May 102007
 
 May 10, 2007  Posted by at 2:11 pm No Responses »

Two rare illustrations featuring the adventures of A.A. Milne’s much-loved creation, Winnie-the-Pooh by Ernest H. Shepard (1879 – 1976), are to go under the hammer at Bonhams in London later this month. ‘Tigers don’t like honey’ and ‘Pooh visiting in Owl’s parlour’ are expected to fetch between $40,000 – $60,000 each at Bonhams’ Sale of [...]

Mar 092007
 

Who’s Who & What’s What in the Books of Dr. Seuss Compiled by Edward Connery Lathem Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991), internationally known by his pseudonym "Dr. Seuss," was a member of the Dartmouth Class of 1925. To commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of his graduation from the College, Dartmouth has published this finding-aid reflective of the [...]

Mar 032007
 
 March 3, 2007  Posted by at 2:40 pm No Responses »
Madeline - Life Magazine (1939)

The illustrated book Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans, first appeared in its entirely in the Sept. 4, 1939 issue of Life Magazine.  From the article: Madeline is the story of an adorable pipsqeak.  It was written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans and will be published on Sept. 5 by Simon & Schuster ($2). Its author came [...]

Jan 252007
 
 January 25, 2007  Posted by at 1:57 pm No Responses »

For those with interest in Dr. Seuss ephemera: The Mandeville Special Collections Library at the University of California, San Diego, is pleased to announce the publication of a new online exhibitions: Dr. Seuss Went to War: A Catalog of Political Cartoons displays 388 political cartoons published by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) in the newspaper PM [...]

Jan 092007
 
 January 9, 2007  Posted by at 10:04 am No Responses »
The Hobbit - 1938 Horn Book Review

In 1938, the Horn Book Magazine published two issues which contained reviews or excerpts of Tolkien’s The Hobbit.  Vintage Horn Book Magazines have collectible value, due in part to the articles on children’s books contained in each issue, which provide a ‘when published’ perspective on the respective authors, illustrators, and books, and also their use [...]

Jun 202006
 
 June 20, 2006  Posted by at 7:40 am 1 Response »
Dr. Seuss - Redbook Magazine Original Stories

  I’ve documented 23 issues of Redbook Magazine from the 1950′s which contain Dr. Seuss stories. Each of these were original stories (except Grinch?), not reprints like the Seuss stories in Children’s Digest, and therefore likely have collectible value. At this time, these issues are relatively inexpensive to acquire. No. Pgs  Date     Title 01   4 [...]