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cover of Gleanings from the Fields of Life (First Edition)

Gleanings from the Fields of Life (First Edition)

by Florence Baily [Bailey]

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Published
1882
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, 1882. First Edition. First Edition. With color illustrations by the author. Very Good in illustrated boards with gilt titles and page edges. Contemporary gift inscription to the first blank. Boards lightly soiled and rubbed, with a tide mark to the rear board. Interior pages lightly foxed.
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cover of Frolich's Picture Book, Containing Foolish Zoe, Mischievous John, Boasting Hector

Frolich's Picture Book, Containing Foolish Zoe, Mischievous John, Boasting Hector

by L. Frolich (illustrator)

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Published
1881
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$75.00

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New York: R. Worthington, 1881. Hardcover. Good plus with a blank brown cloth-backed spine, without dust jacket as issued. Rubbing to the paper covered boards at the extremities, with light toning.
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cover of Der Orchideengarten: Phantastiche Blatter [The Orchid-Garden: Fantastic Pages] Magazine (Collection of 39 early issues)

Der Orchideengarten: Phantastiche Blatter [The Orchid-Garden: Fantastic Pages] Magazine (Collection of 39 early issues)

by [Design] [Fantasy Literature] Karl Hans Strobl, Alfons von Czibulka (editors); Leo Perutz, Alexander Moritz Frey, H.G. Wells, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant, Voltaire, Victor Hugo (contributors); Gustave Dore, Tony Johannot, Otto Linn

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Published
1920
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$9,600.00

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Munich: Dreilander Verlag, 1920. Collection of 38 issues of the landmark Weimar-era periodical highlighting fantasy, horror, and early science fiction stories. Text in German. One of the world's first fantasy periodicals, (alongside the Swedish "Hugin") "Der Orchideengarten" featured a mix of new German stories alongside translations of foreign literature (largely French), including works by Victor Hugo, Guy… Read more
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cover of Les Jeunes Peintres Militaires (First Edition)

Les Jeunes Peintres Militaires (First Edition)

by Gustave Goetschy

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Published
1878
Edition
First Edition
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$175.00

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Paris: Ludovic Baschet, 1878. First Edition. First Edition. Half bound in maroon leather with gilt lettering. Very Good plus. Rubbing and soiling overall, with moderate bruising to the edges of the front and rear boards. Chipped to the heel.
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cover of La Tour D'Auvergne: Premier Grenadier de France (First Edition)

La Tour D'Auvergne: Premier Grenadier de France (First Edition)

by G. Montorgueil (Author), Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Breville (illustrator)

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Published
1902
Edition
First Edition
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$190.00

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Paris: Combet and Cie, 1902. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good plus with no dust jacket as issued. Unbound signatures interspersed with color illustrations by classic French illustrator Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Breville (credited here as "Job"). Light rubbing overall, small dampstain to the bottom of the front board, and owner bookplate on the front pastedown.… Read more
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$190.00
cover of Allons Enfants de la Patrie (First Edition)

Allons Enfants de la Patrie (First Edition)

by Jean Richepin

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Published
1920
Edition
First Edition
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$475.00

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Paris: Maison Alfred Mame et Fils, 1920. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good plus with no dust jacket as issued. Interspersed with color illustrations by classic French illustrator Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Breville (Job). Contemporary gift inscription on the front endpaper. Lightly soiled overall, owner bookplate on the front pastedown, and bump to fore-edge of front… Read more
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$475.00
cover of From Sketch Book and Diary (First Edition)

From Sketch Book and Diary (First Edition)

by Elizabeth Butler

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Published
1909
Edition
First Edition
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$165.00

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London: Adam and Charles Black, 1909. First Edition. First Edition. Very Good in a Good example of the scarce dust jacket. Light foxing to the leaves and fore-edge and slight spine lean. Jacket toned and soiled overall, frayed overall, with a large tear to the spine panel.
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France son Histoire 1789 (First Edition)

by G. Montorgueil (Author), Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Breville [Job] (illustrator)

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Published
1895
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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Paris: Librairie D' Education De La Jeunesse, 1895. First Edition. First Edition. Portfolio. Very Good plus. Unbound signatures interspersed with 40 color chromolithograph illustrations by classic French illustrator Jacques Marie Gaston Onfroy de Breville (credited here as "Job"). Light dampstain to the top of the title page, light toning to the leaves, and owner bookplate on front… Read more
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[Der ultimate Struwwelpeter oder Horror-Geschichten und grassliche Bilder] The Ultimate Shockheaded Peter or Horrible Stories and Noisy Pictures (First Edition)

by Heinrich Hoffman (original text); Martyn Jacques (adaptation); Ralf Alex Fichtner (illustrations)

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Published
1999
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783932909993
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$75.00

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Berlin: Plinke, 1999. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED on the title page by Martyn Jacques, as well as fellow members of the "Brechtian Punk Cabaret" band, The Tiger Lillies, Adrian Stout and Adrian Huge. An adaptation of Heinrich Hoffman's classic 1845 book of children's rhymes by Martyn Jacques, who wrote and performed the music with The Tiger… Read more
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$75.00
cover of Off With Their Heads (First Edition)

