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A Gallery of Children, A. A. Milne
1 A Gallery of Children A. A. Milne
London Stanley Paul & Co. 1925 Limited Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Saida (H. Willebeek Le Mair) Signed by Author
Stanley Paul & Co., 1925. First Deluxe edition. Quarto (12 x 10 inches) . Limited to 500 copies, this is copy 132 signed by A.A. Milne. Cream cloth boards with gilt titles and illustration. Top edge gilt. Lovely title page illustration and twelve beautiful, full-page, coloured illustrations of children. Cover is mildly soiled, Heavy-weight, rough cut pages are a bit wavy. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. 
Price: 720.00 USD
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Carl Krinken: His Christmas Stocking, Amy Lothrop
2 Carl Krinken: His Christmas Stocking Amy Lothrop
G. P. Putnam & Co. 1854 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
G. P. Putnam & Co.,1854. Ellen Montgomery's Bookshelf. Hard Cover. Red embossed cloth boards with gilt decoration. Cover has moderate shelfwear/soiling, rubbed corners and spine ends. Bookplate inside front cover. Name on front flyleaf. Sewn binding is a bit loose. Very nice copy. Scarce. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Christmas Songs and Carols, None Stated
3 Christmas Songs and Carols None Stated
Ernest Nister 1906 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Paul Hardy 
Ernest Nister,1906. Hard Cover.(1583 date stated on publisher's own dating scheme, actually 1906). No dust jacket. Cover has a decorative paper covering, torn in several places , back cover has pieces missing. Title is in gold lettering. Mild foxing inside cover. Binding is cracked at frontispiece. Mild foxing on just a few pages throughout text. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. Beautiful color illustrations. 
Price: 76.50 USD
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Monthly Packet of Christmas Numbers 1881-1884, Charlotte Yonge (ed.)
4 Monthly Packet of Christmas Numbers 1881-1884 Charlotte Yonge (ed.)
Walter Smith 1885 Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Oversize Book 
Walter Smith,1885. Hard Cover. No dust jacket. Half-leather with marbled boards and edges. Cover has moderate shelfwear, all edges rubbed, corners rubbed through, back cover detached but present. Pages are clean and unmarked, slightly toned. Moderate foxing on endpapers, light occasional foxing throughout. All four frontispieces are present with light foxing on edges. Binding is tight. Front hinge cracked. Excellent candidate for repair/restoration. Good reading/research copy. 
Price: 157.50 USD
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The Christmas Tree and Other Stories for the Young, Mrs. Lovechild
5 The Christmas Tree and Other Stories for the Young Mrs. Lovechild
William H. Hill, Jr. 1863 Hard Cover Very Good 
William H. Hill, Jr., 1863. Hard Cover. Cover has moderate shelfwear/soiling. Nameon front flyleaf. Pages are clean and unmarked, slightly toned/foxed throughout. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. Small purple Christmas classic. 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Sign on Rosie's Door, Maurice Sendak
6 The Sign on Rosie's Door Maurice Sendak
Harper & Brothers 1960 Hard Cover Maurice Sendak 
Harper & Brothers,1960. Hard Cover. Library reinforced binding - NOT an ex-library book. Cover has very slight shelfwear, lightly rubbed corners and spine ends. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Delightful illustrations! Very nice copy. 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The Water-Babies, Charles Kingsley
7 The Water-Babies Charles Kingsley
Raphael Tuck 1915 First Edition Mabel Lucie Atwell 
Raphael Tuck, 1915. First Edition. Date not stated, no additional printings. Pictorial boards with red cloth spine, black titles. Colored frontispiece and 11 additional full-page color illustrations. Eight pages of advertisements for Raphael House Library follows text. All illustrations are in pristine condition. Cover has moderate shelfwear, rubbed edges and corners. Light foxing on first few pages through to title page, and on last few pages including some of the advertising pages. Remaining text is clean and unmarked, slightly toned. Hinges are perfect. Binding shows throughjust a bit between pages in a few spots, All stitching appears intact, no loose pages. Scarce. Very nice copy. 
Price: 202.50 USD
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We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy, Maurice Sendak
8 We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy Maurice Sendak
Harpercollins 1993 0062050141 / 9780062050144 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Harpercollins,1993. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust jacket has very slight shelfwear. One- inch closed tear at back. Pages are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. As dustjacket attests: 'Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose, ingeniously joined and interpreted by Maurice Sendak.' Beautifully illustrated. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Will O' The Mill, Robert Louis Stevenson
9 Will O' The Mill Robert Louis Stevenson
Boston Joseph Knight Company 1895 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Joseph Knight Company, 1895. First Separate edition. Originally issued as part of a collection in 'The Merry Men'. Cosy Corner Series. Hard Cover. Ivory boards with green and pink decoration, gilt title. Cover has mild shelfwear/soiling. No dustjacket. Pages are clean and unmarked. Gift note on front flyleaf. Binding is tight. Hinges are perfect. Very nice copy. 
Price: 360.00 USD
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