Babe: The Gallant Pig.
Item Number: 1666
New York: Crown Publishers, 1983.
First American Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Lengthily inscribed by Dick King-Smith (6 line inscription). Basis for the 1995 motion picture bearing the same name.
Other Books by this Author
"Well," said Stuart, "a misspelled word is an abomination in the sight of everyone": First Edition of Stuart Little; Inscribed by E.B. White and Signed by Illustrator Garth Williams
New York: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945.
First edition, first printing, with code "I-U" on copyright page. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "For Max E.B. White." Additionally signed by the illustrator, Garth Williams. The recipients name is on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears and light soiling. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional copy, uncommon signed and inscribed by E.B. White and Garth Williams.
First Edition of the Authors Beloved First Book in Her Henry Huggins Series; Signed by Beverly Cleary
New York: William Morrow, 1950.
First edition of the first book in the author’s classic Henry Huggins Series. Octavo, original red cloth. Signed by Beverly Cleary on the title page. Very Good in the original rare dust jacket that shows some chipping. Rare in jacket, especially signed.
"The future cannot blame the present, just as the present cannot blame the past. The hope is always here, always alive, but only your fierce caring can fan it into a fire to warm the world": First Editions of The Dark Is Rising Series; Each Volume Signed by Susan Cooper
The Dark is Rising Series: Over Sea, Under Stone; The Dark is Rising; Greenwitch; The Grey King; Silver on the Tree.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1965-1977..
First British editions and true firsts of each book in the Dark is Rising Sequence. Octavo, 5 volumes. Each copy is signed or inscribed by the author. Each are in excellent condition in the original dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
New York: David McCay Company, 1978.
First edition. Quarto, original red cloth. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Signed by the author, “greetings! Tasha Tudor.”