1913 Rare First Edition - Arthur RACKHAM's Book of Pictures - Magic, Elves, Goblins, Dragons, Frog Prince, Santa Claus, Sea Serpent, etc.
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Author: Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.
Title: Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures. With an introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.
Publisher: London, William Heinemann, 1913. First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 10 " X 8.5 ".
Pages: 43 pages of text, followed by forty-four full-page mounted color-plate illustrations, captioned tissues, with ten drawings in black and white.
Binding: Attractive and fine binding elegantly bound in grey half morocco leather over matching cloth sides, (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. A beautiful binding!
Content: Very good content (bright, clean and tight, very rare light foxing - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 44 full-page mounted color-plate illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
The book Rare and Attractive First edition of this wonderful book illustrated by Rackham with Magic, Elves, Goblins, Dragons, Frog Prince, Santa Claus, Sea Serpent, etc.
The illustrator: Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was a prolific British artist and illustrator, best known for his deluxe editions of popular children's books. Artistically inclined since childhood, Rackham started illustrating for newspapers, but it was not until he began drawing for children's literature that he received critical acclaim.
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