Category: Children's / Illustrated

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DRAWN FROM LIFE

DRAWN FROM LIFE

Shepard, Ernest H.

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1961

First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A very near fine copy with no inscriptions or stamps, the pages are clean and bright and the binding square and...

4515

£45.00

HE LAY ON SOME COOL DOCK-LEAVES.

HE LAY ON SOME COOL DOCK-LEAVES. An Original Illustration from Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind In The Willows".

Shepard, Ernest Howard; [Kenneth Grahame]

Later published by Methuen and Co. Ltd. 1931

Pencil, pen and ink on paper. The image features Mole relaxing on the river bank, under the shade of some dock-leaves. The image measures 12 x 17 cm on a sheet measuring 16.5 x 26...

12241

£19,500.00

THE LITTLE WOODMAN AND HIS DOG CAESAR

THE LITTLE WOODMAN AND HIS DOG CAESAR

Sherwood, Mrs. Mary Martha

Wellington, Salop: Printed by and for F. Houlston and Son; And sold by Scatcherd and Letterman, London. 1818

First edition. Publisher's original printed paper-covered boards. 105pp & 2pp of adverts. Spine perished. The contents are entirely complete with the frontispiece and 8 full...

9942

£125.00

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

THE HUNDRED AND ONE DALMATIANS

Smith, Dodie (Illustrated by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnstone)

London: William Heinemann. 1956

First edition, first printing. Luxuriously bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full [white] morocco with different sized black spots simulating the coat of a dalmatian. The title is...

3565

£1,200.00

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

SQUIRREL WATCHING THE KINGFISHER'S CATCH

Soper, Eileen Alice (1905 - 1990)

Unpublished. 1950

Watercolour and gouache on paper. The image measures 13.5 x 20 cms. Mounted, framed and glazed (measuring 32 x 42 cms). Gallery label to the backboard. A beautifully painted...

14028

£850.00

HAPPY RABBIT.

HAPPY RABBIT. Original Painting.

Soper, Eileen Alice (1905 - 1990)

London: Later published by Macmillan and Company. 1945

Pen, ink and watercolour over pencil, on paper. Measuring 32 cms x 48cms. Mounted, framed and glazed. The original painting used to illustrate the front and rear covers of Eileen...

14215

£750.00

WORDS AND LINES

WORDS AND LINES

Souza, Francis Newton

London: Villiers. 1959

First edition, first printing. Publisher's original white card covers, in printed dustwrapper and glassine. Quarto. 27pp text with line illustrations and an additional 12 pages of...

13793

£300.00

LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN

LONDON BRIDGE IS FALLING DOWN

Spier, Peter

New York: Doubleday. The Mother Goose Library. 1967

First edition. Publisher's presentation issue. Publisher's red pictorial boards in the original dustwrapper. Illustrated in colour throughout. A fine copy, the binding square and...

13964

£40.00

A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY

Sterne, Laurence; illustrated by Everard Hopkins

London: Williams and Norgate. 1910

First edition with these illustrations. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original off-white buckram with titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. 12 tipped in...

13769

£75.00

THE WORKS

THE WORKS

Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: Various Publishers. 1892

Early editions (and some minor first editions). Thirty Three volumes beautifully bound in gilt tooled green half leather bindings by Hatchards for the Countess of Warwick's...

5487

£1,450.00

QUASIMODO MOUSE

QUASIMODO MOUSE

Stone, Bernard; illustrated by Ralph Steadman

London: Andersen Press. 1984

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author and illustrator. Publisher's original laminated pictorial boards. A fine clean and bright copy.

12155

£135.00

PARTY FROCK

PARTY FROCK

Streatfeild, Noel; illustrated by Anna Zinkeisen

London: Collins 1946

First edition, first printing. Original burgundy cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding slightly bumped at the corner tips and spine....

11774

£20.00

THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE: POEMS OF CHILDHOOD

THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE: POEMS OF CHILDHOOD

Swinburne, Algernon Charles; illustrated by Arthur Rackham

London: William Heinemann. 1918

First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. An...

12641

£250.00

THE WATER BABIES

THE WATER BABIES

Tarrant, Margaret W. illustrates; Charles Kingsley

London: J. M. Dent and Sons. 1927

Early printing of this beautifully illustrated Margaret Tarrant edition. Publisher's original pictorial cloth. With a full colour title page, 12 full page colour plates and line...

14105

£45.00

IN MEMORIAM

IN MEMORIAM

Tennyson, Alfred Lord

London: The Vale Press, Hacon and Ricketts. Printed at the Ballantyne Press. 1900

First edition thus. William Russell Flint's copy. Publisher's original white buckram, spine lettered in gilt; pages unopened. Decorative title page borders by C. S. Ricketts. An...

9521

£325.00

THE CURSE OF LONO

THE CURSE OF LONO

Thompson, Hunter S.; illustrated by Ralph Steadman

Koln: Taschen. 2005

First hardcover edition. Signed Limited Edition. publisher's original white cloth with Steadman illustration to the upper cover and titles in black to the spine. Housed in an...

14059

£700.00

THE STORY OF ROSINA And Other Verses

THE STORY OF ROSINA And Other Verses

Thomson, Hugh illustrates Austin Dobson

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1895

First edition, first printing. Original cloth in dustwrapper. A superb near fine copy, the deep red boards with gilt titles clean, bright and unfaded. Minor spotting to the text...

6047

£250.00

The Return of the King

The Return of the King

Tolkien, J. R. R.

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1955

First edition, first printing. A fine copy in the publisher's original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine. No fading to the boards or red top-stain. No inscriptions. A...

838

£500.00

SAURON DEFEATED

SAURON DEFEATED Number 9 in The History of Middle-Earth series, edited by Christopher Tolkien

Tolkien, J. R. R.

London: Harper Collins. 1992

First edition, first issue. Original red boards with gilt titles to spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, without inscriptions or stamps in the fine dustwrapper which is...

9252

£85.00

THE HOBBIT or There and Back Again

THE HOBBIT or There and Back Again

Tolkien, J. R. R.

London: George Allen and Unwin. 1937

First edition, second impression (the first printing with coloured illustrations). Original green cloth with dark blue titles and illustration, in dustwrapper. Housed in a purpose...

11537

£15,000.00

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