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FABLES FROM AESOP
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FABLES FROM AESOP

By Unknown

London: Unknown, 1910. Thought to be around 1910, collection of 12 fables with fine colour lithographic plates throughout. Original cloth spine and pictorial boards good with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, missing title page, tape marks from repair to front hinge, no inscriptions, a little dust soiled, no foxing. A very good copy with superb illustrations.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$15.53

THE ROUNDABOUT BOOK
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THE ROUNDABOUT BOOK

By Anon

London: Blackie & Son, 1911. No date but Copac gives 1911 and the gift inscription to the front end paper is dated Christmas 1913. Sixteen colour plates of which several are side by side, making double plates; numerous b/w illustrations, all by Charles Robinson. Title page printed in black and red. Original glazed pictorial boards with green cloth spine, good with a little general wear and rubbing to edges and corners. Contents good, original endpapers, the front with two gift inscriptions, internal hinges good and strong, possibly repaired, a little reading wear and a few nicks to edges. Overall a very good copy, with charming illustrations by Charles Robinson.. Presumed First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Charles Robinson. 4to.

$142.35

PLEASANT PASTIME PICTURES A BOOK OF TRANSFORMATION PICTURES
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PLEASANT PASTIME PICTURES A BOOK OF TRANSFORMATION PICTURES

By Weatherly, F. E.

London: Ernest Nister, Dutton & Co., 1894. Nister. unpaginated, with 6 slatted colour transformation illustrations and numerous line drawings within text. Original colour glazed boards, cloth spine, very good and bright, slight rubbing to edges and corners a little worn, otherwise bright. Contents clean and tight, original endpapers, no inscription, light handling marks, paper a little toned, The six moving illustrations are in good working order with no detail or mechanisms missing, one original pull tab frayed, but could be replaced if needed. This is a very rare copy with superb pictures.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by E.S. Hardy, G.H. Thompson, W. Foster and Lawson. 17 x 20cm. Book.

$724.70

ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE - TWO VOLUMES
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ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE - TWO VOLUMES

By Carroll, Lewis

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1910. Two Lewis Carroll titles bound in soft blue suede with a limp back feel. Both generously illustrated by John Tenniel including frontispiece with tissue guards. Original decorative blue suede binding with black debossed decoration to the front panels. Binding very good with a little general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, endpapers a little dust soiled and paper lightly toned. Very good copies of this rare edition.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by John Tenniel. 8vo. Book.

$310.58

JAPANESE CHILDREN
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JAPANESE CHILDREN

By Okada, Matsuo

Tokyo: The Toyodo, 1895. 10 double page woodblock illustrations printed in lithography, 8 english text pages, a comprehensive description of the plates. Bound accordion style, covers good with light general wear and a little creasing only. The paper covered boards are delicately decorated and to the front the title is in red ink, the spine is silk and shows a little loss and wear. Contents clean and tight, the colours remain vibrant, paper bright and unmarked, no inscriptions or annotation, matching endpapers. To the rear of the book on the pastedown is the original book advertising plate - The Toyodo, Tokyo and Mr .M. Okado Tokyo . A very good copy of this rare and stunning example of early 20th century Japanese illustrated children's books. Found on COPAC. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$640.58

RHYMES & LIFE SCENES OF JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1902
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RHYMES & LIFE SCENES OF JAPAN CALENDAR FOR 1902

By Unknown

Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, Takejiro, 1898. Cover and internal pages are crepe, binding held with silk ties, spine somewhat rubbed but lettering still intact. Covers good with light general wear and a little creasing, decorated front and rear and shows no signs of fading, a couple of ink splashes to the front panel [Please see images]. Contents clean and tight, vibrant handcoloured illustrations, unmarked, no inscriptions or annotation. A very good copy of this rare and stunning example of the 1902 calendar. Found on COPAC. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$465.88

THE FAIRY BOOK THE BEST POPULAR FAIRY STORIES SELECTED AND RENDERED ANEW
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THE FAIRY BOOK THE BEST POPULAR FAIRY STORIES SELECTED AND RENDERED ANEW

By BY the Author of 'john Halifax, gentleman'

London: Macmillan and Co., 1923. pp. viii, 231. 16 illustrations in full colour. Original red cloth very good with a little light wear, top of spine a little frayed and carefully repaired, gilt vignette to the front board, Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Warwick Goble. 8vo. Book.

$58.23

MOMOTARO JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES NO.1
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MOMOTARO JAPANESE FAIRY TALE SERIES NO.1

By Unknown

London & Sydney : Griffith Farran & Co., 1885. Printed by Kobunsha, Tokyo c.1885. Published as part of a series of twelve. Momotaro is No. 1. Crepe edition, Numerous colour illustrations, appear to be handcoloured throughout and within English text. Appears to be stitch bound, covers good with light general wear, spine rubbed and a little creasing. The covers are brightly decorated and show no signes of fading. Contents clean and tight, text printed within double-ruled borders, the colours remain vibrant, unmarked, no inscriptions or annotation. A very good copy of this rare and stunning example of late 19th century Japanese illustrated children's books. Found on COPAC. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$122.94

THROUGH FIELD AND WOOD
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THROUGH FIELD AND WOOD

London: Blackie and Son Limited, 1950. Full page colour and b/w illustrations. Original hardback binding, cloth spine, very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Albert Kaye. 4to. Book.

