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AMELIARANNE GIVES A CONCERT
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AMELIARANNE GIVES A CONCERT

By GILMOUR, MARAGRET

PEARSE, S.B.. (PEARSE,SUSAN)illus. AMELIARANNE GIVES A CONCERT by Margaret Gilmour. London: Harrap (1945). 8vo (6 1/4 x 8 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, 2 illustrations out of register else fine in slightly worn dust wrapper. 1st edition. When trouble occurs at a concert performed by Ameliaranne and her family, James the elephant helps. Featuring full page color illustrations opposite each page of text, color endpapers and black & whites on text pages. Nice copy.

$125.00

TANNHAUSER
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TANNHAUSER

By WAGNER

POGANY. (POGANY,WILLY)illus. TANNHAUSER by Robert Wagner. London: Harrap, (1911). 4to (8 x 11 1/4"), publisher's full grey sculptured calf, top edge gilt, very Fine in publisher's fleece lined pictorial box. 1st edition LIMITED TO ONLY 525 NUMBERED COPIES FOR ENGLAND AND AMERICA SIGNED BY POGANY (this is #7). A beautiful book printed on heavy grey paper, this is illustrated by Pogany with 16 tipped-in color plates, full page black and whites, orange text illustrations plus beautiful color pictorial endpapers. Calligraphic text with decorative initials are also by Pogany. The binding has a lovely art nouveau cover design. A sumptuous production, rarely found in such beautiful condition with the box.

$1950.00

KING'S BREAKFAST
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KING'S BREAKFAST

By MILNE, A.A.

SHEPARD. MILNE,A.A. KING'S BREAKFAST. London: Methuen (1925). 4to (7 1/2 x 10"), pictorial boards, fine in dust wrapper (dw with some edge chipping). 1st edition. One of the most popular poems from When We Were Very Young is set to music by H. Fraser Simson and illustrated throughout by ERNEST SHEPARD.

$100.00

VORE BORNESANGE: MELODIER OG BILLEDER
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VORE BORNESANGE: MELODIER OG BILLEDER

MOE, LOUIS. MUSIC. VORE BORNESANGE: MELODIER OG BILLEDER. Kobenhavn og Leipzig: William Hansen, no date circa 1920. 4to (9 1/4 x 11 1/2"), cloth, pictorial paste-on, slight cover soil and fading, VG+. 12 Danish songs for children are presented with musical notation and verse. Opposite each music page are lovely full page color illustrations by Louis Moe (3), Valdemar Andersen (3) and Hedvig Collin (6). A lovely book.

$85.00

LULLABIES OF MANY LANDS
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LULLABIES OF MANY LANDS

By COMMINS, DOROTHY BERLINER

FARNAM, NELLIE. MUSIC. LULLABIES OF MANY LANDS collected and arranged by Dorothy Berliner Commins. NY: Harper Bros. (1941). 4to (8 1/2 x 10 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, Fine in VG dust wrapper (small corner chip). First edition. 16 folk lullabies from around the world are offered in the native language and English with musical notation and a short background to the song. Featuring 16 beautiful full page 2-color lithographs by Nellie Farnham plus smaller illustrations in text. Great copy and a lovely book.

$150.00

TEDDY BEAR AND OTHER SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
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TEDDY BEAR AND OTHER SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG

By MILNE, A.A.

SHEPARD, E.H.. MILNE,A.A. TEDDY BEAR AND OTHER SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG. London: Methuen (1926). Folio (10 x 12 1/4"), cloth backed boards, 43p., upper corners bumped else near Fine condition in VG dust wrapper with some fraying and old mends in corners. 1st edition. 14 verses from When We Were Very Young are set to music by H. Fraser Simson and illustrated by E.H. SHEPARD.

