The Far Familiar First Edition Book 1938
Illustrator: Arthur Rackham
Author: Percy MacKay
Title: The Far Familiar Fifty New Poems By Percy MacKay
Year of Publication: 1938
Edition: first edition
Brief Details Of This Book:
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.
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.
Condition of the Binding:
The binding is in Fine condition.
Condition of the Pages:
The pages are in overall Very Good + condition with only light age toning.