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FAIRIES I HAVE MET

By STAWELL, MRS

DULAC, EDMUND. (DULAC,EDMUND)illus. FAIRIES I HAVE MET by Mrs. Stawell. London & NY: John Lane The Bodley Head, no date [1907]. 8vo (6 1/4 x 8"), 117p. green pictorial cloth, light rubbing to spine ends and corners, near Fine. The beautiful binding deserves mention for its elaborate drawings of irises and fairies signed by WHRW (William Henry Romaine Walker). 1st edition. 12 stories about fairies are illustrated by Dulac with 8 very beautiful color plates that were later used in an enlarged edition titled My Days With the Fairies.

$700.00

ELFINLAND
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ELFINLAND

By POLLARD, JOSEPHINE

SATTERLEE, WALTER. PICTURE BOOK. ELFINLAND by Josephine Pollard. NY: Geo. W. Harlan (1882). Oblong large 4to (12 1/2 x 9 1/2"), 40p., pictorial boards, edges and spine ends worn, faint margin stain and finger soil on some pages, really a VG+ copy. Poems for little children are printed in a range of colors and in a variety of fonts. Featuring illustrations by American artist Walter Satterlee: text pages are illustrated in one color, and there are 16 lovely full page chromolithographs of little children, humanized flowers, some fairies and more. There are pictorial endpapers with a fairy theme as well. Printed on very thick high quality paper and with magnificent color pictorial covers. This is one of the nicest American chromolithographed books for children, rare in the first edition.

$850.00

LORAINE AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE
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LORAINE AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE

By GORDON, ELIZABETH

ROSS, PENNY. FAIRIES. LORAINE AND THE LITTLE PEOPLE by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago: Rand McNally (1915). 8vo (6 1/4 x 7 3/4"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, a Fine copy. 1st edition, 1st printing. Loraine meets the fairies of the waves, frost, sleep and more. Illustrated by PENNY ROSS with 17 full page color illustrations and 16 full page black and whites plus a few smaller illustrations. Each page of text faces a charming picture full of detail. Well printed on coated paper, this is a great copy.

$300.00

FLY-AWAY FAIRIES AND BABY BLOSSOMS
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FLY-AWAY FAIRIES AND BABY BLOSSOMS

By CLARKSON, L.

CLARKSON, L.. VICTORIAN COLORPLATE. FLY-AWAY FAIRIES AND BABY BLOSSOMS by L.[Louise] Clarkson. NY: E.P. Dutton and London: Griffith and Farran 1882. 4to (8 x 10 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some cover soil and scattered foxing, soundly bound and VG. Printed on one side of the paper, this features 14 very fine full page chromolithographs plus chromo title page and smaller chromo on the last leaf. The text for children is in verse. Very lovely.

$250.00

BOO-BOOS AT THE SEA-SIDE
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BOO-BOOS AT THE SEA-SIDE

By ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE

ATTWELL, MABEL LUCIE. ATTWELL,MABEL LUCIE. THE BOO-BOOS AT THE SEA-SIDE. Dundee, London, Montreal: Valentine, no date, owner inscribed 1921. 12mo (4 1/4 x 5 1/2"), boards, pictorial paste-on, small section of bottom of spine restored very unobtrusively else near Fine. First edition. Illustrated by Attwell with pictorial endpapers, 14 color plates plus many full page and partial page green line illustrations all featuring a little girl named Bunty and Attwell's fairy Boo-Boos. Very scarce.

$1000.00

LITTLE DANNY - SERIES 1
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LITTLE DANNY - SERIES 1

JUSTINA. SHAPE BOOKS. LITTLE DANNY - SERIES 1. NY: Ramborn Productions, no date, circa 1950. Pictorial card holder contains 6 die-cut books. The holder measures 6 3/4 x 9 1/4", in near Fine condition. Inside are 6 charming shape books bound in flexible card covers, all illustrated with rich color lithographs by Justina. The titles are: Little Danny - a forest elf, cut in the shape of a mushroom; Teddy Bear who visits Doctor Michael in the forest, cut in the shape of a bear; The Story of the Grumpy Hen who is never satisfied, cut in the shape of a hen; Mike, The Monkey, a circus monkey who runs away for adventure, cut in the shape of a monkey; Mary, Lady Bug, a nurse-maid to the fairies and Bob Bright, a boy who plays baseball and breaks a window (this one illus. by Sigrid). All in fine condition and a rare set of books.

