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    Edition de Luxe, Signed by Arthur Rackham

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. [Friedrich, Baron] de La Motte Fouqué]. Undine. By de la Motte Fouqué. Adapted from the German by W. L. Courtney and Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann [and] New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1909.

    Edition de Luxe. One of 1,000 numbered copies for Great Britain, Ireland and Colonies (this copy being No. 359), signed by Arthur Rackham. Large quarto (11.5 x 9.125 inches; 291 x 232 mm.). viii, 136 pp. Fifteen color plates (including frontispiece) mounted on brown paper, with descriptive tissue guards, and thirty drawings in black and white. Title printed in green and black.

    Publisher's vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Gold silk ties. Brown endpapers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Light rubbing to corners and spine extremities, upper corners a little bumped, some slight discoloration and a few small stains to vellum on spine, small indention to outer edge of rear board. Some typical slight browning to the pages adjacent to the brown paper plate mounts. An excellent copy.

    "There is a limited edition for America, bound in brown boards with the same pictorial stamping and lettering. 250 numbered copies, signed by the artist" (Latimore and Haskell).

    Latimore and Haskell, pp. 34-35. Riall, pp. 93-94.


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