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RACKHAM, ARTHUR, ILLUSTRATOR; GREENE, THE HON. MRS - Grey House on the Hill, the

Title: Grey House on the Hill, the
Description: London: Thomas Nelson, 1903. Pretty In Pink [RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. GREEN, [Louisa Lelias], The Hon. Mrs. The Grey House on the Hill. London, Edinburgh and New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, [1903]. First Rackham-illustrated edition, first issue, printed on pink paper. Octavo (7 3/16 x 4 7/8 in; 182 x 124 mm). 205, [1, blank], [2, adv.] pp. Title-page printed in red and black on white paper as issued. Eight full page color plates by Arthur Rackham. Publisher's original blue cloth, front cover and spine blind-stamped in a conventional all-over patternand lettered in gilt. A color variant not noted by Riall or Latimore and Haskell. A near fine copy with just the lightest amount of rubbing to extremities and a few leaves with light creases at upper corners. Exceptionally rare with no copy having appeared at auction for twenty-nine years. Originally published in 1870 with the subtitle "Buy the Truth and Sell It Not: A Tale for the Young," it is the morally uplifting story of two boys who learn the Christian way. Riall, p. 51; Latimore and Haskell p. 21. .

Keywords: GREENE, The Hon. Mrs.

Price: US$ 1250.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03448


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