First edition of these stories in prose and verse by Dorothy Black, Grace C. Floyd, Norman Gale, and others, illustrated throughout by Wain's characteristic cats, large-eyed with mescaline or belladonna and full of that hysterical ecstasy which borders on tears.
Collection of the three earliest editions of Gelett Burgess's beloved nonsense poem THE PURPLE COW, demonstrating the rhyme's increasing popularity — including the scarce first printing of THE LARK, where the poem first appeared.
Signed first printing of this collection of Bible passages, poems, and short traditional Christian prayers, with illustrations of darling children by Michael Hague – scarce with original drawing by Hague.
First printing of this vividly illustrated children's history of the Punch and Judy Show, followed by Emberley's own illustrated version, replete with savage violence, criminality, and murder in the best historical tradition.
By Algernon Charles Swinburne, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
First printing of this collection of poetry for children alongside delightful Golden Age illustrations by Arthur Rackham — with a letter from Rackham to the assistant of art dealer and collector Alwin J. Scheuer.