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  • Preciado, Kathleen and Letitia O'Connor, editors (Dr. Seuss, Theodore Geisel)
    Dr. Seuss From Then To Now: A Catalogue of the Retrospective Exhibition Organized by the San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, 1986

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Random, 1987. Red cloth. pp (96). Colour and b&w illustrations. Good checklist at rear. Ink gift inscription on blank verso of front free endpaper. Else fine in fine jacket. Laid in is a small Horton sticker with eyes that move,

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52504
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  • SHEPARD, Ernest H.
    DRAWN FROM MEMORY

    London: Methuen, 1957. Squarish octavo, green cloth, red topstain. 190, [2] pp. Frontispiece portrait inserted, numerous line drawings in text. Slight tanning to inner margins of endpapers, else fine, no previous owner names. Dust jacket has nicks and rubbing to spine tips, slight rubbing to spine folds, yellowing to spine, rear panel, flap edges; VG otherwise, no chips or clips. A volume of memoirs of his youth by the famous British artist, illustrator, and author, best known for his illustrations for the Pooh books as well as a great many for Punch.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 16654
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  • BAILEY, Pearl
    DUEY'S TALE

    Edition: Firsr printing

    New York: Harcourrt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. Square octavo, grey boards. pp 59. Illustrated. Narrow band of fading to upper and outer margins of free endpapers, else fine. Pric-clipped jacket has a creased tear to top of front panel, VG otherwise. Inscribed by the author "To Adele, a real Duey, Love pearl". Children's book by the noted singer, actress and entertainer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41421
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  • QUAYLE, Eric
    EARLY CHILDREN'S BOOKS: a collector's guide

    Newton Abbot, Davon / Totowa, NJ: David & Charles / Barnes & Noble, 1983. Green boards. pp (256). B&w illustrations, index. Fine copy. Green dust jacket spine faded to yellow, else fine. An excellent survey.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 51958
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  • EATON'S CHRISTMAS ANNUAL. Authors May Heward, Ethel Talbot, Olive Chandler, Constance Heward

    (Toronto): The T. Eaton Co., no date [ca. 1930s?]. Quarto. Blue cloth spine stamped in white and light blue boards, colour illustration on front cover. Unpaged. 16 colour plates (6 by Anne Anderson, 1 by Charles Robinson) inserted, numerous line drawings in text. Front cover errs in calling for 14 colour plates. UK printed. Stories by the aforementioned plus other authors. Only occasional minor soiling in text, slight wear to outer corners, else fine and tight, no previous owner names. In poor dust jacket, worn & torn, front panel lacks upper portion. The jacket spine says "Third Year". Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required..

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 24549
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  • EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK by DULAC, Edmund
    DULAC, Edmund
    EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date, 1920. Quarto, light blue decorated cloth gilt. pp (4), (135) + 18 tipped in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Slight wear to ends of lightly darkened spine; light darkening to inner rear cover; 1920 ink gift inscription and another later inscription on front free endpaper; small light red ink splash on verso of tissue guard of plate at p. 102 not affecting the plate; else a VG clean and tight copy. Contains The Nightingale, Sinbad the Sailor, Cinderella, and 10 others. This book is not the same as the much more common EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS (1915, 20 plates). I believe the present book was published around…

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    London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date, 1920. Quarto, light blue decorated cloth gilt. pp (4), (135) + 18 tipped in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Slight wear to ends of lightly darkened spine; light darkening to inner rear cover; 1920 ink gift inscription and another later inscription on front free endpaper; small light red ink splash on verso of tissue guard of plate at p. 102 not affecting the plate; else a VG clean and tight copy. Contains The Nightingale, Sinbad the Sailor, Cinderella, and 10 others. This book is not the same as the much more common EDMUND DULAC'S PICTURE BOOK FOR THE FRENCH RED CROSS (1915, 20 plates). I believe the present book was published around 1920. It's odd that the edition is not listed in expected places (COPAC, BL catalogue, Harvard, Yale). Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hard Cover

    Book ID: 44145
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  • PITMAN, Emma Raymond
    FLORENCE GODFREY’S FAITH: A Story of Australian Life. With Four Illustrations by Paul Hardy

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Blackie, no date. A later printing (first was in 1883). Octavo, blue pictorial cloth stamped in black, whitge and gilt, grey endpapers. Pp (viii), 9-309, (1), (16, ads) + 4 plates. 1907 prize label at front, yellowing to page edges, light foxing to first two leaves; else a fine, bright and tight copy. A novel for girls..

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 32396
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  • FLOWERS OF DELIGHT: an agreeable garland of prose and poetry... by De Vries, Leonard, compiler
    De Vries, Leonard, compiler
    FLOWERS OF DELIGHT: an agreeable garland of prose and poetry...

