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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

by Dahl, Roald

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964 Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman. First edition, second state, with five-line colophon. Publisher's red cloth, with the title in blind to the front board, spine lettered in gilt, black topstain; in the original first issue dust jacket designed by Schindelman, lacking the ISBN number to the rear panel, with illustration of a chocolate candy bar, Charlie, and Willy Wonka to the front panel, and illustration of Wonka dancing in front of billboards to the rear panel. Near fine, with mild dimming to gilt, some toning to foot of spine, a small nick to cloth at foot of spine, and a hint of soiling to front and rear free endpapers; good or better unclipped dust jacket, with light toning to spine and edges, 1 ½" loss to foot of spine ("Factory" missing), shallow chipping to head of spine, light soiling to front panel and front spine fold, a couple of creases to bottom of front panel, lightly nicked corners, and a few small chips to flap folds. Overall,… Read More
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Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

by White, E. B.

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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1952 First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Garth Williams. Original publisher's light tan cloth, lettered in blue and black, pictorial blue endpapers with a cobweb illustration in white; in the original pictorial dust jacket, with Garth's illustration of Fern holding Wilbur and looking at Charlotte to the front panel, lettered in black, blue, red and green. Fine book, with just a touch of rubbing to bottom corners; near fine unclipped dust jacket, with light toning to spine and upper margin of front panel, some very light surface marks to spine and front panel, a touch of soiling to panels, and two tiny chips to front flap fold. Overall, an exemplary copy of E. B. White's classic book. Charlotte's Web tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and how the farmer's daughter Fern and his spider friend Charlotte endeavor to save Wilbur from slaughter. Just as White's Stuart Little, the story of a mouse in a big city, appealed to urban American… Read More
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Fox in Socks. A Tongue Twister for Super Children

Fox in Socks. A Tongue Twister for Super Children

by Seuss, Dr. (Geisel, Theodore Seuss)

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New York: Random House, 1965 First edition, first printing in the first issue dust jacket. Original publisher's cloth, dust jacket. Near fine in a lightly worn and mildly soiled unclipped jacket with several small creases a couple nicks. A very good or better copy. Socks on Knox And Knox in box. Fox in socks on box on Knox. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

by Rowling, J. K.

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New York: Scholastic Press, 1998 Illustrated by Mary GrandPré. First American edition, first printing, in a first state dust jacket: spine lacking Year 1, dust jacket priced at $16.95 and with review from The Guardian on the rear panel. Publisher's red cloth and purple boards with diamond pattern in blind, lettered in gilt; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by GrandPré, with an illustration of Harry catching the Snitch to the front panel, illustration of Dumbledore and Hedwig to the rear panel, lettered in gilt. Near fine book with touch of wear to bottom edges of boards, previous owner's signature to front free endpaper, and a bit of soiling to rear endpapers; in a near fine unclipped dust jacket with a small nick to upper corner of front panel, and light creasing to top of front panel and spine ends. Overall, a true first printing (which is becoming exceedingly rare in collectible condition) that presents beautifully. Errington A4(a). First published by… Read More
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by Rowling, J. K.

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New York: Scholastic Press, 1999 Illustrated by Mary GrandPré. First American edition, first printing, lacking the "Year 2" statement that was added to the spine in later printings, in a first state dust jacket, which also lacks the "Year 2" statement and is priced at $17.95. Publisher's quarter green cloth and purple paper-covered boards with repeating diamond pattern, lettered in silver to spine; in the original pictorial dust jacket with GrandPré's illustration. Very good book with some soiling to exterior, small dent to top of front board, crease to bottom corner of front board, gentle lean to spine, and a bit of soiling to top edge; near fine unclipped dust jacket with just a touch of creasing to head of spine and bumping to corners. A true first printing of the second book in the Harry Potter series, in a jacket without any nicks or tears. Errington A2(c). The second volume of the Harry Potter series, this novel follows Harry and his friends during… Read More
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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by Rowling, J. K.

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New York: Scholastic Press, 1999 Illustrated by Mary GrandPré. First American edition, first printing, lacking the "Year 2" statement that was added to the spine in later printings, in a first state dust jacket, which also lacks the "Year 2" statement and is priced at $17.95. Publisher's quarter green cloth and purple paper-covered boards with repeating diamond pattern, lettered in silver to spine; in the original pictorial dust jacket with GrandPré's illustration. Near fine book with light spotting to text block edges, and just a touch of fading to bottom edge; near fine unclipped dust jacket with a bit of creasing to head of spine, and light tidemarks to verso of jacket at the bottom. A bright and attractive copy of the second book in the celebrated Harry Potter series, in its earliest dust jacket. Errington A2(c). The second volume of the Harry Potter series, this novel follows Harry and his friends during their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft… Read More
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

by Rowling, J. K.

