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Auction:
2526B
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

(Children's Books), Four titles: Tabart, Benjamin, The Book of Games; or, a History of the Juvenile Sports Practiced at the Kingston Academy, New York: George Long, 1822, half calf, 12mo, (covers and spine worn, soiled, and scuffed, browning, scattered soiling); Collier, John Payne, Punch and Judy, New York: G.G. Sickels, 1830, with handcolored illustrations by George Cruikshank, boards, 8vo, (spine a later restoration, wear and soiling to covers, browning, scattered small tears); Kendall, Edward Augustus, Keeper's Travels in Search of his Master, Newburyport: John G. Tilton, 1839, boards, 12mo, (boards chewed at corners with wear, browning, soiling); and a miniature book, Famous Men of Britain, Philadelphia and New Haven, 1847, red pictorial cloth, (lightly bumped, chipped, and soiled).
Estimate $150-250

Keywords

Kingston Academy, Edward Augustus, George Long, John Payne, George Cruikshank, Kendall, Newburyport, John G. Tilton, Britain, Philadelphia, New Haven, Book, Book design, Bookbinding, Graphic design, Newburyport, Massachusetts, Printing

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