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    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales. London: Constable & Co. [1917]. Limited edition, number 433 of 525 numbered copies, signed by Arthur Rackham. Large quarto. xi, [1, blank], 250, [1], [1, blank] pages. Thirteen mounted color plates, captioned on mounts, and forty-three drawings in black and white, eight of which are full-page. Page and plate at page 35 supplied, the plate in facsimile. The additional mounted colored plate ("He Hurried Away with Long Strides," facing page 178) not present. Original gray cloth with white cloth panel on front cover pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt.

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    Spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Mauve on white pictorial endpapers. Minor shelf wear and some soiling to boards. Some offsetting to endpapers. Large gift inscription underneath Rackham's signature on the limitation page. Light spotting to page facing the limitation. Offsetting to facing pages of plates. Very good. Latimore and Haskell, pages 46-47. Riall, p. 129.



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