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STONE, Fred. Rolling Stone.
New York : 1945First edition, first printing. Presentation copy inscribed by the author with an original drawing of a scarecrow on the front free endpaper, "To Helen Clark, Olé Scarecrow Stone, Wizard of Oz, Fred Stone", and additionally inscribed by his daughter Dorothy and her husband, actor Charles Collins, on the half-title, "Merry Xmas, Helen - Charles Collins... Learn More£800.00
Stock Code: 112207
KNIGHT, Hilary (illus.); THOMPSON, Kay. Eloise à Paris.
Paris : 1962First edition in French, inscribed by the illustrator "to Elegant, Beautiful, Brilliant Elizabeth Welch from Hilary Knight and ELOISE, April 27th 1972" and with an original drawing of Eloise listening to records and eating sandwiches, captioned "Eloise says The Supreme pleasure is Elizabeth Welch's sliced cucumber sandwiches and recordings - eaten and... Learn More£3,000.00
Stock Code: 134525
GODWIN, Mary Jane. Dramas for Children.
London : 1809First edition of these educational plays by Mary Jane Godwin (1768-1841), Mary Shelley's stepmother.
Although published anonymously and generally attributed to William Godwin, Dramas for Children was in fact written by Mary Jane Clairmont who, before marrying Godwin, had worked as editor for Benjamin Tabart, publisher and bookseller of the Juvenile... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 135586
POTTER, Beatrix. Ginger and Pickles.
London & New York : 1909First edition, with the printed glassine jacket. The third of Potter's books to be printed in large format, Ginger and Pickles was worked up from an original manuscript given to Louie Warne, Harold Warne's daughter, as a Christmas gift in 1908. The story was based on the village shop in Sawrey, owned by John Taylor when Potter bought Hill Top farm,... Learn More£4,000.00
Stock Code: 109207
DISNEY, Walt. Director's Manual:
California : 1936A collection of 13 mimeographed manuscripts giving a fascinating insight into Disney's internal training program for the animators.
The collection comprises: two lectures by Don Graham discussing general animation theory and practice; a bulletin discussing "How to Catch, Build and Maintain the Interest of the Spectator in the Picture"; character... Learn More£3,850.00
Stock Code: 118414
RACKHAM, Arthur (illus.); BARRIE, J. M. Peter Pan of Kensington Gardens.
London : 1906Signed limited edition, number 336 of 500 copies signed by the illustrator; this additionally a presentation copy to Barrie's close friend and future literary agent, Golding Bright, inscribed by J. M. Barrie on the half-title, "Golding Bright, with a friend's greeting J. M. Barrie".
Golding Bright and his elder brother Addison Bright both worked... Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 143331
DULAC, Edmund (illus.); STEVENSON, Robert Louis. Treasure Island.
London : 1927First Dulac trade edition, first impression. Hughey describes Dulac's watercolour illustrations for Treasure Island as his "most careful and superb painting", and Dulac himself considered them his best work. Learn More£875.00
Stock Code: 130032
ASPDEN, Don. Mike of Company D.
New York : 1939First edition, first printing. The story of a dog who worked his way into the affections of a US Army Company during the First World War. Both the author and illustrator were with the AEF. Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 91339
FLEMING, Ian; BURNINGHAM, John (illus.) Three Chitty Chitty Bang Bang lithographs.
[London : 2014]Three lithographs signed and numbered by John Burningham, each number 8 of 15. The prints are from a limited run of lithographs produced alongside the Queen Anne Press's deluxe edition of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang published in 2014. The deluxe edition, for which Burningham reworked his original illustrations, was released to celebrate the 60-year anniversary... Learn More£5,000.00
Stock Code: 134268
POP-UP BOOK - KUBAŠTA, Vojtěch. Marco Polo.
London : 1962The present pop-up, in fine working condition, depicts 13th-century explorer Marco Polo aboard the royal carriage, carried by four elephants, accompanying Kublai Khan on a hunt. The designer, Vojtěch Kubašta (19141992), was a Czech architect and artist who drew on his architectural training to engineer complex three-dimensional folding scenes. "Relatively... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 140702
POTTER, Beatrix. Sister Anne.
Philadelphia : 1932First edition, first issue. With the frontispiece incorrectly published opposite p. 7, rather than than title page. A Fairy Caravan offshoot, this is Potter's version of the tale of Bluebeard. It was withdrawn from The Fairy Caravan due to its length, and Potter now offered it to McKay as a story on its own. Due to her age and poor eyesight, Potter... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 109193
EMBERLEY, Ed (illus.); EMBERLEY, Barbara. One Wide River To Cross.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ : 1966First edition, first printing. Presentation copy with an original illustration of an ark in pencil on the verso of front endpaper, "For Mary for "the Old lady" Ed Emberley Ipswich Spring 1967." The recipient, Mary C. Rife, was a noted children's librarian for more than 50 years, spending her last 30 years co-ordinating Children's Library Services for... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 100911
PULLMAN, Philip. His Dark Materials.
London : 1995-1997-2000First editions, first impressions, in first issue jackets, of the complete Dark Materials trilogy, in particularly nice condition. Pullman's epic trilogy of fantasy novels is recognized as one of the best children's novels of the 20th century.
The Amber Spyglass won the 2001 Whitbread Book of the Year award, being the first children's book to... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 143232
RODGERS, Mary. Freaky Friday; A Billion for Boris; Summer Switch.
New York : 1972-82First editions, first printings. The first and last title inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to children's librarian Amy Kellman and family, "dear Amy, Sy, Jenny, and Sue, next time I am here the whole family will be here please! Much Love Mary (Rodgers) Nov. 4, 1983." and Summer Switch inscribed as follows, " For Amy and Sy and absent... Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 92633