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Five Fragments from Mother Goose (111 of 200 copies)
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Five Fragments from Mother Goose (111 of 200 copies)

by Robinson, Hollande and Mac, Harshberger

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Nd. [ca.1925]: np/np. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 200 copies. The present copy is number 111. 10 pages Illustrated by Mac Harshberger and with music , each printed on rectos only. After the Mother Goose Songbook was published, Mac Harshberger and Holland Robinson formed "Robinson-Harshberger Productions" which privately published a number of items of which this is among the… Read more about this item
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The Wind in the Willows
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The Wind in the Willows

by Graham, Kenneth

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First American Edition
Published
1913
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$150.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1913. First American Edition. Octavo. Color frontispiece. 350(1) pp., illustrated with 10 color illustrations by Paul Bransom. A classic children's novel follows the adventures of four animal friends, a Mole, a Rat, a Toad, and a Badger as they travel the English countryside and learn valuable lessons about friendship and loyalty. A very good… Read more about this item
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The Golden Window, a Book of Fables for Youmg and Old
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The Golden Window, a Book of Fables for Youmg and Old

by Richards, Laura E.

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1906
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1906. Octavo. Inscribed by the author for the Galena Library dated 1907 (ex-library with their label on front pastedown) 123pp., (1) pp. publisher's ad. Illustrated. A book of children's stories. Beautifully bound by the author's daughter Julia Ward Richards in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, spine and top edge gilt, signed binding… Read more about this item
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Snow White; or the House in the Wood
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Snow White; or the House in the Wood

by Richards, Laura E.

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Boston; (1900): Dana Estes and Co. Small Octavo. Half-title with publisher's ads on the verso, frontispiece, 93pp. The story of the woods, fairies, dwarfs and of course, Snow White. A very good copy bound in green decorative cloth accented in a pale green-blue, off-white with lettering in black and green. Light wear to corners and spine ends.
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The Green Fairy Book
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The Green Fairy Book

by Lang, Andrew (editor)

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1911
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New York: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1911. Octavo. 9th impression. half-title with publisher's listing of other fairy books from this series on the verso, frontispiece, engraved titlepage,366pp., with numerous illustrations by H.J. Ford. This is the third book of the series and the author states that this will likely be the last of the series but....as we all know,… Read more about this item
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, s Story for Children
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, s Story for Children

by Lewis, C.S.

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New York; (1968): Macmillan Co. Octavo. 15th printing. This is the first story for children written by this author, illustrated by Paline Bayne. The story of fairies, witches, spells, and magic. A very good copy with only one major flaw: It had been bound upside-down in gray cloth, decorated in black, in a very good pictorial dust jacket showing… Read more about this item
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The Blue Fairy-Book; Profusely Illustarted in Black And White and Colors
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The Blue Fairy-Book; Profusely Illustarted in Black And White and Colors

by [Lang, Andrew]

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Boston, Nd (ca.1898): DeWolfe, Fiske and Co. Small Quarto. 190 unnumbered pages, profusely illustrated in color and in Black and White with 14 rich chromolithographs, including Jack the Giant Killer, the Three Bears, Ali Baba, Aladdin, Tom Thumb, and others. This is one of the scarcest editions bound in blue pictorial cloth depicting a witch riding a broom with… Read more about this item
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis and Salvador Dali (signed)

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Limited Edition
Published
1969
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New York/France: Maecenas Press-Random House, 1969. Limited Edition. Folio. # 1638 of 2500 numbered portfolios printed in France on Mandeure paper, signed in pencil on the titlepage by Salvadore Dali and includes 12 color woodcut remarque illustrations. One original color etching signed in the plate, contents loose as issued in gilt-lettered cloth chemise housed within a 1/4 morocco over… Read more about this item
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The Animated Circus Book
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The Animated Circus Book

by Ernest, Edward and Julian Wehr

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New York; (1943): Grosset & Dunlap. Oblong. 24 unnumbered pages, illustrated by Julian Wehr. The work illustrated with four full-color movables "animated" by Julian Wehr who was known as the "American Master of Animated Book". Spiral bound in color pictorial paper covered boards, in the color illustrated dust jacket reproducing the cover design with chips to spine ends and… Read more about this item
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Animated Nursery Tales; the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs and the Three Little Kittens
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Animated Nursery Tales; the Three Bears, the Three Little Pigs and the Three Little Kittens

by Wehr, Julian

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New York, (1943): Grosset & Dunlap. Quarto. 24 unnumbered pages. Julian Wehr (1898-1970) was known as the "American Master of Animated Books". He patented his process which used a variety of media. Most of his collection is housed at the University of Virginia, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. This book has six moving illustrations, constructed on double… Read more about this item
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Silver Pennies, a Collection of Modern Poems for Boys and Girls
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Silver Pennies, a Collection of Modern Poems for Boys and Girls

by Thompson, Blanche Jennings

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1933
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New York: The Macmillan Co, 1933. 12mo. . Frontispiece, xxvi, 138pp., "You must have a silver penny to get into Fairyland". A charming little Childrens book of poems, beautifully illustrated by Winifred Bromhall in black and white, and index of first lines. There is a child's two paged poem in manuscript on verso of title page and dedication page,… Read more about this item
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The Birds and Their Story, a Book for Young Folk
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The Birds and Their Story, a Book for Young Folk

by Lodge, R.B.

