Lot 197: (Rackham, Arthur) Author: Aesop. Title: Aesop's Fables. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co. Date Published: 1912. Description: Translated by V.S. Jones. Introduction by G.K. Chesterton. Illustrated with 13 tipped-in color plates by Arthur Rackham; printed guards. (4to), original cloth-backed boards, stamped in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. No. 1254 of 1450 copies. ?First Rackham Edition. Signed by Rackham at the limitation statement. Printed exhibition notice for the original water-colours from this work at The Leicester Galleries laid in. Latimore & Haskell, p.39. Condition: Boards sunned, light wear, hinges cracked; very good.
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