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UNDINE
Written by Friedrich De La Motte Fouque; W.L. Courtney. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319510
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. 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. Spine slightly browned. Endpapers browned. Light foxing to contents and light page edge browning to plate mounts.

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THE COMPLEAT ANGLER
Written by Izaak Walton. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319481
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1931. Very good condition.

Publishers special binding. Bound in dark green morocco with gilt titles, vignettes and borders. Top edge gilt. Two-tone green pictorial endpapers. 12 tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Slight rubbing to spine and corners. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. A few foxspots to textblock.

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THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319477
Published by J.M. Dent & Co.. 1st 1898. Very good condition.

The first Rackham edition. Green cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. Illustrated green endpapers. 12 full page colour illustrations with tissue guards. Gilt top, other edges untrimmed. 90 drawings in b/w. 638 pages. 8 x 5.5". Spne and corners bumped and rubbed. A few light marks to covers. Name and date in ink and page browning to half title-page. Foxing to contents (mainly at page margins). Page 376 is slightly grubby for some reason, otherwise contents are clean.

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A NEW BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ARTHUR RACKHAM
Written by Richard Riall. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319443
Published by Ross Press. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Arthur Rackham 1867 - 1939, Books and Articles With His Illustrations. ISBN: 0952335301. Corners bumped. A few light marks to covers. Textblock is a little grubby but contents are clean. Original glassine wrapper has a large tear to top front corner.

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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319224
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy boards. Gilt title to spine. Embossed decoration and vignette to front. 16 colour plates. 122 pages. 10 x 7.25". Spine bumped. Slight fading to spine and cover edges. White mark to rear edge of spine. Foxing, mainly at page edges and prelims.

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319185
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Into Several Remote Nations of the World. Including voyages to Lilliput, Brobdingang, Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan. Childrens Illustrated Classics no. 18. 4 colour plates. Green cloth with black title labels and gilt titles. ISBN: 0460050184. Spine and corners bumped. Top corner tips of prelims lightly creased. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and scuffed.

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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319042
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Slightly better than good condition.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Slight fading to covers. Spine and corners bumped, rubbed and slightly worn. Library(?) number written to base of spine (839.8). Blue ink stamp of WH to front pastedown. Some light foxing to page edges.

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FAITHFUL FRIENDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin; Arthur Rackham; et al..
Stock no. 1819578
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.

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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 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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