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UNHAPPY PAPER DOLL
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UNHAPPY PAPER DOLL

By LAWRENCE, JOSEPHINE

CLAGHORN, JOSEPH. TOYS. THE UNHAPPY PAPER DOLL by Josephine Lawrence. NY: Barse (1928). 12mo (4 1/4 x 5 1/2"), pictorial boards, 48p., pictorial paste-on, Fine condition in near Fine dust wrapper. The story tells how the doll family that lives in the dollhouse in the attic try to help a beautiful paper doll named Bella. Illustrated with 8 color plates by Joseph Claghorn and with great pictorial endpapers. Printed on good quality coated paper. Very scarce and a remarkable copy.

$250.00

DOLLVILLE RAILROAD
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DOLLVILLE RAILROAD

By LAWRENCE, JOSEPHINE

CLAGHORN, JOSEPH. TOYS. THE DOLLVILLE RAILROAD by Josephine Lawrence. NY: Barse (1928). 12mo (4 1/4 x 5 1/2"), pictorial boards, 48p., pictorial paste-on, Fine condition in Fine dust wrapper. The story tells about the daily life of the dolls in the attic, including the members of Noah's Ark, and how the train set saves the day. Illustrated with 8 color plates by Joseph Claghorn and with great pictorial endpapers. Printed on good quality coated paper. Very scarce and a remarkable copy.

$250.00

WHAT'S THAT
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WHAT'S THAT

hall, evelyn gladys. CLOTH BOOK. WHAT'S THAT? London: Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd., no date, circa 1907. 8vo, (6 x 8 1/4"), pictorial cloth, As New. Featuring charming color illustrations by Evelyn Gladys Hall with Sunbonnet Babies on the cover and in color on every page showing an array of more than 50 children's toys including Golliwog, Japanese doll, Noah's Ark and more. Cope #90, also pictured.

$300.00

POOR CECCO
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POOR CECCO

By BIANCO, MARGERY

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. POOR CECCO by Margery Williams Bianco. NY: George Doran (1925). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 3/4"), blue gilt cloth, some cover soil and foxing, VG. 1st edition 1st issue with pictorial endpapers (this precedes the U.K. Edition). Illustrated by Rackham with 7 fabulous and large tipped in color plates plus black and whites in-text. This is a charming fantasy tale about dolls and toys, written by the author of the Velveteen Rabbit.

$350.00

TALKING DOLLS
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TALKING DOLLS

By MILLS, G.R.

SARG, TONY. (SARG,TONY)illus. THE TALKING DOLLS by G.R. Mills and Zaida Nelson. NY: Greenberg (1930). 4to (8 1/4 x 11 1/4"), pictorial cloth, tiny bit of edge fading else Fine in VG dust wrapper faded on bottom edge and with a small corner piece chipped. The story tells the tale of 2 little dolls named Annabel & Frances who could talk. Featuring Sarg's brightly colored full page and in-text illustrations throughout. There are also lovely decorative borders on each page of text and pictorial endpapers.

$175.00

TOYS' ADVENTURES AT THE ZOO
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TOYS' ADVENTURES AT THE ZOO

By WHITE, GWEN

WHITE, GWEN. PICTURE BOOK. THE TOYS' ADVENTURES AT THE ZOO by Gwen White. London: London: A & C Black 1929. 8 x 11", white pictorial cloth, slightest bit of cover soil else near Fine. 1st edition. When Mary goes to sleep, her toys get together to visit their relatives at the zoo. Illustrated by the author with charming full page and smaller color lithographs in typical 20's - 30's style. THIS COPY IS SIGNED AND DATED 1929 BY THE AUTHOR.

$250.00

GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS
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GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS

By PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA

PETERSHAMS. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS. NY: Viking, 1933 (1933). 4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest bit of edge wear else fine in VG+ dust wrapper chipped at spine ends. 1st edition of one of the most desirable and (arguably the best) books illustrated by the Petershams. This is the story of an old worn-out horse and an old Hungarian toy soldier and their adventures in a far-away toyland. Illustrated with incredible full page color lithographs plus full page and in-text lithos. A most beautiful and enchanting book in nice condition, increasingly scarce. (5 Years of Children's Books p. 59).

$425.00

POOR CECCO
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POOR CECCO

By BIANCO, MARGERY

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. POOR CECCO by Margery (Williams) Bianco. NY: Geo. Doran (1925). 4to, vellum - like backed blue boards, spine very slightly toned, owner bookplate, a FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL SLIP CASE with the limitation number of the book also inked on the case (case flaps mended but VG). LIMITED TO ONLY 105 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY BIANCO. Illustrated by Rackham with 7 fabulous and very large tipped-in color plates with tissue guards plus pictorial endpapers and black & whites in text. Margery Williams was born in London but moved to the U.S. when she was nine years old. Her first children's stories were published in London where she lived for a short time, met her husband and had two children, one of whom was a son named Cecco. In 1921 the family moved back to the United States and it was in the U.S. that she wrote her most famous book The VELVETEEN RABBIT. NEVER ISSUED IN ENGLAND AS A LIMITED EDITION, Poor Cecco is a notorious rarity in the Rackham world and this is a magnificent copy of the book.

$9500.00

TOY TIME
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TOY TIME

By BARTO, A.

KOUZNETSOV, K.. RUSSIAN. (KOUZENETSOV) TOY TIME by A. Barto trans. from Russian by Herbert Marshall. Moscow: Mejdubarodnaya Kniga no date, ca 1935. 4to (8 3/4 x 11 1/4"), pictorial wraps, slight cover soil else VG+. Color illustrations on every page in typical Russian post-Revolutionary style by K. KOUZNETSOV, all featuring various toys. Verses accomapny the illustrations with the final 2 pages containing musical notation and songs. English trnslations of Russian picture books are not common.

