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New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1955. Quarto. Original white boards, titles and decoration to spine and cover in black and red, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Pink, red and black illustrations throughout. Mild toning to boards, in the bright dust jacket with just a touch of wear to extremities. A lovely copy. First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Jessica, with absolutely love from me Eloise and Kay Thompson." Included is a copy of the original sheet music for Eloise.

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Simon and Schuster, 1955 A fine first edition in a near fine dust jacket, inscribed by the author: "For my dear Orgel with love from the author and Me Eloise." The inscription is to the children's author Doris Orgel. Laid in is a card picturing a posing Eloise and signed by the illustrator Hilary Knight. Comes in a custom-made quarter leather solander case with gilt decoration and lettering.. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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Eloise.

Thompson, Kay; Drawings by Hilary Knight

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition of the author's first book. Slim quarto, original illustrated white cloth. Light toning, else near fine in a near fine first issue dust jacket with a small closed tear to the rear panel. Inscribed by the author, "For my dear Paul- from/ Eloise herself and The Author" and also signed by the illustrator, "and Hilary Knight in 2007." A very sharp example, rare signed and inscribed by both Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight. "I am Eloise. I am six", So begins the start of the famed first book by Kay Thompson's "Eloise". "At rehearsals of her act with the Williams Brothers, Thompson (who was a professional singer) prized punctuality. Then one day she was late. In a high, childish voice that she had never used before, she made her apology. One of her co-workers said, 'Who are you, little girl?' Thompson replied, 'I am Eloise. I am six.' The others joined in the game, each assuming a juvenile identity, and it became a regular rehearsal past ... Read more

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955-2002. First editions of each of the five Eloise titles. Quarto, 5 volumes. Each are signed by the illustrator, Hilary Knight. Each are near fine in very good to near fine dust jackets. A brilliant set of this timeless classic. "I am Eloise. I am six", So begins the start of the famed first book by Kay Thompson's "Eloise". "At rehearsals of her act with the Williams Brothers, Thompson (who was a professional singer) prized punctuality. Then one day she was late. In a high, childish voice that she had never used before, she made her apology. One of her co-workers said, 'Who are you, little girl?' Thompson replied, 'I am Eloise. I am six.' The others joined in the game, each assuming a juvenile identity, and it became a regular rehearsal pastime" (New York Times). A book soon followed, three more were soon released.

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New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1957. Tall quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in red morocco, two raised bands, titles to spine in blue, pictorial multi-coloured block and onlay after the original jacket design, twin rule to turn-ins in blue, blue endpapers with the originals bound in, silver edges. Illustrated title page in pink and blue, illustrated throughout in pink and blue by Hilary Knight. Contemporary ownership signature to top of original front free endpaper, an excellent copy in a fine binding. First edition, first printing.

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955-1958. First editions of the first three books in Kay Thompson's beloved Eloise series. Quartos, 3 volumes, pictorial endpapers, illustrated. Each volume lengthily inscribed by illustrator Hilary Knight, "for Henry with all the best from Hilary Knight and ME, ELOISE Dec 15 2007" on the front free endpaper of Eloise: A Book for Precocious Grown ups; "for Henry from Hilary Knight Dec 15 '07" on the verso of the front free endpaper of Eloise in Paris; and "for Henry! from Hilary Knight and ME, ELOISE!" on the front free endpaper of Eloise at Christmastime. Each volume is near fine in a very good dust jacket with light rubbing and wear. Rare and desirable. American author, singer, and actress Kay Thompson began her career in the early 1930s as a choral director for radio and went on to become MGM Studios' top vocal arranger and coach to such stars as Judy Garland, Lena Horne, and Frank Sinatra. A resident of The Plaza Hotel in New York City, she became most notable for au ... Read more

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Eloise A Paris.: Dessins d'Hilary Knight.

(KNIGHT, Hilary.) THOMPSON, Kay.

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Paris: Pont Royal (Del Duca - Laffont)., , 1962. Elisabeth Welch's copy Tall quarto. Original colour pictorial boards, titles in red and black on spine and front board, illustrated red endpapers, Broadway postcard designed by Hilary Knight loosely inserted. Illustrated throughout in red, pink, and blue by Hilary Knight, title page in black, red, blue, and pink. Slight wear to extremities and bottom edge, somewhat darkened, lightly rubbed; a very good copy. First edition in French, inscribed by the illustrator "to Elegant, Beautiful, Brilliant Elizabeth Welch from Hilary Knight and ELOISE, April 27th 1972" and with an original drawing of Eloise listening to records and eating sandwiches, captioned "Eloise says The Supreme pleasure is Elizabeth Welch's sliced cucumber sandwiches and recordings - eaten and played on a Sunday afternoon at about 4:30". In all likelihood, the recipient was Elisabeth Welch (1904-2003), an American-born singer, actress, and entertainer, whose career spanned seven decades. She sang ... Read more

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Eloise in Paris

THOMPSON, Kay

  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Drawings by Hilary Knight. Thin quarto. A stain confined to the top of the front board and top corner of the front fly, very good in a price-clipped, very good dustwrapper with faint corresponding stains on the front wrap. Inscribed in French over two pages by Kay Thompson as both "Kayzie" and "Eloise."

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Eloise

Thompson, Kay

  • Edition: Inscribed 11th Printing
  • Book condition: Fine
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A fine 11th printing inscribed by the author Kay Thompson and the illustrator Hilary Knight. fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.

