (ads) pages; Contents clean and secure in tan pictorial cloth binding depicting Little Eva and Topsy holding hands on a country road with grassy hills and a farm house in the background. Small area of red bleed at top of front board, cloth worn at spine ends. Illustrated with 89 b&w drawings (illustrator not identified). OCLC 12869705 An uncommon pictorial binding of this classic tale of plantation life in the Old South. View more info

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The Cock and the Hen - A Czechoslovak Folk Tale

By: Szalatnay, Rafael D. ; translator

Price: $74.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1925

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39818

Condition: Fair


[13] ff. pages; Oblong 4to, with pictorial boards backed with red cloth. Covers, paste-down endpapers, half title, title page, 12 text borders, and 12 full page plates by Rudolf Mates. This wonderful English translation of a traditional Czech folk tale [O kohoutkovi a slepicce] was made by Rafael D. Szalatnay of New York. It had been originally published in an identical format in 1925, in New York under the imprint: "Czechoslovak Art and Craft." Harper & Brothers published this edition (called "Second Edition") on the first leaf, a decorative half title page. Both these e... View more info

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THE ROSE AND THE RING

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace ; J. H. Tinker (illustrator)

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1928

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40716

Condition: Very Good+


161 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial binding. Color pastedown on front board, color frontispiece and two color plates, plus b&w illustrations in text by J. H. Tinker. The story is a delightful fairy-tale, with a very quiet satire. It is essentially a “funny book,” not a philosophy in humorous guise. The Rose is a magic rose belonging to Prince Bulbo, of Crim Tartary, and makes its possessor appear always lovable. The Ring is a fairy ring given to Prince Giglio of Paflagonia by his mama. It also has the property of making the wearer seem beautiful to all and beloved by all. ... View more info

A YOUNG PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF KENTUCKY

By: Thompson, Edwin Porter

Price: $24.94

Publisher: St. Louis, A. R. Fleming: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41090

Condition: Near Fine


344 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative cloth binding with gilt lettering and decorative stamping on spine and front cover. Many illustrations after wood engravings. The work is divided into six Sections: From The Earliest Visit By White Men To The Beginning Of The Revolution; Kentucky During The Revolutionary War; From The Close Of The Revolutionary War Till Kentucky Became A State; Seperation From Virginia; Seven Years Under The First Constitution; Fifty Years Under Second Constitution; Forty Years Under The Third Constitution And Six Under The Fourth. Some of the topics covered... View more info

CAPTAIN SALT IN OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee Co: 1936

Seller ID: 39139

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


306 pages; Clean and tight in original light blue cloth binding with colour illustration laid-on front board. Some minor fading at head and tail of spine, otherwise bright with sharp corners. Dustjacket has chipping at spine ends and corners and some wear at top of rear panel. Plain endpapers, 16 leaf gatherings. Founded on and continuing the famous Oz stories by L. Frank Baum. Illustrated by John R. Neill with black and white illustrations throughout. Last item listed on rear flap of dustjacket is Scalawagons of Oz suggesting this was published around 1940-41. ; Experience the pleasure of... View more info

THE GIANT HORSE OF OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly ; John R. Neill (illustrator)

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Lee Co.: 1939

Seller ID: 39140

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


283 pages; Clean and tight in original orange cloth boards with wonderful bright colour illustration mounted on front board. John R. Neill's fabulous black and white illustrations throughout. Dustjacket has edgewear, chipping at spine ends, 1 1/2" closed tear at top edge of front panel near spine, original price intact ($1.75). ; 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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SPEEDY IN OZ

By: Thompson, Ruth Plumly ; L. Frank Baum & John R. Neill

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee: 1934

Seller ID: 41453

Condition: Very Good+


298 pages; Wonderful pictorial binding. Contents clean and tight in original green cloth binding with colour illustration mounted on front board depicting three characters floating about with colourful umbrellas. Black and white illustrations throughout. Date on copyright page is 1934. Speedy in Oz (1934) is the twenty-eighth in the series of Oz books created by L. Frank Baum and his successors, and the fourteenth written by Ruth Plumly Thompson. It was Illustrated by John R. Neill. This book features Umbrella Island, which floats in the sky, navigated via a huge umbrella. The king is not v... View more info

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LET'S BE ENEMIES

By: Udry, Janice ; & Maurice Sendak (illustrator)

Price: $64.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39390

ISBN: 0060261307

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


32 pages; Former owner's brief inscription on ffep, otherwise near fine in very good dustjacket (price clipped). First issue Harper & Brothers imprint (NOT the later issue from Harper & Row), no ads for later titles in the series. Hanrahan A46 View more info

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TALES FROM ANIMAL LAND

By: Various Authors

Price: $12.94

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Company: 1920

Seller ID: 38549

ISBN: B000JP9ZDY

Condition: Near Fine


Date is approximate. Pictorial boards in plain glassine dustwrapper. Book is near Fine condition, glassine torn. Terrific illustrated binding (gorilla sipping tea). Colour frontispiece, numerous black and white illustrations. A charming twenties' childrens book. OCLC: 84972580; 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 SCHOOL BOY'S ANNUAL

By: Various Authors

Price: $12.94

Publisher: London, The Boys Own Paper: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40021

