We are pleased to offer for sale the Following Item. The Ingoldsby Legends or Mirth & Marvels.Illustrated by Arthur Rackham A. Limited to 560 numbered copies, "of which 500 are for sale in England and 50 in America, " signed by the artist. 394 of the English edition. Large quarto 11 1/4 x 8 7/8 inches; 286 x 226 mm.
Xix, [1, blank], 549, [3, blank] pp. Twenty-four color plates mounted on dark olive paper, with descriptive tissue guards (except for the frontispiece), twelve plates tinted , and sixty-six drawings in black and white in the text (full-page).
Title printed in red and brown within a decorative tinted border. Original vellum over boards pictorially stamped and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt, others uncut. This edition is a reprint of the 1898 edition, with added illustrations and larger pages (Latimore and Haskell). Condition : Good - Silk ties missing.Marking to Vellum boards with heavier soiling/darkening to the spine. Spine ends bumped and a little creased. Paper slightly browned and a little rough at edges with a few marks, some minor foxing. Binding is tight and hinges strong.
Our Opinion Stunning Rackham illustrated book. Rare in the delux signed limited format. Only 500 original copies and increasingly hard to find. Good condition externally with the soiling to the spine.Very good internally with the beautiful plates. We specialise in illustrated books from the late 19th to the early 20th Century including, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Willy Pogany, Kay Nielsen, Kate Greenaway, Beatrix Potter, Louis Wain, Harry Clarke, Aubrey Beardsley, Florence Upton, etc etc. We can also source individual books if you have specific requirements. The item "The Ingoldsby Legends Arthur Rackham Signed Ltd Delux Edition 1907- Rare" is in sale since Saturday, April 15, 2017. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable".
The seller is "mothergoose2rackham" and is located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion, South africa.