Some British Ballads.
[ Rackham, Arthur, illustrator ].

London: Constable & Co,., [n.d., 1919]. One of 575 deluxe copies signed and numbered by Arthur Rackham With mounted frontispiece and 15 mounted plates (each with a printed tissue guard). Also with 24 illustrated head-pieces and with text ornaments of eagles, snakes, dragons, and other animals and mythological creatures. Endpapers toned. Ink signature dated Christmas 1919 on front pastedown. A bit of light toning to edges but overall a very good, very bright copy. Original quarter vellum cream boards ruled in gilt with elaborate gilt pictorial stamping. Spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Quarto. [10], 170 pp. (Item ID: 16691)


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