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(RACKHAM, Arthur.) EVANS, C. S.

The Sleeping Beauty.

London, William Heinemann, 1920 Stock Code: 139962
£275.00
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Notes

First trade edition, first impression, in the variant dark red jacket.

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Description

Tall quarto. Original red cloth-backed pink, cream, and black pictorial boards, titles and decoration to spine in black, plain endpapers. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Tipped-in colour frontispiece within illustrated frame, illustrated title page printed in green, pink, and black, three double page illustrations printed in green, pink, and black, silhouette illustrations throughout the text.

Condition

Bookplate of Colette & Peter Kimm to half-title. Spine ends and extremities bumped, binding square and firm, a few small scratches to covers and light dust soiling, light spotting to text but generally clean; a very good copy in the jacket, spine faded and creased, a little loss to ends and extremities, chips to edges, 55mm closed tear affecting hinge of rear flap.

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