Elizabeth Gant

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THIS MONTH'S STOCK SELECTION

 

 

1. CARROLL, LOUIS / COLOURING BOOK Alice In Wonderland, coloring book. Modern Promotions, A Division Of Unisystems Inc. New York. no date, (1980s),
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. Black and white outline illustrations for painting or colouring in. Fine. Unused. £20

2. CATS Mary And Her Cat, in words not exceeding two syllables. William Darton 1821,
First published 1819, 12mo, pp.34, 0riginal printed wrappers. Engraved folding frontispiece, four engraved plates. Wrappers soiled, marginal tears to frontis, (no loss), one gathering loose, one leaf shaved close to text, (no loss), general browning. Generally good. £100
Quite a scarce early cat book.
Not in Necker, Moon or Oppenheimer. The cat features in the story and all the illustrations.

3. CATS / BALLANTYNE, R.M. Mee-a-ow, or Good Advice To Cats And Kittens, by R.M. Ballantyne. T. Nelson, 1874,
12mo, pp.72, brown cloth decoratively printed on black with an oval coloured plate laid on to front cover. Coloured frontis, black and white illustrations throughout. Light rubbing to cover else very good. £70
This book was first published in a larger edition with 8 coloured plates in 1859. See Necker number 101.

4. CATS / CHAPMAN, JEAN / LACIS, ASTRA Moon-Eyes, by Jean Chapman, illustrated by Astria Lacis. Hodder and Stoughton, Australia, 1978,
First edition, 4to, pictorial paper-covered boards with gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured illustrations throughout. Fine. £24
Moon-Eyes is a stray cat at the Forum in Rome. Jean Chapman, an Australian writer, saw him, with other stray cats, during a visit to Rome and was inspired to write this lovely story.

5. CATS / DIXON,MIRIAM Kitten Tales, By Miriam Dixon, A Pixie Book Wm Collins and Son, nd (1940s)
12mo,unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial endpapers and dustwrapper Coloured illustrations throughout. Edges slightly rubbed, otherwise very good. £12
An attractive little cat book.

6. CATS / “J.W” The White Cat, illustrated by J.W. William Blackwood And Sons, 1847,
First edition thus, 8vo, pp. 24, white cloth with pictorial gilt stamping, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt. Frontis and nine full page lithographs by J.W, all in yellow, black and white. Cloth lightly marked and rippled. Some foxing throughout.. £125
Not in Osborne.
Necker 2195 (3). Quite a scarce nineteenth century cat book

7. CATS / JAMES, NORAH C. Tinkle The Cat, an animal story by Norah C. James, illustrated by Dorothy Burroughes. J.M Dent, 1932,
First edition, 8vo, pp.84, pale blue cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper lightly browned and chipped around edges, otherwise, very good. £20
Necker 1031.

8. CATS / KIPLING, RUDYARD / WELLS, ROSEMARY The Cat That Walked By Himself, by Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by Rosemary Wells. Hawthorn Books, Inc. Publishers, New York, 1970,
Stated first edition, 8vo, unpaginated, green cloth with black cat printed to front cover, orange endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Near fine, no dustwrapper. £12
Necker 1106b.

9. CATS / MACKINSTRY, E The White Cat, and other old French fairy tales by Mme. La Comtesse D’Aulnoy. Arranged by Rachel Field, drawn by Elizabeth McKinstry. Macmillan, New York, 1928
First edition thus.
Narrow 4to, pp. 150, blue paper-covered cloth-backed boards, pictorial dustwrapper and endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Wrapper badly torn and damaged. cover patchily marked and faded, internally very good. £50
Delicate illustrations in French style.

10. CATS / MANNIN, ETHEL So Tiberius... by Ethel Mannin, decorated by A.H. Eisner. Jarrolds, 1954,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 118, black cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white woodcut illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper price-clipped, chipped around edges and repaired on inner side, the book is in very good condition. £18
Necker 1286.
An unusual novel about a cat.

