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    Limited Edition, Signed by Rackham

    [Arthur Rackham, illustrator]. Mother Goose. The Old Nursery Rhymes. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann, [1913].

    Special edition limited to 1,130 numbered copies, of which this is number 256, signed by Arthur Rackham. Large quarto. xi, [1, blank], 159, [1] pages. Thirteen color plates mounted on brown paper, with descriptive tissue guards, and eighty-five drawings in black and white (one mounted on brown paper, with descriptive tissue guard).

    Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full gray levant morocco. Covers ruled in gilt, front cover decoratively stamped in gilt to match the artwork from the original binding, spine ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. A few pages browned (as usual). A fine copy.

    Latimore and Haskell, pp. 40-41. Riall, p. 115.


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