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1 BAUM, ROGER S The Rewolf of Oz by Roger S. Baum. Illustrated by Charlotte Hart
New York Green Tiger Press 1990 
First Edition. Thoughtfully signed and inscribed by the author, Roger S. Baum: “Norman, Oz means different things to different people. Oz is love - and it is for the young at heart. If you remain young at heart the gates to the emerald city will always be open to you. Roger S. Baum and Toto. October 10, 1992.” Oversize format, 9 3/4” x 12 3/4”, 32 pages. With an “Autographed Copy” sticker to the front cover. Beautifully illustrated in color by Charlotte Hart. Evidence of a removed sticker to the cloth at the bottom of the rear board, else about fine with a hint of use without dust jacket. A story of Oz, with Dorothy, the Tin man, Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion, and Toto by Roger S. Baum, the great-grandson of Frank L. Baum, the original creator of Oz. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 CARROLL, LEWIS Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There
London Macmillan 1872 
First Edition, First Issue. Signed and inscribed: “Edward F. Sampson, Esq, with the Author's sincere regards.” Hinges cracked, a very good copy in original gilt-stamped red cloth with slight wear. Enclosed in a custom cloth clamshell box. One of the great classics of children's literature. 
Price: 12500.00 USD
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3 CHINESE ART BOOKS A Book of Reproductions of Landscape Paintings by Yan Tian Jushi, a Pseudonym of Wang Jianzhang
1914 
A book of twenty-four black & white reproductions of landscape paintings in Sung and Yuan Styles by Yan Tian Jushi, the pen-name of Wang Jianzhang, whose given name was Jianzhang and who styled himself as Zhongchu. Accordion fold format, 8 1/2 “ x 12 3/8”, with lovely light green textured silk wrapped boards with a printed paper label which reads in translation: “Album of Landscapes in Song and Yuan Styles by Wang Zhongchu” which is enclosed in blue cloth boards, also bearing a printed paper label which reads in translation: “Landscape Painting in Sung and Yuan Styles by Yan Tian Jushi. Inscribed by Luo Zhenyu”, and with two 1” bone fasteners on the side. Each of the landscape prints has a red name stamp. The translation of the book's epilogue by the poet Luo Zhenyu reads in full: “Record of Wang Zhongchu is rarely found in art history since very few of his works survive today. Wang is only mentioned as excelled at landscape paintings in Huashi Huizhuan (History of Chinese Paintings), quoting Quan Zhou Fu Zhi (History of Quanzhou Fu). This album was kept by Gong family collection in Jiang-Nan. It is a recreation of the elegance and harmony associated with Sung and Yüan Styles. It shows that Wang was equally talented as other masters in his time and even surpassed those who only proficient in emulating. I have always appreciated the works by Gao Danyou for Gao's paintings are lyrical as poems written by Yu Yang Shanren. I would say that Zhongchu's works deserve the same compliment. Inscribed by Shangyu Luo Zhenyu at Yinli Zaisitang in Dong-Shan Qiao She, mid December, year of Hsuan-Tung Jiayin (A.C. 1914).” The book is in very good to near fine condition with some minor fading and edge wear to the blue cloth with its paper label showing a bit of darkening. The green silk shows very minor signs of use with a 2” incised curved line to the rear board, some slight darkening to the label, and there is a 1/4” dot to the bottom edge. All of the interior pages are of heavy quality paper and are in fine condition. A lovely book depicting beautiful paintings from a distant time in China's history. 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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4 MACPHERSON, JOHN F Children Still
Oxford Shakespeare Head Press 1939 
First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the author, John F. Macpherson: “For Diana Mayne, with love from the author, John F. Macpherson, Christmas, 1939.” With frontispiece and three tipped-in color illustrations, a map, and six black & white illustrations by H.R. Millar. Very good sound copy with the bottom front corner very slightly bumped and with a bit of use, with front cover illustration in bright full-color with just a faint bit of chipping to one edge. ‘Children Still' is the sequel to Macpherson's ‘Children for Ever' and continues the adventures of the English children Reggie and his sister Elsie who fell from Earth into a fantastic place where, thanks to a powerful elixir, the children never grow up. Along the way the children become leaders and adventurers, encountering pirates, dangerous beasts, colorful airplanes, rivals, ghosts, and friends. A sweet children's story. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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