11. CATS / ROBINSON, GERALDINE Three Kittens In A Boat, written and illustrated by Geraldine Robinson. F. Warne & Co. Ltd. 1920,
Oblomg 12mo, pp. 54, brown paper-covered boards with coloured plate laid on to front cover, pictorial endpapers. Fifteen full page coloured plates all depicting the adventures of three black kittens going camping. Light scratch to front cover, endpapers browned, otherwise generally very good with just a few marks here and there. £60
Necker 1675.

12. CATS / SCHAFFNER, VAL / KNIGHT, HILARY Algonquin Cat, a story by Val Schaffner, drawings by Hilary Knight. Delacorte Press, New York, 1980,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 136, beige cloth, pictorial dustwrapper and endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper price-clipped, inscription to half title, otherwise very good. £20
Hilary Knight is best known for her illustrations of the Eloise books.

13. CATS / WILSON, SANDY This is Sylvia, written and illustrated by Sandy Wilson. Max Parrish, 1954,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 117, mauve cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper price-clipped and chipped at tip and tail of spine with a little loss of paper, otherwise very good. £18
Necker, 2234.
A satire on the theatre using cat characters.

14. CHALMERS, PATRICK / GRAHAME, KENNETH Kenneth Grahame’s Life And Writing, by Patrick R. Chalmers, with 15 illustrations, 2 facsimile letters and a pedigree. Methuen, The Devereux Books, 1938,
Second edition, 8vo, pp.331, grey cloth, endpapers with family tree or “pedigree” of Grahame. Black and white illustrations. Very good, no dustwrapper. £12

15. CHALMERS, PATRICK R / ADAMS, FRANK Rhymes of Flood and Field, by Patrick R Chalmers, decorated by Frank Adams. Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1931,
First edition, limited to 1500 copies, quarto, pp 96, red cloth covered boards beige cloth backed, pictorial dustwrapper. Fine illustrated title page, each poem with an illustrated headpiece and a decorative tailpiece by Frank Adams. Repaired dustwrapper badly sunned, very frail and chipped with some loss especially at tip and tail. Book bumped at tip and tail of spine else very good. £40
Poems about country life and field sports.

16. CHANDLER HARRIS, JOEL / FROST, A.B. The Favourite Uncle Remus, by Joel Chandler Harris, illustrated by A.B. Frost. Selected and edited by George Van Santvoord and Archibald Coolidge. Houghton Mifflin Company, U.S.A 1948,
Octavo, pp. 310, grey cloth lettered in red. Black and white illustrations throughout. No dustwrapper. Near fine. £12

17. CHAUNDLER, CHRISTINE A Year Book of Customs, by Christine Chaundler, with illustrations by Tom Godfrey. A R Mowbray and Co Ltd, 1957,
First edition, small 8vo, pp 188, pictorial dustwrapper. Title-page printed in blue and black, frontispiece in blue, black, yellow and green; black and white illustrations throughout, some full-page, others in text. Wrapper spine a little sunned and chipped at tip, else fine. Wrapper price clipped. £12

18. CHINESE / SHUFEN, LI / JINGLE, WU White Goose Girl, a Chinese folk story, adapted by Li Shufen, illustrated by Wu Jing Lu. Foreign Languages Press, Beijing. 1985,
First edition, 4to, ppp. 52, pictorial glazed boards, matching dustwrapper, pictorial mauve and white endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout Fine. £10
An attractively illustrated Chinese folk story.

19. CHIPPERFIELD, JOSEPH / AMBLER, G. GIFFORD Windruff Of Links Tor, by Joseph Chipperfield, illustrated by G. Gifford Ambler. Hutchinson & Co. 1954,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 240, brown cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper price-clipped and chipped around edges, covers badly damp-stained, contents very good. £10
The story of a German Shepherd dog who was brought up by a fox.