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New York: Scholastic Press, 1999 Illustrated by Mary GrandPré. First American edition, first printing. Publisher's quarter purple cloth and teal paper-covered boards stamped in a repeating diamond pattern, lettered in metallic green to spine; in the original pictorial dust jacket designed by GrandPré with her illustration of Harry and Hermione riding Buckbeak to front board, decoratively lettered in metallic green. Head of spine very gently bumped, and light spotting to text block edges, else fine book; fine unclipped dust jacket with matching bump to head of spine. Overall, a stunning copy of the third book in the Harry Potter series. Errington A7(b). A pivotal novel in the series, The Prisoner of Azkaban was published before the series reached the level of popularity and cult following that it has today, but still managed to reach critical acclaim. In his third year at Hogwarts, Harry Potter and his friends search for the villainous outlaw Sirius Black after his escape from the… Read More
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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

by Kipling, Rudyard

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1894 Illustrated by John Lockwood Kipling, William Henry Drake, and Paul Frenzeny. First edition, first printing. Publisher's blue boards, spines lettered in gilt, pictorial jungle images based on artwork by the author's father John Lockwood Kipling stamped to the front boards in gilt, all edges gilt, green coated endpapers. Near fine, with a touch of toning to spine, light rubbing to spine ends, lightly bumped bottom right corner of front board, front free endpaper cleanly and discreetly reattached, ownership inscription to half-title page, a hint of dampstaining to bottom margin of title page, and very light spotting to some pages at front and rear of book. Overall, a bright and sturdy copy. The Jungle Book is a collection of short stories and verses, the most famous of which relate to the feral child protagonist Mowgli, a "man cub." While they can be read independently of each other, each chapter serves as a fable using animal figures to provide a moral… Read More
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The Lewis Carroll Picture Book; A Selection from the Unpublished Writings and Drawings of Lewis...

The Lewis Carroll Picture Book; A Selection from the Unpublished Writings and Drawings of Lewis Carroll, Together with Reprints from Scarce and Unacknowledged Work.

by [Carroll, Lewis]; Collingwood, Stuart Dodgson.

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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1899 Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. First edition, first printing. Publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, with Gryphon and White Rabbit to front board in gilt. Near fine, with light toning to spine, light rubbing to spine ends, a couple of gentle bumps to board edges, mild offsetting to endpapers, a bit of separation to front hinge, sound binding otherwise, and light spotting throughout text. Overall, a beautiful yet sturdy copy. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll, was an author, poet, and mathematician, best known for his fantastical children's book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865), and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass (1871). In this unique book, The Lewis Carroll Picture Book, obscure publications, drawings, and photos taken by Carroll are brought together, and contextualized by Carroll's nephew, Stuart Dodgson Collingwood. Chapters in the book include: "The Rectory… Read More
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The Lorax

The Lorax

by Seuss, Dr. (Geisel, Theodore Seuss)

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New York: Random House, 1971 Illustrated by Dr. Seuss. First edition, first printing. Publisher's pictorial paper-covered boards with an illustration of the Lorax standing on a stump to front board. Very good or better book, with some toning to boards and spine, light wear to edges, tiny dent to top edge of rear board, and a tiny spot of soiling to bottom left of front board. Overall, an excellent copy of Dr. Seuss's classic environmental book, very clean internally. In The Lorax, a boy in a heavily polluted town meets the Once-ler, who tells the boy about a time in the past when the valley was beautiful and filled with Truffula trees. The Once-ler discovered that he could convert Truffula trees into garments called Thneeds and created a booming industry in the area. A short gruff creature called the Lorax warned the Once-ler of the environmental impact of his business, but the Once-ler ignored him, until at last all the trees were gone. At the end of the book, the Once-ler, now remorseful,… Read More
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Mixed Media Collage Portrait of Kay Thompson

Mixed Media Collage Portrait of Kay Thompson

by Knight, Hilary; [Thompson, Kay]

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New York, 2017 Signed and inscribed by Knight to verso of portrait. Photographic portrait of Kay Thompson by Richard Avedon, decorated by Knight with black marker and with additional jewel decorations, affixed to the top of a plywood cutout in Thompson's likeness, left arm with a simple hinge at the elbow, dressed in a black sequin top with jeweled cuffs and holding a coq feather fan, black tulle skirt decorated with a large embroidered illustration of Eloise cut from flannel cloth and similar illustrations of Eloise's pet dog and turtle. In fine condition. This collage portrait of Kay Thompson was constructed by longtime friend and illustrator Hilary Knight for the 2017 New York Public Library exhibit titled "Hilary Knight's Stage Struck World." Knight, who illustrated Kay Thompson's famous series of children's books featuring the young Plaza Hotel resident Eloise, is known for his whimsical, theater-inspired artwork, and has cited the theater as his single most… Read More
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New York is Book Country Poster (20th Anniversary)

New York is Book Country Poster (20th Anniversary)

by Sendak, Maurice

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1998 1998. 18.5 x 27.5 poster in a 20.25 x 29.25 frame. Illustrated by Sendak. Signed by Sendak on lower right of poster. Color illustration of a Wild Thing seated in New York and preparing to carve into a stack of books with a fork and knife, with a 20th anniversary ribbon in background pulled by In the Night Kitchen character, Mickey, and his dough plane, in a black frame. Very light creases to top and left of poster, else fine. Overall, a bright and excellent example. This poster, featuring original artwork by Maurice Sendak, commemorates the 20th anniversary of New York is Book Country (NYIBC), a 5-day book fair held annually in Manhattan from 1979 to 2010 (with a pause from 2005 to 2007). The poster was issued on September 18, 1998 to raise funds for the Children's Services Division of the New York Public Library. Each year one or more posters were created for the event, with original artwork by top children's book artists, like Stan and Jan Berenstain, Charles Schulz, Edward Gorey, and… Read More
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New York is Book Country Poster (10th Anniversary).

New York is Book Country Poster (10th Anniversary).

by Sendak, Maurice

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1988 1988. 18" x 23.5" poster in a 20" x 25" frame. Illustrated by Sendak. Signed by Sendak on lower right of poster. Color illustration of a Wild Thing in New York, reading a book and leaning between Book Row establishments (Argosy, George's Abbey, Greg's Circulating Library, and others) with a "Tenth Anniversary" ribbon in his mouth, designed by Cynthia Krupat, in a black frame. Fine. Overall, a splendid example. This poster, featuring original artwork by Maurice Sendak, commemorates the 10th anniversary of New York is Book Country (NYIBC), and the 25th anniversary of Sendak's classic children's book Where the Wild Things Are (1963). NYIBC was a 5-day book fair held annually in Manhattan from 1979 to 2010 (with a pause from 2005 to 2007). This poster was issued on September 18, 1988 to raise funds for the Child Services section of the New York Public Library. Each year one or more posters were created for the book fair, with original artwork by top… Read More
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Now We Are Six
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Now We Are Six

by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander)

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London: Methuen & Co., 1927 Decorations by Ernest Howard Shepard. First edition, first printing. Limited issue, large paper edition; one of 200 copies on handmade paper, signed by Milne and Shepard, this being number 7. 4to. Publisher's tan buckram spine with salmon boards, paper title label to front board, and additional title label to rear pastedown; in the original pale green dust jacket with titles lettered in blue to front panel and spine. About fine book with a touch of soiling to front board label and front endpapers; near fine unclipped dust jacket with very minor soiling to panels and spine, light toning to spine, tiny mark to center of left spine hinge, and light edgewear including a couple of small closed tears. Overall, an excellent copy in an exceptionally clean and bright dust jacket. Housed in a custom blue quarter morocco slipcase with matching chemise. Now We Are Six is a collection of thirty-five children's poems and verses that comprises the third of four volumes in… Read More
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Now We Are Six

Now We Are Six

by Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander)

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London: Methuen & Co., 1927 Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. First edition, first printing. Publisher's red cloth with an illustration of Christopher Robin to the front board in gilt, gilt border to front board, illustration of Pooh and Piglet to the rear board in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, pictorial pale pink endpapers with illustrations of Christopher Robin and Pooh in blue; pale green dust jacket lettered and decorated with illustrations in blue. Near fine book with a touch of toning to spine, light spotting to rear pastedown, and bit of rubbing to spine ends; very good unclipped dust jacket with some toning to spine, a small chip to foot of spine that partially affects “Methuen”, light marks and two small closed tears to front panel, and a large tear to rear panel that has been repaired with tape on jacket verso. Overall, a bright copy with a very clean interior. Now We are Six is a collection of thirty-five children's poems and verses that comprises… Read More
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.

by Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns).

