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A Christmas Carol
London: William Heinemann; J. B. Lippincott Co., New York,, 1915. Large quarto. Original vellum, titles and pictorial decoration to spine and front cover, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, original silk tie laid in. Colour frontispiece and 11 colour plates mounted on thick brown paper, with captioned tissue guards, black and white illustrations in the text, all by Rackham. Gilt to spine slightly rubbed, faint scattered foxing to contents. An excellent copy, the vellum unusually bright and clean. Signed limited edition, number 172 of 500 copies signed by the artist for sale in Great Britain, Ireland, and the Colonies, with an additional 25 copies reserved for presentation. This was the first of Dickens's works to be illustrated by Rackham.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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