11-18-2018 11-18-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3176B Boston
November 18, 2018 11:00AMCalender

Children's Books, Five Titles.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3176B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2018 11:00AM


Children's Books, Five Titles. Including: Munro Leaf's Noodle, New York: Frederic A. Stokes Co., 1937, illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans, first edition, with dust jacket; Duplaix's Gaston and Josephine in America, London/New York/Toronto: Oxford University Press, [1934], with dust jacket; Duplaix's Gaston and Josephine, New York & London: Harper and Brothers, 1936, with dust jacket (torn); Chloe Preston's The Busy Bo-peeps, Philadelphia: David McKay, [no date], printed in Bavaria, text by Grace Graydon, color illustrations, some leaves loose, free endpapers detached; [and] Frederick J. Boston and Elizabeth S. Tucker's The Children's Book of Dogs and Cats, New York: Frederick A. Stokes, [1895], text and illustrations printed on rectos only, with twelve full-page chromolithographs, sizes vary. (5)
Estimate $300-500

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oxford university press, Stokes Co., David McKay, Frederick A. Stokes, Ludwig Bemelmans, Frederick J. Boston, Elizabeth S. Tucker, Chloe Preston, Grace Graydon, Josephine, Gaston, London, Philadelphia, Toronto, Bemelmans, Chromolithography, Dust jacket, Munro Leaf, Printing, Publishing, Stokes, Visual arts