20. CHRISTMAS FOLIO A Christmas Folio, 12 original variations on the theme of Christmas, each one contributed by a leading Canadian illustrator. Printed privately by Cape and Co Ltd, Toronto. Art Director Frank Davies. Design by Leslie Smart. ndc 1958
4to folder with 12 loose coloured prints by various Canadian artists including Virginia Atkins, Ken Dallison, Fran Davies and nine others. Covers slightly dusty else very good. Signed for the publishers, V R Cape. £30
Twelve original variations on the theme of Christmas, each one contributed by a leading Canadian artist.

21. CHURCHILL, WINSTON Churchill, His Paintings, a catalog compiled by David Coombs, foreword by Lady Spencer-Churchill. World Publishing Company, Cleveland & New York, 1967,
Quarto, pp. 272, green cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. 502 reproductions of Churchill’s paintings including 73 in colour. Dustwrapper creased and chipped around edges and repaired with selotape. The book itself is in very good condition. £15
A complete collection of Churchill’s paintings.

22. CIRCUS / COLE, EDWARD Circus Thrills, illustrated by Edward Cole. Juvenile Productions Ltd. no date, (inscribed 1948).
Quarto, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. Illustrated in colour throughout, text printed in blue. Light creasing to corners, long inscription inside front cover, generally very good. £30
An attractively illustrated 1940s circus book.

23. CIRCUS / CUT-OUT BOOK Joey the Clown and His Dog Spot, by P A Purton. RA Publishing Co No. 199, nd 1940s
Oblong 8vo, 11 pp text and 4 pp card models for cutting out. Coloured illustrations. Corners slightly rubbed, generally very good. £35
On the inside of the front cover are the instructions for cutting out the card figures and making a model.

24. CIRCUS / REY, H A See The Circus, by H A Rey. Chatto & Windus, no date, (1940s),
Oblong 12mo, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards, ring binding. Eleven full page colour plates which unfold to make a larger picture. Text pages marked here and there, corners rubbed, otherwise very good. £40
An attractive circus novelty book.

25. CLARK, LEONARD / ROY, JEROO Tales from the Panchatantra, Retold by Leonard Clark, illustrations by Jeroo Roy. Evans Brothers Ltd, 1979,
First edition, 8vo, pp 62, red cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. Mint. £16

26. CLARKE, C P S Everyman’s Book of Saints, By C P S Clarke, MA A R Mowbray and Co Ltd, 1933
(Reprint - first was 1914), 8vo, pp 357 and pp 3 publishers’ adverts, embossed red cloth. Illustrated throughout with black and white monochrome plates. Spine slightly faded, inscription on fep. Lacks wrapper. Very good. £8

27. CLARKE, MOLLIE / READING BOOK I Can Read, a story by Mollie Clarke, three in one, 1-2-3. A Wheaton and Son, Exeter. No date, (inscribed 1952).
12mo, pp. 76, pictorial yellow cloth. Three stories in one book with simple text for young readers and coloured illustrations throughout. Covers rather dusty, front endpaper browned, otherwise very good. £10

28. CLEVELAND, BRIAN Puffer Pete, written by Brian Cleveland, illustrated by Thelma Knight. Lothian Publishing Company, Melbourne, 1963,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 28, white paper-covered boards. Six coloured illustrations, black and white illustrations throughout. Covers lightly marked, a few light marks to margins, else very good.No dustwrapper. £12
Muir 1616.A story about a train.

29. CLIFFORD, MARTIN Tom Merry & Co of St. Jim’s. by Martin Clifford. Mandeville Publications, 1949
First edition, 8vo, pp 212 plus 2 pages of publisher’s adverts. Red cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured frontis, black and white illustrations throughout. Cloth worn and faded, wrapper marked and chipped with loss of paper, contents very good. £9

30. CLODD, EDWARD Tom Tit Tot, An Essay on Savage Philosophy in Folk-Tale, by Edward Clodd, Duckworth and Co, 1898,
First edition, 8vo, pp 249 plus pp 23 pulishers’ list, red cloth gilt, teg. Spine badly faded and somewhat worn, tip and tail and corners bumped. Edges, endpapers and prelims foxed. Binding tight, contents good. £45

31. COGHILL, DUGALD The Elusive Gael, by Dugald Coghill, with an Introduction by His Grace the Duke of Sutherland. Eneas Mackay, 1928
First edition, 8vo, pp 158, brown cloth, gilt lettering. Unillustrated. Very good. £12
A study of the Scottish Highlander in literature.

