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    Six Children's Books, including books by Walter Crane, André François, Wanda Gag, Johnny Gruelle, James Riddell, and Madame La Comtesse de Ségur. All in good or better condition. Details in our online catalog.

    More Information: Walter Crane. Queen Summer, or The Tourney of the Lily & the Rose. London: Cassell & Co., 1891. The Large Paper Edition, limited to 250 copies, of which this is number 5. Illustrated by the author. 40 full-page color plates printed on 20 double leaves. Quarter bound in vellum and pictorial paper-covered boards. Large chips to portions of the spine; lower half of spine is partially detached. Vellum rubbed and soiled. Edges and corners heavily worn. Plates in great shape. Good. [and:] André François. Crocodile Tears. Paris/New York: Robert Delpire/Universe Books, 1956. Small, oblong book. Unpaginated. Illustrations by the author. Heavy pictorial boards. Light toning to boards and pages. Very good in slipcase designed to look like an air mail envelope (with "To Father From Mary" written in the address space). [and:] Wanda Gag. Millions of Cats. New York: Coward-McCann, 1928. Later impression. Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. Illustrations by the author. Abrasions and gouges to spine; else, very good.[and:] Johnny Gruelle. Raggedy Ann's Magical Wishes. Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, [1928]. Octavo. 94 pages. Wear to edges of boards. Very good. [and:] James Riddell and John Berry. The Farce of Fashion. London: Riddle Books, [n.d., ca. 1946]. Large oblong octavo. Unpaginated. Thirteen color plates, split horizontally to mix and match tops and bottoms. Pictorial paper-covered boards with self flaps. Front flap cleanly detached at fore-edge and laid in. Paper torn and missing along spine. Edges worn. Pages darkening a bit. Overall, good to very good. [and:] Madame La Comtesse de Ségur. Les Malbeurs de Sophie. Paris. Éditions Kra, [1930]. Quarto. 187 pages. Illustrations by V. E. Severin. Text in French. Orange wrappers. Cover detached but present. Pages unopened (a few have been opened carelessly). Good.

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