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Puss in Boots. Animated

by WEHR, Julian

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1944
Condition
A near-fine copy, the moveables all complete and in fully working condition, some light wear to edges of boards, but generally a
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$115.00

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New York: Duenwald Printing Corporation, 1944. A near-fine copy, the moveables all complete and in fully working condition, some light wear to edges of boards, but generally a very well-preserved copy of one of Wehr's fragile moveable children's books. 8vo. [17] pages. Six full-page color moveable illustrations by Julian Wehr. Original red comb binding, printed pictorial boards.
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$115.00
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Chansons de France depuis le quinzième siècle jusqu'á nos jours

by BODENHEIM, Nelly

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1946
Condition
A very-good plus copy, the front cover with fading and pale tidemark at bottom, some intermittent and unobtrusive foxing
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$100.00

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Amsterdam: Mason d'editions "De Spieghel", 1946. A very-good plus copy, the front cover with fading and pale tidemark at bottom, some intermittent and unobtrusive foxing. 8vo. 43, [1] pages. Black silhouettes by Nelly Bodenheim. Original quarter black cloth, pink pictorial boards. A charming series of songs, illustrated with silhouettes. Bodenheim was born in Amsterdam where she was trained… Read more
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$100.00
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Piccino

by BURNETT, Frances Hodgson

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1895
Condition
A very good plus copy, light fraying at ends of spine, last leaf browned (from adjacent endpaper), intermittent pale spotting, o
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$125.00

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Haarlem: Erven Loosjes, 1895. A very good plus copy, light fraying at ends of spine, last leaf browned (from adjacent endpaper), intermittent pale spotting, one plate sprung. 8vo. [8], 180 pages. Frontispiece and four plates. Publisher's decorated cloth. Provenance: Gouda bookseller's ticket of J. de Ven on pastedown. A charming Dutch edition of four of Burnett's stories for… Read more
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$125.00
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Captain Jeff and the Squeeze Box

by TODT, Ruth K.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1940
Condition
A bit frayed at extremities, child's penciled name and initials on endleaves
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$50.00

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Chicago: Albert Whitman & Company, 1940. A bit frayed at extremities, child's penciled name and initials on endleaves. 8vo. Photographs by R. D. Richardson. Original tan cloth, photo-illustrated title panel mounted on cover. A photographically illustrated children's book about a marionette and his squeeze box, and his African American friend Binny.
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$50.00
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Cinderella. Fay's Fairy Tales

by WEGMAN, William; Carole KISMARIC; Marvin KEIFERMAN

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1993
Condition
A fine copy, the jacket with some minor shelfwear
ISBN
9781562823481
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$50.00

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New York: Hyperion, 1993. A fine copy, the jacket with some minor shelfwear. 4to. Color photographs. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, first printing, signed and with a small sketch of a crown(?) by Wegman on the title. A retelling of Cinderella, featuring Wegman's weimaraners.
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$50.00
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A Tale of Two Glimps

by BEMELMANS, Ludwig

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1946
Condition
Wrapper lightly chipped, boards worn at ends of spine
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$275.00

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[New York]: Columbia Broadcasting System, 1946. Wrapper lightly chipped, boards worn at ends of spine. Oblong 4to. Original pictorial boards; original plain cream dust wrapper. FIRST EDITION, with CBS's promotional card laid-in. The two "glimps" - singular creatures whose varying perceptions (glimpses...) of their worlds provide them their name - each have a television set. One has color,… Read more
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$275.00
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Raggedy Ann Stories

by GRUELLE, Johnny

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1918
Condition
Some wear at extremities, one page dog-eared, a few marginal stains, but overall bright and clean
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$125.00

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Chicago and New York: M.A. Donohue, 1918. Some wear at extremities, one page dog-eared, a few marginal stains, but overall bright and clean. 8vo. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. An early reprint of Gruelle's classic, copyrighted in the same date as the scarce first edition.
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$125.00
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Madeline and the Bad Hat

by BEMELMANS, Ludwig

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1957
Condition
A very good copy, one tape repair at top of spine, a few chips/nicks along edges, but generally clean and bright
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$350.00

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New York: Viking Press, 1957. A very good copy, one tape repair at top of spine, a few chips/nicks along edges, but generally clean and bright. Folio. Original red cloth; pictorial dust jacket. FIRST TRADE EDITION, first printing (there was a signed, imited edition of 885 copies published the previous year).
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$350.00
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Eloise

by THOMPSON, Kay

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1955
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$300.00

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1955. Folio. Illustrated by Hilary Knight. Original cloth. A good copy lacking the jacket, toning to boards, small loss at head of spine, and one corner bumped. Ink gift inscription on front free endpaper from year of publication. FIRST EDITION, second printing. SIGNED in gold ink by Hilary Knight on the front endpapers and… Read more
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$300.00
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Three autograph notes signed, 1931-32

by GRAY, Joslyn

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
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$100.00

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Two postcards and one note, all from Hinsdale, New Hampshire, 8vo, with envelope, all signed ("Joslyn Gray"). Postcards slightly age-darkened. The Granite State author of juvenile fiction sends news of her domestic life, and provides a list of six of her books.
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$100.00
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Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

by DODGE, Mary Mapes

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1918
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$90.00

