Childrens & Illustrated Books, Toys, Posters & Comics750 lots | 449 with images
Viewing Notes14th - 15th December 9am to 7pm and morning of sale from 9am.
Description: Chapbooks. Fat and Lean; or, the Fairy Queen, Exhibiting the Effects of Moral Magic, by the Ring and the Three Mirrors, Chelmsford, printed and sold by I. Marsden, c.1820, pp.23, seven full-page wood engs., orig. printed wrappers, sl. faded and marked, 128 x 72 mm (5 x 3 ins), together with The King's Muster, to which is added, Nae Luck About the House, and Up in the Morning Early, and Bauldy Baird, Glasgow, R. Hutchison, 1823, pp.8, woodcut title, browned, folded and disbound as issued, 150 x 100 mm (6 x 4 ins), plus pp.8, The Disappointed Lover; to which are added, Up in the Morning, Wellington's Address, My Bonny Jean, Stirling, W. Macnie, 1826, woodcut title, folded and disbound as issued, 160 x 90 mm (6.25 x 3.5 ins), plus thirty-six other chapbooks similar, mostly Scottish printings (39)View additional info »
Description: Chinnery (William). Writing and Drawing, made Easy, Amusing and Instructive. Containing the Whole Alphabet in all the Characters now us'd both in Printing and Penmanship; Each illustrated by Emblematic Devices and Moral Copies, Calculated for the Use of Schools, and Curiously Engrav'd by the Best Hands, printed for and sold by T. Bellamy, c.1750, fifty eng. plts., comprising half-title/frontis. title-page, and twenty-four emblematic illustrations on versos by J. Hulett, T. Hutchinson, W. Tringham, and F. Garden, each with accompanying eng. text on facing rectos, 2pp. letterpress, contents generally foxed and stained, a number of tears and adhesive tape repairs, and two of the eng. text leaves deficient (one with loss of text), binder's blanks at front and rear torn away, marbled endpapers, front free endpaper partially excised, contemp. red morocco, soiled and extrems. worn, raised bands, second compartment lacking label, remainder with alternating catherine wheel and sunburst tools in centre, with a star at each corner, covers with wide gilt border of triple fillets and pelmet roll with bird tool, sm. oblong 4to. Rare. (1)View additional info »
Description: Cock Robin. The Death and Burial of Cock Robin; as Taken from the Original Manuscript, in the Possession of Master Meanwell, Lichfield, printed and sold by M. Morgan, and A. Morgan, [cover-title], c.1800, 16pp., fifteen woodcut illusts., lightly foxed and toned, untrimmed, folded and unbound as issued, 16mo. This rare edition not listed in Osborne. (1)View additional info »
Description: Detmold (Edward J., illust.). The Fables of Aesop, Hodder and Stoughton, , half-title present (foxed), twenty-three tipped-in col. plts., with captioned tissue guards, incl. frontis., cream moiré silk endpapers, t.e.g., recent mustard crushed morocco by the Cottage Bindery (signed on front turn-in), gilt wavy line roll decorated raised bands, gilt lettered direct in second and third compartments, remainder with central flower spray tool and volute cornerpieces, covers with gilt border of hound's tooth roll and scrolling roll between single fillets, inner blind roll, upper cover with inset circular col. illust. of an owl and crescent moon, within a gilt frame, contained in tan cloth slipcase, 4to (1)View additional info »
Description: Elliott (Mary). Continuation of Rustic Excursions to Aid Tarry-at-Home Travellers: for the Amusement and Instruction of Young Persons, 1st ed., William Darton, , twenty-four hand-col. copperplt. engs. on twelve leaves, offset to text, eng. pubs. ad. leaf at rear (water-stained to upper blank margin), sprinkled edges, contemp. roan, rubbed and edges worn, rebacked. Osborne, p.803. (1)View additional info »