$400.00

DREAM BOATS
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DREAM BOATS

By WALKER, dugald

WALKER, dugald. WALKER,DUGALD STEWART. DREAM BOATS. NY: Doubleday Page & Co. 1924 (1918). Tall 8vo (7 x 9 3/4"), orange cloth, very light cover soil else VG+. This is a beautiful book of stories about "fauns, fairies, fishes and other pleasant creatures" written by Walker and illustrated by him with pictorial endpapers, 4 color plates plus 16 wonderfully detailed black and whites. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY WALKER.

$225.00

CHEWG-UM-BLEWG-UM
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CHEWG-UM-BLEWG-UM

By GAZE, HAROLD

GAZE, HAROLD. GAZE,HAROLD. THE CHEWG-UM-BLEWG-UM. Melbourne, Aukland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington and London: Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, [1919]. 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), [30]p., wraps, color plate on cover, string tie, 2 inconspicuous margin mends and some foxing, VG. Illustrated by Gaze with 2 tipped-in color plates (plus color plate on cover repeated in-text), 1 tipped-in black and white plate and 8 pen and ink drawings in-text all featuring a koala, a fairy and a strange animal with the body of an emu and a camel's head. The story is told in verse. This is one of 3 titles in the Mite Merry Series. Gaze was born in New Zealand and except for a short stint at art school in London, he was largely self-taught. He eventually moved to Pasadena where he did some work for the Disney Studio. Although he didn't illustrate a large number of books his work is distinctive and wonderful. Holden in Golden Age p. 80 notes about the books in this series that "by Australian standards these titles were milestones in the history of children's book production. Their large quarto format and pleasing typography and layout were indicative of the publisher's understandable enthusiasm and belief that a major new talent had arrived." Marcie Muir notes that "After Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, the artist who dominated the fairy genre in Australian children's books was Harold Gaze " (Hist. Aust. Child. Bks. p77). See Muir Bib. 2699. This is a nice copy of a rare book.

$1450.00

FLOWER BABIES' BOOK
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FLOWER BABIES' BOOK

By SCOTT, ANNA

ROSS, M.T.. FAIRIES. (FLOWER) THE FLOWER BABIES' BOOK by Anna M. Scott. Chicago: Rand McNally (1914). 8vo (6 1/4 x 9"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some cover rubbing else VG+. 1st edition. Illustrated by M.T. ROSS with incredible color, anthropomorphized cherubs - flowers dressed as humans but with a touch of humor as well. A beautiful book and another successful collaboration of these two who also did Volland's A Year With The Fairies. Nice collectible copies are scarce.

$275.00

FLORAL FAIRIES: THE LITTLE MISS HOLLIES
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FLORAL FAIRIES: THE LITTLE MISS HOLLIES

By ROBINSON, GERTRUDE INA

CARTER, F.A.. FAIRIES. FLORAL FAIRIES: THE LITTLE MISS HOLLIES by Gertrude Ina Robinson. NY: Floral Fairy Pub. Co. 1912. Oblong 4to (11 5/8 x 8 7/8"), cloth backed pictorial boards. Slight cover soil else near fine. A charming book about holly plants that come alive at Christmas time, illustrated by F.A. CARTER with 8 color plates. A song with musical notation is at the end of the book. Very scarce.

$300.00

FLOWER BOOK
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FLOWER BOOK

MORPURGO, IDA BOHATTA. FAIRIES. THE FLOWER BOOK trans. by June Head. NY: Herbert Dubler 1946. 16mo (4 5 3/4"), pictorial boards, VG+. This is a charming book with flower fairies and humanized flowers. Featuring 12 lovely full page illustrations by IDA BOHATTA MORPURGO. Each of the text pages features a rhyme about a specific type of flower with its characteristics.

$85.00

PRINCE TRIXIE OR BABY BROWNIE'S BIRTHDAY
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PRINCE TRIXIE OR BABY BROWNIE'S BIRTHDAY

By SABIN, ELBRIDGE

BEEM, FRANCES. FAIRIES. PRINCE TRIXIE OR BABY BROWNIE'S BIRTHDAY by Elbridge H. Sabin. Chicago: Rand McNally (1914). 8vo (7 x 9 1/4"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, 142p., mint condition in dust wrapper (dw with several edge chips). 1st edition. This story is about King Nixie and the fairies who live in the grapevines, and their mission to help a little girl named Brownie. Illustrated by FRANCES BEEM with 8 lovely color plates plus more than 30 delicate and detailed half page line illustrations. Charming book, great copy.

$225.00

FAIRY FLOWERS
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FAIRY FLOWERS

By NEWMAN, ISADORA

POGANY, WILLY. (POGANY,WILLY)illus. FAIRY FLOWERS: nature legends of facts and fantasy by Isidora Newman. NY: Henry Holt (1926), curiously this has New York Oxford University Press on top of Holt on the title page. 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), cloth backed boards with a floral design. Spine lightly toned, crease in one plate else VG. Illustrated with 15 beautiful tipped-in color plates and 15 lovely full page black & whites to accompany the fantasy tales of flower fairies and princesses.

