Lot 612: Elliott (Mary Belson)



2015-06-29 14:45:41

Lot 612: Elliott (Mary Belson). The Baby's Holiday; to which is added The White Lily. Illustrated by Engravings, 1st edition, printed by Darton, Jun., 1812, pp.[iii]+4-16+[xvii]-xviii+19-32, eight numbered hand-coloured copper engraved plates dated Septr. 16th 1812, contents with dust and finger-soiling, title-page with early pencilled name at head, original wrappers, each cover with a woodcut illustration, covers dusty and slightly worn to extremities, with some old re-stitching to spine, 12mo. Darton H399(1); Osborne, p.635. Not in Gumuchian. A rare and delightfully illustrated publication for juveniles, with COPAC listing only the Opie Collection copy, and Worldcat listing four American locations. (1) Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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