London: J.M Dent, 1907. Ingoldsby, Thomas [pseud. Barham, Richard Harris. The Ingoldsby Legends; or, Mirth and Marvels. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham in Pictorial Binding.
4to. - Illustrated with 24 coloured plates tipped-in on dark green paper with captioned tissue-guards 12 tinted plates, and black in-text & full-page illustrations. The "Ingoldsby legends" by the English cleric Barham (1788-1845), is a collection of poetry, legends, myths and ghost stories, which appeared first in a collected form in 3 series in 1840, 1842 and 1847. With this publication, Rackham developed his best style of fantasy writing. It would influence a generation of children and artists. The first edition illustrated by Rackham was published in 1898 (12mo). Nice binding
Red morocco by Bayntun (Rivière) [Bath, England], central pictorial inlaid figuring three monks in a library discussing over a book, gilt-ruled covers (one with angular fleurons), gilt ornate spine with raised bands, gilt roll-stamp on edges, gilt fillets and roll-stamp on turn-ins, Cockeral marble paper ends, gilt edges. Item #336
Price (USD): $4,200.00