Lot 606

ILLUSTRATED BOOKS - Victor ADAM (1801-[?]66). Alphabets et Chiffres Récréatifs, Paris, [c. 1834], 9 lithographed plates, original pictorial wrappers. With 4 other illustrated books. (5)

Estimate: £100 - £150
Hammer price: £20
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

ILLUSTRATED BOOKS - Victor ADAM (1801-[?]66).  Alphabet et Chiffres Récréatifs. Paris: Chez Aumont [and] Tessari et Cie., [c. 1834]. Oblong 4to (278 x 370mm). 9 lithographed plates, each illustrating 4 letters (waterstained, some spotting and staining, one plate torn without loss, some fraying). Disbound in original printed pictorial wrappers (small stain on upper wrapper, some fraying). With 4 other illustrated books, namely Gustave Goetschy's Les Jeunes Peintres Militaires (Paris, 1878, folio, plates, some staining, original cloth, rather worn), Für artige Kinder ([?Berlin, c. 1890], 12mo, chromolithographed plates, original paper coloured pictorial  boards), André Simon's Les Pauvres de France en Angleterre (London, [c. 1920], illustrations by Frank Brangwyn and others, original buckram, stained, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author) and Humbert Wolfe's ABC of the Theatre (London, The Cresset Press, [1934], full-page illustrations by Edward Burra, original black and silver paper boards). The lot sold not subject to return. (5)

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