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RACKHAM, Arthur.

Book of Pictures.

With an introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.

Published: London: William Heinemann 1913

Stock code: 99771

Price: £475

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First trade edition, first impression.

Quarto. Original grey-green cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, top edge grey. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 43 plates with captioned tissue guards. Printed bookplate on front pastedown. Contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper and ownership signature to printed bookplate on front pastedown. Extremities faintly worn, light bumping to corners of front board, minor marking and spotting to boards, small loss to bottom corner of pp. 17–8. not affecting text, a couple of inner hinges starting but still holding firm, mild partial tanning to endpapers and tissue guards. An excellent copy.

Bibliography: Riall p. 118.

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