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English Children

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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Good; spine is worn & chipped, interior is very good
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
8.75" L x 6.5" W x 0.25" H
Color/Finish:
n/a

Why We Love This

English Children by Sylvia Lynd. London: William Collins, 1942. Presumed First Edition. Britain in Pictures series. 48 pp. Includes 28 black and white plates and 12 in color from museums, libraries, galleries, estates. Charming smaller format hardcover, lacking dust jacket. History of English children as art subjects, from Middle Ages' illuminations through the 1900s. Exterior worn at spine, hinge separating. Few smudges on page borders, art is bright and beautiful.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."