CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Group of 7 items, comprising: 1. BAUM, L. FRANK. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company, 1902.

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS.
Group of 7 items, comprising:
1. BAUM, L. FRANK. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company, 1902.

Sold for US$ 4,450 inc. premium

Fine Books and Manuscripts

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The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
CHILDREN'S BOOKS.
Group of 7 items, comprising:
1. BAUM, L. FRANK. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company, 1902. 8vo. Illustrations by Mary Cowles Clark. Publisher's red pictorial cloth. Corners bumped, stains to spine and edge of top cover, front hinge cracked, loose.
2. BURNETT, FRANCES HODGSON. 1849-1924. Little Lord Fauntleroy. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. Modern red morocco gilt by Asprey & Garrard, pictorial gilt stamping on top cover, edges gilt.
3. DOCTOR SEUSS (THEODORE GEISEL). 1904-1991. Horton Hatches the Egg. New York: Random House, [1940]. Publisher's beige cloth stamped in black, pictorial dust jacket. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED WITH A SMALL DRAWING on the free front endpaper. Wear to jacket, smudges to interior, front hinge cracking. Later issue.
4. GREENAWAY, KATE. 1846-1901. Mother Goose, or the Old Nursery Rhymes. London and New York: George Routledge & Sons, [1881]. Publisher's lattice-print paper-covered cloth, backed with pink cloth, printed pictorial dust jacket in red on pink paper. Morocco gilt clamshell box. Soiled, chipping to jacket, slightly loose.
5. SEWELL, ANNA. 1820-1878. Black Beauty. The Autobiography of a Horse. London: Jarrold's, n.d. Illustrations by Cecil Aldin. Modern green morocco gilt by Bayntun-Riviere with pictorial horse inlays in morocco on the top cover, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Custom green cloth box. Minimal wear.
6. THOMPSON, KAY. Eloise in the Park. London: Max Reinhart, 1958. Publisher's blue cloth gilt, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly soiled and chipped at corners, minor wear. SIGNED by Kay Thompson on first leaf after title page.
7. PIPER, WATTY (Pseud.) LENSKI, LOIS L. 1893-1974. Illustrator. The Little Engine That Could. New York: The Platt & Munk Co., 1930 [but after 1942]. Publisher's pictorial red cloth stamped in blue, pictorial dust jacket. Custom tan morocco clamshell case with black morocco pictorial inlay of a train engine. Wear, soiling and one small tear to jacket, foxing.
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CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Group of 7 items, comprising: 1. BAUM, L. FRANK. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company, 1902.
CHILDREN'S BOOKS. Group of 7 items, comprising: 1. BAUM, L. FRANK. The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus. Indianapolis: Bowen-Merrill Company, 1902.
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