336
336
Yeats, Jack B.
THE BOSUN AND THE BOB-TAILED COMET. LONDON: ELKIN MATHEWS, [1904]
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
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336
Yeats, Jack B.
THE BOSUN AND THE BOB-TAILED COMET. LONDON: ELKIN MATHEWS, [1904]
Estimate
8001,200
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Yeats, Jack B.
THE BOSUN AND THE BOB-TAILED COMET. LONDON: ELKIN MATHEWS, [1904]
8vo (175 x 110mm.), FIRST EDITION, ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR OF THE BOSUN WITH HIS BOB-TAILED COMET IN A STABLE SIGNED WITH THE ARTIST'S MONOGRAM opposite title-page, 18 woodblock illustrations hand-coloured by the artist, 4pp. publisher's advertisements at end, original printed wrappers, collector's folding box, some spotting and browning, extremities of wrappers worn with some minor loss
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Catalogue Note

As noted on the upper wrapper, the title is 'one of Jack B. Yeats's Books for Children'. It was published at 1s. although a small number of copies were available, for 5s., which were hand-coloured and included an original drawing by the artist (as here).

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