Lot 78 of 515:
Walter Crane The Triplets 1/750 copies  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$204
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Triplets. Comprising The Baby's Opera, The Baby's Bouquet, and The Baby's Own Aesop
Author:
Crane, Walter
Place:
London
Publisher:
George Routledge & Sons
Date:
1899
Description:

192 pp. Illustrations in color from the original designs by Walter Crane. (4to), original vellum-backed gilt decorated cloth, lettered in gilt. No. 82 of 750 copies. 

First collected edition of these three works, first published 1877, 1878, and 1887. With new preface by Crane along with several new illustrations. This copy with the decorative bookplate of Cecille Murphy and Julius Thompson Benedict.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
foxing and soiling to vellum, rubbing to extremities; foxing to early leaves, scattered foxing to margins throughout; very good.
 
Item number:
303608a
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