Auction 04.12.2003

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 04.12.2003

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AESOP (c.620-560 B.C.) & Charles H. BENNETT (illustrator). The Fables...

AESOP (c.620-560 B.C.) & Charles H. BENNETT (illustrator). The Fables ... translated into Human Nature , London: Chatto and Windus, 1875. 4° (249 x 176mm). Hand-coloured wood-engraved frontispiece, title and 22 plates by Swain after Charles Bennett. (Corner torn away from front endpaper, pencil

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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AINSLIE, Kathleen. Mops versus Tails, London: Castell Brothers Ltd...

AINSLIE, Kathleen. Mops versus Tails, London: Castell Brothers Ltd., [c.1905]. Small oblong 4° (160 x 220mm). Full-page coloured illustrations by Kathleen Ainslie, one double-page. Original cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards, dust-jacket (chipped, a few repairs). Not in Osborne. With Kathleen

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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ANDERSEN, Hans Christian (1805-75). Fairy Tales ... newly translated by H...

ANDERSEN, Hans Christian (1805-75). Fairy Tales ... newly translated by H. L. D. Ward and Augusta Plesner, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1872. 4° (306 x 245mm). Half title, coloured lithographed frontispiece and 11 plates by Leighton Bros. after Eleanor Vere Boyle. (Some very light

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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BELLAMY, Thomas (editor). [Copy Book, ?London: c.1800, later endpapers...

BELLAMY, Thomas (editor). [Copy Book, ?London: c.1800, later endpapers watermarked 1824]. Small oblong 4° (152 x 185mm). 24 engraved emblems by W. Tringham and others and 24 engraved pages of calligraphic text engraved by T. Hutchinson after W. Chinnery, preface by Thomas Bellamy and SIGNED BY HIM

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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BIBLE -- A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible; or, Select Passages in the New and...

BIBLE -- A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible; or, Select Passages in the New and Old Testaments, represented with emblematic figures for the amusement of youth , London: by J. Barker for E. Bassam and sold by Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, and Scatcherd & Co., 1812. 12° (126 x 80mm). Numerous woodcut

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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BISHOP, James. The Child's Toy Book: or, Pleasing Tales in Words of One or...

BISHOP, James. The Child's Toy Book: or, Pleasing Tales in Words of One or Two Syllables, London: Dean & Munday, [c.1830]. Hand-coloured wood-engraved frontispiece and 16 illustrations, 2 to a page. [ Bound with :] Deborah Dent and her Donkey; and Madam Fig's Gala: Two Humourous Tales, London: A. K

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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BLASCHE, Bernhard Heinrich]. Papyro-Plastics, or the Art of Modelling in...

BLASCHE, Bernhard Heinrich]. Papyro-Plastics, or the Art of Modelling in Paper; being an Instructive Amusement for Young Persons of Both Sexes. From the German, by D. Boileau. Second Edition, Greatly Enlarged and Improved, London: Boosey and Sons, 1825. Small 4° (144 x 120mm). Half title

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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The Blue Caravan; or, the Salisbury Lioness. A Poem for the Nursery...

The Blue Caravan; or, the Salisbury Lioness. A Poem for the Nursery , Hereford: W. H. & J. Parker, 1816. Small 4° (131 x 108mm). 8 wood-engraved plates on pink paper. (Some spotting, mainly marginal waterstaining and offsetting, last few leaves with small piece torn from lower margin.) Original blue

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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BLYTON, Enid]. The Magic Motor, [N.p., c.1925]. 4° (204 x 196mm...

BLYTON, Enid]. The Magic Motor, [N.p., c.1925]. 4° (204 x 196mm). Illustrations printed in red and black. (Some light spotting to the first page.) Original coloured pictorial boards, the upper cover with a question-and-answer magnetic dial mechanism attached. With 14 other books relating to trains

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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BOYLE, Eleanor Vere (illustrator)] -- Beauty and the Beast. An Old Tale...

BOYLE, Eleanor Vere (illustrator)] -- Beauty and the Beast. An Old Tale New-Told, with Pictures, London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, [1875]. 4° (261 x 198mm). 10 coloured plates by Leighton Bros. after Eleanor Vere Boyle. (A few light spots.) Original brown buckram with gilt-stamped

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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BROWN, J. H. ("of Brighton")]. Spectropia; or, Surprising Spectral...

