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RHYMES AND JINGLES

By DODGE, MARY MAPES

STILWELL, SARAH. DODGE,MARY MAPES. RHYMES AND JINGLES. NY: Scribner 1904 (Sept. 1904). 8vo (5 1/ X 7 3/4"), dark green gilt pictorial cloth, gilt spine, top edge gilt, 222p. slight rubbing, Fine. 1st thus. While there was a much earlier edition, this edition has poems never before been in print and has illustrations new for this book. Poems written by the author of Hans Brinker, founder of St. Nicholas Magazine and more. Illustrated by Brandywine artist SARAH STILWELL with beautifully intricate pictorial title and frontis plus a profusion of pen and ink drawings full page and in-text. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY DODGE: When the sun's sinking low in the skies, The evening primrose opens her eyes. Come back dear Sun, she seems to say, I've been dreaming of you the livelong day. Page 209 Mary Mapes Dodge". There is also a mounted phot of Dodge's hand. A special copy of a most lovely book. (BAL 4801)

$400.00

DREAM BLOCKS
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DREAM BLOCKS

By HIGGENS, AILEEN

SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. DREAM BLOCKS by Alieen Higgens. NY: Duffield 1908. 4to (7 1/2 x 10"), tan cloth, large pictorial paste-on on cover, slightest bit of cover soil and inconspicuous margin mend on one page else clean, tight and near Fine. First edition. Illustrated by Smith with color pictorial endpapers, pictorial title page plus 14 beautiful color plates (printed on heavy coated stock). There are also red and black illustrations in-text. This is a particularly nice copy of a scarce Smith book, very hard to find with binding intact.

$1100.00

SEVEN AGES OF CHILDHOOD
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SEVEN AGES OF CHILDHOOD

By WELLS, CAROLYN

SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. SEVEN AGES OF CHILDHOOD by Carolyn Wells. NY: Moffat Yard 1909 (1909). 4to (7 1/4 x 10 1/4"), tan gilt cloth, round pictorial paste-on, 56p., cloth slightly darkened on edges from inoffensive cover stain (not into book), occasional foxing, VG. First edition of one of Smith's most lovely books. Illustrated with cover plate, pictorial endpapers and title page, color frontis plus 6 other truly beautiful color plates as well as a profusion of illustrations throughout the text. Printed on heavy paper.

$400.00

GRANNY GOOSE
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GRANNY GOOSE

By RAE, JOHN

RAE, JOHN. MOTHER GOOSE. GRANNY GOOSE by John Rae. (Joliet: Volland 1926 no additional printings). Large 4to (9 1/4 x 11 3/4"), pictorial boards, some slight cover soil, slight edge rubbing else VG+. First edition. Illustrated by JOHN RAE with fantastic pictorial endpapers, 21 wonderful full page color illustrations, plus text illustrations throughout (many silhouettes) - all to accompany Mother Goose rhymes by Rae.

$275.00

BUDDY JIM
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BUDDY JIM

By GORDON, ELIZABETH

RAE, JOHN. VOLLAND. BUDDY JIM by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago: Volland (1922, no additional printings). 8vo (6 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, Fine condition, 1st edition. The story is about a littly boy, his dog and other animals they encounter. Beautifully illustrated in rich colors throughout by JOHN RAE. Nice copy.

$175.00

PARABLES OF JESUS
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PARABLES OF JESUS

By CADMAN

WYETH, N.C.. (WYETH,N.C.)illus. THE PARABLES OF JESUS by S. Parkes Cadman. Phil: McKay (1931). 4to, purple cloth, pictorial paste-on, fine in dust wrapper (wrapper frayed). 1st edition. Illustrated with cover plate, pictorial endpapers, plus 8 other very beautiful color plates. An especially nice copy.

$1500.00

REYNARD THE FOX & OTHER FABLES
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REYNARD THE FOX & OTHER FABLES

By LA FONTAINE

RAE, JOHN. FABLES. REYNARD THE FOX & OTHER FABLES adapted from the French of La Fontaine by W.T. Larned. Joliet: Volland (1925). 8vo (6 x 9 1/8"), pictorial boards, slight bit of rubbing else Fine in pictorial box with light rubbing. 1st edition of this VOLLAND NATURE CHILDREN BOOK (no other printings listed). Beautifully illustrated by JOHN RAE with pictorial endpapers and many rich color illustrations throughout the text.

