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Modern LiteratureChildren'sIllustratedSigned & Inscribed

Modern LiteratureChildren'sIllustratedSigned & Inscribed

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1 FEIFFER, JULES A Barrel of Laughs and a Vale of Tears
New York HarperCollins 1995 
First Edition. Signed by the author, Jules Feiffer on the half-title.As new in an as new dust jacket. It's the same old story young-man-sets-out-to-seek-his-fortune, but in this baggy-pants tale nothing is as it seems. With only a bag of magic powder to assist him, the carefree Roger has to traverse The Deadly Divide, enter the Valley of Vengence, pass over the Sea of Screams, and encounter the Mountain of Malice all the while keeping his good humor. A delightful story with a surprising ending. Extensively illustrated. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 MILNE, A.A. & 34 AMERICAN PUBLISHERS The Christopher Robin Birthday Book - Signed by 34 American Publishers
New York E.P. Dutton 1931 
First American Edition. This copy is signed by an amazing collection of 34 classic American publishers at a New York City gathering of the Publisher's Lunch Club on November 3, 1932. The list of signatures include both Alfred Harcourt and Donald C. Brace (of Harcourt Brace), Edward H. Dodd (of Dodd Mead), Alexander Grosset (of Grosset & Dunlap), Bertram Lippincott (of J.P. Lippincott), Russell Doubleday (of Doubleday Doran), George P. Brett - R. M. Brett - Richard H. Thornton (of Macmillan Company) Whitney Darrow Sr. (of Charles Scribner's Sons), Lincoln Mac Veigh (of The Dial Press), Ives Washburn, Harry P. Burt (of A.L. Burt), Herschell Brickell - John Macrae - John Macrae Jr. (of Henry Holt), Cass Canfield (of Harper & Brothers), George Shively (of Bobbs-Merrill), William Farquhar Payson (editor at NY Times, Vogue Magazine, and author), Richard J. Walsh (of John Day Company), Horace W. Stokes (of Frederick A. Stokes), Ives Washburn (of Ives Washburn Inc.), etc. The book is designed to be used as a record for important birth dates with spaces for each day of the year charmingly illustrated by Shepard and with quotations from the Winnie the Pooh books chosen by A.A. Milne. There are no notations - the only writing being that of the publisher's autographs. Measures 6 1/4" x 5". Green cloth stamped in gilt. Housed in a custom green cloth slipcase. The spine has faded and is worn at top and bottom. Corners worn. With an introduction by A.A.Milne and black and white illustrations of the Winnie the Pooh characters by Ernest H. Shepard. The Publisher's Lunch Club was founded in 1915 by publisher Henry Holt, and still exists today in New York City. A remarkable collection of publishing autographs. 
Price: 950.00 USD
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