THE ARTHUR RACKHAM FAIRY BOOK. ARTHUR RACKHAM SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, 1933. ILLUSTRATED BY ARTHUR RACKHAM. Harrap, & Co, 1933. SIGNED limited edition, number 222 of 460 copies numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham Original cream parchment, gilt titles and decoration to spine and front board gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Original parchment with gilt titles and decoration and titles to spine. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Color frontispiece and 12 stunning color plates on heavy paper, plus a profusion of beautiful black and whites throughout the book. Signed limited edition, number 222 of 460 copies numbered and signed by Arthur Rackham. Light overall soiling to the parchment. The internal pages are exceptionally clean and the book must have been unread as many of the pages are still uncut. One can choose to open the uncut pockets via a knife or razor or leaving them to remain as uncut which demonstrates the book has been unread. A rare lovely internally clean copy in the original parchment. This item is in the category “Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “iwc_2004″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.
- Binding: Hardcover
- Origin: English
- Illustrator: Arthur Rackham
- Special Attributes: Illustrated, Signed, Arthur Rackham
- Topic: Fairy Tales & Fantasy
- Year Printed: 1933
Author: Rackham, Arthur, Illus. Hawthorne, Nathaniel Title: A WONDER BOOK Publication: London, New York, & Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton,  Edition: Deluxe Edition Limited to 600 Copies Signed by Rackham, this no. Description: London, New York, & Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, . Deluxe Edition Limited to 600 Copies Signed by Rackham, this no. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 24 full-page color plates, 16 of which are tipped-in with lettered tissue guards, and 20 text drawings. Bound in an unsigned binding – but surely by Bayntun – in full dark blue morocco with marbled endpapers, a. E. G. The spine densely gilt with titles and floral panel ornaments with intricate surrounds, triple-rules covers, quadruple-ruled dentelles. Six of the mounted color plates have slight creases near the mounting point, all else very fine, very handsome copy. Item #20159 Riall p. Subject: Fine Bindings, Illustrated. Established in 1980, First Folio is a purveyor of fine and rare books in many fields. Our major holdings include fine bindings and illustrated books, but we also handle a wide range of subjects emphasizing quality and condition. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America A. And the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers I. L. A. B. We subscribe to and comply with their codes of ethics. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. This item is in the category “Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “firstfolio” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.