Richmond, VA: Children's Services Division, American Library Association, 1964. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. pp.163-244. Special issue of this periodical, Volume XX, No.3. Faded along spine. READ MORE about TOP OF THE NEWS, FREDERIC G. MELCHER MEMORIAL ISSUE
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Springfield, MA: Milton Bradley Company, n.d. (circa 1952). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 36, (4) pages. An advertising catalogue for Milton Bradley. With many black-and-white illustrations throguhout. Contains material from painting supplies and crayons to toy money and cut-outs and furniture. Rubbing and wear near spine, creasing at spine ends. Covers and front page soiled. With the signature and date of a previous owner on the front cover. READ MORE about KINDERGARTEN PRIMARY ART AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, CATALOG NO. E-89A
(Mill Valley, CA: Sunflower Press, 1977). oblong miniature book (5.6 x 5.8 cm). decorated cloth, paper spine and cover labels. unpaginated. Text in French. Limited to 250 numbered copies, signed by publisher Carol Cunningham on colophon (Bradbury, Sunflower Press 10). Color illustrations by Collin. With miniature bookplate of Kalman Levitan on front pastedown. READ MORE about LE CHIEN GUINGAN E LE CHAT CALICOT
(Haarlem, Netherlands: Mies Bouhuys, 1964). miniature book (3.6 x 5.1 cm). stiff paper wrappers in matchbox with paper cover label. 128 pages. Text in Dutch. A collection of seven children's stories, published to observe Children's Book Week. Table of contents follows text. Illustrations by Maurice Post. With small magnifying glass loosely inserted. READ MORE about HET KLEINST SPROOKJESBOEK
Spartanburg, SC: (Kitemaug Press), 1982. miniature book (6.7 x 5.1 cm). stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Limited to 50 copies (Bradbury, Kitemaug Press 35). Illustrated. A coloring book with numerous flowers (not yet colored). Stamp of Kathryn Rickard on inside front wrapper. READ MORE about FLORAL PIECES FOR THE ALTAR
New Britain, CT: REM Miniatures), 1966. miniature book (6.9 x 5.7 cm.). stiff paper wrappers, printed paper slide-on case. Limited to 500 copies (Bradbury, REM, 8). The 12 panel foldout in the back is hand-colored in this copy. READ MORE about ADVENTURES OF THE FLIGHTLY OLD WOMAN
(Los Angeles, CA: Intervisual Communications, 1983). miniature book (7.6 by 5.8 cm.). paper-covered boards in slipcase. unpaginated. 3 Volumes. First edition. A set of three volumes, including The Creation, Noah, and Jonah. Accordion fold. Color illustrations on covers and throughout text. Each volume with diorama of its subject. READ MORE about PETER SPIER'S LITTLE BIBLE STORYBOOKS
(New York, NY: Golden Books), n.d. miniature book (6.8 by 7.1 cm.). paper-covered boards. unpaginated. A "Little Little Golden Book." Color illustrations by the Walt Disney Studio. Adapted by Campbell Grant from the Walt Disney motion picture. READ MORE about WALT DISNEY'S PINOCCHIO
(New York, NY: Golden Books), n.d. miniature book (6.8 by 7.1 cm.). paper-covered boards. unpaginated. A "Little Little Golden Book." Color illustrations by Garth Williams. Originally published as Animal Friends. READ MORE about THE VERY BEST HOME FOR ME!
Evanston, IL: The Press of Ward Schori, 1983. miniature book (7.5 x 5.4 cm). leather, title gilt-stamped on spine and front cover, illustrated endpapers. unpaginated. Limited to 225 copies (Bradbury, Schori 24). Hand colored illustrations by John Martin. Biographical sketches of the author and illustrator. A collection of children's poetry. READ MORE about COLORED BUTTONS: A BOOK OF POETRY FOR CHILDREN
Toronto: Osborne Collection, 1979. 8vo. cloth. (x), 34, (2) pages. Limited to 1500 copies. Remarks by Judith St. John and Justin Schiller. READ MORE about A TOKEN FOR FRIENDS, BEING A MEMOIR OF EDGAR OSBORNE, AN APPRECIATION OF THE OSBORNE COLLECTION...
1961. small 4to. boards. pp.24-27. In American Heritage, Vol. XII, No.4, June 1961. Short biography of "Frank Merriwell," ie Gilbert Patten. READ MORE about FRANK MERRIWELL AT YALE AGAIN - AND AGAIN AND AGAIN. "
(Chevy Chase, MD): Posterity Press, (1999). 4to. paper covered boards, dust jacket. (vi), ii, 97, (1), iii-iv pages. Children's tale. Illustrated by Sheila Waters. Design and calligraphy by Julian Waters. Signed by designer and illustrator on half-title. Color illustrations. Card to Deborah Evetts and brochure about another publication laid in. READ MORE about THE BLACKSMITH'S TALE OR ONCE UPON A FLOWER
London: Christie's, 1994. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 36, (4) pages. Illustrated auction catalogue. READ MORE about BEATRIX POTTER: PRINTED BOOKS AND ORIGINAL DRAWINGS
London: Christie's, 1994. small 4to. stiff paper wrappers. 36, (4) pages. Illustrated auction catalogue. With prices, remarks and notes in ink throughout catalogue. Xerox of prices realized paperclipped to page. Fabric tape markers on spine. READ MORE about BEATRIX POTTER: PRINTED BOOKS AND ORIGINAL DRAWINGS
New Castle and Wilmington: Oak Knoll Press and The Delaware Art Museum, 2004. 9 x 12 inches. hardcover, dust jacket. 906 pages. 2 volumes. At the dawn of the 20th century, Howard Pyle was America's most famous and influential illustrator. Through the illustrated pages of Harper's, Scribner's and Century magazines, the American public first became acquainted with the illustrator that they would come to love. Both by example and through his teaching, Pyle molded and... READ MORE about HOWARD PYLE: HIS LIFE -- HIS WORK
New Castle and Wilmington: Oak Knoll Press and The Delaware Art Museum, 2004. 9 x 12 inches. quarter Morocco with Japanese cloth, a special binding by Campbell-Logan Bindery. (viii),xiv,(ii),400; (viii),401-872 pages. 2 volumes. First edition, one of only 60 numbered and signed sets bound thus (Museum Edition). Contains an extra eight-page signature at the beginning which has a tipped-in wood-engraving of Pyle's well-known painting "The Landing of the Pilgrims" pulled from the original block engraved... READ MORE about HOWARD PYLE: HIS LIFE -- HIS WORK
N.P. (Stockholm): Rabén & Sjögren, 1967. square large 12mo. stiff paper wrappers. 57+(1) pages. Books, colleagues, authors and events, with photos, illustrations. R.& S. published a number of children's books, including the Pippi Longstocking series by A. Lindgren. Laid in are a card with greetings from the publisher, and a review of the book in Danish. Covers faded. READ MORE about RABEN & SJOGREN 1942-1967, EN TJUGOFEMARSKRONIKA
London: Werner Shaw Ltd., 1983. small 4to. cloth, dust jacket. xii, 156 pages. First edition. Well-illustrated. READ MORE about ILLUSTRATIONS OF W. HEATH ROBINSON, A COMMENTARY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY
Compiled by Marjeanne Jensen Blinn. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell.
New York: The Viking Press, (1965). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 173 pages. Compiled by Marjeanne Jensen Blinn. Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. First edition. Sayers was a well-known children's librarian. Contains a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. Review copy with slip loosely inserted. READ MORE about SUMMONED BY BOOKS, ESSAYS AND SPEECHES BY FRANCES CLARKE SAYERS
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 about WASHINGTON