The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth and Marvels by Thomas Ingoldsby: Limited edition and signed by A. Rackham
A near fine copy of this classic illustrated work of Arthur Rackham. This copy of The Ingoldsby Legends is a limited edition (number 428/560) and is signed by the artist. It contains twenty four tipped in full colour plates, plus twelve tinted plates and sixty six black and white illustrations within the text.
The original cream vellum is in very good condition with only slight bowing of the boards. The boards are clean with bright gilt lettering on the cover and spine. The spine colour is bright. The tie is lacking. Top edge is gilt. Green illustrated end papers with two book plates of Prinkhurst Abbey on the paste down. Presentation inscription pasted to the front piece verso. Tissue guarded frontis illustration. Light toning and a few spots within the book and generally a clean copy. 4to