• Children's Books, Original Ill auction at Christies

    Sale 5950

    Children's Books, Original Illustrations and Vintage Film Posters

    10 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    THOMPSON, Kay. Eloise. A Book for Precocious Grown Ups. London: Max Reinhardt, 1957. 4° (284 x 195mm). Numerous illustrations by Hilary Knight. Original cloth, dust-jacket (rear cover very lightly soiled). Second impression, printed in the same year as the first English edition. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY KAY THOMPSON on front free endpaper: "For / Dr. Cane / Have fun fun fun / With love / from / Kay Thompson / and ME ELOISE".

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    THOMPSON, Kay. Eloise. A Book for Precocious Grown Ups. London: Max Reinhardt, 1957. 4° (284 x 195mm). Numerous illustrations by Hilary Knight. Original cloth, dust-jacket (rear cover very lightly soiled). Second impression, printed in the same year as the first English edition. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY KAY THOMPSON on front free endpaper: "For / Dr. Cane / Have fun fun fun / With love / from / Kay Thompson / and ME ELOISE".

    THOMPSON, K. Eloise in Paris. London: Max Reinhardt, 1958. 4° (283 x 197mm). Numerous illustrations by Hilary Knight. Original cloth, dust-jacket (rear cover slightly soiled). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY KAY THOMPSON on verso of title and recto of first page of text: "Kay Thompson / A / Vous / Vous / Vous ... de MOI ELOISE". (2)


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