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Image for Fables De La Fontaine, Illustrees par Benjamin Rabier, 310 Compositions dont 85 en Couleurs ( French Language Edition / Facsimile of the 1906  Jules Tallandier Edition )( Illustrations in Colour and B&W )( 239 Stories )

Fables De La Fontaine, Illustrees par Benjamin Rabier, 310 Compositions dont 85 en Couleurs ( French Language Edition / Facsimile of the 1906 Jules Tallandier Edition )( Illustrations in Colour and B&W )( 239 Stories )

By: de La Fontaine, Jean; Preface par HERGE ( Georges Prosper Remi ); Illustrees par Benjamin Rabier

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Paris, France, Paris, France: Edition Tallandier, 1982 ( Facsimile of the 1906 Edition ), 1st Edition (thus), First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164669

ISBN: 2235013015

Condition: Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Fine example, an exact facsimile of the scarce 1906 edition, really quite lovely, all text is in French, spectacular illustrations in colour and b&w, 311 pages, extra shipping may be required depending upon destination ---if an issue please inquire before ordering, one of a numbered edition, a real beauty, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Le Petit Prince, Avec des Aquarelles De L'auteur -par Antoine De Saint-Exupery (avec Un Bonus DVD Lu Par  Gerard Philipe )( French Edition En Étui )

Le Petit Prince, Avec des Aquarelles De L'auteur -par Antoine De Saint-Exupery (avec Un Bonus DVD Lu Par Gerard Philipe )( French Edition En √Čtui )

By: de Saint-Exupery, Antoine; (avec Un Bonus Video, lu par Gerard Philipe )

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, Paris, France: Gallimard, 2013, 1st Edition Thus: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164459

Condition: Fine (see description)


------------softcover in slipcase with bonus DVD, a Fine unread example of this enduring classic, includes the author's illustrations, the DVD is 40 minutes long, book and DVD are en francais (in French ), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///. View more info

Image for Flowers of Delight from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, An Agreeable Garland of Prose & Poetry for the Instruction & Amusement of Lttle Masters & Misses & Their Distinguished Parents 750 Woodcuts & Engravings 125 in Colour ( 1765 - 1830)

Flowers of Delight from the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, An Agreeable Garland of Prose & Poetry for the Instruction & Amusement of Lttle Masters & Misses & Their Distinguished Parents 750 Woodcuts & Engravings 125 in Colour ( 1765 - 1830)

By: De Vries, Leonard / The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1965, 1st edition, First Printing: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159182

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 7.75 x 10.25 inches, a Near Fine copy in a very lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 232 pages, absolutely packed with b&w and colour illustrations taken from 18th and 19th century children's books, sections include: Children in the Woods; Stories of Instruction and Delight; Filial Duty; Little Rhymes for Little Folks; Early Seeds to Produce Spring Apples; The daisy (all about young girls); The Book of Games; Dame Truelove's tales; Filial Affection; The waggon Load of Money; Rural Scenes or a Peep into the Country; The Affectioante Parent's Gift and the Good Child'... View more info

Image for No Mistaking Corker  ---by Monica Edwards (The First Punchbowl Farm Book )

No Mistaking Corker ---by Monica Edwards (The First Punchbowl Farm Book )

By: Edwards, Monica

Price: $30.29

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Collins, 1948, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing: 1948

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161111

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5.25w x 7.75h inches, a solid Good to very Good example, spine of the book is somewhat faded although the spine of the jacket is not, ink name, store stamp from an Australian bookshop ( Allan's of Adelaide ), a bit of foxing to endpapers, in an attractive Good price clipped dustjacket with some chips and tears, ---from the front flap: Which of the brown carthorse mares was really Corker, is the mystery that runs through this story of a caravan journey to the sea. Lindsey keeps the log of of the family's wandering, and it is good to read because it is about such re... View more info

Image for General John:  A Story for Boy Scouts and Others -by Evelyn Everett-Green ( in a Dustjacket )

General John: A Story for Boy Scouts and Others -by Evelyn Everett-Green ( in a Dustjacket )

