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FLOWER CHILDREN
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FLOWER CHILDREN

By GORDON, ELIZABETH

ROSS, PENNY. VOLLAND. (ROSS,PENNY) FLOWER CHILDREN by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago: Volland (1910, 34th edition). 8vo (6 x 9 1/8"), pictorial boards, FINE IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX (slight split on corner else VG+). Illustrated by M.T. [PENNY] ROSS with color pictorial endpapers plus color illustrations on every page with verse below. Each picture depicts a different humanized flower. A great copy.

$300.00

BEDTIME STORY CALENDAR
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BEDTIME STORY CALENDAR

By BURGESS, THORNTON

BURGESS,THORNTON. THE BEDTIME STORY CALENDAR: Enchanting Tales of Field and Forest Playmates for Little People. Chicago: Volland 1915. 5 1/2 " wide x 11" tall, paper wraps bound with silk tassels, [54]p. incl. title page plus 1p. ad, some cover soil and strengthening on blank bottom inside cover, VG. Printed on rectos only, there are 53 stories featuring all of Burgess' popular characters, illustrated in blue and black by an unknown hand (initialed "D"). The cover is in full color in typical Volland style. Nice copies are hard to find. Wright p.57.

$375.00

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

BUDDY JIM
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BUDDY JIM

By GORDON, ELIZABETH

RAE, JOHN. VOLLAND. BUDDY JIM by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago: Volland (1922, no additional printings). 8vo (6 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, Fine condition, 1st edition. The story is about a littly boy, his dog and other animals they encounter. Beautifully illustrated in rich colors throughout by JOHN RAE. Nice copy.

$175.00

QUACKY DOODLES' AND DANNY DADDLES' BOOK
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QUACKY DOODLES' AND DANNY DADDLES' BOOK

By HUBBELL, ROSE STRONG

GRUELLE, JOHNNY. (GRUELLE,JOHNNY)illus. QUACKY DOODLES' AND DANNY DADDLES' BOOK by Rose String Hubbell. Chicago: Volland (1916, ninth printing). 8vo (6 1/4 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, tail of spine chipped and some minor repair to spine, else tight, clean and VG+. The story centers around the toy duck named Quacky Doodles and his friend Teddy Bear and other toy friends. Illustrated in color on every page by Gruelle and with silhouette endpapers. One of the rarest if not the rarest Gruelle book.

$850.00

REYNARD THE FOX & OTHER FABLES
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REYNARD THE FOX & OTHER FABLES

By LA FONTAINE

RAE, JOHN. FABLES. REYNARD THE FOX & OTHER FABLES adapted from the French of La Fontaine by W.T. Larned. Joliet: Volland (1925). 8vo (6 x 9 1/8"), pictorial boards, slight bit of rubbing else Fine in pictorial box with light rubbing. 1st edition of this VOLLAND NATURE CHILDREN BOOK (no other printings listed). Beautifully illustrated by JOHN RAE with pictorial endpapers and many rich color illustrations throughout the text.

$350.00

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

VOLLAND BOOK CATALOGUE:  BOOKS GOOD FOR CHILDREN
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VOLLAND BOOK CATALOGUE: BOOKS GOOD FOR CHILDREN

VOLLAND. VOLLAND BOOK CATALOGUE: BOOKS GOOD FOR CHILDREN. no date, circa 1929. 3.5 x 6", pictorial wraps, 35p., Fine. This is an annotated and illustrated catalogue of Volland books arranged in categories according to Volland series. Includes the Volland Mother Goose, Jolly Kid Alphabet, Beloved Belindy and much more. Each of the titles is illustrated in black and white and with great color covers by Ellery Friend. Rare.

$400.00

VOLLAND BOOK CATALOGUE:  BOOKS GOOD FOR CHILDREN
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VOLLAND BOOK CATALOGUE: BOOKS GOOD FOR CHILDREN

VOLLAND. VOLLAND BOOK CATALOGUE: BOOKS GOOD FOR CHILDREN. no date, circa 1928. 6 x 9 1/4"), pictorial wraps, 16p., near Fine. This is an annotated and illustrated catalogue of more than 150 Volland books arranged in categories according to Volland series. Includes the Volland Mother Goose, Jolly Kid Alphabet, Beloved Belindy and much more. The cover of every title is illustrated in color and there is a great color covers by Johnny Gruelle. Rare.

$450.00

BIRD CHILDREN
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BIRD CHILDREN

By GORDON

ROSS. VOLLAND. BIRD CHILDREN: the little playmates of the flower children by Elizabeth Gordon. Chicago: Volland (1912 37th printing). 8vo (6 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, slight cover soil and rubbing at bottom of spine else VG+. Illustrated by M.T. (Penny) ROSS with pictorial endpapers plus more than 80 wonderful color illustrations of his humanized birds. Well printed with sharp reproductions and a nice copy.

