A FRENCH LADY. Possible pseudonym of Marin J. George de la Voye.
J. Harris and Son. London. 1823. FIRST EDITION. 12mo. (7 x 4.3 inches). ii, 48, 2pp publishers advert leaf. 12 full page engraved plates with two illustrations on each. Two pages with a few neat notes in black ink otherwise a very good copy in publishers green cloth with printed... Item #9347
ANON. (KEAT. Miss. Attributed to).
Dickinson and Son. London. 1842. FIRST, AND ONLY, EDITION. Oblong 8vo. (8.8 x 5.6 inches). Title, 2pp text, 12 full page tinted litho satirical plates illustrating "complaints" of the behaviour of children or parents, each with a leaf of humorous text opposite. The Plates with a little foxing but generally... Item #8644
THE STORY WITHOUT AN END. From the German of Carobe. With illustrations printed in colours by E. V. B (Eleanor Vere Boyle).
Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle. London. 1874. EARLY EDITION. 4to. (10.2 x 7.4 inches). Originally published in 1868. Illustrated with tinted frontis and fifteen colour lithographic prints, each with a printed tissue guard. Publishers dark green cloth with gilt and black decoration to the front board and gilt lettering... Item #9110
NP. ND. Fine leather bound baby book. (10.1 x 8 inches). Colour illustrated pages with spaces for new parents to fill in details from the birth, as well as details of family and friends who visited, details of Christening and other important moments in the child's early years as well... Item #8819
Kaye and Ward Ltd. London. 1971. FIRST EDITION. (4.9 x 4 inches). Illustrated in colour throughout by the Author. Original colour illustrated boards. A little rubbing to the edges but overall a very good copy but without the dustwrapper. Item #9651
BARKER. CICELY. M.
Blackie & Son. Limited. London. circa 1930's. 72 COLOUR PLATES. (7.4 x 5.6 inches). Collected edition comprising the Flower Fairies of the Spring, Summer and Autumn. Original green cloth with gilt Flower Fairy to the front board. Spine and front board lettered in gilt. Cloth a but rubbed and bumped... Item #8831
BARRIE. J. M.; .
Hodder & Stoughton Limited. London.,1928. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.4 x 5.1 inches). Finely bound in recent full dark blue morocco leather binding with gilt ruled borders on boards and gilt ruling, decoration and lettering to the spine. Five raised bands. Top edge gilt. This is the first edition of the... Item #7647
BARRIE. J. M.; Bedford. F. D. Illustrates.
Hodder and Stoughton. London.,1911. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.7 inches). Decorative title page and twelve full page plates by Bedford. A fine copy in a recent leather binding of full dark green morocco, spine with raised bands, ruled, decorated and lettered in gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards... Item #7689
BARRIE. J. M.; Bedford. F. D. Illustrates.
Hodder and Stoughton. London.,1911. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (8 x 5.7 inches). Illustrated with a decorative title page and twelve full page plates by Bedford. A fine, clean and bright copy in a recent leather binding of full dark green morocco, the spine with five raised bands, ruled, decorated and lettered... Item #7690
Hodder & Stoughton Limited.London.,1928. FIRST EDITION.8vo.Previous owners neat name & date (1941) on front free endpaper.Bound in publishers original blue cloth with printed paper labels on front board and spine.Very good copy.This is the first edition of the play,and was issued as a volume in the uniform edition of the... Item #6821
BELLOC. HILLAIRE. ; Blackwood. Basil. Illustrates.
Eveliegh Nash. London. No date. 1907. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.7 x 8.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with 86 line drawings by Blackwood. Publishers grey paper covered boards with red lettering and black illustration to the front board. New plain grey paper spine to match. Some minor offsetting to the blank... Item #7691
BELLOC. HILLAIRE. ; Blackwood. Basil. Illustrates.
Eveleigh Nash. London. (No date). 1907. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.7 x 8.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with 86 line drawings by Blackwood. Publishers grey paper covered boards with red lettering and black illustration to the front board. A few small ink spots to the spine but, importantly the spine is... Item #9648
BELLOC. HILLAIRE.; Blackwood. Basil. Illustrates.
Eveliegh Nash. London. (No date). 1907. FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. (9.6 x 8.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with 86 line drawings by Blackwood. Small, light damp-stain to the very bottom outer corner (about 0.2 inch into the page at its worst) of the pages in the first half of the book... Item #8291
BEWICK. THOMAS & JOHN. Illustrate.
SELECT FABLES. With Cuts, Designed And Engraved By Thomas And John Bewick, And Others, Previous To The Year 1784: Together With A Memoir; and a descriptive Catalogue Of The Works Of Messrs. Bewick.
