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41 (Cruikshank, George; Johannot, Tony). Ainsworth, W. Harrison WINDSOR CASTLE: An Historical Romance
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1903. 1903. Good 
New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1903.. 1903.. Good. - Small octavo, red cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The top edge is gilt. The covers are rubbed & lightly bumped with some light spotting The spine is faded & the label is darkened with its top edge chipped. x, [i] & 324 pages. Illustrated in black-and-white with a portrait frontispiece with a tissue guard, an extra decorative title, plates by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot and many textual illustrations by W. Alfred Delamotte. There is scattered foxing & staining. Good.

The attractive bookplate of Neilson Taylor Parker is mounted on the front pastedown. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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42 (Cruikshank, George; Tenniel, Sir John; Dulac, Edmund; Sendak, Maurice; et al). Bennett, Peter THE ILLUSTRATED CHILD
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1979). (1979). 0399124810 / 9780399124815 Very good 
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1979).. (1979).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 12-1/4 inches high by 9 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is very slightly bumped. The extremities of the dust jacket are darkened. There is some light spotting to the front panel of the jacket with a small tear to the front fold. Approximately 150 unpaginated pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Fine in a very good dust wrapper.

Text: Peter Bennett. Design: Dreadnaught.

Images of children as seen by illustrators of books and magazines, posters and advertisements, chapbooks and comic strips over more than 450 years. Among the many illustrators represented are George Cruikshank, Sir John Tenniel, Kate Greenaway, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Maurice Sendak and Norman Rockwell. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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43 (Dalziel). Holmes, Oliver Wendell THE POETICAL WORKS OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES
London: G. Routledge & Co., 1852. 1852. Fair 
London: G. Routledge & Co., 1852.. 1852.. Fair. - 12mo [5-1/8 inches high by 3-1/4 inches wide], three quarters brown calf & marbled boards. There are some tiny wormholes in the binding. The boards are rubbed with part of the surface of the front board rubbed away & with a small piece out of the top edge of the rear board. The leather is rubbed with the spine darkened & with the bottom corner of the rear cover chipped. xvi & 296 pages. 3 engraved plates, including a frontispiece, & an extra pictorial title page by Dalziel. There are wormholes in the pastedowns & endpapers with occasional minor worming to the text pages. There is staining to the front pastedown & very light dampstaining to the versos of the frontispiece & pictorial title. Good only.

First English edition.

Ex -"Kandy Library" with the library's name stamped in gilt on the tail of the spine & its blind stamp on the title page.

This edition is a reprint, except for the addition of two poems, "To An English Friend" and "The Ploughman". First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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44 (Darley, F.O.C.); [Irving, Washington] THE SKETCH BOOK OF GEOFFREY CRAYON, Gent. Author's Revised Edition with Original Designs by F.O.C. Darley, engraved by Childs, Herrick, etc
New York: George P. Putnam, 1849. 1849. Fair 
New York: George P. Putnam, 1849.. 1849.. Fair. - Octavo, 8-3/4 inches high by 6-3/8 inches wide. Hardcover, bound in red cloth titled and decorated in gilt on the spine with a gilt vignette of Rip Van Winkle and his dog illustrating the covers. The covers are further decorated with gilt rules and blind stamped formal decorations. All edges are gilt. The covers are rubbed and soiled with wear and chipping to the corners and head and tail of the spine. 465 pages, illustrated with a portrait frontispiece, a pictorial title page, 4 textual engravings and 6 full-page plates by F.O.C. Darley. There is foxing throughout with dampstaining to the edges and corners of several pages. Good.

Uncommon.

