One Owner Collection of Children's Books & Ephemera are hit at EWB!
An interesting single owner collection of children's books and ephemera was entered into EWB's last auction and proved a hit with collectors from around the world. Several lots including a copy of the The Tiny Tennis Lawn Club, 1883 attracted telephone bidders eventually selling for a hammer price of £280. Ephemera again proved popular, collectors battled over various scrap albums and a large collection of Victorian scraps, postcards & greeting cards finally going under the hammer for £410.
Toys, Collectibles, Automobilia & Memorabilia including single owner book collection Online Auction
Ups and downs. All smiles no frowns. Tilsley, M.J., Published by London, W. Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., o.J. (ca. 1880); The Mystery of the Rat-Tailed Grey, or The Curate-in-Charge; The Horkey Robert Bloomfield; Under Mother's Wing, Lucy Clifford, Wells Gardner Darton & Co. 1880; A Bunch of Keys, Margaret Johnson, published by W & R Chambers; Surprise Model Picture Book; Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, T.S. Eliot; Alphabet of Animals, & c; Little Dot's Story Book No V.; Grannie's Young Days; Book of Animals; Little People's Book of Wild Animals etcSold for: £490
Ephemera - a vast collection of Victorian and later ephemera including the book Sally In Our AlleySold for: £410
Belloc H, The Bad Child's Book of Beasts, Together with More Beasts, together with More Beasts for Worse Children & Cautionary Tales; Cautionary Tales for Children; More Beasts for Worse Children all published by Duckworth & Co (3)Sold for: £100
Ephemera - George IV and later - including Victorian and later scrapbook cut outs; Early postcards; Victorian and Edwardian greetings cards; large qty.Sold for: £330