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WHITE STAR / Anton Chekhov. Drawings by N. Charushin. Translated by Michelle MacGrath

By: (Charushin, N.). Chekhov, Anton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Moscow: Malysh Publishers, 1981).: 1981).

Seller ID: 19851

Condition: Very good


(Moscow: Malysh Publishers, 1981).. 1981).. Very good. - Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial white wrappers. The wraps are lightly bumped with an importer's label on the rear wrap. 10 & [2] pages. Profuse color illustrations by N. Charushin. Very good. A delightfully illustrated Chekhov story about a she-wolf who is getting too old to hunt and a puppy who follows her home and plays with her cubs. View more info

A BOOKFUL OF BEASTS / Vladimir Mayakovsky. Illustrated by N. Charushin. Translated from the Russian by Avril Pyman

By: (Charushin, N.). Mayakovsky, Vladimir

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Moscow: Progress Publishers, (1978).: (1978).

Seller ID: 19841

Condition: Very good


Moscow: Progress Publishers, (1978).. (1978).. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial yellow wrappers. The wraps are slightly bumped with some very light creasing to the rear wrap. There is an importer's sticker on the rear wrap. 16 pages. Profusely illustrated by N. Charushin. Very good. The verses, translated from Russian poet Vladimir Mayakovsky's original, introduce a cavalcade of wild animals and are splendidly illustrated by N. Charushin in shades of tan, black and orange. View more info

THE SHERIFF OF ROTTENSHOT: Poems by Jack Prelutsky

By: (Chess, Victoria). Prelutsky, Jack

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Greenwillow Books, (1982).: (1982).

Seller ID: 1077

Condition: Fine


NY: Greenwillow Books, (1982).. (1982).. Fine. - Small oblong 4to, maroon cloth backed red paper covered boards titled in gilt on spine with vignette of an ocelot stamped in blind on front cover, in color pictorial dw. The covers are bumped and the dw very lightly soiled. 32 pp. Profusely illustrated in B&W by Victoria Chess. Near fine. First edition.A collection of comic verses delightfully illustrated by Victoria Chess. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE HOUSE OF A THOUSAND CANDLES

By: (Christy, Howard Chandler). Nicholson, Meredith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, (1905).: (1905).

Seller ID: 1051

Condition: Very good


Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, (1905).. (1905).. Very good. - 8vo, pictorial blue cloth (bumped & slightly rubbed; cocked) titled in red. [x] & 382 pp. & 18-page publisher's catalogue (brown stain to rear endpaper). Illustrated in color with frontis & 6 plates by Howard Chandler Christy. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

A WONDER BOOK FOR GIRLS AND BOYS. With Illustrations by F.S. Church

By: (Church, F.S.). Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Comapny, 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 30604

Condition: Fair


Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Comapny, 1885.. 1885.. Fair. - Quarto, pictorial red cloth titled with vignettes in gilt on spine and titled in gilt with illustration of a winged horse leaping over the moon on the front cover. All edges gilt. The covers are rubbed, stained & soiled. 150 pages. Frontispiece and numerous illustrations by F.S. Church. The binding is cracked and several leaves and signatures are loose. A complete copy. View more info

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THE CHRISTMAS THINGY. [SIGNED LIMITED EDITION].

By: (Clark, Alan M.). Wilson, F. Paul.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Baltimore: Cemetary Dance Publications, 2000.: 2000.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94753

Condition: Fine


SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY BOTH THE ARTIST & THE AUTHOR - Quarto, 11-3/8 inches high by 8-7/8 inches wide. Dark blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette in gilt on the front cover, in a color pictorial dust wrapper. The book is housed in a blue cloth slipcase. 34 pages, including the signed limitation leaf, with profuse full-page and textual color illustrations by Alan M. Clark. Fine in a fine slipcase. First edition. The special edition limited to 350 numbered copies signed by the author F. Paul Wilson and the artist Alan M. Clark. "Eight-year-old Jessica Atkins wants... View more info

THE METROPOLITAN MOTHER GOOSE

By: (Clark, Emma). Watson, Elizabeth C

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (New York: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company), circa [1930].: [1930].

Seller ID: 22719

Condition: Good


(New York: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company), circa [1930].. [1930].. Good. - Small quarto [7-5/8 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial green wrappers. The binding is rubbed, chipped & lightly bumped with a few small white stains to the front cover. [18] pages, including inside wraps. 1 double-page illustration & profuse color illustrations bordering the text by Emma Clark. The top page corners are lightly bumped & there is a short tear to the inner edge of 1 leaf. Good. View more info

THE HAPPY PRINCE.