32. COLE, BABETTE Hair In Funny Places, by Babette Cole. Jonathan Cape, 1999,
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards, pink endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Mint. £9
An amusing book about adolescence.

33. COLE, BABETTE Beware Of The Vet, by Babette Cole. Hamish Hamilton, 1982,
First edition, oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards and endpapers. Coloured illustrations throughout. Fine. £12
An amusing tale about two vets and the animals in their care.

34. COLE, BABETTE Two of Everything, by Babette Cole. Jonathan Cape, 1997,
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards and endpapers. Coloured illustrations in comic style throughout. Mint. £9

35. COLE, BABETTE Supermoo, by Babette Cole. BBC Books, 1992,
First edition, small 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations in comic style throughout. Inscription to front endpaper, else fine. £7
Supermoo is a cow.

36. COLE, BABETTE Smartypants, Cinders and Change-a-lot, by Babette Cole. Hamish Hamilton, 1999,
First edition thus, (the three stories were published individually in the 1980s but this is the first combined edition), oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boardsand endpapers. Coloured, comic style illustrations throughout. Mint £10

37. COLE, BABETTE Dr. Dog, by Babette Cole. Jonathan Cape, 1994,
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards and endpapers. Coloured comic style illustrations throughout. Fine £10
The story of a family dog who is a doctor.

38. COLE, BABETTE The Bad Good Manners Book, by Babette Cole. Hamish Hamilton, 1995,
First edition, 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured comic style illustrations throughout. Light scratch to front cover, else fine. £9

39. COOPER, HELEN Great Grandmother Goose, by Helen Cooper, illustrated by Kristina Turska. Hamish Hamilton, 1978
First edition, 8vo, pp 96, beige cloth covered boards backed in dark brown cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrated title page, illustrated throughout in black and white. Mint. £16

40. CORNISH / MOLONY, EILEEN / MEIKLEJOHN, MAISE The Mermaid Of Zennor, and other Cornish tales, by Eileen Malony, eleven illustrations by Maise Meiklejohn. Edmund Ward, 1946,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 108, blue cloth. Black and white lithographs coloured in pink and blue. Covers worn and patchily faded, internally very good. £25
An unusual book of Cornish tales

41. COULTON, G G The Chronicler of European Chivalry by G G Coulton MA .D Litt, The Studio Special Winter Number, The Studio, 1930
Quarto, pp134, red cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper, an account of Froissart and his Chronicles with an introduction by Gerald Crow, Copiously illustrated with mounted coloured plates and black and white illustrations Dustwrapper lightly spotted, light foxing to prelims, generally very good. £50
A beautifully produced book.

42. COWLES, FLEUR / VAVRA, ROBERT Romany Free, by Robert Vavra, paintings by Fleur Cowles. Collins, 1977,
First edition, oblong 4to, pp.40, green cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Coloured illustrations throughout. Dustwrapper chipped around edges and price-clipped. otherwise very good. £14
Portraits of a gypsy boy whom Vavra and Cowles met in
South Spain.

43. CRAIGIE, DOROTHY The Little Parrot, who thought he was a pirate, by Dorothy Craigie. Max Parrish, 1954,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 36, pictorial paper-covered boards with matching dustwrapper. Colour printed illustrations throughout. The dustwrapper is quite badly chipped around edges with some loss of paper. Otherwise very good. £24

44. CRANE, JOHN / PARKER, DOUGLAS / RAVEN, JON Theodore, A Rather Curious Cat, characters created and story written by Douglas Parker & Jon Raven, illustrated by Jon Crane. Broadside, 1983,
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial glazed boards. Coloured illustrations throughout. Just very slight rubbing to edges, else near fine. £14
The adventures of a kitten who grows up in the R.A.F. The illustrations are bold and unusual.

