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GOODY TWO SHOES ABC AND PICTURE BLOCKS

McLOUGHLIN PUB. GOODY TWO SHOES ABC AND PICTURE BLOCKS. NY: McLoughlin Bros., no date, circa 1895. Housed in the original box are 16 wooden blocks depicting scenes from Little Goody Two Shoes on one side, a pictorial alphabet on the other side and words from the alphabet on the edges. The box measures 10 1/2" high by 17" wide with a great chromolithograph on the cover. The box is slightly worn with small split on one edge else VG+. Inside there are 16 wooden block puzzle pieces, each 7/8" thick. The fronts of the puzzles depict 2 scenes from Little Goody Two Shoes, the verso's show a pictorial alphabet. 2 edges on each block have words from the alphabet. Very scarce.

$975.00

JOLLY BARNYARD
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JOLLY BARNYARD

GERGELY, TIBOR. GOLDEN BOOK. JOLLY BARNYARD after the book by Annie Bedford. Whitman and Simon and Schuster (1950). Housed in the original box is a color jigsaw puzzle by Tibor Gergely.

$125.00

POKY LITTLE PUPPY
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POKY LITTLE PUPPY

By LOWREY, JANET

TENGGREN, GUSTAF. GOLDEN BOOK. POKY LITTLE PUPPY after the book by Janet Lowrey. Whitman and Simon and Schuster (1942). Housed in the original box is a color jigsaw puzzle by Gustaf Tenggren.

$150.00

JOHNNY'S MACHINES: LITTLE GOLDEN PICTURE PUZZLE
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JOHNNY'S MACHINES: LITTLE GOLDEN PICTURE PUZZLE

By PALMER, HELEN

DEWITT, CORNELIUS. GOLDEN BOOK. JOHNNY'S MACHINES: LITTLE GOLDEN PICTURE PUZZLE after the book by Helen Palmer. NY: Simon & Schuster (1949). This is a Little Golden Picture Puzzle - a jigsaw puzzle 6 1/4 x 7 3/4", in the original box in Fine condition. Featuring wonderful color illustration by CORNELIUS DEWITT.

$125.00

BRAVE COWBOY BILL
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BRAVE COWBOY BILL

By JACKSON, KATHRYN AND BYRON

SCARRY, RICHARD. GOLDEN BOOK. BRAVE COWBOY BILL after the book by Kathryn and Byron Jackson. Whitman and Simon and Schuster (1950). Housed in the original box is a color jigsaw puzzle by Richard Scarry.

$125.00

JOLLY JIG-SAW BOOK: NO DOGS ALLOWED
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JOLLY JIG-SAW BOOK: NO DOGS ALLOWED

PUZZLE. THE JOLLY JIG-SAW BOOK: NO DOGS ALLOWED. London: John Leng, no date, circa 1935. 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge and corner wear, faint tinting on the small guide pictures, VG+. The text contains 5 stories told in verse about different huanized animals, but none with dogs (2 feature mice, monkey, cats and pig). Printed on thick board pages, each page of text is faced with a full page brightly colored JIG SAW PUZZLE -five in all. Each puzzle has approximsately 60 pieces and a guide picture is printed on the text page. This is a great book in nice condition.

$275.00

ROBIN'S JIG-SAW STORY BOOK: ADVENTURES OF LOP EARS
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ROBIN'S JIG-SAW STORY BOOK: ADVENTURES OF LOP EARS

PUZZLE. ROBIN'S JIG-SAW STORY BOOK: THE ADVENTURES OF LOP EARS. London: John Leng, no date, circa 1935. 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge and corner wear, first guide picture faint tinting, VG+. The text contains 5 stories about Lop Ears the bunny who takes on various jobs involing pixies, teaching and more. Printed on thick board pages, each page of text is faced with a full page brightly colored JIG SAW PUZZLE -five in all. Each puzzle has approximsately 60 pieces and a guide picture is printed on the text page. This is a great book in nice condition.

$275.00

MY FIRST JIG-PUZ BOOK
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MY FIRST JIG-PUZ BOOK

PUZZLE. MY FIRST JIG-PUZ BOOK. London: John Leng, no date, circa 1935. 4to (7 3/4 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge and corner wear, VG-Fine. The text contains stories in verse about GNOMES, PIXIES AND ELVES. Printed on thick board pages, each page of text is faced with a full page brightly colored JIG SAW PUZZLE -five in all. Each puzzle has approximsately 60 pieces and a guide picture is printed on the text page. This is a great book in nice condition.

