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

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Estimate: £300 - £500
ca. US$394 - US$658
Price realised:  £420
ca. US$552
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Australia, by M.G., Castell Brothers, printed in Bavaria, circa 1890, an 8pp. die-cut shape book of rhyming verse in the form of Australia, four pages with chromolithograph illustrations, original pictorial wrappers, spine a trifle rubbed, 11.5 x 9.5cm (4.5 x 3.75ins) Muir, A bibliography of Australian children's books, 6688. A rare survival in excellent condition, depicting native animals, aborigines, sheep mustering, and a bullock team crossing the bush; only three copies recorded in Australian institutions. (1)

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
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