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FAIRY TALES

By Andersen, Hans

London: Hodder and Stoughton, [ 1924 ]. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [ 1924 ]. Numerous b/w illustrations and 12 tipped-in colorplates by Kay Nielsen. 197 pp. Hardcover. Large 4to. Blue gilt-stamped cloth. Some very minor scattered foxing; more heavily foxed on first page of table of illustrations where a leaflet announcing a Kay Nielsen exhibition was laid in; edges lightly foxed. A beautiful copy in original tissue dust wrapper and original publisherÕs box. The dust wrapper is edge-worn and the box is cracked at corners, but still holding on. Very good+/Very good. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$1200.00

ALL THE YEAR ROUND

By Riley, James Whitcomb

Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs Merrill Co, [ 1912 ]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs Merrill Co, [ 1912 ]. First edition. 12 color woodblocks by Gustave Baumann on rectos of French folds. Unpaginated. Hardcover. Large 8vo. Cream backed blue boards. Small, closed puncture on back board; the usual off-setting glue stain to free endpapers, else a very nice copy in a lightly edge-worn dust wrapper that is chipped at head and heel. A very nice copy. Very good+/Very good. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$850.00

THE TOY SHOP [ Peter SpierÕs Village Books ]

By Spier, Peter

New York: Doubleday & Co, [ 1981 ]. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. New York: Doubleday & Co, [ 1981 ]. Each page colorfully illustrated. [ 10 ] pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Beige die-cut illustrated boards. Small chip at foot of spine, else very clean. Very good+/No jacket issued.

$36.00

BILLÕS SERVICE STATION [ PETER SPIERÕS VILLAGE BOOKS ]

By Spier, Peter

[ New York ]: Doubleday, [ 1981 ]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. [ New York ]: Doubleday, [ 1981 ]. First edition. Each page with color illustrations. [ 10 ] pp. Hardcover. Oblong 12mo. Multi-colored die-cut pictorial boards. Small chip at head of spine, else very clean. Very good+/No jacket issued.

$36.00

THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK

By Lanes, Selma and Maurice Sendak

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980. First edition, first printing [ with the pop-up ]. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good+. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1980. First edition, first printing [ with the pop-up ]. Signed by both Lanes and Sendak. Illustrated with 94 plates in full color & an original pop-up. 278 pp. Hardcover. Oblong 4to. Multicolor pictorial paper boards.. A beautiful, near fine copy in a very good + jacket. Near fine/Very good+. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$350.00

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK AND OTHER POEMS AND VERSES [ IN DUST WRAPPER ]

By Carroll, Lewis - illustrated by Peter Newell

New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First Newell edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1903. First Newell edition. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and 39 b/w plates by Peter Newell. xiii + 248 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy cloth. Top edge gilt. A much better than average copy in original cloth dust wrapper. A lovely gift. Very good+/Very good. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$300.00

GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES

By James, Grace

London: Macmillan and Co, 1910. First British edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. London: Macmillan and Co, 1910. First British edition. 40 tipped-in, tissue-guarded color plates by Warwick Goble. viii, 281, [2] pp. pp. Hardcover. 4to. Dark blue pictorially gilt-stamped dark blue cloth. Sumptuous copy with the slightest wear to covers, and foxing and browning to endpapers. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$500.00

MY BOOK OF MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES

By Vredenburg, Capt. Edric, editor

Philadelphia, PA: David McKay Co, [ c 1900 ]. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. Philadelphia, PA: David McKay Co, [ c 1900 ]. 12 full-page color plates and numerous b/w illustrations by Jennie Harbour. 143 pp. Hardcover. Small 4to. Dark green cloth with pictorial paper label on front cover. Light wear to covers; 4 instances of scotch tape along the gutter [ not egregiously unsightly ]; tape stain on half-title; childÕs name in ink on ownership page; some scattered stains and soiling [ including what looks to be two light watercolor stains on one colorplate ]. Withal, a very good copy of this scarce book. Very good/No dust jacket.

$120.00

THE MODERN READER'S CHAUCER: THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER

By Tatlock, John S. P

New York: Macmillan Co, 1912. First edition . Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. New York: Macmillan Co, 1912. First edition . 32 full-page color plates by Warwick Goble. 607 + ads pp. Hardcover. 4to. Dark blue elaborate, pictorial gilt-stamp to front cover. Top edge gilt. Covers lightly stained; spine dull; former ownerÕs name on front fly, else tight and clean. A very nice copy of a beautiful book. Very good/No dust jacket.

$200.00

NEWS OF SPRING

By Maeterlinck, Maurice

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913. Hardcover. Very good-/No dust jacket. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1913. 20 tipped in plates by Detmold. 213 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Green cloth. Top edge gilt. Spine darkened; area along rear hinge scarred by adhering to something; top edge dulled; interior tight and clean. Very good-/No dust jacket.

$125.00

BONERS

By Seuss, Dr.

