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    A Collection Featuring Three of the Greatest Book Illustrators of the Early Twentieth Century: Harry Clarke, Arthur Rackham, and Edmund Dulac. Detailed information of this lot is available in our online catalog.

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    Harry Clarke [illustrator]. Edgar Allan Poe. Tales of Mystery and Imagination. New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1935. Quarto. 412, [1, vignette], [1, blank] pages. With thirty-two plates, several of which are tipped-in chromolithographs. Publisher's full black cloth with pictorial paper side label, smooth spine lettered in gilt, black endpapers, top edge dyed black. Lacking the jacked and box. Shelf wear to board extremities, with some loss at corners, and gilt rubbed away on spine. Boards soiled, upper corner bumped. Fraying to head and tail of spine. Overall a good copy. [and:] Arthur Rackham [illustrator]. Clement C. Moore. The Night Before Christmas. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., [n.d., 1931]. Octavo. 35, [3] pages. With four plates printed in color. Printed in black and red. Publisher's blue-green cloth with paper side title printed in three colors, decorative endpapers. Remnants of an ownership inscription to top of half-title. Boards with some wear, spine sunned. Corners bumped. Foxing throughout. Overall a good copy ho used in a red cloth slipcasel [and:] Edmund Dulac [illustrator]. Sinbad the Sailor. [London]: Hodder & Stoughton, [1914]. With twenty-three mounted color plates with tissue guards. Text within decorative frames printed in gold and navy. Large quarto. Red cloth over orange paper boards, printed paper side title and printed paper label on spine, decorative endpapers. Cloth and boards significantly rubbed and abraded. Edges worn, most of spine label perished. Overall, a good copy.

     

    Bowe, p. 153 (Clarke). Latimore and Haskell, p. 71 (Rackham). Hughey 35 (Dulac).



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