AESOP'S FABLES

First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Original white cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. Top edge gilt. With 13 tipped in colour plates, each with a captioned tissue guard and 53 black and white drawings throughout the text by Arthur Rackham. A lovely near fine copy, the binding square and firm with some toning of the spine, the gilt titles and illustration clear and bright. The contents are entirely complete, clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. All colour plates and their tissue guards are in fine bright condition and without corner creases. A very attractive example of this beautifully illustrated Arthur Rackham signed deluxe edition.

Limited to 1450 copies of which this is number 1103 and signed by Arthur Rackham in black ink on the limitation page.

Stock code: 15822

£1,650

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Translated by::

Vernon Jones

Published:

London: William Heinemann.
1912

Category

Children's / Illustrated
Signed / Inscribed
Literature
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