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    One of 1,030 Copies Signed by Arthur Rackham

    Arthur Rackham. Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures. London: William Heinemann, [1913]. First edition deluxe. One of 1,030 copies signed by Rackham on limitation page. Quarto. Forty-three pages of text. Forty-four color plates mounted on brown paper with captioned tissue-guards and ten drawings in black and white. Beautifully bound by Bayntun in three-quarter green levant morocco, gilt over green cloth boards, spine paneled, ruled, tooled, and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, top edge gilt, others uncut (a few text pages unopened), marbled endleaves. Spine very slightly toned and rubbed, one very tiny tear to front hinge near the bottom, some soiling to front board, some intermittent foxing in text, tissue guard for the second plate has a few small holes. Still, a near fine copy. With a bookplate designed by Rackham (no one has written in the Ex Libris space) on the first blank.

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    October, 2012
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