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    Sale 5316

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    18 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 34

    LA MOTTE-FOUQUE, Friedrich H.C. de (1777-1843). Undine. Adapted from the German by W.L. Courtney. London: William Heinemann; New York: Doubleday Page & Co, 1909. 4° (293 x 233mm). Half title, title printed in green and black, 15 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, mounted on brown paper (some browning caused by offsetting from endpapers onto half title and final page of text and also onto text following illustrations). Original publisher's vellum, lettered and decorated in gilt on title and spine, top edges gilt, others uncut (lacking ties, lightly soiled). Provenance: presentation inscription (half title). NUMBER 825 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Latimore & Haskell pp.

    Price Realised  

    LA MOTTE-FOUQUE, Friedrich H.C. de (1777-1843). Undine. Adapted from the German by W.L. Courtney. London: William Heinemann; New York: Doubleday Page & Co, 1909. 4° (293 x 233mm). Half title, title printed in green and black, 15 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, mounted on brown paper (some browning caused by offsetting from endpapers onto half title and final page of text and also onto text following illustrations). Original publisher's vellum, lettered and decorated in gilt on title and spine, top edges gilt, others uncut (lacking ties, lightly soiled). Provenance: presentation inscription (half title). NUMBER 825 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Latimore & Haskell pp.


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