LOT 28
SOLD €160,00

[Picture books] Eleven English titles: (1) A book of nursery rhymes

Engr. and printed by Edmund Evans in London for Doubleday & McClure Co. in New York, 1897, pr. in 1030 numbered. Copies for America, 91,(1) p., w. 20 full-p. col. lithogr. ills. and book decoration by Francis D. Bedford, orig. lettered boards, 4to (corners sl. bumped).

(2) E. Thorpe. Nursery rhymes for fighting times. London, printed by Whyman & Sons Ltd. for Everett & Co., n.d. (1914), 46,(1 p.) (incl. inside backcover), ill. title-p. and 20 full-p. ills., w. juxtaposed text between repeated sm. ills. of soldiers and orig. cloth-backed pict. boards all after G.A. Stevens, 4to. (first p. and p. 46 browned from boards). (3) E. Sharp. Wymps and other fairy tales. With eight col. ill. and a cover by Mrs. Percy Dearmer. London and New York, John Lane/ The Bodley Head, 1897, (8),190; 11 (advert.) pp., ill. as indicated, orig. pict. cl. (spine faded and rubbed at ends). -and 6 others, ill. by Jessie Willcox Smith (1904), E. Cook and E, Heatly (1910), Cicely Mary Barker (n.d.), J.G. Sowerby and Thos. Crane (ca. 1885) and (from the same series) by Thos. Crane and Ellen Houghton (2x, both ca. 1885). (total 11)

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