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London, nd States Sixth Thousand: Charles H. Kelly. Octavo. Raised lettering at foot of titlepage "sample copy". Color frontispiece, 188pp., illustrated in color and in black and white depicting various birds and their habitat. Bound in green cloth pictorially stamped and lettering in gilt, spine lettering and all edges gilt previous owner's name and inscription, tiny tears to head.… Read more about this item
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San Francisco Boy
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San Francisco Boy

by Lenski, Lois

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First Edition
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Philadelphia/New York, (1955): J.B. Lippincott Co. First Edition. Octavo. . xi, 176 pages. Illustrated by the author. In her introduction she describes San Francisco and all its uniqueness. A story about the Fong family who are Chinese Americans. They move from Alameda to San Francisco's Chinatown and have many adjustments to make. Through the adventures of the Fong children,… Read more about this item
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The How of the Helicopter
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The How of the Helicopter

by Stevens, Alfred H.

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New York; (1946): Cornell Maritime Press. First Edition. Octavo. 58 pages. Illustrated by Ernest Stock. Igor Sikorsky who was the major inventor of the helicopter and most of its modifications in the early part of the 20th century has written a full-page message on the helicopter. This book gives an interesting picture of "The How of the Helicopter". The… Read more about this item
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Pipes of Pan
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Pipes of Pan

by Carman, Bliss

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First Edition
Published
1906
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Boston: L.C. Page and Co, 1906. First Edition. Octavo. First impression of this format. The definitive edition. Contains the following five books brought together within one book: The Book of Myths, 124pp.; Green Book of the Bards 137 pp., Songs of the Sea Children 182 pp., Songs from the Northern Garden 121 pp. and The Book of Valentines 103… Read more about this item
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Flutterby
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Flutterby

by Burnham, Clara Louise

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First Edition
Published
1910
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Boston: Houghton Miffliln and Co, 1910. First Edition. Small Octavo. First printing. 64 pages illustrated with four color plates. A lovely fairy story that illustrates the worth and beauty of love in human experience. Flutterfly was a little princess whose cruel father punished her by removing her from her royal home and placing her in Freezeland (which was under… Read more about this item
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [with] Through the looking-Glass and What Alice Found There
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [with] Through the looking-Glass and What Alice Found There

by Carroll, Lewis(Charles L. Dodgson) and John Tenniel (illustrator)

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London; 1870 and 1872: Macmilland and Col. Octavo. In two volumes. Through the Looking-Glass- First edition, first issue with "wade" for "wabe" in the second line of the Jabberwocky verse on page 21. 224pp., (1)pp. publisher's ads, illustrated with 50 fine illustrations by John Tenniel. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Twenty-Third Thousand (first published in 1866). 192pp., (1)pp. ad at… Read more about this item
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Li'l Hannibal
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Li'l Hannibal

by Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin

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New York; (1938): Platt and Munk. First Edition. Octavo. 24 unnumbered pages, some in color. The story of a small African-American boy who became tired of the chores his grandparents assigned to him so he ran away. Bound in light blue cloth, color pictorial pasdown. color pictorial endpapers, some rubbing or soiling to covers, small stain to rear board… Read more about this item
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The Bears of Augustusburg, an Episode in Saxon History
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The Bears of Augustusburg, an Episode in Saxon History

by Nieritz, Gustave, 1795-1876

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First Edition
Published
1856
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Boston: Crosby, Nicols & Co, 1856. First Edition. 12mo. Chromolithographic color frontispiece, and 5 other color plates, 251 pages. One of the most successful authors of popular German tales of how virtue and honor saved the hero from disaster (see the Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature). Bound in original red pictorial gilt cloth decorated in blind pictorial spine gilt,… Read more about this item
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The Illustrated Book of Nursery Rhymes and Songs with Music, Illustrated By Keely Halswelle
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The Illustrated Book of Nursery Rhymes and Songs with Music, Illustrated By Keely Halswelle

by Hately, T.L.(editor)

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London; Nd(ca.1865): T. Nelson & Sons. Octavo. 112 pp. Comical illustrations by Keely Halswelle. This work took the well-known nursery rhymes and printed them with both a melody and a separate line for the harmony. (As the author writes in his introduction so that the child might sing the melody and the mother or nurse sing the harmony). Those… Read more about this item
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