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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 119

    BIANCO, Margery Williams (1881-1944). The Velveteen Rabbit Or How Toys Become Real. London: Heinemann, 1922. 4° (242 x 187mm). Half title, 7 chromolithographed plates by William Nicholson, 3 double-page (light localised stain to first few leaves, some light mainly marginal spotting and staining, caption of one plate cropped). Original tan pictorial boards by Nicholson, coloured decorated endpapers (some minor erosion to head of spine, joints splitting at foot, edges rubbed, some very light staining). FIRST EDITION of this enduring children's classic.

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    BIANCO, Margery Williams (1881-1944). The Velveteen Rabbit Or How Toys Become Real. London: Heinemann, 1922. 4° (242 x 187mm). Half title, 7 chromolithographed plates by William Nicholson, 3 double-page (light localised stain to first few leaves, some light mainly marginal spotting and staining, caption of one plate cropped). Original tan pictorial boards by Nicholson, coloured decorated endpapers (some minor erosion to head of spine, joints splitting at foot, edges rubbed, some very light staining). FIRST EDITION of this enduring children's classic.


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