By: (Claverie, Jean). Wilde, Oscar.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, (1980).: (1980).

Seller ID: 24003

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards. The boards are very slightly bumped & the head & tail of the spine are lightly rubbed. 40 & [1] pages. Profuse full-page color illustrations by Jean Claverie. Near fine. View more info

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY AND OTHER TALES. Retold by Roger Lancelyn Green.

By: (Cloke, Rene). Green, Roger Lancelyn.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leicester, U.K.: Edmund Ward, [1949].: [1949].

Seller ID: 37331

Condition: Very good


- Small quarto [9-7/8 inches high by 7-3/8 inches wide], green cloth in a price-clipped color pictorial dust wrapper. The tail of the spine is creased & the corners are lightly bumped. The top edge of the dust jacket & the tail of its spine are lightly chipped and its rear panel is lightly soiled. 78 & [1] pages. 10 color plates, including a frontispiece, by Rene Cloke. Very good. Second printing. Three tales originally retold by Charles Perrault in 1697. The other two tales are "Puss in Boots" and "Cinderella". Dust jacket present. View more info

PEACOCK PIE

By: (Cooney, Barbara). de la Mare, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY: Alfred A. Knopf, (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 978

Condition: Very good


NY: Alfred A. Knopf, (1961).. (1961).. Very good. - 8vo, teal cloth (bumped; spine & extremities faded) titled in gilt on spine with device stamped in blind on front cover, in color pictorial dw (top edge lightly creased & chipped; tiny surface tear to rear panel; dw spine slightly faded; price-clipped). [vii], 117 & [2] pp. Full-page illustrations & vignettes in B&W by Barbara Cooney. Near fine internally. A classic collection of children's verse, here newly illustrated by a Caldecott award winning artist. Dust jacket present. View more info

PULLING THE LION'S TAIL.

By: (Cooper, Floyd). Kurtz, Jane.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, (1995).: (1995).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33188

Condition: Very good


INSCRIBED WITH AN ORIGINAL SIGNED DRAWING BY THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTIST FLOYD COOPER - Quarto, 10-1/4 inches high by 10-1/4 inches wide. Color pictorial boards in a matching illustrated dust wrapper. There is some very minor creasing to the edges of the dust jacket. 30 pages, each superbly illustrated in color by Floyd Cooper. There is a tiny chip out from the top edge of one leaf. Near fine. By Jane Kurtz. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper.A superbly illustrated "Ethiopian tale about the value of patience".Inscribed and signed with a wonderful sketch of a lion's head drawn by the ... View more info

TOMMY TRY, AND WHAT HE DID IN SCIENCE.

By: (Cooper, H. D.; et al). Napier, Charles Ottley Groom.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1869.: 1869.

Seller ID: 33284

Condition: Good


- Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed with the top corner of the rear cover slightly frayed. The head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. vii, [i] & 303 pages. Illustrated in black & white by H. D. Cooper & others with 7 plates, including a frontispiece with a tissue guard, an extra vignette title & many textual illustrations. There is foxing throughout. A good, tight copy. First edition.Told in the first person by "Tommy", this is a book about a boy learning to educate himself with an emphasis on science and natural hist... View more info

PARTY ANIMALS!

By: (Cotsen, LLoyd E.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Cotsen Children's Library, (2007).: (2007).

Seller ID: 29440

Condition: Fine


Princeton, NJ: Cotsen Children's Library, (2007).. (2007).. Fine. - Small quarto [9 inches high by 6-1/2 inches wide], softcover bound in pictorial color wrappers. 21 & [2] pages, including inside wraps. 18 pages of color illustrations with minimal text at the foot of the pages. Near fine. Laid in is a mechanically reproduced note from the Friends of the Princeton University Library, which explains that this publication celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Cotsen Children's Library. "We hope you enjoy this whimsical representation of the party Cotsen would have hosted, if it had been... View more info

KEEPSAKE FOR THE YOUNG. A Book of Amusement. By Aunt Friendly, Author of "The Holiday Album," "The Gift Book," Etc. With One Hundred and Eighty [Full-] Page Illustrations

By: (Crane, Walter; Tenniel, John; Foster, Myles Birket; Staniland, Charles Joseph; Cooper, Alfred W.; Small, William; et al). [Baker, Sarah Schoonmaker. (1824-1906).]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London: Frederick Warne and Co. / New York: Scribner, Welford, and Co., circa [1871].: [1871].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30059

