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  • Topic: Children's Books

Matches 1-20 of 1288

Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston, 1849.

12mo, gilt-decorated cloth hardbound in slipcase, clean unmarked text, illustrated, 144 pp. Very Good copy in Very Good slipcase, foxing/soil throughout the book, owner's old signature to front flyleaf, covers with light soil/discoloration, some rubbing/wear to the covers (especially at tips and edges) with a bit of fraying or loss,... more

Price: $95.04

New York: McLoughlin Bros., 1907.

Softbound, unpaginated, illustrated (including 4 color illustrations), clean unmarked text, Fair copy only with some soil to th contents, significant soil/discoloration to the covers, taping to the covers at the spine, taping also inside the covers to reinforce the binding, some rubbing or wear to the covers to with minor... more

Price: $12.67

Chicago: M.A. Donohue, 1920.

Cloth hardbound with pictorial onlay in dust jacket, clean unmarked text, unpaginated, illustrated in color, Very Good+ copy in Good only dust jacket, owner's gift inscription on the first blank, light soil/discoloration to some pages of the text, minor rubbing to the tips and edges of the book, dust jacket... more

Price: $48.96

New York: Viking, 1976.

Stated first edition, first printing with full number line. Review copy with slip and promotional handbill laid in. Quarter cloth hardcover 8vo, 123pp. Illustrated. Near fine with a suggestion of sunning toward the upper front board, in VG dust jacket with sunning to the same area. Contents are clean and... more

Price: $20.00

Boston: Gambit, 1976.

First edition, 1976. Yellow cloth 4to, 67pp. Illustrated in black and white. Near fine in a VG dust jacket with a band of sunning toward the upper edge. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $17.60

New York: Greenwillow, 2003.

Stated first edition with full number line, first printing. Hardcover 8vo, 217pp. Fine in fine dust jacket with relevant newspaper clippings laid in. Great first issue of this Newbery Honor book. ... more

Price: $14.40

Boston: Houghton Mifflin , 1973.

1973. First printing. Hardcover, squarish 8vo. in dust jacket. 48pp. with illustrations by the author. Near fine in very good dust jacket. Sunning and some chipping to top edge of dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in protective mylar. Contents are unmarked. ... more

Price: $40.00

New York: Margaret Mcelderry, 1988.

Stated first edition, first printing with full number line. Green cloth 8vo, 308pp. Near fine in like dust jacket with mild shelfwear. Contents are clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $60.00

Boston: Crosby and Nichols, 1868.

Early edition, 1868. Purple cloth 8vo, 176pp. Embossed boards with gilt stamped spine title and decoration. In very good condition with sunning to the spine, gentle shelfwear. Previous owner's signature on the front flyleaf; else clean and unmarked. ... more

Price: $28.80

London: T. Nelson and Sons, ca. 1865.

ca. 1865 First edition, 10"x7". Brilliantly illustrated with large chromolithographs. In red wrappers with black and gold title illustration. In good condition, lacking the rear cover and with soil to the upper corner of p.7. Otherwise a remarkably charming volume, very scarce. ... more

Price: $38.40

New York: P.J. Cozans, 1856.

1856. Paperback, 12mo. in color illustrated wraps. 24pp. with illustrations and color decorative page borders. Good. Soiling to wraps. Pages foxed but still readable. Rare, with only 8 listed on OCLC. Digital images available upon request. ... more

Price: $175.00

New York: American Tract Society, c. 1880.

2 American Tract Society titles bound together. 16, 16 pp. Hardcover, 12mo., bound in 1/4 cloth with marbled boards. 3 illustrations (possibly missing the frontis to the second title). Good. ... more

Price: $40.00

Boston: E.P Dutton & Co, 1869.

1869. Hardcover, 3 by 4 inches. 64pp. Good. Soling and rubbing to boards. Missing front endpapers, with loss to rear endpaper. Foxing and childish scribbling in pencil throughout, but contents still readable. ... more

Price: $25.00

London: Frederick Warne and Co., c. 1880.

No date (ca. 1880). Hardcover, pictorial gilt-decorated maroon cloth, 4to., aeg. Unpaginated. Illustrated with 32 color plates. Printed on linen paper. Very Good copy: cloth worn through at corners; shallow loss to spine ends; light rubbing to spine and covers. Slightest soil to endpapers, rear hinge starting a bit (but... more

Price: $350.00

Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, ca. 1890s.

ca. 1890s. Hardcover, 12mo. in pictorial green cloth with gilt decoration. Varying paginations, with engraved frontis and title page, and illustrations throughout. Good. Fraying to spine ends and mellowing to spine. Front inner hinge detached, revealing stitching. Contents foxed and finger smudged, but remain readable and the illustrations bright. A... more

Price: $25.00

London / NY: Nister / Dutton, c. 1925.

No date. c. 1925. Hardcover, cloth-backed pictorial boards. With 4 color pop-ups. 2 are intact and in excellent shape; 1 is torn and mostly missing; the last one is complete, but starting to detach from the page. Other illustrations in duotone. A flawed copy of this uncommon children's book. Printed... more

Price: $75.00

Hartford: P. B. Gleason, 1818.

1818. Hardcover, 12mo. in paper covered leather backed boards. 56pp. with over 200 engravings. Good to good+ copy. Some loss to paper of boards. Rubbing and minor loss to leather backing. Name of former owner on front pastedown. Less than one inch chips on bottom edge of less than five... more

Price: $1,500.00

New Haven, CT: J. Babcock and Son, 1825.

1825. Paperback pamphlet, 12mo. in engraved orange wraps. 51pp, with frontis and engravings throughout. Wear and chipping to extremities of wraps. Contents loose from wraps, with one leaf detached entirely. Marks of contemporary ownership on frontis. Engravings have been colored in by a child in vibrant greens and reds, but... more

Price: $175.00

Worchester: Hamilton, ca. 1858.

ca. 1858. Paperback pamphlet, measuring 3 by 4 in. in yellow wraps. 23pp. Good, lacks rear wrap, with some soiling to front wrap. An early American version of "Mad-Libs", where one fills in the blanks to compose a humorous and nonsensical story. RARE, with only one listed on OCLC. Digital... more

Price: $150.00

Northampton: E. Turner, ca. 1840.

ca. 1840. Paperback pamphlet, measuring 3 by 5 in. in yellow engraved wraps. 18pp. with woodcut engravings throughout. Very good, with light soil only. A series of moral tales for children told in verse and accompanied by lovely engravings. OCLC lists only 7 copies. Rare! Digital images available upon request.... more

Price: $125.00

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