$150.00

LUCY LOCKET THE DOLL WITH THE POCKET
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LUCY LOCKET THE DOLL WITH THE POCKET

By RAE, JOHN

RAE, JOHN. [VOLLAND]. LUCY LOCKET THE DOLL WITH THE POCKET written and illustrated by John Rae. Akron: Saalfield (1928, this circa 1930's). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 1/2"), pictorial boards, slightest bit of wear to spine ends else Fine. Originally published by Gordon Volland. The story is about the adventures of an old-fashioned doll that comes alive when loved. Written by Rae and beautifully illustrated by him with wonderful full page and smaller color illustrations and in color and silhouette in text.

$200.00

SMALL FRY AND THE WINGED HORSE
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SMALL FRY AND THE WINGED HORSE

By CAMPBELL, RUTH

TENGGREN, GUSTAF. (TENGGREN,GUSTAF)illus. SMALL FRY AND THE WINGED HORSE by Ruth Campbell. Joliet: Volland (1927 6th edition). 8vo (6 1/2 x 8 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slight tip wear else fine in dust wrapper (dw Good with pieces off spine ends and corners and larger piece off rear panel, closed tear). Illustrated by Tenggren with beautiful pictorial endpapers plus many full page and partial page color illustrations to accompany this fantasy. A VOLLAND GOLDEN YOUTH book. Quite scarce in dw.

$175.00

FRIENDS OF JIMMY

By KAY, GERTRUDE

KAY, GERTRUDE. KAY,GERTRUDE. THE FRIENDS OF JIMMY by Gertrude Kay. Chicago: Volland (1926 4th printing). 8vo (6 1/4 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, Fine in pictorial box (box only slightly worn). Written and illustrated by Kay. This is a charming fantasy tale illustrated by Kay with full page color illustrations plus many in text color illus. as well. This is a beautiful copy of this Volland Nature Children Book.

$200.00

BELOVED BELINDY
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BELOVED BELINDY

By GRUELLE, JOHNNY

GRUELLE, JOHNNY. BLACK INTEREST. (GRUELLE,JOHNNY) BELOVED BELINDY. Joliet: Volland (1926, seventeenth printing). 8vo (6 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, FINE IN PICTORIAL BOX. A Raggedy Ann story this features Belindy, the Black "mammy" doll. Illustrated with bright colors by Gruelle. A scarce Gruelle title, rarely found so nice in the box.

$750.00

ON THE FARM
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ON THE FARM

By HART, RUBY

HART, RUBY. VOLLAND. IN THE WOODS by Ruby Hart. NY: Algonquin (Volland 1931). 8vo (6 7/8 x 8 1/4"), pictorial linen-like wraps, rear cover faded a bit else Fine condition. Originally published by Volland, this is an Algonquin Happy Book essentially identical to the Volland except for publisher name. Illustrated in art deco style with rich full page and smaller illustrations by Ruby Hart. An unusual Volland format and a scarce title.

$50.00

PIGGY-WIGGY
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PIGGY-WIGGY

By HART, RUBY

HART, RUBY. (VOLLAND). PIGGY-WIGGY by Ruby Hart. NY: Algonquin (Volland 1931). 8vo (6 3/4 x 8 1/4"), imitation linen-like pictorial wrappers, light soil and name in margin, VG. Originally a Volland Flaxtex Book, this is an Algonquin reprint with striking art deco color illustrations on every page by the author.

$75.00

ANIMAL CHILDREN
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ANIMAL CHILDREN

By KIRKWOOD, EDITH

ROSS, M.T.. VOLLAND. ANIMAL CHILDREN by Edith Kirkwood. Chicago: Volland (1913 26th ed.). 8vo (6 1/4 x 9 1/4"), pictorial boards, slightest bit of cover soil else FINE IN ORIGINAL PICTORIAL BOX. This Volland Nature Children Book has fabulous color illustrations on every page by PENNY ROSS depicting a variety of humanized animals (plus pictorial endpapers). Fine sharp reproductions. A great copy of a scarce and desirable Volland title.

$350.00

WILDLING PRINCESS
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WILDLING PRINCESS

By FOX, FRANCES MARGARET

PERKINS, JOHN EDWARD. VOLLAND. THE WILDLING PRINCESS by Frances Margaret Fox. Joliet: Volland (1929). 8vo, cloth, 79p., Fine in chipped dust wrapper. 1st ed. of this title in the Inglenook Series. Little Princess Buttercup is neglected by the King and Queen of Fogotten Land. Illus. by JOHN PERKINS in the style of Janet Laura Scott with fabulous color pictorial endpapers, 10 color plates, pictorial title, pictorial borders on text pages and with other black and whites in text. A wonderful and scarce Volland title.

$225.00

MAGICAL LAND OF NOOM
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MAGICAL LAND OF NOOM

By GRUELLE, JOHNNY

GRUELLE, JOHNNY. GRUELLE,JOHNNY. THE MAGICAL LAND OF NOOM. Chicago: Volland (1922). 4to (7 1/4 x 9 3/4"), green cloth spine, pictorial boards, MINT IN BOX! (box only slightly rubbed). 1st edition second state (spine green instead of gold). of this desirable and scarce Gruelle book. Johnny and Janey fly to the moon and have many other fantastic adventures. Illustrated with 12 color plates plus a profusion of black and whites in text and pictorial endpapers. This is a superb copy, rare in this condition with the box.

$1500.00

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