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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

US Auction #10 begins on 09 Feb 2022

Arthur Rackham (Compiled and Illustrated By)

THE ARTHUR RACKHAM FAIRY BOOK - DE-LUXE SIGNED EDITION - FINE COPY

Published: George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1933

Edition: 1st. Limited De-Luxe

Reserve: $1,150

Approximately:

Estimate: $1500 - 1800

Bidding opens: 20 Jan 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 27 Jan 16:30 GMT

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No. 420 of a total of 460 copies of this limited de-luxe edition signed by Rackham. 287pp. In the original full vellum gilt decorated binding. Top edge gilt, fore and lower edges uncut and a few pages unopened. With 8 full page colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations including many wonderful silhouettes. The Fairy Tales include:Hop-O'-My-Thumb, Dick Wittington, Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast, The Story of Sindbad the Sailor, Jack the Giant-Killer, The Ugly Duckling, The Princess and the Pea Blue Beard, Aladdin, The Sleeping Beauty, The Three Bears, Cinderella, Puss in Boots, The Emporer's New Clothes, Little Red Riding-Hood and Hansel and Gretel.

A very fine (as new) unmarked and unfoxed sparkling copy with no flaws whatsoever. In the original publisher's cardboard slipcase which has some wear. Scarce in this pristine condition and offered with a very attractive reserve price. 

  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: Large 8vo.


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