The following three books are missing as a result of fraudulent orders from the UK (London). If you are offered these items, please contact Marc Younger of Aleph-Bet Books:
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Phone (914) 764-7410
RACKHAM'S PETER PAN IN DUST WRAPPER (RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS by J.M. Barrie. London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date . Large 4to (9 x 11 1/8"), green, textured, gilt pictorial cloth, 125 numbered pages, some offsetting and a few oxidation spots on endpapers else a FINE COPY IN THE PUBLISHER'S DUST WRAPPER WITH A MOUNTED COLOR PLATE (plate reproduces #50 from the book). First edition of Rackham's enlarged edition, later issue with plain endpapers and title printed in 1 color. This edition has a new color plate done for this edition, plus there are 7 fullpage black and whites not in the 1906 edition. In all, illustrated by Rackham with 50 mounted color plates with tissue guards and with 7 full page black and whites. This is a nice, bright copy of one of Rackham's most desired titles. (Latimore / Haskell p.40, Riall p. 114.)
DAHL SIGNED / LIMITED EDITION
DAHL,ROALD. BOY: Tales of childhood. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux (1984). 8vo (6 1/4 x 9 1/2"), cloth, narrow publisher's flaw line in cloth on front cover else Fine in slipcase. NUMBER 61 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 200 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY DAHL . Stories from Dahl's childhood, illustrated with photos.
DAHL,ROALD. GREMLINS. NY: Random House (1943). 4to (9 x 11 1/4"), cloth backed glazed pictorial boards, slight bit of rubbing else VG+. First edition. Illustrated with many fabulous full page color illustrations plus black & whites by the Disney studios. This is Dahl's first children's book done while he was a flight lieutenant in the RAF. It tells the tale of curious little creatures that plague pilots. Despite Dahl's British nationality, this was first published in the U.S., intended to accompany a
Disney animated film that was never produced. ** (#16250)