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The King of the Golden River

by John Ruskin. Illustrated By Arthur Rackham

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London: George Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. First Edition, First Impression. Illustrated Paper Covers. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Arthur Rackham. 1932 First edition, impression. Size octavo, 48 pages. Cream illustrated paper covers, illustrated end-papers, covers with overlapping edges, page edges rough trimmed apart from the plates pages. Condition very good, the cream covers have darkened a little with age and have a few shelf/handling marks, nicks to the overlapping edges, spine sunned and a few small creases, a thin brown mark to the top edge of the pages that diminishes to nothing by page 11, the pages are clean, the plates are clean and bright, printed on glossy paper. 4 full-page colour plates by Rackham plus a number of black and white line illustrations, plus head and tail pieces, vignette to title page and half-title etc.

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Bookseller
Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
016268
Title
The King of the Golden River
Author
John Ruskin. Illustrated By Arthur Rackham
Illustrator
Arthur Rackham
Format/binding
Illustrated Paper Covers
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Publisher
George Harrap & Co. Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1932
Keywords
FICTION CHILD'S CHILDREN'S JUVENILE ILLUSTRATED FAIRY TALE FANTASY MYTH
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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About Lazarus Books Limited

We are a small family business located in Blackpool, England. We stock a varied range of Antiquarian and Collectable Books; Antiquarian Holy Bibles, Fine Bindings, Literature, Poetry, Military, Travel, First Editions, Illustrated, Childrens', Signed Books and more.

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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
spine
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First Edition
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vignette
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edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]
tail
The heel of the spine.

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