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1) The 101 Dalmatians Escape
Disney, Walt
 
Greenwich, CT: Twin Books, 1988. First edition. 4to. Pictorial boards, cut out in shape of image. 10 pp. all on heavy board stock, all pictorial in color. Light edgewear and wrinkling to covers. Very good condition.. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good. Illus. by Disney Studios. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$40.00
2) AIR IN FACT AND FANCY
Slote, Alfred
 
Cleveland and New York: World, 1968. First edition, first printing. Decorative cloth binding with figure of Icarus in gilt and gilt titles. 160 pp. Illustrated in black and white throughout. Dustjacket is chipped at top and bottom. Fine in good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/Good. Illus. by Dickas, Dan. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
3) AKAVAK. An Eskimo Journey
Houston, James
 
New York: Harcourt, 1968. First Edition. Decorative cloth binding, 80 pp. The strength of youth and the wisdom of an old man are united in the Arctic on a perilous journey. Ex-library. Dustjacket price-clipped, otherwise fine. Tape shadows, rubs to endpapers and library markings. In fresh protective mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
4) ALADDIN AND THE WONDERFUL LAMP
Mackinstry, E
 
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1935. First edition. Published September, 1935 stated. 4to. Green cloth binding with titles and decoration of lamp in black. 16 pp. including illustrated title in color, richly illustrated in four colors and in black and white. Crisp illustrated dustjacket. Soiling to dustjacket, wear at extremities, neat gift inscription inside front board, light fade line top of boards. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Ne... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$165.00
5) ALICE IN WONDERLAND IN WORDS OF ONE SYLLABLE
Gorham, J. C. (Lewis Carroll)
 
New York: A. L. Burt, 1905. First edition. Large paste-on over cloth boards. 97 pp. followed by 1 page of advertising. Edges of paste-on worn, image a little rubbed, fraying bottom of spine, corners. Read board scuffed. The book was owned by little Charlotte Clement of Bangor, Me. who left her signature on the ffep with some pencil drawings, on the title page, also in pencil, and pencilled a note on the rear board. Title page taped in, title chipped. A few tears in pages. Overall the hand-sewn binding is so... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$55.00
6) ALL KINDS OF TIME
Behn, Harry
 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1950. Presumed first, no publication date, copyright 1950. Illustrated cover, yellow endpapers, minimalist illustrations throughout. A couple of bangs to boards, name on ffep. Very good condition.. First Edition. Paper-Covered Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$16.00
7) ANIMAL FOOTPRINTS
Kato, Yoshiko
 
Union City, CA: Heian, 1993. First American Edition. 4to. Pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket. 47 pp., illustrated throughout in color featuring actual size footprints of animals including fold-out picture of elephant footprint. New in new dustjacket.. First American Edition. Pictorial Boards. New/New. Illus. by Hisa, Kunihiko. 4to.. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
8) Adam Lee
Cobb, Bertha B. and Ernest Cobb
 
Newton Upper Falls: The Arlo Publishing Company, 1938. Orange cloth binding with black decoration of boy using spyglass to look out to masted sailing ship at sea. SIGNED ON FFEP BY BOTH AUTHORS. 325 pp. Light soiling, spine lightly faded. Very good condition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Doane, Lucy. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
9) The Adventures of a Brownie As Told to My child
Mulock, Dinah [Craik]
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1872. First edition. 16mo. Green cloth decorated with gilt and black bands, gilt titles. 2 pp. advertising, frontispiece, protective tissue, 139 pp., 2 pp. advertising. Chocolate endpapers. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Wear along spine, chipping at top, boards skewed, several contemporary owner signatures in pencil and child's pencil marks to rear endpapers, occasional foxing. Good.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. G... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$52.00
10) The Adventures of A Brownie As Told to My Child
Mulock, Dinah [Craik]
 
New York: Crowell, 1893. New York: Crowell, 1893. Early reprint of this children's classic. Charming decorative green cloth with images of the brownie in leaves in blind, design continued on to spine, gilt titles. Frontispiece in color, protective tissue. Additional small engravings and plates throughout. 167 pp. Corners bumped, light foxing and soiling. Good plus.. Early Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$85.00
11) The Adventures of Egbert the Easter Egg
Armour, Richard
 
New York: McGraw Hill, 1965. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965. First edition. Blue cloth binding, black decoration. Full-page half-title, two-page title page. 32 pp. Dustjacket is quite rubbed along folds, edgeworn. Pencil price on ffep. Very good in good dustjacket, protected with a mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Galdone, Paul. Squared-off 8vo. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$35.00
12) The Adventures of Mr. Mocker. Bedtime Story-Books
Burgess, Thornton W
 
