September 23, 2021 10:00 EDT

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 43
 

43

[Children's & Illustrated] [Rackham, Arthur]
Aesop's Fables

London: William Heineman/New York: Doubleday Page & Co., 1912. First and limited American edition, #1,248/1,450 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. xxix, (i), 223, (1) pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 12 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white plates, by Rackham. Original three-quarter brown cloth, over paper-covered boards, stamped in gilt, extremities and spine ends worn, boards toned annd soiled; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; ownership signature at head of front free endpaper; scattered minor spotting to text. Riall p. 111; Latimore & Haskell pp. 38-39

Sold for $378
Estimated at $300 - $500


 

London: William Heineman/New York: Doubleday Page & Co., 1912. First and limited American edition, #1,248/1,450 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. xxix, (i), 223, (1) pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 12 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white plates, by Rackham. Original three-quarter brown cloth, over paper-covered boards, stamped in gilt, extremities and spine ends worn, boards toned annd soiled; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; ownership signature at head of front free endpaper; scattered minor spotting to text. Riall p. 111; Latimore & Haskell pp. 38-39

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