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Lot nr:373
Book nr:27938
Author:UPTON, Florence Kate
Title:The Adventures of Two Dutch Dolls and a "Golliwogg"
Town:London & New York
Publisher:Longmans, Green and Co
Year:[1895]
Description:Oblong 4o, 64 pp, colour illustrations, original pictorial boards. First edition. We add from the same series:
The Golliwogg in war! (1899) ; The Golliwogg's air-ship (1902) - covers rubbed, a few tears prof. repaired, otherwise a nice copy ; The Golliwogg in Holland (1904) ; The Golliwogg's fox-hunt (1905) ; The Golliwogg's desert- island (1906) ; The Golliwogg's Christmas (1907). Together: 7 volumes, all in first edition
Note:Florence Kate Upton (1873-1922) was born in New York and is widely known as the originator of the Golliwogg, a series of picture books with simple rhymes written by her mother, Bertha, and lively full pages illustrations in colour of Golliwogg ("nigger doll") and Dutch Doll escapades. Upton's picaresque adventures were extremely successful in England. Ref. Cotsen Children's Library n 11342 - 11343 - 11340 - 11349 - 11348 - 11346
Price:€360 - €400
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