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    A Beautiful Copy of a Scarce Rackham Title

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Julia Ellsworth Ford. Snickerty Nick [and the Giant]. Rhymes by Witter Bynner. Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. New York: Moffat, Yard & Co., 1919.

    First edition. Quarto. viii, 9-78 pages. Three color plates and ten black and white plates.

    Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in full blue morocco, front cover decoratively stamped in gilt to match the original binding, spine paneled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. First signature loose. A superb copy in near fine condition. Very scarce. There was no limited edition of this book and no English edition.

    Latimore and Haskell, p. 50. Riall, p. 136.


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