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Nursery Land Favourites

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister: N.D.

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1012J2


Inv. #1012J2. (EN # 2059) Chromolithograph of Little Red Riding Hood on cover; chromolithograph of "There was a Little Man frontispiece. All other illustrations black & white. This is one of Nister's famous children's books, printed in Bavaria on good paper. Published by Nister in London and E.P. Dutton in New York.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Three Little Pigs Altemus' Wee Books For Wee Folks

By: N/A

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, Henry Altemus Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 453D


Inv. #453D. Cloth with illustration of pig treed by wolf on cover. Front flyleaf torn at outer edge, not affecting illustration. ; Forty Illustrations in color; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 96 pages View more info

Hey Diddle Diddle & Baby Bunting

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 452D


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Mother Goose Illustrated & Nursery Rhymes

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, the World Syndicate Publishing Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1473B


Inv. # 1473B. Cardboard cover with color illustration. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Heroines of Shakpeare

By: N/A

Price: $475.00

Publisher: London & New York, the London Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-070120B


Inv. # 070120B. Full light brown leather designed to appear 3/4 with large gold-stamped portrait of Shakespeare on front boards. All edges gilt. The work "compris[es] the principal female characters in the plays of the great poet. Engraved in the highest style of art, from drawings by eminent artists. With letterpress extracts from the text, in English and French; and critical essays on each of the characters." The book is close in looks to Inventory # P-070... View more info

The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, Gilbert Abbott (Leech, Illus.)

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, Punch: 1860

Seller ID: V-031203C


#V-031203C. 2 vol. Full blue leather, spines uniformly faded to brown. Red and tan leather labels. Illustrated "With ten coloured etchings, and one hundred and twenty woodcuts by John Leech." The "comic" seems to refer to the pictures, as the text is a straight-forward, if eccentric, history.; Colored etchings & woodcuts; 8vo View more info

The Song Celestial, or the Bhagavad Gita

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1934

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: P-041122


#P-041122. Black cloth, with silver illustrated cover. ; B&W Illustration s; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 135 pages View more info

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The Light of Asia

By: Arnold, Sir Edwin (Pogany, Willy, Illus.)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, David McKay: 1932

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: V-050710


Inv. # V-050710. Black cloth with silver cover and illustration by Pogany.; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Novels of Jane Austen

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $2,650.00

Publisher: London & New York, J.M. Dent/E.P. Dutton: 1907-1909

Seller ID: P-071104


Inv. # P-071104. 6 volumes bound in 3/4 brown leather over green cloth boards, with marbled endpapers and T.E.G. Six dentelles on spine with gilt-stamped decoration and titles. Illustrated in color by H.M. and C.E. Brock. A classic set of Austen's novels, but not including the shorter works. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Complete Works of Jane Austen

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, the Folio Society: 1975

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 5th Printing (1988)

Seller ID: P-071220A


Inv. # P-071220A. 7 volumes. Boxed set bound in light gray cloth over salmon boards, gilt-stamped decoations on spine. Publisher's original box intact. This is the Fifth (1988) printing of the Folio Society's 1975 edition, with wood engravings by Joan Hassall, and based on the Chapman edition. This set includes the shorter works. ; Wood engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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The Novels & Letters of Jane Austen

By: Austen, Jane

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Jefferson Press: 1915

Seller ID: P-080504


Inv. # P-080504. 12 volumes bound in blue cloth with gilt-stamped titles and rules on spine; marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Title pages in red & black. Illustrated by C.E. and H.M. Brock. Edited by R. Brimley Johnson,with an Introduction by Prof. William Lyon Phelps, Ph.D., Lampson Professor of English Literature, Yale University. 8.5" x 5.25" This is a 1915 reissue in 12 volumes of the 10-volume Old Manor House Edition (Gilson E106), published in 1906 by Frank S. Hol... View more info

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

By: Barrie, James M. (Rackham, Arthur, Illus.)

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: RW050910


Inv. # RW050910. Green cloth cover with illustration of Peter Pan riding a goat gold-stamped on front cover. Gold stamped title on front cover and spine. Fifty-one tipped-in color illustrations by Rackham, consisting of frontis plus 50 numbered illustrations. All tipped-in illustrations are mounted on thick brown paper at end of text, with titles of illustrations on tissue guards.; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

The Catalogue of the 1939 Philadelphia Museum of Art Blake Exhibition

By: Blake, William

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, Phila. Museum of Art: 1939

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 1226B


Inv. #1226B. A beautiful copy (with original wraps bound in) of the foremost William Blake exhibitions held in the U.S. to the year 1939. Bound in 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards with marbled endpapers; Book plate: "Ex Libris Wm. R. Cabrera" Five bands on spine, gilt decorations & title. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall View more info

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The Life of Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James

Price: $1,225.00

Publisher: Bath, George Bayntun: 1925

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 462B


Inv. #462B. 2 volumes. 3/4 brown morocco over brown boards, bound by Bayntun-Reviere of Bath. Marbled endpapers. T.E.G. Newly edited and with notes by Roger Ingpen. With 576 illustrations, facsimiles, and maps, including 13 photogravures. This is a beautifully illustrated edition of Boswell's classic biography of Johnson, with portraits of all the major persons in the work.; Photo-gravure; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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Kasidah of Haji Abdu El Yezdi Translated and Annotated by His Friend and Pupil, Sir Richard Burton

By: Burton, Sir Richard

Price: $650.00

Publisher: Phila., PA, David McKay: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1293


Inv. #1293. Burton, a British explorer & orientalist, used the pseudonym Haji Abdu El Yezdi, for this work of visionary poetry that he created. Introduction by Dhan Gopal Mukerji, The black hardcover binding has a splendid image of one of Pogany's illustrations surrounded by a silver border. The Pogany designs are quite erotic and fanciful. Handsome copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; Signed by Illustrator View more info

The "Pop-Up" Terry & the Pirates ("Shipwrecked")

By: Caniff, Milton

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL., Pleasure Books, Inc.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: V-051010


Inv. # V-051010. Illustrated cardboard cover. This book was one of many pop-up books published by Pleasure Books of Chicago, which trade-marked the term "Pop-Up," and most of which were based on popular cartoon characters. The book contains three pop-ups in color, all of which work, and many black-and white illustrations by Caniff. ; Pop-Up; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $385.00

Publisher: NY, E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: P-040731


Purple cloth cover with gold-stamped illustration of Alice and the White Rabbit on front. Colored endpapers featuring scenes from the book. Pogany's delightful black-and-white line illustrations present Alice as a definite child of the '20's, including bobbed hair and a mid-thigh length checked skirt, knee sox, and a "sailor" blouse.; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, A Pop-Up Book

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Dell Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Seller ID: 1471B


Inv. # 1471B. This is a pop-up book with 10 pop-up and movable pictures after Tenniel's illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

The Carmina of Catullus

By: Catullus (Burton & Smithers, Tr.)

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Privately Printed: 1928

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 1381B


#1381B. No. 375 0f 750 copies. Brown cloth boards with tan buckram spine. Publisher's black leather label on spine. Top edge stained brown, all other edges untrimmed. "The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus, Completely Englished into Verse and Prose, the Metrical Part by Captain Sir Richard F. Burton, and the Prose Portion, Introduction and Notes Explanatory and Illustrative by Leonard C. Smithers; Including the Latin Text of Catullus." Privately printed fo... View more info

The Enchanted Book

By: Dalgliesh, Alice

Price: $300.00

Publisher: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: P-030713-3


Inv. #P-030713-3. Cloth. Illustrated in color with black-and-white line drawings.; 8vo View more info