Grey House on the Hill, The. Arthur RACKHAM, illustrator, The Hon. Mrs GREENE.
Grey House on the Hill, The
Grey House on the Hill, The
Grey House on the Hill, The
Grey House on the Hill, The
Grey House on the Hill, The

Grey House on the Hill, The

London: Thomas Nelson, 1903. Item #03448

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.

Price: $1,250.00