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    [W. W. Denslow, Arthur Rackham, et al.]. Group of Five Illustrated Books. [Various places, various publishers, 1901-1940]. The two Rackham titles are signed by him. W. W. Denslow. Denslow's Mother Goose. New York: McClure, Phillips, 1901. First edition. Quarto. Unpaginated. Publisher's green cloth backstrip over pictorial boards, spine lettered in black. Binding worn and soiled. Front hinge and several gutters reinforced with later cloth tape, several pages with tape repairs. Some wear, creasing, soiling to text. Fair.

    [Together with:] [Kay Nielsen, illustrator]. East of the Sun and West of the Moon. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [no date]. Early English trade edition. Quarto. 205 pages. With numerous full-color plates tipped-in throughout. Publisher's blue cloth backstrip over blue paper boards, front board lettered in gilt and with pictorial label, spine lettered in gilt. Cloth spine sunned and worn, gilt tarnished. Boards worn, scuffed. Fair.

    [And:] [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie. London: Heinemann, 1910. First English trade edition. Signed by Rackham on the title-page. Quarto. [160] pages. With numerous full-color plates tipped-in throughout. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt. Some soiling, rubbing, light scuffing to binding, text a bit toned with some offsetting. Good.

    [And:] [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. The Vicar of Wakefield. London: Harrap, [1929]. First edition, one of 575 copies of the English issue signed by Rackham (this copy unnumbered). Quarto. [232] pages. With numerous full-color plates tipped-in throughout. Publisher's full cream cloth, front board and spine stamped in gilt. Spine toned and rubbed. Boards soiled, rubbed, mildly creased and bumped. Good.

    [And:] [Walt Disney Studios]. Deems Taylor. Fantasia. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First edition. Quarto. [158] pages. Illustrated. Publisher's full beige cloth, front board and spine lettered in blue, dust jacket. Binding rubbed, mildly soiled, previous owner's gift inscription on front free endpaper. Jacket heavily restored, with some color correction. Jacket creased, worn, rubbed. Good.


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