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    Charles Ricketts, illustrator. Michael Field. The Race of Leaves. London: Sold by Messrs. Hacon & Ricketts. New York: John Lane, 1901. Quarto. lxxxiv unopened pages. "The decorations are designed and cut on the wood by Charles Ricketts." First page with red and black text within decorative border. Quarter grey paper over leaf patterned paper covered boards with paper title label on spine. Illustrated bookplate of "Gwendolen Jefferson" on front pastedown. Boards lightly rubbed and soiled, edge wear and corner bumps, printing on spine label lightly rubbed; light browning to both free endpapers and adjacent pages, offset on page facing decorated first page, some foxing (heavier in the lower margins of last few pages); otherwise in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.



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