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Lot 178: WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)

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by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)
  • WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)
  • WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)
  • WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)
  • WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)
  • WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)
   
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Description: WARD, Mrs.  A World of Wonders revealed by The Microscope. A Book for Young Students. With Coloured Illustrations. Second Edition. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. Small 4to. 14 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 24-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end (occasional spotting and staining). Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and stained). Provenance: ?Mrs Ough, 1862 (signature on front free endpaper). With a small quantity of mainly 19th-century illustrated books including Catherine Anne Stirling's Prince Arthur; or, The Four Trials. A Fairy Tale (London, [n.d.]), Jane Trimmer's Miscellaneous Stories for Children (London, [n.d.]), F. E. Weatherly's The Song of the Bell (London, [n.d.]) and Charles Lamb's Beauty and The Beast ... with an Introduction by Andrew Lang (London, Field & Tuer, [n.d.], fine plates). (qty)

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