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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.

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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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  1. 32546
    First Edition, Offprinted. One of about 50 copies. With the author's signed presentation inscription, "For Bobbie Gafford who sat through it in Birmingham Eudora Welty". The recipient was Charlotte Gafford the Professor of Writing Studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her nickname "Bobbie" seems universally... Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 32546

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  2. The Shoe Bird.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 105755

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  3. 76436comp
    Offprint from the Texas Quarterly. Inscribed by the author on the verso of the upper wrapper, "With love to Bill and Barbara and so many wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Eudora, 1961". The recipients were poets William Jay Smith, sometime American Poet Laureate, and his wife, also a poet, Barbara Howes.... Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 76436

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  4. 77485comp
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the title page: "For William Boozer, with good wishes, Eudora Welty. November 2, 1977"; she has also annotated page 72 with a bar of music and a short comment. The recipient, William Boozer (d. 2006), was an acknowledged authority on William Faulkner... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 77485

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