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BIRDS IN TOWN AND VILLAGE
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BIRDS IN TOWN AND VILLAGE

By HUDSON, W.H.

DETMOLD. (DETMOLD,EDMUND J.)illus. BIRDS IN TOWN AND VILLAGE by W.H. Hudson. NY: E.P. Dutton (1920). 8vo (6 x 8 3/8"), gilt cloth, 323p., edges uncut, small split at spine end else VG+. 1st U.S. edition, illustrated by Detmold with 8 beautiful color plates.

$95.00

BOGGLE BEAK
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BOGGLE BEAK

By FINLEY, JEAN WOODS

FINLEY, JEAN WOODS. MOVEABLE. BOGGLE BEAK by Jean Woods Finley. Chicago: Regensteiner, no date, circa 1915. Tall narrow 4to (4 3/4 x 13 3/4"), pictorial boards, slightest bit of rubbing else Fine. The top edge of the book is die-cut in the shape of a bird's head. The head, with a large beak, is hinged so that it can swivel in any direction. Illustrated by the author with six full page color illustrations and great color cover.

$150.00

BIRD CHILDREN
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BIRD CHILDREN

By GORDON

ROSS. VOLLAND. BIRD CHILDREN: the little playmates of the flower children by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago: Volland (1912 37th printing). 8vo (6 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, slight cover soil and rubbing at bottom of spine else VG+. Illustrated by M.T. (Penny) ROSS with pictorial endpapers plus more than 80 wonderful color illustrations of his humanized birds. Well printed with sharp reproductions and a nice copy.

$150.00

ANIMAL ANALOGUES
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ANIMAL ANALOGUES

By WOOD, ROBERT WILLIAMS

WOOD, ROBERT WILLIAMS. WOOD,ROBERT WILLIAMS. ANIMAL ANALOGUES by the author of HOW TO TELL THE BIRDS FROM THE FLOWERS. San Francisco: Paul Elder (1908). 8vo (6 x 7 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge fading else near Fine. On each page, the author has drawn a picture of a bird, animal or object next to which is a flower, bird or object that resembles it. The humorous text is in rhyme. For instance there is a drawing of a cat shown next to an octopus that looks like the cat titled "The Puss and the Octo-pus". Clever.

$85.00

HOW TO TELL THE BIRDS FROM THE FLOWERS
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HOW TO TELL THE BIRDS FROM THE FLOWERS

By WOOD, ROBERT WILLIAMS

WOOD, ROBERT WILLIAMS. WOOD,ROBERT WILLIAMS. HOW TO TELL THE BIRDS FROM THE FLOWERS and other wood-cuts: A Revised Manual of Flornithology for Beginners. NY: Dodd Mead (1917). 8vo (6 1/ x 7 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, near Fine in dust wrapper (half of front flap cut else dw is VG). Originally published in 1907, this is a revised edition. On each page, the author has drawn a picture of a bird, animal or object next to which is a flower, bird or object that resembles it. The humorous text is in rhyme. For instance there is a drawing of a bird named A Blue Mountain Lory shown next to a Blue Morning Glory that resembles the bird. Nice copy.

$125.00

MOTHER MOON'S NURSERY RHYMES

By BOYCE, S. MINERVA

EBY, R.W.. PICTURE BOOK. MOTHER MOON'S NURSERY RHYMES by S. Minerva Boyce. La Park, PA: N.L. Boyce (1906). 4to (9 x 12 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge and spine rubbing, light soil on rear cover, clean, tight and VG. The first part of the book has original Mother Goose type rhymes about various insects and animals. The rest of the book is the Bird Fair with rhymes about 32 different breeds of birds from the ordinary to the obscure. Featuring charming color illustrations on every page by J.F. Hart and R.W. Eby.

$100.00

ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS BY JOHN JAMES AUDUBON FOR THE BIRDS OF

AUDUBON, JOHN. (AUDUBON,JOHN)illus. ORIGINAL WATERCOLOR PAINTINGS BY JOHN JAMES AUDUBON FOR THE BIRDS OF AMERICA. NY: American Heritage Pub. Co. 1966. 2 volumes, 11 x 13 1/2", fine condition in publisher's slip case (case lightly worn on edges else VG+). Introduced by Marshall B. Davidson. Illustrated with 431 color plates with commentary (some fold out) which are reproduced in color for the first time from the collection at The New York Historical Society. This is a lovely copy of the original edition.

$200.00

GAWPY: BOOK ONE
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GAWPY: BOOK ONE

By HESTWOOD, HAROLD

HESTWOOD, ROBERT. (HESTWOOD,ROBERT)illus. GAWPY:BOOK ONE by Harold Hestwood. Carmel By The Sea: Hestwood Studios 1926. 8 1/2 x 12, cloth backed pictorial boards, sl. cover soil, near Fine. An absolutely stunning and striking book, every other page features a bold 20's style black and white linoleum cut featuring a pelican named Gawpy. Hestwood was an artist and print maker. He also taught art and one of his students was Virginia Lee Burton. Most unusual and in very nice condition.

$125.00

BOOK OF BABY BIRDS
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BOOK OF BABY BIRDS

DETMOLD, EDWARD J.. (DETMOLD,EDWARD)illus. BOOK OF BABY BIRDS. London: Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press, no date [1919]. 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/4"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste- on, 120., FINE CONDITION IN DUST WRAPPER. 1st edition. Illustrated by Detmold with 19 magnificent mounted color plates of adorable baby birds to accompany text by F. Dugdale. This is an uncommon Detmold title with truly beautiful illustrations and a great copy.

