Publisher London/Philadelphia William Heinemann/J. B. Lippincott Co. 1919
Illustrator Arthur Rackham
Inscription Signed by Illustrator
Seller ID 028532
110 pp. Original quarter vellum with gilt stamped illustration and lettering on front and spine. #235 of limited Edition de Luxe of 850 SIGNED by illustrator Arthur Rackham. Top edge gilt, others unevenly trimmed. One of 325 of this limited edition printed on Japanese vellum paper. Frontispiece color illustration by Rackham with protective tissue guard present. Endpapers are bright green with white dancing figures in silhouette. Black and white Rackham silhouette illustrations throughout, some accented with rich pink, blue, gold and orange. Binding is tight. Spine darkened. Corners are square; boards have light soiling and shelf wear, but gilt is clear and bright. Text block is tight and clean throughout. Printed paragraph about Rackham's illustration art pasted on ffep. Scarce copy of this beautiful classic.
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