$300.00

SUNBONNETS AND OVERALLS
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SUNBONNETS AND OVERALLS

By HOGATE, ETTA

MELCHER, BERTHA CORBETT. SUNBONNET BABIES. SUNBONNETS AND OVERALLS by Eulalie Osgodd Grover and Etta Hogate. Chicago: Rand McNally (1914). 8vo (6 1/4 x 7 3/4"), 83p., pictorial cloth, light cover soil and margin soil on a few pages, VG+. 1st edition. The authors took the Sunbonnet Babies and Overall Boys readers and changed them into play format, still presented as readers in a large font. The second half of the book takes the stories and creates an operetta including musical notation. Illustrated in color by Bertha Corbett Melcher, the illustrator of the original books.

$200.00

CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS
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CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS

By ANSON, W.S.W.

WRIGHT, ALAN. CHRISTMAS. CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS edited by W.S.W. Anson. London & NY: Routledge & Dutton, no date, circa 1905. 8vo (6 x 8 1/4"), pictorial cloth, Fine condition. Dozens of Christmas verses by Robert Herrick and others, printed on heavy parchment like paper. Illustrated by Alan Wright (Anne Anderson's husband) and Vernon Stokes with 12 lovely color plates with tissue guards.

$110.00

CREATURE SONGS
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CREATURE SONGS

By GARNETT

NEWELL. (NEWELL,PETER)illus. CREATURE SONGS with words and music by Louise Ayres Garnett. Boston: Oliver Ditson, no date, circa 1912. Large 4to (9 1/2 x 12 3/8"), green gilt cloth, pictorial paste-on, Fine condition. 10 songs for children about various animals such as kangaroo, dog, duck, pig and more are illustrated by Newell with 10 wonderful, large half-page illustrations in various shades of green (cover and title page illustration taken from text illustrations). This is a great copy of a very uncommon and nice Newell book.

$400.00

GREAT SONG BOOK
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GREAT SONG BOOK

UNGERER, TOMI. (UNGERER,TOMI)illus. THE GREAT SONG BOOK edited by Timothy John, music edited by Peter Hankey. NY: Doubleday & Co. 1978. 9 x 11", cloth, 112p., index, fine in dust wrapper (dw slightly soiled but VG+). 1st American edition. 60 of the best known English language songs arranged in categories. Every page is illustrated in color by Ungerer and there are numerous full page color illustrations by him as well.

$100.00

CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS
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CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS

By ANSON, W.S.W.

WRIGHT, ALAN. CHRISTMAS. CHRISTMAS BOOK OF CAROLS & SONGS edited by W.S.W. Anson. London & NY: Routledge & Dutton, no date, circa 1905. 6 x 8 1/4", cloth backed boards, cute Christmas stickers on free endpaper else near fine in frayed but VG+ dust wrapper. Dozens of verses by Robert Herrick and others, printed on heavy parchment like paper. Illustrated by Alan Wright and Vernon Stokes with 12 lovely color plates with tissue guards.

$85.00

CHILDREN'S MUSIC BOX
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CHILDREN'S MUSIC BOX

By WEBSTER, PAUL FRANCIS

WOLO. (WOLO)illus. CHILDREN'S MUSIC BOX lyrics by Paul Webster, music by Frank Churchill. NY: William Morrow 1945 (1945). 4to (8 3/4 x 10 3/4"), cloth, VG+ in dust wrapper with some closed tears. First edition. The twenty songs were composed by the man who wrote Disney's "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf" and "Heigh-Ho". They are accompanied by delightful color illustrations by Wolo. LAID IN IS A 2 PAGE HANDWRITTEN LETTER IN WOLO'S DISTINCTIVE HAND ASKING THE RECIPIENT TO WRITE A LETTER TO HER PUBISHER AND ALSO MENTIONING HER BOOK "SIR ARCHIBALD.

$275.00

ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
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ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL

By ALEXANDER

POLITI, LEO. (POLITI,LEO)illus. ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL a Hymn by C. Alexander. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1962. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/4"), cloth, fine in fine price clipped dust wrapper. The classic 19th century hymn is adapted by Politi and beautifully illustrated by him in color. THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY POLITI WITH A LOVELY LARGE INK DRAWING OF A BIRD, BELLS AND FLOWERS.

