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    [Literature]. Group of Twelve Titles. London and elsewhere: 1837-[1976]. Illustrated editions, two first editions, one limited.

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    [Arthur Rackham, N. C. Wyeth, et al]. Group of Twelve Titles. London and elsewhere: 1837-[1976]. Titles include:

    H. D. Inglis. Rambles in the Footsteps of Don Quixote. London: Whittaker and Co., 1837. First edition. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. Twelvemo. [and:]

    Daniel Defoe. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. London: J. C. Nimmo and Bain, 1882. Numbered ninety-nine of 150 limited copies. Illustrated by M. Mouilleron. Two octavo volumes. Light dampstaining on fore-edge. [and:]

    Howard Pyle. The Wonder Clock. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888. First edition. Illustrated by Howard Pyle. Octavo. [and:]

    [Arthur Rackham]. Thomas Ingoldsby. The Ingoldsby Legends. London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1898. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Octavo. Preliminary leaves foxed. [and:]

    [Arthur Rackham]. William Shakespeare. A Midsummer Night's Dream. London: William Heinemann, 1908. Illustrated edition. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Octavo. Occasional touch of foxing throughout. [and:]

    [Miguel de Cervantes]. P. A. Motteux, translator. The History of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha. Edinburgh: John Grant, 1910. Illustrated John Grant edition. Illustrated by Adolphe Lalauze. Four octavo volumes. [and:]

    Rudyard Kipling. Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co, 1910. American illustrated edition. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson. Octavo. Joints starting on head, upper portions lightly sunned. [and:]

    Robert Louis Stevenson. Treasure Island. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1911. First Wyeth edition. Illustrated by N. C. Wyeth. Octavo. [and:]

    [William Strang and J. B. Clark]. The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. London: Chelsea Publishing, [n.d. circa 1915]. Illustrated Chelsea edition. Illustrated by William Strang and J. B. Clark. Octavo. [and:]

    [Edward Fitzgerald]. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. London: Robt. Rivière & Son, 1928. Special edition printed in Caslon Old Face type on Studio hand-made paper. Illustrated by Gilbert James. Small quarto. A bit of dampstaining on fore-edge. [and:]

    Edgar Allan Poe. The Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1958. Third Borzoi printing. Illustrated by E. Mcknight Kauffer. Two octavo volumes. [and:]

    [Edward Fitzgerald]. The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. [N.p.: Shumposha Photo Printing, 1976]. Fourth Shumposha printing. Illustrated by Hossein Behzad Miniatur. Quarto.

    Modern bindings. Spines faintly sunned, boards lightly to moderately rubbed, a few with spine ends bumped minor chips. Text block edges somewhat toned. Still, a very good collection of illustrated literary classics.



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