Lot 203: (Rackham, Arthur) Author: Grimm Brothers. Title: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co. Date Published: 1909. Description: xv, (1) , 325, (1) pp. Translated by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, including 40 tipped-in color plates. (Large 8vo) original calf-backed boards, stamped in gilt and black. First American Trade Edition. Some of the world's most popular fairy tales, fabulously illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Latimore & Haskell p.34. Bookplate of Francis J.M. Grace. In 1932, Grace, a wealthy Santa Cruz shipping magnate, was shot and killed by a nurse in his employ, Freida Weltz, Miss Weltz accused Grace of assaulting her was acquitted of wrong-doing in the case. Condition: Spine leather chipped and a bit dry, some wear to boards, hinges starting; crease to frontispiece; internally very good.
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