Lot 54

Children’s Illustrated.-

  Bennett (Charles H, illustrator) Æsop’s Fables, engraved hand-coloured frontispiece, title and 22 plates, occasional light staining, original blue cloth, gilt figures on top board, spine head and tail worn, boards rubbed, Chatto & Windus, 1875; Buchanan (Robert) Ballad Stories of the Affections, engraved frontispiece, text illustrations, foxing, autograph letter tipped in from author, reads in part “I cold not finish before, in account of great trouble. Called suddenly back to England, I have ever since been in a fever of anxiety and discomfort, and all my literary engagements have suffered…”, 1 page, mailing folds, 3rd April, original green cloth, spine gilt, boards gilt, George Routledge, [1866]; Douce (Francis) The Dance of Death, engraved frontispiece, title in red and black, engraved device on title, engraved plates after Holbein, inscription on flyleaf, calf backed boards, rebacked, board edges bleached, rubbed, William Pickering, 1833, v.s., and several others (small quantity)

Estimate: £200-£300