45. CROCKETT, S R / SCOTT, WALTER Red Cap Tales, Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North, which Theft is Humbly Acknowledged by S R Crockett. Adam and Charles Black, 1904.
First edition, 8vo, pp 413 plus pp 2, brown cloth printed in colour, title gilt Red and black title page, Coloured plates by Simon Harmon Vedder. Spine bumped at tip and tail, gilt a little dulled but otherwise very good. £15

46. CRONIN, VINCENT A Calendar of Saints, compiled by Vincent Cronin. Darton Longman and Todd, 1963
First edition, square 8vo, blue cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white monochrome illustrations throughout. Wrapper just chipped at tip and tail of spine, else near fine. £18

47. CULFF, ROBERT / TOYS The World of Toys, by Robert Culff, Paul Hamlyn, 1969,
First edition, 4to, pp. 140, brown pictorial cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper and endpapers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Very slight wear to tip of dustwrapper, else fine. £18
The story of toys through the ages.

48. CUMMING, PRIMROSE / SCOTT lANGLEY, NINA Rachel Of Romney, by Primrose Cumming, illustrated by Nina Scott Langley. Junior “Country Life” Library. Country Life. 1939,
First edition, 4to, pp. 180.brown cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. A fine bright copy. £25
Unlike the author’s other book this is not a “pony” book. It is a n adventure story set in Romney, Kent

49. CUSSANS, JOHN E Handbook of Heraldry, With instructions for tracing pedigrees and deciphering ancient MSS, rules for the appointment of liveries etc, by John E Cussans. Chatto and Windus, 1893,
Fourth edition (first was 1869), 8vo, pp 353 plus pp 32 publishers’ lists, olive cloth embossed gilt and brown, black endpapers. Tissue guarded coloured litho frontispiece, upwards of 400 drawings and one facsimile in black and white. Spine worn and faded, gilt dulled, two coats of arms on newsprint tipped in to verso of one prelim, else contents good. £20

50. DAIKEN, LESLIE / TOYS World of Toys, by Leslie Daiken, Lambarde Press, 1963,
Octavo, pp. 271, brown cloth, pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrations reproduced from photographs. Wrapper tattered and torn, the book is in very good condition. £9
A concise and useful book.

51. DARLING, SIR WILLIAM A Book of Days, A Dictionary of Dates, A Chronology of Circumstances, The Face of Time. By Sir William Darling. The Richards Press, London, 1951
First edition, pp 382, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, title on spine gilt on red ground, dustwrapper. Spine of wrapper sunned, slightly chipped and dusty else near fine. £25
A beautifully produced dictionary of events and birthdays, organised chronologically.

52. DARTON, J HARVEY / CLAYTON, MARGARET A Wonder Book Of Beasts, edited by F.J. Harvey Darton, wuth illustrations by Margaret Clayton. Wells, Gardner. Darton & Co. Ltd. 1909,
First edition, 8vo, pp. 143 plus 24 pages publisher’s list. Green pictorial cloth, gilt. Coloured frontis and pictorial title-page, black and white illustrations throughout. Ownership inscription laid down on half title, joint cracked internally. Edges rubbed, a little loss of colour to front cover, internally very good. £40
An attractively illustrated book of animal stories.

