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    With Signed Original Drawing by Rackham

    Arthur Rackham [illustrator]. Thomas Ingoldsby. The Ingoldsby Legends: Mirth & Marvels. London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1907.

    Limited edition of 560 copies, with 500 copies for England and 50 for America. This copy is numbered 143 of the English edition. Signed by Arthur Rackham on limitation page. Quarto. 549 pages. Twenty-four color plates, with captioned tissue guards, tipped to green paper. Twelve tinted plates. This copy has a wonderful original signed drawing by Rackham on the half-title page. Rackham has drawn a charming ink and watercolor image taken for the story, The Brothers of Birchington. With two large detailed figures and a background.

    Publisher's full vellum with gilt titles and decoration. Top edge gilt with remaining edges untrimmed. Faint rubbing and soiling. Ribbon-tie closure professionally renewed. Title page with three-inch repaired tear beginning at fore-edge and running into right edge of decorative border. Minor toning to pages and some with slightly abraded edges. A near fine copy.


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