Auction 13.12.2006

Christie's
13 December 2006, New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 13.12.2006

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ALPHABET]. FRÉVILLE. Alphabet personnifié ou les Lettres rendues sensibles...

ALPHABET]. FRÉVILLE. Alphabet personnifié ou les Lettres rendues sensibles par les Figures de 25 enfants en action et portant le nom des 25 lettres elles-memes. Paris: Genets jeune, 1809. 24 o (102 x 78 mm). 25 engraved plates. Modern quarter morocco. Third edition. A charming alphabet book. With

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 13.12.2006

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ALPHABET]. Alphabet avec exercices méthodiques sur les principales...

ALPHABET]. Alphabet avec exercices méthodiques sur les principales difficultés de la lecture . Paris: Amédée Bédelet, n.d. [ca 1860]. 8 o (168 x 123 mm). Color lithograph frontispiece and 7 color plates, illustrations in text. (Some mostly pale foxing.) Original pictorial boards (some soiling

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

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AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS]. Collection of early American Children's books...

AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS]. Collection of early American Children's books. Various places, various dates. Bound in uniform blue morocco, most original covers bound in. ADAM, Victor. Idleness and Industry an instructive example for young children translated from the German. Guben: printed by F

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

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AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS]. Melodies from the Old Arm Chair or a Collection...

AMERICAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS]. Melodies from the Old Arm Chair or a Collection of the Most Popular Songs . New York: Slater, n.d. -- Jack and the Bean-Stalk . New York: Hewet, n.d. -- The Story of Little John . Boston: Putnam & Hunt, 1829. -- The Story of a Bell . Boston: Brown, Taggard and Chase, n.d

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

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BARRIE, James Matthew, Sir (1860-1937). Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens...

BARRIE, James Matthew, Sir (1860-1937). Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens . London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1906. 4 o. Frontispiece, 49 mounted color plates and map of Kensington Gardens bound at end of text. Full brown morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, covers with gilt borders, front cover with central

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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BAUM, L. Frank. A group of works by Baum, including: The Land of Oz...

BAUM, L. Frank. A group of works by Baum, including: The Land of Oz . Chicago, 1904. -- Glinda of Oz . Chicago, 1920. -- The Scarecrow of Oz . Chicago, 1915. -- The Patchwork Girl of Oz . Chicago, 1913. -- The Road to Oz . Chicago, 1909. -- Ozma of Oz . Chicago, 1907. -- The Magic of Oz . Chicago

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

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BRITTON, John (1771-1857). The Pet Lamb, in Rhythm, intended as an innocent...

BRITTON, John (1771-1857). The Pet Lamb, in Rhythm, intended as an innocent exercise for the Memory of Children. To which are added, The Ladder of Learning and The Robin. London: Darton, [1824]. 12 o (164 x 100 mm). 12 engraved plates with 24 illustrations. Contemporary cloth; quarter morocco

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

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CALDECOTT, Randolph, illustrator (1846-1886). A collection of Picture Books...

CALDECOTT, Randolph, illustrator (1846-1886). A collection of Picture Books : Sing a Song for Sixpence . London, n.d. -- The Babes in the Wood . London, n.d. -- The House that Jack Built . London, n.d. -- The Diverting History of John Gilpin . London, n.d. -- The Mad Dog . London, n.d. -- The Queen

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 13.12.2006

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CHAPBOOKS]. Lessons in Prose, and Tales in Verse . London: Hodgson & Co...

CHAPBOOKS]. Lessons in Prose, and Tales in Verse . London: Hodgson & Co., n.d. 12 o. Woodcut frontispiece and illustrations in text. Original printed wrappers. -- The Pleasing Instructor; or, a Packet of Pictures for All Good Children . London: Hodgson, n.d. 16 o. Woodcuts in text. Original printed

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

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COTTRELL, G.W., publisher. A uniformly bound series of works, all Boston...

