1959 Rare Book - The Arthur RACKHAM Fairy Book - A Book of Old Favourites with New Illustrations.
Author: Perrault, Charles & Andersen, Hans Christian & et al. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Title: The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book: A Book of Old Favourites with New Illustrations.
Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1959.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9" X 6 ".
Pages: 286 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine half binding, finely bound in green morocco leather, titles in gilt on spine (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown). Upper edge gilt.
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful 8 full-page color plates and numerous black & white illustrations by Arthur Rackham.
Estimate: (USD 400 - USD 575)
The book: Rare and beautifully bound fairy book illustrated by Rackham of those Fairy Tales including Cinderella, Rip Van Winkle, The Three Bears, Beauty and the Beast, Sinbad and Aladdin, and many, many more!
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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