• 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 30

    Ethel Larcombe (1879-1965)

    'O to find a fairy ring on a warm midsummer night, hear the wee folk pipe and sing by the misty starshine light' (illustrated); and The goblin postman

    Price Realised  

    Ethel Larcombe (1879-1965)
    'O to find a fairy ring on a warm midsummer night, hear the wee folk pipe and sing by the misty starshine light' (illustrated); and The goblin postman
    both signed with monogram (lower right)
    pen and black ink and watercolour with touches of white heightening, unframed
    10½ x 8 in. (26.8 x 20.3 cm.); and smaller (2)


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    Please note that this lot is wrongly illustrated in the catalogue. The correct illustration is that numbered 29 in the catalogue.


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