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440 lots | 99 with images

December 15, 2005

Mallard House

Broadway Lane

South Cerney, GL7 5UQ United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1285 860006

Fax: +44 (0)1285 862461

Email: info@dominicwinter.co.uk

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Lot 1: Andersen (Hans Christian). Fairy Tales ... newly translated by H.L.D Ward and Augusta Plesner, pub. Sampson Low, 1872, twelve full-page col. plts. after drawings by E.V.B. [i.e. the Hon. Mrs Boyle], captioned tissue guards, contents leaf a little

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Description: Andersen (Hans Christian). Fairy Tales ... newly translated by H.L.D Ward and Augusta Plesner, pub. Sampson Low, 1872, twelve full-page col. plts. after drawings by E.V.B. [i.e. the Hon. Mrs Boyle], captioned tissue guards, contents leaf a little frayed at edges, hinges strengthened (upper hinge with archive tape), a.e.g., orig. dec. green cloth blocked in black and gold, rebacked preserving orig. spine, corners showing, large 4to (1)

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Lot 2: Ballantyne (R.M.). The Young Trawler. A Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea, 1st ed., 1884, wood eng. frontis. and addn. vign. title, 8 pp. pubs. ads. at rear, some minor fore edge spotting, orig. pict. cloth with bevelled edges, 8vo

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Description: Ballantyne (R.M.). The Young Trawler. A Story of Life and Death and Rescue on the North Sea, 1st ed., 1884, wood eng. frontis. and addn. vign. title, 8 pp. pubs. ads. at rear, some minor fore edge spotting, orig. pict. cloth with bevelled edges, 8vo A nice bright copy. (1)

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Lot 3: Chapbooks. A collection of sixteen chapbooks, pub. Otley, Yorkshire, c.1840's, wood eng. illusts., some woodcuts to each with early juvenile hand-colouring, all orig. printed yellow wrappers, contained in modern red sheep solander box, 12mo A

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Description: Chapbooks. A collection of sixteen chapbooks, pub. Otley, Yorkshire, c.1840's, wood eng. illusts., some woodcuts to each with early juvenile hand-colouring, all orig. printed yellow wrappers, contained in modern red sheep solander box, 12mo A complete set (as listed on the rear wrappers), in lovely bright condition, comprising: The History of Cinderella; The History of Tom Thumb; Hare and Many Friends; Entertaining Views; Robinson Crusoe; Jack the Giant Killer; Little Red Riding Hood; Scenes from Nature; Old Dame Trot; Mother Hubbard; Capitals of Europe; The House that Jack Built; Death & Burial of Cock Robin; Cock Robin and Jenny Wren; Old Man and His Ass; History of Peter Brown. (16)

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Lot 4: Chapbooks. The Juvenile Puzzler, or Riddle Book, printed & sold by J. Wilson, Bideford, n.d., early 19th c., wood eng. illusts., some dust soiling, approx. 100 x 70mm, together with A B C Little Tom Tucker, n d., early 19th c., 4 leaves, woodcut

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Description: Chapbooks. The Juvenile Puzzler, or Riddle Book, printed & sold by J. Wilson, Bideford, n.d., early 19th c., wood eng. illusts., some dust soiling, approx. 100 x 70mm, together with A B C Little Tom Tucker, n d., early 19th c., 4 leaves, woodcut illusts., some dust soiling, approx. 145 x 90mm, with Old Mother Hubbard and Her Wonderful Dog, pub. Ryle & Co., n.d., early 19th c., 4 leaves, woodcut illusts. ( nostly hand-col.), some soiling & marks, 1st leaf torn, approx. 160 x 95mm, and Bosworth & Harrison (publishers), The Three Buttons. A Faery Tale, 1864, hand-col. plts., slight damp staining, sewing weak, a.e.g., orig. printed boards, damp stained and lacks spine, slim 4to, plus two other chapbooks and two games, one with playing cards designed by W. Heath Robinson (8)

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Lot 5: Clemens (Samuel L. "Mark Twain"). Life on the Mississipi, 1st ed., Chatto & Windus, 1883, wood eng. frontis. and illusts., 32pp. pubs. ads. at rear, orig. red cloth gilt, frayed at head & foot of spine and slightly worn, 8vo (1)

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Description: Clemens (Samuel L. "Mark Twain"). Life on the Mississipi, 1st ed., Chatto & Windus, 1883, wood eng. frontis. and illusts., 32pp. pubs. ads. at rear, orig. red cloth gilt, frayed at head & foot of spine and slightly worn, 8vo (1)

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