Lot 602: Chapbooks

DominicWinter

2015-06-29 14:45:47

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Lot 602: Chapbooks. The Merry Andrew: or, the Humours of a Fair. Giving a Description of Amusements in Early Life, Adorned with Cuts, Wellington: F. Houlston, circa 1820s, woodcuts throughout, original printed orange wrappers, with woodcuts of 'Boy & Fruit-woman' on upper cover and 'A Studious Boy' on lower cover, 32mo, together with The History of King Pippin. With an Account of the Melancholy Death of Four Naughty Boys, who were Devoured by Wild Beasts. And the Wonderful delivery of Master Harry Harmless, by a little White Horse. Ornamented with Cuts, Wellington, Salop: F. Houlston, circa 1820s, woodcuts throughout, original printed blue wrappers, with woodcuts of 'A King' on upper cover and 'Bonaparte' on lower cover, 32mo, plus Scripture Histories; from the Creation of the World, to the Death of Jesus Christ. With a Description of St. Paul's Church, London. Decorated with Cuts, Wellington, Salop: F. Houlston, circa 1820s, woodcuts thro Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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Roland Courtney

2015-06-29 14:45:47

These are terrific! Would make a great gift




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