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Half Hours in the Wide West. Over Mountains, Rivers, and Prairies.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, William Isbister: 1880

Seller ID: 1546

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. xii, 345 pages, numerous b/w illustrations. Rebound in brown cloth, new endpapers. All edges gilt. Account of a voyage through Canada, from New York to California, then through Mexico. View more info

Darton's Leading Strings.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, Wells, Gardner, Darton: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4146

Condition: Good


124 pages, full coloured frontispiece and many illustrations printed in b/w or b/w and red. one page torn, short tear at top of one side of spine, corners worn. Date 1912 printed on the back of the title page. View more info

Unser Erstes Buch.

By: N/A

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Graz, Leykam Verlag. Österreichischer Bundesverlag, Verlag Für Jugend Und Volk: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4381

Condition: Good


iv, 80 pages, ilustrated endpapers, many colour illustrations. Old name at top of title page and on two other pages, pages 61-64 worn on edges with several short tears, wear on spine ends. Erarbeitet und herausgegeben von einer österreichischen Lehrergemeinschaft. Mit Erlaß des Bundesministeriums vom 14. November 1945. This is the first edition with the copyright date 1946 on the verso of the title page. View more info

A Peep Into the Agricultural World, Being a Visit to a Farm House.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: London [1839], Darton and Clark:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5488

Condition: Good Minus


v, 192 pages, frontispiece and many text illustrations. Contents detached from covers, 2cm split middle of spine, pages up to p. 24 are loose. Rare English children's book. Reviewed in the "Educational magazine, and journal of Christian philanthropy" July 1839. View more info

Peeps and Pictures; or, Little Folks of Many Lands.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Kilmarnock, John Ritchie:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5737

Condition: Very Good


ca. 60 pages, illustrated. Rare Scottish children's book. Publication date ca. 1920. Front endpaper split, otherwise very good. View more info

Droll Folk.

By: N/A

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6008

Condition: Fair


no publication date but presumed to be 1934. Unpaginated, ca. 80 pages, colour and b/w illustrations, wear on spine and edges, lacks bottom half of 2 pages, tears on a few pages. Old gift inscription on front endpaper. The books comes from the collection of Yvonne du Fresne, New Zealand fiction author with her name on 2 pages. Rare children's book. View more info

How it is made. An Object Book of Common Things.

By: N/A

Price: $450.00 USD

Publisher: London, Fredereick Warne:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007066

Condition: Good


10 pages, old name and date (1889?) on second page, also old bookshop stamp. Corners worn, cloth on spine split on one side, soiling con covers, small area of damage on front cover. Beautiful chromolithographic plates. Rare children's book. Worldcat lists only 2 existing copies. View more info

My Seaside Holiday Book. Stories & Pictures.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007200

Condition: Good


72 pages, coloured frontispiece, many b/w plates and text illustrations. No publication date but old inscription dated 1904. Contents pages almost detached from covers. Covers a little soiled, wear on corners and edges, a few pencil lines on title page. Rare! View more info

Momotaro. Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No. 1.

By: N/A

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Tokyo, Kobunsha: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 007240

Condition: Good


[18 pages], most pages have a colour illustration. Colour printed paper wrappers, pale blue cloth ties stab-sewn. Ca 1880s. We also stock a few othertitles from this Fairy Tale Series. View more info

Our Children's Pets.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007350

Condition: Good


unpaginated (32 pages), 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. Split in the middle but binding holding. Date "Xmas 1929) on front endpaper. View more info

Little Lily's Picture Book.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008551

Condition: Good


190 pages, with 96 pages of pictures. Red cloth boards with gilt and black decorations, the image which is pasted on the front cover is partially torn off, a little wear at top and bottom of spine. No publication date but inscription on front endpaper is dated 1872. View more info

Urashima. Japanese Fairy Tale Series, No. 8.

By: (translated by R.H. Chamberlain)

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Tokyo, Kobunsha: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007243

Condition: Good


[25 pages], many have a colour illustration. Colour printed paper wrappers, pale blue cloth ties stab-sewn. Ca 1880s. We also stock a few othertitles from this Fairy Tale Series. View more info

Our Agreeable Friends.

By: Aflalo, F.G. (editor)

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: London, Chambers: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4289

Condition: Very Good


xv, 300 pages, illustrated coloured title page, 24 other illustrations (7 coloured), old school prize label partially removed from front endpaper. A very bright and crisp copy of this delightful book of animal stories, showing only very light shelf wear on the spine ends. View more info

The Black Puppy Book.

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5309

Condition: Good


no date but handwritten note on front endpaper states "1st 1909". 12 colour and other b/w illustrations. Old inscription on front endpaper. Lacks the bottom corners of six pages (ca. 1x2cm), also small piece of front cover illustration lacking (ca. 1x1cm). View more info

¿¿¿¿¿¿ / Antusheng tong hua xuan. Hans Anderson't Fairy Tales.

By: Andersen, Hans Christian / ¿¿¿¿. ¿¿¿.

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Shanghai, Christian Literature Society: 1948

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 007578

Condition: Good


unpaginated, ca. 110 pages, b/w illustrations. Rare early Chinese edition of Hans Christian Anderson's fairy tales. View more info

The Dandy-Andy Book

By: Anderson, Anne

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Nelson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007777

Condition: Fair


ca. 40 pages, colour plates by Anne Anderson. Contents pages separated from the covers. Some soiling on covers. Old name and date 1916 on front endpaper. View more info

The Rosie-Posie Book.

