• Children's Books, Original Ill auction at Christies

    Sale 5950

    Children's Books, Original Illustrations and Vintage Film Posters

    10 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    BINGHAM, Clifton (1859-1913) & George Henry THOMPSON (b.1861, illustrator). The Animals' Picnic. London: Ernest Nister, [early 20th century, no.754 on title]. Oblong 4° (251 x 309mm). 8 chromolithographed plates and numerous illustrations by Thompson, some full-page (2 leaves lightly browned, else a little marginal browning). Original pictorial boards (lightly rubbed).

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    BINGHAM, Clifton (1859-1913) & George Henry THOMPSON (b.1861, illustrator). The Animals' Picnic. London: Ernest Nister, [early 20th century, no.754 on title]. Oblong 4° (251 x 309mm). 8 chromolithographed plates and numerous illustrations by Thompson, some full-page (2 leaves lightly browned, else a little marginal browning). Original pictorial boards (lightly rubbed).

    BINGHAM, C. & G.H. THOMPSON. Funny Doings in Animal Land. London: Ernest Nister; New York: E.P. Dutton, [early 20th century, no.1854 on title]. Oblong 4° (228 x 284mm). 8 chromolithographed plates, numerous illustrations, some full-page by Thompson (2 leaves detached, 2 others starting to detach, light spotting). Original pictorial boards (lightly rubbed, corners a little bumped, lightly soiled, small damage to rear cover).

    With 2 further books from the series, The Regatta in Animal Land (London, [early 20th century], 8 chromolithographed plates, original pictorial boards) and The Animals Touring Club (London, [early 20th century], 8 chromolithographed plates, original pictorial cloth). (4)


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