London: George C. Harrap & Co. Ltd, . First edition. One of 460 copies signed by the artist. Read More
Tokyo: Kobunsha, n.d. [ca.1888].
New York: Junior Literary Guild, 1931.
New York: Morrow, 1935. James, Laurian. First American Edition.
London: Grant Richards, 1899. First edition. First edition of one of the most celebrated titles in children’s literature, a work whose small illustrated format heralded a change in children's publishing, and a book that has achieved classic status while remaining explosively controversial.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929-31. Number 181 of 1030 copies of the Peter Pan Edition (30 for Presentation).
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1859. First edition. With a gift inscription to “Mr. & Mrs. S. R. Van Nest from their daughter Anna, Christmas 1858”.
New Haven: S. Babcock, 1849. A compendium of children's games, including a relatively early mention of baseball, as well as two illustrations of the game, one of which is a full page. Any pre-Civil War baseball references are hard to find. This is fine copy of this fragile pamphlet. Rosenbach's...
[Brooklyn: 1860's]. Very interesting album of a talented amateur draughtsman drawings, including one of 'sambo" playing the banjo, several baseball drawings, e.g., a Baseball player 'seeing Stars" dated January 15, 1867, p. 15, s baseball Diamond, Lacrosse Player, a Firemen "running to a Fire", p. 25 (with coloring), etc.
Chicago: Robert Smith, . First edition. An Oz spin-off, with illustrations in the style of Denslow, recounting the fantastical adventures of Annie, a girl from South Dakota, and her cat, Silvertip.
Paris: Chez J.-B. Garnery, Librairie, rue de Pot-de-Fer, No. 14, [c. 1823]. Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont (1711-1780) was a Royal Governess, Teacher, Popular Novelist, Educational Writer for Women and Children. She settled in London and started a Monthly Magazine for Women: "Nouveau Magasin" and the first woman editor of...
New York: Viking, 1957. SIGNED, limited first edition of the third Madeline book, one of 985 copies signed by Ludwig Bemelmans on the colophon page, of which only 885 were for sale. Precedes the trade edition. Signed. Ludwig Bemelmans (1892-1962), Austrian-born American painter and writer, drew on his hotel and...
Philadelphia: Printed for W. Spottiswood, and H. & F. Rice, Market-street, 1793. First American edition.
Paris: Chez Saintin Librraire de la Cour, nd c 1810. Inscribed on endpaper "To Miss Anne Bramah/from her affectionate Friend/ R. Hoebernechts."
London: E. Newbery, 1787. First edition in English. First London edition of this influential French children’s work, widely reprinted in England and in America.Translated by J. Cooper, i.e. Richard Johnson: “J. Cooper” was one of the pseudonyms used by Richard Johnson. Cf. Weedon, M.J.P., “Richard Johnson and the successors to.....
Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, . First edition, first printing with half-title and final blank. First Edition.
Fine Original Illustration by Reginald Birch. A typically fine and engaging turn of the century magazine illustration, for which the artist was noted. Reginald Birch (1856-1943) was known as “The children's Gibson” because of the large number of children's stories he illustrated for St. Nicholas magazine. He also illustrated some.....
Philadelphia: Johnson and Warner, No. 147, Market Street, 1812.
1817. AGE 11 ON EDUCATION. "Education will be very useful to us in all our business through life,-and if we have not an education we shall feel very unhappy..." My sentiments exactly.
Warwick: Dec 18 1820; 9th June 1824.
London: T. Bensley for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. First edition. A William Blake Milestone: the First Account of His Life. A book of paramount importance to Blake studies. Malkin was a personal friend of William Blake, with whom he shared an interest in radical politics, and on the...
New York: Publised by Samuel Wood & Sons, and Samuel S. Wood & Co, 1818.
Northampton, (Mass.): J. Metcalf, 1837.
Paris: Chez Rosa Rel. Librairie, 1812. First Edition.