1374328 ALMANACK 1883-1897 [with] ALMANACK 1924-1927 [29 volumes]. Kate Greenaway.
ALMANACK 1883-1897 [with] ALMANACK 1924-1927 [29 volumes]
ALMANACK 1883-1897 [with] ALMANACK 1924-1927 [29 volumes]
ALMANACK 1883-1897 [with] ALMANACK 1924-1927 [29 volumes]
ALMANACK 1883-1897 [with] ALMANACK 1924-1927 [29 volumes]
ALMANACK 1883-1897 [with] ALMANACK 1924-1927 [29 volumes]

ALMANACK 1883-1897 [with] ALMANACK 1924-1927 [29 volumes]

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1882-1927. First Editions. 24mos., 29 volumes. In Good to Very Good condition.

Contains:

1883 in yellow cloth-backed pictorial boards.
1884 in glazed limp pictorial wrapper, with another variant with border stained brown.
1885 in yellow cloth-backed pictorial boards. Two copies of the same variant.
1886 in hand-painted limp covers, satin ribbon stitching, gilt edges. Two copies of the same variant, each with a different painting.
1887: Hand-painted limp cream parchment. Painting with some smearing.
1888 in blue cloth-backed pictorial boards.
1889 in black cloth-backed pictorial boards. Text block detached from boards.
1890 in black cloth-backed pictorial boards.
1891 in yellow cloth-backed pictorial boards.
1892 in green cloth-backed pictorial boards. Schuster & Engen 12.10a, although calling for a tan cloth spine.
1893 in yellow cloth-backed pictorial boards, green edges
1894 in tan cloth-backed pictorial boards, turquoise endpapers. Two copies.
1895 in orange cloth-backed pictorial boards. With another copy with dust jacket.
1896: None Issued.
1897 in full green leatherette with gilt stamping to front cover. This variant not noted by Schuster & Engen, being either 16.14a in green leatherette or 16.14.c with a different publisher.
1924 in yellow cloth-backed pictorial boards. With printed glassine, not noted in Schuster & Engen. Four copies, three with glassine. With illustrations reused from the Almanack for 1883.
1925 in yellow cloth-backed pictorial boards. With printed glassine, not noted in Schuster & Engen. The illustrations and cover are reused from the Almanack for 1887, with the text revised. Two copies.
1926 in black cloth-backed pictorial boards. With printed glassine, not noted in Schuster & Engen. The illustrations and cover are reused from the Almanack for 1890, with the text revised.
1927 in yellow cloth-backed pictorial boards. The illustrations and cover are reused from the Almanack for 1891, with the text revised.
Kate Greenaway's Alphabet in pictorial boards with green printed spines. Two copies.
Calendar of the Seasons, 1882: 8 pages, four colored illustrations, printed in gold and colors on stiff glazed paper. 4 copies.

Shelved case 14.

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Shelved Dupont Bookstore

Price: $5,000

NOTES

Schuster & Engen: 3.1a, 4.2a, 4.2c, 5.3f, 6.4e, 7.5f, 8.6b, 9.7a, 10.8a, 11.9a, 12.10a, 13.11b, 14.12b, 15.13a, 16.14a/c, 17.15a, 18.16a, 19.17a, 20.17a, 20.18a, 23.1d, 317.

A near complete run of Greenaway's Almanacks, lacking only the 1928-1929 reissues. None were issued in 1896 and the reissues ran from 1924-1929. One of the great children's illustrators, Kate Greenaway produced one Almanack per year in a variety of bindings.