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English Literature and Children's Books; 22 October 1992; Sale No. 4893
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English Literature and Children's Books; 22 October 1992; Sale No. 4893

By Christie's

London: Christie's, London, 1992. 101 pp. 548 lots. Pages lightly tanned toward top edge, otherwise fine. English Literature: The John Bowden Collection of 18th Century books and bindings in remarkably fine condition; Shakepeare's Henry IV part I 1639; an unrecorded variant of Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey 1818, and an important Samuel Mearne Binding with an original fore-edge painting. Children's books: from the Collection of Eric Quayle, Esq. Including: The first English edition of Pinocchio 1892; Lamb's Tales of Shakespeare 1809, Travels of Tom Thumb 1746.. Illustrated Wraps. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$24.00