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COYKENDELL, Frederick. Arthur rackham: a list of books illustrated by him...with an introductory note by martin birnbaum.

[New York]. Privately Printed [at the Printing House of William Edwin Rudge], 1922. First edition.
8vo. Limited edition, one of 175 copies printed. [6], 22pp, [2]. With a half-title, a portrait frontispiece, and two headpieces designed by Rackham - the second of which previously unpublished. Partially unopened in original publisher's tan paper boards, lettered in gilt, glassine dustwrapper. Extremities a trifle toned, dustwrapper sunned. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf; 'To Leslie Chaundy / with compliments of / Fred Coykendall / December 8. 1922.'
The sole edition of Frederick Coykendall's (1872-1954) bibliography of works illustrated by Arthur Rackham (1867-1939); a remarkably attractive production designed by typographer Bruce Rogers (1870-1957) - with his device to rear. This copy presented by the author to bibliographer Leslie Chaundy, compiler of catalogues of the works of Maurice Baring and Robert Bridges amongst others.
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref: 18766