Lot 222

Lot of 6 illustrated children's books Rackham Dulac

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Rackham, Arthur and Edmund Dulac and W. Heath Robinson (illustrators), lot of 6 early 20th century children's books with tipped-in color illustrations, all hardcovers in original cloth bindings, no dust jackets, all are first printings of the illustrated trade edition, includes: 1. J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, 1906, Scribner's, illustrated by Rackham; 2. William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1908, Heinemann/Doubleday, illustrated by Rackham; The Rhinegold and The Valkyrie, 1910, Heinemann/Doubleday, illustrated by Rackham; 4. Algernon Charles Swinburne, The Springtide of Life, 1918, Heinemann, illustrated by Rackham; 5. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, (1909), Hodder and Stoughton, illustrated by Dulac; 6. Rudyard Kipling, A Song of the English, 1909, Doubleday, illustrated by Robinson.

Condition

Peter Pan and Springtide of Life in fair condition with heavy wear to the covers including fraying, tears, soil and bumps; Rhinegold and Midsummer's Night in Good condition, with average wear to the edges and tips of the binding, Midsummer foxed on the covers; Rubaiyat and Song of the English in Good or better condition. All books with unmarked text and illustrations. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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