Once Upon a Time: The Fairy Tale World of Arthur Rackham
Margery Darrell

Once Upon a Time: The Fairy Tale World of Arthur Rackham

Viking Press, 1972. First edition First edition. Large 8vo. (8" x 9 1/2") in patterned gilt paper covered boards with black cloth spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated endpapers. 296 pp. Illustrated throughout with full color and black and white plates featuring Rackham's famed artwork. A fine, bright copy in dust jacket somewhat toned and with with some crimping to the top corner of the front panel; the jacket of this edition was unpriced by the publisher but the book was never issued as a book club issue. A beautifully Rackham-illustrated selection of classic texts originally published around the turn of the 20th century. The selections include: "Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens", "Rip Van Winkle', selections from Lamb's "Tales of Shakespeare", "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", several Grimm's fairy tales and Aesop's fables, and Dicken's "A Christmas Carol". Fine Hardcover 9780670525744 (Item ID: E23206B)

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