$275.00

LITTLE PIGS PICTURE PUZZLES
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LITTLE PIGS PICTURE PUZZLES

PUZZLES. LITTLE PIGS PICTURE PUZZLES. Salem, MA: Parker Brothers, no date, circa 1900. This is a boxed set of 4 jigsaw puzzles with chromolithographed pieces, housed in the original pictorial box. Each puzzle has 12 pieces and measures 7 1/2 x 11" when assembled. A guide sheet for the puzzles is inside the box lid. The puzzles depict a charming upper class young pig: 1. He disobeys in school and must wear a dunce cap, 2. He walks home crying with his mother, 3. He sits in a high chair waiting for food 4. He sits at the table attended to by a pig footman. The box and puzzles are all in fine condition.

$475.00

DISSECTED MAP OF THE UNITED STATES
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DISSECTED MAP OF THE UNITED STATES

PUZZLE. DISSECTED MAP OF THE UNITED STATES. NY; McLoughlin Bros., (1894). This is a great jigsaw puzzle from McLoughlin Bros. that is housed in the original wooden box that measures 14 1/2" x 9 1/4" and is 1 1/4" high when closed. Some rubbing to box with inconsequential mend to joint inside, guide map has a few archival mends on verso else altogether in VG+ condition. The cover has a stunning patriotic chromolithograph featuring a woman holding a globe in one hand and a sword in the other and she is draped with flags. Inside are thin wooden puzzle pieces and a folded map of the United States to be used by the child as a guide in finishing the map which measures 21 1/2" wide x 13 1/3" high when completed.

$750.00

CUBE PUZZLE
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CUBE PUZZLE

PUZZLES. CUBE PUZZLE. This is a charming cube puzzle in its original wooden box, complete with 5 chromolithographed guide sheets (and the 6th guide is on the cover as issued). The 12 cubes are housed in the original wooden box measuring 8 1/2" x 7" and 2 1/2" high with a hinged wooden lid. No publication information, ca 1880. Some minor wear to paper covering box else VG-Fine. Each of the 6 puzzles depicts various animals at play: 1. 5 adorable cats are frolicing around a globe on a table, 2. a dog on a chain is being teased by a monkey, 3. Five dogs jealously watch a cockatoo on a perch eat bread in a conservatory, 4. a fancy little spaniel lap dog with ribbons in its hair is barking at a ram and 4 sheep, 5. Four dogs are chasing a cat that is running on top of a brick wall and 6. on the box cover are 4 goats beginning to eat a picture on an easel that they've discovered while a young boy shouts in the distance to shoo them away. The images are playful and this is a wonderful puzzle.

$500.00

FIVE LITTLE FIREMEN
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FIVE LITTLE FIREMEN

By BROWN, MARGARET WISE

GERGELY, TIBOR. GOLDEN BOOK. FIVE LITTLE FIREMEN after the book by Margaret Wise Brown and Edith Hurd. Whitman and S & S (1949). This is a Little Golden Picture Puzzle - a jigsaw puzzle 6 1/4 x 7 3/4", in the original box in Fine condition (box base small mend). Beautifully illustrated by Tibor Gergely.

$125.00

CINDERELLA AND HANSEL AND GRETEL
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CINDERELLA AND HANSEL AND GRETEL

By GRIMM

PEAT, FERN BISEL. (PEAT,FERN BISEL). CINDERELLA AND HANSEL AND GRETEL. Sandusky: American Crayon Co. (1943, Harter: 1931). There are two folio sized books, in Fine condition plus two complete color jigsaw puzzles, all in the original box. Each book has bold and brightly colored illustrations by FERN BISEL PEAT Quite a special item, scarce in complete condition with the box.

$600.00

SPEAKING PUZZLE BOX
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SPEAKING PUZZLE BOX

MOVEABLE. SPEAKING PUZZLE BOX. No pub. information, circa 1880. This is a Victorian cube puzzle in the original box - but this puzzle is different. Each of the 6 cubes makes a different sound when a string is pulled. In this puzzle, one of the cubes is defective, missing the string. The box is very large, measuring 16 1/2" wide x 11 3/4 " deep and 6 " high - 2 small splits on cover else near fine condition with metal clasps. The box is covered with printed chromolithographed paper and the top of the box features a brightly colored rooster with chickens on the farm. Inside the box are six large cubes - each is 5" on a side. Like other cube puzzles of the era, the child can make 6 different scenes. Unlike any other puzzle, EACH OF THE CUBES MAKES A DIFFERENT SOUND when the string on each of the cubes is pulled. Laid-in are the six original large chromolithogrphed scenes that the child uses as guide to assmble the puzzles (the plate on the cover is the sixth scene). This is a glorious puzzle, extraordinarily rare and discounted greatly due to the one defective cube.

