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Children's Books, Including Kate Greenaway Titles.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
165
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Children's Books, Including Kate Greenaway Titles.
Two copies of Greenaway's Alphabet; Almanacks for 1883, 1884, and 1894; the four-card set, Calendar of the Seasons, for 1881; and a copy of her Mother Goose, London & New York: Warne, [no date]; four miniature volumes of Little Tales by Fenelon, Guben: Fechner; London: Myers, [n.d., 19th century] each in textured metallic paper boards, with colored frontispieces; de la Mare's Down-Adown-Derry, New York: Holt, [n.d.]; Charles & Mary Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, London: Dent; New York: Dutton, [n.d.] illustrated by Rackham, later trade edition in full blue calf; two copies of Spenser's The Shepherd's Calendar, New York: Harper, 1898, illustrated by Walter Crane, both in publisher's green pictorial cloth; Hawthorne's A Wonder Book, London, New York, & Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d.], color illustrations by Rackham, later trade edition, in half red calf, gilt spine, a.e.g.; three early primers; Fowler's New Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology, New York: Fowler & Wells, [n.d.]; and a 19th century French storybook, Le Joueur de Vielle.
Estimate $200-300


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London, Goose, Derry, Mary Lamb, Walter Crane, Toronto

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