LOT 13
SOLD €220,00

[Picture books. Kate Greenaway] Seven titles: (1) The Quiver of Love

A collection of Valentines ancient and modern. London, M. Ward & Co/ Belfast, Royal Ulster Works, 1876, 152 pp., w. 8 chromolithogr. plates by Kate Greenaway (4x) and Walter Crane (4x) and a lithogr. title printed in pink, brown and gold, orig. richly gilt blue cl. w. letter letterpiece on frontcover, all edges gilt, 4to.

Owner's entry in pen on verso of the first plate (serving as frontispiece) dated 1876. A fine copy of the first edition, with the tissue-guards of the plates preserved, the binding just sl. rubbed/ bumped at corners and spine-ends. Schuster & Engen 167 (1k); (2) G.E. Brunefille. Topo. A tale about English children in Italy. Ibid., idem, 1880, 140,(4 advert.) p., tinted lithogr. frontisp., 44 monochr. illustrations after pen-and-ink drawings and orig. pict. cl. all after Kate Greenaway. Owner's entry in pen on halftitle and stamp of C. hallet in Bath on inside frontcover. Spine-ends and outer corners a bit rubbed/ worn. The second edition. Schuster & Engen 195 (2a). And 5 others illustrated by the same, incl. another, smaller sized edition of The Quiver of Love (Schuster & Engen 168 (1a)), Turnaside Cottage (Schuster & Engen 198 (2a).) and Little Wide Awake (Schuster & Engen 437) (total 7).

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