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A'S AND THE K'S OR TWICE THREE IS SIX
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A'S AND THE K'S OR TWICE THREE IS SIX

By PARKER, B.

PARKER, N.. (PARKER,N.)illus. THE A'S AND THE K'S OR TWICE THREE IS SIX by B. Parker. London & Edinburgh: Chambers, no date, circa 1912. Oblong folio (12 3/4 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, edges rubbed and some wear to paper on spine, a few minor margin mends, VG+. The story told in verse relates the competition and rivalry between 3 adorable Scottie puppies and 3 wonderful kittens who are neighbors. Illustrated by N. Parker with 24 chromolithographed plates plus numerous brown line illustrations on every page of text, as well as pictorial endpapers. A terrific picture book.

$650.00

OLD MOTHER HUBBARD
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OLD MOTHER HUBBARD

EARLY AMERICAN. OLD MOTHER HUBBARD. NY: McLoughlin Bros.(33 Beekman), no date, circa 1855. 4to (6 3/4 x 10 5/8"), pictorial wraps, spine professionally and unobtrusively strengthened, VG+. Mama Lovechilds Series. Printed on one side of the paper and featuring 8 very fine full page hand-colored engravings and with cover by MOMBERGER.

$650.00

NIP AND TUCK

By STORM, GRACE E.

NORMAN, VERA STONE. READER. NIP AND TUCK by Grace E. Storm. Sacramento:California State Dept. of Education, 1938. 12mo, 46p., pict. wraps, fine. The misadventures of two playful little dogs named Nip and Tuck. A very simple reader for young children, beautifully illustrated in color on every page by Vera Stone Norman.

$125.00

PUPPY TALES
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PUPPY TALES

By JELLICOE, GEORGE

STUDDY, G.E.. (STUDDY,G.E.)illus. PUPPY TALES by George Jellicoe. London: John Swain, no date, circa 1925. 12mo (5 x 6 5/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards, Edges of covers faded and slight soil on rear cover else VG+, clean and tight. Contains three titles: Puppy Tales, A Box of Tricks and Lucky Dip, all with the text presented from the animal's perspective. Well printed on coated paper and featuring 36 fantastic full page color illustrations and 24 full pages illustrated in blue line as well as pictorial endpapers. Quite scarce.

$275.00

TAPIOLA'S BRAVE REGIMENT
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TAPIOLA'S BRAVE REGIMENT

By NATHAN, ROBERT

WIESE, KURT. NATHAN,ROBERT. TAPIOLA'S BRAVE REGIMENT. NY: Alfred Knopf 1941 (1941). 8vo, tan cloth, 137p., Fine in dust wrapper (dw dusty). Stated first edition. The story of a Yorkshire Terrier that wanted to do its part in the war effort. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese with color pictorial endpapers and in b&w. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$150.00

FOL-DE-ROL IN ANIMAL LAND
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FOL-DE-ROL IN ANIMAL LAND

CAMPBELL, LANG. PICTURE BOOK. FOL-DE-ROL IN ANIMAL LAND. Newark: Charles Graham 1927. Folio, cloth backed pictorial boards, fine in frayed dust wrapper. This is a lovely 1920's picture book for the youngest child with realistic full page color illustrations of a variety of animals and great fanciful full page brown line illus. by Lang Campbell (unsigned).

$200.00

CECIL ALDIN BOOK
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CECIL ALDIN BOOK

By WODEHOUSE

ALDIN, CECIL. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. THE CECIL ALDIN BOOK. London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1932. 4to (8 x 9 3/4"), tan burlap with printed labels on cover and spine, 192p. Labels are slightly chipped else VG+. First edition. The text is an anthology with contributions by P.G. Wodehouse, Patrick Chalmers and ten others. Illustrated by Aldin with 8 color plates, 7 half-tone plates plus many, many fill page and smaller pen and ink drawings,

$110.00

MY DOG
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MY DOG

By MAETERLINCK, MAURICE

ALDIN, CECIL. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. MY DOG by Maurice Maeterlinck. London: George Allen 1913. 8vo (6 x 8 1/4"), cloth, pictorial pasteon, a few marks on rear cover, cover plate lightly rubbed else VG. 1st edition. The story of the short life of Maeterlinck's bulldog puppy featuring 6 wonderful color plates by Aldin.

