920 - 1068 CHILDREN'S BOOKS (including COMICS, DRAWINGS, GAMES AND TOYS)
= With the rare original accompanying envelope (sl. worn).
Borel, H. (transl. and ed.). Een incarnatie van de sneeuw. Een Hindoesche liefdesgeschiedenis. Ibid., idem, (1919), (7),XII,83p., 6 tipped-in col. plates, ills., orig. gilt dec. cl. by RIE CRAMER, sq. 8vo.
- Sl. foxed. = One of 200 numb. and SIGNED DELUXE copies.
AND 28 others illustrated by the same, i.a. Kattebelletjes (The Hague, 1958); A. DONKER, De Rattenvanger van Hamelen (ibid., n.d.); Bergerettes (Utr., 1916, w. envelope) and Januari-Louwmaand (...) December-Wintermaand (Gouda, 1938-1939, 1st/ 2nd ed., 12 vols., col. plates, orig. unif. pict. clothbacked boards).
- Some foxing; bookblocks loosening. Bindings (sl.) worn.
AND 4 others illustrated by the same, incl. 3 vols. from the Months of the Year series (January, July and August). - ADDED: 2 others illustrated by H. WILLEBEEK LE MAIR.
- Upper joint split; sl. foxed. Binding worn along edges; frontcover waterstained; lower inner corner of backcover nibbled by silverfish.
= New series of Picture Books No.1. Massé, p.13; Spencer, p.95; Gumuchian 1933 ("24 splendid coloured plates by Walter Crane").
Idem. Pothooks & Perseverance or the A.B.C-serpent. London, M. Ward, 1886, 1st ed., (24)p., col. lithogr. plates, dec. endpapers and orig. clothbacked pict. boards by W. CRANE.
- Owner's entry on title-p.; trifle foxed; hinges splitting. Binding worn along extremities; covers dam. at the spine.
= New series of Picture Books No.3. Massé, p.13; Spencer, p.95.
Molesworth, (M.L.). Little Miss Peggy. Only a nursery story. London, MacMillan & Cie., 1899, X,196,(4)p., title-p., plates and ills. by W. CRANE, orig. gilt pict. cl.
= Osborne I, p.373 (1st ed., 1887); Massé, p.37; Spencer, p.203.
- Incl. a few duplicates.
= Illustrated by i.a. Dobroslav Foll, František Škoda, Josef Lada and Jiří Trnka.
= Probably a design for an illustration, with annotations in blue pencil.
Hart, C. van der (1851-1940). (A poor little girl reaching out to a rich looking couple). Drawing, pen and ink, 16x14 cm., monogrammed "CvdH".
- Unevenly browned; sl. soiled.
= Design for an illustration. With annotation below: "Ik geloof dat het beter is als U deze teekening er uit laat".
AND 3 others similar, i.a. by LOUISE ABBÉMA and E.L.H. WOUTERSEN VAN DOESBURGH.
- Wrapper frayed. Internally fine.
= Beautifully illustrated, unrecorded and anonymous children's book. With calligraphed dedication on 2nd blank: "Voor Hedwig van de Linde haar tienden verjaardag. Van haar trouwe hond Woolfie".
= Probably (unused?) designs for illustrations in children's books. Mostly with Christian themes, i.a. Christian martyrs in a Roman arena.
= A slighty comical matchstick figure in a series of stylized minimalistic drawings, perhaps illustrations for an unidentified work.
AND 3 other illustrations for children, in pen and ink and colour chalk, by the same.
= The original designs for 20 (of 66) engravings in the ed. Utr., J.G. van Terveen, 1821 (the so-called "Van Alphen met de hoedjes") of the famous children's book. Most probably by Zeelander himself. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XVII.
WITH a copy of the book (contemp. gilt hmor., 12mo).
- Title-p. a few stains and sl. foxed; plates sl. foxed in blank margins and a few plates sl. yellowed.
= Rare series of lithographs illustrating the canon of Dutch history between 100 B.C. (the arrival of the Batavi in The Netherlands) and 1849 (the death of King William II).
- Unused copy, the cards still attached to each other; some occas. sl. browning/ foxing. Portfolio trifle soiled; rubbed along edges.
Idem. Matsa Boem op de tafelberg, ibid., idem, n.d. (±1940), (col.) ills., orig. pictorial boards w. spiral binding.
- Trifle foxed. A few sm. (water)stains on covers.
Bouman van Tertholen, S.M. St. Nicolaas. Gron./ Batavia. P. Noordhoff, 1948, 48p., scores by T. VAN DER BIJL, ills. by A. ALINDO, orig. pict. wr., 4to.
- Bookblock loose; sl. foxed/ (finger)soiled (incl. wr.).
