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de la Mare, Walter; Lathrop, Dorothy
Constable & Co. Ltd, London, 1922. Signed limited first edition of this book of fairy poems, one of only 325 numbered copies signed by de la Mare, unusually well preserved in the delicate original binding. 10'' x 7''. Original paper parchment-like boards, gilt-stamped central vignette, gilt-lettered spine. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Illustrated by Lathrop with 3 full-page tissue-guarded color plates plus a profusion of truly beautiful black-and-white full-page plates that reproduce with much detail and clarity on the fine quality paper. viii, 193, [1] pages. Only slight cover soil, with less of the usual darkening that tends to affect this edition. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Type Punch Matrix [Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.]
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