Lot 1680: [Children's books]. Rosenbach, A.W. Early AmericanPlatinum House
November 28, 2012
Haarlem, NetherlandsLive Auction
Description: [Children's books]. Rosenbach, A.W. Early American Children's Books by -. With Bibliographical Descriptions of the Books in his Private Collection. Introd. A.E. Newton. Portland, The Southworth Press, 1933, 1st ed., LIX,(1),354,(4)p., printed in 675 numb. and signed copies (585), num. (handcol.) plates, orig. giltlettered hmor., t.e.g., in orig. board slipcase, large 8vo. - Spine-ends and joints rubbed. Slipcase dam. AND 1 other: B. ALDERSON and F. DE MAREZ OYENS, Be Merry and Wise. Origins of Children's Book Publishing in England, 1650-1850 (London etc., 2006, num. (col.) illls., orig. cl. w. dustwr., large 4to. With autograph dedication by the second author; fine copy).