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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st thus 1907. Very good condition.

Stock no. 2129422

Olive green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Large format. Dark green pictorial endpapers. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 24 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 12 full-page tinted illustrations plus numerous b/w drawings. Browning to spine. Bottom corner of front cover is bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present. One plate has small corner crease. Uncut page edges show some creasing. Weight: 1780g.

Price: £180.00. Location: TL.

LITERATURE; ILLUSTRATED

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 10-Dec-2019.

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN - THE COMPLETE TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen; Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Chris Riddell; Michael Foreman; et al..
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Stock no. 2129214

2 large, heavy volumes. Turquoise cloth with gilt. Colour plates throughout by various artists. A few small spots to rear covers. Contents are excellent! Small bumps to bottoms of spines. Slip case is very good - a few knocks and bumps. Weight: 4340g.

Price: £100.00. Location: TSB8.

FOLIO SOCIETY; CHILDRENS; FAIRY TALES

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 19-Nov-2019.

POE'S TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
Written by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1935. Slightly better than very good condition.

Stock no. 2129024

Publishers special binding of green leather (morrocco) with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Marbled endpapers; 12 colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 17 full page b/w illustrations. 317 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine is browned. Small bookplate to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. A few light margin marks. Still a lovely copy! Weight: 1340g.

Price: £580.00. Location: TSB1.

ILLUSTRATED; LITERATURE; LEATHER BINDING

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 30-Oct-2019.

UNDINE
Written by Friedrich De La Motte Fouque; W.L. Courtney. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1916. Very good condition.

Stock no. 1317532

15 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus chapter head & tail decorations. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green and white pictorial endpapers and decorated title page. 136 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light rubbing to cover edges. Foxing throughout, especially at endpapers. Weight: 900g.

Price: £110.00. Location: TSB10.

CHILDRENS; FAIRY TALES; ILLUSTRATED

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 05-Sep-2019.

THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 2127691

Trade edition. Brown cloth. Gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. With a prelude by Richard Wagner. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some uneven fading/marks to covers, with scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, which also has some corner creasing. Light corner crease to frontis, other plates are fine! Some foxing and browning. Weight: 1240g.

Price: £200.00. Location: TSB10.

ILLUSTRATED; PLAYS; LITERATURE

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 14-Aug-2019.

THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 2124953

Grey/green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 12 pastoral colour plates capture the spirit of this well-loved book. B/w text illustrations. Grey/green pictorial endpapers. 224 pages. Light bumping to spine and corners. Some foxing; mostly to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to page margins. All plates present. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby with some edge-creasing and tears; a few chips of loss. Splash mark down one edge of wrapper; some scuffing. Weight: 980g.

Price: £260.00. Location: TSB10.

ILLUSTRATED; FIELD SPORTS; ANGLING; COARSE FISHING

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 12-Mar-2019.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by Doubleday, Page & Company. 1st USA 1908. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 2124270

American Edition. Green cloth spine with gilt titles. Covers are tree leaf silhouettes, with gilt title and square decoration to front. 40 exquisite colour plates mounted on cream paper. Large format. Spine is browned with some mottling. Heavy wear, with some chipping to corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins. The 40 colour plates are beautiful; fine condition. Weight: 1200g.

Price: £480.00. Location: TSB10.

ILLUSTRATED; PLAYS; SHAKESPEARE

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 22-Jan-2019.

THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT
Written by A.E. Bonser; Sidney Woolf; E.S. Bucheim. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1208805

A collection of stories and illustrations which originally appeared in "Little Folks" between 1896 and 1902, during which period most of the numbers of the magazine contained some of Rackham's drawings. Large format. 36 tinted line-drawn plates and text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine; brick red titles and vignette to front cover. 144 pages. One of the more unusual Rackham items. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers a little marked. Pages lightly browned else clean. Weight: 1300g.

Price: £100.00. Location: TSB10.

CHILDRENS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 12-Oct-2018.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1814697

Light brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 40 exquisite colour plates mounted on cream paper. Large format. Spine lightly browned, boards a little mucky. Front edge of spine split. Bookplate of Leslie S White to front pastedown. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Light browning to contents. All plates present and in fine condition. Weight: 1270g.

Price: £390.00. Location: TSB10.

