02-14-2013 02-14-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2637M Marlborough
February 14, 2013 10:00AMCalender
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Children's Books and Poetry, Ten Volumes:

$80$80
Auction: Discovery - 2637M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Children's Books and Poetry, Ten Volumes: Riley's When She Was About Sixteen, [1911]; Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, [1964]; Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang, [1964]; two copies of Thurber's The 13 Clocks, one signed by the illustrator; and Twain's The Jumping Frog, [1903].
Together with: Kipling's Departmental Ditties, New York, [1890]; The Complete Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, Knickerbocker, [1902]; Poe's The Purloined Letter, reprinted by Ulysses Bookshop, London, 1931, in faded green wraps; and Wayfarer's Love, contributions from Living Poets, Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co., 1904, including early printings of poems by Yeats, Chesterton, Housman, Maeterlinck, and others, in gold-blocked publisher's cloth. (10)
Estimate $125-175


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Keywords

Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory