SEUSS, Dr. [Theodor Seuss Geisel].
The Sneetches and Other Stories. New York, Random House, 1961.
Four separate stories with themes of tolerance and diversity, comprising: “The Sneetches”, “The Zax”, “Too Many Daves”, and “What Was I Scared Of?”. The National Education Association of America named the book one of its “Teachers’ Top 100 Books for…£200.00
BOND, Michael; Fred Banbery, artist.
[PADDINGTON BEAR] ‘He opened his suitcase and peered inside’, [c.1973].
A charming preliminary pencil study of Paddington searching optimistically inside his suitcase for sufficient money to pay for the vast quantity of shopping he has piled up, for Michael Bond’s Paddington Goes Shopping (1973, pp.24-25).£1,200.00
BOND, Michael; Fred Banbery, artist.
[PADDINGTON BEAR] “Perhaps you’d like to tell him he’s won a free supply of groceries”, [c.1973].
A wonderful coloured intermediary study by Banbery for Michael Bond’s Paddington Goes Shopping (1973, pp.30-31), with the central figure of Paddington finished to a relatively high degree.£1,500.00
Paddington takes the air. 1970.
“”The roar of excitement as Paddington mounted his horse at the gymkhana was equalled only by the groan of disappointment as he disappeared from view over the other side…”” Description First edition, 8vo., illustrations by Peggy Fortnum, ink name to…£75.00
DULAC, Edmund, Illustrator; Hans Christian Andersen.
Stories From Hans Andersen. With illustrations by Edmund Dulac.1911.
The deluxe edition of this beautiful book sold out almost immediately on publication and was one of Dulac's most successful titles. Description Large 4to., viii, 250pp., number 544 of 750 copies signed by the artist, 28 tipped-in colour plates by…£2,800.00
The Wind in the Willows. Illustrated by E. H. Shepard.1931.
LIMITED EDITION, no 55 of 200 copies, SIGNED by both Kenneth Grahame just a year before his death, and by Ernest H. Shepard. Description Limited edition. 4to, printed on hand-made paper, ONE OF 200 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY BOTH THE…£7,850.00
CARROLL, Lewis. [Various Illustrators]
Russian Alices. Illustrated editions of Alice in Wonderland from the U.S.S.R. and the Post Soviet Era. With contributions by Tatiana Ianovskaia, Olia Harris & Ella Parry-Davies.2016.
This is a complete and unexpurgated version of the text of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland enlivened by an impressive display of Russian illustration and is the very first exploration of the various Russian and Ukrainian illustrated editions of the book.…£125.00
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck. 1908.
An excellent copy of Beatrix Potter's most critically acclaimed work; in many ways the story of the trusting duck, the crafty fox and the heroic dog Shep are a modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood with a number of…£1,700.00
RACKHAM, Arthur [Illustrator]; C. S. Evans
This was one of only two works Rackham illustrated in silhouette. There is an extra coloured plate in this edition that is not in the trade edition. Description Limited edition, number 109 of 850 copies signed by Rackham, 4to., (29.5…£1,100.00
DARWIN, Bernard & Elinor [Illustrator].
The Tale of Mr. Tootleoo. .
First edition of this charming children's story in verse whose author, a grandson of Charles Darwin, is best known as a writer on golf. Description First edition. Oblong 4to., illustrated title and 22 plates by Elinor Darwin in colour lithography,…£275.00
Just So Stories. For Little Children.1902
The white pigment used in the first impression of this work is famous for its poor adhesion due to its chalky consistency. Copies unaffected with this sort of flaking are rare, and are usually later printings. Kipling’s famous stories include:…£700.00
CARROLL, Lewis [psyeud. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson].
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [together with] Through The Looking Glass With Forty-Two Illustrations by John Tenniel [and] With Fifty Illustrations by John Tenniel1870 & 1872.
Early editions, the first title published four years following the first edition in 1866, the second title first published earlier the same year; with the original and distinctive Tenniel illustrations. Description 8vo., early editions, ('Twenty-Fifth Thousand' & 'Twenty-Eigth Thousand), illustrated…£3,900.00
ROWLING, J. K.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 2007.
Description First edition, 8vo., pictorial boards and corresponding dust-jacket, bright, crisp condition, possibly unread., published 2007. Bibliography Stock ID: 95031£75.00
ROWLING, J. K.
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. 2005.
Description First edition, 8vo., pictorial boards and corresponding dust-jacket, bright, crisp condition, possibly unread., published 2005. Bibliography Stock ID: 95030£100.00
RACKHAM, Arthur, [Illustrator]; Nathaniel Hawthorne.
A Wonder Book. 
A collection of fairy tales comprising: The Gorgon's Head; The Golden Touch; The Paradise of Children; The Three Golden Apples; The Miraculous Pitcher and The Chimaera. Description Limited edition, number 476 of 600 copies signed by Rackham, 4to. (29,5 x…£1,500.00
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies. 1909.
With the notice board still present on page 14, no robin on page 81, 1st edition, Quinby 16 endpapers)A sequel to Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny , this tale uses as backdrop the garden at Gwaenynog, Denbigh, home of the…£750.00
The Little Steamroller A Story of Adventure, Mystery and Detection.1953.
Description First edition, 8vo., illustrated by Dorothy Craigie, endpapers browned, original pictorial boards, a little rubbed along extremities and at spine ends, browning to endpapers otherwise near fine., published 1953. Bibliography Stock ID: 94391£550.00
Eloise in Paris. A Book for Precocious Grown Ups.1958
Description First U.K. edition, 4to., with drawings printed in colour by Hilary Knight, modern bespoke onlaid binding of polychrome morocco crafted after an original design, of Eloise leaning on a balcony overlooking Paris by night, with Japanese floral endpapers, all…£2,250.00
LOVAT FRASER, Claud. [Illustrator]
The Woodcutter's Dog. Translated from the French of Charles Nodier. Illustrated by Claud Lovat Faser.1922.
“”Charles Nodier's fascinating story LE CHIEN DE BRISQUET, which has enthralled generations of French children, is now introduced to English children of the present day, with a few delightful illustrations by that exquisite artist, the late Claud Lovat Fraser.”” Description…£95.00
MILNE, A[lan] A[lexander].
The publisher's deluxe bindings came in three colours with green being the most favoured due its similarity to the green cloth of the regular trade edition. Description First edition. 8vo., x, , 158, pp., illustrations throughout by E. H. Shepard,…£1,750.00Search