This book weighs 3 KG when packed. 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. 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. Pages are very bright and clean. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy.
Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones. Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy.Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair. As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair. Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them. Major defects will be described. Please ask for details and conditions. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
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