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A romance of the three Rs / penned & pictured by Walter Crane

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A joint reprint of three stories by Crane that were first issued separately in 1885 and 1886.

Series from p. [4] of cover.

Each story has its own separate, illustrated t.p.

Final p. is blank.

Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 113

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 203

Bluebeard's picture book : containing Bluebeard, The sleeping beauty, and Baby's own alphabet : with the original coloured designs / by Walter Crane ; engraved & printed by Edmund Evans

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Preface dated: Streatley on Thames, Aug. 1899.

Main t.p. printed in red and black.

Each story has its own special t.p. and separate pagination; at head of each special t.p.: Walter Crane's picture books re-issue.

Series from p. [4] of cover.

BM, v. 21, col. 1158

Beauty and the beast picture book : containing Beauty and the beast, The frog prince, and The hind in the wood : with eighteen coloured pictures / by Walter Crane ; engraved and printed by Edmund Evans

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Publication date range based on information from bibliographies listed below.

Series from cover; NUC pre-1956, BM, and Spencer describe this edition as "vol. 1" of the series.

Each story has separate pagination.

Osborne Coll., v. 2, p. 596

NUC pre-1956, v. 126, p. 426

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

BM, v. 45, col. 706

The baby's bouquet : a fresh bunch of old rhymes & tunes / arranged & decorated by Walter Crane ; cut & printed in colours by Edmund Evans ; a companion to The baby's opera ; the tunes collected & arranged by L.C. [i.e. Lucy Crane]

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Some of the rhymes are in French or German.

Date of publication from Spencer.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 203

Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 93

The song of sixpence picture book : containing Sing a song of sixpence, Princess Belle Etoile, An alphabet of old friends / with the original coloured designs by Walter Crane, including a preface and other embellishments

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Preface dated Sept. 1909.

According to Spencer and the BM general catalogue, this is considered to be vol. 3 of Walter Crane's picture books, Large series.

Each story has its own separate cover with title and imprint information; the following series statements appear on these internal covers: Walter Crane's picture books; Walter Crane's picture books. Large series.

Main t.p. printed in black and red.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

Osborne Coll., v. 2, p. 677

BM, v. 45, col. 706

Grammar in rhyme / [illustrations by Walter Crane]

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Cover title.

Illustrator's name from ad on back cover.

Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans.

Date from Isobel Spencer, Walter Crane, p. 202.

Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane, p. 12.

Also available online.

CHMBRAD copy 39088010385367 gift of Miss E. Kean.

CHMBRAD copy had conservation treatment and digitization supported by the Smithsonian Women's Committee in 2015.

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This little pig, his picture book : containing, This little pig, The fairy ship, King Luckieboy / with the original coloured pictures by Walter Crane ; engraved and printed by Edmund Evans

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Spine title: The little pig's picture book.

Preface dated August 15, 1895.

Series statement from p. [4] of cover.

Main t.p. printed in red and black.

Each story has its own separate cover with title and imprint information bound in; series statements on these covers read: "Walter Crane's picture books, large series" and "Walter Crane's picture books re-issue".

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

BM, v. 45, col. 706

Slateandpencil-vania : being the adventures of Dick on a desert island / decyphered by Walter Crane

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Series from p. [4] of cover.

Illustrated t.p.

Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 113

Smith & Hyde. Walter Crane, p. 80

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 203

The Marquis of Carabas' picture book : containing Puss in Boots, Old Mother Hubbard, Valentine and Orson, The absurd ABC / with thirty-two pages of illustrations by Walter Crane ; printed in colours by Edmund Evans

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Cover title: The Marquis of Carabas, his picture book.

Date of publication from British Museum general catalogue.

Each story is separately paged.

Publisher's advertisement on verso of t.p.

BM, v. 33, col. 735

Legends for Lionel : in pen and pencil / by Walter Crane

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In prose and verse.

Pages 1-40 are printed on double leaves folded at fore-edge in the Japanese style.

The final 8 p. are publisher's advertisements, dated 9.87.

Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane, p. 37

Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 59

Flowers from Shakespeare's garden : a posy from the plays / pictured by Walter Crane

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Colophon (p. 40) reads: Cassell & Company, Limited, Lith., London.

Printed on double leaves folded at fore-edge in Japanese style.

A flower wedding : described by two wallflowers / decorated by Walter Crane

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"Cassell & Company, Limited, Lith., London" --Colophon, p. 40.

