1909 - The Ingoldsby Legends Or Mirth & Marvels, First Edition Thus
By Thomas Ingoldsby
Illustrated By Arthur Rackham
Published 1909, First Edition Thus
William Heinemann, Publisher, London
A collection of myths, legends, ghost stories & poetry
Bound in a teal blue cloth with illustrated gilt detail to cover & spine, grey endpapers, pages clean, binding tight, inscription in front. 36 color-plates with 24 tipped-in plates & 12 tinted full page illustrations. Many black & white illustrations within text. Light wear to spine edges & corners. Blue top edges. 549 pp. In very good condition.
Size: 10” x 7.5”
A stunning collectible piece by the acclaimed British illustrator, Arthur Rackham, during the “Golden Age”. His use of watercolors depicting fairytale and ethereal characters have stood among the top for illustrators.
This book is filled with a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry.