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

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Estimate: £200 - £300
ca. US$263 - US$394
Price realised:  £400
ca. US$526
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Peter Rabbit's Painting Book, Frederick Warne, [1911], twenty-nine full-page illustrations (including endpapers and title), twelve printed in colour, the black & white illustrations untouched by juvenile hands, original dark green pictorial card covers, extremities rubbed and a little worn in places, small mark on upper cover, small 4to, together with Peter Rabbit Painting Book, New York: Graham & Matlack, 1913, twenty-seven full-page illustrations (including endpapers and title), twelve printed in colour, the black and white illustrations uncoloured by children, original red cloth with illustration inset to upper cover, lightly rubbed and soiled, spine with loss to ends crudely repaired, small 4to, plus The Animated Peter Rabbit, by Marion Merrill, New York City: Cima Publishing Company, 1945, colour illustrations throughout, including three moveable plates operated by tabs, toned and some marks, contemporary inscription at head of title-page, original spiral-bound pictorial boards, extremities a little worn, in torn dustjacket, with some loss, folio, plus twenty-three other Beatrix Potter publications, including The Songs of Peter Rabbit, by Dudley Glass, in dustjacket (torn), but mostly US printings, e.g. three published by the Saalfield Publishing Co., Ohio: The Patchwork Poster Book of Peter Rabbit, To Cut Out and Paste, by Helene Nyce (intact and uncoloured); Stand-Ups, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, by Sidney Sage (unused); Peter Rabbit Painting and Drawing Book; and a shaped Peter Rabbit Painting Book, published by Charles E. Graham, New York, 1913, uncoloured (26)

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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