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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

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

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]

Smithsonian Libraries
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

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

Smithsonian Libraries
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

Grammar in rhyme / [illustrations by Walter Crane]

Smithsonian Libraries
Cover title.

Illustrator's name from ad on back cover.

Engraved and printed by Edmund Evans.

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

MasseĢ, 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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British butterflies : figures and descriptions of every native species, with an account of butterfly development, structure, habits, localities, mode of capture, and preservation / by W.S. Coleman ; the illustrations by the author, printed in colours by Edmund Evans

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"A cheap edition of this work, in boards, with plain illustrations, is also published, price 1s."--Verso of half title.

Publisher's advertisemets on verso of t.p.

Some of the plates hand-colored.

Colophon: London: Printed by Woodfall and Kinder.

Also available online.

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SCNHRB copy (39088013483607) has [4] p. of publisher's catalog at end.

SCNHRB copy inscribed in pencil on original 1st front free endpaper: Henry A. Hill August, 1885.

SCNHRB copy inscribed in ink on original 1st front free endpaper: Printed about 1885. Pencilled ms. annotations on verso of some of the plates and occasionally in text; ink ms. numbering of some sections.

SCNHRB copy stamped in ink on front free endpaper and half title: C. Garrett.

SCNHRB copy bound in original brown publisher's cloth binding, black and gilt decoration, title in gilt on spine, bevelled edges, yellow endpapers.

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

Bluebeard

Smithsonian Libraries
In verse.

Cover title.

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

Publication date range based on information from bibliographies listed below.

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

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

Consists of 4 bifolia printed on one side, chromoxylographs with letterpress; leaves 1 and 8 are pasted down to the inside of the book's cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

Osborne Coll., v. 1, p. 26

English catalogue of books, v. 3, p. 110

Beauty and the beast

Smithsonian Libraries
Cover title.

Publication date given as [1874] in Spencer and as [1875] in the Osborne Collection catalogue.

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

Consists of 6 bifolia printed on one side, 3 of letterpress and 3 of chromoxylographic plates, saddle stitched in pictorial stiff paper wrapper; leaves [1] and 6 pasted down to inside of book's cover.

Spencer, I. Walter Crane, p. 202

Osborne Coll. v. 1, p. 26

Smith & Hyde. Walter Crane, p. 78

The common objects of the sea shore : including hints for an aquarium / by the Rev. J.G. Wood ; with coloured illustrations

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"London: Richard Clay, printer"--Verso of title page

Plates are lettered A-N, omitting G and I

Plates are hand-colored; wood engravings by E. Evans

Includes indexes

Also available online.

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SCNHRB copy (39088000110031) inscribed in pencil on front paste-down and title page: Robt. King Stone, M.D. No. 232. F St. Washington, D.C. Doodle of a covered wagon and front on back free endpaper.

SCNHRB copy in pebbled purple publisher's cloth binding, blind-embossed decorations on cover, title and decorations in gilt on spine.

The common objects of the sea shore including hints for an aquarium by the Rev. J.G. Wood ; with coloured illustrations from designs by Sowerby

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Half-title

Preface dated May, 1857

"A cheap edition of this book, with the plates plain, price 1s., is also published"--Verso of half-title

Plates are lettered A-N, omitting letters G and I

Wood engravings by E. Evans

Publisher's advertisements: on verso of title page and 12 pages at end

Includes indexes

Also available online

SCNHRB copy (39088006358865) has bookseller's stamp: Bertrand Smith ... Long Beach, California

SCNHRB copy has bookplate: Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Bequest of S. Stillman Berry. Stamped on front paste-down: S. Stillman Berry .. Redlands, California [in manuscript] 15.VII.1956,

SCNHRB copy the gift of Clyde Roper

SCNHRB copy in original orange cloth, gilt fillets with fleurons and vignette of shells within black border on front cover, blind-embossed publisher's device on back, decorated spine, gilt edges

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