53. DAVIE, E.H. / POSTCARD / RABBITS Don’t Be Chicken-Hearted. A Wish For Birthday Happiness. by E. H. Davie, no. 704/6 Valentine,. no date,
A coloured postcard depicting a mother rabbit and her babies who are frightened of some chicks. Postally unused. Fine. £8

54. DAVIE, E.H. / POSTCARD / SQUIRRELS Market Day, Lots Of Good Wishes On Your Birthday, by E. H. Davie, no. 704/4 Valentine,. no date,
A coloured postcard depicting young squirrels taking their produce to market. Postally unused. Fine. £8

55. DE BRUNHOFF, JEAN Les Vacances De Zephir, by Jean De Brunhoff, Hachette, 1936,
First edition, folio, pp. 40, pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial elephant-patterned endpapers. Coloured lithographed illustrations throughout, text in italics. Edges and corners rubbed with a little loss of paper, a few light marks here and there, otherwise very good. £95
A beautifully produced and printed book.The fifth book in the series.

56. DE BRUNHOFF, JEAN Babar En Famille, by Jean De Brunhoff, Hachette, 1938,
First edition, folio, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards, pictorial elephant-patterned endpapers. Coloured lithographed illustrations throughout, text in italics. Edges and corners rubbed with a little loss of paper, some marks to covers, hinge cracked internally, otherwise very good. £75
A beautifully produced and printed book.The sixth book in the series.

57. DE MOLE, EVELYN For The Young In Heart, by Evelyn De Mole, illustrated by C.C. The Hassell Press, 1936,
First edition, small 4to, pp. 41, green wrappers with gilt lettering and vignette. A book of poems for children with black and white illustrations. Slight damage to extremities of spine, generally very good. £40
Muir 1992.
Rather like an Australian version of When We Were Very Young.

58. DE ROBEK, NESTA The Christmas Crib, by Nesta de Robek. The Catholic Book Club. Burnes, Oates and Washbourne Ltd. 1937
4to, pp 153 of text and pp 12 of photographic illustrations.
White cloth backed in purple. Various cuttings loosely inserted and one cutting laid down on front pastedown. Edges rubbed, covers lightly marked, else very good. £20
A serious look at cribs throughout the ages.

59. DEFOE, DANIEL Robinson Crusoe Retold in Rhyme, by Arthur Mansbridge. Plus The Ark Menagerie and A Midsummer Nights Adventure, by Margaret Baker. William Walker and Sons (Otley) Ltd n.d.(1930s)
4to, pictorial paper covered boards. Illus in colour and black and white. Covers sl marked, joint slack, contents v good. £35
There are three stories and an alphabet in this book. The Ark Menagerie has particularly attractive full-page illustrations.

60. DELAFIELD, E.M. Diary Of A Provincial Lady, by E.M. Delafield, introduction by Jilly Cooper, illustrations by Nicolas Bentley. Folio Society, 1989,
Fourth impression of this Folio Society edition. 8vo, pp. 170, grey pictorial cloth printed in brown , blue slipcase. Black and white illustrations. Mint. £12

61. DELATTRE, FLORIS English Fairy Poetry, From the Origins to the Seventeenth Century, by Floris Delattre. London: Henry Froude. Paris: Henri Didier, 1912.
First edition, 8vo, pp 235, paper covers (for clients’ own binding) printed in red and black. Frontispiece tissue-guarded illustration, title page printed in red and black. Covers especially spine worn and soiled. Pages uncut. Foxing to edges, prelims and final pages. Internally very good. £40

62. DERRICK, FREDA A Day in Animal Town, by Freda Derrick (maker of the Ark Book). Blackie and Son Ltd nd, (1940s),
Oblong 4to, pictorial paper-covered boards. Thirteen brilliantly coloured full-page lithographs. Front endpaper creased,edges rubbed, small mark to back board othewise very good. £35
The animals are dressed and indulging in human activities.

63. DICKEY, JAMES / ANGEL, MARIE Tucky The Hunter, by James Dickey, illustrated by Marie Angel. Macmillan, 1978,
First U.K. edition, oblong 8vo, unpaginated,green cloth, gilt lettering, pictorial dustwrapper. Dickey’s poem is illustrated in colour by Marie Angel. Fine. £15
The poem explores the dreams of an imaginative young boy.

