July 14, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Eight Arthur Rackham Illustrated Books

including A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, London: William Heineman, 1908, specially bound by Bayntun in three-quarter leather over cloth with five raised bands, gilt-decorated spine, teg., some wear to the cloth otherwise near fineThe Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, London: Methuen, 1960, specially bound by Bayntun Riviere in full leather with five raised bands, gilt-decorated spine, gilt-ruled and decorated front cover, gilt inner dentelles, morocco spine labels, aeg., near fine; plus six other titles in cloth including Andersen's Fairy Tales; The Springtide of Life by Algernon Charles Swinburne; Arthur Rackham: His Life and Work by Derek Hudson; The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, Limited Editions Club; Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J. M. Barrie; Little Brother and Little Sister and Other Tales by The Brothers Grimm, the cloth bindings are all good to very good with wear at the extremities

Provenance:Melrose Plantation, Thomasville, Georgia

Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$369
07/14/2018

 

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