Lot 197: Children's Books

Children's Books: Brothers Grimm, "German Popular Stories," 2 vols. (H. Frowde, 1904), illustrated by George Cruikshank, facsimile reprints, No. 164 of 250 copies (cover of Vol. 1 detached); John Ruskin, "The King of the Golden River" (George Harrap, 1932), illustrated by Arthur Rackham, full leather binding; Nathaniel Hawthorne, "A Wonder Book" (Hodder & Stoughton), illustrated by Rackham; "The Arabian Nights" (Scribner's Sons, 1909), illustrated by Maxfield Parrish; "Poems of Childhood" by Eugene Field (Scribner's Sons, 1904), illustrated by Parrish; Leroy F. Jackson, "Rimskittle's Book" (Rand McNally 1926); eight Beatrix Potter books including seven American first or early printings (published by Warne and printed by Schlueter), including "The Tailor of Gloucester," "The Pie and the Patty-Pan," and "The Tale of Two Bad Mice." Potter books in fair condition: Generally clean but with well-shaken bindings, most of the back strips missing, general wear.

Price Realized: $225

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