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London, United Kingdom
DoneThu, Apr 27, 2006 7:30 AM GMT

Illustrated Books,Private Press,Ltd Editions

This sale always generates a great deal of interest amongst serious collectors together with private individuals who are looking for highly unusual items that remind them of times past or to give as unique gifts for special occasions. A large number of Children's books from the early 18th Century through to the present day include many inscribed and first editions.

Of particular interest is a presentation copy of The Nursery Alice inscribed by Lewis Carroll and dated March 25th, 1890 which is estimated to realise £2750-3250 and a signed copy of AA Milne's Now We Are Six (1927) estimated at £750-1000. Other familiar names include C.S. Lewis and Kenneth Grahame.