May 16, 2017 - Sale 2448

Sale 2448 - Lot 44

Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) GRIMM, JAKOB and WILHELM. German Popular Stories. Translated from the Kinder und Haus Marchen. Half-title. Illustrated with engraved title, and 11 etched plates by George Cruikshank printed in brown. 4 pages advertisements dated September 1, 1823 at front, 12 pp. publisher's catalogue at end. 8vo, later rebacking, in the original boards, scuffed, extremities exposed; plates slightly tanned but overall quite clean; slipcase. London: C. Baldwyn, 1823

Additional Details

first edition in english, second state of the title-page with the umlaut over the "a" in "Märchen." Scarce copy retaining the original covers. Cohn 369.