Condition: Very good


London: Frederick Warne and Co. / New York: Scribner, Welford, and Co., circa [1871].. [1871].. Very good. - Octavo, bound in reddish brown patterned sand-grain cloth blocked in gilt, black & blind. The front cover is decorated with a blue paper onlay border design blocked in gilt with miniature illustrations including Puss-in-Boots, a frog with an umbrella, a mermaid, a witch, a youth holding up a giant's decapitated head, a boy with a lyre and birds emerging from a pie. The spine is blocked in gilt with similar illustrative elements & is imprinted "Little Folks Library" at the tail... View more info

LOB LIE-BY-THE-FIRE, THE BROWNIES / And Other Tales.

By: (Cruikshank, George). Ewing, Juliana Horatia.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Frank Lovell & Company, n.d. [circa 1890s].: n.d. [circa 1890s].

Seller ID: 13007

Condition: Good


- Small octavo, reddish brown cloth titled in brown & gilt with profuse decorations in black on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 268 pages plus 4-page publisher's catalog. Illustrated with 6 black-and-white plates by George Cruikshank, including a frontispiece. The front hinge is cracked . There are glue stains & a tear to the surface of the front pastedown, possibly where a label has been removed. There is an owner's bookplate on the front endpaper & a gift inscription on the verso of the frontispiece. The book is ligh... View more info

COURAGEOUS COMPANIONS

By: (Daugherty, James H.). Finger, Charles J

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (NY): Longmans Green and Co., (1929).: (1929).

Seller ID: 1109

Condition: Very good


(NY): Longmans Green and Co., (1929).. (1929).. Very good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt with illustration of a ship in full sail stamped in gilt on the front cover. The covers are lightly bumped. The spine is faded with tiny white stains. [xii], 304 & [1] pp. There is an owner's name on the half-title & a brown marking to 1 page of the text. Color frontispiece & pictorial title, 9 B&W plates & B&W head-pieces by James H. Daugherty. Very good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

KRIS AND KRISTINA. By Marie Bruce, Pictured by James Daugherty.

By: (Daugherty, James). Bruce, Marie.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York: Doubleday Page & Co., (1927).: (1927).

Seller ID: 10710

Condition: Very good


- Octavo, color pictorial yellow boards backed with a red cloth spine. The covers are rubbed, bumped and soiled with some wear to the cloth along the bottom of the front joint, the head and tail of the spine and the corners. 60 deckle-edged pages, superbly illustrated with pictorial endpapers, 18 textual illustrations including 8 in color, and 12 full-page color illustrations by James Daugherty. There is some occasional soiling and a few page corners and edges are slightly creased. Very good. First edition of this wonderfully illustrated Christmas book about Kris Kringle and Kristina.Ame... View more info

THE ART OF BABAR: The Work of Jean and Laurent de Brunhoff

By: (de Brunhoff, Jean and Laurent). Weber, Nicholas Fox

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1989).: (1989).

Seller ID: 18887

ISBN: 0810918935

Condition: Very good


New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Quarto [12 inches high by 9-1/8 inches wide], yellow cloth in a pictorial dust wrapper. There is creasing to the film surface of the dust jacket on the rear panel & fold. 190 & [1] pages. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white. Fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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IN THE MIDDLE OF THE PUDDLE.

By: (Degen, Bruce). Thaler, Mike.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [New York]: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1988).: (1988).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 94607

Condition: Very good


INSCRIBED AND SIGNED WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY MIKE THALER. - Small quarto [approximately 9-1/4 inches high by 7 inches wide], color pictorial boards in a matching dust wrapper. There is minor foxing to the top edges of the covers. 32 pages. Profuse color illustrations by Bruce Degen. Very good. First edition. This story about a frog and a turtle is inscribed and signed "Mike / 1989" with an original drawing of a frog. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

BLANCHE-NEIGE ET LES SEPT NAINS d'apres le conte de Grimm. Illustrations de Walt Disney.

By: (Disney, Walt).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Paris): Hachette, (1938).: (1938).

Seller ID: 35919

Condition: Good


- Square octavo, color pictorial paper covered boards titled in red on front board. The boards are rubbed & darkened; the lower half of the backstrip is lacking; the joints are rubbed & the head of the spine is chipped. 46 & [2] pages. Profuse full-page & textual illustrations in color & black-and-white from the Walt Disney film of "Snow White". The pages are darkened; parts of 1 full-page black-and-white illustration have been delicately colored. Good. First French edition of the Disney "Snow White"..The text is in French. View more info