ARTHUR RACKHAM - ENGLISH FAIRY TALES - 1st Ed, 1918 ILLUSTRATED FAIRYTALES
ENGLISH FAIRY TALES
Publisher: The MacMillan & Co., London (1918)
English (British) First Edition from 1918 of ENGLISH FAIRY TALES, retold by Flora Annie Steel and illustrated by the iconic Arthur Rackham. ENGLISH FAIRY TALES contains stories from the prolific
English writer, Flora Annie Steel. The edition is in excellent condition for
its age and would add value to a collection of Arthur Rackham’s works. Original red cloth boards with gilt elf illustrations.
Contains sixteen full-page color illustrations, plus 34 black-and-white text illustrations throughout the text. Forty-one fairy tales retold by
F.A. Steel. 341 printed pages plus two pages of advertisements. Interior hinge cracked, but the binding remains solid and tight, with some wear and fading to the spine and overall shelf wear. Bumped and rubbed corners and edges. The pages are clean save for a very light stain in the top corner of text pages 1-15 and an occasional spot of foxing and discoloration on a few of the text pages.