• 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 27

    TRAVERS, Pamela Lyndon. Mary Poppins. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1934. 8° (189 x 129mm). Half-title, frontispiece on verso and numerous illustrations by Mary Shepard. Original blue cloth (head and tail of spine slightly bumped), blue dust-jacket (small part of head of spine torn away, small hole in front cover, extremities with a few short tears). Provenance: bookseller's label on pastdown.

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    TRAVERS, Pamela Lyndon. Mary Poppins. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1934. 8° (189 x 129mm). Half-title, frontispiece on verso and numerous illustrations by Mary Shepard. Original blue cloth (head and tail of spine slightly bumped), blue dust-jacket (small part of head of spine torn away, small hole in front cover, extremities with a few short tears). Provenance: bookseller's label on pastdown.

    FLEMING, Ian. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Magical Car. London: Jonathan Cape, 1964-1965. 3 volumes, 8°. Numerous coloured and black and white illustrations by John Burningham. Original pictorial boards, design repeated on dust-jackets, pictorial endpapers. FIRST EDITION. (4)


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