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(RACKHAM, Arthur.) RUSKIN, John.

The King of the Golden River.

London, George G. Harrap & Co Ltd, 1932 Stock Code: 113250
£9,750.00
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Deluxe edition, number 318 of 570 copies signed by the artist. With a delightful original pen-and-ink and watercolour drawing by Rackham (signed and dated "Arthur Rackham 1932") on the limitation leaf, depicting the twelve year old Gluck opening the window to Southwest Wind, Esquire.

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Description

Octavo. Original limp vellum, titles to front cover gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, pictorial endpapers. With the original slipcase (with hand-numbered spine label). Housed in a custom made green quarter morocco, fleece-lined solander box.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece and 3 colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham.

Condition

Endpapers cockled, vellum a little puckered at corners (both having occurred during the binding process: a common trait with this book). An excellent copy.

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