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

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Estimate: £150 - £200
ca. US$197 - US$263
Price realised:  £280
ca. US$368
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The Life of the Bee, by Maurice Maeterlinck, translated by Alfred Sutro, George Allen 1911, half-title, thirteen mounted colour plates, with captioned tissue guards, ownership label to front pastedown (partly removed), original gilt decorated Japanese vellum, rubbed and soiled, 4to, together with three other Detmold illustrated books, including The Book of Baby Birds, Fabre's Book of Insects and Hours of Gladness by M. Maeterlinck (rebound in blue half morocco by Bayntuns), all 4to (4)

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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