LOT 47
SOLD €120,00

[Picture books. Walter Crane] Four titles: (1) The Buckle my Shoe Picture Book

Containing: (1) One, two, buckle my shoe. A gaping wide-mouth waddling frog. My Mother. London/ New York. John Lane The Bodley Head/ Dodd, Mead & Companyn.s. (1910), (76) p., richly illustrated w. col. ills. and orig. pict. cl. w. (sl. dam.) dustjacket by Walter Crane, 4to.

Bookblock broken near spine. Spine-ends and outer sorners sl. worn, but still a good copy, with the very rare dust-j. preserved. (2) The Absurd A.B.C. printed in London by Edmund Evans for John Lane The Bodley Head in London and New York, n.d. (ca. 1900), 7 col. plates (1x double-p.) for the alphabet with the letters and other details printed in gold and orig. pict. wr. all by Walter Crane, 4to. Spine strengthened w. sellotape. (3) Walter Cranes Picture Book. New York, printed by J. Ottmann for Cupples & Leon, n.d. (1903), (148) p., richly illustrated w. col. ills. and orig. cloth-backed pict. boards by Walter Crane, 4to. -and 1 other illustrated by the same. (total 4)

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