"The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon" includes Washington Irving's legendary tale of "Rip Van Winkle". 
Price: 45.00 USD

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PAGES AND PICTURES FROM THE WRITINGS OF JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, with Notes by Susan Fenimore Cooper. Illustrated on Steel and Wood, from Original Drawings., (Darley, F.O.C.; Hamilton, J.). Cooper, James Fenimore; and Cooper, Susan Fenimore.
45 (Darley, F.O.C.; Hamilton, J.). Cooper, James Fenimore; and Cooper, Susan Fenimore. PAGES AND PICTURES FROM THE WRITINGS OF JAMES FENIMORE COOPER, with Notes by Susan Fenimore Cooper. Illustrated on Steel and Wood, from Original Drawings.
New York: James Miller, 1865. 1865. Good 
New York: James Miller, 1865.. 1865.. Good. - Quarto, 10-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide. Handsomely bound in full brown morocco, titled in gilt with decorations in black between raised bands on the spine and with the gilt title centered within elaborate floral decorations embossed in black within a double-ruled black frame on both covers. All edges are gilt. Marbled endpapers further enhance the binding. The covers are rubbed and scuffed with wear to the leather at the top of the front joint. 400 pages, illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of James Fenimore Cooper engraved by W.E. Marshall, an additional frontispiece engraving of Otsego Hall, 38 steel engraved plates by F.O.C. Darley and J. Hamilton, 7 wood engravings and 120 head & tail piece vignettes by Darley. The front hinge is starting to crack along the top. There is scattered foxing throughout. Despite its flaws, an attractive book.

A handsome volume on James Fenimore Cooper with excerpts from his novels, each with notes by his daughter Susan Fenimore Cooper, superbly illustrated with steel and wood engravings. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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46 (Davis, Paul). Davis, Myrna BOUQUET: Twelve Flower Fables. Paintings by Paul Davis. INSCRIBED by Myrna and Paul Davis
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./Publishers, (1982). (1982). 0517546043 / 9780517546048 Fine Signed
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./Publishers, (1982).. (1982).. Fine. - Small quarto [7-1/4 inches square], cloth in a pictorial dust wrapper. There is some very light foxing to the rear panel of the dust wrapper with 2 tiny areas of its surface rubbed away. xi & 50 pages. 12 full-page color illustrations after paintings by Paul Davis. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First edition.

Inscribed by the author and the illustrator on the half-title and signed by each of them "Myrna & Paul". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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47 (Day, Chon). Loomis, Alfred F WHAT PRICE DORY? (Nautical Nonsense for Buoys and Gulls) by Chon Day with text by Alfred F. Loomis
(New York): Gilbert Press, Inc., (1955). (1955). Very good 
(New York): Gilbert Press, Inc., (1955).. (1955).. Very good. - Small quarto [10-1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide], red cloth titled in black on the spine, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are bumped. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly soiled & chipped. Unnumbered pages, including profuse black-and-white cartoons by Chon Day. Very good.

First edition.

Inscribed by Chon Day on the front endpaper: "With Best Wishes for Happy Cruising / Chon Day AP". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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48 (Denslow, W. W.). Greene, Douglas G.; and Hearn, Michael Patrick W. W. DENSLOW. With an introduction by Patricia Denslow Eykyn
[Mt. Pleasant, MI]: Clarke Historical Library/Central Michigan University, 1976. 1976. Fine 
[Mt. Pleasant, MI]: Clarke Historical Library/Central Michigan University, 1976.. 1976.. Fine. - Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt on spine. vii & 225 pp. B&W illustrations. Near fine.

First edition.

The first half of the book is a memoir of Denslow by his niece; the second half is a bibliography of Denslow's works. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD

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49 (Deszo, Fay). Kelati, Arthur PAX VOBISCUM
[Budapest]: Amicus, 1923. 1923. Very good Signed
[Budapest]: Amicus, 1923.. 1923.. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-1/2 inches wide], textured blue paper covered boards backed with cream vellum, titled in gilt on the spine & in gilt with a device stamped in gilt on the front board. The binding is darkened, chipped & heavily bumped & the gilt titling on the spine is faded. 63 & [1] pages plus colophon. Profuse black-and-white textual illustrations by Fay Deszo. The top page corners are lightly creased, else the contents are very good.

Limited edition of 500 numbered copies signed by the author and illustrator on the colophon. The text is in Hungarian. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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50 (Dickens, Charles). Gibson, Charles Dana PEOPLE OF DICKENS DRAWN BY C.D. GIBSON
New York: R.H. Russell / London: John Lane, 1897. 1897. Fair 
New York: R.H. Russell / London: John Lane, 1897.. 1897.. Fair. - Folio, 23 inches high by 17-3/4 inches wide. A portfolio consisting of a title page, a list of plates, 4 pages printed in red on one side and 4 [of 6] full page plates by Charles Dana Gibson illustrating characters from Dicken's novels and short stories, all laid loose in a natural burlap portfolio with cotton ties and the title embossed in orange on the front cover. The covers are heavily soiled with wear to the corners. The portfolio is splitting along the joints of the spine. There is scattered foxing throughout with creases and minor chips and tears to the edges of the leaves. Lacking 2 plates. Scarce.

