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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 2

    Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures. With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. London: William Heinemann, 1913. 4°. Half title, title printed in green and black, 44 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (title lightly stained at upper margin, occasional light spotting and mainly marginal staining). Finely-bound in later maroon crushed morocco, covers with a repeated pattern of small coronets and flowers, spine gilt in compartments with small single flower motif in each compartment, top edges gilt, others uncut. NUMBER 350 OF 1,130 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.169; Latimore & Haskell p.41; Riall p.118.

    Price Realised  

    Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures. With an Introduction by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. London: William Heinemann, 1913. 4°. Half title, title printed in green and black, 44 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations (title lightly stained at upper margin, occasional light spotting and mainly marginal staining). Finely-bound in later maroon crushed morocco, covers with a repeated pattern of small coronets and flowers, spine gilt in compartments with small single flower motif in each compartment, top edges gilt, others uncut. NUMBER 350 OF 1,130 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Hudson p.169; Latimore & Haskell p.41; Riall p.118.


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