Lot 134 of 350:
Arthur Rackham Andersen's Fairy Tales Signed Limited  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Fairy Tales
Author:
Andersen, Hans Christian
Place:
London
Publisher:
George G. Harrap & Co.
Date:
[1932]
Description:

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, including 12 color plates, captioned guards. (4to) original full vellum, ruled and lettered in gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, slipcase with paper label on endpiece. First Rackham Edition. No. 391 of 525 copies.

Signed by Arthur Rackham at the limitation statement. The paper flaps from the original glassine jacket are present, the clear glassine has perished. Rare in the original slipcase. Latimore & Haskell, p.68. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spine sunned and with a few small spots of foxing; near fine.
 
Item number:
291561
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