First Edition of Tasha Tudor's A is for Annabelle; Signed by Her
A is for Annabelle.
Item Number: 1147
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.
A Is for Annabelle is a quaint alphabet book graced with Tudor's intricately detailed, highly appealing illustrations. Annabelle is a china doll that belonged to Grandmother. Two little girls play their way through the alphabet, dressing up this lovely doll ("H is her Hat with an elegant feather") all the way through X ("the letter for which I've no rhyme"), Y ("the Yarn her stockings to mend"), and Z ("her Zither and this is the end"). Alternating black-and-white illustrations with full-color spreads, Tudor surrounds each page with a graceful floral border and includes such charming details as a sewing basket with a pincushion, a cricket peering at a pink patchwork quilt, and the tiny boxes containing Annabelle's hats, slippers, and earrings.
Other Books by this Author
New York: Philomel Books, 1979.
First edition. Small quarto, original glossy boards. Signed “greetings Tasha Tudor.” In near fine condition.
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, 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: 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, 1950.
First edition. Octavo, original red cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Signed by the author, “greetings Tasha Tudor.”
New York: Philomel Books, 1980.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Signed by Tasha Tudor on the front free endpaper. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1949.
First edition. Signed by Tasha Tudor on the title page. In very good condition, lacking the dust jacket.
New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1977.
First edition. Folio, original illustrated boards. Signed by the author on the title page, “greetings! Tasha Tudor.” In near fine condition.
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.
"it seems as if I am always apologizing, doesn't it?": First Edition of You Can Do It, Charlie Brown; Inscribed by Charles M. Schulz
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc, 1963.
First edition of the adventures one of the most treasured childhood comic strip characters, Charlie Brown. Small octavo, original illustrated wrappers. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For Gene – Sincere best wishes – Charles Schulz” who has additionally added a speech bubble to the printed Snoopy drawing, “Sorry, I can’t talk Gene…I have to concentrate on the ball game!” In near fine condition with light rubbing. Rare and desirable with such a lengthy inscription.
First Edition of Inside the Economist's Mind; Signed by Economists Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, Paul Volcker, Christopher Sims, Thomas Sargent and John Campbell
Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated boards. Signed on the title page by Paul Samuelson, Robert Solow, Paul Volcker, Christopher Sims, Thomas Sargent and John Campbell. These economists were interviewed for this volume. In near fine condition, without a dust jacket as issued. Rare and desirable.
New York: United Synagogue Commission on Jewish Education, 1955.
First edition of this early Sendak title. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. In very good condition with light rubbing.
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb": First Edition of Long Walk To Freedom; Signed and dated by Nelson Mandela
Boston: Little Brown, 1994.
First American edition of the autobiography of one of the greatest moral leaders of the twentieth century. Octavo, original half cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with photographs. Signed by the author, “Nelson Mandela 12.5.05” on the title page. It was signed in New York City by Mandela during a visit upon receipt of an honorary doctorate from Amherst College. Fine in a fine dust jacket.