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Unpublished. 1950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. Together with a first edition of the published book.

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, and...

14215

£750.00

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

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

TREASURE ISLAND.

TREASURE ISLAND. Uncorrected Proof Copy.

Stevenson, Robert Louis; illustrated by Mervyn Peake

London: Eyre and Spottiswoode. 1948

Publisher's proof copy of the 1949 first edition, first printing with Mervyn Peake illustrations. Publisher's grey un-printed card covers. [x], 213pp. With 29 full page...

14888

£225.00

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

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

GUINEVERE

GUINEVERE And Other Poems.

Tennyson, Alfred Lord; illustrated by Florence Harrison

London: Blackie And Son Ltd. 1912

First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original coarse green cloth with titles and illustration in gilt to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. Coloured...

14907

£275.00

THE OUTING

THE OUTING

Thomas, Dylan; illustrated by Meg Stevens

London: J. M. Dent & Sons. 1971

First edition with these illustrations. The publisher's file copy. Original orange stapled card covers with illustration and titles in black to the upper and lower covers....

14339

£30.00

A VISIT TO GRANDPA'S

A VISIT TO GRANDPA'S And Other Stories.

Thomas, Dylan; illustrated by Robin Jacques

London: J. M. Dent & Sons. 1984

First illustrated edition. The publisher's retained file copy. Original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with full page pen and ink drawings...

14334

£45.00

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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