$125.00

DOG DAY
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DOG DAY

By EMANUEL, WALTER

ALDIN, CECIL. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. A DOG DAY by Walter Emanuel. NY: E.P. Dutton, (1919). 12mo (5 x 6 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards. Edges worn, and covers rubbed, VG, clean and tight. The text describes a day in a dog's life told from the dog's perspective. Each page of text faces a full page color illustration by Aldin - 28 in all.

$125.00

LITTLE TAN TERRIER
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LITTLE TAN TERRIER

By BYRON, MAY

ROBINSON, GORDON. (ROBINSON,GORDON)illus. THE LITTLE TAN TERRIER by May Byron. NY: Thomas Nelson 1928. 8vo (7 x 9"), boards, pictorial paste-on, near Fine. The story in verse tells how the little terrier, who loves to play baseball, gets lost when he is run out of town by his nemesis, a mean cat named Madam Grim. Eventually with help of an owl, he gets home to bed and all is well. Illustrated by Gordon Robinson with 6 charming color plates, 25 black and whites, some full page and pictorial endpapers. Great copy.

$100.00

US
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US

By ALDIN, CECIL

ALDIN, CECIL. ALDIN,CECIL. US. Poughkeepsie, NY: Artists and Writers Guild, no date, circa 1925. 4to (9 x 10 1/4"), flexible card covers, paper toned, VG+. Authorized American Edition. The story is about a little girl and her black Scotch terrier named Smuts. Illustrated by Aldin with 6 charming color plates and with many full page and smaller drawings all throughout the text.

$200.00

ANIMALS IN WONDERLAND
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ANIMALS IN WONDERLAND

By STUDDY, G.E.

STUDDY, G.E.. STUDDY,G.E. ANIMALS IN WONDERLAND. No publication information, British circa 1940's. Oblong 4to (12 x 9"), flexible pictorial card covers, slightest bit of cover fading else Fine. This is a marvelous picture book with every page featuring a full page brightly colored illustration of a variety of humanized animals - lion, pig, a flying elephant, giraffe, hippo, monkey and more. Studdy, the adorable chubby dog appears in 3 pictures. The text is in rhyme with 2 lines beneath every picture. A beautiful copy.

$250.00

WHITE PUPPY BOOK
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WHITE PUPPY BOOK

By ALDIN, CECIL

ALDIN, CECIL. ALDIN,CECIL. THE WHITE PUPPY BOOK. London & NY: Hodder & Stoughton, no date, circa 1909. 4to (8 1/2 x 9 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight cover rubbing, near Fine. Written by Aldin and illustrated by him with 12 charming full page color illustrations (on green paper) and with as many wonderful full page illustrations in line. Nice copy.

$475.00

RED PUPPY BOOK
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RED PUPPY BOOK

By ALDIN, CECIL

ALDIN, CECIL. ALDIN,CECIL. THE RED PUPPY BOOK. London: Henry Frowde & Hodder and Stoughton, no date,[1910]. 4to (8 1/2 x 9 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge wear and cover rubbing, VG+. Written by Aldin and illustrated by him with 12 charming full page color illustrations (on tan paper) and with as many wonderful full page illustrations in line. Scarce.

