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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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THE GREY LADY
Written by Henry Seton Merriman. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318076
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1902. Very good condition.

New Edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 342 pages plus 2 page booklist to rear. Black endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Spine slightly darkened. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Some hinges a little pulled causing contents to be a little 'loose' but still tightly bound.
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THE GREY LADY
Written by Henry Seton Merriman. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317867
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st thus 1897. Almost very good condition.

Grey cloth, gilt titles. 12 b/w plates. 342 pages plus 2 page booklist to rear. Grey endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers grubby and marked, particularly to rear. Front joint slightly cracked. Some hinges partially cracked. A few foxspots else contents clean.
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THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Alfred W. Pollard; D'Arthur Malory's Morte. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131378
Published by Easton Press. 2011. Fine condition.

Large format. Cream leather with raised bands to spine, gilt titles and decorations. Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition, to 400 copies. Adapted by Pollard. Mohawk Superfine eggshell finish paper especially milled by Mohawk Fine Papers, Cohoes, New York. Cowhide leather imported from Italy by Cortina Leathers of New York. Lithography by Falcon Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Custom binding by Kingsport Book, Church Hill, Tennessee. This Easton Press edition reproduces the contents of the original as first published in 19717 by MacMillan and Company, Limited, London. Contains 16 colour plates and other b/w illustrations and plates. All edges gilt. A stunning book. Heavy! This is Copy No. 5, stated on first title page and to original certificate, which is still present and inserted loosely at front. All plates are present and in fine condition. Contained in original clip case which is in slightly better than very good condition; a few small marks. An absolutely stunning edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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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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MOTHER GOOSE THE OLD NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131061
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

A selection of favourite nursery rhymes chosen by Rackham and illustrated with 13 delightful colour plates plus b/w plates, text illustrations and decorations. Grey decorated cloth. Blue titles. 160pp includes index of first lines. 8 x 6". Spine is browned and bumped. Spotting to covers and edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. A few margin marks. Creasing to corner/edge of frontis.
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ONCE UPON A TIME THE FAIRY-TALE WORLD OF ARTHUR RACKHAM
Written by Margery Darrell. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130988
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Fairy-Tale World of Arthur Rackham. Selections include Alice in Wonderland, Rip Van Winkle, Aesop's Fables etc. Absolutely packed with colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Cloth backed boards (gold boards, black cloth spine). Illustrated endpapers. 247 pages. ISBN: 0434174351. Small brown mark at top of front endpapers. A little light foxing to top of page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears. Spine is browned. Front panel is a marked and slightly browned.
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THE ANNOTATED CLASSIC FAIRY TALES
Written by Maria Tatar. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Edmund Dulac; Kay Nielsen; et al..
Stock no. 2130862
Published by Book Club Associates; W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited with and introducation and notes by Tatar. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w text illustrations throughout. Book Club Edition (W.W. Norton originally published it). Some corner creasing. Contents are still excellent.
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MOTHER GOOSE NURSERY RHYMES
No author listed. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130776
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1994. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, silver title to spine and very small vignette to front board. Green endpapers. 6 double-sided colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations to text. 153 pages. ISBN: 0434958581. Bumping to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks; closed tear to top edge of front panel.
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PETER PAN IN KENSINGTON GARDENS
Written by J.M. Barrie. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130358
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st thus 1912. Almost very good condition.

This is the "New Edition", a reprint of the first but with a new colour frontis and an additional 7 b/w drawings. 50 superb tipped-in colour plates distributed throughout the book. Numerous b/w drawings including some full-page. Green cloth, elaborate gilt decorations to front cover and spine. 126 pages. Large format, 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Fading and spotting to spine. A few marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. All plates present.
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