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

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Isbister: 1880

Seller ID: 1546


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

Publisher: London, Wells, Gardner, Darton: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4146


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

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4381


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

Mickey Mouse Annual. So 'Bracing'.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son: 1934

Seller ID: 5367


The annual for 1935, copyright 1934, identified by cover picture of Mickey Mouse playing a home-made instrument using a frying pan, fork and a pair of braces. The caption reads: So Bracing. Thick volume, inpaginated. Spine chipped, corners bumped, some hand colouring on first six pages. View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London [1839], Darton and Clark:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5488


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

Publisher: Kilmarnock, John Ritchie:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5737


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

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6008


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

Publisher: London, Fredereick Warne:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007066


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

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007200


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: $450.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kobunsha:

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 007240


[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

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007350


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

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008551


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: $140.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kobunsha:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007243


[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

Hutu and Kawa meet Tuatara

By: Acres, Avis

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wellington, Reed: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008739


unpaginated, 32 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. lacking top cotner of front cover, top corner of title page has a little silverfishing. View more info

Our Agreeable Friends.

By: Aflalo, F.G. (editor)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Chambers: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4289


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

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5309


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

Publisher: Shanghai, Christian Literature Society: 1948

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 007578


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

Publisher: Nelson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007777


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

Publisher: Thomas Nelson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4503


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

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

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Nelson: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5382


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