ending Sun, 26th Sep 2021 18:00

Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Fri 17 Sept to Sun 26 Sept

  Lot 57



CHILDREN’S BOOKS: 1- ROSCOE, W: The Butterfly's Ball, and the Grasshopper's Feast. Printed For J Harris, 1807, first Picture Book edition; with 14 hand-coloured plates after William Mulready, each printed on one side only and with a caption above it. PP: xxx, + the original printed wrappers; 2- The Rose's Breakfast. Printed For J Harris, 1808, first Picture Book edition; With 8 hand-coloured plates. PP: 32, + plates; 3- [PEACOCK, T L]: Sir Hornbook; or, Childe Launcelot's Expedition. A Grammatico-Allegorical Ballad. Printed For J Sharpe, 1815, 2nd. Edn. With 8 Hand-coloured plates. PP: 29, (i)blank, (ii)Publisher’s adverts, + the original printed wrappers. ALL THREE VOLUMES are bound in matching full leather with gilt decoration to boards and titles to uppers; covers rubbed. (3)

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