The superb plates by Charles Dana Gibson include "Scrooge / From 'A Christmas Carol'"; "Mr. Pickwick Delivering His Famous Oration / From 'Pickwick Papers'"; "Mr. and Mrs. Micawber, David Copperfield and Traddles / From 'David Copperfield'"; and "Caleb Plummer and His Daughter / From 'The Cricket on The Hearth'" 
Price: 200.00 USD

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51 (Dinan, Carolyn). Bronte, Charlotte THE SEARCH AFTER HAPPINESS
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1969). (1969). Very good 
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1969).. (1969).. Very good. - Octavo, reddish brown boards printed in yellow. The corners are very slightly rubbed. 46 & [2] pages. Numerous full-page & textual illustrations in color by Carolyn Dinan. There is a gift inscription penned on the verso of the front endpaper. Very good.

First American edition. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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52 (Dodge Publishing Company). THE CALENDAR OF SUNSHINE. (Cover title).
(New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1940). 1940). Very good 
(New York: Dodge Publishing Company, 1940).. 1940).. Very good. - Small quarto [approximately 8 inches high by 6 inches wide], softcover. Color pictorial cover sheet & [54] leaves printed in black & decorated in green bound with a red ribbon through 2 holes in the top edge of each leaf. The calendar is housed in a printed yellow paper covered cardboard box with a rectangular section cut out of the lid to reveal the illustration on the calendar cover. There is a crease & crack to the inside of the lid of the box with a gift inscription penned along the bottom margin of the lid. Near fine in a very good box.

Calendar No. 5896. The Dodge Publishing Company issued six different calendars in 1940 with "helpful thoughts--a constant reminder of friendship and inspiration throughout the year" printed on each page. This 1941 calendar includes quotations from Hume, Ruskin, Christina Rossetti and Robert Louis Stevenson, among others. 
Price: 15.00 USD

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53 (Doyle, Richard). Hambourg, Daria RICHARD DOYLE: His Life and Work
NY: Pellegrini & Cudahy, n.d. [c. 1948]. n.d. [c. 1948]. Very good 
NY: Pellegrini & Cudahy, n.d. [c. 1948].. n.d. [c. 1948].. Very good. - (English Masters of Black-and-White). Small quarto, cloth, in dw. Slightly warped. The dw is soiled & very lightly chipped with the spine faded. 96 pp. There is light staining to the front & rear endpapers. Profusely illustrated in B&W. Very good in a good dw.

First American edition.

From the library of Fridolf Johnson with his signature. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD

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54 (Dr. Seuss). Morgan, Judith & Neil DR. SEUSS & MR. GEISEL: A BIOGRAPHY
New York: Random House, (1995). (1995). 0679416862 / 9780679416869 Very good 
New York: Random House, (1995).. (1995).. Very good. - Octavo, 9-5/8 inches high by 6-5/8 inches wide. Hardcover in dust jacket. Bound in peach boards backed with a white cloth spine, titled in peach on the spine, in a printed white dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly soiled and rubbed and an older price sticker adheres to the back panel of the jacket. xix, [i], 246 & [2] pages with occasional vignettes. Very good in a good dust wrapper.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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55 (Drees, Dr. W.). Voskuil, K DR. W. DREES IN CARICATUUR
Amsterdam: N.V. de Arbeiderspers, 1952. 1952. Very good 
Amsterdam: N.V. de Arbeiderspers, 1952.. 1952.. Very good. - Octavo, soft covers bound in plain gray textured wraps. The extremities are slightly darkened & the top corner of the front wrap is lightly creased. 82 pages. Profuse black-and-white caricatures. The half-title is lightly foxed. Very good.

