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    Sale 5316

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    18 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 7

    DULAC, Edmund (1882-1953, illustrator) -- The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d.]. 4° (278 x 220mm). Half title, mounted coloured frontispiece and 29 plates by Edmund Dulac (first blank leaf detached, occasional very light mainly marginal staining and spotting). Original red decorated cloth gilt (extremities lightly rubbed).

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    DULAC, Edmund (1882-1953, illustrator) -- The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, London: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d.]. 4° (278 x 220mm). Half title, mounted coloured frontispiece and 29 plates by Edmund Dulac (first blank leaf detached, occasional very light mainly marginal staining and spotting). Original red decorated cloth gilt (extremities lightly rubbed).

    With 11 other books illustrated by Edmund Dulac including Lyrics pathetic & humorous from A to Z (New York, 1908, disbound), Hans Andersen's Stories (London, 1911, original cloth dampstained) and Edmund Dulac's Picture-Book for the French Red Cross (London, [n.d.]., with dust-jacket). (12)


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