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Catland
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Catland

By Wain, Louis (Illustrator); Dale, Rodney (Introduction)

Leicester: Magna Books, 1995. Glossy illustrated boards, in matching dust jacket. An essay about Wain by the foremost expert Rodney Dale, illustrated with reproduced color plates from Louis Wain. . Reprint. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Louis Wain. 4to.

$22.50

Birds and Beasts
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Birds and Beasts

By Detmold, E J (Illus); Lemonnier, Camille (Auth) Allinson, A R (Trans)

London: George Allen, 1911. TEG. 196 pgs. Tan cloth pictorially stamped in black ink, titled in gilt, rubbing to cloth, faint red mark to upper cover, gift inscription, foxing at beginning and end of text. Animal stories illustrated with 6 color plates by E J Demold.. First Thus. Pictorial Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by E J Detmold. 8vo.

$150.00

Three Happy Lions
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Three Happy Lions

By Duvoisin, Roger (Illus); Fatio, Louise (Auth)

New York: Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill, 1959. Pictorial cloth, residue from detached book plate on endpaper (bookplate laid in) else fine; dust jacket with light wear, price clipped. The fourth book in this popular series of books about The Happy Lion, Lioness, and now their cub, Francois! Illustrated in color and b&w throughout. First editions are scarce.. First Edition. Pictorial Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Roger Duvoisin. 4to.

$150.00

Puss in Boots (Caldecott Honor)
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Puss in Boots (Caldecott Honor)

By Marcellino, Fred (Illus); Perrault, Charles (Auth)

New York: Michael Di Capua Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990. Brown hard cover, offsetting to endpapers, as usual; color illustrated dust jacket with tiny abrasions (pinhead sized) at top of front panel, original price intact ($14.95). The familiar fairy tale with remarkable color artwork on every page. . Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Fred Marcellino. 4to.

$45.00

Lullaby: Why the Pussy-Cat Washes Himself So Often
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Lullaby: Why the Pussy-Cat Washes Himself So Often

By Bernhard, Josephine B. (Adapted by); Illustrated By Irena Lorentowicz

New York: Roy Pub, 1944. Pictorial boards with minor shelf wear; matching dust jacket with light wear and edge tears, small loss from rear panel, original price intact ($1.00). Illustrated endpapers. A Christmas nativity story adapted from a Polish folktale. Illustrated with bold and striking color lithographs throughout. The first edition of this book had different images on the cover and dust jacket, also the first edition dust jacket did not have reviews for this book.. Early Printing. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Irena Lorentowicz. Oblong 4to.

$40.00

Mr. T. W. Anthony Woo: The Story of a Cat and a Dog and a Mouse (Caldecott Honor)
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Mr. T. W. Anthony Woo: The Story of a Cat and a Dog and a Mouse (Caldecott Honor)

By Ets, Marie Hall

New York: Viking, 1951. 55 pgs. Illustrated boards with black cloth backstrip, light wear to corners, bend and creasing to front cover, small bit of residue on FFEP; matching dust jacket is worn with 1" loss to bottom of spine panel, edge tears, abrasion and residue from a festival sticker (NOT a Caldecott seal), original price intact ($2.00). Illustrated throughout in b&w. When the cobbler's sister moves in and kicks the animals out, it's up to Meola the cat, Rodigo the dog and Mr. T. W. Anthony Woo the mouse to get rid of her. Charming pictures done within oval borders, an interesting effect. (See Peterson & Solt C70 and Bader pg 168). A rare Caldecott Honor.. Stated First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good Minus/Good Minus. Illus. by Marie Hall Ets. Oblong 4to.

$150.00

Semolina Silkpaws Comes to Catstown
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Semolina Silkpaws Comes to Catstown

By Cats. Williams, Gladys

New York: Hart Publishing, 1967. 56 pgs. Yellow cloth in illustrated dust jacket with edge wear and abrasion affecting the author's first name, original price intact ($2.95). Semolina Silkpaws and her four kittens move to Catstown and become heroes. Illustrated in limited color throughout. Necker 2215a.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good. Illus. by Ronald Ferns. 12mo.

$25.00

Die Katzen in Der Schule, Ein Lustiges Katzenbuch Fur Kleine Und Grosse Kinder
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Die Katzen in Der Schule, Ein Lustiges Katzenbuch Fur Kleine Und Grosse Kinder

By Cats. Hartung, Eugen (Illustrations attributed to)

Zurich: Max Kunzli No date, circa 1950. Grey boards with cloth spine, full color pastedown, corner wear, gift inscription and residue from bookplate that fell off, light soil. Verses accompanied by 8 color plates and textual line art depicting humanized cats. In the United States, these humanized cats were known as Mainzer cats, after the postcard publisher, Alfred Mainzer who acquired the rights to publish the images from the Swiss publisher Max Kunzli sometime during or after WWII. Not in Necker.. Very Good. Small Oblong 4to.

