Once Upon a Time:
The Fairy-Tale World of Arthur Rackham. With an Introduction by Margery Darrell.London: Heinemann, 1972 Stock Code: 140361
First edition, first impression. An attractively bound copy of this compilation of some of the tales illustrated by Rackham, including Rip van Winkle, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, A Christmas Carol, Aesop's Fables, seven fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm, and three Shakespeare novelisations.
Octavo (225 x 187 mm). Bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in tan half morocco, raised bands, titles and decorations to compartments gilt, marbled sides, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers.
Colour frontispiece, 43 plates and numerous illustrations in text.
Bookseller's stamp on front pastedown. Front board slightly sunned. Otherwise a fine copy.
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