Lot 101 of 600:
Prang's Christmas Stocking Library  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$6,600
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
Prang's Christmas Stocking Library - a complete set, in the original box
Author:
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
L. Prang & Co.
Date:
[c.1865]
Description:

6 volumes. Panoramic colored lithographs folded accordion style. 10.5x6.5 cm (4x2½") when folded, original pictorial lithograph wrappers printed in various colors. Housed in the publisher's original hinged box, lithograph label on the lid with the set title, label inside the lid with the titles of the included tales.

Rarely encountered complete and in the original box. Titles include:

  • A Visit from St. Nicholas
  • Hans the Sweeper
  • Dame Duck's Lecture
  • Who Stole the Bird's Nest
  • In the Forest
  • A Farm Yard Story
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Box with some rubbing, hinge shaken, lid split at two of the sort corners; books with minor wear, near fine; box very good.
 
Item number:
257163
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