Boston: Little Brown, 1922. Early reprint 1914. No. 5 in the Bedtime Story-Books series. Decorative red and brown illustration on beige cloth. Frontispiece plate in black and white, plus 5 additional plates. Tiny tear at top of spine, unobtrusive soiling, gift inscription to front endpaper. Very good condition.. Early Reprint. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Cady, Harrison. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
13) The Adventures of Reddy Fox
Burgess, Thornton W
 
Boston: Little Brown, 1919. Early reprint 1913. Beige cloth binding with illustration. Frontispiece plus five illustrations in black and white all present. Boards skewed, soiled, hinges open, name inside board, intermittent foxing/soiling to pages. Lacking rear endpaper. Good condition. . Early. Decorative Cloth. Good. Illus. by Cady, Harrison. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$39.00
14) Aesop's Fables
Aesop
 
Philadelphia: David McKay Philadelphia: McKay. No publication date. First edition no other printings. Tall 8vo. Heavy paper, 136 pp. Full-page color pastedown to front board. Illustrated throughout with in-text images in black and white very imaginative! by Nora Fry. Includes index to first lines. Occasional soiling. Short tear to one page. Great illustrations. Hinge repaired with archival tape. Lacking free front endpaper. Good.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. Illus. by Fry, Nora. 8vo - over 7¾&quo... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$22.00
15) Agnes. A Franconia Story by the Author of the Rollo Books
Abbott, Jacob
 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1850. Presumed first edition 1850. Red buckram, gilt titles, 224 pp. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate. Frontispiece and engraved title, plus 8 additional engravings. 224 pp. Small library stamps at corner of each engraving no pocket. Solid copy in very good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Antique ex-library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$65.00
16) Alice Learmont; or, A Mother's Love
[Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock]
 
London: Macmillan, 1884. New edition, revised by the author. 12mo. Blue-grey silk with delicate decoration and titles in gilt. 150 pp, 34 pp. advertisements. Frontispiece, additional plates and in-text illustrations by James Godwin. Antique ex-library with hand-numbered and hand-dated bookplate from one of the USA's oldest institutions. Boards skewed. Library markings including lettering to spine, some pencil marks, small stampings including corners of plates. Light occasional foxing, soiling to boards. Hin... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$45.00
17) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Pictured by George Soper
Carroll, Lewis
 
London: Headley Bros., 1911. London: Headley, 1911. First thus. Maroon cloth with gilt decoration and titles in reverse to front board and spine. 192 pp. Decorated endpapers in brown and white. Illustrations in black and white in text and color plates, tipped in with protective tissue and caption by George Soper 1870-1942. No publication date, 1911 attribution. Rare title, not in COPAC. Expert cloth restoration with hinges renewed and repairs to wear along spine. Small stains to bottom of page edges, li... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$650.00
18) American Tall Tales
Osborne, Pope Mary
 
New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1991. First edition, first printing. Hardcover binding, 115 pp. Fantastic color woodcut illustrations by Michael McCurdy. Clean, bright, solid ex-library book. Discard stamps, dustjacket in plastic cover taped to boards, neat labels over rear endpaper. Good in very good dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by McCurdy, Michael woodcuts. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
19) Andersens Märchen. Aus dem Dänischen übersetzt von Pauline Klaiber
Andersen, Hans Christian
 
Eßlingen Esslingen: Paul Neff Verlag. Second edition, stated. No publication date. Translated from the Danish by Pauline Klaiber. Illustrated by Professor Hans Tegner in pen and ink and black water color throughout. Incredibly curious illustrations. Decorative paper over cloth binding with 10 swans in flight, green endpapers, two-color title page. Foreword by Pauline Klaiber. 361 pp. The decorative paper-over-cloth binding has been repaired with original spine renewed and laid down. The staples comm... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$165.00
20) Arabian Nights' Entertainments
Anonymous
 
Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo. Translated from the Arabic. A New and Complete Edition with Upwards of a Hundred Illustrations on Wood Drawn by S. J. Groves. c.1872, no publication date, no edition listed. Green cloth binding elaborately decorated in gilt and black, all edges gilt. Chocolate endpapers, frontispiece and around 100 additional illustrations. 540 pp. followed by publisher's catalogues, one dated 1872. Double-column format. Spine faded, front hinge open, rear hinge open. Publisher's catalogues heav... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$26.00
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