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and secure in original binding of red cloth spine and pictorial boards. Cloth worn at spine ends and a tear near front gutter, corners rubbed. Four colour plates, many black and white drawings. Very nice colour plate of a dog by R. J. Vandenbergh. ; 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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Bikupan [1879-1880] Tidning för söndagsskolan och barnen i hemmet

By: Various authors

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Göteborg [Sweden], Göteborgs Handelstidnings Aktiebolags Tryckeri: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40504

Condition: Very Good


[vi] & 192; [iv] & 192 pages; Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, black pebbled cloth flat spine with titles and dates lettered in gilt. There are two small chips to the cloth of the spine, minor rubbing, and several of the issues display faint traces of a vertical fold. Two years (1879-1880), bound together in a single volume, of this charming Swedish-language periodical for children. ["Bikupan" can be translated into English as "beehive"]. Issued roughly every two weeks -- 24 issues to the year, typically four leaves / 8 pages each. (The first issue for 1879 is not... View more info

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Bikupan [1877-1878] Tidning för söndagsskolan och barnen i hemmet

By: Various authors

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Göteborg [Sweden], Göteborgs Handelstidnings Aktiebolags Tryckeri: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40505

Condition: Very Good


[vi] & 192; & 192 pages; Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, black pebbled cloth flat spine with titles and dates lettered in gilt. Minor rubbing, and several of the issues display faint traces of a vertical fold. Two years (1877 &1878), bound together in a single volume, of this charming Swedish-language periodical for children. ["Bikupan" can be translated into English as "beehive"]. Issued roughly every two weeks -- 24 issues to the year, typically four leaves / 8 pages each. Two leaves in the year 1878 have short, closed tears. Each issue has a full-page wood ... View more info

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TALES OF FAR AWAY

By: Various Authors

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, The Sheldon Press: 1920

Seller ID: 40545

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


47 pages; Pictorial boards in original glassine dustwrapper. OCLC: 84971077 Book is near Fine condition, glassine has chipping, but served its purpose well in protecting the terrific illustrated binding (African beating a drum). Colour frontispiece, numerous black and white illustrations. The date ios approximate. Stories include: A Chinese New Boy, The Cat, A Stock Whip, Buried Towns, Franz, Eastern Shepherds, A Clean Tea-cup, Louis and Marcelle, Kunesu's Cooking, How Chand Caught A Cobra, A War Dance, Things that Tell You where they Came From, A Wonderful Kite, Three Wise Monkeys, Everlast... View more info

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HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE An Illustrated Weekly 1888 [Full Year of issues from November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888 ]

By: Various Authors ; Howard Pyle; Rosine E. Sherwood; Captain Charles King; Palmer Cox; et al.

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1888

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41433

Condition: Very Good+


Large quarto volume; clean and tight in original green cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt, black and red. Some wear to cloth at spine ends. Twelve months of weekly issues (November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888) of this important 19th century periodical aimed at America's young people. Full page colour lithograph frontispiece titled "An Unwilling Partner" by Rosine E. Sherwood. Harper's Young People began publication in 1879 and later became known as the Harper's Round Table. After 1893 it became a monthly publication until its termination in 1899. This was a well prod... View more info

REMINISCENCES of the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA or Washington City Seventy-nine Years Ago 1830-1909

By: Vedder, Mrs. Sarah E.

Price: $149.94

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, A. R. Fleming Printing: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39141

Condition: Very Good+


91 pages; Clean and tight in original burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. Frontispiece and three additional illustrated plates. OCLC: 11198076 Frontispiece has some foxing, and in 3 places a brief marginal pencil note with supplemental information. This fascinating book is the author's reminiscences of her time in Washington in the 1830s and 1840s. The author relates detailed memories of people and events in Washington and Georgetown, such as Mrs. Doyle and her negro servent being struck by lightning in the doorway of her Georgetown house on Bridge Street on Aug. 12, 1839. Or that of the... View more info

CHANSONS ET RONDES ENFANTINES avec Notices et Accompagnement de Piano Ouvrage Enrochi De huit dessins en Chromotypographie par Henri Pille

By: Weckerlin, J. B. ; Henri Pille

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Garnier Freres: 1880

Seller ID: 41224

Condition: Very Good


114 pages; Culs-de-lampe de Bourget graves par Lefman. A lovely book with charming engraved illustrations. Contents clean and tight in original tan cloth binding with decorative stamping in gilt and lettering in black on front cover. Some very minor flaking at front edge of a few leaves. No date printed in book, but paper, illustrations and binding style suggest 1880s. A small superficial spot to cloth at bottom edge of front board. Text in French. A delightful collection of songs and rounds for children with music and illustrated with four wonderful full-page chromolithographs and dozens ... View more info

The Adventures of Tommy

By: Wells, H. G.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: London, Goerge G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41177

Condition: Very Good


44 & 1 pages; Publisher's binding: tan cloth spine over yellow tan boards with lettering and a pictorial design in black. This is the first British trade edition, following a limited edition issued in 1928. The charming book relates the story of a young boy who rescues a very wealthy man and is rewarded with an elephant. Wells' drawings, all in colors, are accompanied by his the story in his own hand (in facsimile), the story is also offered in letter-press on facing pages. Well's manuscript, so cleverly reproducing in this edition, had a most interesting genesis. An illness in 1898 lef... View more info