Illustrated t.p.

Printed on double leaves folded at fore-edge in the Japanese style.

Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 58

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 204

The baby's opera : a book of old rhymes, with new dresses / by Walter Crane ; engraved & printed in colours by Edmund Evans ; the music by the earliest masters

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"The tunes were collected and arranged by Walter Crane's sister [i.e. Lucy Crane]" --Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 93.

Date of publication from NUC Pre-56, v. 126, p. 426

The baby's own Aesop : being the fables condensed in rhyme / with portable morals pictorially pointed by Walter Crane ; engraved & printed in colours by Edmund Evans

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W.J. Linton was chiefly responsible for the verses. Cf. Preface, p. [6].

Title printed in red.

Errata and addenda slip inserted between p. [8] and p. 9.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 203

BM, v. 2, col. 314

Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 2

Goody Two Shoes

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Cover title.

Date of publication from Spencer.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

Leaves 1 and 6 are pasted down on the inside of the book's cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

The sleeping beauty

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In verse.

Cover title.

Alternative title from series listing on p. [4] of cover: The sleeping beauty in the wood.

Illustrated by Walter Crane.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

Place and date of publication from Spencer and Osborne; Massé gives a publication date of 1873.

At head of title: Price sixpence, or mounted on linen, one shilling.

Leaf [1] and leaf 8 are pasted down to the inside of the book's cover.

Publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

Osborne Coll., v. I, p. 27

Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane, p. 12

1, 2, buckle my shoe

Smithsonian Libraries
Cover title.

Date of publication from Spencer.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

At head of title: Price sixpence, or mounted on linen, one shilling.

Leaf [1] and leaf 8 are pasted down on the inside of the book's cover.

Publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

This little pig went to market

Smithsonian Libraries
The nursery rhyme.

Cover title.

At head of title: Price sixpence, or mounted on linen, one shilling.

Illustrations and cover design by Walter Crane.

Date of imprint, with a design date of 1869, from Spencer; Massé suggests publication date of 1869.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer ..." --P. [4] of cover.

Consists of 4 bifolia printed on one side, chromoxylographs with letterpress, saddle stitched in col. pictorial stiff paper wrapper; leaves 1 and 8 pasted down to inside of wrapper.

Spencer, Isobel. Walter Crane, p. 202

Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane, p. 12

Old Mother Hubbard

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Cover title.

Poem by Sarah C. Martin; illustrations by Walter Crane.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

Place of publication from publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Massé and Konody cite a publication date of 1873; Spencer argues that this book was designed in 1873 and actually published in 1874.

At head of title: Price sixpence; on mounted linen, one shilling.

Leaf [1] and leaf 8 are pasted down to the inside of the book's cover.

Massé, G.C.E. Walter Crane, p. 12

Konody, P. Art of Walter Crane, p. 141

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 56, 202

The frog prince

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Cover title.

Illustrated by Walter Crane.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

Date of publication from Spencer.

Leaf [1] and leaf 6 are pasted down to the inside of the book's cover.

Publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

The hind in the wood

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Cover title.

Based upon a story from Madame d'Aulnoy's Les contes des fées; illustrated by Walter Crane.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

Date of publication from Spencer.

Leaf [1] and leaf 6 are pasted down to the inside of the book's cover.

Publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

Smith & Hyde. Walter Crane, p. 76

The yellow dwarf

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Cover title.

Story adapted from Madame d'Aulnoy's Les contes des fées (Le nain jaune), with illustrations by Walter Crane.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

Date of publication from Spencer.

Publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Leaf [1] and leaf 6 are pasted down to the inside of the book's cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

The alphabet of old friends

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Cover title.

"Edmund Evans, engraver and printer" --P. [4] of cover.

Publication date range based on information from bibliographies listed below.

Publisher's series and advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Leaves [1] and 6 are pasted down to inside of book's cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

Osborne Coll., v. 2, p. 676

Konody, P. Art of Walter Crane, p. 142

My mother

Smithsonian Libraries
Cover title.

Verses written by Ann Taylor (Gilbert); illustrations by Walter Crane.

At head of title: Price sixpence, or mounted on linen, one shilling.

Date of publication from Spencer.

Leaves printed on one side; leaf [1] and leaf [8] are pasted down on the inside of book's cover.

Publisher's advertisement on p. [4] of cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202
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