Lot 26 of 478:
The Pet Lamb, in Rhythm  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Title:
The Pet Lamb, in Rhythm, Intended as an Innocent Exercise for the Memory of Children.

Author:
B., J.

Place:
London

Publisher:
William Darton

Date:
[1824]

Description:

36 pp. 12 engraved plates, each with 2 illustrations. (12mo) original moire green cloth, custom chemise and red morocco-backed slipcase. First Edition.

First edition of this popular tale, still being printed as late as the 1860s. Frequently attributed to English topographer and antiquary John Britton, but also at times attributed to James Bisset or J.L. Bicknell. The date is taken from the engravings


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear; mild foxing and offsetting; near fine in a handsome modern case.


 
Item number:
264376
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