THE TINY PICTURE BOOK
Charlestown, Mass., George W. Hobbs, n.d. (1850).
23/4 by 31/2 inches. (32)pp. Original cloth spine, printed paper boards. The title is taken from the
upper board. The text contains two additional titles: The Little Reward and The Little
Present. An ABC in verse, with a handcolored vignette on each page as well as the two
frontispieces and two interior titles. Trace of rubbing to the boards else very good; text
block and vignettes are in fine condition. Very good
SONG AND DANCE MAN
New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1988.
First edition, first printing. Thin folio. Unpaginated (32pp.) Blue end papers.
Illustrated throughout in color. Neat ownership name on the front free end paper
else a fine copy in a fine unclipped, first state dust wrapper, without the Caldecott
Caldecott medal winner.
Fictional account of a grandfather demonstrating his songs, dances and jokes from
his early days in vaudeville.
MERRY AND BRIGHT
New York, Hodder & Stoughton, ca. 1911.
First US edition. Large thin 4to. Original cloth spine, paper over boards with
illustrated pasteon of Merry and Bright, the two dogs who are the subject of this
book. Twentyfour full page, color illustrations on stiff paper of the doings of Merry
and Bright. Cloth and boards worn at edges, light soil, inner hinges neatly mended,
halftitle lightly foxed, else a very good copy and quite scarce. An unexpected New
York publisher's imprint; printed by Thomas Forman and Sons in Nottingham.
With a contemporary bookplate showing a girl and her book.