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RACKHAM, Arthur.

[Some British Ballads, in Dutch.] Britsche Balladen.

Geïllustreerd door Arthur Rackham. Vertaling van Albert Verwey.

Amsterdam: Van Holkema & Warendorf, 1920 Stock Code: 113322
£750.00
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Limited edition of 550 numbered copies, of which this is number 217. Translated by Albert Verwey. Originally published in the UK in 1919.

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Description

Quarto (300 x 238 mm). Finely bound by Elias P. van Bommel of Amsterdam in contemporary brown full sheep, smooth spine with gilt decoration and titles direct, colour plate pasted down to front board, tiles gilt and elaborate decoration in gilt and black to front board, rear board decorated in blind, top edge gilt, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

15 tipped-in colour plates with tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text. There should actually be 16 plates but the plate illustrating May Colven has been used by the binder to decorate the front cover.

Condition

Small scratch to rear board. An excellent copy.

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