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cover of Une Soirée au Cirque ABC [ A B C ]

Une Soirée au Cirque ABC [ A B C ]

by Pierre Delcourt

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Published
1890
Condition
VG
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Paris: A. Capendu, Editeur / Emrik and Binger, 1890. Soft cover. VG. Une Soirée au Cirque ABC, "Volume indéchirable sur toile." No publications date noted, but WorldCat says two editions were published in 1890 in France. 4to, stiff illustrated wraps, French text, [12] pages, linen cloth, illustrations by color lithography, front endpapers the alphabet A-Z in capital letters,… Read more
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cover of Tony and the Circus Boy [ Circus Pop-Up ]. 305

Tony and the Circus Boy [ Circus Pop-Up ]. 305

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Published
1960
Condition
VG-
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$153.00

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Westminster London: Bancroft & Co, 1960. Hardcover. VG-. Vojtech Kubasta. Circus pop-up book illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta, no date but circa 1960. 4to, stiff front illustrated cardboard, stiffer rear board opens up to the pop-up, story inside "Tony and the Circus Boy" has 8 pages and 2 b/w text illustrations. Condition: VERY GOOD - : light rubbing all… Read more
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cover of London Echoing

London Echoing

by James Bone

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
3rd Printing
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$48.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1948. 3rd Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Muirhead Bone. 3rd impression (1948, first published in September of 1948), INSCRIBED by the author on the dedication page, small 4to, blue cloth, 173 pages, 24 b/w illustrations by Sir Muirhead Bone (the author's brother). Inscription reads: "And to my good friend [ ? indecipherable ] of Fleet Street,… Read more
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cover of The London Perambulator

The London Perambulator

by James Bone

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American edition
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$18.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First American edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Muirhead Bone. 1st American edition, small 4to, charcoal cloth with gilt titles on spine, top edge gilt, 195 pages, 16 b/w plates illustrated by Muirhead Bone (the author's brother). Condition is VERY GOOD- / no jacket: spine is lightly sunned, a few faint marks to… Read more
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cover of Sing a Song for Sixpence [ One of R Caldecott's Picture Books ]

Sing a Song for Sixpence [ One of R Caldecott's Picture Books ]

by R [ Randolph ], Caldecott

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Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint Edition
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$15.00

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New York: Merrimack Publishing. Reprint Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Undated reproduction of the original Randolph Caldecott published by George Routledge in 1880 - this reprint by Merrimack Publishing, printed in Hong Kong, is numbered 1844S. 8vo, illustrated stiff wraps, 32 pages, full page color illustrations and b/w drawings. Condition: VERY GOOD: slight edgewear, faint crease and… Read more
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cover of The Queen of Hearts [ One of R Caldecott's Picture Books ]

The Queen of Hearts [ One of R Caldecott's Picture Books ]

by R [ Randolph ], Caldecott

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Very Good
Edition
Reprint Edition
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New York: Merrimack Publishing. Reprint Edition . Soft cover. Very Good. Undated reproduction of the original Randolph Caldecott published by George Routledge in 1881 - this reprint by Merrimack Publishing, printed in Hong Kong, is numbered 1849-S. 8vo, illustrated stiff wraps, 32 pages, full page color illustrations and b/w drawings. Condition: VERY GOOD: slight edgewear, crease to bottom… Read more
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cover of The Baby's Opera: A Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses; The Music by the Earliest Masters.

The Baby's Opera: A Book of Old Rhymes with New Dresses; The Music by the Earliest Masters.

by Walter Crane.

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
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$53.00

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London; New York: Frederick Warne & Co., 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. Engraved and Printed in Colours by Edmund Evans. London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co. "Printed in Great Britain" is added at bottom of title page. Reprint edition by Warne circa 1900, originally published by George Routledge in 1877. Square 12mo, illustrated paper-covered boards with cloth… Read more
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cover of The Tailor of Gloucester: From the Original Manuscript

The Tailor of Gloucester: From the Original Manuscript

by Beatrix Potter

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus Edition
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$18.00

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New York: Frederick Warne, 1968. First Thus Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 1st thus ed. 8vo, illustrated boards (the reinforced binding edition), 64 pages, color illustrations, introduction by Leslie Linder. Condition: NEAR FINE book / VERY GOOD jacket: book is like new; jacket has light edgewear with chipping at spine head and tail, small closed tear at… Read more
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cover of Sanditon, The Watsons, Lady Susan, and Other Miscellanea; with an introduction by R. Brimley Johnson.

Sanditon, The Watsons, Lady Susan, and Other Miscellanea; with an introduction by R. Brimley Johnson.

by Jane Austen

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Published
1934
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus Edition
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$48.00

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London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1934. First Thus Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Maximilien Vox. Made at the Temple Press, Letchworth in Great Britain. Part of the 1934 Dent edition of The Works of Jane Austen, with an introduction by R. Brimley Johnson; illustration by Maximilien Vox. First thus. 12mo, patterned cloth, "JA" endpapers, top edge… Read more
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cover of The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages.