BROWN, J. H. ("of Brighton")]. Spectropia; or, Surprising Spectral Illusions, showing Ghosts Everywhere and of any Colours, New York: James G. Gregory, 1864. 4° (240 x 190mm). 16 hand-coloured plates, 2 duplicate plates on one sheet loosely-inserted. (Light speckled browning throughout.) Original

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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CALDECOTT, Randolph (1846-1886). A collection of 59 Randolph Caldecott's...

CALDECOTT, Randolph (1846-1886). A collection of 59 Randolph Caldecott's Picture Books , London: George Routledge & Sons & Frederick Warne and Co., [c.1878-c.1888]. Various sizes, mostly original hardback or pictorial wrappers, some duplicates (Some volumes rubbed or discoloured, some wrappers with

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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The Child's Own Book of Animals , [London:] Darton & Co., [c.1840]. Oblong...

The Child's Own Book of Animals , [London:] Darton & Co., [c.1840]. Oblong 4° (270 x 375mm). Hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece, title and 11 plates. (Some very light staining and offsetting.) Original black textured cloth decorated in blind with elaborate gilt and enamelled title panel on

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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CHRISTIAN, Catherine. "Every Dog has his Day;" or, the History of a Fly, a...

CHRISTIAN, Catherine. "Every Dog has his Day;" or, the History of a Fly, a Bee and a Grub; being a story to amuse children of all ages , London: T. Wood for the author, 1820. Oblong 8° (100 x 156mm). 5 engraved plates. (Occasional light spotting.) Original printed wrapper (rubbed and discoloured

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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COLOUR PRINTING -- The History of the Fish and the Ring; or, the Fortunate...

COLOUR PRINTING -- The History of the Fish and the Ring; or, the Fortunate Farmer's Daughter , [no place, no date, early 19th-century]. Small 8° (184 x 108mm). 12pp. 5 woodcut illustrations, printed in yellow, orange and green, each page within woodcut border, also printed in yellow, orange and/or

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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The Courtship, Merry Marriage and Pic-Nic Dinner of Cock Robin and Jenny...

The Courtship, Merry Marriage and Pic-Nic Dinner of Cock Robin and Jenny Wren. To which is added the Doleful Death of the Bridegroom , London: Griffith and Farran, [c.1856]. 8° (178 x 115mm). 16 hand-coloured engraved illustrations on linen-backed sheets. (Occasional light spotting and marginal

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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CRANE, Walter (1845-1915, illustrator) -- Queen Summer, or the Tourney of...

CRANE, Walter (1845-1915, illustrator) -- Queen Summer, or the Tourney of the Lily & the Rose , London: Cassell & Co., 1891. 4° (282 x 190mm). 40 coloured illustrations by Walter Crane. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards (edges rubbed, discoloured). CRANE, Walter. Bluebeard's Picture Book

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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CRANE, Walter (1845-1915, illustrator) -- Mary Louisa MOLESWORTH. The...

CRANE, Walter (1845-1915, illustrator) -- Mary Louisa MOLESWORTH. The Adventures of Herr Baby, London: Macmillan and Co., 1881. 4° (235 x 173mm). Half title, 12 wood-engraved plates on tinted backgrounds by Walter Crane. (Some very light mainly marginal spotting and staining.) Original blue

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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CULMAN, Leonard (?1498-1562). Sententiae pueriles ... Sentences for...

CULMAN, Leonard (?1498-1562). Sententiae pueriles ... Sentences for Children, English and Latin , translated by Charles Hoole, London: C. Ackers, 1744. Small 8° (144 x 84mm). Title and text in English and Latin. (A few light spots.) Old hessian. "A collection of maxims probably first published in

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DEAN & SON MOVEABLES -- The Royal Punch & Judy as Played before the Queen...

DEAN & SON MOVEABLES -- The Royal Punch & Judy as Played before the Queen at Windsor Castle & the Crystal Palace, London: Dean & Sons, [c.1861]. Small 2° (290 x 183mm). 8 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates, each with moveable parts operated by tabs. (A few parts missing or defective.) Original

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DESPIAU, L. Select Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics; proper for...

