Lot 625: Walker (W. & Son, publisher)



2015-06-29 14:45:34

Lot 625: Walker (W. & Son, publisher). Old Dame Trot and Her Comical Cat, Otley: W. Walker & Son, circa 1835, 16pp. bound concertina style, fifteen wood engravings with crude stencilled hand-colouring (as issued), eight-line stanza beneath each illustration, final leaf with two stanzas and no engraving (a little frayed to fore-edge), original printed orange wrappers, with illustration on upper cover and advertisement for eight other panoramas on rear cover, slim 12mo (extending to approximately 149cm/58.5ins) Osborne, p.94. Gumuchian has only a later edition with eight engravings. Worldcat locates only one similar copy of this work at McGill University Library, but with twelve pages. (1) Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £150-200
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