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First editions of major works of children's illustration, including the works of Quentin Blake, Arthur Rackham, Beatrix Potter, Dr Seuss, and other major artists in these fields.

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  1. The Sleeping Beauty.
    First Rackham edition, trade issue. Learn More
    £700

    Stock Code: 106882

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  2. English Fairy Tales.
    Signed limited edition, number 123 of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 101822

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  3. Park Place near Henley upon Thames. The Seat of the Earl of Malmesbury.
    The third of fourteen children born to Luke Havell, a drawing-master and printseller, who was one of the founders of the Havell family's reputation in the arts and publishing. William was discouraged from following in the family tradition receiving a classical education; "Nevertheless, the determined and adventurous spirit... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 98207

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  4. Select Orchidaceous Plants.
    First edition of the first series of Warner and Williams's richly illustrated large-format work on orchid species, one of "the most glorious iconographic orchid books produced during the height of orchid collecting in the nineteenth century" (Long, Flora Illustrata, p.8). The Florist and Pomologist was particularly pleased... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 112387

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  5. Treasure Island.
    First Wyeth edition, first printing. Learn More
    £400

    Stock Code: 112257

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  6. Dream Days.
    First US edition of the illustrated edition, variant binding with Dodd Mead copyright, John Lane title page, Dodd Mead spine imprint. First printed in London the same year by John Lane. A sequel to Grahame's Golden Age. Dream Days is best noted for it's inclusion of the story, The Reluctant Dragon, which served as the basis... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 112013

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  7. Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes.
    Signed limited edition. One of 1,130 numbered copies signed by the artist. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 111922

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  8. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears.
    First edition, first printing. The winner of the Caldecott Medal in 1976. Learn More
    £225

    Stock Code: 107437

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  9. Stories from Hans Andersen.
    First English trade edition. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 111588

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  10. Le Livre des Mille Nuits et une Nuit.
    Deluxe limited edition, number 2,408, one of the 2,200 sets printed on V Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 111453

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  11. La Morte Darthur.
    One of the best illustrated editions of Malory in a striking binding. Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 109263

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  12. Bracebridge Hall.
    The Heyliger edition, number 50 of 100 copies printed on rag paper. A lavish production, illustrated with a range of attractive plates, several by Rackham, and decorative gilt borders throughout by noted American Art Nouveau practitioner Margaret Armstrong. Bracebridge Hall was originally published in 1822. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 111287

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  13. Sindbad the Sailor
    First Dulac edition. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 111191

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  14. An original production cel from the MGM animation Dr Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas.
    Originally broadcast by CBS on 18 December 1966, How the Grinch Stole Christmas became a perennial feature of US festive season television - the position occupied by Raymond Briggs's The Snowman for British audiences. Superbly voiced by Boris Karloff and with ear-catching music by Albert Hague and Eugene Poddany, it was... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 112736

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  15. Where the Side Walk Ends.
    First edition, first printing. Author's first collection of poems. Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 112593

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  16. The Ingoldsby Legends.
    Signed limited edition. Number 467 of 560 large-paper copies numbered and signed by the illustrator. This is the first signed limited edition of Rackham's illustrated edition of Barham's Ingoldsby Legends. It was originally published in 1898 (for which there was no deluxe signed edition) but for 1907 was revised and largely... Learn More
    £750

    Stock Code: 112592

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  17. The Vicar of Wakefield.
    £125

    Stock Code: 112556

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  18. Hansel and Gretel and Other Stories.
    Limited edition of 600 numbered copies of which this is number 424 signed by the illustrator. Learn More
    £6,500

    Stock Code: 110794

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  19. The Red Book of Romance.
    First edition, first impression. Included here amongst stories from the sagas and chivalric romance, The Faerie Queen, Don Quixote and Orlando Furioso is the story of William of Palermo and the werewolf (accompanied by both colour and monochrome plates). Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 112318

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  20. Bats in the Belfry.
    First and limited edition, number 3 of 50 copies signed by Sieveking and Nash. An amusing collection of nonsense by the pioneering BBC radio and television producer Lance Sieveking. Nash's delightful illustrations match the text perfectly, and in their economy of line resemble James Thurber's inspired simplicity. Learn More
    £325

    Stock Code: 111811

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