The Life of the School.
London, Jarrolds Publishers. no year (c.1935). 13 cm x 19 cm. 256 pages. Original hardcover. Good condition with minor signs of external wear. Some browning of pages.
The Wind in the Willows. Illustrated with paintings by James Lynch. With an introduction by Alan Bennett.
Fourth Printing. London, The Folio Society, 1999. 17.5 x 24.5cm. 206 pages with 8 full colour plates. Original green silkbound hardcover with gilt decoration in a protective slipcase. Spine sunned, otherwise excellent condition with no markings to boards or text. Slipcase somewhat sunned.
Kate Greenaway’s Family Treasury. Selections from Kate Greenaway’s A Applepie, Under the Window, Mother Goose, Book of Games & Marigold Garden.
New York, Derrydale, 1979. 22.2 cm x 28.6 cm. 94 pages. With 96 full colour illustrated pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good- condition with only minor signs of external wear. Dustjacket has minor creasing and wear. Minor to moderate foxing to dustjacket, edges, pastedowns, half-title, title and pages throughout.
The Queen of The Pirate Isle. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway.
Re-issue of the original 1886-edition. London / New York, Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd, 1955. 16 cm x 22.2 cm. VIII, 64 pages. With colour frontispiece and twenty-seven colour text illustrations. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. With some tears and fraying to dustjacket. Only minor foxing to dustjacket and occasionally within the text. From the reference library of Hans Christian Andersen-Translator Erik Haugaard.
Les Bébés des Jardins de Paris. Illustrations de J. Grigny. Texte par P.Bonhomme.
Premiére Édition. Paris, A.Quantin, (c. 1885). 8°. 32 pages. Couverture originale (illustrée). Bon état. Original binding. Corners bumped. Slightly rubbed. Front endpaper detached. Hinge inside slightly broken. Few fingerstains only. Still a good to very good condition of this extremely rare children-book-classic.
The White Caravan. Illustrated by Brian Hatton.
London, James Nisbet & Co., Ltd., 1914. 15.5 x 22cm. 184 pages. With four colour illustration plates and decorative endpapers. Original, illustrated hardcover in protective Mylar. The binding in unusually excellent and firm condition. Endpapers undsiturbed and perfect. Foxed on the edges and some mild foxing inside. Very minor lesion to the outer margins of 6 pages only. Private gift-inscription and letter included: Inscribed “To Elsie with best wishes from E.Miller”. An original, signed letter by Aunt Miller to Elsie is loosely inserted. All the wonderful colour-plates by Brian Hatton are in place and in excellent condition. An extremely scarce book.
The Horn Book Magazine / [Magazine] About Children’s Books and Reading. With articles by Erik Haugaard, Isaac Asimov [″Views on Science Books” in the June 1963 – copy)] and many others [Edited by Paul Heins, Ethel L. Heins, Anita Silvey].
64 Issues (Duplicates: 1964, 1968, Oct & Dec 1979, 1984). Boston, The Horn Book, 1963, 1967-70, 1973, 1975-81, 1983-1989. 15.3 cm x 22.8 cm. Circa 7500 pages. Featuring black and white frontispieces by book illustrators. With many black and white illustrations throughout by famous illustrators taken from various children’s books. Original Softcover. Very good+ condition with only minor signs of external wear. Only minor discoloration to covers and edges. Some covers have minor pen markings. From the reference library of Hans Christian Andersen-Translator Erik Christian Haugaard.
The Openhearted Audience. Ten authors talk about writing for children. Edited and with an introduction by Virginia Haviland.
Washington, D.C., Library of Congress, 1980. 24cm. VIII, 198 pages. Illustrations in black and white. Original illustrated hardcover. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. From the reference library of Hans Christian Andersen – Translator Erik Haugaard.
Favourite Fairy Tales Told In Russia. Retold from Russian Storytellers by Virginia Haviland. Illustrated by Herbert Danska.
London / Sydney / Toronto, The Bodley Head, 1967. 17 x 24cm. 88 pages, with colour illustrations throughout. Original clothbound hardcover with dustjacket. Some signs of wear to dustjacket, including minor paper loss to edges. Otherwise in good condition. Previous owner’s name on front free endpaper.