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    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Some British Ballads. London: [1919]. First Rackham edition, deluxe issue, limited and signed.

    More Information: [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Some British Ballads. London: Constable & Co., [1919]. First Rackham edition, deluxe issue, limited to 575 copies, of which this is number five, and signed by the illustrator. Quarto. 8, [1, note], [1, blank], [1]-170, [1, printer's note], [1, blank] pages; frontispiece and fifteen additional illustrated plates tipped to heavy white paper and inserted throughout, captioned tissue guards; inserted limitation leaf. Publisher's quarter-vellum over light brown paper-covered boards; spine and front board lettered and stamped in gilt, rear board stamped in gilt; top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Front board with a few shallow ripples; backstrip very lightly soiled; spine ends softly pushed. Free endpapers browned with offsetting to preliminary and terminal leaves. Near fine. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

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