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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

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    First UK edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To James O'Roark, with those things that make the heat of life hottest. Onward, upward, backward, sideways and forever,Tom Robbins". Another Roadside Attraction, Robbins's first novel was first published in the US in 1972. Learn More

    Stock Code: 107115



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    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Steve, let'er buck! Tom Robbins". Learn More

    Stock Code: 70634


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    Another Roadside Attraction.

    Garden City, New York: 1971

    First edition, first printing of the author's first published novel. Inscribed by author on half-title "L.A. - OK. To George C. - Feed your head. Tom Robbins." Learn More

    Stock Code: 48685


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    First edition, first printing of the author's first novel. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the first blank, "To Michael Power from the Dreamer Tom Robbins". With the publishers' compliments slip loosely inserted and their review stamp to the front pastedown. Learn More

    Stock Code: 44071


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