1909 The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
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Decorative Binding, First Edition, Illustrated, Limited Edition, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed, Uncommon
An extremely bright copy of this work. 93 of 750 copies, with Rackham's signature below. Containing a frontispiece and thirty-nine coloured plates by the popular pen and ink fantasy illustrator, Arthur Rackham who was a forerunner during the 'Golden Age' of British illustration. This edition of 'The Brothers Grimm' was one of the earliest titles to be illustrated by Rackham. He also produced drawings for Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, The Ingoldsby Legends and Gullivers Travels. Collated, complete. This deluxe edition is in the uncommon original vellum binding. Without the original ties, as is usual. Tales to this volume include 'The Golden Bird', 'Old Sultan', 'Rapunzel', 'The Frog Prince', 'The Raven'. The translation of The Brother's Grimm is by Mrs Edgar Lucas.
In the original vellum binding. Externally, smart with several light marks to the boards and to the spine, as is common with vellum. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean.
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