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DENSLOW'S MOTHER GOOSE
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DENSLOW'S MOTHER GOOSE

DENSLOW, W.W.. (DENSLOW,W.W.)illus. DENSLOW'S MOTHER GOOSE. NY: McClure Phillips Co. 1901. 4to (8 3/4 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, [96]p., color worn on cover edges, small endpaper mend. clean and VG++. 1st edition, 2nd issue (Humpty Dumpty is not on back of dedication leaf). Each left hand page has the text of a nursery rhyme with the text hand lettered by Fred W. Goudy. Facing each rhyme is a fabulous color plate with bold colors printed on a green background. The text pages are also illustrated in color and there are pictorial endpapers as well. In addition to illustrating the book, Denslow also edited the text. This is an incredible picture book, one of Denslow's best and a beautiful copy, rare in this condition.

$2500.00

VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND
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VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND

By RION, HANNA

VER BECK, FRANK. MOTHER GOOSE. FRANK VER BECK'S BEARS IN MOTHER GOOSE LAND with new lines by Hanna Rion, old lines by Mother Goose herself. NY: George Doran, no date, circa 1910. 4to (8 1/2 x 11 1/2"), cloth backed boards, pictorial paste-on, offsetting at hinges from old repair (not weak), a mark on the paste-on, VG+. Traditional Mother Goose characters and rhymes and original rhymes all involve a bevy of bears. Illustrated by Frank Ver Beck with marvelous color frontis plus 2-color, black & whites or half tones are on each page of Text. (Ver Beck was a noted cartoonist and the illustrator of Baum's New Wonderland and a Joel Chandler Harris Uncle Remus book). Printed on heavy coated paper. Quite scarce.

$650.00

MOTHER GOOSE'S MELODIES
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MOTHER GOOSE'S MELODIES

MOTHER GOOSE. MOTHER GOOSE'S MELODIES ("Mother Goose in a New Dress" on cover). Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, no date, circa 1870. 4to (9 1/2 x 10 1/2"), green gilt cloth, beveled edges, very light rubbing and shelf wear, VG++. Printed on rectos only, each page is individually hinged into the book. Mother Goose rhymes are presented in English, with a few in French and German. Illustrated with beautiful chromolithographs on every page. The precision of the printing is impeccable and the colors almost appear hand colored. The preface notes that these drawings "were not designed for the public eye, but as a birthday gift from a loving daughter to her father who occupies one of the highest positions in the United States Government." The original copy was given to Supreme Court Justice Salmon P. Chase by his daughters on his 62nd birthday. His daughter Janette did the illustrations and was encouraged by the publisher to have it published. This is an excellent copy and a lovely book.

$500.00

MOTHER GOOSE
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MOTHER GOOSE

RICHARDSON, FREDERICK. MOTHER GOOSE. (VOLLAND) MOTHER GOOSE arranged by Eulalie Grover. Chicago: Volland (1915). 4to (9 x 12 1/4"), [119]p., blue gilt cloth, pictorial paste-on, light cover soil and fading, small margin crease on one page, VG+. 1st edition of the fabulous VOLLAND MOTHER GOOSE, one of the most lavish productions done by Volland. Magnificently illustrated by FREDERICK RICHARDSON with pictorial endpapers plus a profusion of full page illustrations done in rich colors.

$500.00

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

MAGIC PICTURE BOOK
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MAGIC PICTURE BOOK

PORTEOUS. MOVEABLE. (MOTHER GOOSE) THE MAGIC PICTURE BOOK OF MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES AND MELODIES. NY: Dillingham (1908). 4to (7 1/2 x 10 1/4"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, slight edge rubbing, owner inscription, near Fine. 1st edition. Illustrated by ROBERT H. PORTEOUS in the style of Denslow, Every other page is really a narrow flap that features a bold, vibrant color illustration with the beginning of a Mother Goose rhyme. When the flap is turned it reveals a different but related picture beneath it. Text pages are also illustrated in color. Bound in the same format as Denslow's Humpty Dumpty and others, this is really a nice Mother Goose and a rare moveable flap book.

$1250.00

MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES FOR LITTLE FOLKS DONE IN POSTER STAMPS
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MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES FOR LITTLE FOLKS DONE IN POSTER STAMPS

MOTHER GOOSE. MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES FOR LITTLE FOLKS DONE IN POSTER STAMPS. NY: Barse & Hopkins (1919). 16mo (4 x 4 3/4"), pictorial boards with large color paste-on, Fine and unused and COMPLETE WITH THE STAMPS IN THE UNOPENED GLASSINE ENVELOPE! (because the envelope has never been unsealed, it is possible that the stamps may adhere to each other). Opposite each page of text is a pictorial border in the center of which the reader is to affix the corresponding pictorial color stamp. Wonderfully illustrated with the pictorial borders and with 13 stamps (incl. cover) in color.

$150.00

MOTHER GOOSE
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MOTHER GOOSE

TUDOR, TASHA. (TUDOR,TASHA)illus. MOTHER GOOSE. NY: Oxford University. Press (1944). 7 x 7 3/4", cloth, 87p., Fine in dust wrapper and slip case with pictorial label (dw VG+, age toned with slight fraying at head of spine, slip case with 1/2" stress mark at opening else fine). LIMITED TO ONLY 500 COPIES SPECIALLY PRINTED FOR PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION SIGNED BY TUDOR. Featuring charming illustrations on every page by Tudor, most in full color, with verse below. One of the most lovely editions of Mother Goose and a special copy, quite scarce in this special edition.

$2000.00

ROOSTER CROWS
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ROOSTER CROWS

By PETERSHAM, MAUD & MISKA

PETERSHAM, MAUD & MISKA. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. THE ROOSTER CROWS: A BOOK OF AMERICAN RHYMES AND JINGLES. NY: Macmillan 1945 (1945). 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2"), tan cloth, Fine in dust wrapper with pieces off top corners of front panel, not price clipped, no award medal. First edition. CALDECOTT AWARD WINNER. An American Mother Goose with beautiful color and black and white lithographs throughout.

$600.00

PUNKY DUNK'S PLAYMATES
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PUNKY DUNK'S PLAYMATES

By HERR, CHARLOTTE

BEEM, FRANCES. VOLLAND. PUNKY DUNK'S PLAYMATES. Chicago: Volland, (1913). Offered here are three books in pictorial boards 4 1/2 x 6 1/4" in Fine condition with the original box fine as well. Written by Charlotte Herr and illustrated in color by Frances Beem. Includes: How Freckle Frog Made Herself Pretty, Wise Mamma Goose and The Unselfish Pig. The color illustrations are charming. Very scarce in such nice condition in the box.

$600.00

HISTORY OF FIVE LITTLE PIGGIES
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HISTORY OF FIVE LITTLE PIGGIES

Mc, W. MOTHER GOOSE. THE HISTORY OF FIVE LITTLE PIGS. London: George Routledge, no date, circa 1880. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, 23p., covers dusty else VG+. The text is a story version of the "This Little Piggie Went To Market" nursery rhyme. Printed on one side of the paper, there are wonderful color illustrations all throughout the text (signed W.Mc possibly William M'Connell.). This is a scarce and charming picture book.

$250.00

MOTHER GOOSE PANORAMA
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MOTHER GOOSE PANORAMA

RUSSELL, MARY LAFETRA. MOTHER GOOSE. MOTHER GOOSE. NY: Sam'l Gabriel 1917. 4to (9 1/4 x 11 3/8" when closed, in VG+ condition with some edge wear, 2 margin mends, slight fraying. This is a 14 panel panorama opening accordion fashion and printed on both sides. Each panel has a different Mother Goose rhyme featuring with fabulolus full page color illustrations (incl. covers) by Mary Lafetra Russell in her distinctive style. Scarce and charming.

