A Christmas Carol.London: William Heinemann; J. B. Lippincott Co., New York, 1915 Stock Code: 125707
A bright copy, signed by RackhamSigned limited edition, number 448 of 500 copies signed by the artist for sale in Great Britain, Ireland, and the Colonies, with an additional 25 copies reserved for presentation. This was the first of Dickens's works to be illustrated by Rackham.
Large quarto. Original vellum, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, yellow ribbon ties renewed.
Colour frontispiece and 11 colour plates mounted on thick brown paper, with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham.
Gift inscription to first blank. Spine gilt a little rubbed, faint offsetting from plates; a very good, bright copy.
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