LOT 14
SOLD €130,00

[Picture books. Kate Greenaway] Six titles: (1) Mother Goose or the Old Nursery Rhymes

Engr. and printed by Edmund Evans. London and New York, G. Routledge and Sons, n.d. (1881), 48 pp., all pages w. col. wood-engr. ills. after Kate Greenaway, orig. lithogr. cloth, sm. 8vo.

Occ. sm. stains; number (305) stamped on final free endpaper; old bookseller's ticket on inside frontcover (Librairie Galignani). Covers sl. stained and rubbed/ worn at spine-ends/ outer corners. Schuster & Engen 140 (1b). "One of Kate Greenaway's most popular books, dedicated to her nephew Eddie and to Edmund Evans' little daughter Lily" (Osborne 101). First ed., second issue; (2) B. Harte. The Queen of the Pirate Isle. Engraved and printed by E. Evans. London, Chatto & Windus, n.d. (1886), 58 pp., 28 ills. in col. woodcut and orig. pict. cl. after Kate Greenaway, a.e.g. Old bookseller's ticket and cat. clipping on inside frontcover. Covers sl. fingersoiled. Very good copy. Schuster & Engen 165 (1f); (3) Dame Wiggins of Lee, and her seven wonderful cats: a humorous tale written principally by a ninety-year-old lady. Edited, with additional verses, by John Ruskin (...). Sunnyside, Orpington, G. Allen, 1885, IV p., (2),20 lvs. printed on 1 side only, w. 22 woodcuts and orig. gilt pict. cl. after Kate Greenaway. Spine-ends rubbed and outer corners trifle bumped. A (very) good copy. Schuster & Engen 64 (1a). Following the orig. edition of 1823, with new illustrations. -and 3 others illustrated by the same: The English Spelling-Book, 1885, Schuster & Engen 71, 1a; The Children of the Parsonage, ca. 1883, S. & E. 53, 3a and Rhymes for the Young Folk, (1887), S. & E. 169, 1a. (total 6)

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