By: Everett-Green, Evelyn (AKA: cecil Adair; Evelyn Dare; E Ward; H F E )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: S W Partridge edition, no Date (circa 1934), 1st Printing: 1934

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150173

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in an attractive Good dustjacket, piece missing from spine of jacket with some fading to the cloth of the spine resulting, prize plate dated 1934, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Stories By Juliana Horatia Ewing, Illustrated - Edna Cooke ( Jackanapes; Mary's Meadow; So-So; Very Ill-Tempered Family; Lob Lie-by-the-Fire; Peace Egg; Daddy Darwin's Dovecote; Dandelion Clocks; Old Father Christmas; Kyrkegrim Turned Preacher Short Life)

Stories By Juliana Horatia Ewing, Illustrated - Edna Cooke ( Jackanapes; Mary's Meadow; So-So; Very Ill-Tempered Family; Lob Lie-by-the-Fire; Peace Egg; Daddy Darwin's Dovecote; Dandelion Clocks; Old Father Christmas; Kyrkegrim Turned Preacher Short Life)

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia ( Illustrated By Edna Cooke )

Price: $98.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Dial Press, 1935, 1st Dial Edition (?), First Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156167

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover in the original box issued with the book, book is about 7.25 x 9.25 inches, a lovely Near Fine copy, very dark blue cloth which might actually be black as it is very dark, gilt lettering, colour paste-down on the front board reproduces the jacket art, this book was issued with the upper edge of the text block in yellow ---that yellow upper edge is still as bright and clean as the first day of issue, a very faint bit of browning to the front and rear blank endpapers from the dustjacket flap, a very slight erasure mark on front blank endpaper, no writing in the book, tight ... View more info

Image for Mandrake the Magician and the Midnight Monster - Based on the Famous Newspaper Strip / Better Little Book # 1431 - Whitman Publishing

Mandrake the Magician and the Midnight Monster - Based on the Famous Newspaper Strip / Better Little Book # 1431 - Whitman Publishing

By: Falk, Lee and Phil Davis / Whitman Publishing Better Little Book # 1431

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing / Better Little Book, 1939, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158539

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------small chunky hardcover, about 3.5 x 4.5 x 1.25 inches, decorated boards and spine, a solid Good copy, some overall wear and rubbing, rubbed corners and edges, short tear at lower spine tip, front blank endpaper is missing, a bit of age toning to paper. nice Phil Davis colour covers, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Before Beaumont Hamel: The Royal Newfoundland Regiment 1775 - 1815 ( Regimental History )

Before Beaumont Hamel: The Royal Newfoundland Regiment 1775 - 1815 ( Regimental History )

By: Fardy, B D ( Bernard )

Price: $25.01

Publisher: St John's, Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.: Creative Book Publishing, 1995, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158628

ISBN: 1895387582

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------softcover, a Near Fine copy, feels unread, 203 pages, b&w photos and illustrations, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Mitchell Family Series:  The Gift Wrapped Pony; The Calf on Shale Hill; Eight Days at Guara; Shadow Summer -BOOKS 1, 2, 3 and 4 -FOUR VOLUMES -by Anne Farrell

The Mitchell Family Series: The Gift Wrapped Pony; The Calf on Shale Hill; Eight Days at Guara; Shadow Summer -BOOKS 1, 2, 3 and 4 -FOUR VOLUMES -by Anne Farrell

By: Farrell, Anne

Price: $65.93

Publisher: Australia, Australia: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1974, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1st Edition, First and 2nd Printings: 1974

Edition: First Edition, First & Later Printings

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153976

ISBN: 0340193212

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are Very Good+, gift inscription in one volume, some slightly bumped corners, bump on bottom edge of one board of CALF, all in Very Good or better dustjackets except PONY which is a Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, all are 1st printings except PONY which is a 2nd printing, all in uniform size, the complete series, have mylar protectors on the jackets, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

