Boston: Ticknbor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. First Edition, Second Issue. Read More about A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys
N. P: [ca. 1810]. A book of riddles, cuts with the printed verse below for "A Ship; Robin Red Breast; A Tree; A Windmill; A Squirrel; A Watch; A Cock; An Owl; The Letter M; A Cork Screw; A Pair of Bellows; A Grass-hopper; Fore and Hind wheel of a...... Read More about The Puzzling Cap
New Haven: Sidney's Press for John Babcock and Son, New Haven and S. Babcock and Co. 329 King-St. Charleston, S.C, 1823. Read More about Simple Truths, for the Amusement and Instruction of Children at an Early Age
[London: Printed by William Macintosh], ca. 1850. A children's story of how work, faith, kindness and patience brings reward. Read More about The Spring Bouquet
New York: The Pierpont Morgan Library, (1975). First Edition. Read More about Early Children's Books and Their illustrations. Text by Gerald Gottlieb. Essay by J.H. Plumb
København: Folagt af V. Pios Boghandel, 1905. First Danish Edition. The Author’s Copy. A very nice copy of the Danish Edition of The Phoenix and the Carpet (1904), with presentation “With the compliments of the translator,” from the library of perennially popular children’s author Edith Nesbit, with her bookplate. Read More about Fugl Fønix og Tæppet. Oversat fra Engelsk af A. Halling [The Phoenix and the Carpet
New York: New York Public Library, 1927. First edition. The Rosenbach Exhibition. The pamphlet issued for the exhibition of Dr. Rosenbach's collection at the New York Public Library. Read More about Early American Children's Books 1682-1840. The Private Collection of Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1907. Number 753 of 1000 sets. There is a wide variety of stories, ranging from traditional favorites like Puss in Boots and Little Red Riding Hood, Grimm's tales; modern stories by John Ruskin, Kate Wiggin, Charles Dickens, Washington Irving, Bret Harte, Rudyard Kipling, Sir Walter Scott, Edgar..... Read More about The Children's Hour
New York: Young Scott Books, . Hurd, Clement. First trade edition. Signed and Inscribed by Clement Hurd. Clement Hurd, like Artzybasheff, adapted modernist ideas to animal imagery. Signed by him on the title page, and inscribed by him opposite the half title “for Jane and Susie and whomever likes Gertrude..... Read More about The World Is Round
Berlin: bie Winckelmann & Söhne, n.d [ca. 1853]. Another of Sus's children's works, "Gockel and Scratchfoot; or the Adventures of two Chickens. A Tale for Children" was very popular in 1857 when it first appeared in Philadelphia published by W. P. Hazard. Read More about Hähnchen Kikeriki! Eine Historia zum Nutzen und Frommen der lieben Jugend In Bild und Reim von...
New York: 1921-23. Mary Graham Bonner was a children's book writer and for some years wrote the daily bedtime stories syndicated by the Associated Press, and collected in her book "365 Bedtime Stories". These are 5 of the daily stories collected there, from the author's series in newspapers called "Daddy's..... Read More about Five Typescripts of short stories, each signed
London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1906. With 3 TLS to Elsie [Ellen Elisabeth] Hill, contributor of the poem “When Polly Buys a Hat” on p. 94.: one from Louey Chisolm and two from the editor of “St. Nicholas” magazine, in which the poem was first printed. With her bookplate laid..... Read More about The Golden Staircase. Poems and Verses for Children. Chosen by …
Philadelphia: Smith & Peck, 1845. First edition. "Miniature juveniles. Each containing 48 plates, and uniform with this volume."--publisher's catalogue, p. . Read More about City Sights for Little Folks
London: Printed by C. Buckton, Great Pultney-Street, 1786. First London edition, set from the 1781 Montreal edition. Fewer than ten copies of the Montreal edition survive. That edition consisted of about 300 copies, 250 of which were burned, prompting the printing of this London edition. Wright suggests that Paul Sahonwadi, a...... Read More about Primer for the Use of the Mohawk Children, To acquire the Spelling and Reading of their own, as...
Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1882. First edition, First issue with the Franklin imprint on the copyright page. DELUXE BINDING. Read More about The Prince and the Pauper A Tale for Young People of all ages. By Mark Twain
Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, . Lawson. First Lawson edition. An amusing foreword by the famous artist about his school days and books read to the class by their teacher. Read More about The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. [Foreword of 3 pages by Artist Lawson
New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1931. First editon. This volume was owned by Julie Hawkins Sloane, whose husband, Bill, worked for Longmans, Green and Co. Her copious notes on the inside of the chemise indicate that she introduced him to the author, and that “he had two copies especially..... Read More about The Sleeping Beauty. A Fairy Tale Retold in One Act
Philadelphia: Jacob Johnson, 147 Market Street, 1808. Read More about The Caterpillars and the Gooseberry-Bush, or a True Figure of the bad Passions and the...
Springfield, Mass: McLoughlin Bros., Inc, 1948. Read More about The Jolly Jump-Ups: Vacation Trip
Albany, New York: Sprague, No. 51 State Street, [1855-1857]. Read More about The History of the Children in the Wood
Albany, New York: Gray & Sprague, No. 51 State Street, . Read More about The Life and Death of Cock Robin
Springfield: Published by G. and C. Merriam, 1833. First edition. Mathematical Boy Genius. Colburn (1804-1839), the “American lightning-calculating boy.” His extraordinary calculating powers became evident when at the age of 6 he could calculate amazing figures. His father took him to various institutions in America and then to Europe showing..... Read More about A Memoir of Zerah Colburn; Written by Himself. Containing an Account of the First discovery of...
London: for R. Bassam, etc, 1795. First edition. Read More about The Young Angler's pocket companion; or, a new and complete treatise on the art of angling, as...
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, . First edition. Read More about Beastly Boys and Ghastly Girls. Poems Collected by …
[New York]: January 19, 1933. A letter from the eccentric and compulsive hoarder Langley Collyer, who, with his brother Homer, lived in a Harlem brownstone at 2078 Fifth Avenue filled with a lifetime's accumulation of books, paper, and garbage. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed to "Dear Aunt," unsigned, in pencil
An original drawing by the eccentric and compulsive hoarder Langley Collyer, who, with his brother Homer, lived in a Harlem brownstone at 2078 Fifth Avenue filled with a lifetime's accumulation of books, paper, and garbage. Read More about Drawings, two sided. with some damage. Friends identified by name on the larger more complicated...