• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 170

    [BINDING -- RIVIERE AND SON]. GILBERT, William Schwenck, Sir (1836-1911). The Bab Ballads with which are Included Songs of a Savoyard. London: Macmillan and Co., 1926.

    Price Realised  

    [BINDING -- RIVIERE AND SON]. GILBERT, William Schwenck, Sir (1836-1911). The Bab Ballads with which are Included Songs of a Savoyard. London: Macmillan and Co., 1926.

    8o (182 x 115). Illustrated. Blue morocco gilt, upper cover with Kelliegram-style central vari-colored morocco onlaid design depicting two characters from "The Yarn of the 'Nancy Bell,'" lower cover with vari-colored morocco onlaid design of a jester with a quote letter in gilt below, spine in six compartments, gilt-lettered in two, edges gilt, morocco turn-ins, by Riviere and Son. Later edition.


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