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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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THE SENSITIVE PLANT
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2128229
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Cream vellum, elaborate gilt decoration to front cover. Gilt titles to spine. De-Luxe edition. 18 mounted tissue-guarded colour and tinted plates. Plus delicate tinted illustrations on every page. An exquisite book. 128 pages. Uneven browning/spotting to covers, especially spine. Front cover a little bowed. Inscription in ink to bottom of half-title page. A few light margin marks. Some browning and a little creasing to a few tissue-guards. Tipped-in colour plates are stunning!

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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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A DOG DAY
Written by Walter Emanuel. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1816546
Published by William Heinemann. 1914. Very good condition.

New and Cheap Edition. 5.5" x 4.25". Brown cloth spine with cream paper boards with red title and vignette of dog. Full page illustrations by Aldin. A delightful canine diary! Boards lightly rubbed. Browning to contents. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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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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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 DUCHESSE DE CHEVREUSE
Written by Louis Batiffol.
Stock no. 2125578
Published by William Heinemann. 1913. Good condition.

A Life of Intrigue and Adventure In The Days of Louis XIII. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. B/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some white marks to covers and other areas of spotting. Foxing to pages throughout, some of which also have their text underlined in pencil.

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THE SECRET GARDEN
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125173
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 charming colour plates with captioned paper guards. Top edge green. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks and scuffing to covers. A few splits to sides of spine; appears that a couple may have been repaired; some fraying to cloth at edges; browning to spine. Joints are weak and have been 'strengthened' with white paper tape. Some creasing to endpapers. Page edge browning. Odd margin marks. All plates are present; the plate opposite page 56 has a torn tissue-guard.

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CHRISTMAS TALES OF FLANDERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
Stock no. 2124948
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1917. Very good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth with brown titles and decorations. Tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w and two-tone illustrations. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Popular fables and legends from Flanders and Brabant, which have been told to children throughout Belgium for centuries. 144 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing throughout. Tissue-guards are very browned.

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THE PERVERSE WIDOW AND THE WIDOW
Written by Richard Steele; Washington Irving. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2124874
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Almost very good condition.

Two short stories in one volume. 3 tipped-in colour plates mounted on brown card plus b/w text illustrations. Small format. Brown boards with onlay to front. Some chipping/splits to spine. Bumping and wear to corners and cover edges. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins. All 3 tipped-in colour plates are present.

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CHRISTMAS TALES OF FLANDERS
No author listed. Illustrated by Jean De Bosschere.
Stock no. 1815411
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1917. Good condition.

Large format. Orange cloth with brown titles and decorations. Tissue-guarded colour plates and b/w and two-tone illustrations. Yellow pictorial endpapers. Popular fables and legends from Flanders and Brabant, which have been told to children throughout Belgium for centuries. 144 pages. Boards marked and mottled, corners bumped & worn. 0.5" loss to top of spine. Foxing throughout. All colour plates present.

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THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814791
Published by William Heinemann. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt vignette and title to front cover, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 40 very pretty colour plates. 170 pages. Large, heavy format (10.5 x 8"). Edges rubbed. Gilt still bright. Scattered foxing and browning to contents. All plates present.

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