RACKHAM, Arthur.

Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures.

With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.

London: William Heinemann, 1913 Stock Code: 113098
£2,000.00

Signed by the artist

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Notes

Signed limited edition, number 729 of 1,000 copies signed by the artist for sale in Great Britain, Ireland and the Colonies, with an additional 30 copies reserved for presentation. In a reversion to the earliest style of Rackham's deluxe illustrated books, the plates are gathered at the end of the volume.

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Description

Quarto. Original white cloth, titles and decoration to spine and front cover gilt, front pastedown printed with a sketch of a bookplate by Rackham, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece and 43 colour plates mounted on thick brown paper, captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham.

Condition

Spine a little toned, front free endpaper browned, occasional spotting; an excellent copy.

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