Lot 268 of 338:
Two miniature illustrated children's books with manuscript text  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$60
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Two miniature illustrated children's books with manuscript text

Author:

Place:
Devon, England

Publisher:
Produced by D. Carter for D.H. Books

Date:
1979

Description:

2 volumes. Unpaginated. Each with full page color illustrations and text in manuscript. Each  25x30 mm, cloth-backed illustrated boards. Includes:

  • Nursery Rhymes after Margaret Tarrant. With reproductions of the original illustrations. With the bookplate of Grace Broecker. [n.d.]
  • Upton, Florence K. Text by Bertha Upton. The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a Golliwog. With reproductions of the original illustrations. With the bookplates of Grace Broecker and Levitan. March, 1979.

 

Charming, apparently hand-made miniature reproductions of these classic children's books, with text on covers and interior written in manuscript. No listings at OCLC, and no titles produced by the publishers could be found online. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some general light wear; both volumes very good.


 
Item number:
311589
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