Category: Antique Children's Books


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The King's Rubies

By: Bell, Adelaide Fuller

Price: $16.00

Publisher: John C. Winston Company, 1901

Edition: First Edition

Blue cloth covered boards, with an imprinted and inked pictorial front board and spine. Wholly intact, it appears the front hinge has been repaired as it is tighter than the rear. Fairly heavy soiling to all outer surfaces, some staining. Pages are clean. Spine tanned. Modest overall edge and corner wear. View more info

New Cautionary Tales.

By: Belloc, H. (Pictures by N. Bentley)

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Duckworth, 1930

Edition: First Edition

White illustrated boards with cloth tape spine. Rubbing to extremeties but color graphics unmarred. One page has a 4 inch tear that has been repaired translucent with archival repair tape - otherwise the book is clean and tight and highly illustrated. View more info

Among The Brigands (The Young Dodge Club)

By: De Mille, James

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1872

Edition: First Edition

Green cloth with embossed and gilt spinal titles. THreads showing at hinges, some waterstaining scattered and moderate wear to cloth at extremeties. Spine is leaning and while shaken, the book is copeklte and solidly bound. Sounds worse than it is, and is a rare copy. View more info

Walt Disney's Minnie Mouse and the Antique Chair (No. 845 on lower right rear corner)

By: Disney, Walt

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, 1948

Edition: First Edition

A small clean copy in color illustrated boards, black cloth tape spine. Pages tanning. Clean and unmarked, complete and solidly bound showing only a light wear to edges. View more info

Walt Disney's Donald Duck and his Cat Troubles (No. 845 on lower right rear corner)

By: Disney, Walt

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, 1948

Edition: First Edition

A small clean copy in color illustrated boards, black cloth tape spine. Pages tanning. Clean and unmarked, complete and solidly bound showing only a light wear to edges. View more info

Blue Bells On the Lea And Ten Other Tales In Verse.

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia

Price: $87.99

Publisher: London Society Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1889

Edition: First Edition

Rebound in maroon boards with misspelled gilt spinal titles (Sea instead of Lea). Hinge tape front/rear - binding solid nevertheless. Light edge wear to boards. Pages 1-4 (ffep, copyright, half and full title pages) missing when rebound. No card covers underlying boards in this rebound copy. Several 1/2 inch chips to page tops not affecting plates. All poems intact as are all 84 color plates (& comparable number of three tones) make up this 172 page volume of 19t... View more info

A Story of Our Gang. "Romping Through The Hal Roach Comedies" (Whitman # 699)

By: Hal Roach Comedies

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company, 1929

Edition: First Edition

Colorful pictorial boards show modest edge wear and slightly rounded corners with wear and a few indentations to boards and slight soiling. Paper present but lifiting form spine. A terrific 1920's color movie book in very nice condition for its age and as a vintage children's book. View more info

Hillard's The Third Reader, New Series For Primary Schools.

By: Hillard, G.S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brewer and Tileston, 1873

Edition: Later Printing

A tightly bound copy in worn boards, block clean and unmarked and binding solidly bound to block. View more info

The Water-Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles (Illustrated by Jessie Wilcox Smith)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1916

Edition: 1st Thus

Green cloth over boards with a color illustrated front board pastedown (of water-baby on red buoy), gilt titles and credits front and spine. Pages edges darkened, spot to bottom edges. Gilt present but faded, most notably at foot of spine. Text block tight, with a few loose but complete pages. 12 full page color illustrations by Smith tipped in, all present and compelte - that at frontis loose. Overall the whole shows light shelf wear, most notable at extremeties wh... View more info

Morals of Manners; Or, Hints For Our Young People (New Edition, Revised)

By: Miss Sedgwick

Price: $36.50

Publisher: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1854

Edition: Revised Edition

A small 63 page book in embossed brown cloth boards with gilt frontal titles. Some modest discoloration, edge and corner wear to cloth, contemporary pencil ownership in script on ffep. Scattered moderate foxing, tightly bound and bright white pps. View more info

Nicholas, A Manhattan Christmas Story.

By: Moore, Anne Carroll

Price: $169.95

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1924

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Red cloth boards show light edge and corner wear & modest soiling. Delightfully inscribed and signed by the author on the second free endpaper. "For Jennie D. Lindquist wishing her a Merry Christmas when it Comes. Anne Carroll Moore and Nicholas Knickerbocker... Behind The Library Lions, April 8, 1930". In general, boards are showing through tips of corners, w/ a few loose threads. Gilt front cover design, spinal titles faded. Head/tail of spine rolled. H... View more info

An Auto Biography. A Tale of Truth - And Ruth. (Illustrated by E.R. Lee Thayer)

By: Peble, Edward

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Moffat, Yard and Company, 1915

Edition: First Edition

Printed blue cloth over boards.darkened page edges. Front endpapers separated but tight. Brentano's bookseller label on rear pastedown. Modest shelf and edge wear to extremeties, some rubbing to color cover. Gilt spinal titles show some fading. Edge wear most notable at top and bottom edges of front board, head and foot of spine. View more info

The Story Of The Grail, And The Passing of Arthur.

By: Pyle, Howard (Author & Illustrator)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bickers & Sons/Charles Scribner's Sons, 1910

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

A tightly bound copy with all plates intact, blue cloth spine with gilt titles, blu paper over board with black titles and design. Heavy watermarks to both boards, stained lower corner of first fourteen pages of bloack - none to rear. Foxing scattered throughout. Threads starting to show at rear hinge, but solid. A very nice copy overall. View more info

The Arabian Nights Their Best-Known Tales

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas and Nora A Smith (Editors)

Price: $98.50

Publisher: Charles Scriber's Sons, 1919

Edition: Reprint

A clean, solid copy in black cloth with a fully intact front cover pastedown illustrated by Parrish. Previous owner's bookplate. Gilt spinal titles. Endpapers, Illustrated title page and 12 additional color illustrations by Parrish all intact and unmarred. Black cloth as two perforations at spine gutter one front near top and one pinhole sized at bottom rear. Modest wear to cloth finish and edges. A terrific copy overall compete and not robbed of its illustrations! View more info