BOUND PAPER NOVELTY Handpainted scene of house

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Lot 80
BOUND PAPER NOVELTY
Handpainted scene of house

Sold for £ 517 (US$ 636) inc. premium

Books, Maps and Atlases

26 Jul 2004, 10:30 BST

Bath

BOUND PAPER NOVELTY
Handpainted scene of house, opening up to dome with paper mouse suspended within, manuscript verse reading
'This Pretty Mansion Monsieur Souris Hall
Is now on sale and may be view'd by all
Just lift the latch and you may see the House But with due caution or you'll scare a Mouse'
signed M.J.; bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, full morocco, gilt, with gilt mouse on front cover, card slipcase matching the endpaper, n.d.

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  • See illustration and back cover
BOUND PAPER NOVELTY Handpainted scene of house
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