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Lot nr:194
Book nr:31939
Author:CRANE, Walter
Title:Slateandpencil-vania: Being the Adventures of Dick on a Desert Island
Town:London
Publisher:Marcus Ward & co
Year:1885
Description:22 x 22 cm, illustrations in colour by Walter Crane. Original cover (slightly soiled, corners bumped). We add: The Baby's Opera, a book of old rhymes with new dresses by Walter Crane. London/ New York, Frederick Warne and co, [after 1877]. 18,4 x 18,8 cm, 56 pp, Original pictorial boards, red edges, tear in endpaper. + idem. the Baby's Bouquêt, a fresh bunch of old rhymes & tunes. London/ New York, Frederick Warne and co, n.d. 18,2 x 18,8 cm, 56 pp, Original pictorial boards (two copies) (Together: 4)
Note:"Crane was able to develop a much greater craftsmanship in the art of the book than any other contemporary artist" (Houfe, Dictionary of 19th Century British Book Illustrators, p. 103)
Price:€80 - €140
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