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A Visit To William Blake's Inn (with Autographed Bookplate
Willard, Nancy

Free book plate autographed by illustrator Alice Provensen with purchase.

The author of these much-quoted lines is William Blake, who painted and wrote his marvelous books nearly two hundred years ago. Inspired by Blake's work, Nancy Willard has written a book of magical poems about life at an imaginary inn, run by none other than William Blake himself.

The inn...

Item No. 9780152938239
$7.00
Aesop's Fables
Arthur Rackham
Beware of wolves in sheep's clothing, and don't kill the goose that lays the golden eggs! These simple allegories -- abounding in paradoxes, ambiguities, and ironies -- embody great truths. Attributed to a legendary storyteller of ancient Greece, they speak to readers and listeners of all ages and...
Item No. 9780486472546
$17.99
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Carroll, Lewis
Generations of children have fallen down the rabbit hole with the little girl in the pinafore, to return again and again to Wonderland. Translated into more than one hundred languages, this captivating fantasy has enchanted readers of all ages around the world. This new edition of Alice's...
Item No. 9780486470481
$6.99
According to legend, a resourceful bride won a stay of execution by captivating a sultan with a series of fantastic tales--and after 1,001 nights, the sultan could not bear to part with his storyteller. More than a thousand years later, readers continue to fall under the spell of the romantic...
Item No. 9780486465227
$16.95
Arthur Rackham Treasury
Rackham, Arthur
This stunning treasury features full-page plates of the finest works by the famed English artist, Arthur Rackham (1867-1939). A leading figure in the early twentieth century's Golden Age of Illustration, Rackham interpreted scenes from such diverse material as fairy tales, Wagnerian opera, and...
Item No. 9780486446851
$14.95
Bumble-Ardy
Sendak, Maurice

Since the publication of his classic Outside Over There in 1981, Maurice Sendak's book illustrations have focused on interpreting the texts of such authors as James Marshall, Tony Kushner, Wilhelm Grimm, Ruth Krauss, Herman Melville, and Mother Goose. And beginning in 1980, with his...

Item No. 9780062051981
$17.95
English Fairy Tales
Arthur Rackham
Arthur Rackham is the most popular of all of Calla Editions' featured illustrators. As the preeminent British illustrator of the 20th century, his work is impressive in both quantity and quality. This is a follow-up to Calla's Grimm's Fairy Tales, and is profusely illustrated with some of...
Item No. 9781606600184
$40.00
Goldilocks & the 3 Bears (Hardcover)
Brett, Jan
Jan Brett's richly illustrated take on a classic tale--it's just right!

Everybody loves the story of the curious little girl named Goldilocks, who made herself quite at home in the house of the three bears. Jan Brett's lavish illustrations for this classic tale, full of...

Item No. 9780399220333
$17.99
Goldilocks & the 3 Bears (Paperback)
Brett, Jan
Jan Brett's richly illustrated take on a classic tale--it's just right!

Everybody loves the story of the curious little girl named Goldilocks, who made herself quite at home in the house of the three bears. Jan Brett's lavish illustrations for this classic tale, full of...

Item No. 9780698113589
$6.99
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Smith, E Boyd
Perfect for reading aloud, this is the finest work of E. Boyd Smith, a noted children's book illustrator of the early twentieth century. It recounts the timeless tale of Noah's ark and the aftermath of the Great Flood with delicately colored full-page illustrations. Readers of all ages will delight...
Item No. 9780486477459
$15.00
Once Upon A Time Treasury
This enchanting gallery transports viewers to a fairy tale world -- an ageless fantasy realm inhabited by characters from favorite folktales and depicted by renowned artists. Lovingly reproduced from rare early editions, more than 180 illustrations portray scenes from stories by the Brothers Grimm...
Item No. 9780486468303
$22.95
Peter Pan in Kensington Garden
Barrie, James Matthew
Before he flew away to Neverland, the little boy who wouldn't grow up dwelt in the heart of London, with birds and fairies as his companions. This whimsical romp introduces Peter Pan, who discovered the magic of everyday existence amid the trees and flowers of Kensington Gardens -- the very place...
Item No. 9780486466071
$19.95
Rackham's Fairies, Elves and Goblins
Rackham, Arthur
Through his extraordinarily drawn interpretations of favorite fairy tales and fantastic literature, Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) remains an enduring legend of the Victorian era's Golden Age of Illustration. Rackham took the printing developments of the early twentieth century further than any other...
Item No. 9780486460239
$19.95
Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations
Rackham, Arthur
Fifty-five lovely plates, reproduced from rare, early editions, include scenes from Irish Fairy Tales, English Fairy Tales, Hansel and Gretel, Snowdrop and Other Tales, Little Brother & Little Sister, and more.
Item No. 9780486421674
$12.95
Ring O'Roses Treasury: Nursery Rhymes
Brooke, L Leslie
This beautiful collectible unites two enduringly popular titles by L. Leslie Brooke, a distinguished author/illustrator of a century ago: The Golden Goose Book, featuring "The Three Little Pigs," "Tom Thumb," and "The Three Bears," and Ring O' Roses, which includes scores of beloved...
Item No. 9781606600740
$30.00
The Brownies
Cox, Palmer
Small as mice and sly as foxes, the Brownies are a jovial band of free spirits who emerge in the evenings to roam the countryside while humans sleep. They love sports and games, jolly pranks, and adventures of any kind. Their exuberance and fondness for mischief are exceeded only by their...
Item No. 9780486212654
$7.95
The First Dog
Brett, Jan
Kip the cave boy bounds along the trail home with a sack of warm and tasty Woolly Rhino ribs. If he could only get rid of pesky Paleowolf, who follows him, hoping for a taste of those delicious ribs!

But Paleowolf's presence turns out to be useful: His warnings save Kip from the Cave Bear, the...

Item No. 9780399172700
$17.99
The Golden Age to the Modern Era Exhibition Catalog

From the exhibition The Golden Age to the Modern Era: The Michael and Esther Droller Collection, November 6, 2016 - January 29, 2017

40 pages, full color.

It started when Michael Droller received a framed reproduction of a Maxfield Parrish...

Item No. 9781592880379
$16.95
Women Illustrators of the Golden Age
At the turn of the twentieth century, the demand for magazine and book illustrations was at an all-time high, offering women artists an unprecedented number of professional opportunities. This unique anthology features 120 color and black-and-white artworks by the Golden Age of Illustration's...
Item No. 9780486472522
$19.95
Parrish, Maxfield
Maxfield Parrish enjoyed tremendous popularity throughout the early decades of the twentieth century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian magazine, deemed Parrish the "comman man's Rembrandt." It's said that during the Depression, a Parrish illustration was displayed on the walls of one out...
Item No. 9780486473062
$14.95