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Rainford & Parris

Literature, modern first editions, children's, illustrated.

Black Mischief


First Edition No. 26 of 250 copies, signed by the author 15 x 23 cm purple beveled cloth with gilt stamped roundel to the front and titles to the spine. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut xi[i] 13-323[1]pp with purple ribbon book mark. In original jacket with Two Guineas Net price on the spine. The boards are generally clean and bright with a touch of general fading to the spine with more obvious fade to three patches of the spine which match loss to the dust jacket. Internally clean and bright with only the author's signature on the limitation page. The ribbon book mark is in two pieces. The dust jacket which is now protected in a clear removable cover [not shown] has minor loss to the spine tips and corners extending to 1cm. There is also a section missing from the spine measuring 4.5 x 2.5 at its greatest, some small holes in the rear lower corner, one or two chips to the edges and a couple of short closed tears. All in all a very nice signed limited 1st Edition.