Illustrated by Susan Roe.
Blakeney: Elkin Mathews, (1984). square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. Illustrated by Susan Roe. First edition. An illustrated children's tale by the widow of Percy Muir and a bookseller in her own right. Inscribed on title page "all good wishes from Barbara Kaye, October 1984." Covers rubbed. READ MORE
Illustrated by Susan Roe.
Blakeney: Elkin Mathews, (1984). square 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 24 pages. Illustrated by Susan Roe. First edition. An illustrated children's tale by the widow of Percy Muir and a bookseller in her own right. Presentation on copyright page "For Harold Kittleson on his third, but hopefully not last, visit to Blakeney from Barbara Kaye." Kittleson has added his comments on the meeting in ink below the presentation. Covers rubbed. READ MORE
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, (1984). thick 8vo. cloth. xxix, 591 pages. First edition. Provides good descriptions of a broad sample of American periodicals for children. Lists 423 titles giving an analysis of the periodical, description of the contents, sources of additional information, locations of libraries holding copies and publication history. The appendix contains a selected bibliography and chronological and geographical listings of the magazines. Ex-library with markings. READ MORE
Boston: Horn Book, 1968. 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xviii, 295 pages. First edition. With illustrated articles by Marcia Brown, Adrienne Adams, Grace Allen Hogarth and Rumer Godden. Biographies and selected bibliography of artists and authors. Jacket torn at head of spine. READ MORE
London, England: Henry Frowde Hodder and Stoughton, 1910. small 8vo. illustrated cloth. 368, (20) pages. New edition. A history of British military engagements through the Victorian era, published for boys. Color frontispiece. Table of contents. Listing of other publications "for boys." Covers and spine soiled. Staining on endpapers and parts of text. Inscription on front free endpaper. READ MORE
Göteborg: Pedagogiska Institutionen Lärarhögskolan i Göteborg [The Pedagogical Institute The Teacher's College of Gothenburg], 1969. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. vii, 145 leaves. Presentation copy to Dr. Sigfred Taubert in German on title page. An outline of research into children's/young people's literature (not including schoolbooks): Five basic questions concerning this literature, and eight basic research methods, with many variations. May also indicate actual findings, but that is not the primary concern. Bibliography. Report no. 15... READ MORE
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1982. miniature book (7.5 x 5.4 cm). cloth, title gilt-stamped on spine, decoration gilt-stamped on front board. 8, 30, (4) pages. Limited to 150 copies. (Bradbury, Dawson's 70). Facsimile reprint of a work by the same name by Charles and Mary Lamb. Originally published by John Babcock of New Haven and S. and W.R. Babcock of Charleston. Introduction by William Netherly. With miniature bookplate of Kathryn Rickard on front pastedown. READ MORE
Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1982. miniature book (7.5 x 5.4 cm). cloth, title gilt-stamped on spine, decoration gilt-stamped on front board. 8, 30, (4) pages. Limited to 150 copies (Bradbury, Dawson's 70). Facsimile reprint of a work by the same name by Charles and Mary Lamb. Originally published by John Babcock of New Haven and S. and W.R. Babcock of Charleston. Introduction by William Netherly. READ MORE
London: The Bodley Head, (1981). oblong 4to. decorated cloth, printed clear plastic dust jacket. 278 pages. First English edition (Hanrahan A108). Biography of Sendak and his work beautifully illustrated with 94 full color plates and over 165 black-and-white drawings including an original Sendak pop-up. Contains a chronological listing of his works.This is the first major retrospective study of one of the major children's book illustrators of our time, creator of "Where The Wild Things Are,"... READ MORE
N.P. (Albert Lemant, 1991). 4to. stiff paper portfolio with sheets loosely inserted, wooden slipcase with color image mounted on front. 8 leaves. Limited to 50 numbered copies signed by Lemant. Title page and colophon page hand-lettered. Portfolio containing six engravings, each numbered 24/50 signed by Lemant in pencil. Engraved and printed at the Atelier á Bulan in the Pyreneées. Lemant (1953- ) is noted for his graphic work for children and visual art work. READ MORE
Paris, France: (Agence Culturelle de Paris), 1997. 4to. stiff paper wrappers. xxxviii, 309, (11) pages. Text in French. Acknowledgments, foreword, indices of proper names and locations of publication. Authors' names printed in the Cyrillic alphabet. A biographical dictionary of illustrators of children's books in the Soviet era of Russian history to 1945. Black and white illustrations. READ MORE
N.P. Published by the Delaware Citizens Association, 1932. tall 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 42 pages. B1-715. Historical Bulletin No.1. Prepared "for the elementary schools of Delaware." Signed by the author on the title page. Stain on front cover and first leaf. READ MORE
N.P. Women's National Book Assoc. 1954. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. x, 70, (22) pages. First edition. Listing of interesting children's books with many plates showing title pages and other illustrations. Presentation from author on title page "For Helen: This with very fondest wishes, W.W. Livengood, April 30, 1954." . Jacket chipped with piece missing at bottom of spine. Bookplate of Helen S. Lowitt on free endpaper. READ MORE
London: Howard Baker, (1970). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. (vi), 361 pages. First edition. Filled with information on the authors of English boys' fiction. Biographical sketchs given. A scarce book with information not easily found elsewhere. Jacket rubbed. READ MORE
New York: The Grolier Club, 2015. 8.25 x 11 inches. pictorial wrappers with integral flaps. 318, (1) pages. Reprint of the 2014 first edition. Preface by Chris Loker; Bibliophiles in the Nursery: The Gradual Legitimacy of Collecting Rare Children's Books by Justin G. Schiller; "Pity that any Children should be . . . brought up . . . without the Skill of Reading" by Jill Shefrin; Cutting Loose: Productivity and Inventiveness among the Nineteenth-Century Publishers... READ MORE
New York: Atcom, Inc. (1974). 4to. self paper wrappers. pp. 463-494. Article in the "History of Childhood Quarterly: The Journal of Psychohistory", Vol. 1, No. 3, Winter 1974. Wear and rubbing at extremities, small closed tear on front cover. READ MORE
New Castle and London: Oak Knoll Press and The British Library, 1999. 6 x 9.5 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 135 pages. This comprehensive new work not only provides bibliographical details lacking from previous studies, but it describes Dodgson's letters, articles, games, mathematical problems, and stories in such a way that the scholar without access to these rare items will gain an understanding of where Dodgson stood on various subjects and the nature of his relationship... READ MORE
Mit einer Bearbeitung der Schattenspiele.
Münster i. W. Regensbergsche Buchhandlung und Buchdruckerei, 1929. 8vo. cloth. (x), 92 pages. Mit einer Bearbeitung der Schattenspiele. Written in German. With a foreword, introduction, bibliography, conclusion, index of literature, and other supplements. With 16 black-and-white illustrations. A biography and analysis of Franz Pocci, the German poet, artist, and playwright, noted for his work with the Munich Marionette Theatre. Minor soiling and wear, spine faded with a small stain near the middle. READ MORE
Illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover
New York: The Hampton Publishing Company, n.d. (circa 1925). 8vo. red cloth with color plate front cover and gilt titles. (v), 399+(1) pages. Illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover. The exterior of this copy shows moderate wear and soiling. The cover portrait of Washington is rubbed slightly, but still enjoyable. Inside are 6 more color plates by Schoonover. The leaves show scattered light foxing, minor soiling, and one 2-inch-long closed tear. READ MORE