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(RACKHAM, Arthur.) GRIMM, [Jacob & Wilhelm].

Little Brother and Little Sister and Other Tales.

London, Constable & Co Ltd, 1917 Stock Code: 113145
£3,250.00
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Deluxe edition, number 505 of 525 copies signed by the artist; with the extra plate signed by Rackham (in its original printed envelope), a repeat of that facing p. 178 ("He hurried away with long strides").

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Description

Quarto. Original grey cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial gilt titles on a white ground to front board, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece and 12 colour plates mounted on heavy white paper with loose tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham.

Condition

Presentation inscription (dated 1941) on verso of front free endpaper; old pale stain on back cover, light rubbing to extremities, head and tail of spine only slightly bumped, short closed-tear into margin at p. 209, light offsetting from tissue guards yet still an excellent copy.

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