New York: Hodder & Stoughton. 24 color plates + illustrated title page, pictorial endpapers and illustration on the front cover. Large 4to, green cloth backed boards, tips and edges rubbed. New York and London: Hodder & Stoughton, no date [ca. 1910]. First American edition. Scarce. Very good (+). The adventures of twin puppies.
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Tinted lithograph. Image measures 13" x 16.75". In this print, a red deer, one of the largest deer species, is chased by two deer hounds, one which leaps in unison with the larger animal. The comparably small size of the dogs showcases the large size of the deer, which looks down at his pursuer with a wide eye full of a palpable sense of fear. The print, published circa 1840, is in good condition with minor stains. Wear to the...
London. Tinted lithograph. Image measures 12.5" x 16.75". In this print, a young and old fallow buck lay in a grassy field, with the young buck, distinguishable by his spots, resting his head on the stomach of the older deer. Fallow deer are native to Europe, and the sight is one that would not have been uncommon in the countryside of England, where the print was likely published circa 1840. The deer's antlers and fur have been rendered with exquisite...
London. Tinted lithograph. Image measures 11.5" x 14.5". This print contains four views of deer, both alone and in groups. Clockwise from left: a buck with two does near a lake; a buck with two fawns by a haystand; a young buck lying in the fores; and a buck reclined against a rock. The print, published circa 1840, is in good condition with minor stains. Wear to the margins not affecting the image.
Paris: Domino Press, 1934. Illustrated with colored lithographs by Fedor Rojankovsky, beautifully printed by Mourlot Freres. Tall slim 8vo, colored pictorial wrappers and glassine covering. Paris: Domino Press, (1934). First Edition. A fine copy with un-opened pages. Scarce. Number 126 of a small issue, numbered and signed by the artist.
New York: Stokes. Illustrated with 7 color plates and 80 in black & white. 205 pages, Short 4to, original ochre cloth with mounted paper wrappers on covers (paper is quite tattered; spine somewhat rubbed; internally clean and tight). New York: Stokes, (1912). Overall a very good copy of this unusual book.
New York: Derrydale, 1938. Foreword by Freeman Lloyd and illustrated by Marguerite Kirmse with 12 b/w plates of dogs. 160 pages. Tall 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth. New York: Derrydale Press, (1938). Limited edition -- one of 950 printed, this one stamped "office copy." Pages a bit toned at edges, still a very good(+) copy.
Franklin Center: Franklin, 1982. Illustrated by David J. Passalacqua. 179 pages, slim 8vo, gilt stamped brown leather, all edges gilt, dark blue silk moire endpapers. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1977. A fine copy aside for tiny scuffs on spine bands. 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature series.
Maplewood, NJ: Blue Apple Books, 2008. Illustrated in color by Liz Murphy; audio disk included with the book. 31 pages, slim 4to, pictorial boards, dust wrapper. Maplewood: Blue Apple Books, (2008). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Boldly inscribed in silver marker on the front free endpaper: "To Howard, Love Forever Thanks Bernadette + Kramer woof!!"
1990. This 6.5 x 9-inch production cel depicts a playful Pluto in motion with his tongue hanging out and smile on his face. No date, circa 1990. Matted (several small smudges) and set in black metallic frame measuring 14 x 18 inches. Accompanied by the original graphite line drawing of Pluto highlighted in red pencil, as used to create the original animation production cel. The drawing is mounted on the back of the frame behind glass -- an adorable combination in very good condition.