By: Anderson, Anne (illustrator)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Thomas Nelson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4503

Condition: Nearly Very Good


no publication date but handwritten name and date 1915 on verso of frontispiece. 12 colour plates printed on one side only, each facing a verse in a decorated black and white frame. Title page partially neatly coloured in. Covers slightly soiled, binding firm. View more info

Norwegian Fairy Tales

By: Asbjornsen, P. Chr. [Peter Christen] and Jorgen Moe

Price: $175.00 USD

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1895

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 009127

Condition: Very Good


v, 295 pages, frontispiece, plates and text illustrations. Small area of mild bubbling on front cover, lacks front flyleaf. A rare English edition of Asbjornsen and Moe's collection of fairy tales. Illustrated by Bessie du Val. View more info

Mee-a-ow! Or, Good Advice to Cats and Kittens.

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5382

Condition: Fair


72 Pages, coloured illustrations pasted onto front cover, several b/w illustrations, lacks p. 15/16, 5cm split on one side of spine, old insciption dated 1874 on front endpaper. Rare first edition of this lovely children's book on cats. View more info

The Home of Santa Claus. A Story of Leslie Gordon's Visit to Father Christmas, and of the Strange Sights he Beheld in the Town of Toys.

By: Best, George A.

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: London, Fisher Unwin: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3983

Condition: Good


xii, 188 pages, more than 100 b/w illustrations by Arthur Ullyett (all present), lacks front flyleaf, several sections loose, lacks 1cm at bottom and a few mm at top of spine, 3 bumps on rear cover. The book would benefit from rebinding. A very unsual children's book. View more info

The Enchanted Sea and Other Stories.

By: Blyton, Enid

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, Pitkin:

Seller ID: 5057

Condition: Good


96 pages. Spine is lacking. No publication date but Enid Blyton Societry gives 1949 as publication date. View more info

Little Folk of Garden and Wood.

By: Brasier, Inez

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Takoma Park, Review and Herald Publishing: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5960

Condition: Good


127 pages, b/w illustrations. Old stamps from Seventh Day Adventist Church, Rome, New York, spine worn at top and bottom. Rare American chilrdren's book. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. (illustrated by Gwynedd M. Hudson)

By: Caroll [Carroll], Lewis

Price: $1,250.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 0

Seller ID: 009180

Condition: Very Good


180 pages, tipped in colour frontispiece and 11 tipped in colour plates, text illustrations. No publication date. Inscription on front endpaper dated 20.8.28. Bright and clean orange cloth covers with a lobster and turtle illustration on the front. Rear endpapers split in the gutter, binding is firm. A nice and clean copy of this rare edition. The name of the author is misspelt on the title page: Caroll. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: London, Adprint: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008554

Condition: Good


120 pages, with the original illustrations by Sir John tenniel in black and white, and in full colour from sixteen scenes and figures by Hugh Gee. Wear on corners and edges, old names on half-title pages. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (illustrated by Gwynedd M Hudson)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1938

Seller ID: 009081

Condition: Good


222 pages, 12 colour plates (all present0, text illustrations. Most of the spine is detached but presnt. Can be rebacked). Old names on front endpaper and verso of frontispiece. Covers darkened and slightly soiled. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. (illustrated by Charles Robinson)

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $3,800.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and company: 1907

Seller ID: 009091

Condition: Good


[12], 179 pages, b/w plates and text illustrations, 6 colour plates. The frontispiece and one other colour plate are missing. Covers a little soiled, wear at top and bottom of spine, old name on front endpaper. A notoriously difficult Alice to find in the first edition format. The reprints of this work (from 1913 onwards) were issued in a smaller format. View more info

Through the Looking-Glass

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $48.00 USD

Publisher: London, Collins: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009130

Condition: Very Good


127 pages, line illustrations by Irene Mountfort and 8 black and white photos from the 1933 Paramount film. No publication date but must be late 1930s. Old name and date 1941 on fromnt endpaper. View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

By: Carroll, Lewis (Illus. By Maraja)

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: London [1957], W.H. Allen:

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5981

Condition: Good


119 pages, colour illustrations. 'Splendour Books IV'. Undated but publication date is assumed to be 1957 for this 119 page edition; later, dated editions had fewer pages; 'Splendour Series' panel on endpaper ends with No. 6 - 'Snow White etc.'. Some wear on spine but altogether a good copy. View more info

Gipsy Dick or, Two Little Brothers.

By: Clarke, Mrs. Henry

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: London, Blackie:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4327

Condition: Very Good


80 pages plus 12 pages advertising, coloured frontispiece and b/w test illustrations by R. Tod. Blue cloth covers showing a boy and a girl playing on the beach, the boy holding a sailing boat and the girl a bucket and spade. Old school prize label dated 1908 on front endpaper. View more info

A Kowhai Fairy. A New Zealand Nature Study Story.

By: Deroles, V.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Auckland, Unity Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6221

Condition: Good


illustrated front cover, 10 pages, 3 tipped in colour plates. Staples rusty, lacks the 4 middle pages and one of the plates. No publication date but probably 1924. (Bagnall D278). A very rare and early New Zealand children's book. View more info