$300.00

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

MOTHER GOOSE
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MOTHER GOOSE

LENTZ. POP-UP. (BLUE RIBBON) MOTHER GOOSE. NY: Blue Ribbon (1933). Thick 4to (7 x 8 3/4"), pictorial boards, hinges strengthened with some stress on binding, but it is tight and VG IN DUST WRAPPER (dw frayed at spine ends). Hundreds of nursery rhymes are illustrated by HAROLD LENTZ with color endpapers, many black and whites and 4 fabulous double page color pop-ups. Because of the thickness of the pages few copies of the thick Blue Ribbon pop-ups have survived in fine condition and this seems to be the rarest title in this series.

$975.00

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

MOTHER GOOSE FAVORITES
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MOTHER GOOSE FAVORITES

MOTHER GOOSE. MOTHER GOOSE FAVORITES. Akron: Saalfield, no date, circa 1907. 12mo (4 1/2 x 6"), printed cloth, 12p. including covers, some cover and internal soil, VG. Traditional Mother Goose rhymes with bright color illustrations on each page.

$125.00

STORIES OF MOTHER GOOSE VILLAGE
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STORIES OF MOTHER GOOSE VILLAGE

By BIGHAM, MADGE

BIGHAM, MADGE. MOTHER GOOSE. STORIES OF MOTHER GOOSE VILLAGE by Madge Bigham. Chicago: Rand McNally (1903). 8vo (7 1/4 x 9 1/8"), 190p., red pictorial cloth, some slight cover soil and fading else VG. In this delightful Mother Goose dozens of favorite characters are used in stories instead of rhymes. Illustrated in a range of colors and line in typical turn of the last century style with pictorial endpapers as well, all by the author.

$125.00

4 BOOKS OF NURSERY RHYMES
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4 BOOKS OF NURSERY RHYMES

MOTHER GOOSE. 4 BOOKS OF NURSERY RHYMES. Rochester: Playtime House, no date, circa 1950. There is a 10 x 11 1/2" color printed board. Die-cut into the board are 4 books each of which is attached to the board at the spine but can be opened and read like any other book. Illustrated with great color covers and in black and white by an unknown hand. Contains The Owl and the Pussycat, Mary and her Little Lamb, Little Bo-Peep and The Three Little Kittens.

$150.00

BABY GOOSE:HIS ADVENTURES
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BABY GOOSE:HIS ADVENTURES

By OSTRANDER, FANNIE

HIRCHERT, R.W.. PICTURE BOOK. BABY GOOSE: HIS ADVENTURES by Fannie Ostrander. Chicago: Laird & Lee (1900). Oblong 4to (11 x 9 1/2"), pictorial boards, edges and spine papers worn, cover soil, tight and internally near Fine. This is the story of the various encounters Baby Goose has when he slips away from Mother Goose and Father Goose. The text is all in rhyme in a large font and is incorporated into the full page color illustrations on every page by R.W. HIRCHERT. A wonderful American picture book from the turn of the last century.

$125.00

FAVORITE RHYMES FROM MOTHER GOOSE
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FAVORITE RHYMES FROM MOTHER GOOSE

MOTHER GOOSE. FAVORITE MOTHER GOOSE RHYMES DONE IN POSTER STAMPS series 2. NY: United Art Pub. Co. (1915). 16mo (4 x 4 3/4"), pictorial boards with large color paste-on, Fine and unused and COMPLETE WITH THE STAMPS IN THE UNOPENED GLASSINE ENVELOPE! (because the envelope has never been unsealed, it is possible that the stamps may adhere to each other). Opposite each page of text is a pictorial border in the center of which the reader is to affix the corresponding pictorial color stamp. Wonderfully illustrated with the pictorial borders and with 13 stamps (incl. cover) in color.

$150.00

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