Allies' Fairy Book.

By: GOSSE, Edmund, introduction. RACKHAM, Arthur.

Price: $75.00

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RACKHAM, Arthur. The Allies' Fairy Book. With an introduction by Edmund Gosse and Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. London: William Heinemann / Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., [n.d. - ca. 1918?]. Printed at The Complete Press, West Norwood, London. With Heinemann to the foot of the spine. Pp. (8),ix-xxii,1-[122], colour frontispiece, + 11 leaves of colour Rackham plates,with tissue guards. Illustrated. Decorated endpapers. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt decorations to front board, dark blue lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. English: Jack the Giant-Killer; 2. Scotch: The Battle of the Birds; 3. Welsh: Lludd and Llevelys; 4. Irish: Guleesh; 5. French: The Sleeping Beauty; 6. Italian: Cesarino and the Dragon; 7. Portuguese: What Came of Picking Flowers; 8. Japanese: The Adventures of Little Peachling, The Fox's Wedding, and The Tongue-Cut Sparrow; 9. Russian: Frost; 10. Serbian: The Golden Apple-Tree and the Nine Peahens; 11. Belgian: The Last Adventure of Thyl Ulenspiegel. Frontispiece nearly detached, foxing to initial and final leaves, all edges spotted, some light shelfwear,else very good. 75.00

Title: Allies' Fairy Book.

Author Name: GOSSE, Edmund, introduction. RACKHAM, Arthur.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: William Heinemann, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 104228

Keywords: LITERATURE UNITED KINGDOM ILLUSTRATIONS MYTHOLOGY FOLKLORE FAIRY TALES FOLK CHILDRENS,