New York: Viking Press, 1931. Fourth printing. Hardcover. Good+/Good+. Dr. Seuss. New York: Viking Press, 1931. Fourth printing. Numerous b/w illustrations. Illustrated by Dr. Seuss. 102 pp. Hardcover. 16mo. Burgundy cloth. Heel rubbed; rear board stained; former book seller label to front pastedown; front endpapers toned; rear endpapers and rear fly leaves dampstained. Interior clean and sound. Dustjacket toned and chipped at head and heel, with stained rear panel. Good+/Good+.

$40.00

HARPERÕS SCHOOL AND FAMILY SERIES. THE SCHOOL AND FAMILY PRIMER: INTRODUCTORY TO THE SERIES OF SCHOOL AND FAMILY READERS

By Willson, Marcius

New York: Harper & Brothers , [ 1860 ]. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. New York: Harper & Brothers , [ 1860 ]. Numerous b/w illustrations. 48 pp. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Beige cloth backed, illustrated paper covered boards. Covers moderately soiled, stained, and worn; interior generally clean, with some random soiling and foxing. Over all, quite good. Very good/No jacket issued.

$40.00

PLEASANT PASTIME: OUTLINE PICTURES FOR COLORING WITH STORIES FOR CHILDREN

By Athy, Marian Poppen

Columbus, OH: The Book Concern, N. d. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket issued. Columbus, OH: The Book Concern, N. d. Numerous b/w illustrations. 61 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark gray illustrated paper covered boards. Soiling and wear to covers; gift inscription in ink on front free endpaper, else clean and tight. Over all quite nice. Very good/No jacket issued.

$40.00

SWAN LAKE
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SWAN LAKE

By Helprin, Mark

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, [ 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good+. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co, [ 1989. First edition. Signed by the author. 13 color plates by Chris Van Allsburg. 80 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Dark blue cloth with a pictorial paper label on the front cover. No flaws to write of in the book, the dust wrapper has a very small closed tear at the top edge of the front cover. A lovely copy. Very good+/Very good+.

$60.00

A CITY IN WINTER
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A CITY IN WINTER

By Helprin, Mark

New York: Viking, [ 1996 ]. First edition. Hardcover. Very good+/Very good. New York: Viking, [ 1996 ]. First edition. Signed by the author. 13 color plates by Chris Van Allsburg. 147 pp. Hardcover. 4to. Burgundy paper covered boards. No flaws to write of in the book, the dust wrapper has a 2Ó closed tear at the head of the spine on the back cover. A very nice copy. Very good+/Very good.

$60.00

RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM OF NAISHAPUR

By Fitzgerald, Edward

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1983. Limited Edition reprint of the 1909 edition. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1983. Limited Edition reprint of the 1909 edition. Illustrated with 20 tipped-in, color plates by Edmund Dulac. Unpaginated. Hardcover. 4to. Black Elaborately gilt-stamped, with moire endpapers. All edges gilt, satin ribbon page-marker. A beautiful book in beautiful condition. Very good+/No jacket issued.

$120.00

PRETTY PICTURES

By Weedon, L. L., verses by

London & New York: Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton & Co, N. d. [ circa 1900 ]. Hardcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. London & New York: Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton & Co, N. d. [ circa 1900 ]. Illustrations by E. Stuart Hardy, with 5 chromolithographed pop-up scenes. Unpaginated. Hardcover. Small 4to. Blue pictorial paper-covered boards. Corners of boards a bit worn, else extraordinarily well preserved. The pop-ups are without flaw. A beautiful copy of a fragile and scarce book. Very good+/No dust jacket. (Insurance required to ship this item).

$850.00

THE TRAVELLERS AND OTHER STORIES

By Gaskin, Mrs. Arthur [ Georgie Evelyn Cave Gaskin ]

London: James Bowden, N.d. [ circa 1898 ]. Hardcover. Very good+/No jacket issued. London: James Bowden, N.d. [ circa 1898 ]. Illustrated with wonderful Kate Greenaway-like children by the author and engraved and printed in colours by Edmund Evans. 64 pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Green color pictorial cloth. Very light soiling to covers; lightly rubbed at head and heel; penciled inscription on front free endpaper. A very handsome copy of a fragile book. Very good+/No jacket issued.

$150.00

THE LEGEND OF THE WANDERING JEW

By Dore, Gustave

Philadelphia: George Gebbie, 1873. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good/No dust jacket. A SERIES OF TWELVE DESIGNS. Philadelphia: George Gebbie, 1873. Second edition. Illustrated with 12 b/w engravings by Dore. Unpaginated. Hardcover. 8vo. Dark green gilt-stamped cloth. Top edge gilt. Light wear to head, heel, and corners; front cover lightly stained; front endpaper split at bottom of gutter and chipped at lower fore-corner; separation at gutter between textblock and final leaf. Over all, a nicer copy than it sounds. Very good/No dust jacket.

$175.00

DER KALTE BLICK

By No author stated

Frankfurt am Main: Edition Stemmle, 1995. Softcover. Very good+/No dust jacket. EROTISCHE KUNST 17. BIS 20. JAHRHUNDERT. Frankfurt am Main: Edition Stemmle, 1995. Copious b/w and full color illustrations. 295 pp. Text in German. Softcover. Square 8vo. White stiff wrappers. A nice, clean copy. Very good+/No dust jacket.

$40.00

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