$250.00

FOLK SONGS OF ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES
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FOLK SONGS OF ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES

By COLE, WILLIAM

ARDIZZONE, EDWARD. (ARDIZZONE,EDWARD)illus. FOLK SONGS OF ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND AND WALES selected & edited by William Cole. NY: Doubleday & Co. 1961 (1961). 8 1/2 x 11 1/4", cloth, 243p., near Fine in dust wrapper with narrow piece off top of rear panel and top of backstrip. Stated 1st edition. Contains more than 100 folk songs arranged by country featuring lovely colored illustrations on every page by Ardizzone

$50.00

ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL
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ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL

By ALEXANDER

POLITI, LEO. (POLITI,LEO)illus. ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL a Hymn by C. Alexander. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons 1962. 4to (8 1/4 x 10 1/4"), cloth, fine in very slightly frayed VG+ dust wrapper. Presumable first edition, no later printing listed. The classic 19th century hymn is adapted by Politi and beautifully illustrated by him in color.

$150.00

TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

By WAGNER, RICHARD

SEREBRIAKOFF, ALEXANDRE. WAGNER,RICHARD. TWILIGHT OF THE GODS adapted by Robert Lawrence. NY: Silver Burdett 1938. 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/2"), boards, pictorial paste-on, Fine condition. The story is adapted for younger children, authorized by the Metropolitan Opera Guild. Illustrated with color and black & white lithographs throughout by Alexandre Serebriakoff.

$25.00

TEN PINK PIGLETS: GARTH PIG'S WALL SONG
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TEN PINK PIGLETS: GARTH PIG'S WALL SONG

By RAYNER, MARY

RAYNER, MARY. RAYNER,MARY. TEN PINK PIGLETS: GARTH PIG'S WALL SONG. London: Macmillan (1994). Oblong 9 x 7", glazed pictorial boards, As new condition. 1st edition. Garth Pig and his 9 siblings are sitting on a wall and one by one a pig falls off. Illustrated in color by Rayner. A charming counting book with 1 page of musical notation.

$30.00

ONE BY ONE: GARTH PIG'S RAIN SONG
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ONE BY ONE: GARTH PIG'S RAIN SONG

By RAYNER, MARY

RAYNER, MARY. RAYNER,MARY. ONE BY ONE: GARTH PIG'S RAIN SONG. London: Macmillan (1994). Oblong 9 x 7", glazed pictorial boards, As new condition. 1st edition. Garth Pig leads his 9 siblings on a march. The text begins with the number 1: Piglets are marching one by one, and builds to number 10: Piglets are marching 10 by 10.... Illustrated in color by Rayner. A charming counting book with 1 page of musical notation.

$30.00

THREE TO MAKE READY: PLAYS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
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THREE TO MAKE READY: PLAYS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

By GARNETT, LOUISE AYRES

RULE, CHRISTOPHER. THEATER. THREE TO MAKE READY: PLAYS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE by Louise Ayres Garnett. NY: George H. Doran (1923). 8vo (5 1/4 x 7 3/4"), cloth, 194p., Fine condition. Includes 3 plays for children: The Pig Prince, Hilltop and Muffin. Includes notes on production and the last 2 include musical notation. Illustrated with 3 full page and 5 smaller black and whites in 1920's art deco style by Christopher Rule. Excellent copy.

$25.00

TEDDY BEAR AND OTHER SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG
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TEDDY BEAR AND OTHER SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG

By MILNE, A.A.

SHEPARD, E.H.. MILNE,A.A. TEDDY BEAR AND OTHER SONGS FROM WHEN WE WERE VERY YOUNG. London: Methuenn (1926). Folio (10 x 12 1/4"), cloth backed boards, 43p., Fine condition in near fine dust wrapper with just a touch of soil. 1st edition. 14 verses from When We Were Very Young set to music by H. Fraser Simson and illus. by E.H. SHEPARD. A particularly nice copy.

$400.00

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