The Prince and the Pauper: A Tale for Young People of All Ages.

by Mark Twain

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
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Chicago: John C. Winston Company, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Robert Lawson. Not the Winston edition with the pictorial paste-on, this is copyright 1937 with no additional printings noted. 8vo, red cloth with black illustration and gold shield with black titles, repeated on spine, blue and turquoise illustrated endpapers, color frontispiece, 10 other 2-color full-page illustrations and additional… Read more
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cover of The Adventures of a Marionette. Translated from the Italian by Walter S. Cramp. With an introduction by Carl Van Doren

The Adventures of a Marionette. Translated from the Italian by Walter S. Cramp. With an introduction by Carl Van Doren

by C. Collodi

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint Edition
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$23.00

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Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf / Heritage Press, no date., 1937. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Richard Floethe. C. Collodi. Pinocchio: The Adventures of a Marionette. Translated from the Italian by Walter S. Cramp. With an introduction by Carl Van Doren and Illustrations by Richard Floethe. Heritage Illustrated Bookshelf / Heritage Press,… Read more
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cover of The Bird Talisman: An Eastern Tale

The Bird Talisman: An Eastern Tale

by Henry Allen Wedgwood.

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint Edition
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Princeton: D. Van Nostrand,, 1965. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Gwen Raverat. Henry Allen Wedgwood. The Bird Talisman: An Eastern Tale. Illustrated by Gwen Raverat. Princeton: D. Van Nostrand, no date. Reprint edition. Originally published in 1939 by Faber and Faber, when Gwen Raverat, great grand-niece of the author, illustrated it with color and black and… Read more
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cover of The Winston Readers: Primer

The Winston Readers: Primer

by Sidney G. Firman, and Ethel H. Maltby

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
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$33.00

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Philadelphia: Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1926., 1926. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Frederick Richardson. 12mo, illustrated boards and endpapers, color illustrations throughout the text, 116 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD+ / no jacket: appears unused, with just the slightest rubbing to extremities, a penciled name on contents page [ "Eleanor" ], otherwise completely clean and tight. A lovely… Read more
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cover of Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book. With verses by Mrs. Sale Barker

Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book. With verses by Mrs. Sale Barker

by Kate Greenaway; Mrs. Sale Barker

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Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
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London / New York: Frederick Warne, 1975. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall. Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book. With verses by Mrs. Sale Barker. London / New York: Frederick Warne, no date [circa 1970s]. Printed in Great Britain. Description: 32mo, beige cloth,126 pages (only the pages with verses are numbered, not the opposite blank… Read more
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The Remembered Visit: A Story Taken from Life.

by Gorey, Edward.

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Published
1965
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$48.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG+. 1st edition (stated), 16mo, oblong, illustrated boards, unpaginated, b/w illustrations throughout. VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD+ jacket: book has slight edgewear at extremities; jacket has slight rubbing to spine folds, price crossed out with new price written in, price sticker on rear fold. A very nice… Read more
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Cobweb Castle.

by Wahl, Jan; Edward Gorey [ Illus ]

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Published
1968
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
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$38.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG. Edward Gorey.. 1st edition (stated), nearly square octavo, pictorial cloth, unpaginated, color illustrations throughout, Library reinforced binding (not an ex-library book!). Condition: VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD jacket: slightly cocked, faint spotting to top page edge, otherwise clean and tight with no markings; jacket has… Read more
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cover of Lazy Bear Lane

Lazy Bear Lane

by Thorne Smith

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Published
1931
Condition
Collectible; VG
Edition
First Edition
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$353.00

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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran / Junior Books, 1931. First Edition . Hardcover. Collectible; VG. George Shanks. 1st edition [stated, logo of JR on copyright page], 8vo, green cloth with yellow illustrations and lettering, yellow top edge, illustrated endpapers, 240 pages, color frontispiece, ten b/w illustrations. VERY GOOD / no jacket: slight cover wear, light rubbing to… Read more
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cover of Rag-doll Jane.

Rag-doll Jane.

by Carolyn Treffinger.

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Published
1930
Condition
Collectible; VG-
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$58.00

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Akron, OH: Saalfield Publishing, 1930. Hardcover. Collectible; VG-. Fern Bisel Peat. No printing statement, probable first edition (the pictures are sparkling!), folio, illustrated paper-covered boards / rust linen spine, 59 pages, 12 full -page color illustrations. VERY GOOD- condition /no jacket: light rubbing to spine extremities, board edges and corners are just opening, light scratching and… Read more
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Pebbles on the shore.

by Alpha of the Plough. Alfred George Gardiner

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Published
1922
Condition
VG
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$15.00

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London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1922. Hardcover. VG. Charles E. Brock.. 4th printing of this edition (March 1922), 12mo, orange cloth backed in tan, illustrated endpapers, 272 pages, b/w illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Condition is VERY GOOD / no jacket: minor wear, spine is lightly wrinkled, light browning to endpapers, internally clean and tight. … Read more
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Light Metres

by Lamport, Felicia

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Published
1982
Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780896960909
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$23.00

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NY: Everest House, 1982. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+/VG. Edward Gorey.. 1st edition (no additional printings), 8vo, white boards, 122 pages, b/w ilustrations by Gorey. Condition is VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD jacket: book has an owner inscription on the front endpaper in black marker; jacket has very light edgewear (a few very tiny chips… Read more
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