Sotheby’s Sale Of ‘Re-covered’ Classic Children’s Literature Auction Ends Today

Sotheby’s Sale Of ‘Re-covered’ Classic Children’s Literature Auction Ends Today

Literary And Children’s Classics With A Twist

♦ Tipped off by Neil Gaiman, who has ‘re-covered’ one of the books in the auction which ends today 12 December, here’s details of a few of the lots of the English Literature, History, Children’s Books And Illustrations auction at Sotheby’s, featuring some pretty amazing artistic talent and a few celebrities too…

BLAKE, PETER. THE “FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED” COPY OF CARROLL, THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS, FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1872

BLAKE, QUENTIN. THE “FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED” COPY OF HUGO, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, 1833

BLAKE, QUENTIN. ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR FOR POTTER, KITTY IN BOOTS [TOGETHER WITH INSCRIBED COPY OF THE BOOK], 2016

Estimate3,0005,000 GBP

HAMBLING, MAGGI. THE “FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED” COPY OF MURDOCH, THE SEA THE SEA, 1978

Estimate 2,0003,000 GBP

HODES, CHARLOTTE. THE “FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED” COPY OF WOOLF, A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN, 1929

Estimate 1,0001,500 GBP

ROGERS, LUCINDA. THE “FIRST EDITIONS: RE-COVERED” COPY OF HUXLEY, BRAVE NEW WORLD, 1932

Estimate1,0001,500 GBP

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