Fungus the Bogeyman.
Item Number: 1543
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1977.
First edition. Folio, original pictorial boards. In very good condition showing only light wear. Signed "Worst Wishes from Fungus and Raymond Briggs" on the title page.
Other Books by this Author
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1973.
First edition of Briggs’ classic story on Father Christmas. Quarto, original illustrated boards. Signed by Raymond Briggs on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. An exceptional example.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984.
First paperback edition. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers as issued, illustrated throughout. Inscribed by the author on the title page, “For Eileen With best wishes Raymond Briggs ’85.” In fine condition.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978.
First edition of this classic children’s book. Quarto, original illustrated boards, illustrated throughout. Boldly signed by Raymond Briggs on the title page. In near fine condition with a touch of rubbing. Rare and desirable signed.
"No spots are too hard for a hat cat like me!": First Edition of The Cat in the Hat comes Back; Inscribed by Dr. Seuss
New York: Random House, 1958.
First edition of the sequel of Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat. Octavo, original illustrated boards, pictorial endpapers. Inscribed by Dr. Seuss opposite the title page. Very good in a very good dust jacket with some light rubbing.
"I know it is wet and the sun is not sunny, but we can have lots of good fun that is funny": First Edition of the Cat In the Hat; Inscribed by Dr. Seuss
New York: Random House, 1957.
First edition, first issue of Dr. Seuss’ classic work. Octavo, original illustrated unlaminated boards. Inscribed by the author, “For Ruth Dr. Seuss.” Fine in an excellent dust jacket with light wear. All issue points present: price of 200/200 on the dust jacket, no mention of the “Beginner Books” series on the rear panel, and has four paragraphs of educator’s reviews on rear panel. Book contains a single signature and 61 pages with a message on final page before end paper contained in an outline of the cat’s hat & head. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very nice example.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"And that's the story of Nutcracker and the King of the Mice": First Edition of The Nutcracker; Inscribed by Maurice Sendak in the Year of Publication
New York: Crown Publishers, 1984.
First edition. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by Maurice Sendak in the year of publication on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a single small closed tear.