London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
IRVING, Washington (1783-1859). Rip Van Winkle. London: William Heinemann, 1905. 4°. Half title, title printed in green and black, mounted coloured frontispiece and 50 plates by Arthur Rackham. Original pictorial vellum gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (a little bowed, lacks ties). NUMBER 79 OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Latimore & Haskell p.26; Riall p.69: "The 1st book illustrated wholly by Rackham to be issued in a limited edition."
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