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RARE SIGNED FIRST LIMITED EDITION of a CELEBRATED WORK. FINE ORIGINAL PUBLISHER'S BLUE CLOTH BINDING. 12 ARTHUR RACKHAM ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOR. RARE Author SIGNED PRESENTATION FIRST EDITION of a CELEBRATED WORK. This Being Number 452 of 525 copies.THE ALLIES' FAIRY BOOK With an introduction by Edmund Gosse Illustrated. First Signed Limited edition, This Being Number 452 of 525 copies. 10" x 8" inches (LxB). Complete with color frontispiece and. Twelve color plates tipped-in with. Black and white in-text illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Top edges gilt, others uncut, fine original publisher's full blue cloth binding with gilt.
Lettering and a bright gilt vignette on the front board & pictorial endpapers. Rare first American issue with Lippincott imprint on spine.Printed in England by the Complete Press, West Norwood, London, as stated on the last page. Among the scarcer of the Rackham limited editions, boasting in all. Color plates mounted on brown art paper, with captioned tissue guards.
Drawings, handsomely bound in fine gilt decorated blue cloth. With the fantasy world of Fairies Rackham found an opportunity to revive and develop his earlier art nouveau decorative drawing. Illustrations in both color and line drawings in black & white. Rackhams fanciful imagination gave his illustrations instant recognition, and his dedication to illustration kept him in the public eye for thirty years - (Hodnett, 233).
Rackham is most known for his work for children's fairy tales. At least one child, saw and responded to Rackham's art: the young C. Lewis, who would later recall, His pictures, which seemed to me then to be the very music made visible, plunged me a few fathoms deeper into my delight. I have seldom coveted anything as I coveted that book (Hamilton, 101). Rackham's work is often described as a fusion of a northern European'Nordic' style strongly influenced by the Japanese woodblock tradition of the early 19th century.
Germany was Rackhams favorite holiday destination, and the country which, apart from England, had the single most important influence on his art (Hamilton, 42). One of Rackham's scarcer titles. With many of the artists best loved and most easily recognized paintings, masterfully crafted.Arthur Rackham is considered one of the great artists from the Golden Age of illustration. He was in a special league with other hugely talented illustrators such as Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen and W. Rackham's work continues to inspire and influence legions of artists.
His first edition books are extremely collectible. Arthur Rackham's fanciful imagination gave his illustrations instant recognition, and his dedication to illustration kept him in the public eye for thirty years - (Hodnett, 233). A classic work, complete as issued.Please take some time to view the 50+ pictures in detail, in order to gain a full idea of the contents and condition. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There are numerous CLOSE-UPS GIVEN BELOW. Check sellers other auctions as we have.
A rare book in a fine original contemporary full blue cloth binding, in a near fine condition (See Scans below), minor wear/tear to ends & corners, else fine (See Scans below). Are unusually clean & bright.
(See Scans below), the binding is tight & intact (See Scans below). The cloth is smooth & supple to the touch See. Just the free endpapers browned. There are many close-up pictures for your kind perusal. The Zankiwank and the Bletherwitch.By Shafto Justin Adair Fitzgerald (40 line, 1896). Two Old Ladies, Two Foolish Fairies, and a Tom Cat. Margaret Hamer (4 colour plates, 19 line, 1897). Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. (95 line, 1900, reworked edition 40 colour plates, 62 line, 1909). (11 line 1900, reworked edition 12 colour plates, 34 line, 1909). (51 colour plates, 3 line, 1905). Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. (13 colour plates, 15 line 1907). (12 colour, 80 line 1898, reworked edition 23 colour plates, 73 line 1907). A Midsummer Night's Dream. By William Shakespeare (40 colour plates, 34 line, 1908).
Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué. (15 colour plates, 41 line, 1909). (34 colour plates, 8 line, 1910). The Twilight of the Gods.By Richard Wagner (32 colour plates, 8 line, 1911). (13 colour plates, 82 line, 1912). Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. (50 colour plates, 3 line, 1906, new edition 50 colour plates, 12 line, 1912). (13 colour plates, 78 line 1913). (12 colour plates, 23 line 1916). Little Brother and Little Sister. (13 colour plates, 45 line 1917).
The Romance of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. (23 colour and monotone plates, 16 line, 1917). (16 colour plates, 43 line, 1918). (16 colour plates, 23 line, 1918). Evans (1 colour plate, 60 silhouettes, 1919).Evans (1 colour plate, 65 silhouettes, 1920). (16 colour plates, 20 line, 1920). (22 colour plates, 35 line, 1922).
A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys. (16 colour plates, 21 line, 1922). (20 colour plates, 20 line, 1926). (12 colour plates, 23 line, 1929). (12 colour plates, 22 line, 1931).(12 colour plates, 43 line, 9 silhouettes 1932). Tales of Mystery & Imagination. (12 colour plates, 28 line, 1935).
(12 colour plates, 38 line, 1936). The Wind in the Willows.(16 colour plates, posthumously 1940 US, 1950 UK). Minor flaws, may not always be noted, that is why there are 50 to a 100 pictures of every book we list. Take a look at our new inventory and see if you can find some great deals. We appreciate your interest in our Shop and we will send you emails periodically. Add me to your Favorites list.
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