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    Beautiful Signed Limited Edition of Arthur Rackham's The Ingoldsby Legends

    [Arthur Rackham, Illustrator]. [Richard Harris Barham]. The Ingoldsby Legends. or Mirth & Marvels. By Thomas Ingoldsby Esqre. London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1907. Second and best edition. One of 560 copies signed by Rackham, of which this is number 215. Quarto, [550] pp. Twenty-four color plates mounted on dark green paper. Twelve full-page illustrations tinted but not mounted, and sixty-six drawings in black and white. Olive green and black pictorial endpapers by Rackham . Full original white vellum. Front board and spine decorated and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others uncut. Silk ties present. Vellum just a bit toned, headcap lightly bumped, first gutter starting. In later slipcase. A fine copy. "This edition is a reprint of the 1898 edition, with added illustrations and larger pages." (Latimore and Haskell).

    Latimore and Haskell, 30-31.


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    October, 2014
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