27. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books which typically were given as Christmas gifts. Rackham's? "[8], Carpenter and Prichard noted that "For all the virtuosity of his work in colour, Rackham remained an artist in line, his mastery having its roots in his early work for periodicals, then breaking free to create the swirling intricate pictures of his prime, and finally reaching the economy and impressionism of his last work." Condition: New. Horizontal protruding strips found on the spine of a book. When I first saw this book in a local used bookstore, I wanted it in my collection. Refresh and try again. Its stories include; 'Jack the Giant Killer' (English); 'The Battle of the Birds' (Scottish); 'Lludd and Llevelys' (Welsh); 'Gulesh' (Irish); 'The Sleeping Beauty (French); 'Cesarino and the Dragon' (Italian); 'What came of picking flowers' (Portuguese); 'The Adventures of Little Peachling', 'The Fox's Wedding' and 'The Tongue-Cut Sparrow' (Japanese); 'Frost' (Russian); 'The Golden Apple-Tree and the Nine Peahens' (Serbian); and 'The Last Adventure of Thyl Ulenspiegel' (Belgian). Condition: New. Published by More information about this seller Covers dustsoiled and worn at extremities, foxing to top edge, page edges dusty. Hard Cover.8vo, First Thus. ultimately i didn't care. there are no marks to the text or other serious flaws. {FOLIO EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE. When the edges of the text block (most apparent at the fore and lower edges) have not been trimmed to a uniform size, and are therefore characterized by a ragged or deckle edge. Wonderful biography of a great artist.  £11.49, £15.99 Condition: Good. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Start by marking “Arthur Rackham: A Life with Illustration” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Condition: UsedAcceptable.  £15.99, £10.49 Clovis Book Barn Condition: Very Good +. More information about this seller A-C, for example, would indicate a quarto volume composed of three signatures or gatherings of eight pages each for a total of 24 pages. In; dedication on front free endpaper: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. Seller Inventory # 002379. More information about this seller Paperback. Rackham was born at 210 South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, London as one of 12 children. Chancellor Press (RACKHAM, Arthur) IBSEN, Henrik. | Contact this seller Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). (London, United Kingdom), About this Item: Read Books, United Kingdom, 2013. Despite coming from a different reality with fewer distractions, I could count on one hand artists I have met who worked as hard and. Published by Minor markings, previous ownership inscriptions. Not uncommon in older, larger books, it is not considered a defect, so long as all integral leaves are present. A book may be uncut but opened—i.e., with a paper-knife—but all unopened books (see below) are by nature uncut as well. Goodreads Members Suggest: Favorite Very Quick Reads. $4500. The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. "[9] House stated that Rackham "concentrated on the illustration of books and particularly those of a mystical, magic or legendary background. J.B LIPPINCOTT, PHILADELPHIA. THE ARTHUR RACKHAM FAIRY BOOK A Book of Old Favourites with New Illustrations. Language: English. Interior clean; binding tight. Condition: New. Illustrations By Arthur Rackham (illustrator). (RACKHAM, Arthur) BIANCO, Margery Williams. Tiny pinhole-sized trails left by bookworms as they eat through a text block. 9. Dust Jacket Condition: FAIR. (1923)[Leather Bound]. 25. small owner name seal on title page. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. J.B. Lippincott, 1965. The fairy tales in their original translations are presented here, alongside Rackham's beautiful images and a preface by the illustrator himself. Brand new Book. | Contact this seller So many are included - everything from the books to landscapes to little sketches and characters - that no fan of Rackham's work will be disappointed. Former Library book. The part of the leaf pasted to the inside of the front board is the front “pastedown,” while the other part of the leaf that forms the first page of the book is the “front free endpaper”; the same applies to the rear pastedown and rear free endpaper. Condition: VERY GOOD. This book forms part of our 'Pook Press' imprint, celebrating the golden age of illustration in children's literature. (London, United Kingdom), About this Item: Read Books, United Kingdom, 2013. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. From: A superb presentation copy, inscribed on the half title by J.M. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. You have 0 items in your shopping bag, please add an item to continue. And James Hamilton did a marvelous job detailing the artist's life. Typically early printed books and especially manuscripts. 287pp with 8 col plates and numerous b/w illus throughout by Arthur Rackham. In 1884, at the age of 17, he was sent on an ocean voyage to Australia to improve his fragile health, accompanied by two aunts. No Jacket. Very Good/Good. Print-run from a single setting of type without substantial change. HARD COVER. Scores of others have depicted fairyland and wonderland, but who else has given us so absolutely individual and persuasively suggestive a vision of their marvels and allurements? (Seattle, WA, U.S.A.), About this Item: J.B. Lippincott & Co. January 1950, 1950. London and New York, [1926]. Read Books, United Kingdom, 2013. (1987), From: Brand new Book. Published by Weathervane Books. Gene Sperry Books Condition: UsedAcceptable. Published by (Newport, NH, U.S.A.), About this Item: J.B.Lippincott Company, 1976. (Buckley, United Kingdom), About this Item: London: Harrap reprint 1933, 1976. Hardcover. Small chip and wear to spine tips. Illustration or textual decoration made by cutting away from the surface of a block of wood until the reverse of the image is left in relief; this is then inked and pressed to the paper to leave the image. J.B. Lippincott $4800. More information about this seller Interior clean; binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition: FAIR. 8 full color plates. Deluxe editions of classics such as The Night Before Christmas (1931), Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen (1932), Goblin Market (1933), and The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book (1933) were released throughout the … 1979 - Oversized Trade Paperback. internally clean and tightly bound. Hamilton places a great emphasis on the business side of Rackham's career, running through the adjenda of his life interspersed with contemporary reviews of his books and anecdotes of family life. Barrie to Pauline Chase, who played Peter Pan in the original London production of the play, "To Pauline Pan, a great Peter, from a grateful JMB." . NO RETURNS AFTER 30 DAYS. [12], Rackham would first lightly block in shapes and details of the drawing with a soft pencil, for the more elaborate colour plates often utilising one of a small selection of compositional devices. This was sometimes … Condition: New. Covers dustsoiled and worn at extremities, foxing to top edge, page edges dusty. (See “recto.”). . Woodcuts preceded moveable type and are the earliest known printing technology. Hardcover. The only fault I can find with it is that there are not enough full-page reproductions (there are 25 or 30). The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book: Classics Illustrated with Sixty-one Color & Black-and-white Plates Arthur Rackham Published by Weathervane Books, New York (1978) J.B.Lippincott Company, 1976. HARD COVER. In color pictorial jacket over cloth backed gold boards, 4to, 296pp. Condition: Very Good. I have loved Arthur Rackham’s illustrations since I could borrow books from the local library as a child nearly fifty years ago. Maya Jones Books A VG+ copy in the original light blue cloth, silver-gilt decoration and titles. About this Item: J.B LIPPINCOTT, PHILADELPHIA. 16. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. . foxing. Barrie." Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. | Contact this seller