1802 - 1922 CHILDREN'S BOOKS (including COMICS, DRAWINGS, GAMES AND TOYS)
- Sl. creased and occas. sl. stained.
= Rare children's book illustrated by Dmitry Moor (= Dmitry Orlov), designer of several famous political/ agitational posters from the first years after the Revolution.
AND 3 others, incl. 2 vols. published by E. SIALSKY (Paris).
- Formerly bound. = Russische prentenboeken, derde serie. Nice picture book.
- Wrappers splitting at foot of spine; sm. stamp and annots. on backwr. Otherwise fine.
= Josif Knebel's publishing house was founded in Moscow in the 1880's and became famous for its beautifully illustrated books. Georgi Narbut and Dmitri Mitrokhin were among the regular artists.
AND 1 other: N. RADLOV, Picture Stories (Moscow, n.d. (±1960), English text, col. ills., orig. wr., obl. 8vo).
- A few sm. annots. and stamps.
Rakhmanin, S. Domik v bashmake (House in a shoe). (Moscow), Gos. Izd., 1929, (12)p. (incl. wr.), col. lithogr. ills. and orig. wr. by A. ROGINSKAYA.
- Yellowed and fingersoiled. Wr. loose(ning).
- Worldmap w. tear on fold; map of Europe w. oblique tear in sea area; last textleaf ("Berichten") partly pasted to inside backwr.; last map w. a few scribbled old annots.; sl. and vaguely waterstained in inner blank margin (also vaguely affecting maps).
= Rare geography book, first published in 1780. The maps all "volgens de laatste ontdekkingen van Capt. Cook". BNK 541; Huiskamp S78 (ed. Amst., 1809).
= "A Japanese Greeting", "The Little Mother", "Playtime", "Anxious Moments", "The First Lesson" and "Washing Day". Incl. one duplicate (yellowed).
- Sl. worn along extremities.
- Partly trilfe foxed/ yellowed.
= Comprises i.a. "Doorsnede van een kolenmijn in Limburg", "De mijn Maurits bij Sittard" and "Steenkolenmijn Oranje-Nassau I".
- Partly trife foxed/ yellowed; mostly fine.
= Comprises i.a. "De Maashaven te Rotterdam", "Vissershaven te IJmuiden", "Een laagveengebied te Friesland", "Een gezicht op Walcheren en de Westkappelse Zeedijk", "Dijkbouw in het IJsselmeer", "Heuvellandschap aan de Geul" and "Een gezicht in Giethoorn".
- Dustwr. a few closed tears. Otherwise fine. = Buur 0494.
AND 7 others, i.a. A. VAN SLOOTEN, Waar het bamboe ruischt (Amst., n.d. (1938), 1st ed., orig. hcl. w. (sl. rubbed) dustwr.); C.J. KIEVIET, Avonturen van Dik Trom (Alkm., n.d. (1931), 1st ed., plates and orig. pict. cl. w. dustwr. by J. BRAAKENSIEK. Dustwr. sl. frayed) and IDEM, Dik Trom en zijn dorpsgenooten (ibid., 1920, 1st ed., ills. and orig. cl. by J. BRAAKENSIEK. Upper hinge closed (w. creasing of endpaper)).
- Most lvs. strengthened w. sellotape along outer margins; upper hinges weak; some sl. foxing. Spine sl. faded.
= Nice collection containing i.a. plates showing Wilhelmina (concerning her accession as queen), a full-p. scrap showing two children riding a horse-drawn carriage, a series of 12 very small scraps showing the story of Cinderella, some men harness racing, cats and dogs making music, and incl. a few layered 'relief' scraps (a boy reading a book, a harlequin showing a book, 2x Queen Wilhelmina and two young ladies on bicycles approaching a gate (w. movable opening)).
- Lacks backstrip; covers loose; poor binding. = Mostly caricatures, animals and flowers.
= Mostly taken from various catchpenny prints. I.a. flowers and animals.
- Dedication on first free endpaper. A very fine copy.
= Zwarte Piet hurt his leg after he fell off a horse and can't accompany Sinterklaas to the Netherlands. He asks his friend Moriaantje from Africa to replace him.
AND 5 others, i.a. P.A. DE GÉNESTET, St.-Nikolaasavond. Ed. J.H. van den Bosch (Zwolle, (1913), orig. wr. by J.G. VELDHEER, sm. 8vo) and ZIE GINDS KOMT DE STOOMBOOT (Amst., n.d., col. ills., orig. wr. w. 7" flexi gramophone record on frontcover).
= Münchener Bilderbogen no.286. About a naughty boy who has new pants, falls in the water, gets stuck with his pants, falls into a barrel with syrup, gets stung by wasps and finally is chastized by his father.
- Upper hinge weak; occas. w. some col. pencil sribbling; a few lvs. loosening. Covers sl. scratched and worn along extremities; backcover waterst.
= Rare Struwwelpetriade. Rühle 591f.
- New endpapers. Binding trifle soiled; restoration in corner frontcover. = Rühle 510d.
- Trifle foxed. Covers sl. duststained.
AND 1 other: A. WOODWARD and D. O'CONNOR. The Peter Pan Picture Book (ibid., 1925, col. frontisp., 23 col. plates, orig. dec. cl. One plate torn out).
- Upper hinge weak. Covers trifle worn along extremities.