Lot 623: [Taylor, Jane]. Rural Scenes, or a Peep into the Country, For Good Children, 1st edition, Darton and Harvey, 1805, engraved frontispiece and 31 plates with illustrations numbered 1-93 (corresponding to sections of text), some offsetting, bound with City Scenes, or, a Peep into London, For Good Children, 1st edition, Darton and Harvey, 1809, engraved vignette title, 35 engraved plates with illustrations numbered 1 to 103, corresponding to sections of text, some spotting and offsetting to text, the whole volume closely trimmed and occasionally shaving uppermost illustration of plates, contemporary ownership note to front free endpaper, contemporary half calf gilt over marbled boards, heavily scuffed, small 8vo. Both rare. Darton G921 (2) and G913 (1). (1)
Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015
Thursday, 11th June 2015
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