Christmas Carol, A.: RACKHAM, Arthur; DICKENS, Charles Christmas Carol, A.: RACKHAM, Arthur; DICKENS, Charles Christmas Carol, A.: RACKHAM, Arthur; DICKENS, Charles Christmas Carol, A.: RACKHAM, Arthur; DICKENS, Charles

Christmas Carol, A.

RACKHAM, Arthur; DICKENS, Charles

Published by København [Copenhagen]: Andr. Fre. Høst & Søn, 1917, 1917
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Scarce First Edition in Danishof Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Illustrated by Arthur Rackham[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. DICKENS, Charles. Et Juleaeventyr af Charles Dickens. Illustreret af Arthur Rackham. København [Copenhagen]: Andr. Fre. Høst & Søn, 1917.First Danish edition. Small quarto (8 3/16 x 7 1/8 inches; 224 x 181 mm.). 161, [3, blank] pp. Twelve color plates mounted on heavy dark green paper, and twenty drawings in black and white (including title-page and end-paper designs).Publisher's cream boards, front cover decoratively stamped in green and red and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial end-papers. Neat ink name and date (1917) on front blank leaf. Binding extremities very slightly rubbed otherwise a near fine copy of this scarce edition. This is the first time in over fifty years that we have seen this edition."He [Rackham] is not usually remembered as an illustrator of Dickens, but A Christmas Carol (1915) was decidedly successful, for he contrived to adapt the tradition of 'Phiz' and Cruikshank to his own characteristic style in the pictures of Victorian London and at the same time found scope for his fantasy in the ghost scenes. We also find him here developing his special talent for silhouette, rare among illustrators?" (Derek Hudson. Arthur Rackham, p. 106).This edition not in Latimore and Haskell or Riall. Bookseller Inventory # 03652

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Title: Christmas Carol, A.

Publisher: København [Copenhagen]: Andr. Fre. Høst & Søn, 1917

Publication Date: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

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