$300.00

ROSE FYLEMAN FAIRY BOOK

By FYLEMAN, ROSE

MILLER, HILDA T.. FAIRIES. ROSE FYLEMAN FAIRY BOOK. NY: George Doran (1923). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), orange cloth, light finger soil, VG+. 1st U.S. edition (same year as U.K.). This book of fairy poetry features, 12 beautiful tipped in color plates by Hilda Miller, plus delicate black and whites in text and pictorial endpapers. (See Meigs p.592 and Realms of Gold p. 77)

$400.00

NUOVA
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NUOVA

By KELLOGG, VERNON

WINTER, MILO. (WINTER,MILO)illus. NUOVA OR THE NEW BEE by Vernon Kellogg. Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1920). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 3/4"), brown pictorial cloth, slight bit of rear cover soil else near Fine. The story is about a brave female bee that fights convention and has many adventures in a world of humanized insects. There is a subtle allegory about modern women and a socialist world. Illustrated by Milo Winter with beautiful pictorial endpapers, tissue guarded full color frontis, plus 14 plates of delicate page pen and ink drawings on yellow backgrounds that portray a world of humanized bee fairies.

$100.00

ORCHARD FAIRIES
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ORCHARD FAIRIES

By WEBB, MARION ST. JOHN

TARRANT, MARGARET. (TARRANT,MARGARET)illus. THE ORCHARD FAIRIES by Marion St. John Webb. London: Modern Art Soc., no date [1928]. 12mo (4 1/2 x 6 1/4"), boards, fine lightly soiled but excellent dust wrapper. 1st edition, 1st printing (listed last in ads, 2/ price). Featuring 6 very beautiful tipped-in color plates, many blue text illustrations and pictorial endpapers all portraying adorable fruit fairies. Nice first editions in dust wrapper are very scarce.

$350.00

VEILLEE DE JEAN-FRANCOIS
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VEILLEE DE JEAN-FRANCOIS

By MTM

LORIOUX, FELIX. (LORIOUX,FELIX)illus. LA VEILLEE DE JEAN-FRANCOIS - contes de Ma Mie [by] M.T.M. Paris: Marcus (1947). 10 1/4 x 9 3/4", pictorial boards, tiny dots on the cover that look like they are part of the picture else Fine. First edition. Featuring the most absolutely stunning full page color illustrations by Lorioux of people, witches, gnomes, birds, soldiers etc. Beautifully printed with rich colors.

$225.00

FAIRY FLOWERS
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FAIRY FLOWERS

By NEWMAN, ISADORA

POGANY, WILLY. (POGANY,WILLY)illus. FAIRY FLOWERS: nature legends of facts and fantasy by Isidora Newman. NY: Henry Holt (1926). 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), cloth backed boards with a floral design, FINE IN ORIGINAL DUSTWRAPPER. Illustrated with 15 beautiful tipped-in color plates (2 with slight corner crease) and 15 lovely full page black & whites to accompany the fantasy tales of flower fairies and princesses. Beautiful copy!

$475.00

ADVENTURES OF TOMMY TEABERRY
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ADVENTURES OF TOMMY TEABERRY

HARRIS, JORJ. FAIRIES. THE ADVENTURES OF TOMMY TEABERRY. Pittsburgh: Clark Chewing Gum Co. (1944). 4to (8 X 10 1/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest of tip wear else fine in dust wrapper with corner chip. The story tells of a little boy who meets a family of pixies in the woods. Teaberry-Ticklebeard is the King of the Pixies and he, along with Chicle, Tickle, Nickle, Dixie, Rixie and Nixie, take the little boy on a guided tour of how they produce Clark chewing gum in Teaberry Town. Illustrated in typical 40's style in bright full colors by Ben Jorj Harris. LAID IN IS AN INTERESTING LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER explaining "This book was prepared.. before the paper shortage became acute and we subsequently stopped production on it so that we only have a limited supply now." Great copy.

$200.00

DREAM BOATS
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DREAM BOATS

By WALKER, dugald

WALKER, dugald. WALKER,DUGALD STEWART. DREAMBOATS. NY: Doubleday Page 1920 (1918). Tall 8vo (7 x 9 3/4"), dark grey cloth, some soil on top edges else VG. This is a beautiful book of stories about "fauns, fairies, fishes and other pleasant creatures" written by Walker and illustrated by him with pictorial endpapers, 4 color plates plus 16 wonderfully detailed black and whites. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY WALKER: " Good fortune to you from the fairies and from Faithfully Dugald Walker.

$350.00

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