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We all have memories of those special books we read as children, and Biblio is happy to present a large collection of rare and antique vintage children's books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the rare and antique vintage children's books featured below have beautiful illustrations, and many of them are signed or first edition copies of beloved titles. If you are looking for the perfect gift, look no further than the rare vintage children's books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room.

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Little Susie Stories ( Susy ) in RARE Color DustJacket of Girl in B/W Patterned Dress with Red...
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Little Susie Stories ( Susy ) in RARE Color DustJacket of Girl in B/W Patterned Dress with Red Ribbon in Hair Sitting in Tree Reading Book, Girl's Liberty Series Book of Acceptable Reading for Young Girls. Includes Three Little Susy Stories:

by Mrs. E. ( Elizabeth ) Prentiss, Youthful Owner Name Inscription on Blank Endpaper & Title Page Whick are FOX, Inner Flap DJ FOX & Ink Check Mark,

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Used - Good
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Hardcover
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LONG BEACH, California
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M.A. Donohue Chicago. HBDJ, nd(1920's), 1920. Green/black/red Cloth Hardcover of Lady in Hat Holding Red Rose Reading Book . . Pages browning. GOOD/GOOD-. AS-IS, Protected DJ in Clear Mylar., 12 mo., Cover spine Wear Wrinkling marks, & slight Warp to Book, Interior nice tight Aging FOX Aging light Rub, Wear, . Includes Three Little Susy Stories: " Little Susy's Six Birthdays " " Little Susy's Six Teachers" " Little Susy's Little Servants " ; . Hard Cover.
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The Hoodwinkers.

The Hoodwinkers.

by Edwards, Monica.:

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  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good.
Binding
Hardcover
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Lymm, Cheshire
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London, Collins, 1962.. 1st edition. A Romney Marsh story. Neat inscription by a donor on the half-title page, otherwise in very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper, slightly worn around the edges.
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When We Were Very Young
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When We Were Very Young

by Milne, A.A. (Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard.)

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  • Hardcover
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Used
Binding
Hardcover
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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London: Methuen & Co [1932], 23rd edition. (Hardcover) 100pp. Very good in good to very good dust jacket. Blue cloth with gilt titles and illustration. Illustrated endpapers, top edge gilt, illustrations. The ends of the spine and corners are lightly worn, the fore and bottom edges of the text block are a bit soiled, the jacket is soiled, has minor edgewear, and chipping at the corners and ends of the spine. Illustrations by Ernest H. Shepard. (Juvenile).
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A Book of Nonsense
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A Book of Nonsense

by LEAR, EDWARD

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  • Hardcover
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Used - Good
Edition
Second edition
Binding
Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom
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London: T.McLean ., 1855. Second edition. Hardcover. Good. Not dated but circa 1855. Second edition, second issue. Rebound in half leather with marble boards circa 1900, retaining the original lithographic front cover/title page with ‘New Edition’ in top right corner, publisher T.McLean in lower right corner.. Lithographed throughout with pictorial title 'Old Derry Down Derry' and 71 of 72 plates only (lacking 'Cape Horn'), printed on rectos only on thicker paper. The two 'Old Man of the West' plates with correct images, plates 20, 25, 34, 64 & 65 with parts of the verse redrawn ,four being the same plates as in the first edition, foxed in parts. Plate number 65 is badly cropped at the bottom, with loss of the last line of text. Plate 14 'Old Man of Jamaica' poorly printed at head and with scratch to verse, one or two images very slightly cropped at head, The binding is worn, rubbed, with the front hinge being quite weak and spine faded.… Read More
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The Jungle Book [And] The Second Jungle Book [Two Volumes, First Printings]

