We maintain an inventory of 3,000 children's and illustrated books for beginning to advanced collectors. We are especially strong in 20th Century American picturebooks, Newbery and Caldecott Award & Honor books, early 20th Century illustrated books, fairy tales and folklore.
Catalog 59, Summer 2017, New Arrivals Catalog 59 includes signed Caldecott Medal winners, such as an early printing of Gail E. Haley's A Story, A Story; an early American title, The Wise Boys, published by McLoughlin Bros.; a nice selection of ABC books including a Mother Goose Alphabet, Little Darlings ABC and a nice Railroad ABC. We recently purchased a large collection of paper books which include many advertising pieces such as uncommon Mother Goose booklets illustrated by Lois Lenski and Eulalie, there are also quite a few fairy tale titles like Puss in Boots, Cinderella and Little Snow-Drop. Not to be overlooked is the fabulous and rare Noah's Ark panorama by Oskar Laske, L'Arche Noah.
Catalog 58 Spring 2017-Part Two Catalog 58 includes 374 items, both new arrivals and a selection from our inventory. Highlights include a Ludwig Bemelmans rarity, Fifi about a little poodle in Uganda; L. Frank Baum introduces Animal ABC from the Christmas Stocking series; A first American edition of Edward Ardizzone's Tim and Lucy Go To Sea; a scarce Newbery Honor by Alice Dalgliesh, The Bears on Hemlock Mountain; a signed copy of Ed Emberley's Drummer Hoff which won the Caldecott Medal;beautiful signed books by Elizabeth Orton Jones, Trina Schart Hyman and Tomie de Paola and much more.