September 23, 2021 10:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 45
 

45

[Children's & Illustrated] [Rackham, Arthur] Ibsen, Henrik
Peer Gynt

London: George C. Harrap & Co., (1936). First and limited deluxe edition, #110/460 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. 255, (3) pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 11 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. Original deluxe full vellum, stamped in gilt, spine darkened; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; patterned endpapers; ownership signature at head of front free endpaper; in original olive paper slip case, worn. Riall pp. 192; Latimore & Haskell p. 74

A handsome copy.

Sold for $756
Estimated at $500 - $800


 

London: George C. Harrap & Co., (1936). First and limited deluxe edition, #110/460 numbered copies, signed by Rackham. 4to. 255, (3) pp. Illustrated with mounted color frontispiece with captioned tissue guard, 11 mounted color plates, each with captioned tissue guards, and numerous black and white in-text illustrations, by Rackham. Original deluxe full vellum, stamped in gilt, spine darkened; top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed; patterned endpapers; ownership signature at head of front free endpaper; in original olive paper slip case, worn. Riall pp. 192; Latimore & Haskell p. 74

A handsome copy.

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