$950.00

PTAKHI [BIRDS]
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PTAKHI [BIRDS]

RUSSIAN. (BIRDS) PTAKHI [BIRDS]. Printed in the Soviet Union circa 1935. 4 1/2 x 5 1/2", VG+. This is a charming panorama of birds featuring color woodcuts printed on tan paper there 8 panels depicting swan, vulture, cockatoo and more.

$275.00

NEDERLANDSCHE VOGELS
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NEDERLANDSCHE VOGELS

By THIJSSE, J.P.

KUPERUS, SJOERD. BIRDS. NEDERLANDSCHE VOGELS by J.P. Thijsse. Printed and published by Erven J.J. Tijl, no date, circa 1930, Oblong large folio (14 3/4 x 12 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, tips worn else Fine. Featuring 12 large and superb color lithographed plates, each with much detail showing a variety of birds in natural settings. The text is opposite in 2 columns. This is a beautiful book.

$1200.00

DICKY BIRDS ABC
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DICKY BIRDS ABC

ABC. (BIRDS) DICKY BIRDS ABC. NY: Sam Gabriel & SOns, no date, circa 1910. 12mo (5 x 7"), printed linen wraps, corners nipped else Fine. The text in verse is printed in blue. Illustrated with 4 full page color illustrations of different birds (including covers not repeated in text. "U for the Umber, so called because brown / V for the Vulture, From high swooping down.

$125.00

AUDUBON
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AUDUBON

By ROURKE, CONSTANCE

MACDONALD, JAMES. ROURKE,CONSTANCE. AUDUBON. NY: Harcourt Brace and Company (1936). 6 3/4 x 9", cloth, 342p. including index, owner name stamp on front and rear endpapers else Fine condition in frayed and soiled dust wapper (no award sticker, price clipped). Illustrated with 12 beautiful color plates reproducing elephant folio prints of the original, and with detailed black and whites by James MacDonald. The book is a detailed account of Audubon's life. NEWBERY HONOR.

$50.00

BIRD CHILDREN
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BIRD CHILDREN

By GORDON

ROSS, M.T.. GORDON,ELIZABETH. BIRD CHILDREN: the little playmates of the flower children by Elizabeth Gordon. Chic: Volland (1912, 12th ed.). 4to, pict. bds, light finger soil else VG+. Illus. by M.T. PENNY ROSS with pict. ep's plus more that 80 wonderful color illustrations of her humanized birds. Printed on coated paper, this is a nice copy with fine sharp reproductions.

$200.00

BIRD CHILDREN
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BIRD CHILDREN

By GORDON

ROSS, M.T.. VOLLAND. BIRD CHILDREN: the little playmates of the flower children by Elizabeth Gordon. Joliet: Volland (1912, revised edition 1930). 8vo cloth, pictorial paste-on, slight cover fading else fine. Illus. by M.T. PENNY ROSS with more that 80 wonderful color illustrations of humanized birds. Printed on coated paper, this is a great copy with fine sharp reproductions.

$200.00

STORIE DI TRE UCCELLINI [TIC,TAC AND TOC]
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STORIE DI TRE UCCELLINI [TIC,TAC AND TOC]

By MUNARI

MUNARI. MUNARI,BRUNO. STORIE DI TRE UCCELLINI [TIC TAC AND TOC]. Veronasi: Mondadori (1945). Large 40 (9 1/2 x 12 1/2"), slightest bit of soil, near Fine. Number 5 of Munari's famous cut-out books with minimal text and brightly colored lithographs on every page. There are smaller books within the large book plus a circular cut-out on the bottom of each page. Unique and appealing.

$600.00

TIC,TAC AND TOC
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TIC,TAC AND TOC

By MUNARI

MUNARI. MUNARI,BRUNO. TIC, TAC AND TOC. NY: World 1957. Large 4to, pictorial boards, Fine. One of Munari's famous cut-out books with minimal text and brightly colored illustrations. There are books within the large book plus a circular cut-out on the bottom of each page. Unique and appealing.

$500.00

HAPPY OWLS

By PIATTI, CELESTINO

PIATTI. PIATTI,CELESTINO. THE HAPPY OWL. NY:Atheneum 1964. Obl. 4to, cl. backed pict. bds, Fine in sl. worn dw. 1st U.S. ed. Striking full page color illus. by this noted Swiss advertising and poster artist.

$75.00

RUNAWAY JERRY / FAITHFUL FANNY [AND 2 OTHERS IN BOX]
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RUNAWAY JERRY / FAITHFUL FANNY [AND 2 OTHERS IN BOX]

By STUART, ELIZABETH BILLINGS

LEE, EDNA DOLBEAR. (LEE,EDNA DOLBEAR)illus. RUNAWAY JERRY / FAITHFUL FANNY [AND 2 OTHERS IN BOX] by Elizabeth Billings Stuart. Racine: Whitman (1916). Housed in the original pictorial box are 4 charming books, each large 12mo (4 3/4 x 6 3/4"), pictorial boards, sl. spine wear, VG+. Titles include Runaway Jerry about a monkey, Circus January about a donkey, Little Gray Sparrow and Faithful Fanny about a dog. Illustrated by Lee with charming color lithographs. A nice little set of books.

$200.00

ADVENTURES OF SAMMY JAY

By BURGESS, THORNTON

CADY, HARRISON. BURGESS,THORNTON. ADVENTURES OF SAMMY JAY. Bost: LB 1936 (1915). 8vo, pict. cloth, 119p. Fine. Illus. by HARRISON CADY with nice b&w plates. A Bedtime-Story Book. wrapper.

$45.00

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