Book of Pictures, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch.
The Book of Pictures trade edition without the gilt lettering. The book contains 44 brightly, coloured in plates mounted on brown paper with numbered and captioned tissue guards. Rackham’s characteristic scenes from the fairy world showcasing his distinctive images of goblins, giants, fairies and other fantastic creatures.
Original olive brown cloth boards with brown illustration and lettering on the spine and front. Worn edges of slightly darkened spine with top and bottom edges beginning to fray. Shelfwear of boards with one slightly nicked corner. Contents clean. Minimal foxing and browning to front end papers. Minimal spotting to a few tissue guards not affecting the plates. Rubbed out pencil marks with small sellotape mark. Bookseller stamp on front free page. Bindings are good. 10.5 x 8 ins. 43 printed pages of text.
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