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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318816
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. Almost very good condition.

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. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to verso of front free-endpaper (large but neat). Some light foxing and fingering to contents but generally clean.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG: THE RHINEGOLD AND THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2132696
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and decoration to front cover. A reissue of the title originally published in 1910, with Rackham's beautiful illustrations. ISBN: 0434619817. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; top corner of front flap has been cut off; a few small nicks to edges.

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THE GREY HOUSE ON THE HILL
Written by Mrs. Greene. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318723
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

Red decorated boards, eight colour plates to contents. 205 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Name plate to front pastedown and bookplate to free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock.

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THE ARTHUR RACKHAM FAIRY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1818912
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1951. Almost very good condition.

A book of old favourites with new illustrations! Red cloth covers with orange vignettes and black titles and decorations. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 286 pages. 8.5 x 5.5". Covers faded to spine and top front edge, front board stained. Browning to endpapers. Some browning/foxing to contents, one or two hinges pulled but binding tight. All plates present.

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AESOP'S FABLES
Written by V.S. Vernon Jones. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2132021
Published by William Heinemann. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale green cloth, silver titles and vignette. Decorated endpapers. 13 colour illustrations (produced on 7 plates), many b/w illustrations. 223 pages. 8 x 5.25". Foxing and a couple of damp marks to endpapers. Foxing also to outer page edges. Wrapper has a little purple pen to front panel, which has couple of closed tears. Some grubby marks also to wrapper.

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THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT
Written by A.E. Bonser; Sidney Woolf; E.S. Bucheim. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318504
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1907. Good condition.

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 are bumped and worn, splits in the cloth to the front edge of spine. Covers are rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Small ink blot to preliminary pages and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Light page browning to free-endpapers.

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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318101
Published by William Heinemann. 1920. Very good condition.

Brown cloth. Black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents are browned (particularly to endpapers and plate mounts (plates themselves still bright). A couple of plates have light corner creases.

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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318099
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to the man behind the work with comments on his technique and achievements. Bibliography at rear. Re-issued with a revised checklist of Rackham's work. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour tipped-in plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434353507. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Old price written in biro to top corner of front free-endpaper (crossed out with pencil). Damp stains to lower corners of first 12 pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs and some fading to spine and edges.

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THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Alfred W. Pollard; D'Arthur Malory's Morte. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131378
Published by Easton Press. 2011. Fine condition.

Large format. Cream leather with raised bands to spine, gilt titles and decorations. Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition, to 400 copies. Adapted by Pollard. Mohawk Superfine eggshell finish paper especially milled by Mohawk Fine Papers, Cohoes, New York. Cowhide leather imported from Italy by Cortina Leathers of New York. Lithography by Falcon Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Custom binding by Kingsport Book, Church Hill, Tennessee. This Easton Press edition reproduces the contents of the original as first published in 19717 by MacMillan and Company, Limited, London. Contains 16 colour plates and other b/w illustrations and plates. All edges gilt. A stunning book. Heavy! This is Copy No. 5, stated on first title page and to original certificate, which is still present and inserted loosely at front. All plates are present and in fine condition. Contained in original clip case which is in slightly better than very good condition; a few small marks. An absolutely stunning edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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KING ALBERT'S BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2131274
Published by The Daily Telegraph. Very good condition.

A tribute to the Belgium king and people from representative men and women throughout the world. A compilation of written script and colourful mounted prints. 187 pages. 11 x 8.5". Cream cloth with dark titles and decorations. Contains b/w photo of King Albert as frontis piece, and many wonderful tipped in colour plates and illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD
Written by Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131204
Published by The Temple Press. 1st thus 1937. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and blind title to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Bumping to corners. Some grubby marks to covers; damp mark to corner of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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THE ANNOTATED CLASSIC FAIRY TALES
Written by Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2130862
Published by Book Club Associates; W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited with and introducation and notes by Tatar. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. Book Club Edition (W.W. Norton originally published it). Some corner creasing. Contents are still excellent.

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