New Castle: Oak Knoll Press, 2000. 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 388 pages. First edition. The first comprehensive bibliography on the famous twentieth-century author. It details all titles he wrote and to which he contributed. It also cites more than 1500 contributions by Ransome to newspapers and magazines, including his controversial reports from Russia during the first World War and the rise of the Bolsheviks. This work has been eagerly awaited by Ransome's many fans and... READ MORE about ARTHUR RANSOME: A BIBLIOGRAPHY
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New York: Kraus Reprint Corp. 1966. tall 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. lx, 355 pages. Reprint of the 1933 first edition (Fleck D.31.C.1a). Many illustrations; this copy being one of those done by Kraus with some plates in color, including a color plate on the front of the dust jacket. Jacket worn with pieces missing. READ MORE about EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL DESCRIPTIONS OF THE BOOKS IN HIS PRIVATE...
With Bibliographical Descriptions of the Books in His Private Collection.
Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1933. 4to. levant backed pictorial boards, top edge gilt, slipcase. lix, 354, (4) pages. With Bibliographical Descriptions of the Books in His Private Collection. First edition, one of 585 numbered copies signed by Rosenbach. A. Edward Newton wrote the introduction to this book. Slipcase slightly soiled. READ MORE about EARLY AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
(London, England): Thames and Hudson, (1988). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 64 pages. The 20th annual Walter Neurath Memorial Lecture, traces children's art from Philipp Otto Runge to Maurice Sendak. Black and white illustrations throughout. Endnotes and list of illustrations. READ MORE about THE ROMANTIC CHILD
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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
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1917. large 8vo. cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, front pastedown, tissue guards. (iv), 332 pages. First edition. Eight color illustrations, a map, endpapers and front pastedown by Frank Schoonover. The story of the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish. Occasional foxing. Previous owner's name on free front endpaper. Lettering nearly worn off spine and upper part of the front board. READ MORE about WITH CORTES THE CONQUEROR
Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1917. large 8vo. cloth, gilt lettering and decoration, front pastedown, tissue guards. (iv), 332 pages. First edition. Eight color illustrations, a map, endpapers and front pastedown by Frank Schoonover. The story of the conquest of Mexico by the Spanish. Covers rubbed with part of white ink rubbed away and scratches in front cover. Wear at spine ends and corners. Some ink scribbling in corner of free endpaper. READ MORE about WITH CORTES THE CONQUEROR
N.P. n.p., (1975). 4to. stiff paper wrappers. (20) pages. Illustrated of course. READ MORE about NEW CASTLE MOUSE HISTORICAL COLORING BOOK FOR BICENTENNIAL - 1976
Metuchen, New Jersey: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1990. 8vo. cloth. x, 176 pages. A collection of essays on Lillian Smith, who was known for fostering the development of children's libraries across the country. Corners bumped. Spine ends slightly worn. READ MORE about LANDS OF PLEASURE: ESSAYS ON LILLIAN H. SMITH AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN'S LIBRARIES
Detroit: Harlo, (1971). 8vo. cloth, dust jacket. 284 pages. First edition. A novel set in Delaware during the 1880s. Illustrated by Jack Lewis. Presentation from the author on free endpaper "To Eleanor and John Deklurow, with best wishes from the author, Anne Z. Sparklin." READ MORE about LILLY JO
(Rockland, MA: Courier-Gazette, 1981). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (xii), 62 pages. This book is a fictional elaboration of the life of the Brontë's based on historical fact. "It is the author's purpose in this life story to interpret for the younger reader the peculiar strength of individuality and personal initiative against barriers of remoteness and sorrow and disappointment and to show how that spirit entered the art of the writer." Signed by the author. Eight... READ MORE about A BRONTË TAPESTRY
(Burnsville, MN): Voyageur Press, (1975). 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. (ii), iv, 150 pages. First edition. With a foreword by Norine Odland, an introduction, index, bibliography with 218 entries, and appendix. READ MORE about MINNESOTA IN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS, AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY WITH SUBJECT AND TITLE INDEX
London: Crosby Lockwood, (1965). small 8vo. cloth-backed boards, printed plastic dust jacket. xii, 65 pages. Limited to 350 numbered copies. The Taylors were an 18th and 19th century English literary family. Information on children's books. READ MORE about CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE TAYLORS OF ONGAR AND STANFORD RIVERS
London: Ian Hodgkins & Co. Ltd., 2012. 6 x 9 inches. hardcover. 228 pages. This is an essential guide for any devotee of Beatrix Potter and Peter Rabbit and of illustrators of childrens books during this period. Illustrated with eight pages of color photographs, this bibliography contains over 300 entries published between 1904 and 1980. It seeks to describe all titles published in the United States that are versions of The Tale of Peter Rabbit... READ MORE about A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF UNAUTHORISED AMERICAN EDITIONS OF THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT BY BEATRIX POTTER...
Washington: Library of Congress, 1985. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 23+(1) pages. With an preface by John Y. Cole. Center for the Book, Viewpoint Series, No.13. READ MORE about BORN TO TROUBLE, ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN