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MORALITY TO ADVENTURE: MANCHESTER POLYTECHNIC'S COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1840-1939
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MORALITY TO ADVENTURE: MANCHESTER POLYTECHNIC'S COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS 1840-1939

By Shercliff, W. H.

Manchester: Manchester Polytechnic Library, 1988. First edition. Fine in dust jacket. First edition. Quarto. (viii), 203p. Color illustrations. 2649 entries, indexed. Original publisher's cloth of gilt-titled black cloth.

$25.00

ELFIN SONGS OF SUNLAND
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ELFIN SONGS OF SUNLAND

By Keeler, Charles

Berkeley, CA: Live Oak Publishing, 1920. Fourth edition. About fine in the fragile dust jacket with spine fade, complete but for small chips to jacket crown. Fourth edition. xii, 115p. Page decorations by Louise Keeler. Original publisher's binding of light blue cloth with darker blue titles on spine and upper cover, the upper cover with embossed design of Pan with pipes and a garland of grapes and leaves on his head, the figures surrounded by a round frame of birds and flowers in gold and pink with gilt highlights.

$100.00

PRINTED KATE GREENAWAY, A CATALOGUE RAISONNE
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PRINTED KATE GREENAWAY, A CATALOGUE RAISONNE

By Schuster, Thomas E. and Rodney Engen

Edinburgh: T. E. Schuster, 1986. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with slight spine fade. First edition. Tall 8vo. 304p. Illustrated in color. Green cloth titled in gilt on spine and upper cover. Errata slip laid in.

$50.00

A DAY WITH OUR GANG (cover title A Story of Our Gang)
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A DAY WITH OUR GANG (cover title A Story of Our Gang)

By Packer, Eleanor Lewis

Racine, Wi: Whitman, 1929. First edition. Minor wear, a sound and bright copy, complete. First edition. Unpaged. Bound in color-printed paper-covered boards. Illustrated with color pictures by STAX with a portrait of each of the members and several group shots. The pages are perforated so that the pictures can be removed for framing. The Merry Rascals: Joe Cobb, Farina, Hard-boiled Harry, Wheezer, Jean Darling, Mary Ann Jackson, and Pete the dog.

$95.00

BLINKY BILL, THE QUAINT LITTLE AUSTRALIAN
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BLINKY BILL, THE QUAINT LITTLE AUSTRALIAN

By Wall, Dorothy

Sydney: Angus & Robwertson Ltd, 1933. First edition. Very good with light use. Stylized brithday greeting in ink on flyleaf. First edition. viii, 72p. Illustrated by Dorothy Wall with color frontispiece, text drawings on every page and 14 inserted plates in black and white. Publisher's blue cloth with titles and decoration on upper cover and spine. First editions of this book are quite rare.

$750.00

ELFIN SONGS OF SUNLAND
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ELFIN SONGS OF SUNLAND

By Keeler, Charles

Berkeley, CA: Live Oak Publishing, 1920. Fourth edition. Some bubbling to cloth, else a lovely copy in chipped remains of a very thin dust jacket repeating the cover design. Fourth edition. xii, 115p. Page decorations by Louise Keeler. Original publisher's binding of light blue cloth with darker blue titles on spine and upper cover, the upper cover with embossed design of Pan with pipes and a garland of grapes and leaves on his head, the figures surrounded by a round frame of birds and flowers in gold and pink with gilt highlights.

$75.00

BUTTERCUPS AND DAISIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN
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BUTTERCUPS AND DAISIES FOR LITTLE CHILDREN

By Pletsch, Oscar. illus.L.

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1878. Moderate wear with somew internal soiling, but fairly bright and complete. 8vo. 94p. Text in rhyme. Illustrated by Oscar Pletsch with 30 color plates, including extra title, printed by Leighton Brothers. In original publisher's blue embossed cloth with titles and pictorial designs on spine and upper cover in gilt and black. Rare.

$100.00

JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
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JAPANESE FAIRY TALES

By Hearn, Lafcadio

Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, 1899. Prezumed reprint edition without the Tale Numbers on the title pages. Books fine, slipcase a bit faded with small abrasion. Prezumed reprint edition without the Tale Numbers on the title pages. Five volumes. Printed from color woodblocks on creped paper with silk ties. Housed in blue folding cloth folder with white spine title and ivory clasps. Titles: The Boy Who Drew Cats, The Old Woman Who Lost Her Dumpling, Chin Chin Kobakama, The Fountain of Youth, The Goblin Spider. BAL 7930.

$1650.00

MUGGINS MOUSE
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MUGGINS MOUSE

By Barrows, Marjorie

Chicago: Reilly and Lee Co, 1932. Slight wear to corners, else a very bright copy in dust jacket with chipped edges. Ink inscription on title page. Small folio. 61p. Profusely illustrated throughout by Keith Ward, 32 pages in color. In original black cloth with red spine titles, the upper cover with color pictorial mounted plate, illustrated endpapers.