$15.53

THREE PLAYFUL PUPPIES - Blackie and Son's Picture Books
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THREE PLAYFUL PUPPIES - Blackie and Son's Picture Books

By Morris, M. (Illustrator)

London: Blackie and Son, 1900. No date circa 1900? 23 colour plates by M. Morris. Original coloured pictorial boards, good with some marking, general wear and rubbing, corners and edges more worn. Contents clean, previous owner's neat gift inscription dated 1920. A good copy. A scarce title - no copies recorded on Copac.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$49.18

GULLIVER IN BROBDINGNAG
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GULLIVER IN BROBDINGNAG

By Swift, Jonathan

London: Bancroft & Co., 1958. Thought to be c1950. Pop up illustration to the front and rear endpapers, in very good working order, illustrations by Kubasta, Vojtech. Covers very good, brightly illustrated, some edge-wear, spine cloth faded. Contents clean and tight, colours very bright, no scribbles. A very good copy illustrated beautifully.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Kubasta, Vojtech. Sm Folio. Book.

$71.18

ORLANDO THE MARMALADE CAT - A SEASIDE HOLIDAY
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ORLANDO THE MARMALADE CAT - A SEASIDE HOLIDAY

By Hale, Kathleen

London: Methuen Children's Books Ltd, 1991. reprint, pp 32. Fine colour illustrations printed by autolithography. A near fine copy, minimal edge-wear, contents clean and tight, no reading wear, remains very bright, no inscriptions, spine excellent, A near fine copy free from all scribbles. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine. Sm Folio. Book.

$23.29

THE BOOK OF LITTLE J. D.s (JAPANESE DOLLS)

By Copeland, Walter

London: Blackie & Son Ltd., 1905. 17 pages; colour and b/w illustrations. Original hardback illustrated binding, rubbed and well worn on the spine and edges, most of the spine is missing. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, unmarked. A good copy. This series of "the Book of Little..." are extremely rare and unfound at auction or on COPAC. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Charles (Chas) Robinson. 6cm x 8cm. Book.

$362.35

THE WOOD BROWNIES - The Stick Books
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THE WOOD BROWNIES - The Stick Books

By Unknown

London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. no date but thought to be c1910. Original pictorial board binding, delightful tipped on colour plate by Aris to the front board, generally good with a little general wear and rubbing, corners somewhat worn and slightly rounded, spine paper mostly missing, three original silk cords hold the stiff pages together . Contents clean and tight. A good copy of this rare series.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Ernest Aris. 14cm x 5cm. Book.

$142.35

BUNNY'S TRAVELS
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BUNNY'S TRAVELS

By Unknown

London, 1920. Unknown publisher or date, thought to be around 1920 pp12 .Four fine colour illustrations by Harry Rountree and other line drawings within text. Covers very good, some edge-wear, thin spine roughened, rusty staples removed and binding now carefully stitched. Contents clean and tight, colours very bright, faint early inscription to the top of the inside cover. No scribbles. A very good copy of this really rare item illustrated beautifully by Harry Rountree. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Harry Rountree. Sm Folio. Book.

$84.12

THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK
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THE EVERYDAY FAIRY BOOK

By CHAPIN, Anna Alice

London: J. Coker & Co., 1928. No date, circa 1928. (neat inscription dated xmas 12.11.28. Pp. 156 , illustrations in colour by Jessie Willcox Smith. Red cloth backed pictorial paper-covered boards. Red cloth spine very good with just a little rubbing and slight fading. Boards with some light wear and rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, a little toning and faint marks to the first few pages only, colour plates and text bright and unmarked. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Jessie Willcox Smith. 4to. Book.

$45.29

BIGGLES CHINESE PUZZLE and Other Biggles's Adventures
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BIGGLES CHINESE PUZZLE and Other Biggles's Adventures

By Johns, Captain W. E.

London: Brockhampton Press, 1958. Original dust jacket very good and bright, with a little general wear and rubbing, some scuffing to the head of the spine, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, inscription to the front pastedown, minimal spotting to page edges. A very good clean copy in a very good dust jacket. First edition, second impression.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Stead. 8vo. Book.

$25.88

SNOW FLAKES
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SNOW FLAKES

By Betham Edwards, M.

London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd., 1887. No date but inscription dated 1887. Colour lithographic b/w illustrations, letterpress title page and separate lithographed title page. Blue cloth boards with coloured detail to front panel and blind stamped to rear board, good with a little general wear and rubbing to extremities, corners a little worn. Contents clean and tight, neat Christmas inscription dated 1887, a little reading wear. A very good tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Browne, H. K.. Small 4to (17 x 22cm).

$84.12

Josephine, par Benjamin Rabier
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Josephine, par Benjamin Rabier

By Rabier Benjamin

Paris: Libraire Garnier Freres, 1932. 16 pages; highly coloured illustrations throughout. Covers near fine with light general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A near fine bright copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 4to - Landscape.

$116.47

WILLIE WINKIE The Tale of a Wooden Horse
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WILLIE WINKIE The Tale of a Wooden Horse

By Golding, Harry

London: Ward, Lock & Co. No date (c. 1930s) but glazed boards suggest a later reprint and slightly larger format than first edition; this edition with 24 colour plates by Margaret Tarrant. Original boards with some general wear and rubbing, backstrip missing but spine carefully reglued (with conservation grade PVA) and remains strong and tight. Contents good, original patterned end papers, front end paper with a few pencil marks and some scribbling in red to the blank side of the first plate otherwise contents clean; all 24 plates present and in good condition, paper to front internal hinge cracked but hinge remains strong. A good only copy. Part of the Little Wonder Book Series. Reprint. Hardcover. Good. Illus. by Margaret Tarrant. 12mo (12 x 15.5cm).

$15.53

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