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Eloise

Thompson, Kay

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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Simon and Schuster, 1955 Very good in a very good dust jacket. SIGNED by the illustrator, Hilary Knight on the front free endpage. Original price of $2.95 printed on front flap of dust jacket. First printing stated on the copyright page. Top and bottom edges of the book show some minor rubbing. The jacket shows some darkening and sun-tanning on spine , some minor chipping at spine ends and corners, about 3" long tear at spine hinge to back of dj. Comes housed in a custom slipcase. We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Illustrator(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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Eloise at Christmastime

KNIGHT, Hilary, illustrator; THOMPSON, Kay

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New York: Random House, 1958. Signed By The Artist Eloise Takes Christmas By Storm THOMPSON, Kay. Eloise at Christmastime. Drawings by Hilary Knight. New York: Random House, 1958. First printing, signed by Hilary Knight on the preliminary leaf. Quarto (10 7/8 x 7 7/8 in; 278 x 200 mm). Unpaginated (24 ff). Exuberantly illustrated throughout with many double-page spreads. Publisher's red glazed pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. In first issue dust jacket coded 9-58 (Sept. 1958). Minimal wear at spine extremities otherwise a fine copy in the original (price-clipped, otherwise fine) color pictorial dust jacket. Housed in a scarlet linen slipcase. Kay Thompson (1909-1998) is best known today as the creator of the Eloise children's books but she began her career as a composer, musician, actress, singer, and vocal coach to such stars as Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, and June Allyson. Thompson lived at the Plaza Hotel in New York City - home to Eloise. The books were partly inspire ... Read more

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  • Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Illustrator
  • Book condition: As New
  • ISBN: 0689828837 / 9780689828836
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New York: Simon & Schuster. As New. 1999. Limited/Numbered Edition; Signed by Illustrator. Original Cloth. 0689828837 . LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. Hardbound, with the original slipcase, limited to 250 numbered and SIGNED copies by Hilary Knight. As New condition, never taken out of its original shrink-wrap; An expanded edition of Thompson's classic, Eloise including the original Eloise story & pictures. In the back of it there are previously unpublished sketches by illustrator Hilary Knight and photographs of Miss Kay Thompson when she was young and fabulous rawther like Eloise. Obtain the whole set of limited/numbered editions at a 20% lower price than the totals of the individual titles .

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Simon and Schuster, 1955 A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, inscribed and dated by the illustrator Hilary Knight on the front pastedown. First Printing stated on the copyright page and original price of $2.95 still on front flap of the dust jacket. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Inscribed by Illustrator(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good.

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Eloise in Moscow

Thompson, Kay

  • Edition: 1st
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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Near fine first Edition, first printing, with date on the title and copyright page the same, and the Scribner's insignia and A on the copyright page. In very good dust jacket with original price, $2.50, on front flap. Dust jacket has rips along the spine edges and edgewear. Book is black cloth with green and gold leather spine labels. Housed in custom collector's fabric slipcase.

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New York: Simon and Schuster,, 1955. Quarto. Original white boards, titles and decoration to spine and cover in black and red, pictorial endpapers. With the dust jacket. Pink, red and black illustrations throughout. Wear to spine ends, boards toned, couple of marks to contents. A very good copy in the price-clipped jacket with a little loss to spine ends, couple of chips, short closed tears, and creasing to extremities. First edition, first printing, of the first title in the Eloise series.

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Eloise

Thompson, Kay

  • Edition: First edition
  • Book condition: Publisher's decorated boards. Slight lean to spine, some soiling along edges of covers, in original dust-jacket, edge-worn a
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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955. First edition. Drawings by Hillary Knight. Folio. Publisher's decorated boards. Slight lean to spine, some soiling along edges of covers, in original dust-jacket, edge-worn and browned, front panel scuffed with 3/4-in. triangular chip from bottom edge. First edition. Drawings by Hillary Knight. Folio.

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Eloise in Moscow

Thompson, Kay

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Simon & Schuster, 1959. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Fine book in a Near Fine dust wrapper. In Mylar. Stated 1st edition. Price clipped (Lower front flap). Unmarked. DJ has one defect only which is a small missing segment on the upper backstrip (spine) which measures 7/8" H. X 3/4" W. Viewed from the front it is scarcely perceptible. Photos available upon request. A lovely copy of a dear book. P.S. The center fold-out is pristine. Unpaginated (61 pages).

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Kay Thompson's Eloise

Thompson, Kay

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
Simon and Schuster, 1955 Very good first printing (so stated on the copyright page) in a very good dust jacket with the original price of $2.95 present on the jacket flap. Previous owner's names and dates of 1956 and 1961 written on the front free endpaper.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.

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Eloise in Moscow

THOMPSON, Kay

  • Edition: First
  • Book condition: near fine
  • Quantity available: 1
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. First. hardcover. near fine/near fine. Hilary Knight. Drawings by Hilary Knight. Thin 4to, orange pictorial boards, dust wrapper (light soiling, mostly to back panel) New York, 1959. First Edition. Autographed by Hilary Knight on the front pictorial fly-leaf. Previous owner's inscription on the front attached endpaper.

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Eloise Has a Lesson

Thompson, Kay; Knight, Hilary

Simon Spotlight. PAPERBACK. 0689873670 . New.

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