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Children's & Illustrated Books, Original Illustrations, Modern Literature & First Editions

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Estimate: £150 - £250
ca. US$197 - US$329
Price realised:  £420
ca. US$552
Lot number 441, Views: 106

The Elements of Geography, Embellished with Thirteen Beautifully Coloured Engravings, Dean and Munday, circa 1840, hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and twelve hand-coloured letterpress engravings with text beneath, printed on one side of the leaf only (facing versos and rectos), modern marbled boards titled on upper cover, slim 8vo, together with Tom Thumb's Alphabet ; or, New ABC, J. Fairburn, circa 1838 [cover-title], letterpress engravings, manuscript ownership name at head of first page dated 1838, spotted, and some closed tears at gutter, original printed yellow wrappers, soiled and worn, slim 8vo, plus Holmes (Thomas, publisher) , Holmes's Nursery Library, Embellished with One Hundred and Twenty-Three Engravings, circa 1852, letterpress engravings throughout, contemporary ownership names on front endpapers, hinges split, original blindstamped green cloth, lightly soiled, gilt lettered spine faded, 8vo, plus fifty other 19th century school books, primers, pamphlets, chapbooks etc., and seventeen copy/drawing books, including Vere Foster and John Jackson (70)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Children's & Illustrated Books, Original Illustrations, Modern Literature & First Editions
Date of the auction: 21 Jul 2016
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Broadway Lane, South Cerney, Nr Cirencester
GL75UQ Gloucestershire
United Kingdom
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