$425.00

IN ANIMAL LAND
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IN ANIMAL LAND

By WAIN, LOUIS

WAIN, LOUIS. (WAIN,LOUIS)illus. IN ANIMAL LAND with Louis Wain. London: S.W. Partridge, no date [1904]. 4to, 8 x 10 1/4", pictorial boards, edges, and tips worn, fragile paper spine intact but has wear, actually a VG+ copy. There are a host of humanized animals (predominantly cats) with stories or verses by Wain. Featuring fabulous color cover, color frontis and a profusion of great black and white drawings on every page. Bound in is a color pictorial postcard sized ad for Sunlight soap. Quite scarce,

$650.00

CECIL ALDIN'S MERRY PARTY
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CECIL ALDIN'S MERRY PARTY

By BYRON, MAY

ALDIN, CECIL. (ALDIN,CECIL)illus. CECIL ALDIN'S MERRY PARTY by May Byron. NY: Hodder & Stoughton [1913]. Thick 4to (8 1/2 x 9 3/4"), pictorial cloth, some cover soil else near fine. 1st U.S. edition of this magnificent book featuring 36 TIPPED IN COLOR PLATES SIX OF WHICH ARE DOUBLE-PAGE, plus 36 full page black and whites - all featuring humanized pigs, dogs, cats and bunnies. Includes the following stories: Forager's Hunt Breakfast Master Quack's Water Picnic Rags Garden Party Peter's Dinner Party Tabitha's Tea Party Humpty & Dumpty's Fancy Dress Ball A companion to Cecil Aldin's Happy Family, this is Aldin at his very best and this is a nice copy of an Aldin title rarely found in collectible condition.

$1950.00

GIVE A DOG A BONE
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GIVE A DOG A BONE

By WILDSMITH, BRIAN

WILDSMITH, BRIAN. WILDSMITH,BRIAN. GIVE A DOG A BONE. NY: Pantheon (1985). 9 3/4 x 12 1/4", pictorial boards, narrow strip of soil on edge of dust wrapper and cover else VG+. 1st edition, 1st printing with 1-10 code. A clever picture book about a stray dog in search of a bone. Illustrated in color with flaps that reveal pictures below it.

$40.00

SOME SWELL PUP - GERMAN
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SOME SWELL PUP - GERMAN

By SENDAK, MAURICE

SENDAK, MAURICE. (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. EIN LIEBER BOSER KOTER [SOME SWELL PUP] by Maurice Sendak and Matthew Margolis. Zurich: Diogenes (1977). 7 1/4 x 8 3/4", cloth, Fine in fine dust wrapper. First German edition of Some Swell Pup published a year after the American. Illustrated in bright color on every page. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY SENDAK WITH A CHARMING SMALL PEN DRAWING OF A DOG.

$600.00

SOME SWELL PUP
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SOME SWELL PUP

By SENDAK, MAURICE

SENDAK, MAURICE. (SENDAK,MAURICE)illus. SOME SWELL PUP by Maurice Sendak and Matthew Margolis. NY: Farrar Strauss Giroux (1976). 7 1/4 x 8 3/4", cloth, Fine in near fine dust wrapper slightly worn at spine ends. Stated First Edition (first printing). Illustrated in bright color on every page. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY SENDAK.

$250.00

WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS
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WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS

By MORLEY, CHRISTOPHER

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. WHERE THE BLUE BEGINS by Christopher Morley. London & NY: William Heinemann & Doubleday Page (1922) [1925]. The British edition has no printed date in it and the 1922 date printed on the copyright page of the American edition refers to the original printing which was published without any illustrations. 4to (8 1/4 x 11 1/4"), cloth spine, patterned metallic paper boards, 227p. This is a FINE copy in the publisher's slip case (repaired and with wear) with a pictorial limitation label that has the number inked on it that matches the number on the limitation page. LIMITED TO ONLY 100 NUMBERED COPIES (FOR AMERICA) SIGNED BY RACKHAM AND MORLEY (the British edition is signed by Rackham only). The characters in the story are all humanized dogs, starring Gissing and his Japanese Butler, a pug named Fuji. Illustrated with 4 beautiful and unusual color plates plus 16 fanciful line drawings in addition to a pictorial title page and pictorial endpapers. Riall p.154, Latimore & Haskell p.60. Scarce, especially in the original slip case.

$2500.00

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