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New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehard and Winston, . Octavo, boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Alexander on the half title page it is additionally signed by the illustrator Evaline Ness. A childrens story set in Alexander's fantasy kingdom of Prydain, it is based on an incident from the Book of Three (volume 1 in the Chronicles of Prydain).
London: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, n.d., . Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii [viii-xii] 1-125  [127: ads] [128: blank], sixteen tipped in plates with color illustrations by Arthur Rackham, each with captioned tissue guard, Peter Pan's map of Kensington Gardens on front endpapers, original pictorial red cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold. Later edition, later printing circa 1929. Peter Pan first appeared in Barrie's THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD (1902) and the part concerning Peter later became PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS (1906). Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-18. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), pp. 87 and 754. Bleiler (1978), p. 16. Reginald 00908.
Chicago: The Reilly & Britton Company Publishers, . Large octavo, illustrations in color and black and white by John R. Neill, publisher's pictorial gray cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red, brown and black, rear panel stamped in black, pictorial endpapers. First edition, first printing, first state with the misprint "cage" for cave", page 275, line 10. The publisher's imprint on the spine panel reads "THE REILLY & / BRITTON CO."; the detachable contest blank for "The Great John Dough Mystery" printed on yellow paper is present. "John Dough the gingerbread man is based upon a character created by Baum in his 1903 unproduced musical 'Prince Silverwings.' While the story was serialized in several newspapers from mid-October through December 1906, the publishers sponsored a competition to determine the sex of his genderless companion Chick the Cherub; few copies of the first edition survive with the contest blank still attached." - Schiller. Baughman 65. Schiller 150.
[Philadelphia]: David McKay Company, Publisher, 1944]. Octavo, pictures by Annette Byrne, pictorial boards. First edition. Illustrations by Annette Byrne. The story of Peter, the Patrol Torpedo Boat.
Minneapolis: Hot Chocolate Books, Coffee House Press, . Octavo, drawings by Rhonda McClun, First trade (and first hardcover) edition. Preceded by a 90-copy letterpress edition. Children's poetry book.
[New York]: HarperCollins Publishers, . Octavo, illustrated by Charles Vess, pictorial boards. First U. S. edition. The author's prayer for his goddaughter.
London: T Fisher Unwin, 1908. Octavo, original red cloth, front and spine stamped in gold. Later edition. Second book of the Psammead trilogy, preceded by FIVE CHILDREN AND IT (1902) and followed by THE STORY OF THE AMULET (1906). Five children get a new carpet, which is a magic carpet, that grants them three wishes a day. "These three novels have always been her most popular, and had the greatest influence on later generations of children's writers ..." - Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 680. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 138. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-269. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature, pp. 1297-1300. Waggoner, The Hills of Faraway 727. Bleiler (1948), p. 209. Reginald 10619.
New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, . Octavo, illustrated by Pinkwater, pictorial boards. First edition.
New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., London: J. M. Dent & Co., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xii 1-169 [170: blank], twelve inserted plates with color illustrations by the author, original blue-green cloth, front and spine stamped in white, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition, U. S. issue. Children's fantasy of ancient Egyptian gods with lovely illustrations. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Reginald (1979).
London, Paris & New York: Raphael Tuck & Sons, nd [c. 1890-93]. Octavo, [1-24], illustrated by J. Willis Grey, cloth backed boards. A wife gets news her husband is killed in action, delays telling her daughter who prays for his safe return, upon finally telling her the child goes and prays again and her father appears at the door, a mistake being made on the battlefield.
San Diego, New York, London: Harcourt Brace & Company, . Octavo, illustrated by Francisco Mora, cloth backed boards. First edition. Children's fantasy novel. "Thoughtful Jerold and the more reckless, appropriately named Gerund are two boys living in similar houses, somehow in parallel universes, in the dead of winter. As he does every year, Herne the Hunter, Lord of Winter, is battling the Queen of Light, She Who Is Ever, She Whose Word Is Law, she who is also Jerold's and Gerund's house cat. As a blizzard rages, Herne hunts, and Gerund gets himself captured. Jerold must try to be a hero and rescue Gerund." - Publisher's Weekly review.