London, South Kensington
4 December 2003
CRANE, Walter (1845-1915, illustrator) -- Queen Summer, or the Tourney of the Lily & the Rose, London: Cassell & Co., 1891. 4° (282 x 190mm). 40 coloured illustrations by Walter Crane. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards (edges rubbed, discoloured).
CRANE, Walter. Bluebeard's Picture Book, containing Blebeard, The Sleeping Beauty and Baby's Own Alphabet, London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., 1899. 4° (269 x 222mm). 21 coloured illustrated plates after Walter Crane. Original pictorial cloth (joints and edges lightly rubbed).
With 8 other books illustrated by Walter Crane including Goody Two Shoes' Picture Book (London, [c.1875]), Pan-Pipes, a Book of Old Songs (London, 1883), The Book of Wedding Days (London, 1889) and Cinderella's Picture Book (London, 1897). (10)
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