New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1906. Item #03541
First American Edition
With Illustrations By Arthur Rackham
Not Found in the British Edition
[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. Rudyard Kipling. Puck of Pook's Hill. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1906.
First American edition, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham not present in the first U.K. edition. Octavo (8 x 5 1/4 inches; 203 x 132 mm). , 277, [1, blank] pp. Four color plates, including frontispiece.
Original green cloth, pictorially stamped in black with gilt lettering to upper board and spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Neat ownership signature to front free-endpaper. A very good copy.
The first U.K. edition, issued later in October, 1906, than this first American, had illustrations by H.R. Millar as well as many insignificant differences to the text
Latimore and Haskell, p. 28. Riall, p. 75. Livingston 300.