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    Signed Limited Edition of Rackham's Sleepy Hollow

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Washington Irving. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1928. Limited edition, number 18 of 250 copies issued for England and signed by Arthur Rackham (out of a total edition of 375, one of the smallest limitations for a Rackham limited edition). Quarto. 102, [1] pages. With eight mounted color plates, including frontispiece, and thirty black and white illustrations in text. Original full vellum with titles stamped in gilt on the front board and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Pictorial endpapers in half-tone and yellow. Boards lightly soiled and a little rubbed, with front board warped (as usual). Light scattered foxing to page edges, most noticeably the preliminary and terminal pages. A very good copy of this scarce edition.

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    A further 125 signed copies were produced for the American market making the total of 375 copies, one of the smallest limitations of any Rackham edition.



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    October, 2013
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