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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A Book of Old Favourites with New Illustrations. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. 4°. Half title, 8 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations, some full-page. Original vellum gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine lightly stained), modern slipcase. NUMBER 135 OF 460 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. LOOSELY-INSERTED IS AN ORIGINAL PEN AND INK SKETCH BY ARTHUR RACKHAM, SIGNED, of a dancing sprite playing a pipe (see illustration). Hudson p.172; Latimore & Haskell p.69; Riall p.182.

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    The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A Book of Old Favourites with New Illustrations. London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933. 4°. Half title, 8 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations, some full-page. Original vellum gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine lightly stained), modern slipcase. NUMBER 135 OF 460 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. LOOSELY-INSERTED IS AN ORIGINAL PEN AND INK SKETCH BY ARTHUR RACKHAM, SIGNED, of a dancing sprite playing a pipe (see illustration). Hudson p.172; Latimore & Haskell p.69; Riall p.182.


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