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RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE

RIP VAN WINKLE

by RACKHAM. ARTHUR. Illustrates.; IRVING. WASHINGTON

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About This Item

William Heinemann. London.,1905. EARLY RACKHAM EDITION. Second impression, the same format as the First edition, published two months earlier. 4to.(10.1 x 7.7 inches). Colour frontis and fifty colour plates, mounted onto thicker paper and with a printed tissue guard. Publishers dark green cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine. Illustration of Rip Van Winkle stamped in gilt to front board. Lower hinge split to the middle of spine. Apart from some foxing to the first four text pages this is a clean copy internally. A near very good copy of this beautiful book. The first of the famous tipped in colour plate gift books that made Rackham a household name.:.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
RIP VAN WINKLE
Author
RACKHAM. ARTHUR. Illustrates.; IRVING. WASHINGTON
Book Condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Heinemann. London.,1905
Date Published
1905
Weight
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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Tipped In
Tipped In is used to describe something which has been glued into a book. Tipped-in items can include photos, book plates,...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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