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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319224
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1951. Almost very good condition.

Burgundy boards. Gilt title to spine. Embossed decoration and vignette to front. 16 colour plates. 122 pages. 10 x 7.25". Spine bumped. Slight fading to spine and cover edges. White mark to rear edge of spine. Foxing, mainly at page edges and prelims.

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319185
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Into Several Remote Nations of the World. Including voyages to Lilliput, Brobdingang, Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan. Childrens Illustrated Classics no. 18. 4 colour plates. Green cloth with black title labels and gilt titles. ISBN: 0460050184. Spine and corners bumped. Top corner tips of prelims lightly creased. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed and scuffed.

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PEER GYNT
Written by Henrik Ibsen. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1319042
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1936. Slightly better than good condition.

Peer Gynt is first and foremost a poetic fantasy, although based on a real person who lived Norway c1800. About his exploits, not much more is known than is found in Asbjornsen's book Norwegian Fairy Tales, in which Peer Gynt's chief exploits lie in the direction of fighting and conqueroring trolls. Admirably depicted by the "Goblin Master" in 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Cream and brown pictorial endpapers. 255 pages. Slight fading to covers. Spine and corners bumped, rubbed and slightly worn. Library(?) number written to base of spine (839.8). Blue ink stamp of WH to front pastedown. Some light foxing to page edges.

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FAITHFUL FRIENDS
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Cecil Aldin; et al..
Stock no. 1819578
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Fair condition.

Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318816
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1939. Almost very good condition.

A Trilogy With A Prelude By Richard Wagner. 2 Volumes in 1: The Rhinegold and The Valkerie; Siegfried and the Twilight of the Gods, originally published in 1910 and 1911. 48 dramatic colour plates and b/w decorations. Blue cloth, black titles. Green/white pictorial endpapers. Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to verso of front free-endpaper (large but neat). Some light foxing and fingering to contents but generally clean.

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THE RING OF THE NIBLUNG: THE RHINEGOLD AND THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2132696
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and decoration to front cover. A reissue of the title originally published in 1910, with Rackham's beautiful illustrations. ISBN: 0434619817. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; top corner of front flap has been cut off; a few small nicks to edges.

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THE GREY HOUSE ON THE HILL
Written by Mrs. Greene. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318723
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

Red decorated boards, eight colour plates to contents. 205 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Name plate to front pastedown and bookplate to free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock.

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THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT
Written by A.E. Bonser; Sidney Woolf; E.S. Bucheim. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318504
Published by Cassell & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1907. Good condition.

A collection of stories and illustrations which originally appeared in "Little Folks" between 1896 and 1902, during which period most of the numbers of the magazine contained some of Rackham's drawings. Large format. 36 tinted line-drawn plates and text illustrations. Brown cloth, gilt titles to spine; brick red titles and vignette to front cover. 144 pages. One of the more unusual Rackham items. Spine and corners are bumped and worn, splits in the cloth to the front edge of spine. Covers are rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Small ink blot to preliminary pages and some grubby fingermarks to page margins. Light page browning to free-endpapers.

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THE RHINEGOLD & THE VALKYRIE
Written by Richard Wagner; Margaret Armour. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318101
Published by William Heinemann. 1920. Very good condition.

Brown cloth. Black titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Cream and orange pictorial endpapers. Part of the trilogy of 'The Ring of the Niblung'. Translated into English by Margaret Armour. 34 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, covered with captioned tissue-guards. Text in a play format. Spine and corners bumped. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Contents are browned (particularly to endpapers and plate mounts (plates themselves still bright). A couple of plates have light corner creases.

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ARTHUR RACKHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK
Written by Derek Hudson. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318099
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to the man behind the work with comments on his technique and achievements. Bibliography at rear. Re-issued with a revised checklist of Rackham's work. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour tipped-in plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0434353507. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Old price written in biro to top corner of front free-endpaper (crossed out with pencil). Damp stains to lower corners of first 12 pages. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tape repairs and some fading to spine and edges.

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KING ALBERT'S BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2131274
Published by The Daily Telegraph. Very good condition.

A tribute to the Belgium king and people from representative men and women throughout the world. A compilation of written script and colourful mounted prints. 187 pages. 11 x 8.5". Cream cloth with dark titles and decorations. Contains b/w photo of King Albert as frontis piece, and many wonderful tipped in colour plates and illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS INTO SEVERAL REMOTE NATIONS OF THE WORLD
Written by Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131204
Published by The Temple Press. 1st thus 1937. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine and blind title to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Bumping to corners. Some grubby marks to covers; damp mark to corner of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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