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London: Faber and Faber, 1939 First edition, first printing. Publisher's yellow cloth, with an illustration of two men in roller skates to the front board in red, spine lettered in red; in the original yellow pictorial dust jacket, with an illustration of a man and a line of dancing cats climbing up a ladder to the front panel, illustration of two men on roller skates to the rear panel, spine lettered in black. Very good book, with light toning to spine and board edges, light spotting to endpapers, contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper, and some occasional soiling to pages; very good unclipped dust jacket, with some toning to spine and panel edges, light pencil mark to front panel, some rubbing to spine, shallow chipping to spine ends, some light spotting and dampstaining to rear panel (dampstaining is along right margin), and light edgewear with a few short closed tears to panel edges. Overall, a pleasing copy of the true first edition of Eliot's classic work. Old Possum's Book of… Read More
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Original Celluloid of the Queen of Hearts from Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland.

by [Disney, Walt; Carroll, Lewis.]

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[Burbank, CA]: [Walt Disney Studios], [1951]., 1951 9" x 9", within a 15" x 15" frame. Gouache on celluloid drawing of the Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland, holding a flamingo mallet, colored in green, yellow, black, red, and white, with a gray background, in a glossy black frame. Fine. Overall, a bright and exemplary cel from the classic 1951 Disney film. Walt Disney's animated film Alice in Wonderland (1951) is based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There (1872). Walt Disney was inspired by Carroll's books from a young age, and his early silent "Alice Comedies" in the 1920s showed the imaginative author's influence on him. Disney purchased the rights to Tenniel's Alice illustrations in 1931 with the idea of turning the books into a film, but it wasn't until 1951 that the project was finally completed. Featuring the voices of Kathryn Beaumont,… Read More
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Queer Little People
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Queer Little People

by Stowe, Harriet Beecher

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Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1867 Illustrated. First edition, first printing. One of 2508 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed by Stowe on front flyleaf: "Mrs. Lily Fisk (?) / A New Year's Present from / H. B. Stowe." Publisher's green cloth, board margins ruled in blind, front board and spine stamped in gilt, and brown coated endpapers. Very good book, with mild rippling to cloth on boards, corners lightly worn and bumped, light wear to spine ends, spine gilt slightly dimmed, front board gilt bright and unfaded, Stowe's name written in pencil to flyleaf by a previous owner, and some light soiling to pages. Overall, a lovely copy, with Stowe's scarce inscription. BAL 19445. Queer Little People is a collection of children's short stories by 19th century author and abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Some titles included are: "The Hen that Hatched Ducks," "The Nutcracker of Nutcracker Lodge," "The Squirrels That Live in a House," "Our… Read More
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The Road to Oz

The Road to Oz

by Baum, L. Frank

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Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Co., 1909 Illustrated by John R. Neill. First edition, mixed state on different colored stock with most of the first state points present, but with the typographical damage to words "Toto on" on p. 34 and page number on p. 121 (not found in true first state); in Binding A with publisher's name on spine imprint in uppercase and lowercase letters. Publisher's original green cloth, with illustrations by John R. Neill stamped to front board, red and black pictorial endpapers; lacking dust jacket as usual. About very good, with rubbing to illustrations on boards, illustration to spine mostly faded, light wear to tail of spine and lower board corners, and some minor imperfections to pages, including a bit of soiling to bottom of pp. 76-77, and some pages with small closed tears. Overall, a solid copy of a classic title from the Oz universe. The fifth of Baum's Oz books, The Road to Oz documents Dorothy's journey with her dog Toto through a series… Read More
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The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

by Andersen, Hans Christian

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New York City: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1929 Illustrated with 48 full-page drawings and pictorial flyleaves by Katharine Beverley and Elizabeth Ellender. First edition. Publisher's red cloth, front board and spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Good, with light fading to spine, some staining and soiling to cloth, moderate to heavy dimming to front board and spine, very light spotting to endpapers, small closed tear to top edges of first three pages in book, and light scattered soiling to pages. Overall, a sturdy copy, with striking illustrations. The Snow Queen is one of Hans Christian Andersen's longest and most beloved stories. In it, two children, Kai and Gerda, are separated when Kai is taken away in a sleigh by the cold-hearted Snow Queen. Gerda travels far and wide to find her friend, encountering a sorceress, a raven, a reindeer, and other intriguing characters along the way. The Snow Queen was the inspiration for the animated Disney sensation, Frozen (2013), which won Academy Awards… Read More
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