First Edition of Tasha Tudor's A Book Of Christmas A Three Dimensional Book; Signed by Her
A Book Of Christmas A Three Dimensional Book.
Item Number: 44007
New York: Philomel Books, 1979.
First edition. Small quarto, original glossy boards. Signed “greetings Tasha Tudor.” In near fine condition.
Tasha Tudor illustrated nearly one hundred books, the last being Corgiville Christmas, released in 2003. Several were collaborative works with a New Hampshire friend Mary Mason Campbell. She also collaborated in 1957 with Nell Dorr to produce the 24-minute 16mm film The Golden Key: Enter the Fantasy World of Tasha Tudor. She received many awards and honors, including Caldecott Honors for Mother Goose in 1945 and 1 is One in 1957. She received the Regina Medal in 1971 for her contributions to children's literature.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Oxford University Press, 1943.
First edition. Signed by the author, “greetings! Tasha Tudor” on the title page. Fine in a fine jacket with just a touch of wear. This is the nicest copy we have handled or seen.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1950.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author, “greetings Tasha Tudor.”
New York: Oxford University Press, 1957.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author, “greetings Tasha Tudor.” A very sharp example of this wonderfully illustrated Tudor title.
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.”
New York: Oxford University Press, 1954.
First edition. Signed by Tasha Tudor on the front endpage. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with only the lightest of wear. A very sharp example.
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1993.
First edition of this cookbook, which features more than 80 of Tudor’s favorite recipes. Octavo, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. Signed by Tasha Tudor on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Ashville, NC: Front Street Press, 2002.
First edition, later printing. Oblong quarto, original illustrated glossy boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Signed “Greetings Tasha Tudor” on the front free endpaper. Illustrated throughout.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1949.
First edition. Signed by Tasha Tudor on the title page. In very good condition, lacking the dust jacket.
"A seminal work on garden design": First Edition of Edith Wharton's Italian Villas and Their Gardens
New York: The Century Company, 1904.
First edition of Wharton’s classic treatise on “Italian garden-magic.” Quarto, original dark green cloth, top edge gilt. With 45 full-page plates, including 26 illustrations by Maxfield Parrish (15 in color), seven in-text and 19 black-and-white photographic illustrations. In very good condition with some light rubbing and wear. A nice example.
"Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision": First Edition of Dali; Signed by Salvador Dali with a Drawing of Don Quixote
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1968.
First edition of this lavishly illustrated work on Salvador Dali. Quarto, original illustrated boards, 271 illustrations, with 80 color plates and 23 in toned gravure. Boldly signed on the title page and its integral leaf by Dali, with a large drawing of Don Quixote with his horse Rocinante. Arranged and edited by Max Gerard. Translated from the French Eleanor R. Morse. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Rare and desirable signed and with a drawing by Dali.
"For thousands of years, human beings have communicated with one another in the language of dress": First Edition of The Language Of Clothes; Signed by Alison Lurie
New York: Random House, 1981.
First edition of Lurie’s classic work about the clothes we wear and what they say about us. Quarto, original cloth. Illustrated by Doris Palca. Signed by the author on the half-title page with the added words, “For thousands of years, human beings have communicated with one another in the language of dress. Alison Lurie.” Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Ray Cruz. A unique example.