New York: Weathervane Books, . Hardcover. A nicely produced facsimile of the original 1906 edition that timelessly married Barrie's charming text with Rackham's unforgettable illustrations. With fifty full page color illustrations. Bound in blue paper boards with blue linen spine. In a pictorial blue dust jacket with white titling to spine and front cover. Jacket protected by mylar. Light fading to top edges of bound volume otherwise very good condition. Small octavo. 126 pages plus plates. CHILD/081122. Very Good.
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New York: Random House, . Hardcover. Scarce. Second printing of this delightful anthology of stories, poems, history, illustrations and more from the venerable children's monthly magazine. There were many famous writers and artists among those who appeared in their pages, including Howard Pyle, Joel Chandler Harris, Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Rackham, Longfellow, Kipling, Frederic Remington,Bret Harte, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Jack London. There is also a section with youthful poems that include contributions by Edna St. Vincent Millay, Eudora Welty, Stephen Vincent Benet, and Babette Deutsch. Contributions date from the late 19th century. Bound in red cloth with green decoration and title to cover and gilt title to spine. In a worn plastic protective cover with promotional printing. Plastic is chipped, nicked and worn. Bound volume has light wear to corners and spine and 1948 gift inscription on free front endpaper. Very good condition. Quarto. 542 pages. CHILD/081122. Very Good.
Folio Society. Number 725 of 1,000 copies, signed and numbered by the illustrator on tipped-in etching on limitation spread. "A golden-age illustrator for our times, Charles van Sandwyk is an award-winning author, artist, and illustrator. In the tradition of Beatrix Potter and Arthur Rackham, he has the rare ability to endow animals with human characteristics. As a teenager, he taught himself the crafts of intaglio printing and calligraphy. His first self-published book, created when he was just 20, won a national award. Since then, his work has been archived by the National Library of Canada and is held in private collections across the world" (prospectus). Hand-bound in quarter vellum over illustrated paper covered boards with gilt title to spine and vellum tips. Includes 16 full color plates, tipped in by hand, with gold edges and gold borders as well as 40 pen-and-ink drawings including chapter head and tail pieces. Illustrated endpapers and top edge gilt. Housed in a green cloth covered clamshell box with gilt title to spine panel. Includes prospectus. Book Size: 13 x 9.75 inches.
New York: Arcade Publishing, (1990). Hard Cover. First U.S. Edition. Size: quarto. Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bright and clean interior filled with beautiful full color illustrations from the books he illustrated. Beige illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and to spine. Near fine. 199 pages. CHILD/081022. Very Good / Very Good.
San Francisco: Pomegranate Artbooks, 1992. Softcover. This publication reproduces much of Parrish's early work that was primarily done in black and white. Includes his early poster for the Mask and Wig Club of the University of Pennsylvania (1896) and illustrations for many books and magazines, especially children's stories. Thin quarto. Glossy paper wrappers in white, black, and yellow, with illustrations on front and back covers. Black title to front cover, and white title to black spine. Light rubbing to covers. The interior is bright and clear with many illustrations. Pages are not numbered, but there are approximately 100-120. CHILD/081522. Very Good.