Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

  • # 18199

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul.

    Exhibition of black and white, and water colour drawings by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

    Opened by Lady Cullen at the fine art gallery Anthony Hordern & Sons, Limited, Brickfield Hill, Sydney April 16, 1917. Octavo, self-wrappers (pale foxing), two page appreciation by Mary Mansfield, catalogue of 60 works including numerous originals from ‘Elves and Fairies’, vignette illustration, note about the publication of Elves & Fairies. Loosely enclosed, an illustrated …

  • # 17238

    DASKEIN, Tarella Quin; OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (illustrator)

    Chimney Town

    London : A. & C. Black, 1934. Octavo, publisher’s pictorial blue cloth boards, inscription to front endpapers, 238 pp, illustrated throughout with full-page black and white plates, two colour plates, and drawings in the text. A fine copy of the first edition. Muir 1908.

  • # 17461

    RENTOUL, Annie R. and RENTOUL, Ida S.

    Mollie’s bunyip

    Melbourne: Robert Jolley, 1904. Oblong quarto, illustrated red wrappers (a few tears and chips to the yapp edges, small strip of sunning to bottom edge of rear wrapper), ribbon ties, 50 pp., 12 black and white plates plus illustrations in text, reproducing Annie’s handwritten script, a good copy. Previous owner’s inscription on title page. The variant …

  • # 17459

    RENTOUL, Annie.

    The lady of the blue beads.

    Her book, being an account of her first blue moon spent on Sun Island. Illustrated by Ida S. Rentoul. Melbourne: George Robertson & Co., [1908]. Quarto, printed grey papered flushcut boards, rexine backstrip (some soiling to front board), endpapers replaced, 102 pp., occasional foxing illustrated throughout. Muir 6342 (variant).

  • # 17458

    RENTOUL, Annie R. and OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul.

    The little green road to Fairyland.

    London: A. & C. Black, 1922. First edition. Quarto, patterned boards with paper title label (edges a little rubbed), 103 pp., 8 colour and 8 black and white plates, previous owner’s name to half title, some occasional foxing. One of the classic illustrated Outhwaite titles, published in large format by A. & C. Black. Muir …

  • # 17462

    RENTOUL, Annie I. and RENTOUL, Ida S

    Mollie’s Staircase

    Melbourne: M. L. Hutchinson, 1906. Oblong quarto, lettered wrappers (front wrapper stained), original ribbon ties, 12 black and white plates by Ida S. Rentoul, plus illustrations in text, a few pages marked and foxed, but a sound copy. Muir 6333.

  • # 17486

    RENTOUL, Annie R.; RENTOUL, Ida S. (illustrator)

    The lady of the blue beads

    Her book, being an account of her first blue moon spent on Sun Island. Illustrated by Ida S. Rentoul. Melbourne: George Robertson & Co., [1908]. Quarto, oatmeal cloth boards, the upper board decorated in orange and blue (minor stains and wear), front free endpaper with Edwardian period inscription, 102 pp, illustrated throughout, with thirteen full …

  • # 17245

    QUIN, Tarella; OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (ill.)

    Before the lamps are lit

    Melbourne : George Robertson & Co., [1911]. Oblong quarto, illustrated cloth boards (minor rubbing), inscription on front endpaper, pp 189. A compilation of six children’s stories with engravings by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Muir 1907.

  • # 17258

    DASKEIN, Tarella Quin; OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (illustrator)

    The Other Side of Nowhere

    Illustrations by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens, 1934. Oblong quarto, illustrated blue cloth, lacking dustjacket, 171 pp., illustrated. Muir 1909.

  • # 17256

    Gum Tree Brownie and other faërie folk of the Never-Never.

    Melbourne: George Robertson [1907]. First edition. Oblong quarto, pictorial bevelled green cloth boards (in fine condition), marbled endpapers (hinges slightly split), first blank with tape repair, preliminaries with mild foxing, foreword by Ethel Turner, 184 pp, illustrated, clean internals, a fine copy of the scarce first edition. The third book illustrated by Ida Rentoul. Muir …

  • # 17254

    [MARTIN, George W.].

    The sentry and the Shell fairy.

    Melbourne: British Imperial Oil, [c. 1922]. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers (near mint), 16 pp., faint foxing to preliminaries, six colour plates by Outhwaite, a scarce promotional booklet produced for Shell. The better variant issue with additional Outhwaite illustration on p. 16. Muir 4851.

  • # 16952

    MUIR, Marcie and HOLDEN, Robert

    The Fairy World of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1985. First edition.  Quarto, boards in illustrated dustjacket, 171 pp. extensively illustrated. The definitive reference on Outhwaite, one of Australia’s and Britain’s most loved children’s authors and illustrators. A very good copy of the first edition.

  • # 16994

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul and OUTHWAITE, Grenbry

    The enchanted forest

    London: A. & C. Black, 1925. Quarto, illustrated cloth (spine lightly sunned) 93 pp., 16 colour and 15 black and white plates, child’s name in pencil to half-title, a clean copy. Muir 5597.

  • # 15424

    Melba’s gift book of Australian art and literature

    Melbourne : George Robertson, c. 1915. Quarto, lettered cloth, pp. 176, colour and black white plates. Fundraising book from the Great War “The entire profits from the sale of this book will be devoted by Madam Melba to the Belgian Relief Fund”. Literary contributors include Ethel Turner, Henry Lawson, Tarella Quin, Dorothea Mackellar, Edward Vidler, …

  • # 12617

    [MARTIN, George W.].

    The sentry and the Shell fairy.

    Melbourne: British Imperial Oil, [c. 1922]. Quarto, illustrated card wrappers (fine), 16 pp., very light central verticle crease, six colour plates by Outhwaite, a scarce promotional booklet produced for Shell. The better variant issue with additional Outhwaite illustration on p. 16. Muir 4851.

  • # 12612

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul.

    Sixpence to spend.

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1935. Quarto, papered boards, illustrated dustjacket, 92 pp., black and white illustrations, five tipped-in colour plates, sparse foxing to preliminaries and a couple of other leaves, a little canted but very fine. Holden and Muir describe Sixpence as ‘the last real book Ida wrote and illustrated… Amusing and well-executed, the artist’s …