London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1906. [Children's illustrated classic] FIRST RACKHAM EDITION. Quarto. With 50 mounted colour plates with captioned tissues bound at rear, decorative map to front. Attractively bound in half brown morocco with gilt titles and gilt to spine, publisher's original gilt-stamped boards. Plates and captions all present, edges very lightly toned. Binding pleasingly aged with some gentle sunning to spine. Near fine. Item #62108
Riall p74. Latimore/Haskell p.27. Bleiler; Checklist of Fantastic Literature . BMC No.1 ; 'Edwardian Children's Books'. BMC No.271; 'The Great Illustrators'. Shorter New Cambridge Bibliography (Eng.Lit.) 1005.
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