DESPIAU, L. Select Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics; proper for agreeably exercising the Minds of Youth , London: for G. Kearsley; Bell and Bradfute; and Brash and Reid, by W. Glendinning, 1801. 12° (177 x 106mm). 3-pages of publisher's advertisments at end. (Small ink stain on F10, title

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge (1832-98)]. ie. "Lewis CARROLL." The Hunting of...

DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge (1832-98)]. ie. "Lewis CARROLL." The Hunting of the Snark. An Agony in Eight Fits, London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. Small 4° (182 x 122mm). Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece and 8 full-page illustrations by Henry Holiday, one-page publisher's advertisements at end

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DOLLS -- CREMER, William Henry. Dolly's Album Arranged for Little Ladies by...

DOLLS -- CREMER, William Henry. Dolly's Album Arranged for Little Ladies by W. H. Cremer Junr. European Toy Warehouse, 210 Regent Street, [London: c.1880 or earlier]. Small 4° (50 x 45mm). Title and captions printed in blue, 12 albumen prints (?only, of 14) in window mounts each within blue double

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DOLLS -- Rosamond. Dolly's New Picture Book ... translated from the German...

DOLLS -- Rosamond. Dolly's New Picture Book ... translated from the German by Madame de Chatelain, Stuttgart & London: K. Thienemann's Verlag & A. N. Myers & Co., [c.1860]. Small oblong 4° (55 x 85mm). Additional hand-coloured wood-engraved title and 11 plates by Rudolph Geissler. Original

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DOLLS -- MAYER, Henry. A Trip to Toyland. A Picture-Story, London: Grant...

DOLLS -- MAYER, Henry. A Trip to Toyland. A Picture-Story, London: Grant Richards, 1900. Oblong 4° (230 x 315mm). Half title, 30 coloured plates by Henry Mayer. (Some very light marginal thumbsoiling.) Original cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards (inner hinges weak, edges rubbed, lightly

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DOLLS -- UPTON, Bertha (1849-1912) & Florence K. UPTON. The Adventures of...

DOLLS -- UPTON, Bertha (1849-1912) & Florence K. UPTON. The Adventures of two Dutch Dolls, London: Longmans, Green & Co., [1897]. Oblong 4° (218 x 280mm). Coloured illustrations by Florence K. Upton. Original green cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards. FIRST EDITION. Provenance : "May Woodward

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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DOYLE, Richard (1824-83, illustrator). In Fairyland. A Series of Pictures...

DOYLE, Richard (1824-83, illustrator). In Fairyland. A Series of Pictures from the Elf-World ... With a Poem by William Allingham, London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1875. 2° (380 x 275mm). Half title, 16 coloured plates by Edmund Evans after Richard Doyle. (A few short marginal tears to plates, some

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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ECKHARDT, Theodor. Physics in Pictures. The Principal Natural Phenomena and...

ECKHARDT, Theodor. Physics in Pictures. The Principal Natural Phenomena and Appliances , translated by A. H. Keane, London: Edward Stanford, 1882. Small 2° (323 x 215mm). Half title, 30 double page coloured lithographed plates, 2 folding, some finished by hand, plates and text loose ?as issued

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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ELLIOTT, Mary Belson. Early Seeds to produce Spring Flowers , London...

ELLIOTT, Mary Belson. Early Seeds to produce Spring Flowers , London: William Darton, [1824]. 8° (176 x 108mm). 12 hand-coloured copper-engraved plates on 6 sheets. (Occasional light spotting and offsetting.) Original printed wrapper (wear to spine, a little spotted and waterstained). Provenance

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 04.12.2003

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ELLIOTT, Mary Belson. Rural Employments; or a Peep into Village Concerns...

ELLIOTT, Mary Belson. Rural Employments; or a Peep into Village Concerns. Designed to instruct the minds of Children , London: William Darton, 1820. 12° (130 x 77mm). Engraved frontispiece and 16 plates. (Some plates cropped, the last 2 text leaves closely shaved, slightly affecting text, one plate

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 04.12.2003