Children's Books from Riverrun Books & Manuscripts

Raggedy Ann Stories

by GRUELLE, Johnny

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1918
Condition
Some wear at extremities, one page dog-eared, a few marginal stains, but overall bright and clean
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$125.00

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Chicago and New York: M.A. Donohue, 1918. Some wear at extremities, one page dog-eared, a few marginal stains, but overall bright and clean. 8vo. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. An early reprint of Gruelle's classic, copyrighted in the same date as the scarce first edition.
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$125.00

Madeline and the Bad Hat

by BEMELMANS, Ludwig

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1957
Condition
A very good copy, one tape repair at top of spine, a few chips/nicks along edges, but generally clean and bright
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$350.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1957. A very good copy, one tape repair at top of spine, a few chips/nicks along edges, but generally clean and bright. Folio. Original red cloth; pictorial dust jacket. FIRST TRADE EDITION, first printing (there was a signed, imited edition of 885 copies published the previous year).
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$350.00

Eloise

by THOMPSON, Kay

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1955
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$300.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955. Folio. Illustrated by Hilary Knight. Original cloth. A good copy lacking the jacket, toning to boards, small loss at head of spine, and one corner bumped. Ink gift inscription on front free endpaper from year of publication. FIRST EDITION, second printing. SIGNED in gold ink by Hilary Knight on the front endpapers and… Read more
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$300.00

Three autograph notes signed, 1931-32

by GRAY, Joslyn

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
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$100.00

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Two postcards and one note, all from Hinsdale, New Hampshire, 8vo, with envelope, all signed ("Joslyn Gray"). Postcards slightly age-darkened. The Granite State author of juvenile fiction sends news of her domestic life, and provides a list of six of her books.
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$100.00

Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

by DODGE, Mary Mapes

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Published
1918
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$90.00

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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1918. 4to. 345 pp. Eight color plates and illustrated title by Maginel Wright Enright. Original decorated cloth, the front cover with color mounted print; pictorial dust jacket. A very good copy in jacket with chip at head affecting one letter of title, with light soiling and some nicks/tears at edges. Rare with the jacket.
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$90.00

The Vicar of Wakefield

by [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator] Oliver GOLDSMITH

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Published
1929
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$700.00

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London: George G. Harrap, 1929. 4to. 12 color plates by Arthur Rackham. Original gilt-lettered and -decorated vellum, decorated endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A near-fine copy with covers gently bowed and lightly sunned, small stain on spine. LIMITED DELUXE EDITION, number 92 of 375 copies of the English issue from an edition of 575.
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$700.00

Little Ann

by [GREENAWAY, Kate, illustrator] Jane and Ann TAYLOR

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1909
Edition
Second edition
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$100.00

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London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1909. Second edition. 8vo. 64 pp. Color illustrations by Greenaway. Original half green cloth; glazed pictorial boards. Lacks front free endpaper, shaken, covers rubbed and with some pale staining; last leaf browned. Jane Taylor (1783-824) is the English poet and novelist best known for writting the lyrics to the song "Twinkle,… Read more
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$100.00

Tit for Tat

by REY, H. A.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1942
Condition
Spine frayed at ends, boards rubbed and with a few pencil markings, corners worn; one leaf with short marginal tear not affectin
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$275.00

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1942. First edition. Spine frayed at ends, boards rubbed and with a few pencil markings, corners worn; one leaf with short marginal tear not affecting text, text to rear blank. 4to. Color illustrations. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. Scarce Rey title in verse.
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$275.00

The Betsy Bobbet Series. Crépe Paper Dolls. How to Make Them

by KNIGHT AND KNIGHT, publishers

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1925
Condition
Some soiling and light handling wear, soft horizontal crease
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$60.00

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New York: Knight and Knight, 1925. First edition. Some soiling and light handling wear, soft horizontal crease. 4to. 16pp. Illustrated throughout with designs and plans for dolls. Stapled in self-wrappers. A fully-realized how-to for children, starting with the tools and materials required, through design and craft techniques. Includes general directions, details for making hair and hats, instructions on… Read more
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$60.00

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

by DAHL, Roald

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1972
Condition
Cloth spine somewhat toned, jacket lightly rubbed and with several tears at ends of spine panel
Edition
First edition
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. First edition. Cloth spine somewhat toned, jacket lightly rubbed and with several tears at ends of spine panel. 8vo. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket.
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$100.00