Topic: Juvenile Literature
CAREY, Rosa Nouchette
New York: John W. Lovell Company, n.d. (ca. 1900).
Two of the author's numerous domestic novels for young girls bound in one volume as issued, possibly forming part of a set ("Works of Rosa more
Ibadan: Onibonoje Press & Book Industries, 1973.
12mo. Illustrated card wrappers; 61pp; illus. Fine, unmarked copy. Primary reader for African schoolchildren, a retelling of the Biblical story of Esther. Text in English; more
NEKRASOV, N.[Nikolai] A.
Moscow: Detgiz, 1946.
Reissue of Nekrasov's classic 19th century tale-in-verse of a dancing bear and his drunken handler. Nicely illustrated on each page by A. Bubnova. Text entirely more
[Ibadan]: Onibonoje Press & Book Industries, .
12mo (18cm.); original pictorial card wrappers; ,98pp. About Fine. Forms part of the African Literature Series. Collection of stories by the First Secretary of Information more
Paris: Présence Africaine, .
2 volumes; octavo (21cm.); original white pictorial wrappers; illus. Some foxing to top and fore-edge of upper wrappers, else Very Good and sound. Collection of more
SOCÉ, Ousmane; Samba Ousso, illus
Paris: Nouvelles Editions Latines, .
12mo (18.5cm.); original white and yellow pictorial wrappers; 155pp.; illus. Upper wrapper extremities a bit foxed, else a Fine, unopened copy. Collection of Senegalese folktales more
Crouch, Ronald Ady
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010.
8vo. SIGNED by author to half title. Soft cover. [n.p.]. 177 p.p. Laid-in Grandpa Ramsbottom postcard. Grandpa Ramsbottom is our endearing grumpy-old hero that brightens more
Beaupre Miller, Olive (editor)
Chicago: The Book House for Children, 1948.
4to. 191 p.p. Blue cloth boards with colour illustrated onlay and gilt lettering to spine and front board. Front board is discoloured in a few more
Shaw, Flora L.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1927.
8vo. 341 p.p. Four B&W plates, incl. frontis. Turquoise cloth boards with stamped vignette and titling to spine. Bumping to spine ends and corners, damp more
Heuck, Sigrid; Lesser, Rika [translator]
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1988.
8vo. Translated from the German. Originally published under the title "Maisfrieden." First edition stated, full number line. Quarter tan cloth, green paper boards. 183 p.p. more
London: OUP, 1966.
First Edition. The author's third older juvenile. Corners a bit bumped, else Near Fine in a Very Good jacket with two horizontal marks from where more
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1949.
First Edition. The author's classic depiction of teen-age gangs in Harlem, complete with a glossary of gang terminology, that would be published (like so many more
Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston; Gates, Arthur I.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1945.
12mo. New Ideal Catholic Readers. 376 p.p. Tan cloth boards with red and black stamped vignette and titling to front board, vignette to rear, black more
[JUVENILE LITERATURE] HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel
Boston: E.P. Peabody, 1841.
Distinguished copy, with provenance of two important collectors, of this scarce Hawthorne work - the second volume in his juvenile trilogy The Whole History of more
SAXE, John G[odfrey]; W. L. Champney (illus.)
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865.
Octavo (19cm); dark blue cloth, lettering and illustration stamped in gilt (front/spine), blind on rear, beveled edges; vi,192pp. Gilt slightly faded; boards soiled and rubbed, more
TYTLER, Sarah (pseud. Henrietta Keddie); Atticus G. Haygood (revised); C.H. Reed (illus.)
Nashville: Southern Methodist Publishing House, 1880.
Octavo (16cm); dark blue cloth, stamped in black and gilt; 6-335pp, frontis., 2 plates. Spine and portions of rear well-sunned; moderate soiling, wear, and rubbing; more
WILKINS, Mary E[leanor]; Edmund H[enry] Garrett, Jessie McDermott, et.al., illus
Boston: D. Lothrop and Company, 1884 .
Slim octavo (18.5cm); red pictorial publisher's cloth cover, stamped in gilt, black, and blue; 140+pp,frontis, 9 plates. Spine cocked; general wear, soiling and smudging to more
Alcott, Louisa May
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1903.
Pictorial cloth stamped in three colors with gilt lettering, top edge gilt, 8vo, 358 pp., b/w plates. Covers a bit handled, rubbed at edges, spine more
CARROLL, Lewis; COLLINGWOOD, Stuart Dodgson (editor)
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899.
First Impression. Octavo; crimson cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; top edge gilt; 375pp, ; illus. Contemporary owner's more
HEARN, Lafcadio; Jeanyee Wong, illus
Emmaus, PA: Story Classics, .
Limited to 3000 copies of which this is no. 1561. Oblong octavo (13.25x19.25cm.); original two-toned cloth, gilt-lettered spine, terracotta topstain, black board slipcase; 253pp.; illus. more