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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    POCOCK, Julia (fl.1870s, illustrator) -- Friedrich SCHILLER (1759-1805). The Song of the Bell ... translated from the German. [No place:] Privately Printed, 1873. 4° (280 x 220mm). Contemporary turquoise crushed morocco gilt by Holloway, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and scuffed, spine faded). Provenance: Sir David Salomons Bart. (armorial bookplate); early annotation and old catalogue description from 1891 pasted onto front free endpaper.

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    POCOCK, Julia (fl.1870s, illustrator) -- Friedrich SCHILLER (1759-1805). The Song of the Bell ... translated from the German. [No place:] Privately Printed, 1873. 4° (280 x 220mm). Contemporary turquoise crushed morocco gilt by Holloway, gilt edges (lightly rubbed and scuffed, spine faded). Provenance: Sir David Salomons Bart. (armorial bookplate); early annotation and old catalogue description from 1891 pasted onto front free endpaper.

    With 14 FINE ORIGINAL PEN AND INK DRAWINGS BY JULIA POCOCK in the margins. Julia Pocock was an illustrator, miniaturist, sculptress and painter of genre and figure subjects. She exhibited in London and elsewhere from 1870. See Mallalieu's The Dictionary of British Watercolour Artists p.273.


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