POETRY. 4 titles: 1. RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB. 1849-1916. CHRISTY, HOWARD CHANDLER, illustrator. An Old Sweetheart of Mine. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1903.

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POETRY.
4 titles:
1. RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB. 1849-1916. CHRISTY, HOWARD CHANDLER, illustrator. An Old Sweetheart of Mine. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1903.

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Fine Books and Manuscripts

13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

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The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
POETRY.
4 titles:
1. RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB. 1849-1916. CHRISTY, HOWARD CHANDLER, illustrator. An Old Sweetheart of Mine. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1903.
4to. 19 mounted brown-and-white illustrations by Christy. Publisher's tan paper-covered boards, stamped in brown and gilt. Some soiling to spine, corners bumped.
2. GREENAWAY, KATE. 1846-1901. Illustrator. Flowers and Fancies. A Collection of Valentine Verses. London: Marcus Ward & Co., 1882. 12mo. Illustrations in colors with gold printing. Publisher's blue cloth pictorially stamped in black and silver. Wear to extremities, light foxing.
3. Poetry of the Year. Passage from the Poets Descriptive of the Seasons. London: George Bell, 1853. 4to. Color lithographic illustrations after "Eminent Artists." Contemporary Red morocco gilt, gilt-decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Corners bumped, wear to edges of covers and spine, foxing throughout.
4. STOPFORD, FRANCIS. 1861-1935. The Romance of the Jewel. London: Privately printed, 1920. 4to. Photolithographic illustrations. Publisher's quarter calf and pictorial gilt boards. Wear and chipping to boards, top joint starting at lower corner, some browning.
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