64. DINAH Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, illustrated by Dinah Raphael Tuck, no date, (1930s),
Oblong 4to, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. Ten full page coloured illustrations. Light wear to corners, else very good. £30

65. DISNEY, WALT Mickey Mouse Movie Stories Book 2, stories and illustrations by staff of Walt Disney Studios. Dean & Son, copyright 1935.
First edition, oblong 8vo, pp.196, pictorial paper-covered boards. Black and white illustrations throughout. Edges rubbed with some loss of paper, contents generally rather fingered and marked with a few childish embellishments. Generally good. Quite scarce. £200

66. DISNEY, WALT Donald Duck Transfers, Tower Press, no date, (1940s).
8vo, pictorial shaped cover depicting Donald Duck playing an accordion. The contents are 36 coloured transfers on a long strip. Mint, unused. £35

67. DISNEY, WALT Mickey Mouse Transfers, Tower Press, no date, (1940s).
8vo, pictorial shaped cover depicting Mickey Mouse leaping in the air. The contents are 36 coloured transfers on a long strip. Mint, unused. £35

68. DISNEY, WALT Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Transfers, Tower Press, no date, (1940s).
8vo, pictorial shaped cover depicting one of the dwarfs marching along. The contents are 36 coloured transfers on a long strip. Mint, unused. £35

69. DISNEY, WALT Bambi Transfers, Tower Press, no date, (1940s).
8vo, pictorial shaped cover depicting Bambi with a rabbit. The contents are 36 coloured transfers on a long strip. Mint, unused. £35

70. DISNEY, WALT Pinocchio Transfers, Tower Press, no date, (1940s).
8vo, pictorial shaped cover depicting Pinocchio running. The contents are 36 coloured transfers on a long strip. Mint, unused. £35

71. DISNEY, WALT Mickey Mouse Annual, (Number 6), stars that make the world shine. Dean & Son Ltd, no date, (1935,
The sixth Mickey Mouse Annual, 4to, unpaginated, pictorial paper-covered boards Coloured frontis, black and white comic-strip illustrations throughout. Text printed on thin card. There is minimal rubbing around edges of the boards, one or two light marks to a few pages, otherwise a near fine bright copy. £400
It is most unusual to find a 1930s Disney annual in such bright condition. The pictorial spine is particularly appealing.

72. DISNEY, WALT / CARROLL, LEWIS Alice Et Le Chapelier Fou, par Walt Disney, Les Albums Rose, George Lang, Paris, no date, copyright 1952,
12mo, pp.28, pictorial paper-covered boards. Coloured illustrations throughout. Slight wear and paper chipped around edges, otherwise very good. £20
Alice and the Mad Hatter.

73. DISNEY, WALT / MICE / GERMAN Mickey Maus In Africa, nach dem marchenfarbilm, text von Dr. L. Jfflaender. B.V. no date, (1940s).
oblong 8vo, unpaginated, pictorial card covers. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. Small red biro squiggles to final page and back cover, stitching perished, loose in covers, contents very good. £50

74. DISNEY, WALT / STRIP BOOK Walt Disney’s Peter Pan. From the original story by J.M.Barrie, retold by Irene Pearl. Brockhampton Press, 1953.
First edition, oblong 12mo, pictorial card covers. Illustrated throughout in red, black and white in comic strip style. Hinge lightly browned, else very good. £40
Quite a scarce Disney item, the illustrations are taken from the Disney film.

75. DODGSON, SKEFFINGTON Letter to Skeffington Dodgson From His Father, edited and with an introduction by Anne Clark Amor, Lewis Carroll Society, 1990.
Octavo, pp. 32, blue card covers. Illustrated with black and white reproductions of photographs and correspondence. Fine. £8
Skeffington Dodgson was the brother of Lewis Carroll.


 

Elizabeth Gant

8 Sandon Close, Esher, Surrey KT10 8JE, United Kingdom

Tel: 020 8398 0962 / Tel & Fax 020 8398 5107
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