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Dame Wiggins of Lee and her Seven Wonderful Cats: A Humorous Tale written Principally by a Lady of Ninety.

RUSKIN John.; GREENAWAY Kate (1885.)

£150.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

Four of twenty two woodcuts by Kate Greenaway. First illustrated edition, edited with additional verses by John Ruskin. 8vo., original green cloth with lettering and image of a cat executing a picture in gilt on upper cover. Orpington, George Allen.

The original verses, which first appeared in 1823, are attributed to R.S. Sharpe and Mrs. Pearson. Kate Greenaway's drawings were employed to illustrate Ruskin's extra verses. Schuster & Engen (Printed Kate Greenaway) 64. 1a. A near fine copy.

Stock Code: 224961