Lot 247 of 429:
Prang's Natural History Series for Children  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Prang's Natural History Series for Children

Author:
Clakins, Norman & Mrs. A.M. Diaz

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
L. Prang & Co.

Date:
1878

Description:

Five volumes. Each 16 to 18 pages. Four chromolithograph plates in each volume, most with multiple images. (8vo) 24x16 cm (9½x6¼") various color stiff textured paper covers, pictorially stamped in gilt and black.

Includes the volumes for Swimming Birds, Wading Birds, Scratching Birds, Birds of Prey, and the Cat Family. Ads on the rear wrappers also call for a Cow Family volume, not present here. Scarce volumes from the master lithographer, sometimes known as the "father of the American Christmas card."


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and soiling to wrappers; very good.


 
Item number:
277980a
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