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Nine volumes from the "The Children's Red Books" and "The Children's Own Books" series, illustrated by John R. Neill

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Estimate: US$500 - US$800
Price realised:  US$1,020
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Title: Nine volumes from the "The Children's Red Books" and "The Children's Own Books" series, illustrated by John R. Neill Author: Place: Chicago Publisher: The Reilly & Britton Co. Date: [1908 & 1915] Description: 9 volumes. Illustrated in color by John R. Neill. 17.5x12,.5 cm (7x5"), red or blue cloth or boards, color cover illustrations or labels; color illustrated endpapers, all but one with original dust jackets. Classic tales for children with Neill's inimitable illustrations, produced as his fame was secured as the illustrator of the Oz books of L. Frank Baum. Most with scarce jackets. Includes: Black Beauty. Jacket with soiling, chips to edges; about near fine volume in very good jacket. [1908]. Rab and His Friends. Jacket with soiling, chips and some closed tears to edges, some pencil writing on flaps; cloth with mild dampstaining to bottom edge; about near fine volume in very good jacket. [1908]. The Story of Peter Rabbit. Jacket lacking large piece from rear panel and top edge of front, with some other chips; very good or better volume in good jacket. [1908]. Peter Rabbit. No jacket. Some rubbing and soiling to cloth and cover label; very good. Cinderella. Some soiling to jacket, abraded area to front panel when sticker was removed, large chip lacking at head of spine; about near fine volume in very good jacket. [1908]. Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp. Jacket with soiling, minor chips and closed tears; light soiling to cloth and cover label; front hinge starting; very good or better volume in very good jacket. [1915]. Little Black Sambo. Some soiling and light creasing to jacket with some closed tears, a few minor chips; light soiling to cover label; near fine volume in very good jacket. [1908]. Adventures of a Brownie. Rubbing and soiling to jacket with some chips and closed tears; boards with light soiling and rubbing to extremities; very good or better volume in very good jacket. [1908]. The Night Before Christmas. Soiling to jacket with minor chips and closed tears to edges; light soiling to cloth with light rubbing to extremities; about near fine volume in very good jacket. [1908]. Lot Amendments Condition: Varying degrees of wear to jackets and boards; interiors sound with bright illustrations, many of the ownership pages are filled out; else mostly near fine volumes in very good jackets. Item number: 297791

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 660: The Craig Noble Collection of L. Frank Baum & the Wizard of Oz
Date of the auction: 29 Nov 2018
Address: PBA Galleries
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