[Circa 1896], (iv), The Diverting History of John Gilpin: 31pp; The House that Jack Built: 30pp; Elegy on a Mad Dog: 31pp; The Babes in the Wood: 31pp; The Three Jovial Huntsmen: 31pp; Sing a Song for Sixpence: 31pp; The Queen of Hearts: 31pp; The Farmer's Boy: 31pp, illustrated with some black & white drawings in text and beautiful chromolithograph plates, occasional foxing to prelims, end matter and edges but pages clean for the most part, some pages browned, patterned endpapers with book plat
This is a first edition and first printing (as denoted by the small "1" under the copyright year) of the Rockwell Kent illustrated edition. Kent, a world renown author, painter, illustrator and wood block artist, designed the dust jacket and fully illustrated each chapter. As told by Shephard, Kent's enjoyment of the "Paul Bunyan" stories with his blue ox "Babe" shows in the humor depicted in his illustrations. The dust jacket (after 95 years) is clipped, chipped and shows small tears at folds,
Original antique theatre poster for a Drury Lane Pantomime show for children written and invented by the playwrights J. Hickory Wood and Arthur Collins. Colourful image by the notable English illustrator, poster designer and cartoonist John Hassall (1868-1948) depicting a smartly dressed man coaxing two children towards two unshaven men, one with a money pouch and a dagger knife on his belt, the young girl wheeling a toy dog on a red ribbon behind her and the boy holding his hat behind his back.
1934 New York Yankees Multi-Signed Baseball. Hand signed in blue and black ink pen with Babe Ruth (D. 1948, New York Yankees, HOF) Lou Gehrig (D. 1941, HOF), Jimmie DeShong (D. 1993), Ben Chapman (D.1993), Russ Van Atta (D.1986), Dixie Walker (D. 1982), Don Heffner (D. 1989), Harry Smythe (D.1980), Frank Crosetti (D.2002) and Myril Hoag (1971). This baseball comes with a UV protected glass display case that features a cherry wood base and mirrored bottom. This single baseball display case measur
1942 "Pride of the Yankees" Lobby Card measures 11" x 14" in size. Produced by Samuel Goldwyn and directed by Sam Wood, this 1942 film illustrated the life of Lou Gehrig. It starred Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright and Walter Brennan. Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, Mark Moenig and Bill Dickey also appear in the film as themselves.
Official National League baseball has been hand signed in blue ink pen by (29) members of the 1952 New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals including Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Enos Slaughter, Gil McDougald, Loren Babe, Johnny Sain and (23) others. This auction includes a Steiner display case with a wood base and glass cube.
Official National League baseball has been hand signed in blue ink pen by (24) members of the 1952 New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals including Mickey Mantle, Enos Slaughter, Hank Bauer, Peanuts Lowrey, Larry Miggins, Del Rice, Gil McDougald, Loren Babe, Gene Mauch and (15) others. This auction includes a Steiner display case with a wood base and glass cube.