London, South Kensington
19 December 2007
[BARHAM, Richard Harris (1788-1845)]. The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth & Marvels. London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1907. 4°. Half title, title printed in red and brown, 24 mounted coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations including 12 full-page and tinted (frontispiece creased at one corner, occasional light marginal spotting). Contemporary olive morocco by Riviere, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt, dentelles, top edges gilt, others uncut (some white staining to upper cover, joints a little tender). Provenance: initials dated "Xmas '07" on front free endpaper. Hudson p.168; Latimore & Haskell p.30: "... a reprint of the 1898 edition, with added illustrations and larger pages"; Riall p.83.
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