Lot 304 of 478:
Arthur Rackham illustrates Dickens' Christmas Carol  

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A Christmas Carol

Dickens, Charles


William Heinemann



Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, including 12 tipped-in color plates on brown paper mounts, captioned guards. (4to) original vellum, lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. First English Rackham Edition. No. 473 of 525 copies.

Signed by the illustrator at the limitation statement, as issued. One of the scarcest of Rackham's illustrated works. Latimore & Haskell, p.44.

Lot Amendments

Vellum a bit bowed and soiled, ribbon ties detached but present; very good.

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