His First Kangaroo An Australian Story For Boys

By: Ferres, Arthur (penname for John William Kevin )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie and Son, No Date (circa 1900 ), 1st Edition (?), First Printing: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151039

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, ink name, a bit of age toning to paper, no dustjacket as issued, colour frontispiece as well as 3 b&w plates, nice copy with illustration on front board and spine, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Elsie's Children  ( Elsie Dinsmore series)

Elsie's Children ( Elsie Dinsmore series)

By: Finley, Martha ( Farquharson ), Illustrated by Peacock

Price: $22.37

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: George Routledge, No Date, (ca. 1932 ), Presumed 1st Printing: 1932

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155710

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, red cloth, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, front blank endpaper has been removed, age toning to endpapers, in a chipped and torn Good dustjacket with a bit of loss at spine tips, some light wear and tear but overall an attractive copy in the scarce dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

In The Beginning: The Art of Genesis -a Bible Pop-Up Book (popups include: The Creation; Adam and Eve; Noah's Ark; Tower of Babel; Jacob's Dream of a Ladder to Heaven (with stained glass windows ); Joseph in Egypt )

By: Fischer, Chuck ( Pop-Up Book for the Book of Genesis )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Little, Brown, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164615

ISBN: 0316118427

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, about 9.25 x 10.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, essentially pretty much as new, all pop-ups are intact with one having a small tape repair, super pop-ups with lots of smaller booklets and info added to the pop-ups, as well there are full page with additional info hidden beneath one of the pop-ups (hidden page slides out ), a spectacular example of paper engineering, the TOWER of BABEL popup is about 16 inches or more high when fully extended !!, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Flavius Josephus: Wee Little Books: Bible Stories from the Old Testament --- Story of Moses ---with Story of Gideon ---with Story of David ---with Story of Ruth and Naomi ---with Story of Joseph ---with Story of Daniel -6 Volumes / Books in Original Box

By: Flavius Josephus / Whitman Publishing Company

Price: $22.37

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, Racine, WI: Whitman, 1934, 1st Edition, First Printing (presumed ): 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153371

Condition: Good (see description)


----------6 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), all Good or better with soiled and darkened spines, still look very nice, small tear on fore edge of Moses ( poor Moses ), in the origianl box which is Good only being torn and soiled, these books measure 3" x 3 1/2", some age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Lim of Hong Kong -by Conon Fraser (a Story About Special Squad, CID, Hong Kong Police Force )

Lim of Hong Kong -by Conon Fraser (a Story About Special Squad, CID, Hong Kong Police Force )

By: Fraser, Conon; Foreword By A C Maxwell, CMG, Commissioner of Police Hong Kong 1953 - 1959

Price: $25.01

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Blackie, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157776

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Good to Very Good price clipped dustjacket with some small chips and some short closed tears, super cover art which wraps around onto the spine, Conon Fraser was a television presenter in New Zealand hosting The World Around Us / and produced Pictorial Magazine which was also known as Looking at New Zealand./ and was instrumental in the documentaries The Oyster Men, The Years Back, Children of the Mist, Off The Ground, a three-part series dealing with the history of aviation in New Zealand, Tarawera, Beyond The Roaring Forties - The St... View more info

Image for Pet of the Met -by Lydia and Don Freeman

Pet of the Met -by Lydia and Don Freeman

By: Freeman, Lydia and Don

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: The Viking Press, 1968, 1st Edition, 6th Printing: 1968

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163413

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hard cover, about 10w x 8.25h inches, a Near Fine example, faint age toning to the cloth boards, in a chipped and torn Fair only dustjacket, lower corner of front flap is clippedas well as the price, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Faeries Pop-Up Book -by Brian Froud and Alan Lee (inc. Fairies, Goblins, Spriggans, Leprechauns, Pixies, Kobolds, Sprites, etc)( Popup Book )

The Faeries Pop-Up Book -by Brian Froud and Alan Lee (inc. Fairies, Goblins, Spriggans, Leprechauns, Pixies, Kobolds, Sprites, etc)( Popup Book )

