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Children's and illustrated books

In Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

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Children's and illustrated books
480 GBP
Edinburgh
Children's and illustrated books
Collection of works, 19th and early-20th century
Humphreys, Henry Noel. Sentiments and Similes of William Shakespeare. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851. First edition, 4to, [6]  100pp.,  original binding incorporating black papier-mâché decorative strapwork panel mounted to each cover, medallion relief portrait of Shakespeare inset to centre of front board, similar medallion containing Shakespeare's monogram to rear, decorative lozenge black roan backstrip, all edges gilt, chromolithographic border to p. 1, tear to foot of spine (sometime repaired), contents leaf and pp. 1/2 loose, spotting to first few leaves pp. 19/20 closed marginal tear;idem. Parables of Our Lord. London: Longman & Co., 1847. First edition, small 4to, original papier-mâché binding, chromolithographic borders throughout, gutta-percha perished and contents loose (collation not established);Boyle, Eleanor Vere. In the Fir-Wood. London: Macmillan and Co., 1866. First edition, inscribed ‘from Eleanor Vere Bole, Rome, Easter-Eve, 1867’ on the front free endpaper, with pencilled ownership inscription ‘Georgina Forbes’ above, 8vo, original green cloth lettered in gilt, 8 mounted albumen-print photographic plates from drawings, gutta-percha perished and contents loose, spotting [Gernsheim 326];Aldin, Cecil. Mac. London: Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, [1912]. First edition, 4to, original pictorial boards, 24 colour plates, wear to spine and extremities, covers marked, front inner hinge superficially split, small chip to corner of plate 1; and 12 others (16)
From the library of the late Robert Bogdan (1950-2023), of Boghead of Torries and Dykehead of Avochie, Aberdeenshire, geography master at Charterhouse and sometime chairman of the Scottish Castles Association.
Children's and illustrated books
Collection of works, 19th and early-20th century
Humphreys, Henry Noel. Sentiments and Similes of William Shakespeare. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851. First edition, 4to, [6]  100pp.,  original binding incorporating black papier-mâché decorative strapwork panel mounted to each cover, medallion relief portrait of Shakespeare inset to centre of front board, similar medallion containing Shakespeare's monogram to rear, decorative lozenge black roan backstrip, all edges gilt, chromolithographic border to p. 1, tear to foot of spine (sometime repaired), contents leaf and pp. 1/2 loose, spotting to first few leaves pp. 19/20 closed marginal tear;idem. Parables of Our Lord. London: Longman & Co., 1847. First edition, small 4to, original papier-mâché binding, chromolithographic borders throughout, gutta-percha perished and contents loose (collation not established);Boyle, Eleanor Vere. In the Fir-Wood. London: Macmillan and Co., 1866. First edition, inscribed ‘from Eleanor Vere Bole, Rome, Easter-Eve, 1867’ on the front free endpaper, with pencilled ownership inscription ‘Georgina Forbes’ above, 8vo, original green cloth lettered in gilt, 8 mounted albumen-print photographic plates from drawings, gutta-percha perished and contents loose, spotting [Gernsheim 326];Aldin, Cecil. Mac. London: Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, [1912]. First edition, 4to, original pictorial boards, 24 colour plates, wear to spine and extremities, covers marked, front inner hinge superficially split, small chip to corner of plate 1; and 12 others (16)
From the library of the late Robert Bogdan (1950-2023), of Boghead of Torries and Dykehead of Avochie, Aberdeenshire, geography master at Charterhouse and sometime chairman of the Scottish Castles Association.

Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

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