London, South Kensington
18 November 2003
GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1728-74) & Hugh THOMSON (illustrator). She stoops to Conquer or the Mistakes of a Night, London, New York, Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, [n.d.] 4° (261 x 200mm). 25 mounted coloured plates by Thomson. (One plate creased.) Original publisher's cloth (lightly rubbed).
TENNYSON, Alfred, Lord (1809-92) & Florence HARRISON (illustrator). Guinevere and other Poems, London, Glasgow, Bombay: Blackie and Son, 1912. 4° (256 x 179mm). 20 mounted coloured plates by Harrison. (Outer margin of first plate with adhesive residue.) Original pictorial publisher's cloth, top edges gilt (lower corners slightly faded).
With 12 other illustrated books, including William Morris's Early Poems, illustrated by Florence Harrison (London, 1914), W. Heath Robinson's Bill the Minder (London, n.d.), and Jean Henri Fabre's Book of Insects, illustrated by E. J. Detmold (London, n.d.). (14)
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