September 23, 2021 10:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 47
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] [Rackham, Arthur] Steel, Flora Annie (editor)
English Fairy Tales

London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1918. First and limited deluxe edition, #193/500 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. ix, (i), 341 pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 15 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. Original deluxe full vellum, stamped in gilt, scattered soiling to boards and spine; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; pictorial endpapers; minor foxing to endpapers. Riall p. 132; Latimore & Haskell p. 48

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London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd, 1918. First and limited deluxe edition, #193/500 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. ix, (i), 341 pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 15 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. Original deluxe full vellum, stamped in gilt, scattered soiling to boards and spine; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; pictorial endpapers; minor foxing to endpapers. Riall p. 132; Latimore & Haskell p. 48

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