$350.00

US KIDS AT THE CIRCUS

By KAY, GERTRUDE

KAY, GERTRUDE. KAY,GERTRUDE. US KIDS AT THE CIRCUS. Akron: Saalfield (1928). 8vo, glazed pict. bds, VG-Fine. Adventures with the circus, written by Kay and illus. by her in color throughout.

$125.00

KIDDIE-KAR BOOK
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KIDDIE-KAR BOOK

By WALSH, RICHARD

STILWELL (WEBER), SARAH. (STILWELL (WEBER),SARAH)illus. KIDDIE-KAR BOOK by Richard Welsh. Philadelphia: Lippincott (1920). Oblong 4to (11 1/2 x 9 1/2"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, Fine in dust wrapper (dw slightly frayed). 1st and probably only edition of this charming picture book composed of a series of nine poems meant to be read out loud to children. Each page of verse has a lovely detailed pictorial border by Stilwell and there are 9 fine color plates plus pictorial endpapers and other smaller line illustrations - all featuring small children and most with the theme of the child's kiddie-kar rider as well. A rare children's book by this Brandywine artist, especially in the dust wrapper.

$875.00

MOTHER GOOSE TOYBOOKS
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MOTHER GOOSE TOYBOOKS

SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. MOTHER GOOSE TOYBOOKS. This is a complete set of 12 Mother Goose toybooks. Published in 1914, the same year as her famous Mother Goose, all are published by Good Housekeeping: Dodd Mead 1914. Each measures 5 1/4" wide x 3 1/2" high, color pictorial covers, a few have spine rubbing otherwise a VG or better set. Each cover is a different Mother Goose character, a reduced version of one of the color plates from the book. However due to the high quality of the paper used, the colors are particularly rich and they are also highlighted in gold. There are also black and white illustrations by Smith in-text. Verses inside are from Mother Goose. This is a lovely and rarely found complete set. Nudelman A40.

$750.00

NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK
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NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK

By CHAPIN, ANNA ALICE

SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. THE NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK by Anna Alice Chapin. London: J. Coker, no date, circa 1920. Large 4to (9 x 11 3/4"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, 160p.. VG-Fine in partial dust wrapper. This a lovely story about 3 little children who discover a fairy world while visiting their grandmother. The narrative also includes Little Red Riding Hood, Three Bears and other characters from traditional fairy tales. Illustrated by Smith with 6 very large and very beautiful color plates. A charming fairy fantasy.

$350.00

MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE
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MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE

By BAUM

PARRISH. BAUM,L.FRANK. MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE. Chicago: Way & Williams (1897). 4to (9 1/2 x 11 1/4", 265p., grey pictorial cloth stamped in color on both covers. Slight cover soil, a few inconspicuous small archival margin mends and some wear at inner hinge (not weak), really an excellent, clean copy. First edition, first issue (all 16-page signatures except for the last two gatherings, terminal leaf (not terminal page) concluding on [268], striped headbands. THIS IS THE FIRST BOOK WITH MAXFIELD PARRISH'S ILLUSTRATIONS AND ALSO L. FRANK BAUM'S FIRST PUBLISHED BOOK FOR CHILDREN! Illustrated by MAXFIELD PARRISH with wonderful color pictorial covers, pictorial title page, plus 12 black and white plates. For the text, Baum retells many classic nursery rhymes in story format. This is a beautifulg copy of one of the most desired of all children's books. The first issue is extremely hard to find. See catalogue of Schiller auction #4).

$6750.00

BOYS OF ST. TIMOTHY'S
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BOYS OF ST. TIMOTHY'S

By PIER, ARTHUR STANWOOD

WYETH, N.C.. (WYETH,N.C.)illus. BOY'S OF ST. TIMOTHY'S by Arthur Stanwood Pier. NY: Charles Scriber's Sons 1904 (Sept. 1904). 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 1/2"), green pictorial cloth, gold lettering, 284p., light tan soil on a few pages and light cover soil otherwise VG. FIRST EDITION OF WYETH'S FIRST BOOK with 3 black and white plates by him and other illustrations by Thomas Fogarty and Rosenmeyer. This is a nice copy of an important and very scarce Wyeth title. See Allen p. 214, 31.

$450.00

RED MAGIC BOOK
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RED MAGIC BOOK

By KNIPE, ALDEN ARTHUR

KNIPE, EMILY BENSON. NOVELTY. RED MAGIC BOOK by Alden Arthur Knipe. NY: Doubleday Page 1910 (1910). 8vo (7 x 8 3/4"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, light shelf wear, near fine. 1st edition. Each left hand page has text in verse by Alden Knipe. The facing page has a full page illustration in red with faint traces of blue done by Brandywine artist Emily Benson Knipe. Hinged into the rear of the book is a large red translucent paper overlay. By placing the overlay on top of each illustration, the red is masked out and a new illustration in blue appears. The pictures correspond to the theme of the poem with the red depicting the "before" scenario and the blue depicting what happens after. Quite scarce.

