Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

  • # 35377

    [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul, illustrator]

    The Australian wonder book

    Melbourne, Vic. : Home Entertainment Library, 1935. Quarto, original quarter red cloth over pictorial boards, spine with gilt lettering and ornament (short split to spine, edges a little worn), 351 pp, black and white illustrations, a very good copy of this publication. Muir, 3125. Contains four complete books (The little black princess of the Never-Never …

  • # 34155

    FRASER, Frances and PALMER, Nettie (editors)

    Centenary gift book

    Edited by Frances Fraser and Nettie Palmer. Melbourne : Robertson and Mullens, 1934. Published for the Women’s Centenary Council. Quarto, decorated cards (a few light stains and general wear), colour frontispiece by Ellis Rowan, pp. 165, colour and black and white plates, text illustrations, light scattered foxing. ‘The profits from the sale of the book …

  • # 34401

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

    Chimney Town

    London : A. & C. Black, 1934. Octavo, publisher’s pictorial blue cloth boards, edges rubbed, 238 pp, illustrated throughout with full-page black and white plates, two colour plates, and drawings in the text, occasional light foxing, a very good copy of the first edition. Muir 1908.

  • # 34619

    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.

  • # 34502

    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.

  • # 33534

    MUIR, Marcie and HOLDEN, Robert

    The Fairy World of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

    Sydney : Craftsman House, 1996. First paperback edition.  Quarto,  illustrated wrappers, 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 paperback edition, first published in 1985.

  • # 33303

    LEE, E. Markham; OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (illustrator)

    [SHEET MUSIC]. Robin Hood suite for piano

    Melbourne : Allan & Co., 1941. Imperial Edition No. 489. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (corners a little dog-eared, upper wrapper with short tear at top left corner), staple bound, pp. 16, contents clean. Scarce. Not in Muir.

  • # 30645

    RENTOUL, Annie R. and RENTOUL, Ida S.

    Mollie’s Bunyip.

    Melbourne: Robert Jolley, 1904. First edition. Oblong quarto, illustrated green wrappers (a few chips to the yapp edges, silk ribbon tie replaced), 50 pp., 12 black and white plates plus illustrations in text, reproducing Annie’s handwritten script, foxing. The first book written by Annie and the first illustrated by Ida. Muir 6334.

  • # 30694

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul

    Sixpence to spend

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson, 1935. First edition. 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 …

  • # 30692

    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 …

  • # 29229

    MUIR, Marcie

    A history of Australian children’s book illustration (signed copy)

    Melbourne : Oxford University Press, 1982. First edition. Quarto, fine green cloth boards in like dust jacket, 160 pp, illustrated in colour and black and white, an excellent copy of this indispensable reference. Signed by Marcie Muir on the title page.

  • # 27326

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (1888 - 1960)

    When HE goes back to town

    Pen and ink on card, 420 x 280 mm, signed in full ‘Ida S. Rentoul”, titled in the image, framed. A stunning large format drawing with intricate penwork, illustrating two lovers separated by distance, in a uniquely Australian setting. This exquisite drawing is a fine example of Ida Sherbourne Rentoul’s skill with pen and ink, …

  • # 24262

    LEE, E. Markham; OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul

    [SHEET MUSIC]. Robin Hood suite for piano

    Melbourne : Allan & Co., 1941. Imperial Edition No. 489. Quarto, illustrated wrappers by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (spot of surface loss upper right), pp. 16, a clean copy. Scarce. Not in Muir.

  • # 24015

    RENTOUL, Annie R. and OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul.

    The little green road to Fairyland.

    London: A. & C. Black, 1922 (1932 reprint). Quarto, lettered cloth, in the very rare illustrated dustjacket (chips to head and foot of spine), 103 pp., 8 colour and 8 black and white plates. One of the classic illustrated Outhwaite titles, published in large format by A. & C. Black. Rare in the dust jacket. …

  • # 24017

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul and OUTHWAITE, Grenby.

    The enchanted forest

    London: A. & C. Black, 1925. Second edition. Quarto, lettered cloth (spine foxed), 93 pp., 16 colour and 16 black and white plates, foxing to endpapers and preliminaries, continuing intermittently through the text, previous owner’s name to endpaper, original dust jacket (a little chipped at edges). The first of A. & C. Black’s large format …

  • # 23853

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul and OUTHWAITE, Grenby.

    The enchanted forest

    London: A. & C. Black, 1921. First edition. Quarto, papered boards (edges rubbed), 93 pp., 16 colour and 16 black and white plates, foxing to endpapers and preliminaries, continuing intermittently through the text, previous owner’s bookplate to half-title, original dust jacket (a few chips with loss). The first of A. & C. Black’s large format …