Rip Van Winkle. With drawings by Arthur Rackham. Washington IRVING, Arthur RACKHAM.
Rip Van Winkle. With drawings by Arthur Rackham.

Rip Van Winkle. With drawings by Arthur Rackham.

London: William Heinemann, February 1907. [Children's Illustrated] FIRST RACKHAM EDITION, the trade issue, second impression. Small quarto (26 x 19cm), pp.viii; 62. With 51 mounted colour plates by Rackham, including a frontispiece, each with a captioned tissue guard. Elegantly rebound in half dark green oasis morocco, tooled in gilt to style with the original design blocks. Internally very good; neat repair to one torn caption tissue, externally unmarked. A most attractive recent leather binding. Set in Sleepy Hollow, Irving's slumbersome story is an American masterpiece of short prose, based on local history but rooted in European myth and legend. Item #60336

Price: £250.00

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