$475.00

WATER BABIES
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WATER BABIES

By KINGSLEY, CHARLES

SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. WATER BABIES by Charles Kingsley. London: Hodder & Stoughton for Boots, no date, circa 1920. Thick 4to (8 x 10"), green gilt pictorial cloth, 240p., some of the usual foxing on preliminary pages else VG++. Illustrated by Smith with 12 beautiful tipped-in color plates with lettered guards plus lovely drawings in green all throughout the text.

$300.00

CHILDREN OF DICKENS
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CHILDREN OF DICKENS

By CROTHERS, SAMUEL

SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. THE CHILDREN OF DICKENS by Samuel McChord Crothers. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1925 (1925). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/2"), black cloth, pictorial paste-on, 259p., FINE IN VG DUST WRAPPER with a mounted color plate (wrapper with narrow strips off spine ends, chip in upper corner). 1st edition of this Scribner Classic featuring 10 lovely color plates by Smith as well as pictorial endpapers and title illustrations by E. Mallison. The text focuses only on the children from Dickens' various novels including David Copperfield, Oliver, Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, Paul Dombey and others. Beautiful, bright copy.

$400.00

LITTLE SHEPHERD OF KINGDOM COME
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LITTLE SHEPHERD OF KINGDOM COME

By FOX, JOHN

WYETH, N.C.. (WYETH,N.C.)illus. LITTLE SHEPHERD OF KINGDOM COME by John Fox, Jr. NY: Charles Scribner 1931 (1931 A). 4to (7 1/2 x 9 1/2"), black cloth, pictorial paste-on, 322p., slightest bit of fading on rear cover, near Fine. 1st edition with no page of ads on last page. Illustrated with cover plate, pictorial endpapers and title page, plus 14 color plates. A bright copy of this SCRIBNER CLASSIC.

$250.00

BOYS AND GIRLS OF BOOKLAND
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BOYS AND GIRLS OF BOOKLAND

By SMITH, NORA

SMITH, JESSIE WILLCOX. (SMITH,JESSIE WILLCOX)illus. BOYS AND GIRLS OF BOOKLAND by Nora Archibald Smith. Philadelphia: David McKay (Cosmopiltan Pub. 1923). Large 4to (9 1/2 x 12 1/4"), green cloth, pictorial paste- on, corners bumped and one small margin mend, VG+. Illustrated by Smith with cover plate and 11 color plates inside, each portraying a different child hero or heroine from a classic children's book, the text of which is synopsized. Included are Alice in Wonderland; David Copperfield, Heidi, Little Women, Hans Brinker, Little Lame Prince, Little Tim (Christmas Carol), Little Nell (Old Curiosity Shop), Jackanapes and Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and Mowgli (Jungle Book). Some great images by Smith.

$175.00

UNDER THE CRUST
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UNDER THE CRUST

By PAGE, THOMAS NELSON

WYETH, N.C.. (WYETH,N.C.)illus. UNDER THE CRUST by Thomas Nelson Page. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 (Nov. 1907). 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 3/4"), pictorial cloth, top edge gilt, 307p.,slightest bit of rubbing, Fine. 1st edition. Illustrated with 8 half tone plates including one by Wyeth and by Frank Schoonover, Harrison Fisher and a few others. The art nouveau style pictorial cover and spine by Armstrong are a fine example of the best in American trade bindings. BAL 15401.

$150.00

KIDDIE-KAR BOOK
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KIDDIE-KAR BOOK

By WALSH, RICHARD

STILWELL (WEBER), SARAH. PICTURE BOOK. KIDDIE-KAR BOOK by Richard Welsh. Philadelphia: Lippincott (1920). Oblong 4to (11 1/2 x 9 1/2"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, light wear to corners else near Fine. 1st and probably only edition of this charming picture book composed of a series of nine poems meant to be read out loud to children. Each page of verse has a lovely detailed pictorial border by SARAH STILWELL WEBER and there are 9 fine color plates plus pictorial endpapers and other smaller line illustrations - all featuring small children and most with the theme of the child's kiddie-kar rider as well. An uncommon children's book by this Brandywine artist.

$400.00

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