1018 - 1146 CHILDREN'S BOOKS (including COMICS, DRAWINGS, GAMES and TOYS)
- Bookblock loose; sl. foxed and stained. Dustwr. w. some sm. marginal tears and stains.
= Copy with the rare dustwrapper. Matla MICKE 5.1.
- Lacks 1 vol. Otherwise fine.
- Ex libris library stamp on verso frontwr.; sl. dust-/ fingersoiling on backwr. VG to FINE (5.0).
= Important issue with the introduction of the famous Marvel character Wolverine on the last page.
- First vol. owner's entry on title in pen and ink. Wr. partly with (minor) damages/ imperfections (mainly on spine).
= Complete run. Matla DICKB 1.1-1.26/ 3.27 and 4.1-4.72.
- Minor imperfections.
= Probably 1st and only printing. British underground comic with American contributions.
AND 5 others, i.a. ZAP no.10 (Berkeley, 1983, 2nd printing, orig. wr.); MOTORCITY COMICS no.2 (San Francisco, 1970, 3rd printing, ills. and wr. by R. CRUMB) and BIG ASS COMICS no.1 (ibid., 1969, prob. 5th printing, ills. and orig. wr. by R. CRUMB).
= Rare Dutch underground comic founded by Stanley Heinze. Showed the first/ early printed comic stories by Eric Heuvel and Peter van Dongen.
Spruit. Mannekensblad. No.1. Antw., Ercola, 1971, (1),48,(1)p., (incl. wr.), ills., orig. wr.
= Rare Belgian underground comic. In total 6 issues were published.
AND 10 others, i.a. 2 issues of REAL FREE PRESS (no.5 and 6, Amst.); KRYPTON, no.1 (1981. Bimonthly SF-comic) and SPETTERS, no.1 (Ghent, 1981. Monthly comic).
= Scarce. Contains a bibliography.
- Wr. and a few lvs. loosening at spine-ends.
Aafjes, B. De vogelvis. Utr., De Fontein, n.d. (1947), 1st ed., (17)p., (chromo)lithogr. ills., endpapers and orig. pict. boards by P. WORM.
- Boards trifle soiled. Otherwise fine.
AND 8 others, i.a. TH. STORM, De kleine Wildebras. Dutch trans. M. Stomps (Eindh., 1943, 1st ed., col. plates, ills., orig. clothbacked col. boards and (sl. dam.) dustwr. by E. WENZ-VIËTOR, sq. 8vo) and K. FRYKSTRAND, In de diergaarde. Dutch transl. D. Steffelaar (n.pl., n.d., chromolithogr. plates, ills., orig. wr., sq. 8vo).
- Hinges weak/ bookblock loosening; 2 plates loose; (sl.) (finger)soiled. Covers sl. soiled; box badly soiled; box lacks right edge.
= One of 350 numb. copies of the DE LUXE edition on handmade paper, SIGNED by the illustrator.
Röntgen, J. Hollandsche kinderliedjes. London/ Philadelphia, Augener and D. McKay, (1917), 1st ed., (2),31,(3)p., 15 col. plates and orig. giltlettered cl. w. mounted col. plate by H. WILLEBEEK LE MAIR, scores by J. RÖNTGEN, obl. 4to.
- Owner's dedication on first free endpaper; contents loose; sl. soiled; a few lvs. w. (repaired) tear. Covers trifle soiled; spine-ends sl. dam. Sold w.a.f.
= Heller 14C.
ADDED 2 others (both w. defects): B. RABIER, Het Circus Henri Bombari. Dutch adapt. T. Naeff (Amst., n.d. (±1910), num. col. and monochr. ills. and orig. clothbacked pict. boards by B. RABIER, 4to) and A. SNELLEN, In de muizenwereld. Een nieuwe vertelling aan 't klavier (Amst., n.d. (1911), scores, ills. and orig. pict. cl. by L.W.R. WENCKEBACH, 4to).
- One leaf dam. Covers loose and sl. rubbed.
= Nice and skilfully drawn album. Contains the following rhymes: "'s Morgens vroeg komt Kukeleku"; "Moriaantje, zo zwart als roet"; "Ik zag twee beren broodjes smeren"; "Konijntje lief, konijntje lief"; "Toosje smulde in een hoekje"; "Drie stoute kleine eendjes"; "Sinterklaas is jarig"; "Drie kleine kleutertjes"; "In een vliegmachien" and "Slaap, kindje, slaap".
= Illustration for an unidentified work.
AND 1 other by the same: "In t spel verdiept" (black chalk, signed). - ADDED: 2 caricatural drawings by W. VAN SCHAIK.
- Sl. yellowed/ browned/ some foxing.
= I.a. "Naar Zee!", "De booze man" and "Met een goeden wil en weinig hulp".
= David Nockels was a prolific contributor to magazines and books, specialising in nature, animals and the environment, i.a. the periodical 'World of Wonder' in the early 1970s, in the Netherlands published as "Kijk". Illustration to World of Wonder issue no. 205 (1974), p.10.
AND 11 other similar gouaches by the same, all signed, all illustration designs for the same periodical, showing i.a. birds, a lion and a monkey, a hunting scene and a schematic world map with inset illustrations of various animals. - AND 13 others similar for the same publications by other illustrators, i.a. "P. and B. Windo", mostly animals, but also a profile view of an aircraft carrier.
- Boards duststained.
= Designs for illustrations on an anniversary calendar. Each seasonal scene shows children feeding animals: a squirrel in autumn, birds in winter, lambs in spring and rabbits in summer.
AND 6 other drawings by the same, all designs for (book)illustrations, i.a. a 19th century couple walking in the snow.
= Each gouache shows a harlequin in a different scene: A harlequin surrounded by cats and owls (39,5x84 cm.); a harlequin with singing donkey and three serious ministers (23x86 cm.) and a harlequin in a horse-drawn cart talking to a nobleman on horseback (31,5x79 cm.). All mounted on hardboard. Probably displays made for use in a bookshop.
ADDED: 4 anonymous col. printed board strips w. ills. to Dutch songs (±1970, each strip ±13x90 cm. Occas. foxed/ sl. soiled).
- Sl. foxed; contents loose. = Rare.
Prentenboek. Vol. I and V. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (±1860), 2 (of ?) vols., each w. 8 lvs. and col. lithogr. ills., orig. unif. tinted wr., sm. 8vo.
- First vol. sl. foxed; second vol. title-p. sl. frayed in lower left inner margin and wr. faded.
= Both clearly from the same series, but the second vol. is titled "Prentenboek voor brave kinderen." on p.(1).
AND 2 others, i.a. fine copy of P.J. MOETON, Aan moedersschoot (Amst., H. Höveker, 1868, woodengr. plates, orig. woodengr. wr., sm. 8vo).
- Lid and sliding system sl. dam.
= Attractive vignettes. Papertoys p.294. Rare in this complete condition.
- Without the dice, explanation sheet and the box; trifle creased and fingersoiled.