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Children’s Books &

Children’s Illustrated Books

Charles Dickens Books For SaleCharles Lamb Lamb's Tales From Shakespeare circa 1914

Children’s Books and Children’s illustrated books for sale include


Classic Children’s Illustrated Books

Louis Wain Books

Mabel Lucie Attwell Books

J.M. Barrie Books

Wizard of Oz Books

Kenneth Grahame Books

Arthur Ransome Books

Wizard of Oz Books

Classic Children’s Illustrated Books



The Classic Children’s Illustrated Books for sale include:


Charles Lamb Tales From Shakespeare circa 1914

John Bunyan The Pilgrim’s Progress circa 1916

T.W. Rolleston Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race Second Revised Ed 1916

Louisa M. Alcott Little Women circa 1922

Warwick Goble The Fairy Book Second Edition 1923

Louey Chisholm The Golden Staircase 1928

Walter de la Mare Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe Signed Ltd Edition 1930

David Garnett Pocahontas First Edition 1933

Bonzo Annual 1949

Rev W. Awdry Gordon the Big Engine First Edition third impression 1958

Rev W. Awdry Duck and the Diesel Engine First Edition first imp. 1958

Rev W. Awdry The Twin Engines First Edition 1960

Rev W. Awdry Enterprising Engines First Edition first imp. 1968

Rev W. Awdry Oliver the Western Engine First Edition first imp. 1969

Rev W. Awdry Tramway Engines First Paperback Edition 1976

Rev W. Awdry James the Red Engine

Christopher Awdry Thomas the Tank Shapes and Sizes signed book 1991

Charles Kingsley The Water Babies illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition 1961

Dr Seuss Sleep Book US First Edition 1962



Louis Wain Books



The Louis Wain Books for sale include


Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill First Edition 1898

Louis Wain My Funny Animal Book circa 1904

Louis Wain The Marvelous Story of Puss in Boots circa 1904

Our Darlings circa 1914

The School Girl’s Stories Annual circa 1915



Mabel Lucie Attwell Books



The Mabel Lucie Attwell Books for sale include:


Mabel Lucie Attwell Fairy Tales First Edition circa 1911

Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood circa 1915

Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood circa 1915 (alternative version)

Mabel Lucie Attwell’s Annual 1974



J.M. Barrie Books



The J.M. Barrie Books for sale include


J.M. Barrie Courage May 3rd 1922

J.M. Barrie Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens circa 1910



Wizard of Oz Books & Collectables



Wizard of Oz Books & Collectables for sale includes


L. Frank Baum John Dough and the Cherub First Edition First State 1906

L. Frank Baum Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz Popular Edition 1908

L. Frank Baum The Patchwork Girl of Oz First Edition First State 1913

Ruth Plumly Thompson Kabumpo in Oz First Edition First State 1922

L. Frank Baum The Scarecrow of Oz circa 1923

L. Frank Baum The Lost Princess of Oz circa 1929

Ruth Plumly Thompson The Purple Prince of Oz First Edition 1932

L. Frank Baum The Wonder City of Oz First Edition First State 1940

Jack Snow The Magical Mimics in Oz First Edition First State 1946

The Wizard of Oz the Original Story on Which the Film is Based First Ed 1939

The Wizard of Oz Movable Book First Edition 1944



Kenneth Grahame Books



The Kenneth Grahame Books for sale include:


Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age New Edition 1904

Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age US Edition 1904

Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows Sixth Edition 1911

Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age Signed Limited Edition 1928



Arthur Ransome Books



The Arthur Ransome Books for sale include:


Arthur Ransome Swallowdale First Edition Seventh Impression 1937

Arthur Ransome Peter Duck First Edition Eighth Impression 1937

Arthur Ransome Winter Holiday First Edition Fourth Impression 1936

Arthur Ransome Coot Club First Edition Second Impression 1934

Arthur Ransome Pigeon Post First Edition Fourth Impression 1937

Arthur Ransome The Picts and the Martyrs First Edition First Impression 1946





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Classic Children's Illustrated Books For SaleLouis Wain Books For SaleMabel Lucie Attwell Books For SaleJ.M. Barrie Books For SaleWizard of Oz Books For SaleKenneth Grahame Books For SaleArthur Ransome Books For Sale


Charles Lamb Tales From Shakespeare circa 1914


Louis Wain The Marvellous Story of Puss in Boots circa 1904


Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood circa 1915


Walter de la Mare Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe Signed Ltd Edition 1930


Louey Chisholm The Golden Staircase 1928


David Garnett Pocahontas First Edition 1933


Louisa M. Alcott Little Women circa 1922


J.M. Barrie Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens circa 1910


Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill First Edition 1898


John Dough and the Cherub First Edition First State 1906


Mabel Lucie Attwell Fairy Tales First Edition circa 1911


Kenneth Grahame The Golden Age Signed Limited Edition 1928.


Arthur Ransome Peter Duck First Edition Eighth Impression 1937


Louis Wain My Funny Animal Book circa 1904


John Bunyan The Pilgrim’s Progress circa 1916


Kabumpo in Oz First Edition First State 1922


Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood circa 1915


The First Edition has a large and diverse selection of Children’s Illustrated Books that includes Classic Children’s Illustrated Books, Louis Wain Books, Mabel Lucie Attwell Books, J.M. Barrie Books, Wizard of Oz Books, Kenneth Grahame Books and Arthur Ransome Books.


Just some of the great highlights include Walter de la Mare Desert Islands and Robinson Crusoe Signed Limited Edition 1930, David Garnett Pocahontas First Edition 1933, Louis Wain The Monkey That Would Not Kill First Edition 1898, Louis Wain The Marvelous Story of Puss In Boots circa 1904, Mabel Lucie Attwell Fairy Tales First Edition circa 1911, Mabel Lucie Attwell Little Red Riding Hood circa 1915, J.M. Barrie Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens circa\ 1910, L. Frank Baum John Dough and the Cherub U.S. First Edition First State 1906, L. Frank Baum The Patchwork Girl of Oz U.S. First Edition First State 1913, Kenneth Grahame The Wind In The Willows Sixth Edition 1911, Kenneth Grahame & E.H. Shepard The Golden Age Signed Limited Edition 1928, Arthur Ransome Swallowdale First Edition Seventh Impression 1937, and much more