Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

  • # 42014

    O'CONOR, Juliet

    Bottersnikes and other lost things. A celebration of Australian illustrated children’s books

    Melbourne : The Miegunyah Press, 2009. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 262, thoroughly illustrated. An extensive insight into the history of children’s books in Australia, with detailed sections on great artists and authors such as Norman Lindsay, Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, May Gibbs, Harold Gaze, Pixie O’Harris, Graeme Base etc. An essential reference book.

  • # 40824

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul.

    A bunch of wild flowers.

    Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1933. Quarto, papered boards, illustrated dustjacket (a little marked, a few short tears, a couple of chips), 48 pp., black and white illustrations, six tipped-in colour plates. A very good copy. First edition. Muir 5606.

  • # 40823

    QUIN, Tarella [DASKEIN]; OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (illustrator)

    Gum Tree Brownie and other Faërie Folk of the Never-Never.

    By Tarella Quin / Illustrated by Ida S. Rentoul. Melbourne : George Robertson, 1925. Oblong quarto, original illustrated papered boards (edges rubbed, slight loss to paper), cloth spine, 165 pp, illustrated throughout, binding firm, a very good copy. Muir 1905.

  • # 40825

    RENTOUL, Annie I. and RENTOUL, Ida S

    Mollie’s Staircase

    Melbourne: M. L. Hutchinson, 1906. Oblong quarto, lettered wrappers (worn and stained), original ribbon ties, early inscription to title page which is toned and stained, pp. [52], 12 black and white plates by Ida S. Rentoul, plus illustrations in text, contemporary pencil inscription to title page, a few pages lightly marked and foxed, but a …

  • # 38927

    [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul].

    The fairy story that came true.

    Melbourne: British Imperial Oil, [c. 1922]. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (silverfished, handling wear, edges with small chips, also along spine), 16 pp., five colour plates, black and white decorations, map. A delightful illustrated story by Outhwaite, created as a promotion for Shell oil, ‘few copies of these booklets have survived’ (Muir and Holden, p. 58). Muir …

  • # 38590

    [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 (spine discoloured, edges a little worn), 351 pp, black and white illustrations, a good copy of this publication. Muir, 3125. Contains four complete books (The little black princess of the Never-Never /​ by Mrs. …

  • # 35841

    RENTOUL, Annie R. and OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul.

    The little green road to Fairyland

    New York : E. P. Dutton & Company, 1922. First American edition, printed by Billing and Son in Guildford, U.K. Quarto, papered boards, cloth spine with paper label, edges rubbed, lacking the front free endpaper, pp. 103, 8 colour and 8 black and white plates. One of the classic illustrated Outhwaite titles, originally published in …

  • # 35828

    OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul

    Puss in boots : J. C. Williamson’s Annual Pantomime Extravaganza

    Australian Play Pictorials No. 8. [Written by J. Hickory Wood and Frank Dix ; music by Andrew MacCunn]. Melbourne : George Robertson & Co., [1912]. Quarto, wrappers illustrated by Ida Sherborne Rental Outhwaite (edge tears with loss to spine, old paper repairs), wrappers detached, pp. 64, handling wear, a good copy. Very rare theatre program …

  • # 35819

    NEWELL, Averil.

    The enchanted seas

    With four illustrations in colour by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite. London: A. & C. Black, 1937. Octavo, boards in illustrated dustjacket (chips with loss), 64 pp. Muir 5331. Rare.

  • # 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.

  • # 35378

    [OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul].

    The Shell Fairy Calendar 1924 – 1925

    Melbourne : British Imperial Oil, 1923. Illustrated calendar, six colour illustrations on cards by Outhwaite, string cords, some traces of edge rubbing. A fine, complete copy of the very rare p[romotional calendar Outhwaite illustrated for the British Imperial Oil Co. Ltd.

  • # 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.

  • # 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.

  • # 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 …

  • # 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.