POOR CECCO. MARGERY BIANCO.
POOR CECCO
POOR CECCO
POOR CECCO
POOR CECCO
(RACKHAM, ARTHUR)illus.

POOR CECCO

(RACKHAM,ARTHUR)illus. POOR CECCO by Margery (Williams) Bianco. NY: Geo. Doran (1925). 4to, vellum - like backed blue boards, spine very slightly toned, owner bookplate, a FINE COPY IN ORIGINAL SLIP CASE with the limitation number of the book also inked on the case (case flaps mended but VG). LIMITED TO ONLY 105 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY BIANCO. Illustrated by Rackham with 7 fabulous and very large tipped-in color plates with tissue guards plus pictorial endpapers and black & whites in text. Margery Williams was born in London but moved to the U.S. when she was nine years old. Her first children's stories were published in London where she lived for a short time, met her husband and had two children, one of whom was a son named Cecco. In 1921 the family moved back to the United States and it was in the U.S. that she wrote her most famous book The VELVETEEN RABBIT. NEVER ISSUED IN ENGLAND AS A LIMITED EDITION, Poor Cecco is a notorious rarity in the Rackham world and this is a magnificent copy of the book.

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Price: $9,500.00