THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM
by Brothers Grimm
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st thus. 1909
Very good condition. 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.
Stock no. 2120331