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CAPTAIN JANUARY
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CAPTAIN JANUARY

By RICHARDS, LAURA

RICHARDS,LAURA. CAPTAIN JANUARY. Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1898. 12mo (4 1/2 x 7"), 3/4 leather and marbled boards, top edge gilt, 128p., Fine condition. EDITION DE LUXE LIMITED TO ONLY 100 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY LAURA RICHARDS AND THE PUBLISHER ESTES LAURIAT. Printed on handmade Japanese paper and illustrated with a frontis by Frank T. Merreill engraved AND SIGNED BY W.H.W. BICKNELL. Richards' mother was Julia Ward Howe, author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". Later in life, Richards and her sister wrote the biography of their mother for which she received the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. Captain January remained popular and was made into an immensely popular movie starring Shirley Temple. Peter Parley to Penrod, p. 94 for non deluxe 1891 edition.

$375.00

ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
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ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

By CLEMENS, SAMUEL

KEMBLE, E.W.. TWAIN,MARK. THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain. London: Chatto & Windus 1884. 8vo (5 1/2 x 7 1/2"), red cloth stamped in black with gold lettering, xvi, 438p. plus publisher's device + 32p. catalogue dated May 1886, front hinge inconspicuously strengthened and paste-down worn where bookplate has been removed, 1 leaf opened poorly with part of blank margin torn, very narrow faint red color on bottom edge of some pages, spine ends frayed, rear cover some soil (really sounds worse than it is), clean and tight, VG. First English edition issued several days before the American edition. Gatherings sewn, not stapled (Blank assigns no priority), presumable third issue with catalogue dated May 1886 (first issue catalogue dated Oct. 1884, second dated April 1885, this third issue seems to be quite scarce). Illustrated by E.W. KEMBLE with frontispiece with tissue guard and 173 black and white drawings throughout the text. Peter Parley To Penrod p.75 for U.S. edition, BAL 3414.

$950.00

BROWNIES THEIR BOOK

By COX, PALMER

COX. COX,PALMER. THE BROWNIES: THEIR BOOK. NY:Century (1887, not 1st). 4to, rebound in contemporary 3/4 leather and marbled boards, top edge gilt, spine rubbed else near Fine. The first title in the Brownie series, THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY COX WITH A SMALL PRINTED DRAWING OF A BROWNIE! (PETER PARLEY TO PENROD p. 84). Illustrated on every page with the busy little Brownie men getting into mischief. A special copy.

$450.00

BROWNIES THEIR BOOK

By COX, PALMER

COX. COX,PALMER. THE BROWNIES: THEIR BOOK. NY:Century (1887, not 1st). 4to, rebound in contemporary 3/4 leather and marbled boards, top edge gilt, spine rubbed else near Fine. The first title in the Brownie series, THIS COPY IS INSCRIBED BY COX WITH A SMALL PRINTED DRAWING OF A BROWNIE! (PETER PARLEY TO PENROD p. 84). Illustrated on every page with the busy little Brownie men getting into mischief. A special copy.

$450.00

REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM
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REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM

By WIGGIN, KATE DOUGLAS

WIGGIN,KATE DOUGLAS. REBECCA OF SUNNYBROOK FARM. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1903 (1903). 8vo, (5 1/4 x 7 1/2"), green pictorial cloth, Fine condition. 1st edition, 2nd printing, (these points are descibed as tentative -p.325: Don't turn in at the side, p.327:October noon) binding B with type at base of spine 1/8" high. Peter Parley To Penrod p. 121. BAL 22632. A beautiful copy.

$300.00

PECK'S BAD BOY AND HIS PA
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PECK'S BAD BOY AND HIS PA

By PECK, GEORGE WILBUR

PECK,GEORGE WILBUR. PECK'S BAD BOY AND HIS PA. Chicago: Belford, Clarke 1883. 12mo, pictorial wraps, 196p. + ads, covers frayed amd chipped else VG. 1st ed., 1st issue with no text after page 196 (only ads). Earliest state with rules above and below the copyright notice 7/8" apart (broken type last line p. 196). See Peter Parley To Penrod p. 67-8. Quite scarce.

$500.00

LITTLE SMOKE

By STODDARD, WILLIAM O.

DELLENBAUGH, FRED. INDIANS. LITTLE SMOKE by William Stoddard. NY:Appleton 1891 (1891). 8vo, blue gilt cloth, 295p., sl. wear to spine extrems, front hinge tender, soil on 2 pages, really a bright, VG copy. 1st ed., Peter Parley to Penrod p. 95. The life of the Sioux Indians illus. by FRED DELLENBAUGH with 14 full page illus. plus many head and tailpieces.

