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Biggity Bantam

By: T.L. McCready, Jr. with Tasha Tudor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Ariel Books, 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


Chip to head of dust jacket jacket, otherewise a very nice clean copy without previous owners' bookplates,names or other markings. Signed by author on title page. Full yellow cloth boards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 49 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Denslow's Mother Goose Being the old familiar rhymes and jingles of Mother Goose edited and illustrated by W. W. Denslow

By: W. W. [William Wallace] Denslow

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: McClure , Phillips & Company, 1901

Edition: First; First


Quarter green cloth and color pictorial paper-covered boards. Complete with the full-page color plates on every recto, half plates and additional vignette with text on verso, illustrated by Denslow. Illustrated endpapers. Corners rubbed to boards, large area of corner tip loss, penultimate page. Several pages reinserted, intact. Scattered closed tears. Generally bright, with less than half of the exceptionally rare dustjacket (see image). ; Chromolithograph; 4to 1... View more info

Denslow's Tom Thumb

By: W.W. Denslow

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, G.W. Dillingham Co., 1903

Edition: First Edition


Softcover. Light soiling to front & back covers, as well as pages 3 and 4. Full color illustrations throughout. A very good copy without previous owner's names or any other scholia. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 12 pages View more info

Georgie au Cirque Album pour les parents et pour les enfants

By: Henriette Perrin-Duportal

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Fernand Nathan, 1928

Edition: First Edition


Circular color illustrated paste down to front cover. 14 full page illustrations in pink and white by de Kuhn-Regnier. Endpapers somewhat acidic. Text in french. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages View more info

Gerald McBoing Boing

By: Theodor Seuss Geisel aka Dr. Seuss

Price: $105.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster, 1952

Edition: First Edition


Paper covered boards. 1/2 in. loss to upper rear hinge. Interior illustrations are delightfully bright and clean. A nice copy. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

By: J.K. Rowling

Price: $850.00

Publisher: New York, Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic Press, 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author


Title page signed by Rowling. Mylar wrappings have kept this a very nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other markings. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 435 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Jack and the Bean Stalk

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, De Wolfe, Fiske & Co., c. 1903


Green cardboard covers, wear & tear to spine, upheld by string binding; w/ chromolithographic image to front board. "Fairy Stories Series". Scarce copy. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 10 pages View more info

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Knave of Hearts in the original box.

By: Saunders, Louise & Maxfield Parrish

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925

Edition: First; First


owner's bookplate to verso of front fly & name neatly applied to "This Book belongs To" ; A very nice copy in its original (restored) box. Bought by a collector in the forties & carefully stored since. ; Small folio View more info

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Mr. Nobody and the Umbrella Bug

By: Stoo Hample

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, 1962

Edition: First


First edition. A nice clean copy in dust jacket without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages View more info

Object Teacher

By: N/A

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, McLoughlin Bros., 1884

Edition: First Edition


12 chromolithographic plates on heavy stock. All pages are full color containing images of objects designated for child education. No text besides list of objects indexed to rear cover. A nice clean copy without previous owner's names or any other markings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 12 pages View more info

Peeping Pansy

By: Marie Queen of Roumania

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, N.D.


Red cloth boards (front detached) with gilt title and pictorial cover. Particulars in gilt to spine, which is lacking sections & has become almost completely detached. Wear to rear cover. Otherwise, text block is in nice shape and complete with 8 tipped-in chromolithographic plates (including frontispiece) protected by tissue guards. A terrible copy of a beautiful book.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [312] pages View more info

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Pinocchio's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carlo Collodi, Hezekiah Butterworth

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Jordan, Marsh, & Co., 1898

Edition: First Edition


First American edition. Half blue and half floral cloth, gilt title and illustrated figure to front cover. Wear and tear to head and tail of spine; rubbing to corners and edges. "Translated from the Italian with an Introduction by Hezekiah Butterworth". Black-and-white illustrations. No mention of Carlo Collodi's name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages View more info

Puss In Boots

By: N/A

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, M.S. Publishing Company, 1928


Folio in pictorial cardboard. Wear & tear to head & tail of spine. 4 full-page color illustrations, as well as many in black-and-white. "Kiddieland Series". A nice clean copy. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 11 pages View more info

Tales From Kittenland

By: Father Tuck

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., 1905


Folio in pictorial cardboard (detached) covers. Tears to head & tail of spine. 4 full-page color illustrations, as well as many in black-and-white. "Father Tuck's Wide Awake Series". A nice clean copy. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 14 pages View more info

The Adventures of Joel Pepper

By: Margaret Sidney

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton and Mifflin, 1928

Edition: Second Edition


Inscribed by Margaret M. Lothrop, daughter of author Margaret Sidney (pseudonym of Harriett Mulford Stone Lothrop). Harriett Lothrop ran her husbands publishing company, D. Lothrop Company, after her husband's death, when young daughter Margaret was just nine. She later purchased The Wayside country house, creating a center for literary life. At the age of 34 she sent short stories to a Boston children's magazine. Two stories were quite pupular, and Daniel, the then edi... View more info