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Two Old Ladies, Two Foolish Fairies and a Tom Cat. The Surprising Adventures of Tuppy and Tue. With Coloured Plates and Other Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
London, Paris & Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1897 - Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt, large pictorial gilt block on front board, top edges gilt, patterned endpapers, Spine rolled and lightly sunned, prize label on front free endpaper (dated 1898), scattered pale foxing. A very good copy, with the publisher's 16pp. catalogue at the end dated "6G-10.97". Colour frontispiece and 3 colour plates, black and white illustrations in the text, by Rackham. First edition. The first book with colour illustrations by Rackham. It was issued in three bindings: blue, red or green cloth. Latimore & Haskell pp. 9-10; Riall p. 21. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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