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Paris: Henri Laurens, (1941). Slim quarto, measuring 11 x 9 inches: , iv, 115, . Original pink cloth spine lettered in gilt, color pictorial boards stamped in gilt. Illustrated with eight color plates and black-and-white illustrations throughout text. Lightest shelfwear to boards, text block toned.
Dampierre: Par G.E.J. M.A.L., 1797. Two octavo volumes, measuring 9.25 x 6 inches: , vi, 495, ; , 361, . Contemporary tree calf, boards ruled in gilt, red morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, spines ruled and compartments gilt-tooled, marbled endpapers, silk ribbon markers. Complete with final blank in Volume.....
Paris: Henri Laurens, Editeur, . Side-stapled volume, measuring 10.5 x 8.5 inches: . Original color pictorial paper boards. Seven color plates and seven matching uncolored plates, with two additional uncolored plates reproducing the color images printed on the boards. Lightest general foxing and toning.
Springfield, Massachusetts: McLoughlin Brothers, circa 1930. Single volume, measuring 7 x 10 inches: . Original blue cloth spine, stiff paper boards, upper board color-printed to resemble a three-dimensional traveling trunk, book trimmed in that shape. Text printed on one side only, with thirty uncolored scenes facing their colored counterparts. Light.....
London: J. Passmore, 18, Fleet Lane, Farringdon Street, circa 1855. Card game: twelve hand-colored engraved cards, measuring 2.5 x 2 inches, depicting shopkeepers; seventy-two letterpress stock cards (six per shop), measuring 1.5 x 2 inches; instruction booklet, measuring 5 x 4 inches, entitled “Explanation to The Laughable Game of What.....
London: George Routledge & Sons; J.M. Dent, 1883-1895, 1897. Nineteen miniature volumes, variously sized, with color-printed wood engravings throughout text. Three variant bindings of 1884 almanac; two variant bindings each for years 1887, 1890, and 1892. The 1889 almanac includes presentation inscriptions from Kate Greenaway and John Drinkwater, and is.....
London: Blackie & Son, . Quarto, measuring 10.5 x 8.5 inches: 63, . Original ivory cloth decorated in gilt, pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Twenty-four full-color plates, illustrations throughout text. Light scattered foxing (heavier to first and last pages), rear endpapers toned, corners lightly bumped.
[New York]: Platt & Munk, 1941. Set of six side-stapled activity books, measuring 8.5 x 7.5 inches, each containing six full-page line drawings and corresponding sheets of red and blue shapes on gummed paper. Original color pictorial wrappers. Housed in original publisher’s color pictorial box. Light shelfwear to box.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., (1939). Single volume, measuring 7.5 x 5 inches: xii, , 360. Original red pictorial cloth stamped in black, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color pictorial frontispiece, black and white illustrations throughout text. Early owner signature to front free endpaper; bookseller label (Union Book.....
Mantua: Marzia Corraini, (1994). Single volume, measuring 12 x 12 inches: . Original color pictorial photographic wrappers, bound with binder clips, as issued. 59 unnumbered leaves on various paper stocks: some colored, some transparent, some with cut-outs, some with drawings. Bound into the volume is a heavy piece of cardboard.....
New York: Crown Publishers, 1984. Single volume, measuring 12 x 9 inches: . Original glossy color pictorial boards, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations throughout text. Inscribed by the Provensens with a sketch on half-title. Small bookseller ticket (Adventures for Kids, Ventura, CA) to front jacket flap, corners.....
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1988). Single volume, measuring 10 x 8 inches: . Original brown cloth lettered in gilt, lavender endpapers, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket. Color illustrations throughout text. Spine lightly sunned, short tape repair to verso of jacket.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1992). Oblong volume, measuring 9 x 11 inches: . Original glossy color pictorial boards, original unclipped color pictorial dust jacket with Caldecott Honor Medal, orange endpapers. Color illustrations on every page. Inscribed “for Marvin” and signed by Sherley Anne Williams and Carole Byard on title.....