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Norfolk Island, Australia: Island Heritage, 1974. Hardcover. p., cloth-covered boards, 9.5 x 10.25 inches, profusely illus., corners bumped else very good condition in a lightly worn and foxed dj. Children's story adopted from the Japanese folktale. Japanese American illustrator from Hawaii.
New York: Frank Tousey, 1903. Magazine. 30p., newsprint cover and text, paste-fastened 11x8 inch color wraps. The coverstock is a cut above later productions and the magazine is larger than same in the 1920s. Very acidic and fragile (text paperstock is terrible) with much chipping of edges, spinefold is taped.....
Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin, 1938. Hardcover. xv, 226p., introduction, illustrated with drawings; casebinding mildly edgeworn with a faded spine panel, slight crimping of head and tail, front endsheet not pasted down entirely (binder's fault) which affects the way first signatures lie, a bit of foxing/staining on several introductory pages. An otherwise.....
New York: Philomel Books, 1988. [32p]full-page, full-color illustrations, 10x8.5 inch laminated pictorial boards, third printing, very good in dj. Children's story about a little girl and her grandfather. First picture-book for the artist; the author is a Coretta Scott King Award-winner.
Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833. Leather Bound. iv, 163 p., small hardcover, half-calf marbled boards, leather spine and corners somewhat scuffed; ownership signature in pencil on title page dated 1846, another early penned signature on front endpaper, both front and rear endsheets are quite good, as are the hinges. Textblock.....