The Far Familiar First Edition Book 1938
The Far Familiar Fifty New Poems By Percy MacKay first edition published by Richards in 1938 is for sale. As per Riall, this first edition is dated “The Garrick Club 16 March 1938” to the reverse of the Title Page, but has an alternative binding to that stated in Riall with the publisher’s details given to the spine. This is an incredibly scarce book.
The original binding has plain blue boards with gilt lettering to the front board, and gilt lettering to the spine. The binding is in Fine condition.
There are 79 numbered pages with frontispiece illustrated by Arthur Rackham, which is the only illustration in this book, which in itself is incredibly rare for Arthur Rackham. The pages are in overall Very Good + condition with only light age toning.
This is a truly scarce Arthur Rackham book that will make a great addition to any Arthur Rackham book collector.