Spartanburg, SC: Kitemaug Press, 1979. square miniature book (5.8 x 5.8 cm). stiff paper wrappers, bound oriental style, paper sleeve. unpaginated. Limited to 100 numbered copies (Bradbury, Kitemaug Press 30). Frontispiece and illustrations in text. READ MORE
Spartanburg, SC: Kitemaug Press, 1979. square miniature book (5.8 x 5.8 cm). stiff paper wrappers, bound oriental style, paper sleeve. unpaginated. Limited to 100 numbered copies (Bradbury, Kitemaug Press 30). Frontispiece and illustrations in text. With miniature bookplate of Kathryn Rickard on inside front wrapper. READ MORE
(Boulder, Colorado): Roberts Rinehart, (1996). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xii, 242 pages. First edition. Portable encyclopedia of works by children's books illustrators. Published in cooperation with the Chrysler Museum of Art as a handbook for an exhibition. Essays by Trinkett Clark and H. Nichols B. Clark. Over 230 color and black and white illustrations: Barry Moser; Jerry Pinkney; Maurice Sendak; Dr. Seuss, to name a few. Index and bibliography. Minor shelf wear, else fine. READ MORE
London: Charles Hindley, 1886. 8vo. original cloth, paper cover and spine labels. xlii, 308 pages. First edition. The Catnach Press published books for children in large quantities. In addition to the history of the press, Hindley reproduces a number of the illustrations taken from various books. Includes some use of color in the illustrations. Spine label mostly rubbed off and covers rubbed along hinges. Bookplate and former owner John Douglas Riddell has signed his name... READ MORE
London: Victoria and Albert Museum and Frederick Warne, 1985. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (ii),240 pages. First edition. Written with the assitance of Emma Stone and Celia O'Malley. Comprehensive catalogue of Beatrix Potter material, covering in detail the bequests of Leslie and Enid Linder. Describes more than 2000 items done in a variety of media by various Potter family members. Based on handwritten volumes compiled by Linder for his own use but modified to conform... READ MORE
London: Studio, n.d. 8vo. cloth spine, paper-covered boards. (iv), 96 pages. This is a simple art appreciation book for children with large print and fairly simple text. The pictures progress from simple to complex with many tipped-in examples as well as those printed on the pages. Some color. Spine of the book a little faded. Dust jacket is worn with some paper loss at the corners and heel of spine, closed tear upper front panel... READ MORE
Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1995. large 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xiv, 378 pages, with 24 additional pages of plates. First edition. Twelve articles by P. Hunt et al. with 36 color illustrations and many black-and-white on English and American children's literature from about 1700 to the present. With chronology, secondary bibliography, and index. READ MORE
Translated and Edited by Brian W. Alderson.
London: Oxford University Press, 1968. small 4to. cloth-backed pictorial paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 216 pages. Translated and Edited by Brian W. Alderson. First edition in English. "Modern picture-books for children from twenty-four countries with a bio-bibliographical supplement by Elisabeth Waldmann." READ MORE
Translated from the German by Anthea Bell.
London: The Bodley Head, (1976). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 200 pages. Translated from the German by Anthea Bell. First English edition. Autobiography of this historian of children's literature, publisher and editor. Spine of jacket faded. READ MORE
Translated and Edited by Brian Alderson.
London: Oxford University Press, 1967. tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 297 pages. Translated and Edited by Brian Alderson. First English edition. "Important contribution to the history of bibliography of children's books." Illustrated. READ MORE
Translated and Edited by Brian Alderson.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Co. 1968. 8vo. gilt-stamped cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 297 pages. Translated and Edited by Brian Alderson. First U.S. edition. "Important contribution to the history and bibliography of children's books." Illustrated. Well preserved copy. READ MORE
(Woodbridge, Suffolk, England): Antique Collectors Club, (2015). 4to. cloth, dust jacket, illustrated endpapers. 270 pages. First edition. Table of contents, foreword by Erkki Huhtamo, endnotes, list of abbreviations, catalogue, three appendices, bibliography, acknowledgments, general index, title index. The history of "paper peepshows" from their origins in Augsburg in the mid-18th century. Color frontispiece and color illustrations throughout. READ MORE
Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1990. small to. stiff paper wrappers. 44 pages. Acknowledgments, table of contents, preface, list of contributors. Papers from a symposium at the Library of Congress. Editor was chief of the library's Children's Literature Center. Black and white illustrations by Mitsumasa Anno. READ MORE
London: The Studio, 1933. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. (iv), 128 pages. First edition. A special issue of The Studio. Profusely illustrated guide to the study of children's books of the 18th through 20th centuries. Some illustrations are in color. Front cover and flap of jacket is present and the rest of the jacket is a replacement. The cloth bound version of this book is scarce. READ MORE
London: The Studio, 1933. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 128 pages. First edition. General series edited by C. Geoffrey Holme. Well-illustrated including plates in color. Covers show wear with a split along hinge and small piece missing at spine ends. READ MORE