Welcome to Peter Harrington Books

Children's

Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books, pamphlets, and ephemera relating to books written for children or juveniles.

First editions of children's classics, including Roald Dahl, Beatrix Potter, J. K. Rowling, A. A. Milne and J. M. Barrie.

From the blog: 'Dear Boys and Girls': Enid Blyton's personal brand

Harry Potter and the Literary Allusions: J. K. Rowling's influences

"Too Fancy and Ingenious": children's books by adult writers

Video: A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh... 1926–27–28

4 Item(s)

List Grid

  1. 130183
    First edition, first printing, of the Disney version of the story of Pinocchio, published in anticipation of the animated film that was released the following year. Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 130183

    Reserve

  2. Bambi

    Bambi

    Sydney: c.1941

    First edition, first printing. An obscure Disney title which features 4 pages of colour cut outs to make a play set, featuring scenes from the Disney animated film. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 99284

    Reserve

  3. Alice in Wonderland.

    Alice in Wonderland.

    Racine, Wisconsin: 1951

    First edition, first printing. An obscure Disney title which features 8 pages of colour punch outs featuring scenes from the Disney animated film. Learn More
    £575

    Stock Code: 97043

    Reserve

  4. 44640comp
    One of 100 copies only of the original American edition, this copy a presentation to William ("Tex") Henson on the occasion of his 20th birthday in 1944, shortly after he joined Disney as an assistant animator. The front pastedown has the gift inscription "Best wishes to Bill Henson from William S. Henson June 1944 20 Birthday",... Learn More
    £3,000

    Stock Code: 44640

    signed

    Reserve

4 Item(s)

List Grid