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Bros., NY, Nov. 10, 1891.
This book is shaped like a theatre stage, with
the pages opening in the
center to reveal the action. 9" x 11",
pages on one side, with b&w illustrated
reverse showing family seated
in theatre boxes watching the play. There
are eight scenes in all,
counting the covers, with the six divided pages
providing the story, which
is printed in small captions at the bottom of
each page flap I scanned
the front cover and the last spread, which is
the inside back cover.
This is a glorious piece of Victorian fancy, and
it is in fine condition,
with only the slightest amount of rubbing on
edges, a bit of soil on back
cover, and no marks or tears inside. $300.
Eaton, Seymour. THE ROOSEVELT
BEARS, THEIR TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES.
illustrated by V. Floyd Campbell, Edward
Stern & Company, Philadelphia,
MCMVI (1906). There are 15 (of 16)
full-page color plates in fine
condition, but the frontispiece is missing., and
there are also MANY b&w
plates and other illustrations. This copy
has been well-loved, and
there are a few short page tears mended and
not-mended, the front hinge
is broken and mended, and the covers are
worn. But there are no markings
and all pages (except frontis) are present and
in very good condition.
Eaton, Seymour. MORE ABOUT TEDDY B
AND TEDDY G, THE ROOSEVELT
BEARS, Being Volume Two
Depicting their further travels and
adventures, illustrated by R. K. Culver,
Edward Stern & Company,
MCMVII (1907). All 16 full color
illustrations plus hundreds of b&w
illustrations are present, and the book is in
very good condition, with
some wear and rubbing on the outer covers.
Eaton, Seymour. THE ROOSEVELT
illustrated by R. K. Culver, Edward Stern &
Co, MCMVIII (1908).
Very Good condition inside, with usual cover
wear and a small break in
the side of the cloth spine covering. All
16 color plates and many
b&w illustrations are present and mostly
fine condition. $290.
SPECIAL: All three Roosevelt
3 books are a uniform 9" x 12", with
paper-covered board covers and cloth
spines, about 180 pages each with ads at the
back of the second two, and
general cover wear and better than good
condition. The set of three
could be purchased for the reduced price of $800
Francis, J. G. A BOOK OF CHEERFUL
Other Animated Animals, The
Century Co, NY, 1897. Small
album, 9" x 7", 37 pages, paper-covered
boards with replaced spine
covering, full of b&w humorous drawings,
stories and cartoons staring
cheerful cats. This is whimsical and
amusing for old or young.
The covers are only fair, but the interior is
clean and without tears or
Hoyer, M.A., Bella Sidney Woolf, Emily
Rowley Watson, R. H. Curtis,
etc., Edited by Edric Vredenburg.
FRIENDS IN FABLE,
A Book of Animal Stories Illustrated by
Helena Maguire, R. K. Mounsey,
etc., published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, no
date but late 19th century.
Every page has charming and humorous drawings of
animals, often interacting
with other species. Six chromolithographed
full-page plates, one
of which (pictured) is a double-page
spread. Two (one pictured) plates
have tears, which are mended with no loss of
paper. These are really
adorable animals, and the stories are charming
too. Good. <SOLD>
[Nister] SHORT TALES AND LONG
EARS, A Book of Short
Stories, no author or illustrator given,
but on bottom of title page
the illustrations are signed E. Nister and
W. Foster. Published
by Ernest Nister and E.P. Dutton, no date, but
gift inscription on front
free endpaper is dated January 1897. There
is a color frontispiece
of a goat and many b&w full-page plates and
illustrations in the text,
all of which are darling, whimsical and
appealing. Very Good.
Nesbit, E. THE CHILDREN'S
by Frances Brundage, M. Bowley, J. Willis Grey,
etc, edited by Edric Vredenbug,
published by Raphael Tuck & Sons, no date
but late 19th century.
Gift inscription dated 1898 appears on half
title page. Numerous
black and white illustrations, and 12 brilliant
plates, suitable for framing, about 8" x
10". Book is in Very Good
condition, with no marks or tears. Tuck
published beautiful books,
cards and prints. Very good.
Upton, Florence K. and Bertha Upton.
THE ADVENTURES OF TWO
DUTCH DOLLS AND A GOLLIWOGG. DeWolfe,
Fiske & Co, Boston,
(1895). This is the first of the famous
Golliwogg books, and the
first American Edition which is scarce and hard
to find. The book
is in fine condition inside, but has an old
water stain on the front cover,
which makes it very good overall. There is
a neat one-line inscription
on the title page. 68 pages, 11" x 9",
paper covered boards with
color pictures front and back, and red cloth
spine. The chromolithographed
illustrations are all brilliant and full page,
with brown sketches on text
pages and brown-ink hand-lettered text.
This is a wonderful book!
OVER THE HILLS, A
Collection of Juvenile Pictures
in Colors With Descriptive Verses, by Miss
McLoughlin Bro's, NY, 1882. Justly famous
work of Victorian artistry
in charming book with color on every page.
Measures about 8" x 10",
32 pages, covers worn and spine replaced, but
interior bright and clean.