First Edition of Walt Disney's The Adventures of Mickey Mouse: Book 1
The Adventures of Mickey Mouse: Book 1.
Item Number: 54016
Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1931.
First edition of book one in The Adventures of Mickey Mouse. Octavo, original illustrated cardstock. Illustrated with full color drawings of Mickey Mouse and friends. In very good condition with light rubbing and wear.
The Adventures of Mickey Mouse was certainly "the first Disney book published and sold in great quantities… [It is also] interesting because it contains the first reference to Donald Duck," who would not debut on screen until 1934 (Munsey, 164).
Other Books by this Author
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953.
First edition of Lady and the Tramp, boldly signed across the title page by Walt Disney in his usual blue crayon. Octavo, original cloth, with charming illustrations by Joe G. Rinaldi. Foreword by Walt Disney. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Scarce and desirable signed by Walt Disney.
Boston : D.C. Heath and Company, 1939.
First edition. Octavo, original illustrated cloth, pictorial endpapers. Boldly signed by Walt Disney on the half-title page. Illustrated throughout by the Walt Disney Studio. Story by Margaret Wise Brown. In very good condition with some rubbing to the extremities. A collection of ten stories. Rare and desirable signed by Walt Disney.
New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1933.
First edition of this early pop-up book. Octavo, original pictorial paper boards. Disney Studio illustrations and 3 double page color pop-ups.
First Editions of Each Book in Andrew Lang's Fairy Books; Each Bound Uniformly by Sangorski and Sutcliffe
The Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) [with The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905)].
London: Longmans, Green & Company, 1889-1910.
First editions of each volume in Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books: Blue (1889); Red (1890); Green (1892); Yellow (1894); Pink; (1897); Grey (1900); Violet (1901); Crimson (1903); Brown (1904); Orange (1906); Olive (1907); Lilac (1910) (12 volumes), along with eight of his other works: The Blue Poetry Book (1891); The True Story Book (1893); The Red True Story Book (1895); The Animal Story Book (1896); The Arabian Nights Entertainments (1898); The Red Book of Animal Stories (1899); The Book of Romance (1902); The Red Romance Book (1905). Bound in full leather by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, raised bands, gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, each volume with a different motif to the front and rear panel, all edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, book marks. Each volume bound with the original cloth spine and front panel. With numerous illustrations by H. J. Ford. In near fine condition with a few volumes with some light cracking at the hinges. An exceptional set bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe.
"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.
“Don't gobblefunk around with words": Signed Limited Edition of Roald Dahl's BFG; Signed by Him and Illustrator Quentin Blake
New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1982.
Signed limited edition of this Dahl classic, which has sold over 20 million copies. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake, the illustrator. Fine in a fine slipcase without wear. One of 300 numbered copies, this is number 55.
London: Collins, 1963.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by P.L. Travers and dated in 1964 on the front free endpaper. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Illustrated by Mary Shepard.