Jul 16, 2020 - Sale 2541

Sale 2541 - Lot 2

Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
"The Bunny Stories." Together, 7 illustrations for pages 24, 44, 45, 60, 111, 112, and 120 of The Bunny Stories For Young People by John Howard Jewett (New York: Frederick Stokes, 1892). Pen and ink on thick paper. Image sizes vary. Smallest is 53x74 mm; 2x3 inches, on 3 1/2x4 1/4-inch sheet. Largest is 90x258 mm; 3 1/2x10 inches, on 5x11 1/4-inch sheet. One signed "C. Barnes," one initialed "C.B." in lower image, and most with inventory stamp for "The Century Company" on verso.

Lot includes the following illustrations: "The Bunny Family in Trouble," "Brindle played he was a clown," "The goat was dragged through the fields," "Cousin Jack advises Tuffy," "Gaffer tries to bring Donkey Dan to the barn-door," "Donkey Dan comes to grief," "Donkey Dan is put in a place where he must go, willing or unwilling."