By: Froud, Brian, Alan Lee

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Kestrel Books (adapted from the Abrams Edition ), 1980, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165138

ISBN: 0722657056

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 7.75w x 10.75h inches, a Near Fine example, no dustjacket as issued, adapted from the mega-popular Faeries book by Alan Lee and Brian Froud, this early popup book does not have the complex paper / folding technology of modern day popup books (like Sabuda ) but definitely has the charm of the Lee/Froud production, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo..///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Guilt and Gingerbread -by Leon Garfield, Illustrated By Fritz Wegner

Guilt and Gingerbread -by Leon Garfield, Illustrated By Fritz Wegner

By: Garfield, Leon

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Middlesex, UK: Viking Kestrel, 1984, 1st Edition , First Printing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158120

ISBN: 0670800120

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.5 x 8.75 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, small black dot on bottom edge of text block, ---"Giorgio is a poor student in search of a fortune. All he has in the world...are his good looks. So one day he sets off on his horse to try to win the hand of a rich and beautiful princess. The Princess Charlotte, he is told, rules with a heart of gold, which would be a treasure beyond compare to gain. On his way, Giorgio is waylaid by an old woman who makes a wicked suggestion: she will help him to succeed in his quest if he will bring her... View more info

Image for Walt Disney's Treasury of Silly Symphonies / Harry N Abrams Edition / Walt Disney )(inc. Three Little Pigs; Ugly Duckling; Santa's Workshop; Lullaby Land; Elmer Elephant; Little Hiawatha; Night Before Christmas; Water Babies; Peculiar Penguins; etc)

Walt Disney's Treasury of Silly Symphonies / Harry N Abrams Edition / Walt Disney )(inc. Three Little Pigs; Ugly Duckling; Santa's Workshop; Lullaby Land; Elmer Elephant; Little Hiawatha; Night Before Christmas; Water Babies; Peculiar Penguins; etc)

By: Geis, Darlene (ed.) ( Walt Disney Silly Symphonies )( Harry N Abrams edition)

Price: $52.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Harry N Abrams, 1981, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164923

ISBN: 0810908131

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine example, small mark on front blank endpaper, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with some small nicks and flaking at spine tips, 248 pages, colour illustrations throughout, includes a FILMOGRAPHY of the complete SILLY SYMPHONIES cartoon slassics, this edition includes: The Three Little Pigs; The Ugly Duckling; The Pied Piper; Santa's Workshop; Lullaby Land; The Grasshopper and the Ant; The Tortoise and the Hare; The Country Cousin; The Wise Little Hen; Elmer Elephant; Peculiar Penguins; Three Orphan Kittens; Flowers and Trees; The Old Mill; Water babies; O... View more info

Image for The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Including Little Ragged Blossom and Little Obelia (inc. Tales and Further Adventures )

The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie Including Little Ragged Blossom and Little Obelia (inc. Tales and Further Adventures )

By: Gibbs, May

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson ( A&R ) / harperCollins ( Harper Collins ), 2007, 1st Edition thus, Later Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165130

ISBN: 0732284287

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, ---"The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie combines in one edition May Gibbs' much-loved classics, The Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (first published in 1918) and its two sequels, Little Ragged Blossom (1920) and Little Obelia (1921). ---Quintessentially Australian, these delightful tales have never been out of print; indeed the fantasy world of May Gibbs has been a source of continual fascination for generations of children. May's is a world filled with fears and excitement and adventures both extraordinary and everyday. A world p... View more info

Image for Michael Hague's World of Unicorns with Three Dimensional, Movable Illustrations ( Illustrated by Michael Hague Illustrations )( Pop-Ups and Moveable parts)

Michael Hague's World of Unicorns with Three Dimensional, Movable Illustrations ( Illustrated by Michael Hague Illustrations )( Pop-Ups and Moveable parts)

By: Hague, Michael ( Paper Engineering [ Pop-Ups ] By John Strejan and Rodger Smith )

Price: $23.69

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164967

ISBN: 0805000704

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example (inside and out), , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info