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Lot nr:231
Book nr:31940
Author:[RACKHAM, Arthur] GRIMM brothers
Title:The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Publisher:Constable & Company
Description:4to, xvi-325 pp, translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. 55 black-and-white illustrations and 40 tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards, by Rackham. Manuscript ex dono on verso of frontisp. Original red cloth, titles and pictorial decoration to both spine and front cover in gilt, top edge red, pictorial endpapers, stains on lower board, inside a good copy
Note:First Rackham Trade Edition. Some of the world's most popular fairy tales, fabulously illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Freemantle published Rackham's first version of Grimm's Fairy Tales in 1900; the present revised edition incorporates new illustrations, with other illustrations redrawn and coloured. The present edition is consequently the preferred edition
Price:€100 - €200
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