New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First edition, first issue with 6 line colophon. The US edition precedes... Read More about Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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...
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, . First edition. Read More about Beastly Boys and Ghastly Girls. Poems Collected by …
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1892. First English edition. ‘must always appeal to children young and old’. A modern fairy tale, here in the first edition in English, translated by Mary Alice Murray. “Her satisfying English-language version of the puppet’s wayward progress to real boyhood largely avoided ‘translatorese’” (Grolier 100). A...... Read More about The Story of a Puppet or The Adventures of Pinocchio. Translated from the Italian by M. A....
[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...
Philadelphia: David Mckay Company, . First edition. Read More about The Frenzied Prince. Heroic Tales of Ireland
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1883. Later edition (First was 1872). Read More about What Katy Did. A Story
London: Jonathan Cape, . Gurney, Nancy Bankart. First edition, first issue. To quote Coppard: "This book originated in a bathroom. It was not my idea. Once I stopped at an hotel in Ireland, and when I asked for a bathroom: "there's not a bathroom in the place sir", says he..... Read More about Pink Furniture. A Tale for Lovely Children with Noble Natures
Boston: G.W. Cottrell, n.d. (c. 1850-1870s). Read More about Set of Uniformly bound series on Works including The Token of Friendship, or Home. The Centre of...
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition. WITH DRAWING. The second book of the immensely popular Brownie series. This copy is accompanied by a charming Palmer Cox pen-and-ink drawing of three Brownies (7 x 12 cm.). Read More about Another Brownie Book
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition. With Palmer Cox Drawing. The fourth book of the popular Brownie series. Not only is there a charming pen-and-ink Brownie vignette by Palmer Cox laid in (9 x 9 cm.), but a substantial portion of the large pictorial dust jacket..... Read More about The Brownies Around the World
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition. With an Original Brownie Drawing. The third book of the popular Brownie series. Laid in is a charming pen-and-ink Brownie vignette by Palmer Cox (8 x 8 cm.), mounted to stiff board with directions to the printer for reproduction. Read More about The Brownies at Home
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition. The third book of the popular Brownie series. Read More about The Brownies at Home
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition. In the Rare Dust Jacket -- and an Original Brownie Drawing. Unusually pretty fifth book of the perennially popular Brownie series. Laid in is an original pen and ink Brownie drawing, docketed on rear with directions to printer. Read More about The Brownies Through the Union
New York: Published by The Century Co, . First edition, second issue, with de Vinne seal on copyright page. The First Brownie Book: With an Original Drawing. The first book of the immensely popular Brownie series. This copy is accompanied by a an original Palmer Cox pen-and-ink drawing for the..... Read More about The Brownies: Their Book
Philadelphia: Hubbard, 1895. First edition. Read More about The Honey Loving Cubs, Also many fantastic antics of the Merriest of the Queer People
London: Osgood, McIlvaine and Co, 1893. Crane, Walter. First Crane Edition. Read More about The Old Garden and Other Verses
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1894. Crane, Walter. First American edition. Read More about The Old Garden and Other Verses
Saint Paul, Minn: Printed by the Banning Press…For Unity Church of St. Paul, . First edition of his first book. First Book. Scarce. Longtime minister of the First Parish in Cambridge and preacher for Harvard College, the author later wrote several well known and popular whimsical essays including “The Pardoner's..... Read More about Miss Muffet's Christmas Party. A Tale Written for and Read to the Children of the Unity Church...
London: J. and P. Harwood, 1843. First edition. Read More about The Tutor's Assistant, or Comic Figures of Arithmetics
London: Charles Baldwyn, 1824. Cruikshank, George. First edition, first issue, with "creditor" for "debtor" on p. 32, l. 10; and with the "Dead Rider" plate at p. 58, later suppressed. Printed by T. White, Johnston's Court, Fleet Street. Read More about Italian Tales. Tales of Humour, Gallantry, and Romance
[London: David Bogue, [1853; 1854; and 1855; and 1845]. 19 India Proofs, with a Masterful Cruikshank Self-Portrait. Superb set of proofs for three books from Cruikshank’s perennially popular Fairy Library; with the addition -- indeed, the first plate in the album, of a Cruikshank masterpiece from Table Talk, featuring Cruikshank..... Read More about Set of India Proofs to the first three titles of THE FAIRY LIBRARY: Hop o’ My Thumb; Jack &...
Boston: Published by Cummings and Hilliard ... Stereotyped by T.H. Carter and Co, 1823. Fourth edition. Read More about First Lessons in Geography and Astronomy, With Seven Plain Maps, and A View of the Solar System,...
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1941. First edition. Read More about Leif the Lucky