London, South Kensington
16 March 2006
RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939, illustrator) -- BROTHERS GRIMM. The Fairy Tales ... Translated by Mrs Edgar Lucas. London: Constable, 1909. 4° (272 x 222mm). Half title, mounted coloured frontispiece and 39 plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations, some full-page. Finely-bound in blue crushed morocco gilt by Bayntun Riviere, covers with double-gilt-rule border and floral cornerpieces, spine gilt in compartments with animal tools, gilt edges (spine faded to pale green). NUMBER 170 OF 750 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Latimore & Haskell p.34.
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