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    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Charles Dickens. A Christmas Carol. London: William Heinemann, [1915]. First Rackham edition, limited to 525 copies (500 being for sale), of which this is number 448, and signed by the illustrator. Quarto (11.375 x 9 inches; 290 x 230 mm.). xv, [1, blank], 147, [1, printer's note] pages (note: pages 1 and 2 are blank); frontispiece and eleven additional illustrated plates mounted to brown paper and inserted throughout, with captioned tissue guards; in-text illustrations. Publisher's vellum, spine and front board lettered and pictorially stamped in gilt; renewed silk ties; top edge gilt, other untrimmed; pictorial endpapers. Some rubbing to spine, with minor loss to gilt; boards splayed; a few spots of soiling to boards. Gift inscription on front free endpaper; tissue guard opposite page sixty-two lacking. A bright, near fine copy. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.

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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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