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Childrens & Illustrated Childrens and Illustrated from all periods and published in U.S., Great Britain, Germany, France and other countries (see special category for Japanese Chidrens books). Especially found here: fine color plate books, Jugendstil, choice examples of the genre including hand-colored, chapbooks, early woodcuts and historically significant juvenilia. Also, the Brandywine Illustrators (J.W. Smith, Green, Oakley, Wyeth, Parrish, etc.) are strongly represented here.
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[Emmet, Rosina] Pretty Peggy and Other Ballads
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington. n.d. (ca. 1880). First edition. 4to. Cloth backed color pictorial paper covered boards. Illustrations throughout in color by Rosina Emmet. Edges and corners chipped, very good internally. (Item #332)
Price: $175.00
[Emmet, Rosina] Pretty Peggy and Other Ballads
[Lefler, Heinrich] Ein Schillerbuch, Der Jugend Wiens
Wien: Gerlach and Wiedling, ca. 1910. First edition. 12mo. Original light blue illustrated cloth. Scarce and little known Wiener publications with illustrations and design elements throughout by HEINRICH LEFLER AND JOSEPH URBAN. Very good. (Item #210)
Price: $225.00
[Lefler, Heinrich] Ein Schillerbuch, Der Jugend Wiens
The Little Artist
Philadelphia: Janentzky and Co. [ca. 1882]. 12mo, blue pictorial wrappers. Four full-page printed color plates with identical un-colored template opposite each for the child to paint. This copy has all four paintings executed to a high degree of accomplishment (very nearly matching color schemes). Very good and scarce. (Item #135)
Price: $125.00
The Little Artist
Little Blossoms
New York: White, Stokes and Allen, 1885. First edition. 4to. Color pictorial glazed paper covered boards, cloth spine. Decorative endpapers. Fully illustrated throughout in full and half page color, others in tint. Some cover wear, very good. (Item #278)
Price: $125.00
Little Blossoms
[ABC] och Lasebok
Stockholm: L.De Vylders, 1832. 12mo. Printed at end: Samuel Rumstedt, 1832 (at end). Polished tan cloth spine with gilt ruling and titling, marbled paper covered boards. Eight full-page color plates consisting of animals and objects delineating the ABC's. 140pp of text. Corners sl. bumped, else very good. (Item #162)
Price: $550.00
[ABC] och Lasebok. ABC.
[Ahrens, Ellen Wetherald] Jo's Boys And How They Turned Out
Boston: Little, Brown & Co. 1921. 8vo. Green pictorial cloth. Full-page illustrations by Ellen Wetherald Ahrens in Brandywine vein. Rear cover with water damage, else very good. (Item #254)
Price: $40.00
[Ahrens, Ellen Wetherald] Jo's Boys And How They Turned Out. Louisa May Alcott.
[Beskow, Elsa] Daumelischen
Munchen: Georg Dietrich, ca. 1920. First edition. 4to. Color pictorial paper covered boards. Superb illustrations in color throughout by ELSA BESKOW. Book 5 in the Kunstler Bilderbucher Series. Covers show wear, corners and edges chipped, some soiling and lacks front free fly, still a nice copy internally of a delightful Jugendstil book. (Item #275)
Price: $325.00
[Beskow, Elsa] Daumelischen. Hans Christian Andersen.
Tolv Med Posten
Copenhagen: Andreasen and Lachmann, 1940. First edition. Folio. Beige cloth spine. Embossed paper cover. Tipped in facsimiles of original manuscripts and works by Anderson, along with beautiful illustrations by several Danish artists. Andersonís story, ìTwelve by the Mail,î is presented at the end, in several translations, including English. Limited edition... (Item #108)
Price: $225.00
Tolv Med Posten. Hans Christian Andersen.
[Chapbook] The Poetical Present
Worcester: J. Grout, Jr. n.d. (ca 1830). First edition. 12mo. Printed wrappers. Chapbook with yellow wrappers and 24pp. 10 woodcuts, many whole-page. Very good. (Item #431)
Price: $125.00
[Chapbook] The Poetical Present. anon.
[Kronheim Illus] The Sweet Story of Old
London: The Religious Tract Society, 1861. First edition. 12mo. Original publisher's blue cloth with ornate blindstamped decoration and central gilt-stamped design cover and spine. 164pp. Wooduct illustrations throughout including three full-page colored illustrations engraved by Kronheim. Printed in large type. Nice tight, very good. (Item #417)
Price: $175.00
[Kronheim Illus] The Sweet Story of Old. anon.
[Arnoux, Guy- Illus] Tambours et Trompettes
Paris: Devambez, editeur. First edition. n.d. (ca. 1918). Huge folio (13 x 17 inches) suite of ten superbly colored full-page illustrations loose, as issued, and a full-color illustrated title page by note French illustrator Guy Arnoux. Original color pictorial folding covers with ribbon ties. Limited to 475 numbered copies (#218)... (Item #27)
Price: $2,500.00
[Arnoux, Guy- Illus] Tambours et Trompettes. Guy Illus Arnoux.
[Pyle, Katharine] Elf King's Flowers
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1924. First edition. 4to. Original green cloth backed decorated paper covered boards with cover and spine printed labels. In original gree pictorial dust wrapper with darker green design and lettering on both covers. Illustrated endpapers. Superb color frontispiece by Katharine Pyle, illustrated throughout in... (Item #834)
Price: $125.00
[Pyle, Katharine] Elf King's Flowers. Aunt Sadie.
