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From newsletter 19:

12. FARRAR, Frederic W. Eric, or Little by Little. London, A. & C. Black, 1911. Illustrated cloth. 304 p. Some vignettes. Reprint. Spine a bit discolored. Some foxing.

€ 16

* Charming edition of this classical children's book (first published 1858) in bright red cloth with an art nouveau design.

13. FARRAR, Frederic W. St. Winifred's - or the World of School. With illustrations by Gordon Browne. London, A. & C. Black, 1905. Illustrated cloth. xx, 436 p. Many illustrations and vignettes. Reprint. Cover only a little bit worn. Owner's stamp on flyleaf.

€ 18

* Pretty edition of this classical children's book (dating from 1862) with a boy handing a book to the Dean over a table laden with books. With preface by Farrar for the 19th edition of 1894.

14. FARRAR, Frederic W. Autograph Letter Signed, addressed to 'A.S. Huntington Esq.' and dated 'Montreal. Sept. 16' [1888]. Canadian postcard with printed stamp of 1 cent. 7,5 x 13,0 cm. Addressed to Syracuse, N.Y. 12 lines of text. Stamped on recto and verso. Glue trace on side from a collector's album.

€ 45

* 'The Redpath Lyceum Bureau of Boston have requested me to leave in their hands any arrangements for the lectures that I am to give in compliance with the many requests that have reached me. Will you be so good as to refer to them, and say that you wd like the lecture on Browning's Poems?' Frederick William Farrar (1831-1903), at that moment not yet Dean of Canterbury, was the author of the epochal children's book 'Eric, or Little by Little' (1858) and other stories of boarding school life.

From newsletter 12:

5. COUPERUS, Louis Arrogance. The conquests of Xerxes. Decorations by Theodore Nadejen. Translated by Frederick H. Martens. New York, Farrar & Rinehart, 1930. Original cloth. (6), 314 p. Binding has some wear.

€ 25

* English translation of the historical novel Xerxes (1919) by the flamboyant Dutch master novelist Louis Couperus. With an attractive illustration in gold, blue, pink (HARD pink) and black and vignettes in archaic-Persian style by the Russian-born illustrator. Bright red and yellow flyleaves.


From newsletter 9:

9.  FARRAR, Frederic W. Autograph Letter Signed, addressed to 'A.S. Huntington Esq.' and dated 'Montreal. Sept. 16' [1888]. Canadian postcard with printed stamp of 1 cent. 7,5 x 13,0 cm. Addressed to Syracuse, N.Y. 12 lines of text. Stamped on recto and verso. Glue trace on side from a collector's album. 

€ 45

* 'The Redpath Lyceum Bureau of Boston have requested me to leave in their hands any arrangements for the lectures that I am to give in compliance with the many requests that have reached me. Will you be so good as to refer to them, and say that you wd like the lecture on Browning's Poems?' Frederick William Farrar (1831-1903), at that moment not yet Dean of Canterbury, was the author of the epochal children's book 'Eric, or Little by Little' (1858) and other stories of boarding school life.