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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1918. 4to. 345 pp. Eight color plates and illustrated title by Maginel Wright Enright. Original decorated cloth, the front cover with color mounted print; pictorial dust jacket. A very good copy in jacket with chip at head affecting one letter of title, with light soiling and some nicks/tears at edges. Rare with the jacket.
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$90.00
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The Vicar of Wakefield

by [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator] Oliver GOLDSMITH

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1929
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$700.00

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London: George G. Harrap, 1929. 4to. 12 color plates by Arthur Rackham. Original gilt-lettered and -decorated vellum, decorated endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. A near-fine copy with covers gently bowed and lightly sunned, small stain on spine. LIMITED DELUXE EDITION, number 92 of 375 copies of the English issue from an edition of 575.
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$700.00
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Little Ann

by [GREENAWAY, Kate, illustrator] Jane and Ann TAYLOR

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1909
Edition
Second edition
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$100.00

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London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1909. Second edition. 8vo. 64 pp. Color illustrations by Greenaway. Original half green cloth; glazed pictorial boards. Lacks front free endpaper, shaken, covers rubbed and with some pale staining; last leaf browned. Jane Taylor (1783-824) is the English poet and novelist best known for writting the lyrics to the song "Twinkle,… Read more
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$100.00
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Ah Wong

by TRAVERS, P. L.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1943
Condition
Wrappers chipped at edges and lightly soiled; text with pale dampstain along gutter and lower margins
Edition
First edition, limited issue
Item Price
$400.00

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[New York: High Grade Press for the Author], 1943. First edition, limited issue. Wrappers chipped at edges and lightly soiled; text with pale dampstain along gutter and lower margins. 8vo. 24 pp. Original blue printed wrappers. SCARCE PRIVATELY PRINTED CHRISTMAS GREETING, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES, this is number 311 signed by Travers. This story, and two other Christmas… Read more
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$400.00
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The Springtide of Life

by [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator] Algernon Charles SWINBURNE

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1918
Condition
Some soiling to binding, unnamed booklabel on front free endpaper
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$600.00

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London: William Heinemann, 1918. Some soiling to binding, unnamed booklabel on front free endpaper. Folio. Color frontispiece and 8 plates after Rackham, tipped to mounts, captioned tissue guards preserved. Original vellum-backed boards, gilt-lettered and -decorated on front cover and spine, decorated endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed with deckle-edges preserved. LIMITED EDITION, number 179 of 765 copies signed… Read more
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$600.00
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The Kingdom of the Pearl

by [DULAC, Edmund, illustrator] Léonard Rosenthal

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1920
Condition
Stain on lower rear cover, some soiling to binding; a few minor scattered foxmarks
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$600.00

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New York: [Printed in London and Tonbridge by the Whitefriars Press for] Brentano's, 1920. Stain on lower rear cover, some soiling to binding; a few minor scattered foxmarks. Folio. Color frontispiece and nine plates, each tipped to mounts within printed frames, captioned tissue guards preserved. Original vellum-backed boards, gilt-lettered and -decorated on front cover and spine, decorated endpapers,… Read more
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$600.00
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

by [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator] Robert BROWNING

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1934
Condition
Wrappers woth some chipping/short tears at edges, small loss at foot of spine, some soiling
Edition
Trade issue
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$100.00

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London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1934. Trade issue. Wrappers woth some chipping/short tears at edges, small loss at foot of spine, some soiling. 8vo. 37 pp. Color frontispiece after Rackham, and black-and-white illustrations in text. Original printed paper wrappers.
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$100.00
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Tit for Tat

by REY, H. A.

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1942
Condition
Spine frayed at ends, boards rubbed and with a few pencil markings, corners worn; one leaf with short marginal tear not affectin
Edition
First edition
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$275.00

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1942. First edition. Spine frayed at ends, boards rubbed and with a few pencil markings, corners worn; one leaf with short marginal tear not affecting text, text to rear blank. 4to. Color illustrations. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. Scarce Rey title in verse.
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$275.00
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The Betsy Bobbet Series. Crépe Paper Dolls. How to Make Them

by KNIGHT AND KNIGHT, publishers

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1925
Condition
Some soiling and light handling wear, soft horizontal crease
Edition
First edition
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$60.00

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New York: Knight and Knight, 1925. First edition. Some soiling and light handling wear, soft horizontal crease. 4to. 16pp. Illustrated throughout with designs and plans for dolls. Stapled in self-wrappers. A fully-realized how-to for children, starting with the tools and materials required, through design and craft techniques. Includes general directions, details for making hair and hats, instructions on… Read more
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$60.00
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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

by DAHL, Roald

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Riverrun Books & Manuscripts
Published
1972
Condition
Cloth spine somewhat toned, jacket lightly rubbed and with several tears at ends of spine panel
Edition
First edition
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$100.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. First edition. Cloth spine somewhat toned, jacket lightly rubbed and with several tears at ends of spine panel. 8vo. Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. Original cloth-backed boards; dust jacket.
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$100.00