$125.00

What Miranda Knew
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What Miranda Knew

By Jones, Elizabeth Orton (Illus); Adshead, Gladys L. (Auth)

New York: OUP, 1944. (1944). Tan cloth stamped in blue, cloth slightly darkened, pages age-toned; color pictorial dust jacket with sunned spine and light wear, original price intact ($1.50). The story of an older couple and their wise old cat who wake one morning to find two little babies in a basket. Sweet color artwork by Jones throughout. Scarce Jones title.. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.

$75.00

Clean Sweep
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Clean Sweep

By Helps, Racey

Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1967. Green cloth in pictorial dust jacket with minor wear, original price intact ($3.50). A little cat notices that things have started going missing around the house. Who could the thief be? Illustrated in color and b&w.. First American Edition. Fine/Near Fine. Small Square 8vo.

$40.00

How the Leopard Got His Spots (Just So Stories Series)
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How the Leopard Got His Spots (Just So Stories Series)

By Kipling, Rudyard

Garden City: Garden City, 1942. Pictorial boards with light shelf wear; matching dust jacket with closed tears, rear panel with tears and creasing, original price intact (5050). A retelling of an African folk tale with wonderful color and b&w artwork throughout.. Near Fine/Good. Illus. by Feodor Rojankovsky. Small 4to.

$35.00

Funny Noise, The
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Funny Noise, The

By Gay, Romney

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1935. Pictorial boards with light covers soil, wear to corners and edges, internally bright and clean. Toby and Sue wake up one morning and hear a strange noise coming from the garage. What could it be? Darling illustrations in color throughout.. Very Good/No Jacket. Small Square 8vo.

$17.50

Three Little Kittens
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Three Little Kittens

By Cats.

Kenosha, WI: Samuel Lowe Company, 1944. 12 page booklet printed in color, light soil and wear, newer staples. The familiar tale of the kittens that lose their mittens with cute color artwork.. Good. Illus. by Uncredited. 4to.

$12.50

Cat in the Hat Comes Back
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Cat in the Hat Comes Back

By Seuss (Dr. Seuss)

New York: Random House/Beginner Books (1958). Glazed illustrated boards, boards scuffed, light soil; matching first issue dust jacket gently worn, dust soil and a few spots on verso. Sequel to the ever-popular Cat in the Hat. Younger/Hirsch 11.. Stated First Printing. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$250.00

Pets
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Pets

By Cloth.

Hampton Publishing, 1948. 10-page cloth book printed entirely in color with artwork by Howard Hastings, light soil. . Very Good. Illus. by Howard Hastings. 12mo.

$25.00

Tuck-Me-In Rhymes
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Tuck-Me-In Rhymes

By Comstock, Enos B.

New York: Moffat, Yard & Co, 1918. Blue cloth pictorially stamped in navy, 1/4" loss from top of spine, hole in spine cloth, shelf wear, gift inscription, light internal soil. Humorous rhymes, sometimes with lessons about good behavior. Illustrated in color and b&w depicting humanized animals. The artwork is detailed and lots of fun. Rare in any condition.. First Edition. Good/No Jacket. 4to.

$85.00

Rum Pum Pum, A Procession from Folk and Fairy Tales (Panorama)
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Rum Pum Pum, A Procession from Folk and Fairy Tales (Panorama)

By Fischer, Hans

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961. Boards bound as a panorama, printed in color, cover soil edge and fold wear. A panorama that unfolds to approximately 8 feet long and features characters from 7 different folk or fairy tales including Puss in Boots, The Traveling Musicians, The Good-For-Nothings, King Easter Rabbit, The Death of the Rooster, The Seven Ravens, and The Frog King and His Merry Acrobats. All text is contained on the final panel and summarizes each folk or fairy tale.. First American Edition. Very Good. Narrow Oblong 4to..

$125.00

Le Tigre, Le Brahmane Et...le Petit Chacal
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Le Tigre, Le Brahmane Et...le Petit Chacal

By Folk Tales.

Paris: Les Petits Castors / Flammarion, 1948. Color printed stiff card covers with light external wear, pages age-toned, gift inscription, bump to fore edge of text block. An Indian folk tale with wonderful color illustrated by Andre Pecq. Number 25 in the "Petits Castors" line.. First Thus. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Andre Pecq. Small Square 12mo.

$40.00

How Now Brown Cow (Inscribed with drawing)
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How Now Brown Cow (Inscribed with drawing)

By Tamburine, Jean

Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1967. Pictorial cloth with light rubbing to extremities; color pictorial dust jacket with minor wear and a few faint marks, price clipped. A little girl writes a play for her class to perform and envisions herself playing the princess but is instead cast as the cow. Illustrated in color throughout. This copy is inscribed by Tamburine with a well-executed pen drawing.. Inscribed By Artist. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. Narrow 4to..

$125.00

Dreams
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Dreams

By Keats, Ezra Jack

New York: Macmillan, 1992. Hard cover in illustrated dust jacket with original price intact ($14.95). Originally published in 1974, this is a simple story about a boy who stays awake one night while everyone else is dreaming. Illustrated in color throughout.. First Printing of ReIssue. Fine/Fine. Small 4to.

$12.50

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