A collection of newspaper cartoons by various artists satirizing Dutch politician Dr. W. Drees. The text is in Dutch. 
Price: 10.00 USD

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56 (Dufy, Raoul). Apollinaire, Guillaume. LE BESTIAIRE / Ou Cortege d'Orphee.
New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1977). (1977). Very good 
- Quarto [13-1/4 inches high by 10-1/8 inches wide], white buckram titled in gilt on the spine. The book is housed in a blue paper covered slipcase with a printed paper label on the spine & a black-and-white pictorial label on the front panel. The spine & extremities of the slipcase are faded. There are some white marks to the rear panel & a light stain to the label. Title, half-title & [iii] pages plus unpaginated facsimile. The poems & Raoul Dufy's black-and-white woodcut illustrations are printed on one side of the leaves only, with the translations on the versos. Fine in a very good slipcase.

Printed by the Stinehour Press.

Illustrated with woodcuts by Raoul Dufy. (Facsimile). Translations by Lauren Shakely. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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57 (Dwiggins, Clare Victor). de Maupassant, Guy STORIES OF THE TRAGEDY AND COMEDY OF LIFE. With an Introduction by Paul Bourget of the Academie Francaise
New York/London: Walter Dunne Publishers, (1904). (1904). Good 
New York/London: Walter Dunne Publishers, (1904).. (1904).. Good. - Small octavo [6-5/8 inches high by 4-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in blue wrappers titled in gilt on the front wrap. The binding is faded. The wraps are chipped around the edges with some light staining to the front wrap & with a crease to the top corner of the rear wrap. There are tears to the head & tail of the spine. xix & 183 pages plus 3-page catalog. Illustrated in color by Clare Victor Dwiggins with a pictorial title & 3 plates, including a frontispiece, with pictorial tissue guards, which are foxed. There is an owner's ink name & date on the front endpaper, a few page corners are bumped & the top corners of the last few leaves are lightly creased. Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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58 (Dyson, Will). Gould, Gerald LADY ADELA
London: Cecil Palmer, 1920. 1920. Good 
London: Cecil Palmer, 1920.. 1920.. Good. - Square octavo, cream paper covered boards printed in black with a B&W illustration on the front board. The boards are bumped, rubbed & soiled with stains to the front board; the paper along the spine is chipped; the head of the spine is torn with a large piece out. 48 pp. Full-page B&W illustrations & B&W head-pieces by Will Dyson. The endpapers & the margins of 1 illustration are lightly stained; there is scattered light soiling. Good only.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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59 (Falls, C.B.). Taylor, Bert Leston THE PIPESMOKE CARRY
Chicago: The Riley and Britton Company, 1912. 1912. Very good Signed
Chicago: The Riley and Britton Company, 1912.. 1912.. Very good. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR C.B. FALLS - Small octavo, 7-1/8 inches high by 4-1/4 inches wide. Bound in stiff green wraps with yapp edges, titled in gilt and illustrated in dark green. The covers are soiled and the overlapping yapp edges are chipped. The tail of the spine is lightly chipped and there is a tiny split near the top of the rear joint. 93 unnumbered pages, illustrated with decorations, vignettes and 22 full- page plates by C.B. Falls. Very good.

First edition.

Inscribed and signed by the artist C.B. Falls on the half-title.

Signed copies of the book are rare. First Edition. 
Price: 250.00 USD

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60 (Feher, Joseph). McQueen, Alexander A YEAR OF BIRTHDAY GREETINGS. (Cover title)
Chicago, IL: Bismarck Hotel, (1948). (1948). Good 
Chicago, IL: Bismarck Hotel, (1948).. (1948).. Good. - Small folio [13-3/4 inches high by 7-3/4 inches wide], softcover. The contents are laid into a printed green folding case. The folds of the case are partially split & the panels are nearly detached & chipped along the folds. 12 broadsides, one for each month of the year, each printed with a history of the month and a color illustration by Joseph Feher. The top left corners of the broadsides are lightly creased, else the contents are very good in a fair slipcase.

These illustrated birthday greetings were sent to friends of the Bismarck Hotel. In 1948, a portfolio of the twelve broadsides were sent to friends of the hotel as a New Year greeting. 500 copies of the portfolio were printed, in addition to the original 1,000 prepared as the New Year greeting. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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