ILLUSTRATED; PLAYS; SHAKESPEARE

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 10-Oct-2018.

THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 2123614

A Trilogy With A Prelude By Richard Wagner. 2 Volumes in 1: The Rhinegold and The Valkerie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, originally published in 1910 and 1911. 48 dramatic colour plates and b/w decorations. Blue cloth, black titles. Green/white pictorial endpapers. Large format. Bumping to spine and cover edges. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some pages internally. Plates are excellent, just a little page edge yellowing. All plates present. Weight: 1070g.

Price: £160.00. Location: TSB10.

ILLUSTRATED; PLAYS

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 26-Sep-2018.

SOME BRITISH BALLADS
Written by Francis James Child. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 2123613

16 beautiful tipped-in colour plates and 24 b/w drawings. Light blue cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Grey pictorial endpapers. 170 pages. Large format. Spine is a little faded. Bumping to corners, spine and cover edges. One big dent to edge of front cover, with small split. Fraying to cloth at top of spine. Inscriptions in ink to half-title page. A few hinges are pulled - binding weakening at these points. Foxing. All plates present. Corner creasing to a few plates. Weight: 930g.

Price: £110.00. Location: TSB10.

POETRY; ILLUSTRATED

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 26-Sep-2018.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Written by Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st USA 1915. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 2123417

The first Dickens story Rackham attempted. Despite its ghostliness and opportunities for the supernatural, Rackham did not exploit these to the full. He seems to have voluntarily passed up the opportunity to terrify his readers, choosing instead to calm them with charming images of families enjoying the spirit of Christmas. Perhaps his choice resulted from the mood of national anxiety and tragedy of wartime. 147pp. 8 x 6". 12 colour plates plus b/w illustrations and decorations. First American edition. Lavender cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Grey/white pictorial endpapers. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. All colour plates are present, with captioned tissue-guards. Wrapper is in two pieces, all the way down spine edge next to front cover; repaired previously to verso with tape. A few other closed tears and small nicks, but minimal loss. Weight: 640g.

Price: £900.00. Location: TSB2.

LITERATURE; ILLUSTRATED

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 28-Aug-2018.

THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE
Written by Algernon C. Swinburne; Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1918. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1208698

As the close of his life approached, Swinburne often expressed his desire to extract from his various volumes those poems addressed to children. He died without doing so. Edmund Gosse has brought together this collection of Swinburne's poems which are concerned with infancy. Rackham's delicate and romantic illustrations are a perfect complement to the text. 8 colour plates plus b/w text decorations. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green/white decorated endpapers. 133pp. cr 4to. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers beautifully bright and clean. Foxing to endpapers. A few small margin marks. All plates present. Later dustwrapper (1922) has 2.5 inch closed tear to top of front panel, repaired with sticky tape to verso. Rest of wrapper has some browning; edge-creasing and small chips and nicks to corners. Weight: 590g.

Price: £120.00. Location: TSB10.

POETRY; ILLUSTRATED

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 28-Aug-2018.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by The Limited Editions Club. 1st thus 1939. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Stock no. 1814113

One volume of 'The Plays of William Shakespeare in thirty-seven volumes'. First title page after half-title: 'The Comedies Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare'. Large format. Illustrated with 6 beautiful watercolour illustrations by Rackham. Cloth backed decorative boards. 74pp uncut. Top edge gilt. 13" x 9". Limited to 1950 numbered copies. This is copy 1187 of 1950. Boards beautifully clean and bright due to the presence of the glassine dustwrapper which is edge worn, creased and worn to spine with loss. All plates present, some pages still uncut. Weight: 760g.

Price: £525.00. Location: TSB1.

ILLUSTRATED; PLAYS; SHAKESPEARE; LIMITED EDITION

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 19-Jul-2018.

AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1406453

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine a little faded at top. Couple of hinges are cracked. Small bookseller's label to bottom of front pastedown. Browning to endpapers. Name and date to half title page. Foxing to contents. Some grubby marks to page edges. One plate has ragged edges. Other plates are in very good condition. Weight: 750g.

Price: £190.00. Location: TSB30.

CHILDRENS; FABLES

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 17-Apr-2018.

RIP VAN WINKLE
Written by Washington Irving. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1919. Slightly better than good condition.