$150.00

POOR CECCO
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POOR CECCO

By BIANCO, MARGERY

RACKHAM, ARTHUR. (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. POOR CECCO by Margery Bianco. NY: Doran (1925). 4to (7 1/2 x 9 3/4"), blue gilt cloth, Fine in dust wrapper with piece off bottom edge and top of spine. 1st US edition, first issue with pictorial endpapers. Illustrated by Rackham with 7 fabulous color plates plus black and whites in-text to accompany this charming fantasy tale by the author of the Velveteen Rabbit about dolls and toys. Scarce with the dust wrapper.

$850.00

CHILDREN'S TOYS OF YESTERDAY
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CHILDREN'S TOYS OF YESTERDAY

By HOLME

TOYS. CHILDREN'S TOYS OF YESTERDAY edited by C.G. Holme. London: The Studio 1932. Large 4to (8 1/4 x 11 1/2"), cloth, Fine in dust wrapper (dw only slightly worn). This is an excellent reference source on early toys, profusely illustrated with photos throughout including dolls, toy soldiers, Noah's Ark, mechanical toys and much more, Unusually nice copy.

$125.00

GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS
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GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS

By PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA

PETERSHAMS. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS. NY: Viking 1933 (1933). 4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some tip and edge rubbing else. 1st edition of one of the Petersham's most desired books. This is the story of an old worn out horse and an old Hungarian toy soldier and their adventures in toyland. Printed by Rudge and illustrated with incredible full and partial page color lithos plus full page and in-text black and white lithos. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY BOTH PETERSHAMS. (See 5 Years of Children's Books p.59)

$200.00

TOPS AND WHISTLES
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TOPS AND WHISTLES

By BAILEY, CAROLYN SHERWIN

PAULL, GRACE. TOYS. TOPS AND WHISTLES by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey. NY: Viking 1937 (1937). 8vo, (6 1/4 x 9"), pictorial. cloth, 193p., Fine in dust wrapper. 1st ed. True stories about early American toys and dolls and their young owners (Jenny Lind paper doll, Letitia Penn doll, etc.) illustrated with lovely lithographs by GRACE PAULL. THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY BAILEY AND PAULL!

$150.00

MECHANICAL TOYS

By Bartolomew, Charles

TOYS. MECHANICAL TOYS by Charles Bartholomew. Secaucas: Chartwell, (1979). 4to, cloth, 156p., Fine in sl. worn dw. Examines the progression of mechanical toys from earliest times to our recent past, illus. in color, appendices.

$50.00

LOOK HERE
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LOOK HERE

CLOTH BOOK. LOOK HERE. London: Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd., no date, ca 1915. 8vo, (6 3/4 x 9"), pictorial cloth, As New. Charming color illustrations in color on every page showing an array of children's toys including Noah's Ark, doll's house and more. Dean Rag Book 342.

$300.00

TOY TIME

By BARTO, A.

KOUZNETSOV, K.. RUSSIAN. TOY TIME by A. Barto trans. from Russian by Herbert Marshall. Moscow: Mejdubarodnaya Kniga nd ca 1935. 4to, pict. wraps, small margin rips and faint stain else VG. Color illustrations on every page in typical Russian post-Revolutionary style by K. KOUZNETSOV, all featuring various toys. Verses accomapny the illustrations with the final 2 pages containing musical notation and songs. Unusual.

$125.00

JOURNEY OF THE TOYS
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JOURNEY OF THE TOYS

By RAHR, RUTH AND WILLIAM

ERTZ, BRUNO. TOYS. JOURNEY OF THE TOYS by Ruth and William Rahr. (Manitowoc, Wi: Color Craft Printers 1934 third printing). 4to, blue cloth, pict. paste-on, 88p. Fine. The adventures of humanized toys, beautifully illustrated in bright, bold colors on every page by BRUNO ERTZ in typical 30's style and equally as beautifully printed in the tradition of German color printing of the 30's.

$100.00

TINKER TIM THE TOY MAKER
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TINKER TIM THE TOY MAKER

By GRANT, VERNON

GRANT, VERNON. GRANT,VERNON. TINKER TIM THE TOY MAKER. Racine: Whit (1934) 4to, pict.bds, sl. edge and tip wear else VG. Illustrated by Grant with bright, full page color illus and pict. ep's, done in his unique style. Buzz travels to "Behind The Clouds Town"- a charming fantasy by the creator of that famous Kellogg trio Snap, Crackle and Pop.

$150.00

TRIP TO TOYLAND
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TRIP TO TOYLAND

By MAYER, HENRY

MAYER, HENRY. PICTURE BOOK. A TRIP TO TOYLAND by Henry Mayer. Lond: Grant Richards 1900. Oblong folio, cloth backed pictorial boards, tips slightly rubbed and very slight cover soil, VG-Fine. 1st edition. Every other page has a vivid full page color illustration (printed on one side of page). The story tells the fantasy adventures of Dumpy Babe who visits Toyland where toys come alive. Due to its large size, few copies of this title survive intact. A fantastic book, engraved and printed by EDMUND EVANS.

$1200.00

GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS
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GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS

By PETERSHAM, MAUD AND MISKA

PETERSHAMS. PETERSHAM,MAUD & MISKA. GET-A-WAY AND HARY JANOS. NY: Viking, 1933. 4to, cloth backed pict. bds, fine in dw with some chips and mends. 1st edition of one of the most desirable and (arguably the best) books illustrated by the Petershams. This is the story of an old worn-out horse and an old Hungarian toy soldier and their adventures in a far-away toyland. Illustrated with incredible full page color lithos plus full page and in-text lithos. A most beautiful and enchanting book in nice condition, increasingly scarce. (5 Years of Children's Books p. 59).

$375.00

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