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 60, Autumn 2017 Catalog 60 is packed with Newbery Medal and Newbery Honor books, many are signed including an early printing of Elizabeth George Speare's The Witch of Blackbird Pond; Newbery Winners which are scarce in the first edition such as Ann Nolan Clark's Secret of the Andes and Virginia Sorenson's Miracles on Maple Hill. This catalog also features nice, first editions and early printings of Ruth Plumly Thompson Oz books. A few highlights of illustrated books from this catalog are a signed limited edition of N. C. Wyeth's Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come and Jessie Willcox Smith's Seven Ages of Childhood in dust jacket!
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.