Stock no. 1406359

Frontis and 50 superb colour plates, tissue-guarded and mounted on green card at rear of book. 62 text pages. Green cloth, green titles and vignette to front cover. Spine bumped, worn and browned with small splits to the cloth. Top corners badly bumped with top rear corner almost split. Bumping to bottom corners. Bottom board edges bumped and rubbed. Covers a little grubby. Book plate to front pastedown. Browning to front endpapers and some of the mounts for the plates. Inscription in ink to half title page. Some hinges are cracked. Some fingering. Creasing to a couple of plates. Top of book is bowed. Weight: 1080g.

Price: £120.00. Location: TSB10.

CHILDRENS; ILLUSTRATED

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 04-Apr-2018.

MOTHER GOOSE THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. Good condition.

Stock no. 1505766

A selection of favourite nursery rhymes chosen by Rackham and illustrated with 13 delightful colour plates plus b/w plates, text illustrations and decorations. Grey decorated cloth. Blue titles. 160pp includes index of first lines. 8 x 6". Early reprint with plain endpapers. Spine browned, bumped and worn. Corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby with marks. Front endpaper MISSING. Rear joint starting to crack, a couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. Neat colouring to most of the b/w illustrations. Some foxing and grubby marks. All plates present but one is detached with ragged edges and one is partially detached. Weight: 550g.

Price: £100.00. Location: TSB10.

CHILDRENS; RHYME

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 18-Sep-2017.

AESOP'S FABLES
Written by Aesop; V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1505738

Numerous memorable illustrations including 13 colour plates. Contains several self-caricatures of Rackham, including him in the guise of the 'new master' who gives the black boy a 'good scrubbing', and the man who catches a flea! Available in two separate trade editions, this is the green cloth binding with gilt titles and decorations. Green/white pictorial endpapers. 223 pages. 8 x 6". Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. New translation by Jones. Spine bumped, worn and slightly darkened. Wear to corners and bump to lower front corner. Front joint cracked. plus a couple of hinges cracked but binding still tight. Grubby fingermarks, mainly to lower margins and mostly in first half of book. A few fox spots to contents. Rear endpapers grubby with some foxing. All plates present. Weight: 750g.

Price: £210.00. Location: TSB10.

CHILDRENS; FABLES

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 12-Sep-2017.

LITTLE BROTHER & LITTLE SISTER
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1917. Almost very good condition.

Stock no. 1607965

Deluxe edition, limited to 525 numbered and signed copies. Bound in light grey cloth with gold pictorial spine. Gold pictorial white label to front cover. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 13 tipped-in colour plates and 43 b/w drawings. Mauve on white pictorial endpapers. 250pp. 12 x 9.5". SIGNED by Rackham. Limited edition: this is copy number 352 of 525. Spine and corners bumped, with some wear to the cloth. Some marks to boards. Cracking ans splitting to front joint. Endpapers browned. Bookplate pasted to half-title page. All colour plates present: last plate is corner creased but all others are in fine condition. A few scattered foxspots. Contents generally clean and bright, but pages 248-9 are browned. Weight: 1760g.

Price: £1100.00. Location: TSB1.

CHILDRENS; ILLUSTRATED; FAIRY TALES; LIMITED EDITION

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 25-Aug-2017.

THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
Written by Brothers Grimm. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st thus 1909. Very good condition.

Stock no. 2120331

Originally published by Freemantle in 1900, Constable purchased the copyright and reissued this sumptuous version with revised, redrawn and recoloured illustrations. Crimson cloth with gilt decorations to spine and front cover. 40 exquisite tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Red and grey pictorial endpapers. Top edge red. 325 pages. Title on front cover and spine is "Grimm's Fairy Tales". Some bumping and wear to spine and corners. 1-2" split to top of middle of spine; a little fraying to cloth. Some foxing; a few grubby margin marks. Tipped-in plates themselves are fine; a few marks to pages that they are tipped-on to. Plate page between pages 80 + 81 is partially detached to top; hinge is a bit pulled. All plates present. Weight: 2020g.

Price: £780.00. Location: TSB1.

CHILDRENS; FAIRY TALES

Status: Available. Date Recorded: 01-Aug-2017.