Lot 100 of 354:
Flagg, Adventures of Kitty Cobb, 1912  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Adventures of Kitty Cobb
Author:
Flagg, James Montgomery
Place:
New York
Publisher:
George H. Doran Company
Date:
1912
Description:

Illustrated throughout with pen and ink drawings by the author. (Folio) 30x30 cm (12x12") original cloth-backed illustrated boards, illustrated endpapers

An interesting example of an illustrated book for adults from the turn of the century, the story follows Kitty Cobb beginning with her exit from rural life through the transformation to "city girl". The story follows Kitty through dates, jealous incidents, to matrimony and even includes a young married's argument. Intricate line drawings in black and white by the author with accompanying text on each page. This copy with a humorous full page drawing in pencil by an unknown artist on the first blank page, of a boy in a stable.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to binding with rubbing to extremities; a bit of light foxing to interior; very good.
 
Item number:
284011
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