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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    Randolph Caldecott, R.I. (1846-1886)

    'Joye, health and happiness be thine!'

    Price Realised  

    Randolph Caldecott, R.I. (1846-1886)
    'Joye, health and happiness be thine!'
    inscribed as title and further inscribed 'Tis Christmasse [sic] Merry Christmasse [sic]/once again' (lower middle), signed, inscribed and dated 'Randolph Caldecott/Washington Irvine/Old Christmas 1874' (on a label attached to the reverse)
    black ink and watercolour heightened with bodycolour
    5¼ x 3½ in. (13.3 x 8.9 cm.)


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    Please note the lot should read English School, 19th Century and not as stated in the catalogue.