Children's Books, Seven Volumes, Some Signed.
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Children's Books, Seven Volumes, Some Signed. Including: Andre Maurois's Fatapoufs & Thinifers, New York: Henry Holt & Co., , signed and inscribed by Maurois on half-title; Remy Charlip's Arm in Arm, New York: Parents' Magazine Press, , signed and inscribed by Charlip on half-title with a sketch; La Fontaine, Fables Choisies pour les Enfants, illustrated by M.B. de Monvel, Paris: E. Plon, Nourrit, & Cie., [c. 1900]; La Civilite Puerile et Honnete, Expliquee par L'Oncle Eugene, illustrated by Monvel, Plon-Nourrit & Cie., [c. 1900]; Vera Kelsey's Maria Rosa, illustrated by Candido Portinari, New York/Garden City: Junior Literary Guild/Doubleday, Doran, & Co., 1942, stated first edition; Blake's Songs of Innocence, illustrated by Jacynth Parsons, Boston/London: Medici Society, 1927, second impression; [and] Archibald MacLeish's Songs for Eve, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, signed on half-title and inscribed for "Peg & Pete with my love, Dad," in glassine jacket and slipcase. (7)
N.B. The books in this lot are from Archibald MacLeish's family and some bear childish ownership inscriptions of MacLeish children or authorial inscriptions addressed to the same.
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