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ARTHUR RACKHAM'S BOOK OF PICTURES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128582
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

A personalised collection of 44 colour plates of Rackham's past work brought together in one sumptuous volume with introduction by Arthur Quiller-Couch. This is the Deluxe Limited edition of 1030 copies. Gold pictorial white cloth with gold lettering to cover and spine. Top edge gilt. All others untrimmed. Plates mounted on stiff brown paper. 10 b/w drawings plus a sketch of a bookplate on front paste-down. SIGNED by Illustrator. This is Copy No. 622. Spine is browned with some grubby marks; gilt to spine has faded. A few other grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some tissue-guards. A few margin marks. Wrinkling to page edges of some pages. Plates are still excellent!

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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128581
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1912. Very good condition.

This is the "New Edition", a reprint of the first but with a new colour frontis and an additional 7 b/w drawings. 50 superb tipped-in colour plates distributed throughout the book. Numerous b/w drawings including some full-page. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. 126 pages. Large format, 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Front cover is browned, gilt is still bright. Smaller amount of browning to rear cover. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing - heaviest to endpapers and outer page edges; some to page margins. Tipped-in colour plates are exquisite!

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ARTHUR RACKHAM
Written by David Larkin. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128539
Published by Pan Books. 1st thus 1975. Very good condition.

A collection of 39 colour plates edited by David Larkin with an introduction by Leo John De Freitas. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0330246828. Some creasing to edges and corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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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..
Stock no. 2128326
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

2 large, heavy volumes. Turquoise cloth with gilt. Colour plates throughout by various artists. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, a few tiny knocks, one small dent to gilt title block. Absolutely gorgeous set. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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GEISTERGESCHICHTEN
Written by Wilhelm Hauff; H.G. Wells; et al. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128139
Published by Rascher & Cie. 1923. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt titles and borders. Text in German. This is a Limited Edition to 1000 numbered copies. 7 tipped-in colour plates. Spine and cover edges are a bit spotted and faded. Mark to rear cover. Bumping and wear to corners. Front endpaper is very creased. This is Copy No. 726. All plates present. Some margin marks and foxspots. A few hinges are a bit pulled. Colour plates are still very good indeed!

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Graily Hewitt.
Stock no. 2128133
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt decorations. 12 x 9". Rackham's illustrations accompany the full text designed and written out by the well known calligrapher, Graily Hewitt. ISBN: 0297777777. Pale spotting to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears and chips; minimal loss.

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SNICKERTY NICK
Written by Julia Ellsworth Ford; Witter Bynner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2128075
Published by Moffat, Yard & Co.. 1st USA 1919. Slightly better than good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Title to front cover is 'Snickerty Nick and the Giant'. 3 colour plates. B/w plates. Marks and wear to cover; cup ring marks to rear cover. Margin marks and foxing throughout. Plate to page 30 has had its end trimmed off and has margin repairs.

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UNDINE
Written by Friedrich De La Motte Fouque; W.L. Courtney. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317532
Published by William Heinemann. 1916. Very good condition.

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.

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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127691
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1910. Almost very good condition.

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.

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A DISH OF APPLES
Written by Eden Phillpotts. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127506
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Contains only 3 coloured plates and 23 b/w drawings, but they are among Rackham's finest. He modelled the apple tree on one which grew outside his barn at Houghton House but it was pushed over by a mischievous cow soon after being drawn! Rose-grey pictorial cloth. Grey/white pictorial endpapers. 77 pages. 8.25 x 6.5". Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Odd margin mark. All plates present. Creasing to a couple of tissue guards.

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THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
Written by C.S. Evans. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2127498
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Decorated paper boards. Red cloth spine. Delightful silhouette illustrations throughout. Tipped-in colour frontis plate. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to top and tail of spine; a few small nicks. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Colour frontis has been fully pasted in and has multiple creases to corners. Foxing to some pages and outer page edges. Scarce original wrapper is very browned to spine, with tears and chips and creasing; loss to top, middle and bottom of spine; corners; some tape repairs to verso; damp mark along bottom of front panel.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317442
Published by Methuen Children's Books. 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, with black title label and gilt title to spine. Plain endpapers. 12 Colour plates. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0416532608. Very slight rubbing to cover edges. Minimal staining to edges of covers. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a bit damp stained to spine and rear panel.

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