English Fairy Tales: RACKHAM, Arthur; STEEL, Flora Annie English Fairy Tales: RACKHAM, Arthur; STEEL, Flora Annie English Fairy Tales: RACKHAM, Arthur; STEEL, Flora Annie English Fairy Tales: RACKHAM, Arthur; STEEL, Flora Annie

English Fairy Tales

RACKHAM, Arthur; STEEL, Flora Annie

Published by New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920, 1920
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English Fairy Tales[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. STEEL, Flora Annie. English Fairy Tales. Retold by Flora Annie Steel. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920.Later American Trade Edition (first published in 1918). Small quarto (7 15/16 x 6 inches; 202 x 151 mm.). ix, [1, blank], 363, [3, blank] pp. Sixteen color plates with captioned tissue guards, and forty-one drawings in black and white.Publisher's maroon cloth over boards, front cover and spine pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt. Pictorial endpapers in green and white. Engraved bookplate on front paste-down, small "Christmas" postage stamp and ink signature on front free end-paper. A few text leaves with light corner creases, inner hinges repaired, some discoloration to spine. A good example of one of Rackham's most popular titles."Rackham's books for the English market in the early post-war years included Flora Annie Steel's English Fairy Tales Retold (1918), with its 57 illustrations?" (Hamilton, p. 128)Amongst many others, the fairy tales include:St. George of Merrie EnglandThe Story of the Three BearsJack the Giant-KillerThe Golden BallJack and the BeanstalkThe Three Little PigsMr. FoxThe Old Woman and her PigLittle Red Riding-HoodThe Babes in the WoodThe Ass, the Table, and the StickThe Rose TreeLatimore and Haskell, p. 48. Riall, p. 132. Bookseller Inventory # 03806

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Title: English Fairy Tales

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1920

Publication Date: 1920

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