September 23, 2021 10:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 46
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] [Rackham, Arthur]
Mother Goose: The Old Nursery Rhymes

London: William Heinemann, (1913). First and limited deluxe edition, #110/1,100 numbered copies (from a total edition of 1,130 copies), signed by Rackham. 4to. xi, (i), 159, (1) pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 12 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, one mounted black and white plate with captioned tissue guard, and numerous black and white plates, by Rackham. Original full white cloth, stamped in gilt, spine darkened, scattered soiling to boards; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; foxing and offsetting to prelims and rear endpapers and index. Riall pp. 115; Latimore & Haskell pp. 40-41

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London: William Heinemann, (1913). First and limited deluxe edition, #110/1,100 numbered copies (from a total edition of 1,130 copies), signed by Rackham. 4to. xi, (i), 159, (1) pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 12 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, one mounted black and white plate with captioned tissue guard, and numerous black and white plates, by Rackham. Original full white cloth, stamped in gilt, spine darkened, scattered soiling to boards; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; foxing and offsetting to prelims and rear endpapers and index. Riall pp. 115; Latimore & Haskell pp. 40-41

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