Lot 205: (Rackham, Arthur) Author: Poe, Edgar Allan. Title: Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Place Published: London. Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. Date Published: (1935). Description: Illustrations by Arthur Rackham including 12 tipped-in color plates, 17 black & white illustrations, pictorial endpapers. (4to) original full vellum with title and decoration in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. In publisher's slipcase with printed spine label. No. 448 of 460 copies. First Rackham Edition. A superb copy of one of Rackham's best works. Signed by Rackham on the limitation page, as issued. Latimore & Haskell, p.72. Condition: Slipcase a bit worn and browned; light spotting to vellum; near fine.
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