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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 54

    MINIATURE BOOKS -- Le Conseiller des Graces Dédié aux Dames. Année 1817. [Paris: Marcilly, 1816]. 24 x 17mm. 7 full-page engraved illustrations (final page blank, but without the advertisement called for in Spielmann). Contemporary red morocco gilt, covers with central flower motif stamped in gilt, gilt edges. Provenance: "Julia's, the gift of Aunt 'A'" (inscription on front pastedown). Grand-Carteret no.1793; Spielmann 102: "Tiny almanac. The little songs deal with women, dress and love. The plates show young ladies dressing before a mirror, playing the harp, etc."; Welsh 2008. Not in Bondy.

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    MINIATURE BOOKS -- Le Conseiller des Graces Dédié aux Dames. Année 1817. [Paris: Marcilly, 1816]. 24 x 17mm. 7 full-page engraved illustrations (final page blank, but without the advertisement called for in Spielmann). Contemporary red morocco gilt, covers with central flower motif stamped in gilt, gilt edges. Provenance: "Julia's, the gift of Aunt 'A'" (inscription on front pastedown). Grand-Carteret no.1793; Spielmann 102: "Tiny almanac. The little songs deal with women, dress and love. The plates show young ladies dressing before a mirror, playing the harp, etc."; Welsh 2008. Not in Bondy.

    London Almanack for the Year of Christ 1831. [London:] Printed for the Company of Stationers, [1830]. 58 x 34mm. Folding engraved plate of the New Bridge in Hyde Park. Finely-bound in contemporary morocco gilt with red, blue and cream onlays, slipcase with the design repeated. Welsh 4636. Not in Spielmann. (2)


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