First edition of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, published in 1909, illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Quarto, xv, , 325pp, . Deluxe red morocco, title in gilt on spine, raised bands, original illustration from cloth edition reproduced in gilt on cover. Marbled endpapers. Publisher’s original cloth cover bound at rear. Complete with 40 full-page tipped-in color plates with illustrations by Rackham, all with tissue covers. (Riall, 97) (Latimore & Haskell 34) A beautifully bound first edition of Grimm’s Fairy Tales with Rackham illustrations.
This illustrated work contains many of Rackham’s notable illustrations, including Briar Rose, Rapunzel, Hansel & Grethel, Red Riding Hood, Tom Thumb, Snowdrop, and Rumpelstiltskin.