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Where the Wild Things Are by SENDAK, Maurice

New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition with the publisher's price and the correct first issue code on the front flap. Cloth and papercovered illustrated boards. A bit of foxing to the boards, near fine in a m...

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

$20,000.00


Treasure Island by Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Cassell & Co., 1883. brown buckram, slight rub to head & foot of spine, inscript to ffep. frontis with tissue guard, light foxing to first few pages, 292pp, plus adds, dated july 1883, (5G-783), "Dead Man’s Chest" is not cap...

From The Scarlet Pimpernel

£15,000.00


WITH TRUMPET AND DRUM by Field, Eugene

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. Publishers quarter vellum and boards, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Binding somewhat soiled and worn, former owner's bookplate, otherwise a very good copy. Cloth folding box. First edition, limited issue. One of an un...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$15,000.00


Tailor of Gloucester, The by POTTER, Beatrix

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. First Published Edition In the Rare Original Printed Glassine Dust Jacket POTTER, Beatrix. The Tailor of Gloucester. London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1903. First published edition, first issue (printed October 19...

From David Brass Rare Books, Inc.

$12,500.00


A Wrinkle in Time by L'Engle, Madeleine

Rare first edition (UK) of the author's Newbery award-winning novel. The book is in beautiful condition with faint rubbing to the corners. The inside pages are neat and clean, save for some slight foxing; the dust wrapper was professionally deacidified. I...

From Treasures On The Shelf

$12,500.00


WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG [ with:] WINNIE-THE- POOH [with:] NOW WE ARE SIX [with:] THE HOUSE AT POOH CORNER by Milne, A.A

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. Four volumes. Gilt decorated cloth, t.e.g. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. First trade editions of the constituent volumes of Milne's durable chronicle of the adventures of Christopher Robin, with the circle widening t...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$12,500.00


SET OF WINNIE THE POOH FIRST EDITIONS. 4 Volumes. -- When We were very young. -- Winnie the Pooh. -- Now We are Six. -- The House at Pooh Corner. by MILNE. A. A. --- E. H. Shepard, Illustrates

Methuen and Co. London. 1924 - 28. FIRST EDITIONS. Four volumes. 8vo(7.7 x 5.2 inches). Illustrated throughout with wonderful line drawings by E. H. Shepard. When We were very young has the contents page is in second state with the page number present at...

From Paul Foster Books

£8,750.00


Winnie-The-Pooh by MILNE, A.A

[New York]: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1926. Large paper edition, limited to 200 numbered copies, of which this is 109, signed by the author and illustrator. Pp. [xiv], 158, black & white illustrations throughout. Bound in pink illustrated boards with...

From Contact Editions

$11,000.00


The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree by Cooper, Susan

New York: Harcourt, Brace & World; Atheneum, 1977. First editions, first printings. Hardcover. Near fine. First U.S. edition, first printing, of the first title; true first editions, first printings of the remaining titles. "Over Sea, Unde...

From Thorn Books

$7,500.00


Where the Wild Things Are by Sendak, Maurice

Harper & Row, 1963. Brown cloth spine over pictorial boards, 4-color endsheets, DJ design matching boards. Very interesting second issue, with LOC number on title page, Caldecott medal pasted, not printed, on and $3.50 price on jacket (code 40-80 / 11...

From citynightsbooks

$7,500.00


THE TAILOR OF GLOUCESTER by Potter, Beatrix

[London: Privately Printed for the Author], 1902. 12mo. Original pictorial pink boards. Color frontispiece and plates by the author. Trace of dust-spotting to boards and minor foxing/offsetting to endsheets, otherwise a fine copy. Half morocco fleece-lin...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB

$7,500.00


THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT. by POTTER. BEATRIX

Frederick Warne and Co. London. 1902. FIRST TRADE EDITION. 16mo. (5.6 x 4.4 inches). First state of the text with "wept big tears" on page 51. Illustrated with colour frontis, line vignette of a bunny on the title page and 30 fine colour plates by the Au...

From Paul Foster Books

£5,250.00


Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions. by Anna Sewell

The Autobiography of a Horse. Translated from the Original Equine. Published by Jarrold and Sons, London; 1877. First Edition, First Printing. Extremely rare in condition such as this. Highly collectible. This is a lovely, collectible copy of this extreme...

From Everlasting Editions

£4,750.00


Daddy Jake the Runaway and Short Stories Told After Dark by Uncle Remus. by Harris, Joel Chandler

(NY) The Century Co. (1889)., 1889. First printing. BAL 7117. Tall 4to. 145 pp. 19 B & W illustrations by Edward. W. Kemble. Original pictorial yellow paper over boards (illustrated front and rear covers and spine), printed in red and black. One of Ha...

From Thomas Dorn ABAA

$6,000.00


WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG. by MILNE, A. A. ; SHEPARD. E. H. Illustrates

Methuen & Co. Ltd., London. 1924. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. (7.7 x 5.2 inches). With decorations by E. H. Shepard. Page ix in the second state with the numeral numbering to the bottom of the page. This is a near fine copy of Milne's first children's book with ...

From Paul Foster Books

£4,000.00