$150.00

COURT OF BOYVILLE
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COURT OF BOYVILLE

By WHITE, WILLIAM ALLEN

LOWELL, ORSON. WHITE,WILLIAM ALLEN. THE COURT OF BOYVILLE. NY: Doubleday McClure 1899 (1899). 8vo, tan buckram, cover soiled else VG. 1st edition. Illustrated by Gustave Verbeek and Orson Lowell. THIS COPY HAS A ONE PAGE INSCRIPTION FROM WHITE on the half-title. Peter Parley To Penrod p.109. Scarce.

$200.00

ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
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ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

By CLEMENS, SAMUEL

KEMBLE, E.W.. TWAIN,MARK [CLEMENS,SAMUEL]. THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN by Mark Twain. NY: Charles Webster 1885 (1884). 4to, green cloth stamped in black and gold, 366p., hinges and spine ends strengthened, corners worn, many very small margin mends, front free endpapers frayed and finger soiled, overall generally clean and tight, G+ presentable copy. First U.S. edition first issue with the following points: title leaf state B - leaf is a cancel with copyright 1884, frontis 1st state A with cloth visible and Heliotype, page 13 1st state A -incorrectly listing "Him and another man" on p.88, p.57 1st state A - "with the was", p. 143 1st state A - missing "l", p.155 1st state A - with final 5 absent, p.161 1st state A- with signature mark absent, p.283 state C - engraving redone with no curve in fly (this now famous "sexy" illustration does not appear in the cloth bound editions). Illus. by E.W. KEMBLE with 174 black and white drawings. Peter Parley To Penrod p.75, BAL 3415.

$2250.00

LITTLE SMOKE
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LITTLE SMOKE

By STODDARD, WILLIAM O.

DELLENBAUGH, FRED. STODDARD,WILLIAM O. LITTLE SMOKE. NY: D. Appleton & Co,Appleton, 1891 (1891). 8vo, (6x8"), red gilt cloth, 295p., slight bit of cover soil, owner name and bookplate, tight, clean and VG+. 1st ed., The life of the Sioux Indians illus. by FRED DELLENBAUGH with 14 full page illustrations plus many head and tailpieces. An exceptional copy. See Peter Parley to Penrod, this color cloth not noted.

$150.00

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
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ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

By MONTGOMERY, L.M.

MONTGOMERY,L.M. ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. Boston: L.C. Page & Co. MDCCCCVIII (April 1908). 8vo, pale green cloth stamped in gold, pictorial paste-on, [i-vi], vii-viii, [ix-x], 1-420 + ads. cloth slightly soiled, cover plate rubbed, a few scattered pale spots else VG+ in custom slip case. Stated FIRST IMPRESSION of this beloved classic, illustrated with 8 plates by M.A. and W.A.J. Claus. This is an especially nice copy of one of the rarest of all children's books. Peter Parley to Penrod p. 124.

$22500.00

PENROD AND SAM
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PENROD AND SAM

By TARKINGTON, BOOTH

BREHM, WORTH. TARKINGTON,BOOTH. PENROD AND SAM. Garden City,NY: Doubleday Page & Company 1916 (1916). 8vo, (5 1/2 x 7 1/2"), green cloth, illustration on cover very scratched else clean and near Fine . 1st ed., earliest copy with perfect type on pages 86, 141, 144, 149 and 210. Illustrated by WORTH BREHM with 8 half-tone plates. PETER PARLEY TO PENROD 135- 6.

$150.00

HOLE BOOK

By NEWELL

NEWELL. NEWELL,PETER. THE HOLE BOOK. NY: Harper Bros. (Oct. 1908). Sq. 8vo, blue cloth, pict. paste-on, cover plate soiled from normal wear and rear cover darkened, a few margin mends, G-VG. First ed. Peter Parley to Penrod p.125. Each page has a hole in the center caused by little Tom Potts' pistol, and the story revolves around the bullet's travels and how it affects eveyone. Marvelous full page illustrations by Newell.

$250.00

BEING A BOY
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BEING A BOY

By WARNER, CHARLES

CHAMP. WARNER,CHARLES DUDLEY. BEING A BOY. Boston: James R. Osgood and Co. 1878 (1877). 12mo, (5 x 6 3/4"), green cloth stamped in black and gold, slight shelf wear, bright and near Fine. 1st edition listing this title as "just ready" in the ad. THe text details the joys and down sides of being a farm boy. Illustrated in black and white throughout by "Champ". This is a lovely copy of a Peter Parley to Penrod borderline title p.145.

$85.00