$1000.00

RA
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RA

ELLIOTT, HUGER. ELLIOTT,HUGER. RA. Original watercolor by Brandywine artist Huger Elliott, husband of children's illustrator Elizabeth Shippen Green (Elliott). Prominent in the piece is a fabulous image of the Egyptian god Ra superimposed on a crossword puzzle background. The image measures 14" wide by 18" high attractively matted and framed to 23" wide by 26" high. Signed with Elliott's initials.

$750.00

POKY LITTLE PUPPY FRAME TRAY PUZZLES

TENGGREN, G. GOLDEN BOOK. POKY LITTLE PUPPY FRAME TRAY PUZZLES. Western Pub. Co. 1972. Folio, pictorial cardboard covers in the form of a book, box rubbed else VG+. Opening like a book, a condensed version of the story is inside the cover. Inside are 4 large (11.5 x 14.5") color jigsaw puzzles (illus. by Tenggren) that tell the story of the Poky Little Puppy. Nice unusual item in complete condition.

$125.00

ENGLISH JIGSAW PUZZLE

By Hannas, Linda

REFERENCE. (PUZZLES) THE ENGLISH JIGSAW PUZZLE, 1760-1890 by Linda Hannas. Lond: Wayland, (1972). 4to, cloth, 164p., Fine in dw. A detailed history of jigsaw puzzles. Includes indexes, descriptive checklists and many illustrations.

$125.00

SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS
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SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS

By GRIMM

PUZZLE. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS CUBE PUZZLE ART WITH PUZZLE. This is the original watercolor for the top of a cube puzzle box (and also used as one of the guide sheets for assembling the puzzle). No publication information, circa 1940. The art measures 6.75 x 5" on board 7.5x6" and is fine condition. Snow White and all 7 of the Dwarfs are pictures in vibrant colors. The actual puzzle lacks one of the cubes otherwise it is in excellent condition with the 3 other guide sheets laid-in the original box with th eartwork reproduced in reduced size on the cover. The puzzle also includes Hansel and Gretel and 2 other stories.

$875.00

FOILED BY ESSOLUBE: A JIG-SAW MELODRAMA
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FOILED BY ESSOLUBE: A JIG-SAW MELODRAMA

By SEUSS, DR

SEUSS, DR.. (SEUSS,DR.)illus. FOILED BY ESSOLUBE: A JIG-SAW MELODRAMA by DR. SEUSS. This is a marvelous large 150 piece full color jig-saw puzzle, circa 1930's COMPLETE IN ITS ORIGINAL PICTORIAL ENVELOPE! Both the puzzle and the envelope are in nice condition Pictured in the puzzle are three people in a car successfully fighting off the Zero-doccus, the Karbo-nockus, the Moto-munchus, the Oilio-gobelus and the Moto-raspus with the caption reading "Foiled by Essolube." The envelope is illustrated in black line and on the back, the cast of characters is explained. Measuring 17" wide by 11 1/2" high, this is a fantastic Seuss item. See Dr. Seuss From Then To Now p.22 for color photo.

$850.00

LITTLE BLACK SAMBO: 4 BLACK SAMBO CUT-OUT PUZZLES
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LITTLE BLACK SAMBO: 4 BLACK SAMBO CUT-OUT PUZZLES

By BANNERMAN, HELEN

PEAT, FERN BISEL. [BANNERMAN,HELEN]. LITTLE BLACK SAMBO. 4 BLACK SAMBO CUT-OUT PUZZLES. Cleveland: Harter 1932. There are 4 wonderful full color jigsaw puzzle illustrated by FERN BISEL PEAT housed in the original pictorial box. Puzzles are fine, box has wear on flaps and crayon marks inside cover. The 4 scenes are: The tiger is crouched holding the green umbrella in his tail and Sambo is trying to get it back; Sambo is behind the tiger which is wearing Sambo's shoes on his ears; Jumbo is mixing the pancacke batter; Sambo is starting his walk into the forest with his new clothing. Each measures 7 3/8 x 9 3/4". Rare.

$850.00

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