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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 22

    The Sleeping Beauty told by C. S. Evans. London: William Heinemann, 1920. 4°. Half title, one mounted coloured plate with pictorial border by Arthur Rackham, other illustrations in silhouette, some printed in colours, some full-page (half title lightly browned, some very light offsetting). Original vellum-backed pictorial paper boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (some light spotting and staining), slipcase. Provenance: Annie Cowdray (bookplate). NUMBER 291 OF 625 "EDITION DE LUXE" COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.170; Latimore & Haskell p.51; Riall p.141.

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    The Sleeping Beauty told by C. S. Evans. London: William Heinemann, 1920. 4°. Half title, one mounted coloured plate with pictorial border by Arthur Rackham, other illustrations in silhouette, some printed in colours, some full-page (half title lightly browned, some very light offsetting). Original vellum-backed pictorial paper boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (some light spotting and staining), slipcase. Provenance: Annie Cowdray (bookplate). NUMBER 291 OF 625 "EDITION DE LUXE" COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.170; Latimore & Haskell p.51; Riall p.141.


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