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    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Algernon Charles Swinburne. The Springtide of Life. London, 1918. Limited and signed by Rackham.

    More Information: [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Algernon Charles Swinburne. The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood by Algernon Charles Swinburne. London: William Heinemann, 1918. Limited to 765 numbered copies, of which this is number 238, signed by Rackham. Quarto. ix, 132 pages. Nine mounted color plates, including the frontispiece, with captioned tissue guards. Preface by Edmond Gosse. Publisher's half vellum over gilt-decorated boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Top edge gilt. Decorative endpapers. Toning to edges of boards with a soft bump to upper corner of front. Offsetting to endpapers with a few scattered areas of residue. Owner's name in blue ink to front free endpaper. Housed in a custom cloth slipcase. Better than very good.

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