Topic: Children's Literature [x]
Bookseller: Charles Agvent [x]
VERY, Lydia L[ouisa Anna]
(Boston): (L. Prang & Co.), (1863).
Shape book: 6-5/8" x 2-3/8",  pages; stiff chromolithographed wrappers (sewn). Charming toy book in the shape of a standing Little Red Riding Hood, the more
WHITE, E. B
New York: Harper & Brothers, (1945).
Pictorial cloth. Illustrated by Garth Williams. White's first children's book. more
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977.
Children's book by the author of WATERSHIP DOWN wonderfully illustrated by Alan Aldridge. more
SCHULZ, Charles M
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1966).
Peanuts creator's first full-length novel, illustrated throughout. The two-dollar price on the dustwrapper is intact. more
Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, (1914).
Publisher's cloth with applied color illustration. Color illustrations by Warner Carr. This is the publisher's "Vault Copy" with a stamp stating such on the front more
[London]: Faber & Faber, n.d .
A small (1-1/2" x 5") 32-page ABC book in pictorial wraps housed in a large envelope (3" x 5-1/4") with a similar design to the more
New York: The Century Co, 1895.
Decorated green cloth. Illustrated with plates. The same contents as the prior English edition but with a number of differences in the text. This green more
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1954).
A 1955 Newbery Honor Book. Illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. Lacking the dustwrapper but an office copy from the publisher with a large label stating such more
London: The Leadenhall Press, 1899-1900.
Publisher's decorated cloth; xvi, 440; 30 pages. Illustrated with 250 cuts and facsimiles of title pages. more
(No Author Listed)
The Platt & Munk Co. Inc, (1937).
Illustrated covers, printed on linen; 12 pages all in color illustrated by Eulalie. The hardcover edition seems to be much more common. more
ALCOTT, Louisa May
no date .
Two 7-5/8" x 9-3/4" pages of AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT on two lined sheets of paper consisting of @300 words completely in Alcott's hand. In part: "'Jill more
[New York]: [Alfred A. Knopf], .
Long (7" x 22") Galley Proofs folded in half without publication information of Gardner's first collection of tales for younger readers. Included is a dustwrapper more
London: Henry Sotheran Ltd, (1982).
One of 3000 copies of this illustrated exhibition catalog. more
Three single-page brief and friendly AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED to her publisher mentioning completing her book, SNOW QUEEN, Rachel Field, and her daughter. Jeffers is one more
London & New York: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. and E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc, (1965).
Octavo (5-3/8" x 8-1/4") bound in 3/4 red polished calf leather and red cloth with a gilt-decorated spine and matching black gilt-lettered morocco spine labels, more
DE LA MARE, Walter
London: Duckworth & Co, 1910.
Bound in contemporary 3/4 polished red calf leather with gilt rules, 5 raised bands, gilt spine decorations, gilt-lettered black morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, all more
WIGGIN, Kate Douglas
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1923.
Illustrated with photographs. Included is a two-page AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED as "Kate Douglas Riggs" dated 19 June 1923 on both sides of a sheet of more
New York: William Edwin Rudge, 1930.
Full black calf. Introduction by Eugene A. Noble. Illustrated by F. H. Horvath with the frontispiece SIGNED by the artist in pencil. Copy #30 of more
Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman, 1971.
The first issue of this periodical/anthology. Certainly the Caldecott-winning illustrator's first national publication. more
GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm
[Providence, RI]: [1961-62].
Small thin folio (9-1/2" x 12-3/4") in decorated boards;  pages. Illustrated with a number of small black and red woodcuts scattered throughout the text. more