Lot 179 of 443:
Rackham signed limited edition 1/575  

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Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
Some British Ballads

Author:

Place:
London

Publisher:
Constable & Co.

Date:
[1919]

Description:

170 pp. 16 tipped-in color plates; printed tissue guards. (4to) 11¼x8½", original vellum-backed tan boards with gilt titles and decoration, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. First Edition, No. 561 of an edition limited to 575 signed copies.

Signed by Rackham on the limitation page. Latimore & Haskell, p. 50. Several of the ballads are based on the great work of Francis James Child, The English and Scottish Popular Ballads, first published in 1882.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear, boards show mild toning; toning to endpapers, binding slightly shaken; very good or better.


 
Item number:
301448
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