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RACKHAM, ARTHUR (1867-1939)
The Allies' fairy book / with an introduction by Edmund Gosse and illustrations by Arthur Rackham
London : W. Heinemann ; Philadelphia : J. B. Lippincott, [1916], 1916, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, Limited Edition. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Front hinge repaired. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Limited edition - no.165 of 525 copies - SIGNED by the author. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 121 pages; Physical description: xxii, 121 p. : illus., plates ; 21 cm. Illustrated (some on end-papers) incl. 12 col. plates mounted on stiff card. Subjects: Folklore -- Fairy tales -- Children's books. Summary: Thirteen fairy tales from a variety of countries including Japan, Yugoslavia, Portugal, and Belgium. 121 pages. Inventory No: 191434.
Bookseller: MW Books [Ireland]

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