AND 10 others similar, all w. (sm.) defects, i.a. M. KINNAN RAWLINGS, Jody en het hertejong. Transl. M. Labberton (The Hague, n.d. (±1950), orig. clothbacked giltlettered boards w. (dam.) dustwr., obl. 8vo) and H. VAN EIJK, Sinterklaas blijft een zomer over (Amst., 1940, textills., orig. pict. cl. w. dustwr., 4to).
- Backstrip sl. dam.
= Huiskamp B336; Coll. Calje-Van Gulik 226; The Children's World of Learning 842.
Meerten, A.B. van, Robidé van der Aa, C.P.E. and Hilker, W. Schetsen aan het kinderlijk leven ontleend. Gouda, G.B. van Goor, n.d. (±1840), (2),89,(3)p., 8 handcol. lithogr. plates, orig. gilt boards, sm. 8vo.
- Partly dampstained in margins; sl. foxed throughout; hinges weak. Joints splitting.
= Caljé-Van Gulik 154; not in Huiskamp, The Children's World of Learning or Lust en Leering.
Schmal, J. De manufactuurwinkel. Leesboek voor school en huis. Utr., S. Folkers, 1868, 1st ed., 95,(1)p., orig. wr., sm. 8vo.
= Reading exercise book solely devoted to stories about the various types of cloth and how they are produced.
AND 7 others, i.a. J. TAYLOR, De zucht om te schitteren (Haarlem, 1819, engr. frontisp., contemp. giltlettered blindst. cl. Backstrip and corners sl. worn); (W.J. VAN ZEGGELEN and A. ISING), Groot Nederlandsch prentenboek (The Hague, 1847, over 700 woodengr. ills., contemp. hcl. Binding dam. along extremities) and F.H. VAN LEENT, Van Prinsesje tot Koningin ((Haarlem, Erven Loosjes, 1898), 8 col. lithogr. plates on 4 fold. plates (incl. inside wr.), orig. col. lithogr. wr.).
- (Sl.) foxed throughout; occas. creased/ dogeared; lacks map of Europe in vol. 1; p.133-136 of vol. 3 bound upside-down. Corners bumped; backstrips soiled; spine-ends dam.; vol. 6 lacks most of backstrip. Corners of slipcase splitting.
= Gumuchian 5694.
- Covers sl. duststained. Otherwise fine.
= Rare, thematically arranged book on children's sports, games and pastimes, listing numerous now obsolete games such as: "Beer slaan", "Beer en apen", "Beer en kippen", "Het vingerspel of Morra", "Het klinkhoutje", "Snorren", "Het oogschieten" and "De snorbal". Lust en Leering p.341, p.345 and p.452, note 25 (on the ed. Leyden, 1869); our copy is the edition in which 2 originally separate works are combined, and which was published in 1869 by Noothoven van Goor (NCC lists 3 copies of this edition). The first separate editions were published in 1865 by Noothoven van Goor.
- Cards occas. sl. foxed, but generally fine. Box worn along extremities.
= Papertoys p.43 and cf. p.366. As published without the letters X and Q. Lust en Leering p. 190 (cf. ed. 1825). By placing the cards in all possible different orders, thousands of images can be formed. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XVII.
- Boxes defective; last box lacks a few stones.
= All boxes apparently complete or almost complete (possibly one or two small stones lacking), but accomp. booklets absent or incomplete.
AND 1 other by the same company: Richter's Anker-Täfelchenlegen/ Anker-Plaatsleggen (Mozaic game, coloured stone blocks, in orig. (defective) wooden box w. sliding lid. Lacks (?) booklet or leaf).
- The lid is duststained and has some worn spots. The jigsaw puzzles are fine.
= Titles of the 3 puzzles: "1re Race dite des Mérovingiens"; "2me Race dite des Carovinginiens" and "3me Race dite des Capétiens". The final portrait on the last jigsaw puzzle shows Napoleon III. Below the portrait is a caption reading: "1830 Conquête et prise d'Alger - Premiers Chemins de fer 1837". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XVII.
- Yellow narrow stain in centre; soiled in margins.
= On laid paper with a watermark showing a bunch of grapes. This form as we know as the modern type of Lotto (or Bingo) cards emerged at the end of the 18th century. So this sheet is probably a very early example. Rare.
- In fine condition. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XVIII.
- Box worn along extremities; upper lid sl. dulled, otherwise fine. Spinning wheels all in good working order.
= Divination game, in which the 3 spinning wheels each indicate a number between 1 and 9 after spinning. The resulting number combination is listed on one of the key-cards, where for example the infamous number 666 predicts: "Vous ferez de grands exploits". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XVIII.