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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 45

    GOBLE, Warwick (1862-1943, illustrator) -- Grace JAMES. Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales. London: Macmillan and Co., 1910. 4°. Half title, title printed in red and black, 40 mounted coloured plates by Warwick Goble. Contemporary green crushed morocco gilt, stylised butterfly cornerpieces, top edges gilt, others uncut (minor scuffing to lower cover). ONE OF 500 "DE LUXE" COPIES.

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    GOBLE, Warwick (1862-1943, illustrator) -- Grace JAMES. Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales. London: Macmillan and Co., 1910. 4°. Half title, title printed in red and black, 40 mounted coloured plates by Warwick Goble. Contemporary green crushed morocco gilt, stylised butterfly cornerpieces, top edges gilt, others uncut (minor scuffing to lower cover). ONE OF 500 "DE LUXE" COPIES.


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