Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The: RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator

Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator

Published by London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933, 1933
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First Trade Edition[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. A Book of Old Favorites. With New Illustrations. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., [1933]. First American trade edition. Octavo (8 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches; 225 x 150 mm.). 286, [1], [1, blank] pp. Eight full-page color plates, sixty black and white drawings. Pictorial endpapers printed in green.Publisher's original brick-red cloth pictorially stamped in black and tan and lettered in black to upper board and spine. The cloth boards have been expertly varnished protecting the original color. A good copy.". with the Hans Andersen maybe mentioned The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, undertaken in the same propitious mood and published in the following year. The illustrations were all new, though it was not the first time, as Rackham admitted in his preface, that he had illustrated several of these old favourites of the nursery, 'in the thirty years and more that my work has led me through enchanted lands'. The Fairy Tales include:Hop-O'-My-ThumbDick WittingtonJack and the BeanstalkBeauty and the BeastThe Story of Sindbad the SailorJack the Giant-KillerThe Ugly DucklingThe Princess and the PeaBlue BeardThe Story of Aladdin, or The Wonderful LampThe Sleeping BeautyThe Three BearsAli BabaCinderellaPuss in BootsThe Emporer's New ClothesLittle Red Riding-HoodHansel and GrethelLatimore and Haskell, p. 69. Derek Hudson, Arthur Rackham, p. 134. Riall, p. 182. Bookseller Inventory # 03539

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Title: Arthur Rackham Fairy Book, The

Publisher: London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1933

Publication Date: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

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