Printed by S. Hodgson, for Emerson Charnley, Newcastle, and Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. London. 1820. FIRST PRINTING of this edition. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.1 inches). Illustrated throughout with approximately 340 wood engravings by the Bewicks. A fine, bright and clean copy throughout. Bound in early nineteenth century tan calf boards... Item #9320
1983. Watercolour painting of Mole walking towards the Wild Wood, painted for the Purnell 1983, abridged for younger readers, edition of Grahame's classic tale. This image was not used in the published book. Image size 3.8 x 3.5 inches. Professionally mounted, framed and glazed, with hardboard backing and strung, ready... Item #8939
BLATCHFORD. MARY EDGCUMBE.
THE STORY OF LITTLE JANE AND ME. By M. E. --- & --- POLLY AND THE AUNT. By The Aunt. The Dedication copy.
Houghton, Mifflin & Co. The Riverside Press. Boston. U. S. A. 1898 + 1906. FIRST EDITIONS. 2 volumes. 8vo. (7.9 x 5.8 inches). The second work is the dedication copy. The printed dedication leaf reads: " To C. N. R. Thy acceptance Maketh blest". Both volumes are inscribed by the... Item #8499
BRENT DYER. ELINOR. M.
W. & R. Chambers, Limited. London. 1964. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Publishers original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and ruling to the spine. In the original, first issue, colour illustrated dustwrapper with the price (8s. 6d net) still intact on the front inner flap. A couple of small closed tears... Item #8816
BROWNING. ROBERT.; Butler-Stoney. T. Illustrates.
Nister & Co.Ltd.,Circa 1906. FIRST EDITION WITH THESE ILLUSTRATIONS. Oblong Large 12mo.(10.8 x 8.3 inches). 12 fine colour plates. A lovely copy in publishers glazed boards. The front board in full colour. Green cloth spine. In the rare original dustwrapper which is split along the spine and in two pieces... Item #5637
BURNETT. FRANCIS HODGSON.
A LITTLE PRINCESS. Being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first time. With illustrations in colors by Ethel Franklin Betts.
Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1905. FIRST U. S EDITION. 4to. (9.1 x 6.9 inches). Illustrated with 12 full page colour plates by Ethel Franklin Betts. Original dark blue cloth binding with pasted on illustration to the front board. Gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Spine and... Item #9250
BURNSIDE. HELEN MARION.; WATKINS. JESSIE. Illustrates.
FAIRY FINE-EAR'S FANCIES. 1st Series. The Mermaid & The Zoophite. -- Swinging. -- The Fairies & The Bees. -- The Dewdrop & The Skylark.
Sockl & Nathan. London. ND.,circa 1890. FIRST, AND ONLY, EDITION. Large 12mo. (8.1 x 7.1 inches). 24pp. Each page is lettered and illustrated, plus four plates in colour, using Chromolithography. Decorative endpapers with neat four line presentation poem written out by a previous owner. Inner hinges cracked and repaired but... Item #7288
CARROLL, LEWIS.; .
CATALPA PRESS, LONDON.,1974. LIMITED EDITION.Illustrated by BYRON SEWELL.One of only 250 copiess numbered and signed by Sewell. Large 4to. Contains a sixteen foot pullout illustration and nine other mono illustrations, two fold out,one with red overlay to make "baker" disappear. Pocket at rear holds set of interchangeable cards with sections... Item #154
Macmillan and Co. London. 1869. EARLY EDITION. (Fourteenth thousand). 8vo. Illustrated with forty-two line illustrations by John Tenniel. Tissue guard to frontis no longer present. 8 leaves in the middle affected with a small stain mark, not affecting the text and only on the outer margin of the page and... Item #8678
MacMillan and Co. London. 1869. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (6.9 x 4.9 inches). First issue with the original title page which doesn't mention Alice. Many copies of this first printing were issued later with a cancel title page listing the book. A Very good, clean copy which has been re-cased in... Item #9217
Macmillan and Co. London. 1872. EARLY EDITION. (Twenty-fifth thousand). 8vo. (7.4 x 5.3 inches). Illustrated with fifty line illustrations by John Tenniel. Previous owners neat 3 line name and date (Juy 1872) on the half title page. A Very good clean copy in recent binding of full red Morocco leather... Item #9617
CARROLL. LEWIS. --- TENNIEL. JOHN. Illustrates.
Macmillan and Co. London/ St Martin's Press. New York. 1965 & 67. Two volumes bound into one. Octavo.(7.1 x 5 inches). Illustrated throughout with 42 (Alice) and 50 (Looking Glass) line drawings by Tenniel. Both are fine, clean copies bound in a fine, attractive leather binding by Bayntun of Bath... Item #9606