The Jungle Book [And] The Second Jungle Book [Two Volumes, First Printings]

by Kipling, Rudyard; Plates By J Lockwood Kipling, W H Drake, P. Frenzeny

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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Editions 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Pasadena, California
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London [1894, 1895]: Macmillan and Co, 1894. First Editions 1st Printing. Blue Cloth, Gilt. Very Good/No Jacket. Viii, 212; (Ii), 238 + 2 Page Catalog At End. Blue Cloth, Lettered And Decorated In Gilt; All Edges Gilt; Slate Grey Endpapers. Both Volumes With Late 19Th Century Engraved Bookplates Of George Lindsay Bury [Of Moreton Central Sugar Mill, Starfield Observatory, Etc.]. The Jungle Book, 1894, First Printing, In Good To Very Good Condition, Gilt Complete But With Some Wear To Illustrations On Spine And Cover, Small Frays At Top And Bottom Of Spine And At Tips, Spine Cloth A Little Darkened; Hinges Beginning To Crack; Contents Immaculate, No Names Or Marks, Tissue Guard Intact. The Second Jungle Book, 1895, First Printing, Very Slight Wear,All Gilt Complete And Brilliant, Very Good + To Near Fine Condition, 1" Crack At Center Of Rear Hinge, Slight Rubbing At Corners.
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A Child's Garden Of Verses (First Edition, First Printing)

A Child's Garden Of Verses (First Edition, First Printing)

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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Used - Near Fine Book
Edition
First Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Pasadena, California
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London: Longman's Green & Co, 1885. First Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine Book. 6 1/2" Tall. 101 Pp., With Two Preliminary Blanks, Adverts. Page, Half-Title, Three Final Blanks. Attractively Bound In Well Preserved 3/4 Dark Morocco, Five Bands, Gilt Title And Author, Over Beautifully Marbled Paper Boards, Matching Hand Marbled Endpapers. Top Edge Gilt, Deckled Edges. First Printing, First Issue, One Of 1000 Copies, With No Mention Of "Two Series" In List Of Books By Stevenson. No Names Or Marks Or Stains Or Other Damage, Pages Clean And Just A Little Aged [With One Very Small Foxing Spot]. Gift Quality. Ex Collection Of Dorothy Gish But Not Marked As Such.
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Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen Illustrated By Arthur Rackham
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Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen Illustrated By Arthur Rackham

by Andersen, Hans; Arthur Rackham (Illustrator)

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
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Hull, Massachusetts
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George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. L 4to 9.75 - 12'' tall. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: No Jacket. George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. Signed by Rackham. First Edition. 288 pages. 1st Printing. Has 525 copies printed, this is number 183. White cloth with gold decorations, top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm copy ! Light general wear. Size: L 4to 9.75 - 12'' tall. Beautiful edition of 24 classic Hans Andersen fairy tales with lovely Arthur Rackham color plates and black and white illustrations throughout. This book edition has a brief introduction by Arthur Rackham describing his joy in reading Andersen's tales as a child and expressing his honor to illustrate this volume. Signed Children Fiction Antique Fiction Modern::Children's RBR10B RBR10B
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The Tale of The Little Twin Dragons
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The Tale of The Little Twin Dragons

by S Rosamond Praeger

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good Condition
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Doncaster, Aberdeen
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; The MacMillan Company, London; New York, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Rebound with new end-papers but using original illustrated boards and green linen spine. Illustrated boards are a little darkened, sound binding, clean pages. The last page has a vertical crease and is a little darkened on the reverse. Contains many delightful colour and black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: under 1 kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 10214050135. For international tracking please select Priority shipping service..
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Five Little Peppers and How They Grew
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Five Little Peppers and How They Grew

by Sidney, Margaret

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Used - Very Good Plus
Edition
Later Printing
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Hardcover
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Bloomington, Indiana
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Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1909. Stated Three Hundred and Ninty-Fith Thousand on copyright page. With color frontis and 7 additional color illustrations by Herman Heyer. In illustrated green cloth boards with gilt titles. Very Good Plus, prior owner gift inscription front endpage, shadowing front endpages from former bookplate. Binding tight and square. In a Very Good dust jacket, small chips at flap folds and spine tips. The first volume in this enduringly popular series. Filmed in 1939, other titles in this series also filmed. . Later Printing. Cloth. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Illus. by Herman Heyer. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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ALICE`S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With the original illustrations by John Tenniel
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ALICE`S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. With the original illustrations by John Tenniel

by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; TENNIEL. JOHN. Illustrates

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Used
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Limited edition.
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Hardcover
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London, Greater London
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Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society, for the Riccardi Press, London. 1914. LIMITED EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.3 x 6.6 inches). One of 1000 hand-numbered copies printed in the Riccardi Fount on handmade Riccardi Paper. Fine leather binding of recent full deep red morocco. Spine with five raised bands, ruled in gilt. Compartments ruled, lettered and decorated with March Hare and Playing cards motifs in gilt, with floral gilt surrounds. Ruled gilt border on boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. A bright and clean copy of this lovely edition, beautifully printed on fine quality hand made paper and in a decorative leather binding. ----- This edition was published by arrangement with Macmillan and Company using Carroll's revised text of 1896. The wonderful Tenniel illustrations are printed from fresh electros taken from the original wood-blocks, with four being slightly enlarged from the original block designs.
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Tree And Leaf

Tree And Leaf

by Tolkien, J. R. R.

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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Pasadena, California
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London: George Allen And Unwin, 1964. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 92 Pp + Catalog At End. Green Cloth, Gilt. First Printing. Fine In Near Fine Dj, Not Price Clipped, Minute Loss At Top Of Two Flap Folds, No Foxing, Bright And Clean, Hint Of Fading To Spine Panel.
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. --- & ---THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE.
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ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. --- & ---THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, AND WHAT ALICE FOUND THERE.

by CARROLL. LEWIS. ; Tenniel. John. Illustrates

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Used
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Hardcover
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London, Greater London
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Macmillan & Co. London. 1984. TWO VOLUMES. FACSIMILE EDITIONS. 8vo, (7.4 x 5.2 inches). Both volumes Illustrated throughout, with forty and fifty line engravings respectively, by John Tenniel. First printings of these facsimile editions of the original first editions of 1866 and 1872. Bound in publishers delux leather bindings of full deep red morocco, reproducing the original bindings. Triple gilt ruled borders on boards and circular illustrations to the centre of the panels. Spines with ruled lines to the top and bottom and lettering, all in gilt. Black coated endpapers. All edges gilt. Aside from a tiny rub to the top of the spine on Through the Looking glass these are in fine condition. Macmillan issued these two facsimile editions in 1984 in cloth bindings and these much scarcer leather versions.
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The House at Pooh Corner
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The House at Pooh Corner

by Milne, A.A.

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  • first
Condition
Used - Original salmon cloth stamped in gilt, illustrated endpapers, t.e.g., illustrated dustjacket. Endpapers toned from jacket flap,
Edition
First edition
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New York, New York
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London: Methuen, 1928. First edition. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. 8vo. Original salmon cloth stamped in gilt, illustrated endpapers, t.e.g., illustrated dustjacket. Endpapers toned from jacket flap, some darkening and wear to jacket, very good. E.H. Shepard. First edition. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. 8vo. First Edition. First edition of the second collection of Pooh stories.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Roald Dahl

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
Used
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
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New York, New York
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DAHL, Roald. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. NY: Alfred A. Knopf [1964]. 8vo, [xii] 164pp. Red cloth with spine stamped in gold and front cover in blind; top edge red. Mustard endpapers; b&w illustrations throughout. Slightest wear to corners and spine ends, else a remarkably fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket (some minor wear along top and bottom edges). With a bookplate signed by the author, Roald Dahl, laid-in.
First edition, bearing the six-line colophon. Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. Charlie Bucket dreams of being one of the five, but he can't even afford the chocolate that contains the golden tickets. But when by a great stroke of luck he ends up with the fifth and final ticket, he finds himself on the adventure of a lifetime! The basis for two major motion pictures.
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The Hundred and One Dalmatians
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The Hundred and One Dalmatians

by Smith, Dodie

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  • near fine
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Rutherglen, Victoria
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London: Heinemann, 1956. 191 pages. Pictorial endpapers and many b/w text illustrations. Neat name of a previous owner on flyleaf. Original blue boards with silver titling on the spine. Very slight mark on bottom edge. The price-clipped dustwrapper is very slightly worn and has a brown mark on the lower rear panel. Bright, beautiful and scarce!. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone.
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