In the Border Country
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1909. First edition. Olive fine grain cloth with cover stamped design in yellow, orange and black by Clara Elsene Peck, lettering in yellow, orange and white, printed paper label on spine. Frontispiece and four other full-page tinted plates by Peck. Near fine. (Item #711)
Price: $75.00
In the Border Country. Josephine Daskam Bacon.
[Jugendstil] Buch Der Jugend
Wien and Leipzig: H. Heller, 1908. First edition. 8vo. Brown wrappers with cover and spine. design and lettering in black and red-brown. Superb Jugendstil title-page and frontispiece in line. (Item #183)
Price: $150.00
[Jugendstil] Buch Der Jugend. Hermann Bahr.
Klaus Burrmann, der Tierweltphotograph
Berlin: Gerhard Stalling, 1941. First edition. 8vo. Color illustrated paper covered boards, cloth spine. In original color illustrated dust wrapper (thick card paper) reproducing exactly cover illustrations. Five super full-page, several half-page color illustrations, other B&W illustrations, all by Fritz Beblo. Scarce with wrapper. Hinges reinforced, else very good. (Item #160)
Price: $150.00
Klaus Burrmann, der Tierweltphotograph. Fritz Morgenstern Beblo, Christian.
[Children's Book] Liebe Alte Kinderreime mit Schattenbildern
Mainz: Scholz, [1913]. First edition. Oblong 4to. Blue cloth spine, paper covered boards with delightful pictorial cover depicting a child feeding a line of swans. 16 pages of black and white blocked illustrations by Johanna Beckmann. Corners bumped, else very good. (Item #68)
Price: $225.00
[Children's Book] Liebe Alte Kinderreime mit Schattenbildern. Johanna Beckman.
Jane, Joseph & John
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, n.d. (ca 1910). First edition. Large quarto. Color pictorial paper covered boards, green cloth spine. Attractive full-page color plates by Maurice E. Day, decorations by T.B. Hapgood. Corners chipped, occasional wear. Very good. (Item #705)
Price: $125.00
Jane, Joseph & John. Ralph Bergengren.
Lillebror's Segelfard
Stockholm: Albert Bonniers, n.d. (ca 1925). Quarter brown cloth, color pictorial cover and ten full-page color illustrations by Beskow. Music by Alice Tegner at end, as issued. Very good. Scarce imprint. (Item #57)
Price: $185.00
Lillebror's Segelfard. Elsa Beskow.
The Orphant Annie Book
Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill Company, 1908. First edition thus. Square folio. Cloth backed, color pastedown on cover. Full page tinted illustrated, other drawings and embellishments by Ethyl Franklin Betts. Covers show wear, esp. at extremities, very good, tight copy. (Item #529)
Price: $150.00
The Orphant Annie Book. Ethyl Franklin Betts, James Whitcomb Riley.
The Boy Lives on Our Farm
Indianapolis: The Bobbs Merrill Company, 1908. First edition thus. Square folio. Original blue cloth with color pictorial insert on front cover, five full page tinted illustrations, other drawings throughout by Ethyl Franklin Betts. Unobtrusive crack in rear inside boards, else very good. (Item #528)
Price: $175.00
The Boy Lives on Our Farm. Ethyl Franklin Betts, James Whitcomb Riley.
The Raggedy Man
Indianapolis: The Bobbs Merrill Company, 1907. First edition thus. Square folio size. Original dark green cloth with color pictorial insert on front cover. Eight superb full page color illustrations plus drawings, border designs and decorations on every page in tint by Ethyl Franklin Betts. Probably her most sought-after book. Near fine. (Item #527)
Price: $350.00
The Raggedy Man. Ethyl Franklln Riley Betts, James Whitcomb.
Poems by Goldsmith and Parnel
London: W. Bulmer; T. Printed for Cadell and W. Davies, 1804. First Octavo Edition. 8vo. Full patterned calf with understated gilt designs on corners, morocco labels on spine. Five plates and eight woodcut illustrations by John and Thomas Bewick. Superb quality in the plates. Corners bumped, some wear to covers... (Item #194)
Price: $450.00
Poems by Goldsmith and Parnel. John and Thomas Bewick, Oliver Goldsmith.
Songs of Experience
New York: Minton, Balch and Co. 1927. First edition thus. 4to. Black cloth with silver lettering on spine. In original color pictorial dust wrapper. Facsimile of Blake's celebrated book, printed on fragile Japan Vellum in colors. About fine. (Item #301)
Price: $150.00
Songs of Experience. William Blake.
Belgium
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1916. First Trade Edition. Folio. Original cloth backed gray boards with blindstamped emblem on cover. 52 exquisite illustrations, some whole-page, by Frank Brangwyn. Corners chipped, sl. soiled covers, else near fine internally. (Item #789)
Price: $150.00
Belgium. Frank Brangwyn.
The Book of Old English Songs & Ballads
London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. (ca. 1920). First edition thus. 4to. Original publisher's green illustrated cloth. 24 full page tipped-in color illustrations by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale on captioned, thick card stock. 198pp. Very good. (Item #481)
Price: $225.00
The Book of Old English Songs & Ballads. Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale.


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