by RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator | GOLDSMITH, Oliver |
1929. In the Publisher's Special Persian Morocco binding[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Company, n.d. . First trade edition in the publisher's special deluxe binding. Quarto (9 7/8 x 7 1/4 in; 256 x 186 mm). 231,  pp. Twelve full page color plates, twenty-two black and white line drawings. Publisher's full olive Persian morocco, gilt stamped with multi colored morocco onlays, reproducing the color frontispiece "An Epitaph for my Wife." Gilt lettered spine. Top edge gilt. Pictorial endpapers. Light foxing to preliminary leaves, otherwise a near fine copyLatimore and Haskell, p. 65. Riall, p. 170. (Inventory #: 03908)
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