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1965. Brown illustrated boards. pp 232. Illustrations in colour & b&w. Bibliographical descriptions at rear of the original books. Fine in near fine jacket. Selections from English children's books 1765-1830 found in Toronto famous Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 48784
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  • CROSS, Thompson
    FOOTPLATE LUCK: stories of railway adventure at home and abroad. Illustrated by E.S. Hodgson

    London: Blackie, no date (1922 or 1923). Green pictorial cloth stamped in black & white. pp 256, (32, ads) + 5 (of 6) plates. Lacking the plate at p. 48, ink names at front, else a VG clean, tight, unworn and attractive copy. 14 stories.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43465
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 37 cm. Half sheep and marbled boards. Vol. XXXIV, nos 1-52, 2 Jan. - 25 Dec., 1915. 420pp, complete year. Library discard, rubber stamp and shelf notation at front, no other library marks. Spine worn, lacking pieces at ends, with some repairs, leather stabilzed; edge wear to outer corners, cracked inner hinges repaired, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories and articles, handicrafts, well illustrated. 3.2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52592
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 37 cm. Maroon cloth spine gilt lettered. Vol. XLI, nos 1-52, 7 Jan. - 30 Dec., 1922. 416 pp, complete year. Library discard, rubber stamp and shelf notation at front, no other library marks. Light marks to covers, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories and articles, handicrafts, well illustrated. 2.7 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52595
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 38 cm. Maroon cloth spine gilt lettered. Vol. XXXIX, nos 1-52, 3 Jan. - 25 Dec., 1920. 416 pp, complete year. Light marks to covers, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories, articles, handicrafts, and ads, well illustrated. 2.8 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52596
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  • FORWARD [magazine for young people]

    Philadelphia: 41 cm. Maroon cloth spine gilt lettered. Vol. XXXVI, nos 1-52, 3 Jan. - 29 Dec., 1917. 416 pp, complete year. Light marks to covers, else a clean and tight copy, text unworn. Stories, articles, handicrafts, and ads, well illustrated. 3 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52597
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  • MOLESWORTH, Mrs. [Mary Louisa (Stewart) Molesworth, 1842-1921] [Walter Crane]
    FOUR WINDS FARM. Illustrated by Walter Crane

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Macmillan, 1887. Small octavo. Original green fine ribbed decorated cloth stamped in black, blind and gilt, black endpapers. (viii), 180, [4, ads] pp + frontispiece and illustrated title with tissue guard and 6 other plates by Walter Crane. Book a little leaned; cloth wear at spine tips repaired; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with black paper; all of spine gilt flaked away but stamping still clearly visible; tissue guard creased; VG clean copy otherwise. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 24990
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  • TRAVERS, P.L.
    FRIEND MONKEY

    Edition: First UK printing

    London: Collins, 1972. Yellow boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. A monkey story by the author of the MARY POPPINS books

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44454
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  • FUNNY WONDER and JESTER (5 issues)

    London: Amalgamated Press, 1941. Five issues. 8 page British comic for a juvenile audience printed in red and black on newsprint, folded once horizontally to make quarto pages. Light yellowing as always, VG clean & unworn copies otherwise. No. 1413, 26 April; no. 1417, 24 May; no. 1418, 31 May; no. 1420, 28 June, no. 1423, 09 Aug. Charlie Chaplin appears on each front cove. Pitch and Toss and Their Pets battle Nazis, amongst other adventures. Ceased publication in 1942. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43350
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  • DARTT, Robert L. (G.A. Henty)
    G.A. HENTY: a bibliography

    Cedar Grove, NJ: Dar-Web, Inc, 1971. Brown boards. pp xviii, 184 + plates. Index. Light yellowing to page edges; a few pencil annotations in text; else fine in jacket. A descriptive bibliography, it includes periodicals.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50265
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  • MUNSCH, Robert
    GET ME ANOTHER ONE !

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1982. Oblong octavo, stapled, in glossy illustrated card covers. Creases to front cover, VG otherwise, no owner names.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 41800
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  • GHOSTS AND BOGLES. Pictures by Jan Pienkowski by STARKEY, Dinah
    STARKEY, Dinah
    GHOSTS AND BOGLES. Pictures by Jan Pienkowski

    Edition: First Australian issue

    Australia: The Jacaranda Press, 1978. Black cloth, front cover and spine elaborately decorated in red, green and gilt with b&w illustration at centre of front cover, brown illustrated endpapers, b&w illustrations in text. Covers a little bowed, slight wear to corners, else fine, without jacket, as issued. Ghost stories for younger readers,

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 53127
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  • GIANT COLD. Illustrated by Alan E. Cober. by DICKINSON, Peter
    DICKINSON, Peter
    GIANT COLD. Illustrated by Alan E. Cober.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Gollancz, 1984. Terra cotta boards. pp (8), 69. Fine in fine jacket. A fantasy novel for young people by the noted writer of crime fiction.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 4105
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