COTTRELL, G.W., publisher. A uniformly bound series of works, all Boston, n.ds (but ca 1850-70), comprising: The Philapena, or Friendship's Token . -- The Wedding Dress . -- de SAINT PIERRE, Barnardin H. Paul and Virginia . -- POND, Enoch. Plato: His Life, Works, Opinions and Influence

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George (1792-1878), illustrator. GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm...

CRUIKSHANK, George (1792-1878), illustrator. GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm. German Popular Stories. Translated from the Kinder und Haus Märchen. London: C. Baldwin, 1823-1826. 2 volumes, 12 o (171 x 100 mm). 2 engraved titles and 20 etched plates, first volume with plates printed in brown, second volume

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm. German Popular...

CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm. German Popular Stories. Translated from the Kinder und Haus Märchen. London: C. Baldwin, 1823-1826. 8 o (191 x 115 mm). 2 engraved titles, one addional engraved title and 19 (of 20) etched plates on India paper, each mounted on heavy laid

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm. German Popular...

CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator. GRIMM, Jacob and Wilhelm. German Popular Stories. Translated from the Kinder und Haus Märchen. London: C. Baldwin, 1823-1826. 2 volumes, 8 o (170 x 100 mm). 2 engraved titles, 20 etched plates, first volume with plates printed in brown, second volume in black. (B1

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George. My Sketch Book. London: published for the Aritist by...

CRUIKSHANK, George. My Sketch Book. London: published for the Aritist by Charles Tilt, 1834-36. Oblong 4 o (188 x 273 mm). Hand-colored engraved title, and 36 hand-colored engraved plates. Original printed wrappers (some light darkening, minor splitting to some edges); quarter morocco folding case

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 13.12.2006

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CRUIKSHANK, George. The Bachelor's Own Book. Being the Progress of Mr...

CRUIKSHANK, George. The Bachelor's Own Book. Being the Progress of Mr. Lambkin, (Gent.), in the Persuit of Pleasure and Amusememt, and also, in Search of Health and Happiness. London: published by George Cruikshank and sold by D. Bogue, 1844. Oblong 8 o (132 x 223 mm). Hand-colored engraved title

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George. Fairy Library. London, v.d. 4 volumes, housed in a...

CRUIKSHANK, George. Fairy Library. London, v.d. 4 volumes, housed in a cloth folding case. All First Editions, first issues, each with a Cruikshank autograph letter signed tipped in. [ Includes :] Hop o my Thumb and the seven League Boots. London: David Bogue, 1853. With 6 etchings by George

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George. Fairy Library. Cinderella and the Glass Slipper...

CRUIKSHANK, George. Fairy Library. Cinderella and the Glass Slipper. London: David Bogue, 1854. Small 4 o (183 x 135 mm). 6 etchings and a duplicate hand-colored set of plates by George Cruikshank (minor marginal dampstaining). Original printed wrappers (some wear to spine with upper cover loose

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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CRUIKSHANK'S COPY]. TUPPER, Martin F. Proverbial Philosophy. London: Thomas...

CRUIKSHANK'S COPY]. TUPPER, Martin F. Proverbial Philosophy. London: Thomas Hatchard, 1854. 8 o. Illustrated. Original gilt decorated cloth, gilt edges; quarter morocco slipcase. Provenance : George Cruikshank (ownership inscription, dated 1 Dec. 1863 on preliminary blank). Boldly signed by

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CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. STOWE, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's...

CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. STOWE, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin. London, 1852. 8 o. Plates by George Cruikshank. First edition in book form. Later calf, spine gilt, top edge gilt by Morrell. Cohn 777. - DEFOE, Daniel. A Journal of the Plague Years. London, 1835. 8 o. Plates by George

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George. Collection of 10 political pamphlets. V.p., v.d. All in...

CRUIKSHANK, George. Collection of 10 political pamphlets. V.p., v.d. All in original stitched self wrappers; housed in a quarter morocco slipcase. [ Including :] A Groan from the Throne. London, 1820. Provenance : Albert M. Cohn (bookplate). Cohn 372. -- The Constitutional Apple Pie. London, 1820

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CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. THACKERAY, William Makepeace and Charles...

CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. THACKERAY, William Makepeace and Charles DICKENS. The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman. London, n.d. 16 o. Plates by George Cruikshank. Original cloth. Cohn, the undated reissue 243. -- Fairy Library. Hop o my Thumb and the Seven League Boots. London, [1853]. Small 4

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. Points of Humour. London, 1823-24. 2...

CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. Points of Humour. London, 1823-24. 2 parts in 1 volume, 8 o. Plates by George Cruikshank. Calf gilt by Morrell. Cohn 176. - BERENS, Edward. Christmas Stories. London, 1823. 8 o. Plates by George Cruikshank. Blue morocco. Provenance : John F. Talmage (bookplate

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

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CUNDALL, Joseph, publisher. The Good-Natured Bear. A Story for Children of...

CUNDALL, Joseph, publisher. The Good-Natured Bear. A Story for Children of All Ages . London: Joseph Cundall, 1846. 8 o (196 x 134 mm). Wood engraved frontispiece and 3 plates (a few scattered pale spots). Original blue embossed cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine; quarter red morocco

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DARTON, William, publisher. [ELLIOTT, Mary]. The Books of Birds...

DARTON, William, publisher. [ELLIOTT, Mary]. The Books of Birds, beautifully coloured, with a Description of Each adapted to The Capacities of Infant Minds, in words of Two and Three Syllables . London: Printed by W. Darton, n.d.[ca 1818]. 24 o (128 x 103 mm). 24 hand-colored engraved plates, each

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

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DARTON, William, publisher. Songs for the Nursery, Collected from the Works...

DARTON, William, publisher. Songs for the Nursery, Collected from the Works of the Most Renowned Poets, and Adapted to Favourite National Melodies . London: William Darton, 1825. 16 o (127 x 107 mm). 24 engraved plates dated 15 June 1818, all with publisher's hand coloring. Original printed tan

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

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DARTON, William, publisher. Youthful Recreations . London: W. Darton and J...

DARTON, William, publisher. Youthful Recreations . London: W. Darton and J. Harvey, 1801. 16 o. 16 engraved plates, including title-page with vignette, printed on each side of the sheet with letterpress text on reverse sides. Original plain pink wrappers; folding case. -- [STRICKLAND, Agnes

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DARTON, publishers. Vie extraordinaire et aventures suprenantes de ce...

DARTON, publishers. Vie extraordinaire et aventures suprenantes de ce fameux héros, Robinson Crusoe . London: William Darton, n.d. 12 o. Folding frontispiece and plates, all in publisher's hand coloring. Original printed yellow wrappers. -- PARR, William. Harry and his Mother; a Monitory Tale

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

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DEAN AND MUNDAY, publishers. [PERRAULT, Charles (1628-1703) and/or Pierre...

DEAN AND MUNDAY, publishers. [PERRAULT, Charles (1628-1703) and/or Pierre PERRAULT DARMANCOUR (1678-1700)]. Cinderella; or, the Little Glass Slipper. A Fairy Tale. London: Dean & Munday, 1826. 16 o (141 x 88 mm). Folding wood-engraved frontispiece and 3 full-page wood engravings in text, all with

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DEAN AND MUNDAY, publishers. MEEKE, Mrs. The Birth-Day Present; or...

DEAN AND MUNDAY, publishers. MEEKE, Mrs. The Birth-Day Present; or, Pleasing Tales, of Amusement and Instruction . London: Dean and Munday, Threadneedle-Street, n.d. [ca 1828]. 8 o (165 x 97 mm). 15 wood engravings in text, all with publisher's hand coloring. Original printed tan wrappers; quarter

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"), (1832-1898). Alice's...

DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll"), (1832-1898). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. New York: D. Appleton, 1866. 8 o (191 x 123 mm). With 42 illustrations by John Tenniel. Modern redish calf, gilt edges, original cloth covers bound in at end. FIRST EDITION, second (i.e., American) issue

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Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 13.12.2006