Limited Edition of the English Fairy Tales retold by F. A. Steel and illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
This large paper edition of this classic Rackham illustrated book of English Fairy Tales is in very good condition. It is numbered 82 of 250 editions and comes in original vellum covers. The gilt illustrations of the spine and front are bright and the covers are free from significant marks. Top edges of the pages are bright gilt. Mild wear of the edges of the velum and the covers are mildly grubby. The contents are very clean and intact. There are black and white illustrations throughout the text. Bindings are very good – a little cracked on the end pages. Tiny book sellers stamp on front paste down. Sixteen tipped in colour plates with tissue guards all in excellent condition. The inner hinges are repaired. 4to. 11 x 9″ 363 printed pages with four pages of advertisements at the end of the book.
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