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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    SWINBURNE, Algernon (1837-1909). The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood. London: William Heinemann, 1918. 4°. Half title, 9 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title browned and spotted). Original vellum-backed pictorial paper-boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (some very light staining), later morocco-backed slipcase. NUMBER 634 OF 765 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.170; Latimore & Haskell p.48: "This edition has an extra coloured plate that is not in the trade edition"; Riall p.133.

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    SWINBURNE, Algernon (1837-1909). The Springtide of Life. Poems of Childhood. London: William Heinemann, 1918. 4°. Half title, 9 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (half title browned and spotted). Original vellum-backed pictorial paper-boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (some very light staining), later morocco-backed slipcase. NUMBER 634 OF 765 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.170; Latimore & Haskell p.48: "This edition has an extra coloured plate that is not in the trade edition"; Riall p.133.


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