$250.00

SUNNY ORIGAMI: ANGEL BOOK
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SUNNY ORIGAMI: ANGEL BOOK

By Fukuda, Keinichi

Gumma, Japan: Jomo Kagaku Kogyosha, 1968. Fine. Oblong volume (10 1/2" x 7 1/2"). Ten color-printed sheets with mounted origami. Includes patterns and colored papers in rear pocket. Cord-tied color-printed glazed boards.

$30.00

JOLLY ORIGAMI: AQUARIUM BOOK
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JOLLY ORIGAMI: AQUARIUM BOOK

By Miyawaki, Tatsuo

Matsuyama, Japan: Biken-Sha, 1968. Fine. Oblong volume (10 1/2" x 7 1/2"). Ten color-printed sheets with mounted origami, including one pop-up. Includes patterns and colored papers in front pocket. Illustrations by Yutaka Kawasaki.

$30.00

LE BUFFON DES ENFANTS. Vol. V: NOS OISEAUX ET LEURS NIDS
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LE BUFFON DES ENFANTS. Vol. V: NOS OISEAUX ET LEURS NIDS

By M., T. M.

Paris: Marcus, 1956. MX 5. About fine. MX 5. Square 4to. Unpaged. [26p.] Illustrated by Felix Lorioux with text drawings and 11 brilliant full-page color plates. Bound in publisher's color-printed glazed boards with illustrated endpapers.

$75.00

CHRISTMAS ALPHABET CARDS. TWENTY-SIX POP-UP CARDS
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CHRISTMAS ALPHABET CARDS. TWENTY-SIX POP-UP CARDS

By Sabuda, Robert

Philadelphia: Produced by White Heat Ltd, Allen, TX for Running Press Book Publishers, 2005. As new in the origional tin box - never opened with the paper wrap-a-round intact and publisher's information card. Twenty-six pop-up Christmas cards, each a different design - 3 1/2" x 5" with twenty-seven envelopes. Two interior messages: Season's Greetings or Happy Holidays. Issued in a lidded tin box with white snowflake design on blue.

$275.00

HAPPY ORIGAMI: SWALLOW BOOK
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HAPPY ORIGAMI: SWALLOW BOOK

By Miyawaki, Tatsuo

Ehimeken, Japan: Biken-Sha, 1960. Fine. Oblong volume (10 1/2" x 7 1/2"). Ten color-printed sheets with mounted origami. Includes patterns and colored papers in rear pocket. Cord-tied color-printed glazed boards.

$30.00

SUNNY ORIGAMI: THE LIFE OF SHINRAN SHONIN
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SUNNY ORIGAMI: THE LIFE OF SHINRAN SHONIN

By Fukuda, Keinichi

[Gumma, Japan]: [Jomo Kagaku Kogyosha], 1968. Fine. Oblong volume (10 1/2" x 7 1/2"). Ten color-printed sheets with mounted origami. Includes patterns and colored papers in rear pocket. Cord-tied color-printed glazed boards.

$30.00

MOMMY
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MOMMY

By Sendak, Maurice. Arthur Yorinks, Matthew Reinhart

n.p.: Michael Di Capra Books, 2006. First edition of Sendak's first pop-up book. Fine. As new with publisher's advertising slip. First edition of Sendak's first pop-up book. Bound in color-printed glazed boards with six very elaborate pop-up scenes engineered by Matthew Reinhart, the scenario by Arthur Yorkins.

$85.00

FABLES DE LA FONTAINE
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FABLES DE LA FONTAINE

By LaFontaine, Jean de

Paris: Marcus, 1958. MX 23. About fine. MX 23. Square 4to. Unpaged. [20p.] Illustrated by Felix Lorioux with text drawings and 7 brilliant full-page color plates, including the title page. Bound in publisher's color-printed glazed boards with illustrated endpapers.

$75.00

SUNNY ORIGAMI: THE LIFE OF BUDDAH
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SUNNY ORIGAMI: THE LIFE OF BUDDAH

By Fukuda, Keinichi

Gumma, Japan: Jomo Kagaku Kogyosha, 1968. Fine. Oblong volume (10 1/2" x 7 1/2"). Ten color-printed sheets with mounted origami. Includes patterns and colored papers in rear pocket. Cord-tied color-printed glazed boards.

$30.00

HAPPY ORIGAMI: WHALE BOOK
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HAPPY ORIGAMI: WHALE BOOK

By Miyawaki, Tatsuo

Ehimeken, Japan: Biken-Sha, 1960. Fine. Oblong volume (10 1/2" x 7 1/2"). Eleven color-printed sheets with mounted origami. Includes patterns and colored papers in rear pocket. Cord-tied color-printed glazed boards.

$30.00

SUNNY ORIGAMI: BOWWOW BOOK
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SUNNY ORIGAMI: BOWWOW BOOK

By Fukuda, Keinichi

Gumma, Japan: Jomo Kagaku Kogyosha, 1968. Fine. Oblong volume (10 1/2" x 7 1/2"). Ten color-printed sheets with mounted origami. Includes patterns and colored papers in rear pocket. Cord-tied color-printed glazed boards.

$30.00

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