Off With Their Heads (First Edition)

by Peggy Bacon

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Published
1934
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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New York: Robert M. McBride, 1934. First Edition. First Edition. Slim quarto. Collects nearly fifty charcoal portraits of notable people. Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Extremities lightly bumped, spine slightly toned. Jacket extremities with moderate shelfwear, moderate fading to the jacket spine, and heavy soil.
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cover of Un Cartoon De (Signed First Edition)

Un Cartoon De (Signed First Edition)

by Alan Parker

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Published
1982
Edition
First Edition
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$45.00

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London: The Alan Parker Film Company, 1982. First Edition. First Edition. Octodecimo. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "Judi / Love / Alan / Dec '82." The English film director's charming and self-effacing cartoon collection. Even Parker admits, in the foreword he denotes as "Apology," that he should stick to film directing. Very Good in… Read more
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cover of Les Echanges Malandreux (Signed Limited Edition)

Les Echanges Malandreux (Signed Limited Edition)

by Edward Gorey

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Published
1985
Edition
First Edition
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$850.00

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Worcester, MA: Metacom Press, 1985. First Edition. First Edition. One of 500 copies (this being No. 196) SIGNED and numbered by Gorey. Prospectus for the edition laid in. A cut-apart style book in illustrated tan wrappers with two side-stapled spines. The book is "read" by independently flipping the captions and illustrations on each side . … Read more
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$850.00
cover of Terry and the Pirates: Shipwrecked on a Desert Island (Hardcover)

Terry and the Pirates: Shipwrecked on a Desert Island (Hardcover)

by Milton Caniff

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Published
1938
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$65.00

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Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing / Big Little Books, 1938. No. 1412. First printing of this Big Little Books edition. Very Good plus to Near Fine in illustrated boards. Spine ends and corners lightly rubbed and bumped with the usual toning to the pages, else a tight, attractive copy. Lowery, "The Collector's Guide to Big Little Books and… Read more
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cover of Is This You (First Edition)

Is This You (First Edition)

by Ruth Krauss; Crockett Johnson (illustrations)

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Published
1955
Edition
First Edition
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$750.00

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New York: William R. Scott, 1955. First Edition. First Edition. About Fine in illustrated boards and a Very Good or better dust jacket. Slight spine lean, with a contemporary gift inscription on the front endpaper. Jacket has a few closed tears at the extremities, with a one and a half inch tear to the top of the front panel… Read more
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cover of Harold's Circus (First Edition)

Harold's Circus (First Edition)

by Crockett Johnson

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Published
1959
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$475.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1959. First library edition, though not ex-library. Fine in maroon cloth covered boards with white titles and a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket has moderate bruising on the front panel, with professional repair to holes and tears at the verso. Bottom corner of the front flap clipped. A very presentable copy of the… Read more
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cover of Harold and the Purple Crayon (First Edition, library issue)

Harold and the Purple Crayon (First Edition, library issue)

by Crockett Johnson

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Published
1955
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$1,750.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1955. First reinforced library Edition (meaning the edition issued to libraries by the publisher, as opposed to an ex-library copy), with "REINFORCED LIBRARY EDITION" stamped on the front jacket panel across Harold's belly. Jacket is first issue, but price-clipped by the publisher (again, as issued). Near Fine in cloth covered boards with… Read more
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cover of Harold's Trip to the Sky (First Library Editionin in dust jacket)

Harold's Trip to the Sky (First Library Editionin in dust jacket)

by Crockett Johnson

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Published
1957
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$950.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1957. First Library Edition, but not an ex-library copy. About Fine in brown cloth covered boards and a Near Fine, price-clipped dust jacket. Just a hint of a spine lean, with a gift inscription on the front end paper. Jacket is bright and intact, with a short closed tear at the crown, light rubbing… Read more
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cover of Wee Peter Pug (Early Edition)

Wee Peter Pug (Early Edition)

by Ernest Aris (author, illustrator)

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Published
1920
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$75.00

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Akron, OH: Saalfield Publishing No. 117, 1920. Quarto. Early printing. Near Fine in illustrated wrappers as issued. Cover illustration by Frances Brundage, internal illustrations and story by Ernest Aris. Uncommon in this condition.
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Where The Blue Begins (Hardcover)

by Christopher; Morley Arthur Rackham (illustrations)

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Published
1925
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$15.00

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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1925. Hardcover, preceded by (and identical to) the Heinemann/Doubleday illustrated edition published the same year, and the 1922 Doubleday, Page edition without illustrations. Very Good plus lacking dust jacket. Fading to spine. Moderate rubbing to front and rear boards and to spine ends. Small previous book store label on the front endpaper.
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$15.00
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The Cotter's Saturday Night (First Edition)

by Robert Burns

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Published
1905
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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London: Chatto and Windus, 1905. First Edition. First Edition. Brown cloth-covered boards, beveled edges, titles and illustration in gilt on the front board and spine. Coated paper stock. Contemporary gift inscription (dated 1908), else a bright, Very Good plus copy with only some minute wear at the corners to note, along with foxing to the endpapers. An attractive copy.… Read more
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