RIP VAN WINKLE
by Washington Irving
Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Published by William Heinemann. 1919
Slightly better than good condition. 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.
Stock no. 1406359