Lot 73 of 377:
The Book of Betty Barber - Arthur Rackam Rarity  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Book of Betty Barber
Author:
Browne, Maggie
Place:
London
Publisher:
Duckworth and Co.
Date:
[1910]
Description:

Illustrated by Arthur Rackham with 6 color plates and 12 other illustrations. 21.4x16.5 cm (8½x6½"), original brown cloth lettered in black, color pictorial cover label, top edge gilt. First Rackham Edition.

"These illustrations first appeared in magazine form in 1901 in Little Folks. They were all done in black and white originally". In this edition, six of them were colored by Harry Rountree. One of the scarcer Rackham titles. Latimore & Haskell, p.36.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Minor shelf wear, offset to endpapers, very good.
 
Item number:
302175a
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