By Oliver Goldsmith, illustrated by Arthur Rackham
First Rackham edition, with a large half-page pen-and-ink drawing signed and dated in the year of publication by Rackham depicting two characters from the book.
Very good plus.
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London: Harrap, (1929). Large octavo. 9.75'' x 7.25''. Original blue gilt-stamped cloth. Pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, bottom edge uncut. Illustrated by Rackham with 12 color plates and 22 black-and-white images. Printed on laid paper with watermarks. 232 pages. Original drawing by Rackham inscribed and dated "17.11.29" on verso of half title. Touch of offsetting to endpapers, half title lightly foxed. Boards with light wear and a couple bumps, gently toned spine. Interior crisp and clean.
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